Select Publications

by Professor Michael Archer

Books

Long J; Archer M; Flannery TF; Hand SJ, 2002, Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea, University of New South Wales Press, Kensington

Archer M; Opie AH; Dodson JR; Harding HR; Head L; Murphy PA, (eds.), 1998, From plesiosaurs to people: 100 million years of Australian environmental history, Environment Australia (Commonwealth Government), Canberra

Archer M; Burnley IH; Dodson JR; Harding HR; Head L; Murphy PA, 1998, From plesiosaurs to people: 100 million years of Australian environmental history, Environment Australia (Commonwealth Government), Canberra

Book Chapters

Cook A; Jell J; Archer M; Black KH; Godthelp HJ; Hand SJ; Withnall IW; Vasconcelos PM, 2013, 'Paleogene and Neogene', in Jell P (ed.), Geology of Queensland, Geological Survey of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD., pp. 577 - 652

Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp HJ, 2012, 'The rise of Australian marsupials: a synopsis of biostratigraphic, phylogenetic, palaeoecological and palaeobiogeographic understanding', in Talent JA (ed.), Earth and Life: Global Biodiversity, Extinction Intervals and Biogeographic Perturbations through Time, Springer Verlag, Dordrecht

Hand SJ; Archer M; Bickel D; Creaser P; Dettmann M; Godthelp HJ; Jones A; Norris B; Wicks D, 2010, 'Australian Cape York amber', in Penney D (ed.), Biodiversity of fossils in amber from the major world deposits, Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 69 - 79

Archer M; Beale B, 2007, 'From rarity to abundance: a consequence of value', in Lunney D; Eby P; Hutchings P; Burgin S (ed.), Pest or Guest: The Zoology of Overabundance, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Australia, pp. 226 - 227

Archer M; Kirsch J, 2006, 'The evolution and classification of marsupials', in Armati PJ; Dickman CR; Hume ID (ed.), , CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511541889.002

Wroe S; Archer M, 2006, 'Origins and early radiations of marsupials', in Merrick JR; Archer M; Hickey GM; Less MSY (ed.), Evolution and biogeography of Australasian vertebrates, Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 551 - 574

Archer M; Hand SJ, 2006, 'The Australian Marsupial radiation', in Merrick JR; Archer M; Hickey GM; Less MSY (ed.), Evolution and biogeography of Australasian vertebrates, Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 575 - 646

Crosby KM; Bassarova MP; Archer M; Carbery K, 2004, 'Fossil possums in Australasia: discovery, diversity and evolution', in Goldingay RL; Jackson SM (ed.), The Biology of Australian Possums and Gliders, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney, pp. 161 - 176

Archer M, 2002, 'Confronting crises in conservation: a talk on the wild side', in Lunney D; Dickman C (ed.), A Zoological Revolution, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 12 - 52

Archer M, 1997, 'How animals evolved', in Encyclopaedia of Australian wildlife, ReaderÕs Digest, Sydney, pp. 20 - 31

Archer M; Jenkins F; Hand SJ; Murray P; Godthelp H, 1992, 'Description of the skull and non-vestigial dentition of a Miocene platypus (Obdurodon dicksoni n.sp) from Riversleigh, Australia, and the problem of monotreme origins', in Platypus and Echidnas, Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Sydney, pp. 15 - 27

Journal articles

Travouillon KJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2015, 'Revision of Wabularoo, an early macropodid kangaroo from mid-Cenozoic deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia', Alcheringa: an Australian journal of palaeontology, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 274 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2015.994115

Rozefelds A; Dettmann M; Clifford T; Hocknull S; Newman N; Godthelp H; Hand S; Archer M, 2015, 'Traditional and computed tomographic (CT) techniques link modern and Cenozoic fruits of Pleiogynium (Anacardiaceae) from Australia', Alcheringa: an Australian journal of palaeontology, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 24 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2014.951916

Travouillon KJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2015, 'Revision of Wabularoo, an early macropodid kangaroo from mid-Cenozoic deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia', Alcheringa: an Australian journal of palaeontology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2015.994115

Hand SJ; Sigé B; Archer M; Gunnell GF; Simmons NB, 2015, 'A New Early Eocene (Ypresian) Bat from Pourcy, Paris Basin, France, with Comments on Patterns of Diversity in the Earliest Chiropterans', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-015-9286-9

Woodhead J; Hand SJ; Archer M; Graham I; Sniderman K; Arena DA; Black KH; Godthelp H; Creaser P; Price E, 2014, 'Developing a radiometrically-dated chronologic sequence for Neogene biotic change in Australia, from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area of Queensland', Gondwana Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2014.10.004

Stein M; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2014, 'Dwarfism and feeding behaviours in Oligo?Miocene crocodiles from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland, Australia', Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00134.2014

Black KH; Travouillon KJ; Den Boer W; Kear BP; Cooke BN; Archer M, 2014, 'A new species of the basal "kangaroo" Balbaroo and a re-evaluation of stem macropodiform interrelationships.', PLoS One, vol. 9, no. 11, pp. e112705, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0112705

Gillespie AK; Archer M; Hand SJ; Black KH, 2014, 'New material referable to Wakaleo (Marsupialia: Thylacoleonidae) from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, northwestern Queensland: revising species boundaries and distributions in Oligo/Miocene marsu', Alcheringa: an Australian journal of palaeontology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2014.908268

Worthy TH; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2014, 'Phylogenetic relationships of the Australian Oligo-Miocene ratite Emuarius gidju Casuariidae.', Integrative Zoology, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 148 - 166, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12050

Matzke-Karasz R; Neil JV; Smith RJ; Symonová R; Mo?kovský L; Archer M; Hand SJ; Cloetens P; Tafforeau P, 2014, 'Subcellular preservation in giant ostracod sperm from an early Miocene cave deposit in Australia.', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, vol. 281, no. 1786, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0394

Travouillon KJ; Archer M; Hand SJ; Muirhead J, 2014, 'Sexually Dimorphic Bandicoots (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia) From the Oligo-Miocene of Australia, First Cranial Ontogeny for Fossil Bandicoots and New Species Descriptions', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-014-9271-8

Travouillon KJ; Cooke BN; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2014, 'Revision of basal macropodids from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area with descriptions of new material of Ganguroo bilamina Cooke, 1997 and a new species', Palaeontologia Electronica, vol. 17, no. 1

Arena DA; Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp H; Creaser P, 2014, 'Reconstructing a Miocene pitfall trap: Recognition and interpretation of fossiliferous Cenozoic palaeokarst', Sedimentary Geology, vol. 304, pp. 28 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2014.01.005

Beck RMD; Travouillon KJ; Aplin KP; Godthelp H; Archer M, 2014, 'The Osteology and Systematics of the Enigmatic Australian Oligo-Miocene Metatherian Yalkaparidon (Yalkaparidontidae; Yalkaparidontia;?Australidelphia; Marsupialia)', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 127 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-013-9236-3

Nguyen JMT; Boles WE; Worthy TH; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2014, 'New specimens of the logrunner Orthonyx kaldowinyeri (Passeriformes: Orthonychidae) from the Oligo-Miocene of Australia', Alcheringa: an Australian journal of palaeontology, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 245 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2014.861732

Attard MR; Parr WC; Wilson LA; Archer M; Hand SJ; Rogers TL; Wroe S, 2014, 'Virtual reconstruction and prey size preference in the mid Cenozoic thylacinid, Nimbacinus dicksoni (Thylacinidae, Marsupialia).', PLoS One, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. e93088, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0093088

Bates HL; Travouillon KJ; Cooke B; Beck RMD; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2014, 'Three new Miocene species of musky rat-kangaroos (Hypsiprymnodontidae, Macropodoidea): description, phylogenetics and palaeoecology', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 383 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.812098

Travouillon KJ; Archer M; Hand SJ; Black KH, 2014, 'Earliest modern bandicoot and bilby (Marsupialia, Peramelidae and Thylacomyidae) from the Miocene of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, northwestern Queensland, Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 375 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.799071

Black KH; Price GJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2014, 'Bearing up well? Understanding the past, present and future of Australia's koalas', Gondwana Research, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 1186 - 1201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2013.12.008

Gurovich Y; Travouillon KJ; Beck RMD; Muirhead J; Archer M, 2014, 'Biogeographical implications of a new mouse-sized fossil bandicoot (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia) occupying a dasyurid-like ecological niche across Australia', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 265 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2013.776646

Travouillon KJ; Beck RMD; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2013, 'The oldest fossil record of bandicoots (Marsupialia; Peramelemorphia) from the late Oligocene of Australia', Palaeontologia Electronica, vol. 16, no. 2

Nguyen JMT; Worthy TH; Boles WE; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2013, 'A new cracticid (Passeriformes : Cracticidae) from the Early Miocene of Australia', Emu: austral ornithology, vol. 113, no. 4, pp. 374 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU13017

Hand SJ; Worthy TH; Archer M; Worthy JP; Tennyson AJD; Scofield RP, 2013, 'Miocene mystacinids (Chiroptera, Noctilionoidea) indicate a long history for endemic bats in New Zealand', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1442 - 1448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.775950

Matzke-Karasz R; Neil JV; Smith RJ; Godthelp H; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2013, 'Ostracods (Crustacea) with soft part preservation from Miocene cave deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, NW Queensland, Australia', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 789 - 819, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2012.760007

Pian R; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2013, 'A new, giant platypus, Obdurodon tharalkooschild , sp. nov. (Monotremata, Ornithorhynchidae), from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1255 - 1259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.782876

Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Faith JT; Webb GE; Davidson I; Mooney SD, 2013, 'Reply to Brook et al: No empirical evidence for human overkill of megafauna in Sahul', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, vol. 110, no. 36, pp. E3369 - E3369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1310440110

Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Faith JT; Webb GE; Davidson I; Mooney SD, 2013, 'Climate change frames debate over the extinction of megafauna in Sahul (Pleistocene Australia-New Guinea)', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, vol. 110, no. 22, pp. 8777 - 8781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1302698110

Travouillon KJ; Gurovich Y; Archer M; Hand SJ; Muirhead J, 2013, 'The genus Galadi: Three new bandicoots (Marsupialia, Peramelemorphia) from Riversleighs Miocene deposits, northwestern Queensland, Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 153 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2012.713416

Black K, 2012, 'Revision in the marsupial diprotodontid genus Neohelos: systematics and biostratigraphy', Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2012.0001

Travouillon KJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2012, 'Early to middle Miocene monsoon climate in Australia: COMMENT', Geology (Boulder), vol. 40, no. 6, pp. e273 - e273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G32600C.1

Clulow J; Clulow S; Guo J; French AJ; Mahony MJ; Archer M, 2012, 'Optimisation of an oviposition protocol employing human chorionic and pregnant mare serum gonadotropins in the Barred Frog Mixophyes fasciolatus (Myobatrachidae)', Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 60 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7827-10-60

Black KH; Camens AB; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2012, 'Herds Overhead: Nimbadon lavarackorum (Diprotodontidae), Heavyweight Marsupial Herbivores in the Miocene Forests of Australia', PLoS One, vol. 7, no. 11, pp. e48213 - e48213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0048213

Goff J; Chagué-Goff C; Archer M; Dominey-Howes D; Turney C, 2012, 'The Eltanin asteroid impact: possible South Pacific palaeomegatsunami footprint and potential implications for the Pliocene-Pleistocene transition', Journal of Quaternary Science, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 660 - 670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jqs.2571

Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2012, 'New Tertiary koala (Marsupialia, Phascolarctidae) from Riversleigh, Australia, with a revision of phascolarctid phylogenetics, paleoecology, and paleobiodiversity', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 125 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2012.626825

Stein M; Salisbury SW; Hand SJ; Archer M; Godthelp H, 2012, 'Humeral morphology of the early Eocene mekosuchine crocodylian Kambara from the Tingamarra Local Fauna southeastern Queensland, Australia', Alcheringa: an Australian journal of palaeontology, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 473 - 486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2012.671697

Travouillon DK; Gurovich DY; Archer M; Hand SJ; Muirhead J, 2012, 'The temporally and environmentally restricted genus Galadi: three new bandicoots (Marsupialia; Peramelemorphia) from the Oligo-Miocene of northern Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology


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