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Journal articles


  1. Maestre, F. T., Y. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, D. J. Eldridge, H. Saiz, M. Berdugo, B. Gozalo, V. Ochoa, E. Guirado, M. García-Gómez, E. Valencia, J. J. Gaitán, S. Asensio, B. J. Mendoza, C. Plaza, P. Díaz-Martínez, A. Rey, H.-W. Hu, J.-Z. He, J.-T. Wang, A. Lehmann, M. C. Rillig, S. Cesarz, N. Eisenhauer, J. Martínez-Valderrama, E. Moreno-Jiménez, O. Sala, M. Abedi, N. Ahmadian, C. L. Alados, V. Aramayo, F. Amghar, T. Arredondo, R. J. Ahumada, K. Bahalkeh, F. Ben Salem, N. Blaum, B. Boldgiv, M. A. Bowker, D. Bran, C. Bu, R. Canessa, A. P. Castillo-Monroy, H. Castro, I. Castro, P. Castro-Quezada, R. Chibani, A. A. Conceição, C. M. Currier, A. Darrouzet-Nardi, B. Deák, D. A. Donoso, A. J. Dougill, J. Durán, B. Erdenetsetseg, C. I. Espinosa, A. Fajardo, M. Farzam, D. Ferrante, A. S. K. Frank, L. H. Fraser, L. A. Gherardi, A. C. Greenville, C. A. Guerra, E. Gusmán-Montalvan, R. M. Hernández-Hernández, N. Hölzel, E. Huber-Sannwald, F. M. Hughes, O. Jadán-Maza, F. Jeltsch, A. Jentsch, K. F. Kaseke, M. Köbel, J. E. Koopman, C. V. Leder, A. Linstädter, P. C. le Roux, X. Li, P. Liancourt, J. Liu, M. A. Louw, G. Maggs-Kölling, T. P. Makhalanyane, O. M. Issa, A. J. Manzaneda, E. Marais, J. P. Mora, G. Moreno, S. M. Munson, A. Nunes, G. Oliva, G. R. Oñatibia, G. Peter, M. O. D. Pivari, Y. Pueyo, R. E. Quiroga, S. Rahmanian, S. C. Reed, P. J. Rey, B. Richard, A. Rodríguez, V. Rolo, J. G. Rubalcaba, J. C. Ruppert, A. Salah, M. A. Schuchardt, S. Spann, I. Stavi, C. R. A. Stephens, A. M. Swemmer, A. L. Teixido, A. D. Thomas, H. L. Throop, K. Tielbörger, S. Travers, J. Val, O. Valkó, L. van den Brink, S. V. Ayuso, F. Velbert, W. Wamiti, D. Wang, L. Wang, G. M. Wardle, L. Yahdjian, E. Zaady, Y. Zhang, X. Zhou, B. K. Singh, & N. Gross. (2022). Grazing and ecosystem service delivery in global drylands. Science 378:915-920.
  2. Gibb, H., Wardle, G.M., Greenville, A.C., Grossman, B.F., & Dickman, C.R. (2022). Top-down response to spatial variation in productivity and bottom-up response to temporal variation in productivity in a long-term study of desert ants. Biology Letters 18:20220314.
  3. Verhoeven, E., Wardle, G.M., Roth, G.W. & Greenville, A.C. (2022). Characterising the spatiotemporal dynamics of drought and wet events in Australia. Science of the Total Environment 846: 157480.
  4. van Etten, E.J.B., Brooks, M.L., Greenville, A.C. & Wardle, G.M. (2022). Editorial: Fire regimes in desert ecosystems: Drivers, impacts and changes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10:
  5. Spencer, E.E., Dickman, C.R., Wardle, G.M., Newsome, T.M. & Greenville, A.C. (2022). One year on: rapid assessment of fauna and red fox diet after the 2019–20 mega-fires in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. Australian Zoologist. 42:304-325.
  6. Ward, M.,Watson, J. E. M., Greenville, A. Maurer, G., Todd, S., Geary, W. and Tulloch, A.. (2022). Consequences of the Australian 2019/20 wildfires for sites important for biodiversity and other world heritage values. Australian Zoologist 42:182-198.
  7. Marsh, J. R., Bal, P., Fraser, H.,  Umbers, K., Latty, T.,  Greenville, A., Rumpff, L. & Woinarski, J. C. Z. (2022). Accounting for the neglected: Invertebrate species and the 2019–2020 Australian megafires. Global Ecology and Biogeography, doi: 10.1111/geb.13550.
  8. Dart, K., Latty, T. & Greenville, A. (2022). Citizen science reveals current distribution, predicted habitat suitability and resource requirements of the introduced African Carder Bee Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum in Australia. Biological Invasions.


  1. Spencer, E. E., Dickman, C.R., Greenville, A.C., Crowther, M.S., Kutt, A. and Newsome, T.M. (2021). Carcasses attract invasive species and increase artificial nest predation in a desert environment. Global Ecology and Conservation: e01588.
  2. Greenville A. C., Newsome T. M., Wardle G. M., Dickman C. R., Ripple W. J. & Murray B. R. (2021). Simultaneously operating threats cannot predict extinction risk. Conservation Letters 14:e12758.
  3. Potter, T. I., Greenville, A.C. and Dickman, C.R.. (2021). Night of the hunter: using cameras to quantify nocturnal activity in desert spiders. PeerJ 9:e10684.


  1. Dickman C. R., Greenville A. C., Wardle G. M. & Bytheway J. P. (2020) Class Conflict: Diffuse Competition between Mammalian and Reptilian Predators. Diversity 12, 355.
  2. Tulloch A. I. T., Hagger V. & Greenville A. C. (2020). Ecological forecasts to inform near-term management of threats to biodiversity. Global Change Biology, DOI: 10.1111/GCB.15272
  3. Ward M., Tulloch A. I. T., Radford J. Q., Williams B. A., Reside A. E., Macdonald S. L., Mayfield H. J., Maron M., Possingham H. P., Vine S. J., O’Connor J. L., Massingham E. J., Greenville A. C., Woinarski J. C. Z., Garnett S. T., Lintermans M., Scheele B. C., Carwardine J., Nimmo D. G., Lindenmayer D. B., Kooyman R. M., Simmonds J. S., Sonter L. J. & Watson J. E. M. (2020). Impact of 2019–2020 mega-fires on Australian fauna habitat. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 1321-1326
  4. Verhoeven E., Murray B., Dickman C.R., Wardle G.M., & Greenville A.C. (2020). Fire and rain are one: extreme rainfall events predict wildfire extent in an arid grassland. International Journal of Wildland Fire 29: 702-711.


  1. Reside, A. E., Briscoe, N. J. , Dickman C. R.,  Greenville, A. C., Hradsky, B. A., Kark, S.,  Kearney, M. R., Kutt, A. S. , Nimmo, D. G., Pavey, C. R., Read J. L. , Ritchie, E. G. Roshier, D., Skroblin, A., Stone, Z., West, M., & Fisher, D.O. (2019). Persistence through tough times: fixed and shifting refuges in threatened species conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation, 28: 1303–1330.
  2. Greenville A.C., Wardle G.M., Ritchie E., Newsome T. (2019). Demise of the dingo. Austral Ecology, doi:10.1111/aec.12731.
  3. Smith B.P, Cairns K.M, Crowther M.S, Adams J.W, Newsome T.M, Fillios M, Deaux E.C., Parr W.C.H, Letnic M., van Eeden L.M., Appleby R.G., Bradshaw C.J.A, Savolainen P., Ritchie E.G., Nimmo D.G., Archer-Lean C., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R., Watson L., Moseby K.E., Doherty T.S., Wallach A.D. & Morrant D.S. (2019). Taxonomic status and nomenclature of Australia’s native canid: the case to retain Canis dingo (Meyer 1793). Zootaxa, 4564: 173-197.
  4. Nimmo, D., Avitabile, S., Banks, S., Bliege-Bird, R., Callister, K., Clarke, M., Dickman, C., Doherty, T., Driscoll, D., Greenville, A.C., Haslem, A., Kelly, L., Kenny, S., Lahoz-Monfort, J., Lee, C., Leonard, S., Moore, H., Newsome, T., Parr, C.L., Ritchie, E., Schneide, K., Turner, J., Westbrooke, M., White, M., Wouters, M., Bennett, A. (2019). Animal movements in fire-prone landscapes. Biological Reviews, 94: 981-998.


  1. Greenville, A.C., Brandle, R., Canty, P. & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Dynamics, habitat use and extinction risk of a carnivorous desert marsupial. Journal of Zoology, 306: 258–67.
  2. *Potter, T., Stannard, H. J., Greenville, A.C. & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Understanding selective predation: are energy and nutrients important? Plos One, 13, e0201300.
  3. Greenville, A.C, Nguyen, V.,  Wardle, G.M. & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Making the most of incomplete long-term datasets: the MARSS solution. Australian Zoologist, 39: 733-747.
  4. *Potter, T., Greenville, A.C. & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Assessing the potential for intraguild predation among taxonomically disparate micro-carnivores: marsupials and arthropods. Royal Society Open Science, 5: 171872.
  5. Greenville A.C., Burns, B., Dickman, C.R., Keith, D.A., Lindenmayer, D.B., Morgan, J.W., Heinze, D., Mansergh, I., Gillespie, G.R., Einoder, L., Fisher, A., Russell-Smith, J., Metcalfe, D.J., Green, P.T., Hoffmann, A.A., & Wardle, G.M. (2018). Biodiversity responds to increasing climatic extremes in a biome-specific manner. Science of the Total Environment 634: 382–393.
  6. Crowther, M.S, Tulloch, A.I., Letnic, M., Greenville, A.C., & Dickman, C.R. (2018). Interactions between wildfire and drought drive population responses of mammals in coastal woodlands. Journal of Mammalogy. 99: 416-27.


  1. *Greenville A.C., Wardle G. M. & Dickman C. R. (2017). Desert mammal populations are limited by introduced predators rather than future climate change. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 170384.
  2. Lindenmayer D., Burns E. L., Dickman C. R., Green P. T., Hoffmann A. A., Keith D. A., Morgan J. W., Russell-Smith J., Wardle G. M., Gillespie G. R., Cunningham S., Krebs C., Likens G., Pauw J., Troxler T. G., McDowell W. H., Catford J. A., Hobbs R., Bennett A., Nicholson E., Ritchie E., Wilson B., Greenville A. C., Newsome T., Shine R., Kutt A. S., Tulloch A., Thurgate N., Fisher A., Auty K., Smith B., Williams R., Fox B., Metternicht G., Bai X., Banks S., Colvin R., Crane M., Dovey L., Fraser C., Foster C., Heinsohn R., Kay G., Ng K., MacGregor C., Michael D., O’Loughlin T., Portfirio L., Robin L., Salt D., Sato C., Scheele B., Stein J., Stein J., Walker B., Westgate M., Wilson G., Wood J., Venn S., Vardon M., Legge S., Costanza R., Kenny D., Burnett P., Welsh A., Moore J., Sgrò C. & Westoby M. (2017) Save Australia’s ecological research. Science 357, 557.
  3. *Newsome, T.M., Greenville, A.C., Ćirović, D., Dickman, C.R., Johnson, C.N., Krofel, M., Letnic, M., Ripple, W.J., Ritchie, E.G., Stoyanov, S. & Wirsing, A.J. (2017). Top predators constrain mesopredator distributions. Nature Communications, 8: 15469.
  4. *Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. & Wardle G.M. (2017). 75 years of dryland science: trends and gaps in arid ecology literature. Plos One, 12: e0175014.
  5. Greenville, A.C. (2017). Book review: The Biology of Deserts, David Ward. 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press. Austral Ecology, doi:10.1111/aec.12523.
  6. Newsome, T.M., Greenville, A.C., Letnic, M., Ritchie, E.G., Dickman, C.R. (2017). The case for a dingo reintroduction in Australia remains strong: A reply to Morgan et al., 2016. Food Webs 10: 39-41.


  1. Greenville, A.C. and Emery, N.J. (2016). Gathering lots of data on a small budget. Science, 353: 1360-1361.
  2. Greenville A.C., Wardle G. M., Nguyen V. & Dickman C. R. (2016). Spatial and temporal synchrony in reptile population dynamics in variable environments. Oecologia 182: 475–485.
  3. *Greenville A.C., Wardle G. M., Nguyen V. & Dickman C. R. (2016). Population dynamics of desert mammals: similarities and contrasts within a multi-species assemblage. Ecosphere 7: e01343. 10.1002/ecs2.1343.
  4. Frank A. S. K., Wardle G. M., Greenville A. C. & Dickman C. R. (2016). Cattle removal in arid Australia benefits kangaroos in high quality habitat but does not affect camels. The Rangeland Journal 38: 73-84.
  5. Kwok, A. B. C., Wardle, G. M., Greenville, A. C. & Dickman, C. R. (2016). Long-term patterns of invertebrate abundance and relationships to environmental factors in arid Australia. Austral Ecology 41: 480-491.


  1. Wardle, G. M., Greenville, A.C., Frank, A. S. K., Tischer, M., Emery, N. J., & Dickman, C. R. (2015). Ecosystem risk assessment of Georgina gidgee woodlands in central Australia. Austral Ecology 40: 444-459.
  2. Nguyen, V., Greenville A., Dickman C., & Wardle G. (2015). On the validity of visual cover estimates for time series analyses: a case study of hummock grasslands. Plant Ecology, 216: 975-988.
  3. Newsome T., Ballard G.-A., Crowther M., Glen A., Dellinger J., Fleming P., Greenville A., Johnson C., Letnic M., Moseby K., Nimmo D., Nelson M., Read J., Ripple W., Ritchie E., Shores C., Wallach A., Wirsing A. & Dickman C. (2015). Resolving the value of the dingo in ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology, 23: 201–208.


  1.  Letnic M., Laffan S.W., Greenville A.C., Russell B.G., Mitchell B. & Fleming P.J.S. (2014). 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, 10.1007/s10531-014-0770-y.
  2. Greenville A.C., Wardle GM, Tamayo B & Dickman CR (2014). Bottom-up and top-down processes interact to modify intraguild interactions in resource-pulse environments. Oecologia, 175: 1349-1358.
  3. Frank A.S.K., Wardle G.M, Dickman C.R. & Greenville A.C. (2014). Habitat- and rainfall-dependent biodiversity responses to cattle removal in an arid woodland-grassland environment. Ecological Applications, 24:2013–2028.


  1.  *Frank, A. S. K., Dickman, C. R., Wardle, G. M. & Greenville, A. C. (2013). Interactions of Grazing History, Cattle Removal and Time since Rain Drive Divergent Short-Term Responses by Desert Biota. Plos One, 8: e68466.
  2.  Greenville, A.C., Wardle, G.M. & Dickman, C.R. (2013). Extreme rainfall events predict irruptions of rat plagues in central Australia. Austral Ecology, 38: 754–764.


  1.  *Greenville A. C., Wardle G. M. & Dickman C. R. (2012). Extreme climatic events drive mammal irruptions: regression analysis of 100-year trends in desert rainfall and temperature. Ecology and Evolution, 2, 2645-2658.


  1.  Dickman C. R., Greenville A. C., Tamayo B. & Wardle G. M. (2011). Spatial dynamics of small mammals in central Australian desert habitats: the role of drought refugia. Journal of Mammalogy 92, 1193-209.
  2.  Letnic, M., Greenville, A., Denny, E., Dickman, C. R., 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, 20, 343-353.

2010- 2005

  1.  Dickman, C. R., Greenville, A. C., Beh, C.-L., Tamayo, B. & Wardle, G. M. (2010). Social organization and movements of desert rodents during population “booms” and “busts” in central Australia. Journal of Mammalogy, 91, 798-810.
  2.  Greenville A. C., Dickman C. R., Wardle G. M. & Letnic M. (2009). The fire history of an arid grassland: the influence of antecedent rainfall and ENSO. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 18, 631-639.
  3.  Greenville A. C. & Dickman C. R. (2009). Factors affecting habitat selection in a specialist fossorial skink. Biol J Linn Soc, 97, 531-544.
  4.  Read J. L., Carter J., Moseby K. M. & Greenville A. (2008). Ecological roles of rabbit, bettong and bilby warrens in arid Australia. Journal of Arid Environments, 72, 2124-2130.
  5.  Greenville, A.C. & Dickman, C.R. (2005). Ecology of Lerista labialis in the Simpson Desert: reproduction and diet. Journal of Arid Environments, 60, 611-625.

Book Chapters

  1. Greenville, A.C. and Predavec, M. (in press). Long-haired rat (Rattus villosissimus). In  Strahan’s Mammals of Australia (eds A. Baker & I. Gynther), 4th Edition. In press. New Holland Publishers.
  2. Dickman, C.R. & Greenville, A.C. (in press). Fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata). In Strahan’s Mammals of Australia, 4th Edition (eds A. Baker & I. Gynther) In press. New Holland Publishers.
  3. Dickman, C.R. &  Greenville, A.C. (in press). Striped-faced dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura). In  Strahan’s Mammals of Australia, 4th Edition (eds A. Baker & I. Gynther) In press. New Holland Publishers.
  4. Ward, M., Watson, J.E.M, Greenville, A., Maurer, G., Todd, S., Geary, W., Tulloch, A. (2023). Consequences of the Australian 2019–20 wildfires for sites important for biodiversity and other World Heritage values. In Australia’s Megafires: biodiversity impacts and lessons from 2019-2020. (eds L. Rumpff, S. Legge, S. van Leeuwen, B. Wintle, J. Woinarski). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne, Australia.
  5. Marsh, J., Bal, P. Fraser, H., Greenville, A., Latty, T., Moir, M.L., Rumpff, L., Umbers K. and Woinarski, J.C.Z. (2023). Impacts of the 2019–20 wildfires on Australian invertebrates. In Australia’s Megafires: biodiversity impacts and lessons from 2019-2020. (eds L. Rumpff, S. Legge, S. van Leeuwen, B. Wintle, J. Woinarski). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne, Australia.
  6. Rymer T, Bengsen AJ, Rowell MK, Hampton JO, Burns PA, Penton C, Waudby HP, Cox T, Greenville A.C. & Alberthsen C. (2022). Ungulates, lagomorphs and rodents. In Wildlife Research in Australia: Practical and Applied Methods.  (eds B.P. Smith, H.P. Waudby, C. Alberthsen, & J.O. Hampton). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne, Australia.
  7. Dickman C.R., Greenville A.C & Newsome T.M. (2019). Carnivore conservation – the importance of carnivores to the ecosystem, and the value of reintroductions. In Saving the Tasmanian Devil: recovery through Science-based Management (eds C.J. Hogg, S. Fox, D. Pemberton & K. Belov). CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
  8. Dickman C. R., Greenville A. C. & Wardle G. M. (2018). Determining trends in irruptive desert species. In: Making threatened species monitoring count (eds S. Legge, D. B. Lindenmayer, N. Robinson, B. Scheele & B. Wintle) pp. 281-92. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. 2018 Whitley Award commendation for Conservation Zoology.
  9. Dickman C. R., Greenville A. C. & Wardle G. M. (2017). Developing the desert: potential effects on wildlife. In: Lake Eyre Basin rivers: environmental, social and economic importance. (ed R. T. Kingsford) pp. 63-74. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Other peer reviewed articles

  1. *Greenville, A.C. & Wardle, G.M. Ritchie, R. Newsome, T. (2018). Demise of the dingo. ESA Hot Topics in Ecology (Updated from 2013 version).
  2. Greenville, A.C. & Wardle, G.M. (2013). Demise of the dingo: the loss of a top predator would have consequences for native wildlife. ESA Hot Topics in Ecology.

Published data

  1. *Potter T.I., Stannard H.J., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2018). Arthropod Energy & Nutrients, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5ab9a8bfa60bd. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  2.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Microhabitat selection by wolf spiders and dunnarts. doi:10.4227/05/5a1f43d3542e5. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  3.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Direct observations of foraging wolf spiders and dunnarts, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5a151e727fb2f. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  4.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Temporal activity of wolf spiders and dunnarts in the Simpson Desert, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5a167887d329a. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  5.  *Potter T.I., Greenville A.C., Dickman C.R. (2017). Availability of invertebrate prey for micro-carnivores, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/5a17a9ab8652b. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  6. *Greenville, A. C. (2017). Simpson Desert Remote camera trap data, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/598bd8a2e9e76. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.
  7. *Newsome T.M., Greenville A.C., Ćirović D., Dickman C.R., Johnson C.N., Krofel M., Letnic M., Ripple W.J., Ritchie E.G., Stoyanov S., & Wirsing A.J. (2017). Data from: Top predators constrain mesopredator distributions (Dryad Digital Repository).
  8. *Greenville, A. C. (2017). 75 years of dryland science, Version 1. doi:10.4227/05/588e6a779edf5. ÆKOS Data Portal, rights owned by University of Sydney.

Published Software

  1. *Greenville, A. C. (2018). Bipartite Network Analysis vs1.0.2. doi:10.5281/zenodo.1205206. Zenodo.

PhD Thesis

*Greenville, A. C. 2015. The role of ecological interactions: how intrinsic and extrinsic factors shape the spatio-temporal dynamics of populations. PhD Thesis. University of Sydney, Sydney.


Co-author network plot

Co-author network plot coloured by modularity. Lines weighted by number of shared papers and colours illustrate different collaborations on varied topics.

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