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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 146–155.
Published: 31 August 2021
... the Cape Range IBRA sub-region and marks the most westerly record of P. reginae for mainland Australia. This finding raises the terrestrial reptile species richness for the Cape Range peninsula to 90. Previous surveys in this area failed to detect P. reginae , which demonstrates the value of repeated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 267–274.
Published: 15 August 2014
... and release of herpetofauna at 30 sample sites (15 with coarse woody debris present within a 20 m proximity and 15 with coarse woody debris absent within a 20 m proximity) using double-ended funnel traps determined that reptile capture frequencies were significantly higher at sites with coarse woody debris...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 511–518.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Steven Sass Nombinnie Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area form a large reserve system of 116,000 hectares in central western New South Wales. Systematic surveys for reptile fauna in 2003 revealed 204 individuals from 33 species from within five different vegetation communities. A review...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 29–48.
Published: 07 September 2012
...James Val; Damon Oliver; Michael Pennay; John McLaughlin; Peter Ewin; Else Foster Baseline surveys of reptiles, birds and small mammals that occur in Dune Mallee woodlands in the Lower Murray Darling catchment of south-western New South Wales were conducted at 60 sites between October 2007...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 569–575.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Gulf region (that encompasses the Gulf Plains) revealed that of the 368 5-minute grid cells covering the region, 75% of these cells had no amphibian data and 56% had no reptile data (McDonald and Dawson 2004); a fairly dire situation for natural resource planning for biodiversity. Amphibians were...
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 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.875
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Reptile assemblages were examined retrospectively in relation to five age categories of regrowth since the last selective tree harvest ( i.e. , 0–10 years, 11–20 years, 21–40 years, 41–50 years and >50 years/virgin). The aim was to identify indicator species that showed consistent response...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1055
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The knowledge of land managers is generally poor in regards to frogs and reptiles. To address this we provide information to forestry workers through two courses: a) General Wildlife Schools concentrating on basic surveys and identification of threatened species, and b) an advanced Frog...
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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 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Garry Daly; Glenn Hoye Reptile surveys were conducted in the early 1990s in the Dorrigo Forest Management Area, an area formerly comprising timber-production forests managed by the Forestry Commission of New South Wales. The surveys consisted of searches for reptiles along 54 transects together...
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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 (2015) 37 (4): 472–484.
Published: 01 September 2015
...M.J. Bamford; M.C. Calver Fauna surveys to determine the species richness, relative abundance and community structure of reptile assemblages are often important first steps in their conservation. Several sampling techniques are commonly used. Most involve trapping and assume a simple relationship...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 311–320.
Published: 14 April 2015
...Dudley Sergo; Richard Shrine Based on collaboration between a wildlife photographer and a scientist, this paper provides novel information and images of predation by birds (Black-necked Storks, White-bellied Sea-Eagles, Whistling Kites) on reptiles (Macleay's Water Snakes, Keelback Snakes, Long...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 39–48.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Gerry Swan; Ralph Foster The herpetofauna of Mutawintji (previously Mootwingee) National Park (31°17′ S, 142°15′ E) was surveyed on five occasions from 1994 to 1996. From these surveys and other sources, a total of 49 reptile species and 5 amphibian species were recorded, or probably occur...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (3): 1–9.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; John Barker A survey of the reptiles and amphibians of the coastal forests, adjacent farmland and coastal National Park near Bega on the south coast of NSW was undertaken between 1980-84. A total of 33 species (21 reptiles, 12 amphibians) were found. Within the survey area 13 species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 14–19.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. A. Webb Reptiles and amphibians in and around Bondi State Forest were surveyed between 1980 and 1984. Nineteen species of reptiles and 15 species of frogs were recorded from Bondi State Forest. Five additional reptiles and two additional frogs were recorded from surrounding areas. Bondi State...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 404–412.
Published: 28 January 2014
... pit types and the two fence materials. Capture success was influenced by the fence material used, with mammals being more often captured when using flyscreen fences and reptiles more often when using dampcourse fences (28 versus 18 and 256 versus 283 captures, respectively). The arboreal skink...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 957–972.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Garry Daly; Frank Lemckert Surveys were conducted in the area that formally encompassed the forests managed by the New South Wales Forestry Commission (Tenterfield Management Area). Surveys consisted of searches for reptiles along 35 transects, roadside searches, pitfall trapping and targeted...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 781–787.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Steve Sass; Gerry Swan; Brooke Marshall; Tim Browne; Nick Graham-Higgs Recent biodiversity surveys of the Barrier Ranges in far western New South Wales resulted in the discovery of an undescribed vegetation community dominated by spinifex grass growing on rocky ranges. Reptile surveys within...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.004
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9