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2009 UCMP publications

Barnosky, A.D. 2009. Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming. Island Press, Washington, DC. 269 pp.

Bush, S.L., B.H. Robison, and R.L. Caldwell. 2009. Behaving in the dark: Locomotor, chromatic, postural and bioluminescent behaviors of the deep-sea squid Octopoteuthis deletron Young 1972. Biological Bulletin 216:7–22.

Carrasco, M.A., A.D. Barnosky, and R.W. Graham. 2009. Quantifying the extent of North American mammal extinction relative to the pre-anthropogenic baseline. PLoS ONE 4(12):e8331. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008331

Cheroske, A.G., T.W. Cronin, M.F. Kaminski, and R.L. Caldwell. 2009. Adaptive signaling behaviour in stomatopods under varying light conditions. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 42:219–232.

Clemens, W.A., and G.P. Wilson. 2009. Early Torrejonian mammalian faunas from northeastern Montana, U.S.A. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 65:111–158.

Cronin, T.W., T. Chiou, R.L. Caldwell, N. Roberts, and J. Marshall. 2009. Polarization signals in mantis shrimps. Proceedings of the Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 7461:74610C.

de Ricqlès, A., and K. Padian. 2009. Quelques apports à la théorie de lévolution, de la "Synthèse orthodoxe" è la "Super synthése évo-dévo" 1970–2009: Un point de vue / Some contributions to evolutionary theory, from the "orthodox Synthesis" to the "Evo-devo Super synthesis" 1970–2009: A point of view. Comptes Rendus PalEvol 8:341–364.

Dirks, W., R.L. Anemone, P.A. Holroyd, D.J. Reid, and P. Walton. 2009. Phylogeny, life history, and the timing of molar crown formation in two archaic ungulates, Meniscotherium and Phenacodus (Mammalia, "Condylarthra"). Pp. 3–8 in T. Koppe, G. Meyer, and K.W. Alt (eds.), Comparative Dental Morphology. Frontiers of Oral Biology 13. Karger Press, Basel.

Falcon-Lang, H.J.W., J. Nelson, S.D. Elrick, C.V. Looy, P.R. Ames, and W.A. DiMichele. 2009. Incised channel fills containing conifers indicate that seasonally dry vegetation dominated Pennsylvanian tropical lowlands. Geology 37:923–926.

Fay, S., M. Weber, and J. Lipps. 2009. The distribution of Symbiodinium diversity within individual host foraminifera. Coral Reefs 28:717–726.

Finger, K.L., and A. Encinas. 2009. Recognition and implications of globigerinathekids (Eocene planktic foraminifera) in coal-bearing successions of the forearc of south-central Chile (37°45'–41°50'S). Ameghiniana 46(2):437–442.

Goodwin, M.B., and J.R. Horner. 2009. Historical collecting bias and the fossil record of Triceratops in Montana. Part 5, no. 36 in M.J. Ryan, B.J. Chinnery-Allgeier, and D.A. Eberth (eds.), New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs: The Royal Tyrrell Museum Ceratopsian Symposium. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana.

Grossman, A., and P.A. Holroyd. 2009. Miosengi butleri, gen. et sp. nov., (Macroscelidea) from the Kalodirr Member, Lothidok Formation, early Miocene of Kenya. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3):957–960.

Hadly, E.A., and A.D. Barnosky. 2009. Vertebrate fossils and the future of conservation biology. Pp. 39–59 in G.P. Dietl and K.W. Flessa (eds.), Conservation Paleobiology: Using the Past to Manage for the Future. Paleontological Society Short Course, October 17th, 2009. The Paleontological Society Papers, Vol. 15.

Hickman, C.S. 2009. Lord Howe Island. Pp. 568–571 in R.G. Gillespie and D.A. Clague (eds.), Encyclopedia of Islands. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Holroyd, P.A. 2009. Past records of Elephantulus and Macroscelides: Geographic and taxonomic issues. Afrotherian Conservation, Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Afrotheria Specialist Group 7:3–7.

Holroyd, P.A., and N.J. Stevens. 2009. Differentiation of Phiomys andrewsi from Lavocatomys aequatorialis (n. gen., n. sp.) (Rodentia: Thryonomyoidea) in the Oligo-Miocene interval on continental Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(4):1331–1334.

Horner, J.R., and M.B. Goodwin. 2009. Extreme cranial ontogeny in the Upper Cretaceous dinosaur Pachycephalosaurus. PLoS ONE 4(10):e7626. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007626

Horner, J.R., A. de Ricqlès, K. Padian, and R.D. Scheetz. 2009. Comparative long bone histology and growth of the "hypsilophodontid" dinosaurs Orodromeus makelai, Dryosaurus altus, and Tenontosaurus tillettii (Ornithischia: Euornithopoda). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3):734–747.

Jablonski, D., A.Z. Krug, J.W. Valentine, and K. Roy. 2009. Generation of Earth's first-order biodiversity pattern. Astrobiology 9:113–124.

Kienel, U., S.W. Bowen, R. Byrne, J. Park, H. B¨hnel, P. Dulski, J.F. Luhr, L. Siebert, G.H. Haug, and J.F.W. Negendank. 2009. First lacustrine varve chronologies from Mexico: Impact of droughts, ENSO and human activity since AD 1840 as recorded in maar sediments from Valle de Santiago. Journal of Paleolimnology 42(4):587–609.

Knoll, F., K. Padian, and A. de Ricqlès. 2009. Ontogenetic change and adult body size of the early ornithischian dinosaur Lesothosaurus diagnosticus: Implications for basal ornithischian taxonomy. Gondwana Research 17(1):171–179. doi:10.1016/j.gr.2009.03.010

Krug, A.Z., D. Jablonski, and J.W. Valentine. 2009. Signature of the end-Cretaceous mass extinction in the modern biota. Science 323:767–771.

Lee, T., J.B. Burch, T. Coote, P. Pearce-Kelly, C. Hickman, J-Y Meyer, and D. Ó Foighil. 2009. Moorean tree snail survival revisited: A multi-island genealogical perspective. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:204 (16 pp. + 3 additional files)

Lindberg, D.R. 2009. Monoplacophorans and the origin and relationships of mollusks. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2:191–203.

Lindberg, D.R. 2009. Global warming. Pp. 376–380 in R. Gillespie and D.A. Clague (eds.), Encyclopedia of Islands. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Maguire, K.C., and A.L. Stigall. 2009. Using ecological niche modeling for quantitative biogeographic analysis: A case study of Miocene and Pliocene Equinae in the Great Plains. Paleobiology 35(4):587–611.

Marshall, C.R., and D.K. Jacobs. 2009. Flourishing after the end-Permian mass extinction (Perspective). Science 325:1079–1080.

Mazin, J.-M., J.-P. Billon-Bruyat, and K. Padian. 2009. First record of a pterosaur landing trackway. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 276(1674):3881–3886. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1161

Padian, K. 2009. Darwin, Dover, and Intelligent Design. ArtefaCToS 2(1):24–37. [artefactos.usal.es]

Padian, K. 2009. Ten myths about Charles Darwin. BioScience 59:800–804.

Padian, K. 2009. The evolution of creationists in the United States: Where are they now, and where are they going? Comptes Rendus (Paris) Biologie 332:100–109.

Padian, K., and A. de Ricqlès 2009. L'origine et l'évolution des oiseaux: 35 années du progrès / The origin and evolution of birds: 35 years of progress. Comptes Rendus PalEvol 8:257–280.

Padian, K., and N. Matzke. 2009. Darwin, Dover, "Intelligent Design" and textbooks. Biochemical Journal 417:29–42.

Parka, J., R. Byrne, H. B¨hnel, R.M. Garza, and M. Conserva. 2009. Holocene climate change and human impact, central Mexico: A record based on maar lake pollen and sediment chemistry. Quaternary Science Reviews. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.10.017

Prevec, R., C.C. Labandeira, J. Neveling, R.A. Gastaldo, C.V. Looy, M. Bamford. 2009. Portrait of a Gondwanan ecosystem: A new late Permian fossil locality from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 156(3-4):454–493.

Pyenson, N.D., R.B. Irmis, J.H. Lipps, L.B. Barnes, E.D. Mitchell, Jr., and S.A. McLeod. 2009. The origin of a widespread marine bonebed deposited during the middle Miocene Climatic Optimum. Geology 37:519–522.

Quental, T.B., and C.R. Marshall. 2009. Extinction during evolutionary radiations: Reconciling the fossil record with molecular phylogenies. Evolution 63:3158–3167.

Roberts, D.L., and C.R. Marshall. 2009. Are higher taxa described earlier or later than expected by chance? Systematics and Biodiversity 7(3):243–247.

Roy, K., G. Hunt, D. Jablonski, A. Krug, and J.W. Valentine. 2009. A macroevolutionary perspective on species range limits. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276:1485–1493.

Schott, R.K., D.C. Evans, T.E. Williamson, T.D. Carr, and M.B. Goodwin. 2009. The anatomy and systematics of Colepiocephale lambei (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauridae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3):771–786.

Scotchmoor, J., A. Thanukos, and S. Potter. 2009. Improving the public understanding of science: New initiatives. American Journal of Botany 96:1760–1766.

Sephton, M.A., H. Visscher, C.V. Looy, A.B. Verchovsky, and J.S. Watson. 2009. Chemical constitution of a Permian-Triassic disaster species. Geology 37:875–878.

Stevens, N.J., P.A. Holroyd, E.M. Roberts, P.M. O'Connor, and M.D. Gottfried. 2009. Kahawamys mbeyaensis (n. gen., n. sp.) (Rodentia: Thryonomyoidea) from the Late Oligocene Rukwa Rift Basin, Tanzania. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(2):631–634.

Swartz, B.A. 2009. Devonian actinopterygian phylogeny and evolution based on a redescription of Stegotrachelus finlayi. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156(4):750–784.

Thanukos, A. 2009. Views from Understanding Evolution: Darwin's "extreme" imperfection. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2(1):84–89.

Thanukos, A. 2009. Views from Understanding Evolution: A name by any other tree. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2(2):303–309.

Thanukos, A. 2009. Views from Understanding Evolution: From newsroom to classroom. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2(3):533–537.

Thanukos, A. 2009. Views from Understanding Evolution: How the adaptation got its start. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2(4):612–616.

Ujiié, Y., and J.H. Lipps. 2009. Cryptic diversity in planktonic foraminifera in the Northwest Pacific Ocean. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 39(3):145–154.

Valentine, J.W. 2009. The infusion of biology into paleontological research. Pp. 385–397 in D. Sepkoski and M. Ruse (eds.), The Paleontological Revolution. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Valentine, J.W. 2009. Overview of marine biodiversity. Pp. 3–28 in J.D. Witman and K. Roy (eds.), Marine Macroecology. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Watson, E.B., and R. Byrne. 2009. Abundance and diversity of tidal marsh plants along the salinity gradient of the San Francisco Estuary: Implications for global change ecology. Plant Ecology 205(1):113–128.

Williams B.L., and R.L. Caldwell. 2009. Intra-organismal distribution of tetrodotoxin in two species of blue-ringed octopuses (Hapalochlaena fasciata and H. lunulata). Toxicon 54(3):345–353.