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Wildlife of Cassowary Forest Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 267

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Muridae Melomys cervinipes fawn-footed melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Pseudomys gracilicaudatus eastern chestnut mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus fuscipes bush rat C QA
animals mammals Muridae Uromys caudimaculatus giant white-tailed rat C QAI
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Murina florium tube-nosed insectivorous bat V QAI
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Nyctophilus bifax northern long-eared bat C QAI
animals mammals Rhinolophidae Rhinolophus megaphyllus eastern horseshoe-bat C QAI
animals mammals Pteropodidae Nyctimene robinsoni eastern tube-nosed bat C QA
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus conspicillatus spectacled flying-fox E E QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus agilis agile wallaby C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Thylogale stigmatica red-legged pademelon C QAI
animals mammals Hypsiprymnodontidae Hypsiprymnodon moschatus musky rat-kangaroo C Q
animals mammals Pseudocheiridae Pseudochirops archeri green ringtail possum C Q
animals mammals Petauridae Dactylopsila trivirgata striped possum C QAI
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
animals mammals Peramelidae Isoodon macrourus northern brown bandicoot C QAI
animals mammals Peramelidae Perameles pallescens northern long-nosed bandicoot C Q
animals mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus hallucatus northern quoll C E QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus sp. C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Chloebia gouldiae Gouldian finch E E 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 Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Tregellasia capito pale-yellow robin C QA
animals birds Paradisaeidae Ptiloris victoriae Victoria's riflebird C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Arses kaupi pied monarch C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Machaerirhynchus flaviventer yellow-breasted boatbill C QI
animals birds Monarchidae Monarcha melanopsis black-faced monarch SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufifrons rufous fantail SL QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Melloria quoyi black butcherbird 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 rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala simplex peninsulae grey whistler C Q
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina lineata barred cuckoo-shrike C QA
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Edolisoma tenuirostre common cicadabird C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus eastern whipbird C QA
animals birds Orthonychidae Orthonyx spaldingii chowchilla C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Caligavis chrysops yellow-faced honeyeater 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 Microptilotis gracilis graceful honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon buceroides helmeted friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Xanthotis macleayanus Macleay's honeyeater C Q
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone mouki brown gerygone C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis magnirostra large-billed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus amabilis lovely fairy-wren C Q
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Ailuroedus maculosus spotted catbird C Q
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Scenopoeetes dentirostris tooth-billed bowerbird C Q
animals birds Pittidae Pitta versicolor noisy pitta C QAI
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Tanysiptera sylvia buff-breasted paradise-kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto tenebricosa multipunctata lesser sooty owl C Q
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites minutillus little bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Alisterus scapularis Australian king-parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Cyclopsitta diophthalma macleayana Macleay's fig-parrot V Q
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Amaurornis moluccana pale-vented bush-hen C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Rallina tricolor red-necked crake C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter novaehollandiae grey goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
animals birds Apodidae Aerodramus terraereginae Australian swiftlet C QA
animals birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus macrurus large-tailed nightjar C QAI
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 Lopholaimus antarcticus topknot pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus magnificus wompoo fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus superbus superb fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Anatidae Anas platyrhynchos northern mallard II I
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Megapodiidae Alectura lathami Australian brush-turkey C QA
animals birds Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt orange-footed scrubfowl C QA
animals birds Casuariidae Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (southern population) southern cassowary (southern population) E E Q
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudechis australis king brown snake C QA
animals reptiles Colubridae Boiga irregularis brown tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Typhlopidae Anilios torresianus north-eastern blind snake C QI
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia crypta C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Concinnia brachysoma northern bar-sided skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Concinnia tenuis bar-sided skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Glaphyromorphus fuscicaudis brown-tailed bar-lipped skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Lampropholis coggeri rainforest sunskink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Lygisaurus sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Saproscincus tetradactylus four-fingered shadeskink C Q
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus scalaris spotted tree monitor C QAI
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus varius lace monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Intellagama lesueurii eastern water dragon C QA I
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Saltuarius cornutus northern leaf-tailed gecko C Q
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Hemidactylus frenatus house gecko II
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Ranidae Papurana daemeli Australian woodfrog C QAI I
animals amphibians Microhylidae Austrochaperina pluvialis white browed whistlefrog C Q
animals amphibians Microhylidae Austrochaperina robusta robust whistlefrog C Q
animals amphibians Microhylidae Cophixalus ornatus northern ornate nursery-frog C Q
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria bicolor northern sedgefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria fallax eastern sedgefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria gracilenta graceful treefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria inermis bumpy rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria infrafrenata white lipped treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria jungguy northern stony creek frog C Q
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria myola Kuranda treefrog CR CE Q
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 Hylidae Litoria xanthomera orange thighed treefrog C Q I
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Mixophyes coggeri mottled barred frog C Q
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Mixophyes schevilli sensu lato northern barred frog Superseded C Q
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes peronii striped marshfrog C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Platyplectrum ornatum ornate burrowing frog C QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Gobiidae Glossogobius aureus golden flathead goby QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Gobiidae Glossogobius giuris tank goby QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Mogurnda adspersa southern purplespotted gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Apogonidae Glossamia aprion mouth almighty QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Amniataba percoides barred grunter QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Hephaestus fuliginosus sooty grunter QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Hephaestus tulliensis khaki grunter Q I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Leiopotherapon unicolor spangled perch 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 Plotosidae Neosilurus ater black catfish QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Plotosidae Neosilurus hyrtlii Hyrtl's catfish QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Plotosidae Tandanus tandanus freshwater catfish QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Plotosidae Tandanus tropicanus Q I
animals ray-finned fishes Clupeidae Nematalosa erebi bony bream QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Anguillidae Anguilla reinhardtii longfin eel QAI I
animals insects Hesperiidae Chaetocneme porphyropis purple dusk-flat Q
fungi Agaricomycetes Inocybaceae Auritella U
fungi Agaricomycetes Polyporaceae Trametes lactinea C QA
fungi sordariomycetes Xylariaceae Xylaria cubensis C Q
fungi uncertain Incertae sedis Fungi Irpex U
plants land plants Acanthaceae Hypoestes phyllostachya IU
plants land plants Apiaceae Mackinlaya macrosciadea mackinlaya C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya pottsii C QI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia velutina hairy silkpod C QAI
plants land plants Araceae Pistia stratiotes water lettuce IU I
plants land plants Araceae Typhonium U
plants land plants Araceae Typhonium angustilobum C QAI
plants land plants Arecaceae Linospadix minor C Q
plants land plants Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia elegans calico-flower IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Coronidium lanuginosum C Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Coronidium rupicola C Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Mikania micrantha mikania vine IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Praxelis clematidea IU
plants land plants Boraginaceae Ehretia dissita C Q
plants land plants Brassicaceae Cardamine flexuosa wood bittercress IU
plants land plants Byttneriaceae Commersonia macrostipulata C Q
plants land plants Campanulaceae Lobelia quadrangularis SL QA
plants land plants Celastraceae Elaeodendron melanocarpum C QAI
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Dysphania ambrosioides IU
plants land plants Chrysobalanaceae Parinari nonda C QAI
plants land plants Connaraceae Rourea brachyandra C Q
plants land plants Cunoniaceae Pseudoweinmannia apetala C Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus aromaticus IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus involucratus IU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus prolifer dwarf papyrus IU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis recta C QAI
plants land plants Dichapetalaceae Dichapetalum papuanum C QI
plants land plants Dicranaceae Dicranella dietrichiae C QA
plants land plants Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus grahamii C Q
plants land plants Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus largiflorens subsp. largiflorens C Q
plants land plants Ericaceae Styphelia leptospermoides C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Baloghia inophylla scrub bloodwood C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Codiaeum variegatum var. moluccanum C QI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Croton triacros C Q
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Goodenia pilosa C QAI
plants land plants Hypoxidaceae Curculigo ensifolia var. ensifolia C Q
plants land plants Iridaceae Neomarica northiana IU
plants land plants Juncaginaceae Cycnogeton procerus SL QAI I
plants land plants Lamiaceae Mesosphaerum pectinatum IU
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Eustrephus latifolius wombat berry C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia leptocarpa north coast wattle C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia simsii C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Daviesia flava C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Desmodium heterocarpon var. heterocarpon C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Flemingia macrophylla IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Pycnospora lutescens pycnospora C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Senna pendula var. glabrata Easter cassia IU
plants land plants Limnocharitaceae Hydrocleys nymphoides IU I
plants land plants Linderniaceae Bonnaya antipoda C QI
plants land plants Lycopodiaceae Palhinhaea cernua C QAI
plants land plants Lythraceae Cuphea carthagenensis IU
plants land plants Maesaceae Maesa dependens var. pubescens C Q
plants land plants Marantaceae Thalia geniculata IU
plants land plants Melastomataceae Miconia racemosa IU
plants land plants Molluginaceae Mollugo verticillata IU
plants land plants Monimiaceae Wilkiea pubescens C Q
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus destruens C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Baeckea frutescens C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia clarksoniana C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia intermedia pink bloodwood C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia torelliana cadaghi C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Decaspermum humile silky myrtle C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus granitica granite ironbark C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus reducta C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Rhodamnia spongiosa C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Tristaniopsis exiliflora kanuka box C Q I
plants land plants Oleaceae Ligustrum australianum C Q
plants land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia octovalvis willow primrose C QAI I
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dienia ophrydis SL Q
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora kuranda C Q
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus tenellus IU
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Bursaria tenuifolia C Q
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Mecardonia procumbens IU
plants land plants Poaceae Arundinella setosa C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa crus-galli barnyard grass IU I
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa dietrichiana C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne squarrosa C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus jacquemontii IU
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus pyramidalis IU
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda quadrivalvis grader grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Urochloa decumbens IU
plants land plants Podocarpaceae Prumnopitys amara C QI
plants land plants Polygalaceae Polygala longifolia C QAI
plants land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria strigosa C QAI I
plants land plants Pontederiaceae Eichhornia crassipes water hyacinth IU I
plants land plants Proteaceae Alloxylon wickhamii C Q
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia excelsa soap tree C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia petriei pink ash C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Coelospermum reticulatum C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Knoxia sumatrensis C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Randia audasii NT Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia laevis glossy acronychia C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Brombya platynema C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Melicope xanthoxyloides C QI
plants land plants Salicaceae Casearia sp. (Mission Beach B.P.Hyland 773) C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera divaricata coogera C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera pauciflora C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Elattostachys microcarpa C Q
plants land plants Selaginellaceae Selaginella longipinna C Q
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum capsicoides devil's apple IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum intonsum C Q
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Sterculia quadrifida peanut tree C QAI
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Pimelea cornucopiae C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Stachytarpheta mutabilis pink snakeweed IU
plants land plants Xanthorrhoeaceae Xanthorrhoea johnsonii SL QA
plants land plants Zingiberaceae Alpinia hylandii NT 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 Cassowary Forest Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 11 August 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-cassowary-forest-nature-refuge

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