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Species profile—Malurus splendens (splendid fairy-wren)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Maluridae (fairy-wrens) → Malurus splendens (splendid fairy-wren)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Maluridae (fairy-wrens)
Scientific name
Malurus splendens (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830)
Common name
splendid fairy-wren
Type reference
Quoy, J.R.C. & Gaimard, J.P. In Dumont-d'Urville, J. (1830). Voyage de decouvertes de l'Astrolabe execute par ordre du Roi, pendant les annees 1826-1827-1828-1829, sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont-d'Urville. Zoologie. Paris : J. Tastu Vol. 1 i 268 pp.
WildNet taxon ID
1548
Synonym(s)
Malurus splendens melanotis
Malurus splendens emmottorum
Alternate name(s)
splendid fairy-wren (black-backed subspecies)
turquioise fairy-wren
superb warbler
splendid wren
black-backed blue wren
banded wren
black-backed fairy wren
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

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=1548

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

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