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This is a list of recent publications by UCMP curators, staff and students. All UCMP authors are linked back to their individual profile pages.


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Barnosky, Tony

Barnosky, A.D., E.L. Lindsey, N.A. Villavicencio, J.E. Bostelmann, E.A. Hadly, J. Wanket, and C.R. Marshall. 2016. Variable impact of Late Quaternary defaunation in causing ecological state shifts in North and South America. PNAS. 113:856-861.  Read it



Bean, Jessica

Arlidge, S. M., A. Thankos and J.R. Bean. 2017. Using the Understanding Science flowchart to illustrate and bring students' science stories to life. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 98:211-216.  Read it


Swezey, D.S., J.R. Bean, A.T. Ninokawa, T.M. Hill, B. Gaylord, and E. Sanford. 2017. Interactive effects of temperature, food and skeletal mineralogy mediate biological responses to ocean acidification in a widely distributed bryozoan. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences; 284 (1853): 20162349 DOI:10.1098/rspb.2016.2349


Bean, J.R. and G.J. Vermeij. 2016. Califostoma: A new genus of Neogene muricid gastropods from the northeastern Pacific and its relationship to the living South American genus Crassilabrum. Vita Malacologica. 15: 1-6



Brasil, Marianne

Monson, T.A., M.F. Brasil, D.J. Stratford, and L.J. Hlusko. 2017. Patterns of craniofacial variation and taxonomic diversity in the South African Cercopithecidae fossil record. Palaeontologia Electronica, 20.1.7A: 1-20.  Read it


Hlusko, L.J., C.A. Schmitt, T.A. Monson, M.F. Brasil, and M.C. Mahaney. 2016. The integration of quantitative genetics, paleontology, and neontology reveals genetic underpinnings of primate dental evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(33):9262 - 9267.   Read it



Clemens, William

Clemens, W.A. 2017 A pantodont (Mammalia) from the latest Puercan North American Land Mammal Age (earliest Paleocene) of the Western Interior. Historical Biology  Read it



Clites, Erica

Pearson, L.K., E.C. Clites, V.L. Santucci and R.W. Boessenecker. 2016. Protocols for paleontological site Monitoring at Point Reyes National Seashore. Natural Resource Report NPS/NRSS/NRR - 2016/1185. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.


Stevens, C.H. and E.C. Clites. 2016. Transfer of the Calvin H. Stevens coral collection to the University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California: Journal of Paleontology, v. 90, p.182.  Read it



Contreras, Dori Lynne

Contreras, D.L., I.A.P. Duijnstee, S.L. Ranks, C.R. Marshall, C.V. Looy. 2017. The evolution of dispersal strategies in conifers: convergence and divergence in the morphology of diaspores. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 24:93−117.  Read it



Duijnstee, Ivo

Contreras, D.L., I.A.P. Duijnstee, S.L. Ranks, C.R. Marshall, C.V. Looy. 2017. The evolution of dispersal strategies in conifers: convergence and divergence in the morphology of diaspores. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 24:93−117.  Read it



Erwin, Diane M.

O'Dell, R.E., D.M. Erwin, P. Holroyd, B.D. Rankin and M. Ibraheem El - Faramawi. 2017. Flora and Fauna of the Holocene Oil Canyon oil-sands from the poorly understood San Joaquin Desert Biozone. In: Reynolds, R.E. (ed.) ECSZ Does It: Revisiting the Eastern California Shear Zone, 2017 Desert Symposium Volume, pp. 308 - 314.   Read it



Finger, Ken

Encinas, A., A. Folguera, V. Oliveros,, L. De Girolamo Del Mauro, F. Tapia, R.F. Riffo, Herve, K.L. Finger, V.A. Valencia, G. Gianni, and O. Alvarez. 2016. Late Oligocene – early Miocene submarine volcanism and deep-marine sedimentation in an extensional basin of Southern Chile. The 7 Degree Latin American Congress of Sedimentology and 15th Argentinean Meeting of Sedimentology, Santa Rosa, Argentina, September, 2016.


K.L. Finger. 2016. Status of the UCMP microfossil collection and reference list of its primary types. Micropaleontology, 62(3): 221-272.


K.L. Finger. 2016. Status of the UCMP microfossil collection and reference list of its primary types. Micropaleontology, 62(3): 221-272.


Stadum, C.J. and K.L. Finger. 2016 Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Miocene Saddleback Valley limestone, southern California. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Contributions in Science, 524: 31-49.



Finnegan, Seth

Klompmaker, A.A. , M. Kowalewski, J.W. Huntley, and S. Finnegan. 2017. Increase in predator-prey size ratios throughout the Phanerozoic history of marine ecosystems. Science, 356: 1168 - 1170.


F.A., Payne, J.L., Heim, N.A., Balk, M.A., Finnegan, S., Kowalewski, M., Lyons, S.K., McClain, C.R., McShea, D.W., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., Anich, P.S., Wang, S.C., 2016. Body size evolution across the Geozoic. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 44, 523-553.  Read it


Finnegan, S., Rasmussen, C.M., Harper, D.A., 2016. Biogeographic and bathymetric determinants of brachiopod extinction and survival during the Late Ordovician mass extinction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283, 20160007.   Read it


O'Dea, A., Lessios, H.A., Coates, A.G., Eytan, R.I., Restrepo-Moreno, S.A., Cione, A.L., Collins, L.S., de Queiroz, A., Farris, D.W., Norris, R.D., Stallard, R.F., Woodburne, M.O., Aguilera, O., Aubry, M., Berggren, W.A., Budd, A.F., Cozzuol, M.A., Coppard, S.E., Duque-Caro, H., Finnegan, S., Gasparini, G.M., Grossman, E.L., Johnson, K.G., Keigwin, L.D., Knowlton, N., Leigh, E.G., Leonard-Pingel, J.S., Marko, P.B., Pyenson, N.D., Rachello-Dolmen, P., Soibelzon, E., Soibelzon, L., Todd, J.A., Vermeij, G.J., Jackson, J.B.C., 2016. Formation of the Isthmus of Panama. Science Advances 2, e1600883.  Read it


O'Dea, A., Lessios, H.A., Coates, A.G., Eytan, R.I., Restrepo-Moreno, S.A., Cione, A.L., Collins, L.S., de Queiroz, A., Farris, D.W., Norris, R.D., Stallard, R.F., Woodburne, M.O., Aguilera, O., Aubry, M., Berggren, W.A., Budd, A.F., Cozzuol, M.A., Coppard, S.E., Duque-Caro, H., Finnegan, S., Gasparini, G.M., Grossman, E.L., Johnson, K.G., Keigwin, L.D., Knowlton, N., Leigh, E.G., Leonard-Pingel, J.S., Marko, P.B., Pyenson, N.D., Rachello-Dolmen, P., Soibelzon, E., Soibelzon, L., Todd, J.A., Vermeij, G.J., Jackson, J.B.C., 2016. Formation of the Isthmus of Panama. Science Advances 2, e1600883.  Read it



Goodwin, Mark

Boatman, E.M., M.B. Goodwin, H.N. Holman, S. Fakra and M.H. Schweitzer. 2016. Characterization of Tyrannosaurus structural proteins using synchrotron X-ray and infrared micro-beam techniques. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 76th Annual Meeting Program & Abstracts, p. 99. Salt Lake City.


Evans, D.C., T.E. Williamson, M.B. Goodwin and M. Loewen. 2016. New Stegoceras-grade pachycephalosaurs (Ornithischia) reveal a Late Campanian radiation of dome-headed dinosaurs in southern Laramidia. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 76th Annual Meeting Program & Abstracts, p. 132. Salt Lake City.


Goodwin, M.B. and D.C. Evans. 2016. The early expression of squamosal horns and parietal ornamentation confirmed by new end-stage juvenile Pachycephalosaurus fossils from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation, Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1078343.   Read it


Goodwin, M.B., J.A. Nirody, T. Huynh, J.R. Horner, D.Y. Parkinson, R.C. Schott and D.C. Evans. 2016. Mapping and visualizing the complex internal anatomy of pachycephalosaur domes. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 76th Annual Meeting Program & Abstracts, p. 145. Salt Lake City.


Wosik, M., M.B. Goodwin and D.C. Evans. 2016. A nestling-sized skeleton of Edmontosaurus (Ornithischia, Hadrosauridae) with an analysis of ontogenetic limb allometry in relation to major gait shifts. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 76th Annual Meeting Program & Abstracts, p. 254. Salt Lake City.



Hickman, Carole

Hickman, C.S. 2016. New species of deep-water gastropods from the Indo-west Pacific Region (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Seguenzioidea: Calliotropidae) with a geologic and biogeographic perspective. The Nautilus. 130(3):83 - 100.



Hlusko, Leslea

Monson, T.A., M.F. Brasil, D.J. Stratford, and L.J. Hlusko. 2017. Patterns of craniofacial variation and taxonomic diversity in the South African Cercopithecidae fossil record. Palaeontologia Electronica, 20.1.7A: 1-20.  Read it


Hlusko, L.J., C.A. Schmitt, T.A. Monson, M.F. Brasil, and M.C. Mahaney. 2016. The integration of quantitative genetics, paleontology, and neontology reveals genetic underpinnings of primate dental evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(33):9262 - 9267.   Read it


Monson, T.A., and L.J. Hlusko. 2016. The evolution of dental eruption sequence in artiodactyls. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 1:1-12.   Read it



Holroyd, Pat

O'Dell, R.E., D.M. Erwin, P. Holroyd, B.D. Rankin and M. Ibraheem El - Faramawi. 2017. Flora and Fauna of the Holocene Oil Canyon oil-sands from the poorly understood San Joaquin Desert Biozone. In: Reynolds, R.E. (ed.) ECSZ Does It: Revisiting the Eastern California Shear Zone, 2017 Desert Symposium Volume, pp. 308 - 314.   Read it


Borths, M., P.A. Holroyd, and E. Seiffert. In press. Hyainailourine and teratodontine cranial material from the late Eocene of Egypt and the application of parsimony and Bayesian methods to the phylogeny and biogeography of Hyaenodontida (Placentalia, Mammalia). PeerJ


Maguire, K.C. and P.A Holroyd. 2016. Pleistocene vertebrates of Silicon Valley (Santa Clara County, California). PaleoBios, 33:1 - 14, ucmp_paleobios_31767.  Read it


P.A Holroyd, P.A. and J.H. Hutchison. 2016. Fauna and setting of the Adelolophus hutchisoni type locality in the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Wahweap Formation of southern Utah. PaleoBios, 33:1 - 9, ucmp_paleobios_31196  Read it


Strait, S.G., P.A Holroyd, C.A. Denvir, and B.D. Rankin. 2016. Early Eocene (Wasatchian) rodent assemblages from the Washakie Basin, Wyoming. PaleoBios, 33:1 - 28, ucmp_paleobios_29986.  Read it


Waterson, A.M., D. N. Schmidt, P. J. Valdes, P.A Holroyd, D. B. Nicholson, and P.M. Barrett. 2016. Modelling the testudine climatic niche: a deep-time perspective. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 283: 20161408.  Read it



Hutchison, Howard

P.A Holroyd, P.A. and J.H. Hutchison. 2016. Fauna and setting of the Adelolophus hutchisoni type locality in the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Wahweap Formation of southern Utah. PaleoBios, 33:1 - 9, ucmp_paleobios_31196  Read it



Klompmaker, Adiel

Diaz-Medina, G., M. Hyzny, and A.A. Klompmaker. 2017. A lithostratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental framework for the Late Miocene El Caracolar section (Granada Basin, Betic Cordillera, Spain) and description of decapod crustaceans. Geobios, 50: 173 - 195.


Klompmaker, A.A. , M. Kowalewski, J.W. Huntley, and S. Finnegan. 2017. Increase in predator-prey size ratios throughout the Phanerozoic history of marine ecosystems. Science, 356: 1168 - 1170.


Klompmaker, A.A., R.W. Portell, and M.G. Frick. 2017. Comparative experimental taphonomy of eight marine arthropods indicates distinct differences in preservation potential. Palaeontology, 60: 773 - 794.


Luque, J., C.E. Schweitzer, W. Santana, R.W. Portell, F.J. Vega, and A.A. Klompmaker. 2017. Checklist of fossil decapod crustaceans from tropical America, Part I: Anomura and Brachyura. Nauplius, 25: e2017025.


Schweitzer, C.E., R.M. Feldmann, H. Karasawa, O.D. Frantescu, and A.A. Klompmaker. 2017. Systematic Descriptions: Section Etyoida. Treatise Online 95. Part R, Revised, Volume 1, Chapter 8P, 9 p.


Klompmaker, A.A, S.L. Jakobsen and B.W. Lauridsen. 2016. Evolution of body size, vision, and biodiversity of coral-associated organisms: evidence from fossil decapod crustaceans in cold-water coral and tropical coral ecosystems. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16, 132.


Klompmaker, A.A., A. Nutzel and A. Kaim. 2016. Drill hole convergence and a quantitative analysis of drill holes in mollusks and brachiopods from the Triassic of Italy and Poland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 457, 342 - 359.


Klompmaker, A.A., A.Y. Chistoserdov and D.L. Felder. 2016. Possible shell disease in 100-million-year-old crabs. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 119, 91 - 99.


Klompmaker, A.A., R.W. Portell and S.E.T. Van der Meij. 2016. Trace fossil evidence of coral-inhabiting crabs (Cryptochiridae) and its implications for growth and paleobiogeography. Scientific Reports 6, 23443.


Neto de Carvalho, C., B. Pereira, A.A. Klompmaker, A. Baucon, J.A. Moita, P. Pereira, S. Machado, J. Belo, J. Carvalho, L. Mergulhao. 2016. Running crabs, walking crinoids, grazing gastropods: behavioral diversity and evolutionary implications of the Cabeco da Ladeira Lagerstatte (Middle Jurassic, Portugal). Comunicacoes Geologicas 103, 39 - 54.


Villegas-Martin, J., R. Rojas-Consuegra and A.A. Klompmaker. 2016. Drill hole predation on tubes of serpulid polychaetes from the Upper Cretaceous of Cuba. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 455, 44 - 52.



Lindberg, David R.

Brusca, R.C., D.R. Lindberg, and W.F. Ponder. 2016. Phylum Mollusca. Pp.453 - 530 in R.C. Brusca, W. Moore and S.M. Shuster (eds.), Invertebrates. 3rd Ed., Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.



Lindsey, Emily

Barnosky, A.D., E.L. Lindsey, N.A. Villavicencio, J.E. Bostelmann, E.A. Hadly, J. Wanket, and C.R. Marshall. 2016. Variable impact of Late Quaternary defaunation in causing ecological state shifts in North and South America. PNAS. 113:856-861.  Read it


Lyons S.K., J.H. Miller, D. Fraser, F.A. Smith, A.G. Boyer, E.L. Lindsey, A.M. Mychajliw. 2016. The changing role of mammal life histories in late Quaternary extinction vulnerability on continents and islands. Biology Letters. 12:20160342.  Read it



Looy, Cynthia

Contreras, D.L., I.A.P. Duijnstee, S.L. Ranks, C.R. Marshall, C.V. Looy. 2017. The evolution of dispersal strategies in conifers: convergence and divergence in the morphology of diaspores. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 24:93−117.  Read it



Maguire, Kaitlin Clare

Maguire, K.C. and P.A Holroyd. 2016. Pleistocene vertebrates of Silicon Valley (Santa Clara County, California). PaleoBios, 33:1 - 14, ucmp_paleobios_31767.  Read it



Marshall, Charles

Contreras, D.L., I.A.P. Duijnstee, S.L. Ranks, C.R. Marshall, C.V. Looy. 2017. The evolution of dispersal strategies in conifers: convergence and divergence in the morphology of diaspores. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 24:93−117.  Read it


Barnosky, A.D., E.L. Lindsey, N.A. Villavicencio, J.E. Bostelmann, E.A. Hadly, J. Wanket, and C.R. Marshall. 2016. Variable impact of Late Quaternary defaunation in causing ecological state shifts in North and South America. PNAS. 113:856-861.  Read it



Monson, Tesla

Monson, T.A., M.F. Brasil, D.J. Stratford, and L.J. Hlusko. 2017. Patterns of craniofacial variation and taxonomic diversity in the South African Cercopithecidae fossil record. Palaeontologia Electronica, 20.1.7A: 1-20.  Read it


Hlusko, L.J., C.A. Schmitt, T.A. Monson, M.F. Brasil, and M.C. Mahaney. 2016. The integration of quantitative genetics, paleontology, and neontology reveals genetic underpinnings of primate dental evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(33):9262 - 9267.   Read it


Monson, T.A., and L.J. Hlusko. 2016. The evolution of dental eruption sequence in artiodactyls. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 1:1-12.   Read it



Poust, Ashley

Poust, A.W. 2017. Book Review: "The White River Badlands: Geology and Paleontology" by Benton, R.C., D.O. Terry Jr., E. Evanoff and H.G. McDonald. Priscum. 24(1):15 - 16.  Read it


Poust, A.W. and R.W. Boessenecker. 2017. Mandibles of the sea lion Proterozetes ulysses from the middle Pleistocene Port Orford Formation of Oregon. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2017.1317637.  Read it


Poust, A.W. 2016. First report of fossil turtle eggshell west of the Colorado Plateau. Historical Biology, doi: 10.1080/08912963.2016.1189911   Read it



Sigwart, Julia

Chen, C., K. Uematsu, K. Linse, J.D. Sigwart. 2017. By more ways than one: Rapid convergence in adaptations to hydrothermal vents shown by 3D anatomical reconstruction of Gigantopelta (Mollusca: Neomphalina). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17: article 62.


Eagling, L.E., E.C. Ashton, A.C. Jensen, J.D. Sigwart, D. Murray and D. Roberts. 2017. Spatial and temporal differences in gonad development, sex ratios and reproductive output influence the sustainability of exploited populations of the European oyster, Ostrea edulis. Aquatic Conservation. (in press)


Geraldi, N., C. Bertollini, M.C. Emmerson, D. Roberts, J.D. Sigwart and N.E. O'Connor. 2017. Aggregations of brittle stars can provide similar ecological roles as mussel reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 563: 157 - 167.


Sigwart, J.D. 2017. Molluscs all beneath the sun, one shell, two shells, more, or none. Current Biology, 27: R702 - R719.


Sigwart, J.D. and E. Schwabe. 2017. Anatomy of the many feeding types in polyplacophoran molluscs. Invertebrate Zoology. 14(2): 205 - 216.


Sigwart, J.D. and L. McLean. 2017. Contribution of Caulerpa spp. to marine mollusc species richness in the megadiverse Philippines. Visaya, 5: 67 - 73.


Sigwart, J.D., C. Chen and L. Marsh. 2017. Is mining the seabed bad for molluscs? The Nautilus, 131: 43 - 49.


Sigwart, J.D., C. Chen. 2017. Life history, patchy distribution, and patchy taxonomy in a shallow-water invertebrate (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurida). Marine Biodiversity. doi: 10.1007/s12526-017-0688-1


Sigwart, J.D., M.D. Sutton and K.D. Bennett. 2017. How big is a genus? Towards a nomothetic systematics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx059


South, J., D. Welsh, A. Anton, J.D. Sigwart and J.T.A. Dick. 2017. Effects of increasing temperature to the functional response of the intertidal shanny Lipophrys pholis. Journal of Fish Biology. (in press)


Sumner - Rooney, L.H. and J.D. Sigwart. 2017. Lazarus in the museum: resurrecting historic specimens through new technology. Invertebrate Zoology, 14(1): 73 - 84.



Souto, Camilla

Souto, C. and M. Martins. 2017. Os Equinodermos. Pp. 303 - 315. In Nunes, J.M.C., and M.R.B. de Matos, (eds.), Litoral norte da Bahia: caracterizacao ambiental, biodiversidade e conservacao. EDUFBA, Salvador. ISBN 978-85-232-1456-2. Notes: Title in English: The Echinoderms, In: North coast of Bahia: environmental characteristics, biodiversity and conservation.  Read it


Martins, L., C. Souto, J. Braga and M. Tavares. 2016. Echinoidea and Holothuroidea (Echinodermata) of the Trindade and Martin Vaz Archipelago, off Brazil, with new records and remarks on taxonomy and species composition. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S0025315416001569.  Read it



Thanukos, Anna

Arlidge, S. M., A. Thankos and J.R. Bean. 2017. Using the Understanding Science flowchart to illustrate and bring students' science stories to life. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 98:211-216.  Read it


Graves Jr, J.L., C. Reiber, A. Thanukos, M. Hurtado, and T. Wolpaw. 2016. Evolutionary science as a method to facilitate higher level thinking and reasoning in medical training. Evolution, Medicine, & Public Health. 2016(1): 358-368.  Read it



Villavicencio, Natalia

Barnosky, A.D., E.L. Lindsey, N.A. Villavicencio, J.E. Bostelmann, E.A. Hadly, J. Wanket, and C.R. Marshall. 2016. Variable impact of Late Quaternary defaunation in causing ecological state shifts in North and South America. PNAS. 113:856-861.  Read it