N Philip Ashmole and Myrtle J Ashmole

Selected bibliography: island biology and seabirds


Ashmole, N P, Dorward, D F & Stonehouse, B (1961) Numbering of primaries. Ibis 103a: 235-273.
Ashmole, N P (1962) The Black Noddy Anous tenuirostris on Ascension Island. Part 1. General biology. Ibis 103b: 235-273.
Ashmole, M J (1963) Guide to the Birds of Samoa. Publication of the Pacific Scientific Information Center. 21 p.
Ashmole, N P (1963) The biology of the Wideawake or Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata on Ascension Island. Ibis 103b: 297-364.
Ashmole, N P (1963) Sub-fossil bird remains on Ascension Island. Ibis 103b: 382-389.
Ashmole, N P (1963) The extinct avifauna of St Helena Island. Ibis 103b: 390-408.
Cullen, J M & Ashmole, N P (1963) The Black Noddy Anous tenuirostris on Ascension Island. Part 2. Behaviour. Ibis 103b: 423-446.
Dorward, D F & Ashmole, N P (1963) Notes on the biology of the Brown Noddy Anous stolidus on Ascension Island. Ibis 103b: 447-457.
Ashmole, N P (1963) The regulation of numbers of tropical oceanic birds. Ibis 103b: 458-473.
Ashmole, N P (1963) Molt and breeding in populations of the sooty tern Sterna fuscata. Postilla 76. 18 p.
Ashmole, N P (1965) Adaptive variation in the breeding regime of a tropical sea bird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 53: 311-318.
Ashmole, N P (1965) Sea bird studies on Christmas Island. Discovery (Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University) 1: 20-24.
Ashmole, N P & Ashmole, M J (1967) Comparative feeding ecology of sea birds of a tropical oceanic island. Peabody Museum, Yale University, Bulletin 24. 131 p.
Ashmole, M J & Ashmole, N P (1967) The use of food samples from seabirds in the study of seasonal variation in the surface fauna of tropical oceanic areas. Pacific Science 22: 1-10.
Ashmole, M J & Ashmole, N P (1967) Notes on the breeding season and food of the Red-footed Booby (Sula sula) on Oahu, Hawaii. Ardea 55: 265-267.
Ashmole, N P (1968) Breeding and molt in the White Tern (Gygis alba) on Christmas Island, Pacific Ocean. Condor 70: 35-55.
Ashmole, N P & Tovar S, H (1968) Prolonged parental care in Royal Terns and other birds. Auk 85: 90-100.
Ashmole, N P (1968) Body size, prey size, and ecological segregation in five sympatric tropical terns (Aves: Laridae). Systematic Zoology 17: 292-304.
Tovar S, H & Ashmole, N P (1970) A breeding record for the Gray-hooded Gull, Larus cirrocephalus, on the Peruvian coast. Condor 72: 119-122.
Schreiber, R W & Ashmole, N P (1970) Sea-bird breeding seasons on Christmas Island, Pacific Ocean. Ibis 112: 363-394.
Ashmole, N P (1971) Sea bird ecology and the marine environment. Pp. 223-286 in Farner, D S & King, J R (eds) Avian Biology, vol. 1. Academic Press.
Ashmole, N P (1974) Pelecaniformes. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th Edition. 6 p.
Ashmole, N P & Ashmole, M J (1988) Insect dispersal on Tenerife, Canary Islands: high altitude fallout and seaward drift. Arctic and Alpine Research 20: 112.
Ashmole, M J & Ashmole, N P (1989) Natural history excursions in Tenerife: a guide to the countryside, plants and animals. Kidston Mill Press, Peebles.
Merrett, P & Ashmole, N P (1989) A new troglobitic Theridion (Araneae: Theridiidae) from the Azores. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 8: 51-54.
Ashmole, N P, Ashmole, M J & Oromí, P (1990) Arthropods of recent lava flows on Lanzarote. Vieraea 18: 171187.
Disney, R H L, Baéz, M & Ashmole, N P (1990) A revised list of the Phoridae (Diptera) from the Canary Islands, with habitat notes. Vieraea 18: 261-265.
Oromí, P, Martín, J L, Ashmole, N P & Ashmole M J (1990) A preliminary report on the cavernicolous fauna of the Azores. Mémoires de Biospéologie 17: 97105.
Ashmole, N P, Oromí, P, Ashmole, M J & Martín, J L (1992) Primary faunal succession in volcanic terrain: lava and cave studies on the Canary Islands. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 46: 207234.
Eason, E H & Ashmole, N P (1992) Indigenous centipedes (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha) from Azorean caves and lava flows. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 105: 407-429.
Ashmole, N P (1993) Colonization of the underground environment in volcanic islands. Mémoires de Biospéologie 20: 1-11.
Millidge, A F & Ashmole, N P (1994) A new genus and species of cave spider from Ascension Island (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 221-223.
Ashmole, N P, Ashmole, M J & Simmons, K E L (1994) Seabird conservation and feral cats on Ascension Island, South Atlantic. Pp. 94-121 in Seabirds on Islands: Threats, Case Studies and Action Plans. Birdlife Conservation Series No. 1.
Bell, B D & Ashmole, P (1995) The feasibility of the eradication of feral cats and rats from Ascension Island. Report prepared on behalf of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 127 p.
Ashmole, P & Ashmole, M (1995) Arthropod fauna of a cave on Tresco, Isles of Scilly, English Channel. The Entomologist 114: 79-82.
Ashmole, N P, Oromí, P, Ashmole, M J & Martín, J L (1996) The invertebrate fauna of early successional volcanic habitats in the Azores. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal 48 (264): 5-39.
Merrett, P & Ashmole, N P (1997) Redescription of Catonetria caeca Millidge & Ashmole from Ascension Island (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 10: 247-248.
Ashmole, N P & Ashmole, M J (1997) The land fauna of Ascension Island: new data from caves and lava flows, and a reconstruction of the prehistoric ecosystem. Journal of Biogeography 24: 549-589.
Lienhard, C & Ashmole, N P (1999) Sphaeropsocopsis myrtleae sp. n., a blind subterranean psocid from St Helena (Psocoptera: Sphaeropsocidae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 106: 905-912.
Ashmole, N P, Ashmole, M J & Bourne, W R P (1999) Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii on St Helena. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 1999: 91-94.
Ashmole, N P & Ashmole, M J (2000) Fallout of dispersing arthropods supporting invertebrate communities in barren volcanic habitats. Case study: Canary Islands. In Wilkens, J H, Humphreys, W & Culver, D, eds. Ecosystems of the World, Vol. 30, Subterranean Ecosystems. Elsevier Science, Oxford.
Ashmole, P & Ashmole, M J (2000) St Helena and Ascension Island: a natural history. Anthony Nelson, Oswestry. 500 p.
Bourne, W R P, Ashmole, N P & Simmons, K E L (2003) A new subfossil night heron and a new genus for the extinct rail from Ascension Island, central tropical Atlantic Ocean. Ardea 91(1): 45-51.

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