Publications and Workshops


Online Resources & Publications

Ants Down Under
This site is the source for information on Australian ants. It provides information on these fascinating insects, details on their biology, identification and distribution, along with an introduction to the published literature. [Project: Australian Ants]

Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Species
A resource of mangrove and saltmarsh biodiversity for the Australian region, including species lists and profiles.
Species lists of animals and plants | Key to Mangrove Plant Species of Australia | Mangrove plant species profiles | Mangrove bird species profiles | Resource Directory
[Project: Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Species]

The Pea Key
An interactive identification key for Australian Pea-flowered Legumes. [Project: Biodiversity Informatics; funded by ABRS]

What Bug Is That?
This site provides identification keys and information to the 600+ insect families of Australia. [Project: Insect Families]

Key to genera of larvae of Australian Chironomidae (Diptera)
Dichotomous identification key. Museum Victoria Science Report 12 (2010) [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]

Larvae of the Australian Baetidae
An interactive identitication key (2010) [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]

Key to the Genera of Adult Mayflies of Australia
An interactive identitication key (2010) [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]

Key to the mature nymphs of Coloburiscoides (Lestage) (Ephemeroptera: Coloburiscidae)
Dichotomous identification key. Museum Victoria Science Report 14 (2009) [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]

Tools for identifying selected Australian aquatic oligochaetes (Clitellata: Annelida)
Dichotomous identification key. Museum Victoria Science Report 13 (2009) [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]



Scientific Papers & Reports

Dominiak, B.C., Worsley, P., Gillespie, P.S., Löcker, H., Kerr, M., Shattuck, S. (2010) Search for Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta Buren in New South Wales from 2004-2006. Plant Protection Quarterly 25:15-18. [Project: Australian Ants]

LaPolla, J.S., Brady, S.G., Shattuck, S. (2010) Phylogeny and taxonomy of the Prenolepis genus-group of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 35: 118-131. [Project: Australian Ants]

Richards, S.J., Hoskin, C.J., Cunningham, M.J., McDonald, K. and Donnellan, S.C. (2010) Taxonomic re-assessment of the Australian and New Guinean green-eyed treefrogs Litoria eucnemis, L. genimaculata and L. serrata (Anura: Hylidae) ZooTaxa 2391: 33-46. [Project: Small Terrestrial Vertebrates] - available by request only from Stephen Donnellan

Shackleton, M. (2010) Two new species of Pliocaloca Neboiss (Trichoptera: Calocidae) from eastern Australia, with descriptions of the immature stages of one species. Zootaxa 2476: 30-38. [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]

Shattuck, S. (2010) Book review: Heterick, B.E. 2009: A guide to the ants of south-western Australia. Myrmecological News 13: 114. [Project: Australian Ants]

Suter, P., Webb, J.M., and Rowe, D. (2009) Key to the mature nymphs of Coloburiscoides (Lestage) (Ephemeroptera: Coloburiscidae). Museum Victoria Science Report No. 14. [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]

Webb, J.M. and Suter, P. (2010) Revalidation and redescription of Bungona illiesi (Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty) (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from Australia, based on mitochondrial and morphological evidence. Zootaxa 2481: 37-51. [Project: Mayflies & Aquatic Invertebrates]

Donnellan, S.C., Couper, P.J., Saint, K.M. & Wheaton, L. (2009) Systematics of the Carlia ‘fusca’ complex (Reptilia: Scincidae) from northern Australia. Zootaxa 2227: 1-31. [Project: Small Terrestrial Vertebrates] - available by request only from Stephen Donnellan

Heterick, B. (2009) A guide to the ants of the South-west Botanical Province, Western Australia. Records of the Australian Museum Supplement. 76: 1-206 [Project: Australian Ants]

Mecke, S. Doughty, P. and Donnellan, S.C. (2009) A new species of Eremiascincus (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from the Great Sandy Desert and Pilbara Coast, Western Australia and reassignment of eight species from Glaphyromorphus to Eremiascincus. Zootaxa 2246: 1-20. [Project: Small Terrestrial Vertebrates]

Shattuck, S., Janda, M. (2009) A new species of the Camponotus aureopilus species group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Papua New Guinea. Myrmecological News 12: 251-253. [Project: Australian Ants]

Shattuck, S. (2009) Austromorium, a new myrmicine ant genus from Australia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). ZooTaxa 2193: 62–68. [Project: Australian Ants]

Shattuck, S. (2009) A revision the Australian species of the ant genus Myrmecina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). ZooTaxa 2146: 1-21. [Project: Australian Ants]

Smith, D.J., Shattuck, S. (2009) Six new, unusually small ants of the genus Leptomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). ZooTaxa 2142:57-68. [Project: Australian Ants]

Yeates, D. (2009) Viva La Revolución! Designing the digital renaissance in zoological taxonomy. Australian Journal of Entomology 48: 189–193 [Project: Insect Families]

Mackerras, I.M., Spratt, D.M. and Yeates, D.K. (2008) Revision of the horse fly genera Lissimas and Cydistomyia (Diptera: Tabanidae: Diachlorini) of Australia. ZooTaxa 1886: 1–80 [Project: Insect Families]

Shattuck, S. (2008) Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr). ZooTaxa 1926: 1-19. [Project: Australian Ants]

Shattuck, S. (2008) Revision of the ant genus Prionopelta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Indo-Pacific region. ZooTaxa 1846: 21-34. [Project: Australian Ants]

Shattuck, S. (2008) Australian ants of the genus Aphaenogaster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). ZooTaxa 1677: 25-45. [Project: Australian Ants]

Raven, P.H. and Yeates, D.K. (2007) Australian biodiversity: threats for the present, opportunities for the future. Australian Journal of Entomology 46: 177–187 [Project: Insect Families]


Posters & Promotional Material




July 2011


TRIN Accelerating discovery - Issue 2 [pdf]
The products, outcomes and protocols from the Taxonomy Research & Information Network to assist with identifying and conserving Australia's biodiversity

July 2010


TRIN Accelerating discovery - Issue 1 [pdf]
The products, outcomes and protocols from the Taxonomy Research & Information Network to assist with identifying and preserving Australia’s biodiversity.

Feb 2010


Aquatic Mayflies Workshop Movie [wmv]
As part of its product testing and development phase, the Knowledge Exchange project facilitated a series
of workshops around the country. [Project: Communication & Knowledge Exchange]

Sept 2009

Promotional item




TRIN bookmarks, set of 8 [pdf]

Taxonomic tools empower management, survey and conservation of small terrestrial mammals [pdf] [Project: Small Terrestrial Vertebrates]

Modern taxonomy tackling invasive weeds [pdf] [Project: Environmental Weeds]

What Bug Is That? The Guide To Australian Insect Families [pdf] [Project: Insect Families]

Aug 2009


Dispersal dynamics of willows (Salix cinerea) in southeastern Australia – implications for catchment-scale control [pdf] [Project: Environmental Weeds]

Sept 2008


About TRIN [pdf]



Other Resources

These resources are not published by TRIN but are used as a reference for TRIN products.

Catalog of the Australian Mayflies (2001)
This catalogue is intended to be a comprehensive, but certainly not exhaustive, listing of references to the described species of the Australian mayfly fauna. [Michael D. Hubbard, Phillip J. Suter, and Ian C. Campbell]

On The Fly: the interactive atlas and key to Australian fly families (2006) CD-Rom
Provides a key to Australian fly families, including illustrations, taxon information for each family, and information on diversity, biology, ecology and pest status. [Published by ABRS]

What Wasp Is That? (2007) CD-Rom
An interactive identification guide to the Australasian families of Hymenoptera. [Published by ABRS]

Identification and Ecology of Australian Freshwater Invertebrates (2010)
An interactive guide to assist in the identification of aquatic invertebrates. [Murray Darling Freshwater Research Centre]


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