Dasyuromorphia — Literature

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  • 2008. "Carnivorous marsupials" (On-line). Parks and Wildlife Service: Tasmania. Accessed March 04, 2009 at http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=4803.
  • Aitkin, L. 1998. Hearing - the Brain and Auditory Communication in Marsupials. Berlin: Springer.
  • Aplin, K., M. Archer. 1987. Recent advances in marsupial systematics with a new syncretic classification. Pp. xv-lxxii in M Archer, ed. Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evolution, Vol. I. Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty and Sons PTY Limited.
  • Archer, M. 1982. Carnivorous Marsupials. Chipping Norton, Australia: Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty. Limited.
  • Archer, M., T. Flannery, S. Hand, J. Long. 2002. Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea: One Hundred Million Years of Evolution. Sydney: UNSW Press.
  • Armati, P., C. Dickman, I. Hume. 2006. Marsupials. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Collins, L. 1973. Monotremes and Marcupials. Washington DC, USA: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Feldhamer, G., L. Drickamer, S. Vessey, J. Merritt. 1999. Mammalogy. Adaptation, Diversity, and Ecology. Boston: WCB McGraw-Hill.
  • Firestone, K., B. Houlden, W. Sherwin, E. Geffen. 2000. Variability and differentiation of microsatellites in the genus Dasyurus and conservation implications for the large Australian carnivorous marsupials. Conservation Genetics, 1: 115-133.
  • Flannery, T. 1995. Mammals of New Guinea. Sydney: Reed Books.
  • Glen, A., M. Cardoso, C. Dickman, K. Firestone. 2009. Who's your daddy? Paternity testing reveals promiscuity and multiple paternity in the carnivorous marsupial Dasyurus maculatus (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 96: 1-7.
  • Haythornthwaite, A., C. Dickman. 2006. Distribution, abundance, and individual strategies: a multi-scale analysis of dasyurid marsupials in arid central Australia. Ecography, 29: 285-300.
  • Hume, I. 1999. Marsupial Nutrition. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • IUCN, 2008. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2008.2" (On-line). Accessed March 10, 2009 at http://iucnredlist.org/.
  • Jones, M., A. Cockburn, R. Hamede, C. Hawkins, H. Hesterman, S. Lachish, D. Mann, H. McCallum, D. Pemberton. 2008. Life-history change in disease-ravaged Tasmanian devil populations. PNAS, 105: 10023-100127.
  • Jones, M., C. Dickman, M. Archer. 2003. Predators with Pouches: The Biology of Carnivorous Marsupials. Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Kennedy, M. 1992. Australian Marsupials and Monotremes: An Action Plan for their Conservation. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.
  • Lee, A., A. Cockburn. 1985. Evolutionary Ecology of Maruspials. Great Britain: Cambridge University Press.
  • McAllan, B. 2006. Dasyurid marsupials as models for the physiology of ageing in humans. Australian Journal of Zoology, 54: 159-172.
  • Naylor, R., S. Richardson, B. McAllan. 2008. Boom and bust: a review of the physiology of the marsupial genus Antechinus. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 178(5): 545-562.
  • Nowak, R. 1999. Walker's Mammals of the World - Sixth Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: The John Hopkins University Press. Accessed March 10, 2009 at http://books.google.com/books?id=T37sFCl43E8C&pg=PA41&lpg=PA41&dq=didactylous+%2Bdasyuromorphia&source=bl&ots=rkxh_-VTNW&sig=6_BhPT7PKq7WTTzz6zJDFB0iHJs&hl=en&ei=c7O3SYmPJ53uNK76oOkK&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result#PPP1,M1.
  • Soderquist, T. 1995. Ontogeny of Sexual Dimorphism in Size among Polytocous Mammals: Tests of Two Carnivorous Marsupials. Journal of Mammalogy, 76(2): 376-390. Accessed April 10, 2009 at http://www.jstor.org/stable/1382349.
  • Stonehouse, B., D. Gilmore. 1977. The Biology of Marsupials. Baltimore, Maryland: University Park Press.
  • Strahan, R. 1995. The Mammals of Australia. Sydney: Reed Books.
  • Szalay, F. 1994. Evolutionary History of the Marsupials and an Analysis of Osteological Characters. Cambridge, UK: Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge.
  • Taggart, D., W. Foster. 2008. Gender and parental influences on the growth of a sexually dimorphic carnivorous marsupial. Jouranl of Zoology, 275: 221-228.
  • Taylor, J. 1984. The Oxford Guide to Mammals of Australia. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Thomas, O. 1888. Catalogue of the Marsupialia and Monotremata. London, England: Taylor and Francis.
  • Tyndale-Biscoe, H. 1973. Life of Marsupials. New York, New York: American Elsevier Publishing Company, Incoporated.
  • Tyndale-Biscoe, H. 1987. Reproductive Physiology of Marsupials. Great Britain: Cambridge University Press.
  • Vaughan, T., J. Ryan, N. Czaplewski. 2000. Mammalogy. Fourth Edition. Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing.
  • Wilson, D., D. Reeder. 1993. Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 2nd edition. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Wilson, D., D. Reeder. 2005. Mammal Species of the World. New York: JHU Press.
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1993. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. xviii + 1207
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. 2142


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