Karen’s publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Black, K.H., in press. Ngapakaldia bonythoni (Marsupialia, Diprotodontidae): new material from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland, and a reassessment of the genus Bematherium. Alcheringa 34.

Black, K.H., Archer, M.., Hand, S.J., & Godthelp, H., 2010. First comprehensive analysis of cranial ontogeny in a fossil marsupial – from a 15 million-year-old cave deposit in northern Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(4): 1-20.

Black, K.H. & Hand, S.J., 2010. First Crania and Assessment of Species Boundaries in Nimbadon (Marsupialia: Diprotodontidae) from the Middle Miocene of Australia. AmericanMuseumNovitates 3678: 1-60.

Black, K., 2007. Maradidae: a new family of vombatomorphian marsupial from the late Oligocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland.  Alcheringa 31: 17-32.

Louys, J., Black, K., Archer, M., Hand, S.J., & Godthelp, H., 2007.  Descriptions of koala fossils from the Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland and implications for Litokoala (Marsupialia, Phascolarctidae), Alcheringa 31, 99-110.

Black, K., 2006. Description of new material for Propalorchestes novaculacephalus (Marsupialia: Palorchestidae) from the mid Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland.  Alcheringa 30: 351-361.

Archer, M., Arena, D.A., Bassarova, M., Beck, R.M.D., Black, K., Boles, W.E., Brewer, P., Cooke, B.N., Crosby, K., Gillespie, A., Godthelp, H., Hand, S.J., Kear, B.P., Louys, J., Morrell, A., Muirhead, J., Roberts, K.K., Scanlon, J.D., Travouillon, K.J. & Wroe, S., 2006. Current status of species-level representation in faunas from selected fossil localities in the Riversleigh world Heritage Area, northwestern Queensland. Alcheringa Special Issue 1, 1-17.

Murray, P., Megirian, D., Rich, T., Plane, M., Black, K., Archer, M., Hand, S., &Vickers-Rich, P., 2000.  Morphology, systematics and evolution of the marsupial genus Neohelos Stirton (Diprotodontidae, Zygomaturinae). Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory Research Report No. 6. pp. 1-141.

Black, K., 1999.  Diversity and relationships of living and extinct koalas (Phascolarctidae, Marsupialia). Australian Mammalogy 21: 16-17.

Black, K. & Mackness, B., 1999.  Diversity and relationships of diprotodontoid marsupials.  Australian Mammalogy  21: 20-21.

Black, K., 1997.  A new species of Palorchestidae (Marsupialia) from the late middle to early late Miocene Encore Local Fauna, Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland.  Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 41(2): 181-185.

Black, K., 1997.  Diversity and biostratigraphy of the Diprotodontoidea of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 41(2): 187-192.

Black, K. & Archer, M., 1997.  Silvabestius gen. nov., a primitive zygomaturine (Marsupialia, Diprotodontidae) from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum  41(2): 193-208.

Black, K. & Archer, M., 1997.  Nimiokoala gen. nov. (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) from Riversleigh, Northwestern Queensland, with a revision of LitokoalaMemoirs of the Queensland Museum  41(2): 209-228.

Archer, M., Black, K. & Nettle, K.  1997.  Giant ringtail possums (Marsupialia, Pseudocheiridae) and giant koalas (Phascolarctidae) from the late Cainozoic of Australia.  Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W.  117: 3-15.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS/ABSTRACTS

Black, K., Hand, S.J., Archer, M., and Godthelp, H., 2010. An exceptionally well-preserved hipposiderid fauna from a middle Miocene cave deposit in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia. Abstracts of the 15th International Bat Research Conference, Prague.

Black, K., Hand, S.J., Archer, M., and Godthelp, H., 2009. A review of the Riversleigh diprotodontoids and an analysis of phylogenetic relationships within the superfamily (Marsupialia: Diprotodontidae, Palorchestidae).Abstracts of the 12th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, p.16.

Hand, S.J., Black, K., Archer, M., and Godthelp, H., 2009. Palaeoecological implications of peculiar cranial morphology in old world leaf-nosed bats (Hipposideridae) from the Australian Miocene. Abstracts of the 12th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, p.33.

Black, K., 2007. Ontogeny of the skull of Nimbadon lavarackorum, a mid Miocene zygomaturine (Diprotodontidae, Marsupialia) from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Abstracts of the 11th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.

Black, K., 2006. Ontogeny and morphological variation in the mid Miocene zygomaturine Nimbadon lavarackorum (Diprotodontidae, Marsupialia). Riversleigh 2006 Symposium Abstracts, p.14.

Black, K., 1999.  Observations on the postcranial skeleton of Nimbadon sp. (Zygomaturinae, Marsupialia) from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Abstracts of the 7th Conference on Australian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, University of New South Wales, Sydney. p.4.

Black, K., 1998. The Riversleigh diprotodontoids (Marsupialia, Vombatomorphia): an overview. Riversleigh Symposium 1998 Abstracts, University of New South Wales, Sydney. p.2.

Arena, D. & Black, K. 1997.  An early-mid Miocene cave deposit at Riversleigh.  Abstracts of the 6th Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, The Perth Cultural Centre, pp 10-11.

Black, K., 1995. An overview of the diprotodontoids (Marsupialia, Vombatomorphia) of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland: their diversity and phylogeny. Abstracts of the 5th Conference on Australian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systematics, The National Science and Technology Centre, Canberra, p.3.

Nettle, K., Archer, M. &Black, K.  1995. Pleistocene ringtails from Australia with a revision of the genera Corracheirus Pledge and Pseudokoala Turnbull & Lundelius.  Abstracts of the Quaternary Symposium, The Linnean Society of New South Wales, Wellington Caves.

Black, K.,1994. Systematics and palaeoecology of fossil phascolarctids from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Abstracts of the Australian Mammal Societies 1994 Annual Scientific Meeting, University of Tasmania, Hobart, p.3.

Black, K., 1994. Diversity and biostratigraphy of the Riversleigh diprotodontoids. Abstracts Riversleigh Symposium 1994, University of New South Wales, Sydney, p.20.

Black, K., 1994. Systematics and diversity of fossil koalas from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Abstracts Riversleigh Symposium 1994, University of New South Wales, Sydney.