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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (1990)
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Research contributions [19]

Aldridge, R.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1990. Sweet talk. Essay review of Sweet, W.C. (1988) The Conodonta, morphology, taxonomy, paleoecology, and evolutionary history of a long-extinct animal phylum. Oxford University Press. Paleobiology 16, 241-246 (doi: 10.1017/S0094837300009921).

Benton, M.J. 1990. Scientific methodologies in collision: the history of the study of the extinction of the dinosaurs. Evolutionary Biology 24, 371-424.

Benton, M.J. 1990. Phylogeny of the major tetrapod groups: morphological data and divergence dates. Journal of Molecular Evolution 30, 409-424 (doi: 10.1007/BF02101113).

Benton, M.J. 1990. Mass extinctions in the fossil record of late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic tetrapods. In Kauffman, E. G. and Walliser, O. H. (eds) Extinction events in earth history; Lecture Notes in the Earth Sciences 30, 239-251. Springer, Berlin.

Benton, M.J. 1990. The species of Rhynchosaurus, a rhynchosaur (Reptilia, Diapsida) from the Middle Triassic of England. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 328, 213-306 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.1990.0114).

Benton, M.J. 1990. Origin and interrelationships of dinosaurs. In D. B. Weishampel, P. Dodson, and H. Osmólska (eds), The Dinosauria, pp. 11-30. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Benton, M.J. 1990. Phylogenetic trees and the unification of systematic biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 5, 393-394 (doi: 10.1016/0169-5347(90)90020-E).

Benton, M.J. 1990. The causes of the diversification of life. In P. D. Taylor and G. Larwood (eds), Major evolutionary radiations. Systematics Association Special Volume 42, 409-430. Clarendon, Oxford.

Benton, M.J. 1990. Reptiles. In K. McNamara (ed.) Evolutionary trends, pp. 279-300. Belhaven, London.

Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1990. The late Palaeozoic radiation of malacostracan crustaceans. In P.D. Taylor and G.P. Larwood (eds) Major evolutionary radiations. Systematics Association Special Volume 42, 165-186.

Briggs, D.E.G. and Gall, J.-C. 1990 The continuum in soft-bodied biotas from transitional environments: a quantitative comparison of Triassic and Carboniferous Konservat-Lagerstütten. Paleobiology 16, 204-218 (doi: 10.1017/S009483730000988X).

Hughes, N.C. and Rushton, A.W.A. 1990. Computer-aided restoration of a Late Cambrian ceratopygid trilobite from Wales, and its phylogenetic implications. Palaeontology 33, 429-445.

Maxwell, W.D. Benton, M.J. 1990. Historical tests of the absolute completeness of the fossil record of tetrapods. Paleobiology 16, 322-335 (doi: 10.1017/S0094837300010022).

Rogers, M.J., Donovan, D.T., and Rogers, M.H. 1990. A deductive inquiry system for a palaeontological database of museum material. Palaeontology 33, 613-622.

Savage, R.J.G. 1990. Preliminary report on the vertebrate fauna of the Red Hills Road Caves, Andrews, Jamaica. Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, 27, 33-35.

Sun, S.Q. 1990. Facies-related diagenesis in a cyclic shallow marine sequence; the Corallian Group (Upper Jurassic) of the Dorset coast, southern England. Journal of Sedimentary Research 60, 42-52 (doi: 10.1306/212F9106-2B24-11D7-8648000102C1865D).

Weedon, M.J. 1990. Shell structure and affinity of vermiform gastropods. Lethaia 23, 297-309 (doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.1990.tb01455.x).

Wilkinson, M. 1990. A commentary on Ridley's cladistic solution to the species problem. Biology and Philosophy 5, 433-446 (doi: 10.1007/BF02207381).

Wilkinson, M. 1990. The presence of a musculus retractor cloacae in female caecilians. Amphibia-Reptilia 11, 300-304 (doi: 10.1163/156853890X00221).

Public understanding of science [15]

Benton, M.J. 1990. Red Queen hypothesis. In Briggs, D. E. G. and Crowther, P. R. (eds), Palaeobiology, a synthesis, pp. 119-124. Blackwells, Oxford.

Benton, M.J. 1990. Evolution of large size. In Briggs, D. E. G. and Crowther, P. R. (eds), Palaeobiology, a synthesis, pp. 147-152. Blackwells, Oxford.

Benton, M.J. 1990. End-Triassic. In Briggs, D. E. G. and Crowther, P. R. (eds), Palaeobiology, a synthesis, pp. 194-198. Blackwells, Oxford.

Benton, M.J. 1990. All about dinosaurs, Kingfisher, London, 45 pp. (book club: Scholastic), paperback (1992); Mallard Press, New York (1991); Tout sur les dinosaures, Nathan, Paris (1991); Mein erstes Buch der Dinosaurier, Schneider, Frankfurt (1991); Alla scoperta dei dinosauri, Alauda, Italy (1991); FHER, Spain (1991); Tudo sobre os dinossauros, Desabrochar, Portugal (1994); Warmth Publications (China).

Benton, M.J. 1990. Vertebrate Palaeontology; biology and evolution, Unwin Hyman, London, xii + 377 pp.

Benton, M.J. 1990. The reign of the reptiles, Kingfisher, London, 144 pp; Crescent Books, New York, 144 pp; Le regne des reptiles, Edimages, Paris (1990); Intrinsèque, Quebec (1990).

Benton, M.J. 1990. Evolutionsforschung aus der Sicht des Paläontologen. In U. Jüdes, G. Eulefeld, and T. Kapune (eds) Evolution des Biosphäre, pp. 9-49. Edition Universitas, S. Hirzel, Stuttgart.

Benton, M.J. 1990. Extinct animals. In D. McFarlan (ed.) The Guinness book of records 1991, pp. 45-47. Guinness Publishing, London, 320 pp.

Briggs, D.E.G. 1990 Early arthropods: dampening the Cambrian explosion. In Short courses in Paleontology 3, 24-43. Paleontological Society.

Briggs, D.E.G. 1990. Flattening. In Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology - a synthesis, 244-247. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 1990. Palaeobiology - a synthesis, xiii + 583 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Cowie, J.W. 1990. Global boundary stratotypes. Overview. In Paleobiology. A synthesis (eds Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R.), pp. 471-475. Blackwell Scientific, Oxford.

Dineley, D.L. 1990. The role of earth sciences in secondary schools in England and Wales. Journal of Geological Education 38, 458-460.

Dineley, D.L. 1990. Palaeozoic fishing - The Franklinian Grounds. In Canada's Missing Dimension: Science and History in the Canadian Arctic Islands (ed. C.R. Harington), Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, 1, pp. 55-80.

Savage, R.J.G 1990. Obituary of Frances Mary Fermor (1898-1990). Annual Report of the Geological Society of London 1991, 40-41.

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