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Wildlife of Port of Cape Flattery marine waters (Eastern Cape York) water quality improvement plan catchment

Total number of species: 215

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Dugongidae Dugong dugon dugong V QAI I
animals mammals Muridae Melomys burtoni grassland melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Melomys cervinipes fawn-footed melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Melomys sp. C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus sp. C QAI
animals mammals Muridae Rattus tunneyi pale field-rat C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis virginiae red-cheeked dunnart C QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Trichodere cockerelli white-streaked honeyeater C Q
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Sterna sumatrana black-naped tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Sulidae Sula leucogaster brown booby SL QAI
animals reptiles Elapidae Acanthophis praelongus northern death adder C Q
animals reptiles Elapidae Hydrophis elegans elegant sea snake C QAI I
animals reptiles Colubridae Dendrelaphis punctulatus green tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Colubridae Tropidonophis mairii freshwater snake C QAI I
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia dogare sandy rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia jarnoldae lined rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia longipes closed-litter rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus virgatus striped snake-eyed skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus inornatus bar-shouldered ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus rawlinsoni Cape heath ctenotus V Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus spaldingi straight-browed ctenotus C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis black-tailed bar-lipped skink C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Lerista ingrami Ingram's lerista V Q
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Diporiphora bilineata two-lined dragon C QAI
animals reptiles Agamidae Diporiphora sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Nactus cheverti Chevert gecko C Q
animals reptiles Chelidae Chelodina rugosa northern snake-necked turtle C QAI I
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Caretta caretta loggerhead turtle E E QAI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Eretmochelys imbricata hawksbill turtle E V 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 amphibians Hylidae Litoria bicolor northern sedgefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria infrafrenata white lipped treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria nasuta striped rocketfrog C QAI I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria nigrofrenata tawny rocketfrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rothii northern laughing treefrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia remota northern froglet C QAI I
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Uperoleia lithomoda stonemason gungan C QA
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Uperoleia sp. C QAI
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes convexiusculus marbled frog C QAI I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes terraereginae scarlet sided pobblebonk C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Platyplectrum ornatum ornate burrowing frog C QA I
fungi Agaricomycetes Corticiaceae Corticium C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Pyxine cocoes C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Cladoniaceae Cladonia macilenta C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Collemataceae Collema rugosum C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Collemataceae Leptogium U
fungi lecanoromycetes Collemataceae Leptogium cyanescens C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Collemataceae Leptogium fallax C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Collemataceae Leptogium propaguliferum C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Graphidaceae Myriotrema subconforme C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Pannariaceae Pannaria dissecta C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Pannariaceae Parmeliella mariana C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Pannariaceae Physma ahtianum C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Parmotrema judithae C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Parmotrema robustum C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Relicina sublanea C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Pertusariaceae Pertusaria clarkeana C Q
plants land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia C QAI I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Rostellularia adscendens var. hispida C Q
plants land plants Acanthaceae Rostellularia adscendens var. latifolia C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alyxia spicata C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis subsp. australis C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Marsdenia viridiflora subsp. tropica C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia velutina hairy silkpod C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Emilia sonchifolia var. sonchifolia IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Sphaeromorphaea harrisii C QI
plants land plants Asteraceae Wollastonia uniflora C QAI
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Labichea buettneriana C Q
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Allocasuarina littoralis C QA
plants land plants Centrolepidaceae Centrolepis banksii C QA
plants land plants Combretaceae Lumnitzera racemosa C QAI I
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia muelleri C Q
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis goatsfoot C QAI
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Cucumis althaeoides C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Arthrostylis aphylla C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Baumea rubiginosa soft twigrush Superseded XU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Bulbostylis barbata C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus pedunculatus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus stoloniferus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis geniculata C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis ochrostachys C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis U
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis recta C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fuirena arenosa C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fuirena ciliaris C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Gahnia aspera C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Gahnia sieberiana sword grass C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Rhynchospora heterochaeta C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Schoenus calostachyus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Schoenus sparteus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Scleria rugosa C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Trachystylis stradbrokensis C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Tricostularia undulata Superseded XU I
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia banksii forma banksii C QI
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia eciliata C Q
plants land plants Droseraceae Drosera serpens C QAI
plants land plants Ericaceae Leucopogon lavarackii C Q
plants land plants Ericaceae Leucopogon ruscifolius C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Shonia tristigma subsp. borealis C Q
plants land plants Fabaceae Canavalia rosea coastal jack bean C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Glycine tomentella woolly glycine C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Jacksonia thesioides C Q
plants land plants Fabaceae Vandasina retusa C QI
plants land plants Fabaceae Vigna marina dune bean C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Zornia maritima C Q
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola taccada Cardwell cabbage C QAI
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella longifolia var. longifolia C QA
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella pavopennacea var. pavopennacea C QA
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila decipiens C Q I
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila tricostata C Q I
plants land plants Johnsoniaceae Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Chloanthes parviflora C QA
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex rotundifolia C QAI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra banksii C QI
plants land plants Lentibulariaceae Utricularia chrysantha C QAI I
plants land plants Leucobryaceae Campylopus U
plants land plants Loganiaceae Mitrasacme paludosa C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Dendrophthoe glabrescens C QAI
plants land plants Loranthaceae Diplatia furcata C QA
plants land plants Lythraceae Ammannia baccifera C QAI
plants land plants Lythraceae Sonneratia alba C QAI I
plants land plants Macarthuriaceae Macarthuria neocambrica C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus meraukensis Merauke hibiscus C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus tiliaceus cotton tree C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Hypserpa decumbens C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia crassicarpa C QAI
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia humifusa C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia legnota C Q
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia leptoloba C Q
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia racospermoides C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Asteromyrtus angustifolia C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Asteromyrtus lysicephala C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus brassiana Cape York red gum C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus crebra narrow-leaved red ironbark C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Leptospermum polygalifolium tantoon C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lithomyrtus obtusa C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lophostemon suaveolens swamp box C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca arcana C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca leucadendra broad-leaved tea-tree C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Neofabricia myrtifolia C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Osbornia octodonta myrtle mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Syzygium suborbiculare C QAI
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora foetida IU
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Breynia oblongifolia C QAI
plants land plants Picrodendraceae Neoroepera banksii C Q
plants land plants Poaceae Chloris inflata purpletop chloris IU
plants land plants Poaceae Cymbopogon ambiguus lemon grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Digitaria leucostachya C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Ectrosia leporina C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis interrupta C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis pubescens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eremochloa bimaculata poverty grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne insularis C Q
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne pallescens var. pallescens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne stipacea C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne triodioides C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne triseta C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum muticum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Panicum seminudum var. cairnsianum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Panicum simile C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium spartellum C Q
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum scrobiculatum ditch millet C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Setaria surgens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Spinifex sericeus beach spinifex C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus virginicus sand couch C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda triandra kangaroo grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Thuarea involuta tropical beachgrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Triodia microstachya C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Whiteochloa airoides C QA
plants land plants Portulacaceae Calandrinia arenicola C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Banksia dentata C QAI
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea glauca bushy's clothes peg C QI
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea pteridifolia golden parrot tree C QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Cheilanthes contigua C QA
plants land plants Restionaceae Baloskion tetraphyllum subsp. meiostachyum C QA I
plants land plants Restionaceae Dapsilanthus ramosus C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Bruguiera gymnorhiza large-fruited orange mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora apiculata C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora stylosa spotted mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rubiaceae Cyclophyllum maritimum C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax banksii C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce marginata C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Boronia alulata C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Eriostemon banksii C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea lanceolata var. subsessilifolia C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea polyandra C QI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Guioa acutifolia northern guioa C QI
plants land plants Smilacaceae Smilax calophylla C Q
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Triumfetta repens C QI
plants land plants Stylidiaceae Stylidium tenerum C QAI I
plants land plants Violaceae Afrohybanthus enneaspermus C QAI
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Tribulopis solandri C 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.

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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 Port of Cape Flattery marine waters (Eastern Cape York) water quality improvement plan catchment, WetlandInfo website, accessed 26 July 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=wqip-port-of-cape-flattery-marine-waters-eastern-cape-york

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