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Environmental Complexity and Biodiversity: The Multi- Layered Evolutionary History of a Log-Dwelling Velvet Worm in Montane Temperate Australia
(Public Library of Science, 2013-12)
Phylogeographic studies provide a framework for understanding the importance of intrinsic versus extrinsic factors in shaping patterns of biodiversity through identifying past and present microevolutionary processes that ...
A Megafauna’s Microfauna: Gastrointestinal Parasites of New Zealand’s Extinct Moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes)
(Public Library of Science, 2013)
We perform the first multidisciplinary study of parasites from an extinct megafaunal clade using coprolites from the New Zealand moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes). Ancient DNA and microscopic analyses of 84 coprolites deposited ...
Promiscuous mating in the endangered Australian lizard Tiliqua adelaidensis: a potential windfall for its conservation
(Springer Verlag, 2013-09-27)
Studies have revealed an unsuspected complexity in social systems within a few lizard species, including group living, long-term monogamy and individual recognition of partners or offspring. Comparisons among these species ...
Understanding seawater intrusion. [Poster]
Seawater intrusion is the landward advance of seawater into freshwater aquifers, involving complicated density-dependent flow and salt transport process that are challenging to characterise and manage. Seawater intrusion ...