Recent publications by Erich Fitzgerald

Benson RBJ, Fitzgerald EMG, Rich TH, Vickers-Rich P. Large fresh water plesiosaurian from the Cretaceous (Aptian) of Australia. Alcheringa, in press.

Fitzgerald EMG, Velez-Juarbe J, Wells RT. 2013. Miocene sea cow (Sirenia) from Papua New Guinea sheds light on sirenian evolution in the Indo-Pacific. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, in press.

Godfrey SJ, Geisler JH, Fitzgerald EMG. 2013. On the olfactory anatomy in an archaic whale (Protocetidae, Cetacea) and the minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Balaenopteridae, Cetacea). The Anatomical Record 296:257–272.

Hocking DP, Evans AR, Fitzgerald EMG. 2013. Leopard seals use suction and filter feeding when hunting small prey underwater. Polar Biology 36:211–222.

Park T, Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. A review of Australian fossil penguins (Aves: Sphenisciformes). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 69:309–325.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. The last of the flying giants. Australasian Science 33: 18–21.

Park T, Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. Late Miocene–early Pliocene Mihirung bird (Aves: Dromornithidae) from Victoria, Australia. Alcheringa 36:419–422.

Long JA, Rich TH, Holloway DJ, Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. Victoria. In Australia’s Fossil Heritage: A Catalogue of Important Australian Fossil Sites (A. Cook, J. Magee, K. Roberts, K. Douglas, K. O’Callaghan, R. Sanderson, eds.). Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing, pp. 89–109.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. Possible neobalaenid from the Miocene of Australia implies a long evolutionary history for the pygmy right whale Caperea marginata (Cetacea: Mysticeti). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32:976–980.

Fitzgerald EMG, Park T, Worthy TH. 2012. First giant bony-toothed bird (Pelagornithidae) from Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32:971–974.

Fitzgerald EMG, Carrano MT, Holland T, Wagstaff BE, Pickering D, Rich TH, Vickers-Rich P. 2012. First ceratosaurian dinosaur from Australia. Naturwissenschaften 99:397–405.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. The whale from deep time. In Fossil Hunters 3 (S. Mikkelsen, ed.). Adelaide: South Australian Museum, pp. 15–21.

Evans AR, Jones D, Boyer AG, Brown JH, Costa DP, Dayan T, Ernest SKM, Fitzgerald EMG, Fortelius M, Gittleman JL, Hamilton MJ, Harding LE, Lintulaakso K, Lyons SK, Okie JG, Saarinen JJ, Sibly RM, Smith FA, Stephens PR, Theodor J, Uhen MD. 2012. The maximum rate of mammal evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:4187–4190. [Cover article]

Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. Archaeocete-like jaws in a baleen whale. Biology Letters 8:94–96.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2012. Lost Serengeti of the sea: the marine megafauna of Beaumaris. Australian Age of Dinosaurs Journal 9:70–78.

Nguyen JMT, Molak M, Black KH, Fitzgerald EMG, Travouillon KJ, Ho SYW. 2011. Vertebrate palaeontology of Australasia into the 21st century. Biology Letters 7:804–806.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2011. The whale’s beginnings. In Killers in Eden: The Story of a Rare Partnership Between Men and Killer Whales (D. Clode). Melbourne: Museum Victoria, pp. 32.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2011. Evolution of dolphins and killer whales. In Killers in Eden: The Story of a Rare Partnership Between Men and Killer Whales (D. Clode). Melbourne: Museum Victoria, pp. 39. 

Fitzgerald EMG. 2011. A fossil sperm whale (Cetacea, Physeteroidea) from the Pleistocene of Nauru, equatorial southwest Pacific. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31:929–931.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2010. It’s about more than just whales. In Whaling (J. Healey, ed.). Thirroul: Spinney Press, pp. 38–39.

Fitzgerald EMG. 2010. The morphology and systematics of Mammalodon colliveri (Cetacea: Mysticeti), a toothed mysticete from the Oligocene of Australia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158:367–476.

Jacobs LL, Fiorillo AR, Nishida Y, Fitzgerald EMG. 2009. Mid-Cenozoic marine mammals from Alaska; pp. 171–184 in Albright LB III (ed.), Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 65.

Rich TH, Vickers-Rich P, Flannery TF, Pickering D, Kool L, Tait A, Fitzgerald EMG. 2009. A fourth Australian Mesozoic mammal locality; pp. 677–681 in Albright LB III (ed.), Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 65.

Rich TH, Vickers-Rich P, Flannery TF, Kear BP, Cantrill D, Komarower P, Kool L, Pickering D, Trusler P, Morton S, van Klaveren N, Fitzgerald EMG. 2009. An Australian multituberculate and its palaeobiogeographic implications. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 54: 1–6.

Last updated 28 February 2013