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Species profile—Crocodylus johnstoni (Australian freshwater crocodile)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Crocodylidae (crocodiles) → Crocodylus johnstoni (Australian freshwater crocodile)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Crocodylidae (crocodiles)
Scientific name
Crocodylus johnstoni Krefft, 1873
Common name
Australian freshwater crocodile
Type reference
Krefft, G. (1873). Remarks on Australia crocodiles, and description of a new species. Proc Zool. Soc Lond. 1873: 334-335.
WildNet taxon ID
583
Synonym(s)
Crocodylus johnsoni
Alternate name(s)
freshie
freshwater crocodile
Johnstone's crocodile
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=583

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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