Select Publications

Books

Long J; Archer M; Flannery TF; Hand SJ, 2002, Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea, Original, 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, Original, 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, Original, Environment Australia (Commonwealth Government), Canberra

Archer M; Hand S; Godthelp H, 1986, Uncovering Australia's dreamtime.

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, edn. Original, Geological Survey of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD., pp. 577 - 652

Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp H, 2012, 'The rise of Australian marsupials: A synopsis of biostratigraphic, phylogenetic, palaeoecologic and palaeobiogeographic understanding', in Earth and Life: Global Biodiversity, Extinction Intervals and Biogeographic Perturbations Through Time, pp. 983 - 1078, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3428-1_35

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, edn. Original, 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, edn. Original, 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.), MARSUPIALS, 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 MS Y (ed.), Evolution and biogeography of Australasian vertebrates, edn. Original, Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 551 - 574

Archer M; Hand SJ, 2006, 'The Australian Marsupial radiation', in Merrick JR; Archer M; Hickey GM; Less MS Y (ed.), Evolution and biogeography of Australasian vertebrates, edn. Original, 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, edn. Original, 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, edn. Original, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 12 - 52

Archer M, 1997, 'How animals evolved', in Encyclopaedia of Australian wildlife, edn. Original, 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

Bino G; Kingsford RT; Archer M; Connolly JH; Day J; Dias K; Goldney D; Gongora J; Grant T; Griffiths J; Hawke T; Klamt M; Lunney D; Mijangos L; Munks S; Sherwin W; Serena M; Temple-Smith P; Thomas J; Williams G; Whittington C, 2019, 'The platypus: Evolutionary history, biology, and an uncertain future', Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 100, pp. 308 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyz058

Oommen MA; Cooney R; Ramesh M; Archer M; Brockington D; Buscher B; Fletcher R; Natusch DJ D; Vanak AT; Webb G; Shanker K, 2019, 'The fatal flaws of compassionate conservation', Conservation Biology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13329

Thorn KM; Hutchinson MN; Archer M; Lee MS Y, 2019, 'A new scincid lizard from the Miocene of Northern Australia, and the evolutionary history of social skinks (Scincidae: Egerniinae)', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2019.1577873

López-Aguirre C; Hand SJ; Laffan SW; Archer M, 2019, 'Zoogeographical regions and geospatial patterns of phylogenetic diversity and endemism of New World bats', Ecography, vol. 42, pp. 1188 - 1199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.04194

Sniderman JM K; Hellstrom J; Woodhead JD; Drysdale RN; Bajo P; Archer M; Hatcher L, 2019, 'Vegetation and Climate Change in Southwestern Australia During the Last Glacial Maximum', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 46, pp. 1709 - 1720, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018GL080832

Hawke T; Bates H; Hand S; Archer M; Broome L, 2019, 'Dietary analysis of an uncharacteristic population of the Mountain Pygmy-possum (Burramys parvus) in the Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia', PeerJ, vol. 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6307

Mather EK; Tennyson AJ D; Scofield RP; De Pietri VL; Hand SJ; Archer M; Handley WD; Worthy TH, 2019, 'Flightless rails (Aves: Rallidae) from the early Miocene St Bathans Fauna, Otago, New Zealand', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, vol. 17, pp. 423 - 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2018.1432710

Gillespie AK; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2019, 'A new Oligo–Miocene marsupial lion from Australia and revision of the family Thylacoleonidae', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, vol. 17, pp. 59 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2017.1391885

Greenville A; Burns E; Archer M; Hand S; O’Donnell J; Stephens R; Prater L; Mott L; Flemons P; Willis P; Fleming P; Haythornthwaite A; Ross G, 2018, 'The critical value of long term field studies and datasets - Plenary 4', Australian Zoologist, vol. 39, pp. 801 - 808, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2018.050

Archer M; Poore AG B; Horn AM; Bates H; Bonser S; Hunt M; Russell J; Archer NP; Bye DJ; Kehoe EJ, 2018, 'Thirty two years of continuous assessment reveal first year university biology students in Australia are rapidly abandoning beliefs in theistic involvement in human origins', Evolution: Education and Outreach, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12052-018-0083-9

Nguyen JM T; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2018, 'Quail-thrush birds from the Miocene of northern Australia', ACTA PALAEONTOLOGICA POLONICA, vol. 63, pp. 493 - 502, http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00485.2018

Brewer P; Archer M; Hand S; Price GJ, 2018, 'A new species of Miocene wombat (Marsupialia, Vombatiformes) from Riversleigh, Queensland, Australia, and implications for the evolutionary history of the Vombatidae', PALAEONTOLOGIA ELECTRONICA, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.26879/870

Butler K; Travouillon KJ; Price GJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2018, 'Revision of Oligo-Miocene kangaroos, Ganawamaya and Nambaroo (Marsupialia: Macropodiformes, Balbaridae)', PALAEONTOLOGIA ELECTRONICA, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.26879/747

Archer M; Binfield P; Hand SJ; Black KH; Creaser P; Myers TJ; Gillespie AK; Arena DA; Scanlon J; Pledge N; Thurmer J, 2018, 'Miminipossum notioplanetes, a miocene forest-dwelling phalangeridan (Marsupialia; Diprotodontia) from northern and central Australia', Palaeontologia Electronica, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.26879/757

Lopez-Aguirre C; Hand SJ; Laffan S; Archer M, 2018, 'Phylogenetic diversity, differential endemism and the evolutionary history of New World bats', Ecography, vol. 41, pp. 1955 - 1966, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03260

Hand SJ; Beck RM D; Archer M; Simmons NB; Gunnell GF; Scofield RP; Tennyson AJ D; De Pietri VL; Salisbury SW; Worthy TH, 2018, 'A new, large-bodied omnivorous bat (Noctilionoidea: Mystacinidae) reveals lost morphological and ecological diversity since the Miocene in New Zealand', Scientific Reports, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-18403-w

Archer M; Webb C; Close R; Predavec M; Bradshaw C; Brook B, 2017, 'Dangerous Ideas in zoology: Plenary session 1', Australian Zoologist, vol. 38, pp. 308 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2016.036

Cohen DR; Cohen EJ; Graham I; Soares GG; Hand SJ; Archer, 2017, 'Geochemical exploration for vertebrate fossils using field portable XRF', Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol. 181, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2017.06.012

Travouillon KJ; Louys J; Price GJ; Archer M; Hand SJ; Muirhead J, 2017, 'A review of the Pliocene bandicoots of Australia, and descriptions of new genus and species', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2017.1360894

Butler K; Travouillon KJ; Price GJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2017, 'Species abundance, richness and body size evolution of kangaroos (Marsupialia: Macropodiformes) throughout the Oligo-Miocene of Australia', Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 487, pp. 25 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.08.016

Myers TJ; Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2017, 'The identification of Oligo-Miocene mammalian palaeocommunities from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Australia and an appraisal of palaeoecological techniques', PeerJ, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3511

Stein MD; Yates A; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2017, 'Variation in the pelvic and pectoral girdles of Australian Oligo-Miocene mekosuchine crocodiles with implications for locomotion and habitus', PeerJ, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3501

López-Aguirre C; Archer M; Hand SJ; Laffan SW, 2017, 'Extinction of South American sparassodontans (Metatheria): environmental fluctuations or complex ecological processes?', Palaeontology, vol. 60, pp. 91 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pala.12272

Binfield P; Archer M; Hand SJ; Black KH; Myers TJ; Gillespie AK; Arena DA, 2017, 'A new Miocene carnivorous marsupial, Barinya kutjamarpensis (Dasyuromorphia), from central Australia', Alcheringa, vol. 41, pp. 46 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2016.1180029

Nguyen JM T; Hand SJ; arcHer MH, 2016, 'The late Cenozoic passerine avifauna from Rackham’s roost site, Riversleigh, Australia', Records of the Australian Museum, vol. 68, pp. 201 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.68.2016.1668

Gillespie AK; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2016, 'A tiny new marsupial lion (Marsupialia, Thylacoleonidae) from the early Miocene of Australia', PALAEONTOLOGIA ELECTRONICA, vol. 19, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000401268500011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

White AW; Morris I; Madani G; Archer M, 2016, 'Are cane toads rhinella marina impacting ghost bats macroderma gigas in Northern Australia?', Australian Zoologist, vol. 38, pp. 183 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2016.028

Asahara M; Koizumi M; Macrini TE; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2016, 'Comparative cranial morphology in living and extinct platypuses: Feeding behavior, electroreception, and loss of teeth', Science Advances, vol. 2, pp. e1601329 - e1601329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1601329

Travouillon KJ; Butler K; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2016, 'New material of Gumardee pascuali Flannery et al., 1983 (Marsupialia: Macropodiformes) and two new species from the Riversleigh World Heritage area, Queensland, Australia', Memoirs of Museum Victoria, vol. 74, pp. 189 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2016.74.16

Beck RM D; Warburton NM; Archer M; Hand SJ; Aplin KP, 2016, 'Going underground: Postcranial morphology of the early miocene marsupial mole naraboryctes philcreaseri and the evolution of fossoriality in notoryctemorphians', Memoirs of Museum Victoria, vol. 74, pp. 151 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2016.74.14

Janis CM; Damuth J; Travouillon KJ; Figueirido B; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2016, 'Palaeoecology of Oligo-Miocene macropodoids determined from craniodental and calcaneal data', Memoirs of Museum Victoria, vol. 74, pp. 209 - 232, http://dx.doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2016.74.17

Pian R; Archer M; Hand SJ; Beck RM D; Cody A, 2016, 'The upper dentition and relationships of the enigmatic Australian Cretaceous mammal Kollikodon ritchiei', Memoirs of Museum Victoria, vol. 74, pp. 97 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2016.74.10

Archer M; Christmas O; Hand SJ; Black KH; Creaser P; Godthelp H; Graham I; Cohen D; Arena DA; Anderson C; Soares G; Machin N; Beck RM D; Wilson LA B; Myers TJ; Gillespie AK; Khoo B; Travouillon KJ, 2016, 'Earliest known record of a hypercarnivorous dasyurid (Marsupialia), from newly discovered carbonates beyond the Riversleigh world Heritage area, north Queensland', Memoirs of Museum Victoria, vol. 74, pp. 137 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2016.74.13

Rich TH; Hopson JA; Gill PG; Rogers-Davidson S; Morton S; Cifelli RL; Pickering D; Kool L; Siu K; Burgmann FA; Senden T; Evans AR; Wagstaff BE; Seegets-Villiers D; Corfe IJ; Flannery TF; Walker K; Musser AM; Archer M; Pian R; Vickers-Rich P, 2016, 'The mandible and dentition of the Early Cretaceous monotreme Teinolophos trusleri', Alcheringa, vol. 40, pp. 475 - 501, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2016.1180034

Wilson LA B; Hand SJ; López-Aguirre C; Archer M; Black KH; Beck RM D; Armstrong KN; Wroe S, 2016, 'Cranial shape variation and phylogenetic relationships of extinct and extant Old World leaf-nosed bats', Alcheringa, vol. 40, pp. 509 - 524, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2016.1196434


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