[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP120200092]
Researchers Prof Andrew Austin; Dr Michael Rix; Prof Mark Harvey; A/Prof Steven Cooper
Brief description Trapdoor spiders (family Idiopidae) are poorly studied and there are many new species with restricted distributions in the western and arid parts of the continent. This project will use DNA techniques to study their evolution and provide genetic criteria for their identification, environmental assessment and determining conservation priorities.
Funding Amount $276,368
Funding Scheme Linkage Projects