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Species profile—Phascolarctos cinereus (koala)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Phascolarctidae (Koala) → Phascolarctos cinereus (koala)

Photo of Phascolarctos cinereus (koala) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2014
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Phascolarctidae (Koala)
Scientific name
Phascolarctos cinereus (Goldfuss, 1817)
Common name
koala
Type reference
Goldfuss, G.A. (1817). in Schreber, J.C.D. von (1774-1855). Die Saugethiere, in Abbildungen nach der Natur, mit Beschreibungen.
WildNet taxon ID
860
Alternate name(s)
koala bear
monkey bear
native bear
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
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=860

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

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