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- Archer, Michael; Godthelp, Henk; Hand, Suzanne J.; Megirian, Dirk
- The Australian zoologist 1989 v.25 no.2 pp. 29-66
- Chiroptera; Metatheria; ancestry; fauna; fossils; rain forests; rodents; Europe; Queensland
- ... Aspects of the results of studies of the fossil-rich Cainozoic deposits of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland, are reviewed. A summary of five selected Riversleigh faunas representing the primary periods of the region's Cainozoic history is provided. Faunal and environmental changes over the last 25 000 000 years in the Riversleigh region are identified and changes in Australia's rain forest mam ...