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2011 UCMP publications

Communicating science to both colleagues and the general public is an essential ingredient of the UCMP mission. Through journals, presentations at professional meetings, articles in the popular press, interviews, workshops, lectures, and even science cafés, members of the UCMP community share their research that ultimately contributes to a greater understanding of the history of life. This list of 2011 peer-reviewed articles represents a portion of that effort. UCMP alums are indicated by asterisks. [NOTE: due to permissions issues, not everyone may be able to view full versions of the linked articles]

Barnosky, A.D., M.A. Carrasco, and R.W. Graham. 2011. Collateral mammal diversity loss associated with late Quaternary megafaunal extinctions and implications for the future. Pp. 179-189 in A. McGowan and A.B. Smith (eds.), Comparing the Geological and Fossil Records: Implications for Biodiversity Studies. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 358. doi:10.1144/SP358.12
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Barnosky, A.D., N. Matzke, G. Wogan, S. Tomiya, B. Swartz, T. Quental*, C. Marshall, J. McGuire*, B. Mersey, K. Maguire, and E. Ferrer. 2011. Has the Earth's sixth mass extinction already arrived? Nature 471(7336):51-57. doi:10.1038/nature09678
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Begovic, E.*, and D.R. Lindberg. 2011. Genetic population structure of Tectura paleacea: Implications for the mechanisms regulating population structure in patchy coastal habitats. PLoS ONE 6(4):e18408. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018408
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Burge, D.O., D.M. Erwin, M.B. Islam, J. Kellermann, S.W. Kembel, D.H. Wilken, and P.S. Manos. 2011. Diversification of Ceanothus (Rhamnaceae) in the California Floristic Province. International Journal of Plant Sciences 172(9):1137-1164. doi:10.1086/662028
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Chiou, T.-H., N.J. Marshall, R.L. Caldwell, and T.W. Cronin. 2011. Changes in light reflecting properties of signalling appendages alter mate choice behaviour in a stomatopod crustacean Haptosquilla trispinosa. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 44(1):1-11. doi:10.1080/10236244.2010.546064
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Clemens, W.A. 2011. Eoconodon ("Triisodontidae," Mammalia) from the Early Paleocene (Puercan) of northeastern Montana, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica 14.3.22A (22 pp.)
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Clemens, W.A. 2011. New morganucodontans from an Early Jurassic fissure filling in Wales (United Kingdom). Palaeontology 54:1139-1156. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2011.01094.x
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Davis, E.B.*, K.A. Brakora, and A.H. Lee*. 2011. Evolution of ruminant headgear: A review. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278(1720):2857-2865. doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.0938
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DiMichele, W.A., C.V. Looy, and D.S. Chaney. 2011. A new genus of Gigantopterid from the Middle Permian of the United States and China and its relevance to the Gigantopterid concept. International Journal of Plant Sciences 172:107-119. doi:10.1086/657276
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Hallinan, N., and D.R. Lindberg. 2011. Comparative analysis of chromosome counts infers three paleopolyploidies in the Mollusca. Genome Biology and Evolution 3:1150-1163. doi:10.1093/gbe/evr087
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Hlusko, L.J., R.D. Sage, and M.C. Mahaney. 2011. Evolution of modularity in the mammalian dentition: Mice and monkeys share a common dental genetic architecture. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 316B:2149. doi:10.1002/jez.b.21378
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Horner, J.R., M.B. Goodwin, and N. Myhrvold. 2011. Dinosaur census reveals abundant Tyrannosaurus and rare ontogenetic stages in the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation (Maastrichtian), Montana, USA. PLoS ONE 6(2):e16574. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016574
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Lesen, A.*, and J.H. Lipps. 2011. What have natural and human changes wrought on the foraminifera of San Francisco Bay late Quaternary estuaries? Quaternary Research 76(2):211-219. doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2011.06.005
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Lipps, J.H. 2011. Reef restoration: The good and the bad. A paleontological perspective. Pp. 139-150 in G.D. Stanley Jr. (ed.), Corals and Reefs: Crises, Collapse and Change. Paleontological Society Special Papers 17.

Lipps, J.H., K.L. Finger, and S.E. Walker. 2011. What should we call the Foraminifera? Journal of Foraminiferal Research 41(4):309-313. doi:10.2113/?gsjfr.41.4.309
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Moustakas, J.E.*, K.K. Smith, and L.J. Hlusko. 2011. The evolution and development of the mammalian dentition: Insights from the marsupial Monodelphis domestica. Developmental Dynamics 240(1):232-239. doi:10.1002/dvdy.22502
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Nagalingum, N.S.*, C.R. Marshall, T.B. Quental*, H.S. Rai, D.P. Little, and S. Mathews. 2011. Recent synchronous radiation of a living fossil. Science 334(6057):796-799. doi:10.1126/science.1209926
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Padian, K., and J.R. Horner. 2011. The evolution of "bizarre structures" in dinosaurs: Function, sexual selection, social selection, or species recognition? Journal of Zoology 283(1):3-17. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2010.00719.x
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Padian, K., and J.R. Horner. 2011. The definition of sexual selection and its implications for dinosaurian biology. Journal of Zoology 283(1):23-27. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2010.00761.x
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Pyenson, N.D.*, and D.R. Lindberg. 2011. What happened to gray whales during the Pleistocene? The ecological impact of sea-level change on benthic feeding areas in the North Pacific Ocean. PLoS ONE 6(7):e21295. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021295
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Quental, T.B.*, and C.R. Marshall. 2011. The molecular phylogenetic signature of clades in decline. PLoS ONE 6(10):e25780. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025780
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Schott, R.K., D.C. Evans, M.B. Goodwin, J.R. Horner, C.M. Brown, et al. 2011. Cranial ontogeny in Stegoceras validum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauria): A quantitative model of pachycephalosaur dome growth and variation. PLoS ONE 6(6):e21092. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021092
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Stanley, G.D., Jr., and J.H. Lipps. 2011. Photosymbiosis: A driving force for reef success and failure. Pp. 33-60 in G.D. Stanley Jr. (ed.), Corals and Reefs: Crises, Collapse and Change. Paleontological Society Special Papers 17.

Tomiya, S. 2011. A new basal Caniform (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the middle Eocene of North America and remarks on the phylogeny of early carnivorans. PLoS ONE 6(9):e24146. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024146
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Tomiya, S., J.L. McGuire*, R.W. Dedon, S.D. Lerner, R. Setsuda, A.N. Lipps, J.F. Bailey, K.R. Hale, A.B. Shabel*, and A.D. Barnosky. 2011. A report on late Quaternary vertebrate fossil assemblages from the eastern San Francisco Bay region, California. PaleoBios 30:50-71. abstract

Tomiya, S., B.A. Swartz, M. Batavia. 2011. Educational values of the University of California Museum of Paleontology. University Museums and Collections Journal 3/2010:61-66.
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Vila, R., C.D. Bell, R. Macniven, B. Goldman-Huertas, R.H. Ree, C.R. Marshall, S. Balint, K. Johnson, D. Benyamini, and N. Pierce. 2011. Phylogeny and palaeoecology of Polyommatus blue butterflies show Beringia was a climate-regulated gateway to the New World. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 278. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.2213.
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Visscher, H., M.A. Sephton, and C.V. Looy. 2011. Fungal virulence at the time of the end-Permian biosphere crisis? Geology 39:883-886. doi:10.1130/G32178.1
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Wägele, H., A. Klussmann-Kolb, M. Kuhlmann, G. Haszprunar, D.R. Lindberg, A. Koch, and W. Wägele. The taxonomist — an endangered race. A practical proposal for its survival. Frontiers in Zoology 8:(25)1-7. doi:10.1186/1742-9994-8-25
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Williams, B.L., C.T. Hanifin, E.D. Brodie, Jr., and R.L. Caldwell. 2011. Ontogeny of tetrodotoxin levels in blue-ringed octopuses: Maternal investment and apparent independent production in offspring of Hapalochlaena lunulata. Journal of Chemical Ecology 37(1):10-17. doi:10.1007/s10886-010-9901-4
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Williams, B.L., V. Lovenburg, C.L. Huffard*, and R.L. Caldwell. Chemical defense in pelagic octopus paralarvae: Tetrodotoxin alone does not protect individual paralarvae of the greater blue-ringed octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) from common reef predators. Chemoecology 21(3):131-141. doi:10.1007/s00049-011-0075-5
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