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Species profile—Malurus assimilis (purple-backed fairy-wren)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Maluridae (fairy-wrens) → Malurus assimilis (purple-backed fairy-wren)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Maluridae (fairy-wrens)
Scientific name
Malurus assimilis North, 1901
Common name
purple-backed fairy-wren
WildNet taxon ID
18459
Synonym(s)
Malurus assimilis assimilis
Malurus lamberti assimilis
Malurus lamberti
Alternate name(s)
variegated fairy-wren
purple-backed fairywren
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
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=18459

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
8 March 2022
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