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Wildlife of Basilisk Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 186

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Muridae Melomys burtoni grassland melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Melomys cervinipes fawn-footed melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus fuscipes bush rat C QA
animals mammals Rhinolophidae Rhinolophus megaphyllus eastern horseshoe-bat C QAI
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus conspicillatus spectacled flying-fox E E QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus agilis agile wallaby C QAI
animals mammals Peramelidae Isoodon macrourus northern brown bandicoot C QAI
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura punctulata nutmeg mannikin II
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia phaeton phaeton crimson finch C QA
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis red-browed finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Sturnidae Acridotheres tristis common myna II
animals birds Sturnidae Aplonis metallica metallic starling C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Arses kaupi pied monarch C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufiventris northern fantail C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus personatus masked woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Melloria quoyi black butcherbird C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus flavocinctus green oriole C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala simplex peninsulae grey whistler C Q
animals birds Campephagidae Edolisoma tenuirostre common cicadabird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris eastern spinebill C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga notata yellow-spotted honeyeater C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon buceroides helmeted friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula fusca fuscous honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ramsayornis fasciatus bar-breasted honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ramsayornis modestus brown-backed honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Stomiopera flava yellow honeyeater C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Xanthotis macleayanus Macleay's honeyeater C Q
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis magnirostra large-billed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx pusillus little kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis variolosus brush cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites minutillus russatus Gould's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix maculosus red-backed button-quail C QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius minutus little curlew SL QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles miles masked lapwing (northern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus assimilis spotted harrier C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur indus brahminy kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis straw-necked ibis C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea intermedia intermediate egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta picata pied heron C QAI I
animals birds Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus black-necked stork C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Columbidae Chalcophaps longirostris Pacific emerald dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia placida peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis spotted dove II
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Phasianidae Synoicus ypsilophorus brown quail C QAI
animals birds Casuariidae Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (southern population) southern cassowary (southern population) E E Q
animals reptiles Elapidae Tropidechis carinatus rough-scaled snake C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia rubrigularis red-throated rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus virgatus sensu lato Superseded C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Gnypetoscincus queenslandiae prickly forest skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Saproscincus basiliscus basilisk shadeskink C Q
animals reptiles Chelidae Elseya irwini (Johnstone) Johnstone River snapping turtle C Q
animals reptiles Crocodylidae Crocodylus porosus estuarine crocodile V QAI I
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria bicolor northern sedgefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria dayi Australian lacelid V V Q I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria fallax eastern sedgefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria gracilenta graceful treefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria infrafrenata white lipped treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria lesueuri sensu lato stony creek frog Superseded C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria nasuta striped rocketfrog C QAI I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rheocola common mistfrog E Q I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rothii northern laughing treefrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria serrata tapping green eyed frog V Q I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Platyplectrum ornatum ornate burrowing frog C QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Synbranchidae Ophisternon gutturale swamp eel QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil gertrudae spotted blue eye QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil signifer Pacific blue eye QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia maccullochi McCulloch's rainbowfish QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia splendida splendida eastern rainbowfish Q I
animals ray-finned fishes Anguillidae Anguilla obscura Pacific shortfin eel QI I
fungi Agaricomycetes Agaricaceae Morganella subincarnata C QA
fungi Agaricomycetes Marasmiaceae Marasmiellus inoderma C QA
fungi Agaricomycetes Russulaceae Arcangeliella texta C Q
plants land plants Acanthaceae Thunbergia grandiflora sky flower IU
plants land plants Annonaceae Polyalthia hispida C Q
plants land plants Araceae Aglaonema commutatum IU
plants land plants Arecaceae Linospadix minor C Q
plants land plants Argophyllaceae Argophyllum jagonis C Q
plants land plants Aspleniaceae Hymenasplenium wildii V V Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Praxelis clematidea IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Sphagneticola trilobata IU
plants land plants Bignoniaceae Spathodea campanulata subsp. nilotica IU
plants land plants Bixaceae Bixa orellana analto IU
plants land plants Blechnaceae Stenochlaena palustris climbing swamp fern SL QAI
plants land plants Burseraceae Canarium acutifolium var. acutifolium V V QI
plants land plants Celastraceae Brassiantha hedraiantheroides C Q
plants land plants Cleomaceae Arivela viscosa C QAI
plants land plants Cleomaceae Sieruela monophylla IU
plants land plants Cleomaceae Tarenaya aculeata IU
plants land plants Commelinaceae Murdannia nudiflora IU
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Coccinia grandis IU
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia balsam pear IU
plants land plants Cyatheaceae Alsophila woollsiana C Q
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Codiaeum variegatum var. moluccanum C QI
plants land plants Icacinaceae Apodytes brachystylis C Q
plants land plants Lamiaceae Faradaya splendida C QI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Mesosphaerum pectinatum IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Alysicarpus ovalifolius IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Cajanus U
plants land plants Leguminosae Derris sp. (Daintree D.E.Boyland+ 469) C QI
plants land plants Leguminosae Mucuna pruriens var. utilis IU
plants land plants Leptaulaceae Citronella smythii C Q
plants land plants Loranthaceae Dendrophthoe curvata C QI
plants land plants Melastomataceae Dissotis rotundifolia IU
plants land plants Melastomataceae Melastoma cyanoides C QI
plants land plants Musaceae Musa banksii C Q
plants land plants Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea immutabilis SL QA I
plants land plants Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea violacea SL QAI I
plants land plants Philydraceae Helmholtzia acorifolia C Q I
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus tenellus IU
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Plantago major greater plantain IU
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa colona awnless barnyard grass IU I
plants land plants Poaceae Melinis repens red natal grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum paniculatum Russell River grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Setaria pumila subsp. subtesselata IU
plants land plants Poaceae Steinchisma laxa IU
plants land plants Polygonaceae Muehlenbeckia zippelii C QI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Taenitis pinnata morse fern SL QAI
plants land plants Rosaceae Rubus probus C QI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Ixora baileyana C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Lasianthus chlorocarpus C QI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Mitracarpus hirtus IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Ophiorrhiza australiana subsp. australiana C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria sp. (Utchee Creek H.Flecker NQNC5313) C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce latifolia IU
plants land plants Sapindaceae Mischocarpus exangulatus C Q
plants land plants Schizaeaceae Schizaea dichotoma branched comb fern SL QAI
plants land plants Urticaceae Pouzolzia zeylanica C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU
plants land plants Zamiaceae Lepidozamia hopei Hope's cycad SL Q

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DES WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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Legend

Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Basilisk Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 5 October 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-basilisk-nature-refuge

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