Michael Archer

Professor of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences
Professor

Synopsis of recent palaeontological research

Over 100 researchers from 28 institutions and 11 countries (France, Germany, Czechoslovakia, England, U.S.A., China, Canada, Argentina, New Zealand & Australia) are collaborating in the analysis of Riversleigh, Murgon and New Zealand resources which includes the fossil records of more than 83 families of Australian animals and plants. A further and different list of collaborators are involved in the work on the Miocene amber project.

Considering outcomes from two of the largest projects—Riversleigh and Murgon, the following list of discoveries is representative.

Murgon Project
Each year, the Tingamarra Local Fauna (LF) from the Murgon deposit in southeastern Queensland has grown with addition of new mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. Tingamarra material has been the subject of three PhD theses and many publications with more in preparation. International research projects on Murgon materials involve colleagues from France, Argentina, England and Czechoslovakia. Normally at least one expedition a year is organised from UNSW. At the current rate, about 50 scientifically assessable specimens, including complete (crocodile) and partial (mammal) skulls of some taxa, are produced each year, a success rate higher than we achieved processing the mammal-rich, late Oligocene clays in South Australia that produced the relatively derived Ditjimanka LF of central Australia.

Main points of general significance that have developed from Murgon research

1. Although illite from the deposit was dated (K/Ar) by AMDEL as >54.6 +/- 0.5 mybp, controversy focuses on this date; accumulating palaeontological evidence, however, supports the original interpretation.
2. This is the only marsupial-bearing deposit from the Australian portion of Gondwana older than 24 Ma.
3. Considering the date of final severance of Australia from Antarctica (about 35 Ma ago, depending on authority), the Murgon deposit predates isolation of Australia and, as such, is of paramount importance in providing the only opportunity to document the nature of Australia’s (and possibly eastern Gondwana’s) ‘pre-split’ Cainozoic biota.
4. Murgon also provides the only view of Australia's mammal fauna shortly after the start of the 'Age of Mammals' (65 mya) when mammals elsewhere underwent major adaptive radiations.

Riversleigh Project
With discovery in 1983 of two vast regions of highly fossiliferous middle to late Tertiary sediments, annual expeditions have provided research materials documenting the deep history and diversity for almost all families of living and as many again of extinct Australian mammals and other vertebrate groups. Each year's field research has resulted in discovery of new deposits, new taxa and sometimes new time frames. Field and laboratory research has accelerated over the last three years. Since 2008, radiometric dating has enabled construction of a national framework for biocorrelation of Australian mid to late Cenozoic vertebrate fossil deposits. Riversleigh’s fossil fields have now been: 1, excised from Riversleigh Station; 2, added to Lawn Hill National Park; 3, gazetted on the National Estate of Australia; and 4, successfully nominated by the Australian Government for inscription on the World Heritage list as ‘Australian Fossil Mammals: Riversleigh and Naracoorte’ (Australia’s only World Heritage fossil property). Many PhD and Honours theses, and hundreds of papers have been produced based on the fossils, rocks and palaeoecology of Riversleigh.

Main points of general significance arising from research at Riversleigh

1. Riversleigh’s Cainozoic fossil deposits span the late Oligocene to Holocene, with gaps of uncertain duration.
2. This record includes one of (if not the) longest for rainforest communities anywhere in Meganesia.
3. It includes palaeocommunities that appear to be ancestral to the modern World Heritage Wet Tropics property in northeastern Queensland, extending understanding about the origins of this unique modern resource back to at least 24 Ma.
4. Discovery here of the oldest representatives of generic-level groups that characterise modern rainforests (e.g., lyrebirds, logrunners, musky rat-kangaroos, cuscuses, woolly ringtail possums and striped possums).
5. Because most of the richest Tertiary assemblages from Riversleigh are dominated by forest creatures, they complement those from other areas of the continent mostly dominated by aquatic creatures.
6. Riversleigh’s record spans the critical 15-14 million year period when global climates shifted from greenhouse to icehouse conditions enabling increased understanding about changes that may accompany a modern greenhouse shift. Because comparable changes on other continents were normally accompanied by faunal interchanges, changes in isolated Australia may now provide the only opportunity to understand inherent community responses to greenhouse/icehouse shifts.
7. Riversleigh's record spans the late Miocene decline in closed forests, their replacement by open forests and (by Pliocene/Pleistocene time) development of grasslands.
8. The Riversleigh record includes the most diverse Tertiary assemblages known from Australia, combining archaic forms previously known from central Australia with progenitors for, or plesiomorphic relatives of, most living groups.
9. Riversleigh has produced the first fossil records for many genera, families and even orders (e.g., marsupial moles) with still-living species.
10. Riversleigh research has more than trebled previous knowledge about the diversity of Australia’s terrestrial Tertiary mammals with over 250 new species, new genera, families and orders; comparable increases in knowledge have also occurred here for other groups of Australian vertebrates such as frogs, turtles, snakes and birds (particularly forest birds).
11. Because most of the fossil deposits at Riversleigh are in situ freshwater lacustrine limestones, preservation is often almost perfect enabling detailed anatomical as well as systematic studies.
12. Preliminary ecological analyses demonstrate that even Riversleigh’s most diverse communities appear to represent single (not mixed) communities.
13. Several Riversleigh taxa have suggested rainforest ancestry for groups that today have mainly or exclusively dry country representation (e.g., emus, phascolarctids, notoryctids and pygopodids). 
14. The only Pliocene site in Australia dominated by small terrestrial mammals and the only one rich with diverse bat and rodent assemblages (the latter possibly the oldest known in Australia) is Rackham’s Roost Site at Riversleigh.

Other palaeontological research programs
In addition to Riversleigh and Murgon, our research programs and expeditions are annually conducted to: a, Miocene deposits in the South Island of New Zealand (where the first evidence for terrestrial mammals have been found; ARC Discovery Grant); b, possible Miocene fossil-rich amber deposits in northeastern Queensland (the first amber discovered in Australia; ARC Discovery Grant); c, early Cretaceous deposits from Lightning Ridge which contain Australia’s first-known Mesozoic mammals; d, Plio-Pleistocene deposits in the Leichhardt River region, northern Queensland.

Publications

Books
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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
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
1998
Book Chapters
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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
2012
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
2007
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
2006
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
2006
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
2004
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
2002
Archer M, 1997, 'How animals evolved', in Encyclopaedia of Australian wildlife, edn. Original, ReaderÕs Digest, Sydney, pp. 20 - 31
1997
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
1992
Conference Papers
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Coonie R; Archer M; Baumber A; Ampt P; Wilson G; Smits J; Crocodylus P, 2012, 'THINKK again: getting the facts straight on kangaroo harvesting and conservation.', in Science Under Siege: Zoology Under Threat, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman, NSW, pp. 150 - 160, presented at NSW Royal Zoological Society Annual Forum, - , http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/FS.2012.051
2012
Broome L; Archer M; Bates HL; Geiser DF; McAllan DB; Heinze DD; Hand SJ; Evans DT; Jackson DS, 2010, 'A brief life history of, threats to and prehistory-based proposal for ensuring that Burramys parvus (Broom) will have a future', in Wildlife and Climate Change: towards robust conservation strategies for Australian fauna, Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW, pp. 114 - 126, presented at Wildlife and Climate Change: towards robust conservation strategies for Australian fauna, Mosman, NSW, Australia, 23 October 2010, http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/170447362?q=+9780980327250+&c=book&versionId=185825771
2010
Beck RMD; Godthelp HJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2007, 'Petrosals and tarsals of the early Eocene marsupial Djarthia murgonensis: implications for the evolution and biogeography of Australidelphia', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts Vol 85, Geological Society of Australia Incorporated, Melbourne, pp. 35 - 36, presented at Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics 2005, Naracoorte, SA, 01 January 2005
2007
Travouillon K; Legendre S; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2007, 'Do cenograms work on marsupial faunas? Comparison with other palaeoecological techniques and implication for the Riversleigh faunas', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts Vol 85, Geological Society of Australia Incorporated, Melbourne, pp. 34 - 34, presented at Conference on Vertebrate Palaeontology, Evolution and Systematics, Melbourne, 01 January 2007
2007
Hand SJ; Archer M; Godthelp HJ, 2007, 'The Riversleigh fossil bat record: a review', in Armstrong K (ed.), Australasian Bat Society Newsletter, Australasian Bat Society Incorporated, Sydney, pp. 21 - 21, presented at 13th Annual Australasian Bat Society, Sydney, 01 January 2007
2007
Hand SJ; Worthy T; Archer M; Godthelp HJ; Beck RMD; Tennyson AJD; Scofield RP; Sige B, 2007, 'New opportunities for testing competing biogeographic hypotheses about the origins of the Australasian bat fauna', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts Vol 85, Geological Society of Australia Incorporated, Melbourne, pp. 56 - 56, presented at Conference on Vertebrate, Palaeontology, Evolution and Systematics, Melbourne, 01 January 2007
2007
Hand SJ; Worthy T; Archer M; Tennyson AJD, 2006, 'Placing Mystacina in a palaeontological context – first Tertiary bats from New Zealand reveal new implications for the origins of the Australasian bat fauna', in Armstrong K (ed.), Australasian Bat Society Newsletter, Australasian Bat Society Incorporated, Sydney, pp. 12 - 12, presented at 12th Annual Australasian Bat Society Conference, Auckland, NZ
2006
Roberts KK; Archer M; Godthelp HJ; Hand SJ, 2006, 'Taphonomy and local fauna of a new site within the Riversleigh World Heritage Area (Price is Right Site)', in Alcheringa, Geological Society Australia Inc, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 464 - 464, presented at Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics 2005, Naracoorte, SA, 01 January 2005
2006
Travouillon K; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp HJ, 2005, 'Multivariate analyses of the Riversleigh Local Faunas, northwestern Queensland', in Alcheringa, Geological Society Australia Inc, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 469 - 469, presented at Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Naracoorte, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115510609506871
2005
Roberts KK; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2005, 'A new genus and species of extinct Miocene ringtail possums (Marsupialia: Pseudocheiridae).', in Alcheringa, Geological Society Australia Inc, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 465 - 465, presented at Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Naracoorte
2005
Goin F; Forasiepi AM; Candela AM; Ortiz Jaureguizar E; Pascual R; Archer M; Godthelp HJ; Muirhead J; Augee M; Hand SJ; Wroe S, 2002, 'Earliest Paleocene marsupials from Patagonia', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 68, Geological Society of Australia Incorporated, Sydney, pp. 67 - 67, presented at International Palaeontological Congress 2002, Sydney, 01 January 2002
2002
Musser A; Archer M; Cody A; Godthelp HJ; Hand SJ; Flannery TF; Crompton AW, 2002, 'Upper molars of a bunodont Mesozoic mammal from Australia (Monotremata; Kollikodontidae)', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 68, Geological Society of Australia Incorporated, Sydney, pp. 120 - 120, presented at International Palaeontological Congress 2002, Sydney, 01 January 2002
2002
McLean D; Robinson J; Archer M, 2001, 'Artefact reduction on CT images of fossils to allow 3D visualisation', in Radiation Physics and Chemistry, pp. 723 - 724, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0969-806X(01)00387-5
2001
Godthelp HJ; Archer M; Hand SJ; Aplin K, 2001, 'A new species of the enigmatic mammal genus Tingamarra: a placental mammal in the court of king kangaroo?', in Journal & Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 134, Royal Society of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 105 - 105, presented at Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics 2001, Sydney, 01 January 2001
2001
Conference Posters
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Black KH; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2016, 'Matching the body to the beast– assigning wing elements to rhinolophoid species in an early Miocene bat assemblage from Riversleigh, Australia', Durban, South Africa, presented at 17th International Bat Research Conference, Durban, South Africa, 01 August 2016 - 06 August 2016
2016
Conference Presentations
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Butler K; Travouillon KJ; Weisbecker V; Price GJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2017, 'Early evolution of kangaroos (Marsupialia: Macropodiformes) from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area: phylogeny, palaeoecology, diversification and extinction', presented at 16th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Queenstown, New Zealand, 01 October 2017 - 07 October 2017
2017
DeSantis L; Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2017, 'Was the tree-climbing diprotodontid Nimbadon lavarckorum in search of fruit?', presented at 16th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Queenstown, New Zealand, 01 October 2017 - 07 October 2017
2017
Wilson LA; Hand SJ; Guarino-Vignon P; Armstrong KN; Archer M, 2017, 'The evolution of nasal chamber shape in Old World leaf-nosed and trident bats using virtual modelling and 3D geometric morphometrics', presented at 16th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand, 01 October 2017 - 07 October 2017
2017
Salisbury SW; Tennyson AJD; Scofield RP; Hand SJ; Archer M; DePietri V; Worthy JP; Barham K; Worthy TH, 2017, 'The crocodilian fauna of the lower Miocene Bannockburn Formation of St Bathans, Central Otago, New Zealand', presented at 16th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Queenstown, New Zealand, 01 October 2017 - 07 October 2017
2017
Stein M; Hand SJ; Archer M, 2017, 'Appendicular skeleton of Australian Mekosuchinae crocodiles', presented at Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Queenstown, New Zealand, 01 October 2017 - 07 October 2017
2017
Hand SJ; Archer M; Sige B; Black KH, 2016, 'A diverse Early Eocene bat fauna from Prémontré, France and the rise of modern bats.', presented at 17th International Bat Research Conference, Durban, South Africa, 01 August 2016 - 06 August 2016
2016
Archer M; Strong J; Hand SJ, 2016, 'The role of bat guano in the extraordinary preservation of fossils in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia', presented at 17th International Bat Research Conference, Durban, South Africa, 01 August 2016 - 06 August 2016
2016
Dickson B; Archer M; Beck RMD; Wroe S; Parr W; Macrini T; Weisbecker V, 2013, 'Semicircular canal morphology of carnivorous marsupials', presented at 14th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Flinders University, Adelaide, 30 September 2013 - 04 October 2013
2013
Hutchinson MN; Hacking J; Gillespie A; Archer M, 2013, 'A Miocene Egernia (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Riversleigh, Queensland: appreciating the extra crunch', presented at 14th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Flinders University, Adelaide, 30 September 2013 - 04 October 2013
2013
Price E; Graham IT; Archer M, 2007, 'Freshwater limestone deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, NW Queensland', presented at 4th International Limnogeology Congress (ILIC2007), Cosmocaixa, Barcelona, Spain
2007
Journal articles
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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
2019
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
2019
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
2019
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
2019
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
2019
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
2019
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
2019
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
2018
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
2018
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
2018
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
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
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
2018
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
2018
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
2017
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
2017
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
2017
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
2017
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
2016
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
2016
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. 8A
2015
Gurovich Y; Travouillon KJ; Beck RMD; Muirhead J; Archer M, 2014, 'Biogeographical implications of a new mouse-sized fossil bandicoot (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia) occupying a dasyurid-like ecological niche across Australia', Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, vol. 12, pp. 265 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2013.776646
2014
Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Faith JT; Webb GE; Davidson I; Mooney SD, 2013, 'Climate change frames debate over the extinction of megafauna in Sahul (Pleistocene australia-new guinea)', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110, pp. 8777 - 8781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1302698110
2013
Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Faith JT; Webb GE; Davidson I; Mooney SD, 2013, 'Reply to Brook et al: No empirical evidence for human overkill of megafauna in Sahul', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1310440110
2013
Beck RMD; Travouillon KJ; Aplin KP; Godthelp H; Archer M, 2013, 'The Osteology and Systematics of the Enigmatic Australian Oligo-Miocene Metatherian Yalkaparidon (Yalkaparidontidae; Yalkaparidontia; ?Australidelphia; Marsupialia)', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 21, pp. 127 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-013-9236-3
2013
Hand SJ; Worthy TH; Archer M; 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, pp. 1442 - 1448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.775950
2013
Black KH; Archer M; Hand SJ; Godthelp HJ, 2013, 'Revision in the marsupial diprotodontid genus Neohelos: systematics and biostratigraphy', ACTA Palaeontologica Polonica, vol. 58, pp. 679 - 706, http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2012.0001
2013
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, vol. 11, pp. 789 - 819, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2012.760007
2012
Travouillon K; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2012, 'Early to Middle Miocene monsoon climate in Australia: comment', Geology, vol. 40, pp. e273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G32600C.1
2012
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, vol. 10, pp. 60 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7827-10-60
2012
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, vol. 36, pp. 473 - 486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2012.671697
2012
Travouillon DK; Gurovich DY; Archer M; Hand SJ; Muirhead J, 2012, 'The temporally and environmentally restricted genus Galadi: three new bandicoots (Marsupialia; Peramelemorphia) from the Oligo-Miocene of northern Australia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
2012
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, pp. 153 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/039.033.0114
2012
Archer M, 2011, 'Slaughter of the singing sentients: Measuring the morality of eating red meat', Wildlife and Climate Change: toward robust conservation strategies for Australian fauna, vol. 35, pp. 979 - 982, http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2011.051
2011
Mackness BS; Archer M, 2011, 'A new petauroid possum (Marsupialia, Pseudocheridae) from the Pliocene Bluff Downs local fauna, northern Queensland', Alcheringa, vol. 25, pp. 439 - 444, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115510108619233
2011
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, pp. 479 - 498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724631003618033
2010
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, pp. 77 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.62.2010.1545
2010
Bassarova MP; Janis C; Archer M, 2009, 'The calcaneum-on the heels of marsupial locomotion', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-008-9093-7
2009
Worthy TH; Hand SJ; Nguyen J; Worthy J; Tennyson AJD; Scofield R; Boles WE; Archer M, 2009, 'Early Miocene acanthisittid wren from St Bathans Fauna, Otago, NZ', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 30, pp. 479 - 498
2009
Louys J; Aplin K; Beck RMD; Archer M, 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, pp. 981 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1671/039.029.0412
2009
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, pp. 833 - 837, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2009.0440
2009
Weisbecker V; Archer M, 2008, 'Parallel evolution of hand anatomy in kangaroos and vombatiform marsupials: Functional and evolutionary implications', Palaeontology, vol. 51, pp. 321 - 338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00750.x
2008
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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geobios.2008.03.002
2008
Hand SJ; Beck RMD; Worthy T; Archer M; Sige B, 2007, 'Australian and New Zealand fossil bats: the origin, evolution, and extinction of bat lineages in Australasia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 27 Supplement, pp. 86A - 86A, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000249535400240&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2007
Roberts KK; Archer M, 2007, 'A morphological approach to unravelling the relationships of ringtail possums (Pseudocheiridae, Marsupialia)', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 27, pp. 136A - 136A, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000249535400488&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2007
Kear B; Cooke BE; Archer M; Flannery TF, 2007, 'Implications of a new species of the Oligo-Miocene Kangaroo (Marsupialia : Macropodoidea) Nambaroo, from the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia', Journal of Paleontology, vol. 81, pp. 1147 - 1167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1666/04-218.1
2007
Beck RM; Godthelp HJ; Archer M; Hand SJ, 2007, 'Petrosals and tarsals of the early Eocene Australian metatherian Djarthia murgonensis: The oldest crown-group marsupial from Australasia and its implications for the evolution and biogeography of Australidelphia', Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 27, pp. 45A - 45A, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000249535400036&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2007
Macrini T; Rowe T; Archer M, 2006, 'Description of a cranial endocast from a fossil platypus, Obdurodon dicksoni (Monotremata, Ornithorhynchidae), and the relevance of endocranial characters to monotreme monophyly', Journal of Morphology, vol. 267, pp. 1000 - 1015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmor.10452
2006
Hand SJ; Archer M; Godthelp HJ, 2005, 'Australian Oligo-Miocene Mystacinids (Microchiroptera): upper dentition, new taxa and divergence of New Zealand species', Geobios, vol. 38, pp. 339 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geobios.2003.11.005
2005
McKenzie KG; Engelretsen M; Archer M; Price ER, 2004, 'Ostracoda from the Miocene, Riversleigh World Heritage deposits, Queensland, including Progomphocythere n. gen., with discussion of palaeoenvironments and age', Bollettino della Societa Paleontoligca Italiano, vol. 43, pp. 321 - 330
2004
Turnbull WD; Lundelius EL; Archer M, 2003, 'Dasyurids, perameloids, phalangeroids, and vombatoids from the early Pliocene Hamilton fauna, Victoria, Australia', BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, pp. 513 - 540, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000186887100019&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2003
Scanlon JD; Lee MSY; Archer M, 2003, 'Mid-Tertiary elapid snakes (Squamata, Colubroidea) from Riversleigh, northern Australia: Early steps in a continent-wide adaptive radiation', Geobios, vol. 36, pp. 573 - 601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0016-6995(03)00056-1
2003
Scanlon JD; Lee MS; Archer M, 2003, 'Mid-Tertiary elapid snakes (Squamata, Colubroidea) from Riversleigh, northern Australia: early steps in a continent-wide adaptive radiation', Geobios, vol. 36, pp. 573 - 601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0016-6995(03)00056-1
2003
Patton JL; Costa LP; Jones M; Dickman CR; Archer M, 2003, 'Molecular phylogeography and species limits in rainforest didelphid marsupials of South America', Predators with pouches: the biology of carnivorous marsupials, pp. 63 - 81
2003
Archer M, 2002, 'New Ways of valuing wildlife are essential', Ecopolitics, vol. 1, pp. 16 - 18
2002
Kear B; Archer M; Flannery TF, 2001, 'Postcranial morphology of Gangaroo bilamina Cooke, 1997 (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) from the middle Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland', Memoirs of Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 25, pp. 123 - 138
2001
Kear B; Archer M; Flannery TF, 2001, 'Bulungamayine(Marsupialia:Macropodidae) postcranial elements from the late Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland', Memoirs of Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 25, pp. 103 - 122
2001
Crosby KM; Nagy M; Archer M, 2001, 'Wyulda asherjoeli, a new phalangerid (Diprotodontia:Marsupialia) from the early Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland', Memoirs of Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 25, pp. 77 - 82
2001
Archer M, 2000, 'Brain of the demon duck of doom', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
2000
Archer M, 2000, 'Monstrous moggies or charming chditches', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
2000
Archer M, 2000, 'Bugs and Bones in Ancient stones', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
2000
Crosby KM; Ashford AE; Markovina A; Allaway WG, 2000, 'Durudawirines, a new group of Phalangeroid marsupials from the Miocene of Riversleigh, Northwestern Quuensland,', Journal of Paleontology, vol. 74, pp. 327 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002233600003153X
2000
Archer M; Godthelp HJ; Gott MH; Wang Y; Musser A, 1999, 'The evolutionary history of notoryctids, yingabalarids, yalkaparidontids and other enigmatic groups of Australian mammals', Australian Mammalogy, pp. 13 - 15
1999
Crosby KM; Godthelp HJ; Archer M; Pledge N, 1999, 'Diversity and evolution of Phalangerid, Ektopodontid, Mitalinid and Pilkipildrid marsupials', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 21, pp. 22 - 23
1999
Bassarova MP; Archer M, 1999, 'Living and extinct Pseudocheirids (Marsupialia, Pseudocheiridae): Phylogenetic relatioships and changes in diversity through time', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 21, pp. 25 - 27
1999
Shand J; Archer MA; Collin SP, 1999, 'Ontogenetic changes in the retinal photoreceptor mosaic in a fish, the black bream, Acanthopagrus butcheri', Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol. 412, pp. 203 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1096-9861(19990920)412:2<203::AID-CNE2>3.0.CO;2-3
1999
Godthelp HJ; Wroe S; Archer M, 1999, 'A new marsupial from the Early Eocene Tingamarra local Fauna of Murgeon, Southeastern Queensland: A prototypical Australian marsupial', Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 6, pp. 289 - 313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1020517808869
1999
Tsuda M; Kamimura K; Nakato H; Archer M; Staatz W; Fox B; Humphrey M; Olson S; Futch T; Kaluza V, 1999, 'The cell-surface proteoglycan Dally regulates Wingless signalling in Drosophila', Nature, vol. 400, pp. 276 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/22336
1999
Archer M, 1999, 'A Legacy of boats, bloats and floaters', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1999
Archer M, 1999, 'Tipping an air head of a bed of stone', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1999
Archer M, 1999, 'Immunising against flim-flam virus', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1999
Archer M, 1999, 'Bugs and bones and ancient stones', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1999
Archer M, 1998, 'The one-in-600 year wave', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1998
Musser A; Archer M, 1998, 'New information about the skull and dentary of the Miocene platypus Obdurodon dicksoni, and a discussion of ornithorhynchid relationships', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, vol. 353, pp. 1063 - 1079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.1998.0266
1998
Archer M, 1998, 'Fried and footless fangers', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1998
Archer M, 1998, 'Bizarre bats of the burrows', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1998
Duncan IJ; Briggs D; Archer M, 1998, 'Three-dimensionally mineralized insects and millipedes from the Tertiary of Riversleigh, Queensland, Australia', Palaeontology, vol. 41, pp. 835 - 851
1998
Archer M, 1997, 'Tickling the dull out of taxonomy', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1997
Archer M, 1997, 'Vertebrate palaeontology, School of Biological Science, University of New South Wales', Nomen Nudum, pp. 35 - 44
1997
Archer M, 1997, 'Messing with mammalian meanderings', Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 72, pp. 7 - 7
1997
Muirhead J; Dawson LJ; Archer M, 1997, 'Perameles bowensis, a new species of Perameles (Peramelemorphia, Marsupialia) from Pliocene faunas of Bow and Wellington Caves', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 117, pp. 163 - 173
1997
Davis AC; Archer M, 1997, 'Palorchestes azael (Mammalia, Palorchestidae) from the late Pleistocene Terrace Site Local Fauna, Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 41, pp. 315 - 320
1997
Archer M, 1997, 'The lengthening limits of life', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1997
Brammall J; Archer M, 1997, 'A new Oligocene-Miocene species of Burramys (Marsupialia, Burramyidae) from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 41, pp. 247 - 268
1997
Archer M, 1997, 'The flesh-eating kangaroo', Highlife, vol. 130, pp. 130 - 130
1997
Archer M, 1997, 'Tiger, tiger out of sight', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1997
Archer M, 1997, 'Worries about withering wombats', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1997
Archer M, 1996, 'Possum patterns plucked from stone', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1996
Archer M, 1996, 'Evolution after death', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1996
Archer M, 1996, 'Crocodile dinners and diners', Nature Australia, pp. 70 - 71
1996
Wroe S; Archer M, 1995, 'Extraordinary diphyodonty-related change in dental function for a tooth of the extinct marsupial ekaltadeta ima (Propleopinae, hypsiprymnodontidae)', Archives of Oral Biology, vol. 40, pp. 597 - 603, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0003-9969(95)00010-M
1995
Flannery TF; Archer M; Rich TH; Jones R, 1995, 'A new family of monotremes from the cretaceous of Australia', Nature, vol. 377, pp. 418 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/377418a0
1995
Godthelp H; Archer M; Cifelli R; Hand SJ; Gilkeson CF, 1992, 'Earliest known Australian Tertiary mammal fauna', Nature, vol. 356, pp. 514 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/356514a0
1992
Scally KB; Knox GA; Archer M, 1991, 'BRUXISM', Australian Dental Journal, vol. 36, pp. 406 - 406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1834-7819.1991.tb01369.x
1991
Kirsch JAW; Springer MS; Krajewski C; Archer M; Aplin K; Dickerman AW, 1990, 'DNA/DNA hybridization studies of the carnivorous marsupials. I: The intergeneric relationships of bandicoots (Marsupialia: Perameloidea)', Journal of Molecular Evolution, vol. 30, pp. 434 - 448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02101115
1990
Muirhead J; Archer M, 1990, 'Nimbacinus dicksoni, a plesiomorphic thylacine (Marsupialia: Thylacinidae) from Tertiary deposits of Queensland and the Northern Territory', Memoirs - Queensland Museum, vol. 28, pp. 203 - 221
1990
Willis PMA; Archer M, 1990, 'A Pleistocene longirostrine crocodilian from Riversleigh: first fossil occurrence of Crocodylus johnstoni Krefft', Memoirs - Queensland Museum, vol. 28, pp. 159 - 163
1990
Kirsch JAW; Krajewski C; Springer MS; Archer M, 1990, 'DNA-DNA hybridisation studies of carnivorous marsupials. II. relationships among dasyurids (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae)', Australian Journal of Zoology, vol. 38, pp. 341 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO9900673
1990
Rich TH; Flannery TF; Archer M, 1989, 'A second Cretaceous mammalian specimen from Lightning Ridge, N.S.W., Australia', Alcheringa, vol. 13, pp. 85 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518908619043
1989
Archer M; Godthelp H; Hand SJ; Megirian D, 1989, 'Fossil mammals of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland: preliminary overview of biostratigraphy, correlation and environmental change', Australian Zoologist, vol. 25, pp. 29 - 65
1989
Lester KS; Archer M; Gilkeson CF; Rich T, 1988, 'Enamel of Yalkaparidon coheni: representative of a distinctive order of tertiary zalambdodont marsupials.', Scanning microscopy, vol. 2, pp. 1491 - 1501, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3201196
1988
Aplin KP; Archer M, 1987, 'Recent advances in marsupial systematics with a new syncretic classification', Possums and opossums: studies in evolution, vol. 1, pp. 15 - 72
1987
Lester KS; Boyde A; Gilkeson C; Archer M, 1987, 'MARSUPIAL AND MONOTREME ENAMEL STRUCTURE.', Scanning Micros, vol. 1, pp. 401 - 420, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3589612
1987
Lester KS; Archer M, 1986, 'A description of the molar enamel of a middle Miocene monotreme (Obdurodon, Ornithorhynchidae)', Anatomy and Embryology, vol. 174, pp. 145 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00824329
1986
Archer M; Flannery TF; Ritchie A; Molnar RE, 1985, 'First Mesozoic mammal from Australia - An early Cretaceous monotreme', Nature, vol. 318, pp. 363 - 366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/318363a0
1985
Woodburne MO; Tedford RH; Archer M; Turnbull WD; Plane MD; Lundelius EL, 1985, 'Biochronology of the continental mammal record of Australia and New Guinea', Special Publication of the South Australian Department of Mines and Energy, vol. 5, pp. 347 - 363
1985
Archer M; Flannery T, 1985, 'Revision of the extinct gigantic rat kangaroos (Potoroidae:Marsupialia), with description of a new Miocene genus and species and a new Pleistocene species of Propleopus ( Australia).', Journal of Paleontology, vol. 59, pp. 1331 - 1349
1985
Baverstock PR; Adams M; Archer M, 1984, 'Electrophoretic resolution of species boundaries in the sminthopsis murina complex (Dasyuridae)', Australian Journal of Zoology, vol. 32, pp. 721 - 742, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO9840823
1984
Flannery TF; Archer M, 1984, 'The macropodoids (Marsupialia) of the early Pliocene Bow local fauna, central eastern New South Wales.', Australian Zoologist, vol. 21, pp. 357 - 383
1984
Archer M; Hand SJ, 1984, 'The Australian marsupial radiation', Vertebrate Zoogeography & Evolution in Australasia.(Animals in Space & Time). Hesperian Press: Carlisle, pp. 633 - 808
1984
FLANNERY TF; ARCHER M; PLANE M, 1984, 'PHYLOGENETIC-RELATIONSHIPS AND A RECONSIDERATION OF HIGHER LEVEL SYSTEMATICS WITHIN THE POTOROIDAE (MARSUPIALIA)', JOURNAL OF PALEONTOLOGY, vol. 58, pp. 1087 - 1097, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1984TC66800010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
1984
Baverstock PR; Adams M; Archer M; McKenzie NL; How R, 1983, 'An electroporetic and chromosomal study of the dasyurid marsupial genus ningaui archer', Australian Journal of Zoology, vol. 31, pp. 381 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO9830381
1983
Flannery TF; Archer M, 1983, 'Revision of the genus troposodon bartholomai (Macropodidae: Marsupialia)', Alcheringa, vol. 7, pp. 263 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518308619612
1983
Baverstock PR; Archer M; Adams M; Richardson BJ, 1982, 'Genetic relationships among 32 species of Australian dasyurid marsupials', Carnivorous marsupials, vol. 2, pp. 641 - 650
1982
Flannery TF; Archer M; Plane M, 1982, 'Middle Miocene kangaroos ( Macropodoidea: Marsupiala) from three localities in northern Australia, with a description of two new subfamilies.', BMR Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics, vol. 7, pp. 287 - 302
1982
Archer M, 1982, 'Review of the dasyurid (Marsupialia) fossil record, integration of data bearing on phylogenetic interpretation, and suprageneric classification', Carnivorous marsupials, vol. 2, pp. 397 - 443
1982
Archer M, 1981, 'A review of the origins and radiations of Australian mammals', Ecological biogeography of Australia, vol. 3, pp. 1435 - 1488
1981
Archer M, 1981, 'Systematic revision of the marsupial dasyurid genus Sminthopsis Thomas', Bulletin of the AMNH, vol. 168
1981
Archer M; Crawford IM; Merrilees D, 1980, 'Incisions, breakages and charring, some probably man-made, in fossil bones from mammoth cave, Western Australia', Alcheringa, vol. 4, pp. 115 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518008619643
1980
Rich THV; Archer M, 1979, 'Namilamadeta snideri, a new diprotodontan (Marsupialia, vombatoidea) from the medial miocene of south australia', Alcheringa, vol. 3, pp. 197 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115517908527793
1979
Archer M; Bartholomai A, 1978, 'Tertiary mammals of Australia: A synoptic review', Alcheringa, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115517808619074
1978
Archer MICHAEL, 1978, 'The nature of the molar-premolar boundary in marsupials and a reinterpretation of the homology of marsupial cheekteeth', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 18, pp. 157 - 164
1978
Hecht MK; Archer M, 1977, 'Presence of xiphodont crocodilians in the tertiary and pleistocene of Australia', Alcheringa, vol. 1, pp. 383 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115517708527772
1977
GOULD RA; ARCHER M; BRONSTEIN N; MARTIN HA, 1977, 'PUNTUTJARPA ROCKSHELTER AND AUSTRALIAN DESERT CULTURE', ANTHROPOLOGICAL PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, vol. 54, pp. 5 - 187, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1977EB66300001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
1977
Archer M, 1976, 'Bluff Downs local fauna', The Allingham Formation and a new Pliocene vertebrate fauna from northern Queensland, vol. 383, pp. 379 - 397
1976
ARCHER M, 1976, 'The basicranial region of marsupicarnivores (Marsupialia), interrelationships of carnivorous marsupials, and affinities of the insectivorous marsupial peramelids', Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 59, pp. 217 - 322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1976.tb01016.x
1976
ARCHER M, 1976, 'DASYURID DENTITION AND ITS RELATIONSHIPS TO THAT OF DIDELPHIDS, THYLACINIDS, BORHYAENIDS (MARSUPICARNIVORA) AND PERAMELIDS (PERAMELINA-MARSUPIALIA)', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, pp. 1 - 34, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1976BP47700001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
1976
Covacevich J; Archer M, 1975, 'The distribution of the cane toad, Bufo marinus', Australia and its effects on indigenous vertebrates. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 17, pp. 305 - 310
1975
Archer M, 1974, 'EXCAVATIONS IN THE ORCHESTRA SHELL CAVE, WANNEROO, WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Part III. Fossil Vertebrate Remains', Archaeology and Physical Anthropology in Oceania, vol. 9, pp. 156 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1834-4453.1974.tb00196.x
1974
Archer M, 1974, 'Regurgitation or mercyism in the western native cat, Dasyurus geoffroii, and the red-tailed wambenger, Phascogale calura (Marsupialia, Dasyuridae).', Journal of mammalogy, vol. 55, pp. 448 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1379014
1974