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Endangered animals

Amphibians (13 species)

Common name Scientific name
Australian lacelid Litoria dayi
Common mistfrog Litoria rheocola
Eungella dayfrog Taudactylus eungellensis 
Fleay's barred frog Mixophyes fleayi
Giant barred frog Mixophyes iteratus
Kroombit tinkerfrog Taudactylus pleione
Kroombit treefrog Litoria kroombitensis 
Kuranda treefrog Litoria myola 
Little waterfall frog Litoria lorica
Mountain mistfrog Litoria nyakalensis
Northern gastric brooding frog Rheobatrachus vitellinus
Northern tinkerfrog Taudactylus rheophilus
Waterfall frog Litoria nannotis

Birds (17 species)

Common name Scientific name
Black-throated finch (white-rumped subspecies) Poephila cincta cincta
Buff-breasted button-quail Turnix olivii 
Coxen's fig parrot  Cyclopsitta diophthalma coxeni
Crimson finch (white-bellied subspecies) Neochmia phaeton evangelinae
Eastern bristlebird Dasyornis brachypterus
Golden-shouldered parrot Psephotus chrysopterygius
Gouldian finch  Erythrura gouldiae
Grey grasswren (Bulloo) Amytornis barbatus barbatus 
Herald petrel Pterodroma heraldica
Night parrot Pezoporus occidentalis
Red goshawk Erythrotriorchis radiatus
Regent honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia
Southern cassowary (southern population)

Casuarius casuarius johnsonii

(southern population)

Southern giant-petrel Macronectes giganteus
Star finch (eastern subspecies) Neochmia ruficauda ruficauda
Swift parrot Lathamus discolor
Yellow chat (Dawson) Epthianura crocea macgregori

Invertebrates (6 species)

Common name Scientific name
Australian fritillary butterfly Argyreus hyperbius inconstans
Bulloak jewel butterfly Hypochrysops piceata
A moth Trisyntopa scatophaga 
A crayfish Tenuibranchiurus glypticus
Boggomoss snail  Adclarkia dawsonensis
A snail Adclarkia dulacca

Fish (4 species)

Common name Scientific name
Edgbaston goby Chlamydogobius squamigenus 
Elizabeth Springs goby Chlamydogobius micropterus
Greynurse shark Carcharias taurus
Redfin blue eye Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis

Mammals (15 species)

Common name Scientific name
Bare-rumped sheathtail bat Saccolaimus saccolaimus nudicluniatus
Black-tailed antechinus Antechinus arktos 
Bramble Cay melomys Melomys rubicola
Bridled nailtail wallaby Onychogalea fraenata
Dusky hopping-mouse Notomys fuscus
Greater bilby Macrotis lagotis
Greater large-eared horseshoe bat Rhinolophus philippinensis
Julia Creek dunnart Sminthopsis douglasi
Mahogany glider Petaurus gracilis
Northern bettong Bettongia tropica
Northern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus krefftii
Plains rat Pseudomys australis
Proserpine rock-wallaby Petrogale persephone
Semon's leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros semoni
Spotted-tailed quoll (northern subspecies) Dasyurus maculatus gracilis

Reptiles (12 species)

Common name Scientific name
Allan's lerista Lerista allanae
Condamine earless dragon  Tympanocryptis condaminensis
Grey snake Hemiaspis damelii
Gulbaru gecko Phyllurus gulbaru
  Phyllurus kabikabi
Leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea
Loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta
Long-legged worm-skink Anomalopus mackayi
Mary River turtle Elusor macrurus
Nangur skink Nangura spinosa
Olive ridley turtle (Pacific ridley) Lepidochelys olivacea
Southern snapping turtle Elseya albagula
Last updated
16 November 2016