flora monitoring Ogyris subterrestris petrina survey Synemon gratiosa


Email Rebecca

+61 8 9219 8000

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+61 8 9334 0327
Street Address
17 Dick Perry Avenue, Technology Park, Western Precinct, Kensington WA 6151, Australia
Postal Address
Locked Bag 104, Bentley Delivery Centre WA 6983, Australia

Profile

Technical Officer working in Science Division under the direction of Dr Stephen Van Leeuwen and Adrian Pinder. My work involves technical support for botanical and invertebrate zoology projects principally in the Wetlands and Biogeography Programs. 

 


Expertise

  • Botanical Survey
  • Survey of Lepidoptera (Synemon and Ogyris)

Projects

Projects I have been currently/recently working on include:

Pilbara corridors wetland flora survey

Jurien coastal wetlands flora survey

Synemon gratiosa survey/monitoring

The sun-moths (Lepidoptera: Castniidae) of Western Australia: an inventory of distribution, larval food plants, habitat, behaviour, seasonality and conservation status


Publications (17)

Departmental Publications (16)

Found 16 items

2020

Braby MF, Williams MR, Coppen RAM, Williams AAE, Franklin DC (2020). Patterns of species richness and endemism of butterflies and day-flying moths in the monsoon tropics of northern Australia. Biological Conservation 241,

2018

Braby MF, Franklin DC, Bisa D, Williams MR, Williams AAE, Bishop CL et al. [Coppen RAM] (2018). Patterns of biodiversity of butterflies and diurnal moths in the monsoon tropics of northern Australia (ABSTRACT). In 8th International Conference on the Biology of Butterflies, 11-14 June 2018: Abstract Book pp. 53–54

Braby MF, Franklin DC, Bisa DE, Williams MR, Williams AAE, Bishop CL, Coppen RAM (2018). Conserving a biodiversity hotspot: patterns of biodiversity of butterflies and diurnal moths in the monsoon tropics of northern Australia (ABSTRACT). In Australian Entomological Society 49th AGM and Scientific Conference: Alice Springs, 23rd to 26th September p. 39

Lyons M, Pinder A, Collins M, Lewis L, Quinlan K, Shiel R et al. [Coppen R, Thompson F] (2018). Wetland biodiversity patterning along the middle to upper Fortescue valley (Pilbara, Western Australia) to inform conservation planning (POSTER ABSTRACT). In Program: 14th Annual WA Wetland Management Conference 2018: Celebrating World Wetlands Day, Friday 2nd February 2018, 9am to 4pm, Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre, 184 Hope Road, Bibra Lake, Western Australia p. 15

Lyons M, Pinder A, Collins M, Lewis L, Quinlan K, Shiel R et al. [Coppen R, Thompson F] (2018). Wetland biodiversity patterning along the middle to upper Fortescue valley (Pilbara, Western Australia) to inform conservation planning. Poster presented at the 14th Annual WA Wetland Management Conference 2018, Friday 2nd February 2018, Bibra Lake, Western Australia. 7 p.

Markey AS, Wilkins CF, Coppen RA, Lyons MN (2018). Targeted rare and priority flora survey: La Grange project area. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA. 164 p.

Williams AAE, Coppen RAM, Williams MR (2018). A method for conducting mark-release-recapture studies of the graceful sun-moth Synemon gratiosa (Lepidoptera: Castniidae). Records of the Western Australian Museum 33, pp. 181–186

Williams AAE, Williams MR, Coppen RA (2018). Conservation of the arid bronze azure (Ogyris subterrestris petrina) and host sugar ant (Camponotus terebrans): survey results from Camponotus terebrans sites GIM 01, GIM 03, GIM 09, GIM 10, GIM 11, GIM 13, GIM 14, GIM 51, GIM 63, GIM 68 south of Southern Cross (2014) and Camponotus terebrans site east of Merredin (2018). Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Woodvale, WA. 23 p.

2017

Pinder A, Lyons M, Collins M, Lewis L, Quinlan K, Shiel R et al. [Coppen R, Thompson F] (2017). Clay-rich landscapes mould unique wetland assemblages in the Pilbara’s Fortescue Valley (POSTER). Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA.

Pinder A, Lyons M, Collins M, Lewis L, Quinlan K, Shiel R et al. [Coppen R, Thompson F] (2017). Clay-rich landscapes mould unique wetland assemblages in the Pilbara’s Fortescue Valley. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 91/2017, 2 p.

Pinder A, Lyons M, Collins M, Lewis L, Quinlan K, Shiel R et al. [Coppen R, Thompson F] (2017). Wetland biodiversity patterning along the middle to upper Fortescue valley (Pilbara, Western Australia) to inform conservation planning. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA. 121 p.

2016

Quinlan K, Pinder A, Coppen R, Jackson J (2016). An opportunistic survey of aquatic invertebrates in the goldfields region of Western Australia. Conservation Science Western Australia 10, pp. 1–21

Williams AAE, Williams MR, Edwards ED, Coppen RAM (2016). The sun-moths (Lepidoptera: Castniidae) of Western Australia: an inventory of distribution, larval food-plants, habitat, behaviour, seasonality and conservation status. Records of the Western Australian Museum 31, pp. 90–162

2014

Meissner RA, Coppen R (2014). Flora and vegetation of the greenstone ranges of the Yilgarn Craton: Kangaroo Hills and surrounding area. Conservation Science Western Australia 9, pp. 169–179

Meissner RA, Coppen R (2014). Flora and vegetation of the greenstone ranges of the Yilgarn Craton: Warriedar fold belt. Conservation Science Western Australia 9, pp. 153–167

2013

Meissner RA, Coppen R (2013). Flora and vegetation of the greenstone ranges of the Yilgarn Craton: Credo Station. Conservation Science Western Australia 8, pp. 333–343

Additional Publications (1)
“In press” and draft publications, or those published while employed elsewhere.

2016

Williams AE, Williams MR, Edwards ED, Coppen RAM (2016). The sun-moths (Lepidoptera: Castniidae) of Western Australia: an inventory of distribution, larval food plants, habitat, behaviour, seasonality and conservation status. Records of the Western Australian Museum 13 : Part 2, pp 90.