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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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2015

Boessenecker, R.W. and A.W. Poust. 2015. Freshwater occurrence of the extinct dolphin Parapontoporia (Cetacea: Lipotidae) from the upper Pliocene nonmarine Tulare Formation of California. Palaeontology. 58(3):489-496.


Henkel, C.J., W.P. Elder, V.L. Santucci and E.C. Clites. 2015. Golden Gate National Recreation Area: Paleontological resource inventory. Natural Resource Report NPS/GOGA/NRR-2015/915. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.


Huynh, T.L., D. Evangelista and C.R. Marshall. 2015. Visualizing the fluid flow through the complex skeletonized respiratory structures of a blastoid echinoderm. Palaeontologia Electronica 18.1.14A: 1-17.  Read it


Maguire, K.C. 2015. Dietary niche stability of equids across the mid-Miocene Climatic Optimum in Oregon, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocology. 426: 297-307.  Read it


Stegner, M.A. 2015. The Mescal Cave Fauna (San Bernardino County, California): Testing Assumptions of Habitat Fidelity in the Quaternary Fossil Record. Quaternary Research. 83(3):582-587. Notes: Manuscript addresses Mescal Cave, UCMP Locality #V3864, which was excavated by a UCMP party led by RA Stirton in 1938.  Read it



2014

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.  Read it


Barnosky A.D., M. Holmes, R. Kirchholtes, E. Lindsey, K.C. Maguire, A.W. Poust, M.A. Stegner, J. Sunseri, B. Swartz, J. Swift, N.A. Villavicencio, G.O.U. Wogan. 2014. Prelude to the Anthropocene: Two new North American Land Mammal Ages (NALMAs). Anthropocene Review, 9 Sept. 2014. doi: 10.1177/2053019614547433  Read it


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.


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, 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, p. 1-87.


Cllites, E.C., M.B. Goodwin, C.R. Marshall. 2014. Making the former USGS Menlo Park invertebrate collection digitally accessible through the University of California Museum of Paleontology. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol.46, No.6, p.701.  Read it


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. J. R. Soc. Interface 11: 20140407. Notes: Metrics: Altmetric has tracked 2,487,155 articles across all journals so far. Compared to these, this article has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all articles ever tracked by Altmetric. More info and metrics: http://www.altmetric.com/details.php?domain=rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org&citation_id=2463744   Read it


Encinas, A., Finger, K.L., and Nielsen, S.N., Comment on Reply to Comment of Finger et al. (2013) on: Evidence for an Early-Middle Miocene age of the Navidad Formation (central Chile): 'Paleontological, paleoclimatic and tectonic implications' of Guti?rrez et al. (2013, Andean Geology 40 (1): 66-78)". Andean Geology, 41(3):1-18.


Encinas, A., Perez, F., Nielsen, S.N., Finger, K.L., Victor Valencia, V., and Duhart, P., 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.


Encinas, A., Zambrano, P.A., Bernabe, P., Zambrano, P.A., Finger, K., Buatois, L., Valencia V., Fanning, M., and Herve, F. Tectonic implications of deep-marine Miocene strata in the Western Andean Cordillera of South-Central Chile (40-42? S). In: Rocha, R., et al. (eds.), STRATI 2013: 499-501.


Goodwin, M.B. 2014. Fossilization as a preservational process: New insights on bioapatite in the fossil record. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 68, No. 6, p.26.  Read it


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.


Hickman, C.S. 2014. Paleogene marine bivalves of the deep-water Keasey Formation in Oregon, part IV: The anomalodesmatans. PaleoBios 31(3):1?14.


Hickman, C.S. 2014. Paleogene marine bivalves of the deep-water Keasey Formation in Oregon, part IV: The anomalodesmatans. PaleoBios. 31(3):1-14.


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.   Read it


Holroyd, P.A., J.H. Hutchison, M.B. Goodwin. 2014. Turtles of the Judith River Formation and comparisons among Late Cretaceous faunas in western North America. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 46, No. 5, p. 98. Notes: Rocky Mountain (66th Annual) and Cordilleran (110th Annual) Joint Meeting (19-21 May 2014), Bozeman, MT.  Read it


Horner, J., M. Goodwin, and V. Weaver. 2014. Nerve-like structures in the enigmatic domes of pachycephalosaurids. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 74th Annual Meeting Program & Abstracts, p. 150. Berlin.   Read it


Irmis, R.B., M.B. Goodwin, and G.P. Wilson. 2014. Early Mesozoic vertebrate assemblages from Ethiopia and their significance for Gondwanan biogeography. 4th International Palaeontological Congress. Programme and abstracts Mendoza, Argentina.


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: 324-339   Read it


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). 10.1016/j.jsames.2014.11.003  Read it


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.  Read it


Monson, T.A. and L.J. Hlusko. 2014. Identification of a derived dental trait in the papionini relative to the other old world monkeys. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.  Read it


Padian, K. 2014. Branching trees. [Book review.] Nature. 511: 408-409.


Padian, K. 2014. Review of Enquete sur les Creationnismes: Reseaux, strategies et objectifs politiques, by Cyrille Baudouin and Olivier Brosseau. Reports of the National Center for Science Education.


Padian, K. and J.R. Horner. 2014. The species recognition hypothesis explains exaggerated structures in non-avialan dinosaurs better than sexual selection does. C. R. Palevol 13: 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.   Read it


Schweitzer, M.H., W. Zheng, T.P. Cleland, M.B. Goodwin, E. Boatman, E. Theil, M.A. Marcus, 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. v. 281:1775, 2013doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2741. Notes: This is a Proc.R.Soc. B 22 January 2014 publication, though first published online 27 November 2013.  Read it


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 (published on line on 16 September 2014)  Read it


Weaver, V., M. Goodwin, J. Horner. 2014. Histology of pachycephalosaurid crania reveals evidence of multiple tissue types and variable origin of apical pathologies. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 74th Annual Meeting Program & Abstracts, p. 150. Berlin.  Read it


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, p. 392.