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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
...E.P. Vanderduys; A.S. Kutt; J.E. Kemp This paper reports the results of dry and wet season systematic terrestrial vertebrate fauna surveys carried out on Blackbraes, a National Park in the Einasleigh Uplands bioregion, North Queensland. It quantifies, for the first time, the biodiversity values...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 17–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to be significant for fauna given its geographical position on the Great Dividing Range. A survey at White Mountains National Park was undertaken in order to determine the species present, and place them in the context of the assemblages recorded within the Desert Uplands Bioregion. Standardised trapping...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 246–251.
Published: 17 March 2014
... centres, the species is considered monotypic. Two disjunct eastern localities were recorded during a vertebrate fauna survey of the Desert Uplands Bioregion in central-north Queensland, both in mature Triodia longiceps grasslands. These localities are described and reasons for the lack of speciation...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the Australian wet tropics, the vegetation traverses through tropical savanna into tropical rainforest over a relatively short distance. We investigated bird richness and abundance in this transition. Seventeen sites were sampled from lowland (350 m) to upland (1000 m) locations, comprising six zones. Birds were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.044
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... In Queensland since 1978, seven species of frogs have disappeared and populations of another four have seriously declined. All the declines have occurred in upland rainforest and all the species live along or breed in streams. We ask the question “what is wrong with upland rainforest streams...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 365–368.
Published: 10 December 2014
.... covacevichae approximately 160 km south-southeast to the Paluma Range. This represents a significant range extension and we point out the need for surveys in the intervening upland open forests, and genetic analysis of population structure of this threatened species. Additionally, we extend the range...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 20–21.
Published: 07 September 2012
... east than anticipated (Kutt 2003). In this short note we report another bridging of this Mitchell Grass/Gulf Plain divide; in this case the known range of the gecko Strophurus taeniatus is extended east by 360 km into the edge of the Einasleigh Uplands bioregion. Strophurus taeniatus...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.024
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Global warming may catastrophically reduce the habitat of upland rainforest and tall open forest species, and climate change may also be an issue in lowland and drier habitats; a rise in sea level accompanying global warming may eliminate extensive areas of mangroves; and more intensive use of tropical...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.044
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... cleared from large areas, especially in the lowlands, and this would have reduced sugar glider numbers. However, the species is still present in small rainforest patches, such as riparian strips within drier lowland forests, and appears secure in upland rainforest reserves. The squirrel glider...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... from the Wet-Dry tropics to arid central Australia. Within regions, there is also pronounced variation in species composition from the limited upland areas to lowlands, and with variation in substrate. Fire patterns impose a further layer of environmental variability influencing the distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 265–268.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Einasleigh Uplands and Burdekin-Lynd Divide, north-eastern Queensland. Emu 86: 87-110. Avian hybridisation and allopatry in the region of the Einasleigh Uplands and Burdekin-Lynd Divide, north-eastern Queensland Emu 86 87 110 Kutt, A.S. 2004.Patterns of Distribution and Composition...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 252–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Abydos-Woodstock Reserve, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 37. Kutt, A.S 2003. The Spinifexbird Eremiornis carteri (North, 1900) in the Desert Uplands Bioregion, central-north Queensland: another isolate or nomadic metapopulation? Australian Zoologist 32:246-51...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 258–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the vertebrate fauna of the Desert Uplands Bioregion, Queensland. Unpublished doctoral thesis, James Cook University of North Queensland. Kutt, A.S., Eddie, C. and Johnson, R. 2003. Eastern range extension of the Sandy Inland Mouse Pseudomys hermannsburgensis in central Queensland. Australian Zoologist 32...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 257–260.
Published: 17 March 2014
... inventory vertebrate fauna survey in the Desert Uplands Bioregion. Habitat data, distribution and possible implications for conservation status are discussed. Study area and methods A fauna survey of the Desert Uplands Bioregion (Fig. 1) was undertaken between 1997 and 2000, in order to assess the variation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 261–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... orientalis collected incidentally during large-scale vertebrate fauna surveys in the Desert Uplands and Northern Brigalow Belt. Habitat data and implications for conservation status are discussed. Study aims and methods Distribution data for P. orientalis were collected from two studies conducted...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 480–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
... reports two further western records of N. gouldi in northern Queensland and identifies for the first time the possibility of cave roosting. Two specimens of N. gouldi were collected from harp traps during systematic survey of the Desert Uplands Bioregion (Kutt 2003). Both specimens were verified...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 458–467.
Published: 17 March 2014
... captured in Mt Hypipamee National Park on the Atherton Tablelands (G. Hoye, unpublished record). Similar to the initial record, these individuals were captured in upland rainforest at a n elevation of 1080 m, leading to suggestions that the species was confined to upland rainforest in Australia (Winter...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 569–575.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of the Vertebrate Fauna, Desert Uplands Bioregion, Queensland. Thesis submitted for degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville. Patterns in the Composition and Distribution of the Vertebrate Fauna, Desert Uplands Bioregion, Queensland Kutt...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 129–133.
Published: 12 September 2014
... on sampling of reptiles in arid spinifex grasslands. Wildlife Research 21: 483-489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR9940483 Kutt, A.S. 2004. Patterns in the composition and distribution of the vertebrate fauna, Desert Uplands Bioregion, Queensland Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, School of Marine and Tropical...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 1–4.
Published: 07 September 2012
... upslope timber harvesting threats and conservation Tasmania Bunce S. E. H., McIntosh P. D., Davies P. E. and Cook L. S. J. 2001. Effects of pre-Code forest clearfelling on the gemorphology and sedimentology of headdwater streams in upland granite terrain, Tasmania. In: Proceedins of the Third...