Julien’s publications

Books

 Louys, J., 2012. Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation. Springer.

 

Book chapters

Louys, J., 2012. Paleontology in ecology and conservation: an introduction. In Louys J (ed) Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation. Springer.

Louys, J. Wilkinson, D.M., Bishop, L.C., 2012. Ecology needs a palaeontological perspective. In Louys J (ed) Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation. Springer.

Louys, J., 2012. The future of mammals in Southeast Asia: conservation insights from the fossil record. In Louys J (ed) Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation. Springer.

Louys, J., 2012. Paleoecology and conservation paleobiology: future directions. In Louys J (ed) Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation. Springer.

Louys, J., 2008. Quaternary extinctions in Southeast Asia. In Elewa AMT (ed) Mass Extinction. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 159-189.

 

Peer-reviewed papers

Black, K., Louys, J., Price, G.J., accepted 20/06/12. Understanding morphological variation in the extant koala as a framework for identification of species boundaries in extinct koalas (Phascolarctidae; Marsupialia). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Louys, J., Montanari, S., Plummer, T., Hertel, F. Bishop, L.C., accepted 13/07/12. Evolutionary divergence and convergence in shape and size within African antelope proximal phalanges. Journal of Mammalian Evolution (doi: 10.1007/s10914-012-9211-4)

Walmsley, A., Elton, S., Louys, J., Bishop, L.C., and Meloro, C. accepted 4/8/12. Humeral epiphyseal shape in the Felidae: the influence of phylogeny, allometry and locomotion. Journal of Morphology

Louys, J., Ditchfield, P., Meloro, C., Elton, S., Bishop, L.C., 1012. Stable isotopes provide independent support for the use of mesowear variables for inferring diets in African antelopes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:4441-4446 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1473)Louys, J., Turner, A., 2012. Environment, preferred habitats and potential refugia for Pleistocene Homo in Southeast Asia. C. R. Palevol 11, 203-211

Louys, J., 2012. Mammal community structure of Sundanese fossil assemblages from the Late Pleistocene, and a discussion on the ecological effects of the Toba eruption. Quaternary International 258: 80-87

Louys, J., Meloro, C., Elton, S., Ditchfield, P., Bishop, L. C., 2011. Mammal community structure correlates with arboreal heterogeneity in faunally and geographically diverse habitats: implications for community convergence. Global Ecology and Biogeography 20, 717-729Louys, J., Meloro, C., Elton, S., Ditchfield, P., Bishop, L. C., 2011. Mesowear as a means of determining diets in African antelopes. Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 1485-1495

 Louys, J., Meijaard, E., 2010. Palaeoecology of Southeast Asian megafauna-bearing sites from the Pleistocene and a review of environmental changes in the region. Journal of Biogeography 37, 1432-1449

 Louys, J., Aplin, K., Beck, R.M.D., Archer, M., 2009. Cranial anatomy of Oligo-Miocene koalas (Diprotodontia: Phascolarctidae): stages in the evolution of an extreme leaf-eating specialization. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29, 981-992 [Featured Article]

Louys, J., Travouillon, K. J., Bassarova, M., Tong, H., 2009. The use of natural protected areas in palaeoecological analyses: assumptions, limitations and application. Journal of Archaeological Science 36, 2274-2288

Louys, J., 2007. Limited effect of the Quaternary’s largest super-eruption (Toba) on land mammals from Southeast Asia. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 3108-3117Louys, J., Curnoe, D., Tong, H., 2007. Characteristics of Pleistocene megafauna extinctions in Southeast Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 243, 152-173

West, J.A. & Louys, J., 2007. Differentiating bamboo from stone tool cut marks in the zooarchaeological record, with a discussion on the use of bamboo knives. Journal of Archaeological Science 34, 512-518

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

 

Archer, M., Arena, D. A., Bassarova, M., Beck, R., Black, K., Boles, W.E., Brewer, P., Cooke, B.N., Crosby, K., Gillespie, A., Godthelp, H., Hand, S.J., Kear, B., Louys, J, Morrell, A., Muirhead, J., Roberts, K. K., Scanlon, J. D., Travouillon, K.J., and 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.

Conference abstracts

 Louys, J., 2012. Palaeontology in ecology and conservation. 34th International Geological Congress. 5th – 10thAugust 2012 Montanari, S., Louys, J., Gilbert J. Price, 2012. Pliocene paleoenvironments of southeastern Queensland, Australia inferred from stable isotopes of marsupial tooth enamel. Abstracts of the 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 5-10 August 2012. p. 295.

Louys, J., 2012. A diverse wombat fauna from the Pliocene Chinchilla Sand Formation, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 72nd Annual Meeting. 17th-20th October 2012

Westaway, M., Hocknull, S., Louys, J., Budby, S., Hatte, E., Pietsch, T., Thompson, J., 2011. Investigating the signature for people and megafauna at South Walker Creek, Central Queensland. Australian Archaeological Association Conference 1st-3rdDecember 2011.Louys, J., Montanari, S., Plummer, T., Hertel, F., Bishop, L., 2011. Divergent toes: evolution of African antelope proximal phalanges and implications for divergence of shape and size. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 2nd-6th November 2011.

Elton, S., Meloro, C., Louys, J., Ditchfield, P., Bishop, L., 2011. Fauna and habitats in Plio Pleistocene eastern Africa: a multi-species ecomorphological approach. Inaugural meeting of the European Society for Human Evolution, Leipzig, Germany, 23rd-24th September, 2011.

Louys, J., Meloro, C., Elton, S., Ditchfield, P., Bishop, L. C., 2010. Quantitative approaches in palaeosynecology: correlating community structure with habitats. 3rd International Palaeontology Congress.Meloro, C., Elton, S., Louys, J., Ditchfield, P. Bishop, L.C., 2010. What to do with fragmentary fossils? An example based on a fossil dog from Olduvai Bed II. 3rd International Palaeontology Congress.

Louys, J., Elton, S., Meloro, C., Ditchfield, P., Bishop, L. C., 2010. Vegetation heterogeneity a predictor of large mammal community structure: implications for palaeoecology and conservation. American Journal of Physical Anthropologists S50: 158.

Louys, J., Meijaard, E., 2009. Reconstruction of Pleistocene Southeast Asian environments through megafauna community analysis. Southeast Asian Gateway Evolution. 14th-17thSeptember 2009.Meloro, C., Elton, S., Louys, J., Ditchfield, P., Bishop, L.C., 2009. Habitat adaptation as predicted by humerus morphometry in Felidae (Fissipedia, Carnivora): implications for paleoecological reconstructions. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 23rd-26th September 2009. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29 (3): 147A.

Louys, J., Meijaard, E., 2009. Reconstruction of Pleistocene Southeast Asian environments through megafauna community analysis. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 23rd-26th September 2009. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29 (3): 137A.

Louys, J., 2008. Reconstructing palaeohabitats of Pleistocene Southeast Asia using taxon-free analysis. QUAVER 2008 18th-19thApril 2008. Department of Archaeology, University of York. Louys, J., 2007. Quaternary extinctions of Southeast Asia’s megafauna. In: Cupper, M. L. & Gallagher S. J. (eds). Climate change or human impact? Australia’s megafaunal extinction, Selwyn Symposium of the GSA Victoria Division, September 2007, Geological Society of Australia Extended Abstracts No. 79, p. 43-46.

Louys, J., 2007. Super-eruptions, fluctuating seas and marauding humans: exploring the role of extrinsic factors in the extinction of Southeast Asia’s megafauna. Quaternary International 167-168: 251.

Louys, J., 2007. Limited effect of the Quaternary’s largest super-eruption (Toba) on land mammals from Southeast Asia. In: Warren, A. (ed). Conference on Australasian Evolution, Palaeontology & Systematics. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 85, p.58.

Louys, J. & Bassarova, M., 2006. Community structure of rainforest mammals: implications for fossil deposits. Riversleigh Symposium 20th -22ndNovember 2006. Louys, J. & Curnoe, D., 2006. Characteristics of Pleistocene megafauna extinctions in Southeast Asia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 129 (S42): 122.

Louys, J., Aplin, K., & Archer, M., 2005. A description of Oligo-Miocene koala skulls (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) and their functional interpretation. 10th Conference on Australasian Evolution, Palaeontology & Systematics and Quaternary Extinctions Symposium 29th March – 2nd April 2005. Pp 46-47.

Non-refereed papers

Louys, J.,2012. La surprenante extinction de la mégafaune. Les Dossiers de la Recherche 50 :36-39 Louys, J., Bishop, L. C., Wilkinson, D. M., 2009. Opening dialogue between the recent and the long ago. Nature 462, 847.

Louys, J., 2008. René Bobé, Zeresenay Alemseged and Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Editors, Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence, Springer, Dordrecht (2007) xx+356 pp., $129.00 (hardback), ISBN: 978-1-4020-3097-0. Journal of Human Evolution, 55, 1169 [book review].
Louys, J., 2005. Riversleigh koalas. Riversleigh Notes 60, 1-6.