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List of Nature Conservation Act endangered fauna of Queensland facts for kids

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This is a list of animals listed as endangered under the terms of Queensland's Nature Conservation Act 1992.

Invertebrates

  • Argyreus hyperbius inconstans (Australian fritillary butterfly)
  • Hypochrysops piceatus piceatus (Jewel butterfly)

Fish

  • Carcharias taurus (Grey nurse shark)
  • Chlamydogobius sp. A (Elizabeth Springs goby)
  • Chlamydogobius sp. B (Edgbaston goby)
  • Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis (Red-finned blue-eye)

Amphibians

  • Litoria lorica (Armoured mistfrog)
  • Litoria nannotis (Waterfall frog)
  • Litoria nyakalensis (Mountain mistfrog)
  • Litoria pearsoniana (Cascade tree frog)
  • Litoria rheocola (Common mistfrog)
  • Mixophyes fleayi (Fleay's barred-frog)
  • Mixophyes iteratus (Giant barred frog)
  • Nyctimystes dayi (Australian lace-lid)
  • Rheobatrachus silus (Southern gastric brooding frog)
  • Rheobatrachus vitellinus (Northern gastric brooding frog)
  • Taudactylus acutirostris (Sharp-snouted dayfrog)
  • Taudactylus diurnus (Southern dayfrog)
  • Taudactylus eungellensis (Eungella dayfrog)
  • Taudactylus pleione (Kroombit tinkerfrog)
  • Taudactylus rheophilus (Northern tinkerfrog)

Reptiles

  • Lerista allanae (Allan's skink)
  • Hemiaspis damelii (Grey snake)
  • Dermochelys coriacea (Leathery turtle)
  • Caretta caretta (Loggerhead turtle)
  • Anomalopus mackayi (Long-legged worm skink)
  • Elusor macrurus (Mary River turtle)
  • Lepidochelys olivacea (Olive ridley)
  • Tympanocryptis pinguicolla (South-eastern lined earless dragon)

Birds

  • Casuarius casuarius (Southern cassowary) — southern population
  • Cyclopsitta diophthalma coxeni (subspecies of Double-eyed Fig Parrot)
  • Dasyornis brachypterus (Eastern bristlebird)
  • Epthianura crocea macgregori (Yellow chat)
  • Erythrotriorchis radiatus (Red goshawk)
  • Erythrura gouldiae (Gouldian finch)
  • Lathamus discolor (Swift parrot)
  • Macronectes giganteus (Southern giant petrel)
  • Neochmia ruficauda ruficauda (Star finch, eastern subspecies)
  • Pezoporus occidentalis (Night parrot)
  • Psephotus chrysopterygius (Golden-shouldered parrot)
  • Pterodroma arminjoniana (Herald petrel)
  • Sterna albifrons (Little tern)
  • Xanthomyza phrygia (Regent honeyeater)

Mammals

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