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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (2007)
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Research contributions: Science and Nature [2]

Donoghue, P.C.J. 2007. Embryonic identity crisis. Nature 445, 155-156 (doi: 10.1038/nature05520).

Friis, E.M., Crane, P.R., Pedersen, K.R., Bengtson, S., Donoghue, P.C.J., Grimm, G.W. and Stampanoni, M. 2007. Phase-contrast X-ray microtomography links Cretaceous seeds with Gnetales and Bennettitales. Nature 450, 549-552 (doi: 10.1038/nature06278).

Research contributions: others [70]

Al-Sabouni, N., Kucera, M. and Schmidt, D.N. 2007. Vertical niche separation control of diversity and size disparity in planktonic foraminifera. Marine Micropaleontology 63, 75-90 (doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2006.11.002).

Anderson, P.E., Benton, M.J., Trueman, C.N., Paterson, B.A. and Cuny, G. 2007. Palaeoenvironments of vertebrates on the southern shore of Tethys: The nonmarine Early Cretaceous of Tunisia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 243, 118-131 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.07.015).

Anderson, P.S.L. and Westneat, M.W. 2007. Feeding mechanics and bite force modelling of the skull of Dunkleosteus terrelli, an ancient apex predator. Biology Letters 3, 76-79 (doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0569).

Angielczyk, K.D. 2007. New specimens of the Tanzanian dicynodont "Cryptocynodon" parringtoni von Huene, 1942 (Therapsida, Anomodontia), with an expanded analysis of Permian dicynodont phylogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 116-131 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[116:NSOTTD]2.0.CO;2).

Angielczyk, K.D. and Sheets, H.D. 2007. Investigation of simulated tectonic deformation in fossils using geometric morphometrics. Paleobiology 33, 125-148 (doi: 10.1666/06007.1).

Barras, C.G. and Twitchett, R.J. 2007. Response of the marine infauna to Triassic-Jurassic environmental change: Ichnological data from southern England. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 244, 223-241 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.06.040).

Bell, M.A., Jernvall, J., Wagner, G., Lieberman, D., Donoghue, P.C.J., Carroll, R., Weiss, K., Oxnard, C., Hanken, J., Wilkins, A., Coates, M., Ackermann, R., Brakefield, P.M., Hall, B.K., Cheverud, J., Thesleff, I., Morriss-Kay, G., Raff, R., Budd, G., Raff, E.C., Hallgrimsson, B., and Stern, D. 2007. Discussion. In: Bock, G. and Goode, J. (eds), Tinkering: The Microevolution of Development. Novartis Foundation Symposium 284, 153-157.

Benton, M.J. 2007. The Phylocode: beating a dead horse? Acta Palaeontologia Polonica 52, 651-655.

Benton, M.J. and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2007. Palaeontological evidence to date the tree of life. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24, 26-53 (doi: 10.1093/molbev/msl150).

Benton, M.J. and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2007. Erratum: Paleontological evidence to date the tree of life (Molecular Biology and Evolution (2007) 24, (26-53). Molecular Biology and Evolution 24, 889-891 (doi: 10.1093/molbev/msm017).

Benton, M.J. and Emerson, B.J. 2007. How did life become so diverse? The dynamics of diversification according to the fossil record and molecular phylogenetics. Palaeontology 50, 23-40 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2006.00612.x).

Botha J. and Angielczyk, K.D. 2007. An integrative approach to distinguishing the late Permian dicynodont species Oudenodon bainii and Tropidostoma microtrema (Therapsida : Anomodontia). Palaeontology 50, 1175-1209 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00697.x).

Brusatte, S.L. 2007. Pennsylvanian (Late Carboniferous) chondrichthyans from the LaSalle Limestone Member (Bond Formation) of Illinois, USA . Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 244, 1-8 (doi: 10.1127/0077-7749/2007/0244-0001).

Brusatte, S.L., Benson, R.B.J., Carr, T.D., Williamson, T.E., and Sereno, P.C. 2007. The systematic utility of theropod enamel wrinkles. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 1052-1056 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[1052:TSUOTE]2.0.CO;2).

Brusatte, S.L. and Sereno, P.C. 2007. A new species of Carcharodontosaurus (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Cenomanian of Niger and a revision of the genus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 902-916 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[902:ANSOCD]2.0.CO;2).

Carroll, R., Coates, M., Hall, B.K., Donoghue, P.C.J., Raff, R., Lieberman, D., Morriss-Kay, G., Duboule, D., Budd, G., and Bard, J. 2007. Discussion. In: Bock, G. and Goode, J. (eds), Tinkering: The Microevolution of Development. Novartis Foundation Symposium 284, 255-261.

Ciurca, S.J., Jr. and Tetlie, O.E. 2007. Pterygotids (Chelicerata; Eurypteridae) from the Silurian Vernon Formation of New York. Journal of Paleontology 81, 725-736 (doi: 10.1666/pleo0022-3360(2007)081[0725:PEFTSV]2.0.CO;2).

Coates, M.I. and Ruta, M. 2007. Skeletal changes in the transition from fins to limbs. pp. 15-38. In: Hall, B.K. (ed.). Fins into Limbs: Evolution, Development, and Transformation. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 344 pp.

Coates, M.I., Ruta, M. and Wagner, P.J. 2007. Using patterns of fin and limb phylogeny to test developmental-evolutionary scenarios. pp. 245-261. In: Novartis Foundation Symposium, No. 284. Tinkering: The Microevolution of Development. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 304 pp.

Davis, R.B., Minter, N.J., and Braddy, S.J. 2007. The neoichnology of terrestrial arthropods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 255, 284-307 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.07.013).

DiMichele, W.A., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Nelson, J., Elrick, S., and Ames, P. 2007. Ecological gradients within a Pennsylvanian forest. Geology 35, 415-418 (doi: 10.1130/G23472A.1).

Donoghue, P.C.J. and Benton, M.J. 2007. Rocks and clocks: calibrating the Tree of Life using fossils and molecules. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22, 424-431 (10.1016/j.tree.2007.05.005).

Dunlop, J.A., Zhou, G.R.S., and Braddy, S.J. 2007. The affinities of the Carboniferous whip spider Graeophonus anglicus Pocock, 1911 (Arachnida: Amblypygi). Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 98, 165-178 (doi: 10.1017/S1755691007006159).

Dyke, G.J., Nudds, R.L., and Benton, M.J. 2007. Modern avian radiation across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. The Auk 124, 339-341 (doi: 10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[339:MARATC]2.0.CO;2).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2007. A Cordaixylon axis from well-drained alluvial plain facies in the Lower Pennsylvanian Joggins Formation of Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 43, 87-90.

Falcon-Lang, H.J., Benton, M.J., and Stimson, H. 2007. Ecology of earliest reptiles inferred from basal Pennsylvanian trackways. Journal of the Geological Society 164, 1113-1118 (doi: 10.1144/0016-76492007-015).

Falcon-Lang, H.J., Fensome, R.A., Gibling, M.R., Malcolm, J., Fletcher, K., and Holleman, M. 2007. Karst-related outliers of the Lower Cretaceous Chaswood Formation, Maritime Canada: insights into terrestrial paleoecology and paleoclimate. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 44, 619-642 (doi: 10.1139/E06-119).

Falcon-Lang, H.J. and Miller, R.F. 2007. Palaeoenvironments and palaeoecology of the Pennsylvanian Lancaster Formation (?Fern Ledges?) of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of the Geological Society, London 164, 945-958 (doi: 10.1144/0016-76492006-189).

Falcon-Lang, H. J. and Miller, R.F. 2007. Marie Stopes (1880-1958) and the Fern Ledges of Saint John, New Brunswick. In: Burek, C.V. (ed) Women in Geology. Geological Society of London, Special Publication 281, 227-245 (doi: 10.1144/SP281.13).

Gillis, J.A. and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2007. The homology and phylogeny of chondrichthyan tooth enameloid. Journal of Morphology 268, 33-49 (doi: 10.1002/jmor.10501).

Gostling, N.J., Donoghue, P.C.J. and Bengtson, S. 2007. The earliest fossil embryos begin to mature. Evolution & Development 9, 206-207 (doi: 10.1111/j.1525-142X.2007.00152.x).

Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G., Collinson, M.E., Evershed, R.P., Michels, R., Jack, K.S. and Pancost, R.D. 2007. Evidence for the in situ polymerisation of labile aliphatic organic compounds during the preservation of fossil leaves: Implications for organic matter preservation. Organic Geochemistry 38, 499-522 (doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.06.011).

Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G., Collinson, M.E., Evershed, R.P., Michels, R. and Pancost, R.D. 2007. Molecular preservation of plant and insect cuticles from the Oligocene Enspel Formation, Germany: Evidence against derivation of aliphatic polymer from sediment. Organic Geochemistry 38, 404-418 (doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.06.012).

Gupta, N.S., Michels, R., Briggs, D.E.G., Collinson, M.E., Evershed, R.P., and Pancost. R.D. 2007. Experimental evidence for formation of geomacromolecules from plant leaf lipids. Organic Geochemistry 38, 28-36 (doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.09.014).

Gupta, N.S., Tetlie, O.E., Briggs, D.E.G., and Pancost, R.D. 2007. The fossilization of eurypterids: A result of molecular transformation. Palaios 22, 439-447 (doi: 10.2110/palo.2006.p06-057r).

Harris, S.R., Pisani, D., Gower, D.J. and Wilkinson, M. 2007. Investigating stagnation in morphological phylogenetics using consensus data. Systematic Biology 56, 125-129 (doi: 10.1080/10635150601115624).

Hautmann, M. 2007. Steuerungsfaktoren globaler Biodiversifizierungsmuster am Beispiel frühmesozoischer Muscheln. [Controls of global biodiversification; a case study on Triassic bivalves] Beringeria 37, 61-74.

Hone, D.W.E. and Benton, M.J. 2007. Cope's Rule in the Pterosauria, and differing perceptions of Cope's Rule at different taxonomic levels. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20, 1164-1170 (doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2006.01284.x).

Hone, D.W.E. and Benton, M.J. 2007. An evaluation of the phylogenetic relationships of the pterosaurs among archosauromorph reptiles. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 5, 465-469 (doi: 10.1017/S1477201907002064).

Johanson, Z., Smith, M.M., and Joss, J.M.P. 2007. Early scale development in Heterodontus (Heterodontiformes; Chondrichthyes): a novel chondrichthyan scale pattern. Acta Zoologica 88, 249-256 (doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.2007.00276.x).

Kubo, T. and Benton, M.J. 2007. Evolution of hindlimb posture in archosaurs: limb stresses in extinct vertebrates. Palaeontology 50, 1519-1529 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00723.x).

Lieberman, D., Thesleff, I., Oxnard, C., Hallgrimsson, B., Duboule, D., Jernvall, J., Weiss, K., Cheverud, J., Donoghue, P.C.J., Raff, R., Coates, M., and Hall, B.K. 2007. Discussion. In: Bock, G. and Goode, J. (eds), Tinkering: The Microevolution of Development. Novartis Foundation Symposium 284, 216-224.

Martin, J.E. 2007. New material of the Late Cretaceous globidontan Acynodon iberoccitanus (Crocodylia) from southern France. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 362-372 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[362:NMOTLC]2.0.CO;2).

Minter, N.J., Braddy, S.J., and Davis, R.B. 2007. Between a rock and a hard place: arthropod trackways and ichnotaxonomy. Lethaia 40, 265-375 (doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.2007.00035.x).

Minter, N.J., Braddy, S.J. and Voigt, S. 2007. Die Arthropodenfährten aus dem Permokarbon des Saar-Nahe-Beckens. 198-205. In: Schindler, T. and Heidtke, U.H.C. (eds.). Kohlesümpfe, Seen und Halbwüsten - Dokumente einer rund 300 Millionen Jahre alten Lebewelt zwischen Saarbrücken und Mainz. Pollichia Sondeöffentlichung, 10.

Minter, N. J., Krainer, K., Lucas, S. G., Braddy, S. J., and Hunt, A. J. 2007. Palaeoecology of an Early Permian playa lake ichnofauna from Castle Peak, Texas, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 246, 390-423 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.10.009).

Moreno, K., Carrano, M.T., and Snyder, R. 2007. Morphological changes in pedal phalanges through ornithopod dinosaur evolution: A biomechanical approach. Journal of Morphology 268, 50-63 (doi: 10.1002/jmor.10498).

Mutter, R.J., De Blanger, K., and Neuman, A.G. 2007. Elasmobranchs from the Lower Triassic Sulphur Mountain Formation near Wapiti Lake (BC, Canada). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149, 309-337 (doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00244.x).

Newell, A.J., Gower, D.J., Benton, M.J., and Tverdokhlebov, V.P. 2007. Bedload abrasion and the in situ fragmentation of bivalve shells. Sedimentology 54, 835-845 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2007.00862.x).

Ni, Y., Foster, G.L., Bailey, T., Elliott, T., Schmidt, D.N., Pearson, P.N., Haley, B., and Coath, C. 2007. A core top assessment of proxies for the ocean carbonate system in surface dwelling foraminifers. Paleoceanography 22, PA3212 (doi: 10.1029/2006PA001337).

Parrish, J.T. and Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2007. Coniferous trees associated with interdune deposits in the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone Formation, Utah, USA. Palaeontology 50, 829-843 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00689.x).

Peterson, K.J., Summons, R.E. and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2007. Molecular palaeobiology. Palaeontology 50, 775-809 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00692.x).

Pisani, D., Benton, M.J., and Wilkinson, M. 2007. Congruence of morphological and molecular phylogenies. Acta Biotheoretica 55, 269-281 (doi: 10.1007/s10441-007-9015-8).

Rayfield, E.J. 2007. Finite element analysis and understanding the biomechanics and evolution of living and fossil organisms. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 35, 541-576 (doi: 10.1146/

Rayfield, E.J., Milner, A.C., Bui Xuan, V., and Young, P.G. 2007. Functional morphology of spinosaur 'crocodile-mimic' dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27, 892-901 (doi: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[892:FMOSCD]2.0.CO;2).

Rayfield, E.J., Jasinoski, S.C., and Young, M.T. 2007. Using Abaqus to explore form and function in living and extinct animals. Proceedings of the 21st Abaqus UK Regional User Meeting, 171-185.

Roopnarine, P.D., Angielczyk, K.D., Wang, S.C., and Hertog, R. 2007. Trophic network models explain instability of Early Triassic terrestrial communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B: Biological Sciences 274, 2077-2086 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2007.0515).

Ruta, M. and Coates, M.I. 2007. Dates, nodes and character conflict: addressing the lissamphibian origin problem. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 5, 69-122 (doi: 10.1017/S1477201906002008).

Ruta, M., Pisani, D., Lloyd, G.T. and Benton, M.J. 2007. A supertree of Temnospondyli: cladogenetic patterns in the most species-rich group of early tetrapods. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 274, 3087-3095 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2007.1250).

Sánchez-Hernández, B., Benton, M.J. and Naish, D. 2007. Dinosaurs and other fossil vertebrates from the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous of the Galve area, NE Spain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 249, 180-215 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.01.009).

Sansom, R. 2007. A review of the problematic osteostracan genus Auchenaspis and its role in thyestidian evolution. Palaeontology 50 1001-1011 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00686.x).

Schmidt, D.N. 2007. The closure history of the Panama Isthmus: Evidence from isotopes and fossils to models and molecules. In: Williams, M., Haywood, A.M., Gregory, J.F., and Schmidt, D.N. Eds.), Deep time perspectives on climate change - marrying the signal from computer models and biological proxies. Geological Society of London, London.

Surkov, M.V., Benton, M.J., Twitchett, R.J., Tverdokhlebov, V.P., and Newell, A.J. 2007. The first occurrence of footprints of large therapsids from the Upper Permian of European Russia. Palaeontology 50, 641-652 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00647.x).

Tarver, J.E., Braddy, S.J. and Benton, M.J. 2007. The effects of sampling bias on Palaeozoic faunas and implications for macroevolutionary studies. Palaeontology 50, 177-184 (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2006.00618.x).

Tetlie, O.E., Anderson, L.I., and Poschmann, M. 2007. Kiaeropterus (Eurypterida; Stylonurina) recognized from the Silurian of the Pentland Hills. Scottish Journal of Geology 43, 1-7 (doi: 10.1144/sjg43010001).

Vrazo, M.B., Benton, M.J., and Daeschler, E.B. 2007. Tetrapod tracks from the Mauch Chunk Formation (middle to upper Mississippian) of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 156, 199-209 (doi: 10.1635/0097-3157(2007)156[199:TTFTMC]2.0.CO;2).

Williams, M., Haywood, A.M., Gregory, F.J. and Schmidt, D.N. 2007. Deep time perspectives on climate change - marrying the signal from computer models and biological proxies. The Micropaleontological Society. Special Publications, 2. Geological Society, London, 589 pp.

Williams, M., Haywood, A.M., Gregory, F.J. and Schmidt, D.N. 2007. Deep-time perspectives on climate change: an introduction. In: M. Williams, A. M. Haywood, F. J. Gregory and D. N. Schmidt (Editors), Deep time perspectives on climate change - marrying the signal from computer models and biological proxies. Geological Society, London, pp. 1-4.

Yin, H.-F., Feng, Q.-l., Baud, A., Xie, S-c., Benton, M.J., Lai, X.-l. and Bottjer, D.J. 2007. The prelude to the end-Permian mass extinction predates a postulated bolide impact. International Journal of Earth Sciences 96, 903-909 (doi: 10.1007/s00531-006-0135-1).

Zhu, M. and Gai, Z.k. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships of galeaspids (Agnatha). Frontiers of Biology in China 2, 151-169 (doi: 10.1007/s11515-007-0022-6).

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