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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 360–368.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Scincidae) with a restricted, high altitude distribution in eastern Australia Allen E. Greer The Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 INTRODUCTION The scincid Lizard genus Lampopholis (see Greer 1989 for current diagnosis and relationships) currently consists of 10 described...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Shifts in the geographic range towards higher altitudes are anticipated for many species in south-eastern Australia in response to future climate warming. This is particularly the case for the Snowy Mountains, where a substantial reduction in the snow cover is expected to have a major impact...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 237–247.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Australia. In contrast to L. aurea most declines affected species occurring at high altitude with relatively restricted ranges. These species typically bred in streams, adults were closely associated with stream habitats, and anthropogenic impacts such as habitat destruction, pollution or introduced...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (1): 22–28.
Published: 11 February 2013
... South Wales, the Bogong High Plains area (including sub-populations on Mt Bogong, the Bogong High Plains and Mt Higginbotham) and at Mt Buller in Victoria. Highest densities and breeding females are largely confined to periglacial blockfields and blockstreams (termed boulderfields) at altitudes above...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 770–773.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ken Green The Broad-toothed Rat Mastacomys fuscus is infrequently recorded in Tasmania and was only recently discovered at altitudes >1000 m, although the species occurs on the Australian mainland at >2200 m. A survey of Tasmanian alpine habitat found evidence of M. fuscus within a metre...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 302–310.
Published: 07 October 2014
... rainforest and savanna woodland containing rainforest elements at high altitude. A paucity of grassland specialists and endemics associated with balds concurs with evidence that grassy balds are of a relatively recent origin. Management intervention to preserve grassy balds will sustain small biodiversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 258–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
... localities are reported, including range extensions to central Queensland. Habitat for the species varies from chenopod to spinifex grasslands, Melaleuca woodlands and open savanna Eucalyptus woodlands, ranging from tropical coastal esplanades to sub-tropical rangelands. Trap localities encompass altitude...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 199–207.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graeme Gillespie An overview of the distribution of Litoria aurea in Victoria is presented. Habitats in which the species has been recorded are described and its current conservation status is assessed. Litoria aurea is restricted to east Gippsland where it occurs predominantly at low altitudes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 190–198.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the Southern Tablelands; L. aurea, L. raniformis and L. flavipunctata. Litoria aurea occurred only in the northern half of the Southern Tablelands, extending as far south as Canberra and Braidwood; L. raniformis occurred throughout much of the region at altitudes up to about 1 300 metres, but may not have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 229–237.
Published: 17 March 2014
... at which the species was detected were characterised by a mean annual precipitation of ≯1000mm, a mean annual temperature of <10 O C and altitudes <1000m. The presence of M. fuscus could not be confirmed at sites at lower elevations. Only populations in the Snowy Mountains region, specifically those...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
... of the highest altitude upland area in the Australian tropical savanna. Nine species, including two mammals and seven reptiles, were recorded at the limits of their known range, or in seemingly disjunct populations. Patterns of fauna assemblage in relation to underlying geology and associated habitat variables...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 165–172.
Published: 10 October 2011
.... The sites covered a range of altitudes and vegetation communities and were surveyed between late August and October. The area has a relatively high population density of L. littlejohni , with animals being detected at 12 of the 13 sites. A period of below average rainfall overlapped the census period from...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.041
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... summer than winter whereas two increaser and two tolerant bird species were more abundant during winter. No effects of altitude on seasonal abundance were apparent. The results of this study show that fragmented remnant and regrowth patches of rainforest do not adequately conserve the full set...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... species, such as birds, both factors are influential (Price et al. 2009) and the relative effect of each will depend on local vegetation and landscape context (Cunningham et al. 2014). Mountains, and the changes in vegetation types with altitude and climate in these landscape features, provide natural...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 467–479.
Published: 17 March 2014
...). Extensive high altitude forests adjoin Kosciuszko National Park, while the forests of the lower slopes are now highly fragmented as a result of clearing for agriculture and pine - plantations. ~ r a ~ m i n t a t i o n of native veeetation has neeativelv affected the s~ecies ric%ness of herpGofauia...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 555–559.
Published: 20 October 2011
... differences in the food of foxes (Vulpes vulpes) at alpine and subalpine altitudes in the Snowy Mountains. Wildlife Research 30: 245-253. Altitudinal and temporal differences in the food of foxes (Vulpes vulpes) at alpine and subalpine altitudes in the Snowy Mountains Wildlife Research 30 245 253...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 246–251.
Published: 17 March 2014
... grasses ( spinifex ) Triodia spp. More specifically its habitat is considered to be hilly, uneven country, above 300 m altitude, where run-off causes the Triodia and associated vegetation to grow thicker than elsewhere (Ford and Parker 1974). Distribution for this species generally follows a broad band...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 265–268.
Published: 17 March 2014
... consisting largely of a series of ranges and plateau surfaces up to 1100 m in altitude. This includes the largest areas of basalt flow in north Queensland. Rainfall is high (600-1200 mm), and the vegetation is predominantly open Eucalyptus woodland, though many large wetland systems occur in the basalt areas...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 150–157.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Blumthaler, M., Webb, A., Seckmeyer, G., Bais, A., Huher, M. and Mayer, B., 1994b. Simultaneous spectroradiometry: a study of solar UV irradiance at two altitudes. Geophys. Res. Lea. 21(25): 2805-08. Simultaneous spectroradiometry: a study of solar UV irradiance at two altitudes Geophys. Res. Lea. 21...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 468–469.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (Wright et al. 1996). The altitude in Namadgi ranges from 650 - 1910 m and in Tidbiibilla it ranges from 700 - 1561 m. Scat analysis was conducted on 441 dog, fox and cat scats. This involved microscopic and macroscopic examination of the hair, hone, teeth, feathers, reptile and insect remains...