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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
...Daniel Lunney; Indrie Sonawane; Ian Shannon; Ben Hope; Mathew S. Crowther ABSTRACT We used two survey methods - citizen science for private land and cameras for protected areas - to map the distribution of dingoes/wild dogs and foxes in NSW. Dingo/wild dog records were mostly confined to the east...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 529–547.
Published: 01 June 2020
...-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii was widely distributed in both logged and unlogged areas. The likelihood of recovery of local woodland bird populations is discussed in the context of limited landscape connectivity and the recent colonisation of the remnant by the hyper-aggressive Noisy Miner Manorina...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 241–250.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Research into the effects of genetic diversity on the impacts of disease on wildlife populations has focussed on genes of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). This study investigated the genetic diversity at the MHC class II DZB gene, as well as the distribution of alleles of the same gene...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 256–271.
Published: 01 December 2019
... was associated with late summer and autumn rain, but in some sites reproduction did not occur annually. Based on distribution and habitat preference, the region has five discrete populations. Urban development has fragmented populations. Email for corresponding author: gaiaresearch@shoalhaven.net.au...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and foraging in a sheltered bay on Sydney Harbour in the Port Jackson estuary. To investigate how widely distributed M. macropus was within the estuary (Parramatta River, Lane Cove River, Middle Harbour, harbour islands, west Harbour and east Harbour), 56 sampling sites were surveyed acoustically...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 582–589.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Matt J. Nimbs; Stephen D. A. Smith ABSTRACT The aplysiid sea hare, Syphonota geographica has a predominantly circumtropical distribution. Over the last 15 years, it has spread throughout the eastern Mediterranean Sea where it is regarded as an alien, Lessepsian migrant. Observations from southern...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Wales (NSW) as a threatened species under Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation (TSC) Act, 1995. The species distribution is broadly stated as confined to a 160 km radius around the centre of Sydney (Cogger 2014). Within this area it has a localised distribution where it exists primarily...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 365–368.
Published: 10 December 2014
... of Uperoleia altissima Davies et al. 1993 south to the Paluma Range, and provide additional information on its distribution and habitat. We also discuss the need for detailed analysis of the relationship between P. covacevichae and the phenotypically similar species P. major Parker 1940. 2015 365 Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 345–358.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Greg Gordon; Frances Hrdina; Ross Patterson We assessed decline in the distribution of P. cinereus in Queensland over the last century using historical data from P. cinereus surveys and the Queensland State Archives to measure change in extent of occurrence and area of occupancy. Broad distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 258–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of this species is still deficient. Leggadina lakedownensis Queensland distribution habitat conservation threats Baverstock, P.R. 1982. Adaptations and evolution of the mammals of arid Australia. Pp. 175-178 in Evolution of the Flora and Fauna of Arid Australia, edited by W.R. Barker and P.J.M...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 198–209.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Hunter; Graeme Gillespie A survey was conducted of the distribution and abundance of stream-breeding frogs within Kosciuszko National Park, with particular emphasis upon locating new populations of the endangered Spotted Tree Frog Litoria spenceri. Twenty-five streams were sampled within...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 30–37.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D. A. Rohweder; P. R. Baverstock The current and historical distribution of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus was studied in the Richmond River catchment northern New South Wales in order to determine whether changes in distribution have occurred over the past 60-70 years, sightings were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
... availability. A synchronous count of Greyheaded Flying-foxes in New South Wales taken in July 1988 described the distribution and abundance of the species during a time of general food scarcity, but when abundant floral resources were available in restricted patches of coastal vegetation. The population...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 52–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Recorded and predicted distribution of the Golden-tipped Bat Phoniscus papuensis (Dobson, 18'78) in Australia D. W. Walton', J. R. Busby1 and D. P. Woodside2 I Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, G.P.O. Box 636, Canberra, ACT 2601 Taronga Zoo, Mosman, NSW 2088 INTRODUCTION was too vaeue for use...
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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): 177–189.
Published: 17 March 2014
... wildlife with a camera. Pp. 15-20 in Australian Fishing and Hunting Guide for 1952. K. Windser Pub.: Melbourne. Australian Fishing and Hunting Guide for 1952 15 20 Gillespie, G., 1996. Distribution, habitat and conservation status of the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea (Lesson 1829...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 360–368.
Published: 17 March 2014
... hypothesis. Oecologia 57: 397-405. Reptilian viviparity in cold climates: testing the assumptions of an evolutionary hypothesis Oecologia 57 397 405 Taylor, E. H., 1935. A taxonomic study of the cosmopolitan scincoid lizards of the genus Eumeces with an account of the distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 190–198.
Published: 17 March 2014
... occurred east of Lake George; and L. flavipunctata apparently had a restricted distribution near Canberra, Bombala and Delegate. Opportunistic surveys conducted since 1985 indicate that all members of the complex have disappeared from an extensive area of the Southern Tablelands centred on Canberra...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 388–395.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., distribution and diet of Northern Quoll Dasyurus hallucatus in the Mackay-Bowen area, mideastern Queensland A. B. Pollock' 'Queensland Herbarium, M t Coot-tha Road, Toowong, Queensland 4066 Sandy.Pollock@env.qld.gov.au ABSTRACT A survey of the declining Northern Ouoll Dasyurus hallucatus was conducted...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... This level of control effort reflects the importance of the dingo as a pest of the sheep industry. In the period between 1883 and 1930, over 280,000 bounties were paid for dingoes in New South Wales. A t the beginning of this period. dingoes appeared t o be distributed throughout New South Wales. By 1930...