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Vulnerable animals

The following animals are listed as Vulnerable under the Nature Conservation Act 1992:

Amphibians (19)

Common name Scientific name
Beautiful nurseryfrog Cophixalus concinnus
Bellenden Ker nurseryfrog Cophixalus neglectus
Black Mountain boulderfrog Cophixalus saxatilis
Cape Melville boulderfrog Cophixalus zweifeli
Cape York nurseryfrog Cophixalus peninsularis
Cascade treefrog Litoria pearsoniana
Dainty nurseryfrog Cophixalus exiguus
Magnificent broodfrog Pseudophryne covacevichae
Melville Range treefrog Litoria andiirrmalin
Mount Elliot nurseryfrog Cophixalus mcdonaldi
Mountain nurseryfrog Cophixalus monticola
New England treefrog Litoria subglandulosa
Northern nurseryfrog Cophixalus crepitans
Red-and-yellow mountainfrog Kyarranus kundagungan
Tapping green eyed frog Litoria serrata 
Tusked frog Adelotus brevis
Wallum froglet Crinia tinnula
Wallum rocketfrog Litoria freycineti
Wallum sedgefrog Litoria olongburensis

Birds (36)

Common name Scientific name
Antipodean albatross Diomedea antipodensis antipodensis
Australian painted snipe Rostratula australis
Beach stone-curlew Esacus magnirostris
Black-breasted button-quail Turnix melanogaster
Buller's albatross Thalassarche bulleri
Eastern curlew 

Numenius madagascariensis

Eclectus parrot (Cape York Peninsula) Eclectus roratus macgillivrayi
Eungella honeyeater Bolemoreus hindwoodi
Gibson's albatross Diomedea antipodensis gibsoni
Glossy black-cockatoo Calyptorhynchus lathami
Glossy black-cockatoo (eastern) Calyptorhynchus lathami lathami
Glossy black-cockatoo (northern) Calyptorhynchus lathami erebus
Grey falcon  Falco hypoleucos
Grey-headed albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma
Ground parrot Pezoporus wallicus wallicus
Indian yellow-nosed albatross Thalassarche carteri
Macleay's fig-parrot Cyclopsitta diophthalma macleayana
Major Mitchell's cockatoo Lophochroa leadbeateri
Masked owl (northern subspecies) Tyto novaehollandiae kimberli
Northern giant-petrel Macronectes halli
Painted honeyeater Grantiella picta
Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torquatus
Plumed frogmouth Podargus ocellatus plumiferus
Powerful owl Ninox strenua
Purple-crowned fairy-wren Malurus coronatus
Red-tailed tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
Rufous scrub-bird  Atrichornis rufescens
Shy albatross Thalassarche cauta
Sooty albatross Phoebetria fusca
Southern cassowary (northern population) Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (northern population)
Southern emu-wren Stipiturus malachurus
Squatter pigeon (southern subspecies) Geophaps scripta scripta
Wandering albatross Diomedea exulans
White-capped albatross Thalassarche steadi
Yellow chat Epthianura crocea
Yellow chat (gulf) Epthianura crocea crocea

Invertebrates (5)

Common name Scientific name
Apollo jewel butterfly (Wet Tropics subspecies) Hypochrysops apollo apollo
Bold blue-line butterfly Nacaduba pactolus cela
Illidge's ant-blue butterfly Acrodipsas illidgei
Pale imperial hairstreak Jalmenus eubulus
Richmond birdwing butterfly Ornithoptera richmondia

Fish (5)

Common name Scientific name
Honey blue eye Pseudomugil mellis
Oxleyan pygmy perch Nannoperca oxleyana
  Stiphodon atratus
  Stiphodon birdsong
  Stiphodon rutilaureus

Mammals (29)

Common name Scientific name
Australian humpback dolphin Sousa sahulensis
Australian snubfin dolphin Orcaella heinsohni
Brush-tailed mulgara Dasycercus blythi
Brush-tailed rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata
Cape York rock-wallaby Petrogale coenensis
Crest-tailed mulgara Dasycercus cristicauda
Dugong Dugong dugon
Eastern long-eared bat Nyctophilus corbeni
Fawn leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros cervinus
Ghost bat Macroderma gigas
Hastings River mouse Pseudomys oralis
Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae
Koala Phascolarctos cinereus
Kowari  Dasyuroides byrnei
Large-eared pied bat Chalinolobus dwyeri
Long-nosed potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus
Northern hopping-mouse Notomys aquilo
Northern leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros stenotis
Orange leaf-nosed bat Rhinonicteris aurantia
Purple-necked rock-wallaby Petrogale purpureicollis
Sharman's rock-wallaby  Petrogale sharmani
Silver-headed antechinus Antechinus argentus 
Spectacled flying-fox Pteropus conspicillatus
Spotted-tailed quoll (southern subspecies) Dasyurus maculatus maculatus
Subantarctic fur seal Artocephalus tropicalis
Tube-nosed insectivorous bat Murina florium
Water mouse (was false water-rat) Xeromys myoides
White-footed dunnart Sminthopsis leucopus 
Yellow-bellied glider (northern subspecies) Petaurus australis unnamed subsp.

Reptiles (37)

Common name Scientific name
  Calyptotis thorntonensis  
  Ctenotus monticola
  Ctenotus rawlinsoni 
  Ctenotus serotinus 
  Emoia atrocostata australis
  Lerista cinerea
  Lerista storri 
  Saproscincus eungellensis 
Bartle Frere skink Techmarscincus jigurru
Bartle Frere bar-sided skink Concinnia frerei
Bell's turtle Wollumbinia belli
Black Mountain gecko Nactus galgajuga
Black Mountain rainbow-skink Liburnascincus scirtetis
Collared delma Delma torquata
Common death adder

Acanthophis antarcticus

Dunmall's snake Furina dunmalli
Endeavour River litter-skink Lygisaurus tanneri 
Estuarine crocodile Crocodylus porosus
Fitzroy River turtle Rheodytes leukops
Flatback turtle Natator depressus
Fuhn's snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus fuhni 
Green turtle Chelonia mydas
Gulf snapping turtle Elseya lavarackorum
Hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata
Ingram's lerista Lerista ingrami
Jardine River turtle Emydura subglobosa subglobosa 
Leaf-tailed gecko Phyllurus isis
Limbless fine-lined slider Lerista ameles
Magnetic Island dwarf skink Pygmaeascincus sadlieri
McIllwraith leaf-tailed gecko Orraya occultus
Mount Cooper striped lerista Lerista vittata
Orange-speckled forest-skink Magmellia luteilateralis
Ornamental snake Denisonia maculata
Pink snake Cryptophis incredibilis 
Ringed thin-tailed gecko Phyllurus caudiannulatus
Tryon's skink Karma tryoni 
Yakka skink Egernia rugosa
Last updated
25 November 2015