Publications

History of Life and the Fossil Record

Alroy, J., M. Aberhan, D.J. Bottjer, M. Foote, F.T. Fürsich, P.J. Harries, A.J.W. Hendy, S.M. Holland, L.C. Ivany, W. Kiessling, M.A. Kosnik, C.R. Marshall, A.J. McGowan, A.I. Miller, T.D. Olszewski, M.E. Patzkowsky, S.E. Peters, L. Villier, P.J. Wagner, N. Bonuso, P.S. Borkow, B. Brenneis, M.E. Clapham, L.M. Fall, C.A. Ferguson, V.L. Hanson, A.Z. Krug, K.M. Layou, E.H. Leckey, S. Nürnberg, C.M. Powers, J.A. Sessa, C. Simpson, A. Tomašových, C.C. Visaggi. (2008). “Phanerozoic trends in the global diversity of marine invertebrates.” Science 321:97–100.

Arellano-Nava, B., Halloran, P. R., Boulton, C. A., Scourse, J., Butler, P. G., Reynolds, D. J., & Lenton, T. M. (2022). Destabilisation of the Subpolar North Atlantic prior to the Little Ice Age. Nature Communications, 13(1), 5008.

Armstrong McKay, D. I., Staal, A., Abrams, J. F., Winkelmann, R., Sakschewski, B., Loriani, S., Fetzer, I., Cornell, S. E., Rockström, J., & Lenton, T. M. (2022). Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points. Science, 377(6611), eabn7950.

Ba, Q., Hei, Y., Dighe, A., Li, W., Maziarz, J., Pak, I., Wang, S., Wagner, G. P., & Liu, Y. (2022). Proteotype coevolution and quantitative diversity across 11 mammalian species. Science Advances, 8(36), eabn0756.

Ba, Q., Hei, Y., Dighe, A., Li, W., Maziarz, J., Pak, I., Wang, S., Wagner, G. P., & Liu, Y. (2022). Proteotype coevolution and quantitative diversity across 11 mammalian species. Science Advances, 8(36), eabn0756.

Berry, W.B.N. (1987). Growth of a Prehistorical Time Scale: Based on Organic Evolution. New York: Blackwell Scientific Publications.

Bokulich, A. (2018). “Using models to correct data: palaeodiversity and the fossil record.” Synthese. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-018-1820-x.

Bowler, P.J. (1976). Fossils and Progress: Paleontology and the Idea of Progressive Evolution in the Nineteenth Century. Science History Publications.

Bowles, A. M. C., Williamson, C. J., Williams, T. A., Lenton, T. M., & Donoghue, P. C. J. (2022). The origin and early evolution of plants. Trends in Plant Science, S1360138522002710.

Boyle, R. A., & Lenton, T. M. (2022). The evolution of biogeochemical recycling by persistence-based selection. Communications Earth & Environment, 3(1), 46.

Clark, J. W., Harris, B. J., Hetherington, A. J., Hurtado-Castano, N., Brench, R. A., Casson, S., Williams, T. A., Gray, J. E., & Hetherington, A. M. (2022). The origin and evolution of stomata. Current Biology, 32(11), R539–R553.

DiFrisco, J., Love, A. C., & Wagner, G. P. (2022). The hierarchical basis of serial homology and evolutionary novelty. Journal of Morphology, jmor.21531.

Dong, X., Duan, B., Liu, J., & Donoghue, P. C. J. (2022). Internal anatomy of a fossilized embryonic stage of the Cambrian-Ordovician scalidophoran Markuelia. Royal Society Open Science, 9(10), 220115.

Dresow, M. (Forthcoming). “Measuring time with fossils: a start-up problem in scientific practice.” Philosophy of Science.

Ferrón, H. G., & Donoghue, P. C. J. (2022). Evolutionary analysis of swimming speed in early vertebrates challenges the ‘New Head Hypothesis.’ Communications Biology, 5(1), 863.

Gai, Z., Li, Q., Ferrón, H. G., Keating, J. N., Wang, J., Donoghue, P. C. J., & Zhu, M. (2022). Galeaspid anatomy and the origin of vertebrate paired appendages. Nature, 609(7929), 959–963.

Gould, S.J. (1987). Time’s Arrow, Time’s Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time. Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Press.

Harris, B. J., Clark, J. W., Schrempf, D., Szöllősi, G. J., Donoghue, P. C. J., Hetherington, A. M., & Williams, T. A. (2022). Divergent evolutionary trajectories of bryophytes and tracheophytes from a complex common ancestor of land plants. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Hunt, G. (2007). “The Relative Importance of Directional Change, Random Walks, and Stasis in the Evolution of Fossil Lineages.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 104(47):18404–18408.

Hunt, G. and D.L. Rabosky (2014). "Phenotypic Evolution in Fossil Species: Pattern and Process." Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 42(1):421–441.

Hunt, G., M.J. Hopkins and S. Lidgard (2015). "Simple versus complex models of trait evolution and stasis as a response to environmental change." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 112: 4885–4890.

Krause, A. J., Mills, B. J. W., Merdith, A. S., Lenton, T. M., & Poulton, S. W. (2022). Extreme variability in atmospheric oxygen levels in the late Precambrian. Science Advances, 8(41), eabm8191.

Liu, Y., Carlisle, E., Zhang, H., Yang, B., Steiner, M., Shao, T., Duan, B., Marone, F., Xiao, S., & Donoghue, P. C. J. (2022). Saccorhytus is an early ecdysozoan and not the earliest deuterostome. Nature, 609(7927), 541–546.

López-Antoñanzas, R., Mitchell, J., Simões, T. R., Condamine, F. L., Aguilée, R., Peláez-Campomanes, P., Renaud, S., Rolland, J., & Donoghue, P. C. J. (2022). Integrative Phylogenetics: Tools for Palaeontologists to Explore the Tree of Life. Biology, 11(8), 1185.

Love, A. C., Grabowski, M., Houle, D., Liow, L. H., Porto, A., Tsuboi, M., Voje, K. L., & Hunt, G. (2021). Evolvability in the fossil record. Paleobiology, 1–24.