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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 492–495.
Published: 17 March 2014
... reproduction in a population of the frog Crinia signifera (Anura: Myobatrachidae) from southeastern Australia Journal of Herpetology 27 420 425 McAlpine, D. K. 1955.The genus Batrachomyia (Diptera: Chloropidae). Unpublished Honours Thesis: University of Sydney. Meisterhans, K., Heusser, H. 1970...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... often drive mosquito control of Australia is Aedes vigilax (Diptera: Culicidae). This and surveillance programs by local authorities seeking to mosquito is closely associated with tidally influenced mitigate actual and potential pest and public health risks estuarine wetlands and can be exceptionally...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
... naturally infected Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) and Canis familiaris in Misiones, Argentina: the first report of a PCR-RFLP and sequencing-based confirmation assay. Memorias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 105, 796-799. Alexander, K.A., Conrad, P.A., Gardner, I.A., Parish, C., Appel...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Sanchez-Arroyo, H. and Capinera, J.L. 1998 (revised June 2014 and April 2017). House fly, Musca domestica Linnaeus (Insecta: Diptera: Muscidae), retrieved from: httpedis.ifas.ufl. edu/pdffiles/IN/IN20500.pdf; accessed: 25 August 2017. Scanlon, A.T. and Petit, S. 2008. Effects of site, time, weather and...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.029
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... A total collection database for the Australian Sciapodinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) , comprising 259 species, 1 109 sites and 2 452 collection events, was analysed to determine how collections accumulate species, and how this affects concepts of richness , and rarity. The year of first...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... 1982. The Bibionidae (Diptera) of Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 30: 805-855. DOI: 10.1071/ ZO9820805 Harlow, P.S. and Taylor, J.E. 2000. Reproductive ecology of the jacky dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus): an agamid lizard with temperature-dependent sex determination. Austral Ecology 25: 640...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... whose larvae may also be found in slow streams. The larval habitats of most Austrolestes species include temporary ponds (Theischinger and Hawking 2006). Among the Diptera the presence of Orthocladiinae is interesting as this subfamily is more characteristic of running-water ecosystems. Litoria rubella...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... ( Siphonaptera, Ischnopsyllidae ) or bat flies (Diptera, Nycteribiidae) in winter-spring season only 35-40 bats should be examined. In summer, with many young animals in populations, the number of examinations should be increased up to 50-55. Similar results are obtained for the Infestation Index. Examination...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 529–534.
Published: 01 September 2015
... non-ant invertebrate orders trapped in foraging pits (n = 20) and on the soil surface (n = 20 The low number of detections meant that non-ant data could not be statistically tested, but of note was the higher richness and abundance of Diptera and Hymenoptera morphospecies in foraging pits than on the...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 461–471.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., plant materials comprised approximately 65 percent of the diet (Xiaohua 1992). In contrast, fruits comprised almost 99 percent of the diet in Mauritius (Linnebjerg et al. 2010). The Red-whiskered Bulbul preys on arthropods such as cicadas (Cicadidae; Rose 1999), flies (Diptera; Chisholm 1933), aphids...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (4): 53–55.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to Anthoclusia (Diptera, Schiiophora, Neurochaetidae). Ann. Natal Mus. 23: 273-395. Description and biology of a new genus of flies related to Anthoclusia (Diptera, Schiiophora, Neurochaetidae) Ann. Natal Mus 23 273 395 MCALPINE, D. K., in press. Studies in upside-down flies (Diptera...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 403–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Torr, S. J., Mangwiro, T. N. C. and Hall, D. R., .1996. Responses of Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae) to synthetic repellents in the field. Bull. Ent. Res. 86: 609-16. Responses of Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae) to synthetic repellents in the field Bull. Ent. Res. 86 609 16...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 149–152.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Diptera Lepidoptera: adult larvae Coleoptera Carabidac T enebrivnidae Elateridae Scarabaeidae Undet larvae Blattodea lsoplera Hemiptera Cicadellidae Pemphigidae Membr
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Hollowar, B. A., 1976. Pollen feeding in hover-flies (Diptera: Syrphidae). NZ J. Zool. 3: 339-50. Pollen feeding in hover-flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) NZ J. Zool. 3 339 50 Hopper, S. D., 1980. Pollination of the rainforest tree Syrygium tiemryanum (Myrtaceae) at Kuranda, Nonhem Queensland. Aust...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (4): 59–62.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., the greatest number of species were recorded from A. hispida. This difference may be largely attributed to sampling intensity although A. hispida was in much heavier bloom (at all three sites) than A. bakeri or A. floribunda. Unidentified species of Hymenoptera (Scoliidae), Diptera (Lauxaniidae...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 83–85.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Agamidae 9 Varanus varius eggs 3 Ophidia 3 Teleostei 0 Arthropods Orthoptera 17 Diptera 6 Coleoptera 9 Lepidoptera 23 Mantodea 3 Araneae 11 Human garbage 0 *tentative identification only. Clearly, introduced mammals are now a major part of the diet of V. varius in the study areas. However, it should not be...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 412–418.
Published: 17 March 2014
... assumed that pitfall trapping adequately assessed prey availability, and though this bias may exist, it is obvious that many potential prey taxa were being rejected (e.g., Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Dermaptera, Diptera, Figs 1 and 2). In addition, a more thorou h invertebrate sample may have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.050
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... spatial variations in habitat. Timber harvesting had no significant impacts on total invertebrate abundance and richness. Only 5 of the 35 taxa studied, Blattodea, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera and Orthoptera, were significantly affected, with Blattodea being the most severely affected. At the level of...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.888
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... An ecological survey of tree trunk invertebrates in northern New South Wales was used as a model to demonstrate both the scale of arthropod diversity and the limits of our knowledge. Sticky traps were an effective way of systematically sampling trunk-utilising invertebrates, particularly Diptera...