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The Linnean Society of NSW

Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW

The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW serve as the Society’s scientific journal.

 

They are fully refereed and publish primarily original research papers dealing with any topic of natural science, particularly biological and earth sciences.

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VOLUME 125 : Issued February 2004

CONTENTS

Part 1 – general contributions

MOULDS, T.
Review of Australian cave guano ecosystems with a checklist of guano invertebrates.

YOUNG G.C.
A Devonian brachythoracid arthrodire skull (placoderm fish) from the Broken River area, Queensland.

COHN, J.
Effects of slashing and burning on Thesium australe R. Brown (Santalaceae) in coastal grasslands of NSW.

MOUND, L. and MASUMOTO, M.
Trichromothrips veversae sp.n. (Insecta, Thysanoptera), and the botanical significance of insects host specific to
Austral bracken fern (Pteridium esculentum).

TIMMS, B.V., SHEPARD, W.D. and HILL, R.E.
Cyst shell morphology of the fairy shrimps (Crustacea: Anostraca) of Australia.

LINDLEY, I.D.
The Yule Island Fauna and the Origin of Tropical Northern Australian Echinoid (Echinodermata) Faunas.

Errata from Lindley, I.D. (2003). Echinoids of the Kairuku Formation (Lower Pliocene), Yule Island, Papua
New Guinea: Clypeasteroida. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 124, 125-136, and
Lindley, I.D. (2003). Echinoids of the Kairuku Formation (Lower Pliocene), Yule Island, Papua New
Guinea: Spatangoida. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 124, 153-162.

LINDLEY, I.D.
Some living and fossil echinoderms from the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, and two new echinoid
species.

ZHEN, Y.Y., PERCIVAL, I.G. and WEBBY, B.D.
Conodont faunas from the Mid to Late Ordovician boundary interval of the Wahringa Limestone Member
(Fairbridge Volcanics), central New South Wales.

WRIGHT, A.J. and STRUSZ, D.L.
Wenlock (Early Silurian) brachiopods from the Orange District of New South Wales

RICKARDS, R.B. and WRIGHT, A.J. Early Silurian graptolites from Cadia, New South Wales.

EDGECOMBE, G.D. and WRIGHT, A.J.
Silicified Early Devonian trilobites from Brogans Creek, New South Wales.

EDGECOMBE, G.D.
A new species of the henicopid centipede Dichelobius (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha) from southeastern Australia and
Lord Howe Island.

WEAVER, H.J. and ABERTON, J.G.
A survey of ectoparasite species on small mammals during autumn and winter at Anglesea, Victoria

ALLEN, S., MARSH, H. and HODGSON, A.
Occurrence and conservation of the dugong (Sirenia: Dugongidae) in New South Wales.

Part 2 – monotreme papers

GRANT, T.R.
Captures, capture mortality, age and sex ratios of platypuses, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, during studies over 30 years
in the upper Shoalhaven River in New South Wales.

GRANT, T.R., GRIFFITHS, M. and TEMPLE-SMITH, P.D.
Breeding in a free-ranging population of platypuses, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, in the upper Shoalhaven River, New
South Wales – a 27 year study.

GRANT, T.R.
Depth and substrate selection by platypuses, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, in the lower Hastings River, New South
Wales.

LUNNEY, D., GRANT, T. and MATTHEWS, A.
Distribution of the platypus in the Bellinger catchment from community knowledge and field survey and its
relationship to river disturbance.

GRANT, T.R., LOWRY, M.B., PEASE, B., WALFORD, T.R. and GRAHAM, K.
Reducing the by-catch of platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) in commercial and recreational fishing gear in New
South Wales.

BETHGE, P., MUNKS, S., OTLEY, H. and NICOL, S.
Platypus burrow temperatures at a subalpine Tasmanian lake.

HIGGINS, D.P.
Ultrasonography of the reproductive tract of the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus).

HIGGINS, D.P., TOBIAS, G. and STONE, G.M.
Excretion profiles of some reproductive steroids in the faeces of captive female short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus
aculeatus) and long-beaked echidna (Zaglossus sp.).

HASSIOTIS, M., PAXINOS, G. and ASHWELL, K.W.S.
Anatomy of the central nervous system of the Australian echidna.

ROWE, M.J., MAHNS, D.A. and SAHAI, V.
Monotreme tactile mechanisms: from sensory nerves to cerebral cortex.

PROSKE, U. and GREGORY, J.E.
The role of push rods in platypus and echidna – some speculations.

Part 3 – obituary, book reviews, instructions to authors

Obituary: Mervyn Edward Griffiths 1914-2003.

ADAM, P.
Admiral Doenitz’s legacy. A review of the book “Seeds of concern. The genetic manipulation of plants” by
D.R. Murray (2003).

AUGEE, M.L.
A review of the book “Citizen Labillardière: a naturalist’s life in revolution and exploration
(1755-1834)” by Edward Duyker.

Instructions for authors.

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