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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 207–213.
Published: 17 March 2014
... predates the mid-late Pleistocene. Although inter-relationships amongst New Guinean Dendrolagus were not fully resolved by our preliminary analysis, a number of distinct lineages are apparent. D. goodfellowi, D. matschiei and D. spadix form a monophyletic group of closely related taxa, as do the two...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 67.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in snakes: Ecology of the Australian genus Hoplocephalus. Copeia 1983: 198-205. Emendations to the nomenclature of recently established palaeontological taxa Michael Archer School of Biological Science, University of New South Wales It is necessary to correct several misconstructions that were presented...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 39–81.
Published: 04 October 2011
...H. E. Parnaby A comparative morphological and morphometric assessment was undertaken of material from mainland Australia, Tasmania and Papua New Guinea that has previously been referred to as the Greater Long-eared Bat Nyctophilus timoriensis (Geoffroy, 1806). Five taxa are recognised: N. major...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 479–501.
Published: 13 July 2022
.../absence of key habitat features required by various taxa at a given site. Here, we used RHAs to assess the habitat of the 13 priority KI species and to prioritise a number of sites for species-specific surveys. Published data, expert knowledge and our own experience with the taxa, were used to define...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 1–29.
Published: 07 July 2021
..., noise emissions and airspeed. Other frequently referenced controllable factors included drone type, take-off distance, flight pattern, pilot experience and competence, whether consecutive flights were conducted and flight duration. The most referenced environmental factors were animal taxa, biological...
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
... reptiles, identifies those taxa at greatest risk, and provides conservation profiles — species recovery outlines — for them. This article describes the methods used to develop the Plan, including the compilation and ranking of the list of threatened taxa. The Plan identifies the geographic regions most...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... was largely dry and had only small isolated pools. We found 53 invertebrate taxa including the larvae of the dragonfly Austrogynacantha heterogena and one vertebrate species (larvae of the frog Litoria rubella ) in the pool-water samples. Artificial inundation of the lake sediment samples under laboratory...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 643–653.
Published: 31 August 2022
... of their ecological impacts. Whereas much of the focus of the 2019–2020 fires was on vertebrates, significant research was also carried out on a diverse range of invertebrate taxa. The studies of the invertebrate groups found that different taxa respond variably to fire and also emphasised the difficulties in judging...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
.... The present composition of the freshwater molluscan fauna reflects this history and is a mix of recent recolonisers and relictual taxa. A database of 5,047 records of freshwater molluscs was compiled from museum records for continental Australia and interrogated for the purposes of examining distributional...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 158–169.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in each taxon in the area and to determine if any additional species were present. Three taxa were found to occur on the Southern Tablelands: Litoria aurea , Litoria raniformis and Litoria castanea . Litoria castanea is restricted to the New England region of New South Wales and the Southern Tablelands...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.016
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Buttongrass moorland was found to have an abundant and diverse epigaeic arthropod fauna in summer. The characteristic elements are a predominance of spiders and aquatic insect groups such as Trichoptera, Tipulidae, Dolichopodidae, Ephydridae, Empididae, all these taxa being species-rich...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
... certain taxa or taxonomic groups that prefer either habitat associated with long unburnt areas, habitat associated with more frequently burnt areas or those that show no response to varied fire frequency. The limited number of studies investigating fire season report similar findings, but there are few...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... legislation is deficient in that it focuses on conspicuous, iconic and well-known taxa, and does little to conserve small, cryptic organisms, common but declining taxa, or ecological processes. In addition, threatened entities must often be identified using imprecise criteria that can be interpreted...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The invertebrate agenda can be characterized by a series of inter-related laments: not enough funds; poor taxonomic understanding; too few scientists dealing with too many taxa; dominant detracting notions like cute and cuddly; and that vertebrates and/or vegetation communities are assumed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.041
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Many non-marine invertebrates are inherently vulnerable because they have very small ranges. Nevertheless, narrow range taxa are generally not being considered in conservation planning because of a lack of information regarding their taxonomy and distribution. Most of the existing information...
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 (2014) 31 (1): 166–174.
Published: 17 March 2014
... levels of microchiropteran activity from 12 other taxa were recorded. On average, one bat pass was recorded for every minute of sampling in the first hour after dark. Eight taxa ( Vespadeius vulturnus , V. regulus , V. darlingtoni , Chalinolobus gouidii . C. morio , Mormopterus sp. and Tadarida australis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
... over five years on a conservation reserve in northern Australia as a case study. We used rarefaction curves to examine the rate of species accumulation and sampling adequacy for 15 fauna functional groups representing bird, mammal and reptile taxa. We also compared the cost effectiveness using...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 153–158.
Published: 07 February 2013
...Shelley Burgin; Judith Betts Ectoparasitic and ectocommensal macroinvertebrates (epibionts) of turtles have received limited attention with species from most Australian chelids poorly known. In this paper we present observations on the taxa collected from the widespread and abundant Australian...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... (environmental) factors. The latter include history and geography while poor dispersal capability is typically important amongst the former. Oceanic islands, seamounts and specialised deep-sea habitats, such as hot vents and cold seeps, often have significant numbers of narrow-range taxa. Low levels of narrow...