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Abel, P., and Werneburg, I. (2024) The temporal region of the tetrapod skull: a textbook example on integrative morphology. Revue de Paleobiologie. 43. 101-118.
Assif, L., and Chirchir, H.
(2024) Trabecular bone morphology in big cats reflects the complex diversity of limb use but not home range size or daily travel distance. Journal of Anatomy, 307, 208-222.
Bell, C.J., Cadena, C., Meza, A., Rudie, L., and Lewis, P.J. (2024) Cranial anatomy of the “round-headed” amphisbaenian Zygaspis quadrifons (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) based on high-resolution x-ray computed tomography. The Anatomical Record, 307, 495-532.
Bertrand, O.C., Jiménez Lao, M., Shelley, S.L., Wible, J.R., Williamson, T.E., Meng, J., and Brusatte, S.L. (2024) The virtual brain endocast of Trogosus (Mammalia, Tillodontia) and its relevance in understanding the extinction of archaic placental mammals. Journal of Anatomy, 244, 1-21.
Blackburn, D.C., Boyer, D.M., Gray, J.A., Winchester, J., Bates, J.M., Baumgart, S.L., Braker, E., Coldren, D., Conway, K.W., Rabosky, A.D., de la Sancha, N., Dillman, C.B., Dunnum, J.L., Early, C.M., Frable, B.W., Gage, M.W., Hanken, J., Maisano, J.A., Marks, B.D., Maslenikov, K.P., McCormack, J.E., Nagesan, R.S., Pandelis, G.G., Prestridge, H.L., Rabosky, D.L., Randall, Z.S., Robbins, M.B., Scheinberg, L.A., Spencer, C.L., Summers, A.P., Tapanila, L., Thompson, C.W., Tornabene, L., Watkins-Colwell, G.J., Welton, L.J., the oVert Project Team, and Stanley, E.L. (In press)  Increasing the impact of vertebrate scientific collections through 3D imaging: The openVertebrate (oVert) Thematic Collections Network. Bioscience.
Bronzati, M., Langer, M.C., Ezcurra, M.D., Stocker, M.R., and Nesbitt, S.J. (In press)  Braincase and neuroanatomy of the lagerpetid Dromomeron gregorii (Archosauria, Pterosauromorpha) with comments on the early evolution of the braincase and associated soft tissues in Avemetatarsalia. The Anatomical Record.
Chiappone, M., Rodriguez-Saltos, C., Legendre, L.J., Li, Z., and Clarke, J. (In press) Ostrich (Struthio camelus) syrinx morphology and vocal repertoire across postnatal ontogeny and sex: implications for understanding vocal evolution in birds. Journal of Anatomy.
Chindebvu, E.G., Jacobs, L.L., Juwayeyi, Y.M., Perez, M.L., Polcyn, M.J., Simfukwe, H.H., Vineyard, D.P., and Winkler, D.A. (2024) The Mwesia Beds of northern Malawi in relation to the Tanganyika problem. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 543.
Cruz, J.A., Basanta, M.D., García-Castillo, M., Woolrich-Piña, G., and Parra-Olea, G. (2024) Amphibians environmental dependence and their use in paleoecological reconstructions. Past Environments of Mexico.
Eckley, S.A., Ketcham, R.A., Liu, Y., Gross, J., and McCubbin, F.M. (2024) Emplacement of shergottites in the Martian crust inferred from three-dimensional petrofabric and crystal size distribution analyses. Meteorit Planet Sci. 
Eckley, S.A., Ketcham, R., Liu, Y., Udry, A., and Gross, J. (2024) New olivine morphologies in shergottites reveal complex thermal histories of martian magmas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 373.
Fawcett, M.J., Lautenschlager, S., Bestwick, J., and Butler, R.J. (2024) Functional morphology of the Triassic apex predator Saurosuchus galilei (Pseudosuchia: Loricata) and convergence with a post-Triassic theropod dinosaur. The Anatomical Record, 307, 549-565. Supplemental material: https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Saurosuchus_galilei/
Ferreira, J.D., Rinderknecht, A., de Moura Bubadué, J., Gasparetto, L.F., Dozo, M.T., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R., and Kerber, L. (2024) Unveiling the neuroanatomy of Josephoartigasia monesi and the evolution of encephalization in caviomorph rodents. Brain Struct Funct 229, 971–985.
Figueirido, B.Tucker, S., and Lautenschlager, S. (2024) Comparing cranial biomechanics between Barbourofelis fricki and Smilodon fatalis: Is there a universal killing-bite among saber-toothed predators? The Anatomical Record, 114.
Gignac, P.M., Aceves, V., Baker, S., Barnes, J.J., Bell, J., Boyer, D., Cunningham, D., De Carlo, F., Chase, M.H., Cohen, K.E., Colbert, M., De Cree, T., Daza, J., Dickinson, E., DeLeon, V., Dougan, L., Duffy, F., Dunham, C., Early, C.M., Edey, D.R., Echols, S., Eckley, S.A., Fenner, K., Franklin, K.P., Gila, B., Goetz, F.E., Gray, J.A., Gleiber, D., Hall, A.S., Hanna, R., Hannula, M., Harris, W., Hill, J.J., Holliday, C.M., Hurdle, K., Jayarajan, A., Knaub, J.L., Krause, A.R., Leavey, A., Lessner, E.J., Lynch, L.M., Maga, M., Maisano, J., Marsh, K., Marsh, M., Martin-Silverstone, E., Misiaszek, John P., Neander, A.I., O’Brien, H.D., Olson, S., Panigot, E., Motch P., Susan M., Porri, T.J., Ramsey, A., Scheiffele, G, Smith, H.F., Stanley, E.L., Stock, S.R., Terhune, C.E., Thomas, D.L., Vargas, C.A.L., Veltri, M., Warnett, J.M., Watanabe, A., Waters, E.A., Wende, R., Wescott, D.J., Withnell, C.B., Whittaker, S., Wilbur, Z.E., Wilson, J., Wilson, M., Winchester, J., Yoakum, C.B. and Zobek, C.M. (2024) The role of networks to overcome large-scale challenges in tomography: The non-clinical tomography users research network. Tomography of Materials and Structures. 5.
Jenkins, K. M., Bell, C. J., Hancox, P. J., and Lewis, P. J. (2024) A new species of Palacrodon and a unique form of tooth attachment in reptiles. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.
Kim, D., Lee, M., and Museth, K. (2022) NeuralVDB: high-resolution sparse volume representation using hierarchical neural networks. ACM Transactions on Graphics.
Landry, C.J., Prodanović, M., Karpyn, Z., and Eichhubl, P. (2004) Estimation of fracture permeability from aperture distributions for rough and partially cemented fractures.
Legendre, L.J., Rodríguez-Saltos, C.A., Eliason, C.M., and Clarke, J.A. (in press) Evolution of the syrinx of Apodiformes, including the vocal-learning Trochilidae (Aves: Strisores). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.
Li, C., Zhu, Y., Zhou, J.-Q., Xiang, L., Jiang, X., and Zhu, W. (2024) Pore-scale insight into the effect of porous walls on fluid flow in rough-walled fractures. Journal of Hydrology, 628, 130534.
Longtine, C., Eliason, C.M., Mishkind, D., Lee, C., Chiappone, M., Goller, F., Love, J., Kingsley, E.P., Clarke, J.A., and Tabin, C.J. (2024) Homology and the evolution of vocal folds in the novel avian voice box. Current Biology, 34, 461-472.
Lu, A., Duggal, I., Daihom, B.A., Zhang, Y., and Maniruzzaman, M. (2024) Unraveling the influence of solvent composition of Drop-on-Demand binder jet 3D printed tablets containing calcium sulfate hemihydrate. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 649, 123652.
Maho, T., and Reisz, R.R. (2024) Exceptionally rapid tooth development and ontogenetic changes in the feeding apparatus of the Komodo dragon. PLoS ONE, 19, e0295002. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Varanus_komodoensis/
McCartney, K.N., Hammer, J.E., Shea, T., Brachfeld, S., and Giachetti, T. (2024) Evaluating the role of titanomagnetite in bubble nucleation: novel applications of low temperature magnetic analysis and textural characterization of rhyolite pumice and obsidian from Glass Mountain, California. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 25, e2023GC011338.
Meza, A., Bell, C.J., Daza, J.D., Thies, M.L., and Lewis, P.J. (2024) Variation in the cranial osteology of the amphisbaenian genus Zygaspis based on high-resolution x-ray computed tomography. The Anatomical Record, 307, 475-494.
Miller, M.R., Creel, D.G., and Geib, P.R. (2024) Chihuahuan desert shrine caves: refining chronologies of religious iconography and social histories for the Jornada and Mimbres Mogollon regions of the North American southwest. American Antiquity, 89, 37-57.
Mitchell, D.R., Sherratt, E., and Weisbecker, V. (2024) Facing the facts: adaptive trade-offs along body size ranges determine mammalian craniofacial scaling. Biological Reviews, 99, 496-524.
Moretti, J. A.Flores, D.Bell, C. J.Godwin, W.Hartstone-Rose, A., and Lewis, P. J. (2024) The scimitar-cat Homotherium from the submerged continental shelf of the Gulf Coast of Texas. The Anatomical Record, 111.
Mourey, A., Carrara, A., Shea, T., Costa, F., and Longpré, M.A. (2024) The influence of olivine settling on the formation of basaltic cumulates revealed by micro-tomography and numerical simulations. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 449.
Palci, A., Onary, S., Lee, M.S.Y., Smith, K.T., Wings, O., Rabi, M., and Georgalis, G.L. (In press) A new booid snake from the Eocene (Lutetian) Konservat-Lagerstätte of Geiseltal, Germany, and a new phylogenetic analysis of Booidea. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.
Parker, S., Cramberg, M., Scott, A., Sopko, S., Swords, A., Taylor, E., and Young, B.A. (In press) On the spinal venous sinus of Alligator mississippiensis. The Anatomical Record.
Powell, G.L., and Russell, A.P. (2024) The veritable horns of a dilemma: Assessing homology of the parietal and squamosal asperities of Phrynosoma (Squamata: Iguania: Phrynosomatidae). Acta Zoologica, 105, 57-80. Supplemental material: Phrynosoma on DigiMorph.org
Ramirez, S.P.. Hernandez, I., Balcorta, H.V., Kumar, P., Kumar, V., Poon, W., and Joddar, B. (In press) Microcomputed tomography for the microstructure evaluation of 3D bioprinted scaffolds. ACS Applied Bio Materials.
Pusch, L. C.Kammerer, C. F., and Fröbisch, J. (2024) the origin and evolution of Cynodontia (Synapsida, Therapsida): reassessment of the phylogeny and systematics of the earliest members of this clade using 3d-imaging technologies. The Anatomical Record, 307(4).
Ramiro-Ramirez, S., Bhandari, A.R., Flemings, P.B., and Reed, R.M. (In press) Permeability of Upper Wolfcamp lithofacies in the Delaware Basin: the role of stratigraphic heterogeneity in production of unconventional reservoirs. AAPG Bulletin.
Ramsey, S.R., Ostwald, A.M., Udry, A., O’Neal, E., Day, J.M.D., Wilbur, Z., Barnes, J.J., and Griffin, S. (2024) Northwest Africa 13669, a reequilibrated nakhlite from a previously unsampled portion of the nakhlite igneous complex. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 59, 134-170.
Roese-Miron, L., Jones, M.E.H., Ferreira, J.D., and Hsiaou, A.S. (In press) Virtual endocasts of Clevosaurus brasiliensis and the tuatara: rhynchocephalian neuroanatomy and the oldest endocranial record for the Lepidosauria. The Anatomical Record. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Sphenodon_punctatus/adult/ and https://digimorph.org/specimens/Sphenodon_punctatus/juvenile/
Scarpetta, S.G. (2024) A Palaeogene stem crotaphytid (Aciprion formosum) and the phylogenetic affinities of early pleurodontan iguanians. Royal Society Open Science, 11, 221139. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Aciprion_formosum/
Singh, K., Muzemder, A.T.M., Edey, D., Colbert, M., Maisano, J., and Shafei, B. (2024) Time-lapse 3D Micro-tomography of calcite column experiments to study pH-dependent dynamic dissolution processes. Applied Geochemistry. 167.
Šmajdek, U., Lesar, Ž., Marolt, M., and Bonham, C.. (2024) Combined volume and surface rendering with global illumination caching. Vis Comput 40, 2491–2503
Swords, A.Cramberg, M.Parker, S.Scott, A.Sopko, S.Taylor, E., and Young, B. A. (2024) The Crocodylian proatlas functions to redistribute venous blood and cerebrospinal fluid. J Morphol. 285(3)
Taylor, E., Cramberg, M, Parker, S., Scott, A., Sopko, S., Swords, A., and Young, B.A. (2024) The presence of a foramen of Luschka in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) and the continuity of the intraventricular and subdural spaces. Journal of Anatomy, 244, 391-401.
von Baczko, M.B., Cardillo, A.F., Ulloa-Guaiquin, K., Desojo, J.B., and Paulina-Carabajal, A. (In press) Paleoneurology and neuroanatomical notes on the South American “rauisuchian” Saurosuchus galilei from the Ischigualasto formation, San Juan, Argentina. The Anatomical Record.
Weaver, L.N., Crowell, J.W., Chester, S.G.B., and Tyson, T. (2024) Skull of a new periptychid mammal from the lower Paleocene Denver Formation of Colorado (Corral Bluffs, El Paso County). J Mammal Evol 31, 16.
Young, B.A., and Cramberg, M. (2024) The anatomical basis of amphibious hearing in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). The Anatomical Record, 307, 198-207.
Yuk, J., Pandey, A., Park, L., Bemis, W., and Jung, S. (2024) Effect of skull morphology on fox snow diving. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 121.

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Altin-Yavuzarsian, G., Brooks, S.M., Yuan, S.-F., Park, J.O., Alper, H.S., and Nelson, A. (2023) Additive manufacturing of engineered living materials with bio-augmented mechanical properties and resistance to degradation. Advanced Functional Materials, 33, 2300332.
Beard, K.C., Coster, P.M.C., Ocakoğlu, F., and Métais, G. (2023) Dental anatomy, phylogenetic relationships and paleoecology of Orhaniyeia nauta (Metatheria, Anatoliadelphyidae), a Gondwanan component of the insular Eocene mammal fauna of Balkanatolia (north-central Turkey). Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 30, 859-872.
Boerman, S.A., Perrichon, G., Yang, J., Li, C.-S., Martin, J.E., Speijer, R.P., and Smith, T. (2023) A juvenile skull from the early Palaeocene of China extends the appearance of crocodyloids in Asia back by 15–20 million years. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 787-811. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Alligator_mississippiensis/juvenile/
Bresee, C.S., Belli, H.M., Luo, Y., and Hartmann, M.J.Z.
(2023) Comparative morphology of the whiskers and faces of mice (Mus musculus) and rats (Rattus norvegicus). Journal of Experimental Biology, 226, jeb245597. Supplemental material: https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Mus_musculus/
Brooks, S., Reed, K.B., Yuan, S.-F., Altin-Yavuzarsian, G., Shafranek, R., Nelson, A., Alper, H.S. (2023) Enhancing long-term storage and stability of engineered living materials through desiccant storage and trehalose treatment. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 120, 572-582.
Burke, P.M., and Mannion, P.D. (2023) Neuroanatomy of the crocodylian Tomistoma dawsoni from the Miocene of North Africa provides insights into the evolutionary history of the gavialoids. Journal of Anatomy, 243, 1-22. 
Bussey, J.M., Weber, M.H., Smith-Gray, N.J., Sly, J.J., McCloy, J.S.
(2023) Examining phase separation and crystallization in glasses with X-ray nano-computed tomography. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 600, 121987. 
Čerňanský, A.,  Daza, J., Tabuce, R., Saxton, E., and Vidalenc, D. (2023) An early Eocene pan-gekkotan from France could represent an extra squamate group that survived the K-Pg extinction. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 68, 695-708.
Čerňanský, A.,  Smith, R., Smith, T., and Folie, A. (2023) Iguanian lizards (Acrodonta and Pleurodonta) from the earliest Eocene (MP 7) of Dormaal, Belgium: the first stages of these iconic reptiles in Europe. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 42, e2184696. Supplemental material: agamids on DigiMorph.org
Chuliver, M., Scanferla, A., and Koch, C. (2023) Ontogeny of the skull of the blind snake Amerotyphlops brongersmianus (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) brings new insights on snake cranial evolution. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 698-718. Supplemental material: squamates on DigiMorph.org
Costello, M.A., Liu, J., Chen, B., Wang, Y., Qin, B., Xu, X., Li, Q., Lynd, N.A., and Zhang, F. (2023) Drug release mechanisms of high-drug-load, melt-extruded dexamethasone intravitreal implants. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 187, 46-56. 
Costello, M.A., Liu, J., Wang, Y., Qin, B., Xu, X., Li, Q., Lynd, N.A., and Zhang, F. (2023) Reverse engineering the Ozurdex dexamethasone intravitreal implant. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 634, 122625. 
Cowgill, T., Young, M.T., Schwab, J.A., Walsh, S., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Dollman, K.N., Turner, A.H., and Brusatte, S.L. (2023) Cephalic salt gland evolution in Mesozoic pelagic crocodylomorphs. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 812-835. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Gavialis_gangeticus/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Tomistoma_schlegelii/
Das, S., Greenbaum, E., Meiri, S., Bauer, A.M., Burbrink, F.T., Raxworthy, C.J., Weinell, J.L., Brown, R.M., Brecko, J., Pauwels, O.S.G., Rabibisoa, N., Raselimanana, A.P., and Merilä, J. (2023) Ultraconserved elements-based phylogenomic systematics of the snake superfamily Elapoidea, with the description of a new Afro-Asian family. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 180, 107700. 
Engelman, R.K., and Croft, D.A. (2023) A seventh carnivorous metatherian taxon (Sparassodonta) from the late Miocene-early Pliocene Santa María group of Catamarca Province, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 129, 104493.  Supplemental material: https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Chironectes_minimus/ and https://digimorph.org/specimens/Didelphis_virginiana/
Entiauspe-Neto, O.M., Franco, F.L., Koch, C., Tiutenko, A., Wingert, J.M., and Borges-Martina, M. (2023) More than meets no eyes: Taxonomic status of Liotyphlops Peters, 1881 (Serpentes: Anomalepididae) blindsnake from the Atlantic Rainforest. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 303, 10-25.
Evers, S.W., Ponstein, J., Jansen, M.A., Gray, J.A., and Fröbisch, J. (2023) A systematic compendium of turtle mandibular anatomy using digital dissections of soft tissue and osteology. The Anatomical Record, 306, 1228-1303. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Pelusios_sinuatus/
Folly, M., de Luna-Dias, C., Miguel, I.R., Ferreira, J.C. Jr., Machado, A., Lopes, R.T., and Pombal, J.P. Jr. (2023) Tiny steps towards greater knowledge: an osteological review with novel data on the Atlantic Forest toadlets of the Brachycephalus ephippium species group. Acta Zoologica, 104, 71-105. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Ischnocnema_guentheri/
Frosali, S., Bartolini-Lucenti, S., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Urciuoli, A., Costeur, L., and Rook, L. (2023) First digital study of the frontal sinus of stem-Canini (Canidae, Carnivora): evolutionary and ecological insights throughout advanced diagnostic in paleobiology. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 11, 1173341. Supplemental material: Canis on DigiMorph.org
Gaillard, C., MacPhee, R.D.E., and Forasiepi, A.M. (2023) Seeing through the eyes of the sabertooth Thylacosmilus atrox (Metatheria, Sparassodonta). Communications Biology, 6, 257. Supplemental material: https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Homotherium_serum/
Gaudin, T.J., and Scaife, T. (2023) Cranial osteology of a juvenile specimen of Acratocnus ye (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Folivora) and its ontogenetic and phylogenetic implications. The Anatomical Record, 306, 607-637. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Choloepus_hoffmanni/
Graham, N.A., Larsen, J.F. ,Tasa, K.Y., deGraffenried, R.L. Cashman, K.V., and McCartney, K.N. (2023) Controls of crystal shape on degassing mechanisms in crystal-rich magmas with rhyolitic groundmass melts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 601, 117891.
Greer, S., Cramberg, M., and Young, B.A. (2023) Morphology of the distal tip of the spinal cord in Alligator mississippiensis. The Anatomical Record, 306, 889-904.
Hand, S.J., Maugoust, J., Beck, R.M.D., and Orliac, M.J. (2023) A 50-million-year-old, three-dimensionally preserved bat skull supports an early origin for modern echolocation. Current Biology, 33, 4624-4640.
Heap, M.J., Harnett, C.E., Nazarbayov, T., Heng, Z., Baud, P., Xu, T., Rosas-Carabajal, M., and Komorowski, J.-C. (2023) The influence of heterogeneity on the strength of volcanic rocks and the stability of lava domes. Bulletin of Volcanology, 85, 49. 
Heiss, E., Gignac, P.M., Porro, L.B., and Lemell, P. (2023) Convergence of aquatic feeding modes in the Sauropsida (crocodiles, birds, lizards, snakes, and turtles), pp. 141-181 in: Bels, V.L., Russell, A.P., eds., Convergent Evolution. Fascinating Life Sciences. Springer.
Hoffmann, C.A., de Andrade, M.B., and Martinelli, A.G. (2023) Anatomy of the holotype of ‘Probelesodon’ kitchingi revisited, a chinquodontid cynodont (Synapsida, Probainognathia) from the early Late Triassic of southern Brazil. Journal of Paleontology, 97, 693-710. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Probelesodon_sanjuanensis/
Hoffmann, S., Kirk, E.C., Rowe, T.B., and Cifelli, R.L. (2023) Petrosal morphology of the Early Cretaceous triconodontid Astroconodon from the Cloverly Formation (Montana, USA). Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 30, 819-844.
Horner, J.R., Goodwin, M.B., and Evans, D.C. (2023) A new pachycephalosaurid from the Hell Creek Formation, Garfield County, Montana, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 42, e2190369.
Jiangzuo, Q., Werdelin, L., Sanisidro, O., Yang, R., Fu, J., Li, S., Wang, S., and Deng, T. (2023) Origin of adaptations to open environments and social behavior in sabretoothed cats from the northeastern border of the Tibetan Plateau. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 290, 20230019. Supplemental material: https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Homotherium_serum/
Kirk, E.C., Dunn, R.H., Rodwell, B., and Townsend, K.E.B. (2023) New specimens of middle Eocene omomyines (Primates, Omomyoidea) from the Uinta Basin of Utah and the Tornillo Basin of Texas, with clarification of the generic status of Ourayia, Mytonius, and Diablomomys. Journal of Human Evolution, 183, 103425.
Kyle, J.R., Quintero, T.R., Ukar, E., Miller, N.R., Elliott, S.J., and Colbert, M. (2023) Dolomite cement microstratigraphy: A record of brine evolution and ore precipitation mechanisms, upper Knox Group, Tennessee and Kentucky, USA. Geology, 51, 392-396.
Lanzetti, A., Portela-Miguez, R., Fernandez, V., and Goswami, A. (2023) Testing heterochrony: connecting skull shape ontogeny and evolution of feeding adaptations in baleen whales. Evolution and Development, 25, 257-273.
Latimer, A.E., Sherratt, E., Bonnet, T., and Scheyer, T.M. (2023) Semicircular canal shape diversity among modern lepidosaurs: life habit, size, allometry. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 23, 10. Supplemental material: squamates on DigiMorph.org
Lautenschlager, S., Fagan, M.J., Luo, Z.-X., Bird, C.M., Gill, P., and Rayfield, E.J. (2023) Functional reorganisation of the cranial skeleton during the cynodont-mammaliaform transition. Communications Biology, 6, 367. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Dasyurus_hallucatus/ and https://digimorph.org/specimens/Petropseudes_dahli/
Lessner, E.J., Cranor, C., Hunt-Foster, R., and Holliday, C.M. (2023) Endocranial anatomy of Allosaurus supports neural trends among non-avian theropod dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 43, e2236161.
Lessner, E.J., Dollman, K.N., Clarke, J.M., Xu, X., and Holliday, C.M. (2023) Ecomorphological patterns in trigeminal canal branching among sauropsids reveal sensory shift in suchians. Journal of Anatomy, 242, 927-952. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Simosuchus_clarki/
Lessner, E.J., Echols, M.S., Paul-Murphy, J.R., Speer, B.L., and Holliday, C.M. (2023) Gray parrot (Psittacus erithacus) beak papillae and nerves identified using novel 2-D and 3-D imaging modalities. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 84, 23.03.0059.
Long, J.M., Snow, R.A., Shoup, D.E., and Bartnicki, J.B. (2023) Validation and comparison of age estimates for smallmouth buffalo in Oklahoma based on otoliths, pectoral fin rays, and opercula. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 43, 618-627.
Loréal, E., Syromyatnikova, E.V., Danilov, I.G., and Čerňanský, A. (2023) The easternmost record of the largest anguine lizard that has ever lived – Pseudopus pannonicus (Squamata, Anguidae): new fossils from the late Neogene of Eastern Europe. Fossil Record, 26, 51-84. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Ophisaurus_apodus/
Loza, C.M., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R., Scarano, A.C., Romero, M., Barbeito, C.G., and Carlini, A.A. (2023) The brain of fur seals, seals, and walrus (Pinnipedia): a comparative anatomical and phylogenetic study of cranial endocasts of semiaquatic mammals. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 30, 1011-1028. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Zalophus_californianus/male/, https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Callorhinus_ursinus/, and https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Monachus_tropicalis/male/
Lundeen, I.K., and Kirk, E.C. (2023) Euarchontans from Fantasia, an upland middle Eocene locality at the western margin of the Bighorn Basin. Journal of Human Evolution, 176, 103310.
MacPhee, R.D.E., Gaillard, C., Forasiepi, A,M., and Sulser, B. (2023) Transverse canal foramen and pericarotid venous network in Metatheria and other mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 462, 1-122. Supplemental material: marsupials on DigiMorph.org
Macrì, S., Aalto, I.-M., Allemand, R., and Di-Poï. (2023) Reconstructing the origin and early evolution of the snake brain. Science Advances, 9, eadi6888.
Macrini, T.E., Hopwood, J.H., Herbert, C.A., and Weisbecker, V. (2023) Development of the ethmoid in a wallaby and implications for the homology of turbinal elements in marsupials. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 378, 20220082.
Mann, A., Henrici, A.C., Sues, H.D., and Pierce, S.E. (2023) A new Carboniferous edaphosaurid and the origin of herbivory in mammal forerunners. Scientific Reports, 13, 4459.
Martinez, Q,, Okrouhlík, J., Šumbera, R., Wright, M., Araújo, R., Braude, S., Hildebrandt, T.B., Holtze, S., Ruf, I., and Fabre, P.-H. (2023) Mammalian maxilloturbinal evolution does not reflect thermal biology. Nature Communications, 14, 4425. Supplemental material: mammals on DigiMorph.org
May, S.R., Bader, K.S., Boucher, L.D., Jacobs, L.L., Lively, J.R., Myers, T.S, and Polcyn, M.J. (2023) A record of Late Jurassic vertebrates from Texas. Rocky Mountain Geology, 58, 19-37.
May, S.R., and Brown, M.A. (2023) Anchitheriomys buceei (Rodentia, Castoridae) from the Miocene of Texas and a review of the Miocene beavers from the Texas Coastal Plain. Palaeontologia Electronica, 26, a7.
Mayer, A.R., Dodd, A., Dodd, R., Stephenson, D.D., Ling, J.M., Mehros, C.J., Patton, D.A., Robertson-Benta, C.R., Gigliotti, A.P., Vermillion, M.S., and Noghero, A. (2023) Head kinematics, blood biomarkers, and histology in large animal models of traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock. Journal of Neurotrauma, 40, 2205-2216. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Sus_scrofa/skull/
McKanna, A.J., Koran, I., Schoene, B., and Ketcham, R.A. (2023) Chemical abrasion: the mechanics of zircon dissolution. Geochronology, 5, 127-151.
Meyer, D., Brownstein, C.D., Jenkins, K.M., and Gauthier, J.A. (2023) A Morrison stem gekkotan reveals gecko evolution and Jurassic biogeography. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 290, 20232284. Supplemental material: squamates on DigiMorph.org
Perrichon, G., Hautier, L., Pochat-Cottilloux, Y., Raselli, I., Salaviale, C., Dailh, B., Rinder, N., Fernandez, V., Adrien, J., Lachambre, J., and Martin, J.E. (2023) Ontogenetic variability of the intertympanic sinus distinguishes lineages within Crocodylia. Journal of Anatomy, 1096-1123. Supplemental material: crocodylians on DigiMorph.org
Polcyn, M.J., Bardet, N., Albright, L.B., and Titus, A. (2023) A new lower Turonian mosasaurid from the Western Interior Seaway and the antiquity of the unique basicranial circulation pattern in Plioplatecarpinae. Cretaceous Research, 151, 105621.
Rhoda, D.P., Haber, A., and Angielczyk, K.D. (2023) Diversification of the ruminant skull along an evolutionary line of least resistance. Science Advances, 9, eade8929.
Rosenberger, A.L., and Tejedor, M.F. (2023) Why owl monkeys are pitheciids: morphology, adaptations, and the evolutionary history of the Aotus lineage. pp. 103-154 in: Fernandez-Duque, E., eds, Owl Monkeys. Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects.  Springer.
Ruiz, J.V., Ferreira, G.S., Lautenschlager, S. de Castro, M.C., and Montefeltro, F.C, (2023) Different, but the same: Inferring the hunting behaviour of the hypercarnivorous bush dog (Speothos venaticus) through finite element analysis. Journal of Anatomy, 242, 553-567. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Speothos_venaticus/ 
Santos, F.J.M. (2023) A new species of the genus Liotyphlops Peters, 1881 (Serpentes, Anomalepidae) from Colombia and the synonymization of Liotyphlops beui (Amaral, 1924) with Liotyphlops ternetzii (Boulenger, 1896). ZooKeys, 1146, 87-114.
Scarpetta, S.G., and Ledesma, D.T. (2023) A strikingly ornamented fossil alligator lizard (Squamata: Abronia) from the Miocene of California. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 752-767.
Schuett, G.W., Peterson, K.H., Powell, A.R., Taylor, J.D., Alexander, J.R., and Lappin, A.K. (2023) Female-female aggression in the Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum). Royal Society Open Science, 10, 221466. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Heloderma_suspectum/adult/
Sekhon, N., Banner, J.L., Breeker, D.O., and Tremaine, D.M. (2023) Using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography to test the suitability and guide the preparation of stalagmites for paleoclimate reconstruction. Journal of Cave & Karst Studies, 85, 1-15.
Selig, K.R. (2023) Form, function, and tissue proportions of the mustelid carnassial molar. Mammal Research, 68, 637-646. Supplemental material: Mustelidae on DigiMorph.org 
Shi, J., Li, Q., Stidham, T.A., Zhang, C., Jiangzuo, Q., Chen, M., and Ni, X. (2023) Evolutionary and biogeographic implications of an erycine snake (Serpentes, Erycidae, Eryx) from the Upper Miocene of the Linxia Basin, Gansu Province, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 167, 11491.
Šmajdek, U., Lesar, Ž., Marolt, M., and Bohak, C. (2023) Combined volume and surface rendering with global illumination caching. The Visual Computer. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Halichoeres_pictus/
Spicher, G.E., Sertich, J.J.W., Girard, L.C., Joyce, W.G., Lyson, T.R., and Rollot, Y. (2023) A description of a Denazinemys nodosa specimen (Testudinata, Baenidae) from the Late Cretaceous Kaiparowits Formation of southern Utah. Fossil Record, 26, 151-170.
Stevens, L.M., Recker, E.A., Zhou, K.A., Garcia, V.G., Mazon, K.S., Tagnon, C., Abdelaziz, N.,  and Page, Z.A. (2023) Counting all photons: Efficient optimization of visible light 3D Printing. Advanced Materials Technologies, 8, 2300052.
Suarez, C., Forasiepi, A.M., Babot, M.J., Shinmura, T., Luque, J., Vanegas, R.D., Cadena, E.A., and Goin, F.J. (2023) A sabre-tooth predator from the Neotropics: cranial morphology of Anachlysictis gracilis Goin, 1997 (Metatheria, Thylacosmilidae), based on new specimens from La Venta (Middle Miocene, Colombia). Geodiversitas, 45, 497-572.
Tada, S., Tsuihiji, T., Matsumoto, R., Hanai, T., Iwami, Y., Tomita, N., Sato, H., and Tsogtbaatar, K. (2023) Evolutionary process toward avian-like cephalic thermoregulation system in Theropoda elucidated based on nasal structures. Royal Society Open Science, 10, 220997. Supplemental material: dinosaurs on DigiMorph.org
Tamagnini, D., Michaud, M., Meloro, C., Raia, P., Soibelzon, L., Tambusso, P.S., Varela, L., and Maiorano, L. (2023) Conical and sabertoothed cats as an exception to craniofacial evolutionary allometry. Scientific Reports, 13, 13571. Supplemental material: felids on DigiMorph.org
Troyelli, A., Cassini, G.H., Tirao, G., Boscaini, A., and Fernicola, J.C. (2023) Endocranial cast anatomy of the Early Miocene glyptodont Propalaehoplophorus australis (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata) and its evolutionary implications. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 30, 907-922. Supplemental material: https://digimorph.org/specimens/Dasypus_novemcinctus/
Van Iten, H., Hughes, N.C., John, D.L., Gaines, R.R., and Colbert, M.W. (2023) Conulariid soft parts replicated in silica from the Scotch Grove Formation (lower Middle Silurian) of east-central Iowa. Journal of Paleontology, 97, 961-970.
Varela, L., Tambusso, P.S., Pérez Zerpa, J.M., McAfee, R.K., Fariña, R.A. (2023) 3D finite element analysis and geometric morphometrics of sloths (Xenarthra, Folivora) mandibles show insights on the dietary specializations of fossil taxa. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 128, 104445. Supplemental material: https://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Bradypus_variegatus/ and https://digimorph.org/specimens/Choloepus_hoffmanni/
White, H.A., Tucker, A.S., Fernandez, V., Portela Miguez, R., Hautier, L., Herrel, A., Urban, D.J., Sears, K.E., and Goswami, A. (2023) Pedomorphosis in the ancestry of marsupial mammals. Current Biology, 33, 2136-2150.
Yuk, J., Akash, M.M.H., Chakraborty, A., Basu, S., Chamorro, L.P., and Jung, S. (2023) Morphology of pig nasal structure and modulation of airflow and basic thermal conditioning. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 63, 304-314. Supplemental material: DigiMorph.org
Zaher, H., Mohabey, D.M., Grazziotin, F.G., and Mantilla, J.A.W. (2023) The skull of Sanajeh indicus, a Cretaceous snake with an upper temporal bar, and the origin of ophidian wide-gaped feeding. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 656-697. Supplemental material: Squamata on DigiMorph.org

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Abel, P., Pommery, Y., Ford, D.P., Koyabu, D., and Werneburg, I. (2022) Skull sutures and cranial mechanics in the Permian reptile Captorhinus aguti and the evolution of the temporal region in early amniotes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 841784. 
Álvarez-Armada, N., Cameron, C.B., Bauer, J.E., and Rahman, I.A. (2022) Heterochrony and parallel evolution of echinoderm, hemichordate and cephalochordate internal bars. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289, 20220258. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Jaeckelocarpus_oklahomensis/
Araújo, R., David, R., Benoit, J., Lungmus, J.K., Stoessel, A., Barrett, P.M., Maisano, J.A., Ekdale, E., Orliac, M., Luo, Z.-X., Martinelli, A.G., Hoffman, E.A., Sidor, C.A., Martins, R.M.S., Spoor, F., and Angielczyk, K.D. (2022) Inner ear biomechanics reveals a Late Triassic origin for mammalian endothermy. Nature, 607, 726-731. 
Arbez, T., Atkins, J.B., and Maddin, H.C. (2022) Cranial anatomy and systematics of Dendrerpeton cf. helogenes (Tetrapoda, Temnospondyli) from the Pennsylvanian of Joggins, revisited through micro-CT scanning. Papers in Paleontology, 8, e1421. 
Ballell, A., Benton, M.J., and Rayfield, E. (2022) Dental form and function in the early feeding diversification of dinosaurs. Science Advances, 8, eabq5201.
Belanger, C.L. (2022) Volumetric analysis of benthic foraminifera: intraspecific test size and growth patterns related to embryonic size and food resources. Marine Micropaleontology, 176, 102170.
Benito, J., Chen, A., Wilson, L.E., Bhullar, B.-A.S., Burnham, D., and Field, D.J. (2022) Forty new specimens of Ichthyornis provide unprecedented insight into the postcranial morphology of crownward stem group birds. PeerJ, 10, e13919.
Benoit, J., Nxumalo, M., Norton, L.A., Fernandez, V., Gaetano, L.C., Rubidge, B., and Abdala, F. (2022) Synchrotron scanning sheds new light on Lumkuia fuzzi (Therapsida, Cynodontia) from the Middle Triassic of South Africa and its phylogenetic placement. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 196, 104689. Supplemental material: basal synapsids on DigiMorph.org
Bertrand, O.C., Shelley, S.L., Williamson, T.E., Wible, J.R., Chester, S.G.B., Flynn, J.J., Holbrook, L.T., Lyson, T., Meng, J., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) Brawn before brains in placental mammals after the end-Cretaceous extinction. Science, 376, 80-85. 
Bowman, C.I.W., Young, M.T., Schwab, J.A., Walsh, S., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Choiniere, J., Dollman, K.N., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) Rostral neurovasculature indicates sensory trade-offs in Mesozoic pelagic crocodylomorphs. The Anatomical Record, 305, 2654-2669. Supplemental material: crocodilians on DigiMorph.org
Bridge, A.T., Santoso, M.S., Maisano, J.A., Hillsley, A.V., Brennecke, J.F., and Freeman, B.D. (2022) Rapid macrovoid characterization in membranes prepared via nonsolvent-induced phase separation: a comparison between 2D and 3D techniques. Journal of Membrane Science, 661, 120923. 
Brownstein, C.D., and Lyson, T.R. (2022) Giant gar from directly above the Cretaceous–Palaeogene boundary suggests healthy freshwater ecosystems existed within thousands of years of the asteroid impact. Biology Letters, 18, 20220118.
Carr, H.A., Rübel, O., Weber, G.H., and Ahrens, J.P. (2022) Optimization and augmentation for data parallel contour trees. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 28, 3471-3485.
Čerňanský, A.,  Daza, J.D., Smith, R., Bauer, A.M., Smith, T., and Folie, A. (2022) A new gecko from the earliest Eocene of Dormaal, Belgium: a thermophilic element of the ‘greenhouse world’. Royal Society Open Science, 9, 6.
Čerňanský, A., Singh, N.P., Patnaik, R., Sharma, K.M., Tiwari, R.P., Sehgal, R.K., Singh, N.A., and Choudhary, D. (2022) The Miocene fossil lizards from Kutch (Gujarat), India: a rare window to the past diversity of this subcontinent. Journal of Paleontology, 96, 213-223. Supplemental material: Uromastyx on DigiMorph.org
Chirchir, H., Ruff, C., Helgen, K.M., and Potts, R. (2022) Effects of reduced mobility on trabecular bone density in captive big cats. Royal Society Open Science, 9, 211345.
Clement, A.M., Challands, T.J., Cloutier, R., Houle, L., Ahlberg, P.E., Collin, S.P., and Long, J.A. (2022) Morphometric analysis of lungfish endocasts elucidates early dipnoan palaeoneurological evolution. Elife, 11, e73461.
Cowgill, T., Young, M.T., Schwab, J.A., Walsh, S., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Dollman, K.N., Choiniere, J.N., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) Paranasal sinus system and upper respiratory tract evolution in Mesozoic pelagic crocodylomorphs. The Anatomical Record, 305, 2583-2603. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Gavialis_gangeticus/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Tomistoma_schlegelii/
Das, S., Brecko, J., Pauwels, O.S.G., and Merilä, J. (2022) Cranial osteology of Hypoptophis (Aparallactinae: Atractaspididae: Caenophidia), with a discussion on the evolution of its fossorial adaptations. Journal of Morphology, 283, 510-538. Supplemental material: snakes on DigiMorph.org
Davis, B.M., Jäger, K.R.K., Rougier, G.W., Trujillo, K., and Chamberlain, K. (2022) A morganucodontan mammaliaform from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Utah, USA. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 67, 77-93.
Demuth, O.E., Benito, J., Tschopp, E., Lautenschlager, S., Mallison, H., Heeb, N., and Field, D.J. (2022) Topology-based three-dimensional reconstruction of delicate skeletal fossil remains and the quantification of their taphonomic deformation. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 828006.
Deutsch, A.R., Dickinson, E., Whichard, V.A., Lagomarsino, G.R., Perry, J.M.G., Kupczik, K., and Hartstone-Rose, A. (2022) Primate body mass and dietary correlates of tooth root surface area. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 177, 4-26. Supplemental material: primates on DigiMorph.org
Díaz-Lameiro, A.M., Villlamil, C.I., Gamble, T., Pinto, B.J., Herrera-Martínez, A., Thomas, R., Bernstein, J.M., Titus-McQuillan, J.E., Nielsen, S.V., Agosto-Torres, E., Puente-Rolón, A.R., Bird-Picó, F.J., Oleksyk, T.K., Martínez-Cruzado, J.C., and Daza, J. (2022) A new species of Sphaerodactylus (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylidae) from the northwest limestone region of Puerto Rico. Ichthyology & Herpetology, 110, 449-465.
Dong, L., Wang, Y.-Q., Zhao, Q., Vasilyn, D., Wang, Y., and Evans, S.E. (2022) A new stem-varanid lizard (Reptilia, Squamata) from the early Eocene of China. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 377, 20210041. Supplemental material: varanids on DigiMorph.org
Drumheller, S.K., Boyd, C.A., Barnes, B.M.S., and Householder, M.L. (2022) Biostratinomic alterations of an Edmontosaurus “mummy” reveal a pathway for soft tissue preservation without invoking “exceptional conditions”. PLoS ONE, 17, e027540.
Evers, S.W., Joyce, W.G., Choiniere, J.N., Ferreira, G.S., Foth, C., Hermanson, G., Yi, H., Johnson, C.M., Werneberg, I., and Benson, R.B.J. (2022) Independent origin of large labyrinth size in turtles. Nature Communications, 13, 58074.
Fang, Y., Fleming, P.B., Daigle, H., Phillips, S.C., and O’Connell, J. (2022) Permeability of methane hydrate-bearing sandy silts in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico (Green Canyon block 955). AAPG Bulletin, 106, 1071-1100.
Ferraz da Costa, M., Kyle, J.R., Lobato, L.M., Ketcham, R.A., Figueiredo e Silva, R.C., and Fernandes, R.C. (2022) Orogenic gold ores in three-dimensions: a case study of distinct mineralization styles at the world-class Cuiabá deposit, Brazil, using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography on gold particles. Ore Geology Reviews, 140, 104584.
Figueirido, B., Pérez-Ramos, A., Hotchner, A., Lovelace, D.M., Pastor, F.J., and Palmqvist, P. (2022) The brain of the North American cheetah-like cat Miracinonyx trumani. iScience, 25, 105671.
Fleagle, J.G., Gladman, J.T., and Kay, R.F. (2022) A new humerus of Homunculus patagonicus, a stem platyrrhine from the Santa Cruz Formation (Late Early Miocene), Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. Ameghiniana, 59, 78-96.
Flink, T., and Werdelin, L. (2022) Digital endocasts from two late Eocene carnivores shed light on the evolution of the brain at the origin of Carnivora. Papers in Paleontology, 8, e1422. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Miacis_cognitus/
Fouke, B.W., Bhattacharjee, A.S., Fried, G.A., Sivaguru, M., Sanford, R.A., Zhou, L. Alcalde, R.E., Wunch, K., Stephenson, A., Ferrar, J.A., Hernandez, A.G., Wright, C., Fields, C.J., Todorov, L.G., Fouke, K.W., Bailey, C.M., and Werth, C.J. (2022) Sulfate-reducing bacteria streamers and iron sulfides rapidly occlude porosity and increase hydraulic resistance in proppant-filled shale fractures. AAPG Bulletin, 106, 179-208.
Gawronska, A.J., McLeod, C.L., Blumenfeld, E.H., Hanna, R.D., Zeigler, R.A. (2022) New interpretations of lunar mare basalt flow emplacement from XCT analysis of Apollo samples. Icarus, 388, 115216
Gee, B.M., Makovicky, P.J., and Sidor, C.A. (2022) Upside down: ‘Cryobatrachus’ and the lydekkerinid record from Antarctica. Journal of Paleontology, 96, 658-683.
Ghorbani, J., Koirala, P., Shen, Y.-L., and Tehrani, M. (2022) Eliminating voids and reducing mechanical anisotropy in fused filament fabrication parts by adjusting the filament extrusion rate. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 80, 651-658.
Gignac, P.M., Smaers, J.B., and O’Brien, H.D. (2022) Unexpected bite-force conservatism as a stable performance foundation across mesoeucrocodylian historical diversity. The Anatomical Record, 305, 2823-2837. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Alligator_mississippiensis/adult/
Giri, B.R., and Maniruzzarnan, M. (2022) Fabrication of sustained-release dosages using powder-based three-dimensional (3D) printing technology. AAPS PharmSciTech, 24, 4 (2023).
Golubiewski-Davis, K., Maisano, J., McIntosh, M., Moore, J., Niven, K., Rourk, W., and Snyder, R. (2022) Best practices for 3D data preservation. In Moore, J., Rountrey, A., and Kettler, H.S., 3D Data Creation to Curation: Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation. Association of College & Research Libraries.
Graham, N.A., Larsen, J.F., Tasa, K.Y., deGraffenried, R.L., Cashman, K.V., and McCartney, K.N. (2022) Controls of crystal shape on degassing mechanisms in crystal-rich magmas with rhyolitic groundmass melts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 601, 117891.
Grondel, B., Cramberg, M., Greer, S., and Young, B.A. (2022) The morphology of the suboccipital region in snakes, and the anatomical and functional diversity of the myodural bridge. Journal of Morphology, 283, 123-133.
Hart, L.J., Campione, N.E., McCurry, M.R. (2022) On the estimation of body mass in temnospondyls: a case study using the large-bodied Eryops and Paracyclotosaurus. Palaeontology, 65, e12629.
Hanna, R.D., Ketcham, R.A., Edey, D.R., and O’Connell, J. (2022) 3D porosity structure of the earliest solar system material. Scientific Reports, 12, 8369.
Hawkins, R.K., Bell, C.J., Olori, J.C., Stocker, M.R. (2022) Intraspecific variation in the cranial osteology of Diplometopon zarudnyi (Squamata: Amphisbaenia: Trogonophidae). Journal of Morphology, 283, 1359-1375.
Heap, M.J., Meyer, G.G., Noël, C., Wadsworth, F.B., Baud, P., and Violay, M.E.S. (2022) The permeability of porous volcanic rock through the brittle-ductile transition. JGR Solid Earth, 127, e2022JB024600.
Hermanson, G., Benson, R.B.J., Farina, B.M., Ferreira, G.S., Langer, M.C., and Evers, S. (2022) Cranial ecomorphology of turtles and neck retraction as a possible trigger of ecological diversification. Evolution, 76, 2566-2586. Supplemental material: turtles on DigiMorph.org
Holliday, C.M., Sellers, K.C., Lessner, E.J., Middleton, K.M., Cranor, C., Verhulst, C.D., Lautenschlager, S., Bader, K., Brown, M.A., and Colbert, M.W. (2022) New frontiers in imaging, anatomy, and mechanics of crocodylian jaw muscles. The Anatomical Record, 305, 3016-3030.
Iannucci, A., Belluci, L., Conti, J., Mazzini, I., Mecozzi, B., Sardella, R. and Iurino, D.A. (2022) Neurocranial anatomy of Sus arvernensis (Suidae, Mammalia) from Collepardo (Early Villafranchian; central Italy): taxonomic and biochronological implications. Historical Biology, 34, 108-120. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Sus_scrofa/skull/
Jia, J., Anderson, J.S., Jiang, J.-P., Wu, W. Shubin, N.H., and Gao, K.-Q. (2022) Ossification patterns of the carpus and tarsus in salamanders and impacts of preaxial dominance on the fin-to-limb transition. Science Advances, 87. Supplemental material: salamanders on DigiMorph.org
Krämer Ruggiu, L.K., Devouard, B, Gattacceca, J., Bonal .L, Leroux, H., Eschrig, J., Borschneck, D., King, A.J., Beck, P., Marrocchi, Y., Debaille, V., Hanna, R.D., Grauby, O. (2022) Detection of incipient aqueous alteration in carbonaceous chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochemica Acta, 336, 308-331.
Kuzmin, I.T. (2022) Crocodyliform remains from the Upper Cretaceous of Central Asia – evidence for one of the oldest Crocodylia? Cretaceous Research, 138, 105266. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Calsoyasuchusvalliceps/
Lang, A.J., Engler, T., and Martin, T. (2022) Dental topographic and three-dimensional geometric morphometric analysis of carnassialization in different clades of carnivorous mammals (Dasyuromorphia, Carnivora, Hyaenodonta). Journal of Morphology, 283, 91-108. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Dasyurus_hallucatus/
Lanzetti, A., Crouch, N., Miguez, R.P., Fernandez, V., and Goswami, A. (2022) Developing echolocation: distinctive patterns in the ontogeny of the tympanoperiotic complex in baleen and toothed whales (Cetacea). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 135, 394-406. 
Ledesma, D.T., Ayala, A., and Kemp, M.E. (2022) Morphometric analyses of the vertebrae of Ambystoma (Tschudi, 1838) and the implications for identification of fossil salamanders. Journal of Morphology, 283, 653-676.
Lessner, E.J.,  Elsey, R.M., and Holliday, C.M. (2022) Ontogeny of the trigeminal system and associated structures in Alligator mississippiensis. Journal of Morphology, 283, 1210-1230.
Lessner, E.J, and Holliday, C.M. (2022) A 3D ontogenetic atlas of Alligator mississippiensis cranial nerves and their significance for comparative neurology of reptiles. The Anatomical Record, 305, 2854-2882.
López-Aguirre, C., Hand, S.J., Simmons, N.B., and Silcox, M.T. (2022) Untangling the ecological signal in the dental morphology in the bat superfamily Noctilionoidea. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 29, 531-545. Supplemental material: bats on DigiMorph.org
Lundeen, I.K., and Kay, R.F. (2022) Unique nasal turbinal morphology reveals Homunculus patagonicus functionally converged on modern platyrrhine olfactory sensitivity. Journal of Human Evolution, 167, 103184. 
Luo, Z.-X., Bhullar, B.-A.S., Crompton, A.W., Neander, A.I., and Rowe, T.B. (2022) Reexamination of the mandibular and dental morphology of the Early Jurassic mammaliaform Hadrocodium wui. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 67, 95-113. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Hadrocodium_wui/
Macaluso, L., Villa, A., and Mörs, T. (2022) A new proteid salamander (Urodela, Proteidae) from the middle Miocene of Hambach (Germany) and implications for the evolution of the family. Palaeontology, 65, e12585. Supplemental material: Caudata on DigiMorph.org
Mackessy, S.P. (2022) Venom production and secretion in reptiles. Journal of Experimental Biology, 225, jeb227348. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Laticauda_colubrina/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Heloderma_suspectum/adult/
Maher, A.E., Burin, G., Cox, P.G., Maddox, T.W.,  Maidment, S.C.R., Cooper, N., Schachner, E.R., and Bates, K.T. (2022) Body size, shape and ecology in tetrapods. Nature Communications, 13, 4340. Supplemental material: DigiMorph.org
McKay, C.J., Welbourn-Green, C., Seiffert, E.R., Sallam, H., Li, J., Kakarala, S.E., Bennett, N.C., and Asher, R.J. (2022) Dental development and first premolar homology in placental mammals. Vertebrate Zoology, 72, 201-218. 
Modafferi, M., Melchionna, M., Castiglione, S., Tamagnini, D., Maiorano, L., Sansalone, G., Profico, A., Girardi, G., and Raia, P. (2022) One among many: the enigmatic case of the Miocene mammal, Kolponomos newportensis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 136, 477-487. Supplemental material: Carnivorans on DigiMorph.org
Mohammadi, M.M., Choi, S., Koirala, P., Jayatilaka, G.C., Ghousifam, N., Celio, H., and Tehrani, M. (2022) Additive manufacturing of recyclable, highly conductive, and structurally robust graphite structures. Additive Manufacturing Letters, 3, 100061. 
Nagurney, A.B., Caddick, M.J., and White, C.E. (2022) Garnet crystallization mechanisms and localized polymetamorphism in the southwestern Meguma Terrane, Nova Scotia, Canada. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 40, 1383-1404. 
Nirody, J.A., Goodwin, M.B., Horner, J.R., Huynh, T.L., Colbert, M.W., Smith, D.K., and Evans, D.C. (2022) Quantifying vascularity in the frontoparietal dome of Stegoceras validum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauridae) from high resolution CT scans. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 41, 5.
Olroyd, S.L., and Sidor, C.A. (2022) Nomenclature, comparative anatomy, and evolution of the reflected lamina of the angular in non-mammalian synapsids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 42, e2101923. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Probainognathus_sp/
Pagano, A.S., and Márquez, S. (2022) The nasopharynx as a window to half a billion years of evolutionary change to the upper respiratory tract. The Anatomical Record, 305, 1829-1841. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Diademodon_sp/
Peredo, C.M., Ingle, D.N., and Marshall, C.D. (2022) Puncture performance tests reveal distinct feeding modes in pinniped teeth. Journal of Experimental Biology, 225, jeb244296. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Zalophus_californianus/female/
Peredo, C.M., Pyenson, N.D., and Uhen, M.D. (2022) Lateral palatal foramina do not indicate baleen in fossil whales. Scientific Reports, 12, 11448. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Lama_glama/
Polcyn, M.J., Augusta, B., and Zaher, H. (2022) Reassessing the morphological foundations of the phythonomorph hypothesis, pp. 125-156 in: Gower, D.J., and Zaher, H., eds., The Origin and Early Evolutionary History of Snakes. Cambridge University Press. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Varanus_komodoensis/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Cylindrophis_ruffus/
Ponssa, M.L., Fratani, J., and Barrionuevo, J.S. (2022) Phalanx morphology in salamanders: a reflection of microhabitat use, life cycle or evolutionary constraints? Zoology, 154, 126040. Supplemental material: salamanders on DigiMorph.org
Pressley, L.A., Edey, D. Hanna, R., Chae, S. Heron, J.T., Khan, M.A., and McQueen, T. (2022) Informing quantum materials discovery and synthesis using X-ray micro-computed tomography. npj Quantum Materials, 7, 121
Rawson, J.R.G., Esteve-Alta, B., Porro, L.B., Dutel, H., and Rayfield, E.J. (2022) Early tetrapod cranial evolution is characterized by increased complexity, constraint, an an offset from fin-limb evolution. Science Advances, 8, 36
Reed, R.M., and Loucks, R.M. (2022) Textures, mineralogy, and reservoir properties of an altered mafic tuff core from the Upper Cretaceous (Lower Campanian) of central Texas. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Journal, 11, 1-15.
Rollot, Y., Evers, S.W., Cifelli, R.L., and Joyce, W.G. (2022) New insights into the cranial osteology of the Early Cretaceous paracryptodiran turtle Lakotemys australodakotensis. PeerJ, 10, e13230.
Rowe, T.B., Stafford, T.W. Jr., Fisher, D.C., Enghild, J.J., Quigg, J.M., Ketcham, R.A., Sagebiel, J.C., Hanna, R., and Colbert, M.W. (2022) Human occupation of the North American Colorado Plateau ∼37,000 years ago. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 903795.
Schwab, J.A., Young, M.T., Walsh, S.A., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Timmons, Z.L., Butler, I.B., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) ‘Ear stones’ in crocodylians: a cross-species comparative and ontogenetic survey of otolith structures. Royal Society Open Science, 9, 211633. Supplemental material: crocodylians on DigiMorph.org
Schwab, J.A., Young, M.T., Walsh, S.A., Witmer, L.M., Herrera, Y., Brochu, C.A., Butler, I.B., and Brusatte, S.L. (2022) Ontogenetic variation in the crocodylian vestibular system. Journal of Anatomy, 240, 821-832. Supplemental material: crocodylians on DigiMorph.org
Sivaguru, M., Fouke, K.W., Keenan-Jones, D., Motta, D., Garcia, M.H., and Fouke, B.W. (2022) Depositional and diagenetic history of travertine deposited within the Anio Novus aqueduct of ancient Rome. in: Koeberl, C., Claeys, P., and Montanari, A., eds., From the Guajira Desert to the Apennines, and from Mediterranean Microplates to the Mexican Killer Asteroid: Honoring the Career of Walter Alvarez: Geological Society of America Special Paper 557, p. 541–569.
Song, Y., and Shim, E. (2022) 3D X-ray tomographic microstructure analysis of dust-clogging inside non-woven fibrous filter media. Journal of Membrane Science 664, 121067.
Sosa, M.A., and Hospitaleche, C.A. (2022) Postnatal ontogeny of the spine of the emperor penguin Aptenodytes forsteri (Aves, Sphenisciformes) and modularity of the neck. Polar Biology, 45, 309-329. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Aptenodytes_forsteri/juvenile/whole/
Strickland, W.C., Battista, N.A., Hamlet, C.L., and Miller, L.A. (2022) Planktos: An agent-based modeling framework for small organism movement and dispersal in a fluid environment with immersed structures. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 84, 72.
Strong, C.R.C., Scherz, M.D., and Caldwell, M.W. (2022) Convergence, divergence, and macroevolutionary constraint as revealed by anatomical network analysis of the squamate skull, with an emphasis on snakes. Scientific Reports, 12, 14469. Supplemental material: snakes on DigiMorph.org
Tahara, R., and Larsson, H.C.E. (2022) Paratympanic sinuses in juvenile Alligator. The Anatomical Record, 305, 2926-2979. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Crocodylus_moreletii/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Gavialis_gangeticus/
Tiutenko, A., Koch, C., Pabijan, M., and Zinchenko, O. (2022) Generic affinities of African house snakes revised: a new genus for Boodon erlangeri (Serpentes: Elapoidea: Lamprophiidae: Lamprophiinae). Salamandra, 58, 235-262. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Lamprophis_fuliginosus/
Trevine, V.C., Grazziotin, F.G., Giraudo, A., Sallaberry-Pincheira, N., Vianna, J.A., and Zaher, H. (2022) The systematics of Tachymenini (Serpentes, Dipsadidae): an updated classification based on molecular and morphological evidence. Zoologica Scripta, 51, 643-663. Supplemental material: snakes on DigiMorph.org
Tombetta, L., Dussubieux, L., Negash, A., Dalmas, D., Endalamaw, M., Feseha, M., Todd, L., and Kappelman, J. (2022) Beads from the lowlands of northwestern Ethiopia. in: Walder, H., and Dussubieux, L. (eds), The Elemental Analysis of Glass Beads: Technology, Chronology and Exchange, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 247-263.
Vasilyan, D., Čerňanský, A., Szyndlar, Z., and Mörs, T. (2022) Amphibian and reptilian fauna from the early Miocene of Echzell, Germany. Fossil Record, 25, 99-145. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Chalcides_ocellatus/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Eumeces_fasciatus/
Wible, J.R. (2022) The history and homology of the os paradoxum or dumb-bell-shaped bone of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Mammalia, Monotremata). Vertebrate Zoology, 72, 143-158. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Obdurodon_dicksoni/
Wilson, J.D., Wisniewski, A., Nesbitt, S., and Bever, G.S. (2022) Comparative braincase morphology of Trilophosaurus buettneri and the early evolution of the pan-archosaurian neurocranium. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 42, e2123712.
Withnell, C.B., Bell, C.J., and Jass, C.N. (2022) Extraordinary accumulation of arvicoline rodents from Little Dell Dam (Pleistocene), Utah. The Southwestern Naturalist, 66, 91-101
Womack, M.C., Steigerwald, E., Blackburn, D.C., Cannatella, D.C., Catenazzi, A., Che, J., Koo, M.S., McGuire, J.A., Ron, S.R., Spencer, C.L., Vredenburg, V.T., and Tarvin, R.D. (2022) State of the Amphibia 2020: a review of five years of amphibian research and existing resources. Ichthyology & Herpetology, 110, 638-661. Supplemental material: amphibians on DigiMorph.org
Yang, X., Hanna, R.D., Davis, A.M., Neander, A.I., and Heck, P.R. (2022) A record of post-accretion asteroid surface mixing preserved in the Aguas Zarcas meteorite. Nature Astronomy.
Yi, H. (2022) Using adaptive traits in the ear to estimate ecology of early snakes. in: Gower, D.J., and Zaher, H. (eds), The Origin and Early Evolutionary History of Snakes, 271-293. Supplemental material: Serpentes on DigiMorph.org
Young, B.A., Grondel, B., Preston, P., and Crambert, M. (2022) The orbitalauricular chord of Alligator: the unusual functional linkage between the earflap and the eyelid of Crocodylians. Journal of Anatomy, 241, 1399-1408. 
Yuk, J., Chakraborty, A., Cheng, S., Chung, C.-I., Jorgensen, A., Basu, S., Chamorro, L.P., and Jung, S. (2022) On the design of particle filters inspired by animal noses. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 19, 20210849. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Cavia_porcellus/

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Abel, P., and Werneburg, I. (2021) Morphology of the temporal skull region in tetrapods: research history, functional explanations, and a new comprehensive classification scheme. Biological Reviews, 96, 2229-2257. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Scolecomorphus_sp/
Apesteguía, S., Garberoglio, F.F., and Gómez, R.O. (2021) Earliest tuatara relative (Lepidosauria: Sphenodontinae) from southern continents. Ameghiniana, 58, 416-441. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Sphenodon_punctatus/adult/
Arnold, J., and Smith, D.A. (2021) 3D printed polylactic acid – hemp fiber composites: mechanical, thermal, and microcomputed tomography data. Data in Brief, 39, 107534.
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: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Mus_musculus/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Rattus_norvegicus/
Ballell, A., King, J.L., Neenan, J.M., Rayfield, E.J., and Benton, M.J. (2021) The braincase, brain and palaeobiology of the basal sauropodomorph dinosaur Thecodontosaurus antiquus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 193, 541-562.
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 DigiMorph.org
Bauer, A.M., Daza, J.D., Herrera-Martínez, A., and Ospina, O.E. (2021) The herpetological contributions of Richard Thomas. The Anatomical Record, 304, 2095-2109.
Bell, C.J., Daza, J.D., Stanley, E.L., and Laver, R.J. (2021) Unveiling the elusive: X-rays bring scolecophidian snakes out of the dark. The Anatomical Record, 304, 2110-2117.
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: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Prolacerta_broomi/
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. (2021) Unusual morphology in the mid-Cretaceous lizard Oculudentavis. Current Biology, 31, 3303-3314.e3.
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: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Trachylepis_quinquetaeniata/
Chambi-Trowell, S.A.V., Martinelli, A.G., Whiteside, D.I., Romo de Vivar, P.R., Soares, M.B., and Schultz, C.L. (2021) The diversity of Triassic South American sphenodontians: a new basal form, clevosaurs, and a revision of rhynchocephalian phylogeny. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 19, 787-820. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Sphenodon_punctatus/adult/
Chirchir, H. (2021) Trabecular bone in domestic dogs and wolves: implications for understanding human self‐domestication. The Anatomical Record, 304, 31-41.
Davis, B.M., Cifelli, R.L., and Rougier, G.W. (2021) Mammalian petrosals from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation (Utah, USA) reveal non-canonical evolution of middle and inner ear characters. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 28, 1027-1049.
Davis, C.A., Profico, A., and Kappelman, J. (2021) Digital restoration of the Wilson-Leonard 2 Paleoindian skull (~10,000 BP) from central Texas with comparison to other early American and modern crania. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 176, 486-503.
De La Cruz Ríos López, J., Florides, G.A., and Christodoulides, P. (2021) Applying CT-scanning for the identification of a skull of an unknown archaeological find in Peru. International Journal of Biology and Biomedicine, 6, 46-65. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Lama_glama/
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: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Arundelemys_dardeni/
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.
Florides, G.A., and Christodoulides, P. (2021) On dinosaur reconstruction: an introduction to important topics of paleontology and dinosaurs. Open Journal of Geology, 11, 525-571. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Pongo_pygmaeus/
Fouke, K.W., Trop, J.M., and Sivaguru, M. (2021) Changes in coral skeleton growth recorded by density band stratigraphy, crystalline structure, and hiatuses. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8,725122.
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.
Georgalis, G.L., Rabi, M., and Smith, K.T. (2021) Taxonomic revision of the snakes of the genera Palaeopython and Paleryx (Serpentes, Constrictores) from the Paleogene of Europe. Swiss Journal of Paleontology, 140, 18. Supplemental material: snakes on DigiMorph.org
Giachetti, T., Trafton, K.R., Wiejaczka, J., Gardner, J.E., Watkins, J.M., Shea, T., and Wright, H.M.N. (2021) The products of primary magma fragmentation finally revealed by pumice agglomerates. Geology, 49, 1307-1311.
Gurgis, G.P., Daza, J.D., Brennan, I.G., Hutchinson, M., Bauer, A.M., Stocker, M.R., and Olori, J.C. (2021) Ecomorphometric analysis of diversity in cranial shape of pygopodid geckos. Integrative Organismal Biology, 3, obab013.
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. (2021) A South American snake lineage from the Eocene Greenhouse of North America and a reappraisal of the fossil record of “anilioid” snakes. Geobios, 66-67, 55-65.
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.
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: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Elephas_maximus/skull/
Johnston, P., and Mitchell, K.J. (2021) Contrasting patterns of sensory adaptation in living and extinct flightless birds. Diversity, 13, 538. Supplemental material: birds on DigiMorph.org
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.
Kashfi, M., Tehrani, M. (2021). Effects of void content on flexural properties of additively manufactured polymer composites. Composites Part C, 7, 100173.
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.
Krause, D.W., Hoffmann, S., Lyson, T.R., Dougan, L.G., Petermann, H., Tecza, A., Chester, S.G.B., and Miller, I.M. (2021) New skull material of Taeniolabis taoensis (Multituberculata, Taeniolabididae) from the early Paleocene (Danian) of the Denver Basin, Colorado. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 28, 1083-1143.
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. (2021) Braincase anatomy of extant Crocodylia, with new insights into the development and evolution of the neurocranium in crocodylomorphs. Journal of Anatomy, 239, 983-1038. Supplemental material: Crocodylia on DigiMorph.org
Kwon, J., Jang, M.W., and Lee, C.J. (2021) Retina-attached slice recording reveals light-triggered tonic GABA signaling in suprachiasmatic nucleus. Molecular Brain, 14, 171. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Mus_musculus/
Lafuma, F., Corfe, I.J., Clavel, J., and Di-Poï, N. (2021) Multiple evolutionary origins and losses of tooth complexity in squamates. Nature Communications, 12, 6001. Supplemental material: squamates on DigiMorph.org
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.
Ledesma, D.T., Scarpetta, S.G., and Bell, C.J. (2021) Variation in the skulls of Elgaria and Gerrhonotus (Anguidae, Gerrhonotinae) and implications for phylogenetics and fossil identification. PeerJ, 9, e11602.
Lessner, E.J. (2021) Quantifying neurovascular canal branching patterns reveals a shared crocodylian arrangement. Journal of Morphology, 282, 185-204.
Linares-Vargas, C.A., Bolívar-García, W., Herrera-Martínez, A., Osorio-Domínguez, D., Ospina, O.E., Thomas, R., and Daza, J.D. (2021) The status of the anomalepidid snake Liotyphlops albirostris and the revalidation of three taxa based on morphology and ecological niche models. The Anatomical Record, 304, 2264-2278. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Liotyphlops_albirostris/
Lobon-Rovira, J., and Bauer, A. (2021) Bone-by-bone: a detailed skull description of the white-headed dwarf gecko Lygodactylus picturatus (Peters, 1870). African Journal of Herpetology, 70, 75-94. Supplemental material: http://www.digimorph.org/specimens/Phelsuma_lineata/
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. (2021) Variation in cross‐sectional shape and biomechanical properties of the bat humerus under Wolff’s law. The Anatomical Record, 304, 1937-1952. Supplemental material: bats on DigiMorph.org
López‐Aguirre, C., Hand, S.J., Koyabu, D., Tu, V.T., and Wilson, L.A.B. (2021) Phylogeny and foraging behaviour shape modular morphological variation in bat humeri. Journal of Anatomy, 238, 1312-1329. Supplemental material: bats on DigiMorph.org
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Melstrom, K.M., and Wistort, Z.P. (2021) The application of dental complexity metrics on extant saurians. Herpetologica, 77, 279-288. Supplemental material: squamates on DigiMorph.org
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Pêgas, R.V., Costa, F.R., and Kellner, A.W.A. (2021) Reconstruction of the adductor chamber and predicted bite force in pterodactyloids (Pterosauria). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 193, 602-635. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Gavia_immer/ and http://digimorph.org/specimens/Bucorvus_abyssinicus/
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Staab, K.L. (2021) Implementing fabrication as a pedagogical tool in vertebrate anatomy courses: motivation, inclusion, and lessons. Integrative & Comparative Biology, 61, 1013-1027. Supplemental material: DigiMorph.org
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Toriño, P., Soto, M., and Perea, D. (2021) 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, 33, 3423-3443. Supplemental material: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Latimeria_chalumnae/whole/
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: http://digimorph.org/specimens/Latimeria_chalumnae/whole/
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