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

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

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

Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp H, 1986, Uncovering Australia's dreamtime, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, NSW

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, Springer Verlag, Dordrecht, 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

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, 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 MSY (ed.), Evolution and biogeography of Australasian vertebrates, edn. Original, Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 575 - 646

Archer M; Kirsch JA, 2006, 'The Evolution and classification of marsupials', in Armati PJ; Dickman CR; Hume ID (ed.), Marsupials, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511541889.002

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

Musser AM; Archer M, 2001, 'Monotremata', in , Wiley, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npg.els.0001553

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

Worthy TH; Hand SJ; Archer M; Scofield RP; De Pietri VL, 2021, 'Evidence for a giant parrot from the Early Miocene of New Zealand (vol 15, 20190467, 2019)', BIOLOGY LETTERS, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2021.0608

Price GJ; Fitzsimmons KE; Nguyen AD; Zhao JX; Feng YX; Sobbe IH; Godthelp H; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2021, 'New ages of the world's largest-ever marsupial: Diprotodon optatum from Pleistocene Australia', Quaternary International, vol. 603, pp. 64 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2021.06.013

Butler K; Travouillon KJ; Evans AR; Murphy L; Price GJ; Archer M; Hand SJ; Weisbecker V, 2021, '3D Morphometric Analysis Reveals Similar Ecomorphs for Early Kangaroos (Macropodidae) and Fanged Kangaroos (Balbaridae) from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Australia', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 28, pp. 199 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-020-09507-8

Jackson SM; Fleming PJS; Eldridge MDB; Archer M; Ingleby S; Johnson RN; Helgen KM, 2021, 'Taxonomy of the Dingo: It’s an ancient dog', Australian Zoologist, vol. 41, pp. 347 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/az.2020.049

Weisbecker V; Rowe T; Wroe S; Macrini TE; Garland KLS; Travouillon KJ; Black K; Archer M; Hand SJ; Berlin JC; Beck RMD; Ladevèze S; Sharp AC; Mardon K; Sherratt E, 2021, 'Global elongation and high shape flexibility as an evolutionary hypothesis of accommodating mammalian brains into skulls', Evolution, vol. 75, pp. 625 - 640, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.14163

King TR; Myers TJ; Armstrong KN; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2021, 'Sheath-tailed bats (Chiroptera: Emballonuridae) from the early Pleistocene Rackham's Roost Site, Riversleigh World Heritage Area, and the distribution of northern Australian emballonurid species', PeerJ, vol. 9, pp. e10857, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10857

Worthy TH; Scofield RP; Salisbury SW; Hand SJ; De Pietri VL; Blokland JC; Archer M, 2021, 'A new species of Manuherikia (Aves: Anatidae) provides evidence of faunal turnover in the St Bathans Fauna, New Zealand', Geobios, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geobios.2021.08.002

Weisbecker V; Rowe T; Wroe S; Macrini T; Garland K; Travouillon K; Black K; Archer M; Hand S; Berlin J; Beck RMD; Ladevèze S; Sharp A; Mardon K; Sherratt E, 2020, 'Global elongation and high shape flexibility as an evolutionary hypothesis of accommodating mammalian brains into skulls', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.06.410928

Beck RMD; Louys J; Brewer P; Archer M; Black KH; Tedford RH, 2020, 'A new family of diprotodontian marsupials from the latest Oligocene of Australia and the evolution of wombats, koalas, and their relatives (Vombatiformes)', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-66425-8

da Costa J; Cohen DR; Magalhães MCF; Hibbert DB; Archer M; Myers TJ; Hand SJ, 2020, 'Siderophore-Assisted Dissolution of Iron(III) Hydroxide Oxides from Iron-Rich Fossil Matrices', ChemPlusChem, vol. 85, pp. 1747 - 1753, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cplu.202000407

Stein M; Hand S; Archer M; Wroe S; Wilson L, 2020, 'Quantitatively assessing mekosuchine crocodile locomotion by geometric morphometric and finite element analysis of the forelimb', PeerJ, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9349

Sansalone G; Castiglione S; Raia P; Archer M; Dickson B; Hand S; Piras P; Profico A; Wroe S, 2020, 'Decoupling Functional and Morphological Convergence, the Study Case of Fossorial Mammalia', Frontiers in Earth Science, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00112

Archer M; Bates H; Hand SJ; Evans T; Broome L; McAllan B; Geiser F; Jackson S; Myers T; Gillespie A; Palmer C; Hawke T; Horn AM, 2019, 'The Burramys project: A conservationist's reach should exceed history's grasp, or what is the fossil record for?', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 374, pp. 20190221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0221

Gillespie AK; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2019, 'Lekaneleo, a new genus of marsupial lion (Marsupialia, Thylacoleonidae) from the Oligocene–Miocene of Australia, and the craniodental morphology of L. roskellyae, comb. nov.', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2019.1703722

Worthy TH; Hand SJ; Archer M; Paul Scofield R; De Pietri VL, 2019, 'Evidence for a giant parrot from the Early Miocene of New Zealand', Biology Letters, vol. 15, pp. 20190467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2019.0467

Oommen MA; Cooney R; Ramesh M; Archer M; Brockington D; Buscher B; Fletcher R; Natusch DJD; Vanak AT; Webb G; Shanker K, 2019, 'The fatal flaws of compassionate conservation', Conservation Biology, vol. 33, pp. 784 - 787, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13329

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

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

Sniderman JMK; 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

Thorn KM; Hutchinson MN; Archer M; Lee MSY, 2019, 'A new scincid lizard from the Miocene of northern Australia, and the evolutionary history of social skinks (Scincidae: Egerniinae)', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2019.1577873

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

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. 21.1.8A, pp. 1 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.26879/747

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

Mather E; Tennyson AJD; Scofield RP; DePietri VL; Hand SJ; Archer M; Handley WD; Worthy TH, 2018, '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

Hand SJ; Beck RMD; Archer M; Simmons NB; Gunnell GF; Scofield RP; Tennyson AJD; 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

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

Nguyen JMT; 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

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 AGB; 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

Archer M; Binfield P; Hand SJ; Black KH; Creaser P; Myers TJ; Gillespie AK; Arena D; Scanlon J; Pledge NS; Thurmer J, 2018, 'Miminipossum notioplanetes, a Miocene forest-dwelling phalangeridan (Marsupialia; Diprotodontia) from northern and central Australia', Palaeontologia Electronica, vol. 21.1.2A, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.26879/757

Gillespie A; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2017, 'A new Oligo–Miocene marsupial lion from Australia and revision of the family Thylacoleonidae', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2017.1391885

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

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

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


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