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Wildlife of Messmate Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 65

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Canidae Canis familiaris (dingo) dingo QA
animals mammals Muridae Uromys caudimaculatus giant white-tailed rat C QAI
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Scotorepens sanborni northern broad-nosed bat 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 Petauroides minor northern greater glider V V Q
animals mammals Pseudocheiridae Pseudochirulus herbertensis Herbert River ringtail possum C Q
animals mammals Petauridae Petaurus gracilis mahogany glider E E Q
animals mammals Petauridae Petaurus notatus Krefft's glider C QA
animals mammals Peramelidae Perameles pallescens northern long-nosed bandicoot C Q
animals birds Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis eastern yellow robin C QA
animals birds Paradisaeidae Ptiloris victoriae Victoria's riflebird C Q
animals birds Machaerirhynchidae Machaerirhynchus flaviventer yellow-breasted boatbill C QI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufiventris northern fantail C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus eastern whipbird C QA
animals birds Orthonychidae Orthonyx spaldingii chowchilla C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga lewinii Lewin's honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela sanguinolenta scarlet honeyeater C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone mouki brown gerygone C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis citreogularis yellow-throated scrubwren C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis frontalis white-browed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis magnirostra large-billed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Ailuroedus maculosus spotted catbird C Q
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Scenopoeetes dentirostris tooth-billed bowerbird C Q
animals birds Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea minor white-throated treecreeper (northern) C Q
animals birds Pittidae Pitta versicolor noisy pitta C QAI
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto novaehollandiae masked owl C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox rufa queenslandica rufous owl (southern subspecies) C Q
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Cuculus optatus oriental cuckoo SL QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittaculidae Alisterus scapularis Australian king-parrot C QA
animals birds Psittaculidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix maculosus red-backed button-quail C QAI
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus mystacalis white-throated nightjar C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia placida peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia phasianella 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 Megapodiidae Alectura lathami Australian brush-turkey C QA
animals birds Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt orange-footed scrubfowl C QA
animals reptiles Boidae Simalia kinghorni amethystine python (Australian form) C Q
animals reptiles Agamidae Intellagama lesueurii eastern water dragon C QA I
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Saltuarius cornutus northern leaf-tailed gecko C Q
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
fungi arthoniomycetes Roccellaceae Streimannia varieseptata C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Usnea molliuscula subsp. queenslandica C QAI
plants land plants Apiaceae Oenanthe javanica NT QI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Argyreia nervosa IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Desmodium heterocarpon var. strigosum C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Flindersia pimenteliana maple silkwood C QI

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DESI 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

Disclaimer: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this product, the Queensland Government and Australian Government make no representations or warranties about its accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose and disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages (including indirect or consequential damage) and costs which might be incurred as a consequence of reliance on the product, or as a result of the product being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.

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, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Messmate Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 23 April 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-messmate-nature-refuge

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