PETTIGREW, J.D.    Publications in Chronological Order (excluding Abstracts).


Citations - 9141 to Jan. 2015;  ******** + >800 citations, *** = > 300 citations, ** = > 200 citations.
# indicates Front Cover (3 Nature, 1 Science, 2 Current Biology, 1 J. Neuroscience, 4 Brain Behavior Evolution,


1. Rodieck, R.W., Pettigrew, J.D., Bishop, P.O. and Nikara, T.  (1967)  Residual eye movements in receptive-field studies of paralysed cats.  Vision Res., 7: 107-110.


2. Pettigrew, J.D., Nikara, T. and Bishop, P.O.  (1967)  Binocular  specificity of visual cortical neurons.  Aust. J. Exp. Biol. Med. Sci., 45: P-49.


3. Pettigrew, J.D., Nikara, T., and Bishop, P.O.  (1967)  Neural mechanisms concerned in the development of amblyopia ex anopsia.  Proc. Aust. Assoc. Neurol., 5: 221-224


******** 4. Barlow, H.B., Blakemore, C. and Pettigrew, J.D.,   (1967)  The neural mechanism of binocular depth discrimination.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 193: 327-342.pdf


*** 5. Pettigrew, J.D., Nikara, T. Bishop, P.O.  (1968)  Binocular   interaction on single units in cat striate cortex:  simultaneous stimulation by single moving slit with receptive fields in correspondence.  Exp. Brain Res., 6: 391-410.


** 6. Pettigrew, J.D., Nikara, T. Bishop, P.O.  (1968)  Responses to moving slits by single units of cat striate cortex.  Exp. Brain Res., 6: 373-390.


7. Nikara, T., Bishop, P.O. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1968)  Analysis of retinal correspondence by studying receptive fields of binocular single units in cat striate cortex.  Exp. Brain. Res., 6: 353-372.


8. Blakemore, C. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1970)  Eye dominance in the visual cortex.  Nature, 225: 426-429.


9. Blakemore, C. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1970)  Retinal disparity and retinal dominance of binocular cortical neurones.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 210: 157-159P.


10. Barlow, H.B. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1971)  Lack of specificity of neurones in the visual cortex of young kittens.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 218: 98-100P.


11. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1972)  The importance of early visual experience for neurons of the developing geniculostriate system.  Invest. Ophthalmol., 11: 386-394.


12. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1972)  The neurophysiology of binocular vision.  Sci. Amer., 227: 84-95.


13. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1973)  Binocular neurones which signal change of disparity in Area 18 of cat visual cortex.  Nature New Biol., 241: 123-124.


14. Pettigrew, J.D., Olson, C. and Hirsch, H.V.B.  (1973)  Cortical effect of selective visual experience: degeneration or reorganisation?  Brain Res., 51: 345-351.


15. Pettigrew, J.D., Olson, C. and Barlow, H.B.  (1973)  Kitten visual cortex: short-term, stimulus-induced changes in connectivity.  Science, 180: 1202-1203.


16. Pettigrew, J.D., and Daniels, J.D.  (1973)  Gamma-aminobutyric acid antagonism in visual cortex: different effects on simple, complex and hypercomplex neurons.  Science, 182: 81-83.


17. Pettigrew, J.D. and Freeman, R.D.  (1973)  Visual experience without lines: effect on developing cortical neurons.  Science, 182: 599-601.


18. Freeman, R.D. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1973)  Alteration of visual cortex from environmental asymmetries.  Nature, 246: 359-360.


19. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1974)  The effect of visual experience on the   development of stimulus specificity by kitten cortical neurons.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 237: 49-74.


20. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1974)  The effect of selective visual experience on stimulus trigger features of kitten cortical neurons.  Ann. NY Acad. Sci., 228: 393-405.


21. Pettigrew, J.D. and Garey, L.J.  (1974)  Selective modification of single neuron properties in the visual cortex of kittens.  Brain. Res., 66: 160-164.


22. Garey, L.J. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1974)  Ultrastructural changes in kitten visual cortex after environmental modification.  Brain Res., 66: 165-172.


23. Olson, C. R. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1974)  Single units in visual cortex of kittens reared in stroboscopic illumination.  Brain. Res., 70: 189-204.


24. Daniels, J.D. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1975)  A study of inhibitory  antagonism in cat visual cortex.  Brain Res., 93: 41-62.


# * 25. Pettigrew, J.D. and Konishi, M.  (1976)  Neurons selective for   orientation and binocular disparity in the visual Wulst of the barn owl (Tyto alba).  Science, 193: 675-678.


#26. Pettigrew, J.D. and Konishi, M.  (1976)  Effect of monocular deprivation on binocular neurones in the owl's visual Wulst.  Nature, 264: 753-754.

** 27. Kasamatsu, T. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1976)  Depletion of brain catecholamines: failure of ocular dominance shift after monocular occlusion in kittens.  Science, 194: 206-209.

28. Daniels, J.D. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1976)  Development of neuronal responses in the visual system of cats.  In:  Studies on the Development of Behaviour and the Nervous System (G. Gottlieb, ed.) Academic Press, NY.

29. Blasdel, G., Mitchell, D.E., Muir, D.W. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1977)  A physiological and behavioural study in cats of the effect of early visual experience with contours of a single orientation.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 265: 615-636.


30. Daniels, J.D., Norman, J.L. and Pettigrew, J.D.,  (1977) Biases for oriented moving bars in lateral geniculate nucleus neurons of normal and stripe-reared cats.  Exp. Brain Res., 29:155-172.


31. Norman, J.L., Pettigrew, J.D. and Daniels, J.D.  (1977)  Early development of X-cells in kitten lateral geniculate nucleus. Science, 198: 202-204.


32. Knudsen, E., Konishi, M. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1977)  Receptive fields of auditory neurons in the owl.  Science, 198: 1278-1280.**

**  Winner of the Newcomb Cleveland Prize from AAAS, 1978.


33. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1978)  A role for the avian pecten oculi in orientation to the sun?  In: Animal Migration, Navigation and Homing (K. Schmidt-Koenig and W.T. Keeton, eds. Springer-Verlag, pp.42-54).


34. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1978)  Stereoscopic visual processing.  Nature, 273: 9-11.


35. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1978)  The paradox of the critical period for striate cortex.  In: Neural Plasticity (C. Cotman, ed.) Raven Press, pp.311-330.


36. Blasdel, G. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1978)  Effect of prior visual   experience on cortical recovery from the effects of unilateral eyelid suture in kittens.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 274: 601-619.


* 37. Pettigrew, J.D. and Kasamatsu, T.  (1978)  Local perfusion of adrenaline maintains visual cortical plasticity.  Nature, 271: 761-763.


#38. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1978) Vision and birds of the night.  Eng. & Sci. (CalTech), 41:No. 2: 8-13.


* 39. Daniels, J.D., Pettigrew, J.D. and Norman, J.  (1978)  Development of single-neuron responses in kitten's lateral geniculate nucleus.  J.Neurophysiol., 41: 1373-1393.


40. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1978)  The locus coeruleus cortical plasticity.  Trends in Neurosciences, 1: 73-74.


41. Crewther, D.P, Gillard-Crewther, S. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1978)  A role for extraocular afferents in post-critical period reversal of monocular deprivation.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 282: 181-195.


42. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1979)  Binocular visual processing in the owl's  telencephalon.  Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B, 204: 435-454.


43. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1979)  Comparison of the retinotopic organization of the visual Wulst in nocturnal and diurnal raptors, with a note on the evolution of frontal vision.  In: Frontiers of Visual Science  (S.J. Cool, and E.L. Smith, eds.), Springer Series in Optical Sciences, Springer-Verlag, pp. 328-335.


44. Cooper, M. L. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1979)  A neurophysiological   determination of the vertical horopter in the cat and owl.  J. Comp. Neurol., 184: 1-25.


** 45. Kasamatsu, T. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1979)  Preservation of binocularity after monocular deprivation in the striate cortex of kittens treated with 6-hydroxydopamine.  J. Comp. Neurol., 185: 139-162.


** 46. Kasamatsu, T., Pettigrew, J.D., and Ary, M.  (1979)  Restoration of visual cortical plasticity by local microperfusion of norepinephrine.  J. Comp. Neurol., 185: 163-182.


47. Cooper, M. L. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1979)  The decussation of the retinothalamic pathway in the cat, with a note on the major meridians of the cat's eye.  J. Comp. Neurol., 187: 285-312. pdf


48. Cooper, M. L. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1979)  The retinothalamic pathways in Siamese cats.  J. Comp. Neurol., 187: 313-348.


* 49. Pettigrew, J.D., Cooper, M. L. and Blasdel, G.  (1979)  Improved use of tapetal reflection for eye-position monitoring. Invest. Ophthal. & Vis. Sci., 18: 490-495.


50. Blasdel, G.G. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1979)  Degree of interocular synchrony required for maintenance of binocularity in kitten's visual cortex.  J. Neurophysiol., 42: 1692-1710.


51. Presti, D. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1980)  Ferromagnetic coupling to muscle receptors as a basis for geomagnetic field sensitivity in animals.  Nature, 285: 99-101.


52. Gillard-Crewther, S., Crewther, D.P., Peck, C.K. and Pettigrew,J.D. (1980)  Visual cortical effects of rearing cats with monocular or binocular cyclotorsion.  J. Neurophysiol., 44: 97-118.


53. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1980)  Comparative physiology of binocular vision.  Aust. J. Optom., 63: 204-210.


* 54. Middlebrooks, J. C. and Pettigrew, J. D.  (1981)  Functional classes of neurons in primary auditory cortex of the cat  distinguished by sensitivity to sound location.  J. Neurosci., 1: 107-120.


* 55. Kasamatsu, T., Pettigrew, J.D. and Ary, M.  (1981)  Cortical recovery from effects of monocular deprivation: acceleration with norepinephrine and suppression with 6-hydroxydopamine.  J. Neurophysiol., 45: 254-266.


56. Itakura, T., Kasamatsu, T. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1981)   Norepinephrine-containing terminals in kitten visual cortex: laminar distribution and ultrastructure.  Neuroscience, 6: 159-175.


57. Bravo, H. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1981)  The distribution of neurons projecting from the retina and visual cortex to the thalamus and tectum opticum of the barn owl, Tyto alba, and the burrowing owl, Speotyto cunicularia.  J. Comp. Neurol., 199: 419-441.


58. Phillips, D. P., Calford, M.B., Pettigrew, J.D., Aitkin, L.M, and Semple, M.N.  (1982)  Directionality of sound pressure transformation at the cat's pinna.  Hearing Research, 8: 13-28.


59. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1982)  Pharmacologic control of cortical plasticity.  Retina, 2: 360-372.


60. Baker-Gabb, D.J. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1982)  Non-breeding diet of the Letter-winged Kite in north-eastern South Australia.  Corella, 6: 19-20.


61. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1983)  A note on the eyes of the letter-winged kite, Elanus scriptus.  The Emu 82 Supplement, 305-308.


62. Semple, M.N., Aitkin, L.M., Calford, M.B., Pettigrew, J.S. and Phillips, D.P.  (1983)  Spatial receptive fields in the cat inferior colliculus.  Hearing Research 10: 203-215.


63. Sanderson, K.J., Haight, J.R. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1984)  The dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus of macropodid marsupials:  cytoarchitecture and retinal projections.  J. Comp. Neurol., 224: 85-106.


64. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1984)  Mobile maps in the brain.  Nature, 307: 307-308.


65. Calford, M.B. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1984)  Frequency dependence of directional amplification at the cat's pinna.  Hearing  Res.  14: 13-19.


66. Pettigrew, J.D., Ramachandran, V.S. and Bravo, H.  (1984)  Some neural connections subserving binocular vision in ungulates.  Brain Behav. Evol., 24:  65-93.


67. Pettigrew, J.D. and Konishi, M.  (1984)  Some observations on the visual system of the oilbird, Steatornis caripensis.  National Geographic Society Research Reports, 16:  439-450.


68. Kasamatsu, T., Itakura, T., Jonnson, G., Heggelund, P., Pettigrew, J.D., Nakai, K., Watabe, K., Kuppermann, B.D. and Ary, M.  (1984) Neuronal plasticity in cat visual cortex:  a proposed role for the central noradrenaline system. 

 In Monoamine innervation of cerebral cortex.  (Ed. Alan R. Liss, Inc.,) N.Y. pp. 301-319.


69. Aitkin, L.M., Pettigrew, J.D., Calford, M.B., Phillips, S.C. and Wise,L.Z.  (1985)  Representation of stimulus azimuth by low-frequency neurons in inferior colliculus of the cat.  J. Neurophysiol.,  53: 43-59.


#70. Calford, M.B., Graydon, M.L., Huerta, M.F., Kaas, J.H. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1985)  A variant of the mammalian somatotopic map in a bat.  Nature, 313: 477-479. pdf


71. Pettigrew, J.D. (1985) Echolocation. In: A Dictionary of Birds, edited by B. Campbell and E. Lack. T & A. D. Poyser. Calton.

#72. Wallman, J. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1985)  Conjugate and disjunctive saccades in two avian species with contrasting oculomotor strategies.  J. Neurosci., 5: 1418-1428. pdf


73. Calford, M.B., Wise, L.Z., and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1985)  Coding of sound location and frequency in the auditory midbrain of diurnal birds of prey, families Accipitridae and Falconidae.  J. Comp. Physiol. A 157: 149-160.


74. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1985)  Some constraints operating on the synaptic modifications underlying binocular competition in the developing visual cortex.  In Synaptic modification, neuron selectivity and nervous system organisation, pp. 79-87.  W.B. Levy, J.A. Anderson and S. Lehmkule Eds., Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, N.J. & London.


75. Pettigrew, J.D. and Wilson, P.  (1985)  Nocturnal hypothermia in the white-throated needletail, Hirundapus caudacutus.  Emu, 85: 200-201.


76. Pettigrew, J.D. and Frost, B.J.  (1985)  A tactile fovea in the Scolopacidae?  Brain Behav & Evol., 26: 185-195.


77. Tidemann, C.R., Priddel, D.M., Nelson, J.E. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1985)  Foraging behaviour of the Australian Ghost Bat, Macroderma gigas (Microchiroptera: Megadermatidae).  Aust. J. Zool.  33: 705-713.


78.  Calford, M.B., Wise, L.Z. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1985)  Audiogram of the Grey headed Flying Fox, Pteropus poliocephalus (Megachiroptera Pteropodidae).  Aust Mammal, 8: 309-312.


79. Guppy, A., Coles, R.B. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1985) Echolocation and acoustic communication signals in the Australian ghost bat Macroderma gigas (Microchiroptera: Megadermatidae). Aust. Mammal. 8: 299-308


80. Pettigrew,J.D., Baker, G.B., Baker-GAbb, D., Baverstock,G., Coles,R., Conole, L., Churchill, S., Fitzherbert, K., Guppy, A., Hall, L.S., Helman, P., Nelson, J., Priddel, D., Pulsford, I., Richards, G., Shulz, M. and Tidemann, C.R. (1986) The Australian Ghost Bat, Macroderma gigas, at Pine Creek, Northern Territory. Macroderma 2:8-19.


81. Wise, L.Z., Calford, M.B. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1986)  Somatosensory cortical representation in the Australian Ghost Bat, Macroderma gigas.  J. Comp. Neurol., 248: 257-262.


82. Pettigrew, J.D., Sanderson, K.J. and Levick, W.R.  (1986)  Visual  Neuroscience, 448 pp.  Cambridge University Press.


* 83. Pettigrew, J.D. (1986)  Flying primates?   Megabats have the advanced pathway from eye to midbrain.  Science, 231:  1304-1306.


84. Pettigrew, J.D., Little, L. and Steginga, T.  (1986)  Incubation period of the Australian Grass Owl, Tyto capensis longimembris,  Emu, 86: 117-118.


85. Bishop, P.O. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1986)  Neural mechanisms of binocular vision.  Vision Research, 26: 1587-1600.


86. Pettigrew, J.D.  (1986)  Evolution of Binocular Vision.  In Visual Neuroscience, eds. J.D. Pettigrew, K.J. Sanderson and W.R.Levick pp 208-22.  Cambridge University Press.


87. Moroney, M.K. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1987)  Some observations on the visual optics of kingfishers (Aves, Coraciiformes, Alcedinidae).  J. Comp. Physiol., 160: 137-149.


88. Divac, I., Pettigrew, J.D., Holst, M.-C. and McKenzie, J.S.  (1987)  Efferent connections of the pre-frontal cortex of the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus).  Brain Behav. Evol., 30: 321-327.


89. Coles, R.B., Konishi, M. and Pettigrew, J.D.  (1987)  Hearing and  echolocation in the Australian Grey Swiftlet, Collocalia spodiopygia.  J. Exp. Biol., 129: 365-371.


90 Pettigrew, J.D. and Jamieson, B.G.M.  (1987)  Are flying foxes really primates?  Aust. Mammal., 10, 119-124.


91. Graydon, M.L., Giorgi, P.P. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1987). Vision in flying foxes (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Aust. Mammal.  10: 102-106


92. Pettigrew, J.D. and Dreher, B. (1987)  Parallel processing of binocular disparity in the cat's thalamo-cortical visual pathways.  Proc. Roy. Soc. (Lond.) B.  232: 297-321 pdf


#93. Collin, S.P. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1988)  Retinal topography in reef teleosts I: Some species with well-developed areae but poorly-developed streaks.  Brain Behav. Evol. 31: 269-282 pdf


#94. Collin, S.P. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1988)  Retinal topography in some reef  teleosts II:  Some species with prominent horizontal streaks and high-density areae..Brain Behav. Evol.  31: 283-295 pdf


95. Pettigrew, J.D., Dreher, B., Hopkins, C.S, McCall, M. J. and Brown, M. (1988)  Peak density and distribution of ganglion cells in the retinae of microchiropteran bats: Implications for visual acuity.   Brain Behav. Evol.  32: 39-56 pdf


96.Wildsoet, C.F. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1988)  Kainic acid-induced eye enlargement in chickens: Differential effects on anterior and posterior segments. Invest. Ophth. Vis. Sci. 29: 311-319


97. Pettigrew, J.D. (1988)   Ramblings in comparative neuroscience. Neurosci. Lett. 30: S1-5


98. Wildsoet, C.F. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1988) Experimental myopia and anomalous eye growth patterns unaffected by optic nerve section in chickens: Evidence for local control of eye growth. Clin. Vision Sci. 3: 99-107


99. Kleinschmidt, T., Sgouros, J.G., Pettigrew, J.D. and Braunitzer, G. (1988) The primary structure of the haemoglobin from the Grey-headed Flying Fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) and the Black Flying Fox (P. alecto, Megachiroptera).

Biol. Chem. Hoppe-Seyler 369: 975-984


100. Collin, S. P. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1988) Retinal ganglion cell topography in teleosts: A comparison between Nissl-stained material and retrograde labelling from the optic nerve. J. Comp. Neurol. 276: 412-422 pdf


101. Pettigrew, J.D. (1988). Microbat vision and echolocation in an evolutionary context. pp 645-650 In Animal Sonar: Processes and performance. P.E. Nachtigall and P.W. Moore, eds Nato ASI Series A: Life Sciences Vol. 156, Plenum Press, New York.


102. Pettigrew, J.D., Jamieson, B.G.M., Hall, L.S., Robson, S. R.,  McAnally, K.I. and Cooper, H.M. (1989)  Phylogenetic relations between microbats, megabats and primates (Mammalia:  Chiroptera and Primates) Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 325: 489-559. pdf


103. Wathey, J.C. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1989) Quantitative analysis of the retinal ganglion cell layer and optic nerve of the barn owl Tyto alba. Brain Behav. Evol. 33: 279-292.


104. Collin, S.P. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1989) Quantitative comparison of the limits on visual spatial resolution set by the ganglion cell layer in twelve species of reef teleosts. Brain, Behav. Evol. 34: 184-192.


#105. Pettigrew, J.D., Wallman, J. and Wildsoet, C.F. (1990) Saccadic oscillations facilitate ocular perfusion from the avian pecten. Nature 343: 362-363. pdf


106 Pettigrew, J.D. (1990)  A single, most-efficient algorithm for stereopsis? pp 283-290 In Vision: Coding and efficiency. C. Blakemore, ed. Cambridge University Press.


107. Pettigrew, J.D. and Larsen, O.N. (1990) Directional hearing in the Plains-wanderer, Pedionomus torquatus. pp 179-190 In Information processing in the mammalian auditory and tactile systems, L.M. Aitkin and M.J. Rowe, eds. Alan R. Liss, N.Y.. pdf


108.  Pettigrew, J.D. (1990) Flying lemurs and other animals. Nature 346:520


109.  Webster, D.M.S., Rogers, L.J., Pettigrew, J.D. and Steeves, J.D. (1990) Origins of descending spinal pathways in prehensile birds: Do parrots have a homologue of the mammalian corticospinal tract? Brain Behaviour and Evolution 36:216-227


110.  Pettigrew, J.D.  (1986)  Evolution of Binocular Vision.  In Evolution of the Eye nd Visual System.  eds. J.R. Cronly-Dillon and R.L. Gregory  pp 271-283.  Macmillan  Press. pdf


111. Pettigrew, J. D. (1991) Nocturnal adaptation in the visual system of the Letter-winged Kite, Elanus scriptus. Proc. Aust. Neurosci. Soc. 2: 25


112.  Pettigrew, J.D. (1991) Wings or brain? Convergent evolution in the origins of bats. Systematic Zoology 40: 199-216 pdf



113.  Pettigrew, J. D. (1991) A fruitful wrong hypothesis? Systematic Zoology 40:231-239


114. Pettigrew, J. D. (1991) Flying cats and flying primates: evolutionary surprises from neurobiology. pp 137-158 In The Neocortex: Ontogeny and Phylogeny Eds B.L. Finlay, G. Innocenti and H. Scheich.

NATO ASI series A: Life Sciences Vol. 200. Plenum Press:New York.


115.  Howland, H.C., Howland, M.J., Schmid, K. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1991) Restricted range of ocular accommodation in barn owls (Aves:Tytonidae). J. Comp. Physiol.168:299-303 pdf


116. Larsen, O. N. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1991) Kommunikation hos slettevandreren - en vadefugl pÎ afveje. Naturens verden 7: 278-288


117. Young, H.M. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1991) Cone photoreceptors lacking oil droplets in the retina of Echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus (Monotremata). Visual Neuroscience 6: 409-420


118.  Singer, G.A.M., Kleinschmidt, T., Pettigrew, J.D. and Braunitzer, G. (1991) The primary structure of the hemoglobin from the Australian Ghost Bat (Macroderma gigas, Microchiroptera). Biol. Chem. Hoppe-Seyler 372: 1089-1095


119. Schmid, K.L., Schmid, L.M., Wildsoet, C.F. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1992) Retinal topography in the Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus). Brain Behav Evol 39:8-16


120. Pettigrew, J.D. (1992) The Cock's Egg. Australian Natural History Magazine 24(2): 6


121. Pettigrew, J.D. (1992) Egg-beater in the Eye. Australian Natural History Magazine 24 (3):6


122. Taylor, N., Manger, P.R., and Pettigrew, J.D. and Hall, L.S. (1992) Electromyogenic potentials of a variety of platypus prey items: an amplitude and frequency analysis. pp 216-229 In Platypus and Echidnas (ed. M.L. Augee) Raven press: Sydney


123. Lee, D.N., van  der Weel, F.R., Hitchcock, P., Matejowsky, E. and Pettigrew, J.D.(1993)  Common principles of guidance by echolocation and vision. J. Comp. Physiol. A 171:563-572


124. Pettigrew, J.D. (1993)  Some observations on avian visual optics, with special reference to the bifoveate diurnal birds of prey. pp. 299-316 In Australian Raptor Studies  ed. J. Olsen Royal Australasian OrnithologistsÕ Union,  Melbourne.


125. Rosa, M.G.P, Schmid, L.M., Krubitzer, L.A. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1993) Retinotopic organisation of the primary visual cortex of flying foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus and Pteropus scapulatus). J. Comp. Neurol. 331:1-18


126. Pettigrew, J.D. (1993) Two eyes and two ears. Nature  364: 756-757


127. Pettigrew, J.D.(1994) A burst of feral cats in the Diamantina. Cat  Management Workshop-Proceedings, Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage, Brisbane, pp 25-32.  FeralCats.html  pic of cats in tree  pdf


128. Rosa, M.G.P., Schmid, L.M. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1994) Retinotopic organisation of the Second Visual Area,  in the Megachiropteran Bat (Pteropus ). Cerebral Cortex 4: 52-68


129. Pettigrew, J.D. (1994) Flying DNA . Current Biology 4: 277-280


130. Wallman, J., Pettigrew, J.D. and Letelier, J-C. (1994) The oscillatory saccades of birds: motoneuronal activity and possible functions. In Contemporary Ocular Motor and Vestibular Function:

A tribute to David A. Robinson (eds. Fuchs, A.F, Brandt, T, Buttner, V. and Zee, D.) (Thieme Publishing, Stuttgart) pp 480-487


131. Krubitzer, L.A., Manger, P.M. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1994) Looking for the mammalian archetype: organisation and connections of somatosensory cortex in monotremes. J. Comp. Neurol. 351: 261-306.


132. Manger, P.M. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1994) Electroreception and  the feeding behaviour of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus: Monotremata: Mammalia).  Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 347: 359-381.


133. Manger, P.R., Pettigrew, J.D., Keast, J.R. and Bauer, A. (1995) Nerve terminals of mucous gland electroreceptors in the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 260:13-19


134. Pettigrew, J.D. (1995)  Flying Primates: Crashed ? Or Crashed Through? Symp. zool. Soc. Lond. 67: pp 3-24. pdf


135. Kang, L.H.D., Hughes, S., Pettigrew, J.D. and Hoh, J.F.Y. (1994) Jaw-specific myosin heavy chain gene expression in sheep, dog, monkey, flying fox and microbat jaw-closing muscles. Basic and Applied Myology 4: 381-392


136. Pettigrew, J.D.  and Kirsch, J.A.W. (1995) Flying primates revisited: DNA hybridisation with fractionated, GC-enriched DNA. South African Journal of Science 91: 477-482


137. Pettigrew, J.D. and Collin, S.P. (1995) Terrestrial optics in an aquatic eye: The sandlance, Limnichthyes fasciatus (Creediidae, Teleostei). J. Comp. Physiol. A 177:397-408


138. Hall, L.S. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1995) The bat with the stereo nose. Australian Natural History Magazine 12:24-26


139. Rosa, M.P.G., Pettigrew,J.D. and Cooper, H.M. (1996) Unusual pattern of retinogeniculate projections in the controversial primate, Tarsius. Brain Behavior and Evolution 48:121-129


140. Manger, P.R. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1996) Ultrastructure, number, distribution and innervation of electroreceptors and mechanoreceptors in the bill skin of the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus. Brain Behavior and Evolution 48:27-54

141. Siegel, J., Manger, P.R. Nienhuis, R., Fahringer, H. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1996) Novel sleep state organisation in the echidna: implications for the evolution of REM and non-REM sleep. Journal of Neuroscience 16:3500-3506


142. Manger, P.R., Calford, M.B. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1996) Properties of electrosensory neurons in the cortex of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus): Implications for processing of electrosensory stimuli. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 263: 611-617  pdf


143. Manger, P.R., Collins, R. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1997) Histological observations on presumed electroreceptors and mechanoreceptors in the bill skin of the Long-Beaked Echidna, Zaglossus bruijni.Proc. Roy. Soc. B 264: 165-172


144. Pettigrew, J.D., Fritsches, K. and Roe, A. (1996) Functional eye domains in V1 of species lacking ocular dominance columns. Soc. Neurosci. Abstract 22:  645

 (This documents successful application of optical recording methods in visual cortex of mammals and owls in JDP's lab at VTHRC).


145. Siegel, J., Manger, P.R. Nienhuis, R., Fahringer, H. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1998) The  platypus has REM sleep. Sleep Research 26: 177.


146. Pettigrew, J.D. and Kirsch, J.A.W. (1998)  The bat problem. I. DNA-hybridisation melting curves based on DNA enriched for AT- or GC-content.  Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B, 353: 369-379.


147. Kirsch, J. A. W. & Pettigrew, J. D.  (1998)  Base compositional biases and the bat  problem. II.  DNA-hybridisation trees based on tracers enriched for AT- or GC- content.  Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B, 353: 381-388


* 148. Hutcheon, J.M., Kirsch, J.A.W., & Pettigrew, J.D. (1998) Base-compositional biases  and the bat problem. III. the question of microchiropteran monophyly Phil. Trans.  Roy. Soc. B, 353:607-617


149. Robson, S.K., Rouse, G.W. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1997) Sperm ultrastructure of  Tarsius bancanus (Tarsiidae, Primates): Implications for primate phylogeny and the use of sperm in systematics. Acta Zoologica 78: 269-278


150. Manger, P.R. and Pettigrew, J.D.(eds)  (1998) Platypus biology: recent advances and reviews. A Theme issue of Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 353: 1059-1237


151. Pettigrew, J.D., Manger, P.R. and Fine, S.L.B. (1998) The sensory world of the platypus. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 353: 1199-1210


152. Manger, P.R., Keast, J.R., Pettigrew, J.D. and Trout, L. (1998) Distribution and putative function of autonomic nerve fibres in the bill skin of the platypus (Ornithorhyncus anatinus). Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 353: 1159-1170


153. Manger, P.R., Hall, L.S. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1998) The development of the external features of the platypus (Ornithorhyncus anatinus). Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. 353: 1115-1125


154. Manger, P.R., Collins, R. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1998) The development of the electroreceptors of the platypus (Ornithorhyncus anatinus)  Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 353: 1171-1186


155. Siegel, J.M., Manger, P.R., Nienhuis, H.M., Fahringer, H.M. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1998) Monotremes and the evolution of rapid eye movement sleep. Phil. Trans. Roy.Soc. B. 353: 1147-1157


156. FjŠllbrant, T.T., Manger, P.R. and Manger, J.D. (1998) Some related aspects of platypus electroreception: temporal integration behaviour, electroreceptive threshold and directionality of the bill acting as an antenna. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 353: 1211-1219


157. Pettigrew, J.D. and Miller, S.M. (1998) A "sticky" interhemispheric switch in bipolar disorder? Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 265: 2142-2148


158. Elston, G. N., Manger, P.R. and Pettigrew, J.D. (1999) Morphology of pyramidal neurons in cytochrome oxidase modules of the S-1 bill representation of of the platypus. Brain Behaviour and Evolution. 53: 87-101


159. Pettigrew, J.D., Collin, SP and Ott, M. (1999) Convergence of optics and lifestyle in the chameleon and the sandlance. Current Biology 9:421-424


160. Siegel JM, Manger PR, Nienhuis R, Fahringer HM, Shalita T, Pettigrew JD. (1999) Sleep in the platypus. Neuroscience. 91(1):391-400. pdf


161. Pettigrew, J.D. (1999) Electroreception in monotremes. Journal of Experimental Biology 202:1447-1454

162. Pettigrew, JD, Fritsches, K and Collin SP (2000) Prey capture and accommodation in the sandlance. J. Comp. Physiol. A 186:247-260


163. Ngo, T., Miller SM, Liu, G-B and Pettigrew JD (2000) Stimulus Rivalry vs. Coherence Rivalry: Do the eyes have it? Current Biology 10:R134-136


164. Miller, SM, Liu, G-B, Ngo T, Carson R, Riek S and Pettigrew JD (2000) Interhemipheric switching mediates perceptual rivalry. Current Biology      10: 383-392


165. Fritsches, K.A., Partridge, J.C., Pettigrew, J.D., & Marshall, N.J. (2000). Colour vision in billfish.   Phil Trans Roy Soc Lond 355: 1253-1256.


166. M. W. Spitzer, M. B. Calford, J. C. Clarey, J. D. Pettigrew, and A. W. Roe  Spontaneous and Stimulus-Evoked Intrinsic Optical Signals in Primary Auditory Cortex of the Cat.  J. Neurophysiol. 2001 85: 1283


167. Pettigrew, J.D.(2001) Searching for the switch: Neural bases of perceptual rivalry alternations. Brain and Mind 2:84-115
Note that this pdf does not have colour. To see the coloured illustrations click here.


168.  Manger, P.R., Elston G. N., Pettigrew, J.D. (2002) Multiple maps and activity-dependent representational
plasticity in the anterior Wulst of the adult barn owl (Tyto alba) European Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 16, pp. 743-750, pdf click here


169. Pettigrew JD and Carter OL (2002) Vision as motivation: interhemispheric oscillation alters perception. Adv Exp Med Biol. 508:461-9.


170. Pettigrew JD and Wilkens L (2002) Paddlefish and Platypus: Parallel evolution of passive electroreception in a rostral bill organ. pp 420-433 in Collin SP and Marshall NJ,  Eds., Sensory processing in Aquatic Environments. Springer Verlag.


171. Liu, G-B and Pettigrew JD  (2002) Orientation Mosaic in Barn Owl's Visual Wulst Revealed by Optical Imaging: Comparison with Cat and Monkey Striate and Extra-striate Areas. Brain Research 961(1), 153-158.


172. Manger PR Fahringer HM Pettigrew JD Siegel JM (2002)   The distribution and morphological characteristics of serotoninergic cells in the brain of monotremes. Brain Behavior and Evolution 60(5):315-32. pdf


173. Manger PR Fahringer HM Pettigrew JD Siegel JM (2002) The distribution and morphological characteristics of  cholinergic cells in the brain of monotremes. Brain Behavior and Evolution 60(5):275-97 pdf


174. Manger PR Fahringer HM Pettigrew JD Siegel JM (2002) The distribution and morphological characteristics of catecholaminergic cells in the brain of monotremes. Brain Behavior and Evolution 60(5):298-314. Pdf


175. Carter OL &  Pettigrew JD   (2003) A Common Oscillator for Perceptual Rivalries?  Perception  32:295-305176. pdf


176.Pettigrew JD  (2003) The Min Min Light and the Fata Morgana: An optical account of a mysterious Australian phenomenon. Clinical and Investigative Optometry 86:109-120   pdf.


177. Funk A. and Pettigrew J.D. (2003)  Does Interhemispheric Competition Mediate Motion-Induced-Blindness? A Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation Study. Perception 32: 1328-1338  pdf


178. Miller SM Gynther BD Heslop KR Liu GB Mitchell PB Ngo TT Pettigrew JD Geffen LB (2003) Slow binocular rivalry in bipolar disorder.  Psychological Medicine 33: 683-692    pdf


179. Liu G.B., Zhang Y., Pettigrew J.D., Xu W.F. and Li C.Y. (2003) Spreading and synchronization of intrinsic signals in visual cortex of macaque monkey evoked by a localized visual stimulus.  Brain Research 985(1), 13-20


180. Liu GB, Zhang Y, Pettigrew JD, Xu WF, Li CY (2003). Spreading and synchronization of intrinsic signals in visual cortex of macaque monkey evoked by a localized visual stimulus. Brain Res. 19;985(1):13-20.


 Pettigrew, JD (2004) Bi-sensory, striped representations: comparative insights from owl and platypus. Journal of Physiology Paris 98: 113-124 pdf


181. Carter, OL, Pettigrew JD, Burr DC, Alais, D, Hasler, F, Vollenweider FX (2004) Psilocybin impairs high-level but not low-level motion perception.. Neuroreport 15: 1947-1951   pdf


182. Pettigrew, JD Sand O and Gynther I (2004) Error rate of axons in the owl's optic chiasm. Clinical and Experimental Optometry 87: 93-96


183. Carter, OL, Pettigrew, JD, Hasler, F. & Wallis, GM, Liu, GB, Hell, D, & Vollenweider, FX. (2004) Modulating the rate and rhythmicity of perceptual rivalry alternations with the mixed 5-HT2A and 5-HT1Aagonist psilocybin. Neuropsychopharmacology30:1-9  pdf

184. Campbell, T and Pettigrew JD (2004) Testable Corollaries, a Conceptual Error and Possible Neural Correlates of Grush's Synthesis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27: 398-400 

185. Pettigrew JD  Carter OL (2005) Perceptual Rivalry as an Ultradian Oscillation. In  Recent Advances in Binocular Rivalry, eds D. Alais and R. Blake, MIT Press, Boston pp 283-300.  pdf


186. Pettigrew, JD. (2005) Laughter abolishes binocular rivalry. Clinical and Experimental Optometry 88:39-45 pdf


187. I R Schwab, S P Collin, and J D Pettigrew (2005) Chameleon of the sea.  Br J Ophthalmol ; 89: 4. pdfvideo cover


188. Schwab IR, Collin SP, Pettigrew JD. (2005) Chameleon of the sea.  Br J Ophthalmol. 89(1):4


189. Carter, OL., Burr, DC., Pettigrew, JD., Wallis, GM., Hasler, F. & Vollenweider, FX.(2005)  Using psilocybin to investigate the relationship between attention, working memory and the Serotonin1A&2A receptors.  J Cogn Neurosci. 17(10):1497-508.


190. Carter O. L. , Callistemon. C., Presti D. E., Liu  G. B., Ungerer Y.  &. Pettigrew J. D (2005) Meditation Alters Perceptual Rivalry in Tibetan Buddhist Monks. Current Biology 15:412-413 pdf    html


191. Liu GB, Yan H, Jiang YF, Chen R, Pettigrew JD, Zhao KN (2005).The properties of CpG islands in the putative promoter regions of human immunoglobulin (Ig) genes. Gene. 358:127-38


193. Roe AW, Fritsches K, Pettigrew JD. (2005). Optical imaging of functional organization of V1 and V2 in marmoset visual cortex. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 287(2):1213-25.    pdf


194. Sheppard B. M. and Pettigrew J. D. (2006) Plaid Motion Rivalry: correlates with binocular rivalry and positive mood state. Perception 35(2):157-69  pdf


195. Schwab IR, Pettigrew JD. (2006) With just a quiver. Br J Ophthalmol. 90(1):10


<>196. Carter, Olivia; Hasler, Felix; Pettigrew, John; Wallis, Guy; Liu, Guang Bin; Vollenweider, Franz (2007)  Psilocybin links binocular rivalry switch rate to attention and subjective arousal levels in humans.  Psychopharmacology  (Berl). 195(3):415-24. Epub 2007 Sep 14.


197. Ngo TT, Liu GB, Tilley AJ, Pettigrew JD, Miller SM. (2007) Caloric vestibular stimulation reveals discrete neural mechanisms for coherence rivalry and eye rivalry: a meta-rivalry model. 47(21):2685-99.


198.Pettigrew J.D.(2008) A database of retinal topographic maps. Clin Exp Optom. 2008 Jan;91(1):3.


199. Ngo TT, Liu GB, Tilley AJ, Pettigrew JD, Miller SM.(2008) The changing face of perceptual rivalry. Brain Res Bull. 75(5):610-618


200. Pettigrew JD, Maseko BC and Manger PR  (2008) Primate-like retinotectal decussation in an echolocating megabat, Rousettus aegyptiacus. Neuroscience 153: 226-231 pdf


201. Pettigrew JD and Manger PR (2008) Retinal ganglion cell density of the black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis: Calculating visual resolution. Visual Neuroscience  25:215-220 pdf


202. Pettigrew JD, Nugent M,  McPhee A,Wallman J, (2008)  An Unexpected, Stripe-faced Flying Fox in Ice Age Rock Art of AustraliaÍs Kimberley. Antiquity 82:318 pdf


203. Pettigrew JD, Bhagwandin A, Haagensen M & Manger PR (2010)  Visual Acuity and Heterogeneities of Retinal Ganglion Cell Densities and the Tapetum Lucidum of the African Elephant (Loxodonta africana). Brain Behav Evol 75:251–261 pdf

204. Dell L-A, Jean-Leigh Kruger J-L, Bhagwandin A, Jillani NE, Pettigrew JD & Manger PR (2010) Nuclear organization of cholinergic, putative catecholaminergic and serotonergic systems in the brains of two megachiropteran species. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 40:177–195   pdf

205. Kruger JL, Dell LA, Bhagwandin A, Jillani NE, Pettigrew JD, Manger PR (2010)  Nuclear organization of cholinergic, putative catecholaminergic and serotonergic systems in the brains of five microchiropteran species. J Chem Neuroanat. 40(3):210-22.  pdf

206. Jean-Leigh Kruger, Leigh-Anne Dell, John D. Pettigrew, Paul R. Manger. (2010) Cellular location and major terminal networks of the orexinergic system in the brains of five microchiropteran species Journal of Chem Neuroanat 40: 256–262


207. Pettigrew JD, Callistemon C, Weiler A, Gorbushina A, Krumbein W & Weiler R (2010)  Living Pigments in Australian Bradshaw Rock Art. Antiquity 84: 326 available on line at .  BBC news report


208. Pettigrew JD. Iconography in Bradshaw rock art: Breaking the circularity (2010). Clinical and Experimental Optometry 88: 39-45. pdf


209: Pettigrew JD, Bell, KL,Bhagwandin, A; Grinan, E; Jillani N ; Meyer, J; Wabuyele, E; Vickers, CE. Morphology, ploidy and molecular phylogenetics reveal a new diploid species from Africa in the baobab genus Adansonia (Malvaceae: Bombacoideae) (2012) Taxon 61:1240-1250 (11) pdf.


210: Dell LA, Kruger JL, Pettigrew JD, Manger PR.(2013) Cellular location and major terminal networks of the orexinergic system in the brain of two megachiropterans.

J Chem Neuroanat. 2013 Sep 13. pii: S0891-0618(13)00078-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2013.09.001


211: Bell KL , Rangan,H, Fowler R, Kull CA, Pettigrew JD, Vickers CE , and Murphy DJ (2014) Genetic diversity and biogeography of the boab Adansonia gregorii (Malvaceae: Bombacoideae)

 Australian Journal of Botany 62(2) 164-174  pdf


212: Pettigrew JD and Collin SP (2015)  Mapping the visual world of fishes. Brain Behav Evol DOI: 10.1159/000398782


 213. Tanya Calvey, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Mads F. Bertelsen, Adhil Bhagwandin, John D. Pettigrew, Paul R. Manger. (2015)  Nuclear organization of some immunohistochemically identifiable neural systems in two species of the Euarchontoglires: A Lagomorph, Lepus capensis, and a Scandentia, Tupaia belangeri . Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 70: 1–19


214. Calvey T, Patzke NN, Kaswera-Kyamakya C, Emmanuel Gilissen E, Bertelsen MF, Pettigrew JD, Manger PR  (2015) Organization of cholinergic, catecholaminergic, serotonergic and orexinergic nuclei in three strepsirrhine primates: Galago demidoff, Perodicticus potto and Lemur catta,  Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 70: 42–57


215. Pettigrew JD Scott-Virtue L. (2015) An unconventional depiction of viewpoint in rock art. Journal of Vision; December; 15:12. Doi:10.1167/15.16.12


216. Calvey T, Patzke N, Bennett NC, Kaswera-Kyamakya C, Gilissene E, Alagailic AN, Mohammed OB, Pettigrew JD, Manger PR(2016) Nuclear organisation of some immunohistochemically identifiable neural systems in five species of insectivoreCrocidura cyanea, Crocidura olivieri, Sylvisorex ollula, Paraechinus aethiopicus and Atelerix frontalis. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 72 (2016) 3452

217. Goffen J, Rethus G and Pettigrew J (2016) Promiscuous pollination of the the Australian baobab, the "boab", Adansonia gregorii. Australian Journal of Botany. in press.  pdf

218. Chawana R.,Patzke N.,Alagaili AN, Bennett NC, Mohammed OB, Kaswera-kyamakya C, Gilissen E, Ihunwo AO, Pettigrew JD, and Manger PR.(2016) The Distribution of Ki-67 and Doublecortin Immunopositive Cells in the Brains of Three Microchiropteran Species, Hipposideros fuliginosus, Triaenops persicus, and Asellia tridens 

The Anatomical Record 299:1548–1560 (2016)

<>219. Coimbra J-P, Pettigrew JD, Kaswera-Kyamakya C, Gilissen E, Collin SP and Manger PR (2017)  Retinal Ganglion Cell Topography and Spatial Resolving Power in African Megachiropterans: Influence of Roosting Microhabitat and Foraging   J. Comp. Neurol. 525:186–203


 The University of Queensland : Pettigrew JD Miller SM and Liu G-B. Method and apparatus for diagnosis of mood disorder or predisposition therefor. PCT/AU99/00450