Scott Thomson

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Scott Thomson (1966–)

Australian palaeontologist

Also a taxonomist. Interested in turtles.

  • Alias: Scott A. Thomson



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Publications[edit]

  • Georges, A. and Thomson, S. 2010: Diversity of Australasian freshwater turtles, with an annotated synonymy and keys to species. Zootaxa 2496: 1–37. Preview PDF reference page 
  • Iverson, J., Georges, A. and Thomson, S. 2001. The validity of the taxonomic changes for turtles proposed by Wells and Wellington. Journal of Herpetology 35, 361-368. download
  • McCord, W.; Thomson, S.. 2002: A new species of Chelodina (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from northern Australia. Journal of herpetology, 36(2): 255–267. download
  • Turtle Extinctions Working Group (Rhodin, A.G.J., Thomson, S., Georgalis, G., Karl, H.-V., Danilov, I.G., Takahashi, A., de la Fuente, M.S., Bourque, J.R., Delfino, M., Bour, R., Iverson, J.B., Shaffer, H.B., and van Dijk, P.P.). 2015. Turtles and tortoises of the world during the rise and global spread of humanity: first checklist and review of extinct Pleistocene and Holocene chelonians. Chelonian Research Monographs. 5(8):000e.1–66. Download
  • Rhodin AGJ, Kaiser H, van Dijk PP, Wüster W, O’Shea M, Archer M, Auliya M, Boitani L, Bour R, Clausnitzer V, Contreras-MacBeath T, Crother BI, Daza JM, Driscoll CA, Flores-Villela O, Frazier J, Fritz U, Gardner AL, Gascon C, Georges A, Glaw F, Grazziotin FG, Groves CP, Haszprunar G, Havaš P, Hero J-M, Hoffmann M, Hoogmoed MS, Horne BD, Iverson JB, Jäch M, Jenkins CL, Jenkins RKB, Kiester AR, Keogh JS, Lacher TR Jr, Lovich JE, Luiselli L, Mahler DL, Mallon D, Mast R, McDiarmid RW, Measey J, Mittermeier RA, Molur S, Mosbrugger V, Murphy RW, Naish D, Niekisch M, Ota H, Parham JF, Parr MJ, Pilcher NJ, Pine RH, Rylands AB, Sanderson JG, Savage JM, Schleip W, Scrocchi GJ, Shaffer HB, Smith EN, Sprackland R, Stuart SN, Vetter H, Vitt LJ, Waller T, Webb G, Wilson EO, Zaher H, Thomson S (corrosponding author). 2015. Comment on “Spracklandus Hoser, 2009 (Reptilia, Serpentes, Elapidae): request for confirmation of the availability of the generic name and for the nomenclatural validation of the journal in which it was published.” Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 72(1):65–78. download
  • Thomson, S., Kennett, R. and Georges, A., 2000. A new species of long-necked turtle (Testudines: Chelidae) from the Arnhem Land Plateau, Northern Territory, Australia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 3(4): 675–685. Full article (PDF) reference page 
  • Thomson, S. 2000. A Revision of the Fossil Chelid Turtles (Pleurodira) Described by C.W. De Vis, 1897. Memoires of the Queensland Museum 45(2):593-598. download
  • Thomson, S.A. 2000. The identification of the holotype of Chelodina oblonga (Testudines: Chelidae) with a discussion of taxonomic implications. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 3:745–749. download
  • Thomson, S. A. 2006. Case 3351: Chelodina rugosa Ogilby, 1890 (currently Macrochelodina rugosa; Reptilia, Testudines): proposed precedence over Chelodina oblonga Gray, 1841. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 63:3:187-193 download
  • Thomson, SA. 2007. Comment on the proposed precedence of Chelodina rugosa Ogilby, 1890 (currently Macrochelodina rugosa; Reptilia, Testudines) over Chelodina oblonga Gray, 1841 (Case 3351). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 64(2):127-128. download
  • Thomson, S. 2014. Comment on Spracklandus Hoser, 2009 (Reptilia, Serpentes, Elapidae): request for confirmation of the availability of the generic name and for the nomenclatural validation of the journal in which it was published (Case 3601). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 71(2):133-135. download
  • Thomson, S. and Baggi, N. 2014. Comment on Terrapene putnami Hay, 1906 (Testudines, EMYDIDAE): replacement of the holotype by designation of a neotype (Case 3628; see BZN 70: 193–198) Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 03/2014; 71(1):29. download
  • Thomson, S.; Georges, A. 2009: Myuchelys gen. nov. —a new genus for Elseya latisternum and related forms of Australian freshwater turtle (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae). Zootaxa 2053: 32–42. Abstract & excerpt reference page 
  • Thomson, S. & Mackness, B. 1999. Fossil Turtles from the Early Pliocene Bluff Downs Local Fauna, with a description of a new species of Elseya. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia. 123(3):101-105. download
  • Thomson, S., Georges, A. and C. Limpus. 2006. A New Species of Freshwater Turtle in the Genus Elseya (Testudines Chelidae) from Central Coastal Queensland, Australia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 5(1):74-86. download
  • Thomson, S., Kennett, R. and Georges, A., 2000. A new species of long-necked turtle (Testudines: Chelidae) from the Arnhem Land Plateau, Northern Territory, Australia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 3(4): 675–685. Full article (PDF) reference page 
  • Thomson, S.A., White, A. and Georges, A. 1997. Re-evaluation of Emydura lavarackorum: identification of a living fossil. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42:327–336. download
  • Thomson, S., Amepou, Y., Anamiato, J. & Georges, A. 2015. A new species and subgenus of Elseya (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from New Guinea. Zootaxa 4006(1): 59–82. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4006.1.3. Preview (PDF) reference page 
  • Thomson, S. & Georges, A. 2015. A new species of freshwater turtle of the genus Elseya (Testudinata: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from the Northern Territory of Australia. Zootaxa 4061(1): 018–028. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4061.1.2 PDFreference page 
  • Vogt, R.C., Thomson, S.A., Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., Mittermeier, R.A., & Baggi, N. 2013. Case 3587 Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848 (Reptilia,Testudines): proposed precedence over Emys cayennensis Schweigger, 1812. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 70(1):33-39. Download

Templates for Thomson's Publications[edit]

  • Georges and Thomson 2006:- {{Georges-Thomson-2006}}
  • Georges and Thomson 2010:- {{Georges-Thomson}}
  • Iverson et al. 2001:- {{Iverson-et-al-2001}}
  • McCord and Thomson 2002:- {{McCord-Thomson-2002}}
  • Thomson 2000:- {{Thomson-2000a}} fossil Chelid paper
  • Thomson 2000:- {{Thomson-2000b}} Chelodina oblonga holotype identification
  • Thomson 2006:- {{Thomson-2006}}
  • Thomson 2007:- {{Thomson-2007}}
  • Thomson 2014:- {{Thomson-2014}}
  • Thomson and Baggi 2014:- {{Thomson-Baggi-2014}}
  • Thomson and Georges 2009:- {{Thomson & Georges, 2009}}
  • Thomson and Mackness 1999:- {{Thomson-Mackness-1999}}
  • Thomson et al. 2000:- {{Thomson-et-al-2000}}
  • Thomson et al. 2006:- {{Thomson-et-al-2006}}
  • Thomson (et al.) 1997:- {{Thomson-et-al-1997}}
  • Thomson et al. 2015:- {{Thomson et al., 2015}}
  • Thomson and Georges, 2015:- {{Thomson_Georges_2016}}
  • Turtle Extinctions Working Group 2015 - {{TEWG}}
  • Vogt et. al. 2013:- {{Vogt_et_al_2013}}


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