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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 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The forests of New South Wales (NSW) contain a diverse fauna of frogs and reptiles (herpetofauna) with approximately 139 species occurring in forests and around 59 species that are forest-dependent. Prior to 1991, this fauna group received scant attention in research or forest management...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... and council archives were used to gather historic information on the frogs and reptiles. Interviews were also conducted with researchers and neighbours of the reserves. Eight extant species were common to all reserves while another, predicted to be in all reserves, was universally absent. Despite...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.006
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Western Australia has a rich and diverse reptile fauna of 519 named species as well as 78 named species of frogs: both groups include many endemics. The Western Australian Wildlife Conservation Act 1950, which is administered by the Department of Conservation and Land Management, protects all...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.010
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.014
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... During a 28-day survey of the herpetofauna of the Mossman Gorge area a total of 24 species (15 reptiles and nine amphibians) was recorded, with a further three reptile and three amphibian species being added by other workers. As the survey was conducted over a relatively short period the list...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.017
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The Action Plan for Australian Reptiles has been prepared by Dr Hal Cogger and his associates at the Australian Museum under a consultancy to the Australian Nature Conservation Agency. The Plan, which is due for publication at the end of 1993, reviews the conservation status of Australian...