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Publications by the Bristol Palaeobiology Group (2014)
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Research contributions: Science and Nature [6]

Benton, M.J. 2014. Evolution: How birds became birds. Science 345, 508-509 (doi: 10.1126/science.1257633).

Gill, P.G., Purnell, M.A., Crumpton, N., Robson Brown, K., Gostling, N.J., Stampanoni, M., and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Dietary specializations and diversity in feeding ecology of the earliest stem mammals. Nature 512, 303-305 (doi: 10.1038/nature13622).

Godefroit, P., Sinitsa, S.M., Dhouailly, D., Bolotsky, Y.L., Sizov, A.V., McNamara, M.E., Benton, M.J., and Spagna, P.A. 2014a. Jurassic ornithischian dinosaur from Siberia with both feathers and scales. Science 345, 451-455 (doi: 10.1126/science.1253351).

Godefroit, P., Sinitsa, S.M., Dhouailly, D., Bolotsky, Y.L., Sizov, A.V., McNamara, M.E., Benton, M.J., and Spagna, P.A. 2014b. Response to Comment on "A Jurassic ornithischian dinosaur from Siberia with both feathers and scales". Science 346, 343-c (doi: 10.1126/science.1260146).

Ibrahim, N., Sereno, P.C., Dal Sasso, C., Maganuco, S., Fabbri, M., Martill, D.M., Zouhri, S., Myhrvold, N., and Iurino, D.A. 2014. Semiaquatic adaptations in a giant predatory dinosaur. Science 345, 1613-1616 (doi: 10.1126/science.1258750).

Vinther, J., Stein, M. Longrich, N.R., and Harper, D.A.T. 2014. A suspension-feeding anomalocarid from the Early Cambrian. Nature 507, 496-499 (doi: 10.1038/nature13010).

Research contributions: others [108]

Anderson, P.S.L., Renaud, S., and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Adaptive plasticity in the mouse mandible. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14(9): 85 (doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-85).

Antcliffe, J.B., Callow, R.H.T., and Brasier, M.D. 2014. Giving the early fossil record of sponges a squeeze. Biological Reviews 89, 972-1004 (doi: 10.1111/brv.12090).

Benton, M.J., Forth, J., and Langer, M.C. 2014. Models for the rise of the dinosaurs. Current Biology 24, R87-R95 (doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.063).

Benton, M.J. and Newell, A.J. 2014. Impacts of global warming on Permo-Triassic terrestrial ecosystems. Gondwana Research 25, 1308-1337 (doi: 10.1016/

Benton, M.J. and Xie, S.C. 2014. Defining the discipline of geobiology. National Science Review 1, 483-485 (doi: 10.1093/nsr/nwu052).

Blake, M., Naish, D., Larson, G., King, C,L., Nowell, G., Sakamoto, M., and Barnett, R. 2014. Multidisciplinary investigation of a 'British big cat': a lynx killed in southern England c. 1903. Historical Biology 26, 441-448 (doi: 10.1080/08912963.2013.785541).

Botella, H., Manzanares, E., Ferrón, H.G., and Martínez-Pérez, C.. 2014. Obruchevacanthus ireneae gen. et sp. nov., a new ischnacanthiform (Acanthodii) from the Lower Devonian of Spain. Paleontological Journal 48, 1067-1076.

Bright, J. 2014. A review of paleontological finite element models and their validity. Journal of Paleontology 88, 760-769 (doi: 10.1666/13-090).

Brodie, J., Williamson, C.J., Smale, D.A., Kamenos, N.A., Mieszkowska, N., Santos, R., Cunliffe, M., Steinke, M., Yesson, C., Anderson, K.M., Asnaghi, V., Brownlee, C., Burdett, H.L., Burrows, M.T., Collins, S., Donohue, P.J.C., Harvey, B., Foggo, A., Noisette, F., Nunes, J., Ragazzola, F., Raven, J.A., Schmidt, D.N., Suggett, D., Teichberg, M., and Hall-Spencer, J.M. 2014. The future of the northeast Atlantic benthic flora in a high CO2 world. Ecology and Evolution 4, 2787-2798 (doi: 10.1002/ece3.1105).

Button, D.J., Rayfield, E.J., and Barrett, P.M. 2014. Cranial biomechanics underpins high sauropod diversity in resource-poor environments. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 20142114 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2114).

Caromel, A.G.M., Schmidt, D.S., Phillips, J.C., and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Hydrodynamic constraints on the evolution and ecology of planktic foraminifera. Marine Micropaleontology 106, 69-78 (doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2014.01.002).

Carpenter, D.K., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Benton, M.J., and Henderson, E. 2014. Carboniferous (Tournaisian) fish assemblages from the Isle of Bute, Scotland: systematics and palaeoecology. Palaeontology 57, 1215-1240 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12112).

Chávez Hoffmeister, M. 2014. The humerus and stratigraphic range of Palaeospheniscus (Aves, Sphenisciformes). Ameghiniana 51, 159-171 (doi: 10.5710/AMEGH.14.02.2014.637).

Chávez Hoffmeister, M. 2014. Phylogenetic characters in the humerus and tarsometatarsus of penguins. Polish Polar Research 35, 469-496 (doi: 10.2478/popore-2014-0025).

Chávez Hoffmeister, M., Carrillo Briceno, J.D., and Nielsen, S.N. 2014. The evolution of seabirds in the Humboldt Current: new clues from the Pliocene of central Chile. PLoS ONE 9, e90043 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090043).

Cunningham, J.A., Donoghue, P.C.J., and Bengtson, S. 2014. Distinguishing biology from geology in soft tissue preservation. Paleontological Society Special Publication 20, 275-288.

Cunningham, J.A., Rahman, I.A., Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E.J., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2014. A virtual world of palaeontology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29, 347-357 (doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.04.004).

Daley, A.C. and Edgecombe, G.D. 2014. Morphology of Anomalocaris canadensis from the Burgess Shale. Journal of Paleontology 88, 68-91 (doi: 10.1666/13-067).

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Gaete, R., Riera, V., Oms. O., Prieto-Márquez, A., Vila, B., García Selles, A., and Galobart, A. 2014. The hadrosauroid record in the Maastrichtian of the eastern Tremp Syncline (northern Spain); pp. 298-314. In Eberth, D. and Evans, D.C. (eds.). Hadrosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Donoghue, P.C.J. and Keating, J.N. 2014. Early vertebrate evolution. Palaeontology 57, 879-893 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12125).

dos Reis, M., Donoghue, P.C.J., and Yang, Z. 2014. Neither phylogenomic nor palaeontological data support a Palaeogene origin of placental mammals. Biology Letters 10, 20131003 (doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2013.1003).

Dunhill, A.M., Benton, M.J., Twitchett, R.J., and Newell, A.J. 2014. Testing the fossil record: sampling proxies and scaling in the British Triassic-Jurassic. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 404, 1-11 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.03.026).

Dunhill, A.M., Hannisdal, B.J., and Benton, M.J. 2014. Disentangling rock record bias and common-cause from redundancy in the British fossil record. Nature Communications 5, 4818 (doi: 10.1038/ncomms5818).

Ferrón, H., Pla, C., Martínez-Pérez, C., Escudero-Mozo, M.J., and Botella, H. 2014. Morphometric discriminant analysis of isolated chondrichthyan scales for palaeoecological inferences: the Middle Triassic of the Iberian Chain (Spain) as a case of study. Journal of Iberian Geology 40, 87-97 (doi: 10.5209/rev_JIGE.2014.v40.n1.44089).

Feuda, R., Rota-Stabelli, O., Oakley, T.H., and Pisani, D. 2014. The comb jelly opsins and the origins of animal phototransduction. Genome Biology and Evolution 6, 1964-1971 (doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu154).

Field, C.B., Barros, V.R., Mach, K.J., Mastrandrea, M.D., Aalst, M.v., Adger, W.N., Arent, D.J., Barnett, J., Betts, R., Bilir, T.E., et al. (incl. Schmidt, D.N.) 2014. Technical Summary. In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (eds. C.B. Field, V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, et al.). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Field, D.J., Gauthier, J.A., King, B.L., Pisani, D., Lyson, T.R., and Peterson, K.J. 2014. Toward consilience in reptile phylogeny: miRNAs support an archosaur, not lepidosaur, affinity for turtles. Evolution and Development 16, 189-196 (doi: 10.1111/ede.12081).

Foffa, D., Cuff, A.R., Sassoon, J., Rayfield, E.J., Mavrogordato, M.N., and Benton, M.J. 2014. Functional anatomy and feeding biomechanics of a giant Upper Jurassic pliosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from Weymouth Bay, Dorset, UK. Journal of Anatomy 225, 209-219 (doi: 10.1111/joa.12200).

Foffa, D., Sassoon, J., Cuff, A.R., Mavrogordato, M.N., and Benton, M.J. 2014. Complex rostral neurovascular system in a giant pliosaur. Naturwissenschaften 101, 453-456 (doi: 10.1007/s00114-014-1173-3).

Foffa, D., Whiteside, D.I., Viegas, P.A., and Benton, M.J. 2014. Vertebrates from the Late Triassic Thecodontosaurus-bearing rocks of Durdham Down, Clifton (Bristol, UK). Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 125, 317-328 (doi: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2014.02.002).

Foffa, D. and Young, M.T. 2014. The cranial osteology of Tyrannoneustes lythrodectikos (Crocodylomorpha: Metriorhynchidae) from the Middle Jurassic of Europe. PeerJ 2, e608 (doi:10.7717/peerj.608).

Fothergill, J., Li, M., Davis, S., Cunningham, J.A., and Mann, S. 2014. Nanoparticle-based membrane assembly and silicification in coacervate micro-droplets as a route to complex colloidosomes. Langmuir 30, 14591-14596.

Franklin, O., Palmer, C., and Dyke, G. 2014. Pectoral fin morphology of batoid fishes (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea): explaining phylogenetic variation with geometric morphometrics. Journal of Morphology, 275, 1173-1186 (doi: 10.1002/jmor.20294).

Furió, M., Martínez-Pérez, C., and Santos-Cubedo, A. 2015. Palaeodiversity and palaeoecology of Iberian ecosystems. New insights into the Phanaerozoic biotas from Spain and Portugal. Journal of Iberian Geology 40, 7-9 (doi: 10.5209/rev_JIGE.2014.v40.n1.44084).

Gatusso, J.P., Brewer, P.G., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Kleypas, J.A., Pörtner, H.O., and Schmidt, D.N. 2014. Cross-chapter box on ocean acidification. In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (eds. C.B. Field, V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, et al.), pp. 129-131. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Gonzalez, E., Labarca, R., Chávez-Hoffmeister, M., and Pino, M. 2014. First fossil record of the smallest deer cf. Pudu Molina, 1782 (Artiodactyla, Cervidae), in the late Pleistocene of South America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34, 483-488 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.2013.809357).

Haggerty, L.S., Jachiet, P.A., Hanage, W.P., Fitzpatrick, D.A., Lopez, P., O'Connell, M.J., Pisani, D., Wilkinson, M., Bapteste, E., and McInerney, J.O. 2014. A pluralistic account of homology: adapting the models to the data. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31, 501-516 (doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst228).

Holton, T.A., Wilkinson, M., and Pisani, D. 2014. The shape of modern tree reconstruction methods. Systematic Biology 63, 436-441 (doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt103).

Hone, D.W.E., Farke, A.A., Watabe, M., Shigeru, S., and Tsogtbaatar, K. 2014. A new mass mortality of juvenile Protoceratops and size-segregated aggregation behaviour in juvenile non-avian dinosaurs. PLoS ONE 9, e113306 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113306).

Kriwet, J. and Klug, S. 2014. Dental patterns of the stem-group hexanchoid shark, Notidanoides muensteri (Elasmobranchii, Hexanchiformes). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34, 1292-1306 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.2014.874353).

Lamolda, M.A., Paul, C.R.C., Peryt, D., and Pons, J.M. 2014. The Global Boundary Stratotype and Section Point (GSSP) for the base of the Santonian Stage, "Cantera de Margas", Olazagutia, northern Spain. Episodes 37, 2-13.

Laurent, C.M., Palmer, C., Boardman, R.P., Dyke, G., and Cook, R.B. 2014. Nanomechanical properties of bird feather rachises: Exploring naturally occurring fibre reinforced laminar composites. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11(101), 20140961 (doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0961).

Lautenschlager, S. 2014. Morphological and functional diversity in therizinosaur claws and the implications for theropod claw evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 20140497 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0497).

Lautenschlager, S., Bright, J.A., and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Digital dissection using contrast enhanced CT scanning to elucidate hard and soft tissue anatomy in the common buzzard Buteo buteo. Journal of Anatomy 224, 412-431 (doi: 10.1111/joa.12153).

Lautenschlager, S. and Rücklin, M. 2014. Beyond the print - virtual paleontology in science publishing, outreach, and education. Journal of Paleontology 88, 727-734 (doi: 10.1666/13-085).

Lautenschlager, S., Witmer, L.M., Altangerel, P., Zanno, L.E., and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Cranial anatomy of Erlikosaurus andrewsi (Dinosauria, Therizinosauria): new insights based on digital reconstruction. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34, 1263-1291 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.2014.874529).

Liston, J.J. and Chapman, S.D. 2014. Alfred Nicholson Leeds and the first fossil egg attributed to a 'saurian'. Historical Biology 26, 229-235 (doi: 10.1080/08912963.2013.809575).

Liu, A.G., McIlroy, D., Matthews, J.J., and Brasier, M.D. 2014. Confirming the metazoan character of a 565 Ma trace-fossil assemblage from Mistaken Point, Newfoundland. Palaios 29, 420-430 (doi: 10.2110/palo.2014.011).

Liu, J., Hu, S.X., Rieppel, O., Jiang, D.Y., Benton, M.J., Kelley, N.P., Aitchison, J.C., Zhou,C.Y., Wen, W., Huang, J.Y., Xie, Y., and Lv, T. 2014. A gigantic nothosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of SW China and its implication for the Triassic biotic recovery. Nature Scientific Reports 4, 7142 (doi: 10.1038/srep07142).

López-Antoñanzas, R., Peláez-Campomanes, P., and Álvarez-Sierra, Á. 2014. New species of Rotundomys (Cricetinae) from the late Miocene of Spain and its bearing on the phylogeny of Cricetulodon and Rotundomys. PLoS One 9(11), e112704 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112704).

Manzanares, E., Plá, C., Martínez-Pérez, C., Rasskin, D., and Botella, H. 2014. The enameloid microstructure of euselachian (Chondrichthyes) scales. Palaeontological Journal 48, 1060-1066 (doi: 10.1134/S0031030114100062).

Marriott, S.B. and Hillier, R.D. 2014. Fluvial style in the Lower Old Red Sandstone: examples from southwest Wales, UK. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 125, 534-547 (doi: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2014.04.002).

Marshall, D.J., Lamsdell, J.C., Shpinev, E., and Braddy, S.J. 2014. A diverse chasmataspidid (Arthropoda, Chelicerata) fauna from the Early Devonian (Lochkovian) of Siberia. Palaeontology 57, 631-655 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12080).

Martin, E.G. and Palmer, C. 2014. Air space proportion in pterosaur limb bones using computed tomography and its implications for previous estimates of pneumaticity. PLoS One 9(5), e97159 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097159).

Martin, E.G. and Palmer, C. 2014. A novel method of estimating pterosaur skeletal mass using computed tomography scans. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34, 1466-1469 (doi: 10.1080/02724634.2014.859621).

Martin, J.E., Amiot, C., Lécuyer, and Benton, M.J. 2014. Sea surface temperature contributes to marine crocodylomorph evolution. Nature Communications 5, 4658 (doi: 10.1038/ncomms5658).

Martin, J.E., Lauprasert, K., Buffetaut, E., Liard, R., and Suteethorn, V. 2014. A large pholidosaurid in the Phu Kradung Formation of north-eastern Thailand. Palaeontology 57, 757-769 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12086).

Martin, J.E., Rabi, M., Csiki-Sava, Z., and Vasile, S. 2014. Cranial morphology of Theriosuchus sympiestodon (Mesoeucrocodylia, Atoposauridae) and the widespread occurrence of Theriosuchus in the Late Cretaceous of Europe. Journal of Paleontology 88, 444-456 (doi: 10.1666/13-106).

Martin, J.E., Smith, T., De Broin, F.D., Escuillie, F., and Delfino, M. 2014. Late Palaeocene eusuchian remains from Mont de Berru, France, and the origin of the alligatoroid Diplocynodon. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 172, 867-891 (doi: 10.1111/zoj.12195).

Martínez-Pérez, C., Plasencia, P., Cascales-Minana, B., Mazza, M., and Botella, H. 2014. New insights into the diversity dynamics of Triassic conodonts. Historical Biology 26, 591-602 (doi: 10.1080/08912963.2013.808632).

Martínez-Pérez, C., Plasencia, P., Jones, D.O., Kolar-Jurkovsek, T., Sha, J., Botella, H., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2014. There is no general model for occlusal kinematics in conodonts. Lethaia 47, 547-555 (doi: 10.1111/let.12080).

Martínez-Pérez, C., Rayfield, E.J., Purnell, M.A., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2014. Finite element, occlusal, microwear and microstructural analyses indicate that conodont microstructure is adapted to dental function. Palaeontology 57, 1059-1066 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12102).

Martínez-Pérez, C. and Valenzuela-Rios, J.I. 2014. New Lower Devonian polygnathids (Conodonta) from the Spanish Central Pyrenees, with comments on the early radiation of the group. Journal fo Iberian Geology 40, 141-155 (doi: 10.5209/rev_JIGE.2014.v40.n1.44095).

McCoy, S.J. and Ragazzola, F. 2014. Skeletal trade-offs in coralline algae in response to ocean acidification. Nature Climate Change 4, 719-723 (doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2273).

McInerney, J.O., O'Connell, M.J., and Pisani, D. 2014. The hybrid nature of the Eukaryota and a consilient view of life on Earth. Nature Reviews Microbiology 12, 449-455 (doi: 10.1038/nrmicro3271).

Murdock, D.J.E., Bengtson, S., Marone, F., Greenwood, J.M., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2014. Evaluating scenarios on the evolutionary assembly of brachiopod body plan. Evolution & Development 16, 13-24 (doi: 10.1111/ede.12059).

Murdock, D.J.E., Rayfield, E.J., and Donoghue, P.C.J. 2014. Functional adaptation underpinned the evolutionary assembly of the earliest vertebrate skeleton. Evolution & Development 16, 354-361 (doi: 10.1111/ede.12096).

Naish, D., Sakamoto, M., Hocking, P., and Sanchez, G. 2014. 'Mystery big cats' in the Peruvian Amazon: Morphometrics solve a cryptozoological mystery. PeerJ 2014(1), 291 (doi: 10.7717/peerj.291).

Neenan, J.M., Ruta, M., Clack, J.A. and Rayfield, E.J. 2014. Feeding biomechanics in Acanthostega and across the fish-tetrapod transition. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 1781 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2689).

Newham, E., Benson, R., Upchurch, P., and Goswami, A. 2014. Mesozoic mammaliaform diversity: The effect of sampling corrections on reconstructions of evolutionary dynamics. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 412, 32-44 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.07.017).

Noailles, F., Lefebvre, B., and Kašička, L. 2014. A probable case of heterochrony in the solutan Dendrocystites Barrande, 1887 (Echinodermata: Blastozoa) from the Upper Ordovician of the Prague Basin (Czech Republic) and a revision of the family Dendrocystitidae Bassler, 1938. Bulletin of Geosciences 89, 451-476 (doi: 10.3140/bull.geosci.1475).

Palmer, C. 2014. The aerodynamics of gliding flight and its application to the arboreal flight of the Chinese feathered dinosaur Microraptor. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113, 828-835 (doi: 10.1111/bij.12328).

Palmer, C. 2014. Response to Lingham-Soliar: feather structure, biomechanics and biomimetics: the incredible lightness of being. Journal of Ornithology 155, 1081-1082.

Parry, L., Tanner, A., and Vinther, J. 2014. The origin of annelids. Palaeontology 57, 1091-1103 (doi: 10.1111/pala.12129).

Petti, F.M., Bernardi, M., Ashley-Ross, M.A., Berra, F., Tessarollo, A., and Avanzini, M. 2014. Transition between terrestrial-submerged walking and swimming revealed by Early Permian amphibian trackways and a new proposal for the nomenclature of compound trace fossils. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 410, 278-289 (doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.05.032).

Pez-Antoñanzas, R.L., PelŠez-Campomanes, P., and Álvarez-Sierra, A.N. 2015. New species of Rotundomys (Cricetinae) from the late Miocene of Spain and its bearing on the phylogeny of Cricetulodon and Rotundomys. PLoS ONE 9(11), e112704 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112704).

Pogge von Strandmann, P.A.E., Forshaw, J., and Schmidt, D.N. 2014. Modern and Cenozoic records of seawater magnesium from foraminiferal Mg isotopes. Biogeosciences 11, 5155-5168 (doi: 10.5194/bg-11-5155-2014).

Porro, L.B., Ross, C.F., Iriarte-Diaz, J., O'Reilly, J.C., Evans, S.E., and Fagan, M.J. 2014. In vivo cranial bone strain and bite force in the agamid lizard Uromastyx geyri. Journal of Experimental Biology 217, 1983-1992 (doi: 10.1242/jeb.096362).

Pörtner, H.O., Karl, D., Boyd, P.W., Cheung, W., Lluch-Cota, S.E., Nojiri, Y., Schmidt, D.N., Zavialov, P. 2014. Ocean systems. In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (eds. C.B. Field, V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, et al.), pp. 411-484. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Prieto-Márquez, A. 2014. A juvenile Edmontosaurus from the late Maastrichtian (Cretaceous) of North America: implications for ontogeny and phylogenetic inference in saurolophine dinosaurs. Cretaceous Research 50, 282-303 (doi: 10.1016/j.cretres.2014.05.003).

Prieto-Márquez, A. 2014. Skeletal morphology of Kritosaurus navajovius (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of the North American Southwest, with an evaluation of the phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of Kritosaurini. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 12, 133-175 (doi: 10.1080/14772019.2013.770417).

Prieto-Márquez, A. and Wagner, J.R. 2014. Soft-tissue structures of the nasal vestibular region of saurolophine hadrosaurids (Dinosauria, Ornithopoda) revealed in a 'mummified' specimen of Edmontosaurus annectens; pp. 591-599. In Eberth, D. and Evans, D.C. (eds.). Hadrosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Puttick, M.N., Thomas, G.H., and Benton, M.J. 2014. High rates of evolution preceded the origin of birds. Evolution 68, 1497-1510 (doi: 10.1111/evo.12363).

Ragazzola, F., Taylor, P.D., Bazzicalupo, P., Okamura, B., and Schmidt, D.N. 2014. A new species of the cheilostome bryozoan Chiastosella in the Southern Ocean, past and present. Polar Biology 37, 773-779 (doi:10.1007/s00300-014-1478-x).

Rahman, I.A. and Smith, S.Y. 2014. Virtual palaeontology: computer-aided analysis of fossil form and function. Journal of Paleontology 88, 633-635 (doi: 10.1666/13-001I).

Renesto, S. and Bernardi, M. 2014. Redescription and phylogenetic relationships of Megachirella wachtleri Renesto et Posenato, 2003 (Reptilia, Diapsida). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 88, 197-210 (doi: 10.1007/s12542-013-0194-0).

Reolid, M., Pérez-Valera, F., Benton, M.J. 2014. Marine flooding event in continental Triassic facies identified by a nothosaur and placodont bonebed (South Iberian Paleomargin). Facies 60, 277-293 (doi: 10.1007/s10347-013-0360-6).

Rücklin, M., Donoghue, P.C.J., Cunningham, J.A., Marone, F., and Stampanoni, M. 2014. Developmental paleobiology of the vertebrate skeleton. Journal of Paleontology 88, 676-683 (doi: 10.1666/13-107).

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