Gaia Resources Staff Publications – January 2020

Mieke Strong:

Edgecombe GD, Huey JA, Humphreys WF, Hillyer M, Burger MA, Volschenk ES, Waldock JM (2019). Blind scolopendrid centipedes of the genus Cormocephalus (Myriapoda: Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae) from subterranean habitats in Western Australia. Invertebrate Systematics 33: 807-824 doi: 10.1071/IS19015

Harvey MS, Abrams KM, Burger MAA (2015). A new species of the pseudoscorpion genus Synsphyronus (Pseudoscorpiones: Garypidae) from Barrow Island, Western Australia. Records of the WA Museum 30: 137-143 doi: 10.18195/issn.0312-3162.30(2).2015.137-14 3

Alexander J, Burger, MAA, Harvey MS (2014). A new species of troglobitic Anatemnus (Pseudoscorpiones: Atemnidae) from the Pilbara bioregion of Australia. Records of the WA Museum 29: 141-148 doi: 10.18195/issn.0312-3162.29(2).2014.141-148

Zilberg D, Jones JB, Burger MAA, Nicholls PK, Nolan D, Crockford M & Stephens F (2012). New pathological condition in cultured mulloway (Argyrosomus japonicus): Histopathological, ultrastructural and molecular studies. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 100: 219-230 doi: 10.3354/dao02495.

Burger MAA & Adlard RD (2011). Low host specificity in the myxozoan family Kudoidae (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) including seventeen new host records for Kudoa thalassomi. Folia Parasitologica 58 (1): 1-16.

Burger MAA & Adlard R.D (2010). Four new species of Kudoa Meglitsch, 1947 (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from reef fish of Queensland, Australia with recommendation for species descriptions in the Kudoidae. Parasitology 137:793-814. doi:10.1017/S0031182009991557

Burger MAA & Adlard RD (2010). Phenotypic variation in a significant spore character in Kudoa (Myxosporea: Myxozoa) species infecting brain tissue. Parasitology 137: 1759-1772. doi:10.1017/S0031182010000673.

Gunter NL, Burger MAA & Adlard RD (2010). Morphometric and molecular characterization of four new Ceratomyxa species (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida) C. bartholomewae n. sp., C. koieae n. sp., C. pantherini n. sp., and C. reidi n. sp. from fishes of Lizard Island, Australia. Folia Parasitologica 57:1-10.

Burger MAA, Barnes AC & Adlard RD (2008). Wildlife as reservoirs for parasites infecting commercial species: host specificity and a redescription of Kudoa amamiensis from teleost fish in Australia. Journal of Fish Diseases 31:835-844 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2008.00958.x

Burger MAA, Cribb TH & Adlard RD (2007). Patterns of relatedness in the Kudoidae with descriptions of Kudoa chaetodoni n. sp. and Kudoa lethrini n. sp. (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida). Parasitology 134:669-681. doi:10.1017/S0031182006001995

Meg Travers:

Travers M & Hope C (2016). We Could Play that Last Centure: Archiving 20th Century Digital Performing Arts in Western Australia. Sound Scripts 5(1). Available at: 

Travers M (2016). Trautonium. Saving digital knowledge from technology obsolescence. TEDxPerth. (Conference presentation) Available at: 

Travers M (2015). Who wants a Trautonium must build one. Australasian Computer Music Conference (Conference presentation).

Travers M & Strong M (2015). The Sonic Bollart. Australasian Computer Music Conference (Conference paper).

Travers M (2015). I could play this yesterday – Preservation in electronic music. Totally Huge New Music Symposium (Conference paper).

Travers M (2014). ICA AtoM, Archivematica and Digital Preservation. International Digital Preservation Conference (Conference workshop).

Travers M (2014). W(h)ither Trautonium? Digital Humanities Australasia 2014 (Conference paper).

Travers M & Strong M (2014). All of the Records, all of the time. Digital Humanities Australasia 2014 (Conference paper).

Travers M (2013). Electronic Music is here to stay – or is it? Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art, ISEA2013, Sydney (Conference paper). Available at: 

Travers M (2013). Ghost towns of Western Australia. Carnival Macabre, Northbridge Piazza (Public presentation).

Travers M (2012). Perth, City of Light. Empire and Universe exhibition, University of Western Australia  (Public presentation).

Travers M (2012). Indeterminacy of Instrumentation Over Time: Digital Curation of John Cage Instrumentation. Sound Scripts 4(1). Available at: 

Summers L & Travers M (2011). Metadata – love notes to the future. Museums Australia conference (Conference paper).

Summers L & Travers M (2010). Digitisation of collections. Museums Australia WA conference (Conference workshop).

Travers M (2010). A history of computing in WA. State Records Office WA (Public presentation).

Kehan Harman:

Clayton W, Govaerts R, Harman K, Williamson H, Vorontsova M (2013). World checklist of Poaceae. Richmond, UK: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Smith VS, Rycroft SD, Harman KT, Scott B, Roberts D (2009). Scratchpads: a data-publishing framework to build, share and manage information on the diversity of life. BMC bioinformatics 10, S6.

Paton AJ, Brummitt N, Govaerts R, Harman K, Hinchcliffe S, Allkin B, Lughadha EN (2008). Towards Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: a working list of all known plant species—progress and prospects. Taxon 57, 602–611.

Harman K (2007). GrassBase: Steps towards integrating the Online World Grass Flora (PhD Thesis). MSc Thesis. Cranfield University.

Harman KT, Clayton WD (2007). Recent developments in Kew’s grass databases (GrassBase). Kew Bulletin 375–379.

Clayton W, Harman K, Williamson H (2006). Grass Base—The online world grass flora. Kew Royal Botanic Gardens.

Villet M, Harman K, Wilkins K (2006). Recruitment behaviour in the ponerine ant, Plectroctena mandibularis F. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). African Entomology 14, 367–372.

Barker N, Harman K, Ripley B, Bond J (2002). The genetic diversity of Scaevola plumieri (Goodeniaceae), an indigenous dune coloniser, as revealed by Inter Simple Sequence Repeat (ISSR) fingerprinting. South African Journal of Botany 68, 532–541.

Alex Chapman:

Chapman AR (2019). Western Australian flora statistics 2019. Available at:  [Accessed 23 Jan 2020]. p. 4

Huisman J, Chapman AR & Richardson B (2018). Twenty Years of FloraBase. Landscope 34(2) pp. 18-21

Chapman AR, Paap T, Marbus C, Burgess TI, Hardy GESJ (2015). Utilising Citizen Science: communities monitoring Marri Canker incidence. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 23 (5).

Chapman AR et al. (2015). Utilising Citizen Science to Monitor Corymbia calophylla (Marri) Canker Incidence and Severity. Australasian Plant Pathology Conference Proceedings, Fremantle WA.

Chapman AR (2012). A new species of Monotoca (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae: Styphelieae) from the south coast of Western Australia. Nuytsia 22, pp. 323–328

Chapman AR, Parker C, Biggs L (2010). New linear systematic sequence for vascular plants. Available at:  [Accessed 20 Jul 2010]. Dept of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 8 p.

Richardson B, Chapman AR (2008). Ten years of FloraBase (POSTER ABSTRACT). In Proceedings of TDWG: provisional abstracts of the 2008 Annual Conference of the Taxonomic Databases Working Group: 19-24 Oct 2008, Fremantle, Australia (eds A Weitzman, L Belbin). pp. 99–100

Chapman AR (2007). Mechanisms for coordination and delivery of descriptive data and taxon profiles in the Australasian Biodiversity Federation (ABSTRACT). In Biodiversity Information Standards TDWG: the Proceedings of TDWG: Abstracts of the 2007 Annual Conference of the Taxonomic Databases Working Group: 16-22 September 2007, Bratislava, Slovakia (eds A Weitzman, L Belbin). p. 45

Hislop M, Chapman AR (2007). Three new and geographically restricted species of Leucopogon (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae: Styphelieae) from south-west Western Australia. Nuytsia 17, pp. 165–184

Chapman AR (2007). Database of Robert Brown’s Australian botanical specimens available online in FloraBase. Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 130, pp. 12–13

Chapman AR, Whitbread G, Richardson B, Belbin L (comps) (2007). Towards an LSID policy for the Australasian biodiversity federation: recommendations, Canberra LSID Workshop, ANBG, 2-4 April 2007. Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG), Canberra. 18 p.

Whitbread G, Chapman AR, Richardson B (2007). LSID policy and implementation in Australia (ABSTRACT). In Biodiversity Information Standards TDWG: the Proceedings of TDWG: Abstracts of the 2007 Annual Conference of the Taxonomic Databases Working Group: 16-22 September 2007, Bratislava, Slovakia (eds A Weitzman, L Belbin). Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG), St Louis. pp. 28–29

Chapman AR (2004 onwards). Western Australian flora statistics. Available at:  [Accessed 23 Jan 2020]. pp. 1–3

Chapman AR (editor) (2004-2007). Nuytsia. Vol 15 & 16. Dept of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. Available at:  [Accessed 23 Jan 2020].

Chapman AR (2003). Australia's Virtual Herbarium and its links with global initiatives in biodiversity information management (ABSTRACT). In 150, National Herbarium of Victoria: Celebrating 150 Years of Plant Research in Australia: Conference Abstract Book: Australian Systematic Botany Society and the Australasian Mycological Society with the 7th Australasian Bryophyte Workshop, 29 September-3 October 2003, Melbourne, Victoria p. 39

Chapman AR (2001). Directions for the structure of taxonomic descriptive data (ABSTRACT). In Taxonomic Databases Working Group 17th Annual Meeting 9 – 11 November, 2001: Program and Abstracts. Royal Botanic Gardens, & Australian Museum, Sydney Australia.

Chapman AR & Maslin BR (2001). Acacia descriptions. In Flora of Australia. Volume 11A, Mimosaceae, Acacia part 1 (eds A.E. Orchard & A.J.G. Wilson). CSIRO, Melbourne.

Chapman AR & Maslin BR (2001). Acacia descriptions. In Flora of Australia. Volume 11B, Mimosaceae, Acacia part 2 (eds A.E. Orchard & A.J.G. Wilson). CSIRO, Melbourne.

Beard JS, Chapman AR, Gioia P (2000). Species richness and endemism in the Western Australian flora. Journal of Biogeography 27, pp. 1257–1268

Paczkowska G, Chapman AR (2000). The Western Australian flora: a descriptive catalogue. CALM, Kings Park and Botanic Gardens & Wildflower Society of Western Australia, Nedlands. 652 p.

Chapman AR (1999). Bioinformatics in Western Australia: management and dissemination of fundamental flora data sets (ABSTRACT). In ‘International Symposium on Data Retrieval Systems In Biodiversity Research’ Russian Academy Of Science, St. Petersburg. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute 278: 53.

Chapman AR (1999). A Review of ‘John Lindley 1799 – 1865, Gardener – Botanist and Pioneer Orchidologist, Bicentenary Celebration Volume’, edited by William T. Stearn. Aust. Syst. Bot. Soc. Newsletter 98.

Chapman AR (1999). Australian Botanical Liaison Officer 1998–1999 – Final Report to ABRS, November 1999, Western Australian Herbarium, Perth. p. 16

Chapman AR (1999). Biological information systems (ABSTRACT). In Dampier 300: Biodiversity in Australia, 1699–1999 and Beyond, 6 to 10 December 1999: Program and Abstracts Royal Society of Western Australia, Perth. p. 32

Chapman AR and Macfarlane TD (1999). Bioinformatics: management and publication of institutional descriptive datasets at the Western Australian Herbarium. Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 100, pp. 6–11

Chapman AR and Maslin BR (1999). Acacia miscellany. 20, descriptions of three new Western Australian species of Acacia section Juliflorae (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Nuytsia 12, pp. 487–491

Maslin BR and Chapman AR (1999). Acacia miscellany. 19, the taxonomy of some Western Australian species of Acacia section Juliflorae with 4-merous flowers (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Nuytsia 12, pp. 469–486

Gioia P, Pigott JP, Cranfield RJ and Chapman AR (1998). Distribution mapping and key ecological attributes of plant species in the south-west forest region: final report: Western Australian Regional Forest Assessment. Dept of Conservation and Land Management, 20 p.

Gioia P, Chapman AR and Podger FD (1997). Development of GIS-based decision support tools and the databasing of Phytophthora-sensitive taxa. In Control of Phytophthora and Diplodina Canker in Western Australia: Final Report to the Threatened Species and Communities Unit, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia, May 1997 Dept of Conservation and Land Management, pp. 80–97

Stace HM, Chapman AR, Lemson KL and Powell JM (1997). Cytoevolution, phylogeny and taxonomy in Epacridaceae. Annals of Botany 79, pp. 283–290

Behn G, Chapman AR, Conacher A and Wills R (1996). Development of GIS-based decision-support tools and the databasing of Phytophthora-sensitive taxa: final report. In Control of Phytophthora and Diplodina Canker in Western Australia: Annual Report to the Endangered Species Unit, Australian Nature Conservation Agency Dept of Conservation and Land Management, pp. 49–53

Chapman AR and Choo M (1996). Institutional DELTA databases: a case study. DELTA Newsletter 12, pp. 14–15

Chapman AR and Gioia P (1996). Critical assessment of the Plant Biodiversity Information System: consultancy report: prepared for the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide and State Herbarium. Dept of Conservation and Land Management, 45 p.

Curry S and Chapman AR (1996). Update to the informal names used in "Flora of the Kimberley Region". Nuytsia 10, pp. 464–466

Curry S and Chapman AR (1996). Update to the informal names used in "Flora of the Perth Region". Nuytsia 10, pp. 463–464

Lander NS and Chapman AR (1996). Interactive identification and information retrieval with DELTA and Intkey (ABSTRACT). In Software in Systematics, and Systematics: Advancing Knowledge and Conservation of Australia's Biodiversity: Programme and Abstracts: 1997 Joint National Conferences Australian Systematic Botany Society, Society for Australian Systematic Biologists, Australasian Mycological Society Joint National Conferences Organising Committee, Adelaide. pp. 33–34

Powell JM, Crayn DM, Gadek PA, Quinn CJ, Morrison DA and Chapman AR (1996). A re-assessment of relationships within Epacridaceae. Annals of Botany 77, pp. 305–315

Chapman AR and Gioia P (1995). The smart collection. Landscope 10(4), pp. 49–53

Macfarlane T, Lander N and Chapman AR (1995). Angiosperm family identification and the Flora of Australia: a comment. Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 83, pp. 2–8

Chapman AR, Lander N and Macfarlane T (1994). Workshop on taxonomic descriptive databases, Perth, October 1993. Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 78, pp. 14–16

Chapman AR and Gioia P (1993). Queensland Herbarium (BRI): analysis of strategic priorities and database recommendations. Dept of Conservation and Land Management, 15 p.

Chapman AR and Maslin BR (1992). Acacia miscellany. 5, a review of the A. bivenosa group (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae: section Phyllodineae). Nuytsia 8, pp. 249–283

Wiiliams JB, and Chapman AR (1992). Ericaceae. In Harden, G.J. (ed.), Flora of New South Wales Vol. 3, pp. 399 – 400. University of NSW Press, Sydney.

Powell JM, Chapman AR and Doust ANL (1987). Classification and generic status in the Epacridaceae – a preliminary analysis. Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 53, pp. 70 – 78.

Powell JM, Highet J and Chapman AR (1986). Epacridaceae. In Jessop, J.P. and Toelken, H.R. (eds.), Flora of South Australia Part 2, Leguminosae – Rubiaceae, pp. 1012 – 1028. South Australian Government Printing Division, Adelaide.