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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 501–507.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in cossid moth galleries. On four occasions, frogs were found in Giant Wood Moth Endoxyla cinereus galleries, which occurred in more than 10% of trees in the entire study. The incident of damage caused by a second cossid species, the Culama Wood Moth Culama australis was far lower (0.2%), with only one frog...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.021
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Native grasslands in Tasmania are well endowed wit h xanthorhoine geometrid moths. The tribe, wit h 53 species in Tasmania, offers insights into the differential susceptibility to environmental change of related species over a relatively small geographical area. These moths can be allocated...
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
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 412–418.
Published: 17 March 2014
... niche breadth A low measure was recorded (0.05-0.07) and mainly cricket. spider and noctuid moth were found in the faecal pellets. This suggests that the Striped Legless Lizard is probably a specialized arthropod feeder. However. The small faecal pellet sample size, potential biases in the measurement...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 417–420.
Published: 17 March 2014
... confronted by a swooping magpie". Both these amcles reported the sensational, the large and the dangerous, as can be expected, but the surprise animal that had the greatest potential impact on the events at the games was much smaller - the bogong moth. As Simon Benson wrote in the Daily Telegraph on 25...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 26–30.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... On the face of it, Australia, with its insect friendly climate and advanced scientific organisations, is in a good position to raise insects. We also have indigenous knowledge as an important information source to draw from. However, many of the moth and beetle types of insects traditionally eaten...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 October 2020
... 2010). mass, comparative foraging distances, flight speed, flight Bent-winged bats feed predominantly on moths (Vestjens energetics, prey availability and diet, to determine if there and Hall 1977). While moth biomass for these regions are ecological and energetic differences between the two has...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (1): 22–28.
Published: 11 February 2013
... altitude of the Happy Jacks Valley sites. Such a trend was found in the Mt Blue Cow area where it was suggested to be in response to declining numbers of Bogong Moths Agrotis infusa at lower elevations, and the concentration of moths in high elevation as the summer progressed (Broome 2001a). Large numbers...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 381–403.
Published: 28 January 2014
... of boulder sizes and reasonable vegetation cover were generally preferred. Changes in habitat characteristics across the elevational gradient partly explained the difficulty in modelling habitat preference. Mountain Pygmy-possum Burramys parvus Kosciuszko Bogong Moth habitat assessment...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 534.
Published: 01 September 2018
.../10.7882/AZ.2017.033 The Bundian Way is the route by which Aboriginal revealing evidence of traditional land management and groups of the far south coast of NSW travelled to the the presence of the elders. high country in early summer. There they feasted on the protein rich bogong moths, and met other...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 117–126.
Published: 02 June 2014
... by insectivorous bats on eared moths in subterranean roosts. Journal of Zoology 265(2): 141-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0952836904006132 Pavey, C.R. and Young, R.A. 2008. Eastern Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus megaphyllus. Pp. 451-453 in The Mammals of Australia (3rd edition), edited by S. Van Dyck and R...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... C.S.I.R.O.: Melbourne. The Insects of Australia 365 866 Common, I. F. B., 1990. Moths of Australia. Melbourne University Press: Carlton. Moths of Australia Compton, S. G., Ross, S. J. and Thornton, I. W. B., 1994. Pollinator limitation of fig tree reproduction on the island of Anak...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and this introduced rodent is known extensively on invertebrates stripped from the bark to raid bird nests (Amarasekare 1993; Banks and of eucalypts with beetles, spiders, moths and ants Hughes 2012; Jones et al. 2008). among the main food consumed (Scarff et al. 1998, Traill and Coates 1993, Wakerfield 1961...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
... of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 2016). In NSW, the Mountain Pygmy-possum is restricted to less than three square km within the Kosciuszko National Park, which supports less than 1,000 adult animals (Broome et al. 2013, 2018). A major component of its diet is the migratory Bogong Moth Agrotis infusa...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 85–88.
Published: 04 October 2011
... Box-Ironbark region, Southern Boobooks have been observed taking roosting small birds, small mammals, frogs and large invertebrates such as moths and beetles (Tzaros 2005; C. Tzaros, pers. comm. 2005). Although Robinson et al. (2003) state that Boobooks are mostly insect-eating in the eastern...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 2 European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Insecta 2 Gypsy moth Lymantria dispar dispar Insecta 2 House fly Musca domestica Insecta 2 Mosquito Aedes aegypti Insecta 2 Rootworm beetle Diabrotica sp. Insecta 2 African sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus Fish 2 European hake Merluccius merluccius Fish...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 76–84.
Published: 02 June 2014
...: their Identification, Biology and Distribution Braby, M. F. and Nielson, J. 2011. Review of the conservation status of the Atlas Moth, Attacus wardi Rothschild, 1910 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) from Australia. Journal of Insect Conservation 15: 603-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10841-011-9402-y CHCC 2007...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 351–357.
Published: 17 March 2014
... weights of these two bats were 32 and 38 g and they made no attempt to fly. During their short period of confinement they drank very little water and proved to be difficult to feed on mealworms, moths or dog food. Autopsies performed on the bats following their death revealed that they both had infected...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 426–436.
Published: 17 March 2014
... which was completely replaced towards the end of the survey by the White-eared Honeyeater and the Noisy Friarbird. All other nectivorous species present were at much lower density than those above. The survey also coincided with the annual migration of the Bogong Moth through the area thus insectivorous...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 213–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
... threatened invertebrates. INTRODUCTION Considering the enormous diversity of the invertebrates, attempts at conservation are rare. In Australia and overseas, however, a more enlightened attitude is gradually developing. It is exemplified by public concern for butterflies and moths, jewel beetles...