Publications

2020

Challands, T.C., Pardo, J., Dutel, H. & Clement, A.M. 2020. Mandibular musculature constrains brain-endocast disparity between sarcopterygians. Royal Society Open Science 7, 200933. http://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.200933

Cloutier, R., Clement, A.M., Lee, M.S.Y., Noel, R., Bechard, I., Roy, V. & Long, J.A. 2020. Elpistostege and the origin of the vertebrate hand. Nature. 579, 549 ̶ 554. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2100-8

De Pietri, V.L., T.H. Worthy, R.P. Scofield, T.L. Cole, J.R. Wood, A. Cibois, J.J.F.J. Jansen, K.J. Mitchell, A.J. Cooper, S.Feng, W. Chen, A.J.D. Tennyson, & G.M. Wragg. 2020. A new species of Polynesian sandpiper (Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae: Prosobonia) from Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group, and the phylogenetic relationships of Prosobonia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. online early 7 Nov 2020, https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa115

Dorey, J.B., Groom, S.V.C., Freedman, E.H., Matthews, C.S., Davies, O.K., Deans, E.J., Rebola, C., Stevens, M.I., Lee, M.S.Y. & Schwarz, M.P. 2020. Radiation of tropical island bees and the role of phylogenetic niche conservatism as an important driver of biodiversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287, 20200045. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0045

Estafa, J., Tafforeau, P., Clement, A. M., Klembara, J., Niedzwiedzki, G., Berruyer, C., & Sanchez, S. 2020. New light shed on the early evolution of limb-bone growth plate and bone marrow. eLife. E-ISSN 2050-084X.

King, B. 2020. Bayesian tip-dated phylogenetics in paleontology: topological effects and stratigraphic fit. Systematic Biology syaa057. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syaa057

King, B. & Beck, R.M.D. 2020. Tip dating supports novel resolutions of controversial relationships among early mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287, 20200943. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0943

Lombal, A.J.M., Salis, A.T., Mitchell, K.J., Tennyson, A.J.D., Shepherd, L.D., Worthy, T.H., Woehler, E.J., Austin J.J. & Burridge, C.P. 2020. Using ancient DNA to quantify losses of genetic and species diversity in seabirds: a case study of Pterodroma petrels from a Pacific island.  Biodiversity and Conservation 29, 2361–2375. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-01978-8

Palci, A., Caldwell, M.W., Hutchinson, M.N., Konishi, T. & Lee M.S.Y. 2020. The morphological diversity of the quadrate bone in squamate reptiles as revealed by high‐resolution computed tomography and geometric morphometrics. Journal of Anatomy 236, 210 ̶ 227. https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13102

Palci, A., Hutchinson, M.N., Caldwell, M.W., Smith, K.T. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2020. The homologies and evolutionary reduction of the pelvis and hindlimbs in snakes, with the first report of ossified pelvic vestiges in an anomalepidid (Liotyphlops beui). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 188, 630–652. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz098

Strong, C.R.C., Caldwell, M.W., Konishi, T. & Palci, A. 2020. A new species of longirostrine plioplatecarpine mosasaur (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the late Cretaceous of Morocco, with a reevaluation of the problematic taxon ‘Platecarpusptychodon. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 1–36. https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2020.1818322

Tasoulis, T., Lee, M.S.Y., Ziajko, M., Dunstan, N., Sumner, J. & Isbister, G.K. 2020. Activity of two key toxin groups in Australian elapid venoms show a strong correlation to phylogeny but not to diet. BMC Evolutionary Biology 20, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-020-1578-x

Tasoulis, T., Lee, M.S.Y., Ziajko, M., Dunstan, N., Sumner, J. & Isbister, G.K. 2020. Activity in two key toxin groups in Australian elapids show a strong correlation to phylogeny but not to diet. Toxicon: Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology 177, Suppl 1:S61. 10.1016/j.toxicon.2019.12.144

Worthy, T.H. & Burley, D. 2020. Prehistoric avifaunas from the Kingdom of Tonga. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 189, 998 ̶ 1045. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz110

Worthy, T.H. & Nguyen, J.M.T. 2020. An annotated checklist of the fossil birds of Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 144, 66 ̶ 108. https://doi.org/10.1080/03721426.2020.1756560

2019

Arman, S.D., Prowse, T.A.A., Couzens, A.M.C., Ungar, P.S. & Prideaux, G.J. 2019. Incorporating intraspecific variation into dental microwear texture analysis. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 16, 20180957. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0957

Arnold, L.J., Demuro, M., Spooner, N.A., Prideaux, G.J., McDowell, M.C., Camens, A.B., Reed, E.H., Parés, J.M., Arsuaga, J.L., Bermúdez de Castro, J.M. & Carbonell, E. 2019. Single-grain TT-OSL bleaching characteristics: insights from modern analogues and OSL dating comparisons. Quaternary Geochronology 49, 45 ̶ 51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quageo.2018.01.004

Blokland, J.C., Reid, C.M., Worthy, T.H., Tennyson, A.J.D., Clarke J.A. & Scofield, R.P. 2019. Chatham Island Paleocene fossils provide insight into the palaeobiology, evolution, and diversity of early penguins (Aves, Sphenisciformes). Palaeontologia Electronica 22.3.78 1 ̶ 92. https://doi.org/10.26879/1009

Boast, A.P., Chapman, B., Herrera, M.B., Worthy, T.H., Scofield, R.P., Tennyson, A.J.D., Houde, P., Bunce, M., Cooper, A. & Mitchell, K.J. 2019. Mitochondrial genomes from New Zealand’s extinct adzebills (Aves: Aptornithidae: Aptornis) support a sister-taxon relationship with the Afro-Madagascan Sarothruridae. Diversity, 11, 24. https://doi.org/10.3390/d11020024

Camens, A.B. & Worthy, T.H. 2019. Pliocene avian footprints from the Lake Eyre basin, South Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 39, e1676764. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2019.1676764

Choo, B., Lu, J., Giles, S., Trinajstic, K. & Long, J.A. 2018. A new actinopterygian from the late Devonian Gogo formation, Western Australia. Papers in Palaeontology 5, 343 ̶ 363. https://doi.org/10.1002/spp2.1243

Clement, A.M. 2019. Sarcopterygian Fishes, the “lobe-fins”. In: Heads, Jaws and Muscles: Evolution, Development, Anatomical Diversity and Function. (Eds: J.M. Ziermann, R.J. Diaz & R. Diogo), pp. 119 ̶ 142, Springer Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93560-7_6

Dutel, H., Gaaland, M., Tafforeau, P., Long, J.A., Fagan, M., Janvier, P., Herrel, A., Santin, M.D., Clement, G. & Herbin, M. 2019. Neurocranial development of the coelacanth and the evolution of the sarcopterygian head. Nature 569, 556-559. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1117-3

Garberoglio, F.F., Apesteguía, S., Simões, T.R., Palci, A., Gómez, R.O., Nydam, R.L., Larsson, H.C.E., Lee, M.S.Y. & Caldwell, M.W. 2019. New skulls and skeletons of the Cretaceous legged snake Najash, and the evolution of the modern snake body plan. Science Advances 5, eaax5833. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aax5833

Gess, R.W., & Clement, A.M. 2019. A high latitude Devonian lungfish, from the Famennian of South Africa. PeerJ. 7, e8073. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.8073

Hawkins, S. & Worthy, T.H. 2019. Lapita colonisation and avian extinctions in Oceania. In: Debating Lapita: Distribution, Chronology, Society and Subsistence, (Eds: S. Bedford & M. Spriggs), Terra Australis (Series) Vol. 52, Ch. 21, pp 439 ̶ 467, ,The Australian National University Press, Canberra. ISBN (print): 9781760463304; ISBN (online): 9781760463311, DOI: 10.22459/TA52.2019. https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvtxw3gm.27

Long, J.A., Choo, B., and Clement, A.M. 2019. Evolution of fishes through geological time. In: Evolution and Development of Fishes. (Eds: Z. Johanson, C. Underwood & M. Richter), Ch.1, 3 ̶ 29, Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316832172.002

Mather, E.K., Tennyson, A.J.D., Scofield, R.P., De Pietri, V.L., Hand, S.J., Archer, M., Handley, W.D. & Worthy, T.H. 2019. Flightless rails (Aves; Rallidae) from the early Miocene St Bathans fauna, Otago, New Zealand. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 17, 423 ̶ 449. https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2018.1432710

McInerney, P.L., Lee, M.S.Y., Clement, A.M., & Worthy, T.H. 2019. The phylogenetic significance of the morphology of the syrinx, hyoid and larynx, of the southern cassowary, Casuarius casuarius (Aves, Palaeognathae). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 19, 233. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-019-1544-7

Palci, A. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2019. Geometric morphometrics, homology and cladistics: review and recommendations. Cladistics 35, 230 ̶ 242. https://doi.org/10.1111/cla.1234

Palci, A., Seymour, R.S., Van Nguyen, C., Hutchinson, M.N., Lee, M.S.Y. & Sanders, K.L. 2019. Novel vascular plexus in the head of a sea snake (Elapidae, Hydrophiinae) revealed by high-resolution computed tomography and histology. Royal Society Open Science 6, 191099. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.191099

Paterson, J.R., Edgecombe, G.D. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2019. Trilobite evolutionary rates constrain the duration of the Cambrian explosion. PNAS 116, 4394 ̶ 4399. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1819366116

Richards, H.L., Wells, R.T., Evans, A.R., Fitzgerald, E.M.G. & Adams, J.W. 2019. The extraordinary osteology and functional morphology of the limbs in Palorchestidae, a family of strange extinct marsupial giants. PLoS ONE, 14, e0221824. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221824

Serrano, F.J., Chiappe, L.M., Palmqvist, P., Figuerido, B., Long, J. & Sanz, J.L. 2019. The effect of long-term atmospheric changes on the macroevolution of birds. Gondwana Research 65, 86 ̶ 96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2018.09.002

Sherratt, E., Sanders, K.L., Watson, A., Hutchinson, M.N., Lee, M.S.Y. & Palci, A. 2019. Heterochronic shifts mediate ecomorphological convergence in skull shape of microcephalic sea snakes. Integrative and comparative biology 59, 616 ̶ 624. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icz033

Thorn, K.M., Hutchinson, M.N., Archer, M. & Lee, M.S.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 39, e1577873. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2019.1577873

Trinajstic, K., Boisvert, C., Long, J. & Johanson, Z. 2019.  Evolution of vertebrate reproduction. In: Evolution and Development of Fishes, (Eds: Z. Johanson, C. Underwood & M. Richter), Ch. 12, 207 ̶ 226, Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316832172.013

Trinajstic, K., Long, J.A. & Ivanov, S. 2019. A new genus of ptyctodont (Placodermi) from the late Devonian of Baltic area. Palaeontologia Electronica 22.2.23. https://doi.org/10.26879/890

Walshe, K., Malone, G.,Telfer, K. & Gully, G. 2019. Aboriginal historical archaeological site, Kanyanyapilla camp, McLaren Vale, South Australia. Australian Archaeology 85, 196 ̶ 209. https://doi.org/10.1080/03122417.2019.1684659

Warburton, N., Travouillon, K. & Camens, A. 2019. Skeletal atlas of the Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus). Palaeontologia Electronica 22.2.29. https://doi.org/10.26879/947

Worthy, T.H., Hand, S.J., Archer, M., Scofield, R.P. & De Pietri V.L. 2019. Evidence for a giant parrot from the early Miocene of New Zealand. Biology Letters 15, 20190467. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2019.0467

Yates, A.M. & Worthy, T.H. 2019. A diminutive species of emu (Casuariidae: Dromaiinae) from the late Miocene of the Northern Territory, Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 39, e1665057. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2019.1665057

2018

Anderson, A., Camens, A., Clark G. & Haberle, S. 2018. Investigating pre-modern colonization of the Indian Ocean: the remote islands enigma. In: Connecting Continents: Archaeology and History in the Indian Ocean World (Ed: K. Seetah), Ch. 2, pp. 30 ̶ 67, Ohio University Press, USA.

Anderson, A., Clark, G., Haberle, S., Higham, T., Nowak-Kemp, M., Prendergast, A., Radimilahy, C., Rakotozafy, L.M., Ramilisonina, Schwenninger, J., Virah-Sawmy, M. & Camens, A. New evidence of megafaunal bone damage indicates late colonization of Madagascar. PloS ONE 13, e0204368. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204368

Camens, A.B., Carey, S.P. & Arnold, L.J. 2018. Vertebrate trace fossils from the Late Pleistocene of Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Ichnos 25, 232 ̶ 251. https://doi.org/10.1080/10420940.2017.1337633

Chevrinais, M., Johanson, Z., Trinajstic, K., Long, J., Morel, C., Renaud, C.B. & Cloutier, R. 2018. Evolution of vertebrate postcranial complexity: axial skeleton regionalization and paired appendages in a Devonian jawless fish. Palaeontology 61, 949 ̶ 961. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12379

Clement, A.M., King, B., Giles, S., Choo, B., Ahlberg, P.E., Young, G.C. & Long, J.A. 2018. Neurocranial anatomy of an enigmatic early Devonian fish sheds light on early osteichthyan evolution. ELife. 7, e34349. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.34349.001

Correll, R.A., Prowse, T.A.A. & Prideaux, G.J. 2018. Environmental and human-induced body-size responses in Macropus robustus and M. rufus, two widespread kangaroo species with largely overlapping distributions. Austral Ecology 43, 13 ̶ 24. https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12530

Couzens, A.M.C. & Prideaux, G.J. 2018. Rapid Pliocene adaptive radiation of modern kangaroos. Science 362, 72 ̶ 75. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aas8788

De Pietri, V.L., Worthy, T.H., Prideaux, G.J. & Scofield, R.P. 2018. A new species of lapwing (Charadriidae: Vanellus) from the late Pliocene of central Australia. Emu 118, 334 ̶ 343. https://doi.org/10.1080/01584197.2018.1464373

Easton, L.J., Rawlence, N.J. Worthy, T.H. Tennyson, A.J.D. Scofield, R.P. Easton, C.J. Bell, B.D. Whigham, P.A. Dickinson, K.J.M. Bishop, P.J. 2018. Testing species limits of New Zealand’s leiopelmatid frogs through morphometric analyses. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 183, 431 ̶ 444. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx080

Hand, S.J., Beck, R.M.D., Archer, M., Simmons, N.B., Gunnell, G.F., Scofield, R.P., Tennyson, A.J.D., De Pietri, V.L., Salisbury, S.W. & Worthy, T.H. 2018. A new, large-bodied omnivorous bat (Noctilionoidea: Mystacinidae) reveals lost morphological and ecological diversity since the Miocene in New Zealand. Scientific Reports 8, 235. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-18403-w

Holmes, J.D., García-Bellido, D.C. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2018. Comparisons between Cambrian Lagerstätten assemblages using multivariate, parsimony and Bayesian methods. Gondwana Research 55, 30 ̶ 41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2017.10.007

King, B., Hu, Y., Long, J.A. 2018. Electroreception in early vertebrates: survey, evidence and new information. Palaeontology 61, 325 ̶ 358. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12346

King, B., Young, G.C., Long, J.A. 2018. New information on Brindabellaspis stensioi Young, 1980, highlights morphological disparity in early Devonian placoderms. Royal Society Open Science 5, 180094. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.180094

Lee, M.S.Y., Baron, M.G., Norman, D.B, & Barrett, P.M. 2018. Dynamic biogeographic models and dinosaur origins. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 109, 325 ̶ -332. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691018000920

Lee, M.S.Y. & Dorey, J.B. 2018. Evolution: dampening the Cambrian explosion. Current Biology 28, R1353-R1355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.10.012

Lee, M.S.Y. & Yates, A.M. 2018. Tip-dating and homoplasy: reconciling the shallow molecular divergences of modern gharials with their long fossil record. Proc. R. Soc. B. 28520181071. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1071

Lentini, P.E., Stojanovic, D., Stirnemann, I.A., Worthy, T.H. & Stein. J.A. 2018. Using fossil records to inform reintroduction of the kakapo as a refugee species. Biological Conservation 217, 157 ̶ 165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.10.027

Liddle, N.R., McDowell, M.C. & Prideaux, G.J. 2018. Insights into the pre-European mammalian fauna of the southern Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Australian Mammalogy 40, 262 ̶ 268. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM17035

Long, J.A. 2018. A salute to our placoderm pioneers – the first time vertebrates had sex. In: Sydney Brenners’s 10-on-10: The Chronicles of Evolution. (Eds: S. Sim, & B. Seet). Ch. 8, pp. 96 ̶ 107, Wildtype books, Singapore.

Long, J.A., Clement, A.M., & Choo, B. 2018. New Insights into the origins and radiation of the mid Palaeozoic Gondwanan stem tetrapods. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 109, 139 ̶ 155. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691018000750

Long, J.A. & Trinajstic, K. 2018. A review of recent discoveries of exceptionally preserved fossil fishes from the Gogo sites (late Devonian, Western Australia). Earth and Environmental Sciences, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 108, 111 ̶ 117. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691018000178

Mayr, G., De Pietri, V.L., Scofield, R.P. & Worthy, T.H., 2018. On the taxonomic composition and phylogenetic affinities of the recently proposed clade Vegaviidae Agnolín et al., 2017 ‒ neornithine birds from the upper Cretaceous of the southern hemisphere. Cretaceous Research, 86, 178 ̶ 185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2018.02.013

Palci, A., Hutchinson, M.N., Caldwell, M.W., Scanlon, J.D. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2018. Palaeoecological inferences for the fossil Australian snakes Yurlunggur and Wonambi (Serpentes, Madtsoiidae). Royal Society Open Science 5, 172012. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.172012

Paparella, I., Palci, A., Nicosia, U. & Caldwell, M.W. 2018. A new fossil marine lizard with soft tissues from the Late Cretaceous of southern Italy. Royal Society Open Science 5, 172411. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.172411

Rigal, S., Kirch, P.V. & Worthy, T.H. 2018. New prehistoric avifaunas from the Gambier Group, French Polynesia. Palaeontologica electronica Article 21.3.43, pp 1 ̶ 35. https://doi.org/10.26879/892

Simões, T.R., Caldwell, M.W., Palci, A. & Nydam, R.L. 2018. Giant taxon‐character matrices II: a response to Laing et al. (2017). Cladistics 34, 702 ̶ 707. https://doi.org/10.1111/cla.12231

Simões, T., Caldwell, M., Tałanda, M., Bernadi, M., Palci, A., Vernygora, O., Bernardini, F., Mancini, L. & Nydam, R.L. X-ray computed microtomography of Megachirella wachtleri. Sci Data 5, 180244. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.244

Simões, T.R., Caldwell, M.W., Tałanda, M., Bernadi, M., Palci, A., Vernygora, O., Bernardini, F., Mancini, L. & Nydam, R.L. 2018. The origin of squamates revealed by a Middle Triassic lizard from the Italian Alps. Nature 557, 706–709. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0093-3

Wells, R.T. & Camens, A.B. 2018. New skeletal material sheds light on the palaeobiology of the Pleistocene marsupial carnivore, Thylacoleo carnifex. PLoS ONE 13, e0208020. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208020

Xing, L., Caldwell, M.W., Chen, R., Nydam, R.L., Palci, A., Simőes, T.R., McKellar, R.C., Lee, M.S.Y., Liu, Y., Shi, H., Wang, K. & Bai, M. 2018. A mid-Cretaceous embryonic-to-neonate snake in amber from Myanmar. Science Advances 4, eaat5042. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aat5042

2017

Argue, D., Groves, C.P., Lee, M.S.Y. & Jungers, W.L. 2017. The affinities of Homo floresiensis based on phylogenetic analyses of cranial, dental, and postcranial characters. Journal of Human Evolution 107, 107 ̶ 133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.02.006

Buckley, M., Cosgrove, R., Garvey, J. & Prideaux, G.J. 2017. Identifying remains of extinct kangaroos in Late Pleistocene deposits using collagen fingerprinting. Journal of Quaternary Science 32, 653 ̶ 660. https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.2964

Camacho, A., Recoder, R., Teixeira Jr., M., Kohlsdorf, T., Rodrigues, M.T. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2017. Overcoming phylogenetic and geographic uncertainties to test for correlates of range size evolution in gymnophthalmid lizards. Ecography 40, 764 ̶ 773. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02282

Choo, B., Zhu, M., Qu, Q., Yu, X., Jia, L. & Zhao, W. 2017. A new osteichthyan from the late Silurian of Yunnan, China. PloS ONE 12, e0170929. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170929

De Pietri, V.L., Scofield, R.P., Tennyson, A.J.D., Hand, S.J. & Worthy T.H.  2017. The diversity of early Miocene pigeons (Columbidae) in New Zealand. In: Paleontología Y Evolutión de Las Aves. Proceedings  of the 9th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Diamante (Argentina), 1-6 August 2016;  (Eds: C. Acosta Hospitaleche, F.L. Agnolin, N. Haidr, J.I. Noriega & C.P. Tambussi), pp 49 ̶ 68. Contribuciones del MACN 7. ISSN 1666-5503.

Fusco, D.A., McDowell, M.C., Medlin, G.C. & Prideaux, G.J. 2017. Fossils reveal late Holocene diversity and post-European decline of the terrestrial mammals of the Murray Darling depression. Wildlife Research 44, 60 ̶ 71. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR16134

Gray, J.A., McDowell, M.C., Hutchinson, M.N. & Jones, M.E.H. 2017. Geometric morphometrics provides an alternative approach for interpreting the affinity of fossil lizard jaws. Journal of Herpetology 51, 375–382. https://doi.org/10.1670/16-145

Grellet-Tinner, G., Spooner, N., Handley, W.D. & Worthy, T.H. 2017. The Genyornis Egg: Response to Miller et al.’s commentary on Grellet-Tinner et al., 2016. Quaternary Science Reviews 61,128 ̶ 133. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.12.025

King, B., Qiao, T., Lee. M., Zhu, M. & Long, J.A. 2016. Bayesian morphological clock methods resurrect Placoderm monophyly and reveal rapid evolution in the early history of jawed vertebrates. Systematic Biology 66, 499 ̶ 516. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syw107

Long, J.A. 2017. Why Australian vertebrate animals are so unique – a palaeontological perspective. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 244, 2 ̶ 10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.06.002

Marshall, B.A. & Worthy, T.H. 2017.  Miocene land snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata) from palaeolake Manuherikia, southern New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 47, 294 ̶ 318. https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2017.1287101

Nelson, D.P., Warburton, N.M. & Prideaux, G.J. 2017. The anterior nasal region in the red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) suggests adaptation for thermoregulation and water conservation. Journal of Zoology 303, 301 ̶ 310. https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12492

Oliver, P.M., Iannella, A., Richards, S.J. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2017. Mountain colonisation, miniaturisation and ecological evolution in a radiation of direct-developing New Guinea frogs (Choerophryne, Microhylidae). PeerJ  5, e3077. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3077

Palci, A., Hutchinson, M.N., Caldwell, M.W. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2017. The morphology of the inner ear of squamate reptiles and its bearing on the origin of snakes. Royal Society Open Science 4, 170685. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.170685

Rabanus-Wallace, M.T.,  Wooller, M J.  Zazula, G.D., Shute, E.,  Jahren, A.H., Kosintsev, P., Burns, J.A., Breen, J.,  Llamas, B. &  Cooper, A. 2017. Megafaunal isotopes reveal role of increased moisture on rangeland during late Pleistocene extinctions. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, 0125. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0125

Ranjitkar, S., Turan, A., Mann, C., Gully, G.A., Marsman, M., Edwards, S., Kaidonis, J.A., Hall, C., Lekkas, D., Wetselaar, P., Brook, A.H., Lobbezoo, F. & Townsend G.C. 2017. Surface-sensitive microwear texture analysis of attrition and erosion.  Journal of Dental Research 96, 300 ̶ 307. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022034516680585

Ripple, W.J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T., Galetti, M., Alamgir, M., Crist, E., Mahmoud, M.I., Laurance, W.F., 15,364 scientist signatories from 184 countries (including J. Long). 2017. World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice. BioScience, 67, 1026 ̶ 1028. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/bix125

Serrano, F.J., Chiappe, L.M., Palmqvist, P., Long, J. & Sanz, J.L. 2017. Paleoatmospheric changes and the major avian radiations. In: Contrabuciones Cientificas del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia. 7, 141 ̶ 156.

Shute, E.R., Prideaux, G.J. & Worthy, T.H. 2017. Taxonomic review of the late Cenozoic megapodes (Galliformes: Megapodiidae) of Australia. Royal Society Open Science 4, 170233. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.170233

Simões, T.R., Caldwell, M.W., Palci, A. & Nydam, R.L. 2017. Giant taxon‐character matrices: quality of character constructions remains critical regardless of size. Cladistics 33, 198 ̶ 219. https://doi.org/10.1111/cla.12163

Ukuwela, K.D.B., Lee, M.S.Y., Rasmussen, A.R., de Silva, A. & Sanders, K.L. 2017. Biogeographic origins of the viviparous sea snake assemblage (Elapidae) of the Indian Ocean. Ceylon Journal of Science 46, 101 ̶ 110. http://doi.org/10.4038/cjs.v46i5.7457

Worthy, T.H., Degrange, F.J., Handley, W.D. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2017. The evolution of giant flightless birds and novel phylogenetic relationships for extinct fowl (Aves, Galloanseres). Royal Society Open Science 4, 170975. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.170975

Worthy, T.H., De Pietri, V.L. & Scofield, R.P. 2017. Recent advances in avian palaeobiology in New Zealand with implications for understanding New Zealand’s geological, climatic and evolutionary histories. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 43, 177 ̶ 211. http://doi.org/10.1080/03014223.2017.1307235

Worthy, T.H. & Yates A. 2017. A review of the smaller birds from the late Miocene Alcoota local faunas of Australia with a description of a new anatid species. In: Paleontología Y Evolutión de Las Aves. Proceedings  of the 9th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Diamante (Argentina), 1-6 August 2016. (Eds: C. Acosta Hospitaleche, F.L. Agnolin, N. Haidr, J.I. Noriega & C.P. Tambussi), pp 221 ̶ 252. Contribuciones del MACN 7. ISSN 1666-5503.

Ziermann J. M., Clement, A. M., Ericsson R., & Olsson L. 2017. Cephalic muscle development in the Australian lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri. Journal of Morphology 279, 494 ̶ 516. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20784

2016

Adams, S.J., McDowell, M.C. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. Understanding accumulation bias in the ecological interpretation of archaeological and palaeontological sites on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science Reports 7, 715 ̶ 729. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.08.006

Arman, S.D. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. Behaviour of the Pleistocene marsupial lion deduced from claw marks in a southwestern Australian cave. Scientific Reports 6, 21372. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep21372

Arman, S.D., Ungar, P.S., Brown, C.A., DeSantis, L.R.G., Schmidt, C. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. Minimizing inter-microscope variability in dental microwear texture analysis. Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties 4, 024007. https://doi.org/10.1088/2051-672X/4/2/024007

Attard, C.R.M., Brauer, C.J., Van Zoelen, J.D.,  Sasaki, M.,  Hammer, M.P., Morrison, L., Harris, J.O., Möller, L.M. & Beheregaray, L.B. 2016. Multi-generational evaluation of genetic diversity and parentage in captive southern pygmy perch (Nannoperca australis). Conservation Genetics 17, 1469–1473. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-016-0873-y

Attard, M.R.G., Wilson, L.A.B., Worthy, T.H., Scofield, P R., Johnston, P., Parr, W.C.H. & Wroe, S. 2016. Moa diet fits the bill: virtual reconstruction incorporating mummified. remains and prediction of biomechanical performance in avian giants. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 283, 20152043. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.2043

Bertozzi, T., Lee, M.S.Y. & Donnellan, S.C. 2016. Stingray diversification across the end-Cretaceous extinctions. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 74, 379 ̶ 390.

Clement, A.M., Challands, T., Ahlberg, P.E. & Long, J.A. 2016a. The cranial endocast of Dipnorhynchus sussmilchi (Sarcopterygii: Dipnoi) and the interrelationships of stem-group lungfishes. PeerJ, 4, e2539. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2539

Clement, A.M., Long, J.A., Tafforeau, P. & Ahlberg, P.E. 2016b. The dipnoan buccal pump reconstructed in 3D and implications for air breathing in Devonian lungfishes. Paleobiology, 42, 289 ̶ 304. https://doi.org/10.1017/pab.2015.41

Clement, A.M., Strand, R., Nysjö, J., Long, J.A. & Ahlberg, P. E. 2016c. A New Method for Reconstructing brain morphology: applying the brain-neurocranial spatial relationship in an extant lungfish to a fossil endocast. Royal Society Open Science, 3, 160307. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160307

Correll, R.A., Prowse, T.A.A. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. Lean-season primary productivity and heat dissipation as key drivers of geographic body-size variation in a widespread marsupial. Ecography 39, 7786. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.01243

Couzens, A.M.C., Evans, A.R., Skinner, M. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. The role of inhibitory dynamics in the loss and reemergence of macropodoid tooth traits. Evolution 70, 568 ̶ 585. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.12866

De Pietri, V.L., Scofield, R.P., Hand, S. J.,Tennyson, A.J.D. & Worthy, T.H. 2016. Sheathbill-like birds (Charadriiformes: Chionoidea) from the Oligocene and Miocene of Australasia. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 46, 181 ̶ 199. https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2016.1194297

De Pietri, V.L., Scofield, R.P., Tennyson, A.J.D., Hand, S.J. & Worthy, T.H. 2016. Wading a lost southern connection: Miocene fossils from New Zealand reveal a new lineage of shorebirds (Charadriiformes) linking Gondwanan avifaunas. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 14, 603 ̶ 616. https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2015.1087064

De Pietri, V.L., Scofield, R.P., Zelenkov, N., Boles, W.E. & Worthy, T.H. 2016. The unexpected survival of an ancient lineage of anseriform birds into the Neogene of Australia: the youngest record of Presbyornithidae. Royal Society Open Science 3, 150635. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150635

Fusco, D.A., McDowell, M.C. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. Late-Holocene mammal fauna from southern Australia reveals rapid species declines post-European settlement: implications for conservation biology. The Holocene 26, 699 ̶ 708. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683615618261

Grellet-Tinner, G., Spooner, N.A. & Worthy, T.H., 2016. Is the “Genyornis” egg of a mihirung or another extinct bird from the Australian dreamtime? Quaternary Science Reviews 133, 147 ̶ 164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.12.011

Hamm, G., Mitchell, P., Arnold, L.J., Prideaux, G.J., Questiaux, D., Spooner, N.A., Levchenko, V.A., Foley, E.C., Worthy, T.H., Stephenson, B., Coulthard, V., Coulthard, C., Wilton, S. & Johnston, D. 2016. Cultural innovation and megafauna interaction in the early settlement of arid Australia. Nature 539, 280 ̶ 283. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature20125

Handley, W.D., Chinsamy, A., Yates, A.M. & Worthy. T.H. 2016. Sexual dimorphism in the late Miocene mihirung Dromornis stirtoni (Aves: Dromornithidae) from the Alcoota local fauna of central Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36, e1180298. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2016.1180298

Haouchar, D., Pacioni, C., Haile, J., McDowell, M.C., Baynes, A., Pjillips, M.J., Austin, J.J., Pope, L.C. & Bunce, M. 2016. Ancient DNA reveals complexity in the evolutionary history and taxonomy of the endangered Australian brush-tailed bettongs (Bettongia: Marsupialia: Macropodidae: Potoroinae). Biodivers and Conservation 25, 2907–2927. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1210-y

Hawkins, S., Worthy, T.H., Bedford, S., Spriggs, M., Clark, G., Irwin, G., Best, S. & Kirch, P. 2016. Ancient tortoise hunting in the southwest Pacific. Scientific Reports 6, 38317. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep38317

Jankowski, N.R., Gully, G.A., Jacobs, Z., Roberts, R.G. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. A late Quaternary vertebrate deposit in Kudjal Yolgah Cave, southwestern Australia: refining regional late Pleistocene extinctions. Journal of Quaternary Science 31, 538 ̶ 550. https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.2877

Johnson, C.N., Alroy J., Beeton, N., Bird, M.I., Brook B.W., Cooper, A., Gillespie R., Herrando-Pérez S., Jacobs Z., Miller, G.H., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts R.G., Rodríguez-Rey M., Saltré F., Turney, C.S.M. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. 2016. What caused extinction of the Pleistocene megafauna of Sahul? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 283, 20152399. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.2399

Lee, M.S.Y. 2016. Multiple morphological clocks and total-evidence tip-dating in mammals. Biology Letters 12, 20160033. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2016.0033

Lee, M.S.Y. & Ho, S.Y.W. 2016. Molecular clocks. Current biology 26, R399 ̶ R402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.071

Lee, M.S.Y. & Oliver, P.M. 2016. Count cryptic species in biodiversity tally. Nature 534, 621. https://doi.org/10.1038/534621a

Lee, M.S.Y., Palci, A., Jones, M.E.H., Caldwell, M.W., Holmes, J.D. & Reisz, R.R. 2016. Aquatic adaptations in the four limbs of the snake-like reptile Tetrapodophis from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. Cretaceous Research 66, 194 ̶ 199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2016.06.004

Lee, M.S.Y., Sanders, K.L., King, B. & Palci, A. 2016. Diversification rates and phenotypic evolution in venomous snakes (Elapidae). Royal Society open science 3, 150277. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150277

Long, J.A. 2016. Quantifying scientific significance of a fossil site: the Gogo fossil sites (late Devonian, Western Australia) as a case study. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 74, 5 ̶ 15.

Long, J.A., Large, R.R., Lee, M.S.Y., Benton, M., Danyshevsky, L., Chiappe, L.M., Halpin, J.A., Cantrill, D. & Lottermoser, B. 2015. Severe selenium depletion in the Phanerozoic oceans as a factor in three global mass extinction events. Gondwana Research 36, 209 ̶ 218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2015.10.001

Mitchell, K.J., Wood, J.R., Llamas, B., McLenachan, P.A., Kardailsky, O., Scofield, R.P., Worthy, T.H. & Cooper, A. 2016. Ancient mitochondrial genomes clarify the evolutionary history of New Zealand’s enigmatic acanthisittid wrens. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102, 295 ̶ 304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.05.038

Palci, A., Lee, M.S.Y. & Hutchinson, M.N. 2016. Patterns of postnatal ontogeny of the skull and lower jaw of snakes as revealed by micro‐CT scan data and three-dimensional geometric morphometrics. Journal of anatomy 229, 723 ̶ 754. https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.12509

Qiao, T., King, B., Long, J.A., Ahlberg, P.E. & Zhu, M. 2016. Early gnathostome phylogeny revisited: multiple method consensus. PLoS ONE 11, e0163157. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0163157

Rodríguez-Rey M., Herrando-Pérez S., Brook B.W., Saltré F., Alroy J., Beeton, N.J., Bird, M.I., Cooper, A., Gillespie R., Jacobs, Z., Johnson, C.N., Miller, G.H., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts R.G., Turney, C.S.M. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. 2016. A comprehensive database of quality-rated fossil ages for Sahul’s Quaternary vertebrates. Scientific Data 3, 160053. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.53

Saltré F., Rodríguez-Rey M., Brook B.W., Johnson, C.N., Turney, C.S.M., Alroy J., Cooper, A., Beeton, N.J., Bird, M.I., Fordham, D.A., Gillespie R., Herrando-Pérez S., Jacobs, Z., Miller, G.H., Nogués-Bravo, D., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts R.G. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. 2016. Climate change not to blame for late Quaternary megafauna extinctions in Australia. Nature Communications 7, 10511. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms10511

Shute, E.R., Prideaux, G.J. & Worthy, T.H. 2016. Three terrestrial Pleistocene coucals (Centropus: Cuculidae) from southern Australia: biogeographical and ecological significance. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 177, 964 ̶ 1002. https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12387

Soubrier, J., Gower, G., Chen, K., (…) Lee, M.S.Y. et al. 2016. Early cave art and ancient DNA record the origin of European bison. Nature Communications 7, 13158. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13158

Tyler, M.J. & Prideaux, G.J. 2016. Early to middle Pleistocene species of Litoria, Neobatrachus and Pseudophryne (Anura) from the Nullarbor Plain, Australia: first frogs from the “frog-free zone”. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 74, 403 ̶ 408.

Weisler, M.I., Lambrides, A.B.J., Quintus, S., Clark, J. & Worthy, T.H. 2016.  Colonisation and late period faunal assemblages from Ofu Island, American Samoa. Journal of Pacific Archaeology 7, 1 ̶ 19.

Worthy, T.H., 2016.  A Review of the fossil record of New Zealand lizards. In: New Zealand Lizards (Ed: D.G. Chapple), Ch.3, pp 65 ̶ 86, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-41672-4 ISBN 978-3-319-41674-8 (eBook). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41674-8_3

Worthy T.H., Handley, W.D., Archer, M. & Hand, S.J. 2016. The extinct flightless mihirungs (Aves: Dromornithidae): cranial anatomy, a new species and assessment of Oligo-Miocene lineage diversity. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36, e1031345. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2015.1031345

Worthy, T.H., Mitri, M., Handley, W.D., Lee, M.S.Y., Anderson A. & Sand, C. 2016. Osteology supports a stem-Galliform affinity for the giant extinct flightless bird Sylviornis neocaledoniae (Sylviornithidae, Galloanseres). PLoS ONE 11, e0150871. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150871

2015

Arman, S.D. & Prideaux, G.J. 2015. Dietary classification of extant kangaroos and their relatives (Marsupialia: Macropodoidea). Austral Ecology 40, 909 ̶ 922. https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12273

Choo, B. 2015. A new species of the Devonian actinopterygian Moythomasia from Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, and fresh observations on M. durgaringa from the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35, e952817. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2015.952817

De Pietri, V.L., Camens, A.B. & Worthy, T.H. 2015. A plains‐wanderer (Pedionomidae) that did not wander plains: a new species from the Oligocene of South Australia. Ibis 157, 68 ̶ 74. https://doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12215

Grealy, A.C., McDowell, M.C., Scofield, P., Murray, D.C., Fusco, D.A., Haile, J., Prideaux, G.J. & Bunce, M. 2015. A critical evaluation of how ancient DNA bulk bone metabarcoding complements traditional morphological analysis of fossil assemblages. Quaternary Science Reviews 128, 3747. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.09.014

Hand, S.J., Lee, D.E., Worthy, T.H., Archer, M., Worthy, J.P., Tennyson, A.J.D., Salisbury S.W., Scofield, R.P., Mildenhall D.C., Kennedy, E.M. & Lindqvist, J.K. 2015. Miocene fossils reveal ancient roots for New Zealand’s endemic Mystacina (Chiroptera) and its rainforest habitat. PLoS ONE 10, e0128871. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0128871

King, B. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2015. Epoch‐based likelihood models reveal no evidence for accelerated evolution of viviparity in squamate reptiles in response to cenozoic climate change. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 324, 525 ̶ 531. https://doi.org/10.1002/jez.b.22616

King, B. & Lee, M.S.Y. 2015. Ancestral state reconstruction, rate heterogeneity, and the evolution of reptile viviparity. Systematic Biology 64, 532 ̶ 544. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syv005

Large, R.R., Halpin, J.A., Lounejeva, E., Danyushevsky, L.V., Maslennikov, V.V., Gregory, D., Sack, P.J., Haines, P.W., Long, J.A., Makoundi, C. & Stepanov, A.S. 2015. Cycles of nutrient trace elements in the Phanerozoic ocean.  Gondwana Research 28, 1282 ̶ 1293. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2015.06.004

Llamas, B., Brotherton, P., Mitchell, K.J., Templeton, J.E.L., Thomson, V.A.,  Metcalf, J.L., Armstrong, K.N.,  Kasper, M.,  Richards, S.M., Camens, A.B., Lee, M.S.Y. &  Cooper, A. 2015. Late Pleistocene Australian marsupial DNA clarifies the affinities of extinct megafaunal kangaroos and wallabies. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32, 574 ̶ 584. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msu338

Long, J.A., Burrow, C., Ginter, M., Maisey, J., Coates, M.I. & Trinajstic, K.M. 2015. First shark from the late Devonian (Frasnian) Gogo formation, Western Australia sheds new light on the development of tessellated calcified cartilage. PLOS ONE, 10, e0126066. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0126066

Long, J.A., Mark-Kurik, E., Johanson, Z., Lee, M.S.Y., Young, G.C., Zhu, M., Ahlberg, P.E., Newman, M., Jones, R., Den Blaauwen, J., Choo, B. & Trinajstic, K. 2015. Copulation in antiarch placoderms and the origin of gnathostome internal fertilisation. Nature, 517, 196 ̶ 199. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13825

McDowell, M.C., Haouchar, D., Aplin, K.P., Bunce, M., Baynes, A. & Prideaux, G.J. 2015. Morphological and molecular evidence supports specific recognition of the recently extinct Bettongia anhydra (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). Journal of Mammalogy 96, 287 ̶ 296. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyv006

McDowell, M.C., Prideaux, G.J., Walshe, K., Bertuch, F. & Jacobsen, G.E. 2015. Re-evaluating the late Quaternary fossil mammal assemblage of Seton Rockshelter, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, including the evidence for late-surviving megafauna. Journal of Quaternary Science 30, 355 ̶ 364. https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.2789

Pearson, S.K., Tobe, S.S., Fusco, D.A., Bull, C.M. & Gardner, M.G. 2015. Piles of scats for piles of DNA: deriving DNA of lizards from their faeces. Australian Journal of Zoology 62, 507 ̶ 514. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO14059

Prowse, T.A.A., Correll, R.A., Johnson, C.N., Prideaux, G.J. & Brook, B.W. 2015. Empirical tests of harvest-induced body-size evolution along a geographic gradient in Australian macropods. Journal of Animal Ecology 84, 299 ̶ 309. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12273

Rodríguez-Rey M., Herrando-Pérez S., Gillespie R., Jacobs, Z., Saltré F., Brook B.W., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts R.G., Cooper, A., Alroy J., Miller, G.H., Bird, M.I., Johnson, C.N., Beeton, N.J., Turney, C.S.M. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. 2015. Criteria for assessing the quality of middle Pleistocene to Holocene vertebrate fossil ages. Quaternary Geochronology 30, 69 ̶ 79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quageo.2015.08.002

Trinajstic, K.M., Boisvert,C., Long, J.A., Maksimenko, A. & Johanson, Z. 2015. Pelvic and reproductive structures in placoderms (stem gnathostomes). Biological Reviews (Cambridge) 90, 467 ̶ 501. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12118

Turner, S. & Long, J.A. 2015. The Woodward factor: Arthur Smith Woodward’s legacy to geology in Australia and Antarctica. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 430, 261 ̶ 288. http://doi.org/10.1144/SP430.15

Wells, R.T. 2015. Vombatidae (Wombats). In: Handbook of The Mammals of the World (Eds: D. Wilson, & R.A. Mittermeier) Vol. 5 pp. 418 ̶ 434, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Worthy, T.H., Hawkins, S., Bedford, S. & Spriggs, M. 2015. Avifauna from the Teouma Lapita site, Efate Island, Vanuatu, including a new genus and species of megapode. Pacific Science 69, 205 ̶ 254. https://doi.org/10.2984/69.2.6

Worthy, T.H. & Yates, A. 2015. Connecting the thigh and foot: resolving the association of post-cranial elements in the species of Ilbandornis (Aves: Dromornithidae). Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology 39, 407 ̶ 427. https://doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2015.1015818

2014

Choo, B., Zhu, M., Zhao, W., Jia, L. & Zhu, Y. 2014. The largest Silurian vertebrate and its palaeoecological implications. Scientific Reports 4, 5242. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep05242

Collins, C.J., Rawlence, N.J., Worthy, T.H., Scofield, R.P., Tennyson, A.J.D., Smith, I., Knapp, M. & Waters, J.M. 2014. Pre-human New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) rookeries on mainland New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 44, 1 ̶ 16. https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2013.828761

Haouchar, D., Haile, J., McDowell, M.C., Murray, D.C., White, N.E., Allcock, R.J.N., Phillips, M., Prideaux, G.J. & Bunce, M. 2014. Thorough assessment of DNA preservation from fossil bone and sediments excavated from a late Pleistocene–Holocene cave deposit on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 84, 56 ̶ 64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.11.007

King, B. & Denholm, B. 2014. Malpighian tubule development in the red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum). Arthropod Structure & Development 43, 605 ̶ 613. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2014.08.002

Lalas, C., Hamel, J., Tennyson, A.J.D. & Worthy. T.H. 2014. Southern extensions for Holocene records of Australian pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus) and New Zealand musk duck (Biziura delautouri) in New Zealand.  Notornis 61, 106 ̶ 108.

Large, R.R., Halpin, J.A., Danyushevsky, L.V., Maslennikov, V.Y., Bull, S.W., Long, J.A., Lottermoser, B.G., Greghory, D., Lounenejeva, E., Lyons, T.W., McGoldrick, P., Haines, P.W., Sack, P.J. & Calver, C.R.A. 2014. Trace element content of sedimentary pyrite as a new proxy for deep-time ocean–atmosphere evolution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 389, 209 ̶ 220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.020

Long, J.A., Mark-Kurik. E. & Young, G.C. 2014. Taxonomic revision of buchanosteoid placoderms (Arthrodira) from the early Devonian of south-eastern Australia and Arctic Russia. Australian Journal of Zoology 62, 26 ̶ 43. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO13081

McDowell, M.C. 2014. Holocene vertebrate fossils aid the management and restoration of Australian ecosystems. Ecological Management & Restoration 15, 58 ̶ 63. https://doi.org/10.1111/emr.12075

Mitchell, K.J., Llamas, B., Soubrier, J., Rawlence, N.J., Worthy, T.H., Wood, J., Lee, M.S.Y. & Cooper, A. 2014. Ancient DNA reveals elephant birds and kiwi are sister taxa and clarifies ratite bird evolution. Science 344, 898 ̶ 900. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1251981

Nguyen, J.M.T., Boles W.E., Worthy T.H., Hand, S.J. & Archer, M. 2014. New specimens of the logrunner Orthonyx kaldowinyeri (Passeriformes: Orthonychidae) from the Oligo-Miocene of Australia. Alcheringa 38, 245 ̶ 255. https://doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2014.861732

Trinajstic, K., Roelofs, B., Burrow, C.J., Long, J.A. & Turner, S. 2014. Devonian vertebrates of the Canning and Carnarvon basins with an overview of Paleozoic vertebrates of Western Australia. J. Roy. Soc. W. Aust. 97, 133 ̶ 151.

Worthy, T.H., Hand, S.J. & Archer, M. 2014. Phylogenetic relationships of the Australian Oligo-Miocene ratite Emuarius gidju Casuariidae. Integrative Zoology 9, 148 ̶ 166. https://doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12050

Young, G.C. & Long, J.A. 2014. New arthrodires (placoderm  fishes) from the Aztec siltstone (late Middle Devonian) of southern Victoria land, Antarctica. Australian Journal of Zoology 62, 44 ̶ 62. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO13070

Zhang, Q., Wen, W., Hu, S., Benton, M.J., Zhou, C., Xie, T., Lü, T., Huang, J., Choo, B.,  Chen, Z.,  Liu, J. &  Zhang, Q. 2014. Nothosaur foraging tracks from the middle Triassic of southwestern China. Nature communications 5, 3973. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms4973

2013

Brook, B.W., Bradshaw C.J.A., Cooper, A., Johnson, C.N., Worthy T.H., Bird, M., Gillespie, R. & Roberts, R.G. 2013. Letter – Lack of chronological support for stepwise pre-human extinctions of Australian megafauna. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U. S. A., 110, E3368. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1309226110

Camens, A.B. & Carey, S.P. 2013. Contemporaneous trace and body fossils from a late Pleistocene lakebed in Victoria, Australia, allow assessment of bias in the fossil record. PloS ONE 8, e52957. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052957

Chambers, G.K. & Worthy, T.H. 2013. Our evolving view of the kakapo and its allies. Notornis 60, 197 ̶ 200.

Farlow, J.O., Holtz, Jr. T.R. & Worthy, T.H. 2013. Feet of the fierce (and not so fierce): pedal proportions in large theropods, other non-avian dinosaurs and large ground birds. In: Origin, Systematics and Paleobiology of Tyrannosauridae (Eds: J.M. Parrish, R.E. Molnar., P.J. Currie & E.B. Koppelhus), Ch.5, pp 88 ̶ 132. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, USA.

Fitzgerald, E.M.G., Velez-Juarbe, J. & Wells, R.T. 2013. Miocene sea cow (Sirenia) from Papua New Guinea sheds light on Sirenian evolution in the Indo-Pacific. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33, 956 ̶ 963. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.753081

Graham, J.B., Wegner, N.C., Miller, L.A., Jew, C.J., Lai, N.C., Berquist, R.M., Frank, L.R. & Long, J.A. 2013. Spiracular air breathing in polypterid fishes and its implications for aerial respiration in stem tetrapods. Nature Communications 5, 3022. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms4022

Hand, S.J., Worthy, T.H. Archer, M., Worthy, J.P., Tennyson, A.J.D. & Scofield R.P. 2013. Miocene mystacinids (Chiroptera: Noctilionoidea) indicate a long history for endemic bats in New Zealand. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33, 1442 ̶ 1448. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2013.775950

Long, J.A. & Daeschler, E.B. 2013. First articulated phyllolepid placoderm from North America, with comments on phyllolepid systematics. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 162, 33 ̶ 46. https://doi.org/10.1635/053.162.0103

McDowell, M.C., Bestland, E.A., Bertuch, F., Ayliffe, L.K., Hellstrom, J.C., Jacobsen, G.E. & Prideaux, G.J. 2013. Chronology, stratigraphy and palaeoenvironmental interpretation of a late Pleistocene to mid-Holocene cave accumulation on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Boreas 42, 974 ̶ 994. https://doi.org/10.1111/bor.12015

Murray, D.C., Haile, J., Dortch, J., White, N.E., Haouchar, D., Bellgard, M.I., Allcock, R.J.N., Prideaux, G.J. & Bunce, M. 2013. Scrapheap challenge: a novel bulk-bone metabarcoding method to investigate ancient DNA in faunal assemblages. Scientific Reports 3, 3371. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep03371

Nguyen, J.M.T., Worthy, T.H., Boles, W.E., Hand, S.J. & Archer, M. 2013. A new cracticid (Passeriformes: Cracticidae) from the early Miocene of Australia.  Emu 113, 374 ̶ 382. https://doi.org/10.1071/MU13017

Trinajstic. K., Sanchez, S., Dupret, V., Tafforeau, P., Long, J.A., Young, G.C., Senden, T., Boisvert, C., Power, N. & Ahlberg, P.E. 2013. Fossil musculature of the most primitive jawed vertebrates.  Science, 341, 160 ̶ 164. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1237275

Wood, J.R., Wilmshurst, J.M., Rawlence, N.J. Bonner, K.I., Worthy, T.H., Kinsella, J.M. & Cooper, A. 2013. A megafauna’s microfauna – gastrointestinal parasites of New Zealand’s extinct moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes). PlosOne 8, e57315. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0057315

Wood, J.R., Wilmshurst, J.M., Richardson, S.J.,  Rawlence, N.J., Wagstaff, S.J., Worthy, T.H. & Cooper, A. 2013. Resolving lost herbivore community structure using coprolites of four sympatric moa species (Aves: Dinornithiformes).  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110, 16910 ̶ 16915. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1307700110

Worthy, T.H., Anderson, A. & Sand, C. 2013. An extinct Austral snipe (Aves: Coenocorypha) from New Caledonia.  Emu 113, 383 ̶ 393. https://doi.org/10.1071/MU13019

Worthy, T.H., Tennyson, A.J.D., Scofield, R.P. & Hand. S.J. 2013. Early Miocene fossil frogs (Anura: Leiopelmatidae) from New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 43, 211 ̶ 230. https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2013.825300

Worthy, T.H., Worthy, J.P., Tennyson, A.J.D.. Salisbury, S.W., Hand, S.J. & Scofield, R.P. 2013. Miocene fossils show that kiwi (Apteryx, Apterygidae) are probably not phyletic dwarves. In: Paleornithological Research 2013Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution. (Eds: U.B. Göhlich, & A. Kroh) p. I-XXX + 1-306, Vienna (Natural History Museum Vienna). Pp 63–80. ISBN 978-3-902421-82-1

Worthy, T.H., Worthy, J.P., Tennyson, A.J.D. & Scofield, R.P. 2013. A bittern (Aves: Ardeidae) from the early Miocene of New Zealand. Paleontological Journal 47, 1331 ̶ 1343. https://doi.org/10.1134/S0031030113110154

2012

Macken, A.C., Prideaux, G.J. & Reed, E.H. 2012. Variation and pattern in responses of mammal faunas to late Pleistocene climatic change in south eastern South Australia. Journal of Quaternary Science 27, 415 ̶ 424. https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.1563

McDowell, M.C., Baynes, A., Medlin, G.C. & Prideaux, G.J. 2012. The impact of European colonisation on Holocene mammals of Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. The Holocene 22, 1441 ̶ 1450. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683612455542

Prideaux, G.J. & Tedford, R.T. 2012. Tjukuru wellsi gen. et sp. nov., a lagostrophine kangaroo (Diprotodontia, Macropodidae) from the Pliocene (Tirarian) of northern South Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32, 717721. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2012.652323

2011

Kemper, C.M., Cooper, S.J.B., Medlin, G.C., Adams, M., Stemmer, D., Saint, K.M., McDowell, M.C. & Austin, J.J. 2011. Cryptic grey-bellied dunnart (Sminthopsis griseoventer) discovered in South Australia: genetic, morphological and subfossil analyses show the value of collecting voucher material. Australian Journal of Zoology 59, 127 ̶ 144. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO11037

Laurance, W.F., Dell, B., Turton, S.M., Lawes, M.J., Hutley, L.B., McCallum, H., Dale, P., Bird, M.I., Hardy, G., Prideaux, G.J., Gawne, B., McMahon, C.R., Yu, R., Hero, J.M., Schwarzkopf, L., Krockenberger, A., Douglas, M., Silvester, E., Mahony, M., Vella, K., Saikia, U., Wahren, C.H., Xu, Z., Smith, B. & Cocklin, C. 2011. The ten Australian ecosystems most vulnerable to tipping points. Biological Conservation 144, 1472 ̶ 1480. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.01.016

Macken, A.C., Jankowski, N.R., Price, G.J., Bestland, E.A., Reed, E.H., Prideaux, G.J. & Roberts, R.G. 2011. Application of sedimentary and chronological analyses to refine the depositional context of a late Pleistocene vertebrate deposit, Naracoorte, South Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 2690 ̶ 2702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.05.023

Start, A.N., Burbidge, A.A., McDowell, M.C. & McKenzie, N.L. 2011. The status of non-volant mammals along a rainfall gradient in the southwest Kimberley, Western Australia. Australian Mammalogy 34, 36 ̶ 48. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM10026

Warburton, N.M., Harvey, K.J., Prideaux, G.J. & O’Shea, J.E. 2011. Functional morphology of the forelimb of living and extinct tree-kangaroos (Diprotodontia: Macropodinae). Journal of Morphology 272, 1230 ̶ 1244. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.10979

2010

Baynes, A. & McDowell, M.C. 2010. The original mammal fauna of the Pilbara biogeographic region of northwestern Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 78, 285-298. https://doi.org/10.18195/issn.0313-122x.78(1).2010.285-298

Camens, A.B. & Wells, R.T. 2010. Palaeobiology of Euowenia grata (Marsupialia: Diprotodontinae) and its presence in northern South Australia. J. Mammal Evol. 17, 3–19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10914-009-9121-2

Forbes, M.S., Kohn, M.J., Bestland, E.A. & Wells, R.T. 2010. Late Pleistocene environmental change interpreted from δ13C and δ18O of tooth enamel from the Black Creek Swamp megafauna site, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 291, 319–327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.03.003

McDowell, M.C. & Medlin, G.C. 2010. Natural resource management implications of the pre-European nonvolant mammal fauna of the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. Australian Mammalogy 32, 87–93. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM09020

Megirian, D., Prideaux, G.J., Murray, P.F. & Smit, N. 2010. An Australian land mammal age biochronological scheme. Paleobiology 36, 658 ̶ 671. https://doi.org/10.1666/09047.1

Prideaux, G.J., Gully, G.A., Couzens, A.M.C., Ayliffe, L.K., Jankowski, N.R., Jacobs, Z., Roberts, R.G., Hellstrom, J.C., Gagan, M.K. & Hatcher, L.M. 2010. Timing and dynamics of late Pleistocene mammal extinctions in southwestern Australia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107, 22157 ̶ 22162. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1011073107

Prideaux, G.J. & Warburton, N.M. 2010. An osteology-based appraisal of the phylogeny and evolution of kangaroos and wallabies (Macropodidae, Marsupialia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 159, 954 ̶ 987. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00607.x

Warburton, N.M. & Prideaux, G.J. 2010. Functional pedal morphology of the extinct tree-kangaroo Bohra (Diprotodontia: Macropodinae). In Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-kangaroos (Eds: G.M. Coulson & M.D.B. Eldridge), pp. 137 ̶ 151, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

2009

Camens, A. & Wells, R.T. 2009. Diprotodontid footprints from the Pliocene of central Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 29, 863 ̶ 869. https://doi.org/10.1671/039.029.0316

Forbes, M.S., Krull, E.S., Bestland, E.A. & Wells, R.T. 2009. Chronology and organic chemistry of the Black Creek Swamp megafauna site (late Pleistocene), Kangaroo Island, Australia. Boreas 38, 705 ̶ 717. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1502-3885.2009.00093.x

McDowell, M.C. & Medlin, G.C. 2009. The effects of drought on prey selection of the barn owl (Tyto alba) in the Strzelecki Regional Reserve, north-eastern South Australia. Australian Mammalogy 31, 47 ̶ 55. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM08115

Prideaux, G.J., Ayliffe, L.K., DeSantis, L.R.G., Schubert, B.W., Murray, P.F., Gagan, M.K. & Cerling, T.E. 2009. Extinction implications of a chenopod browse diet for a giant Pleistocene kangaroo. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 106, 11646 ̶ 11650. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0900956106

Prideaux, G.J. & Warburton, N.M. 2009. Bohra nullarbora sp. nov., a second tree-kangaroo (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) from the Pleistocene of the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 25, 165 ̶ 178.

Wells, R.T., Murray, P.F. & Bourne, S.J. 2009. Pedal morphology of the marsupial lion Thylacoleo carnifex (Diprotodontia: Thylacoleonidae) from the Pleistocene of Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 29, 1335 ̶ 1340. https://doi.org/10.1671/039.029.0424

2008

Ayliffe, L.K., Prideaux, G.J., Bird, M.I., Grün, R., Roberts, R.G., Gully, G.A., Jones, R., Fifield, L.K. & Cresswell, R.G. 2008. Age constraints on Pleistocene megafauna at Tight Entrance Cave in southwestern Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 27, 1784 ̶ 1788. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.07.008

Gillespie R., Fifield L.K., Levchenko V., & Wells, R.T. 2008. New 14C ages on cellulose from Diprotodon gut contents: explorations in oxidation chemistry and combustion. Radiocarbon 50, 75 ̶ 81. https://doi.org/10.1017/S003382220004337X

Grun R., Wells R., Eggins S., Spooner N., Aubert M., Brown L. & Rhodes E. 2008. Electron spin resonance dating of South Australian megafauna sites. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 55, 917 ̶ 935. https://doi.org/10.1080/08120090802097419

Prideaux, G.J. & Warburton, N.M. 2008. A new Pleistocene tree-kangaroo (Diprotodontia: Macropodidae) from the Nullarbor Plain of south-central Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28, 463 ̶ 478. https://doi.org/10.1671/0272-4634(2008)28[463:ANPTDM]2.0.CO;2

2007

Forbes, M.S., Bestland, E.A., Wells, R.T. & Krull, E.S. 2007. Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the late Pleistocene to early Holocene Robertson Cave sedimentary deposit, Naracoorte, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 54, 541 ̶ 559. https://doi.org/10.1080/08120090601078388

Prideaux, G.J., Long, J.A., Ayliffe, L.K., Hellstrom, J., Pillans, B., Boles, W.E., Hutchinson, M.N., Roberts, R.G., Cupper, M.L., Arnold, L.J., Devine, P.D. & Warburton, N.M. 2007. An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia. Nature 445, 422 ̶ 425. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature05471

Prideaux, G.J., Roberts, R.G., Megirian, D., Westaway, K.E., Hellstrom, J.C. & Olley, J.M. 2007. Mammalian responses to Pleistocene climate change in southeastern Australia. Geology 35, 33 ̶ 36. https://doi.org/10.1130/G23070A.1

2006

Fraser, R.A. & Wells, R.T. 2006. Palaeontological excavation and taphonomic investigation of the late Pleistocene fossil deposit in Grant Hall, Victoria Fossil Cave, Naracoorte, South Australia, Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology Special Issue 1, 147 ̶ 161. https://doi.org/10.1080/03115510609506860

Grün, R., Eggins, S., Wells, R.T., Rhodes, E., Bestland, E., Spooner, N., Ayling, M., Forbes, M. & McCulloch, M. 2006. A cautionary tale from down under: dating the Black Creek Swamp megafauna site on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Quaternary Geochronology 1, 142–150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quageo.2006.05.029

Helgen, K.M., Wells, R.T., Kear, B.P., Gerdtz, W.R. & Flannery, T.F. 2006. Ecological and evolutionary significance of sizes of giant extinct kangaroos. Australian Journal of Zoology, 54, 293 ̶ 303. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO05077

Pate, D.F., McDowell, M.C, Wells, R.T. & Smith, A.M. 2006. Additional AMS radiocarbon dates for Wet Cave and the timing of megafaunal extinctions in the Naracoorte region of South Australia. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology 30, 277 ̶ 279. https://doi.org/10.1080/03115510609506866

Prideaux, G.J. 2006. Mid-Pleistocene vertebrate records: Australia. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (Ed: S.A. Elias), pp. 1517 ̶ 1537, Elsevier, Oxford.

Reed, E.H., Bourne, S.J., Megirian, D., Prideaux, G.J. & Young, G.C. (Eds). 2006. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology Special Issue 1.

Tedford R.H., Wells R.T. & Prideaux, G.J. 2006. Pliocene and earlier Pleistocene marsupial evolution in southeastern Australia. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology Special Issue 1, 313 ̶ 322. https://doi.org/10.1080/03115510609506870

Wells, R.T., Grün, R., Sullivan, J., Forbes, M.S., Dalgairns, S., Bestland, E.A., Rhodes, E.J.,Walshe, K.E., Spooner, N.A. & Eggins, S. 2006. Late Pleistocene megafauna site at Black Creek Swamp, Flinders Chase National Park, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology 30, 367 ̶ 387. https://doi.org/10.1080/03115510609506873

2004

Forbes, M., Bestland, E. & Wells R.T. 2004. Preliminary radiocarbon dates on bulk soil organic matter from the Black Creek megafauna fossil site, Rocky River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Radiocarbon 46, 437 ̶ 443. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033822200039746

Johnson, C.N. & Prideaux, G.J. 2004. Extinctions of herbivorous mammals in Australia’s late Pleistocene in relation to their feeding ecology: no evidence for environmental change as cause of extinction. Austral Ecology 29, 553–557. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2004.01389.x

Prideaux, G.J. 2004. Systematics and evolution of the sthenurine kangaroos. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 146, i-xviii, 1 ̶ 623.

2002

Pate, F.D., McDowell, M.C., Wells, R.T. & Smith, A.M. 2002. Last recorded evidence for megafauna at Wet Cave, Naracoorte, South Australia 45,000 years ago. Australian Archaeology, 54, 53 ̶ 55. https://doi.org/10.1080/03122417.2002.11682069

Westerman, M., Burk, A., Amrine-Madsen, H.M., Prideaux, G.J., Case, J.A. & Springer, M.S. 2002. Molecular evidence for the last survivor of an ancient kangaroo lineage. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 9, 209–223. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022697300092

2001

Grun, R., Moriarty K.C. & Wells R.T. 2001. ESR dating of the fossil deposits in the Naracoorte Caves, South Australia. Journal of Quaternary Science 16, 49 ̶ 59. https://doi.org/10.1002/1099-1417(200101)16:1<49::AID-JQS570>3.0.CO;2-%23

Roberts, R.G., Flannery, T.F., Ayliffe, L.K., Yoshida, H., Olley, J.M., Prideaux, G.J., Laslett, G.M., Baynes, A., Smith, M.A., Jones, R. & Smith, B.L. 2001. Archaeology and Australian megafauna: response to Field and Fullager. Science 294, 7a.

Roberts, R.G., Yoshida, H., Flannery, T.F., Ayliffe, L.K., Olley, J.M., Prideaux, G.J., Laslett, G.M., Baynes, A., Smith, M.A., Jones, R. & Smith, B.L. 2001. New ages for the last Australian megafauna: continent-wide extinction about 46,000 years ago. Science 292, 1888–1892. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1060264

2000

Brown, S.P. & Wells, R.T. 2000. A middle Pleistocene vertebrate fossil assemblage from Cathedral Cave, Naracoorte, South Australia, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 124, 91 ̶ 104. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41320507#page/105/mode/1up

Moriarty K.C., McCulloch M.T., Wells, R.T. & McDowell, M.C. 2000. Mid-Pleistocene cave fills, megafaunal remains and climate change at Naracoorte, South Australia: towards a predictive model using U-Th dating of speleothems, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 159, 113 ̶ 143. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0031-0182(00)00036-5

Prideaux, G.J. 2000. Simosthenurus newtonae sp. nov., a widespread sthenurine kangaroo (Diprotodontia: Macropodidae) from the Pleistocene of southern and eastern Australia. Records of the South Australian Museum 33, 1 ̶ 15. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/126145#page/4/mode/1up

1999

Prideaux, G. J. 1999. Borungaboodie hatcheri gen. et sp. nov., a very large bettong (Marsupialia: Macropodoidea) from the Pleistocene of southwestern Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement No. 57, 317–329.

Wroe, S., Myers, T.J., Wells, R.T. & Gillespie, A. 1999. Estimating the weight of the Pleistocene marsupial lion, Thylacoleo carnifex (Thylacoleonidae: Marsupialia): implications for the ecomorphology of a marsupial super-predator and hypotheses of impoverishment of Australian marsupial carnivore faunas. Australian Journal of Zoology 47, 489 ̶ 498. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO99006

1998

Ayliffe, L.K., Marianelli, P.C., Moriarty, K.C., Wells, R.T., McCulloch, M.T., Mortimer, G.E. & Hellstrom, J.C. 1998. 500 ka precipitation record from southeastern Australia: evidence for interglacial relative aridity. Geology 26, 147 ̶ 150. https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1998)026<0147:KPRFSA>2.3.CO;2

Gaughwin M.D., Breed W.G. & Wells R.T. 1998. Seasonal reproduction in a population of southern hairy-nosed wombats, Lasiorhinus latifrons, in the Blanchetown region of South Australia. In: Wombats. (Eds: R.T. Wells. & P. Pridmore) pp. 119 ̶ 112, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney. http://hdl.handle.net/2440/30696

McGregor, F. & Wells, R.T. 1998. Population status of the southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons in the Murraylands of South Australia. In: Wombats. (Eds: R.T. Wells. & P. Pridmore) pp. 228 ̶ 242, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney.

Prideaux, G.J. & Wells, R.T. 1998. Sthenurus baileyi  sp. nov., a new fossil kangaroo from the Pleistocene of southern Australia.  Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 122, 1 ̶ 15. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128848#page/6/mode/1up

Wells R.T. & Green B. 1998. Aspects of water metabolism in the southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons. In: Wombats. (Eds: R.T. Wells. & P. Pridmore) pp. 61 ̶ 66, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney.

Wells R.T. & Pridmore P. (Eds.) 1998. Wombats, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney.

1997

Ayliffe L. K., Moriarty K.C., Marianelli, P.C. & Wells R.T. 1997. Constraints on the ages of Mid-Pleistocene megafaunal assemblages from southern Australia by U/Th dating of associated speleothems.  Sixth Australasian archaeometry conference Conference handbook pp. 155. Australia: AINSE.

Megirian, D., Murray P.F. & Wells R.T. 1997. The late Miocene Ongeva local fauna of central Australia. The Beagle: Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 13, 9 ̶ 37. https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=242950607659556;res=IELHSS

Prideaux, G. & Wells R.T. 1997. New Sthenurus  species (Macropodidae, Diprotodontia) from Wellington Caves and Bingara, New South Wales. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W.  117, 181 ̶ 196. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108631#page/185/mode/1up

Ride, W.D.L., Pridmore, P.A., Barwick, R.E., Wells, R.T. & Heady, R.D. 1997. Towards a biology of Propleopus oscillans (Marsupialia: Propleopinae, Hypsiprymnodontidae), Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 117, 243 ̶ 328. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108631#page/247/mode/1up

1996

Wells, R.T. (1996). Earth’s geological history: A contextual framework of assessment of World Heritage Fossil Site nominations. IUCN, Switzerland.

1995

Wells, R.T. 1995. The southern hairy-nosed wombat, Lasiorhinus latifrons (Owen). In: Australian Museum Complete Book of Australian Mammals (Ed: R.Strahan), pp 120, Reed Books, Sydney.

Wells, R.T. & Tedford, R.H. 1995. Sthenurus  (Macropodidae: Marsupialia) from the Pleistocene of Lake Callabonna, South Australia. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 225, 1 ̶ 111. http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1626

1994

Baudinette, R.V., Wells, R.T. Sanderson, K.J. & Clark, B. 1994. Microclimatic conditions in maternity caves of the bent-wing bat, Miniopterus schreibersii: an attempted restoration of a former maternity site. Wildlife Research 21, 607 ̶ 619. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR9940607

Prideaux, G.J. 1994. A small sthenurine kangaroo from a Pleistocene cave deposit, Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 118, 133–138. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128623#page/145/mode/1up

Prideaux, G.J. & Wells R.T. 1994. A new extinct kangaroo (Marsupialia, Macropodidae) from southeastern Australia. Records of the South Australian Museum 27, 227. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/126360#page/245/mode/1up

1993

Baynes, A. & Wells R.T. 1993. Responses of mammals in western and central southern Australia to late Quaternary climatic changes. Paper presented at International Theriological Congress, Sydney.

Murray P.F., Megirian D., & Wells R.T. 1993. Kolopsis ypres  sp. nov. (Zygomaturinae, Marsupialia) from the Ongeva local fauna: new evidence for the age of the Alcoota fossil beds of central Australia. The Beagle: Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 10, 155 ̶ 172. https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=728842598693976;res=IELHSS

1992

Tedford, R.H., Wells, R.T. & Barghoorn, S.F. 1992. Tirari formation and contained faunas, Pliocene of the Lake Eyre basin, South Australia. The Beagle: Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 9, 173 ̶ 194. https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=728544471153845;res=IELHSS

1991

Griffiths, M., Wells, R.T. & Barrie, D.J. 1991. Observations on the skulls of fossil and extant echidnas (Monotremata: Tachyglossidae). Australian Mammalogy, 14, 87 ̶ 101.

1990

Tedford, R.H. & Wells, R.T. 1990. Pleistocene deposits and fossil vertebrates from the “Dead Heart of Australia”, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 28, 263 ̶ 284. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/126027#page/269/mode/1up

1989

Wells, R.T. 1989. Vombatidae. In: Fauna of Australia. (Eds: D.W.Walton & B.J. Richardson), Vol: 1b Mammalia, Ch. 3, pp 755 ̶ 768, AGPS Canberra.

Wells, R.T. 1989. The biology of the hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons (Owen)). In: S.A. National Parks and Wildlife State Management Plan for the Hairy-nosed Wombat. (Eds: B.J. St.John & G.M.Saunders). S.A. Dept. Environment and Planning.

1987

Murray, P., Wells, R.T. & Plane, M. 1987. The cranium of Wakaleo vanderleuri, a mid-Miocene thylacoleonid from the Northern Territory. In: Possums and Opossums – Studies in Evolution. (Ed: M. Archer), pp 433 ̶ 466, Royal Zool. Soc. of N.S.W., Sydney, Surrey Beatty and Sons.

1986

Tedford, R.H., Wells, R.T. & Williams, D.L.G. 1986. Late Cainzoic sediments and fossil vertebrates. In: The Lake Eyre Basin Cainozoic Sediments, Fossil Vertebrates and Plants, Landforms, Silcretes and Climatic Implications, (Eds: R.T. Wells & R.A. Callen) pp 44 ̶ 72, Australian Sedimentologists Group Field Studies Series No 4. Geological Society of Australia.

Wells, R.T. & Callen, R.A. (Eds.) 1986. The Lake Eyre Basin Cainozoic Sediments, Fossil Vertebrates and Plants, Landforms, Silcretes and Climatic Implications. Australasian Sedimentologists Group Field Guide Series No. 4, Geological Society of Australia.

Williams, S. & Wells, R.T. 1986. Providing water for native fauna in arid habitats. In: Rangelands: a resource under siege. (Eds: P.J. Joss, P.W. Lynch & O.B.Williams), pp 558 ̶ 559, Proceedings of the Second International Rangelands Congress, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, Australia.

1985

Tedford, R.H. & Wells, R.T. 1985. Sthenurus (Owen, 1873) The monodactyl kangaroos. In: Kadimakara Extinct Vertebrates of Australia. (Eds. P.Vickers-Rich, G.F.Van Tets & F. Knight).

Wells, R.T. 1985. Thylacoleo carnifex: a marsupial lion. In: Kadimakara: Extinct Vertebrates of Australia. (Eds: P.Vickers-Rich & G.F.Van Tets). pp 225 ̶ 229. Pioneer Design Studio.

1984

Haight, J.R. & Wells, R.T. 1984.  Brain endocasts from two extinct kangaroo genera, Procoptodon and Sthenurus. J. Anat.

Tedford, R.H., Wells R.T. & Williams, D.L.G. 1984. Quaternary stratigraphy and  vertebrate palaeontology of the Lake Eyre Basin. II. National Geographic Society Report.

Wells, R.T., Moriarty, K. & Williams D.L.G. 1984. The fossil vertebrate deposits of Victoria Fossil Cave Naracoorte: an introduction to the geology and fauna, The Australian Zoologist, 21, 305 ̶ 333. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120553#page/865/mode/1up

1983

Wells, R.T. 1983. The southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons (Owen). In National Index of Australian Mammals. (Ed: R. Strahan).

Wells, R.T. & Pledge, N.S. 1983. The vertebrate palaeontology of southeastern South Australia . In: The Natural History of southeastern South Australia. (Eds: M.J. Tyler, C.R. Twydale, J.K. Long, & J.W Holmes). Royal Soc. South Australia, pp. 169 ̶ 177.

1982

Wells, R.T., Horton, D.R. & Rogers P. 1981. Thylacoleo carnifex (Owen) (Thylacleonidae Marsupialia): marsupial carnivore. In: Carnivorous Marsupials. (Ed: M. Archer), pp .573 ̶ 586. A.N.U. Press, Canberra.

1981

Wells, R.T., Tedford, R.H. & Williams, D.L.G. 1981. Quaternary stratigraphy of vertebrate palaeontology of the Lake Eyre Basin. I. National Geographic Society Report.

1979

Wells, R.T. & Murray, P. 1979. A new sthenurine kangaroo (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) from southeastern South Australia, Trans. R. Soc. South Australia, 103, 213 ̶ 219. http://pascal-francis.inist.fr/vibad/index.php?action=getRecordDetail&idt=PASCALGEODEBRGM8020309842

Wells, R.T., Lawson, P.F. & Williams, D.L.G. 1979.  Science & tourism: the Naracoorte experience.  3rd National Conference on Cave Management. 149 ̶ 154 (Ed: A.C. Robinson), Govt. Print.

1978

Gaughwin, M.D & Wells, R.T. 1978. General features of reproduction of the hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) in the Blanchetown region of South Australia. Bull. Aust. Mamm. Soc, 5, 46 ̶ 47.

Wells, R.T. 1978. Fossil mammals in the reconstruction of Quaternary environments with examples from the Australian fauna. In: Biology and Quaternary Environments. (Eds: D. Walker, & J.C. Guppy,). pp. 103 ̶ 124, A.N.U. Press, Canberra.

Wells, R.T. 1978. Science and society. J. South Australian Science Teachers’ Assoc.

Wells, R.T. 1978. Thermoregulation and activity rhythms in the hairy-nosed wombat, Laisorhinus latifrons (Owen).  Australian Journal of Zoology 26, 639 ̶ 651. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO9780639

Wells, R.T. 1978. Field Observations of the hairy-nosed wombat, Lasiorhinus Latifrons (Owen). Australian Wildlife Research 5, 299 ̶ 303. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR9780299

1977

Tedford, R.H., Archer, M., Bartholomai, A., Plane, M., Pledge, N.S., Rich, T., Rich, P. & Wells, R.T. 1977. The discovery of Miocene vertebrates, Lake Frome area, South Australia. BMR Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics 2, 53 ̶ 57. http://pid.geoscience.gov.au/dataset/ga/80908

Wells, R.T & Nichol, B. 1977. On the manus and pes of Thylacoleo carnifex (Owen) (Marsupialia). Trans. R. Soc. South. Australia 101, 139 ̶ 146. http://pascal-francis.inist.fr/vibad/index.php?action=getRecordDetail&idt=PASCALGEODEBRGM7820249959

1976

Wells, R.T. 1976. Recovering fossils from Selminum Tem, Star Mountains, P.N.G. Niugini Caver 4, 45 ̶ 46.

Wells, R.T. & Moriarty, K. 1976. The geology and palaeontology of the Naracoorte Caves.  Environmental Education Booklet, No. 24, South Australian Dept. of Education.

Pearson, L.J., Sanderson, K.J. & Wells, R.T. 1976. Retinal projections in the ring-tailed possum, Pseudocheirus peregrinus.  Journal of Comparative Neurology. 170, 227 ̶ 240. https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.901700207

1975

Wells, R.T. 1975. Reconstructing the past: excavations in fossil caves. Australian Natural History 18, 208 ̶ 211.