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Researcher: Anderson, R (Ms Rachel Anderson)

Fields of Research

Biogeography and Phylogeography
Conservation and Biodiversity
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Evolutionary Biology
Natural Resource Management
Invertebrate Biology

Research Objectives

Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Environment
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

2005 Southern Cross Young Achiever Award, winner of the Hydro Tasmanian Environment Award Category
A small window of opportunity: flight activity under prevailing climatic conditions in Oreixenica ptunarra, the Ptunarra Brown Butterfly; Ecology 2002 Conference
A small window of opportunity: flight activity under prevailing climatic conditions in Oreixenica ptunarra, the Ptunarra brown butterfly; 34th Australian Entomological Society/6th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Combined Conference
Australia: An Environmental Perspective; Stewards of all of Creation. Environmental Training 2001 June 17-25, 2001 Korea: A Report
Community work recognised
Conservation Profile: The Ptunarra Brown Butterfly - Oreixenica ptunarra
Evolutionary patterns in the alpine butterfly genus Oreixenica
Evolutionary Patterns in the Butterfly Genus Oreixenica; Joint Conference: Australian Entomological Society's 36th AGM and Scientific Conference/7th Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation Conference/Society of Australian Systematic Biologists
Evolutionary patterns in the butterfly genus Oreixenica; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2006
Evolutionary patterns in the butterfly subfamily Satyrinae; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2009
Extent of invasion of Tasmanian native vegetation by the exotic bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apoidea: Apidae); Austral Ecology
Flight activity and territoriality in Oreixenica ptunarra; ESA 2000: Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference
Flight activity and territoriality in a threatened butterfly Oreixenica ptunarra Couchman (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae); Records of the South Australian Museum Mongraph Series
Phenotypic variation in Oreixenica ptunarra butterflies is influenced by altitude; ESA 2000: Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference
Ptunarra Brown Butterfly Project
The ecology and conservation biology of Oreixenicabutterflies; An application of GIS and population genetics as management tools; Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation Workshop

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision