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Wildlife of Benaiah Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 226

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Muridae Rattus sordidus canefield rat C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus agilis agile wallaby C QAI
animals mammals Petauridae Petaurus gracilis mahogany glider E E Q
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 Poephila cincta black-throated finch C QA
animals birds Sturnidae Acridotheres tristis common myna II
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Melloria quoyi black butcherbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ramsayornis modestus brown-backed honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Xanthotis macleayanus Macleay's honeyeater C Q
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
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 leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles miles masked lapwing (northern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter novaehollandiae grey goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur indus brahminy kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis straw-necked ibis C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
animals birds Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus black-necked stork C QAI I
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia placida peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Nettapus pulchellus green pygmy-goose C QAI I
animals birds Anseranatidae Anseranas semipalmata magpie goose C QAI I
animals birds Phasianidae Synoicus chinensis king quail C QAI
animals birds Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt orange-footed scrubfowl C QA
animals reptiles Colubridae Dendrelaphis calligastra northern tree snake C QI I
animals reptiles Colubridae Tropidonophis mairii freshwater snake C QAI I
animals reptiles Boidae Antaresia maculosa spotted python C QA
animals reptiles Boidae Liasis fuscus water python C QAI
animals reptiles Boidae Morelia spilota carpet python C QA
animals reptiles Typhlopidae Anilios torresianus north-eastern blind snake C QI
animals reptiles Scincidae Cyclodomorphus gerrardii pink-tongued lizard C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Glaphyromorphus mjobergi Atherton Tableland mulch-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Tiliqua scincoides scincoides eastern bluetongue C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Chlamydosaurus kingii frilled lizard C QAI
animals reptiles Crocodylidae Crocodylus porosus estuarine crocodile V QAI I
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Cyclorana novaehollandiae eastern snapping frog C QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Hypseleotris compressa empire gudgeon QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Mogurnda adspersa southern purplespotted gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Kuhliidae Kuhlia rupestris jungle perch QI I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Hephaestus fuliginosus sooty grunter QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Scorpaenidae Notesthes robusta bullrout QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Poeciliidae Poecilia reticulata guppy II I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia splendida splendida eastern rainbowfish Q I
animals ray-finned fishes Anguillidae Anguilla reinhardtii longfin eel QAI I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Pseuderanthemum variabile pastel flower C QAI
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Euroschinus falcatus var. falcatus C QA
plants land plants Annonaceae Huberantha nitidissima C QAI
plants land plants Annonaceae Melodorum leichhardtii C QAI
plants land plants Annonaceae Miliusa brahei C QA
plants land plants Annonaceae Xylopia maccreae C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alstonia muelleriana hard milkwood C QI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alstonia scholaris white cheesewood C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alyxia spicata C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis subsp. australis C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya pottsii C QI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Ichnocarpus frutescens C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia velutina hairy silkpod C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Tabernaemontana pandacaqui banana bush C QAI
plants land plants Araceae Pothos longipes C QA
plants land plants Araliaceae Heptapleurum actinophyllum C QAI
plants land plants Araliaceae Polyscias australiana ivory basswood C Q
plants land plants Araliaceae Polyscias elegans celery wood C QAI
plants land plants Arecaceae Archontophoenix alexandrae Alexandra palm C QI
plants land plants Arecaceae Calamus australis hairy Mary C Q
plants land plants Aristolochiaceae Pararistolochia deltantha C Q
plants land plants Aspleniaceae Asplenium nidus C QI
plants land plants Asteraceae Eclipta prostrata white eclipta IU I
plants land plants Asteraceae Praxelis clematidea IU
plants land plants Bignoniaceae Neosepicaea jucunda C Q
plants land plants Bignoniaceae Pandorea pandorana wonga vine C QAI
plants land plants Burseraceae Canarium australianum C QAI
plants land plants Cannabaceae Celtis paniculata native celtis C QAI
plants land plants Cannabaceae Trema orientalis tree peach C QAI
plants land plants Celastraceae Euonymus australiana C QI
plants land plants Celastraceae Hippocratea barbata knotvine C Q
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia sericocarpa damson C QA
plants land plants Commelinaceae Murdannia nudiflora IU
plants land plants Connaraceae Rourea brachyandra C Q
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Erycibe coccinea C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Scleria tricuspidata C QAI
plants land plants Davalliaceae Davallia pyxidata C QA
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Tetracera nordtiana C QI
plants land plants Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea transversa native yam C QAI
plants land plants Dryopteridaceae Lastreopsis poecilophlebia SL Q
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros geminata scaly ebony C QI
plants land plants Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus grandis blue quandong C QA
plants land plants Elaeocarpaceae Sloanea langii C Q
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Baloghia inophylla scrub bloodwood C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Homalanthus populifolius C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus philippensis red kamala C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus polyadenos C QI
plants land plants Fissidentaceae Fissidens tenellus var. tenellus C Q
plants land plants Flagellariaceae Flagellaria indica whip vine C QAI
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella caerulea C QAI
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella caerulea var. assera C QA
plants land plants Lamiaceae Callicarpa pedunculata velvet leaf C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Glossocarya hemiderma C QI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Gmelina fasciculiflora C Q
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex queenslandica C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Beilschmiedia obtusifolia hard bolly gum C QA
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya bidwillii yellow laurel C QA
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya grandis C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya hypospodia north Queensland purple laurel C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya mackinnoniana C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya vulgaris C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Endiandra cowleyana northern rose walnut C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Endiandra hypotephra blue walnut C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Litsea bindoniana C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Litsea fawcettiana C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Litsea glutinosa C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Neolitsea brassii C QAI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Cordyline cannifolia SL QAI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Eustrephus latifolius wombat berry C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Austrosteenisia blackii bloodvine C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Castanospermum australe black bean C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Desmodium heterocarpon var. strigosum C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Falcataria toona C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Leucaena leucocephala IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Mucuna gigantea burny bean C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Uraria lagopodioides C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Vigna vexillata var. angustifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lentibulariaceae Utricularia aurea golden bladderwort SL QAI I
plants land plants Loganiaceae Strychnos psilosperma strychnine tree C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Dysoxylum papuanum C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Dysoxylum pettigrewianum C QI
plants land plants Memecylaceae Memecylon pauciflorum C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Hypserpa laurina C QI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Pleogyne australis wiry grape C Q
plants land plants Menispermaceae Stephania japonica C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Tinospora smilacina snakevine C QA
plants land plants Menyanthaceae Ornduffia reniformis SL QA I
plants land plants Monimiaceae Wilkiea pubescens C Q
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus benjamina C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus congesta var. congesta C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus variegata var. variegata C Q
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus virens var. virens C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus virgata var. virgata C Q
plants land plants Moraceae Streblus brunonianus whalebone tree C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Trophis scandens subsp. scandens C QAI
plants land plants Myristicaceae Myristica globosa subsp. muelleri native nugmeg C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Decaspermum humile silky myrtle C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eugenia reinwardtiana beach cherry C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa finger cherry C QI
plants land plants Nephrolepidaceae Nephrolepis cordifolia fishbone fern C QAI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Pisonia aculeata thorny pisonia C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Chionanthus ramiflorus northern olive C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum C QA
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Ligustrum australianum C Q
plants land plants Oleaceae Olea paniculata C QAI
plants land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia U
plants land plants Ophioglossaceae Helminthostachys zeylanica flowering fern C QAI
plants land plants Orchidaceae Bulbophyllum baileyi SL QI
plants land plants Orchidaceae Corymborkis veratrifolia cinnamon orchid SL QI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Antidesma erostre C QI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Breynia cernua C QAI
plants land plants Piperaceae Piper hederaceum C Q
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Pittosporum ferrugineum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus laxus C QAI
plants land plants Podocarpaceae Podocarpus grayae C QAI
plants land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria subsessilis hairy knotweed C QAI I
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria rigidula SL QAI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria sparsisora SL QI
plants land plants Proteaceae Buckinghamia celsissima spotted silky oak C QAI
plants land plants Proteaceae Helicia nortoniana C Q
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum hispidulum var. hypoglaucum SL QA
plants land plants Putranjivaceae Drypetes deplanchei grey boxwood C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia excelsa soap tree C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Ventilago ecorollata C Q
plants land plants Ripogonaceae Ripogonum album white supplejack C QA
plants land plants Rosaceae Rubus moluccanus var. moluccanus C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Aidia racemosa C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Atractocarpus fitzalanii subsp. fitzalanii C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria dallachiana C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria fitzalanii C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax lamprophylla C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax odorata C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia laevis glossy acronychia C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Glycosmis trifoliata C QAI
plants land plants Salicaceae Scolopia braunii flintwood C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Alectryon tomentosus C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera divaricata coogera C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis foveolata narrow-leaved tuckeroo C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Diploglottis diphyllostegia C QI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Ganophyllum falcatum C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Guioa acutifolia northern guioa C QI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Jagera pseudorhus var. pseudorhus C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Mischocarpus exangulatus C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Sarcopteryx martyana C Q
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella chartacea C QAI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella cotinifolia var. pubescens C QA
plants land plants Smilacaceae Smilax australis barbed-wire vine C QA
plants land plants Stemonuraceae Gomphandra australiana C QI
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Argyrodendron polyandrum brown tulip oak C Q
plants land plants Stylidiaceae Stylidium tenerum SL QAI I
plants land plants Urticaceae Dendrocnide moroides Gympie stinger C Q
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus hypoglauca C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus oblonga C Q
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus penninervis C QI
plants land plants Vitaceae Clematicissus opaca C QA
plants land plants Zingiberaceae Alpinia caerulea wild ginger C QA

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 Benaiah Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 3 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-benaiah-nature-refuge

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