Catherine Car

Research Officer

Terrestrial Zoology

B.Sc., M. Sc., Ph.D.

Contact

(08) 9212 3864 catherine.car@museum.wa.gov.au

Research


  • Curating the diplopod collections;
  • Identifying all diplopod specimens from any source;
  • Morphological characterization and imaging of new millipede species for publication and web pages;
  • Managing the DNA tissue collection and its records with regard to diplopods;
  • Sorting and identifying all terrestrial invertebrate Bush Blitz survey material and preparing the relevant reports from that material.

Selected Publications

Car, C.A. and Harvey, M.S. (2013). A review of the Western Australian keeled millipede genus Boreohesperus (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae) Zookeys 290: 1-19.

Car, C.A., Short, M., Huynh, C. and Harvey, M.S. (2013). The millipedes of Barrow Island. Western Australia (Diplopoda). Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 83: 209-219.

Car, C.A.,Wojcieszek, J.M. and Harvey. M.S. (2013). The millipede genus Antichiropus (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae), part 1: redefinition of the genus and redescriptions of existing species. Records of the Western Australian Museum 28: 83-118.

Car, C.A. and Harvey, M.S. (2014). The millipede genus Antichiropus (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae), part 2: species of the Great WesternWoodlands region of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 29: 20-77.

Car, C. (2010). Pine plantations and native millipedes (Diplopoda) in south eastern New South Wales.Australian Journal of Entomology 49: 317-323.

Car, C. (2009). Keeled millipedes (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae) in New South Wales.General and Applied Entomology  38: 1-7