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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (2005)
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Research contributions [51]

Angielczyk, K.D., Fröbisch, J., and Smith, R.M.H. 2005. On the stratigraphic range of the dicynodont taxon Emydops (Therapsida, Anomodontia) in the Karoo Basin, South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana 41, 23-33.

Angielczyk, K.D., Roopnarine, P.D., and Wang, S.C. 2005. Modeling the role of primary productivity disruption in end-Permian extinctions, Karoo Basin, South Africa. In: S. G. Lucas and K. E. Zeigler (eds.) The Nonmarine Permian. Bulletin of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science 30, 16-23.

Benton, M.J., Cook, E. and Hooker, J.J. 2005. Mesozoic and Tertiary fossil mammals and birds of Great Britain. Joint Nature Conservancy Committee, London, 215 pp.

Briggs, D.E.G., Moore, R.A., Shultz, J.W., and Schweigert, G. 2005. Mineralization of soft-part anatomy and invading microbes in the horseshoe crab Mesolimulus from the Upper Jurassic Lagerstätte of Nusplingen, Germany. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 272, 627-632 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2004.3006).

Calder, J.H., Rygel, M.C., Ryan, R.J., Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Hebert, B. 2005. Stratigraphy and sedimentology of Pennsylvanian red beds near Joggins, Nova Scotia: The Little River Formation with redefinition of the Joggins Formation. Atlantic Geology 41, 143-167.

Cuny, G., Ouaja, M., Srarfi, D., Schmitz, L., Buffetaut, E., and Benton, M.J. 2005. Fossil sharks from the Early Cretaceous of Tunisia. Revue de Paléobiologie 23 (Spec. No. 9), 127-142.

Dong, X., Donoghue, P.C.J., Cunningham, J., Liu, J. and Cheng, H. 2005. The anatomy, affinity and phylogenetic significance of Markuelia. Evolution & Development 7, 468-482 (doi: 10.1111/j.1525-142X.2005.05050.x).

Dong, X., Donoghue, P.C.J., Liu, Z., Liu, J. and Peng, F. 2005. The fossils of Orsten-type preservation from Middle and Upper Cambrian in Hunan, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 50, 1352-1357 (doi: 10.1360/982005-795).

Dong, X., Donoghue, P.C.J. and Repetski, J.E. 2005. Basal tissue structure in the earliest euconodonts: testing hypotheses of developmental plasticity in euconodont phylogeny. Palaeontology 48, 411-421 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2005.00452.x).

Donoghue, P.C.J. 2005. Saving the stem-group - a contradiction in terms. Paleobiology 31, 553-558 (doi: 10.1666/0094-8373(2005)031[0553:STSGCI]2.0.CO;2).

Donoghue, P. C. J. & Dong, X. 2005. Embryos and ancestors. In Evolving form and function: fossils and development (ed. D.E.G. Briggs), pp. 81-99. New Haven: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University.

Donoghue, P.C.J. and Purnell, M.A. 2005. Genome duplication, extinction and vertebrate evolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20, 312-319 (doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2005.04.008).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. Adpressed tree-fern trunks from the Early Pennsylvanian Joggins Formation of Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 41, 169-172.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. Global climate analysis of growth rings in woods, and its implications for deep time paleoclimate studies. Paleobiology 31, 434-444 (doi: 10.1666/0094-8373(2005)031[0434:GCAOGR]2.0.CO;2).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. Small cordaitalean trees in a marine-influenced coastal habitat in the Pennsylvanian Joggins Formation, Nova Scotia, Canada. Journal of the Geological Society, London 162, 485-500 (doi: 10.1144/0016-764904-080).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. Intra-tree variability in wood anatomy, and its implications for fossil wood systematics and palaeoclimatic studies. Palaeontology 48, 171-183 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2004.00429.x).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Bashforth, A.R. 2005. Morphology, anatomy, and upland ecology of large cordaitalean trees from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Newfoundland. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 135, 223-243 (doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2005.04.001).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Calder, J.H. 2005. Sir William Dawson (1820-1899): a very modern palaeobotantist. Atlantic Geology 41, 103-114.

Fountaine, T.M.R., Benton, M.J., Dyke, G.J. and Nudds, R.L. 2005. The quality of the fossil record of Mesozoic birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 272, 289-294 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2923).

Fukuda, R., Hayashi, A., Utsunomiya, A., Nukada, Y., Fukui, R., Itoh, K., Tezuka, K., Ohashi, K., Mizuno, K., Sakamoto, M., Hamanoue, M., and Tsuji, T. 2005. Alteration of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase cascade in the multilobulated nuclear formation of adult T cell leukemia lymphoma (ATLL). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 102, 15213-15218.

Hone, D.W.E. and Benton, M.J. 2005. The evolution of large size: How does Cope's Rule work? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20, 4-6 (doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2004.10.012).

Hone, D.W.E., Keesey, T.M., Pisani, D., Purvis, A. 2005. Macroevolutionary trends in the Dinosauria: Cope's rule. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18, 587-595 (doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2004.00870.x).

King, M.J., Sarjeant, W.A.S., Thompson, D.B., and Tresise, G. 2005. A revised systematic ichnotaxonomy and review of the vertebrate footprint ichnofamily Chirotheriidae from the British Triassic. Ichnos 12, 241-299 (doi: 10.1080/10420940591009312).

Kvaček, J., Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Dašková, J. 2005. A new Upper Cretaceous ginkgoalean reproductive structure Nehvizdyella from the Czech Republic and its whole-plant reconstruction. American Journal of Botany, 92, 1958-1969 (doi: 10.3732/ajb.92.12.1958).

Lane, A., Janis, C.M. and Sepkoski, J.J., Jr. 2005. Estimating paleodiversities: a test of the taxic and phylogenetic methods. Paleobiology 31, 21-34 (doi: 10.1666/0094-8373(2005)031<0021:EPATOT>2.0.CO;2).

Lucas, S.G., Minter, N.J., Spielmann, J.A., Hunt, A.P. and Braddy, S.J. 2005. Early Permian ichnofossil assemblage from the Fra Cristobal Mountains, southern New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 31, 140-150.

Lucas, S.G., Minter, N.J., Spielmann, J.A., Smith, J.A. and Braddy, S.J. 2005. Early Permian ichnofossils from the northern Caballo Mountains, Sierra County, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 31, 151-162.

Martin, J.E. and Buffetaut, E. 2005. An overview of the Late Cretaceous crocodilian assemblage from Cruzy, southern France. Kaupia 14, 33-39.

Moore, R.A. and Braddy, S.J. 2005. A glyptocystitid cystoid affinity for the putative stem group chelicerate (Arthropoda: Aglaspidida or Xiphosura) Lemoneites from the Ordovician of Texas, U.S.A. Lethaia 38, 293-296 (doi: 10.1080/00241160510013277).

Moore, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Braddy, S.J., Anderson, L.A., Mikulic, D.G. and Kluessendorf, J. 2005. A new synziphosurine from the Late Llandovery Waukesha Lagerstätte, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Journal of Paleontology 79, 242-250 (doi: 10.1666/0022-3360(2005)079<0242:ANSCXF>2.0.CO;2).

Moreno, J. and Benton, M.J. 2005. Occurrence of sauropod dinosaur tracks in the Upper Jurassic of Chile (redescription of Iguanodonichnus frenki. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 20, 253-257 (doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2005.05.01).

Panades I Blas, X. 2005. Diversity versus variability in megaloolithid dinosaur eggshells. PalArch 2, 1-12.

Purnell, M.A. and Donoghue, P.C.J. (eds) 2005. Conodont biology and phylogeny - interpreting the fossil record. Special Papers in Palaeontology 73, 1-218.

Purnell, M.A. and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2005. Between death and data: biases in interpretation of the fossil record of conodonts. Special Papers in Palaeontology 73, 7-25.

Rayfield, E.J. 2005. Aspects of comparative cranial mechanics in the theropod dinosaurs Coelophysis, Allosaurus and Tyrannosaurus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 144, 309-316 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2005.00176.x).

Rayfield, E.J. 2005. Using finite-element analysis to investigate suture morphology: a case study using large carnivorous dinosaurs. The Anatomical Record 283A, 349-365 (doi: 10.1002/ar.a.20168).

Rayfield, E.J., Barrett, P.M., McDonnell, R.A., and Wills, K.J. 2005. A geographical information system (GIS) study of Triassic vertebrate biochronology. Geological Magazine 142, 327-354 (doi: 10.1017/S001675680500083X).

Renaud, S., Michaux, J., Aguilar, J.-P, Schmidt, D.N. and Auffray, J.-C. 2005. Morphological evolution, ecological diversification and climate change. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 272, 609-617 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2992).

Säilä, L.K. 2005. A new species of the sphenodontian reptile Clevosaurus from the Lower Jurasic of South Wales. Palaeontology 48, 817-831 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2005.00486.x).

Sánchez-Hernández, B. 2005. Galveosaurus herreroi, a new sauropod dinosaur from Villar del Arzobispo Formation (Tithonian-Berriasian) of Spain. Zootaxa 1034, 1-20.

Sansom, I.J., Donoghue, P.C.J. and Albanesi, G.L. 2005. Histology and affinity of the earliest armoured vertebrate. Biology Letters 2, 446-449 (doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2005.0349).

Smith, M.P., Donoghue, P.C.J. and Repetski, J.E. 2005. The apparatus composition and architecture of Cordylodus Pander - concepts of homology in primitive conodonts. In Barrick, J. E. and Lane, H. R. (eds) A standing ovation: papers in honor of Gilbert Klapper. Bulletins of American Paleontology 369, 19-33.

Stott, C.A., Tetlie, O.E., Braddy, S.J., Nowlan, G.S., Glasser, P.N., and Devereux, M.G. 2005. A new eurypterid (Chelicerata) from the uppermost Ordovician of Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Paleontology 79, 1166-1174 (doi: 10.1666/0022-3360(2005)079[1166:ANECFT]2.0.CO;2).

Surkov, M.V., Kalandadze, N.N., and Benton, M.J. 2005. Lystrosaurus georgi, a dicynodont from the Lower Triassic of Russia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25, 402-413 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2005)025[0402:LGADFT]2.0.CO;2).

Tverdokhlebov, V.P., Tverdokhlebova, G.I., Minikh, A.V., Surkov, M.V., and Benton, M.J. 2005. Upper Permian vertebrates and their sedimentological context in the South Urals, Russia. Earth-Science Reviews 69, 27-77 (doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2004.07.003).

Wang, N.Z., Donoghue, P.C.J., Smith, M.M. and Sansom, I.J. 2005. Histology of the galeaspid dermoskeleton and endoskeleton, and the origin and early evolution of the vertebrate cranial endoskeleton. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25, 745-756 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2005)025[0745:HOTGDA]2.0.CO;2).

Wheeley, J.R. and Twitchett, R.J. 2005. Palaeoecological significance of a new Griesbachian (Early Triassic) gastropod assemblage from Oman. Lethaia 38, 37-45 (doi: 10.1080/0024116051003150).

Wickström, L.M. and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2005. Cladograms, phylogenies and the veracity of the conodont fossil record. Special Papers in Palaeontology 73, 185-218.

Wilkinson, M., Cotton, J.A., Creevey, C., Eulenstein, O., Harris, S.R., Lapointe, F.-J., Levasseur, C., Mcinerney, J.O., Pisani, D., and Thorley, J.L. 2005. The shape of supertrees to come: Tree shape related properties of fourteen supertree methods. Systematic Biology 54, 419-431 (doi: 10.1080/10635150590949832).

Wilkinson, M., Pisani, D., Cotton, J., and Corfe, I. 2005. Measuring support and finding unsupported relationships in supertrees. Systematic Biology 54, 823-831 (doi: 10.1080/10635150590950362).

Zhou, Z. and Zhang, F. 2005. Discovery of an ornithurine bird and its implication for Early Cretaceous avian radiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 102, 18998-19002 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.0507106102).

Public understanding of science [14]

Benton, M.J. 2005. La più grande catastrofe di tutti i tempi. Newton & Compton, Roma, 346 pp. [Italian translation of When life nearly died (Thames & Hudson, London, 2003).]

Benton, M.J. 2005. Fossil record. Encyclopedia of life sciences. Macmillan, London, 11 pp.

Benton, M.J. 2005. Fossil record: quality. Encyclopedia of life sciences. Macmillan, London, 11 pp.

Benton, M.J. 2005. Reptilia. Encyclopedia of life sciences. Macmillan, London, 11 pp.

Benton, M.J. 2005. Sauria. Encyclopedia of life sciences. Macmillan, London, 9 pp.

Braddy, S.J. 2005. One small step for a bug ... a giant leap for life. Re:search 9, 13.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. Earliest mountain forests. Geology Today 21, 181-184.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. Coal forests, climate change, and catastrophic fires. Geologists' Association Magazine, 4, 12-13.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. To see a world in a lump of coal. Rockwatch, 38, 10-11.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2005. Fossilised forests. Did the earliest mountain forests chill global climate? Planet Earth, Winter, 22-23.

Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Jones, D. 2005. Rainforests in the Rock. Earth Heritage 24, 19.

Kubo, T. 2005. Posture change within basal archosaurs. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 59, 95-97.

Zicot, E., Sala, J.-L. and Clabby, S. 2005. La pêche du Baryonyx. Archimède, l'école des loisirs, 37pp.

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