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2006 UCMP publications

Koch, P. L., and A.D. Barnosky. 2006. Late Quaternary extinctions: state of the debate. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 37:215-250.

Fox, H.E., and R.L. Caldwell. 2006. Recovery from blast fishing on coral reefs: a tale of two scales. Ecological Applications 16:1631-1635.

Clemens, W.A. 2006. Early Paleocene (Puercan) peradectid marsupials from northeastern Montana, North American Western Interior. Palaeontographica, Abt. A 277:19-31.

Anantharaman, S., G.P. Wilson, D.C. Das Sarma, and W.A. Clemens. 2006. A possible Late Cretaceous "Haramiyidan" from India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(2):488-490.

Erwin, D.M., and H.E. Schorn. 2006. Pinus baileyi (section Pinus) from the Paleogene of Idaho, USA. American Journal of Botany 93(2):197-205.

Encinas, A., J.P. Le Roux, L.A. Buatois, S.N. Nielsen, K.L. Finger, E. Fourtanier, and A. Lavenu. 2006. Nuevo esquema estratigráfico para los depósitos marinos mio-pliocenos del área de Navidad (33°00'-34°30'S), Chile central. Revista Geológica de Chile 33(2):221-246.

Encinas, A., F. Hervé, R. Villa-Martínez, S.N. Nielsen, K.L. Finger, and D.E. Peterson. 2006. Finding of a Holocene marine layer in Algarrobo (33°22'S), central Chile. Revista Geológica de Chile 33(2):339-345.

Horner, J.R., and M.B. Goodwin. 2006. Major cranial changes during Triceratops ontogeny. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences 273:2757-2761

Goodwin, M.B., W.A. Clemens, J.R. Horner, and K. Padian. 2006. The smallest known Triceratops skull: new observations on ceratopsid cranial anatomy and ontogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(1):103-112.

Holroyd, P.A., T. Tsubamoto, N. Egi, R.L. Ciochon, M. Takai, S.T. Tun, C. Sein, and G.F. Gunnell. 2006. A rhinocerotid perissodactyl from the late middle Eocene Pondaung Formation, Myanmar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(2):491-494.

Irmis, R.B., and D.K. Elliott. 2006. Taphonomy of a Middle Pennsylvanian marine vertebrate assemblage and an actualistic model for marine abrasion of teeth. Palaios 21(5):466-479.

Parker, W.G., and R.B. Irmis. 2006. A new species of the Late Triassic phytosaur Pseudopalatus (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:126-143.

Bybee, P.J., A.H. Lee, and E.-T. Lamm. 2006. Sizing the Jurassic theropod dinosaur, Allosaurus: assessing growth strategy and evolution of ontogenetic scaling of limbs. Journal of Morphology 267:347-359.

Lindberg, D.R., and N.D. Pyenson. 2006. Evolutionary patterns in Cetacea: fishing up prey size through deep time. Pp. 67-81 in J.A. Estes et al. (eds.), Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Lipps, J.H. 2006. Major features of protistan evolution: controversies, problems and a few answers. Anuário do Instituto de Geociências UFRJ 29:55-80.

Langer, M.R., and J.H. Lipps. 2006. Assembly and persistence of foraminifera in introduced mangroves on Moorea, French Polynesia. Micropaleontology 52:343-355.

Hayward, B.W., H.R. Grenfell, A.T. Sabaa, R. Carter, U. Cochran, J.H. Lipps, P.A.R. Shane, and M.S. Morley. 2006. Micropaleontological evidence of large earthquakes in the past 7200 years in southern Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 25:1186-1207.

Mickelson, D.L., A. Milner, D.D. Deblieux, and J.L. McGuire. 2006. The oldest known Early Triassic fossil vertebrate footprints in North America, from Zion National Park, Utah. Fossils from Federal Lands. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences Bulletin 34:141-144.

Collins, A.G., B. Bentlage, G.I. Matsumoto, S.H.D. Haddock, K.J. Osborn, and B. Schierwater. 2006. Solution to the phylogenetic enigma of Tetraplatia, a worm-shaped cnidarian. Biology Letters 2(1):120-124.

Ricqlès, A.J. de, J.R. Horner, and K. Padian. 2006. The interpretation of dinosaur growth patterns. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21:596-597.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Patek, S.N., J.E. Baio, B.L. Fisher, and A.V. Suarez. 2006. Multifunctionality and mechanical origins: ballistic jaw propulsion in trap-jaw ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(34):12787-12792.

Patek, S.N., R.M. Feldmann, M. Porter, and D. Tshudy. 2006. Phylogeny and evolution of lobsters. In B.F. Phillips (ed.), Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries. Blackwell Publishing.

Patek, S.N., and R.L. Caldwell. 2006. The stomatopod rumble: sound production in Hemisquilla californiensis. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 39(2):99-111.

Prentice, C.S., J.G. Scotchmoor, E.M. Moores, J.P. Kiland (eds.). 2006. 1906 San Francisco earthquake centennial field guides. GSA Field Guide 7. The Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO. 430 pp.

Diamond, J., and J. Scotchmoor. 2006. Exhibiting evolution. Museums and Social Issues 1(1):21-48.

Simison, W.B. 2006. Patterns of endemism for nearshore gastropod molluscs: a new view of the Gulf of California. Journal of Molluscan Studies 72(1):53-63.

Simison, W.B., D.R. Lindberg, and J.L. Boore. 2006. Rolling circle amplification of metazoan mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39(2):562-567.

Valentine, J.W. 2006. Ancestors and Urbilateria. Evolution and Development 8:391-393.

Valentine, J.W., D. Jablonski, S. Kidwell, and K. Roy. 2006. Assessing the fidelity of the fossil record by using marine bivalves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 103:6599-6604.

Jablonski, D., K. Roy, and J.W. Valentine. 2006. Out of the tropics: evolutionary dynamics of the latitudinal diversity gradient. Science 314:102-106.