Quinkan Country QLD, 2017

In March 2017, a Bush Blitz was conducted in Quinkan Country in northern Queensland. Scientists recorded approximately 1279 species, 1015 of which had not previously been recorded in the study area and 128 may be new to science. Two threatened animal species and two threatened plant species were recorded. In addition, 12 exotic or pest […]

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Name a new species

Name a new species! We asked Australians to help us name a new species of spider discovered by Bush Blitz scientists on an expedition to the Quinkan Country of Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula in 2017. Discovered on a hilltop just outside the town of Laura, he was instantly recognised as a new species of jumping […]

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Oxley Wild Rivers NSW, 2015

In November 2015, a Bush Blitz was conducted at Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in New South Wales. Scientists recorded 1312 species, 550 of which had not previously been recorded in the park and five may be new to science. Ten threatened animal species and six threatened plant species were recorded, as well as 34 […]

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