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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... species and 49 reptile species. One additional reptile species was identified from museum specimen records, and unconfirmed reports of another one frog and seven reptile species are also noted. This paper provides the most comprehensive published account of the herpetofauna of the Pilliga Forest to date...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (1): 1–4.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., 1978. Feeding and nutritional diseases (Reptiles) in 'Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine' ed. by M. E. Fowler. W. B. Saunders Co.: Philadelphia. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Some Observations on the Herpetofauna of the Macquarie Marshes Region, NSW, with Special Reference to Chelidae Michael ~rooker...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (2): 94–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
... rich in species than mallee areas but supported the same number of specimens as the mallee on flat sandy soil. The herpetofauna of Yathong Nature Reserve is very similar to that of Round Hill Nature Reserve. BUSTARD, H. R., 1968. The reptiles of Merriwindi State Forest, Pilliga West, northern New...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 492–500.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that grazing should be phased out of some state forest areas and burning regimes modified to provide a diversity of habitats. Annable, T. J., 1995. Annotated check list of the reptiles of Wagga Wagga and district, NSW. Herpetofauna 25(1): 22-27. Annotated check list of the reptiles of Wagga Wagga...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Danny Wotherspoon; Shelley Burgin Vehicle collision resulting in animal mortality is a common daily occurrence, although few studies have considered the impact on herpetofauna in urban areas. Over a 7 year period (2003 - 2010), 1.4 km of suburban streets of Falconbridge that interface...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 622–626.
Published: 20 October 2011
... and raises a taxonomic query that needs further investigation. Lerista desertorum a new skink species for Queensland with notes on other significant herpetofauna records from western Queensland Eric Vanderduys1, Harry Hines2, Ian Gynther2, Alex Kutt1, Megan Absolon1 1 CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The pre-1800 formal descriptions of the Australian herpetofauna, all of which originated from the first European settlement at Sydney Cove (1788), are briefly documented. The frogs and reptiles likely to have been present in 21 current reserves in the Sydney basin (defined by a semicircle...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The native herpetofauna of Tasmania, though a small part of the rich Australian fauna, is ecologically and biogeographically distinctive. It contains 31 terrestrial species and six marine species. Among the terrestrial fauna nine species (29 per cent of the fauna) are endemic. Only one species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The Northern Territory occupies about one-sixth of Australia and contains slightly more than one-third of it s herpetofauna species. Herpetological interest (and funding) in the Northern Territory has long been focused upon the two crocodile species present. In this paper I largely ignore...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.051
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.055
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.061
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Queensland is the most herpetologically diverse of all the Australian states. Existing legislation affecting the conservation and management of wild and captive herpetofauna in the state is reviewed, as is new legislation — the Nature Conservation Act 1992. The adoption of procedures to assess...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The forests of New South Wales (NSW) contain a diverse fauna of frogs and reptiles (herpetofauna) with approximately 139 species occurring in forests and around 59 species that are forest-dependent. Prior to 1991, this fauna group received scant attention in research or forest management...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael J. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Yarrigan National Park (NP), in the southern Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2011 to 2013. The total identified herpetofauna community comprised 11 frog species (three families) and 35 reptiles (10...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michael J. Murphy; Jessica K. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Merriwindi State Conservation Area, a small conservation reserve in the western Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2009 to 2011. In total, 14 frog species (three families) and 25 reptile...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 267–274.
Published: 15 August 2014
...Melanie McGregor; Scott Burnett The persistence of Australia's forest herpetofauna communities depends on the availability of spatially heterogeneous microhabitats. The composition of these communities is directly related to the availability of complex structures such as coarse woody debris...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Five large (greater than 35 ha) urban bushland reserves in Greater Sydney were selected where herpetofaunal assemblages could be deduced and there were recent herpetofauna surveys. Four reserves (Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, Wolli Creek Valley, Burnt Bridge Creek Corridor and Middle Harbour...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.014
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... During a 28-day survey of the herpetofauna of the Mossman Gorge area a total of 24 species (15 reptiles and nine amphibians) was recorded, with a further three reptile and three amphibian species being added by other workers. As the survey was conducted over a relatively short period the list...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... This short paper documents incidental records of S. murina detected using artificial shelter objects established during herpetofauna surveys in the Pilliga forest, in northern inland New South Wales, and discusses the potential value of this survey technique as a complement to conventional trapping methods...