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Monitor Lizard
Varanus

Aguilar, R.F., Garner, M.M., and Yoshicedo, J.N. 2015. Resonancia magnética y tomografía computarizada para el diagnóstico de inestabilidad vertebral y tetraparesia aguda en un dragón de Komodo adulto (Varanus komodensis). Clinica Veterinaria, 1, 1-9.

Fossil Marsupial
Dasyurus

Attard, M.R.G., Parr, W.C.H., Wilson, L.A.B., Archer, M., Hand, S.J., Rogers, T.L., and Wroe, S. 2014. Virtual reconstruction and prey size preference in the Mid Cenozoic thylacinid, Nimbacinus dicksoni (Thylacinidae, Marsupialia). PLoS ONE, 9(4), e93088.

Bird Beaks
beaks

Bhullar, B-A.S., Morris, Z.S., Sefton, E.M., Tok, A., Tokita, M., Namkoong, B., Camacho, J., Burnham, D.A., and Abzhanov, A. In press. A molecular mechanism for the origin of a key evolutionary innovation, the bird beak and palate, revealed by an integrative approach to major transitions in vertebrate history. Evolution.

Alligator Hearing
Alligator

Bierman, H.S., and Carr, C.E. In press. Sound localization in the alligator. Hearing Research.

Fossil Turtle
Chelus

Cadena, E.A., and Jaramillo, C.A. 2015. The first fossil skull of Chelus (Pleurodira: Chelidae, Matamata turtle) from the early Miocene of Colombia. Palaeontologia Electronica, 18.2.32A, 1-10.

Snake Evolution
Casarea

Caldwell, M.W., Nydam, R.L., Palci, A., and Apesteguia, S. 2015. The oldest known snakes from the Middle Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous provide insights on snake evolution. Nature Communications, 6, 5996.

Fossil Casquehead Lizard
Corytophanes

Conrad, J.L. 2015. A new Eocene casquehead lizard (Reptilia, Corytophanidae) from North America. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0127900.

Palawan Monitor
Varanus

Conrad, J.L. In press. Skeletons of the little-known Palawan monitor, Varanus palawanensis (Squamata: Varanidae). Journal of Herpetology.

Carnivoran Sinuses
Carnivorans

Curtis, A.A., and Van Valkenburgh, B. 2014. Beyond the sniffer: frontal sinuses in Carnivora. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2047-2064.

Tokay Gecko
gekko

Daza, J.D., Mapps, A.A., Lewis, P.J., Thies, M.L., and Bauer, A.M. In press. Peramorphic traits in the tokay gecko skull. Journal of Morphology.

Armored Fish
Polypterus

Duro-Royo, J., Zolotovsky, K., Mogas-Soldevila, L., Varshney, S., Oxman, N., Boyce, M.C., and Ortiz, C. 2015. MetaMesh: a hierarchical computational model for design and fabrication of biomimetic armor surfaces. Computer-Aided Design, 60, 14-27.

Turtle Ontogeny
Glyptemys

Fish, J.F., and Stayton, C.T. 2014. Morphological and mechanical changes in juvenile red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) shells during ontogeny. Journal of Morphology, 275, 391-397.

Fossil Whale
Tursiops

Geisler, J.H., Colbert, M.W., and Carew, J.L. 2014. A new fossil species supports an early origin for toothed whale echolocation. Nature, 508, 383-386.

Fossil Monotreme
Obdurodon

Hoffman, S., O'Connor, P.M., Kirk, E.C., Wible, J.R., and Krause, D.W. 2014. Endocranial and inner ear morphology of Vintana sertichi (Mammalia, Gondwanatheria) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34(S1), 110-136.

Eocene Primate
Rooneyia

Kirk, E.C., Daghighi, P., Macrini, T.E., Bhullar, B-A.S., and Rowe, T.B. 2014. Cranial anatomy of the Duchesnean primate Rooneyia viejaensis: new insights from high resolution computed tomography. Journal of Human Evolution, 74, 82-95.

Woodpecker Skulls
Melanerpes

Liu, Y., Qiu, X., Zhang, X., and Yu, T.X. (2015) Response of woodpecker's head during pecking process simulated by material point method. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122677.

Elephant Seal
Mirounga

Loza, C.M., Scarano, A.C., Soibelzon, L.H., Negrete, J., and Carlini, A.A. 2015. Morphology of the tympanic-basicranial region in Mirounga leonina (Phocidae, Carnivora), postnatal ontogeny and sexual dimorphism. Journal of Anatomy, 226, 354-372.

Hammerhead Sharks
Eusphyra

Mara, K.R., Motta, P.J., Martin, A.P., and Hueter, R.E. 2015. Constructional morphology within the head of hammerhead sharks (Sphyrnidae). Journal of Morphology, 276, 526-539.

Crocodilian Skulls
Alligator

McCurry, M.R., Evans, A.R., and McHenry, C.R. 2015. The sensitivity of biological finite element models to the resolution of surface geometry: a case study of crocodilian crania. PeerJ, 3, e988.

Varanid Skulls
varanids

McCurry, M.R., Mahony, M., Clausen, P.D., Quayle, M.R., Walmsley, C.W., Jessop, T.S., Wroe, S., Richards, H., and McHenry, C.R. (2015) The relationship between cranial stucture, biomechanical performance and ecological diversity in varanoid lizards. PLoS ONE, 10(6), e0130625.

Ediacaran Fossil
Pteridinium

Meyer, M., Elliott, D., Wood, A.D., Polys, N.F., Colbert, M., Maisano, J.A., Vickers-Rich, P., Hall, M., Hoffman, K.H., Schneider, G., and Xiao, S. 2014. Three-dimensional microCT analysis of the Ediacara fossil Pteridinium simplex sheds new light on its ecology and phylogenetic affinity. Precambrian Research, 249, 79-87.

Lizard Feeding
Corytophanes

Natchev, N., Tzankov, N., Vergilov, V., Kummer, S., and Handschuh, S. 2015. Functional morphology of a highly specialised pivot joint in the cranio-cervical complex of the minute lizard Ablepharus kitaibelii in relation to feeding ecology and behaviour. Contributions to Zoology, 84, 13-23.

Fossil Marsupial
Notoryctes

O'Meara, R.N., and Thompson, R.S. 2014. Were there Miocene meridiolestidans? Assessing the phylogenetic placement of Necrolestes patagonensis and the presence of a 40 million year meridiolestidan ghost lineage. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 21, 271-284.

Snake Evolution
snakes

Palci, A., and Caldwell, M.W. 2014. The upper Cretaceous snake Dinilysia patagonica Smith-Woodward, 1901, and the crista circumfenestralis of snakes. Journal of Morphology, 275, 1187-1200.

Primate Evolution
primates

Pattinson, D.J., Thompson, R.S., Piotrowski, A.K., and Asher, R.J. 2014. Phylogeny, paleontology, and primates: do incomplete fossils bias the tree of life? Systematic Biology, 64, 169-186..

Digging Eutherians
Chrysochloris

Piras, P., Sansalone, G., Teresi, L., Moscato, M., Profico, A., Eng, R., Cox, T.C., Loy, A., Colangelo, P., and Kotsakis, T. (In press) Digging adaptation in insectivorous subterranean eutherians. The enigma of Mesoscalops montanensis unveiled by geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis. Journal of Morphology.

Fossil Snake
Indophis

Pritchard, A.C., McCartney, J.A., Krause, D.W., and Kley, N.J. 2014. New snakes from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Maevarano Formation, Mahajanga Basin, Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34, 1080-1093.

Deer Noses
Odocoileus

Ranslow, A.N., Richter, J.P., Neuberger, T., Van Valkenburgh, B., Rumple, C.R., Quigley, A.P., Pang, B., Krane, M.H., and Craven, B.A. 2014. Reconstruction and morphometric analysis of the nasal airway of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and implications regarding respiratory and olfactory airflow. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2138-2147.

Marmoset Noses
Microcebus

Smith, T.D., Eiting, T.P., Bonar, C.J., and Craven, B.A. 2014. Nasal morphometry in marmosets: loss and redistribution of olfactory surface area. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2093-2104.

Xenarthran Brains
Dasypus

Tambusso, P.S., and Fariña, R.A. In press. Digital cranial endocast of Pseudoplohophorus absolutus (Xenarthra, Cingulata) and its systematic and evolutionary implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Carnivoran Noses
Carnivorans

Van Valkenburgh, B., Pang, B., Bird, D., Curtis, A., Yee, K., Wysocki, C., and Craven, B.A. 2014. Respiratory and olfactory turbinals in feliform and caniform carnivorans: the influence of snout length. The Anatomical Record, 297, 2065-2079.

It's a Bird!
Enantiornithine

Varricchio, D.J., Balanoff, A.M., and Norell, M.A. 2015. Reidentification of avian embryonic remains from the Cretaceous of Mongolia. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128458.

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