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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (2003)
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Research contributions: Science and Nature [2]

Benton, M.J. and Ayala, F.J. 2003. Dating the tree of life. Science 300, 1698-1700 (doi: 10.1126/science.1077795).

Siveter, D.J, Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., and Siveter, D.J. 2003. An ostracode crustacean with soft parts from the Lower Silurian. Science 302, 1749-1751 (doi: 10.1126/science.1091376).


Research contributions: others [47]

Agrasar, E.L. 2003. New fossil crocodilians from the Middle/Upper Miocene of Tunisia. Annales de Paléontologie 89, 103-110 (doi: 10.1016/S0753-3969(03)00006-5).

Benton, M.J. 2003. The quality of the fossil record. Pp. 66-90. In Donoghue, P.C.J. and Smith, M.P. (eds) Telling the Evolutionary Time: Molecular Clocks and the Fossil Record. CRC Press, London, 288 pp.

Benton, M.J. and Twitchett, R.J. 2003. How to kill (almost) all life: the end-Permian extinction event. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18, 358-365 (doi: 10.1016/S0169-5347(03)00093-4).

Bertling M., Braddy, S., Bromley, R. G., Demathieu, G. D., Mikuláš, R., Nielsen, J. K., Rindsberg, A. K., Schlirf, M. and Uchman, A. 2003. Draft proposal to emend the Code with respect to trace fossils: request for comments. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 60, 141-142.

Braddy, S.J., Morrissey, L.B., and Yates, A.M. 2003. Amphibian swimming traces from the Lower Permian of southern New Mexico. Palaeontology 46, 671-683 (doi: 10.1111/1475-4983.00315).

Briggs, D.E.G. 2003. The role of decay and mineralization in the preservation of soft-bodied fossils. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 31, 275-301 (doi: 10.1146/annurev.earth.31.100901.144746).

Briggs, D.E.G. 2003. The role of biofilms in the fossilization of non-biomineralized tissues. In Krumbein, W.E., Paterson, D.M., and Zarvarzin, G.A. (eds) Fossil and Recent biofilms: A natural history of life on Earth, 281-290, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Brookfield, M.E., Twitchett, R.J., and Goodings, C. 2003. Palaeoenvironments of the Permian-Triassic transition sections in Kashmir, India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 198, 353-371 (doi: 10.1016/S0031-0182(03)00476-0).

Coxall, H.K., Pearson, P.N., and Huber, B.T. 2003. Origin and morphology of the Eocene planktonic foraminifer Hantkenina. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 33, 237-261 (doi: 10.2113/33.3.237).

Damiani, R.J., Modesto, S., Yates, A.M., and Neveling, J. 2003. Earliest evidence of cynodont burrowing. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 270, 1747-1751 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2003.2427).

Damiani, R.J. and Yates, A.M. 2003. The Triassic amphibian Thoosuchus yakovlevi and the phylogeny of basal trematosaurids (Temnospondyli, Stereospondyli). Records of the Australian Museum 55, 331-342.

Donoghue, P.C.J. and Smith, M.P. (eds) 2003. Telling the Evolutionary Time: Molecular Clocks and the Fossil Record. CRC Press, London, 288 pp.

Donoghue, P.C.J. 2003. Introduction: Molecular clocks and the fossil record - towards consilience? Pp. 1-4. In Donoghue, P.C.J. and Smith, M.P. (eds). Telling the Evolutionary Time: Molecular Clocks and the Fossil Record. CRC Press, London, 288 pp.

Donoghue, P.C.J. 2003. The origin and early evolution of chordates: molecular clocks and the fossil record. Pp. 190-223. In Donoghue, P.C.J. and Smith, M.P. (eds). Telling the Evolutionary Time: Molecular Clocks and the Fossil Record. CRC Press, London, 288 pp.

Duncan, I.J., Titchener, F., and Briggs, D.E.G. 2003. Decay and disarticulation of the cockroach: Implications for preservation of the blattoids of Writhlington (Upper Carboniferous), UK. Palaeios 18, 256-265 (doi: 10.1669/0883-1351(2003)018<0256:DADOTC>2.0.CO;2).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2003. Growth interruptions in conifer woods from the Upper Cretaceous (Late Campanian) Two Medicine Formation, Montana, USA: implications for palaeoclimate and dinosaur ecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 199, 299-314 (doi: 10.1016/S0031-0182(03)00539-X).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2003. Response of Late Carboniferous tropical vegetation to transgressive-regressive rhythms, Joggins, Nova Scotia. Journal of the Geological Society, London 160, 643-647 (doi: 10.1144/0016-764902-114).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2003. Late Carboniferous dryland tropical vegetation, Joggins, Nova Scotia, Canada. Palaios 18, 197-211 (doi: 10.1669/0883-1351(2003)018<0197:LCTDVI>2.0.CO;2).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2003. Anatomically-preserved cordaitalean trees from Lower Pennsylvanian (Langsettian) dryland alluvial-plain deposits at Joggins, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 39, 255-261.

Falcon-Lang, H.J., Fensome, R.A. and Venugopal, D.V. 2003. The Cretaceous age of the Vinegar Hill silica sand deposit, southern New Brunswick: evidence from palynology and palaeobotany. Atlantic Geology 39, 39-46.

Fitzgerald, T.D. and Panades I Blas, X. 2003. Winter foraging of colonies of the pine processionary caterpillar (Thaumetopoea pityocampa Schiff. (Thaumetopoeidae. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 57, 161-167.

Gower, D.J. 2003. Osteology of the early archosaurian reptile Erythrosuchus africanus, Broom. Annals of the South African Museum 110, 1-84.

Harris, S.R., Gower, D.J., and Wilkinson, M. 2003. Intraorganismal homology, character construction, and the phylogeny of aetosaurian archosaurs (Reptilia, Diapsida). Systematic Biology 52, 239-252 (doi: 10.1080/10635150309341).

Harris, S.R., Gower, D.J., and Wilkinson, M. 2003. Phylogenetic methods and aetosaur interrelationships: a rejoinder. Systematic Biology 52, 851-852 (doi: 10.1080/10635150390252260).

Harris, S.R., Wilkinson, M., and Marques, A.C. 2003. Countering concerted homoplasy. Cladistics 52, 239-252 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2003.tb00300.x).

Kemp, R.A. and Trueman, C.N. 2003. Rare earth elements in Solnhofen biogenic apatite: Geochemical clues to the palaeoenvironment. Sedimentary Geology 155, 109-127 (doi: 10.1016/S0037-0738(02)00163-X).

Kriwet, J. 2003. First record of an Early Cretaceous shark (Chondrichthyes, Neoselachii) from Antarctica. Antarctic Science 15, 507-511 (doi: 10.1017/S0954102003001627).

Kriwet, J. 2003. Neoselachian remains (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Middle Jurassic of SW Germany and NW Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48, 583-594.

Kriwet, J. 2003. Lancetfish teeth (Neoteleostei, Alepisauroidei) from the Early Cretaceous of Alcaine, NE Spain. Lethaia 36, 323-331 (doi: 10.1080/00241160310006484).

Kriwet, J. and Gaździcki, A. 2003. New Eocene Antarctic chimeroid fish (Holocephali, Chimaeriformes). Polish Polar Research 24, 29-51.

Krystyn, L., Richoz, S., Baud, A., and Twitchett, R.J. 2003. A unique Permian-Triassic boundary section from the Neotethyan Hawasina Basin, Central Oman Mountains. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 191, 329-344 (doi: 10.1016/S0031-0182(02)00670-3).

Lane, A.A. and Benton, M.J. 2003. Taxonomic level as a determinant of the shape of the Phanerozoic marine biodiversity curve. American Naturalist 162, 265-276 (doi: 10.1086/377188).

Lane, A.A., Braddy, S.J., Briggs, D.E.G., and Elliott, D.K. 2003. A new trace fossil from the Middle Cambrian of the Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA. Palaeontology 46, 987-998 (doi: 10.1111/1475-4983.00329).

Langer, M.C. 2003. The pelvic and hind limb anatomy of the stem-sauropodomorph Saturnalia tupinquim (Late Triassic, Brazil). PaleoBios 23(2), 1-40.

Martin, D., Briggs, D.E.G., and Parkes, R.J. 2003. Experimental mineralization of invertebrate eggs and the preservation of Neoproterozoic embryos. Geology 31, 39-42 (doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(2003)031<0039:EMOIEA>2.0.CO;2).

McCobb, L.M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Carruthers, W.J., and Evershed, R.P. 2003. Phosphatisation of seeds and roots in a Late Bronze Age deposit at Potterne, Wiltshire, UK. Journal of Archaeological Science 30, 1269-1281 (doi: 10.1016/S0305-4403(03)00016-5).

Modesto, S.P., Damiani, R.J., Neveling, J. and Yates, A.M. 2003. A new Triassic owenettid parareptile and the mother of mass extinctions. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23, 715-719 (doi: 10.1671/1962).

Orr, P.J., Benton, M.J., and Briggs, D.E.G. 2003. Post-Cambrian closure of the deep-water slope-basin taphonomic window. Geology 31, 769-772 (doi: 10.1130/G19193.1).

Radley, J.D. 2003. Warwickshire's Jurassic geology: Past, present and future. Mercian Geologist 15, 209-218.

Schram, F.R., C.H.J. Hof, R.H. Mapes, and Snowdon, P. 2003. Paleozoic cumaceans (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Peracarida) from North America. Contributions in Zoology 72, 1-16.

Smith, A., Braddy, S.J., Marriott, S.B., and Briggs, D.E.G. 2003. Arthropod trackways from the Early Devonian of South Wales: a functional analysis of producers and their behaviour. Geological Magazine 140, 63-72 (doi: 10.1017/S0016756802006982).

Tibbs, S.L., Briggs, D.E.G., and Prössl, K. 2003. Pyritised plant microfossils from the Devonian Hunsrück Slate of Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 77, 219-224.

Trueman, C.N., Benton, M.J., and Palmer, M.R. 2003. Geochemical taphonomy of shallow marine vertebrate assemblages. Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology 197, 151-169 (doi: 10.1016/S0031-0182(03)00457-7).

Tverdokhlebov, V.P., Tverdokhlebova, G.I., Surkov, M.V., and Benton, M.J. 2003. Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of the SE of European Russia. Earth-Science Reviews 60, 1-66 (doi: 10.1016/S0012-8252(02)00076-4).

Yates, A.M. 2003. The species taxonomy of the sauropodomorph dinosaurs from the Löwenstein Formation (Norian, Late Triassic) of Germany. Palaeontology 46, 317-337 (doi: 10.1111/j.0031-0239.2003.00301.x).

Yates, A.M. 2003. A new species of the primitive dinosaur, Thecodontosaurus (Saurischia: Sauropodomorpha) and its implications for the systematics of early dinosaurs. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 1, 1-42 (doi: 10.1017/S1477201903001007).

Yates, A.M and Kitching, J.W. 2003. The earliest known sauropod dinosaur and the first steps towards sauropod locomotion. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 270, 1753-1758 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2003.2417).


Public understanding of science [4]

Benton, M.J. 2003a. When life nearly died: the greatest mass extinction of all time. Thames & Hudson, London; W. W. Norton, New York, 336 pp.

Benton, M.J. 2003b. Wipeout. New Scientist 178 (2392), 38-41.

Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 2003. Palaeobiology II, xv + 583 pp. (paperback) Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Donoghue, P.C.J., Smith, M.P., and Sansom, I.J. 2003. The emergence of vertebrates. Pp. 107-109. In McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science. McGraw-Hill, New York.


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