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Wildlife of Townsville, Australia



List of common names








Amphibia - Frogs

( 6 species)

Araneae - Spiders

( 126 species)

Aves - Birds

(71 species)

Chilapoda -Centipedes

(2 species)

Collembola - Springtails Diplopoda- Millipedes

(2 species)

Insecta -Insects

(about 6000 species)

Ixodida - Ticks  
Malacostraca Mammalia

Mammals (8 species)


Gordian Worm (1 species)

Scorpiones - Scorpions

( 1 species)


Pseudoscorpionida - False Scorpions

( 1 species)

Reptilia - Snakes and lizards

(12 species)


Disclaimer  I have attempted to correctly name all insects pictured, but there will be errors, so users of this website should not assume that the name associated with a particular insect picture is the correct identification. 

Resources used in identifying the insects on these pages.

A picture of the author.

Meaning of scientific words.

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