Research website of Dr Gilbert Price

Papers & Book Chapters (peer-reviewed)

43. Kuhn, B.F., Herries, A.I.R., Price, G.J., Baker, S.E., Hopley, P., Menter, C. and Caruana, M.V. 2016. Renewed investigations at Taung; 90 years after Australopithecus africanus. Palaeontologica Africana. 51: 10-26. *DOWNLOAD HERE*

42. Louys, J., Price, G.J., and O’Connor, S. 2016. Direct dating of Pleistocene stegodon from Timor Island, East Nusa Tenggara. PeerJ 4:e1788. *OPEN ACCESS*

41. O’Brien, H., Faith, J.T., Jenkins, K., Peppe, D.J., Plummer, T.W., Zacobs, Z.L., Li, B., Joannes-Boyau, R., Price, G.J., Feng, Y-X, and Tryon, C.A. 2016. Unexpected convergent evolution of nasal domes between Pleistocene bovids and Cretaceous hadrosaur dinosaurs. Current Biology 26: 503-508.

40. Webb, G.E., Nothdurft, L.D., Zhao, J.-x., Opdyke, B., and Price, G.J. 2016. Significance of shallow core transects for reef models and sea level curves, Heron Reef, Great Barrier Reef. Sedimentology 63: 1396-1424.

39. Butler, K., Travouillon, K.J., Price, G.J., Archer, M., and Hand, S.J. 2016. Cookeroo, a new genus of fossil kangaroos (Marsupialia, Macropodidae) from the Oligo-Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland, Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology: e1083029.

38. Price, Gilbert J., Louys, J., Cramb, J., Feng, Y.x., Zhao, J.x., Hocknull, S.A., Webb, G.E., Nguyen, A.D., Joannes-Boyau, R. 2015. Temporal overlap of humans and giant lizards (Varanidae; Squamata) in Pleistocene Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 125(1): 98-105.

37. Louys, J.C. and Gilbert J. Price. 2015. The Chinchilla Local Fauna: an exceptionally rich and well-preserved Pliocene vertebrate assemblage from fluviatile deposits of south-eastern Queensland, Australia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 60: 551-572. *OPEN ACCESS*

36. Hua, Q., Webb, G.E., Zhao, J.-x., Nothdurft, L.D., Lybolt, M., Price, G.J., and Opdyke, B.N. 2015. Large variations in the Holocene marine radiocarbon reservoir effect reflect ocean circulation and climatic changes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 422: 33–44.

35. Mackness, B., Black, K.H., Gilbert J. Price. 2015. Occurrence of Euowenia grata (De Vis, 1887) (Diprotodontidae, Marsupialia) from the Pliocene Spring Park Local Fauna, northeastern Queensland. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology 39(2): 164-174.

34. Louys, J.C., Corlett, R.T., Gilbert J. Price, Hawkins, S., Piper, P.J. 2014. Rewilding the tropics, and other conservation translocations strategies in the tropical Asia-Pacific region. Ecology and Evolution 4(2): 4380-4398. *OPEN ACCESS*

33. Sobbe, I.H. and Gilbert J. Price. 2014. Confirmation of the presence of the Spotted – tailed Quoll, Dasyurus maculatus (Dasyuridae, Marsupialia) from the late Pleistocene King Creek catchment, Darling Downs, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature. 59: 9-10.

32. Black, K., Louys, J., and Price, Gilbert J. 2014. Understanding morphological variation in the extant koala as a framework for identification of species boundaries in extinct koalas (Phascolarctidae; Marsupialia). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 12, 237-264.

31. Black, K.H., Gilbert J. Price, Archer, M., Hand, S.J. 2014. Bearing up well? Understanding the past, present and future of Australia’s koalas. Gondwana Research 25: 1186-1201.

30. Wright, D.K., Thompson, J., Mackay, A., Welling, M., Forman, S.L., Gilbert J. Price, Zhao, J.-x., Cohen, A.S., Malijani, O., Gomani-Chindebvu, E. 2014. Renewed geoarchaeological investigations of Mwanganda’s Village (Elephant Butchery Site), Karonga, Malawi. Geoarchaeology 29: 98-120.

29. Leonard, N.D., Welsh, K.J., Zhao, Z.-x., Webb, G.E., Major, J., Feng, Y., and Gilbert J. Price. 2013. Mid-Holocene sea level and coral reef demise: U/Th dating of subfossil corals in Moreton Bay, Australia. The Holocene 23(12): 1839 – 1850

28. Price, Gilbert J., Feng, Y.-x., Zhao, J.-x., Webb, G.E., 2013. Direct U–Th dating of vertebrate fossils with minimum sampling destruction and application to museum specimens. Quaternary Geochronology 18: 1-8.

27. Fensham, R.J. and Gilbert J. Price. 2013. Ludwig Leichhardt and the significance of the extinct Australian megafauna. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Culture 7(2): 621- 632.

26.  Montanari, S., Louys, J.C., and Gilbert J. Price 2013.  Pliocene paleoenvironments of southeastern Queensland, Australia inferred from stable isotopes of marsupial tooth enamel. PLoS One 8(6): e66221.

25.  Wroe, S, Field, J., Archer, M. , Grayson, D.K., Gilbert J. Price, Louys, J., Faith, J.T., Webb, G.E., Davidson, I., and Mooney, S. 2013. Climate change frames debate over the extinction of megafauna in Sahul (Pleistocene Australia-New Guinea). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110(22): 8777–8781.

24. Sobbe, I.H. Gilbert J. Price and Knezour, R.A. 2013. A ziphodont crocodile from the late Pleistocene King Creek catchment, Darling Downs, Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 56(2): 601-606.

23. Gilbert J. Price 2013. Quaternary. In Jell, P. (ed.) Geology of Queensland. Geological Survey of Queensland, Brisbane. 653-686.

22. Gilbert J. Price 2012. Long-term trends in lineage ‘health’ of the Australian koala (Mammalia. Phascolarctidae): using paleo-diversity to prioritize species for conservation. In Louys, J. (ed.) Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation, Springer. Pp. 171-192.

21. Yu, K., Zhao, J.-x., Shi, Q., Gilbert J. Price, Chen, T. and Huiling, Z. 2012. Recent massive coral mortality events in the South China Sea: Was global warming and ENSO variability responsible? Chemical Geology 320-321: 54-65.

20. Gilbert J. Price, 2012. Plio-Pleistocene climate and faunal change in central easternAustralia. Episodes 35: 160-165.

19. Zhao, M., Yu, K., Zhang, Q., Shi, Q., Gilbert J. Price, accepted 20/12/2010. Long-term decline of a fringing coral reef in the northernSouth China Sea. Journal of Coastal Research.

18. Macken, A.C., Jankowski, N.R., Gilbert J. Price, Bestland, E.A., Reed, E.H., Prideaux, G.J., Roberts, R.G., 2011. Application of sedimentary and chronological analyses to refine the depositional context of a Late Pleistocene vertebrate deposit, Naracoorte, South Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 2690-2702. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.05.023

17. Price, Gilbert J. and Hocknull, S.A. 2011. Invictokoala monticola gen. et sp. nov. (Phascolarctidae, Marsupialia), a Pleistocene plesiomorphic koala holdover from Oligocene ancestors. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 9, 327-335. 10.1080/14772019.2010.504079

16. Price, Gilbert J., Webb, G.E., Zhao, J.-x., Feng, Y.-x., Cooke, B.N., Hocknull, S.A. and Sobbe, I.H. 2011. Dating megafaunal extinction on the Pleistocene Darling Downs, eastern Australia: The promise and pitfalls of dating as a test of extinction hypotheses. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 899-914. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.01.011

15. Price, Gilbert J. and Sobbe, I.H. 2011. Morphological variation within an individual Pleistocene Diprotodon optatum Owen 1838 (Diprotodontidae; Marsupialia): implications for taxonomy within diprotodontoids. Alcheringa: An Australian Journal of Palaeontology. 35: 21-29.  doi:10.1080/03115511003793553

14. Tian-Ran Chen, KeFu Yu, Shu Li, Gilbert J. Price, Qi Shi, and Gang-Jian Wei. 2010. Heavy metal pollution recorded in Porites corals from Daya Bay, northern South China Sea. Marine Environmental Research. 70 (3-4): 318-326. doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2010.06.004

13. Price, Gilbert J. and Piper, K.J. 2009. Gigantism of the Australian Diprotodon Owen 1838 (Marsupialia, Diprotodontoidea) through the Pleistocene. Journal of Quaternary Science. 24: 1029-1038. doi: 10.1002/jqs.1285

12. Price, Gilbert J., Zhao, J.-x., Feng, Y.-x. and Hocknull, S.A. 2009. New records of Plio-Pleistocene koalas from Australia: Palaeoecological and taxonomic implications. Records of the Australian Museum. 61 (1): 39-48. doi: 10.3853/j.0067-1975.61.2009.1518

11. Tian-Ran Chen, KeFu Yu, Qi Shi, Shu Li, Gilbert J. Price, Rong Wang, MeiXia Zhao, TeGu Chen and JianXin Zhao. 2009. Twenty-five years of change in scleractinian coral communities of Daya Bay (northern South China Sea) and its response to the 2008 AD extreme cold climate event. Chinese Science Bulletin. 54: 2107-2117 doi:10.1007/s11434-009-0007-8 (In English and Chinese).

10. Price, Gilbert J., Zhao, J.-x., Feng, Y.-x. and Hocknull, S.A. 2009. New U/Th ages for Pleistocene megafauna deposits of southeastern Queensland, Australia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 34: 190-197. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2008.04.008

9.  Price, Gilbert J. 2008. Is the modern koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) a derived dwarf of a Pleistocene giant? Implications for testing megafauna extinction hypotheses. Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 2516-2521. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.08.026

8.  Price, Gilbert J. 2008. Taxonomy and palaeobiology of the largest-ever marsupial, Diprotodon Owen 1838 (Diprotodontidae, Marsupialia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London 153: 389–417. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2008.00387.x

7.  Webb, G.E., Price, Gilbert J., Nothdurft, L.D., Deer, L. and Rintoul, L. 2007. Cryptic meteoric diagenesis in freshwater bivalves: Implications for radiocarbon dating. Geology 35: 803-806. doi:10.1130/G23823A.1

6.  Price, Gilbert J. and Webb, G.E., 2006. Late Pleistocene sedimentology, taphonomy and megafauna extinction on the Darling Downs, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 53: 947-970. doi:10.1080/08120090600880842

5.  Price, Gilbert J. and Hocknull, S.A., 2005. A small adult Palorchestes (Marsupialia, Palorchestidae) from the Pleistocene of the Darling Downs, southeastQueensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 51: 202.

4.  Price, Gilbert J. and Sobbe, I.H., 2005. Pleistocene Palaeoecology and environmental change on the Darling Downs, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 51: 171-201.

3.  Price, Gilbert J.,Tyler, M.J. and Cooke, B.N., 2005. Pleistocene frogs from the Darling Downs, southeasternQueensland,Australia, and their palaeoenvironmental significance. Alcheringa. 29: 171-182.

2.  Price, Gilbert J. 2005 (2004). Fossil bandicoots (Marsupialia, Peramelidae) and environmental change during the Pleistocene on the Darling Downs, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 4: 347-356. doi:10.1017/S1477201904001476

1.  Price, Gilbert J., 2002. Perameles sobbei, sp. nov. (Marsupialia, Peramelidae), a Pleistocene bandicoot from the Darling Downs, south-easternQueensland. Memoirs of theQueenslandMuseum. 48: 193-197.