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Researcher: Young, CJ (Mrs Catherine Young)

Fields of Research

Animal systematics and taxonomy
Invertebrate biology
Evolutionary biology
Biogeography and phylogeography

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Terrestrial biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

2004 Dean's Commendation Award for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis
A revision of the Australian moth genus Paralaea Guest (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae); Invertebrate Taxonomy
Characterisation of the Australian Nacophorini and a Phylogeny for the Geometridae from Molecular and Morphological Data
Descriptions of the eggs of some southern Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera); Zootaxa
Evolutionary patterns in the alpine butterfly genus Oreixenica
Evolutionary Relationships of the Emerald Moths of Australia; Joint Conference: Australian Entomological Society's 36th AGM and Scientific Conference/7th Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation Conference/Society of Australian Systematic Biologists
Evolutionary Relationships of the Emerald Moths of Australia; Spixiana - Zeitschrift für Zoologie
Forum Herbulot Tasmania 2006. Integration of molecular, ecological and morphological data: Recent progress towards a higher classification of the Geometridae 19.1.-20.1.2006 Proceedings
Life history and behavioural traits of Mnesampela privata that exacerbate population responses to eucalypt plantations: Comparisons with Australian and outbreak species of forest geometrid from the Northern Hemisphere; Austral Ecology
Molecular relationships of the Australian Ennominae (Lepidoptera : Geometridae) and implications for the phylogeny of the Geometridae from molecular and morphological data; Zootaxa
Nothing bugs Cathy Young: talkback entomologist
Recent developments in our understanding of the southern Australian Larentiinae; Spixiana - Zeitschrift für Zoologie
Redescription and life-cycle of Archephanes zalosema Turner, 1926 (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae), a specialist on Winteraceae; Insect Systematics and Evolution (Group 3)
Redescription of the little-known Australian geometrid moth Palleopa innotata Walker, 1866 (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae); Insect Systematics and Evolution
Short Report and Results; Spixiana - Zeitschrift für Zoologie
Talkback Entomologist
The 'Archiearine' Moths of Australia; School of Geography and Environmental Studies 2004 Conference
The 'Archiearine' moths of Australia; 34th Australian Entomological Society/6th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Combined Conference
The ecological costs and benefits of a feral cat poison-baiting programme for protection of reintroduced populations of the western quoll and brushtail possum; Austral Ecology
The Place of the Australian Nacophorini in the Geometridae; Spixiana - Zeitschrift für Zoologie

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Systematic and biogeography of the Australian scopariine moths (Lepidoptera- Crambidae- Scpariinae
The Biology and Molecular Ecology of Oreixenica and Related Southeast Australian Satyrinae