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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (1996)
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Research contributions: Science and Nature [3]

Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 1996. Soft-bodied fossils from a Silurian volcaniclastic deposit. Nature, 382, 248-250 (doi: 10.1038/382248a0).

Duncan, I.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1996. Three-dimensionally preserved insects. Nature, 381, 30-31 (doi: 10.1038/381030b0).

Wills, M.A. 1996. Classification of the arthropod Fuxianhuia. Science, 272, 746-747 (doi: 10.1126/science.272.5262.747).

Research contributions: others [42]

Benton, M.J. 1996. On the nonprevalence of competitive replacement in the evolution of tetrapods. Pp. 185-210. In Jablonski, D., Erwin, D. H., and Lipps, J. H. (eds) Evolutionary paleobiology. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 484 pp.

Benton, M.J. 1996. Testing the roles of competition and expansion in tetrapod evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 263, 641-646 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.1996.0096).

Benton, M.J. 1996. Testing the time axis of phylogenies. Pp. 217-233. In Harvey, P.H., Leigh Brown, A.J., Maynard Smith, J., and Nee, S. (eds) New uses for new phylogenies. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 349 pp.

Benton, M.J. and Hiscock, C. 1996. Lower Silurian trace fossils and the Eocoelia community in the Tortworth Inlier, SW England. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 107, 199-208 (doi: 10.1016/S0016-7878(96)80029-0).

Benton, M.J. and Hitchin, R. 1996. Testing the quality of the fossil record by groups and by major habitats. Historical Biology, 12, 111-157 (doi: 10.1080/08912969609386559).

Benton, M.J. and Simms, M.J. 1996. Testing the marine and continental fossil records: Reply. Geology, 23, 381-382 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1996)024<0381:TTMACF>2.3.CO;2).

Benton, M.J. and Storrs, G.W. 1996. Diversity in the past: comparing cladistic phylogenies and stratigraphy. Pp. 19-40. In Hochberg, M. E., Clobert, J., and Barbault, R. (eds) Aspects of the genesis and maintenance of biological diversity. Oxford University Press, Oxford, Oxford, 316 pp.

Benton, M.J. and Walker, A.D. 1996. Rhombopholis, a prolacertiform reptile from the Middle Triassic of England. Palaeontology, 39, 763-782.

Briggs, D.E.G., Raiswell, R., Bottrell, S.H., Hatfield, D. and Bartels, C. 1996. Controls on the pyritization of exceptionally preserved fossils: an analysis of the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate of Germany. American Journal of Science, 296, 633-663 (doi: 10.2475/ajs.296.6.633).

Briggs, D.E.G. and Wilby, P.R. 1996. The role of the calcium carbonate-calcium phosphate switch in the mineralization of soft-bodied fossils. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 153, 665-668 (doi: 10.1144/gsjgs.153.5.0665).

Cook, E. and Ross, A,J. 1996 The stratigraphy, sedimentology and palaeontology of the Lower Weald Clay (Hauterivian) at Keymer Tileworks, West Sussex, southern England. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 107, 231-239 (doi: 10.1016/S0016-7878(96)80031-9).

Cuny G. 1996. Evolution des faunes de vertébrés à la limite Trias-Jurassique: apports de la Lorraine. Bulletin de la Société belge de Géologie, 104, 55-65.

Fortey, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G., and Wills, M.A. 1996. The Cambrian evolutionary "explosion": decoupling cladogenesis from morphological disparity. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 57, 13-33 (doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1996.tb01693.x).

Gower D.J. 1996. The tarsus of erythrosuchid archosaurs (Reptilia), and implications for early diapsid phylogeny. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 116, 347-375 (doi: 10.1006/zjls.1996.0024).

Gower, D.J. and Sennikov, A.G. 1996. Endocranial casts of early archosaurian reptiles. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 70, 579-589 (doi: 10.1007/BF02988094).

Gower, D.J. and Sennikov, A.G. 1996. Morphology and phylogenetic informativeness of early archosaur braincases. Palaeontology, 39, 883-906.

Gower, D.J. and Vincent, J.F.V. 1996. The mechanical design of the cuttlebone and its bathymetric implications. Biomimetics, 4, 37-57.

Gower, D.J. and Wilkinson, M. 1996. Is there any consensus on basal archosaur phylogeny? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 263, 1399-1406 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.1996.0205).

Grange, D.R. and Benton, M.J. 1996. Kimmeridgian metriorhynchid crocodiles from England. Palaeontology, 39, 497-514.

Grange, D.R., Storrs, G.W., Carpenter, S., and Etches, S. 1996. An important marine vertebrate-bearing locality from the Lower Kimmeridge Clay (Upper Jurassic) of Westbury, Wiltshire. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 107: 107-116 (doi: 10.1016/S0016-7878(96)80004-6).

King, M.J. and Benton, M.J. 1996. Dinosaurs in the Early and Mid Triassic? - The footprint evidence from Britain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 122, 213-225 (doi: 10.1016/0031-0182(95)00095-X).

Leakey, M.G., Feibel, C.S., Bernor, R.L., Harris, J.M., Cerling, T.E., Stewart, K.M., Storrs, G.W., Walker, A., Werdelin, L., and Winkler, A.J. 1996. Lothagam: a record of faunal change in the late Miocene of East Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 16, 556-570 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.1996.10011339).

Little, C.T.S. 1996. The Pliensbachian-Toarcian (Lower Jurassic) extinction event. Special Paper of the Geological Society of America 307, 505-512 (doi: 10.1130/0-8137-2307-8.505).

Lockley, M.G., King, M., Howe, S., and Sharp, T. 1996. Dinosaur tracks and other archosaur footprints from the Triassic of South Wales. Ichnos 5, 23-41 (doi: 10.1080/10420949609386404).

Orr, P.J. 1996. The ichnofauna of the Skiddaw Group (early Ordovician) of the Lake District, England. Geological Magazine, 133, 193-216 (doi: 10.1017/S0016756800008700).

Orr, P.J., Benton, M.J. and Trewin, N.H. 1996. Deep marine trace fossil assemblages from the Lower Carboniferous of Menorca, Balearic Islands, western Mediterranean. Geological Journal, 31, 235-258 (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1034(199609)31:3<235::AID-GJ706>3.0.CO;2-4).

Orr, P.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, M.A. 1996 The 'Castlecomer Fauna': a new Konservat-Lagerstatte from the Upper Carboniferous of Ireland. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 15, 93-106.

Pearson, P.N. 1996. Charles Darwin on the origin and diversity of igneous rocks. Earth Sciences History, 15, 49-67 (doi: 10.17704/eshi.15.1.t06x771068434276).

Pearson, P.N. 1996. Cladogenetic, extinction and survivorship patterns from a lineage phylogeny: the Paleogene planktonic foraminifera. Micropaleontology, 42, 179-188.

Poole, I. 1996. Conifer twigs from the London Clay (Eocene) of Southeast England. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 94, 25-37 (doi: 10.1016/S0034-6667(96)00002-4).

Remane, J., Bassett, M.G., Cowie, J.W., Gohrbandt, K.H., Lane, H.R., Michelsen, O., and Naiwen, W. 1996. Revised guidelines for the establishment of global chronostratigraphic standards by the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS). Episodes 19, 77-81.

Stankiewicz, B.A., van Bergen, P.F., Duncan, I. J., Carter, J.F., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1996. Recognition of chitin and proteins in invertebrate cuticles using analytical pyrolysis-gas chromatography and pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 10, 1747-1757 (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0231(199611)10:14<1747::AID-RCM713>3.0.CO;2-H).

Storrs, G.W. and Taylor, M.A. 1996. A new plesiosaur genus from the lowermost Lias (Rhaetian/Hettangian) of Street, Somerset, England. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 16, 403-420 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.1996.10011330).

Storrs, G.W., Gower, D.J., and Large, N.F. 1996. The diapsid reptile Pachystropheus rhaeticus, a probable choristodere from the Rhaetian of Europe. Palaeontology, 39, 323-349.

Unwin, D.M. 1996. The fossil record of Middle Jurassic pterosaurs. In Morales, M. (ed.), The continental Jurassic. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin, 60, 291-304.

Unwin, D.M. 1996. Pterosaur tracks and the terrestrial ability of pterosaurs. Lethaia 29, 373-386 (doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.1996.tb01673.x).

Unwin, D.M., Frey, E., Martill, D.M., Clarke, J., and Riess, J. 1996. On the nature of the pteroid in pterosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 263, 45-52 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.1996.0008).

Unwin, D.M., Hasegawa, Y., Shimizu, K., and Manabe, M. 1996. First record of pterosaurs from the Early Cretaceous Tetori Group: a wing phalange from the Amagodani Formation in Shokawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series C (Geology and Paleontology), 22, 37-46.

Wignall, P.B., Sutcliffe, O.E., Clemson, J., and Young, E. 1996. Unusual shoreface sedimentology in the Upper Jurassic of the Boulonnais, northern France. Journal of Sedimentary Research 66, 577-586 (doi: 10.1306/D42683B0-2B26-11D7-8648000102C1865D).

Wilby, P.R., Briggs, D.E.G., Bernier, P., and Gaillard, C. 1996. Role of microbial mats in the fossilization of soft-tissues. Geology, 24, 787-790 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1996)024<0787:ROMMIT>2.3.CO;2).

Wilby, P.R., Briggs, D.E.G. and Riou, B. 1996. Mineralization of soft bodied invertebrates in a Jurassic metalliferous deposit. Geology, 24, 847-850 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1996)024<0847:MOSBII>2.3.CO).

Wilkinson, M. and Benton, M.J. 1996. Sphenodontid phylogeny and the problems of multiple trees. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B, 351, 1-16 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.1996.0001).

Public understanding of science [10]

Benton, M.J. 1996. Make it Work! Dinosaurs. Watts, London, 48 pp.

Benton, M.J. 1996. Paleontologia y evolucion, Vertebrados; translated by Aurora Grandal. Editorial Perfils, Lleida, 369 pp.

Benton, M.J. 1996. The Penguin historical atlas of the dinosaurs. Penguin, London, 144 pp.

Cuny, G. 1996. La crise biologique à la transition Trias-Jurassique. Pour La Science, 219, 46-54.

Cuny, G. 1996. Les extinctions sont-elles périodiques? Pour la Science, 227, 84.

Johnson, E.W., Briggs D.E.G., and Wright, J.L. 1996. Lake District pioneers - the earliest footprints on land. Geology Today, 12, 147-151 (doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2451.1996.t01-1-00011.x).

Osborne, R. and Benton, M.J. 1996. Atlas of evolution. Viking, London, New York, 208 pp.

Spinar, V. and Benton, M.J. 1996. Life before man. Thames and Hudson, London, 256 pp.

Trueman, C.N. 1996. Variation of REE patterns in dinosaur bones from North West Montana: implications for taphonomy and preservation. Geoscientist, 6, 27-30.

Unwin, D.M. 1996. Mysteries of prehistoric life. Aladdin, London, 40 pp.

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