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2014 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 2014 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]

Alupay, J.S.,* S.P. Hadjisolomou, and R.J. Crook. 2014. Arm injury produces long-term behavioral and neural hypersensitivity in octopus. Neuroscience letters 558:137-142. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2013.11.002 (published online November 2013)
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Barnosky, A.D. 2014. Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth. UC Press. 240 pp.

Barnosky, A.D., and E.A. Hadly. 2014. Problem solving in the Anthropocene. The Anthropocene Review 1(1):76-77. doi: 10.1177/2053019613516935
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Barnosky, A.D., E.A. Hadly, R. Dirzo, M. Fortelius, and N.C. Stenseth. 2014. Translating science for decision makers to help navigate the Anthropocene. The Anthropocene Review 1(2):160-170. doi: 10.1177/2053019614533670
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Barnosky, A.D., M. Holmes, R. Kirchholtes, E.L. Lindsey,* K.C. Maguire,* A.W. Poust, M.A. Stegner, J. Sunseri, B. Swartz,* J. Swift, N.A. Villavicencio, and G.O.U. Wogan. 2014. Prelude to the Anthropocene: Two newly-defined North American Land-Mammal Ages (NALMAs). The Anthropocene Review 1(3):225-242. doi: 10.1177/2053019614547433
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Barnosky, A.D., J.H. Brown, G.C. Daily, R. Dirzo, A.H. Ehrlich, P.R. Ehrlich, J.T. Eronen, M. Fortelius, E.A. Hadly, E.B. Leopold, H.A. Mooney, J.P. Myers, R.L Naylor, S. Palumbi, N.C. Stenseth, and M.H. Wake. 2014. Introducing the scientific consensus on maintaining humanity's life support systems in the 21st century: Information for policy makers. The Anthropocene Review 1(1): 78-109. doi: 10.1177/2053019613516290
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Barta, D.E., K.M. Brundridge, J.A. Croghan, F.D. Jackson, D.J. Varricchio, X. Jin, and A.W. Poust. 2014. Eggs and clutches of the Spheroolithidae from the Cretaceous Tiantai basin, Zhejiang Province, China. Historical Biology 26(2):183-194. doi: 10.1080/08912963.2013.792811
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Benca, J.P. 2014. Cultivation techniques for terrestrial clubmosses (Lycopodiaceae): Conservation, research, and horticultural opportunities for an early-diverging plant lineage. American Fern Journal 104(2):25-48. doi: 10.1640/0002-8444-104.2.25
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Benca, J.P., M.H. Carlisle, S. Bergen, and C.A.E. Strömberg.* 2014. Applying morphometrics to early land plant systematics: A new species of Leclercqia (Lycopsida) from Washington State. American Journal of Botany 101(3):510-520. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1300271
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Berke, S.K., D. Jablonski, A.Z. Krug, and J.W. Valentine. 2014. Origination and immigration drive latitudinal gradients in marine functional diversity. PLoS ONE 9(7):e101494. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101494
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Blois, J.L., N.J. Gotelli, A.K. Behrensmeyer, J.T. Faith, S.K. Lyons, S.J.W. William, K.L. Amatangelo, A. Bercovici, A. Du, J.T. Eronen, G.R. Graves, N. Jud, C.C. Labandeira, C.V. Looy, B. McGill, D. Patterson, R. Potts, B. Riddle, R. Terry, A. Tóth, A. Villaseñor, and S.L. Wing. 2014. A framework for evaluating the influence of climate, dispersal limitation, and biotic interactions using fossil pollen associations across the late Quaternary. Ecography 37(11):1095-1108. doi: 10.1111/ecog.00779
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Clemens, W.A., and J.H. Hartman. 2014. From Tyrannosaurus rex to asteroid impact: Early studies (1901-1980) of the Hell Creek Formation in its type area. Pp. 1-87 in G.P. Wilson, W.A. Clemens, J.R. Horner, and J.H. Hartman, (eds.), Through the End of the Cretaceous in the Type Locality of the Hell Creek Formation in Montana and Adjacent Areas. Geological Society of America Special Paper 503. doi: 10.1130/2014.2503(01)
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Clemens, W.A., and T. Martin. 2014. Review of the non-tritylodontid synapsids from bone beds in the Rhaetic Sandstone, southern Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 88(4):461-479. doi: 10.1007/s12542-013-0201-5
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Cronin, T.W., M.J. Bok, N.J. Marshall, and R.L. Caldwell. 2014. Filtering and polychromatic vision in mantis shrimps: Themes in visible and ultraviolet vision. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 2014369 20130032. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0032 (published online January 2014)
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DiMichele, W.A., D.S. Chaney, H. Falcon-Lang, H. Kerp, C.V. Looy, S.G. Lucas, K. Krainer, and S. Voigt. 2014. A compositionally unique voltzian conifer-callipterid flora from a carbonate-filled channel, Early Permian age, Robledo Mountains, New Mexico, and its broader significance. In S.G. Lucas and W.A. DiMichele (eds.), Carboniferous-Permian Transition in the Robledo Mountains, Southern New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 65. 7 pp. (delayed in appearing online)

DiMichele, W.A., S.G. Lucas, C.V. Looy, C.S. Chaney, and S. Voight. 2014. Early Permian fossil floras from the red beds of Prehistoric Trackways National Monument, southern New Mexico. In S.G. Lucas and W.A. DiMichele (eds.), Carboniferous-Permian Transition in the Robledo Mountains, Southern New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 65. 11 pp. (delayed in appearing online)

Dougherty, L.F., S. Johnsen, R.L. Caldwell, N.J. Marshall. 2014. A dynamic broadband reflector built from microscopic silica spheres in the 'disco' clam Ctenoides ales. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 11(98). doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0407
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Encinas, A., F. Perez, S.N. Nielsen, K.L. Finger, V. Valencia, and P. Duhart. 2014. Geochronologic and paleontologic evidence for a Pacific-Atlantic connection during the late Oligocene-early Miocene in the Patagonian Andes (43-44 S). Journal of South American Earth Sciences 55 (November 2014):1-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2014.06.008
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Finnegan, N.J., R. Schumer, and S. Finnegan. 2014. A signature of transience in bedrock river incision rates over timescales of 104-107 years. Nature 505:391-394. doi: 10.1038/nature12913
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Goodwin, M.B., and J.R. Horner. 2014. Cranial morphology of a juvenile Triceratops skull from the Hell Creek Formation, McCone County Montana, with comments on the fossil record of ontogenetically younger skulls. Pp. 333-347 in G.P. Wilson, W.A. Clemens, J.R. Horner, J.H. Hartman, (eds.), Through the End of the Cretaceous in the Type Locality of the Hell Creek Formation in Montana and Adjacent Areas. Geological Society of America Special Paper 503. doi: 10.1130/2014.2503(13)
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Hickman, C.S. 2014. Paleogene marine bivalves of the deep-water Keasey Formation in Oregon, part IV: The anomalodesmatans. PaleoBios 31(3):1-14. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/6vf3t60q
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Holden, A.R., J.B. Koch, T. Griswold, D.M. Erwin, and J. Hall. 2014. Leafcutter bee nests and pupae from the Rancho La Brea tar pits of southern California: Implications for understanding the paleoenvironment of the Late Pleistocene. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94724. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094724
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How, M.J., M.L. Porter, A. Radford, K. Feller, S. Temple, R.L. Caldwell, J. Marshall, T.W. Cronin, and N.W. Roberts. 2014. Out of the blue: The evolution of horizontally polarized signals in Haptosquilla (Crustacea, Stomatopoda, Protosquillidae). Journal of Experimental Biology 217:3425-3431. doi: 10.1242/?jeb.107581
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Judge, J., and G. Haszprunar. 2014. The anatomy of Lepetella sierrai (Vetigastropoda, Lepetelloidea): Implications for reproduction, feeding, and symbiosis in lepetellid limpets. Invertebrate Biology 133(4):324-339. doi: 10.1111/ivb.12064
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Lindsey, E.L.,* and E.X. Lopez R. 2014. Tanque Loma, a new late-Pleistocene megafaunal tar seep locality from southwest Ecuador. Journal of South American Earth Sciences (2014). doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2014.11.003
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Looy, C.V., and C.L. Hotton. 2014. Spatiotemporal relationships among Late Pennsylvanian plant assemblages: Paleobotanical evidence from the Markley Formation, West Texas, USA. Review of Paleobotany and Palynology 211:10-27. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2014.09.007
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Looy, C.V., and R. Stevenson. 2014. Earliest occurrence of autorotating seeds in conifers: The mid-Permian (Kungurian-Roadian) Manifera talaris gen. et sp. nov. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175(7):841-854. doi: 10.1086/676973
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Looy, C.V., H. Kerp, I.A.P. Duijnstee, and W.A. DiMichele. 2014. The late Paleozoic ecological-evolutionary laboratory, a land-plant fossil record perspective. The Sedimentary Record 12 (4):4-10. http://www.sepm.org/CM_Files/SedimentaryRecord/SedRecord12-4-No-6.pdf
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Looy, C.V., R.A. Stevenson, T.B. van Hoof, and L. Mander. 2014. Evidence for coal forest refugia in the seasonally dry Pennsylvanian tropical lowlands of the Illinois Basin, USA. PeerJ 2:e630. doi: 10.7717/peerj.630
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Marshall, C.R. 2014. The evolution of morphogenetic fitness landscapes: Conceptualising the interplay between the developmental and ecological drivers of morphological innovation. Australian Journal of Zoology 62(1):3-17. doi: 10.1071/ZO13052
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Monson, T.A., and L.J. Hlusko. 2014. Identification of a derived dental trait in the papionini relative to other old world monkeys. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 155(3):422-429. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22586
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Moritsch, M.M., M.J. Pakes,* and D.R. Lindberg. 2014. How might sea level change affect arthropod biodiversity in anchialine caves: A comparison of Remipedia and Atyidae taxa (Arthropoda: Altocrustacea)? Organism Diversity and Evolution 14: 225-235. doi: 10.1007/s13127-014-0167-5
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Morrish, K.R., and L.J. Hlusko. 2014. Modularity and sexual dimorphism in human metacarpals. PaleoBios 31(2):1-20. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7xc156c2
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Padian, K., and J.R. Horner. 2014. The species recognition hypothesis explains exaggerated structures in non-avialan dinosaurs better than sexual selection does. Comptes Rendus Palevol 13(2):97-107.

Price, R.M., T.C. Andrews, T.L. McElhinny, L.S. Mead, J.K. Abraham, A. Thanukos, and K.E. Perez. 2014. The genetic drift inventory: A tool for measuring what advanced undergraduates have mastered about genetic drift. CBE-Life Sciences Education 13(1):65-75. doi: 10.1187/cbe.13-08-0159
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Reiner, W.B., C. Petzinger, M.L. Power, D. Hyeroba, and J.M. Rothman. 2014. Fatty acids in mountain gorilla diets: Implications for primate nutrition and health. American Journal of Primatology 76(3):281-288. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22232
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Roberts, N.W., M.J. How, M.S. Porter, S.E. Temple, R.L. Caldwell, S.B. Powell, V. Gruev, N.J. Marshall, and T.W. Cronin. 2014. Animal polarization imaging and implications for optical processing. Proceedings of the IEEE 102(10):1427-1434. doi: 10.1109/JPROC.2014.2341692
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Schweitzer, M.H., W. Zheng, T.P. Cleland, M.B. Goodwin, E. Boatman, E. Theil, M.A. Marcus, and S.C. Fakra. 2014. A role for iron and oxygen chemistry in preserving soft tissues, cells and molecules from deep time. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281(1775): 20132741. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2741 (published online November 2013)
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Sprain, C.J., P.R. Renne, G.P. Wilson,* and W.A. Clemens. 2014. High-resolution chronostratigraphy of the terrestrial Cretaceous-Paleogene transition and recovery interval in the Hell Creek region, Montana. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. doi: 10.1130/B31076.1 (published online 16 September 2014)
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Tomasovych, A., D. Jablonski, S. Berke, A.Z. Krug, and J.W. Valentine. 2014. Non-linear thermal gradients shape broad-scale patterns in geographic range size and can reverse Rapoport's Rule. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24(2):157-167. doi: 10.1111/geb.12242 (published online October 2014)
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Varela, S., J. González-Hernández, L.F. Sgarbi, C. Marshall, M.D. Uhen, S. Peters, and M. McClennen. 2014. paleobioDB: An R package for downloading, visualizing and processing data from the Paleobiology Database. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/ecog.01154 (published online 2 December 2014)
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Wilson, G.P.,* W.A. Clemens, J.R. Horner, and J.H. Hartman (eds.). 2014. Through the End of the Cretaceous in the Type Locality of the Hell Creek Formation in Montana and Adjacent Areas. Geological Society of America Special Paper 503. 392 pp.

Zalasiewicz, J., M. Williams, C.N. Waters, A.D. Barnosky, and P. Haff. 2014. The technofossil record of humans. The Anthropocene Review 1(1):34-43. doi: 10.1177/2053019613514953
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