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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 681–684.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Tani Cooper; Karl Vernes The larger bodied skink of the genera Tikiqua (blue -tounged and shingle-back lizards) and Egernia may be contributing to the maintainance of ecosystem health by dispersing fungle spores that form symbiotic relationships with most terrestrial plant species. We observed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.023
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The relationship between the number of ant genera and morphospecies is investigated for samples from mesic forests of southeastern Victoria, and the effect of disturbance (in this case bushfire) on this relationship appraised. Few genera contained more than one morphospecies, so that a strong...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.032
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... A study is underway to revise the taxonomy of two closely related genera of mayflies from the Leptophlebiidae ; Nousia (Navás 1918) and Koorrnonga (Campbell and Suter 1988). Nymphs continue to be collected extensively throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania to be reared...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 199–219.
Published: 10 November 2023
..., and adults may have young from two breeding seasons accompanying them. The breeding biology of Red-tailed Cockatoos is compared with that of closely related species from the genera Calyptorhynchus and Zanda. Threats to the species are loss of mature hollow-bearing trees and almost complete dependence...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 192–198.
Published: 10 November 2023
...Denis A Saunders; Geoffrey Pickup ABSTRACT The conclusions of our taxonomic review of the black cockatoos in the genera Calyptorhynchus and Zanda ( https://doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2023.022 ) met with some opposition regarding our classification of the black cockatoos with yellow subterminal tail bands...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.040
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Eleven native millipede species (Polydesmida and Polyzoniida) have range boundaries in a narrow, 70 km-long zone, here called the Mersey Break, which runs inland from Devonport on the north coast of Tasmania. In each of four millipede genera, the Mersey Break is the parapatric boundary between...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 145–191.
Published: 10 August 2023
...Denis A Saunders; Geoffrey Pickup ABSTRACT Our review of the taxonomy of Australia’s endemic Calyptorhynchinae black cockatoos based on morphology, ecology, biology, vocalisations, distributions, and genetic studies concluded that they constitute two genera; those with red subterminal tail bands...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.036
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... order taxonomic groups are present that are elsewhere unknown in Australia (order Spelaeogriphacea) or in the southern hemisphere (class Remipedia, order Thermosbaenacea), as well as a number of genera ancestral to the main Australian diversification. Many are found in aquifers that are the principal...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 972–984.
Published: 28 October 2022
... eutherians) and a large flightless bird (the southern cassowary, Casuarius casuarius ) were collected and processed in 84 moist chamber cultures. Fifty-two percent of these cultures yielded evidence (fruiting bodies and/or plasmodia) of myxomycetes. Eleven species belonging to seven genera were recorded...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.014
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... More than 50 per cent of the frog fauna of New South Wales has been known for over a century, with significant collections from the western area of the state reported in a series of papers by J. J. Fletcher between 1890 and 1894. Of the 16 frog genera found In New South Wales, eight...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Some of the most fundamental questions of forest bat conservation cannot be answered without a stable species taxonomy, yet the taxonomy of Australian bats requires extensive research. Approximately two-thirds of species, affecting 80% of genera, require taxonomic clarification. This includes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 188–192.
Published: 05 June 2014
... Norrocky Trap is an effective method for Engaeus capture. We envisage the trap design will promote a broader use of non-destructive sampling methods for Engaeus and potentially other burrowing crayfish genera. non-destructive sampling Norrocky Trap Engaeus Parastacidae Bryant, D...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 134–160.
Published: 17 March 2014
... species in 293 genera and 115 families was recorded from the study area. The total was composed of 394 (74.3%) tropical species, 103 (19.4%) temperate species and 31 (5.8%) subtropical species. The remaining two (0.4%) species have circum-global or circum-Australian distributions. Eighty-four (15.8...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
... been recorded from Eucalyptus goniocalyx . Nascio vetusta has only been recorded breeding in myrtaceous genera Eucalyptus and Metrosideros , possibly indicating first-degree oligophagy. Blakely, W. F., 1972. A Key to the Eucalypts (with descriptions of 522 species and 150 varieties...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 480–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Maragle State Forests. Hair tube trapping (1 170 large baps for an average of 18 nights each and costing 226 person hours) revealed the presence of nine species/genera. Swamp Wallabies Wallabia bicolor , were the most commonly detected species. Small mammal trapping in swampy environments of Bago...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 461–469.
Published: 28 January 2014
... species and two species groups of bats in eight genera. Four species, Chocolate Wattled Bat Chalinolobus morio , Large-footed Myotis Myotis macropus , Large Forest Bat Vespadelus darlingtoni and Southern Forest Bat V. regulus , are predominantly Bassian (chiefly coastal) in their recorded distributions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
.... Records were analysed according to the number of species, genera and families present and over 3000 species were recorded, approximately double to triple the number of species found in the neighbouring Hawkesbury River, Botany Bay and Port Hacking. We examined the rate of accumulation of records...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 363–368.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Stefan Nilsson There are currently three extant genera of true lungfish (dipnoans): one in South America ( Lepidosiren ), one in Africa ( Protopterus ) and one in Australia ( Neoceratodus ). Although there are numerous fish that can breathe air, a common feature of the dipnoans is a vascular...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 203–208.
Published: 10 October 2011
...; seven of these could be attributed to hypogeous (‘truffle-like’) ectomycorrhizal genera, and most others had spore morphologies suggestive of a hypogeous habit. This is the first report of consumption of ectomycorrhizal hypogeous fungi by the genus Thylogale , and as such, adds important new information...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.033
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Australia and the New Zealand subantarctic islands have yet to be fully explored for bryozoans, these figures must be regarded as conservative. The deep-sea bryofauna of Australia is also not yet well known. Many genera and some families are endemic to the region. Because of the economic and ecological...