Richard N Holdaway
Richard N Holdaway
Adjunct Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ
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The lost world of the moa: prehistoric life of New Zealand
TH Worthy, RN Holdaway
Indiana University Press, 2002
The half-life of DNA in bone: measuring decay kinetics in 158 dated fossils
ME Allentoft, M Collins, D Harker, J Haile, CL Oskam, ML Hale, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1748), 4724-4733, 2012
Rapid extinction of the moas (Aves: Dinornithiformes): model, test, and implications
RN Holdaway, C Jacomb
Science 287 (5461), 2250-2254, 2000
New Zealand's pre-human avifauna and its vulnerability
RN Holdaway
New Zealand journal of ecology, 11-25, 1989
A working list of breeding bird species of the New Zealand region at first human contact
RN Holdaway, TH Worthy, AJD Tennyson
New Zealand journal of zoology 28 (2), 119-187, 2001
Ancient DNA chronology within sediment deposits: are paleobiological reconstructions possible and is DNA leaching a factor?
J Haile, R Holdaway, K Oliver, M Bunce, MTP Gilbert, R Nielsen, K Munch, ...
Molecular biology and evolution 24 (4), 982-989, 2007
Introduced predators and avifaunal extinction in New Zealand
RN Holdaway
Extinctions in near time: causes, contexts, and consequences, 189-238, 1999
The evolutionary history of the extinct ratite moa and New Zealand Neogene paleogeography
M Bunce, TH Worthy, MJ Phillips, RN Holdaway, E Willerslev, J Haile, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (49), 20646-20651, 2009
Arrival of rats in New Zealand
RN Holdaway
Nature 384 (6606), 225-226, 1996
Fossil avian eggshell preserves ancient DNA
CL Oskam, J Haile, E McLay, P Rigby, ME Allentoft, ME Olsen, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277 (1690), 1991-2000, 2010
Non-destructive sampling of ancient insect DNA
PF Thomsen, S Elias, MTP Gilbert, J Haile, K Munch, S Kuzmina, ...
PloS one 4 (4), e5048, 2009
Identification of microsatellites from an extinct moa species using high-throughput (454) sequence data
ME Allentoft, SC Schuster, RN Holdaway, ML Hale, E McLay, C Oskam, ...
Biotechniques 46 (3), 195-200, 2009
Ancient DNA provides new insights into the evolutionary history of New Zealand's extinct giant eagle
M Bunce, M Szulkin, HRL Lerner, I Barnes, B Shapiro, A Cooper, ...
PLoS biology 3 (1), e9, 2005
An ecological approach to the Polynesian settlement of New Zealand
MS McGlone, AJ Anderson, RN Holdaway
The origins of the first New Zealanders, 136-163, 1994
Straight as an arrow: humpback whales swim constant course tracks during long-distance migration
TW Horton, RN Holdaway, AN Zerbini, N Hauser, C Garrigue, A Andriolo, ...
Biology letters 7 (5), 674-679, 2011
Extinct New Zealand megafauna were not in decline before human colonization
ME Allentoft, R Heller, CL Oskam, ED Lorenzen, ML Hale, MTP Gilbert, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (13), 4922-4927, 2014
Cortical growth marks reveal extended juvenile development in New Zealand moa
ST Turvey, OR Green, RN Holdaway
Nature 435 (7044), 940-943, 2005
Quaternary fossil faunas, overlapping taphonomies, and palaeofaunal reconstruction in North Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand
TH Worthy, RN Holdaway
Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 26 (3), 275-361, 1996
Quaternary fossil faunas from caves in Takaka valley and on Takaka Hill, northwest Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
TH Worthy, RN Holdaway
Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 24 (3), 297-391, 1994
A spatio‐temporal model for the invasion of the New Zealand archipelago by the Pacific rat Rattus exulans
RN Holdaway
Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 29 (2), 91-105, 1999
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