Vol 17 & 18, 1987-1991

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Contents of The Western Australian Naturalist Volumes 17 & 18, 1987 to 1991


Volume 18 No 8 – October 1991

  • The colour forms of the Christmas Spider, Gasteracantha minax, in South-western Australia. By Julianne M. Waldock.
  • Occurrence of the White-winged Fairy-wren, Malurus leuconotus, at Maylands, Western Australia. By R.H. Stranger.
  • The distribution of the Mediterranean Snail, Theba pisana (Mollusca: Helicidae), on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. By Teresa Lebel.
  • Breeding of the Red-kneed Plover, Charadius cinctus, at Maylands, W.A. By R.H. Stranger.
  • Natural history notes on the Megamouth Shark, Megachasma pelagios, from Western Australia. By Tim M. Berra and Barry Hutchins.
  • From Field and Study
    • Notes on the fauna of a remnant bushland in Victoria Park. By Margaret C. Turpin.
    • Food items of Red Wattlebirds. By Otto Mueller.
    • A spider capturing a centipede. By R. Peter McMillan.
    • Nest Predation by Grey Butcherbird. By Otto Mueller.
    • Little Ringed Plover at Herdsman Lake. By Otto Mueller.

Volume 18 No 7 – July 1991

  • Darwin’s correspondence with James Drummond. By Patrick Armstrong.
  • Natural history notes on lizards from the Roe Plain, Western Australis. By Allen E. Greer, Roger Thorpe and Anita Malhotra.
  • Acacia cyperophylla var. omearana, a new variety of “Minni Ritchi” Acacia from the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. By B.R.Maslin.
  • Seedlings of Australian Casuarinas I. Germination. By Yee H. Hwang and John G. Conran.
  • Dragonflies from the Western Kimberley region. By David J. Thompson.
  • A Survey of the terrestrial vertebrate fauna of Mount Walton, western Goldfields, Western Australia. By C.R. Dickman, N.J. Henry-Hall, H. Lloyd and K.A. Romanow.

Volume 18 No 6 – March 1991

  • Fossils from Orange Grove: a local puzzle solved. By Frances S. Dodds, George W. Kendrick, Margaret C. Lefevre and Robin Roe.
  • Biological notes on Schoenus capillifolius (Cyperaceae) a rare and unusual Sedge. By G.J.Keighery.
  • First records of the Mulgara, Dasycercus cristicauda, from the Gibson Desert and Queen Victoria Spring Nature Reserves. By David Pearson.
  • Behavioural mimicry in the automized tail of a pygopodid lizard. By Allen E. Greer.
  • Pollination of Hibbertia conspicua (Dilleniaceae). By G.J. Keighery.
  • From Field and Study
    • Trapping of insects by Eremaea beaufortioides. By R.P. McMillan.
    • A Black-faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis (Vieillot) in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone.
    • A record of the Euro, Macropus robustus in John Forrest National Park. By K.D. Morris and R.N. Bromilow.
    • Banksia canei (Mountain Banksia) in Western Australia. By Greg Keighery.
    • Musk Duck feeding on vertebrates. By Margaret C. Turpin and John Dell.
    • Brolgas in the Gascoyne Region. By J.R. Weeldenburg.
    • Another Brolga sighting. By Daphne Choules Edinger.
    • New herpetofauna records of Wongan Hills. By Brad Maryan.
    • Additional reptile records from Wongan Hills. By B.D. Wellington.

Volume 18 No 4/5 – December 1990

  • Vegetation and Flora of Bold Park, Perth. By G.J. Keighery, J. Harvey, B.J. Keighery.
  • Vertebrate Fauna of Bold Park, Perth. By R.A. How, J. Dell.
  • Ecological Appraisal of an Isolated Banksia Woodland Reserve No. 3694 South of the Swan River, Perth. By Margaret C. Turpin.
  • Obituary – Dr. G.M. Storr, by R.E. Johnstone.

Volume 18 No 3 – October 20, 1990

  • Flora of Benger Swamp, South-west Western Australia. By G.J. Keighery, J.J. Alford.
  • The distribution of European Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), in Western Australia. By Dennis King.
  • A new species of Grevillea (Proteacea Grevilleoideae) from South-west Western Australia. By P.M. Olde.
  • A new species of Acacia from Western Australia. By R.S. Cowan, B.R. Maslin.
  • The terrestrial vertebrate fauna of the Torndirrup National Park. By V.W. Smith.
  • The Water-rat, Hydromys chrysogaster (Muridae) on Dorre Island, W.A. By J. Anthony Friend, Neil D. Thomas.
  • Freshwater crayfish of the Wilson Inlet Catchment Basin, South-west Western Australia. By Russell W. Jones.

Volume 18 No 2 – June 29, 1989

  • Ontogenetic colour change in the Gwardar, Pseudonaja nuchalis. By Brian Bush.
  • Land birds at Monkey Mia, Peron Peninsula, Western Australia 1985-1987. By M.G. Brooker.
  • Breeding of the Banded Stilt in the Western Australian Goldfields during 1986. By David Pearson.
  • The diet of Rainbow Trout in Wungong Dam, Western Australia. By B.J. Pussey and P.F. Morrison.
  • The Amphibia, Reptile and Mammal fauna of the Murray-Serpentine River Delta, South West Western Australia. By R. Browne-Cooper, D. Robinson, B. Maryan.
  • Tuber and leaf structure of Ondinea purpurea Den Hartog (Nymphaeaceae). By Paula Williamson, Edward Schneider and Lee Malins
  • From Field and Study
    • Another Record of the Rednecked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) in South Western Australia. By O. Mueller.
    • White-breasted form of the Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Puffinus pacificus, off the Pilbara Coast. By A.N. Start and K.D. Morris.
    • Red-tailed Tropicbirds return to the Abrolhos Islands. By Kevin Coate
    • White-tailed Black Cockatoos on Rottnest Island. By Stephanie Winnett

Volume 18 No 1 – March 5, 1989

  • Sea Spurge (Euphorbia paralias) a strandline pioneer new to the Perth Region. By Petrus C. Heyligers.
  • Whale Sharks of Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia: A preliminary study. By Geoff Taylor.
  • Notes on the vegetation, flora and birds of Edithana Pool, Gascoyne District, Western Australia. By Ken R. Newbey and Brenda J. Newbey.
  • Observations on the osteology and natural history of the agamid lizard Ctenophorus femoralis. By Allen E. Greer.
  • From Field and Study
    • Brolgas on the Lyndon River. By K.J. McNamara, G.W. Kendrick, A. Baynes, E. Frankel, A. Gale, R. Holst, J. Long and J. Maisey.

Volume 17 No 8 – January 6, 1989

  • In Memoriam: Dr. D.L. Serventy.
  • Obituary: Dr. D.L. Serventy (1904-1988). By G.M. Storr.
  • Tributes: Dr. D.L. Serventy.
  • Reptiles and amphibians of the Darling Scarp near Perth. By B.D. Wellington and J. Dell.
  • Observations of bird species at Pelican Point, Perth, Western Australia. By Max Bailey and Kate Creed.
  • From Field and Study
    • Varanus tristis at Peak Charles. By Brad Maryan.
    • Feeding Behaviour of Grey Currawong (Strepera versicolor). By Penny Hussey.
    • A Range Extension of the Skink Lerista lineata. By K. Youngson and G. Harold.
    • John Dell: Australian Natural History Medallionist 1988. By K.F. Kenneally.
    • Notice to Contributors.
    • Index to Volume 17.

Volume 17 No 6/7 – November 4, 1988

  • A botanical survey of Vansittart Bay and Napier Broome Bay, northern Kimberley, Western Australia. By Stephen J. Forbes, Kevin F. Kenneally and John M. Aldrick.

Volume 17 No 5 – October 7, 1988

  • Seabirds and shorebirds at Ningaloo in winter, with comments on Hutton’s shearwater. By S.A. Halse and N.J. Halse.
  • A redshank at Peel Inlet and a review of its status in Western Australia By Roger Jaensch and John Blyth.
  • Rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus) released on Rottnest Island in 1960. By Peter Coyle.
  • Grevillea donaldiana (Proteaceae), a new plant species from the Kimberley Division of Western Australia. By Kevin F. Kenneally.
  • An unusual form of the saltmarsh grass Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth. By A.R. Smith-White and P. Adam.
  • An answer to the puzzle of the tracks. By Garry J. Morgan and John D. Blyth.
  • Breeding systems of the Western Australian flora III: Alzoaceae. By G.J. Keighery.
  • From Field and Study
    • “Basil’s Asparagus” (Xerolirion divaricata A.S. George): The Man Behind The Name. By J.H. Ross.
    • Obituary: Ken Newbey (1936-1988) By K.F. Kenneally.

Volume 17 No 4 – July 29, 1988

  • The invasion of S.W. Australia by the Orange Palmdart Cephrenes augiades sperthias (Felder) Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae, and the subsequent increases in species associated with the fronds of the Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis). By Michael John Hutchison.
  • Mammals of the Darling Scarp, near Perth By J. Dell and R.A. How.
  • George Brockway: the forgotten conservationist. By Helen Fordham.
  • From Field and Study
    • Crested Grebe on Rottnest Island. By Shirley Loney.
    • Notes on a clutch of Monitor (Varanus caudolineatus) eggs. By L.A. Smith.

Volume 17 No 2/3 – June 30, 1988

  • The Singing insects of King’s Park and Perth Gardens. By Darryl T. Gwynne, Paul Yeoh and Andrea Schatral.

Volume 17 No 1 – November 1, 1987

  • On the tracks of a natural puzzle. By Gary J. Morgan and John D. Blyth.
  • Notes on the herpetofauna of Woody Island, Archipelago of the Recherche By Bradford Maryan and David Robinson.
  • Observations on the osteology and natural history of the agamid lizard Ctenophorus clayi. By Allen E. Greer.
  • The brooding spider crab Paranaxia serpulifera (Guerin) from Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. By Garry J. Morgan.
  • Herpetofauna of Garden Island. By David Robinson, Bradford Maryan and Robert Browne-Cooper.
  • Taxonomic and natural history notes on Tympanocryptis butleri and T. parviceps. By Allen E. Greer.
  • From Field and Study
    • First Record of a New Zealand Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera gouldi (Hutton) in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone.
    • Taxonomic Status of Pheasant Coucal, Red-tailed Black-cockatoo and Red-backed Fairy-wren in the Pilbara, Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
    • Turtle egg predation by the Golden Bandicoot (Isoodon auratus) on Barrow Island. By K.D. Morris.
    • Banded Southern Giant Petrel recovered on Rottnest Island. By Denis Saunders.
    • First record of Leaden Flycatcher for South-western Australia. By T. Allen.
    • Notes on a mistletoe weevil – Metyrus albicollis Germ. By R.P. McMillan.
    • Grey Teal breeding on Rottnest Island. By Peter Graham.
    • Additions to the Herpetofauna of Wongan Hills. By D. Robinson.
    • White-Backed Swallow on Rottnest – Vagrant or Pioneer? By Boyd Wykes.
    • Spotted Pardalote on Rottnest Island. By Julian Ford.
    • Barn Owl on Rottnest Island. By D.A. Saunders.
    • Another sighting of Black Honeyeaters eating ash. By Kevin Coate.
    • Sacred Kingfisher snared by Dodder. By M.G. Brooker.

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