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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
... distribution of L raniformis in New South Wales (NSW) is described through the use of museum records, wildlife databases, reports and surveys. Survey identified a further 10 populations, all in lower Murrumbidgee floodplain (Lowbidgee), and confirmed the absence of L raniformis in past habitats along...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.090
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The Large Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii has often been perceived as a native species thriving in our rapidly expanding urban landscape. We used a number of historical and current data sets to assess whether this perception is supported by direct evidence. Investigation of museum...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... At the time of European settlement, the terrestrial reptile fauna of the Sydney metropolitan area, west and north to the Hawkesbury-Nepean River, consisted of 45 species, based on Australian Museum records, although most regions had between 30-36 species. Skinks and elapid snakes dominated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
.... The present composition of the freshwater molluscan fauna reflects this history and is a mix of recent recolonisers and relictual taxa. A database of 5,047 records of freshwater molluscs was compiled from museum records for continental Australia and interrogated for the purposes of examining distributional...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... species and 49 reptile species. One additional reptile species was identified from museum specimen records, and unconfirmed reports of another one frog and seven reptile species are also noted. This paper provides the most comprehensive published account of the herpetofauna of the Pilliga Forest to date...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 190–198.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of population declines in the species complex has been assessed by examination of museum specimens and records, evaluation of reports by experienced herpetologists and by undertaking field surveys, particularly in the Canberra region. Examination of museum material confirmed that three taxa occurred...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 51: 363-377. Observations on the South Australian members of the subgenus ‘Wallabia’ Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 51 363 377 Finlayson, H. H., 1958. On central Australian mammals. Part III. The potoroinae. Records of the South Australian Museum 13: 235-307...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 238–244.
Published: 16 September 2014
... that the bounty records contain inherent anomalies that undermine Guiler's findings, and argue that historical newspaper reports, together with museum and zoo records, provide better data to determine the natural boundaries of the breeding season of the thylacine. Thylacine Tasmanian tiger Thylacinus...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
...Pat Hutchings; Shane Ahyong; Michael Ashcroft; Mark McGrouther; Amanda Reid All records of crustaceans, molluscs, polychaetes, echinoderms and fishes from Sydney Harbour were extracted from the Australian Museum database, and plotted onto a map of Sydney Harbour that was divided into four regions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
... amphibians, 23 reptiles, 85 birds seven non-volant mammals, seven bats) were recorded including three amphibians and seven reptile species from the records of the Queensland Museum. The diversity of the fauna assemblages and habitats recorded are discussed and number of important environmental features...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... government areas (LGA) to the north, and the Liverpool, Campbelltown and Sutherland LGAs to the south. Records were sought from published manuscripts, reports and the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA 2012) and the Atlas of NSW Wildlife (OEH 2012) databases, which include museum records. I also included...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 60–68.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Steve Van Dyck The Burrowing Bettong Bettongia lesueur (Quoy and Gaimard 1824) has not previously been recorded from Queensland, although its past presence in all other mainland Australian states (excluding Victoria) is well documented. New evidence linking 11 old unregistered Queensland Museum...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ian Abbott Information relating to the early decline of native mammal species in the western third of Australia, before the establishment of rabbits and foxes, was sought from recollections of oldtimers, archival records, historical documents, and searches of museum collections. Based...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 439–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D.J. Milne; T.B. Reardon; F. Watt Taphozous kapalgensis was previously known from just nine records. In a recent survey we collected three individuals and identified two more from specimens held by the Northern Territory Museum. Two reference calls were also recorded for this species using...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 194–199.
Published: 30 September 2020
.... Cyclorana cryptotis (in situ) 155 km south of Elliott, Northern Territory.This location is 188 km south of the nearest previous museum record (SAMA R18973). Note the hidden tympanum. Photo: M. Clancy. greenish (as observed in some Queensland populations), with scattered markings and a pale vertebral stripe...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 75–92.
Published: 07 September 2012
... at the turn of the twentieth century, of an epidemic disease in thylacines and other marsupi-carnivores. For the first time, detailed symptoms and statistics of the disease are presented, as recorded by museum staff, and zoological-garden curators and veterinarians. It is argued that the effects...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 590–598.
Published: 20 October 2011
... 1999, and is on the IUCN Red List. Over the last 30 years, fewer than 20 live snails have been formally recorded in Museum and National Parks records. From the discovery of shells of the species, and a known habitat at Stotts Island in the Tweed River, it is understood that the species is highly...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 39–48.
Published: 17 March 2014
... conspicillatus in New South Wales Herpetofauna 21 20 2 Kluge, A.G. 1993. Aspidites and the phylogeny of pythonine snakes. Records of the Australian Museum Supplement 19. Morley, T.P. and Morley, P.T. 1984. An inventory of the reptiles of Danggali Conservation Park. Herpetofauna 15: 32-6...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 351–364.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 52 Sadlier, R. A., 1990. A new species of scincid lizard from western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences 7(2): 29-33. A new species of scincid lizard from western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory The Beagle, Records...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 610–617.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Western Australia 79: 165-173. Storr, G. M., 1982. The genus Notechis (Serpentes: Elapidae) in Western Australia. Records of the Western Australia Museum 10: 315-317. Storr, G. M., Smith, L. A. and Johnstone, R. E., 1986. Snakes of Western Australia. Western Australia Museum: Perth. Crowned snakes from...