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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

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


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