Threatened fauna of Australia

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Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.wikipedia
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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

EPBC ActEnvironment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation ActEPBC
This list is the list proclaimed under the Australian federal Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
Lists of threatened species, such as threatened fauna, are drawn up under the Act and these lists are the primary reference to threatened species in Australia and are available online through the Species Profile and Threats Database.

Southern bent-wing bat

*Southern bent-wing bat, Miniopterus schreibersii bassanii
The southern bent-wing bat is one of only five mammals in Australia to have the designation critically endangered; listing occurred in 2007.

Synemon plana

golden sun mothSynemon maculata
* Threatened fauna of Australia

Dryococelus australis

Lord Howe Island stick insectDryococelusLord Howe Island Stick Insects

Squatter pigeon

southern squatter pigeonGeophaps scripta
According to the Department of the Environment and Energy, the nominate subspecies, southern squatter pigeon (Geophapa scripta scripta) is listed as vulnerable.

Fauna of Australia

Australian faunafaunaAustralian animals

Species

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Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Subspecies

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Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Bird

birdsAvesavian
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Fish

fishesfinfishichthyofauna
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Frog

frogsAnuraanuran
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Insect

Insectainsectsbugs
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Mammal

mammalsMammaliamammalian
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Mollusca

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Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Crustacean

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Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Reptile

reptilesReptiliaSauropsida
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Australia

AUSAustralianCommonwealth of Australia
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Extinction

extinctspecies extinction
Threatened fauna of Australia are those species and subspecies of birds, fish, frogs, insects, mammals, molluscs, crustaceans and reptiles to be found in Australia that are in danger of becoming extinct.

International Union for Conservation of Nature

IUCNInternational Union for the Conservation of NatureWorld Conservation Union
The classifications are based on those used by the World Conservation Union (IUCN), however IUCN and Australian rankings do differ.