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Species profile—Aerodramus terraereginae (Australian swiftlet)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Apodidae (swifts and swiftlets) → Aerodramus terraereginae (Australian swiftlet)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Apodidae (swifts and swiftlets)
Scientific name
Aerodramus terraereginae (Ramsay, 1875)
Common name
Australian swiftlet
Type reference
Ramsay, E.P. (1875). Descriptions of five new species of birds from Queensland and of the egg of Chlamydodera maculata. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1874: 601-605.
WildNet taxon ID
1969
Synonym(s)
Collocalia spodiopygius
Aerodramus terraereginae chillagoensis
Collocalia francica zoonava
Collocalia spodiopygia
Aerodramus spodiopygius
Aerodramus chillagoensis
Collocalia terraereginae
Aerodramus terrareginae
Aerodramus terraereginae terraereginae
Aerodramus spodiopygius chillagoensis
Cypselus terraereginae
Aerodramus spodiopygia
Alternate name(s)
white-rumped swiftlet
grey swiftlet
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=1969

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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