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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.036
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... order taxonomic groups are present that are elsewhere unknown in Australia (order Spelaeogriphacea) or in the southern hemisphere (class Remipedia, order Thermosbaenacea), as well as a number of genera ancestral to the main Australian diversification. Many are found in aquifers that are the principal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.022
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This study recorded the invertebrate fauna found within clumps of three species of the moss Dicranoloma occurring in two pockets of cool temperate rainforests in the Central Highlands of Victoria, Australia. A total of 42 morphospecies Including representatives of 14 orders were collected...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 458–473.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in first order headwater streams. The main trapping sites were in twenty first order streams, eight second-fourth order headwater streams and one fifth order stream reach. Additional trapping was also undertaken in the South Esk River and farm dams. Sites were trapped during late spring/mid summer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.001
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... In the early 1980s estimates of how many species there are on Earth increased by several orders of magnitude; from 2 to 3 million to more than 100 million. Since that time much effort has been placed on refining such species estimates, particularly for insects. Estimates for other non-vertebrate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... the slow acquisition of knowledge of invertebrates in Australia, it is argued that listing of invertebrates is suitable only for “iconic” species in order to raise community awareness. A more effective avenue is the conservation of habitats or communities for invertebrates as well as the implementation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of conservation and provide funding for it. Both biologists and social scientists need to be involved in order to achieve research which will improve the quality of the experience from both the animals' and visitors' points of view. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.050
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... were collected from 35 Classes, sub Classes or Orders. The most dominant taxa were Collembola and Formicidae which accounted for 77.6% of the total abundance. Marked seasonal trends were present, with overall invertebrate activity (excluding Collembola) being highest during spring and lowest during...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 347–357.
Published: 28 December 2020
... in spite of a lack of morphological differentiation or interfertility between Dingo and Domestic Dog hybrids. As a result, there is a need to review the taxonomy of the Dingo with the aim of confirming its correct scientific name in order to promote stability. Using the most widely accepted species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 757–769.
Published: 20 October 2011
... conditions in all locations. Macroinvertebrate assemblages included a range of pollution sensitive taxa (e.g., Ephemeroptera represented by 42.3% of all animals). Although family richness was concentrated within a few orders (84.2% of families were represented by 50% of orders), most families were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 261–270.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... It is anticipated that ongoing costs will be in the order of $25K per year for the next four years (2007-11). Details of the project costs and chronology of actions are given in order to assist others who wish to undertake similar projects. So far two adults have been detected 13 months post-release. Litoria...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... the interaction between these Acts and the practical consequences arising from them. We also describe a proposed approach to wild dog control orders that binds the Crown under the Rural Lands Protection Act 1998 , and hopefully enables dingoes to be conserved in New South Wales. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... must consider not only genetics, but also biology, ecology, social values, and ethics. In order to progress dingo management in Australia, we provide a new framework that aims to assist rather than jeopardise dingo conservation. * Correspondence: lily.vaneeden@sydney.edu.au Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... with these perceptions rather than managing the real issues. In addition, there are still gaps in our ecological knowledge of flying-foxes, which need to be filled in order to better manage these animals. This paper outlines a Commonwealth-funded, collaborative project involving universities, local councils...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... sampled four times between 2006–2007. 125 species of birds representing 38 families were recorded. The pattern of abundance and richness along this gradient was characterised by second-order polynomial relationships. The nadir was where change in vegetation was most rapid; low open woodlands to dry open...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ian Wallis ABSTRACT Search the internet using “vegetarianism and environment” and you will find several articles by prominent people espousing the view that vegetarianism is bad for the environment. One of the recent articles on the subject by Professor Mike Archer entitled “Ordering the vegetarian...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 January 2016
...J. Valdez; K. Klop-Toker; M.P. Stockwell; S. Clulow; J. Clulow; M.J. Mahony Although amphibians are one of the most threatened animal groups, little published evidence exists on effective management programs. In order for conservation initiatives to be successful, an understanding of habitat use...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... both species flew predominantly in the spaces between trees. Hemiptera was the most consumed arthropod order in the diet of both species. The subtle, yet significant differences in wing morphology were reflected in the slight differences in microhabitat use by the two species, and the presence...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 288–293.
Published: 14 April 2015
... the range of I holocyclus in order to better understand and mitigate public health risks. Lydecker et al. 288 2015 Australian Zoologist volume 37 (3) Introduction Bites of the Australian paralysis tick Ixodes holocylus are usually harmless for humans (Diaz 2010), but can lead to life threatening...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... the Ku-ring-gai Bat Conservation Society (KBCS) has been running a bat education program in Sydney. This program aims to increase public knowledge and understanding of flying-foxes and microbats in order to improve their profile and assist in the development of more positive attitudes and a greater...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 280–286.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. R. Pople In order to monitor population trends through space and time, aerial surveys need to provide density estimates that are a constant proportion of the true population density and are therefore repeatable. Previous work has identified factors that affect the visibility of kangaroos from...