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Dale Roberts

Emeritus Professor, BSc PhD Adel.

  • The University of Western Australia (M701), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 2214 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
1993 …2019
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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
life history trait
semiarid region
Western Australia
genetic structure
life history
marine fish
tropical fish
history
indigenous species
fish

Frog survival and population viability in an agricultural landscape with a drying climate

Davis, R. A., Lohr, C. A. & Roberts, J. D., Jan 2019, In : Population Ecology. 61, 1, p. 102-112 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Male semelparity and multiple paternity confirmed in an arid-zone dasyurid

Hayes, G. L. T., Simmons, L. W., Dugand, R. J., Mills, H. R., Roberts, J. D., Tomkins, J. L. & Fisher, D. O., 21 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Zoology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semelparity
paternity
arid zones
Antechinus
litters (young animals)
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporating climate change into recovery planning for threatened vertebrate species in southwestern Australia

Stewart, B. A., Ford, B. M., van Helden, B. E., Roberts, J. D., Close, P. G. & Speldewinde, P. C., 1 Jan 2018, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 27, 1, p. 147-165 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vertebrate
planning
vertebrates
climate change
threatened species
3 Citations (Scopus)

Latitudinal gradients of dispersal and niche processes mediating neutral assembly of marine fish communities

Ford, B. M. & Roberts, J. D., 1 May 2018, In : Marine Biology. 165, 5, 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

latitudinal gradient
marine fish
niche
niches
fish
182 Downloads (Pure)

Living with fire: Ecology and genetics of the dasyurid mammal Dasykaluta rosamondae

Hayes, G. L., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

File
Triodia
fire ecology
mammals
Metatheria
arid zones
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)
telemetry
resource use
endangered species
ecology
DNA

Evolutionary and natural history of the turtle frog, Myobatrachus gouldii, a bizarre myobatrachid frog in the southwestern Australian biodiversity hotspot

Vertucci, S., Pepper, M., Edwards, D. L., Roberts, J. D., Mitchell, N. & Keogh, J. S., 15 Mar 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 3, e0173348.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Turtles
Biodiversity
Natural History
Mitochondrial DNA
natural history
3 Citations (Scopus)

Managing military training-related environmental disturbance

Zentelis, R., Banks, S., Roberts, J. D., Dovers, S. & Lindenmayer, D., 15 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 204, p. 486-493 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental disturbance
Weathering
Recovery
Biodiversity
Land use
7 Citations (Scopus)

Principles for integrated environmental management of military training areas

Zentelis, R., Lindenmayer, D., Roberts, J. D. & Dovers, S., 1 Apr 2017, In : Land Use Policy. 63, p. 186-195 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental management
Military
environmental values
ecological value
management
3 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual pair-formation in a cicada mediated by acoustic behaviour of females and positive phonotaxis of males

Hou, Z., Luo, C., Roberts, J. D. & Wei, C., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 6453.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemiptera
Acoustics
Music
Copulation
Diptera
3 Citations (Scopus)

Species pools and habitat complexity define Western Australian marine fish community composition

Ford, B. M., Cook, B. & Roberts, J. D., 4 Jul 2017, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 574, p. 157-166 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
sperm competition
Weapons
weapon
fertilization (reproduction)
Fertilization

Towards integrated management of Australia’s ecologically significant military training areas

Zentelis, R., Lindenmayer, D., Roberts, J. D. & Dovers, S., 18 Dec 2017, In : Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military
management
land management
adaptive management
integrated management
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
semiarid zones
haplotypes
shrub
demographic statistics
seed dispersal
2 Citations (Scopus)

Revision of the water-holding frogs, Cyclorana platycephala (Anura: Hylidae), from arid Australia, including a description of a new species

Anstis, M., Price, L. C., Roberts, D., Catalano, S. R., Hines, H. B., Doughty, P. & Donnellan, S. C., 21 Jun 2016, In : Zootaxa. 4126, 4, p. 451-479

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Platycephala
Hylidae
Anura
frog
frogs
2015

Austral Amphibians: Gondwanan relicts in Peril

Hero, J-M., Roberts, D., Hoskin, C. J., Lowe, K., Narayan, E. J. & Bishop, P. J., 2015, Austral Ark: the state of the wildlife in Australia and New Zealand. Stow, A. M. & N. Holwell, I. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 440-466

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

65 Citations (Scopus)

Biogeography and speciation of terrestrial fauna in the south-western Australian biodiversity hotspot

Rix, M. G., Edwards, D. L., Byrne, M., Harvey, M., Joseph, L. & Roberts, D., Aug 2015, In : Biological Reviews. 90, 3, p. 762-793

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Western Australia
Biodiversity
Animals
biogeography
fauna
11 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of temporal changes in insect body reflectance in response to killing agents

Nansen, C., Ribeiro, L. P., Dadour, I. & Roberts, D., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 4, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Beetles
reflectance
Insects
insects
Sitophilus zeamais
2 Citations (Scopus)
environmental change
biodiversity
agriculture
natural resource
land use
7 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental harshness shapes life-history variation in an Australian temporary pool breeding frog: a skeletochronological approach

Reniers, J., Brendonck, L., Roberts, D., Verlinden, W. & Vanschoenwinkel, B., Jul 2015, In : Oecologia. 178, 3, p. 931-941

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ephemeral pool
frog
frogs
life history
breeding
16 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
inselberg
Proteaceae
genetic drift
plastid
pollen
14 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Banksia
Proteaceae
banded iron formation
phylogeography
iron
29 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
sperm competition
Weapons
weapon
frog
Anura
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Proteaceae
Grevillea
Genetic Markers
Microsatellite Repeats
allele
1 Citation (Scopus)
101 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Proteaceae
Grevillea
Genetic Markers
Microsatellite Repeats
allele
1 Citation (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)
Mirbelia
Genetic Markers
Microsatellite Repeats
allele
Nucleotides
1 Citation (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Mirbelia
Genetic Markers
Microsatellite Repeats
allele
Nucleotides
1 Citation (Scopus)
Myrtus
Melaleuca
Myrtus communis
Honey
honey
13 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating effect of augmentative biological control on grain yields from individual pearl millet heads

Baoua, I. B., Amadou, L., Oumarou, N., Payne, W., Roberts, D., Stefanova, K. & Nansen, C., 2014, In : Journal of Applied Entomology. 138, 4, p. 281-288

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Fine-scale genetic structure and the design of optimal fertility control for an overabundant mammal

Willers, N., Berry, O. & Roberts, D., Oct 2014, In : Conservation Genetics. 15, 5, p. 1053-1062 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Structures
Contraception
genetic structure
Macropodidae
fertility
10 Citations (Scopus)

Strong phylogeographic structure in a millipede indicates pleistocene vicariance between populations on banded iron formations in semi-arid Australia

Nistelberger, H. M., Byrne, M., Coates, D. J. & Roberts, D., 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 3, p. 9pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Diplopoda
Microsatellite Repeats
Iron
iron
Mitochondrial DNA
24 Citations (Scopus)

The role of phylogeny and ecology in shaping morphology in 21 genera and 127 species of Australo-Papuan myobatrachid frogs

Vidal-García, M., Byrne, P. G., Roberts, D. & Keogh, J. S., 2014, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27, 1, p. 181-192

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

frog
frogs
anthropometric measurements
phylogeny
body shape
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)
frog
amphibian
fungus
ephemeral pool
global model
21 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of urbanisation on the native avifauna of Perth, Western Australia

Davis, R., Gole, C. & Roberts, D., 2013, In : Urban Ecosystems. 16, 3, p. 427-452

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Isolation and characterisation of 11 microsatellite loci from the Western Australian Spirostreptid millipede, Atelomastix bamfordi

Nistelberger, H., Byrne, M., Roberts, D. & Coates, D., 2013, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 5, 2, p. 533-535

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diplopoda
Microsatellite Repeats
allele
Alleles
microsatellite repeats
2 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and characterisation of 14 microsatellite loci from a short-range endemic, Western Australian tree, Banksia arborea (C.A. Gardner)

Nistelberger, H., Roberts, D., Coates, D. J. & Byrne, M., 2013, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 5, 4, p. 1143-1145

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Banksia
Microsatellite Repeats
allele
Alleles
microsatellite repeats
12 Citations (Scopus)
Tetranychidae
Irrigation
irrigation management
mite
spider
7 Citations (Scopus)

Sequential Polygyny During Egg Attendance is Rare in a Tree Frog and Does not Increase Male Fitness

Cheng, W-C., Chen, Y-H., Yu, H-T., Roberts, D. & Kam, Y-C., 2013, In : Ethology. 119, 4, p. 286-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polygyny
Hylidae
frog
fitness
egg
2012
20 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary causes and consequences of sequential polyandry in anuran amphibians

Byrne, P. G. & Roberts, D., 2012, In : Biological Reviews. 87, p. 209-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Using age-based life history data to investigate the life cycle and vulnerability of octopus cyanea

Herwig, J., Depczynski, M., Roberts, D., Semmens, J. M., Gagliano, M. & Heyward, A., 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 8, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-locus phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Uperoleia toadlets (Anura: Myobatrachidae) from the western arid zone of Australia, with a description of a new species

Catullo, R. A., Doughty, P. E., Roberts, D. & Keogh, J. S., 2011, In : Zootaxa. 2902, p. 1–43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Polyandry, Sperm Competition, and the Evolution of Anuran Amphibians

Roberts, D. & Byrne, P. G., 2011, Advances in the Study of Behavior, Vol. 43. Brockmann, H. J., Roper, T. J., Naguib, M., Mitani, J. C. & Simmons, L. W. (eds.). online: Elsevier, Vol. 43. p. 340 (Advances in the Study of Behavior).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of uncertainty on conservation assessments: Australian frogs as a case study

Gillespie, G. R., Scroggie, M. P., Roberts, D., Cogger, H. G., Mahony, M. J. & Mcdonald, K. R., 2011, In : Biological Conservation. 144, p. 1516–1525

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle