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Publications by MSc and MSci students in the Bristol Palaeobiology Group

We see publication as the natural outcome of research by Masters students. We are proud that many student projects are published in leading journals, including Nature and Science. In the list below, the student's name is highlighted in bold type, and research contributions are numbered; public engagement contributions are not numbered. Read more about our policies concerning publication, and a summary of publications over the years here.


116. Clements, T., Colleary, C., De Baets, K., and Vinther, J. 2016. Buoyancy mechanisms limit preservation of coleoid cephalopod soft tissues in Mesozoic Lagerstätten. Palaeontology (doi: 10.1111/pala.12267).

115. MacLaren, J.A., Anderson, P.S.L., Barrett, P.M., and Rayfield, E.J. 2017. Herbivorous dinosaur jaw disparity and its relationship to extrinsic evolutionary drivers. Paleobiology 1-19 (doi: 10.1017/pab.2016.31).


114. Dinnis, R., Pate, A., and Reynolds, N. 2016. Mid-to-late Marine Isotope Stage 3 mammal faunas of Britain: a new look. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 127, 435-444 (doi:10.1016/j.pgeola.2016.05.002).

113. Hearing, T.W., Legg, D.A., Botting, J.P., Muir, L.A., McDermott, P., Faulkner, S., Taylor, A.C., and Brasier, M.D. 2016. Survival of Burgess Shale-type animals in a Middle Ordovician deep-water setting. Journal of the Geological Society 173, 628-633 (doi: 10.1144/jgs2015-131).

112. Ó Gogáin, A., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Carpenter, D.K., Miller, R.F., Benton, M.J., Pufahl, P.K., Ruta, M., Davies, T.G., Hinds, S.J., and Stimson, M.R. 2016. Fish and tetrapod communities across a marine to brackish salinity gradient in the Pennsylvanian (early Moscovian) Minto Formation of New Brunswick, Canada, and their palaeoecological and palaeogeographical implications. Palaeontology 59, 689-724 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12249).

111. Strickson, E., Prieto-Márquez, A., Benton, M.J., and Stubbs, T.L. 2016. Dynamics of dental evolution in ornithopod dinosaurs. Scientific Reports 6, 28904 (doi: 10.1038/srep28904).

110. Tarver, J.E., dos Reis, M., Mirarab, S., Moran, R.J., Parker, S.B., O'Reilly, J..E., King, B.L., O'Connell, M.J., Asher, R.J., Warnow, T., Peterson, K.J., Donoghue, P.C.J., and Pisani, D.. 2016. The interrelationships of placental mammals and the limits of phylogenetic inference. Genome Biology and Evolution 8, 330-344 (doi: 10.1093/gbe/evv261).

109. Wilson, P., Parry, L.A., Vinther, J., and Edgecombe, G.D. 2016. Unveiling biases in soft-tissue phosphatization: extensive preservation of musculature in the Cretaceous (Cenomanian) polychaete Rollinschaeta myoplena (Annelida: Amphinomidae). Palaeontology 59, 463-479 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12237).


108. Apostolaki, N.E., Rayfield, E.J., Barrett, P.M. 2015. Osteological and soft-tissue evidence for pneumatization in the cervical column of the ostrich (Struthio camelus) and observations on the vertebral columns of non-volant, semi-volant and semi-aquatic birds. PLoS ONE 10(12), e0143834 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143834).

107. Butler, A.D., Cunningham, J.A., Budd, G.E., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2015. Experimental taphonomy of Artemia reveals the role of endogenous microbes in mediating decay and fossilization. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282(1808), 20150476 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0476).

106. Cleary, T.J., Moon, B.C., Dunhill, A.M., and Benton, M.J. 2015. The fossil record of ichthyosaurs, completeness metrics and sampling biases. Palaeontology 58, 521-536 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12158).

105. Colleary, C., Dolocan, A., Gardner, J., Singh, S., Wuttke, M., Rabenstein, R., Habersetzer,J., Schaal, S., Feseha, M., Clemens, M., Jacobs, B.F., Currano, E.D., Jacobs, L.L., Sylvestersen, R.L., Gabbott, S.E. and Vinther, J. 2015. Chemical, experimental, and morphological evidence for diagenetically altered melanin in exceptionally preserved fossils. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 112, 12592-12597 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509831112).

104. Halliday, T.J.D., Andrade, M.B. de, Benton, M.J., and Efimov, M.B. 2015. A re-evaluation of goniopholidid crocodylomorph material from Central Asia: biogeographic and phylogenetic implications. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 60, 291-312 (doi: 10.4202/app.2013.0018).

103. Jennions, S.M., Thomas, E., Schmidt, D.N., Lunt, D., and Ridgwell, A. 2015. Changes in benthic ecosystems and ocean circulation in the southeast Atlantic across Eocene Thermal Maximum 2. Paleoceanography 30, 1059-1077 (doi: 10.1002/2015PA002821).

102. Keating, J.N., Marquart, C.L., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2015. Histology of the heterostracan dermal skeleton: insight into the origin of the vertebrate mineralised skeleton. Journal of Morphology 276, 657-680 (doi: 10.1002/jmor.20370).

101. Parry, L.A., Wilson, P., Sykes, D., Edgecombe, G. D., and Vinther, J. 2015. A new fireworm (Amphinomidae) from the Cretaceous of Lebanon identified from three-dimensionally preserved myoanatomy. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15(1), 256 (doi: 10.1186/s12862-015-0541-8).


100. Benton, M.J., Forth, J., and Langer, M.C. 2014. Models for the rise of the dinosaurs. Current Biology 24, R87-R95 (doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.063).

99. Carpenter, D.K., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Benton, M.J., and Henderson, E. 2014. Carboniferous (Tournaisian) fish assemblages from the Isle of Bute, Scotland: systematics and palaeoecology. Palaeontology 57, 1215-1240 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12112).

98. Foffa, D., Cuff, A.R., Sassoon, J., Rayfield, E.J., Mavrogordato, M.N., and Benton, M.J. 2014. Functional anatomy and feeding biomechanics of a giant Upper Jurassic pliosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from Weymouth Bay, Dorset, UK. Journal of Anatomy 225, 209-219 (doi: 10.1111/joa.12200).

97. Foffa, D., Sassoon, J., Cuff, A.R., Mavrogordato, M.N., and Benton, M.J. 2014. Complex rostral neurovascular system in a giant pliosaur. Naturwissenschaften 101, 453-456 (doi: 10.1007/s00114-014-1173-3).

96. Foffa, D., Whiteside, D.I., Viegas, P. A., and Benton, M.J. 2014. Vertebrates from the Late Triassic Thecodontosaurus-bearing rocks of Durdham Down, Clifton (Bristol, UK). Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 125, 317-328 (doi: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2014.02.002).

95. Gill, P.G., Purnell, M.A., Crumpton, N., Robson Brown, K., Gostling, N.J., Stampanoni, M., and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Dietary specializations and diversity in feeding ecology of the earliest stem mammals. Nature 512, 303-305 (doi: 10.1038/nature13622).

94. Ibrahim, N., Sereno, P.C., Dal Sasso, C., Maganuco, S., Fabbri, M., Martill, D.M., Zouhri, S., Myhrvold, N., and Iurino, D.A. 2014. Semiaquatic adaptations in a giant predatory dinosaur. Science 345, 1613-1616 (doi: 10.1126/science.1258750).

93. Martin, E.G. and Palmer, C. 2014. Air space proportion in pterosaur limb bones using computed tomography and its implications for previous estimates of pneumaticity. PLoS One 9(5), e97159 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097159).

92. Martin, E.G. and Palmer, C. 2014. A novel method of estimating pterosaur skeletal mass using computed tomography scans. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34, 1466-1469 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.2014.859621).

91. Neenan, J.M., Ruta, M., Clack, J.A. and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Feeding biomechanics in Acanthostega and across the fish-tetrapod transition. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 1781 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2689).

90. Newham, E., Benson, R., Upchurch, P., and Goswami, A. 2014. Mesozoic mammaliaform diversity: The effect of sampling corrections on reconstructions of evolutionary dynamics. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 412, 32-44 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.07.017).

89. von Strandmann, P.A.E.P., Forshaw, J., and Schmidt, D.N. 2014. Modern and Cenozoic records of seawater magnesium from foraminiferal Mg isotopes. Biogeosciences 11, 5155-5168 (doi: 10.5194/bg-11-5155-2014).


88. Cobley, M.J., Rayfield, E.J., and Barrett, P.M. 2013. Inter-vertebral flexibility of the ostrich neck: implications for estimating sauropod neck flexibility. PLoS ONE 8(8), e72187 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072187).

87. Davis, C.V., Badger, M.P.S., Bown, P.R., and Schmidt, D.N. 2013. The response of calcifying plankton to climate change in the Pliocene. Biogeosciences 10, 6131-6139 (doi: 10.5194/bg-10-6131-2013).

86. Ortega-Hernández, J., Legg, D.A., and Braddy, S.J. 2013. The phylogeny of aglaspidid arthropods and the internal relationships within Artiopoda. Cladistics 29, 15-45 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2012.00413.x).

85. Purnell, M.A., Crumpton, N., Gill, P.G., Jones, G., and Rayfield, E.J. 2013. Within-guild dietary discrimination from 3-D textural analysis of tooth microwear in insectivorous mammals. Journal of Zoology 291, 249-257 (doi: 10.1111/jzo.12068).

84. Stubbs, T.L., Pierce, S.E., Rayfield, E.J., and Anderson, P.S. 2013. Morphological and biomechanical disparity of crocodile-line archosaurs following the end-Triassic extinction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280, 20131940 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1940).


83. Jardine, P.E., Janis, C.M., Sahney, S., and Benton, M.J. 2012. Grit not grass: concordant patterns of early origin of hypsodonty in Great Plains ungulates and Glires. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 365-366, 1-10 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.09.001).

82. Sassoon, J., Noè, L.F., and Benton, M.J. 2012. Cranial anatomy, taxonomic implications and palaeopathology of an Upper Jurassic pliosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from Westbury, Wiltshire UK. Palaeontology 55, 743-773 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2012.01151.xx).

81. Van den Berg, T., Whiteside, D.I., Viegas, P., Schouten, R., and Benton, M.J. 2012. The Late Triassic microvertebrate fauna of Tytherington, UK. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 123, 638-648 (doi: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2012.05.003).


80. Caine, H. and Benton, M.J. 2011. Ichthyosauria from the Upper Lias of Strawberry Bank, England. Palaeontology 54, 1069-1093 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2011.01093.x).

79. Carpenter, D., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Benton, M.J., and Nelson, W.J. 2011. Fishes and tetrapods in the Upper Pennsylvanian (Kasimovian) Cohn Coal Member of the Mattoon Formation of Illinois, United States: systematics, paleoecology, and paleoenvironments. Palaios 26, 639-657 (doi: 10.2110/palo.2010.p10-121r).

78. Clarke, J.T., Warnock, R.C.M., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2011. Establishing a time-scale for plant evolution. New Phytologist 192, 266-301 (doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03794.x).

77. Prentice, K.C., Ruta, M., and Benton, M.J. 2011. Evolution of morphological disparity in pterosaurs. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 9, 337-353 (doi: 10.1080/14772019.2011.565081).

76. Slater, B.J., Reolid, M., Schouten, R., and Benton, M.J. 2011. A new Late Jurassic turtle from Spain: phylogenetic implications, taphonomy and palaeoecology. Palaeontology 54, 1393-1414 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2011.01100.x).

75. Thorne, P.M., Ruta, M., and Benton, M.J. 2011. Resetting the evolution of marine reptiles at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 108, 8339-8344 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1018959108).

74. Vrazo, M.B. and Braddy, S.J. 2011, Testing the 'mass-moult-mate' hypothesis of eurypterid palaeoecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 311,63-73 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.07.031).


73. Allington-Jones, L., Braddy, S.J., and Trueman, C.N. 2010. Palaeoenvironmental implications of the ichnology and geochemistry of the Westbury Formation (Rhaetian), Westbury-on-Severn, south-west England. Palaeontology 53, 491-506 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.00947.x).

72. Andrade, M.B., Young, M.T., Desojo, J.B., and Brusatte, S.L. 2010. The evolution of extreme hypercarnivory in Metriorhynchidae (Mesoeucrocodylia: Thalattosuchia) based on evidence from microscopic denticle morphology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30, 1451-1465 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.2010.501442).

71. Bernard, E.L., Ruta, M., Tarver, J.E. and Benton, M.J. 2010. The fossil record of early tetrapods: worker effort and the end-Permian mass extinction. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55, 213-228 (doi: 10.4202/app.2009.002).

70. Brusatte, S.L., Benson, R.B.J., Currie, P.J., and Zhao, X.J. 2010. The skull of Monolophosaurus jiangi (Dinosauria: Theropoda) and its implications for early theropod phylogeny and evolution. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158, 573-607 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00563.x).

69. Brusatte, S.L., Benton, M.J., Desojo, J.B., and Langer, M.C. 2010. The higher-level phylogeny of Archosauria (Tetrapoda: Diapsida). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8, 3-47 (doi: 10.1080/14772010903537732).

68. Brusatte, S.L., Nesbitt, S.J., Irmis, R.B., Butler, R.J., Benton, M.J., and Norell, M.A. 2010. The origin and radiation of dinosaurs. Earth-Science Reviews 101, 68-100. (doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2010.04.001).

67. Cuny, G., Cobbett, A.M., Meunier, F.J., and Benton, M.J. 2010. Vertebrate microremains from the Early Cretaceous of southern Tunisia, Geobios 43, 615-628 (doi: 10.1016/j.geobios.2010.07.001).

66. Hoyall-Cuthill, J.F., Braddy, S.J., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2010. A formula for maximum possible steps in multistate characters: isolating matrix parameter effects on measures of evolutionary convergence. Cladistics 26, 98-102 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2009.00270.x).

65. Lamsdell, J.C. and Braddy, S.J. 2010. Cope's Rule and Romer's theory: patterns of diversity and gigantism in eurypterids and Palaeozoic vertebrates. Biology Letters, 6, 265-269 (doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0700).

64. Lamsdell, J.C., Braddy, S.J., Loeffler, E.J., and Dineley, D.L. 2010. Early Devonian stylonurine eurypterids from Arctic Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 47, 1405-1415 (doi: 10.1139/E10-053).

63. Lamsdell, J.C., Braddy, S.J., and Tetlie, O.E. 2010. The systematics and phylogeny of the Stylonurina (Arthropoda: Chelicerata: Eurypterida). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8, 49-61 (doi: 10.1080/14772011003603564).

62. Loughlin, N.J.D. and Hillier, R.D. 2010. Early Cambrian Teichichnus-dominated ichnofabrics and palaeoenvironmental analysis of the Caerfai Group, Southwest Wales, UK. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 297, 239-251 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.07.030).

61. Ortega-Hernández, J., Braddy, S.J., Jago, J.B., and Baillie, P.W. 2010. A new aglaspid arthropod from the Upper Cambrian of Tasmania. Palaeontology 53, 1065-1076 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.00974.x).

60. Ortega-Hernández, J., Braddy, S.J., and Rak, S. 2010. Trilobite and xiphosuran affinities for putative aglaspidid arthropods Caryon and Drabovaspis, Upper Ordovician, Czech Republic. Lethaia 43, 427-431 (doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.2010.00216.x).

Ortega-Hernández, J., Legg, D.A., Tremewan, J., and Braddy, S.J. 2010. Fossils explained: euthycarcinoids. Geology Today 26, 199-202.

59. Young, M.T., Brusatte, S.L., Ruta, M. and Andrade, M.B. 2010. The evolution of Metriorhynchoidea (Mesoeucrocodylia, Thalattosuchia): an integrated approach using geometric morphometrics, analysis of disparity, and biomechanics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158, 801-859.

58. Zhao, X.J., Benson, R.B.J., Brusatte, S.L., and Currie, P.J. 2010. The postcranial skeleton of Monolophosaurus jiangi (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Middle Jurassic of Xinjiang, China, and a review of Middle Jurassic Chinese theropods. Geological Magazine 147, 13-27 (doi: 10.1017/S0016756809990240).


57. Benson, R.B.J., Brusatte, S.L., Hutt, S. and Naish, D. 2009. A new large basal tetanuran (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Wessex Formation (Barremian) of the Isle of Wight, England. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29, 612-615.

56. Brusatte, S.L., Benson, R.B.J., and Hutt, S. 2009. The osteology of Neovenator salerii (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Wealden Group (Barremian) of the Isle of Wight. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society 162 (631), 1-166, 45 pls.

55. Brusatte, S.L., Butler, R.J., Sulej, T., and Niedzwiedzki, G. 2009. The taxonomy and anatomy of rauisuchian archosaurs from the Late Triassic of Germany and Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 54, 221-230.

54. Kriwet, J., Nunn, E.V., and Klug, S. 2009. Neoselachians (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Lower and lower Upper Cretaceous of north-eastern Spain. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 155, 316-347.

53. Lamsdell, J.C., Braddy, S.J., and Tetlie, O.E. 2009. Redescription of Drepanopterus abonensis (Chelicerata : Eurypterida : Stylonurina) from the Late Devonian of Portishead, UK. Palaeontology 52, 1113-1139.

52. Lazarus, D.B., Kotrc, B., Wulf, G., and Schmidt, D.N. 2009. Radiolarians decreased silicification as an evolutionary response to reduced Cenozoic ocean silica availability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 106, 9333-9338.

51. Mathews, J.C., Brusatte, S.L., Williams, S.A., and Henderson, M.D. 2009. The first Triceratops bonebed and its implications for gregarious behavior. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29, 286-290.

50. Morten, S.D. and Twitchett, R.J. 2009. Fluctuations in body size of marine invertebrates through the Pliensbachian-Toarcian event. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 284, 29-38.

49. O'Brien, L.J., Braddy, S.J., and Radley, J.D. 2009. A new arthropod resting trace and associated trace fossils from the Lower Jurassic or Warwickshire. Palaeontology 52, 1099-1112.


48. Brusatte, S.L., Benson, R.B.J. and Hutt, S. 2008. The osteology of Neovenator salerii (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society.

Brusatte, S.L. 2008. Dinosaurs. Quercus, London, 224 pp. [N.B. 44 x 36 cm in dimensions.]

47. Brusatte, S.L., Benton, M.J., Ruta, M. and Lloyd, G.T. 2008. Superiority, competition, and opportunism in the evolutionary radiation of dinosaurs. Science 321, 1485-1488.

46. Brusatte, S.L., Benton, M.J., Ruta, M. and Lloyd, G.T. 2008. The first 50 million years of dinosaur evolution: macroevolutionary pattern and morphological disparity. Biology Letters 4, 733-736. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2008.0441

45. Brusatte, S.L. and Sereno, P.C. 2008. Phylogeny of Allosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda): comparative analysis and resolution. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6, 155-182.

44. Cunningham, J.A., Hof, C.H.J., and Braddy, S.J. 2008. Lenisquilla californiensis, a new species of stomatopod crustacean. Journal of Paleontology 82, 431-435.

43. Elgin, R.A., Grau, C.A., Palmer, C., Hone, D.W.E., Greenwell, D., and Benton, M.J. 2008. Aerodynamic characters of the cranial crest of Pteranodon. Zitteliana 28B, 167-174.

42. Hone, D.W.E., Dyke, G.J., Haden, M. and Benton, M.J. 2008. Body size evolution in Mesozoic birds. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21, 618-624.

41. Mander, L. and Twitchett, R. J. 2008. Quality of the Triassic-Jurassic bivalve fossil record in northwest Europe. Palaeontology 51, 1213-1223.

40. Mander, L., Twitchett, R. J., and Benton, M.J. 2008. Palaeoecology of the Late Triassic extinction event in the SW UK. Journal of the Geological Society 165, 319-332.

Ortega, H. J. 2008. Fossil discovered in Robledos gets mythical moniker. Las Cruces Bulletin 12/05/2008, p. A8

39. Radley, J.D., Twitchett, R.J., Mander, L. and Cope, J.C.W., 2008. Discussion on palaeoecology of the Late Triassic extinction event in the SW UK, Journal Vol. 165, 2008, pp. 319-332. Journal of the Geological Society 165, 988-992.

Sassoon, J. 2008. Claws! The creature from the brackish lagoon.Geology Today 24(2), 48-49.

Sassoon, J. 2008. Shark-toothed upstart challenges T. rex. Geology Today 24(3), 86-87.

38. Sereno, P.C. and Brusatte, S.L. 2008. Basal abelisaurid and carcharodontosaurid theropods from the Lower Cretaceous Elrhaz Formation of Niger. Acta Palaeontologia Polonica 53, 15-46.

37. Stein, K., Palmer, C., Gill, P.G., and Benton, M.J. 2008. The aerodynamics of the British Late Triassic Kuehneosauridae. Palaeontology 51, 967-981.


36. Barras, C.G. and Twitchett, R.J. 2007. Response of the marine infauna to Triassic-Jurassic environmental change: Ichnological data from southern England. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 244, 223-241.

35. Brusatte, S.L. 2007. Pennsylvanian (Late Carboniferous) chondrichthyans from the LaSalle Limestone Member (Bond Formation) of Illinois, USA . Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 244, 1-8.

34. Brusatte, S.L. and Sereno, P.C. 2007. A new species of Carcharodontosaurus (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Cenomanian of Niger and a revision of the genus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 902-916.

33. Brusatte, S.L., Benson, R.B.J., Carr, T.D., Williamson, T.E., and Sereno, P.C. 2007. The systematic utility of theropod enamel wrinkles. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 1052-1056.

32. Davis, R.B., Minter, N.J., and Braddy, S.J. 2007. The neoichnology of terrestrial arthropods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 255, 284-307.

31. Dunlop, J. A., Zhou, G.R.S., Braddy, S.J. 2007. The affinities of the Carboniferous whip spider Graeophonus anglicus Pocock, 1911 (Arachnida: Amblypygi). Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 98, 165-178.

30. Falcon-Lang, H.J., Fensome, R.A., Gibling, M.R., Malcolm, J., Fletcher, K., and Holleman, M. 2007. Karst-related outliers of the Lower Cretaceous Chaswood Formation, Maritime Canada: insights into terrestrial paleoecology and paleoclimate. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 44, 619-642.

29. Gillis, J.A. and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2007. The homology and phylogeny of chondrichthyan tooth enameloid. Journal of Morphology 268, 33-49.

28. Kubo, T. and Benton, M.J. 2007. Evolution of hindlimb posture in archosaurs: limb stresses in extinct vertebrates. Palaeontology 50, 1519-1529.

27. Lipkin, C., Sereno, P.C. and Horner, J.R. 2007. The furcula in Suchomimus tenerensis and Tyrannosaurus rex. Journal of Paleontology 81, 1523-1527.

26. Martin, J.E. 2007. New material of the Late Cretaceous globidontan Acynodon iberoccitanus (Crocodylia) from southern France. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 362-372.

25. Minter, N.J., Braddy, S.J., and Davis, R.B. 2007. Between a rock and a hard place: arthropod trackways and ichnotaxonomy. Lethaia 40, 265-375.

24. Tarver, J.E., Braddy, S.J., and Benton, M.J. 2007. The effects of sampling bias on Palaeozoic faunas and implications for macroevolutionary studies. Palaeontology 50, 177-184.


23. Donoghue, P.C.J., Bengtson, S., Dong, X.-P., Gostling, N.J., Hultgren, T., Cunningham, J.A., Yin, C., Yue, Z., Peng, F. and Stampanoni, M. 2006. Synchrotron X-ray tomographic microscopy of fossil embryos. Nature 440, 680-683.

22. Gill, P.G., Säilä, L.K., Corfe, I.J., Challands, T., Williams, M. and Clemens, W.A. 2006. The fauna and palaeoenvironment of St. Bride's Island: evidence from the Lower Jurassic fissure fills of South Wales. 9th Symposium of Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Abstracts and Proceedings. Natural History Museum, London, 48-51.

Morrissey, L.B., Janvier, P., Braddy, S.J., Bennett, J.P., Tarrant, P.R. and Marriott, S.B. 2006. Swimming with ... Devonian fish. Geology Today 22 (2), 66-67.

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