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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Eymann, J., Herbert, C. A. and Cooper, D. W. 2006. Management issues of urban common brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula: a loved or hated neighbour. Australian Mammalogy 28: 153-171. Management issues of urban common brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula: a loved or hated neighbour Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 295–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Global Change Biology 11: 507-514 The influence of temperature on migration of Lepidoptera into Britain Global Change Biology 11 507 514 Australian 295AustralianZoologist volume 33 (3) Introduction The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula is an adaptable and ecologically variable 1.5...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula poses a test for managers of urban wildlife because community attitudes towards the species vary widely from those who are prepared to live with it to those who wish it to be controlled as a pest. The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Although the common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr is known to occur throughout most of the eastern parts of mainland Australia, it is now most frequently encountered in the urban and suburban areas of the eastern seaboard and major towns and cities of other states, its...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Tiger Quoll and the Red Fox on the capture rates of four species of CWR marsupials, the Long-nosed Bandicoot Perameles nasuta , the Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus , the Northern Brown Bandicoot I. macrourus and the Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula . None of these species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Petauroides volans were recorded less commonly than expected and may have declined in the region. The Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula was particularly abundant. This species and the Common Ringtaii Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus appeared to maintain their numbers in small (<2 000 ha...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This chapter discusses the nutritional factors that determine the densities of arboreal folivores - principally the koala, greater glider, common ringtail possum and common brushtail possum - in eucalypt forests. We examine the subject on two scales. The first is a broad approach that relies...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... native species includes managing them as urban pests, such as the common brushtail possum whose populations are literally going through the roof. Birds seem ideally suited to an urban lifestyle because they can fly in and out of backyards and remnant bush, but only some species have become the “winners...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia How, R.A. and Kerle, J.A. 1995. Common Brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula. Pp. 273-275 in The Mammals of Australia, edited by R. Strahan. Reed Books, Sydney. The Mammals of Australia 273 275 Hrdina, F. and Gordon, G. 2004. The Koala and Possum Trade...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 January 2016
... by a Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides and Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula during the time owls were active. anti-predator defence behavioural ecology 2016 43AustralianZoologist volume 38 (1) Introduction The anti-predator defensive strategy of mobbing occurs throughout the animal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The brushtail possum is common in Sydney's bushland suburbs, where it is often valued and made welcome. However, some suburban residents do not either value or welcome brushtail possums on their properties. This study probed the attitudes of both groups of people towards the animals...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 543–585.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Government. (The main possum species used in the trade were the Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula, Mountain Brushtail Possum T. caninus and Common Ringtail Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus ~ see discussion below. Unless indicated otherwise, the terms "possum" and "opossum" refer to all species...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... red foxes Vulpes vulpes, cats Felis catus, echidnas Tachyglossus aculeatus and common brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula inhabit bare- nosed wombat burrows. More recently Thornett et al. (2017) reported the species co-using southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons burrows on Wedge Island...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 441–460.
Published: 19 September 2013
...), the Greater Glider (Petauroides volans), the Mountain Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus cunninghami) as well as threatened species like the Sooty Owl (Tyto tenebricosa) and the Yellow-bellied Glider (Petaurus australis). The probability of occurrence of several cavity-dependent species at a site is significantly...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 93–102.
Published: 07 September 2012
.... Statistics in Spectroscopy Marsh, K. J., Foley, W. J., Cowling, A. and Wallis, I. R. 2003. Differential susceptibility to Eucalyptus secondary compounds explains feeding by the common ringtail (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) and common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). Journal of Comparative...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... sunset. Diurnal searches for roosting owls Platycercus elegans. Pavey et al. (1994) recorded four was undertaken to ascertain their locations for the unsuccessful attacks on a flying-fox Pteropus sp., Common evening observations. On some occasions, observations Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 78–84.
Published: 04 October 2011
... Australian Owlet-nightjar 46 30 11.0 TOTAL 197 The Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula was the most commonly recorded species of arboreal marsupial during the survey, being recorded at 34.3 % of survey sites. In comparison, the Common Ringtail Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus was less numerous...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
... hollows by birds in sclerophyll forest in north-eastern Tasmania Tasforests 5 51 56 Inions, G.B., Tanton, M.T. and Davey, S.M. 1989. Effect of fire on the availability of hollows in trees used by the common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr, 1792, and the ringtail possum...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
... observations included a Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula. Reptiles recorded included; the Fence Skink Cryptoblepharus sp., and Lace Monitor Varanus varius. An amphibian, Peron s Tree Frog Litoria peronii, was also recorded (Fig 2 and 3; Table 1). Only reptiles were recorded visiting the hollow...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 941–952.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... Despite being targeted, the Koala and Barking Owl were not detected during the study. Records of the Yellow-bellied Glider were correlated with sites where the Sooty Owl and Common Brushtail Possum were also recorded (Spearman rank correlation coefficients: r=0.620, P<0.01 and r=0.361, P<0.05...