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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

Murphy PA;Archer M;Burnley IH;Harding HR;Dunn K;Dodsen J;Head L, 1998, From plesiosaurs to people: 100 million years of Australian environmental history, Original, 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, edn. Original, 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, edn. Original, 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, 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

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

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

Nguyen JM T;Hand SJ;Archer M, 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

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

Hand SJ;Sigé B;Archer M;Black KH, 2016, 'An evening bat (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from the late Early Eocene of France, with comments on the antiquity of modern bats', Palaeovertebrata, vol. 40, pp. e2 - e2, http://dx.doi.org/10.18563/pv.40.2.e2

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

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

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

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

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

Rich TH;Hopson JA;Gill PG;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

Chamberlain PM;Travouillon KJ;Archer M;Hand SJ, 2016, 'Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum gen. et sp. nov., a new short-snouted, early Miocene bandicoot (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia) from the Kutjamarpu Local Fauna (Wipajiri Formation) in South Australia', Alcheringa, vol. 40, pp. 197 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2016.1103525

Archer M;Hand SJ;Black KH;Beck RM D;Arena DA;Wilson LA B;Kealy S;Hung T-T, 2016, 'A new family of bizarre durophagous carnivorous marsupials from Miocene deposits in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, northwestern Queensland', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep26911

Stein M;Hand SJ;Archer M, 2016, 'A new crocodile displaying extreme constriction of the mandible, from the late Oligocene of Riversleigh, Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2016.1179041

Stein M;Archer M;Hand SJ, 2016, 'Dwarfism and Feeding Behaviours in Oligo-Miocene Crocodiles from Riversleigh, Northwestern Queensland, Australia', Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, vol. 61, pp. 135 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00134.2014

Butler K;Travouillon KJ;Price GJ;Archer M;Hand SJ, 2016, 'Cookeroo, a new genus of fossil kangaroo (Marsupialia, Macropodidae) from the Oligo-Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland, Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2016.1083029

Worthy TH;Handley WD;Archer M;Hand SJ, 2016, 'The extinct flightless mihirungs (Aves, Dromornithidae): Cranial anatomy, a new species, and assessment of Oligo-Miocene lineage diversity', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2015.1031345

Arena DA;Travouillon KJ;Beck RM D;Black KH;Gillespie AK;Myers TJ;Archer M;Hand SJ, 2016, 'Mammalian lineages and the biostratigraphy and biochronology of Cenozoic faunas from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Australia', Lethaia, vol. 49, pp. 43 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/let.12131

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, vol. 39, pp. 24 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2014.951916

Cooke BN;Travouillon KJ;Archer M;Hand SJ, 2015, 'Ganguroo robustiter, sp. Nov. (Macropodoidea, Marsupialia), a middle to early late Miocene basal macropodid from Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2015.956879

Hand SJ;Lee DE;Worthy TH;Archer M;Worthy JP;Tennyson AJ D;Salisbury SW;Scofield RP;Mildenhall DC;Kennedy EM;Lindqvist JK, 2015, 'Miocene fossils reveal ancient roots for New Zealand's endemic Mystacina (Chiroptera) and its rainforest habitat', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0128871

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, vol. 22, pp. 343 - 354, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-015-9286-9

Brewer P;Archer M;Hand SJ;Abel R, 2015, 'New genus of primitive wombat (Vombatidae, marsupialia) from miocene deposits in the riversleigh world heritage area (queensland, australia)', Palaeontologia Electronica, vol. 18, pp. 1 - 40

Arena DA;Travouillon KJ;Beck RM D;Black KH;Gillespie AK;Myers TJ;Archer M;Hand SJ, 2015, 'Mammalian lineages and the biostratigraphy and biochronology of Cenozoic faunas from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Australia', Lethaia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/let.12131

Travouillon KJ;Archer M;Hand SJ;Muirhead J, 2015, '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, vol. 22, pp. 141 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-014-9271-8

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, vol. 39, pp. 274 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2015.994115

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2015.994115

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, vol. 38, pp. 513 - 527, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2014.908268

Matzke-Karasz R, 2014, 'Subcellular preservation in giant ostracod sperm from an early Miocene cave deposit in Australia', Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society, vol. 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0394

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0112705


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