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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... - particularly the West MacDonnell and Flinders Ranges as of national significance for conservation. The implications of the use of land snail data for conservation assessment, particularly for the identification of terrestrial refugia, are discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.042
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... practices are having major impacts on this temporally dynamic archipelago of unique refugia and comparatively few patches remain. These thickets are not renowned for their vertebrate faunas but are inhabited by relatively diverse invertebrate communities including many undocumented land snails. Land snails...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 343–349.
Published: 14 November 2014
...Jonathan Parkyn; Agung Challisthianagara; Lyndon Brooks; Alison Specht; Sapphire McMullan-Fisher; David Newell The natural diet of the camaenid land snail Thersites mitchellae (Cox, 1864) was investigated by examination of the faecal contents of specimens collected from a range of substrates. The...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Land snails are an important group of non-vertebrate animals that can provide important insights into the management and conservation of forests. The distribution patterns of Australian land snails reflect the historical events that have forged the continent's varied environments, in particular...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
... towards vertebrates, with invertebrates (constituting 99% of the state's fauna diversity) comprising only 4% of the listed threatened fauna species and populations (as at 30 November 2001). Of an estimated 700 land snail species in coastal and near-coastal eastern Australia, only three species have been...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.084
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Woodland or limestone outcrops at Jenolan Caves. There is a number of species endemic to the Sydney region including the endangered Cumberland Plain Land Snail Meridolum corneovirens , which is only found in western Sydney. Most species have small ranges and can survive in small areas, therefore even...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 590–598.
Published: 20 October 2011
... behaviour of the first substantial population discovered beyond Stotts Island is described. Like many land snails it was found to be nocturnal and sensitive to light. It appears to be highly sensitive to atmospheric humidity, and while active was mainly found on logs and leaf litter. Suggestions are made...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
..., the University's infrastructure, and open agricultural lands. The data presented in this chapter are opportunistic records of species recorded since the early 1990s. Based on these data, both taxa of protected invertebrates of the area, Cumberland Plain Land Snail Meridolum corneovirens and jewel...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.063
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... only for high profile, charismatic vertebrate species. This paper presents three case studies, two land snails Lord Howe Placostylus Placostylus bivaricosus and Mitchell's Rainforest Snail Thersites mitchellae , and the lepidopteran Purple Copper Butterfly Paralucia spinifera , to demonstrate some...
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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 (2019) 40 (2): 329–357.
Published: 01 December 2019
... fishes in particular and the ecology of the region in general. With an introduction by Tim Winton, author and well-known conservationist, the book has an overarching conservation tone, which is guided by a vast knowledge of the land, biogeography, climate, history, traditional language and fish taxonomy...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Michael Calver; Grant Wardell–Johnson ABSTRACT Impacts on the forested bioregions of south–western Australia have, since first European settlement in 1826, been extensive and dramatic. Large–scale land clearing removed over two–thirds of the vegetation for agriculture and urbanisation. Other...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the heavy load of the aspiration to conserve the biodiversity of NSW now seems feasible, even desirable, especially given the increasing intensity of land use from never–ending population growth and its impacts, such as land clearing, roading, logging, water use, alien invasive species and climate...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Mollusca 1 bivalve shellfish Mollusca 1 Freshwater mussel Elliptio complanata Mollusca 1 Great pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis Mollusca 1 Land snail Discus rotundatus Mollusca 1 Land snail Oxychilus draparnaudi Mollusca 1 marine bivalves Mollusca 1 Corbicula Mollusca 1 European eel Anguilla anguilla...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
..., such as snails, occur as relicts from wetter times in the past, while others have adapted more recently to aridity and have relatives in more temperate parts of the continent. Other species, especially among the mammals, have suffered severely due to land-use changes since European settlement and face...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... values including an endemic narrow-range charopid land snail known only from this site (Murphy and Shea 2013) and its use as a major hill-topping site by a suite of butterfly species (Murphy unpublished data). Driscoll (2004) found that most reptile species in an agricultural landscape in south-central...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 403–422.
Published: 14 April 2015
... frog fauna that there the land are the eggs and tadpoles that you are looking for. ever has been . The significance of this achievement was recently best Noel Tait epitomised by Professor Ron Altig from Mississippi State On behalf of the Whitley Awards Committee. University who came to Australia to...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 47–51.
Published: 17 March 2014
... succession: the role of fauna in reclaimed lands ed by J. D. Majer. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. Animals in primary succession: the role of fauna in reclaimed lands 423 38 PONDER, W. F. AND CLARK, G. A., 1990. A radiation of hydrobiid snails in threatened artesian springs in western...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (2): 108–113.
Published: 17 March 2014
... morphology also clearly shows that the subclass Pulmonata (most land snails, some marine and mangrove snails) is very closely related to the Opistho- branchia (see Figs 8,14) - supporting the view of some 19th century scientists that these two subclasses could be amalgamated into a single category (a view...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: 628-642. Energy conservation and the evolution of flightlessness in birds American Naturalist 144 628 642 Meads, M.J., Walker, K.J. and Elliott, G.P. 1984. Status, conservation and management of the land snails of the genus Powelliphanta (Mollusca: Pulmonata). New Zealand Journal of...