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Bear Ears
Ursus arctos

Arnaudo, M.E., Bona, P., Soibelzon, L.H., and Schubert, B.W. 2016. Anatomical study of the auditory region of Arctotherium tarijense (Ursidae, Tremarctinae), an extinct short-faced bear from the Pleisotcene of South America. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 825-837.

Platypus Morphology
Obdurodon

Asahara, M., Koizumi, M., Macrini, T.E., Hand, S.J., and Archer, M. 2016. Comparative cranial morphology in living and extinct platypuses: feeding behavior, electroreception, and loss of teeth. Science Advances, 2, e1601329.

Earliest Known Lissamphibian
Leiopelma

Ascarrunz, E., Rage, J.-C., Legreneur, P., and Laurin, M. 2016. Triadobatrachus massinoti, the earliest known lissamphibian (Vertebrata: Tetrapoda) re-examined by µCT scan, and the evolution of trunk length in batrachians. Contributions to Zoology, 85, 201-234.

Theropod Evolution
Coelophysis

Barta, D.E., Nesbitt, S.J., and Norell, M.A. 2018. The evolution of the manus of early theropod dinosaurs is characterized by high inter- and intraspecific variation. Journal of Anatomy, 232, 80-104.

Extinct Marsupialiform
Caenolestes

Beck, R.M.D. 2017. The skull of Epidolops ameghinoi from the Early Eocene Itaboraí Fauna, southeastern Brazil, and the affinities of the extinct marsupialiform order Polydolopimorphia. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 24, 373-414.

Mammal Brains
Ecteninion

Benoit, J., Manger, P.R., and Rubidge, B.S. 2016. Palaeoneurological clues to the evolution of defining mammalian soft tissue traits. Scientific Reports, 6, 25604.

Bird Skulls
Archaeopteryx

Bhullar, B.-A., Hanson, M., Fabbri, M., Pritchard, A., Bever, G.S., and Hoffman, E. 2016. How to make a bird skull: major transitions in the evolution of the avian cranium, paedomorphosis, and the beak as a surrogate hand. Integrative and Comparative Biology.

Mouse Vertebrae
Mus_musculus

Böhmer, C. 2017. Correlation between Hox code and vertebral morphology in the mouse: towards a universal model for Synapsida. Zoological Letters, 3, 8.

Crocodylian Brains
Caiman

Bona, P., Carabajal, A.P., and Gasparini, Z. 2017. Neuroanatomy of Gryposuchus geogaeus (Crocodylia, Gavialoidea): a first integral description of the braincase and endocranial morphological variation in extinct and extant gavialoids. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 106, 235-246.

Tenrec Jaw Anatomy
Afrotherians

Brocklehurst, R.J., Crumpton, N., Button, E., and Asher, R.J. 2016. Jaw anatomy of Potamogale velox (Tenrecidae, Afrotheria) with a focus on cranial arteries and the coronoid canal in mammals. PeerJ, e1906.

Crocodylian Sinuses
Caiman

Brusatte, S.L., Muir, A., Young, M.T., Walsh, S., Steel, L., and Witmer, L.M. 2016. The braincase and neurosensory anatomy of an Early Jurassic marine crocodylomorph: implications for crocodylian sinus evolution and sensory transitions. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1511-1530.

Turtle Taxonomy
Apalone

Cadena, E. 2016. Palaeoamyda messeliana nov. comb. (Testudines, Pan-Trionychidae) from the Eocene Messel Pit and Geiseltal localities, Germany, taxonomic and phylogenetic insights. PeerJ, 4, e2647.

Sauropod Skulls
Nigersaurus

Carabajal, A.P., Canale, J.I., and Haluza, A. 2016. New rebbachisaurid cranial remains (Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina, and the first endocranial description for a South American representative of the clade. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36, e1167067.

Coupled Ears
Alligator

Carr, C.E., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., and Bierman, H. 2016. Coupled ears in lizards and crocodilians. Biological Cybernetics, 110, 291-302.

Pseudosuchian Ornamentation
Alligator

Clarac, F., de Buffrénil, V., Brochu, C., and Cubo, J. 2017. The evolution of bone ornamentation in Pseudosuchia: morphological constraints versus ecological adaptation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 121, 395-408.

Crocodylian Ornamentation
Alligator

Clarac, F., Souter, T., Cubo, J., de Buffrénil, V., Brochu, C., and Cornette, R . 2016. Does skull morphology constrain bone ornamentation? A morphometric analysis in the Crocodylia. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 292-301.

Cranial Vault Thickness
Eunotosaurus

Copes, L.E., and Kimbel, W.H. 2016. Cranial vault thickness in primates: Homo erectus does not have uniquely thick vault bones. Journal of Human Evolution, 90, 120-134.

Mammalian Skulls
Vincelestes

Crompton, A.W., Musinsky, C., Rougier, G.W., Bhullar, B.-A.S., and Miyamae, J.A. In press. Origin of the lateral wall of the mammalian skull: fossils, monotremes and therians revisited. Journal of Mammalian Evolution.

Snake Ecology
Amphiesma

Da Silva, F.O., Fabre, A.-C., Savriama, Y., Ollonen, J., Mahlow, K., Herrel, A., Müller, J., and Di-Poï, N. 2018. The ecological origins of snakes as revealed by skull evolution. Nature Communications, 9, 376.

Hyena Diets
Crocuta

DeSantis, L.R.G., Tseng, Z.J., Liu, J., Hurst, A., Schubert, B.W., and Jiangzuo, Q. 2017. Assessing niche conservatism using a multiproxy approach: dietary ecology of extinct and extant spotted hyenas. Paleobiology, 43, 286-303.

Cretaceous Lizards
Parmeosaurus

Dong, L., Xu, X., Wang, Y., and Evans, S.E. 2018. The lizard genera Bainguis and Parmeosaurus from the Upper Cretaceous of China and Mongolia. Cretaceous Research, 85, 95-108.

Weasel Mastoids
Mustela

Ercoli, M.D. 2017. Morpho-functional analysis of the mastoid region of the extinct South American mustelid Stipanicicia pettorutii. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 106, 337-349.

Marsupial Carnivores
Caenolestes

Feigin, C.Y., Newton, A.H., Doronina, L., Schmitz, J., Hipsley, C.A., Mitchell, K.J., Gower, G., Llamas, B., Soubrier, J., Heider, T.N., Menzies, B.R., Cooper, A., O'Neill, R.J., and Pask, A.J. 2018. Genome of the Tasmanian tiger provides insights into the evolution and demography of an extinct marsupial carnivore. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 182-192.

Giant Amphibians
Dicamptodon

Fortuny, J., Marcé-Nogué, J., Steyer, J.-S., de Esteban-Trivigno, S., Mujal, E., and Gil, L. 2016. Comparative 3D analyses and palaeoecology of giant early amphibians (Temnospondyli: Stereospondyli). Scientific Reports, 6, 30387.

Digital Chamaeleons
Chamaeleo

Frey, S., and Ertl, T. 2017. Progressive direct volume-to-volume transformation. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 23, 921-930.

Fossil Primates
Tremacebus

Fulwood, E.L., Boyer, D.M., and Kay, R.F. 2016. Stem members of Platyrrhini are distinct from catarrhines in at least one derived cranial feature. Journal of Human Evolution, 100, 16-24.

Musteloid Carnivores
Melogale

Geraads, D., and Spassov, N. 2016. Musteloid carnivores from the upper Miocene of South-Western Bulgaria, and the phylogeny of the Mephitidae. Geodiversitas, 38, 543-558.

Woodpecker Tongues
Melanerpes

Jung, J.-Y., Naleway, S.E., Yaraghi, N.A., Herrera, S., Sherman, V.R., Bushong, E.A., Ellisman, M.H., Kisailus, D., and McKittrick, J. 2016. Structural analysis of the tongue and hyoid apparatus in a woodpecker. Acta Biomaterialia.

Digital Penguins
Aptenodytes

Kellnhofer, P., Ritschel, T., Myszkowski, K., and Seidel, H.-P. 2016. Transformation-aware perceptual image metric. Journal of Electronic Imaging, 25, 053014.

Crocodile Schnozzels
Caiman

Klenner, S., Witzel, U., Paris, F., and Distler, C. 2016. Structure and function of the septum nasi and the underlying tension chord in crocodylians. Journal of Anatomy, 228, 113-124.

Early Mammal Jaws
Probainognathus

Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P., Luo, Z.-X., Fagan, M.J., and Rayfield, E.J. 2016. Morphological evolution of the mammalian jaw adductor complex. Biological Reviews.

Primate Bite Mechanics
Primates On Digimorph

Ledogar, J.A., Luk, R.H.Y, Perry, J.M.G., Neaux, D., and Wroe, S. 2018. Biting mechanics and niche separation in a specialized clade of primate seed predators. PLoS ONE, 13(1), e0190689.

Chicken Heads
Gallus

Linde-Medina, M. 2016. Testing the cranial evolutionary allometric 'rule' in Galliformes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.

Mammal Skulls
Acinonyx

Linde-Medina, M., Boughner, J.C., Santana, S.E., and Diogo, R. 2016. Are more diverse parts of the mammalian skull more labile? Ecology and Evolution, 6, 2318-2324.

Alligator Gar
Atractosteus

Long, J.M., and Snow, R.A. 2016. Ontogenetic development of otoliths in alligator gar. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 145, 537-544.

Cranial Convergence
Alligator

McCurry, M.R., Evans, A.R., Fitzgerald, E.M.G., Adams, J.W., Clausen, P.D., and McHenry, C.R. 2017. The remarkable convergence of skull shape in crocodilians and toothed whales. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284, 20162348.

Crocodilian Biomechanics
Alligator

McCurry, M.R., Walmsley, C.W., Fitzgerald, E.M.G., and McHenry, C.R. 2017. The biomechanical consequences of longirostry in crocodilians and odontocetes. Journal of Biomechanics, 56, 61-70.

Squamate Teeth
Amphiesma

Melstrom, K.M. 2017. The relationship between diet and tooth complexity in living dentigerous saurians. Journal of Morphology, 278, 500-522.

Amphisbaenian Evolution
amphisbaenians

Müller, J., Hipsley, C.A., and Maisano, J.A. 2016. Skull osteology of the Eocene amphisbaenian Spathorhynchus fossorium (Reptilia, Squamata) suggests convergent evolution and reversals of fossorial adaptations in worm lizards. Journal of Anatomy.

Snake Mandibles
Cylindrophis

Palci, A., Lee, M.S.Y., and Hutchinson, M.N. 2016. Patterns of postnatal ontogeny of the skull and lower jaw of snakes as revealed by micro-CT scan data and three-dimensional geometric morphometrics. Journal of Anatomy, 229, 723-754.

Cat Noses
Felis

Pang, B., Yee, K.K., Lischka, F.W., Rawson, N.E., Haskins, M.E., Wysocki, C.J., Craven, B.A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. 2016. The influence of nasal airflow on respiratory and olfactory epithelial distribution in felids. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219, 1866-1874.

Tiny Salamanders
Thorius

Parra-Olea, G., Rovito, S.M., Garcia-Paris, M., Maisano, J.A., Wake, D.B., and Hanken, J. 2016. Biology of tiny animals: three new species of minute salamanders (Plethodontidae: Thorius) from Oaxaca, Mexico. PeerJ, 4, e2694.

Ankylosaur Skulls
Pawpawsaurus

Paulina-Carabajal, A., Lee, Y.-N., and Jacobs, L.L. 2016. Endocranial morphology of the primitive nodosaurid dinosaur Pawpawsaurus campbelli from the Early Cretaceous of North America. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150845.

Dolphin Mandibles
Tursiops

Peredo, C.M., Pyenson, N.D., Uhen, M.D., and Marshall, C.D. 2017. Alveoli, teeth, and tooth loss: understanding the homology of internal mandibular structures in mysticete cetaceans. PLoS ONE, 12(5), e0178243.

Crocodylomorph Brains
Chrysochloris

Pierce, S.E., Williams, M., and Benson, R.B.J. 2017. Virtual reconstruction of the endocranial anatomy of the early Jurassic marine crocodylomorph Pelagosaurus typus (Thalattosuchia). PeerJ, 5, e3225.

Digital Turtles
Glyptemys

Polly, P.D., Stayton, C.T., Dumont, E.R., Pierce, S.E., Rayfield, E.J., and Angielczyk, K.D. 2016. Combining geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis with evolutionary modeling: towards a synthesis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e1111225.

Modern Taxonomy
Chromis

Pyle, R.L. 2016. Towards a global names architecture: the future of indexing scientific names. ZooKeys, 550, 261-281.

Orodovician Echinoderms
Chromis

Reich, M., Sprinkle, J., Lefebvre, B., Rössner, G.E., and Zamora, S. 2017. The first Ordovician cyclocystoid (Echinodermata) from Gondwana and its morphology, paleoecology, taphonomy, and paleogeography. Journal of Paleontology, 91, 735-754.

Platypus Mandibles
Teinolophos

Rich, T.H., Hopson, J.A., Gill, P.G., Trusler, P., Rogers-Davidson, S., Morton, S., Cifelli, R.L., Pickering, D., Kool, L., Siu, K., Burgmann, F.A., Senden, T., Evans, A.R., Wagstaff, B.E., Seegets-Villiers, D., Corfe, I.J., Flannery, T.F., Walker, K., Musser, A.M., Archer, M., Pian, R., and Vickers-Rich, P. 2016. X-ray computed tomography datasets for forensic analysis of vertebrate fossils. Nature Scientific Data, 3, 160040.

Haplorhine Origins
Archaeoraptor

Rossie, J.B., Smith, T.D., Beard, K.C., Godinot, M., and Rowe, T.B. 2018. Nasolacrimal anatomy and haplorhine origins. Journal of Human Evolution, 114, 176-183.

Fossil Forensics
Archaeoraptor

Rowe, T.B., Luo, Z.-X., Ketcham, R.A., Maisano, J.A., and Colbert, M.W. 2016. X-ray computed tomography datasets for forensic analysis of vertebrate fossils. Nature Scientific Data, 3, 160040.

Primate Eyes
Rooneyia

Rosenberger, A.L., Smith, T.D., DeLeon, V.B., Burrows, A.M., Schenck, R., and Halenar, L.B. 2016. Eye size and set in small-bodied fossil primates: a three-dimensional method. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1671-1689.

GPU Data Structure
Pawpawsaurus

Schneider, J., and Rautek, P. 2017. A versatile and efficient GPU data structure for spatial indexing. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 23, 911-920.

Vombatiform Marsupials
Vombatus

Sharp, A.C. 2016. A quantitative comparative analysis of the size of the frontoparietal sinuses and brain in vombatiform marsupials. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 74, 331-342.

Amphisbaenian Evolution
Rhineura

Talanda, M. 2016. Cretaceous roots of the amphisbaenian lizards. Zoologica Scripta, 45, 1-8.

Amphicyonid Evolution
Miacis

Tomiya, S., and Tseng, J. 2016. Whence the beardogs? Reappraisal of the Middle to Late Eocene ‘Miacis‘ from Texas, USA, and the origin of Amphicyonidae (Mammalia, Carnivora). Royal Society Open Science, 3, 160518.

Hyena Socialization
Crocuta

Vinuesa, V., Iurino, D.A., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Jinyi, L., Fortuny, J., Sardella, R., and Alba, D.M. 2016. Inferences of social behavior in bone-cracking hyaenids (Carnivora, Hyaenidae) based on digital paleoneurological techniques: implications for human-carnivoran interactions in the Pleistocene. Quaternary International, 413(B), 7-14.

Tortoise Evolution
Testudo

Vlachos, E., and Rabi, M. In press. Total evidence analysis and body size evolution of extant and extinct tortoises (Testudines: Cryptodira: Pan-Testudinidae). Cladistics.

Sautopterygian Physiology
Varanus

Voeten, D.F.A.E., Reich, T., Araújo, R., and Scheyer, T.M. 2018. Synchrotron microtomography of a Nothosaurus marchicus skull informs on nothosaurian physiology and neurosensory adaptations in early Sauropterygia. PLoS ONE, 13(1), e0188509.

Primate Skulls
Cebus

Wang, Q., and Dechow, P.C. 2016. Divided zygomatic bone in primates with implications of skull morphology and biomechanics. The Anatomical Record, 299, 1801-1829.

Giant Opossums
Didelphis

Wilson, G.P., Ekdale, E.G., Hoganson, J.W., Calede, J.J., and Vander Linden, A. 2016. A large carnivorous mammal from the Late Cretaceous and the North American origin of marsupials. Nature Communications, 7, 13734.

Pigeon Skulls
Avians

Young, N.M., Linde-Medina, M., Fondon, J.W., Hallgrímsson, B., and Marcucio, R.S. 2017. Craniofacial diversification in the domestic pigeon and the evolution of the avian skull. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1, 0095.

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