Barbara Main

Professor, BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M085), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 287 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • Biogeography
  • Conservation
  • Spiders
  • Systematics

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taxonomy Agriculture & Biology
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Research Output 2000 2018

  • 287 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 2 Review article
5 Citations (Scopus)
ribosomal RNA
6 Citations (Scopus)
South Australia
Western Australia
16 Citations (Scopus)

Systematics of the spiny trapdoor spiders of the genus Cataxia (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from southwestern Australia: Documenting a threatened fauna in a sky-island landscape

Rix, M. G., Bain, K., Main, B. Y., Raven, R. J., Austin, A. D., Cooper, S. J. B. & Harvey, M. S., 1 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Arachnology. 45, 3, p. 395-423 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

new species
fire regime
18 Citations (Scopus)

The Australasian spiny trapdoor spiders of the family Idiopidae (Mygalomorphae: Arbanitinae): a relimitation and revision at the generic level

Rix, M. G., Raven, R. J., Main, B. Y., Harrison, S. E., Austin, A. D., Cooper, S. J. B. & Harvey, M. S., 2017, In : Invertebrate Systematics. 31, 5, p. 566-634 69 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Where have all the spiders gone? The decline of a poorly known invertebrate fauna in the agricultural and arid zones of southern Australia

Rix, M. G., Huey, J. A., Main, B. Y., Waldock, J. M., Harrison, S. E., Comer, S., Austin, A. D. & Harvey, M. S., 1 Feb 2017, In : Austral Entomology. 56, 1, p. 14-22 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

arid zones

Projects 2004 2004