Numbers of species

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Subject: Numbers of species
From: "Vicki PS" <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 22:59:57 +1000
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From: Bill Jolly <>

>Following Denise Goodfellow's query about the numbers of species in each
>city, someone hypothesised maybe 200+ spp in Brisbane.
>Given the enormous variety of habitats contained within Brisbane's huge
>municipal area, including coastal, wetlands, woodlands, grasslands, and the
>extensive rainforests of Brisbane Forest Park, I'd feel confident that the
>species total would be in excess of 300.

According to "Wildlife of Greater Brisbane" (1st ed, 1995), total number of
species (native and introduced) is in excess of 370.  We're really very
lucky, aren't we?

Vicki PS

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