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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 194–199.
Published: 30 September 2020
... species of Cyclorana . Cyclorana are a genus of 14 burrowing frog species that occupy arid, semi-arid and monsoonal regions of Australia. We document a 188 km southerly range extension of Cyclorana cryptotis , and an 88 km northerly extension for Cyclorana maini ; both within the Davenport Murchison...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 230–239.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke; Arthur White Populations of five frog species were monitored at three ponds utilized by the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea over a three year period 1993-1996. Litoria aurea bred at the two semi-permanent ponds with fluctuating water levels but did not breed...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 570–576.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Australian frog species, the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea and the Striped Marsh Frog Limnodynastes peronii , it has been suspected that there are negative chemical interactions between the tadpoles of these two species, and that management of the former species, which is considered ‘threatened...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 667–689.
Published: 22 October 2021
...Graham H. Pyke; Arthur W. White ABSTRACT As amphibians have declined more than other vertebrates and are important environmental bio-indicators for aquatic ecosystems, we must understand how attributes of such ecosystems affect individual frogs, populations, and multi-species communities...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 200–204.
Published: 30 September 2020
...G. Madani ABSTRACT Australian anurans generally display little prey specialisation. Most data available of frog diet is limited to stomach content and faecal analysis with few direct observations of prey capture. Limited information is available on the diet of adult Giant Barred Frogs Mixophyes...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 256–271.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Garry Daly ABSTRACT Surveys were conducted for the Giant Burrowing Frog Heleioporus australiacus within 50 km of Nowra, on the south coast of New South Wales using a variety of methods. Thirty-eight 250 m transects were surveyed at night for 30 min each and 0–12 adult frogs were detected during...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 698–712.
Published: 01 December 2018
...A.W. White; S. Travers ABSTRACT The long-term impacts of mining on frog communities have received scant attention in published literature. This study presents a 38-year survey of two sites bordering a sand mine at Bridge Hill in the Myall Lakes National Park, New South Wales (NSW). Mining occurred...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 January 2016
... classes in the endangered green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea , a species which has had several failed management programs. We found aquatic vegetation was selected for by every L. aurea class, and should be the focus of future management plans for this species. Females were the only class to select...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Nicole Hansen; Kirsten Crosby The endangered Booroolong Frog Litoria booroolongensis has undergone dramatic declines over the majority of its range, which have largely been attributed to extensive clearing and ongoing modification associated with agricultural practices, disease and introduced pests...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
...Sally Koehler; Daniel Gilmore; David Newell Translocation is occasionally suggested as a last resort strategy for dealing with ‘unavoidable’ loss of Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis habitat in urbanising landscapes. However, examples of attempts to translocate an entire population of L...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 157–172.
Published: 28 October 2014
...Garry Daly Systematic (time constrained) and targeted surveys were conducted from 1996-2014 for the green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea on the Crookhaven River floodplain, east of Nowra on the south coast of New South Wales. In April 2008, a large number of metamorphlings were observed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 263–266.
Published: 27 August 2014
...Aaron Payne In coastal New South Wales most frog species are observed calling and breeding in the warmer months of the year. One exception to this is the Jervis Bay Tree Frog Litoria jervisiensis, which displays a preference for calling and breeding in the cooler months of the year. There are some...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 173–177.
Published: 21 March 2014
... for consumption. We determined the effect of raising striped marsh frog ( Limnodynastes peronii ) tadpoles in isolation by comparing larval growth, size at metamorphosis and jumping distance at metamorphosis between full siblings raised in isolation, at low density and at high density. As expected, tadpoles...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 225–229.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Murphy; John Turbill The Green-thighed Frog Litoria brevipalmata is known from scattered localities in northeast New South Wales and southern Queensland. A new record from Bundjalung National Park in New South Wales is documented, and its contribution to the understanding of the ecology...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 401–405.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to thrive in urban impacted habitat, in contrast to most local endemic species. Alonso-Gomez, A.L., Tejera, M., Alonso-Bedate, M. and Delgado, M.J. 1990. Response to pinealectomy and blinding in vitellogenic female frogs (Rana perezi) subjected to high temperature in Autumn. Canadian Journal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 43–47.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Allen Greer; Maria Byrne Metamorphling specimens of the endangered frog Litoria aurea were sampled from two relatively unpolluted sites in the metropolitan Sydney area for baseline information on sex ratio, vertebral number, vertebral and sacral diapophysis asymmetry and phalangeal formula. The sex...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 199–207.
Published: 17 March 2014
... differences in population trends between New South Wales and Victoria are discussed. Brook, A. J., 1982. Atlas of Frogs of Victoria. Dept. Zool. Univ. Melb. Publ. No. 6. Brown, G. W., Carr, K. A., Cherry, K. A., Craig, S. A., Horrocks, C. F. B., Menkhorst, K. A., Opie, A. M. and Triggs, B. E...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 177–189.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Arthur White; Graham Pyke The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea has undergone a dramatic population decline in New South Wales. During this time the species' status in this state has changed from being common in the 1960s to endangered in 1992. To assess the present population numbers...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 233–236.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Coomonderry Swamp provides habitat for several species of fauna currently recognized as endangered in New South Wales including the Green and Golden Bell Frog ( Litoria aurea ). There have been several attempts to drain the wetland in order to convert the area to other land uses including dairying, a golf...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 170–176.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Don Colgan Protein electrophoresis was used to investigate the genetic structure of populations of the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea in the Sydney area. The investigation provided the following answers to three main questions. 1. Has habitat reduction and fragmentation reduced genetic...