Padian Lab
Publications

2013

Davis EB, Brakora KA, and K Stilson. Accepted. Evolution, development, and functional role of horns in cattle. In M. Melletti & J. Burton (Eds), Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour of Wild Cattle: Implications for Conservation. Cambridge University Press.

Lee A.H. and O'Connor P.M. 2013. Bone histology confirms determinate growth and small body size in the noasaurid theropod Masiakasaurus knopleri. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33: 865–876.

Padian, K. and E.-T. Lamm (eds.). 2013. Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Issues, methods, and databases. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Padian, K. 2013. Why Study the Bone Microstructure of Fossil Tetrapods? Chapter 1 (pp. 1-11) In Padian, K. and E.-T. Lamm (eds.). Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Padian, K., E.-T. Lamm, and S. Werning. 2013. Selection of Specimens. Chapter 3 (pp. 35-54) In Padian, K. and E.-T. Lamm (eds.). Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Woodward, H.N., K. Padian, and A.H. Lee. 2013. Skeletochronology. Chapter 7 (pp. 195-215) In Padian, K. and E.-T. Lamm (eds.). Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Lee, A.H., A.K. Huttenlocker, K. Padian, and H.N. Woodward. 2013. Analysis of growth rates. Chapter 8 (pp. 217-251) In Padian, K. and E.-T. Lamm (eds.). Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Padian, K. and K. Stein. 2013. Evolution of growth rates and their implications. Chapter 9 (pp. 253-264) In Padian, K. and E.-T. Lamm (eds.). Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Padian, K., M. de Boef Miara, H.C.E. Larsson, L. Wilson, and T. Bromage. 2013. Research applications and integration. Chapter 10 (pp. 265-285) In Padian, K. and E.-T. Lamm (eds.). Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Padian, K. and J.R. Horner. 2013. Misconceptions of sexual selection and species recognition: a response to Knell et al. and to Mendelson and Shaw. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28:249-250.

Taylor, M.P., and Wedel, M.J. 2013. Why sauropods had long necks; and why giraffes have short necks. PeerJ 1:e36

2012

Padian, K., and E.K. Burton. 2012. Dinosaurs and evolutionary theory. In J.O. Farlow and M.K. Brett-Surman (eds.), The Complete Dinosaur (2nd ed.). University of Indiana Press, Bloomington.

Padian, K. 2012. A bone for all seasons. Nature 487: 310–311.

2011

Davis EB, Lee AH, and KA Brakora. 2011. Evolution of ruminant headgear: a review. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278(1720).

Tsuihiji T., Watabe M., Togtbaatar K., Tsubamoto T., Barsbold R., Suzuki S., Lee A.H., Ridgely R.C., Kawahara Y., and Witmer L.M. 2011. Cranial osteology of a juvenile specimen of Tarbosaurus bataar from the Nemegt Formation (Upper Cretaceous) in Bugin Tsav, Mongolia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31: 497–517.

Padian, K. and J.R. Horner. 2011. The evolution of "bizarre structures" in dinosaurs: function, sexual selection, social selection, or species recognition? Journal of Zoology 283: 3-17.

Padian, K., and J.R. Horner. 2011. The definition of sexual selection and its implications for dinosaurian biology. Journal of Zoology 283: 23-27.

Padian, K. 2011. Vertebrate paleohistology then and now: a retrospective in the light of the contributions of Armand de Ricqlès. C. R. Palevol 10 (2011) 303–309.

Padian, K. 2011. History of evolutionary thought. In Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution (ed. M. Hutchins), pp. 23-30. Gale (Cengage Learning), Farmington Hills, MI.

2010

Knoll, F., K. Padian, and A. de Ricqlès. 2010. Ontogenetic change and adult body size of the early ornithischian dinosaur Lesothosaurus diagnosticus: implications for basal ornithischian taxonomy. Gondwana Research 17: 171-179.

Padian, K., Cheng Li, and J. Pchelnikova. 2010. The trackmaker of Apatopus: early diversification of archosaur stance and gait. Palaeontology 53: 175-189.

Padian, K. 2010. Darwin, Dover, and Intelligent Design. ArtefaCToS 2: 24-37.

Padian, K. 2010. How to Win the Evolution War: Teach Macroevolution! Evolution Education and Outreach 3: 206-214.

Padian, K. 2010. Evolutionary scales and hierarchies: Darwinian themes in the works of Thomas Hardy. In Rosemarie Morgan (ed.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy, pp. 217-233.

Padian, K. 2010. L'héritage fecond de Charles Darwin. La lettre de l'Académie des Sciences 26: 5-10.

2009

Padian, K., and N. Matzke. 2009. Darwin, Dover, "Intelligent Design," and textbooks. Biochemical Journal 417: 29-42.

Padian, K. 2009. The evolution of creationists in the United States: Where are they now, and where are they going? Comptes Rendus (Paris) Biologie 332: 100-109.

Padian, K., and de Ricqlès, A. 2009. L'origine et l'évolution des oiseaux: 35 années du progres / The origin and evolution of birds: 35 years of progress. Comptes Rendus PalEvol 8: 257-280.

de Ricqlès, A., and Padian, K. 2009. Quelques apports à la théorie de l'Evolution, de la "Synthèse orthodoxe" à la "Super synthèse Evo-devo" 1970-2009 : un point de vue / Some contributions to evolutionary theory, from the « orthodox » Synthesis to the « Evo-devo Super synthesis » 1970-2009 : a point of view. Comptes Rendus PalEvol 8: 341-364.

Padian, K. 2009. Ten myths about Charles Darwin. BioScience 59: 800-804.

Horner, J.R., A. de Ricqlès, K. Padian, and R.D. Scheetz. 2009. Comparative long bone histology and growth of the "hypsilophodontid" dinosaurs Orodromeus makelai, Dryosaurus altus, and Tenontosaurus tillettii (Ornithischia: Euornithopoda). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3):734–747.

Mazin, J.-M., J.-P. Billon-Bruyat, and K. Padian. 2009. First record of a pterosaur landing trackway. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 276: 3881-3886.

Padian, K. 2009. Comment on the proposed conservation of usage of Archaeopteryx lithographica von Meyer, 1861 (Aves) by designation of a neotype (Case 3390). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 66(4): 357-358.

Padian, K. 2009. Birds. In Michael Ruse, Joe Travis, and Jason Zinser (eds.), A Companion to Evolution. Harvard University Press.

Padian, K. 2009. Mystery ape: a call for taxonomic rigour. Nature 460: 684.

Wedel, M.J. 2009. Evidence for bird-like air sacs in saurischian dinosaurs. Journal of Experimental Zoology 311A(8):611-628.

2008

Cooper L.N., Lee A.H., Taper M.L., and Horner J.R. 2008. Relative growth rates of predator and prey dinosaurs reflect effects of predation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 275: 2609-2615.

Lee A.H. and Werning S. 2008. Sexual maturity in growing dinosaurs does not fit reptilian growth models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105:582-587.

Padian, K. 2008. Darwin's enduring legacy. Nature 451: 632-634.

Padian, K. 2008. Improving evolution education. Geotimes 53: 59.

Padian, K. 2008. Trickle-down evolution: an approach to getting major evolutionary adaptive changes into textbooks and curricula. Integrative and Comparative Biology 48: 175-188.

de Ricqlès, A., K. Padian, F. Knoll, and J.R. Horner. 2008. On the origin of rapid growth rates in archosaurs and their ancient relatives: complementary histological studies on Triassic archosauriforms and the problem of a "phylogenetic signal" in bone histology. Annales de Paleontologie 94: 57-76.

Padian, K. 2008. The Early Jurassic pterosaur Campylognathoides Strand, 1928. Special Papers in Palaeontology 80: 65-107.

Padian, K. 2008. The Early Jurassic pterosaur Dorygnathus banthensis (Theodori 1830). Special Papers in Palaeontology 80: 1-64.

Padian, K. 2008. Were pterosaur ancestors bipedal or quadrupedal?: Morphometric, functional, and phylogenetic considerations. Zitteliana 28B: 21-28.

Padian, K. 2008. Why do so many people not accept evolution? In M.J. Benton (ed.), Seventy Great Mysteries of the Natural World. Thames and Hudson, London.

Parham, JF , and R Irmis . Caveats on the use of fossil calibrations for molecular dating: a comment on Near et al. American Naturalist 171: 132-136. DOI: 10.1086/524198

2007

Faux, CM, and K Padian. The opisthotonic posture of vertebrate skeletons: postmortem contraction or death throes? Paleobiology 33: 201-226.

Irmis, RB. Axial skeleton ontogeny in the Parasuchia (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) and its implications for ontogenetic determination in archosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27: 350-361.

Irmis, RB, SJ Nesbitt, K Padian, ND Smith, AH Turner, D Woody, and A Downs. A Late Triassic dinosauromorph assemblage from New Mexico and the rise of dinosaurs. Science 317: 358-361.

Irmis, RB, WG Parker, SJ Nesbitt, and J Liu. Early ornithischian dinosaurs: the Triassic record. Historical Biology 19: 3-22.

Nesbitt, SJ, RB Irmis, and WG Parker. A critical reevaluation of the Late Triassic dinosaur taxa of North America. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 5: 209-243.

Padian, K. 2007. Richard Owen's Quadrophenia: The pull of opposing forces in Victorian cosmogony. Pp. 53-91, Introductory essay in R. Amundson (ed.), The Nature of Limbs, by Richard Owen. University of Chicago Press.

Padian, K. The case of creation. Nature 448: 253-254.

Padian, K. Dinosaurs digging deeper. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 274: 1359-1360.

Wedel, MJ. What pneumaticity tells us about 'prosauropods', and vice versa. Special Papers in Palaeontology 77: 207-222.

2006

Bybee, PJ, AH Lee, and E-T Lamm. Sizing the Jurassic theropod dinosaur, Allosaurus: assessing growth strategy and evolution of ontogenetic scaling of limbs. Journal of Morphology 267: 347-359.

Goodwin, MB, WA Clemens, JR Horner, and K Padian. The smallest known Triceratops skull: new observations on ceratopsid cranial anatomy and ontogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26: 103-112.

Irmis, RB, and DK Elliott. Taphonomy of a Middle Pennsylvanian marine vertebrate assemblage and an actualistic model for marine abrasion of teeth. Palaios 21: 466-479.

Parker, WG, SR Ash, and RB Irmis (editors). 2006. A century of research at Petrified Forest National Park 1906-2006: geology and paleontology. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62.

Parker, WG, and RB Irmis. A new species of the Late Triassic phytosaur Pseudopalatus (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62: 126-143.

de Ricqlès, AJ, JR Horner, and K Padian. The interpretation of dinosaur growth patterns. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21: 596-597.

Wedel, MJ. Origin of postcranial skeletal pneumaticity in dinosaurs. Integrative Zoology 2: 80-85.

2005

Fraser, NC, RB Irmis, and DK Elliott. 2005. A procolophonid (Parareptilia) from the Owl Rock Member, Chinle Formation of Utah, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica 8:13A, 7 pp.

Irmis, RB. A review of the vertebrate fauna of the Lower Jurassic Navajo Sandstone in Arizona. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 11: 55-71.

Irmis, RB. The vertebrate fauna of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation in northern Arizona. pp. 63-88 in S.J. Nesbitt, W.G. Parker, and R.B. Irmis (eds.), Guidebook to the Triassic formations of the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona: Geology, Paleontology, and History. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 9.

Irmis, RB, and WG Parker. 2005. Unusual tetrapod teeth from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation, Arizona. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 42: 1339-1345.

Main, RP, A de Ricqlès, JR Horner, and K Padian. The evolution and function of thyreophoran scutes: implications for plate function in stegosaurs. Paleobiology 31: 293-316.

Nesbitt, SJ, RB Irmis, SG Lucas, and AP Hunt. A giant crocodylomorph from the Upper Triassic of New Mexico. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 79: 471-478.

Nesbitt, SJ, WG Parker, and RB Irmis (editors). 2005. Guidebook to the Triassic formations of the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona: geology, paleontology, and history. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 9.

Padian, K, and KP Dial. Could "four-winged dinosaurs" fly? Nature 438: E3. doi:10.1038/nature04354.

Parker, WG, and RB Irmis. 2005. Advances in vertebrate paleontology based on new material from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Bulletin 29: 45-58.

Parker, WG, RB Irmis, SJ Nesbitt, JW Martz, and LS Browne. 2005. The Late Triassic pseudosuchian Revueltosaurus callenderi and its implications for the diversity of early ornithischian dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Biological Sciences 272: 963-969.

Wedel, MJ. Postcranial skeletal pneumaticity in sauropods and its implications for mass estimates; pp. 201-228 in JA Wilson and K Curry-Rogers, eds. The Sauropods: Evolution and Paleobiology. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Wedel, MJ, and RL Cifelli. Sauroposeidon: Oklahoma's native giant. Oklahoma Geology Notes 65: 40-57.

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