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Huey, J.A., M.J. Hillyer & M.S. Harvey.  2019.  Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographic history of the Australian trapdoor spider genus Conothele (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Halonoproctidae): diversification into arid habitats in an otherwise tropical radiation. Invertebrate Systematics 33:628–643.

Kelley, J. L. Tatarnic, N. J., Schröeder-Turk, G. E., Endler, J. A., and Wilts, B. D. 2019. A dynamic optical signal in a nocturnal moth. Current Biology 29(17): 2919-2925. E2

Layton, KKS, Middelfart, PU, Tatarnic, NJ and Wilson, NG (2019). Erecting a new family for Spirostyliferina, a truncatelloidean microgastropod, with further insights into caenogastropod phylogeny. Zoologica Scripta 48(6): 727-744.

Mammola S., Cardoso P., Culver D.C., Ferreira R.L., Fišer C., Galassi D.M.P., Griebler C., Halse S., Humphreys W.F., Isaia M., Komerički A., Malard F., Martinez A., Moldovan O.T., Niemiller M.L., Pavlek M., Reboleira A.S.P.S., Souza-Silva M., Wynne J.J., Zagmajster M. 2019. Scientists’ warning on the conservation of subterranean ecosystems BioScience 69 (8): 641-650.

Melville, J., Smith Date, K.L., Horner, P. and Doughty, P. (2019). Taxonomic revision of dragon lizards in the genus Diporiphora (Reptilia: Agamidae) from the Australian monsoonal tropics. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 78: 23–55.

Rix, M.G., J.D. Wilson & M.S. Harvey.  2019.  A revision of the white-headed spiny trapdoor spiders of the genus Euoplos (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae: Arbanitinae): a remarkable lineage of rare mygalomorph spiders from the south-western Australian biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Arachnology 47:63–76.

Travouillon, K.J., Simoes, B. F., Portela Miguez, R., Brace, S., Brewer, P., Stemmer, D., Price, G.J., Cramb, J. & Louys, J. (2019). Hidden in plain sight: reassessment of the pig-footed bandicoot, Chaeropus ecaudatus (Peramelemorphia, Chaeropodidae), with a description of a new species from central australia, and use of the fossil record to trace its past distribution. Zootaxa 4566(1): 001-069.


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.

Houston, T.F. (2018). A Guide to Native Bees of Australia. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.

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.