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Threatened species

Common Blossom-bat - Ocean: 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 Ocean Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Tweed-Moreton Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Common Blossom-bat - Ocean 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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