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Retained and discarded catches from commercial beach-seining in Botany Bay, Australia
Observational-based estimates of the quantities and size compositions of discarded and retained catches from the commercial beach-seine fishery in Botany Bay, NSW, Australia are presented and their consequences for interactions with other fisheries are discussed.
The morphology and biology of Pterodunga mirabile Daccordi, an unusual subsocial Chrysomeline (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
The first record of maternal care in Chrysomelinae, for Labidomera suturella Guérin‐Méneville, is shown to be a misidentification of Platyphora selvae Daccordi.
Disentangling a taxonomic nightmare: a revision of the Australian, Indomalayan and Pacific species of Altica Geoffroy, 1762 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae).
The genus Altica Geoffroy, 1762, is revised for Australia, the west Pacific region and the Indomalayan Archipelago, with 6 valid species and a key, based primarily on genitalic structures, is provided for the six regional species and all are redescribed.
Revision of the Australo-Papuan genus Macrolema Baly (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Spilopyrinae), with description of a new genus
The chrysomelid genus Macrolema Baly 1861 is revised, with 13 species described including five new and a first-instar larva is tentatively ascribed to MacRolema.
Revision of the Australo-Papuan genus Spilopyra Baly (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Spilopyrinae).
The genus Spilopyra Baly is revised, with five valid species, three new: S. scratchley sp.
Descriptions of the larva and pupa of Mecynodera balyi Clark, 1864, with notes on its life history (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Sagrinae).
This is the first record of larval spermophagy in any chrysomelid other than Bruchinae, the sister subfamily to Sagrinae.
A new genus of Chrysomelinae from Australia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Canobolas is endemic to Australia, where it is confined to the far western and eastern edges of the continent and is compared with other genera of Chrysomelinae.
A new genus and species of Bruchinae, with a key to the genera from Australia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
A new genus of Bruchinae, Buburra Reid & Beatson, is erected for a single new species, B. jeanae Reid & Beatson. Buburra is endemic to Australia where it is known from a single site at high altitude…
Revision of the New Caledonian endemic genus Bohumiljania Monrós (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Spilopyrinae)
The chrysomelid genus Bohumiljania Monros, 1958, is revised, with nine species, seven new: B. caledonica (Jolivet, 1957), B. humboldti, which is shown to have been misidentified in recent literature, and to include at least three species.
Revision of the genus Lamprima Latreille, 1804 (Coleoptera: Lucanidae).
The genus Lamprima Latreille, 1804, which is revised, is revised and five species are recognised: one in New Guinea, two on isolated western Pacific islands, one in northeastern New South Wales, and a common widespread species in eastern and southern Australia.