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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (2004)
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Research contributions: Science and Nature [3]

Benton, M.J., Tverdokhlebov, V.P. and Surkov, M.V. 2004. Ecosystem remodelling among vertebrates at the Permian-Triassic boundary in Russia. Nature, 432, 97-100 (doi: 10.1038/nature02950).

Dong, X., Donoghue, P.C.J., Cheng, H., and Liu, J.-B. 2004. Fossil embryos from the Middle and Late Cambrian period of Hunan, south China. Nature, 427, 237-240 (doi: 10.1038/nature02215).

Schmidt, D.N., Thierstein, H.R., Bollmann, J. and Schiebel, R. 2004. Abiotic forcing of plankton evolution in the Cenozoic. Science, 303, 207-210 (doi: 10.1126/science.1090592).

Research contributions: others [57]

Anderson, L.I. and Moore, R.A. 2004. Bembicosoma re-examined: A xiphosuran from the Silurian of the North Esk Inlier, Pentland Hills, Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 94, 199-206 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000614).

Arratia, G., López-Arbarello, A., Prasad, G.V.R., Parnar, V. and Kriwet, J. 2004. Late Cretaceous-Paleocene percomorphs (Teleostei) from India - Early radiation of Perciformes. Pp. 635-655, in Arratia, G., Wilson, M.V.H. and Cloutier, R. (Eds.) Recent advances in the origin and early radiation of vertebrates. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München, Germany.

Barras, C.G. and Twitchett, R.J. 2004. Trace fossils in the aftermath of mass extinction events. In: D. McIlroy (ed.), The application of ichnology to palaeoenvironmental and stratigraphic analysis. Geological Society of London Special Publications, 228, 395-415 (doi: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2004.228.01.18).

Benton, M.J. 2004. Origin and relationships of Dinosauria. In D. B. Weishampel, P. Dodson, and H. Osmólska (eds), The Dinosauria, 2nd edition, pp. 7-24. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Braddy, S.J. 2004. Ichnological evidence for the arthropod invasion of land. In: Webby, B.D., Mángano, M.G. and Buatois, L.A. (eds.) Trace fossils in evolutionary palaeoecology. Fossils and Strata Special Issue, 51, 136-140.

Braddy, S. J. and Clarkson, E. N. K. (eds) 2004. Chelicerate Palaeobiology and Evolution. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences Special Issue. 94, pp. 169-281.

Braddy, S.J. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 2004. Preface. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 94, v-vi (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000584).

Braddy, S.J., Tollerton, V.P., Jr., Racheboeuf, P.P., and Schallreuter, R. 2004. Eurypterids, phyllocarids and ostracodes. 255-265. In: Webby, B.D., Droser, M.L. and Paris, F. (eds.). The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event. Columbia University Press. 484 pp.

Cotton, T.J. and Braddy, S.J. 2004. The phylogeny of arachnomorph arthropods and the origin of the Chelicerata. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 94, 169-193 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000596).

Delsate, D. and Kriwet, J. 2004. Late Triassic pycnodont fish remains (Neopterygii, Pycnodontiformes) from the Germanic basin. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 97: 183-191 (doi: 10.1007/s00015-004-1125-6).

Dunlop, J.A., Anderson, L.I., and Braddy, S.J. 2004. A redescription of Chasmataspis laurencii Caster & Brooks, 1956 (Chelicerata: Chasmataspidida) from the Middle Ordovician of the Tennessee, USA, with remarks on chasmataspid phylogeny. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 94, 207-225 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000626).

Elliott, D.K., Reed, R.C. and Loeffler, E.J. 2004. A new species of Allocryptaspis (Heterostraci) from the Early Devonian, with comments on the structure of the oral area in cyathaspidids. Pp. 455-472, in Arratia, G., Wilson, M.V.H. and Cloutier, R. (Eds.) Recent advances in the origin and early radiation of vertebrates. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München, Germany.

Falcon-Lang, H. J. 2004. Anatomically-preserved cordaitalean trees from Lower Pennsylvanian (Langsettian) dryland alluvial-plain deposits at Joggins, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 39, 259-265.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2004. Early Mississippian lycopsid forests in a delta-plain setting at Norton, near Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of the Geological Society, London 161, 969-981 (doi: 10.1144/0016-764903-168).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2004. Pennsylvanian tropical rainforests responded to glacial-interglacial rhythms. Geology 32, 689-692 (doi: 10.1130/G20523.1).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2004. Pennsylvanian upland vegetation and its implications for the demise of the coal-forming tropical biome. Cleal, C.J. and Tenchov, Y. (eds), IGCP 469 Late Westphalian terrestrial biotas and environments. Geologica Balcanica 34, 131-138.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2004. A new anatomically preserved ginkgoalean genus from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of the Czech Republic. Palaeontology 47, 349-366 (doi: 10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00371.x).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Bashforth, A. 2004. Pennsylvanian uplands were forested by giant cordaitalean trees. Geology 32, 417-420 (doi: 10.1130/G20371.1).

Falcon-Lang, H.J., MacRae, A. and Csank, A.Z. 2004. Palaeoecology of Late Cretaceous polar vegetation preserved in the Hansen Point Volcanics, NW Ellesmere Island, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 212, 45-64 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2004.05.016).

Falcon-Lang, H.J., Rygel, M., Gibling, M., and Calder, J. 2004. An early Pennsylvanian waterhole deposit and its fossil biota in a dryland alluvial plain setting, Joggins, Nova Scotia. Journal of the Geological Society, London 161, 209-222 (doi: 10.1144/0016-764903-109).

Genise, J.F., Bertling M., Braddy, S.J., Bromley, R.G., Mikulás, R., Nielsen, K.S. S, Rindsberg, A.K., Schlirf, M., and Uchman, A. 2004. Comments on the draft proposal to amend the Code with respect to trace fossils. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 61, 35-37.

Gill, P.G. 2004. A new symmetrodont from the Early Cretaceous of England. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 24, 748-752 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2004)024[0748:ANSFTE]2.0.CO;2).

Kerr, T. and Twitchett, R. J. 2004. Experimental decay and disarticulation of Ophiura texturata: implications for the fossil record of ophiuroids. Pp. 439-446 in Heinzeller and Nebelsick (eds), Echinoderms; Proceedings of the International Echinoderm Conference, 2003. Taylor & Francis, London.

Kriwet, J. 2004. Late Jurassic selachians (Chondrichthyes: Hybodontiformes, Neoselachii) from Central-Portugal. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 4: 233-256.

Kriwet, J. 2004. Dental morphology of the pycnodont fish †Stemmatodus rhombus (Agassiz 1844) (Neopterygii, †Pycnodontiformes) from the Early Cretaceous with comments on its systematic position. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 94: 145-155 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000560).

Kriwet, J.. 2004. The systematic position of the Cretaceous sclerorhynchid sawfishes (Elasmobranchii, Pristiorajea). In: Arratia, G. and Tintori, A. (eds.): Mesozoic Fishes 3 - Systematics, Paleoenvironment and Biodiversity: 57-74; Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München.

Kriwet, J. 2004. A new pycnodont fish genus (Neopterygii: Pycnodontiformes) from the Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) of Mount Lebanon and its interrelationships. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24: 525-532 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2004)024[0525:ANPFGN]2.0.CO;2).

Kriwet, J. and Benton, M.J. 2004. Neoselachian (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) diversity across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 214, 181-194 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2004.02.049).

Llinás Agrasar, E. 2004. Crocodile remains from the Burdigalian (lower Miocene) of Gebel Zelten (Libya). Geodiversitas, 26, 309-321.

Llinás Agrasar, E. 2004. Crocodilian remains from the Upper Eocene of Dor-el-Talha, Libya. Annales de Paléontologie, 90, 209-222 (doi: 10.1016/j.annpal.2004.05.001).

Loydell, D.A., Orr, P.J. and Kearns, S. 2004. Preservation of soft tissues in Silurian graptolites from Latvia. Palaeontology, 47, 503-513 (doi: 10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00381.x).

McCobb, L.M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Hall, A.R., and Kenward, H.K. 2004. The preservation of invertebrates in 16th-century cesspits at St Saviourgate, York. Archaeometry 46, 157-169 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.2004.00150.x).

Moreno, K., Blanco, N., and Tomlinson, A. 2004. Nuevas huellas de dinosaurios del Jurásico Superior en el norte de Chile. Ameghiniana 41, 535-543.

Morrissey, L.B. and Braddy, S.J. 2004. Terrestrial trace fossils from the Lower Old Red Sandstone, southwest Wales. Geological Journal, 39, 315-336 (doi: 10.1002/gj.991).

Morrissey, L.B., Braddy, S.J., Bennett, J.P., Marriott, S.B. and Tarrant, P.R. 2004. Fish trails from the Lower Old Red Sandstone of Tredomen quarry, Powys, southeast Wales. Geological Journal, 39, 337-358 (doi: 10.1002/gj.998).

Panades I Blas, X., Loyal, R.S., Schleich, H.H., and Llinas-Agrásar, E. 2004. Pristichampsine cranial remains from the basal redbed facies of the Subathu Formation (Himachal Pradesh, India) and some palaeobiographical remarks. PalArch, Vertebrate Palaeontology, 3(1), 1-8.

Philippe, M., Bamford, M,. Da Rosa Alves, L.S., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Gnaedinger, S., Herbst, R., McLoughlin, S., Ottone, E., Pole, M., Rajanikanth, A., Torres, T., and Zamuner, A. 2004. Biogeographic analysis of Jurassic-Early Cretaceous wood assemblages from Gondwana. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 129, 141-175 (doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2004.01.005).

Pierce, S. E. and Caldwell, M.W. 2004. Description and phylogenetic position of the Adriatic (Upper Cretaceous, Cenomanian) dolichosaur Pontosaurus lesinensis (Kornhuber, 1873). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24, 373-386 (doi: 10.1671/1960).

Pollitt, J.R., Braddy, S.J. and Dunlop, J.A. 2004. The phylogenetic position of the extinct arachnid order Phalangiotarbida Haase, 1890, with reference to the fauna from the Writhlington Geological Nature Reserve (Somerset, UK). Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 94, 243-259 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000651).

Poschmann, M. and Tetlie, O.E. 2004. On the Emsian (Early Devonian) arthropods of the Rhenish Slate Mountains: 4. The eurypterids Alkenopterus and Vinetopterus n. gen. (Arthropoda: Chelicerata). Senckenbergiana Lethaea 84, 173-193.

Rivera-Sylva, H., Rodríguez-de la Rosa, R., and Ortiz-Mendieta, J.A. 2004. A review of the dinosaurian record from Mexico. In,: Vega-Vera, F. (ed.), Studies on Mexican Paleontology. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands.

Sánchez Hernández, B. 2004. Replica a los comentarios de Canudo et al. a "Asociación faunística de vertebrados mesozoicos de la localidad de Galve (Teruel)" [Estudios Geol., 58 (2002), 189-193] Estudios Geologicos 60, 53-59.

Schmidt, D. N., Renaud, S., Bollmann, J., Schiebel, R. and Thierstein, H.R., 2004. Size distribution of Holocene planktic foraminifer assemblages: biogeography, ecology and adaptation. Marine Micropaleontology, 50, 319-338 (doi: 10.1016/S0377-8398(03)00098-7).

Schmidt, D.N., Thierstein, H.R., and Bollmann, J. 2004. The evolutionary history of size variation of planktic foraminiferal assemblages in the Cenozoic. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 212, 159-180 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2004.06.002).

Schmittner, A., Sarnthein, M., Kinkel, H., Bartoli, G., Bickert, T., Crucifrix, M., Crudeli, D., Groeneveld, J., Koesters, F., Mikolajexicz, U., Millo, C., Reumer, J., Schaefer, P., Schmidt, D.N., Schneider, B., Schulz, M., Steph, S., Tiedemann, R., Weintelt, M. and Zuvela, M. 2004. Global Impact of the Panamanian seaway closure. Eos 85, 526-528.

Smith, G.A. and Harding, I.C. 2004. New dinoflagellate cyst species from Upper Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous sediments of the Volgian lectostratotype sections at Gorodische and Kashpir, Volga Basin, Russia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 128, 355-379 (doi: 10.1016/S0034-6667(03)00155-6).

Stewart D.R.M., Pearson, P.N., Ditchfield P.W., Singano J.M. 2004. Miocene tropical Indian Ocean temperatures: evidence from three exceptionally preserved foraminiferal assemblages from Tanzania. Journal of African Earth Sciences 40, 173-190 (doi: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2004.09.001).

Surkov, M.V. and Benton, M.J. 2004. The basicranium of dicynodonts (Synapsida) and its use in phylogenetic systematics. Palaeontology 47, 619-638 (doi: 10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00382.x).

Tetlie, O.E., and Braddy, S.J. 2004. The first Silurian chasmataspid, Loganamaraspis dunlopi gen. et sp. nov. (Chelicerata: Chasmataspidida) from Lesmahagow, Scotland, and its implications for eurypterid phylogeny. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 94, 227-234 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000638).

Tetlie, O.E., Braddy, S.J., Butler, P.D. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2004. A new eurypterid (Chelicerata: Eurypterida) from the Upper Devonian Gogo Formation of Western Australia, with a review of the Rhenopteridae. Palaeontology, 47, 801-809 (doi: 10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00390.x).

Tetlie, O.E. and Moore, R.A. 2004. A new specimen of Paleomerus hamiltoni (Arthropoda; Arachnomorpha). Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 94, 195-198 (doi: 10.1017/S0263593300000602).

Tinn, O. and Meidla, T. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of early-middle Ordovician ostracods of Baltoscandia. Palaeontology 47, 199-221 (doi: 10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00369.x).

Twitchett, R.J. and Barras, C.G. 2004. Trace fossils in the aftermath of mass extinction events. In: D. McIlroy (ed.), The application of ichnology to palaeoenvironmental and stratigraphic analysis, Geological Society of London Special Publications 228, 395-415 (doi: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2004.228.01.18).

Twitchett, R.J., Krystyn, L., Baud, A., Wheeley, J.R. and Richoz, S. 2004. Rapid marine recovery after the end-Permian extinction event in the absence of marine anoxia. Geology, 32, 805-808 (doi: 10.1130/G20585.1)

Weber, B. and Braddy, S.J. 2004. A marginal marine ichnofauna from the Blaiklock Glacier Group (?Lower Ordovician) of the Shackleton Range, Antarctica. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 94, 1-20 (doi: 10.1017/S026359330000050X).

Wings, O. 2004. Authigenic minerals in fossil bones from the Mesozoic of England: poor correlation with depositional environments. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 204, 15-32 (doi: 10.1016/S0031-0182(03)00709-0).

Zachos, J. C., Kroon, D., Blum, P., Bowles, J., Gaillot, P., Hasegawa, T., Hathorne, E. C., Hodell, D. A., Kelly, D.C., Jung, J.-H., Keller, S.M., Lee, Y.S., Leuschner, D.C., Liu, Z., Lohmann, K.C., Lourens, L., Monechi, S., Nicolo, M., Raffi, I., Riesselman, C., Rühl, U., Schellenberg, S.A., Schmidt, D.N., Sluijs, A., Thomas, D.J., Thomas, E., and Vallius, H., Eds. 2004. Early Cenozoic extreme Climates: The Walvis Ridge transect. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Reports Leg 208. College Station, TX, Ocean Drilling Program.

Public understanding of science [6]

Cunningham, J.A. 2004. Fossil spearing and smashing stomatopods. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 56, 105-107.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2004. Ice, coal and ancient rainforests. Planet Earth (NERC News) Autumn edition, Pp. 20-21.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Calder, J.H. 2004. UNESCO World Heritage and the Joggins cliffs of Nova Scotia. Geology Today 20, 140-144 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2451.2004.00469.x).

Falcon-Lang, H.J., Davies, Gibling, M. and Calder, J. 2004. A dance to the music of time. Geoscientist 14 (4), 4-9.

Joomun, S. 2004. Feeding preferences and trophic structure of Late Jurassic fishes. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 56, 110-113.

Tetlie, O.E. 2004. The genitalia of Jaekelopterus rhenaniae and its phylogenetic position. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 56, 116-119.

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