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Common Blossom-bat - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Syconycteris australis
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 24 Mar 2020

Distribution of the species within this region

The Common Blossom-bat is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW North Coast Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Coffs Coast and Escarpment Known None
Karuah Manning Known None
Macleay Hastings Known None
Yuraygir Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Common Blossom-bat - NSW North Coast is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Forested wetlands
    • Coastal Floodplain Wetlands
      • Melaleuca sieberi - Tall Saw-sedge closed shrubland in drainage lines on the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Parramatta red gum - Fern-leaved banksia - Melaleuca sieberi swamp woodland of the Tomaree Peninsula
      • Swamp Oak - Prickly Paperbark - Tall Sedge swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Mahogany - Swamp Oak - Saw Sedge swamp forest of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Oak - Saw Sedge swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Paperbark swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Prickly-leaved Paperbark forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Mahogany - Swamp Mahogany - Melaleuca sieberi heathy swamp woodland of coastal lowlands
      • Swamp Mahogany - Broad-leaved Paperbark - Saw Sedge - Yellow Marsh Flower swamp forest of coastal lowlands
      • Swamp Mahogany - Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Water Fern - Plume Rush swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Swamp paperbark - Baumea juncea swamp shrubland on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
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  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Fern-leaf Banksia - Prickly-leaved Paperbark-Tantoon - Leptocarpus tenax wet heath on coastal sands of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
      • Wallum Bottlebrush - Leptocarpus tenax - Baloskion pallens Wallum sedge heath of the lower North Coast
      • Wet heathland and shrubland of coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Coastal headland heaths of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Coastal mallee of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Dwarf Casuarina - Prickly-leaved Paperbark - Hairpin Banksia Coastal Heath of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
      • Wallum Banksia-Monotoca scoparia heath on coastal sands of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
    • Northern Montane Heaths
      • Coastal heath on sands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Wallum Sand Heaths
      • Banksia dry shrubland on coastal sands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Heath-leaved Banksia-Olive Tea-tree-Wallum Boronia wet heath on coastal sands of lower North Coast
      • Leptospermum liversidgei-Callistemon citrinus-Xanthorrhoea fulva wet heath on coastal sands of lower North Coast
  • Rainforests
    • Littoral Rainforests
      • Brush Box - Tuckeroo littoral rainforest on coastal headlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tuckeroo - Lilly Pilly - Coast Banksia littoral rainforest
      • Tuckeroo - Yellow Tulipwood - Red fruited Olive Plum Littoral Rainforest of the lower North Coast
    • Subtropical Rainforests
      • Black Booyong - Rosewood - Yellow Carabeen subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Giant Stinging Tree - Fig dry subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Pepperberry - Giant Stinging Tree - Fig lowland rainforest in the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Soft Corkwood - Yellow Carabeen - Cryptocarya spp. subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White Booyong - Fig subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Rough-barked Apple - Grey Gum grassy open forest of the hinterland hills of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Small-fruited Grey Gum dry grassy open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany shrubby tall open forest of coastal ranges, northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Pink Bloodwood shrubby open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood moist ferny open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the coastal foothills of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum tall moist forest of the ranges of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Turpentine shrubby open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Flooded Gum - Brush Box moist forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Flooded Gum - Tallowwood - Brush Box moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Sydney Blue Gum open forest on coastal foothills and escarpment of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Turpentine - Grey Myrtle forest of sheltered sandstone gullies of the Central Coast hinterland, Sydney Basin Bioregion
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    • Northern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brown Barrel - gum moist open forest of the escarpment ranges of NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Brown Barrel moist open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate - Brown Barrel grassy open forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate - Mountain Gum tall moist forest of the far southern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate open forest of the tableland edge of the NSW North Coast Bioregionand New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate tall moist open forest of the escarpment ranges, southern New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood moist shrubby forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest on escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Tallowwood - Soft Corkwood moist forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White-topped Box open forest of the escarpment ranges of the North Coast
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