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Jim Parham
California State Fullerton

Jim Parham



Parham, J.F., P.C.J. Donoghue, C.J. Bell, T.D. Calway, J.J. Head, P.A. Holroyd, J.G. Inoue, R.B. Irmis, W.G. Joyce, D.T. Ksepka, J.S.L. Patané, N.D. Smith, J.E. Tarver, M. Van Tuinen, Z. Yang, K.D. Angielczyk, J. Greenwood, C.A. Hipsley, L. Jacobs, P.J. Makovicky, J. Müller, K.T. Smith, J.M. Theodor, R.C.M. Warnock, and M.J. Benton. 2012. Best practices for justifying fossil calibrations. Systematic Biology 61(2):346-359.   Read it

Parham, J.F., and R.B. Irmis. 2008. Caveats on the use of fossil calibrations for molecular dating. American Naturalist. 171(1):132-136.  Read it

Danilov, I.G., and J.F. Parham (eds.). 2006. Fossil Turtle Research Volume 1. Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg. 137 pp.

Danilov, I.G., and J.F. Parham. 2006. A redescription of 'Plesiochelys' tatsuensis, a turtle from the Late Jurassic of China, and its bearing on the antiquity of the crown clade Cryptodira. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(3):573-580.

de Lapparent de Broin, F. R. Bour, J.F. Parham, and Jarmo Perälä. 2006. Eurotestudo, a new genus for the species Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789 (Chelonii, Testudinidae). Comptes Rendus Palevol. 5:803-811.  Read it

Macey, J.R., J.A. Schulte, J.L. Strasburg, J.A. Brisson, A. Larson, N.B. Ananjeva, Y. Wang, J.F. Parham, and T.J. Papenfuss. 2006. Assembly of the Eastern North American herpetofauna: New evidence from lizards and frogs. Biology Letters 2(3):242-245.  Read it

Parham, J.F., C.R. Feldman, and J.L. Boore. 2006. The complete mitochondrial genome of the enigmatic bigheaded turtle (Platysternon): description of unusual genomic features and the reconciliation of phylogenetic hypotheses based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6(11):1-11.  Read it

Parham, J.F., J.R. Macey, T.J. Papenfuss, C.R. Feldman, O. Türkozan, R. Polymeni, and J.L. Boore. 2006. The phylogeny of Mediterranean tortoises and their close relatives based on complete mitochondrial genome sequences from museum specimens. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38(1):50-64.

Parham, J.F., O. Türkozan, B.L. Stuart, M. Arakelyan, S. Shafei, J.R. Macey, and T.J. Papenfuss. 2006. Genetic evidence for premature taxonomic inflation in Middle Eastern tortoises. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 57(3):955-964.

Parmley, D., J.H. Hutchison, and J.F. Parham. 2006. A diverse turtle fauna from the Eocene of Georgia (USA) including the oldest records of aquatic testudinoids in southeastern North America. Journal of Herpetology 40(3):343-350.

Buskirk, J.R., J.F. Parham, and C.R. Feldman. 2005. On the hybridisation of two distantly related Asian turtles (Sacalia x Mauremys). Salamandra 41(1/2):21-26.

Danilov, I.G., and J.F. Parham. 2005. A reassessment of the referral of an isolated skull from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan to the stem-testudinoid turtle genus Lindholmemys. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4).

Diesmos, A.C., J.F. Parham, B.L. Stuart, and R. Brown. 2005. The phylogenetic position of the recently rediscovered Philippine forest turtle (Bataguridae: Heosemys leytensis). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(3):31-41.

Holroyd, P.A., J.F. Parham, and J.H. Hutchison. 2005. A reappraisal of some Paleogene turtles from the southeastern United States. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4):979-982.

Parham, J.F. 2005. A reassessment of the referral of sea turtle skulls to the genus Osteopygis (Late Cretaceous, New Jersey, USA). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(1):71-77.

Shi, H., J.F. Parham, W.B. Simison, J. Wang, S. Gong, and B. Fu. 2005. A report on the hybridization between two species of threatened Asian box turtles (Testudines: Cuora) in the wild on Hainan Island (China) with comments on the origin of 'serrata'-like turtles. Amphibia-Reptilia 26(3):377-381.