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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 479–501.
Published: 13 July 2022
...Jessica R. Marsh; Richard V. Glatz ABSTRACT The black summer fires of 2019–2020 burnt almost half of Kangaroo Island (KI), impacting large areas of high-quality native vegetation supporting many rare, endemic and/or undescribed invertebrate species. In the aftermath there was a need to survey...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alan York; Tom Lewis ABSTRACT Fire is a common feature of Australian forests and prescribed burning is a routine management strategy, often utilised to mitigate the effects of wildfire. However, the impacts of fire on terrestrial invertebrates are poorly understood. Here we provide an overview...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 194–209.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Llewellyn In order to ascertain whether introduced weeds have an effect on naturally occurring aquatic fauna, this study assesses the toxicity of 3 introduced weeds that occur along the banks of rivers and ponds in New South Wales, on 4 aquatic invertebrates. Damsel Fly nymphs, Mud Eyes...
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Invertebrates dominate both terrestrial and aquatic environments in terms of their diversity, yet few have been listed as threatened. Does this really mean that few species are threatened, or is it more likely that we just do not know enough about invertebrate populations? Realistically, given...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/0958608512
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.002
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This paper provides an operational framework developed to assist biodiversity researcher s in the design and implementation of focused invertebrate biodiversity assessments appropriate to particular questions or hypotheses. It draws together established protocols, issues of quality control...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.003
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Numbers of most invertebrates are variable. Processes affecting their abundances operate at many spatial and temporal scales. Documenting biodiversity is therefore made complex and appropriate scales are not obvious. Processes at small scales (e.g., behaviour), intermediate scales (e.g...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.004
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.009
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... and vegetation characteristics. Invertebrates are seldom, if ever, included; they are simply presumed to return with the re-establishment of flora and vertebrate animals. This is an unfortunate viewpoint since invertebrates are ideally suited for conveying information about the environmental health of an area...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.022
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This study recorded the invertebrate fauna found within clumps of three species of the moss Dicranoloma occurring in two pockets of cool temperate rainforests in the Central Highlands of Victoria, Australia. A total of 42 morphospecies Including representatives of 14 orders were collected...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.048
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... criteria (such as those used by IUCN) to invertebrates. Of particular concern was the difficulty of assessing effective population size or the number of individuals. While it was considered impossible to produce guidelines that cover all taxa or environments, it was agree d that the same basic criteria...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.051
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The conservation status of sessile marine invertebrates is poorly understood. As a case study we present data for ascidians which share many of the problems that beset other invertebrates: i) they require a specialist to identify most of them; ii) our understanding of their biology...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is one of largest and least inhabited of the world heritage areas where natural processes and ecological systems can continue to occur in a relatively undisturbed state. It provides important habitat for 13 invertebrate species listed under...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Eighteen invertebrate species, all butterflies, are listed in schedules of threatened species under Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992. The Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1992 recommends recovery planning as part of threatened species management and is being implemented...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.005
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Eighteen invertebrate species, all butterflies, are listed in schedules of threatened species under Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992. The Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1992 recommends recovery planning as part of threatened species management and is being implemented...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.058
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Many conservation and policy issues relating to invertebrates and biodiversity conservation focus on state lands, particularly Nature Reserves and National Parks. However, the main threats to biodiversity occur on private land. This paper principally deals with how the Threatened Species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Conservation Act 1950, and to advise the Minister on the ranking of threatened flora and fauna according to internationally accepted (IUCN) guidelines. The current committee comprises nine members, two of whom are invertebrate biologists. Thirty-three invertebrate species are currently listed as “rare...