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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.025
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest management practices, such as prescribed burning and cattle grazing, have come under increasing scrutiny due to their potential to cause damage to local ecosystems. This study examined the impacts of these practices on ant communities at Bauple State Forest in south-east Queensland. Ant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.860
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest management practices, such as prescribed burning and cattle grazing, have come under increasing scrutiny due to their potential to cause damage to local ecosystems. This study examined the impacts of these practices on ant communities at Bauple State Forest in south-east Queensland. Ant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.017
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Ant communities have been shown to alter in association with large scale environmental changes but few studies have investigated the response of ants to small scale changes. An experiment was conducted in sixteen 5 × 5 m plots in semi-arid South Australia. Watering and fencing treatments were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.012
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... This two-year study monitored the responses of a semi-arid terrestrial arthropod community to predator (wolf spiders and ants) and nutrient manipulations. Preliminary results from the first year of the experiment indicate variation in abiotic factors, and intraguild and non-consumptive interactions may...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the work is ongoing. The effect of fire on ant communities has been assessed in Bauple State Forest where Vanderwoude et al. (1997a, b) investigated the effect of fire frequency on species richness and functional group composition. Eliott (2015) explored the use of Cerambycid beetles as bioindicators...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 646–657.
Published: 01 December 2018
...; Palmer 2010; Popic and Wardle 2012). Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) are amongst the most abundant of animals, making up a large fraction of animal biomass in most terrestrial communities (King, Warren et al. 2013). Most ant species are ground-nesting and species inhabiting the soil are particularly...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 529–534.
Published: 01 September 2015
...), Western Australia: the first seven years. Conservation Science Western Australia 8: 367 381. Andersen, A. N. 1997. Functional groups and patterns of organization in North American ant communities: A comparison with Australia. Journal of Biogeography 24: 433-460. httpdx.doi. org/10.2307/2846163. Briese, D...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 927–940.
Published: 29 January 2012
..., habitat, associations and population attributes Report prepared for Department of Sustainability and Environment Robinson, W. A. 1996. Ant communities in the grasslands of the Australian Capital Territory and the role of ants in the ecology of the pink-tailed legless lizard, Aprasia parapulchella...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of geographic range) be donated to the WA Museum upon request. References Andersen, A. N., 1990. The use of ant communities to evaluate change in Australian terrestrial ecosystems: a review and a recipe. Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia 16: 347-357. Cracraft, J. 1983. Species concept...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 617–626.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., edited by J. D. Majer Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Majer, J. D. and Delabie, J. H. C. 1994. Comparison of the ant communities of annually inundated and terra firme forests at Trombetas in the Brazilian Amazon. Insectes Sociaux 41: 343-359. Majer, J. D. and Nichols, O. G. 1998. Long-term...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 698–712.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-mining levels, if at all. Surveys of ant populations at sand-mined sites at Tomago found that sand-mining and its associated land clearing had substantial impacts on ant communities (Jackson and Fox 2006). Ant communities took at least 18 years after the White & Travers 708 2018 Australian Zoologist...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 559–567.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and monitoring studies are critical to tracking the state of the environment, assessing the effectiveness of management interventions, and informing policy and practices. White and Travers, in their 38-year study of the changes in frog communities in response to sand mining, conclude that the impact of mining...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 200–204.
Published: 30 September 2020
..., inflorescences, roads, ant trails and even cow pats (Hoser 2002; Williams 2004; González-Bernal et al. 2012; Mo 2015; Turner 2019). Other frogs forage more proactively by actively seeking out prey or through enticing displays such as pedal luring (McFadden et al. 2010; Turner 2011; Robinson and Hosking 2014...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 248–255.
Published: 21 March 2014
...Robert Taylor The Pale Imperial Hairstreak Butterfly Jalmenus eubulus is associated with Brigalow Acacia harpophylla communities in Queensland. The only previous record from New South Wales (NSW) was in a Travelling Stock Reserve south of Boggabilla in 1977. A two week survey was undertaken around...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 669–674.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Heloise Gibb La Trobe University. Do arid-zone ants undergo boom-bust population fluctuations in response to the El Niño Southern Oscillation? Brad Law NSW Department of Primary Industries. Long-term studies of bat populations in forests: we have the technology. PAUL WILLIS: Let s kick off...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... ruhLginosa), P. imperialis (F. macrophylla) and Kradibiella sp. (F. coronala) (Matthews and Kitching 1984). Shared agaonid records for Ficus mbiginosa and F. macrophylla indicate lack of complete host specificity. Ants - Myrmecophily Although ants are numerically abundant in many communities their role...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 13 July 2022
... terebrans (butterfly larvae undergo full development in their nests) (Braby 2000). Floral resources. Adults present from early-mid November to early December. Myrmecophilous; obligate association with ant Camponotus terebrans (larvae shelter in ant nests during daytime) and foodplant Choretrum glomeratum...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 424–428.
Published: 28 January 2014
... and prey community composition. Ecology 70: 206-219. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1938427 Beebee, T.J.C. 1991. Purification of an agent causing growth inhibition in anuran larvae and its identification as a unicellular unpigmented alga. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69: 2146-2153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608589
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 90–95.
Published: 04 October 2011
... variation in the presence of these food categories. Five orders of invertebrates were identified, with Coleoptera (beetles) occurring in more than 80% of faecal samples and Isoptera (termites) and Formicidae (ants) in 48% and 40%, respectively. These results identify key components of the diet of the first...