Michael Letnic

Professor

Professor, University of New South Wales, 2019-present

Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, 2015-2018

Australian Research Council Future Fellow, University of New South Wales, 2012-2015

Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, 2010-2011

Australian Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Sydney, 2006-2010 

Project Officer (Herbivore pests), NSW Department of Environment, 2005-2006

Wildlife Management Officer (Crocodiles), Parks and Wildlife Service of the Northern Territory, 2003-2005

PhD University of Sydney, 2004 

Miklouh-Macleay Fellow, Macleay Museum, University of Sydney, 2000-2001 

Freelance journalist and wildlife consultant, 1997-2000

Research Assistant, University of Sydney, 1995-1997

BSc (Hons) University of New South Wales, 1995

 

Prizes

Eureka Prize for Environmental Research 2013

Jabez King Heydon Memorial Prize 2003 for the most meritorious thesis awarded by the School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney

 

Editorial Roles

Restoration Ecology

 

Advisory Roles 

Aussie Ark

Arid Recovery

Wild Deserts

 

Past PhD students

Dr Daniel Hunter

Dr James Rees

Dr Viyanna Leo

Dr Christopher Gordon

Dr Benjamin Feit

Dr Nicholas Colman

Dr Louise Pastro

 

Journal articles
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McHugh D; Goldingay RL; Parkyn J; Goodwin A; Letnic M, 2020, 'Short-term response of threatened small macropods and their predators to prescribed burns in subtropical Australia', Ecological Management and Restoration, vol. 21, pp. 97 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/emr.12407
2020
Rees J; Crowther M; Kingsford R; Letnic M, 2020, 'Direct and indirect effects of carrion subsidies in an arid rangeland: Carrion has positive effects on facultative scavengers and negative effects on a small songbird', Journal of Arid Environments, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2020.104174
2020
Letnic M; Crowther MS, 2020, 'Pesticide use is linked to increased body size in a large mammalian carnivore', Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 131, pp. 220 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blaa084
2020
Crowther MS; Cairns KM; van Eeden LM; Letnic M, 2020, 'Introgression does not influence the positive ecological and functional role of dingo populations', Australian Zoologist, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/az.2020.016
2020
Steindler LA; Blumstein DT; West R; Moseby KE; Letnic M, 2020, 'Exposure to a novel predator induces visual predator recognition by naïve prey', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-020-02884-3
2020
Jessop TS; Ariefiandy A; Forsyth DM; Purwandana D; White CR; Benu YJ; Madsen T; Harlow HJ; Letnic M, 2020, 'Komodo dragons are not ecological analogs of apex mammalian predators', Ecology, vol. 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2970
2020
Kingsford R; West R; Pedler R; Keith D; Moseby K; read J; Letnic M; Leggett K; Ryall S, 2020, 'Strategic Adaptive Management planning - restoring a desert ecosystem by managing introduced species and native herbivores and reintroducing mammals', Conservation Science and Practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/csp2.268
2020
Feit B; Dempster T; Jessop T; Webb J; Letnic M, 2020, 'A trophic cascade initiated by an invasive vertebrate alters the structure of native reptile communities', Global Change Biology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15032
2020
Sweeney O; Turnbull J; Jones M; Letnic M; Newsome T; Sharp A, 2019, 'An Australian perspective on rewilding', Conservation Biology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13280
2019
Rees J; Rees G; Kingsford R; Letnic M, 2019, 'Indirect commensalism between an introduced apex predator and a native avian predator', Biodiversity and Conservation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-019-01787-8
2019
Contos P; Letnic M, 2019, 'Diet of the crest-tailed mulgara (Dasycercus cristicauda) in the Strzelecki Desert', Australian Mammalogy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM19003
2019
Blumstein DT; Letnic M; Moseby K, 2019, 'In situ predator conditioning of naive prey prior to reintroduction', Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2018.0058
2019
McHugh D; Goldingay R; Link J; Letnic M, 2019, 'Habitat and introduced predators influence the occupancy of small threatened macropods in subtropical Australia', Ecology and Evolution, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5203
2019
Brink H; Purcell B; Letnic M; Webster H; Appleby R; Jordan N, 2019, 'Pets and pests: a review of the contrasting economics and fortunes of dingoes and domestic dogs in Australia, and a proposed new funding scheme for non-lethal dingo management', Wildlife Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR19030
2019
Ringma J; Legge S; Woinarski JCZ; Radford JQ; Wintle B; Bentley J; Burbidge A; Copley P; Dexter N; Dickman C; Gillespie GR; Hill B; Johnson CN; Kanowski J; Letnic M; Manning A; Menkhorst P; Mitchell N; Morris K; Moseby K; Page M; Palmer R; Bode M, 2019, 'Systematic planning can rapidly close the protection gap in Australian mammal havens', Conservation Letters, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12611
2019
Feit B; Feit A; Letnic M, 2019, 'Apex predators decouple population dynamics between mesopredators and their prey', Ecosystems, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00360-2
2019
Ross A; Letnic M; Blumstein D; Moseby K, 2019, 'Reversing the effects of evolutionary prey naiveté through controlled predator exposure', Journal of Applied Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13406
2019
Cairns K; Nesbitt B; Laffan S; Letnic M; Crowther M, 2019, 'Geographic hot spots of dingo genetic ancestry in southeastern Australia despite hybridisation with domestic dogs', Conservation Genetics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-019-01230-z
2019
Smith B; Cairns K; Adams J; Newsome T; Fillios M; Deaux E; Parr W; Letnic M; van Eden L; Appelby R; Bradshaw C; Savolainen P; Ritchie E; Nimmo D; Archer-Lean C; Greenville A; Dickman C; Watson L; Moseby K; Doherty T; Wallach A; Morrant D; Crowther M, 2019, 'Taxonomic status of the Australian dingo: the case for Canis dingo meyer, 1793', Zootaxa, vol. 4564, pp. 173 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4564.1.6
2019
Ariefiandy A; Purwandana D; Benu J; Letnic M; Jessop T, 2019, 'Knee deep in trouble: Rusa deer use an aquatic escape behaviour to delay Komodo dragon attac', Australian Mammalogy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM18052
2019
Contos P; Letnic M, 2019, 'Top-down effects of a large mammalian carnivore in arid Australia extend to epigeic arthropod assemblages', Journal of Arid Environments, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2019.03.002
2019
Jessop T; Ariefandy A; Purwandana D; Benu YJ; Hyatt M; Letnic M, 2019, 'Little to fear: largest lizard predator induces weak defense responses in ungulate prey', Behavioral Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ary200
2019
Gordon C; Letnic M, 2019, 'Evidence that the functional extinction of small mammals facilitates shrub encroachment following wildfire in arid Australia', Journal of Arid Environments, vol. 164, pp. 60 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2019.01.015
2019
Doody S; Mchenry C; Letnic M; Everitt C; Sawyer G; Clulow S, 2018, 'Forecasting spatiotemporal pattern of cane toad invasion into northwestern Australia', Wildlife Research, vol. 45, pp. 718 - 725, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR18091
2018
Radford J; Woinarski J; Legge S; Baseler M; Bentley J; Burbidge A; Bode M; Copley P; Dexter N; Dickman C; Gillespie G; Hill B; Johnson C; Kanowski J; Latch P; Letnic M; Manning A; Menkhorst P; Mitchell N; Morris K; Moseby K; Page M; Ringma J, 2018, 'Degrees of population-level susceptibility of Australian terrestrial non-volant mammal species to predation by the introduced red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and feral cat (Felis catus).', Wildlife Research, vol. 45, pp. 645 - 657, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR18008
2018
Legge S; Woinarski J; Burbidge A; Palmer R; Ringma J; Radford J; Mitchell N; Bode M; Wintle B; Baseler M; Bentley J; Copley P; Dexter N; Dickman C; Gillespie G; Hill B; Johnson C; Latch P; Letnic M; Manning A; McCreless E; Menkhorst P; Morris K; Moseby K; Page M; Pannell D; Tuft K, 2018, 'Havens for threatened Australian mammals: the contributions of fenced areas and offshore islands to the protection of mammal species susceptible to introduced predators', Wildlife Research, vol. 45, pp. 627 - 644, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR17172
2018
Moseby KE; Letnic M; Blumstein DT; West R, 2018, 'Designer prey: Can controlled predation accelerate selection for anti-predator traits in naïve populations?', Biological Conservation, vol. 217, pp. 213 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.09.022
2018
Moseby KE; Crowther M; Letnic MI, 2018, 'Ecological Role of an Apex Predator Revealed by a Reintroduction Experiment and Bayesian Statistics', Ecosystems, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-018-0269-6
2018
Hunter D; Malgorzata Lagisz ; Leo V; Nakagawa S; Letnic MI, 2018, 'Not all predators are equal: a continent-scale analysis of the effects of predator control on Australian mammals', Mammal Review, vol. 48, pp. 108 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mam.12115
2018
Rees J; Kingsford R; Letnic MI, 2018, 'Changes in desert avifauna associated with the functional extinction of a terrestrial top predator', Ecography, vol. 42, pp. 67 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03661
2018
Harris R; Beaumont L; Vance T; Tozer C; Remenyi T; Perkins-Kirkpatrick S; Mitchell P; Nicotra A; McGregor S; Andrew N; Letnic MI; Kearney M; Wernberg T; Hutley L; Chambers L; Fletcher M; Keatley M; Woodward C; Williamson G; Duke N; Bowman D, 2018, 'Biological responses to the press and pulse of climate trends and extreme events', Nature Climate Change, vol. 8, pp. 579 - 587, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0187-9
2018
Pedler R; West R; Read J; Moseby K; Letnic MI; Keith D; Leggett K; Ryall S; Kingsford R, 2018, 'Conservation challenges and benefits of multispecies reintroductions to a national park – a case study from New South Wales, Australia', Pacific Conservation Biology, vol. 24, pp. 397 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PC17058
2018
Leo V; Reading R; Gordon C; Letnic M, 2018, 'Apex predator suppression is linked to restructuring of ecosystems via multiple ecological pathways', Oikos, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.05546
2018
Jessop T; Webb J; Dempster T; Feit B; Letnic M, 2018, 'Interactions between cortcosterone phenotype, environmental stressor pervasiveness and irruptive movement related survival', Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.187930
2018
Feit B; Gordon C; Webb J; Jessop T; Laffan S; Dempster T; Letnic MI, 2018, 'Invasive cane toads might initiate cascades of direct and indirect effects in a terrestrial ecosystem', Biological Invasions, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1665-8
2018
Leggett K; Welaratne T; Letnic M; McLeod S; Dawson T, 2018, 'Rediscovery of the plains mouse (Pseudomys australis) (Rodentia:Muridae) in New South Wales', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 40, pp. 127 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM16046
2018
Moseby K; Blumstein D; Letnic M; West R, 2018, 'Choice or opportunity: are post-release social groupings influenced by familiarity or reintroduction protocols?', Oryx, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605318000054
2018
Forsyth DM; Latham D; Davis N; Caley P; Letnic MI; Moloney P; Woodford L; Woolnough A, 2018, 'Interactions between dingoes and introduced wild ungulates: concepts, evidence and knowledge gaps', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 41, pp. 12 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM17042
2018
West R; Blumstein D; Letnic M; Moseby K, 2018, 'Searching for an effective pre-release screening tool for translocations: can trap temperament predict behaviour and survival in the wild?', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 28, pp. 229 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1649-0
2018
Harris RMB; Beaumont LJ; Vance TR; Tozer CR; Remenyi TA; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Mitchell PJ; Nicotra AB; McGregor S; Andrew NR; Letnic M; Kearney MR; Wernberg T; Hutley LB; Chambers LE; Fletcher MS; Keatley MR; Woodward CA; Williamson G; Duke NC; Bowman DMJS, 2018, 'Erratum to: Biological responses to the press and pulse of climate trends and extreme events (Nature Climate Change, (2018), 8, 7, (579-587), 10.1038/s41558-018-0187-9)', Nature Climate Change, vol. 8, pp. 840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0237-3
2018
Doherty T; Davis N; Dickman CR; Forsyth D; Letnic M; Nimmo D; Palmer R; Ritchie E; Benshemesh J; Edwards G; Lawrence J; Lumsden L; Pascoe C; Sharp A; Stokeld D; Myers C; Story G; Story P; Triggs B; Venosta M; Wysong M; Newsome T, 2018, 'Continental patterns in the diet of a top predator: Australia's dingo', Mammal Review, vol. 49, pp. 31 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mam.12139
2018
Steindler L; Blumstein D; West R; Moseby K; Letnic MI, 2018, 'Discrimination of introduced predators by ontogenetically naïve prey scales with duration of shared evolutionary history', Animal Behaviour, vol. 137, pp. 133 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2018.01.013
2018
Moseby KE; Letnic M; Blumstein DT; West R, 2018, 'Designer prey: Can controlled predation accelerate selection for anti-predator traits in naïve populations?', Biological Conservation, vol. 217, pp. 213 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.09.022
2018
Moseby K; Letnic M; Blumstein D; West R, 2018, 'Understanding predator densities for successful co-existence of alien predators and threatened prey', Austral Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12697
2018
Mills C; Letnic MI, 2018, 'Reversing functional extinction of mammals prompts a rethink of paradigms about seed fate in arid Australia', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.171977
2018
Letnic MI; Crowther M; Tulloch A; Dickman C; Greenvile A, 2018, 'Interactions between wildfire and drought drive population responses of mammals in coastal woodlands', Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 99, pp. 416 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyy003
2018
Lyons M; Gordon C; Mills C; Letnic MI, 2018, 'Linking trophic cascades to changes in desert dune geomorphology using high-resolution drone data', Journal of the Royal Society Interface, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0327
2018
Saxon-Mills E; Moseby K; Blumstein D; Letnic M, 2018, 'Prey naïveté and the anti-predator responses of a vulnerable marsupial prey to known and novel predators', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-018-2568-5
2018
Rees J; Kingsford RT; Letnic MI, 2017, 'In the absence of an apex predator, irruptive herbivores suppress grass seed production: Implications for small granivores', Biological Conservation, vol. 213, pp. 13 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.06.037
2017
Ripple WJ; Chapron G; López-Bao JV; Durant SM; MacDonald DW; Lindsey PA; Bennett EL; Beschta RL; Bruskotter JT; Campos-Arceiz A; Corlett RT; Darimont CT; Dickman AJ; Dirzo R; Dublin HT; Estes JA; Everatt KT; Galetti M; Goswami VR; Hayward MW; Hedges S; Hoffmann M; Hunter LTB; Kerley GIH; Letnic M; Levi T; Maisels F; Morrison JC; Nelson MP; Newsome TM; Painter L; Pringle RM; Sandom CJ; Terborgh J; Treves A; Van Valkenburgh B; Vucetich JA; Wirsing AJ; Wallach AD; Wolf C; Woodroffe R; Young H; Zhang L, 2017, 'Conserving the world's megafauna and biodiversity: The fierce urgency of now', BioScience, vol. 67, pp. 197 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw168
2017
Letnic MI; Ripple WJ, 2017, 'Large scale responses of herbivore prey to canid predators and primary productivity'', Global Ecology and Biogeography: a journal of macroecology, vol. 26, pp. 860 - 866, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12593
2017
Newsome T; Greenville A; Dickman CR; Cirovic D; Johnson CN; Krofel M; Letnic M; Ripple WJ; Ritchie EG; Stoyanov S; Wirsing A, 2017, 'Top predators constrain mesopredator distributions', Nature Communications, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms15469
2017
Mills CH; Gordon CE; Letnic MI, 2017, 'Rewilded mammal assemblages reveal the missing ecological functions of granivores', Functional Ecology, vol. 32, pp. 475 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12950
2017
Ripple WJ; Chapron G; Vicente Lopez-Bao J; Durant SM; MacDonald DW; Lindsey PA; Bennett EL; Beschta RL; Bruskotter JT; Campos-Arceiz A; Corlett RT; Darimont CT; Dickman AJ; Dirzo R; Dublin HT; Estes JA; Everatt KT; Galetti M; Goswami VR; Hayward MW; Hedges S; Hoffmann M; Hunter LTB; Kerley GIH; Letnic M; Levi T; Maisels F; Morrison JC; Nelson MP; Newsome TM; Painter L; Pringle RM; Sandom CJ; Terborgh J; Treves A; Van Valkenburgh B; Vucetich JA; Wirsing AJ; Wallach AD; Wolf C; Woodroffe R; Young H; Zhang L, 2017, 'Conserving the World's Megafauna and Biodiversity: The Fierce Urgency of Now', BIOSCIENCE, vol. 67, pp. 197 - 200, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000397164000003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2017
Morris T; Letnic MI, 2017, 'Removal of an apex predator initiates a trophic cascade that extends from herbivores to vegetation and the soil nutrient pool', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, vol. 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.0111
2017
West R; Letnic MI; Blumstein D; Moseby K, 2017, 'Predator exposure improves anti-predator responses in a threatened mammal', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 55, pp. 147 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12947
2017
Letnic MI; Feit A; Forsyth D, 2017, 'Strength of a trophic cascade between an apex predator, mammalian herbivore and grasses in a desert ecosystem does not vary with temporal fluctuations in primary productivity', Ecosystems, vol. 21, pp. 153 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-017-0141-0
2017
Newsome TM; Greenville AC; Letnic M; Ritchie EG; Dickman CR, 2017, 'The case for a dingo reintroduction in Australia remains strong: A reply to Morgan et al., 2016', Food Webs, vol. 10, pp. 39 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fooweb.2017.02.001
2017
2017, 'Reprint of: The case for a dingo reintroduction in Australia remains strong: A reply to Morgan et al., 2016', Food Webs, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fooweb.2017.10.004
2017
Gordon C; Moore B; Letnic MI, 2017, 'Temporal and spatial trends in the abundances of an apex predator, introduced mesopredator and ground-nesting bird are consistent with the mesopredator release hypothesis', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 26, pp. 1445 - 1462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1309-9
2017
Hunter DO; Britz T; Jones M; Letnic M, 2016, 'Reintroduction of Tasmanian devils to mainland Australia can restore top-down control in ecosystems where dingoes have been extirpated: A response to Baker et al. 2016 and Fancourt & Mooney 2016', Biological Conservation, vol. 196, pp. 20 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.01.021
2016
Letnic MI; Feit A; Mills C; Feit B, 2016, 'The crest-tailed mulgara (Dasycercus cristicauda) in the south-eastern Strzelecki Desert', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 38, pp. 241 - 245, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM15027
2016
Gordon C; Eldridge D; Ripple W; Crowther M; Moore B; Letnic MI, 2016, 'Shrub encroachment is linked to extirpation of an apex predator.', Journal of Animal Ecology, vol. 86, pp. 147 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12607
2016
Ripple W; Chapron G; Lopez-Bao V; Durant SM; Macdonald DW; Lindsey P; Bennet E; Beschta R; Bruskotter J; Campos-Arceiz A; Corlett D; Darimont C; Dickman A; Dirzo R; Dublin H; Estes J; Everatt K; Galetti M; Goswami V; Hayward M; Hedges S; Hoffman M; Hunter L; Kerley G; Letnic M; Levi T; Maisels F; Morrison J; Nelson M; Newsome T; Painter L; Pringle R; Sandom C; Terborgh J; Treves A; Van Valkenburgh B; Vucetich J; Wirsing A; Wallach A; Wolf C; Woodroffe R; Young H; Zhang L, 2016, 'Saving the World’s Terrestrial Megafauna', Bioscience, vol. 66, pp. 807 - 812, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw092
2016
Atkins R; Blumstein DT; Moseby K; West R; Letnic MI, 2016, 'Deep evolutionary experience explains mammalian responses to predators', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 70, pp. 1755 - 1763, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-016-2181-4
2016
Parr W; Wilson L; Colman N; Crowther M; Wroe S; Letnic MI, 2016, 'Cranial Shape and the Modularity of Hybridization in Dingoes and Dogs; Hybridization Does Not Spell the End for Native Morphology', Evolutionary Biology, vol. 43, pp. 171 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11692-016-9371-x
2016
Purwandana D; Arifiandy A; Imansyah MJ; Seno A; Ciofi C; Letnic MI; Jessop T, 2016, 'Ecological Allometries and Niche Use Dynamics Across Komodo Dragon Ontogeny', Naturwissenschaften, vol. 103, pp. 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00114-016-1351-6
2016
Gordon C; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Functional extinction of a desert rodent: implications for seed fate and vegetation dynamics.', Ecography: pattern and diversity in ecology, vol. 39, pp. 815 - 824, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.01648
2015
Colman N; Crowther M; Letnic M, 2015, 'Macroecological patterns in mammal abundances provide evidence that an apex predator shapes forest ecosystems by suppressing herbivore and mesopredator abundance', Journal of Biogeography, vol. 42, pp. 1975 - 1985, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12563
2015
Feit B; Dempster T; Gibb H; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Invasive cane toads’ predatory impact on dung beetles is mediated by reservoir type at artificial water points', Ecosystems, vol. 18, pp. 826 - 838, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-015-9865-x
2015
Letnic MI; Laffan SW; Greenville AC; Russell BG; Mitchell B; Fleming PJS, 2015, 'Artificial watering points are focal points for activity by an invasive herbivore but not native herbivores in conservation reserves in arid Australia', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 24, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-014-0770-y
2015
Lawes M; Lawes ; Fisher DO; Johnson CN; Blomberg S; Frank A; Fritz S; McCallum H; VanDerWal J; Abbott B; Legge S; Thomas C; Letnic MI; Thurgate N; Fisher A; Gordon I; Kutt A, 2015, 'Correlates of recent declines of rodents in northern and southern Australia: habitat structure is critical', PLoS One, vol. 10, pp. e0130626 - e0130626, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0130626
2015
Newsome TM; Ballard GA; Crowther MS; Dellinger JA; Fleming PJS; Glen AS; Greenville AC; Johnson CN; Letnic M; Moseby KE; Nimmo DG; Nelson MP; Read JL; Ripple WJ; Ritchie EG; Shores CR; Wallach AD; Wirsing AJ; Dickman CR, 2015, 'Resolving the value of the dingo in ecological restoration', Restoration Ecology, vol. 23, pp. 201 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.12186
2015
Leo V; Reading R; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Interference competition: odours of an apex predator and conspecifics influence resource acquisition by red foxes', Oecologia, vol. 179, pp. 1033 - 1040, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3423-2
2015
Gordon C; Feit A; Gruber J; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Mesopredator suppression by an apex predator alleviates the risk of predation perceived by small prey', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, vol. 20142870, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.2870
2015
Colman N; Crowther MS; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Macro-ecological patterns in mammal abundances provide evidence that an apex predator shapes forest ecosystems by suppressing herbivore and mesopredator abundance', Journal of Biogeography
2015
Moseby K; Blumstein D; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Harnessing natural selection to tackle the problem of prey naïveté', Evolutionary Applications: evolutionary approaches to environmental, biomedical and socio-economic issues, vol. 9, pp. 334 - 343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eva.12332
2015
Hunter DO; Britz T; Jones M; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Reintroduction of Tasmanian devils to mainland Australia can restore top-down control in ecosystems where dingoes have been extirpated', Biological Conservation, vol. 191, pp. 428 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2015.07.030
2015
Letnic MI; Dempster T; Jessop TJ; Webb JK, 2015, 'Restricting access to invasion hubs enabes sustained control of an invasive vertebrate', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 52, pp. 341 - 347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12390
2015
Eldridge ; Poore A; Ruiz-Colmenero M; Letnic MI; Soliveres S, 2015, 'Ecosystem structure, function and composition in rangelands are negatively affected by livestock grazing', Ecological Applications, vol. 26, pp. 1273 - 1283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15-1234
2015
Morris T; Gordon C; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Divergent foraging behavior of a desert rodent, Notomys fuscus, in cover and open microhabitats revealed using GUDs and video analysis', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 37, pp. 46 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM14030
2015
Newsome ; Ballard GA; Crowther M; Glen AS; Dellinger JA; Fleming PJS; Greenville A; Johnson CN; Letnic MI; Moseby KE; Nimmo D; Nelson MP; Read JL; Ripple WJ; Ritchie EG; Shores CR; Wallach A; Wirsing A; Dickman CR, 2015, 'Resolving the value of the dingo in ecological restoration', Restoration Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.12186
2015
Rees J; Webb JK; Crowther MS; Letnic MI, 2015, 'Ravens are a key threat to beach-nesting birds', Australian Field Ornithologist, vol. 32, pp. 100 - 107
2015
Crowther MS; Fillios M; Colman N; Letnic MI, 2014, 'An updated description of the Australian Dingo (Canis dingo Meyer, 1793)', Journal of Zoology, vol. 293, pp. 192 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12134
2014
Fisher ; Johnson ; Lawes ; Fritz ; McCallum ; Blomberg ; VanDerWaal ; Abbott ; Franke ; Legge ; Letnic MI; Thomas ; Fisher ; Gordon ; Kutt , 2014, 'Response to commentary by Woinarski (Critical-weight-range marsupials in northern Australia are declining: a commentary on Fisher et al. (2014) ‘The current decline of tropical marsupials in Australia: is history repeating?’)', Global Ecology and Biogeography: a journal of macroecology, vol. 24, pp. 123 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12252
2014
Feit B; Letnic MI, 2014, 'Species level traits determine positive and negative population impacts of invasive cane toads on native squamates', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 24, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-014-0850-z
2014
Ripple W; Estes J; Beshta R; Wilmers C; Ritchie E; Hebblewhite M; Berger J; Elmhagen B; Letnic M; Nelson M; Schmitz O; Smith D; Wallach A; Wirsing A, 2014, 'Status and ecological effects of the world's largest carnivores', Science, vol. 343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1241484
2014
Webb JK; Letnic MI; Jessop TJ; Dempster T, 2014, 'Behavioural flexibility allows an invasive vertebrate to survive in a semi-arid environment', Biology Letters, vol. 10, pp. 20131014 - 20131014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2013.1014
2014
Jessop TJ; Dempster T; Letnic MI; Webb J , 2014, 'Interplay among nocturnal activity, melatonin, corticosterone and performance in the invasive cane toad (Rhinella marinus)', General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol. 206, pp. 43 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2014.07.013
2014
Pastro L; Dickman CR; Letnic MI, 2014, 'Fire type and hemisphere determine fire effects on alpha and beta diversity: A global meta-analysis', Global Ecology and Biogeography: a journal of macroecology, vol. 23, pp. 1146 - 1156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12195
2014
Colman N; Gordon C; Crowther MS; Letnic MI, 2014, 'Lethal control of an apex predator has unintended cascading effects on forest mammal assemblages', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, vol. 281, pp. 20133094, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.3094
2014
Letnic MI; Webb JK; Florance D; Jessop TJ; Dempster T , 2014, 'Artificial water points facilitate the spread of an invasive vertebrate in arid Australia', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 51, pp. 795 - 803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12232
2014
Rees J; Webb JK; Crowther MS; Letnic MI, 2014, 'Carrion subsidies provided by fishermen increase predation of beach-nesting bird nests by facultative scavengers', Animal Conservation, vol. 17 (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acv.12133
2014
Johnson CN; Crowther MS; Dickman CR; Letnic MI; Newsome TM; Nimmo DG; Ritchie EG; Wallach AD, 2014, 'Experiments in no-impact control of dingoes: comment on Allen et al. 2013', Frontiers in Zoology, vol. 11, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-9994-11-17
2014
Colman ; Gordon ; Crowther ; Letnic MI, 2014, 'Response to Allen ‘An alternative hypothesis to the conclusion of Colman et al. (2014)’', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, vol. 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.1845
2014
Jessop T; Letnic M; Webb JK; Dempster T, 2013, 'Adrenocortical stress responses influence an invasive vertebrate's fitness in an extreme environment', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1444
2013
Hu Y; Urlus J; Gillespie G; Letnic M; Jessop TS, 2013, 'Evaluating the role of fire disturbance in structuring small reptile communities in temperate forests', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 22, pp. 1949 - 1963, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0519-z
2013
Ripple B; Wirsig A; Wilmers C; Letnic M, 2013, 'Widespread mesopredator Effects after Wolf Extirpation', Biological Conservation, vol. 160, pp. 70 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2012.12.033
2013
Letnic M; Tischler M; Gordon C, 2013, 'Desert small mammal responses to wildfire and predation in the aftermath of a La Nińa driven resource pulse', Austral Ecology, vol. 38, pp. 841 - 849, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12063
2013
Pastro L; Dickman C; Letnic M, 2013, 'Effects of wildfire, rainfall and region on desert lizard assemblages: The importance of multi-scale processes', Oecologia, vol. 173, pp. 603 - 614, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-013-2642-7
2013
Fisher DO; Blomberg SP; Johnson CN; Frank A; Lawes MJ; Fritz SA; Mccallum H; Vanderwal J; Abbott B; Fisher A; Legge S; Gordon IJ; Letnic M; Thomas CR; Kutt A, 2013, 'The current decline of tropical marsupials in Australia: Is history repeating?', Global Ecology and Biogeography, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12088
2013
Letnic M; Baker L; Nesbitt B, 2013, 'Ecologically functional landscapes and the role of dingoes as trophic regulators in south-eastern Australia and other habitats', Ecological Management and Restoration, vol. 14, pp. 101 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/emr.12035
2013
Letnic M; Shine R; Webb J; Timothy D; Ruchira S, 2012, 'Why does vulnerability to toxic invasive cane toads vary among populations of Australian freshwater crocodiles?', Animal Conservation, vol. 16, pp. 86 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00578.x
2012
Ritchie EG; Elmhagen B; Glen AS; Letnic M; Ludwig G; McDonald RA, 2012, 'Ecosystem restoration with teeth: What role for predators?', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 27, pp. 265 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2012.01.001
2012
Letnic M; Fillios M; Crowther M, 2012, 'Could Direct Killing by Larger Dingoes Have Caused the Extinction of the Thylacine from Mainland Australia?', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034877
2012
Tingley R; Phillips B; Letnic M; Brown G; Shine R; Baird S, 2012, 'Identifying optimal barriers to halt the invasion of cane toads Rhinella marina in arid Australia', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 50, pp. 129 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12021
2012
Fillios M; Crowther M; Letnic M, 2012, 'The impact of the dingo on the thylacine in Holocene Australia', World Archaeology, vol. 44, pp. 118 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00438243.2012.646112
2012
Letnic M; Crowther M; Fillios M; Radford C, 2012, 'An assessment of the taxonomic status of wild canids in south-eastern New South Wales: phenotypic variation in dingoes', Australian Journal of Zoology, vol. 60, pp. 73 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO12006
2012
Letnic M; Crowther M, 2012, 'Patterns in the abundance of kangaroo populations in arid Australia are consistent with the exploitation ecosystems hypothesis', Oikos, vol. 122, pp. 761 - 769, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.20121.20425.x
2012
Letnic M; Ritchie EG; Dickman CR, 2012, 'Top predators as biodiversity regulators: The dingo Canis lupus dingo as a case study', Biological Reviews, vol. 87, pp. 390 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00203.x
2012
Letnic M; Crowther MS; Dickman CR; Ritchie EG, 2011, 'Demonising the dingo: How much wild dogma is enough?', Current Zoology, vol. 57, pp. 668 - 670
2011
Florance D; Webb J; Dempster T; Worthing A; Letnic M, 2011, 'Excluding access to invasion hubs can contain the spread of an invasive vertebrate', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 278, pp. 2900 - 2908, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2011.0032
2011
Cupples J; Crowther M; Letnic M, 2011, 'Dietary overlap and prey selectivity among sympatric carnivores: Could dingoes suppress foxes through competition for prey?', Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 92, pp. 590 - 600, http://dx.doi.org/10.1644/10-MAMM-A-164.1
2011
Fukuda Y; Letnic M; Manolis C; Lindner G; Webb G, 2011, 'Recovery of saltwater crocodiles following unregulated hunting in tidal rivers of the Northern Territory, Australia', Journal of Wildlife Management, vol. 75, pp. 1253 - 1266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.191
2011
Walther BD; Dempster T; Letnic M; McCulloch MT, 2011, 'Movements of Diadromous Fish in Large Unregulated Tropical Rivers Inferred from Geochemical Tracers', PLoS ONE, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018351
2011
Carmody P; Burke J; Letnic M, 2011, 'Problem crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) in the freshwater, Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia', Australian Zoologist, vol. 35, pp. 858 - 863, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2011.038
2011
Pastro L; Dickman C; Letnic M, 2011, 'Burning for biodiversity or burning biodiversity? Prescribed burn vs. wildfire impacts on plants, lizards, and mammals', Ecological Applications, vol. 21, pp. 3238 - 3253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/10-2351.1
2011
Letnic M; Greenville A; Denny E; Dickman CR; Tischler M; Gordon C; Koch F, 2011, 'Does a top predator suppress the abundance of an invasive mesopredator at a continental scale?', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 20, pp. 343 - 353, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00600.x
2011
Letnic M; Story P; Story G; Field J; Brown O; Dickman CR, 2011, 'Resource pulses, Switching trophic control, and the dynamics of desert small-mammal assemblages in arid Australia: test of a conceptual model', Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 92, pp. 1210 - 1222
2011
Russell B; Fleming P; Letnic M, 2011, 'Managing feral goat impacts by manipulating their access to water in the rangelands', Rangeland Journal, vol. 33, pp. 143 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/RJ10070
2011
Letnic M; Dworjanyn SA, 2011, 'Does a top predator reduce the predatory impact of an invasive mesopredator on an endangered rodent?', Ecography, vol. 34, pp. 827 - 835, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06516.x
2011
Fillios M; Gordon C; Koch F; Letnic M, 2010, 'The effect of a top predator on kangaroo abundance in arid Australia and its implications for archaeological faunal assemblages', Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 37, pp. 986 - 993, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2009.11.031
2010
Letnic M; Dickman CR, 2010, 'Resource pulses and mammalian dynamics: Conceptual models for hummock grasslands and other Australian desert habitats', Biological Reviews, vol. 85, pp. 501 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-185X.2009.00113.x
2010
Letnic M; Koch F, 2010, 'Are dingoes a trophic regulator in arid Australia? A comparison of mammal communities on either side of the dingo fence', Austral Ecology, vol. 35, pp. 167 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.02022.x
2010
Letnic M; Crowther MS; Koch F, 2009, 'Does a top-predator provide an endangered rodent with refuge from an invasive mesopredator?', Animal Conservation, vol. 12, pp. 302 - 312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-1795.2009.00250.x
2009
Greenville AC; Dickman CR; Wardle GM; Letnic M, 2009, 'The fire history of an arid grassland: the influence of antecedent rainfall and ENSO', International Journal of Wildland Fire, vol. 18, pp. 631 - 631, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF08093
2009
Letnic M; Koch F; Gordon C; Crowther MS; Dickman CR, 2009, 'Keystone effects of an alien top-predator stem extinctions of native mammals', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 276, pp. 3249 - 3256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2009.0574
2009
Letnic M; Webb JK; Shine R, 2008, 'Invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) cause mass mortality of freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) in tropical Australia', Biological Conservation, vol. 141, pp. 1773 - 1782, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2008.04.031
2008
Letnic M, 2008, 'A comparison of saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) populations in freshwater-floodplain and tidal river habitats of the adelaide river catchment, Northern Territory, Australia', Applied Herpetology, vol. 5, pp. 243 - 252, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/157075408785911066
2008
Phillips P; Hauser P; Letnic M, 2007, 'Displacement of black flying-foxes Pteropus alecto from Batchelor, Northern Territory', Australian Zoologist, vol. 34, pp. 119 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2007.009
2007
Doody JS; Sims RA; Letnic M, 2007, 'Environmental manipulation to avoid a unique predator: Drinking hole excavation in the agile wallaby, Macropus agilis', Ethology, vol. 113, pp. 128 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0310.2006.01298.x
2007
Bradshaw CJA; Fukuda Y; Letnic M; Brook BW, 2006, 'Incorporating known sources of uncertainty to determine precautionary harvests of saltwater crocodiles', Ecological Applications, vol. 16, pp. 1436 - 1448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/1051-0761(2006)016[1436:IKSOUT]2.0.CO;2
2006
Letnic M; Connors G, 2006, 'Changes in the distribution and abundance of saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) in the upstream, freshwater reaches of rivers in the Northern Territory, Australia', WILDLIFE RESEARCH, vol. 33, pp. 529 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR05090
2006
Letnic M; Dickman CR, 2006, 'Boom means bust: Interactions between the El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO), rainfall and the processes threatening mammal species in arid Australia', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 15, pp. 3847 - 3880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-005-0601-2
2006
Holmgren M; Stapp P; Dickman CR; Gracia C; Graham S; Gutiérrez JR; Hice C; Jaksic F; Kelt DA; Letnic M; Lima M; López BC; Meserve PL; Milstead WB; Polis GA; Previtali MA; Richter M; Sabaté S; Squeo FA, 2006, 'A synthesis of ENSO effects on drylands in Australia, North America and South America', Advances in Geosciences, vol. 6, pp. 69 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-6-69-2006
2006
Holmgren M; Stapp P; Dickman CR; Gracia C; Graham S; Gutiérrez JR; Hice C; Jaksic F; Kelt DA; Letnic M; Lima M; López BC; Meserve PL; Milstead WB; Polis GA; Previtali MA; Richter M; Sabaté S; Squeo FA, 2006, 'Extreme climatic events shape arid and semiarid ecosystems', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 4, pp. 87 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/1540-9295(2006)004[0087:ECESAA]2.0.CO;2
2006
Letnic M; Connors G, 2006, 'Changes in the distribution and abundance of saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) in the upstream, freshwater reaches of rivers in the Northern Territory, Australia', Wildlife Research, vol. 33, pp. 529 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR05090
2006
Brown O; Field JH; Letnic M, 2006, 'Variation in the taphonomic effect of scavengers in semi-arid NSW linked to rainfall and the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO).', International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, vol. 16, pp. 165 - 176
2006
Letnic M; Dickman CR, 2005, 'The responses of small mammals to patches regenerating after fire and rainfall in the Simpson Desert, central Australia', Austral Ecology, vol. 30, pp. 24 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2004.01410.x
2005
Letnic M; Tamayo B; Dickman CR, 2005, 'The responses of mammals to La Niña (El Niño Southern Oscillation)-associated rainfall, predation, and wildfire in central Australia', Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 86, pp. 689 - 703, http://dx.doi.org/10.1644/1545-1542(2005)086[0689:TROMTL]2.0.CO;2
2005
Letnic M, 2004, 'Cattle grazing in a hummock grassland regenerating after fire: The short-term effects of cattle exclusion on vegetation in south-western Queensland', Rangeland Journal, vol. 26, pp. 34 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/RJ04003
2004
Letnic M; Dickman CR; Tischler MK; Tamayo B; Beh CL, 2004, 'The responses of small mammals and lizards to post-fire succession and rainfall in arid Australia', Journal of Arid Environments, vol. 59, pp. 85 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2004.01.014
2004
Letnic M, 2003, 'The effects of experimental patch burning and rainfall on small mammals in the Simpson Desert, Queensland', Wildlife Research, vol. 30, pp. 547 - 563, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR02093
2003
Dickman CR; Haythornthwaite AS; McNaught GH; Mahon PS; Tamayo B; Letnic M, 2001, 'Population dynamics of three species of dasyurid marsupials in arid central Australia: A 10-year study', Wildlife Research, vol. 28, pp. 493 - 506, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR00023
2001
Letnic M, 2001, 'Long distance movements and the use of fire mosaics by small mammals in the Simpson Desert, Central Australia', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 23, pp. 125 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AM01125
2001
Letnic M; Dickman CR; McNaught G, 2000, 'Bet-hedging and germination in the Australian arid zone shrub Acacia ligulata', AUSTRAL ECOLOGY, vol. 25, pp. 368 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1442-9993.2000.01047.x
2000
Letnic M; McNaught G; Dickman C, 2000, 'Bet-hedging and germination in the Australian arid zone shrub Acacia ligulata', Austral Ecology, vol. 25, pp. 368 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1442-9993.2000.01047.x
2000
Letnic M, 2000, 'The politics of science and conservation: Why not anonymous publication?', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 9, pp. 707 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1008928217438
2000
Letnic M, 2000, 'Dispossesion, degradation and extinction:environmental history in arid Australia', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 9, pp. 295 - 308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1008913826686
2000
Dickman CR; Letnic M; Mahon PS, 1999, 'Population dynamics of two species of dragon lizards in arid Australia: The effects of rainfall', Oecologia, vol. 119, pp. 357 - 366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s004420050796
1999
Letnic MI; Madden KE, 1997, 'The gecko, Gehyra australia, feeding on the sap of Acacia holosericea.', Western Australian Naturalist,, vol. 21, pp. 207 - 208
1997
Letnic M; Fox BJ, 1997, 'The impact of industrial fluoride fallout on faunal succession following sand mining of dry sclerophyll forest', Biological Conservation, vol. 80, pp. 63 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0006-3207(96)00064-X
1997
Letnic M; Fox BJ, 1997, 'The impact of industrial fluoride fallout on faunal succession following sand mining of dry sclerophyll forest at Tomago, N.S.W.: II Myobatrachid frog recolinsation', Biological Conservation, vol. 82, pp. 137 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0006-3207(97)00029-3
1997
Conference Presentations
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Fisher AG; Letnic M; Horn G, 2017, 'Long-term land management effects on rangeland vegetation cover in the Strzelecki Desert', presented at The 37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Pretoria, South Africa, 08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
2017
Book Chapters
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Glen A; Dickman C; Letnic MI, 2014, 'Carnivore communities: challenges and opportunities for conservation.', in Glen A; Dickman C (ed.), Carnivores of Australia : Past, Present and Future, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 405 - 415, http://www.publish.csiro.au/pid/6708.htm
2014
Johnson CN; Letnic M, 2014, 'Introducing a new top predator, the dingo', in Prins H; Gordon IR (ed.), Invasion Biology and Ecosystem Theory - Insights from a Continent in Transition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 414 - 428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139565424.022
2014
Letnic MI; Ritchie E; Letnic M; Dickman CR; Vanak A, 2013, 'Dogs as predators and trophic regulators', in Gompper M (ed.), Free-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation, Oxford University Press, pp. 55 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663217.003.0002
2013
Letnic M; Fillios M; Crowther M, 2013, 'The arrival and impact of the dingo', in Glen AS; Dickman AR (ed.), Carnivores of Australia, edn. Original, CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia
2013
Letnic M, 2012, 'Us and them correspondence', in Tingle L (ed.), Quarterly Essay - Great Expectations: Government, Entitlement and an Angry Nation, edn. 46, Black Inc., Victoria, Australia, pp. 79 - 81
2012
Letnic MI, 2010, 'The pituri country stories', in Robin L; Dickman C (ed.), Desert Channels: The impulse to conserve, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne
2010
Letnic MI; Dickman C, 2010, 'Reptiles, amphibians and fish: going with the flow.', in Robin L; Dickman C (ed.), Desert Channels: The impulse to conserve, CSIRO, Melbourne, pp. 192 - 209
2010
Dickman CR; Glen AS; Letnic M, 2009, 'Reintroducing the Dingo: Can Australia's Conservation Wastelands be Restored?', in Reintroduction of Top-Order Predators, pp. 238 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444312034.ch11
2009
Nichols T; Letnic MI, 2008, 'Problem crocodiles: Reducing the risk of attacks by Crocodylus porosus in Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia', in Mitchell JC; Jung Brown RE; Bartholomew B (ed.), Urban Herpetology. Herpetological Conservation 3, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Salt lake City, pp. 509 - 517
2008
Letnic MI, 2007, 'The pastoral industry: history and impact on arid zone fauna.', in Lunney D; Dickman C; Burgin S (ed.), Animals of arid Australia: out on their own?, Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Sydney, pp. 65 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/FS.2007.041
2007
Areas of Expertise

Terrestrial ecology, ecosystem restoration, management of invasive species, predators, fire