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Biogeography and Ecology in Tasmania

  • Editors
  • W.¬†D.¬†Williams

Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 25)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. W. D. Williams
    Pages 1-2
  3. W. D. Williams
    Pages 3-15
  4. P. A. Tyler
    Pages 29-61
  5. W. D. Williams
    Pages 63-112
  6. R. Frankenberg
    Pages 113-140
  7. A. H. Weatherley
    Pages 141-170
  8. A. J. Dartnall
    Pages 171-194
  9. Alison J. A. Green
    Pages 229-249
  10. M. J. Littlejohn, A. A. Martin
    Pages 251-289
  11. D. G. Thomas
    Pages 339-365
  12. R. H. Green
    Pages 367-396
  13. W. Bryden
    Pages 417-433
  14. P. S. Lake
    Pages 435-469
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 471-498

About this book

Introduction

Distribution and Range . . . 142 The Tasmanian Trout Fishery 153 Population Dynamics of Tench 163 Conservation Notes 167 Bibliography . . . . . . . . 168 VII. Littoral Biogeography by A. J. DARTNALL 171 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 The Maugean Marine Province. . . . . . 175 Distribution Patterns of some Tasmanian Marine Animals 178 Conclusions. . . . 190 Acknowledgements 191 Bibliography . . . 191 VIII. The Zoogeography and Evolution of Tasmanian Oligochaeta by B. G. M. JAMIESON. . 195 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 The Australian Region: A World Perspective 198 Earthworms and Continental Drift. . . . . 206 Tasmanian Earthworms - Relationships with the Australian Fauna. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 Tasmanian Megasco1ecid Species and Aspects of their Evolution . 218 Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . 226 IX. Oniscoidea (Terrestrial Isopoda) by ALISON J. A. GREEN . . . . . . . 229 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . 229 Ecological Distribution. . . . . . . 229 Comments on Ecological Distribution 235 Geographical Distribution of Species Recorded from T- mania. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 Geographical Distribution of Genera Recorded from T- mama. . . . . . 239 Acknowledgements 247 Bibliography . . . 247 X. The Amphibia of Tasmania by M. J. LITTLEJOHN and A. A. MARTIN 251 Introduction 251 Taxonomy. 251 Distribution 265 Biology . . 268 Zoogeography . . 272 Evolution . . . . 277 Acknowledgements 282 Bibliography . . . 282 Key 1: Key to Frogs (Adults) . 286 Key 2: Key to Male Mating Calls . 287 Key 3: Key to Eggs. . 288 Key 4: Key to Tadpoles . . . . . 289 XI. Biogeography and Ecology of the Reptiles of Tasmania and the Bass Strait Area by P. A. RAWLINSON. 291 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291 Cainozoic Climates and Pleistocene Sea Levels. 292 Present Climate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297 Ecological Requirements of Reptiles. . . . . 299 The Reptile Fauna of Tasmania and the Bass Strait Area - Composition, Ecology and Distribution. . . .

Keywords

Fauna Plankton Vegetation ecology environment morphology temperature

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-2337-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1974
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-2339-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-2337-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0077-0639
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