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Rare or threatened animals of regional NRM body—Fitzroy Basin Association

Total number of species: 92

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Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
mammals Delphinidae Orcaella heinsohni Australian snubfin dolphin V QA I
mammals Delphinidae Sousa sahulensis Australian humpback dolphin V QAI I
mammals Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera musculus blue whale C E QAI
mammals Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera physalus fin whale C V QAI
mammals Balaenopteridae Megaptera novaeangliae humpback whale V V QAI
mammals Dugongidae Dugong dugon dugong V QAI I
mammals Muridae Xeromys myoides water mouse V V QAI I
mammals Vespertilionidae Chalinolobus dwyeri large-eared pied bat V V QA
mammals Vespertilionidae Nyctophilus corbeni eastern long-eared bat V V QA
mammals Emballonuridae Taphozous australis coastal sheathtail bat NT QAI
mammals Hipposideridae Hipposideros semoni Semon`s leaf-nosed bat E V QAI
mammals Megadermatidae Macroderma gigas ghost bat E V QA
mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus brunneus Percy Island flying-fox PE Q
mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus poliocephalus grey-headed flying-fox C V QA
mammals Macropodidae Onychogalea fraenata bridled nailtail wallaby E E Q
mammals Potoroidae Bettongia tropica northern bettong E E Q
mammals Potoroidae Potorous tridactylus tridactylus long-nosed potoroo V V QA
mammals Pseudocheiridae Petauroides volans greater glider V V QA
mammals Pseudocheiridae Petauroides volans minor northern greater glider V V Q
mammals Pseudocheiridae Petauroides volans volans southern greater glider V V QA
mammals Vombatidae Lasiorhinus krefftii northern hairy-nosed wombat E CE QA
mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala V V QA
mammals Dasyuridae Antechinus argentus silver-headed antechinus E E Q
mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus hallucatus northern quoll C E QA
mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus maculatus maculatus spotted-tailed quoll (southern subspecies) V E QA
birds Estrildidae Neochmia ruficauda ruficauda star finch (eastern subspecies) E E QA
birds Estrildidae Poephila cincta cincta black-throated finch (white-rumped subspecies) E E QA
birds Meliphagidae Anthochaera phrygia regent honeyeater CR CE QA
birds Meliphagidae Bolemoreus hindwoodi Eungella honeyeater V Q
birds Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea yellow chat V QA
birds Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea macgregori yellow chat (Dawson) E CE Q
birds Meliphagidae Grantiella picta painted honeyeater V V QA
birds Maluridae Amytornis rowleyi rusty grasswren NT QA
birds Strigidae Ninox strenua powerful owl V QA
birds Psittacidae Lathamus discolor swift parrot E CE QA
birds Psittacidae Psephotus pulcherrimus paradise parrot PE EX QA
birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami glossy black-cockatoo V QA
birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami erebus glossy black-cockatoo (northern) V Q
birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami lathami glossy black-cockatoo (eastern) V QA
birds Cacatuidae Lophochroa leadbeateri Major Mitchell's cockatoo V QA
birds Turnicidae Turnix melanogaster black-breasted button-quail V V QA
birds Scolopacidae Calidris canutus red knot E E QAI I
birds Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea curlew sandpiper CR CE QAI I
birds Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris great knot CR CE QAI I
birds Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
birds Rostratulidae Rostratula australis Australian painted snipe E E QA I
birds Pedionomidae Pedionomus torquatus plains-wanderer CR CE QA
birds Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii greater sand plover V V QAI I
birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI I
birds Falconidae Falco hypoleucos grey falcon V V QA
birds Accipitridae Erythrotriorchis radiatus red goshawk E V QA
birds Ardeidae Botaurus poiciloptilus Australasian bittern E E QAI I
birds Procellariidae Ardenna pacifica wedge-tailed shearwater V QAI
birds Procellariidae Macronectes giganteus southern giant-petrel E E QAI
birds Procellariidae Macronectes halli northern giant-petrel V V VU
birds Diomedeidae Diomedea exulans wandering albatross V V QAI
birds Diomedeidae Thalassarche cauta shy albatross V V QAI
birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
birds Podargidae Podargus ocellatus plumiferus plumed frogmouth V QA
birds Columbidae Geophaps scripta scripta squatter pigeon (southern subspecies) V V QA
birds Phaethontidae Phaethon rubricauda red-tailed tropicbird V QAI
reptiles Elapidae Acanthophis antarcticus common death adder V QA
reptiles Elapidae Denisonia maculata ornamental snake V V Q
reptiles Elapidae Furina dunmalli Dunmall's snake V V Q
reptiles Elapidae Hemiaspis damelii grey snake E QA
reptiles Boidae Aspidites ramsayi woma NT QA
reptiles Scincidae Egernia rugosa yakka skink V V Q
reptiles Scincidae Lerista allanae Allan's lerista E E Q
reptiles Pygopodidae Delma torquata collared delma V V Q
reptiles Carphodactylidae Phyllurus caudiannulatus ringed thin-tailed gecko V Q
reptiles Diplodactylidae Strophurus taenicauda golden-tailed gecko NT Q
reptiles Chelidae Elseya albagula southern snapping turtle CR CE Q I
reptiles Chelidae Rheodytes leukops Fitzroy River turtle V V Q I
reptiles Cheloniidae Caretta caretta loggerhead turtle E E QAI
reptiles Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas green turtle V V QAI
reptiles Cheloniidae Eretmochelys imbricata hawksbill turtle E V QAI
reptiles Cheloniidae Natator depressus flatback turtle V V QAI
reptiles Crocodylidae Crocodylus porosus estuarine crocodile V QAI I
amphibians Hylidae Litoria kroombitensis Kroombit treefrog CR CE Q
amphibians Myobatrachidae Taudactylus eungellensis Eungella dayfrog E E Q I
amphibians Myobatrachidae Taudactylus pleione Kroombit tinkerfrog CR CE Q I
amphibians Limnodynastidae Adelotus brevis tusked frog V QA I
lobe-finned fishes Ceratodontidae Neoceratodus forsteri Australian lungfish V Q I
ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Bidyanus bidyanus silver perch CE QA I
ray-finned fishes Percichthyidae Maccullochella peelii Murray cod V QA I
ray-finned fishes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil mellis honey blue eye V V Q I
cartilaginous fishes Dasyatidae Hemitrygon fluviorum estuary stingray NT QAI I
insects Lycaenidae Jalmenus eubulus pale imperial hairstreak V QA
snails Camaenidae Adclarkia cameroni V E Q
snails Camaenidae Adclarkia dawsonensis boggomoss snail E CE 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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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) Rare or threatened animals of regional NRM body—Fitzroy Basin Association, WetlandInfo website, accessed 2 March 2021. Available at:

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