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2007 UCMP publications

Barnosky, A.D., and B.P. Kraatz. 2007. The role of climatic change in the evolution of mammals. Bioscience 57(6):523–532.

Barnosky, A.D., F. Bibi, S.S.B. Hopkins, and R. Nichols. 2007. Biostratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy of the mid-Miocene Railroad Canyon sequence, Montana and Idaho, and age of the Mid-Tertiary unconformity west of the continental divide. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27:204–224.

Bush, S.L., and B.H. Robison. 2007. Ink utilization by mesopelagic squid. Marine Biology 152(3):485–494.

Caldwell, R.L. 2007. The Stomatopoda. Pp. 630–631 in J.T. Carlton (ed.), The Light and Smith Manual: Intertidal Invertebrates from Central California to Oregon, Fourth Edition. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Caldwell, R.L. 2007. Mantis shrimp. Pp. 341–344 in M.W. Denny and S.D. Gaines (eds.), Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Carrasco, M.A., A.D. Barnosky, B.P. Kraatz, and E.B. Davis. 2007. The Miocene Mammal Mapping Project (MIOMAP): an on-line database of Arikareean through Hemphillian fossil mammals. Bulletin of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History 39:1–6.

Clemens, W.A. 2007. Early Jurassic allotherians from South Wales (United Kingdom). Fossil Record 10:50–59.

Clemens, W.A., M.B. Goodwin, J.H. Hutchison, C.R. Schaff, C.B. Wood, and M.W. Colbert. 2007. First record of a Jurassic mammal (?"Peramura") from Ethiopia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(3):433–439.

Davis, E.B., N.D. Pyenson. 2007. Diversity biases in terrestrial mammalian assemblages and quantifying the differences between museum collections and published accounts: a case study from the Miocene of Nevada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocology 250:139–149.

Erwin, D.M., and K.N. Schick. 2007. New Miocene oak galls (Cynipini) and their bearing on the history of cynipid wasps in western North America. Journal of Paleontology 81(3):568–580.

Finger, K.L., S.N. Nielsen, T.J. DeVries, A.E. Encinas, and D.E. Peterson. 2007. Paleontologic evidence for sedimentary displacement in Neogene forearc basins of central Chile. Palaios 22(1):3–16.

Goodwin, M.B., P.G. Grant, G. Bench, and P. Holroyd. 2007. Elemental composition and diagenetic alteration of dinosaur bone: distinguishing micron-scale spatial and compositional heterogeneity using PIXE. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 253:458–476. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.06.017

Horner, J., M.B. Goodwin, and H. Woodward. 2007. Synonomy consequences of dinosaur cranial ontogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):92A.

Hickman, C.S., and S.S. Porter. 2007. Nocturnal swimming, aggregaton at light traps, and mass spawning of scissurellid gastropods (Mollusca: Vetigastropoda). Invertebrate Biology 126(1):10–17.

Hlusko, L.J., and M.C. Mahaney. 2007. A multivariate comparison of dental variation in wild and captive populations of baboons (Papio hamadryas). Archives of Oral Biology 52:195–200.

Hlusko, L.J., and M.C. Mahaney. 2007. Of mice and monkeys: quantitative genetic analyses of size variation along the dental arcade. Pp. 237–245 in S. Bailey and J-J. Hublin (eds.). Dental Perspectives on Human Evolution: State of the Art Research in Dental Paleoanthropology. Springer, Dordrecht.

Hlusko, L.J., N. Do, and M.C. Mahaney. 2007. Genetic correlations between mandibular molar cusp areas in baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 132:445–454.

Irmis, R.B. 2007. Axial skeleton ontogeny in the Parasuchia (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) and its implications for ontogenetic determination in archosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(2):350–361.

Irmis, R.B., S.J. Nesbitt, K. Padian, N.D. Smith, A.H. Turner, D. Woody, and A. Downs. 2007. A Late Triassic dinosauromorph assemblage from New Mexico and the rise of dinosaurs. Science 317:358–361. doi: 10.1126/science.1143325

Irmis, R.B., W.G. Parker, S.J. Nesbitt, and J. Liu. 2007. Early ornithischian dinosaurs: the Triassic record. Historical Biology 19(1):3–22.

Nesbitt, S.J., R.B. Irmis, and W.G. Parker. 2007. A critical reevaluation of the Late Triassic dinosaur taxa of North America. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 5(2):209–243.

Lindberg, D.R. 2007. Patellogastropoda. Pp. 753–761 in J.T. Carlton (ed.). Light and Smith's Manual. Intertidal Invertebrates of the Central California Coast. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Lindberg, D.R. 2007. Fossil Tidepools. Pp. 242–244 in M.W. Denny and S.D. Gaines (eds.). Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Lindberg, D.R. 2007. Mollusca. Pp. 376–382 in M.W. Denny and S.D. Gaines (eds.). Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Lindberg, D.R. 2007. Reproduction, ecology and evolution of the Indo-Pacific limpet Scutellastra flexuosa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834). Bulletin of Marine Science 81(2):219–234.

Lindberg, D.R., and N.D. Pyenson. 2007. Things that go bump in the night: evolutionary interactions between cephalopods and cetaceans in the Tertiary. Lethaia 40:335–343.

Bunje, P.M.E., and D.R. Lindberg. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of a freshwater snail clade reveals lineage divergence associated with post-Tethyan marine basin development. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42:373–387.

Osborn, K.J., G.R. Rouse, S.K. Goffredi, and B.H. Robison. 2007. Description and relationships of an unusual pelagic polychaete Chaetopterus pugaporcinus (Annelida, Chaetopteridae). The Biological Bulletin 212:40–54.

Padian, K. 2007. Richard Owen's Quadrophenia: The pull of opposing forces in Victorian cosmogony. Pp. 53–91 (introductory essay) in R. Amundson (ed.). The Nature of Limbs, by Richard Owen. University of Chicago Press.

Faux, C.M., and K. Padian. 2007. The opisthotonic posture of vertebrate skeletons: post-mortem contraction or death throes? Paleobiology 33:201-226.

Parham, J.F., and A.G.J. Rhodin (corresponding authors), Turtle Taxonomy Working Group. 2007. An annotated list of modern turtle terminal taxa (with comments on areas of instability and recent change). Chelonian Conservation and Biology Research Monographs 4:173–199.

Bickham, J.W., J.F. Parham, H.D. Philippen, A.G.J. Rhodin, H.B. Shaffer, P.Q. Spinks, and P.P. van Dijk. 2007. Turtle taxonomy: methodology, recommendations, and guidelines. Chelonian Conservation and Biology Research Monographs 4:73–84.

Danilov, I.G., and J.F. Parham. 2007. The type material of "Sinemys" wuerhoensis, a problematic turtle from the Early Cretaceous of China, includes at least three taxa. Palaeontology 50(2):431–444.

Fong, J.J., J.F. Parham, Shi. H., B.L. Stuart, and R.L. Carter. 2007. A genetic survey of heavily exploited, endangered turtles: Caveats on the conservation value of trade animals. Animal Conservation 10(4):452–460.

Mozaffari, O., and J.F. Parham. 2007. A new species of racerunner lizard (Lacertidae: Eremias) from Iran. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 58(28):569–573.

Shi H., J.F. Parham, M. Lau, and Chen T.-H. 2007. Farming endangered turtles to extinction in China. Conservation Biology 21(1):5–6.

Stuart, B.L., and J.F. Parham. 2007. Recent hybrid origin of three rare Chinese turtles. Conservation Genetics 8:169–175.

Patek, S.N., and J.E. Baio. 2007. The acoustic mechanics of stick-slip friction in the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus). Journal of Experimental Biology 210:3538–3546.

Patek, S.N., B.N. Nowroozi, J.E. Baio, R.L. Caldwell, and A.P. Summers. 2007. Linkage mechanics and power amplification of the mantis shrimp's raptorial strike. Journal of Experimental Biology 210(20):3677–3688.

Pyenson, N.D., and D.M. Haasl. 2007. Miocene whale-fall from California demonstrates that cetacean size did not determine the evolution of whale-fall communities. Biology Letters 3(6):709–711.

Pyenson, N.D., and E. Hoch. 2007. Tortonian pontoporiid odontocetes from the eastern North Sea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):757–762.

Goldbogen, J.A., N.D. Pyenson, and R.E. Shadwick. 2007. Big gulps require high drag for fin whale lunge-feeding. Marine Ecology Progress Series 349:281–301.

Uhen, M.D., and N.D. Pyenson. 2007. Diversity estimates, biases, and historiographic effects: resolving cetacean diversity in the Tertiary. Palaeontologia Electronica 10(2):11A:22p

Schorn, H.E., J.A. Myers, and D.M. Erwin. 2007. Navigating the Neogene: An updated chronology of Neogene paleofloras from the western United States. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 258:139–146.

Scotchmoor, J., and A. Thanukos. 2007. Building an understanding of evolution: an online resource for teaching and learning. McGill Journal of Education 42(2):225–244.

Thanukos, A. 2007. Views from Understanding Evolution: parasites and pathogens take the leap. Evolution: Education and Outreach 1(1):25–28.

Valentine, J.W. 2007. Seeing ghosts: Neoproterozoic bilaterian bodyplans. In P. Vickers-Rich and P. Kamarower (eds.). The Rise and Fall of the Ediacaran Biota. Geological Society of London Special Publications 286:369–375.

Krug, A.Z., D. Jablonski, and J.W. Valentine. 2007. Contrarian clade confirms the ubiquity of spatial origination patterns in the production of latitudinal diversity gradients. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:18129–18134.

Wedel, M.J. 2007. What pneumaticity tells us about prosauropods, and vice versa. Special Papers in Palaeontology 77:207–222.