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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Nicole A. Hansen; Damon L. Oliver ABSTRACT This short note presents field observations of a pair of adult threatened Little Whip Snakes Parasuta flagellum and a pair of juvenile Common Eastern Brown Snakes Pseudonaja textilis in an aggregation beneath artificially placed Masonite board used...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
...D. C. Lettoof; A Santoro; C. VL. Swinstead; J. Cornelis ABSTRACT Snake-Turtle interactions have been rarely documented. We recorded a hatchling Chelodina oblonga within the stomach contents of a Western tiger snake ( Notechis scutatus occidentalis ). This is the first recorded observation...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 652–655.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Snake Hemiaspis damelii (Günther 1876) in the Murrumbidgee catchment, southern NSW Damian R. Michael*, Gaye Bourke, Dena Paris and Skye Wassens Institute for Land,Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, 2640 NSW, Australia. *Corresponding author. Email: dmichael@csu.edu.au Key words...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 499–504.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to this entry pathway has been limited due to long-term legislation preventing the importation and keeping of exotic reptiles by private keepers. Despite this, the corn snake Elaphe guttata is still illegally maintained in many private collections, resulting in occasional reports of released or escaped...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 168–179.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Newell; Ross Goldingay Conservation reserves are commonly relied on as a primary means of conserving threatened species. We conducted surveys for the endangered Broad-headed Snake Hoplocephalus bungaroides across 236 sites in 10 conservation reserves of the Sydney region, to assess...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Richard Shine; Mark Fitzgerald This small elapid snake is endangered because of its restriction to a specific habitat (weathered sandstone outcrops in southeastem Australia) that is under heavy pressure for commercial exploitation, especially for “bushrock” in suburban gardens. We review...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 283–290.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Mark Fitzgerald; Lazell Brian; Richard Shine The Pale-headed Snake, Hoplocephalus bitorquatus (Jan 1859), is a slender-bodied, arboreal, venomous snake that is widely, but patchily, distributed through coastal and inland eastern Australia. We summarise existing knowledge on the conservation status...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.011
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.1993.053
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.1993.054
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Ingram’s Brown Snake is the least well known member of the elapid genus Pseudonaja. Recent field work undertaken in southwestern Queensland has extended the known geographic range for the species. Aspects of the morphology and ecology of Ingram’s Brown Snake suggest that it shares much...
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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) 31 (4): 610–617.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D. Pearson; R. Shine; X. Bonnet; A. Williams; B. Jennings; O. Lourdais We collected 48 Crowned Snakes Elapognathus coronatus on Mondrain Island, in the Archipelago of the Recherche, in November 1999. Published data on the ecology of E. coronatus are based almost entirely on examination of museum...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 145–152.
Published: 07 February 2013
..., the python Aspidites ramsayi (Macleay, 1882) and the elapid snake Diemenia ferox Macleay, 1882, now Oxyuranus microlepidotus (McCoy, 1878). The type locality of the two snakes is corrected from “near Fort Bourke” to James Ramsay's then property Tyndayrey. Further evidence is provided for a link between...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 843–845.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ashley Pearcy cane toads keelback diet selectivity Brown, G. P. , Shine, R., and Madsen, T. (2002). Responses of three sympatric snake species to tropical seasonality in northern Australia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 18: 549-568. Responses of three sympatric snake species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.024
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.1993.047
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
...Shawn Scott; Richard Biffin ABSTRACT The Pygmy Copperhead Austrelaps labialis is South Australia’s only endemic snake, being native to the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges and Fleurieu Peninsula; with an additional allopatric population on Kangaroo Island. Within the AMLR, it inhabits stringybark...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 214–219.
Published: 11 November 2020
... this novel prey type. However, the encounter we describe occurred at a site near Darwin where toads have been present for fifteen years. Other reports suggest that the behaviour we observed occurs across the snake’s range. Lethal ingestion of toads has been suggested to threaten the viability of populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2015
... diversity and conservation value of the Pilliga forest's herpetofauna. Noteworthy findings from this study included the threatened Pale-headed Snake Hoplocephalus bitorquatus , a number of declining woodland reptile species such as the Nobbi Diporiphora nobbi , Brown-blazed Ctenotus Ctenotus allotropis...