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Cassis, G., Hodgins, M., Weir, T. A. and Tatarnic, N. 2018. Phylogenetic reclassification and genitalic morphology of the small water strider genus Nesidovelia Andersen & Weir and allied Microveliinae (Hemiptera: Veliidae). Austral Entomology 57(1): 97-106.

Doughty, P., Bourke, G., Tedeschi, I.G., Pratt, R.C., Oliver, P.M., Palmer, R.A. and Moritz, C. (2018). Species delimination in the Gehyra nana (Squamata: Gekkonidae) complex: cryptic and divergent morphological evolution in the Australian Monsoonal Tropics, with the description of four new species. Zootaxa 4403: 201-244.

Harvey, M.S., J.G. Cosgrove, D. Harms, P.A. Selden, C. Shih & C.-C. Wang.  2018.  The oldest chthonioid pseudoscorpion (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Chthonioidea: Chthoniidae): a new genus and species from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. Zoologischer Anzeiger 273:102–111.

Strugnell, J, Pedro, J, Wilson, NG (2018). Dating Antarctic ice sheet collapse: proposing a molecular genetic approach. Quaternary Science Reviews 179:153-157

Tierney, SM, Langille, B. Humphreys, WF Austin AD and Cooper SJB (2018). Massive parallel regression: a précis of genetic mechanisms for vision loss in diving beetles. Integrative and Comparative Biology Online 1/6/2018

Travouillon, K.J. & Phillips, M.J. 2018. Total evidence analysis of the phylogenetic relationships of bandicoots and bilbies (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia): reassessment of two species and description of a new species. Zootaxa 4378:224-256.


Car C.A. & Harvey M.S. (2017). New species of Boreohesperus (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae) from north-western Australia. European Journal of Taxonomy 320: 1–11

Harvey, M. S., Rix, M.G., Harms, D., Giribet, G., Vink, C.J. and Walter, D.E. (2017). The biogeography of Australasian arachnids (pp. 241–267). In: Ebach, M. (ed.), Handbook on Australasian Biogeography. CRC Press: Boca Raton.

Heterick, B. E., M. Castalanelli, and S. O. Shattuck. 2017. "Revision of the ant genus Melophorus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)." Zookeys 2017 (700): 1-420.

Humphreys, W.F. (2017). Australasian subterranean biogeography. Pp 269-293. In M.C. Ebach (ed.). Handbook of Australasian Biogeography. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Mahoney, P. C., Tatarnic, N. J., O'Hanlon, J. C. and Umbers, K. D. L. 2017. Mate guarding and male mate choice in the chameleon grasshopper Kosciuscola tristis (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Journal of Ethology 35(2): 197-201.

Travouillon, K.J., Louys, J., Price, G.J., Archer, M., Hand, S.J., and Muirhead, J., 2017. A review of the Pliocene bandicoots of Australia, and descriptions of new genus and species. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(5):e1360894.

Wilson, NG, Jörger KM, Brenzinger, B and Schrödl, M (2017). Phylogenetic placement of the enigmatic worm-like Rhodopemorpha slugs as basal Heterobranchia. Journal of Molluscan Studies 83(4): 399-408



Cassis, G., Cheng, M. and Tatarnic, N. 2016. Flattened plant bugs of the Pandanus-inhabiting genus Frontimiris Carvalho (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae) and Pandanus spiralis - Heteropteran associations in the east Kimberley. Austral Entomology 55(4): 371-382. 

Doughty, P., Ellis, R.J. & Oliver, P.M.. 2016. Many things come in small packages: Revision of the clawless geckos (Crenadactylus: Diplodactylidae) of Australia. Zootaxa 4168(2): 239–278. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4168.2.2

Harvey, M.S., K.M. Abrams, A.S. Beavis, M.J. Hillyer & J.A. Huey.  2016.  Pseudoscorpions of the family Feaellidae (Pseudoscorpiones: Feaelloidea) from the Pilbara region of Western Australia show extreme short-range endemism. Invertebrate Systematics 30:491–508.

Javidkar, M., Cooper, S.J.B., King, R., Humphreys, W.F., Bertozzi, T., Stevens, M.I., Austin, A.D. (2016) Molecular systematics and biodiversity of oniscidean isopods in the groundwater calcretes of central Western Australia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 104: 83-98.

Rouse, GW, Wilson, NG, Carvajal, JI & Vrijenhoek, RC (2016). New deep-sea species of Xenoturbella and the position of Xenacoelomorpha. Nature 530: 94-97 .

Warburton, N.M. and Travouillon, K.J., 2016. The biology and taxonomy of the Peramelemorphia: a review of current knowledge and future research directions. Australian Journal of Zoology 64:51-181.