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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (2001)
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Research contributions: Science and Nature [4]

Pearson, P.N., Ditchfield, P.W., Singano, J., Harcourt-Brown, K.G., Nicholas, C.J., Olsson, R.K., Shackleton, N.J., and Hall, M.A. 2001. Warm tropical sea surface temperatures in the Late Cretaceous and Eocene epochs. Nature 413, 481-487 (doi: 10.1038/35097000).

Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J. and Siveter, D.J. 2001. An exceptionally preserved vermiform mollusc from the Silurian of England. Nature 410, 461-463 (doi: 10.1038/35068549).

Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J. and Siveter, D.J. 2001. Invertebrate evolution (Communications arising): Acaenoplax - polychaete or mollusc? Nature 414, 602 (doi: 10.1038/414602a).

Unwin, D.M. and Benton, M.J. 2001. Longisquama fossil and feather morphology. Science 291, 1900-1901.


Research contributions: others [40]

Benton, M.J. 2001. Biodiversity on land and in the sea. Geological Journal 36, 211-230 (doi: 10.1002/gj.877).

Benton, M.J. 2001. Finding the tree of life: matching phylogenetic trees to the fossil record through the 20th century. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 268, 2123-2130 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2001.1769).

Benton, M.J. and Pearson, P.N. 2001. Speciation in the fossil record. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16, 405-411 (doi: 10.1016/S0169-5347(01)02149-8).

Braddy, S.J. 2001. Eurypterid palaeoecology: palaeobiological, ichnological and comparative evidence for a 'mass-moult-mate' hypothesis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 172, 115-132 (doi: 10.1016/S0031-0182(01)00274-7).

Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2001. New arthropods from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate (Lower Emsian, Rhenish Massif, western Germany). Palaeontology 44, 275-303 (doi: 10.1111/1475-4983.00180).

Cotton, T.J. 2001. The phylogeny and systematics of blind Cambrian ptychoparioid trilobites. Palaeontology 44, 167-207 (doi: 10.1111/1475-4983.00176).

Cuny, G., Rieppel, O. and Sander, P.M. 2001. The shark fauna from the Middle Triassic (Anisian) of North-Western Nevada. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 133, 285-301 (doi: 10.1006/zjls.2000.0273).

Cuny, G., Suteethorn, V., Buffetaut, E. and Ouaja, M. 2001. Freshwater hybodont sharks in the Aptian-Albian of Tunisia and Thailand. In Ferre, B., Fouray, M. and Tabouelle, J. (eds.), Colloque sur le Cénomanien 2001. Bulletin de la Société d'étude des Sciences naturelles d'Elbeuf 2001, 27-29.

Draganits, E., Braddy, S.J., and Briggs, D.E.G. 2001. A Gondwanan coastal arthropod ichnofauna from the Muth Formation (Lower Devonian, northern India): paleoenvironment and tracemaker behavior. Palaios 16, 126-147 (doi: 10.1669/0883-1351(2001)016<0126:AGCAIF>2.0.CO;2).

Dunlop, J.A. and Braddy, S.J. 2001. Scorpions and their sister group relationships. Pp. 1-24, in Fet, V. and Selden, P.A. (eds.). Scorpions 2001. British Arachnological Society, London.

Dyke, G.J. 2001. A primitive swift from the London Clay and the relationships of fossil apodiform birds. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21, 195-200 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2001)021[0195:APSFTL]2.0.CO;2).

Dyke, G.J. 2001. The fossil waterfowl (Aves: Anseriformes) from the Eocene of England. American Museum Novitates 3354, 1-15 (doi: 10.1206/0003-0082(2001)354<0001:TFWAAF>2.0.CO;2).

Dyke, G.J. and Rayner, J.M.V. 2001. Forelimb shape and the evolution of birds. In: Gauthier, J. and Gall, L. F. (eds) New perspectives on the origin and early evolution of birds: Proceedings of the International Symposium in Honor of John H. Ostrom. Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, pp. 275-282.

Dyke, G.J. and Waterhouse, D.M. 2001. A mousebird (Aves: Coliiformes) from the Eocene of England. Journal für Ornithologie 142, 7-15 (doi: 10.1046/j.1439-0361.2000.00040.x).

Fara, E. 2001. What are Lazarus taxa? Geological Journal 36, 291-303 (doi: 10.1002/gj.879).

Fara, E. and Hungerbühler, A. 2001. Paleorhinus magnoculus du Trias supérieur du Maroc : Un phytosaure (Archosauria) primitif juvénile. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie de Sciences - Serie IIa: Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes 332, 831-836 (doi: 10.1016/S1251-8050(00)01481-6).

Flannery, M.B., Stott, A.W., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 2001. Chitin in the fossil record: identification and quantification of D-glucosamine. Organic Geochemistry 32, 745-754 (doi: 10.1016/S0146-6380(00)00174-1).

Grimes, S.T., Brock, F., Rickard, D., Davies, K.L., Edwards, D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 2001. Understanding fossilization: experimental pyritization of plants. Geology 29, 123-126 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(2001)029<0123:UFEPOP>2.0.CO;2)

Harcourt-Brown, K.H., Pearson, P.N., and Wilkinson, M. 2001. The imbalance of paleontological trees. Paleobiology 27,188-204 (doi: 10.1666/0094-8373(2001)027<0188:TIOPT>2.0.CO;2).

Harper, D.A.T. and Benton, M.J. (eds) 2001. History of biodiversity. Geological Journal 36, 185-353.

Harper, D.A.T. and Benton, M.J. 2001. Preface: History of biodiversity. Geological Journal 36, 185-186 (doi: 10.1002/gj.899).

Henderson, D.M. 2001. New visualizations of global tectonic plate motions and plate boundary interactions. Terra Nova 13, 70-78 (doi: 10.1046/j.1365-3121.2001.00324.x).

Hopley, P. 2001. Plesiosaur spinal pathology: the first fossil occurrence of Schmorl's nodes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21, 253-260 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2001)021[0253:PSPTFF]2.0.CO;2).

Hopley, P. 2001. A new plesiosaurid specimen from the Sinemurian, Lower Jurassic, of southern England. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 122, 129-138.

Kriwet, J. 2001. Palaeobiogeography of pycnodontiform fishes (Actinopterygii, Neopterygii). Seminario de Paleontologìa de Zaragoza 5.1, 121-130.

Kriwet, J. 2001. Feeding mechanisms and ecology of pycnodont fishes (Neopterygii, Pycnodontiformes). Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde zu Berlin, Geowissenschaftliche Reihe 4, 139-165.

Kriwet, J. and Kussius, K. 2001. Paleobiology and paleobiogeography of sclerorhynchid sawfishes (Chondrichthyes, Batomorphii). Revista Española de Paleontologìa, No. Extraordinario 35-46.

Lange, S., Schram, F.R., Steeman, F.A., and Hof, C.H.J. 2001. New genus and species from the Cretaceous of Lebanon links the Thylacocephala to the Crustacea. Palaeontology 44, 905-912 (doi: 10.1111/1475-4983.00207).

Langer, M.C. 2001. Linnaeus and the PhyloCode: where are the differences? Taxon 50, 1091-1096 (doi: 10.2307/1224724).

Looy, C.V., Twitchett, R.J., Dilcher, D.L., Konijnenburg-Van Cittert, J.H.A., and Visscher, H. 2001. Life in the end-Permian dead zone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 98, 7879-7883 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.131218098).

Makovicky, P.J. and Dyke, G.J. 2001. Naive falsification and the origin of birds. In: Gauthier, J. and Gall, L. F. (eds) New perspectives on the origin and early evolution of birds: Proceedings of the International Symposium in Honor of John H. Ostrom. Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, pp. 501-509.

McCobb, L.M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P., Hall, A.R., and Hall, R.A. 2001. Preservation of fossil seeds from a 10th century AD cess pit at Coppergate, York. Journal of Archaeological Science 28, 929-940 (doi: 10.1006/jasc.2000.0617).

Pearson, P.N., Norris, R. D., and Empson, A. J. 2001. Mutabella mirabilis gen. et sp. nov., a Miocene microperforate planktonic foraminifer with an extreme level of intraspecific variability. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 31, 120-132 (doi: 10.2113/0310120).

Posmosanu, E. and Cook, E. 2001. Vertebrate taphonomy and dinosaur palaeopathology from a Lower Cretaceous bauxite lens, north west Romania. Oryctos 3, 39-51.

Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J. and Siveter, D.J. 2001. Methodologies for the visualization and reconstruction of three-dimensional fossils from the Silurian Herefordshire Lagerstätte. Palaeontologia Electronica 4(1), art. 1, 17 pp., http://palaeo-electronica.org/2001_1/s2/main.htm

Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J. and Siveter, D.J. 2001. A three-dimensionally preserved fossil polychaete worm from the Silurian of Herefordshire, England. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 268, 2355-2363 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2001.1788).

Twitchett, R.J. 2001. Incompleteness of the Permian-Triassic fossil record: a consequence of productivity decline? Geological Journal 36, 341-353 (doi: 10.1002/gj.883).

Twitchett, R.J., Looy, C.V., Morante, R., Visscher, H., and Wignall, P.B. 2001. Rapid and synchronous collapse of marine and terrestrial ecosystems during the end-Permian mass extinction event. Geology 29, 351-354 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(2001)029<0351:RASCOM>2.0.CO;2)

Warren, A.A., Damiani, R.J., and Yates, A.M. 2001. Palaeobiogeography of Australian fossil amphibians. Historical Biology 15, 171-179 (doi: 10.1080/10292380109380589).

Winter, C.J. and Pearson, P.N. 2001. Coiling directions in some Miocene planktonic foraminifera. Journal of Micropalaeontology 20, 29-30 (doi: 10.1144/jm.20.1.29).


Public understanding of science [16]

Barrett, P.M., Jenkins, I. and Rayfield, E.J. 2001. National Geographic: Dinosaurs. National Geographic, Washington, 192 pp.

Benton, M.J. 2001. The encyclopedia of awesome dinosaurs. Franklin Watts, London and Sydney, 142 pp. Copper Beech Books, Conn., USA (2000). [Also as a series of four books: Awesome dinosaurs: Flesh-eaters, Giant plant-eaters, Armoured giants, Duckbills and boneheads, each 32 pp.]

Benton, M.J. 2001. Evidence of evolutionary transitions. ActionBioscience web site at http://actionbioscience.org/evolution/benton2.html

Benton, M.J. 2001. Biodiversity through time. Pp. 211-220. In Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Benton, M.J. 2001. Introduction. In Atlas of the evolving earth, volumes 1-3, pp. 6-8 in each. Macmillan Reference USA, Detroit.

Benton, M.J. 2001. The science of 'Walking with dinosaurs'. Teaching Earth Sciences 26, 4-9.

Braddy, S.J. 2001. Trackways - arthropod locomotion. Pp. 389-393. In Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Briggs, D.E.G. 2001. Exceptionally preserved fossils. Pp. 328-332. In Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 2001. Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford, 583 pp.

Jenkins, I. 2001. Atlas of the evolving earth. Volume 3, Tertiary. Macmillan Reference USA, Detroit, 144 pp.

Jenkins, I. 2001. Fossils explained: Palaeozoic carnivorous reptiles. Geology Today 17(1), 36-39 (doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2451.2001.00012.x).

Pearson, P.N. 2001. Phylogenetic tree shape. Pp. 192-195. In Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Pearson, P.N. 2001. The symbolism of Silphium. Palaeontology Newsletter 46, 26-27.

Pearson, P.N. 2001. The quest for stratigraphic completeness. Palaeontology Newsletter 48, 12-13.

Raiswell, R., Bartels, C. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2001. Hunsrück Slate. Pp. 346-349. In Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Stankiewicz, B.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2001. Animal cuticles. Pp. 259-262. In Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford.


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