Human-induced versus historical habitat shifts: identifying the processes that shaped the genetic structure of the threatened grassland legless lizard, Delma impar
Susana P Maldonado, Jane Melville, Garry NL Peterson, Joanna Sumner
Conservation Genetics | SPRINGER | Published : 2012
We thank Ted Rohr, Cath Grant, Nick Clemman, Bertram Lobert, Steve Smith, Chris Banks, Mike Swan and Dan Harley for providing samples of D. impar to us for this study. Robert Palmer, John Wombey and Leo Joseph provided tissues from the Australian National Wildlife Collection. We would also like to thank Josh Hale for input into genetic analysis, Stephanie Chapple for assistance in the molecular laboratory and Leticia Hosta for support with computer software. This research was funded by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment (Australia) and the Australian Commonwealth Government via the Corangamite, Glenelg Hopkins and Wimmera Catchment Management Authorities and conducted under the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, Research Permit 10004675.