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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
...David Milledge; Norman Graham; Jill Smith ABSTRACT A population of the Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus in Tyagarah Nature Reserve on the far north coast of New South Wales was first recorded in 1985. In 1992, a cage-trapping study captured 15 individuals in the central...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... the most commonly observed feed trees utilised by the study animals during the tracking period. This study provides baseline data for P. v. minor within high elevation habitat (950 to 1000 m) at its most northern extent. Given the widespread decline of P. volans across much of its range, these data may...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
...Alana de Laive; Chris J. Jolly ABSTRACT Chameleon Dragons Chelosania brunnea Gray, 1845 are well known amongst naturalists of northern Australia as being one of the most cryptic and least frequently observed of Australia’s large, iconic lizards. Despite their broad distribution across the savanna...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 194–199.
Published: 30 September 2020
... Ranges bioregion of the Northern Territory. Our observation of C. cryptotis is significant as it is the first record of the species in the Davenport Murchison Ranges bioregion. burrowing frog Hylidae distribution rainfall ecology semi-arid subtropical observation cryptic remote 194...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Denis A Saunders; Alison Doley ABSTRACT Koobabbie is a 7,173-ha cereal and sheep growing property in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia. Unlike most wheatbelt properties that have been extensively cleared of native vegetation, Koobabbie retains 41% of its area under native vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 414–423.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mick Andren; David Milledge; David Scotts; Jill Smith ABSTRACT The Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus is progressively disappearing from habitat remnants on the far north coast of New South Wales and is in danger of becoming extinct on the northern coastal plain...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael J. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Yarrigan National Park (NP), in the southern Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2011 to 2013. The total identified herpetofauna community comprised 11 frog species (three families) and 35 reptiles (10...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Caves NP. Again, cave features were recorded and cave floor samples taken. Cane Toads were not present in any of the caves at Camooweal Caves NP despite being present in the local area. In 2013/2014, Ghost Bat surveys were extended to Kakadu NP in the Northern Territory. Many historically occupied roost...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michael J. Murphy; Jessica K. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Merriwindi State Conservation Area, a small conservation reserve in the western Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2009 to 2011. In total, 14 frog species (three families) and 25 reptile...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 343–349.
Published: 14 November 2014
... Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) (Threatened Species Scientific The natural diet of the endangered camaenid land snail Thersites mitchellae (Cox, 1864) in northern New South Wales, Australia Jonathan Parkyn1, Agung Challisthianagara1, Lyndon Brooks2, Alison Specht3...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
... by the Green Tree Frog Litoria caerulea at East Point Reserve, Darwin. Northern Territory Naturalist, 18: 61-67. Use of tree hollows by the Green Tree Frog Litoria caerulea at East Point Reserve, Darwin Northern Territory Naturalist 18 61 67 Rowston, C. 1998. Nest- and refuge-tree usage by squirrel...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 117–126.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Michael Murphy Seven sandstone caves in the Pilliga forest, in northern inland New South Wales, were identified as diurnal roosting sites used by the Eastern Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus megaphyllus . The population of R. megaphyllus in the Pilliga forest is considered to be of regional conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 30–37.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D. A. Rohweder; P. R. Baverstock The current and historical distribution of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus was studied in the Richmond River catchment northern New South Wales in order to determine whether changes in distribution have occurred over the past 60-70 years, sightings were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 134–160.
Published: 17 March 2014
...P. G. Parker A survey of fish species occurring in the marine waters of northern New South Wales was conducted at five sites between October 1988 and February 1996. The principal study site was at Julian Rocks, located approximately five km north of Cape Byron, Australia's most easterly mainland...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 462–476.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Robert Taylor; John Woinarski; Ray Chatto Information on forest use and dependence on tree hollows was collated for vertebrates in the Top End of the Northern Territory. The proportion of the total fauna that used hollows was 40% for mammals, 18% for birds, 20% for reptiles and 13% for frogs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Vardon; Boyd Simpson; David Sherwell; Christopher Tidemann A small colony (100-5000) of Little Red Flying-foxes Pteropus scapulatusis usually resident at Mataranka Hot Springs in the semi-arid zone of the Northern Territory of Australia between October and February. In 1994-95 this changed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 388–395.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. B. Pollock A survey of the declining Northern Quoll Dasyurus hallucatus was conducted in coastal and near-coastal areas between Mackay and Bowen, mideastern Queensland. The survey used incidental records from the public and trapping and sightings from resource management agencies. The species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 49–59.
Published: 17 March 2014
... success in ephemeral ponds forming away from the lagoon, though there is a risk that these ponds may not persist for tadpoles to complete development. Frogs in this northern population were predominantly brown in colour, suggesting some morphological and genetic differentiation from southern populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 20–21.
Published: 07 September 2012
...E.P. Vanderduys; A.S. Kutt; G.C. Perkins The distribution and habitat associations of many northern Australian fauna are still poorly known. Predicted distributions in field guides often rely on museum collections coupled with an assessment of biogeographic and bioregional affiliations (Wilson 2005...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 858–863.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Mike Letnic; Patrick Carmody; John Burke Crocodylus porosus is a species that is potentially dangerous to humans and there are numerous records of fatal attacks by this species on humans. Since the Northern Territory population of C. porosus was declared a protected species in 1971...