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Bogong Moth Aestivation Sites as an Archive for Understanding the Floral, Faunal and Indigenous History of the Northern Australian Alps

Keaney, Benedict

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The research detailed in this dissertation focuses on plant and faunal remains preserved in the accumulating sediments at aestivation sites of the Bogong Moth (Agrotis infusa), in the crevices of granite tors in the northern Australian Alps. Analyses have confirmed the preservation of a diverse range of fossil material, including bird feathers, hairs of small marsupials occupying the rock crevice niche, fossil pollen and spores derived from the summit...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/119187

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