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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 31 August 2021
...Chad Beranek; Stephen Mahony; Shawn Scott ABSTRACT We describe a 226 km range extension for the known distribution of the Western Soil-Crevice Skink Proablepharus reginae in Western Australia. This record from Cape Range National Park is the first for this species on the North West Cape and within...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 206–224.
Published: 05 June 2014
...Harry Recher; William Davis, Jr. From 1999 to 2003, the Great Western Woodlands in Western Australia experienced above average summer and autumn rainfall. Although rainfall from 2004 to 2010 approximated long-term seasonal and annual averages, the soil and litter layer became parched...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Published and unpublished reports about Pseudocheirus occidentalis (Western Ringtail Possum) in the stand of Agonis flexuosa (peppermint trees) at Locke (near Busselton, Western Australia) indicated that it was common in the mid 1960s, rare in the mid 1980s and abundant in the early 1990s...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
...) appear to be rare in cane toads from most of their global range; however, we noted frequent predator-induced injuries (>4% of adults) in samples from within the toad’s native range (in French Guiana) and from a site (Lake Argyle) in north-western Australia. Toads at Lake Argyle enter the edge...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Denis A Saunders; Alison Doley ABSTRACT Koobabbie is a 7,173-ha cereal and sheep growing property in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia. Unlike most wheatbelt properties that have been extensively cleared of native vegetation, Koobabbie retains 41% of its area under native vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ian Abbott Information relating to the early decline of native mammal species in the western third of Australia, before the establishment of rabbits and foxes, was sought from recollections of oldtimers, archival records, historical documents, and searches of museum collections. Based...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 63–74.
Published: 17 March 2014
... representing the species found in this genus in Western Australia. Priority of Atherinosoma is confirmed. CASTELNAU, F. L. (1872). Contributions to the Ichthyology of Australia. No. 1. The Melbourne Fish Market. Proc. Zool. Acclim. Soc. Vict. 1: 29-242. Contributions to the Ichthyology...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 973–976.
Published: 29 January 2012
... Meeting of the IUCN-SSC CSG. May 24–29, 2004; Darwin, NT, Australia. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN; 2004:525. G. Webb Pty Ltd. 1989. The results of crocodile surveys in Lake Kununurra and Lake Argyle (Western Australia), February-March 1989. Report to CALM, 1989. Guggisberg, C.A.W. 1972. Crocodiles...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
...David Peacock; Per Christensen; Brian Williams South-west Western Australia is an area with a high number of conservation listed marsupials (Maxwell et al . 1996). The presence of Gastrolobium (Fabaceae: Mirbelieae) plants, toxic to introduced species because of their production of fluoroacetate...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 89–91.
Published: 07 October 2011
...Michael Craig; Philip Withers; S. Don Bradshaw The diet of Ctenotus xenopleura , a species found in spinifex grasslands in the southern Goldfields of Western Australia, consisted primarily of termites. The high proportion of termites was consistent over different sampling periods, and was higher...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Jeff Short Guy Shortridge made extensive collections of mammals in southern Western Australia in the years 1904 to 1907, less than 80 years after first European settlement of the area. This paper reviews Shortridge's unpublished letters and the published papers that resulted from his collections...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Understanding of the distribution and ecology of some Western Australian bats has advanced considerably in the last ten years, while knowledge of others remains basic. The state has one species listed in the highest conservation level under state legislation ( Rhinonicteris aurantia ), and one...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... We radiotracked 18 pet cats Felis catus from rural and urban areas within the City of Armadale, Western Australia, both at night and during the day between August 2003 and February 2005 to estimate the size of buffer zone required to reduce incursions by pet cats into native bushland. Home...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... In 1996, Government directives began a transition to conform logging in Western Australia's State forests to principles of ecologically sustainable forest management (ESFM). To place this in a historical context, we reviewed the history of the logging of jarrah Eucalyptus marginata forests...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The direct impacts of logging on the arboreal, solitary brush-tailed phascogale were investigated in jarrah forest in south-western Australia. Individuals were monitored before, during and after logging in the Kingston Forest in 1995. The study was complicated by the effects of a drought...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of south-west Western Australia. I examined changes in the population densities of all bird species in buffers in the first 12 months after logging and compared these to changes in logged and unlogged forest. I also conducted detailed ecological studies on Golden Whistlers to determine whether buffers were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.947
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.011
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This study investigated the abundance and diversity of acarine (mite) communities in the soil of rehabilitated bauxite mine pits of the Northern Jarrah Eucalyptus marginata forest in south-west Australia. The areas selected had been subject to various revegetation techniques and ranged in age...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Western Australia has a rich and diverse reptile fauna of 519 named species as well as 78 named species of frogs: both groups include many endemics. The Western Australian Wildlife Conservation Act 1950, which is administered by the Department of Conservation and Land Management, protects all...