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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 39–81.
Published: 04 October 2011
..., and N. shirleyae sp. nov. from Mt Missim, Papua New Guinea. Vespertilio timoriensis Geoffroy is regarded as nomen dubium due to uncertainty surrounding provenance of the original specimen(s), the lack of a definite type specimen, and lack of sufficient detail in the original description and illustration...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... 2011), its status as a native species is debated. There is disagreement on whether the dingo plays a role as a top predator in Australian ecosystems (Allen et al. 2013; Letnic et al. 2012; Newsome et al. 2015). As a consequence of these uncertainties and the fact that the dingo attacks livestock...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 482–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be able to cope with taxonomic uncertainty and change, should be comprehensive with regard to topics, sufficiently detailed, repeatable and easy to keep up-to-date, should include anecdotal observations, and should indicate the nature and extent of support for each statement concerning a species. I...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
..., continues to be invalidated by uncertainties surrounding species recognition. This situation will not improve without a substantial increase in funding for taxonomic research of Australian bats, which at present is effectively non-existent ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 . There are no threatened bats listed in the ACT under the Nature Conservation Act 1980 . We mapped the geographic distribution and relative density of specimen and observation data (excluding ultrasonic records because of the uncertainty of identification...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 537–546.
Published: 01 September 2017
... reference to books, websites, social-media or through museums and correspondence with taxonomists. At present there is no opportunity for users to self-interact with a key online. Therefore, development of an interactive taxonomic key that allows users to identify a sea slug specimen without any previous...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... accepted species concepts, we reviewed the taxonomy of the Dingo by objectively dissecting each of the proposed arguments for recognising the Dingo as a distinct species. We conclude that the most appropriate taxonomic name to use for the Dingo is Canis familiaris , and that this binomial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 158–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for the State's native mammals for the year 2038, ranging from optimistic (16 species are added to the present list by discoveries and taxonomic revision) through maintainance of the status quo to pessimistic (48 presently endangered species disappear). Which scenario is realized will depend on whether...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 480–510.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., larvae, and breeding biology are compared with other Murray Darling species. The breeding biology of Mogurnda species in Australia is discussed which emphasises the taxonomic confusion. Mogurnda adspersa Purple-spotted Gudgeon western endangered population of Purple-spotted Gudgeon breeding...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 757–769.
Published: 20 October 2011
... represented by 2 Recognisable Taxonomic Units, 47.4% of these were represented by a single taxon. We concluded that, at current visitation levels, there is no measurable impact on the predominant animal component of these ecosystems. This finding was contrary to the expectations of the land managers...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
... protection as part of ecologically sustainable development (ESD). Moreover, the management of beaches and linked adjacent ecosystems is becoming increasingly important because of their vulnerability to burgeoning human pressures including climate change. Although there are large uncertainties involved, some...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
... species of reptile and one frog recorded during our surveys remain of uncertain identification despite vouchering specimens for the Queensland Museum, and will be referred to as follows. Later references to these species in this paper should be considered with this taxonomic uncertainty in mind. Furina sp...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 590–609.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... This is possible because this suborder has fewer taxonomic uncertainties than occur in the Zygoptera. This has resulted in a larger, more informative volume, which also has presented the authors with a more challenging task. In discriminating clearly between all species of this highly complex fauna the authors...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 177–189.
Published: 17 March 2014
... water. In ephemeral sites, small scoop nets were used to sample fish and tadpoles. Fish of taxonomic uncertainty were identified by the Australian Museum. RESULTS Regional Trends Since half of the records for the Green and Golden Bell Frog in New South Wales come from the Greater Sydney Area (i.e., area...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 983–990.
Published: 29 January 2012
... Reviews 27 2516 2521 Price, G. J., Zhao, J.-x., Feng, Y.-x. and Hocknull, S. A. 2009. New records of Plio-Pleistocene koalas from Australia: palaeoecological and taxonomic implications. Records of the Australian Museum 61: 39-48. New records of Plio-Pleistocene koalas from Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 222–227.
Published: 10 October 2011
... data were incorporated into a taxonomic assessment of the regional fauna. The taxonomic assessment followed established methods (e.g. Morgan 1986, 1988, 1997; Austin and Knott 1996; Sokol 1988), discussed more fully elsewhere (Coughran 2005a, b, 2006). The GPS co-ordinates for all sites of record were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 351–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Flannery, T.F. 1992. Taxonomic revision of the Thylogale brunii complex (Macropodidae: Marsupialia) in Melanesia, with description of a New Species. Australian Mammalogy 15: 7-23. Taxonomic revision of the Thylogale brunii complex (Macropodidae: Marsupialia) in Melanesia, with description of a New...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-contrast illumination. The primary taxonomic literature used included Ogden and Hedley (1980), De Deckker and McKenzie (1981), Smirnov and Timms (1983), Segers (1995), Shiel (1995), Gooderham and Tsyrlin (2002), Holy ska and Brown (2002), Sinev (2004), Sinev et al. (2005), Theischinger and Hawking (2006...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... This is the cause of uncertainty for developers and farmers, considerable delay in assessment and undermines the aims of the Offsets Policy to streamline the offsetting process and reduce negotiation . NSW Minerals Council. 7 A Scientific Licence is required to study fauna anywhere in NSW, and for any research...