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Arnold, J., Sarkar, K., and Smith, D. (2021) 3D printed bismuth oxide‐polylactic acid composites for radio‐mimetic computed tomography spine phantoms. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 109, 789-796.
Bainier, M., Su, A., and Redondo, R.L. (2021) 3D printed rodent skin-skull-brain model: a novel animal-free approach for neurosurgical training. PLOS ONE, 16, e0253477. Supplemental material: and
Ballell, A., King, J.L., Neenan, J.M., Rayfield, E.J., and Benton, M.J. (In press) The braincase, brain and palaeobiology of the basal sauropodomorph dinosaur Thecodontosaurus antiquus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.
Bardua, C., Fabre, A.-C., Clavel, J., Bon, M., Das, K., Stanley, E.L., Blackburn, D.C., and Goswami, A. (2021) Size, microhabitat, and loss of larval feeding drive cranial diversification in frogs. Nature Communications, 12, 2503. Supplemental material: Anura on
Bauer, A.M., Daza, J.D., Herrera-Martínez, A., and Ospina, O.E. (In press) The herpetological contributions of Richard Thomas. The Anatomical Record.
Benoit, J., Ford, D.P., Miyamae, J.A., and Ruf, I. (2021) Can maxillary canal morphology inform varanopid phylogenetic affinities? Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 66, 389-393. Supplemental material:
Bird, D.J., Jacquemetton, C., Buelow, S.A., Evans, A.W, and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2021) Domesticating olfaction: dog breeds, including scent hounds, have reduced cribriform plate morphology relative to wolves. The Anatomical Record, 304, 139-153.
Bolet, A., Stanley, E.L., Daza, J.D., Arias, J.S., Čerňanský, A., Vidal-García, M., Bauer, A.M., Bevitt, J.J., Peretti, A., and Evans, S.E. (In press) Unusual morphology in the mid-Cretaceous lizard Oculudentavis. Current Biology.
Bronzati, M., Benson, R.B.J., Evers, S.W., Ezcurra, M.D., Cabreira, S.F., Choiniere, J., Dollman, K.N., Paulina-Carabajal, A., Radermacher, V.J., Roberto-da-Silva, L., Sobral, G., Stocker, M.R., Witmer, L.M., Langer, M.C., and Nesbitt, S.J. (2021) Deep evolutionary diversification of semicircular canals in archosaurs. Current Biology, 31, 2520-2529.e6. Supplemental material:
Carr, H.A., Rübel, O., Weber, G.H., and Ahrens, J.P. (In press) Optimization and augmentation for data parallel contour trees. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
Čerňanský, A., and Syromyatnikova, E.V. (2021) The first pre‐Quaternary fossil record of the clade Mabuyidae with a comment on the enclosure of the Meckelian canal in skinks. Papers in Paleontology, 7, 195-215. Supplemental material:
Chirchir, H. (2021) Trabecular bone in domestic dogs and wolves: implications for understanding human self‐domestication. The Anatomical Record, 304, 31-41.
Elenes, E., Mehta, J., Hsu, F.-C., Whitlow, C., Debinski, W., Rossmeisl, J., Tatter, S., and Rylander, C.
(2021) Convection-enhanced arborizing catheter system improves local/regional delivery of infusates versus a single-port catheter in ex vivo porcine brain tissue. Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy, 4, 011003.
Evers, S.W., Rollot, Y., and Joyce, W.G. (2021) New interpretation of the cranial osteology of the Early Cretaceous turtle Arundelemys dardeni (Paracryptodira) based on a CT-based re-evaluation of the holotype. PeerJ, 9, e11495. Supplemental material:
Fabre, A.-C., Dowling, C., Miguez, R.P., Fernandez, V., Noirault, E., and Goswami, A. (2021) Functional constraints during development limit jaw shape evolution in marsupials. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 288, 20210319.
Franco, A.S., Müller, R.T., Martinelli, A.G., Hoffmann, C.A., and Kerber, L. (2021) The nasal cavity of two traversodontid cynodonts (Eucynodontia, Gomphodontia) from the Upper Triassic of Brazil. Journal of Paleontology, 95, 845-860.
Fronimos, J.A. (2021) Morphology and neurovascular anatomy of a titanosaur (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) osteoderm from the Upper Cretaceous of Big Bend National Park, Texas. Cretaceous Research, 120, 104670.
Gurgis, G.P., Daza, J.D., Brennan, I.G., Hutchinson, M., Bauer, A.M., Stocker, M.R., and Olori, J.C. (In press) Ecomorphometric analysis of diversity in cranial shape of pygopodid geckos. Integrative Organismal Biology.
Hanson, M., Hoffman, E.A., Norell, M.A., and Bhullar, B.-A.S. (2021) The early origin of a birdlike inner ear and the evolution of dinosaurian movement and vocalization. Science, 372, 601-609.
Head, J.J. (In press) A South American snake lineage from the Eocene Greenhouse of North America and a reappraisal of the fossil record of “anilioid” snakes. Geobios.
Heers, A.M., Varghese, S.L., Hatier, L.K., and Cabrera, J.J. (2021) Multiple functional solutions during flightless to flight-capable transitions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8, 573411.
Iannucci, A., Belluci, L., Conti, J., Mazzini, I., Mecozzi, B., Sardella, R. and Iurino, D.A. (In press) Neurocranial anatomy of Sus arvernensis (Suidae, Mammalia) from Collepardo (Early Villafranchian; central Italy): taxonomic and biochronological implications. Historical Biology. Supplemental material:
Iizumi, K., Ando, H., Suzuki, K., and Koda, Y. (2021) Mandibular morphology of Stegolophodon pseudolatidens (Proboscidea, Stegodontidae) from the lower Miocene of Japan. Paleontological Research, 25, 279-297. Supplemental material:
Jones, K.E., Dickson, B.V., Angielczyk, K.D., and Pierce, S.E. (2021) Adaptive landscapes challenge the “lateral-to-sagittal” paradigm for mammalian vertebral evolution. Current Biology, 31, 1883-1892.e7.
Joyce, W.G., Rollot, Y., Evers, S.W., Lyson, T.R., Rahantarisoa, L.J., and Krause, D.W. (2021) A new pelomedusoid turtle, Sahonachelys mailakavava, from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar provides evidence for convergent evolution of specialized suction feeding among pleurodires. Royal Society Open Science, 8, 210098.
Kerraouch, I., Bischoff, A., Zolensky, M.E., Pack, A., Patzek, M., Hanna, R.D., Fries, M.D., Harries, D., Kebukawa, Y., Le, L., Ito, M., and Rahman, Z. (2021) The polymict carbonaceous breccia Aguas Zarcas: a potential analogue to samples being returned by the OSIRIS-REx and Hayabusa2 missions. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 56, 277-310.
Koirala, P., van de Werken, N., Lu, H., Baughman, R.H., Ovalle-Robles, R., and Tehrani, M. (2021) Using ultra-thin interlaminar carbon nanotube sheets to enhance the mechanical and electrical properties of carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites. Composites Part B: Engineering, 216, 108842.
Kuzmin, I.T., Boitsova, E.A., Gombolevskiy, V.A., Mazur, E.V., Morozov, S.P., Sennikov, A.G., Skutschas, P.P., and Sues, H.-D. (In press) Braincase anatomy of extant Crocodylia, with new insights into the development and evolution of the neurocranium in crocodylomorphs. Journal of Anatomy. Supplemental material: Crocodylia on
Lanzetti, A., and Ekdale, E.G. (2021) Enhancing CT imaging: a safe protocol to stain and de‐stain rare fetal museum specimens using diffusible iodine‐based staining (diceCT). Journal of Anatomy, 239, 228-241.
Lessner, E.J. (2021) Quantifying neurovascular canal branching patterns reveals a shared crocodylian arrangement. Journal of Morphology, 282, 185-204.
Lessner, E.J, and Holliday, C.M. (In press) A 3D ontogenetic atlas of Alligator mississippiensis cranial nerves and their significance for comparative neurology of reptiles. The Anatomical Record.
Long, J.M., Snow, R.A., Pracheil, B.M., and Chakoumakos, B.C. (2021) Morphology and composition of Goldeye (Hiodontidae; Hiodon alosoides) otoliths. Journal of Morphology, 282, 511-519.
López‐Aguirre, C., Wilson, L.A.B., Koyabu, D., Tu, V.T., and Hand, S.J. (In press) Variation in cross‐sectional shape and biomechanical properties of the bat humerus under Wolff’s law. The Anatomical Record. Supplemental material: bats on
López‐Aguirre, C., Hand, S.J., Koyabu, D., Tu, V.T., and Wilson, L.A.B. (2001) Phylogeny and foraging behaviour shape modular morphological variation in bat humeri. Journal of Anatomy, 238, 1312-1329. Supplemental material: bats on
Maisey, J.G., Denton, J.S.S., Burrow, C., and Pradel, A. (2021) Architectural and ultrastructural features of tessellated calcified cartilage in modern and extinct chondrichthyan fishes. Journal of Fish Biology, 98, 919-941.
Mayer, A.R., Ling, J.M., Dodd, A.B., Rannou-Latella, J.G., Stephenson, D.D., Dodd, R.J., Mehos, C.J., Patton, D.A., Cullen, D.K., Johnson, V.E., Reddy, S.P., Robertson-Benta, C.R., Gigliotti, A.P., Meier, T.B., Vermillion, M.S., Smith, D.H., and Kinsler, R. (2021) Reproducibility and characterization of head kinematics during a large animal acceleration model of traumatic brain injury. Frontiers in Neurology, 12, 658461. Supplemental material:
Moka, W., Inaku, D.F., and Rais, M. (2021) Struktur Komunitas Landak Laut di Padang Lamun Pulau Kodingareng, Depulauan Spermonde. Jurnal Kelautan Tropis, 24, 63-70. Supplemental material:
Moore, A.J. (2021) Vertebral pneumaticity is correlated with serial variation in vertebral shape in storks. Journal of Anatomy, 238, 615-625.
Newton, A.H., Weisbecker, V., Pask, A.J., and Hipsley, C.A. (2021) Ontogenetic origins of cranial convergence between the extinct marsupial thylacine and placental gray wolf. Communications Biology, 4, 51. Supplemental material: marsupials on
Paulina-Carabajal, A., and Calvo, J.O. (2021) Re-description of the braincase of the rebbachisaurid sauropod Limaysaurus tessonei and novel endocranial information based on CT scans. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 93(s2), e20200762. Supplemental material:
Payne, C.R., and Belanger, C.L. (2021) Enhanced carbonate dissolution associated with deglacial dysoxic events in the subpolar North Pacific. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 36, e2020PA004206.
Pêgas, R.V., Costa, F.R., and Kellner, A.W.A. (In press) Reconstruction of the adductor chamber and predicted bite force in pterodactyloids (Pterosauria). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. Supplemental material: and
Rollot, Y., Evers, S.W., and Joyce, W.G. (2021) A review of the carotid artery and facial nerve canal systems in extant turtles. PeerJ, 8, e10475. Supplemental material: turtles on
Scarpetta, S. (2021) Iguanian lizards from the Split Rock Formation, Wyoming: exploring the modernization of the North American lizard fauna. Journal of Systematic Paleontology, 19, 221-251.
Shepherd, G.M., Rowe, T.B., and Greer, C.A. (2021) An evolutionary microcircuit approach to the neural basis of high dimensional sensory processing in olfaction. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. Supplemental material: and
Smith, K.T., and Scanferla, A. (2021) A nearly complete skeleton of the oldest definitive erycine boid (Messel, Germany). Geodiversitas, 43, 1-24. Supplemental material: boas on
Song, Y., and Shim, E. (2021) Structure characterization of the clogging process of coarse fibrous filter media during solid particle loading with X-ray micro-computed tomography. Separation and Purification Technology, 273, 118980.
Staab, K.L. (In press) Implementing fabrication as a pedagogical tool in vertebrate anatomy courses: motivation, inclusion, and lessons. Integrative & Comparative Biology. Supplemental material:
Starck, J.M., Stewart, J.R., and Blackburn, D.G. (2021) Phylogeny and evolutionary history of the amniote egg. Journal of Morphology, 282, 1080-1122. Supplemental material:
Strong, C.R.C., Palci, A., and Caldwell, M.W. (2021) Insights into skull evolution in fossorial snakes, as revealed by the cranial morphology of Atractaspis irregularis (Serpentes: Colubroidea). Journal of Anatomy, 238, 146-172. Supplemental material:
Strong, C.R.C., Scherz, M.D., and Caldwell, M.W. (In press) Deconstructing the Gestalt: new concepts and test of homology, as exemplified by a re-conceptualization of “microstomy” in squamates. The Anatomical Record. Supplemental material: Squamates on
Terhune, E.A., Cuevas, M.T., Monley, A.M., Wethey, C.I., Chen, X., Cattell, M.V., Bayrak, M.N., Bland, M.R., Sutphin, B., Trahan, G.D., Taylor, M.R.G., Niswander, L.A., Jones, K.L., Baschal, E.E., Antunes, L., Dobbs, M., Gurnett, C., Appel, B., Gray, R., and Miller, N.H. (2021) Mutations in KIF7 implicated in idiopathic scoliiosis in humans and axial curvatures in zebrafish. Human Mutation, 42, 392-407.
Toriño, P., Soto, M., and Perea, D. (In press) A comprehensive phylogenetic analysis of coelacanth fishes (Sarcopterygii, Actinistia) with comments on the composition of the Mawsoniidae and Latimeriidae: evaluating old and new methodological challenges and constraints. Historical Biology. Supplemental material:
Toriño, P., Soto, M., Perea, D., Sardenberg, M., and de Carvalho, S. (2021) New findings of the coelacanth Mawsonia Woodward (Actinistia, Latimerioidei) from the Late Jurassic – Early Cretaceous of Uruguay: novel anatomical and taxonomic considerations and an emended diagnosis for the genus. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 107, 103054. Supplemental material:
Van de Werken, N., Koirala, P., Ghorbani, J., Doyle, D., and Tehrani, M. (2021) Investigating the hot isostatic pressing of an additively manufactured continuous carbon fiber reinforced PEEK composite. Additive Manufacturing, 37, 101634.
Wang, Y., Gardner, J.E., and Hoblitt, R.P. (2021) Formation of dense pyroclasts by sintering of ash particles during the preclimactic eruptions of Mt. Pinatubo in 1991. Bulletin of Volcanology, 83, 6.
Weisbecker, V., Rowe, T., Wroe, S., Macrini, T.E., Garland, K.L.S., Travouillon, K.J., Black, K., Archer, M., Hand, S.J., Berlin, J.C., Beck, R.M.D., Ladevèze, S., Sharp, A.C., Mardon, K., and Sherratt, E. (2021) Global elongation and high shape flexibility as an evolutionary hypothesis of accommodating mammalian brains into skulls. Evolution, 75, 625-640. Supplemental material: mammals on
Wible, J.R., Shelley, S.L., and Belz, C. (2021) The element of Paaw in marsupials and the ear region of Philander opossum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Didelphimorpha, Didelphidae). Annals of Carnegie Museum, 87, 1-35. Supplemental material: mammals on
Woodruff, D.C., Goodwin, M.B., Lyson, T.R., and Evans, D.C. (In press) Ontogeny and variation of the pachycephalosaurine dinosaur Sphaerotholus buchholtzae, and its systematics within the genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlaa179.


Abbott, J.T., and Perttula, T.K. (2020) Description and high-resolution computed tomography (micro-CT) analysis of an aboriginal ceramic vessel sherd from the Casa Frio Site (41FR116), Frio County, Texas. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society, 91, 155-165.
Balanoff, A.M., and Bever, G.S. (2020) The role of endocasts in the study of brain evolution. pp. 29-49. in J.H. Kaas, ed., Evolutionary Neuroscience. Academic Press, San Diego.
Ballard, M.S., Lee, K.M., Sagers, J.D., Venegas, G.R., McNeese, A.R., Wilson, P.S., and Rahman, A.F. (2000) Application of acoustical remote sensing techniques for ecosystem monitoring of a seagrass meadow. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147, 2002.
Bardua, C., Fabre, A.-C., Bon, M., Das, K., Stanley, E.L., Blackburn, D.C., and Goswami, A. (2020) Evolutionary integration of the frog cranium. Evolution, 74, 1200-1215. Supplemental material: frogs on
Benoit, J., Ruf, I., Miyamae, J.A., Fernandez, V., Rodrigues, P.G., and Rubidge, B.S. (2020) The evolution of the maxillary canal in Probainognathia (Cynodontia, Synapsida): reassessment of the homology of the infraorbital foramen in mammalian ancestors. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 27, 329-348. Supplemental material:
Bergevin, C., Mason, A.,  and Mhatre, N. (2020) Evidence supporting synchrony between two active ears due to interaural coupling. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147, EL25. Supplemental material:
Bhosale, H., Phansalkar, P., Sawant, M., Gowande, G., Patel, H., and Mirza, Z.A. (2020) A new species of snail-eating snakes of the genus Pareas Wagler, 1830 (Reptilia: Serpentes) from eastern Himalayas, India. European Journal of Taxonomy, 729, 54-73. Supplemental material:
Bird, D.J., Hamid, I., Fox-Rosales, L., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2020) Olfaction at depth: cribriform plate size declines with dive depth and duration in aquatic arctoid carnivorans. Ecology and Evolution, 10, ece3.6343. Supplemental material: carnivorans on DigiMorph
Boscaini, A., Iurino, D.A., Sardella, R., Tirao, G., Gaudin, T.J., and Pujos, F. (2020) Digital cranial endocasts of the extinct sloth Glossotherium robustum (Xenarthra, Mylodontidae) from the Late Pleistocene of Argentina: description and comparison with the extant sloths. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 27, 55-71. Supplemental material: and
Boughton, R.K., Wight, B.R., Pienaar, E., and Main, M.B. (2020) Mammalian carnivores of Florida. EDIS, 2020, 20. Supplemental material:
Breeden, B.T. III, and Rowe, T.B. (2020) New specimens of Scutellosaurus lawleri Colbert, 1981, from the Lower Jurassic Kayenta Formation in Arizona elucidate the early evolution of thyreophoran dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 40, e1791894.
Brown, E.E., Butler, R.J., Ezcurra, M.D., Bhullar, B.-A.S., and Lautenschlager, S. (2020) Endocranial anatomy and life habits of the Early Triassic archosauriform Proterosuchus fergusi. Palaeontology, 63, 255-282. Supplemental material: crocodilians on
Buser, T.J., Boyd, O.F., Cortés, Á., Donatelli, C.M., Kolmann, M.A., Luparell, J.L., Pfeiffenberger, J.A., Sidlauskas, B.L., and Summers, A.P. (2020) The natural historian’s guide to the CT galaxy: step-by-step instructions for preparing and analyzing computed tomographic (CT) data using cross-platform, open access software. Integrative Organismal Biology, 2, obaa009.
Busse, B., Galloway, J.L., Gray, R.S., Harris, M.P., and Kwon, R.Y. (2020) Zebrafish: an emerging model for orthopedic research. Journal of Orthopedic Research, 38, 925-936.
Cadena, E.-A. (2020) The first remains of vertebrates from the Paleocene Lisama formation, Middle Magdalena Valley Basin of Colombia. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 103, 102745. Supplemental material:
Čerňanský, A., Syromyatnikova, E.V., Kovalenko, E.S., Podurets, K.M., and Kaloyan, A.A. (2020) The key to understanding the European Miocene Chalcides (Squamata, Scincidae) comes from Asia: the lizards of the East Siberian Tagay locality (Baikal Lake) in Russia. The Anatomical Record, 303, 1901-1934. Supplemental material:
Chambi-Trowell, S.A.V., Whiteside, D.I., Benton, M.J., and Rayfield, E.J. (2020) Biomechanical properties of the jaws of two species of Clevosaurus and a reanalysis of rhynchocephalian dentary morphospace. Palaeontology, 63, 919-939. Supplemental material:
Chang, B., Parandoush, P., Li, X., Ruan, S., Shen, C., Behnagh, R.A., Liu, Y., and Lin, D. (2020) Ultrafast printing of continuous fiber‐reinforced thermoplastic composites with ultrahigh mechanical performance by ultrasonic‐assisted laminated object manufacturing. Polymer Composites, 41, 4706-4715.
Chávez-Hoffmeister, M. (2020) Bill disparity and feeding strategies among fossil and modern penguins. Paleobiology, 46, 176-192. Supplemental material: penguins on
Cloutier, R., Clement, A.M., Lee, M.S.Y., Noël, R., Béchard, I., Roy, V., and Long, J.A. (2020) Elpistostege and the origin of the vertebrate hand. Nature, 579, 549-554.
Cooperdock, E.H.G., Stockli, D.F., Kelemen, P.B., and de Obeso, J.C. (2020) Timing of magnetite growth associated with peridotite‐hosted carbonate veins in the SE Samail Ophiolite, Wadi Fins, Oman. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 125, e2019JB018632.
Daza, J.D., Stanley, E.L., Bolet, A., Bauer, A.M., Arias, J.S., Čerňanský, A., Bevitt, J.J., Wagner, P., and Evans, S.E. (2020) Enigmatic amphibians in mid-Cretaceous amber were chameleon-like ballistic feeders. Science, 370, 687-691.
DeSantis, L.R.G., Sharp, A.C., Schubert, B.W., Colbert, M.W., Wallace, S.C., and Grine, F.E. (2020) Clarifying relationships between cranial form and function in tapirs, with implications for the dietary ecology of early hominins. Scientific Reports, 10, 8809.
Diaz, R.E. Jr. (2020) Evo-Devo path as a bridge between evolution, morphological disparity, and medicine with comments on “hopeful monsters” in the age of genomics. Current Molecular Biology Reports, 6, 79-90.
Dudgeon, T.W., Maddin, H.C., Evans, D.C., and Mallon, J.C. (2020) Computed tomography analysis of the cranium of Champsosaurus lindoei and implications for choristoderan neomorphic ossification. Journal of Anatomy, 236, 630-659.
Dudgeon, T.W., Maddin, H.C., Evans, D.C., and Mallon, J.C. (2020) The internal cranial anatomy of Champsosaurus (Choristodera: Champsosauridae): implications for neurosensory function. Scientific Reports, 10, 7122.
Early, C.M., Ridgely, R.C., and Witmer, L.M. (2020) Beyond endocasts: using predicted brain-structure volumes of extinct birds to assess neuroanatomical and behavioral inferences. Diversity, 12, 34. Supplemental material:
Ekhtiari, S., Chiba, K., Popovic, S., Crowther, R., Wohl, G., Wong, A.K.O., Tanke, D.H., Dufault, D., Geen, O.D., Parasu, N., Crowther, M.A., and Evans, D.C. (2020) First case of osteosarcoma in a dinosaur: a multimodal diagnosis. The Lancet: Oncology, 21, 1021-1022.
Engelman, R.K., Flynn, J.J., Wyss, A.R., and Croft, D.A. (2020) Eomakhaira molossus, a new saber-toothed sparassodont (Metatheria: Thylacosmilinae) from the early Oligocene (?Tinguirirican) Cachapoal locality, Andean Main Range, Chile. American Museum Novitates, 3957, 1-75.
Ezcurra, M.D., et al. (2020) Enigmatic dinosaur precursors bridge the gap to the origin of Pterosauria. Nature, 588, 445-449.
Fabre, A.-C., Bardua, C., Bon, M., Clavel, J., Felice, R.N., Streicher, J.W., Bonnel, J., Stanley, E.L., Blackburn, D.C., and Goswami, A. (2020) Metamorphosis shapes cranial diversity and rate of evolution in salamanders. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4, 1129-1140. Supplemental material: salamanders on DigiMorph
Ferreira, J.D., Negri, F.R., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R., and Kerber, L. (2020) Small within the largest: brain size and anatomy of the extinct Neoepiblema acreensis, a giant rodent from the Neotropics. Biology Letters, 16, 20190914. Supplemental material:
Ferreira, G.S., Lautenschlager, S., Evers, S.W., Pfaff, C., Kriwet, J., Raselli, I., and Werneburg, I. (2020) Feeding biomechanics suggests progressive correlation of skull architecture and neck evolution in turtles. Scientific Reports, 10, 5505.
Ganpule, S., Sutar, S., and Shinde, K. (2020) Biomechanical analysis of woodpecker response during pecking using a two-dimensional computational model. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8, 810. Supplemental material:
Glynne, E., Daza, J.D., and Bauer, A.M. (2020) Surface sculpturing in the skull of gecko lizards (Squamata: Gekkota). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 131, blaa144.
Hermanson, G., Iori, F.V., Evers, S.W., Langer, M.C., and Ferreira, G. (2020) A small podocnemidoid (Pleurodira, Pelomedusoides) from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil, and the innervation and carotid circulation of side‐necked turtles. Papers in Palaeontology, 6, 329-347. Supplemental material: turtles on DigiMorph
Hoffmann, S., and Kirk, E.C. (2020) Inner ear morphology of Adalatherium hui (Mammalia, Gondwanatheria) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 40(s1), 67-80.
Holliday, C.M., Porter, W.R., Vliet, K.A., and Witmer, L.M. (2020) The frontoparietal fossa and dorsotemporal fenestra of archosaurs and their significance for interpretations of vascular and muscular anatomy in dinosaurs. The Anatomical Record, 303, 1060-1074.
Jäger, K.R.K., Cifelli, R.L., and Martin, T. (2020) Molar occlusion and jaw roll in early crown mammals. Scientific Reports, 10, 22378.
Janis, C.M., Figueirido, B., DeSantis, L., and Lautenschlager, S. (2020) An eye for a tooth: Thylacosmilus was not a marsupial “saber-tooth predator”. PeerJ, 9346.
King, J.L., Sipla, J.S., Georgi, J.A., Balanoff, A.M., and Neenan, J.M. (2020) The endocranium and trophhic ecology of Velociraptor mongoliensis. Journal of Anatomy, 237, 861-869.
Kirk, E.C., and Lundeen, I.K. (2020) New observations of the nasal fossa and interorbital region of Shoshonius cooperi based on microcomputerized tomography. Journal of Human Evolution, 141, 102748.
Krause, D.W., et al. (2020) Skeleton of a Cretaceous mammal from Madagascar reflects long-term insularity. Nature, 581, 421-427.
Krause, D.W., Hoffmann, S., Rossie, J.B., Hu, Y., Wible, J.R., and Rougier, G.W. (2020) Craniofacial morphology of Adalatherium hui (Mammalia, Gondwanatheria) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 40(s1), 19-66.
Ksepka, D.T., et al. (2020) Tempo and pattern of avian brain size evolution. Current Biology, 30, 2026-2036.e3.
Lanzetti, A., Berta, A., and Ekdale, E.G. (2020) Prenatal development of the humpback whale: growth rate, tooth loss and skull shape changes in an evolutionary framework. The Anatomical Record, 303, 180-204.
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Magnall, J.M., Gleeson, S.A., Creaser, R.A., Paradis, S., Glodny, J., and Kyle, J.R. (2020) The mineralogical evolution of the clastic dominant-type Zn-Pb ± Ba deposits at Macmillan Pass (Yukon, Canada) — tracing subseafloor barite replacement in the layered mineralization. Economic Geology, 115, 961-979.
Marsh, A.D., and Rowe, T.B. (2020) A comprehensive anatomical and phylogenetic evaluation of Dilophosaurus wetherilli (Dinosauria, Theropoda) with descriptions of new specimens from the Kayenta Formation of northern Arizona. Journal of Paleontology, 94, Memoir 78, 1-103.
Michaud, M., Veron, G., and Fabre, A.-C. (2020) Phenotypic integration in feliform carnivores: covariation patterns and disparity in hypercarnivores versus generalists. Evolution, 74, 2681-2702. Supplemental material: felids on
Nysjö, F. (2020) Clustered grid cell data structure for isosurface rendering. Journal of WSCG, 28, 1-17.
Okubo, J., Klyukin, Y.I., Warren, L.V., Sublett, D.M. Jr., Bodnar, R.J., Gill, B.C., and Xiao, S. (2020) Hydrothermal influence on barite precipitates in the basal Ediacaran Sete Lagoas cap dolostone, São Francisco Craton, central Brazil. Precambrian Research, 340, 105628.
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Palci, A., Hutchinson, M.N., Caldwell, M.W., Smith, K.T., and Lee, M.S.Y. (2020) The homologies and evolutionary reduction of the pelvis and hindlimbs in snakes, with the first report of ossified pelvic vestiges in an anomalepidid (Liotyphlops beui). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 188, 630-652. Supplemental material:
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Veith, A., and Baker, A.B. (2020) A rapid, nondestructive method for vascular network visualization. BioTechniques, 69, 443-449.
Wang, L., Cardenas, M.B., Zhou, J.-Q., and Ketcham, R.A. (2020) The complexity of nonlinear flow and non-Fickian transport in fractures driven by three-dimensional recirculation zones. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125, e2020JB020028.
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Adams, N., Rayfield, E., and Cox, P.G. (2019) Functional tests of the competitive exclusion hypothesis for multituberculate extinction. Royal Society Open Science, 6, 181536. Supplemental material: and
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Anné, J., Tumarkin-Deratzian, A.R., Orsini, P., and Grandstaff, B. (2019) Acromegaly in a hog badger (Arctonyx collaris). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 167, 85-92. Supplemental material:
Berger, M., Li, J., and Levine, J.A. (2019) A generative model for volume rendering. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 25, 1636-1650. Supplemental material:
Bernard, R.E., Behr, W.M., Becker, T.W., and Young, D.J. (2019) Relationships between olivine CPO and deformation parameters in naturally deformed rocks and implications for mantle seismic anisotropy. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 20, 3469-3494.
Beyrand, V., Voeten, D.F.A.E., Bureš, S., Fernandez, V., Janáček, J., Jirák, D., Rauhut, O., and Tafforeau, P. (2019) Multiphase progenetic development shaped the brain of flying archosaurs. Scientific Reports, 9, 10807. Supplemental material: avians on
Bhandari, A.R., Flemings, P.B., Ramiro-Ramirez, S., Hofmann, R., and Polito, P.J. (2019) Gas and liquid permeability measurements in Wolfcamp samples. Fuel, 236, 1026-1036.
Bhullar, B.-A.S., Manafzadeh, A.R., Miyamae, J.A., Hoffman, E.A., Brainerd, E.L., Musinsky, C., and Crompton, A.W. (2019) Rolling of the jaw is essential for mammalian chewing and tribosphenic molar function. Nature, 566, 528-532. Supplemental material: mammals on
Borges, R., Fonseca, J., Gomes, C., Johnson, W.E., O’Brien, S.J., Zhang, G., Gilbert, M.T.P., Jarvis, E.D., and Antunes, A. (2019) Avian binocularity and adaptation to nocturnal environments: genomic insights from a highly derived visual phenotype. Genome Biology and Evolution, 11, 2244-2255. Supplemental material: avians on
Brown, E.E., Cashmore, D.D., Simmons, N.B., and Butler, R.J. (2019) Quantifying the completeness of the bat fossil record. Palaeontology, 62, 757-776. Supplemental material:
Capshaw, G., Soares, D., and Carr, C.E. (2019) Bony labyrinth morphometry reveals hidden diversity in lungless salamanders (Family Plethodontidae): structural correlates of ecology, development, and vision in the inner ear. Evolution, 73, 2135-2150. Supplemental material: plethodontids on
Casares-Hidalgo, C., Pérez-Ramos, A., Forner-Gumbau, M., Pastor, F.J., and Figueirido, B. (2019) Taking a look into the orbit of mammalian carnivorans. Journal of Anatomy, 234, 622-636. Supplemental material:
Čerňanský, A. (2019) The first potential fossil record of a dibamid reptile (Squamata: Dibamidae): a new taxon from the early Oligocene of Central Mongolia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 187, 782-799. Supplemental material:
Čerňanský, A., Yaryhin, O., Ciceková, J., Werneburg, I., Hain, M., and Klembara, J. (2019) Vertebral comparative anatomy and morphological differences in anguine lizards with a special reference to Pseudopus apodus. The Anatomical Record, 302, 232-257. Supplemental material:
Chambi-Trowell, S.A.V., Whiteside, D.I., and Benton, M.J. (2019) Diversity in rhynchocephalian Clevosaurus skulls based on CT reconstruction of two Late Triassic species from Great Britain. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 64, 41-64. Supplemental material:
Chan, Q.H.S., Nakato, A., Kebukawa, Y., Zolendsky, M., Nakamura, T., Maisano, J.A., Colbert, M.W., Martinez, J.E., Kilcoyne, A.L.D., Suga, H., Takahashi, Y., Takeichi, Y., Mase, K., and Wright, I.P. (2019) Heating experiments of the Tagish Lake meteorite: investigation of the effects of short-term heating on chondritic organics. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 54, 104-125.
Coates, M.I., Tietjen, K., Olsen, A.M., and Finarelli, J.A. (2019) High-performance suction feeding in an early elasmobranch. Science Advances, 5, eaax2742.
Cooperdock, E.H.G., Ketcham, R.A., and Stockli, D.F. (2019) Resolving the effects of 2-D versus 3-D grain measurements on apatite (U–Th) ∕ He age data and reproducibility. Geochronology, 1, 17-41.
Costa, H.C., and Garcia, P.C.A. (2019) Who are the amphisbaenians? Revista da Biologia, 19, 19-30. Supplemental material: amphisbaenians on
Eckley, S.A., and Ketcham, R.A. (2019) 4D imaging of mineral dissolution in porous carbonado diamond: implications for acid digestion and XCT measurement of porosity and material properties. Frontiers in Earth Science, 7, 288.
Evers, S.W., and Benson, R.B.J. (2019) A new phylogenetic hypothesis of turtles with implications for the timing and number of evolutionary transitions to marine lifestyles in the group. Palaeontology, 62, 93-134. Supplemental material: turtles on
Ferreira-Cardoso, S., Delsuc, F., and Hautier, L. 
(2019) Evolutionary tinkering of the mandibular canal linked to convergent regression of teeth in placental mammals. Current Biology, 29, 468-475.e3. Supplemental material:
Ford, D.P., and Benson, R.B.J. (2019) A redescription of Orovenator mayorum (Sauropsida, Diapsida) using high-resolution µCT, and the consequences for early amniote phylogeny. Papers in Palaeontology, 5, 197-239.
Foth, C., Evers, S.W., Joyce, W.G., Volpato, V.S., and Benson, R.B.J. (2019) Comparative analysis of the shape and size of the middle ear cavity of turtles reveals no correlation with habitat ecology. Journal of Anatomy, 235, 1078-1097. Supplemental material:
Galatius, A., Olsen, M.T., Steeman, M.E., Racicot, R.A., Bradshaw, C.D., Kyhn, L.A., and Miller, L.A. (2019) Raising your voice: evolution of narrow-band high-frequency signals in toothed whales (Odontoceti). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126, 213-224.
Gardner, J.E., Wadsworth, F.B., Llewellin, E.W., Watkins, J.M., and Coumans, J.P. (2019) Experimental constraints on the textures and origin of obsidian pyroclasts. Bulletin of Volcanology, 81, 22.
Giachetti, T., Gonnermann, H.M., Gardner, J.E., Burgisser, A., Hajimirza, S., Earley, T.C., Truong, N., and Toledo, P. (2019) Bubble coalescence and percolation threshold in expanding rhyolitic magma. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 1054-1074.
Hajimirza, S., Gonnermann, H.M., Gardner, J.E., and Giachetti, T. (2019) Predicting homogeneous bubble nucleation in rhyolite. JGR Solid Earth, 124, 2395-2416.
Hartman, S., Mortimer, M., Wahl, W.R., Lomax, D.R., Lippincott, J., and Lovelace, D.M. (2019) A new paravian dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of North America supports a late acquisition of avian flight. PeerJ, 7, e7247.
Hoang, D., Klacansky, P., Bhatia, H., Bremer, P.-T., Lindstrom, P., and Pascucci, V. (2019) A study of the trade-off between reducing precision and reducing resolution for data analysis and visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 25, 1193-1203. Supplemental material:
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Horton, F., Farley, K., and Jackson, M. (2019) Helium distributions in ocean island basalt olivines revealed by X-ray computed tomography and single-grain crushing experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 244, 467-477.
Johanson, Z., Trinajstic, K., Cumbaa, S., and Ryan, M.J. (2019) Fusion in the vertebral column of the pachyosteomorph arthrodire Dunkleosteus terrelli (‘Placodermi’). Palaeontologia Electronica, 22.2.20.
Jung, J.-Y., Pissarenko, A., Trikanad, A.A., Restrepo, D., Su, F.Y., Marquez, A., Gonzalez, D., Naleway, S.E., Zavattieri, P., and McKittrick, J. (2019) A natural stress deflector on the head? Mechanical and functional evaluation of the woodpecker skull bones. Advanced Theory and Simulations, 2, 1800152. Supplemental material: woodpeckers on
Kappelman, J., Ketcham, R.A., Pearce, S., Todd, L., Akins, W., Colbert, M.W., Davis, C., Feseha, M., Maisano, J.A., and Witzel, A. (2019) Reply to: Charlier et al. 2018. Mudslide and/or animal attack are more plausible causes and circumstances of death for AL 288 (‘Lucy’): a forensic anthropology analysis. Medico-Legal Journal, 86, 139-142.
Kerber, L., Ferreira, J.D., and Negri, F.R. (2019) A reassessment of the cranial morphology of Neoepiblema acreensis (Rodentia: Chinchilloidea), a Miocene rodent from South America. Journal of Morphology, 280, 1821-1838. Supplemental material:
Ketcham, R.A. (2019) Resolution-invariant measurements of small objects in polychromatic CT data, in: Müller, B. and Wang, G., eds., Developments in X-Ray Tomography XII: SPIE Proceedings, v. 11113, 111130B, doi: 10.1117/12.2532082.
Ketcham, R.A., and Mote, A.S. (2019) Accurate measurement of small features in X‐ray CT data volumes, demonstrated using gold grains. JGR Solid Earth, 124, 3508-3529.
Lessner, E.J., Gant, C.A., Hieronymus, T.L., Vickaryous, M.K., and Holliday, C.M. (2019) Anatomy and ontogeny of the mandibular symphysis in Alligator mississippiensis. The Anatomical Record, 302, 1696-1708. Supplemental material: and
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Lundeen, I.K., and Kirk, E.C. (2019) Internal nasal morphology of the Eocene primate Rooneyia viejaensis and extant Euarchonta: using μCT scan data to understand and infer patterns of nasal fossa evolution in primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 132, 137-173.
Maisano, J.A., LaDuc, T.J., Bell, C.J., and Barber, D. (2019) The cephalic osteoderms of Varanus komodoensis as revealed by high‐resolution X‐ray computed tomography. The Anatomical Record, 302, 1675-1680. Supplemental material:
May, S.R. (2019)The Lapara Creek Fauna: Early Clarendonian of south Texas, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica, 22.1.15.
Mason, H.E., Smith, M.M., and Carroll, S.A. (2019) Calibration of NMR porosity to estimate permeability in carbonate reservoirs. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 87, 19-26.
Mehmani, A., Milliken, K., and Prodanović, M. (2019) Predicting flow properties in diagenetically-altered media with multi-scale process-based modeling: a Wilcox Formation case study. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 100, 179-194.
Melstrom, K.M., and Irmis, R.B. (2019) Repeated evolution of herbivorous crocodyliforms during the age of dinosaurs. Current Biology, 29, 2389-2395.e3. Supplemental material:
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O’Connor, P.M., Krause, D.W., Stevens, N.J., Groenke, J.R., MacPhee, R.D.E., Kalthoff, D.C., and Roberts, E.M. (2019) A new mammal from the Turonian–Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) Galula Formation, southwestern Tanzania. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 64, 65-84.
Olsen, A.M. (2019) A mobility-based classification of closed kinematic chains in biomechanics and implications for motor control. Journal of Experimental Biology, 222, jeb 195735. Supplemental material:
Parandoush, P., Zhou, C., and Lin, D. (2019) 3D printing of ultrahigh strength continuous carbon fiber composites. Advanced Engineering Materials, 21, 1800622.
Ramachandran, J., Liu, Z., Gray, R.S., and Vokes, S.A. (2019) PRMT5 is necessary to form distinct cartilage identities in the knee and long bone. Developmental Biology, 456, 154-163.
Russo, G.A. (2019) Trabecular bone structural variation in the proximal sacrum among primates. The Anatomical Record, 302, 1354-1371.
Salas, A.K., Wilson, P.S., and Fuiman, L.A. (2019) Ontogenetic change in predicted acoustic pressure sensitivity in larval red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus). Journal of Experimental Biology, 2019, 222.
Santos, F.J.M., and Reis, R.E. (2019) Redescription of the blind snake Anomalepis colombia (Serpentes: Anomalepididae) using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Copeia, 107, 239-243.
Scarpetta, S.G. (2019) The first known fossil Uma: ecological evolution and the origins of North American fringe-toed lizards. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 19, 178.
Sellers, K.C., Schmiegelow, A.B., and Holliday, C.M. (2019) The significance of enamel thickness in the teeth of Alligator mississippiensis and its diversity among crocodyliforms. Journal of Zoology, 309, 172-181.
Serrano-Martinez, A., Knoll, F., Narváez, I., Lautenschlager, S., and Ortega, F. (2019) Inner skull cavities of the basal eusuchian Lohuecosuchus megadontos (Upper Cretaceous, Spain) and neurosensorial implications. Cretaceous Research, 93, 66-77. Supplemental material:
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Smith, M.M., Hao, Y., Spangler, L.H., Lammers, K., and Carroll, S.A. (2019) Validation of a reactive transport model for predicting changes in porosity and permeability in carbonate core samples. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 90, 102797.
Sundin, J., Amcoff, M., Mateos-González, F., Raby, G.D., Clark, T.D. (2019) Long-term acclimation to near-future ocean acidification has negligible effects on energetic attributes in a juvenile coral reef fish. Oecologia, 190, 689-702.
Tremblay, M.M., Shuster, D.L., Spagnolo, M., Renssen, H., and Ribolini, A. (2019) Temperatures recorded by cosmogenic noble gases since the last glacial maximum in the Maritime Alps. Quaternary Research, 91, 829-847.
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Williams, C., and Stayton, C.T. (2019) Effects of sutured pelvic elements on turtle shell strength: a comparison of pleurodire and cryptodire shell mechanics. Herpetologica, 75, 123-133.
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Zhou, J.-Q., Wang, L., Chen, Y.-F., and Cardenas, M.B. (2019) Mass transfer between recirculation and main flow zones: is physically based parameterization possible? Water Resources Research, 55, 345-362.
Zhou, Z., Winkler, D.E., Fortuny, J., Kaiser, T.M., and Marcé-Nogué, J. (2019) Why ruminating ungulates chew sloppily: biomechanics discern a phylogenetic pattern. PLoS ONE, 14(4), e0214510. Supplemental material: and
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2018 Top of Page

Aldayel, A.M., O’Mary, H.L., Valdes, S.A., Li, X., Thakkar, S.G., Mustafa, B.E., and Cui, Z. (2018) Lipid nanoparticles with minimum burst release of TNF-α siRNA show strong activity against rheumatoid arthritis unresponsive to methotrexate. Journal of Controlled Release, 283, 280-289.
Araújo, R., Fernandez, V., Rabbitt, R.D., Ekdale, E.G., Antunes, M.T., Castanhinha, R., and Fröbisch, J. (2018) Endothiodon cf. bathystoma (Synapsida: Dicynodontia) bony labyrinth anatomy, variation and body mass estimates. PLoS ONE, 13(3), e0189883.
Atwater, A.L., and Kirk, E.C. (2018) New middle Eocene omomyines (Primates, Haplorhini) from San Diego County, California. Journal of Human Evolution, 124, 7-24.
Balanoff, A.M., Norell, M.A., Hogan, A.V.C., and Bever, G.S. (2018) The endocranial cavity of oviraptorosaur dinosaurs and the increasingly complex, deep history of the avian brain. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 91, 125-135. Supplemental material:
Barta, D.E., Nesbitt, S.J., and Norell, M.A. (2018) The evolution of the manus of early theropod dinosaurs is characterized by high inter- and intraspecific variation. Journal of Anatomy, 232, 80-104. Supplemental material:
Bauer, A.M., Beach-Mehrotra, M., Bermudez, Y., Clark, G.E., Daza, J.D., Glynne, E., Hagyari, D., Harnden, J.M., Holovacs, N., Kanasiro, A., Lofthus, A.J., Pierce, Z.W., Aaliyah, R., Syed, S., Vallejo-Pareja, M., Walkers, B.A., and Willett, J. (2018) The tiny skull of the Peruvian gecko Pseudogonatodes barbouri (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylidae) obtained via a divide-and-conquer approach to morphological data acquisition. South American Journal of Herpetology, 13, 102-116.
Belli, H.M., Bresee, C.S., Graff, M.M., and Hartmann, M.J.Z. (2018) Quantifying the three-dimensional facial morphology of the laboratory rat with a focus on the vibrissae. PLoS ONE, 13(4), e0194981. Supplemental material:
Bhandari, A., Kay, R.F., Williams, B.A., Tiwari, B.N., Bajpai, S., and Hieronymus, T. 
(2018) First record of the Miocene hominoid Sivapithecus from Kutch, Gujarat state, western India. PLoS ONE, 13(11), e0206314.
Bhandari, A.R., Flemings, P.B., Hofmann, R., and Polito, P.J. (2018) Stress-dependent in situ gas permeability in the Eagle Ford Shale. Transport in Porous Media, 123, 1-20.
Bidgoli, T.S., Tyrrell, J.P., Möller, A., Walker, J.D., and Stockli, D.F. (2018) Conodont thermochronology of exhumed footwalls of low-angle normal faults: a pilot study in the Mormon Mountains, Tule Springs Hills, and Beaver Dam Mountains, southeastern Nevada and southwestern Utah. Chemical Geology, 495, 1-17.
Bird, D.J., Murphy, W.J., Fox-Rosales, L., Hamid, I., Eagle, R.A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2018) Olfaction written in bone: cribriform plate size parallels olfactory receptor gene repertoires in Mammalia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285, 20180100.
Bjerke, I.E., Øvsthus, M., Papp, E.A., Yates, S.C., Silvestri, L., Fiorilli, J., Pennartz, C.M.A., Pavone, F.S., Puchades, M.A., Leergaard, T.B., and Bjaalie, J.G. (2018) Data integration through brain atlasing: Human Brain Project tools and strategies. European Psychiatry, 50, 70-76. Supplemental material:
Borges, R., Johnson, W.E., O’Brien, S.J.,Gomes, C., Heesy, C.P., and Antunes, A. (2018) Adaptive genomic evolution of opsins reveals that early mammals flourished in nocturnal environments. BMC Genomics, 19, 121. Supplemental material: monotremes on
Britt, B.B., Dalla Vecchia, F.M., Chure, D.J., Engelmann, G.F., Whiting, M.F., and Scheetz, R.D. (2018)  Caelestiventus hanseni gen. et sp. nov. extends the desert-dwelling pterosaur record back 65 million years. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 1386-1392.
Burke, J.E., Renema, W., Henehan, M.J., Elder, L.E., Davis, C.V., Maas, A.E., Foster, G.L., Schiebel, R., and Hull, P.M. (2018)  Factors influencing test porosity in planktonic foraminifera. Biogeosciences, 15, 6607-6619.
Čerňanský, A., Daza, J.D., and Bauer, A.M. (2018) Geckos from the middle Miocene of Devínska Nová Ves (Slovakia): new material and a review of the previous record. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 111, 183-190.
Coates, M.I., and Tietjen, K. (2018) The neurocranium of the Lower Carboniferous shark Tristychius arcuatus (Agassiz, 1837). Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 108, 19-35.
Coates, M.I., Finarelli, J.A., Sansom, I.J., Andreev, P.S., Criswell, K.E., Tietjen, K., Rivers, M.L., and La Riviere, P.J. (2018) An early chondrichthyan and the evolutionary assembly of a shark body plan. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285, 20172418.
Coiner-Collier, S., Vogel, E.R., and Scott, R.S. (2018) Trabecular anisotropy in the primate mandibular condyle is associated with dietary toughness. The Anatomical Record, 301, 1342-1359.
Cooperdock, E.H.G., and Stockli, D.F. (2018) Dating exhumed peridotite with spinel (U–Th)/He chronometry. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 489, 219-227.
Crompton, A.W., Musinsky, C., Rougier, G.W., Bhullar, B.-A.S., and Miyamae, J.A. (2018) Origin of the lateral wall of the mammalian skull: fossils, monotremes and therians revisited. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 25, 301-313. Supplemental material:
Csébfalvi, B. (2018) Fast Catmull-Rom spline interpolation for high-quality texture sampling. Computer Graphics Forum, 37, 455-462. Supplemental material:
Da Silva, F.O., Fabre, A.-C., Savriama, Y., Ollonen, J., Mahlow, K., Herrel, A., Müller, J., and Di-Poï, N. (2018) The ecological origins of snakes as revealed by skull evolution. Nature Communications, 9, 376. Supplemental material: squamates on
Daza, J.D., Hunziker, J.P., Bauer, A.M., Wagner, P., and Böhme, W. (2018) Things are not always as they seem: high-resolution X-ray CT scanning reveals the first resin-embedded miniature gecko of the genus Ebenavia. Bonn Zoological Bulletin, 67, 71-77.
Dong, L., Xu, X., Wang, Y., and Evans, S.E. (2018) The lizard genera Bainguis and Parmeosaurus from the Upper Cretaceous of China and Mongolia. Cretaceous Research, 85, 95-108. Supplemental material:
Evans, K.M., Savage, A.M., and Albert, J.S. (2018) Spinal abnormalities in a specimen of the Panamanian knifefish Apteronotus rostratus (Apteronotidae: Gymnotiformes) with comments on gymnotiform locomotion. Copeia, 106, 130-134.
Feigin, C.Y., Newton, A.H., Doronina, L., Schmitz, J., Hipsley, C.A., Mitchell, K.J., Gower, G., Llamas, B., Soubrier, J., Heider, T.N., Menzies, B.R., Cooper, A., O’Neill, R.J., and Pask, A.J. (2018) Genome of the Tasmanian tiger provides insights into the evolution and demography of an extinct marsupial carnivore. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 182-192. Supplemental material: marsupials on
Field, D.J., Hanson, M, Burnham, D., Wilson, L.E., Super, K., Ehret, D., Ebersole, J.A., and Bhullar, B-A.S. (2018) Complete Ichthyornis skull illuminates mosaic assembly of the avian head. Nature, 557, 96-100.
Figueirido, B., Lautenschlager, S.,Pérez-Ramos, A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2018) Distinct predatory behaviors in scimitar- and dirk-toothed sabertooth cats. Current Biology, 28, 3260-3266.e3. Supplemental material:
Fisher, M., and Hunter, E. (2018) Digital imaging techniques in otolith data capture, analysis and interpretation. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 598, 213-231. Supplemental material:
Hanna, R.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (2018) Evidence for accretion of fine-grained rims in a turbulent nebula for CM Murchison. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 481, 201-211.
Henzler, P., Rasche, V., Ropinski, T., and Ritschel, T. (2018) Single-image tomography: 3D volumes from 2D cranial X-rays. Computer Graphics Forum, 37, 277-388. Supplemental material: mammals on
Hoffman, E.A., and Rowe, T.B. (2018) Jurassic stem-mammal perinates and the origin of mammalian reproduction and growth. Nature, 561, 104-108. DOI:
Jones, K.E., Benitez, L., Angielczyk, K.D., and Pierce, S.E. (2018) Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of the mammalian backbone. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 18, 172.
Jung, J.-Y., Pissarenko, A., Yaraghi, N.A., Naleway, S.E., Kisailus, D., Meyers, M.A., and McKittrick, J. (2018) A comparative analysis of the avian skull: woodpeckers and chickens. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 84, 273-280. Supplemental material:
Kelly, N.M., Flowers, R.M., Metcalf, J.R., and Mojzsis, S.J. (2018) Late accretion to the Moon recorded in zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronometry. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 482, 222-235.
Kent, B.W. (2018) The cartilaginous fishes (chimaeras, sharks, and rays) of Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, USA. pp. 45-156 in  The Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, USA. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, 100.
Kingsley, E.P., Eliason, C.M., Riede, T., Li, Z., Hiscock, T.W., Farnsworth, M., Thomson, S.L., Goller, F., Tabin, C.J., and Clarke, J.A. (2018) Identity and novelty in the avian syrinx. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 10209-10217.
Konjikusic, M.J., Yeetong, P., Boswell, C.W., Lee, C., Roberson, E.C., Ittiwut, R., Suphapeetiporn, K., Ciruna, B., Gurnett, C.A., Wallingford, J.B., Shotelersuk, V., and Gray, R.S. (2018) Mutations in Kinesin family member 6 reveal specific role in ependymal cell ciliogenesis and human neurological development. PLoS Genet, 14, e1007817.
Krubitzer, L.A., and Prescott, T.J. (2018) The combinatorial creature: cortical phenotypes within and across lifetimes. Trends in Neurosciences, 41, 744-762. Supplemental material: marsulpials and monotremes on
Kubač, A., Chovan, M., Koděra, P., Kyle, J.R., Žitňan, P., Lexa, J., and Vojtko, R. (2018) Mineralogy of the epithermal precious and base metal deposit Banská Hodruša at the Rozália Mine (Slovakia). Mineralogy and Petrology, 112, 705-731.
Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P.G., Luo, Z.-X., Fagan, M.J., and Rayfield, E.J. (2018) The role of miniaturization in the evolution of the mammalian jaw and middle ear. Nature, 561, 533-537. Supplemental material:
Lautenschlager, S., Ferreira, G.S., and Werneburg, I. (2018) Sensory evolution and ecology of early turtles revealed by digital endocranial reconstructions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 7. Supplemental material:
Ledesma, D.T., and Scarpetta, S.G. (2018) The skull of the gerrhonotine lizard Elgaria panamintina (Squamata: Anguidae). PLoS ONE, 13(6), e0199584.
Ledogar, J.A., Luk, R.H.Y, Perry, J.M.G., Neaux, D., and Wroe, S. (2018) Biting mechanics and niche separation in a specialized clade of primate seed predators. PLoS ONE, 13(1), e0190689. Supplemental material: primates on
Li, Z., Zhou, Z., and Clarke, J.A. (2018) Convergent evolution of a mobile bony tongue in flighted dinosaurs and pterosaurs. PLos ONE, 13(6), e0198078.
Little, D.N., Allen, D.H., and Bhasin, A. (2018) Modeling and Design of Flexible Pavements and Materials. Springer, Cham. 693 p.
Long, J.M., and Snow, R.A. (2018) Post‐hatch development of otoliths and daily ring genesis in age‐0 Spotted Gar. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 147, 1146-1152.
Marsh, A.D., and Rowe, T.B. (2018) Anatomy and systematics of the sauropodomorph Sarahsaurus aurifontanalis from the Early Jurassic Kayenta Formation. PLoS ONE, 13(10), e0204007.
Ollonen, J., Da Silva, F.O., Mahlow, K., and Di-Poï, N. (2018) Skull development, ossification pattern, and adult shape in the emerging lizard model organism Pogona vitticeps: a comparative analysis with other squamates. Frontiers in Physiology, 9, 278. Supplemental material: squamates on
Olsen, P.E., Geissman, J.W., Kent, D.V., Gehrels, G.E., Mundil, R., Irmis, R.B., Lepre, C., Rasmussen, C., Giesler, D., Parker, W.G., Zakharova, N., Kürschner, W.M., Miller, C., Baranyi, V., Schaller, M.F., Whiteside, J.H., Schnurrenberger, D., Noren, A., Shannon, K.B., O’Grady, R., Colbert, M.W., Maisano, J., Edey, D., Kinney, S.T., Molina-Garza, R., Bachman, G.H., Sha, J., and the CPCD team. (2018) Colorado Plateau Coring Project, Phase I (CPCP-I): a continuously cored, globally exportable chronology of Triassic continental environmental change from western North America. Scientific Drilling, 24, 15-40.
Palci, A., Hutchinson, M.N., Caldwell, M.W., Scanlon, J.D., and Lee, M.S.Y. (2018) Palaeoecological inferences for the fossil Australian snakes Yurlunggur and Wonambi (Serpentes, Madtsoiidae). Royal Society Open Science, 5, 172012.
Paluh, D.J., and Bauer, A.M. (2018) Phylogenetic history, allometry and disparate functional pressures influence the morphological diversification of the gekkotan quadrate, a keystone cranial element. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 125, 693-708.
Parsons, K.T., Maisano, J., Gregg, J., Cotton, C.F., and Latour, R.J. (2018) Age and growth assessment of western North Atlantic spiny butterfly ray Gymnura altavela (L. 1758) using computed tomography of vertebral centra. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 101, 137-151.
Percival, C.J., Green, R., Roseman, C.C., Gatti, D.M., Morgan, J.L., Murray, S.A., Donahue, L.R., Mayeux, J.M., Pollard, K.M., Hua, K., Pomp, D., Marcucio, R., and Hallgrimsson, B. (2018) Developmental constraint through negative pleiotropy in the zygomatic arch. EvoDevo, 9, 3.
Pritchard, A.C., Gauthier, J.A., Hanson, M., Bever, G.S., and Bhullar, B.-A.S. (2018) A tiny Triassic saurian from Connecticut and the early evolution of the diapsid feeding apparatus. Nature Communications, 9, 1213.
Quadros, A.B., Chafrat, P., and Zaher, H. (2018) A new teiid lizard of the genus Callopistes Gravenhorst, 1838 (Squamata, Teiidae), from the lower Miocene of Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 38, 1484754.
Racicot, R.A., Darroch, S.A.F., and Kohno, N. (2018) Neuroanatomy and inner ear labyrinths of the narwhal, Monodon monoceros, and beluga, Delphinapterus leucas (Cetacea: Monodontidae). Journal of Anatomy, 233, 421-439.
Reynaga, C.M., Astley, H.C., and Azizi, E. (2018) Morphological and kinematic specializations of walking frogs. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 329, 87-98. Supplemental material: anurans on
Rossie, J.B., Smith, T.D., Beard, K.C., Godinot, M., and Rowe, T.B. (2018) Nasolacrimal anatomy and haplorhine origins. Journal of Human Evolution, 114, 176-183. Supplemental material: primates on
Rudie, L., and Lewis, P.J. (2018) The first record of Wormian bones in lizards. African Journal of Herpetology, 67, 127-131.
Santos, F.J.M., and Reis, R.E. (2018) Two new blind snake species of the genus Liotyphlops Peters, 1881 (Serpentes: Anomalepididae), from central and south Brazil. Copeia, 106, 507-514. Supplemental material:
Scarpetta, S. (2018) The earliest known occurrence of Elgaria (Squamata: Anguidae) and a minimum age for crown Gerrhonotinae: fossils from the Split Rock Formation, Wyoming, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica, 21.1.1FC.
Stayton, C.T. (2018) Warped finite element models predict whole shell failure in turtle shells. Journal of Anatomy, 233, 666-678. Supplemental material:
Torres, C.R., and Clarke, J.A. (2018) Nocturnal giants: evolution of the sensory ecology in elephant birds and other palaeognaths inferred from digital brain reconstructions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285, 20181540.
Tseng, Z.J., and Flynn, J.J. (2018) Structure-function covariation with nonfeeding ecological variables influences evolution of feeding specialization in Carnivora. Science Advances, 4, 2. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Villa, A., Daza, J.D., Bauer, A.M., and Delfino, M. (2018) Comparative cranial osteology of European gekkotans (Reptilia, Squamata). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 184, 857-895.
Vitek, N.S., Danilov, I.G., Nakajima, Y., and Hirayama, R. (2018) Redescription of the skull of ‘Trionyx’ kyrgyzensis and improved phylogenetic taxon sampling of Cretaceous and Palaeogene soft-shelled turtles (Trionychidae) of Asia, including the oldest crown trionychids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 16, 199-211.
Vlachos, E., and Rabi, M. (2018) Total evidence analysis and body size evolution of extant and extinct tortoises (Testudines: Cryptodira: Pan-Testudinidae). Cladistics, 34, 652-683. Supplemental material:
Voeten, D.F.A.E., Reich, T., Araújo, R., and Scheyer, T.M. (2018) Synchrotron microtomography of a Nothosaurus marchicus skull informs on nothosaurian physiology and neurosensory adaptations in early Sauropterygia. PLoS ONE, 13(1), e0188509. Supplemental material: and
Wible, J.R., Shelley, S.L., and Rougier, G.W. (2018) The mammalian parasphenoid: its occurrence in marsupials. Annals of Carnegie Museum, 85, 113-164. Supplemental material:
Wiersma, J.P., and Irmis, R.B. (2018) A new southern Laramidian ankylosaurid, Akainacephalus johnsoni gen. et sp. nov., from the upper Campanian Kaiparowits Formation of southern Utah, USA. PeerJ, 6, e5016.
Wysocki, A., and Tseng, Z.J. (2018) Allometry predicts trabecular bone structural properties in the carnivoran jaw joint. PLoS ONE, 13(8), e0202824.
Zwicker, D., Ostilla-Mónico, R., Lieberman, D.E., and Brenner, M.P. (2018) Physical and geometric constraints shape the labyrinth-like nasal cavity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 2936-2941. Supplemental material:

2017 Top of Page

Beck, R.M.D. (2017) The skull of Epidolops ameghinoi from the Early Eocene Itaboraí Fauna, southeastern Brazil, and the affinities of the extinct marsupialiform order Polydolopimorphia. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 24, 373-414. Supplemental material:
Benoit, J., Jasinoski, S.C., Fernandez, V., and Abdala, F. (2017) The mystery of a missing bone: revealing the orbitosphenoid in basal Epicynodontia (Cynodontia, Therapsida) through computed tomography. The Science of Nature, 104, 66. Supplemental material:
Berlant, Z.S, and Stayton, T.C. (2017) Shell morphology in the Kinosternidae: functional and evolutionary patterns. Herpetologica, 73, 30-42.
Bernard, R.E., and Behr, W.M. (2017) Fabric heterogeneity in the Mojave lower crust and lithospheric mantle in Southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, 122, 5000-5025.
Böhmer, C. (2017) Correlation between Hox code and vertebral morphology in the mouse: towards a universal model for Synapsida. Zoological Letters, 3, 8. Supplemental material:
Bona, P., Carabajal, A.P., and Gasparini, Z. (2017) Neuroanatomy of Gryposuchus geogaeus (Crocodylia, Gavialoidea): a first integral description of the braincase and endocranial morphological variation in extinct and extant gavialoids. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 106, 235-246. Supplemental material:
Carvalho, T.P., Reis, R.E., and Friel, J.P. (2017) A new species of Hoplomyzon (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela: osteological description using high-resolution computed microtomography of a miniature species. Neotropical Ichthyology, 15, e160143.
Carvalho, T.P., Reis, R.E., and Sabaj, M.H. (2017) Description of a new blind and rare species of Xyliphius (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from the Amazon basin using high-resolution computed tomography. Copeia, 105, 14-28.
Chirchir, H., Zeininger, A., Nakatsukasa, M., Ketcham, R.A., and Richmond, R.G. (2017) Does trabecular bone structure within the metacarpal heads of primates vary with hand posture? Comptes Rendus Palevol, 16, 533-544.
Clarac, F., de Buffrénil, V., Brochu, C., and Cubo, J. (2017) The evolution of bone ornamentation in Pseudosuchia: morphological constraints versus ecological adaptation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 121, 395-408. Supplemental material: pseudosuchians on
Clarke, J., Li, Z., Riede, T., and Goller, F. (2017) Insight into the evolution of the avian vocal organ, or syrinx, from enhanced-contrast X-ray computed tomography and fossil data. The FASEB Journal, 31, 247.3.
Coates, M.I., Gess, R.W., Finarelli, J.A., Criswell, K.E., and Tietjen, K. (2017) A symmoriiform chondrichthyan braincase and the origin of chimaeroid fishes. Nature, 541, 208-211.
Criswell, K.E, Coates, M.I., and Gillis, J.A. (2017) Embryonic development of the axial column in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea. Journal of Morphology, 278, 300-320.
Davies, T.G., Rahman, I.A., Lautenschlager, S., Cunningham, J.A., Asher, R.J., Barrett, P.M., Bates, K.T., Bengtson, S., Benson, R.B.J., Boyer, D.M., Braga, J., Bright, J.A., Claessens, L.P.A.M., Cox, P.G., Dong, X-P., Evans, A.R., Falkingham, P.L., Friedman, M., Garwood, R.J., Goswami, A., Hutchinson, J.R., Jeffery, N.S., Johanson, Z., Lebrun, R., Martínez-Pérez, C., Marugán-Lobón, J., O’Higgins, P.M., Metscher, B., Orliac, M., Rowe, T.B., Rücklin, M., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R., Shubin, N.H., Smith, S.Y., Starck, J.M., Stringer, C., Summers, A.P., Sutton, M.D., Walsh, S.A., Weisbecker, V., Witmer, L.M., Wroe, S., Yin, Z., Rayfield, E.J., and Donoghue, P.C.J. (2017) Open data and digital morphology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284, 20170194.
Daza, J.D., Price, L.B., Schalk, C.M., Bauer, A.M., Borman, A.R., and Peterhans, J.K. (2017) Predation on southern turnip-tailed geckos (Thecadactylus solimoensis) by a spectacled owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata).  Cuadernos de Herpetología, 31, 37-39.
Daza, J.D., Gamble, T., Abdala, V., and Bauer, A.M. (2017) Cool geckos: does plesiomorphy explain morphological similarities between geckos from the Southern Cone? Journal of Herpetology, 51, 330-342.
DeSantis, L.R.G., Tseng, Z.J., Liu, J., Hurst, A., Schubert, B.W., and Jiangzuo, Q. (2017) Assessing niche conservatism using a multiproxy approach: dietary ecology of extinct and extant spotted hyenas. Paleobiology, 43, 286-303. Supplemental material:
Ercoli, M.D. (2017) Morpho-functional analysis of the mastoid region of the extinct South American mustelid †Stipanicicia pettorutii. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 106, 337-349. Supplemental material:
Evans, K.M., Waltz, B.T., Tagliacollo, V.A., Sidlauskas, B.L., and Albert, J.S. (2017) Fluctuations in evolutionary integration allow for big brains and disparate faces. Scientific Reports, 7, 40431.
Fabbri, M., Koch, N.M., Pritchard, A.C., Hanson, M., Hoffman, E., Bever, G.S., Balanoff, A.M., Morris, Z.S., Field, D.J., Camacho, J., Rowe, T.B., Norell, M.A., Smith, R.M., Abzhanov, A., and Bhullar, B-A.S. (2017) The skull roof tracks the brain during the evolution and development of reptiles including birds. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1, 1543-1550. Supplemental material:
Feigin, C.Y., Newton, A.H., Doronina, L., Schmitz, J., Hipsley, C.A., Mitchell, K.J., Gower, G., Llamas, B., Soubrier, J., Heider, T.N., Menzies, B.R., Cooper, A., O’Neill, R.J., and Pask, A.J. (2017) Genome of the Tasmanian tiger provides insights into the evolution and demography of an extinct marsupial carnivore. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 182-192. Supplemental material:
Frey, S., and Ertl, T. (2017) Progressive direct volume-to-volume transformation. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 23, 921-930. Supplemental material:
Gardner, J.E., Llewellin, E.W., Watkins, J.M., and Befus, K.S. (2017) Formation of obsidian pyroclasts by sintering of ash particles in the volcanic conduit. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 459, 252-263.
Ghanbarzadeh, S., Hesse, M.A., and Prodanovic, M. (2017) Percolative core formation in planetesimals enabled by hysteresis in metal connectivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 13406-13411.
Gussekloo, S.W.S, Berthaume, M.A., Pulaski, D.R., Westbroek, I., Waarsing, J.H., Heinen, R., Grosse, I.R., and Dumont, E.R. (2017) Functional and evolutionary consequences of cranial fenestration in birds. Evolution, 71, 1327-1338.
Han, J., and Keehm, Y. (2017) Computational estimation of transport properties in poorly-consolidated formations for geological CO2 storage. Geosciences Journal, 21, 71-79.
Hanna, R.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (2017) X-ray computed tomography of planetary materials: a primer and review of recent studies. Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry, 77, 547-572.
LaFountaine, J.S., Prasad, L.K., Miller, D.A., McGinity, J.W., and Williams, R.O. III. (2017) Mucoadhesive amorphous solid dispersions for sustained release of poorly water soluble drugs. European Journal of Phamaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 113, 157-167.
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Lessner, E.J., and Stocker, M.R. (2017) Archosauriform endocranial morphology and osteological evidence for semiaquatic sensory adaptations in phytosaurs. Journal of Anatomy, 231, 655-664.
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McCurry, M.R., Evans, A.R., Fitzgerald, E.M.G., Adams, J.W., Clausen, P.D., and McHenry, C.R. (2017) The remarkable convergence of skull shape in crocodilians and toothed whales. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284, 20162348. Supplemental material:
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Melstrom, K.M. (2017) The relationship between diet and tooth complexity in living dentigerous saurians. Journal of Morphology, 278, 500-522. Supplemental material: squamates on
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Neenan, J.M., Reich, T., Evers, S.W., Druckenmiller, P.S., Voeten, D.F.A.E., Choiniere, J.N., Barrett, P.M., Pierce, S.E., and Benson, R.B.J. (2017) Evolution of the sauropterygian labyrinth with increasingly pelagic lifestyles. Current Biology, 27, 3852-3858.e3.
Nesbitt, S.J., Stocker, M.R., Parker, W.G., Wood, T.A., Sidor, C.A., and Angielczyk, K.D. (2017) The braincase and endocast of Parringtonia gracilis, a Middle Triassic suchian (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 37 (S1), 122-141.
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Nishimura, A.C., and Russo, G.A. (2017) Does cortical bone thickness in the last sacral vertebra differ among tail types in primates? American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162, 757-767.
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Reich, M., Sprinkle, J., Lefebvre, B., Rössner, G.E., and Zamora, S. (2017) The first Ordovician cyclocystoid (Echinodermata) from Gondwana and its morphology, paleoecology, taphonomy, and paleogeography. Journal of Paleontology, 91, 735-754. Supplemental material:
Rico-Guevara, A. (2017) Relating form to function in the hummingbird feeding apparatus. PeerJ, 5, e3449.
Rico-Guevara, A., and Rubega, M.A. (2017) Functional morphology of hummingbird bill tips: their function as tongue wringers. Zoology, 123, 1-10.
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Arnaudo, M.E., Bona, P., Soibelzon, L.H., and Schubert, B.W. (2016) Anatomical study of the auditory region of Arctotherium tarijense (Ursidae, Tremarctinae), an extinct short-faced bear from the Pleisotcene of South America. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 825-837. Supplemental material: Ursus on
Asahara, M., Koizumi, M., Macrini, T.E., Hand, S.J., and Archer, M. (2016) Comparative cranial morphology in living and extinct platypuses: feeding behavior, electroreception, and loss of teeth. Science Advances, 2, e1601329. Supplemental material: and
Ascarrunz, E., Rage, J.-C., Legreneur, P., and Laurin, M. (2016) Triadobatrachus massinoti, the earliest known lissamphibian (Vertebrata: Tetrapoda) re-examined by µCT scan, and the evolution of trunk length in batrachians. Contributions to Zoology, 85, 201-234. Supplemental material: amphibians on
Balanoff, A.M., Smaers, J.B., and Turner, A.H.
Brain modularity across the theropod-bird transition: testing the influence of flight on neuroanatomical variation. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 204-214. Supplemental material: birds on
Balanoff, A.M., Bever, G.S., Colbert, M.W., Clarke, J.A., Field, D.J., Gignac, P.M., Ksepka, D.T., Ridgely, R.C., Smith, N.A., Torres, C.R., Walsh, S., and Witmer, L.M. (2016) Best practices for digitally constructing endocranial casts: examples from birds and their dinosaurian relatives. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 173-190.
Benoit, J., Manger, P.R., and Rubidge, B.S. (2016) Palaeoneurological clues to the evolution of defining mammalian soft tissue traits. Scientific Reports, 6, 25604. Supplemental material:
Bhullar, B.-A., Hanson, M., Fabbri, M., Pritchard, A., Bever, G.S., and Hoffman, E. (2016) How to make a bird skull: major transitions in the evolution of the avian cranium, paedomorphosis, and the beak as a surrogate hand. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 56, 389-403. Supplemental material:
Bono, R.K., Clarke, J., Tarduno, J.A., and Brinkman, D. (2016) A large ornithurine bird (Tingmiatornis arctica) from the Turonian High Arctic: climatic and evolutionary implications. Scientific Reports, 6, 38876.
Boyer, D.M., Kirk, E.C., Silcox, M.T., Gunnell, G.F., Gilbert, C.C., Yapuncich, G.S., Allen, K.L., Welch, E., Bloch, J.I., Gonzales, L.A., Kay, R.F., and Seiffert, E.R. (2016) Internal carotid arterial canal size and scaling in Euarchonta: re-assessing implications for arterial patency and phylogenetic relationships in early fossil primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 97, 123-144.
Brocklehurst, R.J., Crumpton, N., Button, E., and Asher, R.J. (2016) Jaw anatomy of Potamogale velox (Tenrecidae, Afrotheria) with a focus on cranial arteries and the coronoid canal in mammals. PeerJ, 1906. Supplemental material: Afrotheria on
Brusatte, S.L., Muir, A., Young, M.T., Walsh, S., Steel, L., and Witmer, L.M. (2016) The braincase and neurosensory anatomy of an Early Jurassic marine crocodylomorph: implications for crocodylian sinus evolution and sensory transitions. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1511-1530. Supplemental material:
Cadena, E. (2016) Palaeoamyda messeliana nov. comb. (Testudines, Pan-Trionychidae) from the Eocene Messel Pit and Geiseltal localities, Germany, taxonomic and phylogenetic insights. PeerJ, 4, e2647. Supplemental material: and
Carabajal, A.P., Canale, J.I., and Haluza, A. (2016) New rebbachisaurid cranial remains (Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina, and the first endocranial description for a South American representative of the clade. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36, e1167067. Supplemental material:
Carr, C.E., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., and Bierman, H. (2016) Coupled ears in lizards and crocodilians. Biological Cybernetics, 110, 291-302. Supplemental material:
Carvalho, T.P., Lundberg, J.G., Baskin, J.N., Friel, J.P. and Reis, R.E. (2016) A new species of the blind and miniature genus Micromyzon Friel and Lundberg, 1996 (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from the Orinoco River: describing catfish diversity using high-resolution computed tomography. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 165, 37-53.
Churchill, M., Martinez-Caceres, M., de Muizon, C., Mnieckowski, J., and Geisler, J.H. (2016) The origin of high-frequency hearing in whales. Current Biology, 26, 2144-2149.
Clarac, F., Souter, T., Cubo, J., de Buffrénil, V., Brochu, C., and Cornette, R . (2016) Does skull morphology constrain bone ornamentation? A morphometric analysis in the Crocodylia. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 292-301. Supplemental material: crocodylians on
Clarke, J.A., Chatterjee, S., Li, Z., Riede, T., Agnolin, F., Goller, F., Isasi, M.P., Martinioni, D.R., Mussel, F.J., and Novas, F.E. (2016) Fossil evidence of the avian vocal organ from the Mesozoic. Nature, 538, 502-505.
Cooper, L.N., Clementz, M.T., Usip, S., Bajpai, S., Hussain, S.T., and Hieronymus, T.L. (2016) Aquatic habits of cetacean ancestors: integrating bone microanatomy and stable isotopes. Integrative & Comparative Anatomy, 56, 1370-1384.
Cooperdock, E.H.G., and Stocklii, D.F. (2016) Unraveling alteration histories in serpentinites and associated ultramafic rocks with magnetite (U-Th)/He geochronology. Geology, 44, 967-970.
Copes, L.E., and Kimbel, W.H. (2016) Cranial vault thickness in primates: Homo erectus does not have uniquely thick vault bones. Journal of Human Evolution, 90, 120-134. Supplemental material:
Daigle, H., and Johnson, A. (2016) Combining mercury intrusion and nuclear magnetic resonance measurements using percolation theory. Transport in Porous Media, 111, 669-679.
Dumont, M., Tafforeau, P., Bertin, T., Bhullar, B.-A., Field, D., Schulp, A., Strilisky, B., Thivichon-Prince, B., Viriot, L., and Louchart, A. (2016) Synchrotron imaging of dentition provides insights into the biology of Hesperornis and Ichthyornis, the “last” toothed birds. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16, 178.
Fortuny, J., Marcé-Nogué, J., Steyer, J.-S., de Esteban-Trivigno, S., Mujal, E., and Gil, L. (2016) Comparative 3D analyses and palaeoecology of giant early amphibians (Temnospondyli: Stereospondyli). Scientific Reports, 6, 30387. Supplemental material:
Fulwood, E.L., Boyer, D.M., and Kay, R.F. (2016) Stem members of Platyrrhini are distinct from catarrhines in at least one derived cranial feature. Journal of Human Evolution, 100, 16-24. Supplemental material:
Gardner, J.E., Befus, K.S., Watkins, J.M., and Clow, T. (2016) Nucleation rates of spherulites in natural rhyolitic lava. American Mineralogist, 101, 2367-2376.
Gardner, J.E., Jackson, B.A., Gonnermann, H., and Soule, S.A. (2016) Rapid ascent and emplacement of basaltic lava during the 2005-06 eruption of the East Pacific Rise at ca. 9◦51 N as inferred from CO2 contents. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 453, 152-160.
Geraads, D., and Spassov, N. (2016) Musteloid carnivores from the upper Miocene of South-Western Bulgaria, and the phylogeny of the Mephitidae. Geodiversitas, 38, 543-558. Supplemental material: and
Gignac, P.M., Kley, N.J., Clarke, J.A., Colbert, M.W., Morhardt, A.C., Cerio, D., Cost, I.N., Cox, P.G., Daza, J.D., Early, C.M., Echols, M.S., Henkelman, R.M., Herdina, A.N., Holliday, C.M., Li, Z., Mahlow, K., Merchant, S., Müller, J., Orsbon, C.P., Paluh, D.J., Thies, M.L., Tsai, H.P., and Witmer, L.M. (2016) Diffusible iodine-based contrast-enhanced computed tomography (diceCT): an emerging tool for rapid, high-resolution, 3-D imaging of metazoan soft tissues. Journal of Anatomy, 228, 889-909.
Goodwin, M.B., and Evans, D.C. (2016) The early expression of squamosal horns and parietal ornamentation confirmed by new end-stage juvenile Pachycephalosaurus fossils from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation, Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36, e1078343.
Heers, A.M., Baier, D.B., Jackson, B.E., and Dial, K.P. (2016) Flapping before flight: high resolution, three-dimensional skeletal kinematics of wings and legs during avian development. PLos ONE, 11(4), e0153446.
Hegna, T.A., and Johnson, R.E. (2016) Preparation of fossil and osteological 3D-printable models from freely available CT-scan movies. Journal of Paleontological Techniques, 16, 1-10. Supplemental material:
Jia, J., and Gao, K-Q. (2016) A new basal salamandroid (Amphibia, Urodela) from the Late Jurassic of Qinglong, Hebei Province, China. PLos ONE, 11(5), e0153834.
Johnson, A., and Daigle, H. (2016) Nuclear magnetic resonance secular relaxation measurements as a method of extracting internal magnetic field gradients and pore sizes. Interpretation, 4, T557-T565.
Jung, J.-Y., Naleway, S.E., Yaraghi, N.A., Herrera, S., Sherman, V.R., Bushong, E.A., Ellisman, M.H., Kisailus, D., and McKittrick, J. (2016) Structural analysis of the tongue and hyoid apparatus in a woodpecker. Acta Biomaterialia, 37, 1-13. Supplemental material:
Kappelman, J., Ketcham, R.A., Pearce, S., Todd, L., Akins, W., Colbert, M.W., Feseha, M., Maisano, J.A., and Witzel, A. (2016) Perimortem fractures in Lucy suggest mortality from fall out of tall tree. Nature, 537, 503-507.
Kellnhofer, P., Ritschel, T., Myszkowski, K., and Seidel, H.-P. (2016) Transformation-aware perceptual image metric. Journal of Electronic Imaging, 25, 053014. Supplemental material:
Klenner, S., Witzel, U., Paris, F., and Distler, C. (2016) Structure and function of the septum nasi and the underlying tension chord in crocodylians. Journal of Anatomy, 228, 113-124. Supplemental material:
Koenig, K.M., Sun, P., Meyer, E., and Gross, J.M. (2016) Eye development and photoreceptor differentiation in the cephalopod Doryteuthis pealeii. Development, 143, 3168-3181.
LaFountaine, J.S., Prasad, L.K., Brough, C., Miller, D.A., McGinity, J.W., and Williams, R.O. III. (2016) Thermal processing of PVP- and HPMC-based amorphous solid dispersions. AAPS PharmSciTech, 17, 120-132.
Li, Q. (2016) Effect of porosity and carbon composition on pore microstructure of magnesium/carbon nanotube composite foams. Materials & Design, 89, 978-987.
Li, Z., Ketcham, R.A., Yan, F., Maisano, J.A., and Clarke, J.A. (2016) Comparison and evaluation of the effectiveness of two approaches of diffusible iodine-based contrast-enhanced computed tomography (diceCT) for avian cephalic material. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 326, 352-362.
Li, Z., and Clarke, J.A. (2016) The craniolingual morphology of waterfowl (Aves, Anseriformes) and its relationship with feeding mode revealed through contrast-enhanced X-ray computed tomography and 2D morphometrics. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 43, 12-25.
Linde-Medina, M. (2016) Testing the cranial evolutionary allometric ‘rule’ in Galliformes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29, 1873-1878. Supplemental material:
Linde-Medina, M., Boughner, J.C., Santana, S.E., and Diogo, R. (2016) Are more diverse parts of the mammalian skull more labile? Ecology and Evolution, 6, 2318-2324. Supplemental material: mammals on
Long, J.M., and Snow, R.A. (2016) Ontogenetic development of otoliths in alligator gar. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 145, 537-544. Supplemental material:
Maiti, A., Small, W., Lewicki, J.P., Weisgraber, T.H., Duoss, E.B., Chinn, S.C., Pearson, M.A., Spadaccini, C.M., Maxwell, R.S., and Wilson, T.S. (2016) 3D printed cellular solid outperforms traditional stochastic foam in long-term mechanical response. Scientific Reports, 6, 24871.
Müller, J., Hipsley, C.A., and Maisano, J.A. (2016) Skull osteology of the Eocene amphisbaenian Spathorhynchus fossorium (Reptilia, Squamata) suggests convergent evolution and reversals of fossorial adaptations in worm lizards. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 615-630. Supplemental material:
Palci, A., Lee, M.S.Y., and Hutchinson, M.N. (2016) Patterns of postnatal ontogeny of the skull and lower jaw of snakes as revealed by micro-CT scan data and three-dimensional geometric morphometrics. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 723-754. Supplemental material:
Pang, B., Yee, K.K., Lischka, F.W., Rawson, N.E., Haskins, M.E., Wysocki, C.J., Craven, B.A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2016) The influence of nasal airflow on respiratory and olfactory epithelial distribution in felids. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219, 1866-1874. Supplemental material:
Parra-Olea, G., Rovito, S.M., Garcia-Paris, M., Maisano, J.A., Wake, D.B., and Hanken, J. (2016) Biology of tiny animals: three new species of minute salamanders (Plethodontidae: Thorius) from Oaxaca, Mexico. PeerJ, 4, e2694. Supplemental material:
Paulina-Carabajal, A., Lee, Y.-N., and Jacobs, L.L. (2016) Endocranial morphology of the primitive nodosaurid dinosaur Pawpawsaurus campbelli from the Early Cretaceous of North America. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150845. Supplemental material:
Peng, S., and Loucks, B. (2016) Permeability measurements in mudrocks using gas-expansion methods on plug and crushed-rock samples. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 73, 299-310.
Polly, P.D., Stayton, C.T., Dumont, E.R., Pierce, S.E., Rayfield, E.J., and Angielczyk, K.D. (2016) Combining geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis with evolutionary modeling: towards a synthesis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e1111225. Supplemental material:
Proffitt, J.V., Clarke, J.A., and Scofield, R.P. (2016) Novel insights into early neuroanatomical evolution in penguins from the oldest described penguin brain endocast. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 228-238.
Pyle, R.L. (2016) Towards a global names architecture: the future of indexing scientific names. ZooKeys, 550, 261-281. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., Gearty, W., Kohno, N., and Flynn, J.J. (2016) Comparative anatomy of the bony labyrinth of extant and extinct porpoises (Cetacea: Phocoenidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 119, 831-846.
Rich, T.H., Hopson, J.A., Gill, P.G., Trusler, P., Rogers-Davidson, S., Morton, S., Cifelli, R.L., Pickering, D., Kool, L., Siu, K., Burgmann, F.A., Senden, T., Evans, A.R., Wagstaff, B.E., Seegets-Villiers, D., Corfe, I.J., Flannery, T.F., Walker, K., Musser, A.M., Archer, M., Pian, R., and Vickers-Rich, P. (2016) The mandible and dentition of the Early Cretaceous monotreme Teinolophos trusleri. Alcheringa, 40, 475-501. Supplemental material:
Rosenberger, A.L., Smith, T.D., DeLeon, V.B., Burrows, A.M., Schenck, R., and Halenar, L.B. (2016) Eye size and set in small-bodied fossil primates: a three-dimensional method. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1671-1689. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T.B., and Shepherd, G.M. (2016) Role of ortho-retronasal olfaction in mammalian cortical evolution. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 524, 471-495.
Rowe, T.B., Luo, Z.-X., Ketcham, R.A., Maisano, J.A., and Colbert, M.W. (2016) X-ray computed tomography datasets for forensic analysis of vertebrate fossils. Nature Scientific Data, 3, 160040. Supplemental material:
Ruff, C.B., Burgess, M.L., Ketcham, R.A., and Kappelman, J. (2016) Limb bone structural proportions and locomotor behavior in A.L. 288-1 (“Lucy”). PLoS ONE 11(11), e0166095.
Russo, G.A. (2016) Comparative sacral morphology and the reconstructed tail lengths of five extinct primates: Proconsul heseloni, Epipliopithecus vindobonensis, Archaeolemur edwardsi, Megaladapis grandidieri, and Palaeopropithecus kelyus. Journal of Human Evolution, 90, 135-162.
Sahagian, D., Proussevitch, A., Ancuta, L.D., Idleman, B.D., and Zeitler, P.K. (2016) Uplift of central Mongolia recorded in vesicular basalts. The Journal of Geology, 124, 435-445.
Sharafat, S., Williams, B., Ghoniem, N., Ghoniem, A., Shimada, M., and Ying, A. (2016) Development of a new cellular solid breeder for enhanced tritium production. Fusion Engineering and Design, 109-111, 119-127.
Sharp, A.C. (2016) A quantitative comparative analysis of the size of the frontoparietal sinuses and brain in vombatiform marsupials. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 74, 331-342. Supplemental material: and
Stocker, M.R., Nesbitt, S.J., Criswell, K.E., Parker, W.G., Witmer, L.M., Rowe, T.B., Ridgely, R., and Brown, M.A. (2016) A dome-headed stem archosaur exemplifies convergence among dinosaurs and their distant relatives. Current Biology, 26, 2674-2680.
Talanda, M. (2016) Cretaceous roots of the amphisbaenian lizards. Zoologica Scripta, 45, 1-8. Supplemental material: squamates on
Tomiya, S., and Tseng, J. (2016) Whence the beardogs? Reappraisal of the Middle to Late Eocene ‘Miacis‘ from Texas, USA, and the origin of Amphicyonidae (Mammalia, Carnivora). Royal Society Open Science, 3, 160518. Supplemental material:
Trotteyn, M.J., and Paulina-Carabajal, A. (2016) Braincase and neuroanatomy of Pseudochampsa ischigualastensis and Tropidosuchus romeri (Archosauriformes, Proterochampsia). Ameghiniana, 53, 527-542.
Vinuesa, V., Iurino, D.A., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Jinyi, L., Fortuny, J., Sardella, R., and Alba, D.M. (2016) Inferences of social behavior in bone-cracking hyaenids (Carnivora, Hyaenidae) based on digital paleoneurological techniques: implications for human-carnivoran interactions in the Pleistocene. Quaternary International, 413(B), 7-14. Supplemental material:
Wang, Q., and Dechow, P.C. (2016) Divided zygomatic bone in primates with implications of skull morphology and biomechanics. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1801-1829. Supplemental material:
Williamson, T.E., and Brusatte, S.L. (2016) Pachycephalosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Upper Cretaceous (upper Campanian) of New Mexico: a reassessment of Stegoceras novomexicanum. Cretaceous Research, 62, 29-43.
Wilson, G.P., Ekdale, E.G., Hoganson, J.W., Calede, J.J., and Vander Linden, A. (2016) A large carnivorous mammal from the Late Cretaceous and the North American origin of marsupials. Nature Communications, 7, 13734. Supplemental material: and
Zeininger, A., Patel, B.A., Zipfel, B., and Carlson, K.J. (2016) Trabecular architecture in the StW 352 fossil hominin calcaneus. Journal of Human Evolution, 97, 145-158.

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Aguilar, R.F., Garner, M.M., and Yoshicedo, J.N. (2015) Resonancia magnética y tomografía computarizada para el diagnóstico de inestabilidad vertebral y tetraparesia aguda en un dragón de Komodo adulto (Varanus komodensis). Clinica Veterinaria, 1, 1-9. Supplemental material:
Baud, P., Reuschlé, T., Ji, Y., Cheung, C.S.N., and Wong, T.-f. (2015) Mechanical compaction and strain localization in Bleurswiller sandstone. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120, 6501-6522.
Bever, G.S., Lyson, T.R., Field, D.J., and Bhullar, B-A.S. (2015) Evolutionary origin of the turtle skull. Nature, 525, 239-242. Supplemental material:
Bhandari, A.R., Flemings, P.B., Polito, P.J., Cronin, M.B., and Bryant, S.L. (2015) Anisotropy and stress dependence of permeability in the Barnett Shale. Transport in Porous Media, 108, 393-411.
Bhullar, B-A.S., Morris, Z.S., Sefton, E.M., Tok, A., Tokita, M., Namkoong, B., Camacho, J., Burnham, D.A., and Abzhanov, A. (2015) A molecular mechanism for the origin of a key evolutionary innovation, the bird beak and palate, revealed by an integrative approach to major transitions in vertebrate history. Evolution, 69, 1665-1677. Supplemental material:
Bierman, H.S., and Carr, C.E. (2015) Sound localization in the alligator. Hearing Research, 329, 11-20. Supplemental material:
Blanco, R.E., Jones, W.W., and Villamil, J. (2015) The ‘death roll’ of giant fossil crocodyliforms (Crocodylomorpha: Neosuchia): allometric and skull strength analysis. Historical Biology, 27, 514-524. Supplemental material:
Cadena, E.A., and Jaramillo, C.A. (2015) The first fossil skull of Chelus (Pleurodira: Chelidae, Matamata turtle) from the early Miocene of Colombia. Palaeontologia Electronica, 18.2.32A, 1-10. Supplemental material:
Caldwell, M.W., Nydam, R.L., Palci, A., and Apesteguia, S. (2015) The oldest known snakes from the Middle Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous provide insights on snake evolution. Nature Communications, 6, 5996. Supplemental material: snakes on
Chaudhary, K., Guiltinan, E.J., Cardenas, M.B., Maisano, J.A., Ketcham, R.A., and Bennett, P.C. (2015) Wettability measurement under high P-T conditions using X-ray imaging with application to the brine-supercritical CO2 system. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16, 2858-2864.
Cifelli, R.L., and Davis, B.M. (2015) Tribosphenic mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Cloverly Formation of Montana and Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e920848.
Conrad, J.L. (2015) Skeletons of the little-known Palawan monitor, Varanus palawanensis (Squamata: Varanidae). Journal of Herpetology, 49, 485-490. Supplemental material:
Conrad, J.L. (2015) A new Eocene casquehead lizard (Reptilia, Corytophanidae) from North America. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0127900. Supplemental material:
Conrad, J.L., and Daza, J.D. (2015) Naming and rediagnosing the Cretaceous gekkonomorph (Reptilia, Squamata) from Öösh (Övörkhangai, Mongolia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e980891. Supplemental material:
Criswell, K.E. (2015) The comparative osteology and phylogenetic relationships of African and South American lungfishes (Sarcopterygii: Dipnoi). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 174, 801-858.
Cuff, A.R., and Rayfield, E.J. (2015) Retrodeformation and muscular reconstruction of ornithomimosaurian dinosaur crania. PeerJ, 3:e1093.
Curtis, A.A., Lai, G., Wei, F., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2015) Repeated loss of frontal sinuses in arctoid carnivorans. Journal of Morphology, 276, 22-32. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Cuthbertson, R.S., Maddin, H.C., Holmes, R.B., and Anderson, J.S. (2015) The braincase and endosseous labyrinth of Plioplatecarpus peckensis (Mosasauridae, Plioplatecarpinae), with functional implications for locomotor behavior. The Anatomical Record, 298, 1597-1611.
Daza, J.D., Mapps, A.A., Lewis, P.J., Thies, M.L., and Bauer, A.M. (2015) Peramorphic traits in the tokay gecko skull. Journal of Morphology, 276, 915-928. Supplemental material:
Daza, J.D., Bauer, A.M., Sand, C., Lilley, I., Wake, T.A., and Valentin, F. (2015) Reptile remains from Tiga (Tokanod), Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. Pacific Science, 69, 531-557.
Dragovic, B., Baxter, E.F., and Caddick, M.J. (2015) Pulsed dehydration and garnet growth during subduction revealed by zoned garnet geochronology and thermodynamic modeling, Sifnos, Greece. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 413, 111-122.
Duro-Royo, J., Zolotovsky, K., Mogas-Soldevila, L., Varshney, S., Oxman, N., Boyce, M.C., and Ortiz, C. (2015) MetaMesh: a hierarchical computational model for design and fabrication of biomimetic armor surfaces. Computer-Aided Design, 60, 14-27. Supplemental material:
Ekdale, E.G., and Racicot, R.A. (2015) Anatomical evidence for low frequency sensitivity in an archaeocete whale: comparison of the inner ear of Zygorhiza kochii with that of crown Mysticeti. Journal of Anatomy, 226, 22-39.
Esteve-Altava, B., Boughner, J.C., Diogo, R., Villmoare, B.A., and Rasskin-Gutman, D. (2015) Anatomical network analysis shows decoupling of modular lability and complexity in the evolution of the primate skull. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0127653.
Fahlke, J.M., and Hampe, O. (2015) Cranial symmetry in baleen whales (Cetacea, Mysticeti) and the occurrence of cranial asymmetry throughout cetacean evolution. The Science of Nature, 102, 58. Supplemental material:
Gaffling, S., Daum, V., Steidl, S., Maier, A., Köstler, H., and Hornegger, J. (2015) A Gauss-Seidel iteration scheme for reference-free 3-D histological image reconstruction. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 34, 514-530. Supplemental material:
Gatewood, M.P., Dragovic, B., Stowell, H.H., Baxter, E.F., Hirsch, D.M., and Bloom, R. (2015) Evaluating chemical equilibrium in metamorphic rocks using major element and Sm-Nd isotopic age zoning in garnet, Townshend Dam, Vermont, USA. Chemical Geology, 401, 151-168.
Ghanbarzadeh, S., Hesse, M.A., Prodanović, M., and Gardner, J.E. (2015) Deformation-assisted fluid percolation in rock salt. Science, 350, 1069-1072.
Hanna, R.D., Ketcham, R.A., Zolensky, M., and Behr, W. (2015) Impact-induced brittle deformation, porosity loss, and aqueous alteration in the Murchison CM chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 171, 256-282.
Hilton, E.J., Schnell, N.K., and Konstantinidis, P. (2015) When tradition meets technology: systematic morphology of fishes in the early 21st century. Copeia, 103, 858-873. Supplemental material: sturgeons on
Howarth, G.H., Sobolev, N., Pernet-Fisher, J.F., Ketcham, R.A., Maisano, J.A., Pokhilenko, L.N., Taylor, D., and Taylor, L.A. (2015) 3-D X-ray tomography of diamondiferous mantle eclogite xenoliths, Siberia: a review. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 101, 39-67.
Ji, Y., Hall, S.A., Baud, P., and Wong, T.-f. (2015) Characterization of pore structure and strain localization in Majella limestone by X-ray computed tomography and digital image correlation. Geophysical Journal International. 200, 701-719.
Kyle, J.R., and Ketcham, R.A. (2015) Application of high resolution X-ray computed tomography to mineral deposit origin, evaluation, and processing. Ore Geology Reviews, 65, 821-839.
Li, Z., and Clarke, J.A. (2015) New insight into the anatomy of the hyolingual apparatus of Alligator mississippiensis and implications for reconstructing feeding in extinct archosaurs. Journal of Anatomy, 227, 45-61.
Li, Z., Clarke, J.A., Ketcham, R.A., Colbert, M.W., and Yan, F. (2015) An investigation of the efficacy and mechanism of contrast-enhanced X-ray computed tomography utilizing iodine for large specimens through experimental and simulation approaches. BMC Physiology, 15, 5.
Liu, Y., Qiu, X., Zhang, X., and Yu, T.X. (2015) Response of woodpecker’s head during pecking process simulated by material point method. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122677. Supplemental material:
Logvinova, A.M., Taylor, L.A., Fedorova, E.N., Yelisseyev, A.P., Wirth, R., Howarth, G., Reutsky, V.N., and Sobolev, N.V. (2015) A unique diamondiferous peridotite xenolith from the Udachnaya kimberlite pipe, Yakutia: role of subduction in diamond formation. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 56, 306-320.
Loza, C.M., Scarano, A.C., Soibelzon, L.H., Negrete, J., and Carlini, A.A. (2015) Morphology of the tympanic-basicranial region in Mirounga leonina (Phocidae, Carnivora), postnatalontogeny and sexual dimorphism. Journal of Anatomy, 226, 354-372. Supplemental material:
Lundberg, J.G., and Luckenbill, K.R. (2015) The extraordinary occipito-vertebral skeleton and swim bladder of South American Hypophthalmus catfishes (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae): improved illustration, description, and interpretation. Copeia, 103, 806-820.
Marjanović, D., and Witzmann, F. (2015) An extremely peramorphic newt (Urodela: Salamandridae: Pleurodelini) from the latest Oligocene of Germany, and a new phylogenetic analysis of extant and extinct salamandrids. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137068. Supplemental material: Salamanders on
McCurry, M.R., Evans, A.R., and McHenry, C.R. (2015) The sensitivity of biological finite element models to the resolution of surface geometry: a case study of crocodilian crania. PeerJ, 3, e988. Supplemental material: Crocodilians on
McCurry, M.R., Mahony, M., Clausen, P.D., Quayle, M.R., Walmsley, C.W., Jessop, T.S., Wroe, S., Richards, H., and McHenry, C.R. (2015) The relationship between cranial structure, biomechanical performance and ecological diversity in varanoid lizards. PLoS ONE, 10(6), e0130625. Supplemental material: Varanus on
Moore, S.J., and Carlson, W.D. (2015) Evaluation of a combined HRXCT/EBSD method for detecting epitaxial nucleation of garnet porphyroblasts. European Journal of Mineralogy, 27, 19-29.
Moore, S.J., Cesare, B., and Carlson, W.D. (2015) Epitaxial nucleation of garnet on biotite in the polymetamorphic metapelites surrounding the Vedrette di Ries intrusion (Italian Eastern Alps). European Journal of Mineralogy, 27, 5-18.
Natchev, N., Tzankov, N., Vergilov, V., Kummer, S., and Handschuh, S. (2015) Functional morphology of a highly specialised pivot joint in the cranio-cervical complex of the minute lizard Ablepharus kitaibelii in relation to feeding ecology and behaviour. Contributions to Zoology, 84, 13-23. Supplemental material: squamates on
Ord, T.J., Klomp, D.A., Garcia-Porta, J., and Hagman, M. (2015) Repeated evolution of exaggerated dewlaps and other throat morphology in lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28, 1948-1964. Supplemental material: squamates on
Pardo, J.D., Szostakiwskyj, M., and Anderson, J.S. (2015) Cranial morphology of the brachystelechid ‘microsaur’ Quasicaecilia texana Carroll provides new insights into the diversity and evolution of braincase morphology in recumbirostran ‘microsaurs.’ PLoS ONE, 10(6), e0130359.
Pattinson, D.J., Thompson, R.S., Piotrowski, A.K., and Asher, R.J. (2015) Phylogeny, paleontology, and primates: do incomplete fossils bias the tree of life? Systematic Biology, 64, 169-186. Supplemental material: primates on
Piras, P., Sansalone, G., Teresi, L., Moscato, M., Profico, A., Eng, R., Cox, T.C., Loy, A., Colangelo, P., and Kotsakis, T. (2015) Digging adaptation in insectivorous subterranean eutherians. The enigma of Mesoscalops montanensis unveiled by geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis. Journal of Morphology, 276, 1157-1171. Supplemental material:
Porro, L.B., Rayfield, E.J., and Clack, J.A. (2015) Computed tomography, anatomical description and three-dimensional reconstruction of the lower jaw of Eusthenopteron foordi Whiteaves, 1881 from the Upper Devonian of Canada. Palaeontology, 58, 1031-1047. Supplemental material:
Ramsay, J.B., Wilga, C.D., Tapanila, L., Pruitt, J., Pradel, A., Schlader, R., and Didier, D.A. (2015) Eating with a saw for a jaw: functional morphology of the jaws and tooth-whorl in Helicoprion davisii. Journal of Morphology, 276, 47-64.
Riede, T., Li, Z., Tokuda, I.T., and Farmer, C. (2015) Functional morphology of the Alligator mississippiensis larynx and implications for vocal production. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218, 991-998.
Ryan, T.M., and Shaw, C.N. (2015) Gracility of the modern Homo sapiens skeleton is the result of decreased biomechanical loading. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 372-377.
Scheibe, T.D., Perkins, W.A., Richmond, M.C., McKinley, M.I., Romero-Gomez, P.D., Oostrom, M., Wietsma, T.W., Serkowski, J.A., and Zachara, J.M. (2015) Pore-scale and multiscale numerical simulation of flow and transport in a laboratory-scale column. Water Resources Research, 51, 1023-1035.
Sharp, A.C. (2015) Comparative finite element analysis of the cranial performance of four herbivorous marsupials. Journal of Morphology, 276, 1230-1243. Supplemental material:
Sherratt, E., del Rosario Castañeda, M., Garwood, R.J., Mahler, D.L., Sanger, T.J., Herrel, A., de Queiroz, K., and Losos, J.B. (2015) Amber fossils demonstrate deep-time stability of Caribbean lizard communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 9961-9966.
Smith, S.Y., Manchester, S.R., Samant, B., Mohabey, D.M., Wheeler, E., Baas, P., Kapgate, D., Srivastava, R., and Sheldon, N.D. (2015) Integrating paleobotanical, paleosol, and stratigraphic data to study critical transitions: a case study from the Late Cretaceous-Paleocene of India. In P.D. Polly, J.J. Head, and D.L. Fox (eds.), Earth-Life Transitions: Paleobiology in the Context of Earth System Evolution. The Paleontological Society Papers, 21, 137-166.
Sprinkle, J., Reich, M., and Lefebvre, B. (2015) Computed tomography (CT) scans of a new Ordovician cyclocystoid from Morocco and its orientation and life mode. In S. Zamora and I. Rábano (eds.), Progress in Echinoderm Palaeobiology. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 19:163-167.
Tambussi, C.P., Degrange, F.J., and Ksepka, D.T. (2015) Endocranial anatomy of Antarctic Eocene stem penguins: implications for sensory system evolution in Sphenisciformes (Aves). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e981635. Supplemental material: penguins on
Tambusso, P.S., and R.A. Fariña (2015) Digital cranial endocast of Pseudoplohophorus absolutus (Xenarthra, Cingulata) and its systematic and evolutionary implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35, e967853. Supplemental material:
Thomas, D.A. (2015) The cranial anatomy of Tenontosaurus tilletti Ostrom, 1970 (Dinosauria, Ornithopoda). Palaeontologia Electronica, 18.2.37A.
Tokan-Lawal, A., Prodanovic, M., and Eichhubl, P. (2015) Investigating flow properties of partially cemented fractures in Travis Peak Formation using image-based pore scale modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120, 5453-5466.
Varricchio, D.J., Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2015) Reidentification of avian embryonic remains from the Cretaceous of Mongolia. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128458. Supplemental material:
Varshney, S., Song, J., Li, Y., Boyce, M.C., and Ortiz, C. (2015) Morphometric structural diversity of a natural armor assembly investigated by 2D continuum strain analysis. Journal of Structural Biology, 192, 487-499. Supplemental material:
Vinuesa, V., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Fortuny, J., and Alba, D.M. (2015) The endocranial morphology of the Plio-Pleistocene bone-cracking hyena Pliocrocuta perrieri: behavioral implications. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 22, 421-434. Supplemental material:
Wang, L., and Cardenas, M.B. (2015) An efficient quasi-3D particle tracking-based approach for transport through fractures with application to dynamic dispersion calculation. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 179, 47-54.
Wang, L., Cardenas, M.B., Slottke, D.T., Ketcham, R.A., and Sharp, J.M. Jr. (2015) Modification of the Local Cubic Law of fracture flow for weak inertia, tortuosity, and roughness. Water Resources Research, 51, 2064-2080.
Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., and Clemens, M. (2015) A 17-My-old whale constrains onset of uplift and climate change in east Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 3910-3915. Supplemental material:
Yi, H., and Norell, M.A. (2015) The burrowing origin of modern snakes. Science Advances, 1, e1500743. Supplemental material: snakes on

2014 Top of Page

Adams, T.L. (2014) Small crocodyliform from the Lower Cretaceous (late Aptian) of central Texas and its systematic relationship to the evolution of Eusuchia. Journal of Paleontology, 88, 1031-1049.
Ahrens, H.E. (2014) Morphometric study of phylogenetic and ecologic signals in procyonid (Mammalia: Carnivora) endocasts. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2318-2330.
Angielczyk, K.D., Huertas, S., Smith, R.M.H., Tabor, N.J., Sidor, C.A., Steyer, J-S., Tsuji, L.A., and Gostling, N.J. (2014) New dicynodonts (Therapsida, Anomodontia) and updated tetrapod stratigraphy of the Permian Ruhuhu Formation (Songea Group, Ruhuhu Basin) of southern Tanzania. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34, 1408-1426.
Arnaudo, M.E., Soibelzon, L.H., Bona, P., and Schubert, B. (2014) First description of the auditory region of a Tremarctinae (Ursidae, Mammalia) bear: the case of Arctotherium angustidens. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 21, 321-330.
Attard, M.R.G., Parr, W.C.H., Wilson, L.A.B., Archer, M., Hand, S.J., Rogers, T.L., and Wroe, S. (2014) Virtual reconstruction and prey size preference in the Mid Cenozoic thylacinid, Nimbacinus dicksoni (Thylacinidae, Marsupialia). PLoS ONE, 9(4), e93088. Supplemental material:
Balanoff, A.M., Bever, G.S., and Norell, M.A. (2014) Reconsidering the avian nature of the oviraptorosaur brain (Dinosauria: Theropoda). PLoS ONE, 9(12), e113559. Supplemental material:
Bird, D.J., Amirkhanian, A., Pang, B., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2014) Quantifying the cribriform plate: influences of allometry, function, and phylogeny in Carnivora. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2080-2092. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Bourke, J.M., Porter, W.R., Ridgely, R.C., Lyson, T.R., Schachner, E.R., Bell, P.R., and Witmer, L.M. (2014) Breathing life into dinosaurs: tackling challenges of soft-tissue restoration and nasal airflow in extinct species. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2148-2186.
Cahalan, R.C., Kelly, E.D., and Carlson, W.D. (2014) Rates of Li diffusion in garnet: coupled transport of Li and Y+REEs. American Mineralogist, 99, 1676-1682.
Čerňanský, A., Smith, K.T., and Klembara, J. (2014) Variation in the position of the jugal medial ridge among lizards (Reptilia: Squamata): its functional and taxonomic significance. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2262-2272.
Cooper, L.N., Seiffert, E.R., Clementz, M., Madar, S.I., Bajpai, S, Hussain, S.T., and Thewissen, J.G.M. (2014) Anthracobunids from the Middle Eocene of India and Pakistan are stem perissodactyls. PLoS ONE, 9(10), e109232.
Curtis, A.A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2014) Beyond the sniffer: frontal sinuses in Carnivora. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2047-2064. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Daza, J.D., Bauer, A.M., and Snively, E.D. (2014) On the fossil record of the Gekkota. The Anatomical Record, 297, 433-462.
Drumheller, S.K., Stocker, M.R., and Nesbitt, S.J. (2014) Direct evidence of trophic interactions among apex predators in the Late Triassic of western North America. Naturwissenschaften, 101, 975-987.
Fiorillo, A.R., and Tykoski, R.S. (2014) A diminutive new tyrannosaur from the top of the world. PLoS ONE, 9(3), e91287.
Fish, J.F., and Stayton, C.T. (2014) Morphological and mechanical changes in juvenile red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) shells during ontogeny. Journal of Morphology, 275, 391-397. Supplemental material:
Geisler, J.H., Colbert, M.W., and Carew, J.L. (2014) A new fossil species supports an early origin for toothed whale echolocation. Nature, 508, 383-386. Supplemental material:
Heinicke, M.P., Daza, J.D., Greenbaum, E., Jackman, T.R., and Bauer, A.M. (2014) Phylogeny, taxonomy and biogeography of a circum-Indian Ocean clade of leaf-toed geckos (Reptilia: Gekkota), with a description of two new genera. Systematics and Biodiversity, 12, 23-42.
Hoffman, S., O’Connor, P.M., Kirk, E.C., Wible, J.R., and Krause, D.W. (2014) Endocranial and inner ear morphology of Vintana sertichi (Mammalia, Gondwanatheria) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34(S1), 110-136. Supplemental material: monotremes on
Honeycutt, C.M.E., Plotnick, R.E., and Kenig, F. (2014) Breaking free from the matrix: segmentation of fossil images. Palaeontologia Electronica, 17.3.1T.
Howarth, G.H., Sobolev, N.V., Pernet-Fisher, J.F., Barry, P.H., Penumadu, D., Puplampu, S., Ketcham, R.A., Maisano, J.A., Taylor, D., and Taylor, L.A. (2014) The secondary origin of diamonds: multi-modal radiation tomography of diamondiferous mantle eclogites. International Geology Review, 56, 1172-1180.
Ji, H., Sellan, D.P., Pettes, M.T., Kong, X., Ji, J., Shi, L., and Ruoff, R.S. (2014) Enhanced thermal conductivity of phase change materials with ultrathin-graphite foams for thermal energy storage. Energy & Environmental Science, 7, 1185-1192.
Ketcham, R.A., and Hanna, R.D. (2014) Beam hardening correction for X-ray computed tomography of heterogeneous natural materials. Computers & Geosciences, 67, 49-61.
Ketcham, R.A., and Hildebrandt, J. (2014) Characterizing, measuring, and utilizing the resolution of CT imagery for improved quantification of fine-scale features. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 324, 80-87.
Kirk, E.C., Daghighi, P., Macrini, T.E., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Rowe, T.B. (2014) Cranial anatomy of the Duchesnean primate Rooneyia viejaensis: new insights from high resolution computed tomography. Journal of Human Evolution, 74, 82-95. Supplemental material:
Leitner, C., Hofmann, P., and Marschallinger, R. (2014) 3D-modeling of deformed halite hopper crystals by Object Based Image Analysis. Computers & Geosciences, 73, 61-70.
Li, Q. (2014) Carbon nanotube reinforced porous magnesium composite: 3D nondestructive microstructure characterization using x-ray micro-computed tomography. Materials Letters, 133, 83-86.
MacDougall, M.J., LeBlanc, A.R.H., and Reisz, R.R. (2014) Plicidentine in the Early Permian parareptile Colobomycter pholeter, and its phylogenetic and functional significance among coeval members of the clade. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e96559.
Macrini, T.E. (2014) Development of the ethmoid in Caluromys philander (Didelphidae, Marsupialia) with a discussion on the homology of the turbinal elements in marsupials. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2007-2017.
Maisey, J.G., Turner, S., Naylor, G.J.P., and Miller, R.F. (2014) Dental patterning in the earliest sharks: implications for tooth evolution. Journal of Morphology, 275, 586-596.
Mancuso, J.J., Halaney, D.L., Elahi, S., Ho, D., Wang, T., Ouyang, Y., Dijkstra, J., Milner, T.E., and Feldman, M.D. (2014) Intravascular optical coherence tomography light scattering artifacts: merry-go-rounding, blooming, and ghost struts. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19, 126017.
Maxime, E.L., and Albert, J.S. (2014) Redescription of the Tuvirão, Gymnotus inaequilabiatus Valenciennes, 1839, using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Copeia, 2014, 462-472. Supplemental material:
Meyer, M., Elliott, D., Wood, A.D., Polys, N.F., Colbert, M., Maisano, J.A., Vickers-Rich, P., Hall, M., Hoffman, K.H., Schneider, G., and Xiao, S. (2014) Three-dimensional microCT analysis of the Ediacara fossil Pteridinium simplex sheds new light on its ecology and phylogenetic affinity. Precambrian Research, 249, 79-87. Supplemental material:
O’Meara, R.N., and Thompson, R.S. (2014) Were there Miocene meridiolestidans? Assessing the phylogenetic placement of Necrolestes patagonensis and the presence of a 40 million year meridiolestidan ghost lineage. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 21, 271-284. Supplemental material:
Orihuela, J. (2014) Endocranial morphology of the extinct Antillean shrew Nesophontes (Lipotyphla: Nesophontidae) from natural and digital endocasts of Cuban taxa. Palaeontologia Electronica, 17.2.22A.
Palci, A., and Caldwell, M.W. (2014) The upper Cretaceous snake Dinilysia patagonica Smith-Woodward, 1901, and the crista circumfenestralis of snakes. Journal of Morphology, 275, 1187-1200. Supplemental material: squamates on
Parfitt, M., Johanson, Z., Giles, S., and Friedman, M. (2014) A large, anatomically primitive tristichopterid (Sarcopterygii: Tetrapodomorpha) from the Late Devonian (Frasnian) Alves Beds, Upper Old Red Sandstone, Moray, Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 50, 79-85.
Perry, J.M.G., Kay, R.F., Vizcaíno, S.F., and Bargo, M.S. (2014) Oldest known cranium of a juvenile New World monkey (Early Miocene, Patagonia, Argentina): implications for the taxonomy and the molar eruption pattern of early platyrrhines. Journal of Human Evolution, 74, 67-81.
Pritchard, A.C., McCartney, J.A., Krause, D.W., and Kley, N.J. (2014) New snakes from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Maevarano Formation, Mahajanga Basin, Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34, 1080-1093. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., and Rowe, T. (2014) Endocranial anatomy of a new fossil porpoise (Odontoceti, Phocoenidae) from the Pliocene San Diego Formation of California. Journal of Paleontology, 88, 652-663.
Racicot, R.A., Deméré, T.A., Beatty, B.L., and Boessenecker, R.W. (2014) Unique feeding morphology in a new prognathous extinct porpoise from the Pliocene of California. Current Biology, 24, 774-779.
Ranslow, A.N., Richter, J.P., Neuberger, T., Van Valkenburgh, B., Rumple, C.R., Quigley, A.P., Pang, B., Krane, M.H., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Reconstruction and morphometric analysis of the nasal airway of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and implications regarding respiratory and olfactory airflow. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2138-2147. Supplemental material:
Scanferla, A., and Bhullar, B-A.S. (2014) Postnatal development of the skull of Dinilysia patagonica (Squamata-Stem Serpentes). The Anatomical Record, 297, 560-573. Supplemental material: squamates on
Sensale, S., Jones, W., and Blanco, R.E. (2014) Does osteoderm growth follow energy minimization principles? Journal of Morphology, 275, 923-932. Supplemental material:
Sharp, J.M. Jr., Al-Johar, M.M., Slottke, D.T., and Ketcham, R.A. (2014) Prediction of fracture roughness and other hydraulic properties: is upscaling possible? pp. 167-179. in J.M. Sharp, ed., Fractured Rock Hydrogeology. Taylor & Francis Group, London.
Smith, T.D., Eiting, T.P., Bonar, C.J., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Nasal morphometry in marmosets: loss and redistribution of olfactory surface area. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2093-2104. Supplemental material:
Subroy, V., Giménez, D., Qin, M., Krogmann, U, Strom, P.F., and Miskewitz, R.J. (2014) Hydraulic properties of coarsely and finely ground woodchips. Journal of Hydrology, 517, 201-212.
Tembe, G., and Siddiqui, S. (2014) Applications of computed tomography to fossil conservation and education. Collection Forum, 28, 47-62.
Turk, J.K., and Graham, R.C. (2014) Analysis of vesicular porosity in soils using high resolution X-ray computed tomography. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 78, 868-880.
Urben, C.C., Daza, J.D., Cadena, C., Lewis, P.J., and Thies, M.L. (2014) The homology of the pelvic elements of Zygaspis quadrifrons (Squamata: Amphisbaenia). The Anatomical Record, 297, 1407-1413.
Van Valkenburgh, B., Smith, T.D., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Tour of a labyrinth: exploring the vertebrate nose. The Anatomical Record, 297, 1975-1984.
Van Valkenburgh, B., Pang, B., Bird, D., Curtis, A., Yee, K., Wysocki, C., and Craven, B.A. (2014) Respiratory and olfactory turbinals in feliform and caniform carnivorans: the influence of snout length. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2065-2079. Supplemental material: carnivorans on
Wan, B., Xiao, S., Yuan, X., Chen, Z., Pang, K., Tang, Q., Guan, C., and Maisano, J.A. (2014) Orbisiana linearis from the early Ediacaran Lantian Formation of South China and its taphonomic and ecological implications. Precambrian Research, 255, 266-275.
Wang, L., and Cardenas, M.B. (2014) Non-Fickian transport through two-dimensional rough fractures: assessment and prediction. Water Resources Research, 50, 871-884.
Zhao, S., Jakob, W., Marschner, S., and Bala, K. (2014) Building volumetric appearance models of fabric using micro CT imaging. Communications of the ACM, 57, 98-105.
Zolensky, M., Mikouchi, T., Fries, M., Bodnar, R., Jenniskens, P., Yin, Q-z., Hagiya, K., Ohsumi, K., Komatsu, M., Colbert, M., Hanna, R., Maisano, J., Ketcham, R., Kebukawa, Y., Nakamura, T., Matsuoka, M., Sasaki, S., Tsuchiyama, A., Grounelle, M., Le, L., Martinez, J., Ross, K., and Rahman, Z. (2014) Mineralogy and petrography of C asteroid regolith: the Sutter’s Mill CM meteorite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49, 1997-2016.

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Akintunde, O.M., Knapp, C., and Knapp, J. (2013) Petrophysical characterization of the South Georgia Rift Basin for supercritical CO2 storage: a preliminary assessment. Environmental Earth Sciences, 70, 2971-2985.
Andrä, H., Combaret, N., Dvorkin, J., Glatt, E., Han, J., Kabel, M., Keehm, Y., Krzikalla, F., Lee, M., Madonna, C., Marsh, M., Mukerji, T., Saenger, E.H., Sain, R., Saxena, N., Ricker, S., Wiegmann, A., and Zhan, X. (2013) Digital rock physics benchmarks — Part I: imaging and segmentation. Computers & Geosciences, 50, 25-32.
Balanoff, A.M., Bever, G.S., Rowe, T.B., and Norell, M.A. (2013) Evolutionary origins of the avian brain. Nature, 501, 93-96. Supplemental material: birds on
Bauer, A.M., Masroor, R., Titus-McQuillan, J., Heinicke, M.P., Daza, J.D., and Jackman, T.R. (2013) A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia:Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa, 3599, 301-324.
Berg, C.A., Carlson, W.D., and Connelly, J.N. (2013) Strain rates at high temporal resolution from curved inclusion trails in garnet, Passo del Sole, Central Swisse Alps. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31, 243-262.
Berlin, J.C., Kirk, E.C., and Rowe, T.B. (2013) Functional implications of ubiquitous semicircular canal non-orthogonality in mammals. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79585.
Bever, G.S., Brusatte, S.L., Carr, T.D., Xu, X., Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2013) The braincase anatomy of the Late Cretaceous dinosaur Alioramus (Theropoda: Tyrannosauroidea). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 376, 1-72. Supplemental material:
Bona, P., and Carabajal, A.P. (2013) Caiman gasparinae sp. nov., a huge alligatorid (Caimaninae) from the late Miocene of Paran·, Argentina. Alcheringa, 37, 462-473. Supplemental material:
Boyd, C., Drumheller, S.K., and Gates, T.A. (2013) Crocodyliform feeding traces on juvenile ornithischian dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, Utah. PLoS ONE, 8(2), e57605.
Brinkman, D.B., Eberth, D.A., Xu, X., Clark, J.M., and Wu, X.-C. (2013) Turtles from the Jurassic Shishugou Formation of the Junggar Basin, People’s Republic of China, with Comments on the Basicranial Region of Basal Eucryptodires. In D.B. Brinkman, P.A. Holroyd and J.D. Gardner (eds.) Morphology and Evolution of Turtles. Springer. Pp. 147-172. Supplemental material:
Chaudhary, K., Cardenas, M.B., Wolfe, W.W., Maisano, J.A., Ketcham, R.A., and Bennett, P.C. (2013) Pore-scale trapping of supercritical CO2 and the role of grain wettability and shape. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-5.
Claeson, K.M., Underwood, C.J., and Ward, D.J. (2013) Tingitanius tenuimandibulus, a new platyrhinid batoid from the Turonian (Cretaceous) of Morocco and the Cretaceous radiation of the Platyrhinidae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1019-1036.
Cuff, A.R., and Rayfield, E.J. (2013) Feeding mechanics in spinosaurid theropods and extant crocodilians. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e65295. Supplemental material:
Daza, J.D., Bauer, A.M., and Snively, E. (2013) Gobekko cretacicus (Reptilia: Squamata) and its bearing on the interpretation of gekkotan affinities. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 167, 430-448. Supplemental material:
Ekdale, E.G. (2013) Comparative anatomy of the bony labyrinth (inner ear) of placental mammals. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e66624.
Evans, D.C., Schott, R.K., Larson, D.W., Brown, C.M., and Ryan, M.J. (2013) The oldest North American pachycephalosaurid and the hidden diversity of small-bodied ornithischian dinosaurs. Nature Communications, 4, 1828. Supplemental material:
Gardner, J.E., Ketcham, R.A., and Moore, G. (2013) Surface tension of hydrous silicate melts: constraints on the impact of melt composition. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 267, 68-74.
Georgi, J.A., Sipla, J.S., and Forster, C.A. (2013) Turning semicircular canal function on its head: dinosaurs and a novel vestibular analysis. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e58517.
Hauser, L.M., and Martill, D.M. (2013) Evidence for coelacanths in the Late Triassic (Rhaetian) of England. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 124, 982-987.
Huttenlocker, A.K., Pardo, J.D., Small, B.J., and Anderson, J.S. (2013) Cranial morphology of recumbirostrans (Lepospondyli) from the Permian of Kansas and Nebraska, and early morphological evolution inferred by micro-computed tomography. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 540-552.
IvanoviÈ, A., Aljančič, G., and Arntzen, J.W. (2013) Skull shape differentiation of black and white olms (Proteus anguinus anguinus and Proteus a. parkeif): an exploratory analysis with micro-CT scanning. Contributions to Zoology, 82, 107-114. Supplemental material:
Keilor, T. (2013) June, in the flesh: the state of life-reconstruction in paleoart. pp. 157-176. in J.M. Parrish, R.E. Molnar, P.J. Currie, and E.B. Koppelhus, eds., Tyrannosaurid Paleobiology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.
Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (2013) Crystallization kinetics during regional metamorphism of porphyroblastic rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31, 963-979.
Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D., and Ketcham, R.A. (2013) Magnitudes of departures from equilibrium during regional metamorphism of porphyroblastic rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31, 981-1002.
Ketcham, R.A., and Koeberl, C. (2013) New textural evidence on the origin of carbonado diamond: an example of 3-D petrography using X-ray computed tomography. Geosphere, 9, 1336-1347.
Losi, E., Peppas, N.A., Ketcham, R.A., Colombo, G., Bettini, R., Sonvico, F., and Colombo, P. (2013) Investigation of the swelling behavior of Dome Matrix drug delivery modules by high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 23, 165-170.
MartÌnez, R.N., Fernandez, E., and Alcober, O.A. (2013) A new non-mammaliaform eucynodont from the Carnian-Norian Ischigualasto Formation, northwestern Argentina. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, 16, 61-76. Supplemental material:
McDonald, H.G., RincÛn, A.D., and Gaudin, T.J. (2013) A new genus of megalonychid sloth (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from the Late Pleistocene (Lujanian) of Sierra De Perija, Zulia State, Venezuela. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1226-1238.
Murphy, J.C., and Voris, H.K. (2013) An unusual, fangless short-tailed snake (Squamata, Serpentes, Homalopsidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia. Asian Herpetological Research, 4, 140-146.
Nydam, R.L., Rowe, T.B., and Cifelli, R.L (2013) Lizards and snakes of the Terlingua Local Fauna (Late Campanian), Aguja Formation, Texas, with comments on the distribution of paracontemporaneous squamates throughout the Western Interior of North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1081-1099.
Owens, S.A., Perkins, M.R., Eldridge, R.B., Schulz, K.W., and Ketcham, R.A. (2013) Computational fluid dynamics simulation of structured packing. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52, 2032-2045.
Palci, A., and Caldwell, M.W. (2013) Primary homologies of the circumorbital bones of snakes. Journal of Morphology, 274, 873-986.
Palci, A., Caldwell, M.W., and Nydam, R.L. (2013) Reevaluation of the anatomy of the Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) hind-limbed marine fossil snakes Pachyrhachis, Haasiophis, and Eupodophis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33, 1328-1342. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., and Berta, A. (2013) Comparative morphology of porpoise (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) pterygoid sinuses: phylogenetic and functional implications. Journal of Morphology, 274, 49-62. Supplemental material:
Racicot, R.A., and Colbert, M.W. (2013) Morphology and variation in porpoise (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) cranial endocasts. The Anatomical Record, 296, 979-992.
Rivera, G., and Stayton, C.T. (2013) Effects of asymmetry on the strength of the chelonian shell: a comparison of three species. Journal of Morphology, 274, 901-908. Supplemental material:
Scanferla, A., Zaher, H., Novas, F.E., de Muizon, C., and CÈspedes, R. (2013) A new snake skull from the Paleocene of Bolivia sheds light on the evolution of macrostomatans. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e57583. Supplemental material:
Sereno, P.C., and ElShafie, S.J. (2013) A new long-necked turtle, Laganemys tenerensis (Pleurodira: Araripemydidae), from the Elrhaz Formation (Aptian-Albian) of Niger. In D.B. Brinkman, P.A. Holroyd and J.D. Gardner (eds.) Morphology and Evolution of Turtles. Springer. Pp. 215-250.
Singleton, M. (2013) Primate cranial diversity. Nature Education Knowledge, 4, 1. Supplemental material:
Smith, K. (2013) New constraints on the evolution of the snake clades Ungaliophiinae, Loxocemidae and Colubridae (Serpentes), with comments on the fossil history of erycine boids in North America. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 252, 157-182.
Stynder, D.D., and Kupczik, K. (2013) Tooth root morphology in the Early Pliocene African bear Agriotherium africanum (Mammalia, Carnivora, Ursidae) and its implications for feeding ecology. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 20, 227-237. Supplemental material:
Sukop, M.C., Huang, H., Alvarez, P.F., Variano, E.A., and Cunningham, K.J. (2013) Evaluation of permeability and non-Darcy flow in vuggy macroporous limestone aquifer samples with lattice Boltzmann methods. Water Resources Research, 49, 1-15.
Tapanila, L., Pruitt, J., Pradel, A., Wilga, C.D., Ramsay, J.B., Schlader, R., and Didier, D.A. (2013) Jaws for a spiral-tooth whorl: CT images reveal novel adaptation and phylogeny in fossil Helicoprion. Biology Letters, 9, 20130057.
Tseng, Z.J. (2013) Testing adaptive hypotheses of convergence with functional landscapes: a case study of bone-cracking hypercarnivores. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e65305. Supplemental material: and
Walmsley, C.W., McCurry, M.R., Clausen, P.D., and McHenry, C.R. (2013) Beware the black box: investigating the sensitivity of FEA simulations to modelling factors in comparative biomechanics. PeerJ, 1, e204.
Walmsley, C.W., Smits, P.D., Quayle, M.R., McCurry, M.R., Richards, H.S., Oldfield, C.C., Wroe, S., Clausen, P.D., and McHenry, C.R. (2013) Why the long face? The mechanics of mandibular symphysis proportions in crocodiles. PLoS One, 8(1), e53873. Supplemental material: crocodiles on
Weeks, O., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Abzhanov, A. (2013) Molecular characterization of dental development in a toothed archosaur, the American alligator Alligator mississippiensis. Evolution & Development, 15, 393-405.
Willis, K.L., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Ketten, D.R., and Carr, C.E. (2013) Middle ear cavity morphology is consistent with an aquatic origin for Testudines. PLoS One, 8(1), e54086. Supplemental material: turtles on
Yi, H.-Y., and Norell, M.A. (2013) New materials of Estesia mongoliensis (Squamata: Anguimorpha) and the evolution of venom grooves in lizards. American Museum Novitates, 3767, 1-31. Supplemental material:

2012 Top of Page

Ahrens, H.E. (2012) Craniodental characters and the relationships of Procyonidae (Mammalia: Carnivora). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 164, 669-713. Supplemental material:
Bakken, G.S., Colayori, S.E., and Duong, T. (2012) Analytical methods for the geometric optics of thermal vision illustrated with four species of pitvipers. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215, 2621-2629.
Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2012) Osteology of Khaan mckennai (Oviraptorosauria: Theropoda). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 372, 1-77.
Baud, P., Meredith, P., and Townend, E. (2012) Permeability evolution during triaxial compaction of an anisotropic porous sandstone. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B05203.
Beatty, B.L., Vitkovski, T., Lambert, O., and Macrini, T.E. (2012) Osteological associations with unique tooth development in manatees (Trichechidae, Sirenia): a detailed look at modern Trichechus and a review of the fossil record. The Anatomical Record, 295, 1504-1512. Supplemental material:
Bergmann, P.J., and Berk, C.P. (2012) The evolution of positive allometry of weaponry in horned lizards (Phrynosoma). Evolutionary Biology, 39, 311-323. Supplemental material:
Berquist, R.M., Gledhill, K.M., Peterson, M.W., Doan, A.H., Baxter, G.T., Yopak, K.E., Kang, N., Walker, H.J., Hastings, P.A., and Frank, L.R. (2012) The Digital Fish Library: using MRI to digitize, database, and document the morphological diversity of fish. PLoS One, 7(4), e34499. Supplemental material:
Bhullar, B.-A.S. (2012) A phylogenetic approach to ontogeny and heterochrony in the fossil record: cranial evolution and development in anguimorphan lizards (Reptilia: Squamata). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 318, 521-530. Supplemental material:
Bhullar, B.-A.S., Marugán-Lobón, J., Racio, F., Bever, G.S., Rowe, T.B., Norell, M.A., and Abzhanov, A. (2012) Birds have paedomorphic dinosaur skulls. Nature, 487, 223-226. Supplemental material:
Bostwick, K.S., Riccio, M.L., and Humphries, J.M. (2012) Massive, solidified bone in the wing of a volant courting bird. Biology Letters, 8, 760-763. Supplemental material:
Boyer, D.M., Scott, C.S., and Fox, R.C. (2012) New craniodental material of Pronothodectes gaoi Fox (Mammalia, “Plesiadapiformes”) and relationships among members of Plesiadapidae. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 147, 511-550.
Carlson, W.D. (2012) Rates and mechanism of Y, REE, and Cr diffusion in garnet. American Mineralogist, 97, 1598-1618.
Centeno, F., Benítez, A.L., Domènech, C., Pérez-Ràfols, F., and Marciá, J.L. (2012) Use of imaging techniques to obtain 3D models of small insects. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 122, 603-612.
Chen, P.-Y., McKittrick, J., and Meyers, M.A. (2012) Biological materials: functional adaptations and bioinspired designs. Progress in Materials Sciences, 57, 1492-1704. Supplemental material:
Chimento, N.R., Agnolin, F.L., and Novas, F.E. (2012) The Patagonian fossil mammal Necrolestes: a Neogene survivor of Dryolestoidea. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, n.s., 14, 261-306. Supplemental material:
Coleman, M.N., and Boyer, D.M. (2012) Inner ear evolution in primates through the Cenozoic: implications for the evolution of hearing. The Anatomical Record, 295, 615-631.
Cooper, L.N., Thewissen, J.G.M., and Bajpai, S. (2012) Postcranial morphology and locomotion of the Eocene raoellid Indohyus (Artiodactyla: Mammalia). Historical Biology, 24, 279-310.
Cunningham, K.J., and Sukop, M.C. (2012) Megaporosity and permeability of Thalassinoides-dominated ichnofabrics in the Cretaceous karst-carbonate Edwards-Trinity Aquifer System, Texas. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2012-1021, 4 p.
Cunningham, K.J., Sukop, M.C., and Curran, H.A. (2012) Carbonate aquifers. Developments in Sedimentology, 64, 869-896.
Davis, B.M. (2012) Micro-computed tomography reveals a diversity of Peramuran mammals from the Purbeck Group (Berriasian) of England. Palaeontology, 55, 789-817. Supplemental material:
Daza, J.D., and Bauer, A.M. (2012) Temporal bones of the Gekkota support molecular relationships within the Pygopodoidea. Journal of Herpetology, 46, 381-386. Supplemental material: Geckos on
Daza, J.D., Alifanov, V.R., and Bauer, A.M. (2012) A redescription and phylogenetic reinterpretation of the fossil lizard Hoburogekko suchanovi Alifanov, 1989 (Squamata, Gekkota), from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32, 1303-1312. Supplemental material: Geckos on
Daza, J.D., Abdala, V., Arias, J.S., García-López, D., and Ortiz, P. (2012) Cladistic analysis of Iguania and a fossil lizard from the Late Pliocene of northwestern Argentina. Journal of Herpetology, 46, 104-119. Supplemental material: Squamates on
Daza, J.D., Aurich, J., and Bauer, A.M. (2012) Anatomy of an enigma: an osteological investigation of the Namibian festive gecko (Narudasia festiva: Gekkonidae: Gekkota). Acta Zoologica, 93, 465-486.
Dean, M.N., Summers, A.P., and Ferry, L.A. (2012) Very low pressures drive ventilatory flow in chimaeroid fishes. Journal of Morphology, 273, 461-479. Supplemental material:
Ekenseair, A.K., Ketcham, R.A., and Peppas, N.A. (2012) Visualization of anomalous penetrant transport in glassy poly(methyl methacrylate) utilizing high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Polymer, 53, 776-781.
Gauthier, J.A., Kearney, M., Maisano, J.A., Rieppel, O., and Behlke, A.D.B. (2012) Assembling the squamate tree of life: perspectives from the phenotype and the fossil record. Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin, 53, 3-308. Supplemental material: Deep Scaly taxa on
Giannini, N.P., Macrini, T.E., Wible, J.R., Rowe, T.B., and Simmons, N.B. (2012) The internal nasal skeleton of the bat Pteropus lylei K. Andersen, 1908 (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Annals of Carnegie Museum, 81, 1-17. Supplemental material:
Goergen, E.T., and Whitney, D.L. (2012) Corona networks as three-dimensional records of transport scale and pathways during metamorphism. Geology, 40, 183-186.
Gorman, K.F., Pohl, K., Ali, F., Bandwait, K., and Breden, F. (2012) Model teleosts for the study of idiopathic-type spinal curvatures: potential biomedical applications. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 28, 353-359.
Green, P.A., Van Valkenburgh, B., Pang, B., Bird, D., Rowe, T., and Curtis, A. (2012) Respiratory and olfactory turbinal size in canid and arctoid carnivorans. Journal of Anatomy, 221, 609-621. Supplemental material: Carnivorans on
Grün, R., Athreya, S., Raj, R., and Patnaik, R. (2012) ESR response in tooth enamel to high-resolution CT scanning. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 4, 25-28.
Heers, A.M., and Dial, K.P. (2012) From extant to extinct: locomotor ontogeny and the evolution of avian flight. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27, 296-305. Supplemental material:
Ji, Y., Baud, P., Vajdova, V., and Wong, T.-f. (2012) Characterization of pore geometry of Indiana Limestone in relation to mechanical compaction. Oil & Gas Science and Technology, 67, 753-775.
Kay, R.F., Perry, J.M.G., Malinzak, M., Allen, K.L., Kirk, E.C., Plavcan, J.M., and Fleagle, J.G. (2012) Paleobiology of Santacrucian primates, pp. 306-330 in: Vizcaíno, S.F., Kay, R.F., and Bargo, M.S., eds., Early Miocene Paleobiology in Patagonia: High-Latitude Paleocommunities of the Santa Cruz Formation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Ksepka, D.T., Balanoff, A.M., Walsh, S., Revan, A., and Ho, A. (2012) Evolution of the brain and sensory organs in Sphenisciformes: new data from the stem penguin Paraptenodytes antarcticus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 166, 202-219. Supplemental material:
Kupczik, K., and Stynder, D.D. (2012) Tooth root morphology as an indicator for dietary specialization in carnivores (Mammalia: Carnivora). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 105, 456-471. Supplemental material:
Lane, J.A., and Maisey, J.G. (2012) The visceral skeleton and jaw suspension in the durophagous hybodontid shark Tribodus limae from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. Journal of Paleontology, 86, 886-905.
Longrich, N.R., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Gauthier, J.A. (2012) A transitional snake from the Late Cretaceous period of North America. Nature, 488, 205-208. Supplemental material:
Longrich, N.R., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Gauthier, J.A. (2012) Mass extinction of lizards and snakes at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 21936-21401.
Lujan, N.K., and Armbruster, J.W. (2012) Morphological and functional diversity of the mandible in suckermouth armored catfishes (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Journal of Morphology, 273, 24-39. Supplemental material:
Macdougall, M.J., and Reisz, R. (2012) A new parareptile (Parareptilia, Lanthanosuchoidea) from the Early Permian of Oklahoma. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32, 1018-1026.
Macrini, T.E. (2012) Comparative morphology of the internal nasal skeleton of adult marsupials based on X-ray computed tomography. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 365, 1-91. Supplemental material: marsupials on
Maddin, H.C., Jenkins, F.A. Jr., and Anderson, J.S. (2012) The braincase of Eocaecilia micropodia (Lissamphibia, Gymnophiona) and the origin of caecilians. PLoS ONE 7(12): e50473.
Malinzak, M.D., Kay, R.F., and Hullar, T.E. (2012) Locomotor head movements and semicircular canal morphology in primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 17914-17919.
Mead, J.I., Schubert, B.W., Wallace, S.C., and Swift, S.L. (2012) Helodermatid lizard from the Mio-Pliocene oak-hickory forest of Tennessee, eastern USA, and a review of Monstersauria osteoderms. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 57, 111-121. Supplemental material:
Oldfield, C.C., McHenry, C.R., Clausen, P.D., Chamoli, U., Parr, W.C.H., Stynder, D.D., and Wroe, S. (2012) Finite element analysis of ursid cranial mechanics and the prediction of feeding behaviour in the extinct giant Agriotherium africanum. Journal of Zoology, 286, 163-170. Supplemental material:
O’Leary, M.A., Patel, B.A., and Coleman, M.N. (2012) Endocranial petrosal anatomy of Bothriogenys (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Anthracotheriidae), and petrosal volume and density comparisons among aquatic and terrestrial artiodactyls and outgroups. Journal of Paleontology, 86, 44-50.
Olori, J.C., and Bell, C.J. (2012) Comparative skull morphology of uropeltid snakes (Alethinophidia: Uropeltidae) with special reference to disarticulated elements and variation. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32450. Supplemental material:
Parmley, D., and Bahn, J.R. (2012) Late Pleistocene lizards from Fowlkes Cave, Culberson County, Texas. The Southwestern Naturalist, 57, 435-441. Supplemental material: lizards on Parr,
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Pérez de los Ríos, M., Moyà-Solà, S., and Alba, D.M. (2012) The nasal and paranasal architecture of the Middle Miocene ape Pierolapithecus catalaunicus (primates: Hominidae): phylogenetic implications. Journal of Human Evolution, 63, 497-506. Supplemental material:
Pierce, S.E., Clack, J.A., and Hutchinson, J.R. (2012) Three-dimensional limb joint mobility in the early tetrapod Ichthyostega. Nature, 486, 523-526. Supplemental material:
Sereno, P.C. (2012) Taxonomy, morphology, masticatory function and phylogeny of heterodontosaurid dinosaurs. ZooKeys, 226, 1-225.
Sigurdsen, T., Huttenlocker, A.K., Modesto, S.P., Rowe, T.B., and Damiani, R. (2012) Reassessment of the morphology and paleobiology of the therocephalian Tetracynodon darti (Therapsida), and the phylogenetic relationships of Baurioidea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32, 1113-1134.
Smith, N.A., and Clarke, J.A. (2012) Endocranial anatomy of the Charadriiformes: sensory system variation and the evolution of wing-propelled diving. PLoS One, 7(11), e49584. Supplemental material:
Stone, Z., Bless, S., Tolman, J., McDonald, J., Levinson, S., and Hanna, R. (2012) X-ray tomography to measure size of fragments from penetration of high-velocity tungsten rods. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1426, 60-63.
Udawatta, R.P., Gantzer, C.J., Anderson, S.H., Rossi, A.M., Graham, R.C., and Ketcham, R.A. (2012) Analysis of three-dimensional geometrical pore parameters from rock weathering. Soil Science, 177, 506-516.
Wake, D.B., Rovito, S.M., Maisano, J.A., and Hanken, J. (2012) Taxonomic status of the enigmatic salamander Cryptotriton adelos (Amphibia: Plethodontidae) from northern Oaxaca, Mexico, with observations on its skull and postcranial skeleton. Zootaxa, 3579, 67-70. Supplemental material:
Weaver, J.C., Milliron, G.W., Miserez, A., Evans-Lutterodt, K., Herrera, S., Gallana, I., Mershon, W.J., Swanson, B., Zavattieri, P., DiMasi, E., and Kisailus, D. (2012) The stomatopod dactyl club: a formidable damage-tolerant biological hammer. Science, 336, 1275-1280. Supplemental material:
Wood, H.M., Griswold, C.E., and Gillespie, R.G. (2012) Phylogenetic placement of pelican spiders (Archaeidae, Araneae), with insight into evolution of the “neck” and predatory behaviours of the superfamily Palpimanoidea. Cladistics, 28, 598-626.
Woodruff, D.C., and Fowler, D.W. (2012) Ontogenetic influence on neural spine bifurcation in diplodocoidea (Dinosauria: Sauropoda): a critical phylogenetic character. Journal of Morphology, 273, 754-764. Supplemental material:
Zaher, H., and Scanferla, C.A. (2012) The skull of the Upper Cretaceous snake Dinilysia patagonica Smith-Woodward, 1901, and its phylogenetic position revisited. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 164, 194-238.
Zhao, S., Jakob, W., Marschner, S., and Bala, K. (2012) Structure-aware synthesis for predictive woven fabric appearance. ACM Transactions on Graphics, 31, 75.
Zordan, M., Deem, S.L., and Sanchez, C.R. (2012) Focal palatine erosion in captive and free-living cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) and other felid species. Zoo Biology, 31, 181-188. Supplemental material:

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Bever, G.S., Brusatte, S.L., Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. (2011) Variation, variability, and the origin of the avian endocranium: Insights from the anatomy of Alioramus altai (Theropoda: Tyrannosauroidea). PLoS ONE, 6(8), e23393. Supplemental material:
Bhasin, A., Izadi, A., and Bedgaker, S. (2011) Three dimensional distribution of the mastic in asphalt composites. Construction and Building Materials, 25, 4079-4087.
Bhullar, B-A.S. (2011) The power and utility of morphological characters in systematics: a fully resolved phylogeny of Xenosaurus and its fossil relatives (Squamata: Anguimorpha). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 160, 65-181. Supplemental material:
Carvalho, T.P., and Albert, J.S. (2011) Redescription and phylogenetic position of the enigmatic Neotropical electric fish Iracema caiana Triques (Gymnotiformes: Rhamphichthyidae) using x-ray computed tomography. Neotropical Ichthyology, 9, 457-469.
Chamoli, U., and Wroe, S. (2011) Allometry in the distribution of material properties and geometry of the felid skull: why larger species may need to change and how they may achieve it. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 283, 217-226. Supplemental material: Felidae on
Claeson, K.M. (2011) The synarcual cartilage of batoids with emphasis on the synarcual of Rajidae. Journal of Morphology, 272, 1444-1463.
Coleman, M.N., and Boyer, D.M. (2011) Relationships between the expression of the stapedial artery and the size of the obturator foramen in euarchontans: functional and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Human Evolution, 60, 106-116.
Conrad, J.L., Rieppel, O., Gauthier, J.A., and Norell, M.A. (2011) Osteology of Gobiderma pulchrum (Monstersauria, Lepidosauria, Reptilia). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 362, 1-88. Supplemental material:
Cunningham, K.J., and Sukop, M.C. (2011) Multiple technologies applied to characterization of the porosity and permeability of the Biscayne aquifer, Florida. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2011-1037, 8 p.
Curtis, N., Jones, M.E.H., Shi, J., O’Higgins, P., Evans, S.E., and Fagan, M.J. (2011) Functional relationship between skull form and feeding mechanics in Sphenodon, and implications for diapsid skull development. PLoS ONE, 6(12), e29804. Supplemental material:
Davis, B.M. (2011) A novel interpretation of the tribosphenidan mammal Slaughteria eruptens from the Lower Cretaceous Trinity Group, and implications for dental formula in early mammals. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31, 676-683.
Daza, J.D., Diogo, R., Johnston, P., Abdala, V. (2011) Jaw adductor muscles across Lepidosaurs: A reappraisal. The Anatomical Record, 294, 1765-1782.
Diclaro, J.W., Lehnert, M.S., Mitola, M.A., Pereira, R.M., Koehler, P.G. (2011) A case study of Megaselia scalaris (Diptera: Phoridae) causing ocular myiasis in a Western Hognose snake. Journal of Medical Entomology, 48, 934-936.
Ekdale, E.G. (2011) Morphological variation in the ear region of Pleistocene Elephantimorpha (Mammalia, Proboscidea) from central Texas. Journal of Morphology, 272, 452-464.
Ekdale, E.G., and Rowe, T. (2011) Morphology and variation within the bony labyrinth of zhelestids (Mammalia, Eutheria) and other therian mammals. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31, 658-675.
Ferretti, M.P., and Debruyne, R. (2011) Anatomy and phylogenetic value of the mandibular and coronoid canals and their associated foramina in proboscideans (Mammalia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 161, 391-413. Supplemental material:
Gardner, J.E., and Ketcham, R.A. (2011) Bubble nucleation in rhyolite and dacite melts: temperature dependence of surface tension. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 162, 929-943.
Hogg, R.T., Ravosa, M.J., Ryan, T.M., and Vinyard, C.J. (2011) The functional morphology of the anterior masticatory apparatus in tree-gouging marmosets (Cebidae, Primates). Journal of Morphology, 272, 833-849.
Johnston, P. (2011) Cross-sectional imaging in comparative vertebrate morphology – the intracranial joint of the coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae, p. 259-274. In Saba, L. (editor), Computed Tomography – Special Applications. InTech, Croatia. Supplemental material:
Johnston, P. (2011) Cranial muscles of the anurans Leiopelma hochstetteri and Ascaphus truei and the homologies of the mandibular adductors in Lissamphibia and other gnathostomes. Journal of Morphology, 272, 1492-1512. Supplemental material:
Johnston, P. (2011) New morphological evidence support congruent phylogenies and Gondwana vicariance for palaeognathous birds. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 163, 959-982.
Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D., and Connelly, J.N. (2011) Implications of garnet resorption for the Lu-Hf garnet geochronometer: an example from the contact aureole of the Makhavinekh Lake Pluton, Labrador. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 29, 901-916.
Maddin, H.C., Olori, J.C., and Anderson, J.S. (2011) A redescription of Carrolla craddocki (Lepospondyli: Brachystelechidae) based on high-resolution CT, and the impacts of miniaturization and fossoriality on morphology. Journal of Morphology, 272, 722-743.
Maisey, J.G. (2011) The braincase of the Middle Triassic shark Acronemus tuberculatus (Bassani, 1886). Palaeontology, 54, 417-428.
Marschallinger, R., Hofmann, P., Daxner-Höck, G., and Ketcham, R. (2011) Solid modeling of fossil small mammal teeth. Computers and Geosciences, 37, 1364-1371.
Martinez, R.N., Sereno, P.C., Alcober, O.A., Colombi, C.E., Renne, P.R., Montañez, I.P., and Currie. B.S. (2011) A basal dinosaur from the dawn of the dionosaur era in southwestern Pangaea. Science, 331, 206-210.
Miralles, A., Köhler, J., Vieites, D.R., Glaw, F., and Vences, M. (2011) Hypotheses on rostral shield evolution in fossorial lizards derived from the phylogenetic position of a new species of Paracontias (Squamata, Scincidae). Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 11, 135-150. Supplemental material:
Müller, J., Hipsley, C.A., Head, J.J., Kardjilov, N., Hilger, A., Wuttke, M., and Reisz, R.R. (2011) Eocene lizard from Germany reveals amphisbaenian origins. Nature, 473, 364-367. Supplemental material:
Rivera, G., and Stayton, C.T. (2011) Finite element modeling of shell shape in the freshwater turtle Pseudemys concinna reveals a trade-off between mechanical strength and hydrodynamic efficiency. Journal of Morphology, 272, 1192-1203. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T., and Frank, L.R. (2011) The disappearing third dimension. Science, 331, 712-714.
Rowe, T.B., Sues, H.-D., and Reisz, R.R. (2011) Dispersal and diversity in the earliest North American sauropodomorph dinosaurs, with a description of a new taxon. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 278, 1044-1053. Supplemental material:
Rowe, T.B., Macrini, T.E., and Luo, Z.-X. (2011) Fossil evidence on origin of the mammalian brain. Science, 332, 955-957. Supplemental material:
Schott, R.K., Evans, D.C., Goodwin, M.B., Horner, J.R., Brown, C.M., and Longrich, N.R. (2011) Cranial ontogeny in Stegoceras validum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauria): A quantitative model of pachycephalosaur dome growth and variation. PLoS ONE, 6(6): e21092.
Sicuro, F.L., and Oliveira, L.F.B. (2011) Skull morphology and functionality of extant felidae (Mammalia: Carnivora): a phylogenetic and evolutionary perspective. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 161, 414-462.
Smith, K.T. (2011) The evolution of mid-latitude faunas during the Eocene: Late Eocene lizards of the Medicine Pole Hills reconsidered. Yale Peabody Museum Bulletin, 52, 3-105.
Smith, T.D., Eiting, T.P., and Rossie, J.B. (2011) Distribution of olfactory and nonolfactory surface area in the nasal fossa of Microcebus murinus: implications for microcomputed tomography and airflow studies. The Anatomical Record, 294, 1217-1225. Supplemental material:
Snively, E., and Theodor, J.M. (2011) Common functional correlates of head-strike behavior in the Pachycephalosaur Stegoceras validum (Ornithischia, Dinosauria) and combative Artiodactyls. PLoS ONE, 6(6), e21422.
Stayton, C.T. (2011) Biomechanics on the half shell: functional performance influences patterns of morphological variation in the emydid turtle carapace. Zoology, 114, 213-223.
Tahara, R., and Larsson, H.C.E. (2011) Cranial pneumatic anatomy of Ornithomimus edmontonicus (Ornithomimidae: Theropoda). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31, 127-143. Supplemental material:
Takhar, P.S., Maier, D.E., Campanella, O.H., and Chen, G. (2011) Hybrid mixture theory based moisture transport and stress development in corn kernels during drying: validation and simulation results. Journal of Food Engineering, 106, 275-282.
Tseng, Z.J., and Wang, X. (2011) Do convergent ecomorphs evolve through convergent morphological pathways? Cranial shape evolution in fossil hyaenids and borophagine canids (Carnivora, Mammalia). Paleobiology, 37, 470-489.
Tseng, Z.J., Antón, M., and Salesa, M.J. (2011) The evolution of the bone-cracking model in carnivorans: cranial functional morphology of the Plio-Pleistocene cursorial hyaenid Chasmaporthetes lunensis (Mammalia: Carnivora). Paleobiology, 37, 140-156. Supplemental material:
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Vega, C., and Stayton, C.T. (2011) Dimorphism in shell shape and strength in two species of emydid turtle. Herpetologica, 67, 397-405. Supplemental material:
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Waters, M.R., Stafford, T.W. Jr., McDonald, H.G., Gustafson, C., Rasmussen, M., Cappellini, E., Olsen, J.V., Szklarczyk, D., Jensen, L.J., Gilbert, M.T.P., and Willerslev, E. (2011) Pre-Clovis mastodon hunting 13,800 years ago at the Manis Site, Washington. Science, 334, 351-353.
Winkler, D.A., Jacobs, L.L., Kobayashi, Y., and Polcyn, M.J. (2011) CT reconstructions and relationships of the Early Cretaceous tribosphenidan mammal, Slaughteria eruptens (Trinity Group Texas, USA). Palaeontologia Electronica, 14(3), 14.3.21A.
Yoon, S.-H., and Park, S. (2011) A mechanical analysis of woodpecker drumming and its application to shock-absorbing systems. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 6, 016003. Supplemental material:
Zanno, L.E., and Makovicky, P.J. (2011) Herbivorous ecomorphology and specialization patterns in theropod dinosaur evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 232-237. Supplemental material:
Zhao, S., Jakob, W., Marschner, S., and Bala, K. (2011) Building volumetric appearance models of fabric using micro CT imaging. SIGGRAPH 2011 Proceedings.