Philip Withers

Professor, BSc Adel., PhD Calif.

  • The University of Western Australia (M092), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 4517 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1975 …2018
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  • Comparative physiology
  • Amphibians and reptiles
  • Metabolism
  • Thermoregulation
  • Water and solute balance
  • Phylogenetic methods
  • Biostatistics

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Research Output 1975 2018

Geographical variation in the standard physiology of brushtail possums (Trichosurus): implications for conservation translocations

Cooper, C. E., Withers, P. C., Munns, S. L., Geiser, F. & Buttemer, W. A., 17 Aug 2018, In : Conservation Physiology. 6, 12 p., 042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Measuring metabolic rates of small terrestrial organisms by fluorescence-based closed-system respirometry

Tomlinson, S., Dalziell, E. L., Withers, P. C., Lewandrowski, W., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 221, 7, jeb172874.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

closed loop systems
Physiological Phenomena
4 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption and movement of water by skin of the Australian thorny devil (Agamidae Moloch horridus)

Comanns, P., Esser, F. J., Kappel, P. H., Baumgartner, W., Shaw, J. & Withers, P. C., 13 Sep 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 9, 170591.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Water Movements
5 Citations (Scopus)

Avian torpor or alternative thermoregulatory strategies for overwintering?

Douglas, T. K., Cooper, C. E. & Withers, P. C., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 7, p. 1341-1349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resting periods
body temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)
Insensible Water Loss

Projects 1996 2018