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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.030
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Surveys on the ground and of the literature have found 66 exotic earthworm species belonging to eight families. A checklist is provided with 18 species new to Australia from the author’s studies, including the first record of Lumbricus terrestris Linnaeus. State totals are increased, e.g...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 251–254.
Published: 17 March 2014
...R. J. Blakemore; K. L. Elton The Australian earthworm. Spenceriella macleayi (Fletcher 1889) (Megascolecidae: Oligochaeta) is redescribed in detail, an illustration is provided and its taxonomy is discussed. Specimens were collected from managed land at Richmond, NSW, a regon within its original...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 1–4.
Published: 25 August 2023
...? A comparison of reptile survey techniques suggests the survey aims should direct the monitoring method A.S. Kutt and N.J. Colman79 Fossorial prey in an arboreal snake: an observation of earthworm consumption by a Northern Tree-Snake (Dendrelaphis calligastra) Sam Wilson, Gary Stephenson, and Richard Shine 95...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
... arthropods and earthworms. Effects of single spring and autumn fires on abundance. Short-term negative effects on abundance. Collett et al. 1993 Pitfall traps and soil extraction - surface-active arthropods and earthworms. Two short rotation fires in spring. Short-term negative effects on abundance for some...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 972–984.
Published: 28 October 2022
... globally, it is inevitable that most terrestrial animals including the species in our study incidentally consume them on occasion. It has been shown that spores can remain viable after passing through the digestive tract of invertebrates such as earthworms and acarid mites (Keller and Smith 1978; Murray et...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 801–802.
Published: 07 July 2021
... here comprise the Platyhelminthes (flatworms, planarians), Nemertea (ribbon worms), Nematoda (round worms), Annelida (earthworms and leeches), Onychophora (velvet worms), Arthropoda (spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, mites, ticks, pseudoscorpions, amphipods, isopods, crayfish, centipedes, millipedes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 329–335.
Published: 17 March 2014
... is an insatiable organism that is really thriving. It is dragging things out of us, all possible things. To give one example of a radio show, the old Earthworm that came on the ABC which was supposed to be an in-depth type program, I was asked to be interviewed for that with Marilyn Fox who...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 19–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the interests and prejudices of the reporter. There was probably n o greater master of this art than the late Peter Hunt of Earthworm fame. Peter had all the talents of a skilled barrister in selecting "witnesses" and asking precisely 20 Australian Zoolo~ist, Val. 28f1-4) the questions needed to obtain...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 1–144.
Published: 25 August 2023
...? A comparison of reptile survey techniques suggests the survey aims should direct the monitoring method A.S. Kutt and N.J. Colman79 Fossorial prey in an arboreal snake: an observation of earthworm consumption by a Northern Tree-Snake (Dendrelaphis calligastra) Sam Wilson, Gary Stephenson, and Richard Shine 95...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 1–21.
Published: 04 October 2011
... (mean, 39.9mm) in length. The other four, together with 43 surviving out of the 52 Prospect Reservoir fish, were placed in five 90 L aquaria (7,7,8,12,13 in each), which were aerated and contained aquatic plants and some rocks. Fish in aquaria were fed once daily on fresh or frozen earthworms...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 480–510.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that their development and spawning could be followed. Aquaria were filled with 90L of water and were stocked with between 3 and 24 adult fish of unknown sex. The aquaria were planted with aquatic plants and aerated, and the adult fish were fed mainly on whole or chopped earthworms, mosquito fish (Gambusia holbrooki...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 27–46.
Published: 17 March 2014
... at least one capture or observation. forepaws are used to turn over leaf litter in search of insect and vegetable food material. I n captivity, grasshoppers and earthworms are readily eaten. Food material that is not too large to be lifted is picked up in the mouth and transferred to the forepaws...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
... over the aestivation period but, come September, if the rains have been good, they glut themselves on live aquatic animals: tadpoles, earthworms, Daphnia and small invertebrates of all kinds. If the females can t get a massive amount of nutrition in winter/spring they won t even lay eggs. It seemed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... They are found only in the scrub and mostly in the higher portions. They are diurnal, very shy and exceedingly quick in their movements. Stomach contents were of a very miscellaneous nature, including green vegetable matter (evidently leaves of some sort), fleshy roots, fruits, earthworms, larval grubs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 563–598.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., fruit flies, domestic flies and maggots, mealworm beetles and larvae, silkworms, instar plague locusts, cockroaches, water snails, earthworms, and even mice and small tiger snakes (e.g., Copland 1957; Tyler 1976; Coupe 1993; Robinson 1993b; Hobcroft 1997b). Captive frogs do not, however, respond to food...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 42 (4): 1–1062.
Published: 03 April 2023
... incidentally consume them on occasion. It has been shown that spores can remain viable after passing through the digestive tract of invertebrates such as earthworms and acarid mites (Keller and Smith 1978; Murray et al. 1985; Keller and Snell 2002), but similar studies of vertebrates are lacking. Although...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/0958608512
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
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