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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ants. Worker ants of Iridomyrmex spp. and lesser defences compared to worker ants (Greer are also noted for their strong formic acid crushed ant 2001). The larger body size and gaster dimensions of alates chemical defence (Andersen 1991). may reflect greater energy content than that provided Figure 1...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
.... In marine environments, organisms are exposed to persistently high densities of potentially pathogenic microorganisms, which can affect habitat-formers like corals and seagrasses. On temperate rocky reefs, the dominant habitat-formers are seaweeds. Here we review recent work on a chemically defended seaweed...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... The Invertebrate World of Australia s Subtropical Rainforests Geoff Williams Hardback| September 2020 | $A 195.00 ISBN: 9781486312917 | 392 pages | 270 x 210 mm Publisher: CSIRO Publishing DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2021.019 The world is so full of a number of things, in rainforest, chemical defence in beetles...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 565–566.
Published: 17 March 2014
... standard. A sub-committee of Council was convened by Pat Hutchings, and included Peggy Eby, Brad Law and Will Meikle. The following awards were offered in 2006: Jane DeGabriel (James Cook University) How do plant chemical defences influence the foraging behaviour of herbivores in the wild? Scaling up...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... that have not co-evolved with toads, however, may be unable to tolerate toad toxins and hence, die if they consume a toad (Shine 2010; Ujvari et al. 2013). The distinctive chemical defences of Cane Toads thus can kill some types of vertebrate predators but not others (Shine 2010; Ujvari et al. 2013...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 55–57.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 1987 The Commissioner's terms of reference did not require him to decide the guilt or otherwise of dingoes, nor did he do so. The prosecution case relied largely on there being no explanation for the disappearance, other than murder by the parents. The defence contention that a dingo was responsible...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 412–418.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-defence mechanisms (slimy or waxy coverings, urticating hairs, spiny processes, tough exoskeletons, cryptic behaviour, mimicry, chemical defences) and different activity periods (Norris 1991). Prey size may also be an influence on diet choice, however many crickets and moths recorded from faecal pellets...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
... monogamy, gatherings (Graves and Duvall 1995; Giles et al. 2009; Davis et al. 2011; Clark et al. 2012), mating events, kin recognition and grouping (Hoser 1980), material offspring associations (Aubert and Shine 2009), parental defence (Butler et al. 1995; Greene et al. 2002) and anti-predator defences...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 403–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that can cause severe damage to many cultivated crops. The aim of this study was to investigate the chemical signals utilized by these pests in order to carry out their everyday functions. This was achieved by determining the nature of volatile compounds in the secretions of the rose aphid, the black...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
... animals to introduced predators in remnant Gastrolobium habitat, and to monitor introduced predator survival. bronzewing pigeon Phaps chalcoptera Phaps elegans Trichosurus vulpecula Gastrolobium Bettongia marsupial possum fluoroacetate chemical defence conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-Wesley Publ. Co., Inc.: New York. Healing the Planet Frawley, K., 1988. The history of conservation and the national park concept in Australia: a state of knowledge review. Pp. 395-417 in Australia's Ever Changing Forests ed by K. J. Frawley and N. Semple. Australian Defence Force Academy...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
... avoidance. Reasons for why this may be so are discussed. predator/prey interactions scat chemical signal exploitation fox quoll possum bandicoot Alexander, D. 1980. Diet of the Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus Kerr) in an area of New England National Park, Northeastern New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to address broader ecological questions. Studies that did address ecological questions tended to focus on more ‘traditional’ areas of ecology, such as population regulation and niche theory. Fields such as behavioural ecology, ecological biogeography, chemical and molecular ecology, and ecological...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 927–940.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... 2000. Predicting extinction risk in declining species. Proceedings: Biological Sciences 267: 1947-1952. Predicting extinction risk in declining species Proceedings: Biological Sciences 267 1947 1952 Rankin, P. R. 1976. A note on the possible diversionary defence mechanism in the worm...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
...., Stienen, W.M., Van Lancker, V., Vincx, M. and Degraer, S. 2006. Beach nourishment: an ecologically sound coastal defence alternative? A review. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 16: 419-435. Beach nourishment: an ecologically sound coastal defence alternative? A review Aquatic...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327250
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 190–198.
Published: 17 March 2014
... environment. The importance of skin pigments in various aspects of amphibian life also is discussed. Amphibians are unique in the variety and amount of skin secretions they produce and the role these chemicals play in such vital processes as reproduction and defence are treated. Finally, the chemistry...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 112–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., those from the most marginal seats or whatever is going to optimise their chances of remaining in power. In their defence, they frequently don t have any better basis from which to make decisions because the scientists are not contributing to the debate, not contributing to their knowledge. We, like...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 198–209.
Published: 17 March 2014
... fish and larval amphibians: use of chemical cues to detect predatory fish. Anim. Behav. 35: 420-25. Predatorprey interactions among fish and larval amphibians: use of chemical cues to detect predatory fish Anim. Behav. 35 420 25 Richards, S. J., McDonald, K. R. and Alford, R. A., 1993...