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Diversity and abundance of some ground-dwelling invertebrates in plantation vs. native forests in Tasmania, Australia
Land snails, millipedes, carabid beetles and velvet worms (Onychophora) were methodically hand-sampled at 46 localities on paired plots in conifer or eucalypt plantations and in nearby native forestExpand
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Relative efficiency of pitfall trapping and hand-collecting from plots for sampling of millipedes
Millipedes were sampled by hand-collecting from plots and by pitfall trapping at three forest sites in central Tasmania. Seven days of pitfall trapping each month over one year was less efficientExpand
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Dirt-encrusted and dragon millipedes (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae) from Queensland, Australia
Three unusual new Paradoxosomatidae are described from tropical north Queensland. Desmoxytoides hasenpuschorum n. gen., n. sp. closely resembles the dragon millipedes Desmoxytes of southeast Asia,Expand
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A specialist’s audit of aggregated occurrence records
Abstract Occurrence records for named, native Australian millipedes from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) were compared with the sameExpand
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A new millipede genus and a new species of Asphalidesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidea) from southern Tasmania, Australia
Noteremus summus gen. n., sp. n. occurs at 1100-1300 m on the summit of Mt Weld, southern Tasmania, while its congener N. infi mus sp. n. is troglobitic in caves in the Junee-Florentine karst, 30-40Expand
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Revision of Agathodesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae)
Agathodesmus Silvestri, 1910 includes A. baccatus (Carl, 1926) comb. n. from New Caledonia, A. bucculentus (Jeekel, 1986) comb. n. from Queensland, Australia, and A. johnsi sp. n. and A. steeliExpand
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Ecology and conservation of Tasmanipatus barretti and T. anophthalmus, parapatric onychophorans (Onychophora:Peripatopsidae) from northeastern Tasmania
Tasmanipatus barretti and T anophthalmus are parapatrically distributed in northeastern Tasmania with known ranges of about 600 km2 and 200km2 respectively. Both species occur in wet sclerophyllExpand
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New species of Prosopodesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae) from Queensland, Australia
Abstract Prosopodesmus crater sp. n., Prosopodesmus kirrama sp. n. and Prosopodesmus monteithi sp. n. are described from the Wet Tropics of north Queensland. The hothouse species ProsopodesmusExpand
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New and little-used morphological characters in Polydesmida ( Diplopoda )
Polydesmida (Dalodesmidae and Paradoxosomatidae) vary in the structure of spiracles, spinnerets, male leg setae and integument fine sculpture. Although this variation is only clearly seen withExpand
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New species of Asphalidesmus Silvestri, 1910 from Australia (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidea)
Abstract Asphalidesmus allynensis sp. n. and Asphalidesmus dorrigensis sp. n. are described from New South Wales, Asphalidesmus otwayensis sp. n. from Victoria, and Asphalidesmus bellendenkerensisExpand
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