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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.044
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... In between, as is the case with many agro-forestry and suburban landscapes, gradual restoration is unquestionably worthwhile. All efforts now must be directed to improving habitat connectivity and native heterogeneity as a practical solution to conserving the vast diversity of the insect world. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.088
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... at each time point, indicating that the local environments at each site maintained flying insect biodiversity, despite human recreational use. It was considered that the diversity of local vegetation that provided both food and shelter was the major determinant influencing insect biodiversity, and should...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.016
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Buttongrass moorland was found to have an abundant and diverse epigaeic arthropod fauna in summer. The characteristic elements are a predominance of spiders and aquatic insect groups such as Trichoptera, Tipulidae, Dolichopodidae, Ephydridae, Empididae, all these taxa being species-rich...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.001
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... In the early 1980s estimates of how many species there are on Earth increased by several orders of magnitude; from 2 to 3 million to more than 100 million. Since that time much effort has been placed on refining such species estimates, particularly for insects. Estimates for other non-vertebrate...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 47–51.
Published: 17 March 2014
... snail species are left and what can we do for them? Bishop Mus. Occ. Pap. 30: 27-40. How many Hawaiian land snail species are left and what can we do for them? Bishop Mus. Occ. Pap. 30 27 40 STORK, N. E., 1988. Insect diversity: facts, fiction and speculation. Biol, J. Linn. Soc. 35: 321-37...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This chapter is a response to Recher's call that, “somebody needs to pull together those common themes and come up with a common strategy for managing wildlife in the urban environment”. The diversity of chapters herein provided the editors with a rich source that lead into the web of current...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., in Australian trnpical and subtropical rainforest, and sclerophyllous communities dominated by Myrtaceae, mass flowering events are not always paralleled by high numbers and diversity of insects (G. Williams, pers. obs This suggests that at least some entomophilous pollination systems may be pollinator, rather...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.1059
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... as by management concerns for traditional concepts of fauna conservation. Nevertheless, the growing importance of spiders, snails and insects in the researchers' field of vision augurs well for a more balanced view of fauna in the future. The contents of much of the previous edition were contained by the canopies...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.082
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The urban remnants of Sydney support a unique and diverse fauna and flora. Many are of high conservation value, despite being subjected to a range of anthropogenic disturbances that seemingly compromise their biodiversity value. We tested a suite of hypotheses associated with habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... communities have a reduced species diversity when they are isolated from other remnants by extensive water, urban or agricultural land barriers (Diamond 1975). To reduce the isolation of natural plant and animal communities in reserves the preservation of biodiversity in the garden can assist. Already many...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 351–357.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Chapter 1, The Diversity, Structure and Cla.sstficatwn of Inseclr, is a general introduction to the study of insects. It is here that the reader finds that most entomologists accept estimates of 5-10 million insect species worldwide (most of which are still unrecognized o r formally described), and some...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 633–648.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... RAOU Conservation Statement No 10, Samways, M.J. 2005. Insect diversity conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Insect diversity conservation Searle, K.R., Stokes, C.J. and Gordon, I.J. 2008. When foraging and fear meet: using foraging hierarchies to inform assessments...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... insects, as well as advances in techniques that increase our ability to detect dietary items, suggest that this behaviour may be deliberate and more common than previously thought. Usually, multiple insects are consumed, but it appears that flying-foxes hunt and eat them one at a time. However, we have...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 801–802.
Published: 07 July 2021
... Stevenson s verse is no more relevant than when applied to the study of the planet s biodiversity, the endless array of species, with their diverse morphologies, strange life histories, and unusual distributions. Those who have discovered the natural world know this. But we need guides to help us recognize...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 462–478.
Published: 13 July 2022
..., L.A., Bickel, D.J., Gullan, P.J., Hales, D.F. and Taylor, G.S. 2004. Insects down under - diversity, endemism and evolution of the Australian insect fauna: examples from select orders. Australian Journal of Entomology 43: 216-234. httpsdoi. org/10.1111/j.1326-6756.2004.00448.x Azarbaijani, F.F...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 20–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... The wildlife trade is utilising a diverse range of fauna. None of the reptiles or amphibians are captive bred and no farming or ranching of butterflies or other insects occurs. This is of concern as little is known about the status of many of these species. One of the most common justifications...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
... are brought to of Australian Zoologist by the range of papers and the the fore. The practice of eating animals from cows, fish vigorous plenary sessions, where opinions and ideas were and chickens to crocodiles and insects is unavoidably exchanged and contested. The plenary sessions were bound up...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 535–558.
Published: 01 September 2018
... conservation, it s a lot of negative, doom and gloom scenarios, and I thought that it was an encouraging spin to put ten success stories together. Ultimately, the magazine s ability to reach a diverse audience while maintaining high quality content in a concise manner makes it well deserving of this Award...