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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.019
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The arthropod fauna of a Low Microphyll Vine Forest was sampled in January 1995 at Boyne Island, central Queensland. These dry rainforests resemble rainforests in having a relatively closed canopy and a high plant species diversity. They differ in that they have greater exposure to seasonal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dry rainforest occurs throughout the wet-dry tropics as isolated patches in a matrix of savanna woodland. Dry rainforests may provide important stepping stones for migrating forest birds, resources for woodland birds, and a significant component of bird diversity in arid inland landscapes. Dry...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 554–560.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Patrick Couper; Conrad Hoskin Rainforest was formerly widespread on the Australian continent but underwent large-scale contraction to pockets on the east coast through the Miocene and Quaternary. This contraction was due to increasingly dry and seasonal climatic conditions across the continent...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Paul Adam ABSTRACT The thirtieth anniversary of the nomination of New South Wales rainforests for World Heritage listing provided an opportunity to reflect on the process by which the nomination came about. I discuss the development of ideas about ‘heritage’, as it applies to the natural...
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Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 302–310.
Published: 07 October 2014
... assemblages to dry rainforest, savanna woodland and grassy bald. Dry rainforests and savanna woodlands had similar species composition despite their dissimilar floristic and structural attributes. The small grassy balds supported lower vertebrate species richness and abundance and were significantly different...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... are still in the in small remnant patches), and dry rainforests (often on 19th century exploration stage of taxonomic discovery, and hydrologically dry and rocky habitats that protects them many new genera and species await description. from fire). At higher elevations are the warm temperate rainforests...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Geoff Williams; Paul Adam Pollination is an essential process in the life cycle of most flowering plants and thus maintenance of the process is necessary for the long-term maintenance of rainforest ecosystems and their associated biota. As rainforest stands become fragmented will disruption...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 203–208.
Published: 10 October 2011
... of the Wet Tropics, are typically abrupt ecotones maintained in part by fire (Harrington and Sanderson 1994). The location of the rainforest- open forest ecotone depends on recent fire regimes (Unwin 1989, Ash 1988, Harrington and Sanderson 1994). Fires that periodically sweep into the region from the dry...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
..., but their use is only scarcely documented. We used camera trapping to determine which vertebrate species were utilising a known water-holding hollow in dry woodland habitat, and assessed whether antagonistic behaviour, such as hoarding of the resource, was occurring. Camera footage was obtained over a period...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
... is largely influenced by the degree of insolation with exposed ridges and slopes supporting dry scleromorphic vegetation and sheltered slopes and streams systems supporting wet sclerohyll forest, relict rainforest and dense riparian vegetation. The area is within the humid warm/ moist subhumid warm climatic...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 337–342.
Published: 14 April 2015
... rainforests, already ravaged by clearing in the 1800's, was reduced to what is today less than five percent of its original area. In response, the super-flocks became scarce in the early part of the 20th Century. While they were able to adapt by feeding off paddock rainforest trees, another trial came...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
.... Blackbraes vertebrate fauna geographic isolate upland savanna Amey, A., and Couper, P. 2009. A new limb-reduced skink (Scincidae: Lerista) from the dry rainforest of north Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa 2173: 19-30. A new limb-reduced skink (Scincidae: Lerista) from the dry rainforest of north...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 239–244.
Published: 17 March 2014
... around Christmas, a camp of Little Reds Pteroptts capulahs and the Black Fruit Bat Pteropus electo roost in some remnant dry rainforest scrub of properties at Milman. Milman is a farming community about 20 km north-west of Barmoya. Mr Dan Keleher, a local resident, said he has known them...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... The relationship between altitude label and vegetation are as follows: 300 is 300-500 m, alluvial open woodland; 500 is 500-600 m, low open woodland; 600 is 600-700 m is open woodland; 700 is 700-800 m, dry open forest; 800 is 800-900 m, tall open forest; and 900 is >900 m rainforest / ecotone. Variable AOW (300...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 245–249.
Published: 17 March 2014
... records are from rainforest sites or sclerophyll forest adjacent to rainforest, but a imall number of sites were in dry sclerophyll forest without rainforest in the general area (NSW NPWS North East Forest Biodiversity Study database). Schulz (1994) reported the capture of a further 92 individuals at ten...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... The total area of National Park in the Region has more than doubled with 425,000 hectares of forest changing tenure from State Forest immediately. Logging is no longer permitted in all publicly-owned (i.e. National Park, State Forest and leasehold land) rainforest and almost 100% of wet sclerophyll habitats...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.016
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
...) and rainforest in remaining State Forests, and the provision of 20 year, binding wood supply agreements to the timber industry in the region at 50% of 1995 levels. The forestry reform process is reviewed and a qualitative assessment of its impact on forest fauna conducted. The process was successful in using...
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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
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
... vertical bedding planes. Several basaltic dykes dissect the island, two of which form pronounced rock scree gullies draining moderately steeply to the western shore (Priddel et al 2005). Most of the island is covered in rainforest, a form of Dry Rainforest Sub-alliance 23 (Ficus- Streblus-Dendrocnide...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and associations are based on field observations and Binns (1995). Although no systematic surveys were conducted in closed forest, a number of targeted searches were undertaken in this habitat. The closed forest either comprised subtropical, dry or cool rainforest associations. In the subtropical rainforest...