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2010 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 2010 peer-reviewed articles represents a portion of that effort. UCMP alums are indicated by asterisks.

Barnosky, A.D., and E.L. Lindsey. 2010. Timing of Quaternary megafaunal extinction in South America in relation to human arrival and climate change. Quaternary International 217(1-2):10-29. First published online Dec. 17, 2009. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2009.11.017

Bartley, R.H., S.E. Bartley, D.J. Springer, and D.M. Erwin. 2010. New observations on the Middle Fork Eel River coal-bearing beds, Mendocino County, California, USA. International Journal of Coal Geology 83(2-3):204-228. doi: 10.1016/j.coal.2010.01.001

Clemens, W.A. 2010. Were immigrants a significant part of the earliest Paleocene mammalian fauna of the North American Western Interior? Vertebrata PalAsiatica 48(4):285-307.

Dunthorn, M., J.H. Lipps, and T. Stoeck. 2010. Reassessment of the putative ciliate fossils Eotintinnopsis, Wujiangella, and Yonyangella from the Neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation in China. Acta Protozoologica 49:139-144.

Encinas, A., E. Fourtanier, K.L. Finger, L.A. Buatois, and J.P. Le Roux. 2010. Stratigraphic implications of latest middle Miocene to earliest late Miocene diatoms in the Navidad Formation at Lo Abarca, central Chile (3330'S). Ameghiniana 47.

Gleick, P.H. + 224 co-authors including J.W. Valentine. 2010. Climate change and the integrity of science. Science 328(5979):689-690. doi: 10.1126/science.328.5979.689

Goodwin, M.B., and J.R. Horner. 2010. Historical collecting bias and the fossil record of Triceratops in Montana. Pp. 551-563 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.

Gunnell, G.F., P.D. Gingerich, and Holroyd, P.A. 2010. Ptolemaiida. Pp. 83-88 in L. Werdelin and W.J. Sanders (eds.), Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. University of California Press.

Harnik, P.G., D. Jablonski, A.Z. Krug, and J.W. Valentine. 1210. Genus age, provincial area and the taxonomic structure of marine faunas. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological sciences 277(1699):3427-3435. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0628

Hlusko, L.J., R.D. Sage, and M.C. Mahaney. 2010. Modularity in the mammalian dentition: Mice and monkeys share a common dental genetic architecture. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 314B:1-29. doi: 10.1002/jez.b.21378

Holroyd, P.A. 2010. Macroscelidea. Pp. 89-98 in L. Werdelin and W.J. Sanders (eds.), Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. University of California Press.

Holroyd, P.A. 2010. Tubulidentata. Pp. 107-112 in L. Werdelin and W.J. Sanders (eds.), Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. University of California Press.

Holroyd, P.A., F. Lihoreau, G. F. Gunnell, and E. Miller. 2010. Anthracotheriidae. Pp. 843-852 in L. Werdelin and W.J. Sanders (eds.), Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. University of California Press.

Hren, M.T., M. Pagani, D.M. Erwin, and M. Brandon. 2010. Biomarker reconstruction of the early Eocene paleotopography and paleoclimate of the northern Sierra Nevada. Geology 38(1):7-10. doi: 10.1130/G30215.1

Huffard, C.L.,* R.L. Caldwell, and F. Boneka. 2010. Male-male and male-female aggression may influence mating associations in wild octopuses (Abdopus aculeatus). Journal of Comparative Psychology 124(1): 38-46. doi: 10.1037/a0017230

Koh, C., E. Bates, E. Broughton, N.T. Do, Z. Fletcher, M.C. Mahaney, and L.J. Hlusko. 2010. Genetic integration of molar cusp size variation in baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 142(2):246260. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.21221

Liow, L.H., T.B. Quental, and C.R. Marshall. 2010. When can decreasing diversification rates be detected with molecular phylogenies and the fossil record? Systematic Biology 59(6):646-659. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syq052

Lipps, J.H. 2010. Charles Darwin and H.M.S. Beagle: Besides Galapagos. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Series 4, Vol. 61, Supplement II, No. 2, pp. 7-30.

Marshall, C.R. 2010. The next 150 years: Towards a richer theoretical biology. In M.A. Bell, W.F. Eanes, D.J. Futuyma, and J.S. Levinton (eds.), Evolution After Darwin: the First 150 Years. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.

Marshall, C.R. 2010. Using confidence intervals to quantify the uncertainty in the end-points of stratigraphic ranges. Pp. 291-316 in J. Alroy and G. Hunt (eds.), Quantitative Methods in Paleobiology. The Paleontological Society Papers 16.

Marshall, C.R., and J.W. Valentine. 2010. The importance of preadapted genomes in the origin of the animal bodyplans and the Cambrian explosion. Evolution 64(5):1189-1201. Article first published online Nov. 20, 2009. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00908.x

McGuire, J.L. 2010. Geometric morphometrics of vole (Microtus californicus) dentition as a new paleoclimate proxy: Shape change along geographic and climatic clines. Quaternary International 212(2):198205. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2009.09.004

Mead, K., and R.L. Caldwell. 2010. Mantis shrimp: Olfactory apparatus and chemosensory behaviour. Pp. 219-238 in T. Breithaupt and M. Thiel (eds.), Chemical Communication in Crustaceans. Springer, New York.

Moustakas, J.E.,* K.K. Smith, and L.J. Hlusko. 2010. Evolution and development of the mammalian dentition: Insights from the marsupial Monodelphis domestica. Developmental Dynamics. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22502

Njau, J.K., and L.J. Hlusko. 2010. Fine-tuning paleoanthropological reconnaissance with high-resolution satellite imagery: The discovery of 28 new sites in Tanzania. Journal of Human Evolution 59(6):680-684. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2010.07.014

Padian, K., Cheng Li, and J. Pchelnikova. 2010. The trackmaker of Apatopus: Early diversification of archosaur stance and gait. Palaeontology 53(1):175-189. First published online Dec. 11, 2009. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2009.00924.x

Padian, K., and J.R. Horner. 2010. 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

Padian, K. 2010. How to win the evolution war: Teach macroevolution! Evolution Education and Outreach 3(2):206-214. doi: 10.1007/s12052-010-0213-5

Padian, K. 2010. Evolution and deep time in selected works of Hardy. Pp. 217-233 in Rosemarie Morgan (ed.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Porter, M.L., Y. Zhang, S. Desai, R.L. Caldwell, and T.W. Cronin. 2010. Evolution of anatomical and physiological specialization in the compound eyes of stomatopod crustaceans. Journal of Experimental Biology 213:3473-3486. doi: 10.1242/jeb.046508

Pyenson, N.D.,* R.B. Irmis,* and J.H. Lipps. 2010. Comment on "Climate, critters, and cetaceans: Cenozoic drivers of the evolution of modern whales." Science 330(6001):178.

Quek, S.-P., B.A. Counterman, P. Albuquerque de Moura, M.Z. Cardoso, C.R. Marshall, W.O. McMillan, and M.R. Kronforst. 2010. Dissecting comimetic radiations in Heliconius reveals divergent histories of convergent butterflies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 104:7134-7138. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0911572107

Quental, T.B., and C.R. Marshall. 2010. Diversity dynamics: Molecular phylogenies need the fossil record. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25(8):434-441. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2010.05.002

Schmidtling, R.C., and C.R. Marshall. 2010. Three dimensional structure and fluid flow through the hydropsire of the blastoid echinoderm, Pentremites rusticus. Journal of Paleontology 84(1):109-117. doi: 10.1666/09-080.1

Thanukos, A. 2010. Views from Understanding Evolution: Evolutionary trees from the tabloids and beyond. Evolution Education and Outreach 3(4):563-572. doi: 10.1007/s12052-010-0290-5

Thanukos, A. 2010. Views from Understanding Evolution: Names, they are a-changing. Evolution Education and Outreach 3(3):410-415. doi: 10.1007/s12052-010-0253-x

Thanukos, A. 2010. Views from Understanding Evolution: Communicating evolution as science. Evolution Education and Outreach 3(2):254-260. doi: 10.1007/s12052-010-0224-2

Thanukos, A. 2010. Views from Understanding Evolution: Coevolution in the classroom. Evolution Education and Outreach 3(1):71-77. doi: 10.1007/s12052-009-0203-7

Thanukos, A., J.G. Scotchmoor, R.L. Caldwell, and D.R. Lindberg. 2010. Science 101: Building the foundations for real understanding. Science 330(6012):1764-1765. doi: 10.1126/science.1186994

Valentine, J.W., and D. Jablonski. 2010. Origins of marine patterns of biodiversity: Some correlates and applications. Palaeontology 53(6):1203-1210. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.01005.x

You, H.-L., J. Atterholt, J. K. O'Connor, J.D. Harris, M.C. Lamanna, D.-Q. Li. 2010. A second Cretaceous ornithuromorph bird from the Changma Basin, Gansu Province, northwestern China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55(4):617-625. doi: 10.4202/app.2009.0095