Wikipedia:WikiProject Australian biota

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Note: This project is still currently under construction.

Welcome to the Australian Biota WikiProject, a collaboration area and group of editors that is part of WikiProject Australia dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of Australian biota.

  • To enhance and collaborate all articles that are related to Australian biota.
  • Everything to do with Australian flora and fauna.


The guidelines of associated WikiProjects should be used in creating content on Australia biota. For example, for the Rainbow Lorikeet article, the guidelines of WikiProject Birds should be used.

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Please add your name here, and indicate areas of interest. Please try to keep the list in alphabetical order.

  1. 99of9 (talk · contribs) Photographs of anything I see
  2. Aikidesigns (talk · contribs) - anything and everything, particular expertise with birds (esp. Marbled Frogmouth, Black-breasted Buttonquail, rare/threatened forest/rainforest-dependent species)
  3. Atlantis Hawk (talk · contribs) (Everything to do with Australian Fauna)
  4. Band of the Red Hand (talk · contribs) - Extinct megafauna including the Marsupial Lion and the Diprotodon. Also some Australian Flora, Australian Living Fossils and significant fossil deposits.
  5. Burklemore1 (talk · contribs) - Australian ants
  6. BoundaryRider (talk · contribs) - flora, reptiles, birds, invertebrates, ecology, ecosystems, cryptozoology, photos
  7. Chipmunkdavis (talk · contribs) - General interest in all Fauna, with particular interest in marine animals
  8. Elomis (talk · contribs) - Helping out any way I can.
  9. Figaro (talk · contribs) - Mainly marsupials, monotremes and birds
  10. Fred.e (talk · contribs) - 'General' reader, offering review and eclectic comment. Images soon.
  11. Froggydarb (talk · contribs) - Mostly Australian frogs, and anything else I know a bit about.
  12. Gderrin (talk · contribs) - Australian plant genera
  13. Geematic (talk · contribs) - Australian frogs and some SA freshwater fish
  14. Gnangarra (talk · contribs) - Anything/everything - available for an independant review of any article
  15. Gudzwabofer (talk · contribs) - Flora, and a little on biomes perhaps.
  16. Helicarion (talk) 06:16, 31 July 2016 (UTC) - Invertebrates, fauna and flora of eastern Australia, esp. FNQ
  17. HelloMojo (talk · contribs) - All things, specialising in flora
  18. LiquidGhoul (talk · contribs) - Mostly Australian frogs, but will help with anything.
  19. Maias (talk · contribs) - Mainly (but not exclusively) birds
  20. Mdk572 (talk · contribs) - Dogs, birds
  21. Mutley (talk · contribs) - Mainly Thylacine
  22. Carbonrodney (talk · contribs) - Fauna and Flora
  23. Enlil Ninlil - Any extinct animal, doing extinct Diprotodontia now.
  24. Candyman0000 (talk · contribs) - Will help with all fauna, specializing in reptiles, amphibians, and marine life.
  25. Welbergen (talk · contribs) Australian fauna, especially mammals and birds
  26. Wilhelm Klave (talk · contribs) Marsupials, Monotremes, especially the rare and extinct species

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Please feel free to list your new Australian biota-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box the Main Page.

  • Desert_rat-kangaroo article was very significantly changed and expanded. I added a distribution map as well. Any photographs of museum specimens of this species or photographs of its habitat would be very, very welcome.Wilhelm Klave (talk) 14:35, 18 April 2012 (UTC)
  • Red-browed Finch is no-longer a stub. --naught101 (talk) 12:48, 12 May 2010 (UTC)
  • Dermocybe Austroveneta •Elomis• 10:39, 25 November 2006 (UTC)
  • Bull Arab article on a (relatively new) crosss-bred Australian dog needs help. I tried to help but all my changes got reverted. AWHS (talk) 08:27, 25 April 2016 (UTC)


  • {{APNI}}, for citing the Australian Plant Names Index.



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