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Species profile—Turnix melanogaster (black-breasted button-quail)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Turnicidae (Button-quails) → Turnix melanogaster (black-breasted button-quail)

Photo of Turnix melanogaster (black-breasted button-quail) - Hogan, L.,Queensland Herbarium, DES,1996
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Turnicidae (Button-quails)
Scientific name
Turnix melanogaster (Gould, 1837)
Common name
black-breasted button-quail
WildNet taxon ID
1092
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Critical
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1092

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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