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; 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0048213

Stein MM; Salisbury DS; Hand SJ; Archer M; Godthelp HJ, 2012, 'Humeral morphology of the early Eocene mekosuchine crocodile Kambara from the Tingamarra Local Fauna southeastern Queensland, Australia', Alcheringa

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

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 gonadotrophins in the Barred Frog Myxophyes fasciolatus (Myobatrachidae)', Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

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

Matzke-Karasz R; Neil JV; Smith RJ; Hand SJ; Archer M; Godthelp HJ, 2012, 'Ostracods (Crustacea) with soft part preservation from Miocene cave deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, NW Queensland, Australia', Journal of Systematic Paleontology

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

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

Mackness BS; Archer M, 2011, 'A new petauroid possum (Marsupialia, Pseudocheridae) from the Pliocene Bluff Downs local fauna, northern Queensland', Alcheringa: an Australian journal of palaeontology, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 439 - 444, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115510108619233

Travouillon KJ; Escarguel G; 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/10.5061/dryad.p1b6b

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Louys J; Beck RMD; Archer M; Aplin K, 2009, 'Cranial anatomy of oligo-miocene koalas (Diprotodontia: Phascolarctidae): Stages in the evolution of an extreme leaf-eating specialization', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 981 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1671/039.029.0412

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

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

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

Roberts KK; Bassarova MP; Archer M, 2008, 'Oligo-Miocene ringtail possums of the genus Paljara (Pseudocheiridae: Marsupialia) from Queensland, Australia', Geobios, vol. 41, pp. 833 - 844


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