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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (2): 159–168.
Published: 12 December 2012
... threatened Lepidoptera endangered species Australian butterflies Ocybadistes Ocybadistes knightorum Atkins, A. 1996. The life history of Ocybadistes knightorum Lambkin & Donaldson (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Australian Entomologist 23(1): 29-31. The life history of Ocybadistes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... An increase in sightings of the Australian species of skipper, Hasora khoda haslia (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae), at Ryde and Turramurra, (suburbs of northern Sydney) and Oyster Bay (southern Sydney), was recorded in the 1980s. This note presents data on additional sightings for Sydney...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.050
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The conservation of diurnal Lepidoptera, mostly butterflies, has recently received attention in Australia since several species are threatened with extinction and declines in abundance. Threatening processes include habitat loss and contraction, weed invasions, changed fire regimes, pesticides...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.064
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.017
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... be a small number of rare species, or those with restricted distributions within western New South Wales, in the Orthoptera and Lepidoptera. Threatening processes are discussed. The effects of grazing and clearing are considered to be the most widespread and severe for most species. It is concluded...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.015
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... and Lepidoptera were affected. Numbers decreased in older vegetation. There were significant differences between localities and between Buttongrass moorland types in abundance and composition of the different taxa. Recommendations for fire management of the area are made. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.082
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... predators from branches being used by a dominant herbivore on E. botryoides, Doratifera casta (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae). The declining state of urban remnants may be linked to a disruption of ecological processes associated with the loss of species from higher trophic levels, releasing herbivore...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 76–84.
Published: 02 June 2014
... areas. Adopting a precautionary approach, we assess the species as Endangered under IUCN criteria. butterfly conservation sea-level rise threatened Lepidoptera IUCN criteria climate change Andren, M. and Cameron, M. A. 2012. The distribution of the Black Grass-dart Butterfly...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 248–255.
Published: 21 March 2014
... Breitfuss, M.J. and Hill, C.J. 2003. Field observations on the life history and behaviour of Jalmenus evagoras Miskin (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in the southern brigalow belt of Queensland. Australian Entomologist 30: 135-138. Field observations on the life history and behaviour of Jalmenus evagoras Miskin...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 412–418.
Published: 17 March 2014
... scats (mean = 1.86 items per scat) while in 1991-92, 16 items were recorded in 10 scats (1.60 per scat). In both the 1990-91 and 1991-92 sample, crickets (Order Orthoptera, Gryllidae) and moth larvae (Order Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) represented the greatest proportion of total prey items found within...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 149–152.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and diplodans which were not found in any stomachs. Dipterans were found in the pitfalls in reasonable numbers but there was only a very small con- tribution from the remaining groups: Hemiptera, Coleoptera larvae, Blattodea, Lepidoptera and Neurop- tera, while all other groups found in stomachs were...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 89–91.
Published: 07 October 2011
...), Isoptera, Lepidoptera and Orthoptera (Table 1). C. xenopleura had a fairly narrow food niche. Overall, its prey diversity was 1.03 when calculated from prey volume and 0.72 when calculated from prey number. Prey diversity was higher in September 1979 than in either April 1980 or September 1992 for both...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 85–88.
Published: 04 October 2011
...-Ironbark region (Shield 2001), and the family is known to have a diversity of species in both vegetated and non-vegetated components of fragmented landscapes (Major et al. 2006). Interestingly, Penck and Queale (2002) suggest that prey with few or no body parts (e.g. Lepidoptera or Araneae) may be found...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 295–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in wild Australia. Penguin, Australia Office of Science & Technology 2004.Public Service Agreement target metrics for the UK research base. Department of Trade & Industry Sparks, T.H., Roy, D.B., & Dennis, R.L.H. 2005. The influence of temperature on migration of Lepidoptera into Britain...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 265–275.
Published: 14 October 2011
... and consequences of tick (Ixodes scapularis) burdens on white footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) Journal of Mammalogy 77 266 273 Richards, A., Cory, J., Speight, M. and Williams, T. 1999. Foraging in a pathogen reservoir can lead to local host population extinction: a case study of a Lepidoptera-virus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (4): 59–62.
Published: 17 March 2014
... recorded from A. hispida. This difference may be largely attributed to sampling intensity although A. hispida was in much heavier bloom (at all three sites) than A. bakeri or A. floribunda. Unidentified species of Hymenoptera (Scoliidae), Diptera (Lauxaniidae), Lepidoptera (Armatidae) and Hemiptera were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 83–85.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Arthropods Orthoptera 17 Diptera 6 Coleoptera 9 Lepidoptera 23 Mantodea 3 Araneae 11 Human garbage 0 *tentative identification only. Clearly, introduced mammals are now a major part of the diet of V. varius in the study areas. However, it should not be assumed automatically that the introduction of exotic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Cycad Societies of Australia Ltd: Milton, Brisbane. Cole, B. J., 1981. Overlap, regularity and flowering phenologies. Am. Natur. 117: 993-97. Overlap, regularity and flowering phenologies Am. Natur. 117 993 97 Common, I. F. B., 1970. Lepidoptera. Pp. 365-866 in The Insects of Australia...