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Queensland's threatened animals

Author: Lee K Curtis
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Queensland is home to 70% of Australia's native mammals (226 species), over 70% of native birds (630 species), just over half of the nation's native reptiles (485) and native frogs (127), and more than 11 000 native plant species. Hundreds of these have a threatened status in Queensland. In order for Queensland to maintain and recover a healthy biodiversity we must address the serious problems faced by our natural  Read more...
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Queensland's threatened animals.
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., 2011
(OCoLC)746853679
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee K Curtis
ISBN: 9780643104563 0643104569 9780643104570 0643104577 128012847X 9781280128479
OCLC Number: 777950855
Notes: Edited by Lee K Curtis, Andrew J Dennis, Keith R McDonald, Peter M Kyne and Stephen JS Debus.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the editors; Introduction; Why this book? Lee K Curtis; Introduction to threatened species Andrew J Dennis and Keith R McDonald; What is a threatened species?; Listing species as threatened --
the process and reasons; Why the species in this book were chosen; Level of risk and knowledge of risk --
a dynamic process; Coming off the list; An evolving process; List of threat categories; A history of threatened species recovery and management in Queensland Milena K Kim. Extinct in Queensland Andrew J Dennis and Keith R McDonaldThreatened animals and regional ecosystems Ian Fox and Nick Cuff; How to use this book Lee K Curtis; Species Profiles; INVERTEBRATES; Insecta; Dragonflies (Odonata); Acanthaeschna victoria, Thylacine Darner; Petalura pulcherrima, Beautiful Petaltail; Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera); Acrodipsas illidgei, Mangrove Ant-blue Butterfly; Argynnis hyperbius inconstans, Laced Fritillary Butterfly; Hypochrysops apollo apollo, Apollo Jewel Butterfly; Hypochrysops piceata, Bulloak Jewel Butterfly. Jalmenus eubulus, Pale Imperial Hairstreak ButterflyOrnithoptera richmondia, Richmond Birdwing Butterfly; Phyllodes imperialis, Southern Pink Underwing Moth; Crustacea; Crayfish and Crabs (Decapods); Euastacus spp., Spiny Crayfish (14); Austrothelphusa tigrina, Freshwater Tiger Crab; Austrothelphusa valentula, McIlwraith Freshwater Crab; Gastropoda; Air-breathing Snails (Eupulmonata); Adclarkia dawsonensis, Boggomoss Snail; VERTEBRATES; Cartilaginous Fishes; Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras (Chondrichthyes); Dogfish Sharks (Squaliformes); Squalus montalbani, Philippine Spurdog. Centrophorus harrissoni, Harrisson's DogfishCentrophorus moluccensis, Endeavour Dogfish; Angelsharks (Squatiniformes); Squatina albipunctata, Eastern Angelshark; Carpet Sharks (Orectolobiformes); Brachaelurus colcloughi, Colclough's Shark; Rhincodon typus, Whale Shark; Mackerel Sharks (Lamniformes); Carcharias taurus, Grey Nurse Shark (east coast population); Alopias superciliosus, Bigeye Thresher; Carcharodon carcharias, Great White Shark; Isurus paucus, Longfin Mako; Lamna nasus, Porbeagle; Ground Sharks (Carcharhiniformes); Carcharhinus longimanus, Oceanic Whitetip Shark. Glyphis glyphis, Speartooth SharkSphyrna zygaena, Smooth Hammerhead; Batoids (Rajiformes); Anoxypristis cuspidata, Narrow Sawfish; Pristis clavata, Dwarf Sawfish; Pristis microdon, Freshwater Sawfish; Pristis zijsron, Green Sawfish; Dipturus australis, Sydney Skate; Urolophus bucculentus, Sandyback Stingaree; Urolophus sufflavus, Yellowback Stingaree; Urolophus viridis, Greenback Stingaree; Dasyatis fluviorum, Estuary Stingray; Himantura uarnak, Reticulate Whipray; Urogymnus asperrimus, Porcupine Ray; Aetomylaeus nichofii, Banded Eagle Ray; Aetomylaeus vespertilio, Ornate Eagle Ray.
Responsibility: edited by Lee K Curtis [and others].

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