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Taxonomy and systematics of the ‘backobourkiine’ spiders, a putative new subfamily of orb-weavers (Araneae, Araneidae).

Pedro de S. Castanheira (Murdoch University); Volker W. Framenau  (Murdoch University); Nikolaj Scharff (Natural History Museum of Denmark); Dimitar Dimitrov (University of Bergen); Abha Chopra (Murdoch University); Renner L. C. Baptista (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro). The spider family Araneidae includes medium-sized to large orb-weavers with generally vertical webs. A recent multi-gene molecular study supported …

Taxonomy and systematics of the ‘backobourkiine’ spiders, a putative new subfamily of orb-weavers (Araneae, Araneidae). Read More »

Conservation genetics of Critically Endangered Zieria (Rutaceae): confirming existing species boundaries and identification of a species new to science.

Harvey K. Orel (The University of Melbourne); Todd G. B. McLay (The University of Melbourne, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and CSIRO); Lydia K. Guja (Australian National Botanic Gardens and CSIRO); Marco F. Duretto (Botanic Gardens of Sydney); Michael J. Bayly (The University of Melbourne). Zieria is a genus of 63 described species of shrubs or small trees in the family …

Conservation genetics of Critically Endangered Zieria (Rutaceae): confirming existing species boundaries and identification of a species new to science. Read More »

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