Key Info

  • Position Title
    Principal Research Scientist
  • Section
    Mammalogy Collection
    Branch
    Research
    Division
    Australian Museum Research Institute

Email Dr Mark Eldridge

Research interests

  • Molecular ecology of Australasian terrestrial vertebrates (including dispersal, population structure, gene flow, effects of habitat fragmentation, mate choice, phylogeography).
  • Conservation biology of Australasian terrestrial vertebrates (including effects of isolation and population reductions, inbreeding, population fitness, adaptation to island environments, neutral and adaptive genetic diversity, population management).
  • Chromosome structure and evolution, genome organization.
  • Speciation patterns and mechanisms; inter-species hybridization and hybrid zones.

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Mammal Society (AMS)
  • Australasian Wildlife Management Society (AWMS)
  • Birdlife Australia (BA)
  • Genetics Society of AustralAsia (GSA)
  • Royal Zoological Society of NSW (RZS)
  • Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Macquarie University, Australia (1992). Chromosomal rearrangements and speciation in rock-wallabies, Petrogale.
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours Class I) Macquarie University, Australia (1986).

Appointments

Editorial Boards

  • Australian Mammalogy
  • Records of the Australian Museum

External Committees

  • NSW Scientific Committee (2012-2017)

Awards

  • Australian Museum Research Institute Medal, 2015.
  • ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship, 1999-2004.
  • ARC Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1991-1993.
  • The Bolliger Award of the Australian Mammal Society, 1990.
  • The Robert Menzies College Award, 1990.
  • Australian Postgraduate Research Award, 1990-1991.
  • Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award, 1987-1989.
  • The Robert Menzies College Academic Award, 1986.

Publications

Books

2019

2017

2010

  • Coulson, G. and Eldridge, M.D.B. (eds). 2010. Macropods: the biology of kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne. Further details.

Book Chapters

2015

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Coulson, G.M. 2015. Family Macropodidae (kangaroos and wallabies). Pp. 630-735 in Handbook of the mammals of the world. Volume 5. Monotremes and marsupials. D.E. Wilson, R.A. Mittermeier (eds). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain. (invited review) Winner of the Whitley Medal, 2016.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Frankham, G.J. 2015. Family Potoroidae (bettongs and potoroos). Pp. 600-628 in Handbook of the mammals of the world. Volume 5. Monotremes and marsupials. D.E. Wilson, R.A. Mittermeier (eds). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain. (invited review) Winner of the Whitley Medal, 2016.
  • Eldridge M.D.B. and Herbert, C.A. 2015. Terrestrial mammal diversity, conservation and management in Australia. Pp. 298-319 in Austral Ark: The state of wildlife in Australia and New Zealand. A Stow, N. Maclean, GI Holwell (eds). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. (invited review) Abstract.

2014

  • Burbidge, A.A., Eldridge M.D.B., Groves, C., Harrison, P.L., Jackson, S.M., Reardon, T.B., Westerman, M. and Woinarski, J.C.W. 2014. A list of native Australian mammal species and subspecies. Pp. 15-32 in The Action Plan for Australian Mammals 2012.Woinarski, J.C.Z., Burbidge, A.A. and Harrison, P.L. (eds). CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

2010

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2010. Population and conservation genetics of marsupials. Pp. 461-497 in Marsupial genetics and genomics. J.E. Deakin, P.D. Waters and J.A.M. Graves (eds). Springer: Dordrecht. (invited review) Abstract
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Piggott, M.P. and Hazlitt, S.L., 2010. Population genetic studies of the Macropodoidea: a review. Pp. 35-51 in Macropods: the biology of kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos. G.M. Coulson and M.D.B. Eldridge (eds). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne. Abstract
  • Hazlitt, S.L., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Goldizen, A.W., 2010. Strong matrilineal structuring in the brush-tailed rock-wallaby confirmed by spatial patterns of mitochondrial DNA. Pp. 87-95 in Macropods: the biology of kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos. G.M. Coulson and M.D.B. Eldridge (eds). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne. Abstract
  • Miller, E.J., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Herbert, C.A., 2010. Dominance and paternity in the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Pp. 77-86 in Macropods: the biology of kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos. G. M. Coulson and M.D.B. Eldridge (eds). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne. Abstract

2006

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Metcalfe, C.J. 2006. Marsupialia. Pp. 9-62 in Atlas of Mammalian Chromosomes. S.J. O'Brien, J.C. Menninger and W.G. Nash (eds). John Wiley and Sons, New York. (invited review)

Articles

2020

  • Cooper, S.J.B., Ottewell, K., MacDonald, A.J., Adams, M., Byrne, M., Carthew, S.M., Eldridge, M.D.B., Li, Y., Pope, L.C., Saint, K.M. and Westerman, M. 2020 (2018). Phylogeography of southern brown and golden bandicoots: implications for the taxonomy and distribution of endangered subspecies and species. Australian Journal of Zoology 66: 379-393. https://www.publish.csiro.au/zo/ZO19052
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Potter, S. 2020 (2019). Taxonomy of rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). V. A description of two new subspecies of the black-footed rock-wallaby (Petrogale lateralis). Australian Journal of Zoology 67: 19-26. https://www.publish.csiro.au/ZO/ZO19063
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Deakin, J.E., MacDonald, A.J., Byrne, M., Fitzgerald, A., Johnson, R.N., Moritz, C., Palmer, S. and Young, A. 2020. The Oz Mammals Genomics (OMG) initiative: developing genomic resources for mammal conservation at a continental scale. Australian Zoologist 40: 505-509. https://publications.rzsnsw.org.au/doi/abs/10.7882/AZ.2020.003
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Ingleby, S., King, A.G., Mahony, S.V., Parnaby, H.E, Beatson, C.A., Divljan, A., Frankham, G.J., Hay, A.C., Major, R.E., Reader, S.E., Sadlier, R.A. and Tsang, L. 2020. Australian Museum surveys of the vertebrate fauna of Coolah Tops National Park, NSW. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum, Online 30: 1-26. https://journals.australianmuseum.net.au/eldridge-2020-tech-rep-aust-mus-online-30-126/
  • Ewart, K.M., Johnson, R.N., Ogden, R. Joseph, L., Ho, S.Y.W., Frankham G.J., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Lo, N. 2020. Genome-wide SNP analyses identifies novel conservation units in an iconic Australian bird species, the red-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii). Heredity https://www.nature.com/articles/s41437-020-0315-y
  • Frankham G.J., Neaves L.E. and Eldridge, M.D.B. Genetic relationships of long-nosed potoroos, Potorous tridactylus (Kerr 1792) from the Bass Strait Islands, with notes on the subspecies Potorous tridactylus benormi Courtney 1963. Records of the Australian Museum, in press.
  • Hope, B., Soderquist, T. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2020. Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus Shaw, 1800): a review of recent sightings on mainland Australia. Australian Mammalogy 42: 144-151. https://www.publish.csiro.au/am/am18024
  • Major, R.E., Ewart, K.M., Portelli, D., King, A., Tsang, L. R., O’Dwyer, T., Carlile, N., Haselden, C., Hank Bower, H., Alquezar-Planas, D.E., Johnson, R.N. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2020. Islands within islands: genetic structuring at small spatial scales has implications for long-term persistence of a threatened species. Animal Conservation https://doi.org/10.1111/acv.12603
  • Potter, S, Neaves, L.E., Lethbridge, M. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2020. Understanding historical demographic processes to inform contemporary conservation of an arid zone specialist, the yellow-footed rock-wallaby. Genes 11: 154. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4425/11/2/154
  • Vernes, K, Ingleby, I. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2020. An overlooked, early record of the desert rat-kangaroo (Caloprymnus campestris) from Lake Killalpaninna, South Australia. Australian Mammalogy 42: 223-225. https://www.publish.csiro.au/am/AM18043

2019

  • Deakin, J.E., Potter, S., O’Neill, R.J., Ruiz-Herrera, A., Cioffi, M.B., Eldridge, M.D.B., Fukui, K., Graves, J.A.M., Griffin, D., Grutzner, F., Kratochvil, L., Miura, I., Rovastos, M., Srikulnath, K., Wapstra, E. and Ezaz, T. 2019. Chromosomics: bridging the gap between genomes and chromosomes. Genes 10: 627. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31434289/
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Neaves, L.E. and Spencer P.B.S. 2019. Genetic analysis of three remnant populations of the rufous hare-wallaby (Lagorchestes hirsutus) in arid Australia. Australian Mammalogy 41: 123-131. https://www.publish.csiro.au/AM/AM17008
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Beck, R.M.D., Croft, D.A., Travouillon, K.J. and Fox, B.J. 2019. An emerging consensus in the evolution, phylogeny and systematics of marsupials and their fossil relatives (Metatheria). Journal of Mammalogy 100: 802-837. (invited review) https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyz018
  • Jackson, S.M., Fleming, P.J.S., Eldridge, M.D.B., Ingleby, S., Flannery. T., Johnson, R.N., Cooper, S.J.B., Mitchell, K.J., Souilmi, Y., Cooper, A., Wilson, D.E., Helgen, K.M. 2019. The dogma of dingoes - Taxonomic status of the dingo: A reply to Smith et al. Zootaxa 4564: 198-212. https://www.biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4564.1.7
  • Lo, N., Montagu, A., Noack, A., Nahrung, H., Wei, H., Eldridge, M.D.B., Gray, K.-A., Rose, H. A., Cassis, G., Johnson, R.N. and Lawson, S. 2019. Population genetics of the Australian eucalypt pest Thaumastocoris peregrinus: evidence for a recent invasion of Sydney. Journal of Pest Science 92: 201-212. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10340-018-0995-8
  • Pearson, D.J., Neaves, L.E., Paxman, M., Desmond, A., Renwick, J., Halley, M., Willers, N. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2019. Identification of a remnant population of the black-flanked rock-wallaby (Petrogale lateralis lateralis) in Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia and implications for its management. Australian Mammalogy 41: 196-204. https://www.publish.csiro.au/AM/AM18021
  • Sadlier, R.A., Frankham, G.J., Beatson, C.A., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Rowley, J.J.L. 2019. Genetic evidence in support of the recognition of the Kaputar Rock Skink, one of New South Wales’ most range-restricted vertebrate species. Records of the Australian Museum 71: 183-197. https://journals.australianmuseum.net.au/sadlier-2019-rec-aust-mus-715-183197/

2018

  • Duchêne, D.A., Bragg, J.G., Duchêne, S., Neaves, L.E., Potter, S., Moritz, C., Johnson, R.N., Ho, S.Y.W. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2018. Analysis of phylogenomic tree space resolves relationships among marsupial families. Systematic Biology 67: 400-412. https://academic.oup.com/sysbio/article/67/3/400/4175806
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Neaves, L.E., Faris, J. and Soderquist, T. 2018. Genetic affinities of a remnant population of the brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) in Mt Kaputar National Park, northern New South Wales. Australian Mammalogy 40: 112-117. https://www.publish.csiro.au/am/am16051
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Potter, S., Helgen, K.M., Sinaga, M.H., Aplin, K.P., Flannery, T.F. and Johnson, R.N. 2018. Phylogenetic analysis of the tree-kangaroos (Dendrolagus) reveals multiple divergent lineages within New Guinea. Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution 127: 589-599. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.05.030
  • Johnson, R.N., O’Meally, D., Chen, Z., Etherington, G.J., Ho, S.Y.W., Nash, W.J., Grueber, C.E., Cheng, Y., Whittington, C.M., Dennison, S., Peel, E., Haerty, W., O’Neill, R.J., Colgan, D., Russell, T.L., Alquezar-Planas, D.E., Attenbrow, V., Bragg, J.G., Brandies, P.A., Chong, A.Y.-Y., Deakin, J.E., Palma, F.D., Duda, Z., Eldridge, M.D.B., Ewart, K.M., Hogg, C.J., Frankham, G.J., Georges, A., Gillett, A.K., Govendir, M., Greenwood, A.D., Hayakawa, T., Helgen, K.M., Hobbs, M., Holleley, C.E., Heider, T.N., Jones, E.A., King, A., Madden, D., Marshall Graves, J.A., Morris, K.M., Neaves, L.E., Patel, H.R., Polkinghorne, A., Renfree, M.B., Robin, S., Salinas, R., Tsangaras, K., Waters, P.D., Waters, S.A., Wright, B., Wilkins, M.R., Timms, P. and Belov, K. 2018. Adaptation and conservation insights from a koala genome. Nature Genetics 50: 1102-1111. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41588-018-0153-5
  • Neaves, L.N., Danks, M., Lott, M.J., Dennison, S., Frankham, G.J., King, A., Eldridge, M.D.B., Johnson, R.N. and Divljan, A. 2018. Unmasking the complexity of species identification in Australasian flying-foxes. PLoS ONE 13: e0194908. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0194908
  • Piggott, M., Hansen, B., Soderquist, T. Eldridge, M.D.B. and Taylor, A.C. 2018. Population monitoring of small and declining brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) colonies at the extreme of their range using faecal DNA sampling. Australian Mammalogy 40: 58-66. https://www.publish.csiro.au/am/AM16056
  • Ralls, K., Ballou, J.D., Dudash, M.R., Eldridge, M.D.B., Fenster, C.B., Lacy, R.C., Sunnucks, P. and Frankham, R. 2018. Call for a paradigm shift in the genetic management of fragmented populations. Conservation Letters 11: e12412. https://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/conl.12412
  • West, R., Potter, S., Taggart, D. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2018. Looking back to go forward: genetics informs future management of captive and reintroduced populations of the black-footed rock-wallaby Petrogale lateralis. Conservation Genetics 19: 235-247. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10592-017-1030-y

2017

2016

  • Frankham, G.J., Handasyde, K.A. and Eldridge M.D.B. 2016. Evolutionary and contemporary responses to habitat fragmentation detected in a mesic zone marsupial, the long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus) in southeastern Australia. Journal of Biogeography 43: 653-665. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jbi.12659
  • Neaves, L.E., Frankham, G.J., Dennison, S., FitzGibbon, S., Flannagan, C., Gillett, A., Hynes, E., Handasyde, K.A., Helgen, K.M., Tsangaras, K., Greenwood, A.D., Eldridge, M.D.B., and Johnson, R.N. 2016. Phylogeography of the koala, (Phascolarctos cinereus), and harmonising data to inform conservation. PLoS ONE 11: e0162207. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0162207
  • Vermeulen, E.T., Lott, M.J., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Power M.L. 2016. Evaluation of next generation sequencing for the analysis of Eimeria communities in wildlife. Journal of Microbiological Methods 124: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2016.02.018
  • Vermeulen, E.T., Lott, M.J., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Power M.L. 2016. Parasites on the hop: captive breeding maintains biodiversity of Eimeria communities in an endangered marsupial. Biological Conservation 200: 17-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.05.019
  • Vermeulen, E.T., Power M.L., Nipperess, D., Beveridge, I. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2016. Biodiversity of parasite assemblages in the genus Petrogale and its relation to the phylogeny and biogeography of their hosts. Australian Journal of Zoology 64: 61-80. https://www.publish.csiro.au/zo/ZO16023

2015

  • Miller, E.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Morris, K.D., Thomas, N. and Herbert, C.A. 2015. Captive management and the maintenance of genetic diversity in a vulnerable marsupial, the greater bilby. Australian Mammalogy 37: 170–181. Abstract.
  • Potter, S., Moritz, C. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2015. Gene flow despite complex Robertsonian fusions amongst rock-wallaby (Petrogale) species. Biology Letters 11: 20150731. Abstract.
  • Vermeulen, E.T., Ashworth, D.L., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Power M.L. 2015. Diversity of Cryptosporidium in brush-tailed rock-wallabies (Petrogale penicillata) managed within a species recovery programme. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 4: 190-196. Abstract.
  • Vermeulen, E.T., Ashworth, D.L., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Power M.L. 2015. Investigation into potential transmission sources of Giardia duodenalis in a threatened marsupial (Petrogale penicillata). Infection, Genetics and Evolution 33: 277-280. Abstract.

2014

  • Ashcroft, M.B., Cavanagh, M., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Gollan, J.R. 2014. Testing the ability of topoclimatic grids of extreme temperatures to explain the distribution of the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata). Journal of Biogeography. Abstract
  • Cardoso, M.J., Mooney, N., Eldridge, M.D.B., Firestone, K.B. and Sherwin, W.B. 2014. Genetic monitoring reveals significant population structure in eastern quolls – implications for the conservation of a threatened carnivorous marsupial. Australian Mammalogy 36: 169-177. Abstract.
  • Eldridge M.D.B., Meek, P.D. and Johnson R.N. 2014. Taxonomic uncertainty and the loss of biodiversity on Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. Conservation Biology 28: 572-579. Abstract
  • Eldridge M.D.B., Potter, S., Johnson C.N. and Ritchie, E.G. 2014. Differing impact of a major biogeographic barrier on genetic structure in two large kangaroos from the monsoon tropics of Northern Australia. Ecology and Evolution 4: 554-567. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.954
  • Frankham, G.J., Handasyde, K.A., Norton, M., Murray, A. and Eldridge M.D.B. 2014. Molecular detection of intra-population structure in a threatened potoroid, Potorous tridactylus: conservation management and sampling implications. Conservation Genetics 15: 547-560. Abstract.
  • Frankham, R., Ballou, J.D., Dudash, M.R., Eldridge, M.D.B., Fenster, C.B., Lacy, R.C., Mendelson III, J.R., Porton, I.J., Ralls, K. and Ryder, O.A. 2014. Species concepts for conservation - Reply to Russello and Amato. Biological Conservation 170: 334-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.12.039
  • Hazlitt, S.L., Goldizen, A.W., Nicholls, J.A. and Eldridge M.D.B. 2014. Three divergent lineages within an Australian marsupial (Petrogale penicillata) suggest multiple major refugia for mesic taxa in southeast Australia. Ecology and Evolution 4: 1102-1116. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1009
  • Potter, S., Rosauer, D., Doody, S., Webb, M.J. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2014. Persistence of a potentially rare mammalian genus (Wyulda) provides evidence for areas of evolutionary refugia within the Kimberley, Australia. Conservation Genetics 15: 1085-1094. Abstract.
  • Potter, S., Close, R.L., Taggart, D.A., Cooper, S.J.B., and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2014. Taxonomy of rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). IV. Multifaceted study of the brachyotis group identifies additional taxa. Australian Journal of Zoology 62: 401-414. Abstract.

2013

  • Mason, R.A.B., Price, C., Boles, W.E, Gray, K.-A., Rickard, E., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Johnson, R.N. 2013. Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite loci in the bush stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius), a declining Australian bird. Australian Journal of Zoology 61: 421-423. Abstract
  • Neaves, L.E., Zenger K.R., Prince, R.I.T. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2013. Paternally inherited genetic markers reveal new insights into genetic structuring within Macropus fuliginosus and hybridisation with sympatric Macropus giganteus. Australian Journal of Zoology 61: 58-68. Abstract

2012

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Potter, S. and Cooper, S.J.B. 2012. Biogeographic barriers in north-western Australia: an overview and standardisation of nomenclature. Australian Journal of Zoology 59: 270-272. https://www.publish.csiro.au/zo/ZO12012
  • Pearse, A.-M., Swift, K., Hodson, P., Hua, B., McCallum, H., Pyecroft, S., Taylor, R., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Belov, K. 2012. Evolution in a transmissible cancer: a study of the chromosomal changes in devil facial tumour (DFT) as it spreads through the wild Tasmanian devil population. Cancer Genetics 205: 101-112. Abstract
  • Frankham, G.J., Handasyde, K.A. and Eldridge M.D.B. 2012. Novel insights into the phylogenetic relationships of the endangered marsupial genus Potorous. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64: 592-602. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.05.013
  • Frankham, G.J., Reed, R. L., Eldridge M.D.B. and Handasyde, K.A. 2012. The genetic mating system of the long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus) with notes on male strategies for securing paternity. Australian Journal of Zoology 60: 225-234. Abstract
  • Frankham, R, Ballou, J.D., Dudash, M.R., Eldridge, M.D.B., Fenster, C.B., Lacy, R.C., Mendelson III, J.R., Porton, I.J., Ralls, K. and Ryder, O.A. 2012. Implications of different species concepts for conserving biodiversity. Biological Conservation 153: 25-31. Abstract
  • Lott, M.J., Eldridge M.D.B., Hose G.C. and Power M.L. 2012. Nematode community structure in an Australian marsupial: implications of captive breeding and the translocation of wildlife. Experimental Parasitology 132: 185-192. Abstract
  • Lillie, M., Woodward, R.E., Sanderson, C.E., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Belov, K. 2012. Diversity at the Major Histocompatibility Complex class II in the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus. Journal of Heredity 103: 467-478. Abstract
  • Neaves, L.E., Zenger K.R., Prince, R.I.T. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2012. Impact of Pleistocene aridity oscillations on the population history of a widespread, vagile Australian mammal, Macropus fuliginosus. Journal of Biogeography 39: 1545-1563. Abstract
  • Potter, S., Eldridge, M.D.B., Taggart, D.A. and Cooper, S.J.B. 2012. Multiple biogeographic barriers identified across the monsoon tropics of northern Australia: phylogeographic analysis of the brachyotis group of rock-wallabies. Molecular Ecology 21: 2254-2269. Abstract
  • Potter, S., Eldridge, M.D.B., Cooper, S.J.B., Paplinska, J.Z. and Taggart, D.A. 2012. Habitat connectivity, more than species' biology, influences genetic differentiation in a habitat specialist, the short-eared rock-wallaby (Petrogale brachyotis). Conservation Genetics 13: 937-952. Abstract
  • Potter, S., Cooper, S.J.B., Metcalfe, C.J., Taggart, D.A. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2012. Phylogenetic relationships within Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) and their biogeographic history within Australia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 640-652. Abstract

2011

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Heckenberg, K., Neaves, L.E. Metcalfe, C.J., Hamilton, S., Johnson, P.M. and Close R.L. 2011. Genetic differentiation and introgression amongst Thylogale (pademelons) in eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 59: 103-117. Abstract
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2011. The changing nature of rock-wallaby (Petrogale) research 1980–2010. Australian Mammalogy 33: i-iv.
  • Frankham, R., Ballou, J.D., Eldridge, M.D.B., Lacy, R.C., Ralls, K., Dudash, M.R. and Fenster, C.B. 2011. Predicting the probability of outbreeding depression. Conservation Biology 25: 465-475. Abstract
  • Jones Lennon, M., Taggart, D.A., Temple-Smith, P.D. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2011. The impact of isolation and bottlenecks on genetic diversity in the Pearson Island population of the black-footed rock-wallaby, Petrogale lateralis pearsoni (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). Australian Mammalogy 33: 152-161. Abstract
  • Mason, R.A., Browning, T.L. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2011. Reduced MHC class II diversity in island compared to mainland populations of the black-footed rock-wallaby (Petrogale lateralis lateralis). Conservation Genetics 12: 91-103. Abstract
  • Miller, E.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Morris, K.D., Zenger, K.R., and Herbert, C.A., 2011. Genetic consequences of isolation: island tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) populations and the conservation of threatened species. Conservation Genetics 12:1619-1631. Abstract
  • Paplinska, J.Z., Taggart, D.A., Corrigan, T., Eldridge, M.D.B., and Austin, J.J. 2011. Using DNA from museum specimens to preserve the integrity of evolutionarily significant unit boundaries in threatened species. Biological Conservation 144: 290-297. Abstract
  • Weeks, A.R., Sgro, C.M., Young, A.G., Frankham, R., Mitchell, N.J., Miller, K.A., Byrne, M., Coates, D.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Sunnucks, P., Breed, M.F., James, E.A. and Hoffmann A.A. 2011. Assessing the benefits and risks of translocations in changing environments: a genetic perspective. Evolutionary Applications 4: 709-725. Abstract

2010

  • Kirsch, J.A.W., Gauthier, O., Campeau-Peloquin, A., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Lapointe, F.-J., 2010. Phylogeny of the rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). II. Detection of hybridisation among macropodines. Australian Mammalogy 32: 67-75. Abstract
  • Miller, E.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Cooper, D.W. and Herbert, C.A., 2010. Dominance, body size and internal relatedness influence male reproductive success in eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus). Reproduction, Fertility and Development 22: 539-549. Abstract
  • Miller, E.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Thomas, N., Marlow, N. and Herbert, C.A., 2010. The genetic mating system, male reproductive success and lack of selection on male traits in the greater bilby. Australian Journal of Zoology 58: 113-120. Abstract
  • Neaves, L.E., Zenger K.R., Cooper, D.W. and Eldridge, M.D.B., 2010. Molecular detection of natural hybridisation between sympatric kangaroo species in south-eastern Australia. Heredity 104: 502-512. Abstract
  • Telfer, W.R. and Eldridge, M.D.B., 2010. High levels of mitochondrial DNA divergence within short-eared rock-wallaby (Petrogale brachyotis) populations in northern Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 58: 104-112. Abstract

2009

  • Cardoso, M.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Oakwood, M., Rankmore, B., Sherwin, W.B. and Firestone, K.B. 2009. Effects of founder events on the genetic variation of translocated island populations: implications for conservation management of the northern quoll. Conservation Genetics 10: 1719-1733. Abstract
  • Cheng, Y., Wakefield, M., Siddle, H.V., Coggill, P., Herbert, C.A, Beck, S., Belov, K. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2009. Isolation and characterization of 10 MHC Class I-associated microsatellite loci in tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 346-349. Abstract
  • Cheng, Y., Siddle, H.V., Coggill, P., Beck, S., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Belov, K. 2009. High levels of genetic variation at MHC class II DBB loci in the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Immunogenetics 61: 111-118. Abstract
  • Neaves, L.E., Zenger K.R., Prince, R.I.T., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Cooper, D.W., 2009. Landscape discontinuities influence gene flow and genetic structure in a large, vagile Australian mammal, Macropus fuliginous. Molecular Ecology 18: 3363-3378. Abstract
  • Paplinska, J.Z., Eldridge, M.D.B., Cooper, D.W., Temple-Smith, P.D.M., Renfree, M.B., 2009. Use of genetic methods to establish male biased dispersal in a cryptic mammal, the swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor). Australian Journal of Zoology 57: 65-72. Abstract

2008

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Johnson, P.M., Hensler, P., Holden, J.K, and Close, R.L 2008. Distribution of three parapatric cryptic species of rock-wallaby (Petrogale) in north-east Queensland: P. assimilis, P. mareeba and P. sharmani. Australian Mammalogy 30: 37-42. Abstract

2007

  • Bulazel, K.V., Ferreri, G.C., Eldridge, M.D.B. and O’Neill, R.J. 2007. Species-specific shifts in centromere sequence composition are coincident with break point reuse in karyotypically divergent lineages. Genome Biology 8: R170. Abstract
  • Burns, E.L., Eldridge, M.D.B., Crayn, D.M. and Houlden, B.A. 2007. Low phylogeographic structure in a wide spread endangered Australian frog Litoria aurea (Anura: Hylidae). Conservation Genetics 8: 17-32. Abstract
  • Eymann, J., Neaves, L., Eldridge, M.D.B., Cooper, D.W. and Herbert, C.A. 2007. Surprise in the pouch – a case of adoption in the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). Australian Mammalogy 29: 63-68. Abstract
  • Metcalfe, C.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., and Johnston, P.G. 2007. Mapping the distribution of the telomeric sequence (T2AG3)n in the Macropodoidae (Marsupialia) by fluorescence in situ hybridization. II. The ancestral 2n=22 macropodid karyotype. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 116: 212-217. Abstract
  • Metcalfe, C.J., Bulazel, K.V., Ferreri, G.C., Schroeder-Reiter, E., Wanner, G., Rens, W., Obergfell, C., Eldridge, M.D.B. and O'Neill, R.J. 2007. Genomic instability targets centromeres in interspecific marsupial hybrids. Genetics 177: 2507-2517. Abstract
  • Siddle, H.V., Kreiss, A., Eldridge, M.D.B., Noonan, E., Clarke, C.J., Pyecroft, S., Woods, G.M. and Belov, K. 2007. Transmission of a fatal clonal tumor by biting occurs due to depleted MHC diversity in a threatened carnivorous marsupial. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 104: 16221-16226. Abstract

2006

  • Bulazel, K., Metcalfe, C.J., Ferreri, G.C., Yu, J., Eldridge, M.D.B. and O’Neill, R.J. 2006. Cytogenetic and molecular evaluation of centromere-associated DNA sequences from a marsupial (Macropodidae: Macropus rufogriseus) X chromosome. Genetics 172: 1129-1137. Abstract
  • Hazlitt, S.L., Sigg, D.P., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Goldizen, A.W. 2006. Restricted mating dispersal and strong breeding group structure in a mid-sized marsupial mammal (Petrogale penicillata). Molecular Ecology 15: 2997-3007. Abstract
  • Hazlitt, S.L., Goldizen, A.W. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2006. Significant patterns of population genetic structure and limited gene flow in a threatened macropodid marsupial despite continuous habitat in southeast Queensland, Australia. Conservation Genetics 7: 675-689. Abstract

2005

  • Johnson, P.M., Lloyd, S., Vallance, T. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2005. First record of quadruplets in the musky rat-kangaroo, Hypsiprymnodon moschatus. Australian Mammalogy 27: 95-97.
  • Zenger, K.R., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Johnston, P.G. 2005. Phylogenetics, population structure and genetic diversity of the endangered southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus) in south-eastern Australia. Conservation Genetics 6: 193-204.
  • Ferreri, G.C., Liscinsky, D.M., Mack, J.A., Eldridge, M.D.B. and O’Neill, R.J. 2005. Retention of latent centromeres in the mammalian genome. Journal of Heredity 96: 217-224.

2004

  • Browning, T.L., Belov, K., Miller, R.D. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2004. Molecular cloning and characterisation of a polymorphic MHC class II DBB, from the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Immunogenetics 55: 791-795.
  • Burns, E.L., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Houlden, B.A. 2004. Microsatellite variation and population structure in a declining Australian Hylid Litoria aurea. Molecular Ecology 13: 1745-1757.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Kinnear, J.E., Zenger, K.R., McKenzie, L.M. and Spencer, P.B.S. 2004 Genetic diversity in remnant mainland and ‘pristine’ island populations of three endemic Australian macropodids (Marsupialia): Macropus eugenii, Lagorchestes hirsutus and Petrogale lateralis. Conservation Genetics 5: 325-338.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Rummery, C., Bray, C., Zenger, K.R., Browning, T.L. and Close, R.L. 2004. Genetic analysis of a population crash in brush-tailed rock-wallabies (Petrogale penicillata) from Jenolan Caves, south-eastern Australia. Wildlife Research 31: 229-240.
  • Hazlitt, S.L., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Goldizen, A.W. 2004. Strong female philopatry within a brush-tailed rock-wallaby colony in southeast Queensland determined by fine-scale spatial genetic correlation analyses. Molecular Ecology 13: 3621-3632.
  • Metcalfe, C.J., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Johnston, P.G. 2004. Mapping the distribution of the telomeric sequence (T2AG3)n in the 2n=14 presumed ancestral marsupial complement and in the macropodines (Marsupialia: Macropodidae), by fluorescence in situ hybridisation. Chromosome Research 12: 405-414.
  • O’Neill, R.J., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Metcalfe, C.J. 2004. Centromere dynamics and chromosome evolution in marsupials. Journal of Heredity 95: 375-381. (invited review)

2003

  • Bowyer, J.C., Newell, G.R., Metcalfe, C.J. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2003. Tree-kangaroos (Dendrolagus) in Australia: are D. lumholtzi and D. bennettianus sister taxa? Australian Zoologist 32: 207-213.
  • Zenger, K.R., Eldridge, M.D.B., and Cooper, D.W. 2003. Intraspecific variation, sex-biased dispersal and phylogeography of the eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus). Heredity 91: 153-162.
  • Zenger, K.R., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Johnston, P.G. 2003. A rapid PCR-RFLP diagnostic test for distinguishing sympatric bandicoot species (Marsupialia: Peramelidae) in south-eastern Australia. Conservation Genetics 4: 655-657.
  • Zenger, K.R., Eldridge, M.D.B., Pope, L.C. and Cooper, D.W. 2003. Characterisation and cross-species utility of microsatellite markers within kangaroos, wallabies and rat kangaroos (Macropodoidea: Marsupialia). Australian Journal of Zoology 51: 587-596.

2002

  • Bowyer, J.C., Newell, G.R. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2002. Genetic effects of habitat contraction on Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) in the Australian Wet Tropics. Conservation Genetics 3: 61-69.
  • Denny, E., Yakovlevich, P., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Dickman, C.R. 2002. Social and genetic analysis of a population of free-living cats (Felis catus L.) exploiting a resource-rich habitat. Wildlife Research 29: 405-413.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Browning, T.L. 2002. Molecular genetic analysis of the naturalized Hawaiian population of the brush-tailed rock-wallaby, Petrogale penicillata (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). Journal of Mammalogy 83: 437-444.
  • Metcalfe, C.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., and Johnston, P.G. 2002. Mapping the distribution of the telomeric sequence (T2AG3) in rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) by fluorescence in situ hybridization. II. The lateralis complex. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 96: 169-175.

2001

  • Browning, T.L., Taggart, D.A., Rummery, C., Close, R.L. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2001. Multifaceted genetic analysis of the “Critically Endangered” brush-tailed rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata in Victoria, Australia: Implications for management. Conservation Genetics 2: 145-156.
  • Campeau-Péloquin, A., Kirsch, J.A.W., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Lapointe, F.-J. 2001. Phylogeny of the rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) based on DNA/DNA hybridisation. Australian Journal of Zoology 49: 463-486.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Browning, T.L. and Close, R.L. 2001. Provenance of a New Zealand brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) population determined by mitochondrial DNA sequence analysis. Molecular Ecology 10: 2561-2567.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Kinnear, J.E. and Onus, M.L. 2001. Source population of dispersing rock-wallabies (Petrogale lateralis) identified by assignment tests on multilocus genotypic data. Molecular Ecology 10: 2867-2876.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Wilson, A.C.C., Metcalfe, C.J., Dollin, A.E., Bell, J.N., Johnson, P.M., Johnston, P.G. and Close, R.L. 2001. Taxonomy of rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). III. Molecular data confirms the species status of the purple-necked rock-wallaby Petrogale purpureicollis Le Souef 1924. Australian Journal of Zoology 49: 323-343.
  • Johnson, P.M., Eldridge, M.D.B., Kiernan, V. and Cupitt, R. 2001. Significant range extension of the purple-necked rock-wallaby Petrogale purpureicollis. Australian Mammalogy 23: 71-73.
  • Loupis, A.K. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2001. Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis of the lateralis/penicillata group. A search for genetic markers between closely related rock-wallaby (Petrogale) species. Australian Journal of Zoology 49: 27-36.
  • O'Neill, R.J.W., Eldridge, M.D.B., and Graves, J.A.M. 2001. Chromosome heterozygosity and de novo chromosome rearrangements in mammalian interspecific hybrids. Mammalian Genome 12: 256-259.
  • Spencer, P.B.S., Rhind, S.G. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2001. Phylogeographic structure within Phascogale, (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae) based on partial cytochrome b sequence. Australian Journal of Zoology 49: 369-377.

1999

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., King, J.M., Loupis, A.K., Spencer, P.B.S., Taylor, A.C., Pope, L.C. and Hall, G.P. 1999. Unprecedented low levels of genetic variation and inbreeding depression in an island population of the black-footed rock-wallaby Conservation Biology 13: 531-541.
  • O'Neill, R.J.W., Eldridge, M.D.B., Toder, R., Ferguson-Smith, M.A., O’Brien, P.C. and Marshall Graves, J.A. 1999. Chromosome evolution in kangaroos (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). I. Cross species chromosome painting between the tammar wallaby and rock wallaby spp. with the 2n=22 ancestral macropodid karyotype. Genome 42: 525-530.

1998

  • Metcalfe, C.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Toder, R. and Johnston, P.G. 1998. Mapping the distribution of the telomeric sequence (T2AG3) in the Macropodoidea (Marsupialia) by fluorescence in situ hybridization. I. The swamp wallaby Wallabia bicolor. Chromosome Research 6: 603-610.

1997

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 1997. Restriction analysis of mitochondrial DNA from the yellow-footed rock-wallaby Petrogale xanthopus. Implications for management. Wildlife Research 24: 289-294.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 1997. Rock wallaby conservation: Essential data and management priorities. Proceedings of the 1994 National Rock-wallaby Symposium workshops. Australian Mammalogy 19: 325-330.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 1997. Taxonomy of rock wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). II. An historical review. Australian Mammalogy 19: 113-122.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1997. Chromosomes and evolution in rock wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). Australian Mammalogy 19: 123-136.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Pearson, D.J. 1997. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). IX. Further G-banding studies of the P. lateralis complex: P. l. pearsoni, the West Kimberley race and a population heterozygous for a centric fusion. Genome 40: 84-90.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Spencer, P.B.S. 1997. Sources and uses of genetic material in the study of Petrogale (rock wallabies) and other mammals. Australian Mammalogy 19: 265-278.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Bell, J.N. and Wong, V. 1997. Confirmation of the continued existence of the brush-tailed rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata in the Warrumbungles, western New South Wales. Australian Mammalogy 20: 111-114.
  • O'Neill, R.J.W., Eldridge, M.D.B., Crozier, R.H. and Marshall Graves, J.A. 1997. Low levels of sequence divergence in rock-wallabies (Petrogale) suggest a lack of positive directional selection in SRY. Molecular Biology and Evolution 14: 350-353.
  • Metcalfe, C.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., McQuade, L.M. and Johnston, P.G. 1997. Mapping the distribution of the telomeric sequence (T2AG3) in rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) by fluorescence in situ hybridization. I. The penicillata complex. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 78: 74-80.
  • Spencer, P.B.S., Adams, M., Marsh, H. Miller, D.J. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 1997. High levels of genetic variability in an isolated colony of rock-wallabies (Petrogale assimilis): Evidence from three classes of genetic markers. Australian Journal of Zoology 45: 199-210.

1996

  • McKenzie, L.M., Johnston, P.G., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Cooper, D.W. 1996. Close linkage between RNR and GPD genes on the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) X chromosome. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 72: 179-199.
  • Rock, J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Champion, A., Johnston, P.G. and Joss. J.M.P. 1996. Karyotype and nuclear DNA content of the Australian lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri (Ceratodidae: Dipnoi). Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 73: 187-189.

1995

  • Lowry, P.S., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Johnston, P.G. 1995. Genetic analysis of a fertile interspecific macropod hybrid (Macropus rufogriseus x M. agilis) and her backcross offspring. Australian Mammalogy 18: 79-82.

1994

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Kinnear, J.E., and Close, R.L. 1994. Identification of rock-wallabies in the Calvert Ranges, Little Sandy Desert, Western Australia as Petrogale lateralis lateralis. Australian Mammalogy 17: 129-131.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Gee, P., Gee, I., and Reardon, T. 1994. Identification of rock-wallabies in the Davenport Ranges of South Australia as Petrogale lateralis MacDonnell Ranges race. Australian Mammalogy 17: 125-128.
  • Close, R.L., Eldridge, M.D.B., Bell J.N. and Reside, J.1994. A genetic study of the brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) in East Gippsland and relevance for management of the species in Victoria. Pacific Conservation Biology 1: 367-371.

1993

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1993. Radiation of chromosome shuffles. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development. 3: 15-22. (invited review)
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Johnston, P.G. 1993. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock-wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). VIII. An investigation of the non-random nature of karyotypic change. Genome 36: 524-234.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Johnson, P.M., Clancy, T.F., Bell, J.N. and Close, R.L. 1993. Identification of a rock-wallaby population from "Lawn Hill", northwest Queensland as Petrogale lateralis purpureicollis: A significant range extension. Australian Mammalogy 16: 59-60.

1992

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Bell, J.N., Pearson, J.D. and Close, R.L. 1992. Identification of rock-wallabies from the Warburton region of W.A. as Petrogale lateralis MacDonnell Ranges race. Australian Mammalogy 15: 115-119.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Johnston, P.G. and Close, R.L. 1992. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock-wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). VI. Determination of the plesiomorphic karyotype for Petrogale. G-banding comparison of Thylogale with P. persephone, P. xanthopus and P. l. lateralis. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 61: 29-33.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Johnston, P.G. and Lowry, P.S. 1992. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock-wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). VII. G-banding analysis of P. brachyotis and P. concinna: Species with dramatically altered karyotypes. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 61: 34-39.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1992. Taxonomy of rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). I. A revision of the eastern Petrogale with a description of three new species. Australian Journal of Zoology 40: 605-625.

1991

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Close, R.L. and Johnston, P.G. 1991. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock-wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). IV. G-banding analysis of the P. lateralis group. Australian Journal of Zoology 39: 621-627.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Johnston, P.G. and Close, R.L. 1991. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock-wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). V. Chromosomal phylogeny of the lateralis/ penicillata group. Australian Journal of Zoology 39: 629-641.

1990

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Close, R.L. and P.G. Johnston. 1990. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). III. G-banding analysis of P. inornata and P. penicillata. Genome 33: 798-802.
  • Leishman, M. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 1990. Life history characteristics of two species of Onychophora from the Blue Mountains, N.S.W. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of N.S.W. 112: 173-185

1989

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Johnston, P.G., Close, R.L. and Lowry, P.S. 1989. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). II. G-banding analysis of P. godmani. Genome 32: 935-940.

1988

  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Dollin, A.E., Johnston, P.G., Close, R.L. and Murray, J.D. 1988. Chromosomal rearrangements in rock wallabies Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). I. The P. assimilis species complex. G-banding and synaptonemal complex analysis. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 48: 228-232.

Book sections

2013

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2013. Accounts for 14 rock-wallaby species, Pp. 107-114 in Field companion to the mammals of Australia. S.M. Van Dyck, I.C. Gynther and A.M. Baker (eds). New Holland, Sydney.

2012

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2012. Proserpine rock-wallaby, Petrogale persephone. Pp. 360-361 in Queensland’s threatened animals. L.K Curtis, A.J. Dennis, K.R. McDonald, P.M. Kyne and S.J.S. Debus (eds). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2012. Purple-necked rock-wallaby, Petrogale purpureicollis. Pp. 362-363 in Queensland’s threatened animals. L.K Curtis, A.J. Dennis, K.R. McDonald, P.M. Kyne and S.J.S. Debus (eds). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2012. Sharman’s rock-wallaby, Petrogale sharmani. Pp. 364-365 in Queensland’s threatened animals. L.K Curtis, A.J. Dennis, K.R. McDonald, P.M. Kyne and S.J.S. Debus (eds). CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.

2008

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2008. Rock-wallabies Petrogale. Pp. 361-362 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2008. Yellow-footed rock wallaby Petrogale xanthopus. Pp. 392-394 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 2008. Allied rock wallaby Petrogale assimilis. Pp. 363-364 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 2008. Godman's rock wallaby Petrogale godmani. Pp. 372-373 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 2008. Herbert's rock wallaby Petrogale herberti. Pp. 373-374 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 2008. Unadorned rock wallaby Petrogale inornata. Pp. 375-376 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 2008. Mareeba rock wallaby Petrogale mareeba. Pp. 381-382 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 2008. Brush-tailed rock wallaby Petrogale penicillata. Pp. 382-384 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 2008. Sharman's rock wallaby Petrogale sharmani. Pp. 391-392 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B., Moore, L.A. and Close, R.L. 2008. Cape York rock wallaby Petrogale coenensis. Pp. 368-369 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Pearson, D.J. 2008. Black-footed rock wallaby Petrogale lateralis. Pp. 376-380 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Telfer, W.R. 2008. Short-eared rock wallaby Petrogale brachyotis. Pp. 365-366 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Johnson, P.M. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2008. Purple-necked rock wallaby Petrogale purpureicollis. Pp. 387-388 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Johnson, P.M. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2008. Proserpine rock wallaby Petrogale persephone. Pp. 385-386 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Pearson, D.J. and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2008. Rothschild's rock wallaby Petrogale rothschildi. Pp. 389-390 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. (reviser) 2008. Superfamily Macropodoidea. Pp. 279-280 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. (reviser) 2008. Family Hypsiprymnodontidae. Pp. 281 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. (reviser) 2008. Family Potoroidae: Potoroos and bettongs. Pp. 284 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. (reviser) 2008. Family Macropodidae: Kangaroos and wallabies. Pp. 305-307 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. (reviser) 2008. Subfamily Macropodinae: Kangaroos and wallabies. Pp. 307 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. (reviser) 2008. Subfamily uncertain (insertae sedis): Lagostrophus. Pp. 406 in The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edition. S.M. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds). New Holland, Sydney.

2005

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 2005. Rock-wallabies. Pp. 52-54 in Encyclopedia of Australian Wildlife (revised edition). Reader's Digest, Sydney.

1997

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. 1997. Rock-wallabies. Pp. 52-54 in Encyclopedia of Australian Wildlife. Reader's Digest, Sydney.

1995

  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Allied rock-wallaby Petrogale assimilis. Pp. 365-366 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Cape York rock-wallaby Petrogale coenensis. Pp. 370 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Godman's rock-wallaby Petrogale godmani. Pp. 373-374 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Herbert's rock-wallaby Petrogale herberti. Pp. 374-375 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Unadorned rock-wallaby Petrogale inornata. Pp. 376 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Black-footed rock-wallaby Petrogale lateralis. Pp. 377-381 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Mareeba rock-wallaby Petrogale mareeba. Pp. 382-383 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Brush-tailed rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata. Pp. 383-385 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Sharman's rock-wallaby Petrogale sharmani. Pp. 390-391 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Sharman, G.B., Maynes, G.M., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Short-eared rock-wallaby Petrogale brachyotis. Pp. 367-368 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Sharman, G.B., Maynes, G.M., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Proserpine rock-wallaby Petrogale persephone. Pp. 386-387 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Sharman, G.B., Maynes, G.M., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Rothschild's rock-wallaby Petrogale rothschildi. Pp. 388-389 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.
  • Sharman, G.B., Maynes, G.M., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Close, R.L. 1995. Yellow-footed rock-wallaby Petrogale xanthopus. Pp. 391-393 in The Mammals of Australia. R. Strahan (ed.) Reed Books, Sydney.