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Researcher: Mesibov, R (Dr Robert Mesibov)

Fields of Research

Animal systematics and taxonomy
Wildlife and habitat management
Invertebrate biology
Biogeography and phylogeography

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Other environmental management
Terrestrial biodiversity
Other plant production and plant primary products
Native forests

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Hoplatessara luxuriosa (Silvestri, 1895) (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae) is native to Australia, not New Guinea; ZooKeys
A dataset for examining trends in publication of new Australian insects; Biodiversity Data Journal
A new genus and species of dalodesmid millipede from New South Wales, Australia (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidae); ZooKeys
A new genus and species of native exotic millipede in Australia (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae); ZooKeys
A remarkable case of mosaic parapatry in millipedes; Zookeys
A specialistís audit of aggregated occurrence records; ZooKeys
Diversity and abundance of some ground-dwelling invertebrates in plantation vs. native forests in Tasmania, Australia; Forest Ecology and Management
Forest-dependent Species Persitence in the Production Forestry Landscapes of NE Tasmania: Findings from Population Viability Analyses; Joint Conference: Australian Entomological Society's 36th AGM and Scientific Conference/7th Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation Conference/Society of Australian Systematic Biologists
New species of Agathodesmus Silvestri, 1910 from Australia (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae); ZooKeys
New species of Asphalidesmus Silvestri, 1910 from Australia (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidea); ZooKeys
New species of Prosopodesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae) from Queensland, Australia; ZooKeys
Redescription of Brochopeltis mjoebergi Verhoeff, 1924 and description of a second Brochopeltis species from Australia (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae); ZooKeys
The Australian millipede Dicranogonus pix Jeekel, 1982 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae): a species with and without paranota; ZooKeys
The first native Pyrgodesmidae (Diplopoda, Polydesmida) from Australia; ZooKeys
Three new species of Tasmaniosoma Verhoeff, 1936 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidae) from northeast Tasmania, Australia; ZooKeys
Two new monotypic genera of Queensland millipedes (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae); Memoirs of the Queensland Museum: Nature

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Study on the Millipedes (Diplopoda) and their Role in Soil Ecosystems in North Vietnam