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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 (2017) 39 (1): 26–30.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Julia Bartrim ABSTRACT This paper explores the potential for a viable industry in Australia for the production of insects for human consumption. The findings are based on a literature survey of the current use of insects as a food resource globally, as well as on interviews conducted with various...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
..., centipedes, millipedes, primitive hexapods, histories, and unusual distributions. Those who have and insects), and Mollusca (land and freshwater snails, discovered the natural world know this. But we need slugs). These include subheadings for various classes guides to help us recognize and understand the...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... available on the site, most or all of which are utilized. Temporal profile of nesting The profile of active nests with time for the 2009-2010 season (Figure 2) is unremarkable, with peak nesting occurring probably when insect and nectar production are at their peaks, although we have no data on this. The...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... warmer conditions promoting microbial and insect activity, which increases carcass decomposition (Payne 1965; Putman 1978). Carcasses in warmer seasons may also provide stronger olfactory attractants (DeVault and Rhodes 2002). Habitat complexity can further affect carcass detection and rates of...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... cannot be attributed to a lack of prior encounters between the two species. In the case where we observed a predation event, aggregations of toads around a localised water source may have exacerbated the likelihood of predation. Cane Toads depress insect abundance in such sites, reducing the availability...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
..., A., Hanger, J., Belonje, G., Tapply, J., Jones, D. and Allen, B.L. 2016. Insects for breakfast and whales for dinner: the diet and body condition of dingoes on Fraser Island (K gari). Scientific Reports 6: 23469. 2015 Allen, B.L., Higginbottom, K., Bracks, J.H., Davies, N. and Baxter, G.S. 2015...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Zoonotic Disease 15: in subtropical eastern Australia. Journal of Insect Science 8: 25. 141-146. httpsdoi.org/10.1089/vbz.2014.1693 httpsdoi.org/10.1673/031.008.2501. Kay, B.H. and Jorgensen, W.K. 1986. Eggs of Aedes vigilax Dobrotworsky, N.V. 1995. The Mosquitoes of Victoria. Melbourne (Skuse) and their...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Guiana, South America) but was introduced to the eastern coast of Queensland and one area in Hawai i, the stepping-stone site from in 1935 as a biocontrol for insect pests in sugar cane which South American toads were brought to Australia plantations. Since its introduction, the toad has colonised (see...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 October 2020
.../ bodied insects, while those with lower ratios, e.g. 0.15 forearm length in millimetres) (Pearce et al. 2008). There for Pipistrellus, prefer soft-bodied ones (Weterings and was a strong correlation between the two (r2 = 0.82), Umponstira 2014). The reason provided for the difference bodyweight: forearm...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 October 2020
... recognised in field guides (Kluge with most species being crespucular and nocturnal and 1974, Cogger 2000; but see Ehmann 1992). The western with a dietary preference for eating surface-active insects and eastern forms of P. nigriceps were regarded as being and arthropods (Patchell & Shine 1986). The Cape...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 200–204.
Published: 30 September 2020
... limited dietary analysis based on 12 museum specimens of M. iteratus show it to have a varied and unspecialised diet, comprising 53% insects (Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Orthoptera) with the remainder of the diet including predominantly invertebrates such as arachnids, amphipods, centipedes, millipedes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
... dynamics and habitat selection of individuals (Gardner et al. 2016; Stephens and Sutherland 1999; Thiele 2012). For many animals, group- based sociality is well regarded for mammal (Koenig et al. 2013), bird (Cockburn 1998) and insect (Korb et al. 2012; Pamilo and Crozier 1996; Purcell et al. 2012) species...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 143–178.
Published: 30 September 2020
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 September 2020
...., Leung, L.K.-P., McKinnon, A., Hanger, J., Belonje, G., Tapply, J., Jones, D., Allen, B.L. 2016. Insects for breakfast and whales for dinner: the diet and body condition of dingoes on Fraser Island (K gari). Scientific Reports 6, 23469. Bell, K. 2015. Assessment of the impact of wild dogs on the Western...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 183–188.
Published: 14 October 2011
... termite species builds, however, are probably the most famous structures built by termites to quote an early leading authority on social insects (Emerson 1937). They look like enormous tombstones with their long axes aligned north-south, and they can reach around 5m in height but most are around 1.5...