Australian Dinosaur References

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Bartholomai, A. and R.E.Molnar 1981 Muttaburrasaurus: a new Iguanodontid (Ornithischia:Ornithopoda) dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 20(2):319-349

Chiappe, L.M. 1996 Early avian evolution in the southern hemisphere: the fossil record of birds in the Mesozoic of Gondwana. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 39(3):533-554

Coombs, W.P. Jr and R.E.Molnar 1981 Sauropoda (Reptilia, Saurischia) from the Cretaceous of Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 20(2):351-373

Currie, P.J., P.Vickers-Rich and T.H.Rich 1996 Possible oviraptorosaur (Theropoda, Dinosauria) specimens from the Early Cretaceous Otway Group of Dinosaur Cove, Victoria Alcheringa 20:73-79

Gross, J.D., T.H.Rich and P.Vickers-Rich 1993 Dinosaur bone infection. National Geographic Research and Exploration 9:286-293.

Long, J.A. 1990 Dinosaurs of Australia. And other animals of the Mesozoic Era. Reed Books, Sydney.

Long, J.A. 1998 Dinosaurs of Australia and New Zealand, and other animals of the Mesozoic Era. University of New South Wales Press, Sydney.

Long, J. & B.Choo 1998 Yet more on Australian dinosaurs. Dinonews 12:4-5. Western Australian Museum

Longman, H.A. 1927 The giant dinosaur Rhoetosaurus brownei. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 9:1-18

Longman, H.A. 1933 A new dinosaur from the Queensland Cretaceous. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 13:133-144. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 9:1-18.

Molnar, R.E. 1986 An enantiornithine bird from the Lower Cretaceous of Queensland, Australia. Nature 322:736-738.

Molnar, R.E. 1994 Minmi: all tanked up and ready to grow. Dinonews 7:7-9. Western Australian Museum

Molnar, R.E. 1996 Observations on the Australian ornithopod dinosaur, Muttaburrasaurus. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 39(3):639-652

Molnar, R.E. 1996 Preliminary report on a new ankylosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Queensland, Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 39(3):653-668

Molnar, R.E. and N.S.Pledge 1980 A new theropod dinosaur from South Australia. Alcheringa 4:281-287.

Norman, D.B. 1990 Problematic Theropods: Coelurosaurs. In D.W.Weishampel, P.Dodson & H.Osmolska (eds), The Dinosauria. University of California Press, Berkeley. pp.280-317

Rich, P.V. and T.H.Rich 1999 Wildlife of Gondwana. The 500-million year history of vertebrate animals from the ancient southern supercontinent. Second Edition. Reed books, Sydney.

Rich, P.V., L.S.Rich and T.H.Rich 1996 Australia's Lost World. A history of Australia's backboned animals. Kangaroo Press, Monash Science Centre, Monash University.

Rich, P.V., G.F.Van Tets and F,Knight 1985 Kadimakara: extinct vertebrates of Australia. Pioneer Design Studio, Lilydale.

Rich, T.H. and P.Vickers-Rich 1994 Neoceratopsians and ornithomimosaurs: dinosaurs of Gondwanan origin? National Geographic Research and Exploration 10:129-131.

Rich, T.H. & P.Vickers-Rich 1999 The Hypsilophodontidae from Southeastern Australia In Y.Tomada, T.H.Rich and P.Vickers-Rich (Eds) Proceedings of the Second Gondwana Dinosaur Symposium. National Science Museum Monographs, No.15. Tokyo. pp.167-180

Rich,T.H., P.Vickers-Rich & R.A.Gangloff 2002 Polar Dinosaurs. Science 295:979-980

Smith, Elizabeth & Robert 1999 Black Opal Fossils of Lightning Ridge. Treasures from the Rainbow Billabong. Kangaroo Press, Sydney

Vickers-Rich, P., J.M.Monaghan, R.E.Baird and T.H.Rich 1991 Vertebrate palaeontology of Australasia. Pioneer Design Studio in cooperation with the Monash University Publications Unit, Melbourne.

Vickers-Rich, P., T.H.Rich 2000 Dinosaurs of Darkness. Indiana University Press

Vickers-Rich, P., T.H.Rich & A.Constantine 1999 Environmental setting of the polar faunas of southeastern Australia and adaptive strategies of the dinosaurs. Proceedings of the 2nd Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium. Y.Tomida, T.H.Rich & P.Vickers-Rich (Eds), pp.181-195. National Science Museum Monographs No.15, Tokyo

Vickers-Rich, P., T.H.Rich, G.C.McNamara and A.Milner 1999 Agrosaurus: Australia's Oldest Dinosaur? Records of the Western Australian Museum Suppliment No.57: 191-200

Bartholomai, A. 1966 Fossil footprints in Queensland. Australian Natural History 15:147-150

Chinsamy, A., T.H.Rich & P.Vickers-Rich 1998 Polar dinosaur bone histology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology18:385 Abstract

Colbert, E.H. and D.Merrilees 1967 Cretaceous dinosaur footprints from Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 50:21-25

Dettmann, M., Molnar, R., Douglas, J., Burger, D., Fielding, C., Clifford, T., Francis, J., Jell, P., Rich, T., Wade, M., Vickers-Rich, P., Pledge, N., Kemp, A. and Rozefelds, A. 1992 Australian Cretaceous terrestrial faunas and floras: Biostratigraphic and biogeographic implications. Cretaceous Research 13:207-262

Flannery, T.F. and T.H.Rich 1982 Dinosaur digging in Victoria. Australian Natural History 20:195-198.

Glauert, L. 1952 Dinosaur footprints near Broome. The West Australian Naturalist 3:82-83.

Kurochkan, E.N. and R.E.Molnar 1997 New material of enantiornithine birds from the Early Cretaceous of Australia. Alcheringa 21:291-297.

Lambert, D. 1993 The ultimate dinosaur book. R.D.Press in association with the Natural History Museum, London.

Long, J.A. 1993 Dinosaurs Down Under. Australian Natural History 24(6):30-39

Long, J.A. 1995 A theropod dinosaur bone from the Late Cretaceous Molecap Greensand, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 17:143-146.

Long, J.A. and A.R.Cruikshank 1996 First record of an Early Cretaceous theropod dinosaur bone from Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 18:219-222

Long, J.A. and R.E.Molnar 1998 Ozraptor, gen. nov., a new Jurassic theropod dinosaur from Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 19.

Longman, H.A. 1926 A giant dinosaur from Durham Downs, Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 8:183-194.

Molnar, R.E. 1980a An ankylosaur (Ornithischia: Reptilia) from the Lower Cretaceous of southern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 20:65-75.

Molnar, R.E. 1980b Australian Late Mesozoic Tetrapods: Some Implications. Memoirs of the Geological Society of France 139:131-143

Molnar, R.E. 1980c Reflections on the Mesozoic of Australia. Mesozoic Vertebrate Life 1:47-60

Molnar, R.E. 1995 Possible convergence in the jaw mechanisms of ceratopians and Muttaburrasaurus. In A.Sun and Y.Wang (eds) Sixth Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, short papers. China Ocean Press, Beijing. pp.115-117.

Molnar, R.E., T.Flannery and T.H.Rich 1981 An allosaurid theropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Victoria, Australia. Alcheringa 5:141-146.

Molnar, R.E., T.Flannery and T.H.Rich 1985 Aussie Allosaurus after all. Journal of Paleontology 59:1511-1513.

Molnar, R.E. and P.M.Galton 1986 Hypsilophodontid dinosaurs from Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia. Geobios 19:231-239.

Murray, P. 1984 Australia's prehistoric animals. Methuen, North Ryde.

Quirk, S. and M.Archer (eds) 1983 Prehistoric animals of Australia. Australian Museum, Sydney.

Rich, T.H. 1996 Significance of polar dinosaurs in Gondwana. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 39:711-717.

Rich, T.H. 2000. Australia: Vertebrate Paleontology. In R.Singer (ed.), Encyclopedia: of Paleontology, Volume 1. Chicago: Dearborn, pp. 140-149.

Rich, T.H., R.A.Gangloff, & W.Hammer. 1997. Polar Dinosaurs. In P.J. Currie & K.Padian (eds.), Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs, pp. 562-573. Academic Press.

Rich, T.H. and P.V.Rich 1988. A juvenile dinosaur brain from Australia. National Geographic Research. 4(2):148.

Rich, T.H. and P.V.Rich 1989 Polar dinosaurs and biotas of the Early Cretaceous of southeastern Australia. National Geographic Research 5:15-53.

Seeley, H.G. 1891 On Agrosaurus macgillivrayi , a saurischian reptile from the NE coast of Australia. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 47:164-165.

Talent, J.A., P.M.Duncan and P.L.Handley 1966 Early Cretaceous feathers from Victoria. Emu 66:81-86.

Thulborn, R.A. 1990 Dinosaur Tracks. Chapman and Hall, London.

Thulborn, R.A. 1994 Ornithopod dinosaur tracks from the Lower Jurassic of Queensland. Alcheringa 18:247-258

Thulborn, R.A., T.Hamley and P.Foulkes 1994 Preliminary report on sauropod dinosaur tracks in the Broome Sandstone (Lower Cretaceous) of Western Australia. Gaia 10:85-96 Abstract

Thulborn, R.A. and M.Wade 1979 Dinosaur stampede in the Cretaceous of Queensland. Lethaia 12:275-279.

Thulborn, R.A. and M.Wade 1984 Dinosaur trackways in the Winton Formation (mid-Cretaceous) of Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 21:413-518.

Vickers-Rich, P. and T.H.Rich 1991. The dinosaurs of winter. Natural History, 32-37.

Vickers-Rich, P., and T.H.Rich 1993 Australia's polar dinosaurs. Scientific American 269(1):50-55.

Vickers-Rich, P., T.H.Rich, G.McNamara and A.Milner 1998 Is Agrosaurus macgillivrayi Australia's oldest dinosaur? Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 57.

Welles, S.P. 1983 Allosaurus not yet in Australia. Journal of Paleontology 57:196.

Woodward, A.S. 1906 A tooth of Ceratodus and a dinosaurian claw from the Lower Jurassic of Victoria, Australia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History Series 7(18):1-3, also Records of the Geological Survey of Victoria 2:135-137.


Archer, M., T.F.Flannery, A.Ritchie, & R.E.Molnar. 1985. First Mesozoic mammal from Australian early Cretaceous. Nature 318:363-366.

Choo, B. 1999 Cretaceous Ichthyosaurs from Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement No.57: 207-218

Douglas, J.G. 1969. The Mesozoic Floras of Victoria, Parts 1 and 2. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Victoria 28.

Douglas, J.G. 1972. The Mesozoic Floras of Victoria, Part 3. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Victoria 29.

Flannery, T.F., M.Archer, T.H.Rich, & R.Jones. 1995. A new family of monotremes from the Cretaceous of Australia. Nature 377:418-420.

Kielan-jaworowska, Z., R.L.Cifelli, & Z.Luo. 1998. Alleged Cretaceous placental from down under . Lethaia 31:267-268.

Rich, T.H., T.F.Flannery, & P.Vickers-Rich. 1998. Alleged Cretaceous placental from down under: Reply . Lethaia 31:346-348.

Rich, T.H., P.Vickers-Rich, A.Constantine, T.F.Flannery, L.Kool, & N.van Klaveren. 1997. A tribosphenic mammal from the Mesozoic of Australia. Science 278: 1438-1442.

Rich, T.H., P.Vickers-Rich, A.Constantine, T.F.Flannery, L.Kool, & N.van Klaveren. 1999. Early Cretaceous mammals from Flat Rocks, Victoria, Australia. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum 106.

Rich, T.H., P.Vickers-Rich, P.Trusler, T.F.Flannery, R. Cifelli, A.Constantine, L.Kool, & N.Van Klaveren 2001 Monotreme nature of the Australian Early Cretaceous mammal Teinolophos. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 46(1):113-118

Warren, A.A., & M.N.Hutchinson. 1983. The last labyrinthodont? A new brachyopoid (Amphibia, Temnospondyli) from the Early Jurassic Evergreen Formation of Queensland, Australia . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B 303: 1-62.

Warren, A.A., L.Kool, M.Cleeland, T.H.Rich, & P.V.Rich. 1991. An Early Cretaceous labyrinthodont. Alcheringa 15:327-332.

Warren, A., T.H. Rich, & P.Vickers-Rich. 1997. The last last labyrinthodont? Palaeontographica Abt. A 247:1-24.

Mesozoic Climate

Constantine, A., A.Chinsamy, T.H.Rich, & P.Vickers-Rich. 1998. Periglacial environments and polar dinosaurs. South African Journal of Science 94:137-141.

Douglas, J.G., & G.E.Williams. 1982. Southern polar forests: The Early Cretaceous floras of Victoria and their palaeoclimatic significance. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 39:171-185.

Frakes, L.A & J.E.Francis 1988 A guide to Phanerozoic cold polar climates from high-latitude ice-rafting in the Cretaceous. Nature 333:547-549

Frakes, L.A., Alley & Deynoux 1995 Early Cretaceous Ice Rafting and Climate Zonation in Australia. International Geology Review 37:567-583

Gregory, R.T., Douthitt, C.B., Duddy, I.R., Rich, P.V. and Rich, T.H. 1989. Oxygen isotopic composition of carbonate concretions from the Lower Cretaceous of Victoria, Australia. Implications for the evolution of meteoroic waters on the Australian continent in a paleopolar environment. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 92: 27-42.

Parrish, J.T., R.A.Spicer, J.G.Douglas, T.H.Rich, & P.Vickers-Rich. 1991. Continental climate near the Albian South Pole and comparison with climate near the North Pole. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 23:A302.

Rich, P.V., Rich, T.H., Wagstaff, B.E., McEwen-Mason, J., Douthitt, C.B., Gregory, R.T. and Felton, E.A. 1988. Evidence for low temperatures and biologic diversity in Cretaceous high latitudes of Australia. Science 242:1403-1406.

Rich, T.H., Rich, P.V., Wagstaff, B., McEwen-Mason, J., Douthitt, C.B. and Gregory, R.T. 1989. Early Cretaceous biota from the northern side of the Australo-Antarctic Rift Valley. In J.A.Crame (ed.) Origins and Evolution of the Antarctic Biota. Geological Society Special Publication 47:121-130.

Wagstaff, B.E., & J.McEwen-Mason. 1989. Palynological dating of lower Cretaceous coastal vertebrate localities, Victoria, Australia. National Geographic Research 5:54-63.

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