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; 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

Archer M; Kirsch JA, 2006, 'The Evolution and classification of marsupials', in Marsupials, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 1 - 21

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

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

Journal articles

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

Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ; Price GJ, 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

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2014.01.005

Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp H, 2013, 'Revision in the diprotodontid marsupial genus Neohelos: Systematics and biostratigraphy', Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 679 - 706, http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2012.0001

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.782876

Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Mooney SD; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Webb GE; Faith JT; Davidson I, 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

Hand SJ; Archer M; Worthy TH; Worthy JP; Tennyson AJD; Paul Scofield R, 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

Gurovich Y; Travouillon KJ; Beck RMD; Muirhead J; Archer M, 2013, 'Biogeographical implications of a new mouse-sized fossil bandicoot (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia) occupying a dasyurid-like ecological niche across Australia', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2013.776646

Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Mooney SD; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Webb GE; Faith JT; Davidson I, 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1310440110

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 riversleighworld heritage area, NWQueensland, Australia', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 789 - 819, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2012.760007

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; Hand SJ; Archer M; Worthy TH; Boles WE, 2013, 'A new cracticid (Passeriformes:Cracticidae) from the Early Miocene of Australia', Emu: austral ornithology, vol. 113, no. 4, pp. 374 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU13017

Worthy TH; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2013, ' Phylogenetic relationships of the Australian Oligo-Miocene ratite Casuariidae', Integrative Zoology, pp. no - no, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12050

Stein M; Hand SJ; Archer M; Godthelp H; Salisbury SW, 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 genus Galadi: three new bandicoots (Marsupialia; Peramelemorphia) from Riversleigh?s Miocene deposits, north-western Queensland, Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 153 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/039.033.0114

Clulow J; Clulow S; Mahony MJ; Guo J; French AJ; 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7827-10-60

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

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

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

Goff J; Chague-Goff C; Archer M; Dominey-Howes D; Turney C, 2012, 'The Eltanin asteroid impact ? possible South Pacific palaeotmegasunami footprint and potential implications for the Pliocene-Pleistocene transition', Journal of Quaternary Science, vol. 27, pp. 660 - 670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jqs.2571

Archer M, 2011, 'Slaughter of the singing sentients: Measuring the morality of eating red meat', Australian Zoologist, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 979 - 982

Arena DA; Archer M; Godthelp HJ; Hand SJ; Hocknull S, 2011, 'Hammer-toothed 'marsupial skinks' from the Australian Cenozoic', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, vol. 278, no. 1724, pp. 3529 - 3533, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2011.0486

Collyer S; Kenny DT; Archer M, 2011, 'Listener perception of the effect of abdominal kinematic directives on respiratory behavior in female classical singing', Journal of Voice, vol. 25, no. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2009.10.006

Travouillon K; Escarguel; Legendre S; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2011, 'The use of MSR (Minimum Sample Richness) for sample assemblage comparisons.', Paleobiology, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 696 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1666/09050.1

Soriano C; Archer M; Azar D; Creaser PH; Delclos X; Godthelp HJ; Hand SJ; Jones A; Nel A; Neraudeau D; Ortega-blanco J; Perez-de la Fuente R; Perrichot V; Saupe EE; Kraemer MS; Tafforeau P, 2010, 'Synchrotron X-ray imaging of inclusions in amber', Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences: Palevol, vol. 9, no. 6-7, pp. 361 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2010.07.014

Worthy T; Hand SJ; Nguyen J; Tennyson AJD; Worthy JP; Scofield RP; Boles WE; Archer M, 2010, 'Biogeographical and Phylogenetic Implications of an Early Miocene Wren (Aves: Passeriformes: Acanthisittidae) from New Zealand', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 479 - 498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724631003618033

Archer M; Beck RM; Gott MH; Hand SJ; Godthelp HJ; Black K, 2010, 'Australia's first fossil marsupial mole (Notoryctemorphia) resolves controversies about their evolution and palaeoenvironmental origins', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, vol. 278, no. 1711, pp. 1498 - 1506, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.1943

Worthy TH; Tennyson AJD; Archer M; Scofield RP, 2010, 'First record of Palaelodus (Aves: Phoenicopteriformes) from New Zealand', Records of the Australian Museum, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 77 - 88

Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp HJ, 2010, 'First comprehensive analysis of cranial ontogeny in an extinct marsupial from a 15 million-year-old cave deposit in northern Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 993 - 1011

Hand SJ; Weisbecker V; Beck RM; Archer M; Godthelp HJ; Tennyson A; Worthy T, 2009, 'Bats that walk: A new evolutionary hypothesis for the terrestrial behaviour of New Zealand`s endemic mystacinids', BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol. 9, no. 169, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-9-169

Roberts KK; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp H, 2009, 'New Australian oligocene to miocene ringtail possums (pseudocheiridae) and revision of the genus marl', Palaeontology, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 441 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2009.00852.x

Lee MS; Hutchinson MN; Worthy T; Archer M; Tennyson AJD; Worthy J; Scofield RP, 2009, 'Miocene skinks and geckos reveal long-term conservatism of New Zealand's lizard fauna.', Biology Letters, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 833 - 837

Bassarova MP; Janis C; Archer M, 2009, 'The calcaneum-on the heels of marsupial locomotion', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 23

Travouillon KJ; Archer M; Hand SJ; Legendre S, 2009, 'Palaeoecological analyses of Riversleigh's Oligo-Miocene sites: Implications for Oligo-Miocene climate change in Australia', Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 276, no. 1-4, pp. 24 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.02.025

Sige B; Archer M; Crochet J-Y; Godthelp HJ; Hand SJ; Beck RMD, 2009, 'Chulpasia and Thylacotinga, late Paleocene-earliest Eocene trans-Antarctic Gondwanan bunodont marsupials', Geobios, vol. 42, pp. 813 - 823

Collyer S; Kenny DT; Archer M, 2009, 'The effect of abdominal kinematic directives on respiratory behaviour in female classical singing', Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 100 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14015430903008780


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