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North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan, 2002-2012

D. R. Towns

North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan, 2002-2012

by D. R. Towns

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Published by Dept. of Conservation in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • North Island.,
  • North Island
    • Subjects:
    • Skinks -- New Zealand -- North Island.,
    • Endangered species -- New Zealand -- North Island.,
    • Wildlife recovery -- New Zealand -- North Island -- Planning.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-60).

      StatementDavid R. Towns, Keri A. Neilson and A.H. (Tony) Whitaker.
      SeriesThreatened species recovery plan,, 48, Threatened species recovery plan series ;, no. 48.
      ContributionsNeilson, Keri A., Whitaker, A. H. 1944-, New Zealand. Dept. of Conservation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.L28 T68 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3645983M
      ISBN 100478222564
      LC Control Number2002483450
      OCLC/WorldCa51977664

      Take iNaturalist NZ mobile with the iNaturalist mobile app. Help us grow with Givealittle. 1. Introduction. Predation is a major cause of population declines and extinctions world-wide (Omerod, ).Predator impacts are typically catastrophic when exotic species are introduced to naïve prey that lack successful strategies for coexistence (Salo et al., ).Consequently, conservation management in areas with exotic predators is dominated by the need to reduce predator impacts.

      The copper skink (Oligosoma aeneum) is a skink of the family Scincidae that is endemic to the North Island of New Zealand Taxonomy and systematics. The number of skink species endemic "Cyclodina spp. skink recovery plan (Threatened Species Recovery Plan 27)" (PDF). SKINK FROM VICTORIA. RAYMOND HOSER Park Road, Park Orchards, Victoria, , Australia. Phone: +61 3 Fax: E-mail: [email protected] Received 21 September , Accepted 20 December , Published 4 Feb Australasian Journal of .

      The chevron skink (Oligosoma homalonotum) (Māori: niho taniwha), is a large species of skink endemic to New Zealand, found only on Great and Little Barrier islands in the Hauraki Gulf.A cryptic forest dweller, it can hide underwater, and is under threat from introduced rats. Oligosoma Otago skink, Oligosoma otagense Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Family: Scincidae Subfamily: Eugongylinae Genus: Oligosoma Girard, Species O see text. Oligosoma is a genus of small to medium-sized skinks (family Scincidae) found only in New Zealand as well as Norfolk and Lord Howe islands. Oligosoma Class: Reptilia.


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North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan, 2002-2012 by D. R. Towns Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the third recovery plan for North Island skinks in Oligosoma. The first plan, for the chevron skink, Oligosoma homalonotum, was a 5-year plan approved in (Towns & McFadden ) and subsequently extended to February The second plan was developed for the striped skink for 5 years to February (Whitaker ).

North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan – (PDF, K) Potential for recovery Striped skinks have proved adaptable to modified environments in some cases and tenacious in the presence of predators although it is unknown how long they can maintain this.

The following Threatened Species Recovery Plans have been approved and are in use, Threatened Species Recovery Plan p. + 64 plates. North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan – D.R. Towns; K.

Neilson; A.H. Whitaker Threatened Species Recovery Plan 60 p. (PDF, 1 K) Tuatara Recovery Plan. This work is currently being conducted in conjunction with Glenfern Sanctuary, a private predator controlled area on Great Barrier Island.

North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan – (PDF, K) You can help Report your sightings. Sub-adult chevron skink showing v shaped markings.

All sightings of chevron skinks are important. Towns DR, Neilson KA, Whitaker AH () North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan –, Threatened species recovery plan Department of Conservation, Wellington, 60p Google Scholar Towns DR, Parrish GR, Westbrooke I () Inferring vulnerability to introduced predators without experimental demonstration: case study of Suter Cited by: Whitaker™s skink 24 6.

Species recovery to date 25 Goal and objectives of the first recovery plan 25 Other management 28 Summary of management and research to date 28 7.

Options for future recovery 30 Robust skink 32 McGregor™s skink 33 Marbled skink 34 Mokohinau skink 35 Poor Knights skink 35 North Island Oligosoma spp.

skink recovery plan. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 62 pp. Highly Successful Successful Partially Successful Failure. Towns DR, Neilson KA, Whitaker AH () North Island Oligosoma spp.

skink recovery plan, –, Threatened species recovery plan Department of Conservation, Wellington, 62p Google Scholar Towns DR, Hitchmough RA, Perrott J (a) Conservation of New Zealand lizards: a fauna not forgotten but undervalued.

skink (Oligosoma ornatum), a taxon that a recent molecular study indicated may represent a species complex (Chapple et al.

Oligosoma ornatum is a species that has a widespread distribution across the majority of the North Island of New Zealand, including several smaller offshore islands (Chapple et al. Great Barrier Island (27 ha) is in the Hauraki Gulf, 80 km north-east of Auckland (Fig.

1), and supports 13 species of lizards (Newman and Towns, ). Although the island is mostly covered in regenerating manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) and kanuka Figure 1. Great Barrier Island, New Zealand, indicating locations mentioned in the text. Towns DR, Neilson KA, Whitaker AH () North Island Oligosoma spp.

skink recovery plan, –, Threatened species recovery plan New Zealand Department of Conservation, Wellington Google Scholar. Striped skink Oligosoma striatum recovery plan Published in (Out of print) Part 1 and Part 2. Cyclodina spp.

skink recovery plan Published in North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan – Published in Tuatara recovery plan – Published in skinks in Otago or for North Island Oligosoma (e.g.

Whitaker; Whitaker & Loh ; Towns et al. Discovering ovipary in a New Zealand skink, and gecko physiology. The New Zealand skink fauna is highly diverse and contains numerous cryptic, undescribed or hitherto undiscovered species.

We completed a taxonomic revision of the cryptic skink (Oligosoma. This Recovery plan was approved by the Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia. Approved Recovery Plans are subject to modification as dictated by new findings, changes in status of the taxon or ecological community, and the completion of recovery actions.

The moko skink (Oligosoma moco) is a native skink of the Oligosoma genus. This species is diurnal and is an avid sun-basker. It is generally found on or near the coast. It inhabits open forest, scrub and grass-land typically in or near dense vegetation.

As with. History of Walter Buller's collections of New Zealand birds. North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan 2 Striped skink (Oligosoma striatum) recovery plan. NEILSON, DUGANZICH, GOETZ ET AL: SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR STRIPED SKINK New Zealand Journal of Ecology () 28(2): ©New Zealand Ecological Society Improving search strategies for the cryptic New Zealand striped skink (Oligosoma striatum) through behavioural contrasts with the brownskink (Oligosoma zelandicum).Keri Neilson1, David Duganzich2, Bernard Goetz3 and.

The diverse skink fauna of New Zealand comprises 40 described species within the single genus Oligosoma Girard, Cryptic species are common among. Oligosoma smithi is the most common and widespread skink species in coastal regions in the northeastern North Island of New Zealand (Gill and Whitaker, ).

Considerable variation in colour and colour pattern is evident both within and among populations of O. smithi, with individuals varying in colour from grey/green to jet black (Hardy.

A national Recovery Team for Tjakura (Great Desert Skink) was set up in to identify management priorities and to coordinate the national recovery effort. The main threats to the ongoing survival of the Great Desert Skink appear to be inappropriate fire regimes and, to a.

Inrangers at Bream Head Scenic Reserve, in the Whangarei Heads area, discovered a species of skink completely new to science. It is just one of the exciting discoveries made by Bream Head Conservation Trust.

The coffee-coloured skink is a distinct species – appropriately named Oligosoma “Bream Head” – and is found within an area of less than a hectare.Lord Howe Island skink, Oligosoma lichenigera; Macgregor's skink, Oligosoma macgregori; "North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan – (Threatened Species Recovery Plan 48)".

Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand.