Resources

Selected publications:

Briscoe, N.J, Handasyde, K.A, Griffiths, S.R, Porter, W.P, Krockenberger, A. and, Kearney, M.R. (2015) Bergmann meets Scholander: Geographic variation in body size and insulation in the koala relate to climate J. Biogeog. 42, 791-802.

Frankham, G. J., Handasyde K.A., and Eldridge, M.D.B. (2015) Evolutionary and contemporary responses to habitat fragmentation detected in a mesic zone marsupial, the long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus) in southeastern Australia. In press (JBI-14-0481). J. Biogeography.

Gloury, A. M. and Handasyde, K.A. (2015) Comparative dietary ecology of two congeneric marsupial folivores. In press Austral Ecology

Briscoe, N.J, Handasyde, K.A, Griffiths, S.R, Porter, W.P, Krockenberger, A. and, Kearney, M.R. (2014) Tree-hugging koalas demonstrate a novel thermoregulatory mechanism for arboreal mammals. Biology Letters 10, 20140235.   Accepted April 2014 published online June 2014.

Frankham, G. J., Handasyde K.A., Norton, M., Murray, A. and Eldridge, M.D.B. (2014) Molecular detection of intra-population structure in a threatened potoroid, Potorous tridactylus: conservation management and sampling implications. Conservation Genetics 15, 547-560. Received: Accepted: 21 December 2013, Published online Jan 2014, DOI 10.1007/s10592-013-0560-1.

Hufschmid, J., Beveridge I. and Handasyde K. A. (2014) Haematology and serum biochemistry of adult free-ranging mountain brushtail possums (Trichosurus cunninghami), including correlations with season, sex, age, habitat type and disease status. Aust. J. Zool. 61 (6), 430-445. Manuscript ID ZO12097.R1: Accepted 5/2/2014

O’Brien, C.R., Handasyde, K.A., Hibble J., Lavender, C.J., Legione, A.R., McCowan. C., Globan, M., Mitchell, A.T., McCraken H.E. Johnson P.D.R. and Fyfe J.A. (2014) Clinical, microbiological and pathological findings of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in three Australian possum species (Pseudocheirus peregrinus, Trichosurus vulpecula and Trichosurus cunninghami). (PNTD-D-13-01189R1) in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Published: January 30, 2014. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002666

Frankham, G.J., Reed, R. L., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Handasyde, K.A (2012) The genetic mating system of the long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus) with notes on possible male strategies for securing paternity. Aust. J. Zool., 60 (4), 225-234.

Frankham, G.J., Reed, R.L., Fletcher, T.P. and Handasyde K.A. (2011) Population ecology of the long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus) on French Island, Victoria. Aust. Mammal. 33, 73-81.

Hynes, E. F., Handasyde, K.A., Shaw, G. and Renfree, M.B. (2011) The effects of gestagen implants on the behaviour of free-ranging female koalas. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 134, 209-216.

Laan, B., Handasyde, K. and Beveridge, I. (2011) Observations on the biology and distribution of the tick Ixodes hirsti Hassall, 1931 (Acari: Ixodoidea). Proc Royal Soc Victoria 123, 200-216.

Furlan, E., Griffiths, J., Gust, N., Armistead, R., Mitrovski, P., Handasyde, K.A., Serena, M., Hoffmann, A.A., Weeks, A.R. (2011) Is body size variation in the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, associated with environmental variables? Aust. J. Zool. 59, 201-215

Hynes, E. F, Handasyde, K.A., Shaw, G. and Renfree, M.B. (2010) Levonorgestrel, not etonogestrel, provides contraception in free-ranging koalas. Reprod, Fert & Devt. 22, 913-919.

Fyfe, J.A.M., Lavender, C.J., Handasyde, K.A., Legione, A.R. O’Brien, C.R., Stinear, T.P., Pidot, S.J., Seemann, T., Benbow, M.E., Wallace, J.R., McCowan, C. and Johnson, P.D.R. (2010) A major role for mammals in the ecology of Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Biology negelected tropical diseases 4, E791.

Hufschmid, J., Handasyde, K. A. & Beveridge I. (2010) The role of host and environmental factors in the epidemiology of rumpwear in brushtail possums. Aust. J. Zool. 58, 250–262.

Martin, J. K. and Handasyde K. A. (2007) Comparison of bobuck (Trichosurus cunninghami) demography in two habitat types in the Strathbogie Ranges, Australia. J. Zool (Lond). 271, 375-385.

Martin, J.K, Handasyde, K.A, Taylor, A.C. & Coulson, G. (2007) Long-term pair-bonds without mating fidelity in a mammal. Behaviour 144, 1419-1445.

McLean, N. and Handasyde, K.A (2006) Sexual maturity, factors affecting the breeding season and breeding in consecutive seasons in populations of overabundant Victorian koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus). Aust. J. Zool., 54, 385–392

Finlayson, G.R., Shimmin, G.A., Temple-Smith, P.D., Handasyde K.A. and Taggart, D.A. (2005) Burrow use and ranging behaviour of the southern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) in the Murraylands, South Australia. J. Zool. Lond. 265, 189-200.

Evans, L. N., Elgar, M. A. and Handasyde, K. A. (2005) Risk sensitive foraging: an experimental study of a solitary marsupial. Aust Mammal. 27, 231-234

McDonald-Madden, E., Elgar, M.A. and Handasyde, K.A. (2004) Responses to threat by female bobucks, Trichosurus caninus, during different stages of offspring development. Behav Ecol & Sociobiol 56, 322-327.

Handasyde, K.A., McDonald, I.R. and Evans, B.K. (2003) Plasma glucocorticoid concentrations in free-ranging platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus): response to capture and patterns in relation to reproduction. Comp. Biochem. and Physiol. A. 136, 895-902.

Rawlins, D. R. and Handasyde, K.A. (2002) The feeding ecology of the striped possum, Dactylopsila trivirgata, (Marsupialia: Petauridae) in far north Queensland, Australia. J. Zool. Lond. 257, 195-206.

Lawler, I.R., Foley, W.J., Eschler, B., Pass, D.M. and Handasyde, K.A. (1998) Intraspecific variation in Eucalyptus secondary metabolites determines food intake by folivorous marsupials. Oecologia. 116, 160-169.

Skerratt, L.F., Martin, R.W. and K A Handasyde, K.A. (1998) Sarcoptic mange in wombats. Aust. Vet. J. 76 (6), 408-410.

Downes, S.J., Handasyde, K.A. and Elgar, M.A. (1997) The use of corridors by mammals in fragmented Australian eucalypt forests. Cons. Biol. 11, 718-726.

Handasyde, K.A. and Martin, R.W. (1996) Field observations on the Common Striped Possum (Dactylopsila trivirgata Gray) in North Queensland. Wild. Res. 23, 755-766.