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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The role that various scientific societies played in the early life of the colony of New South Wales is briefly reviewed. It is suggested that one of the reasons that was instrumental in the formation of these societies and in the establishment of the Australian Museum in 1827 was the diverse...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 669–674.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that we made the decision for some of our studies to come in at a particular time after the logging, but where the THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 2 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum, William Street, Sydney on Saturday...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 748–754.
Published: 01 December 2018
... © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 3 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum,William Street, Sydney on Saturday, 5 November 2016 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 610–616.
Published: 01 December 2018
... © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 1 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum,William Street, Sydney on Saturday, 5 November 2016 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 801–808.
Published: 01 December 2018
... © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 4 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum,William Street, Sydney on Saturday, 5 November 2016 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 51: 363-377. Observations on the South Australian members of the subgenus ‘Wallabia’ Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 51 363 377 Finlayson, H. H., 1958. On central Australian mammals. Part III. The potoroinae. Records of the South Australian Museum 13: 235-307...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
...Pat Hutchings; Shane Ahyong; Michael Ashcroft; Mark McGrouther; Amanda Reid All records of crustaceans, molluscs, polychaetes, echinoderms and fishes from Sydney Harbour were extracted from the Australian Museum database, and plotted onto a map of Sydney Harbour that was divided into four regions...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 145–152.
Published: 07 February 2013
...Gleen Shea James Ramsay (22 Dec 1838-7 Oct 1913), elder brother of the zoologist and Australian Museum curator Edward Pierson Ramsay, was an important figure in Australian herpetological history, his collections being among the earliest from western New South Wales. Ramsay was based sequentially...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.017
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The Action Plan for Australian Reptiles has been prepared by Dr Hal Cogger and his associates at the Australian Museum under a consultancy to the Australian Nature Conservation Agency. The Plan, which is due for publication at the end of 1993, reviews the conservation status of Australian...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.041
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... lies in museum collections and, if electronically databased, these data can be made accessible for use in biodiversity assessment and a wide range of other research programs. The Australian Museum has embarked on a Narrow Range Endemics Program based on the collection data for a range of non-marine...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Iredale, Charles Laseron, Tom Garrard, Don McMichael, Winston Ponder, Bill Rudman and Ian Loch. The history and current status of the Australian Museum mollusc collection is briefly presented. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... many books, especially children's books. There remains a pressing need for accurate information about bats to be entertainingly available to the public. The Australian Museum's 1999/2000 ‘Bats’ exhibition filled this need, with a most appropriate headline: “Threatened and misunderstood”. Our conclusion...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... To identify changes in the dominance of broad groupings of bird species associated with the urbanisation of Sydney, records from the Australian Museum Ornithology Collection database and the Birds Australia Atlas Database were analysed. This historical comparison suggests that parrots, large...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 510–513.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Australian Museum) © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 510 2020 Theme edition: New Approaches to Zoology Australian Zoologist volume 40 (3) The following is a transcript of the plenary proceedings, lightly edited for readability. PAUL WILLIS: I m torn for choice on my first question...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 359–368.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Glenn Shea Diets of Tiliqua multifasciata and Tiliqua occipitalis were studied by examination of stomach contents of 14 and 16 preserved individuals in the collection of the Western Australian Museum. Both species are active foraging omnivores, feeding mostly on diurnally available food. Most...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 351–364.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Glenn Shea The external morphology and osteology of the Land Mullet Egernia major is described based on ail available material in Australian museum collections and extant type material. The complex nomenclatural history of this species is discussed. Multivariate analysis of variation in external...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 1–15.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Carol Freeman In 1921 a photograph of a thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus carrying a chicken in its mouth appeared in The Australian Museum Magazine with the caption “copyright photo from life - H. Burrell”. In 1926, A.S. Le Souef and Harry Burrell used the same photograph to illustrate the entry...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... At the time of European settlement, the terrestrial reptile fauna of the Sydney metropolitan area, west and north to the Hawkesbury-Nepean River, consisted of 45 species, based on Australian Museum records, although most regions had between 30-36 species. Skinks and elapid snakes dominated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... The general absence of knowledge about forest fauna and their habitat requirements led to the appointment of a Forestry Commission wildlife ecologist in 1975 and a dramatic increase in research in collaboration with the Australian Museum, National Parks and Wildlife Service, CSIRO and the universities...