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Altin-Yavuzarsian, G., Brooks, S.M., Yuan, S.-F., Park, J.O., Alper, H.S., and Nelson, A. (2023) Additive manufacturing of engineered living materials with bio-augmented mechanical properties and resistance to degradation. Advanced Functional Materials, 33, 2300332.
Assif, L., and Chirchir, H. (In press) Trabecular bone morphology in big cats reflects the complex diversity of limb use but not home range size or daily travel distance. Journal of Anatomy.
Beard, K.C., Coster, P.M.C., Ocakoğlu, F., and Métais, G. (In press) Dental anatomy, phylogenetic relationships and paleoecology of Orhaniyeia nauta (Metatheria, Anatoliadelphyidae), a Gondwanan component of the insular Eocene mammal fauna of Balkanatolia (north-central Turkey). Journal of Mammalian Evolution.
Bertrand, O.C., Jiménez Lao, M., Shelley, S.L., Wible, J.R., Williamson, T.E., Meng, J., and Brusatte, S.L. (In press) The virtual brain endocast of Trogosus (Mammalia, Tillodontia) and its relevance in understanding the extinction of archaic placental mammals. Journal of Anatomy.
Boerman, S.A., Perrichon, G., Yang, J., Li, C.-S., Martin, J.E., Speijer, R.P., and Smith, T. (2023) A juvenile skull from the early Palaeocene of China extends the appearance of crocodyloids in Asia back by 15–20 million years. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 787-811. Supplemental material:
Bresee, C.S., Belli, H.M., Luo, Y., and Hartmann, M.J.Z.
(2023) Comparative morphology of the whiskers and faces of mice (Mus musculus) and rats (Rattus norvegicus). Journal of Experimental Biology, 226, jeb245597.
Bronzati, M., Langer, M.C., Ezcurra, M.D., Stocker, M.R., and Nesbitt, S.J.
(In press)  Braincase and neuroanatomy of the lagerpetid Dromomeron gregorii (Archosauria, Pterosauromorpha) with comments on the early evolution of the braincase and associated soft tissues in Avemetatarsalia. The Anatomical Record.
Brooks, S., Reed, K.B., Yuan, S.-F., Altin-Yavuzarsian, G., Shafranek, R., Nelson, A., Alper, H.S.
(2023) Enhancing long-term storage and stability of engineered living materials through desiccant storage and trehalose treatment. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 120, 572-582.
Burke, P.M., and Mannion, P.D. (2023) Neuroanatomy of the crocodylian Tomistoma dawsoni from the Miocene of North Africa provides insights into the evolutionary history of the gavialoids. Journal of Anatomy, 243, 1-22. 
Bussey, J.M., Weber, M.H., Smith-Gray, N.J., Sly, J.J., McCloy, J.S.
(2023) Examining phase separation and crystallization in glasses with X-ray nano-computed tomography. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 600, 121987. 
Chuliver, M., Scanferla, A., and Koch, C. (2023) Ontogeny of the skull of the blind snake Amerotyphlops brongersmianus (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) brings new insights on snake cranial evolution. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 698-718. Supplemental material: squamates on
Costello, M.A., Liu, J., Chen, B., Wang, Y., Qin, B., Xu, X., Li, Q., Lynd, N.A., and Zhang, F. (2023) Drug release mechanisms of high-drug-load, melt-extruded dexamethasone intravitreal implants. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 187, 46-56. 
Costello, M.A., Liu, J., Wang, Y., Qin, B., Xu, X., Li, Q., Lynd, N.A., and Zhang, F. (2023) Reverse engineering the Ozurdex dexamethasone intravitreal implant. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 634, 122625. 
Cowgill, T., Young, M.T., Schwab, J.A., Walsh, S., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Dollman, K.N., Turner, A.H., and Brusatte, S.L. (2023) Cephalic salt gland evolution in Mesozoic pelagic crocodylomorphs. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 812-835. Supplemental material: and
Das, S., Greenbaum, E., Meiri, S., Bauer, A.M., Burbrink, F.T., Raxworthy, C.J., Weinell, J.L., Brown, R.M., Brecko, J., Pauwels, O.S.G., Rabibisoa, N., Raselimanana, A.P., and Merilä, J. (2023) Ultraconserved elements-based phylogenomic systematics of the snake superfamily Elapoidea, with the description of a new Afro-Asian family. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 180, 107700. 
Engelman, R.K., and Croft, D.A. (2023) A seventh carnivorous metatherian taxon (Sparassodonta) from the late Miocene-early Pliocene Santa María group of Catamarca Province, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 129, 104493. 
Entiauspe-Neto, O.M., Franco, F.L., Koch, C., Tiutenko, A., Wingert, J.M., and Borges-Martina, M. (2023) More than meets no eyes: Taxonomic status of Liotyphlops Peters, 1881 (Serpentes: Anomalepididae) blindsnake from the Atlantic Rainforest. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 303, 10-25.
Evers, S.W., Ponstein, J., Jansen, M.A., Gray, J.A., and Fröbisch, J. (2023) A systematic compendium of turtle mandibular anatomy using digital dissections of soft tissue and osteology. The Anatomical Record, 306, 1228-1303. Supplemental material:
Fawcett, M.J., Lautenschlager, S., Bestwick, J., and Butler, R.J. (In press) Functional morphology of the Triassic apex predator Saurosuchus galilei (Pseudosuchia: Loricata) and convergence with a post-Triassic theropod dinosaur. The Anatomical Record.
Folly, M., de Luna-Dias, C., Miguel, I.R., Ferreira, J.C. Jr., Machado, A., Lopes, R.T., and Pombal, J.P. Jr. (2023) Tiny steps towards greater knowledge: an osteological review with novel data on the Atlantic Forest toadlets of the Brachycephalus ephippium species group. Acta Zoologica, 104, 71-105. Supplemental material:
Frosali, S., Bartolini-Lucenti, S., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Urciuoli, A., Costeur, L., and Rook, L. (2023) First digital study of the frontal sinus of stem-Canini (Canidae, Carnivora): evolutionary and ecological insights throughout advanced diagnostic in paleobiology. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 11, 1173341.
Gaillard, C., MacPhee, R.D.E., and Forasiepi, A.M. (2023) Seeing through the eyes of the sabertooth Thylacosmilus atrox (Metatheria, Sparassodonta). Communications Biology, 6, 257.
Gaudin, T.J., and Scaife, T. (2023) Cranial osteology of a juvenile specimen of Acratocnus ye (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Folivora) and its ontogenetic and phylogenetic implications. The Anatomical Record, 306, 607-637. Supplemental material:
Graham, N.A., Larsen, J.F. ,Tasa, K.Y., deGraffenried, R.L. Cashman, K.V., and McCartney, K.N. (2023) Controls of crystal shape on degassing mechanisms in crystal-rich magmas with rhyolitic groundmass melts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 601, 117891.
Greer, S., Cramberg, M., and Young, B.A. (2023) Morphology of the distal tip of the spinal cord in Alligator mississippiensis. The Anatomical Record, 306, 889-904.
Heap, M.J., Harnett, C.E., Nazarbayov, T., Heng, Z., Baud, P., Xu, T., Rosas-Carabajal, M., and Komorowski, J.-C. (2023) The influence of heterogeneity on the strength of volcanic rocks and the stability of lava domes. Bulletin of Volcanology, 85, 49. 
Heiss, E., Gignac, P.M., Porro, L.B., and Lemell, P. (2023) Convergence of aquatic feeding modes in the Sauropsida (crocodiles, birds, lizards, snakes and, turtles, pp. 141-181 in: Bels, V.L., Russell, A.P., eds., Convergent Evolution. Fascinating Life Sciences. Springer.
Hoffmann, C.A., de Andrade, M.B., and Martinelli, A.G. (2023) Anatomy of the holotype of ‘Probelesodon’ kitchingi revisited, a chinquodontid cynodont (Synapsida, Probainognathia) from the early Late Triassic of southern Brazil. Journal of Paleontology, 97, 693-710.
Hoffmann, S., Kirk, E.C., Rowe, T.B., and Cifelli, R.L. (In press) Petrosal anatomy of the Early Cretaceous triconodontid Astroconodon from the Cloverly Formation (Montana, USA). Journal of Mammalian Evolution.
Jiangzuo, Q., Werdelin, L., Sanisidro, O., Yang, R., Fu, J., Li, S., Wang, S., and Deng, T. (2023) Origin of adaptations to open environments and social behavior in sabretoothed cats from the northeastern border of the Tibetan Plateau. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 290, 20230019.
Kirk, E.C., Dunn, R.H., Rodwell, B., and Townsend, K.E.B. (2023) New specimens of middle Eocene omoyines (Primates, Omomyoidea) from the Uinta Basin and the Tornillo Basin of Texas, with clarification of the generic status of Ourayia, Mytonius, and Diablomomys. Journal of Human Evolution, 183, 103425.
Kyle, J.R., Quintero, T.R., Ukar, E., Miller, N.R., Elliott, S.J., and Colbert, M. (2023) Dolomite cement microstratigraphy: A record of brine evolution and ore precipitation mechanisms, upper Knox Group, Tennessee and Kentucky, USA. Geology, 51, 392-396.
Lanzetti, A., Portela-Miguez, R., Fernandez, V., and Goswami, A. (2023) Testing heterochrony: connecting skull shape ontogeny and evolution of feeding adaptation in baleen whales. Evolution and Development, 25, 257-273.
Latimer, A.E., Sherratt, E., Bonnet, T., and Scheyer, T.M. (2023) Semicircular canal shape diversity among modern lepidosaurs: life habit, size allometry. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 23, 10.
Lautenschlager, S., Fagan, M.J., Luo, Z.-X., Bird, C.M., Gill, P., and Rayfield, E.J. (2023) Functional reorganisation of the cranial skeleton during the cynodont-mammaliaform transition. Communications Biology, 6, 367.
Lessner, E.J., Cranor, C., Hunt-Foster, R., and Holliday, C.M. 2023) Endocranial anatomy of Allosaurus supports neural trends among non-avian theropod dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 43, e2236161.
Lessner, E.J., Dollman, K.N., Clarke, J.M., Xu, X., and Holliday, C.M. (2023) Ecomorphological patterns in trigeminal canal branching among sauropsids reveal sensory shift in suchians. Journal of Anatomy, 242, 927-952. Supplemental material:
Lessner, E.J., Echols, M.S., Paul-Murphy, J.R., Speer, B.L., and Holliday, C.M. (2023) Gray parrot (Psittacus erithacus) beak papillae and nerves identified using novel 2-D and 3-D imaging modalities. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 84, 23.03.0059.
Long, J.M., Snow, R.A., Shoup, D.E., and Bartnicki, J.B. (2023) Validation and comparison of age estimates for Smallmouth Buffalo in Oklahoma based on otoliths, pectoral fin rays, and opercula. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 43, 618-627.
Loréal, E., Syromyatnikova, E.V., Danilov, I.G., and Čerňanský, A. (2023) The easternmost record of the largest anguine lizard that has ever lived – Pseudopus pannonicus (Squamata, Anguidae): new fossils from the late Neogene of Eastern Europe. Fossil Record, 26, 51-84. Supplemental material:
Loza, C.M., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R., Scarano, A.C., Romero, M., Barbeito, C.G., and Carlini, A.A. (In press) The brain of fur seals, seals, and walrus (Pinnipedia): A comparative anatomical and phylogenetic study of cranial endocasts of semiaquatic mammals. Journal of Mammalian Evolution.
Lundeen, I.K., and Kirk, E.C. (2023) Euarchontans from Fantasia, an upland middle Eocene locality at the western margin of the Bighorn Basin. Journal of Human Evolution, 176, 103310.
MacPhee, R.D.E., Gaillard, C., Forasiepi, A,M., and Sulser, B. (2023) Transverse canal foramen and pericarotid venous network in Metatheria and other mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 462, 1-122.
Macrini, T.E., Hopwood, J.H., Herbert, C.A., and Weisbecker, V. (2023) Development of the ethmoid in a wallaby and implications for the homology of turbinal elements in marsupials. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 378, 20220082.
Mann, A., Henrici, A.C., Sues, H.D., and Pierce, S.E. (2023) A new Carboniferous edaphosaurid and the origin of herbivory in mammal forerunners. Scientific Reports, 13, 4459.
Martinez, Q,, Okrouhlík, J., Šumbera, R., Wright, M., Araújo, R., Braude, S., Hildebrandt, T.B., Holtze, S., Ruf, I., and Fabre, P.-H. (2023) Mammalian maxilloturbinal evolution does not reflect thermal biology. Nature Communications, 14, 4425.
May, S.R., Bader, K.S., Boucher, L.D., Jacobs, L.L., Lively, J.R., Myers, T.S, and Polcyn, M.J. (2023) A record of Late Jurassic vertebrates from Texas. Rocky Mountain Geology, 58, 19-37.
May, S.R., and Brown, M.A. (2023) Anchitheriomys buceei (Rodentia, Castoridae) from the Miocene of Texas and a review of the Miocene beavers from the Texas Coastal Plain. Palaeontologia Electronica, 26, a7.
Mayer, A.R., Dodd, A., Dodd, R., Stephenson, D.D., Ling, J.M., Mehros, C.J., Patton, D.A., Robertson-Benta, C.R., Gigliotti, A.P., Vermillion, M.S., and Noghero, A. (2023) Head kinematics, blood biomarkers, and histology in large animal models of traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock. Journal of Neurotrauma, 40, 2205-2216.
McKanna, A.J., Koran, I., Schoene, B., and Ketcham, R.A. (2023) Chemical abrasion: the mechanics of zircon dissolution. Geochronology, 5, 127-151.
Perrichon, G., Hautier, L., Pochat-Cottilloux, Y., Raselli, I., Salaviale, C., Dailh, B., Rinder, N., Fernandez, V., Adrien, J., Lachambre, J., and Martin, J.E. (2023) Ontogenetic variability of the intertympanic sinus distinguishes lineages within Crocodylia. Journal of Anatomy, 1096-1123. Supplemental material: crocodylians on
Polcyn, M.J., Bardet, N., Albright, L.B., and Titus, A. (2023) A new lower Turonian mosasaurid from the Western Interior Seaway and the antiquity of the unique basicranial circulation pattern in Plioplatecarpinae. Cretaceous Research, 151, 105621.
Powell, G.L., and Russell, A.P. (In press) The veritable horns of a dilemma: Assessing homology of the parietal and squamosal asperities of Phrynosoma (Squamata: Iguania: Phrynosomatidae). Acta Zoologica. Supplemental material: Phrynosoma on
Ramiro-Ramirez, S., Bhandari, A.R., Flemings, P.B., and Reed, R.M. (In press) Permeability of Upper Wolfcamp lithofacies in the Delaware Basin: The role of stratigraphic heterogeneity in production of unconventional reservoirs. AAPG Bulletin.
Rhoda, D.P., Haber, A., and Angielczyk, K.D. (2023) Diversification of the ruminant skull along an evolutionary line of least resistance. Science Advances, 9, eade8929.
Roese-Miron, L., Jones, M.E.H., Ferreira, J.D. and Hsiaou, A.S. (In press) Virtual endocasts of Clevosaurus brasiliensis and the tuatara: Rhynchocephalian neuroanatomy and the oldest endocranial record for the Lepidosauria. The Anatomical Record.
Rosenberger, A.L., and Tejedor, M.F. (2023) Why Owl Monkeys are pitheciids: Morphology, adaptations, and the evolutionary history of the Aotus lineage. pp. 103-154 in: Fernandez-Duque, E., eds, Owl Monkeys. Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects.  Springer.
Ruiz, J.V., Ferreira, G.S., Lautenschlager, S. de Castro, M.C., and Montefeltro, F.C, (2023) Different, but the same: Inferring the hunting behaviour of the hypercarnivorous bush dog (Speothos venaticus) through finite element analysis. Journal of Anatomy, 242, 553-567. Supplemental material: 
Santos, F.J.M. (2023) A new species of the genus Liotyphlops Peters, 1881 (Serpentes, Anomalepidae) from Colombia and the synonymization of Liotyphlops beui (Amaral, 1924) with Liotyphlops ternetzii (Boulenger, 1896). ZooKeys, 1146, 87-114.
Scarpetta, S.G., and Ledesma, D.T. (2023) A strikingly ornamented fossil alligator lizard (Squamata: Abronia) from the Miocene of California. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 752-767.
Schuett, G.W., Peterson, K.H., Powell, A.R., Taylor, J.D., Alexander, J.R., and Lappin, A.K. (2023) Female-female aggression in the Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum). Royal Society Open Science, 10, 221466.
Sekhon, N., Banner, J.L., Breeker, D.O., and Tremaine, D.M. (2023) Using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography to test the suitability and guide the preparation of stalagmites for paleoclimate reconstruction. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, 85, 1-15.
Shi, J., Li, Q., Stidham, T.A., Zhang, C., Jiangzuo, Q., Chen, M., and Ni, X. (2023) Evolutionary and biogeographic implications of an Erycine snake (Serpentes, Erycidae, Eryx) from the Upper Miocene of the Linxia Basin, Gansu Province, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 167, 11491.
Šmajdek, U., Lesar, Ž., Marolt, M., and Bohak, C. (In press) Combined volume and surface rendering with global illumination caching. The Visual Computer.
Spicher, G.E., Sertich, J.J.W., Girard, L.C., Joyce, W.G., Lyson, T.R., and Rollot, Y. (2023) A description of a Denazinemys nodosa specimen (Testudinata, Baenidae) from the Late Cretaceous Kaiparowits Formation of Utah. Fossil Record, 26, 151-170.
Stevens, L.M., Recker, E.A., Zhou, K.A., Garcia, V.G., Mazon, K.S., Tagnon, C., Abdelaziz, N.,  and Page, Z.A. (In press) Counting all photons: Efficient optimization of visible light 3D Printing. Advanced Materials Technologies.
Tada, S., Tsuihiji, T., Matsumoto, R., Hanai, T., Iwami, Y., Tomita, N., Sato, H., and Tsogtbaatar, K. (2023) Evolutionary process toward avian-like cephalic thermoregulation system in Theropoda elucidated based on nasal structures. Royal Society Open Science, 10, 220997.
Tamagnini, D., Michaud, M., Meloro, C., Raia, P., Soibelzon, L., Tambusso, P.S., Varela, L., and Maiorano, L. (2023) Conical and sabertoothed cats as an exception to craniofacial evolutionary allometry. Scientific Reports, 13, 13571.
Van Iten, H., Hughes, N.C., John, D.L., Gaines, R.R., and Colbert, M.W. (In press) Conulariid soft parts replicated in silica from the Scotch Grove Formation (lower Middle Silurian) of east-central Iowa. Journal of Paleontology.
Varela, L., Tambusso, P.S., Pérez Zerpa, J.M., McAfee, R.K., Fariña, R.A. (2023) 3D finite element analysis and geometric morphometrics of sloths (Xenarthra, Folivora) mandibles show insights in the dietary specializations of fossil taxa. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 128, 104445.
White, H.A., Tucker, A.S., Fernandez, V., Portela Miguez, R., Hautier, L., Herrel, A., Urban, D.J., Sears, K.E., and Goswami, A. (2023) Pedomorphosis in the ancestry of marsupial mammals. Current Biology, 33, 2136-2150.
Young, B.A., and Cramberg, M. (In press) The anatomical basis of amphibious hearing in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). The Anatomical Record.
Yuk, J., Akash, M.M.H., Chakraborty, A., Basu, S., Chamorro, L.P., and Jung, S. (2023) Morphology of pig nasal structure and modulation of airflow and basic thermal conditioning. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 63, 304-314. Supplemental material:
Zaher, H., Mohabey, D.M., Grazziotin, F.G., and Mantilla, J.A.W. (2023) The skull of Sanajeh indicus, a Cretaceous snake with an upper temporal bar, and the origin of ophidian wide-gaped feeding. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 656-697. Supplemental material: Squamata on

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Abel, P., Pommery, Y., Ford, D.P., Koyabu, D., and Werneburg, I. (2022) Skull sutures and cranial mechanics in the Permian reptile Captorhinus aguti and the evolution of the temporal region in early amniotes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 841784. 
Álvarez-Armada, N., Cameron, C.B., Bauer, J.E., and Rahman, I.A. (2022) Heterochrony and parallel evolution of echinoderm, hemichordate and cephalochordate internal bars. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289, 20220258. Supplemental material:
Araújo, R., David, R., Benoit, J., Lungmus, J.K., Stoessel, A., Barrett, P.M., Maisano, J.A., Ekdale, E., Orliac, M., Luo, Z.-X., Martinelli, A.G., Hoffman, E.A., Sidor, C.A., Martins, R.M.S., Spoor, F., and Angielczyk, K.D. (2022) Inner ear biomechanics reveals a Late Triassic origin for mammalian endothermy. Nature, 607, 726-731. 
Arbez, T., Atkins, J.B., and Maddin, H.C. (2022) Cranial anatomy and systematics of Dendrerpeton cf. helogenes (Tetrapoda, Temnospondyli) from the Pennsylvanian of Joggins, revisited through micro-CT scanning. Papers in Paleontology, 8, e1421. 
Ballell, A., Benton, M.J., and Rayfield, E. (2022) Dental form and function in the early feeding diversification of dinosaurs. Science Advances, 8, eabq5201.
Belanger, C.L. (2022) Volumetric analysis of benthic foraminifera: intraspecific test size and growth patterns related to embryonic size and food resources. Marine Micropaleontology, 176, 102170.
Benito, J., Chen, A., Wilson, L.E., Bhullar, B.-A.S., Burnham, D., and Field, D.J. (2022) Forty new specimens of Ichthyornis provide unprecedented insight into the postcranial morphology of crownward stem group birds. PeerJ, 10, e13919.
Benoit, J., Nxumalo, M., Norton, L.A., Fernandez, V., Gaetano, L.C., Rubidge, B., and Abdala, F. (2022) Synchrotron scanning sheds new light on Lumkuia fuzzi (Therapsida, Cynodontia) from the Middle Triassic of South Africa and its phylogenetic placement. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 196, 104689. Supplemental material: basal synapsids on
Bertrand, O.C., Shelley, S.L., Williamson, T.E., Wible, J.R., Chester, S.G.B., Flynn, J.J., Holbrook, L.T., Lyson, T., Meng, J., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) Brawn before brains in placental mammals after the end-Cretaceous extinction. Science, 376, 80-85. 
Bowman, C.I.W., Young, M.T., Schwab, J.A., Walsh, S., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Choiniere, J., Dollman, K.N., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) Rostral neurovasculature indicates sensory trade-offs in Mesozoic pelagic crocodylomorphs. The Anatomical Record, 305, 2654-2669. Supplemental material: crocodilians on
Bridge, A.T., Santoso, M.S., Maisano, J.A., Hillsley, A.V., Brennecke, J.F., and Freeman, B.D. (2022) Rapid macrovoid characterization in membranes prepared via nonsolvent-induced phase separation: a comparison between 2D and 3D techniques. Journal of Membrane Science, 661, 120923. 
Brownstein, C.D., and Lyson, T.R. (2022) Giant gar from directly above the Cretaceous–Palaeogene boundary suggests healthy freshwater ecosystems existed within thousands of years of the asteroid impact. Biology Letters, 18, 20220118.
Carr, H.A., Rübel, O., Weber, G.H., and Ahrens, J.P. (2022) Optimization and augmentation for data parallel contour trees. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 28, 3471-3485.
Čerňanský, A.,  Daza, J.D., Smith, R., Bauer, A.M., Smith, T., and Folie, A. (2022) A new gecko from the earliest Eocene of Dormaal, Belgium: a thermophilic element of the ‘greenhouse world’. Royal Society Open Science, 9, 6.
Čerňanský, A., Singh, N.P., Patnaik, R., Sharma, K.M., Tiwari, R.P., Sehgal, R.K., Singh, N.A., and Choudhary, D. (2022) The Miocene fossil lizards from Kutch (Gujarat), India: a rare window to the past diversity of this subcontinent. Journal of Paleontology, 96, 213-223. Supplemental material: Uromastyx on
Čerňanský, A.,  Smith, R., Smith, T., and Folie, A. (2022) Iguanian lizards (Acrodonta and Pleurodonta) from the earliest Eocene (MP 7) of Dormaal, Belgium: the first stages of these iconic reptiles in Europe. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 42, e2184696.
Chirchir, H., Ruff, C., Helgen, K.M., and Potts, R. (2022) Effects of reduced mobility on trabecular bone density in captive big cats. Royal Society Open Science, 9, 211345.
Clement, A.M., Challands, T.J., Cloutier, R., Houle, L., Ahlberg, P.E., Collin, S.P., and Long, J.A. (2022) Morphometric analysis of lungfish endocasts elucidates early dipnoan palaeoneurological evolution. Elife, 11, e73461.
Cowgill, T., Young, M.T., Schwab, J.A., Walsh, S., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Dollman, K.N., Choiniere, J.N., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) Paranasal sinus system and upper respiratory tract evolution in Mesozoic pelagic crocodylomorphs. The Anatomical Record, 305, 2583-2603. Supplemental material: and
Das, S., Brecko, J., Pauwels, O.S.G., and Merilä, J. (2022) Cranial osteology of Hypoptophis (Aparallactinae: Atractaspididae: Caenophidia), with a discussion on the evolution of its fossorial adaptations. Journal of Morphology, 283, 510-538. Supplemental material: snakes on
Davis, B.M., Jäger, K.R.K., Rougier, G.W., Trujillo, K., and Chamberlain, K. (2022) A morganucodontan mammaliaform from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Utah, USA. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 67, 77-93.
Demuth, O.E., Benito, J., Tschopp, E., Lautenschlager, S., Mallison, H., Heeb, N., and Field, D.J. (2022) Topology-based three-dimensional reconstruction of delicate skeletal fossil remains and the quantification of their taphonomic deformation. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 828006.
Deutsch, A.R., Dickinson, E., Whichard, V.A., Lagomarsino, G.R., Perry, J.M.G., Kupczik, K., and Hartstone-Rose, A. (2022) Primate body mass and dietary correlates of tooth root surface area. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 177, 4-26. Supplemental material: primates on
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