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Species profile—Irediparra gallinacea (comb-crested jacana)

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Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Jacanidae (jacanas) → Irediparra gallinacea (comb-crested jacana)

Photo of Irediparra gallinacea (comb-crested jacana) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2015
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Jacanidae (jacanas)
Scientific name
Irediparra gallinacea (Temminck, 1828)
Common name
comb-crested jacana
WildNet taxon ID
1928
Synonym(s)
Jacana gallinacea
Alternate name(s)
lily-trotter
lotusbird
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & 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=1928

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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