Publications

Recent Publications by Senior Researchers (2009-2010) :

Bell, C.J., Mead, J.I. and Swift, S.L.  2009.  Cranial osteology of Moloch horridus (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae).  Records of the Western Australian Museum 25:201-237.

Campos, P.F., Willerslev, E., Mead, J.I., Hofreiter, M. and Gilbert, M.T.P.  2010.  Molecular identification of the extinct mountain goat, Oreamnos harringtoni (Bovidae).  Boreas 39:18-23.

El Beialy, S.Y.,El Atfy, H.S., Zavada, M.S., El Khoriby, E.M. and R.H. Abu- Zied. 2010. Palynological, Palynofacies, Paleoenvironmental and Organic Geochemical Studies on the Upper Cretaceous Succession of the GPTSW- 7 Well, Northwestern Desert, Egypt. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 27: 370- 385.

Hawkins, P., Wallace. S.C., and Schubert, B.W.  2009.   A New Pleistocene Faunal Assemblage from Morrill Cave, Sullivan County, Tennessee: With a Preliminary Discussion of the Arvicoline Rodents.  Current Research in the Pleistocene 26:152-154.

Hodnett, J. P., Mead, J. I. and A. Baez.  2009.  Dire wolf, Canis dirus (Mammalia; Carnivora; Canidae), from the Late Pleistocene Rancholabrean of east-central Sonora, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 54 (1):74-81.

Hulbert, R.C. Jr., Wallace, S.C., Kippel, W.E. and Parmalee, P.W.  2009.  Cranial Morphology and Systematics of an Extraordinary Sample of the Late Neogene Dwarf Tapir, Tapirus polkensis (Olsen).  Journal of Paleontology 83:238-262.

Jass, C. and Mead, J. I.  2009.  Gastropods and their paleoenvironmental implications.  Pp. 99-102, in J. L. Larson et al. (eds.), Hell Gap. A stratified Paleoindian campsite at the edge of the Rockies.  University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City. 

Liu, Y.S. and Basinger, J.F.  2009.  Metasequoia from the Eocene of Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian High Arctic.  Palaeontographica Abt. B. 282(1-3): 69-97.

Liu, Y.S., Mohr, B.A.R., and Basinger, J.F.  2009.  Historical biogeography of the genus Chamaecyparis (Cupressaceae, Coniferales) based on its fossil record. Palaeodiversity and Palaeoenvironments. DOI 10.1007/s12549-009-0010-8.

Liu, Y. S. and F.M.B. Jacques.  2010.  Sinomenium macrocarpus sp. nov. (Menispermaceae) from the uppermost Miocene to lowestmost Pliocene of Gray, northeast Tennessee, USA.  Review of Palaeobotany & Palynology 159:112-122.

Mead, J. I. and Czaplewski, N.J.  2009.  New Caprinae Artiodactyla (Bovidae, Caprinae) from the late Blancan (earliest Pleistocene) of Arizona, North America.  In Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael of Woodburne (edited by L.B. Albright, III).  Museum of Nothern Arizona Bulletin 65, pp. 557-566.

Mead, J. I., White, R., Swift, S.L., Hollenshead, M., Baez, A. and Carpenter, M.  2010.  Late Pleistocene Cynomys (Rodentia, Sciuridae, prairie dog) from northwestern Sonora, Mexico.  Quaternary International. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2009.10.011

Nye, A. S., Schubert, B.W. and Wallace, S.C.  Late Pleistocene Peccaries from Guy Wilson Cave, Sullivan County, Tennessee. Current Research in the Pleistocene 26:169-171.

Prideaux, G.J., Ayliffe, L.K., DeSantis, L.R.G., Schubert, B.W., Murrary, P.F.,Gagan, M.K. and Cerling, T.E.  2009.  Extinction Implications of a Chenopod Browse Diet for a Giant Pleistocene Kangaroo.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(28):11646-11650.

Schubert, B.W. 2010.  Late Quaternary Chronology and Extinction of North American Giant Short-faced Bears ( Arctodus simus).  Quaternary International  217:188-194.

Schubert, B.W. and Wallace. S.C.  2009.  Giant Short-faced bears, Mammoths, and Large Carcass Scavenging in the Saltville Valley of Virginia.  Boreas 38:482-492.

Schubert, B.W., Ungar, P.S. and DeSantis, L.R.G.  2010.  Carnassial Microwear and Dietary Behaviour in Large Carnivorans.  Journal of Zoology (London) 280:257-263.

Schubert, B.W., Hulbert, R.C. Jr., MacFadden, B.J., Searle, M. and Searle, S.  2010.  Giant Short-faced Bears ( Arctodus simus) in Pleistocene Florida, a Substantial Range Extension.  Journal of Paleontology 84:79-87.

Shunk, A.J., Driese, S.G., Farlow, J.O., Zavada, M.S.,  Zobaa, M.K. 2009. Late neogene paleoclimate and paleoenvironment reconstructions from the Pipe Creek Sinkhole, Indiana, USA.  Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 274:173-184.

Soibelzon, L.H., Zurita, A.E., Morgan, C.C., RodrÍguez, S., Gasparini, G.M., Soibelzon, E., Schubert, B.W., and Miño-boilini, A. R.  2010.  Primer registro fósil de Procyon cancrivorus (B. Cuvier, 1798) (Carnivora, Procyonidae) en la Argentina.  Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas 27:313-319.

Stults, D.Z., Axsmith, B.J. and Liu, Y.S.  2010.  Evidence of white pine ( Pinus subgenus Strobus) dominance from the Pliocene Northeastern Gulf of Mexico Coastal Plain.    Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 287:95-100.

Ungar, P.S., Scott, J.R., Schubert, B.W., and Stynder, DD.  2010.  Carnivoran dental microwear textures: comparability of carnassial facets and functional differentiation of postcanine teeth.  Mammalia 74:219-224.

Wallace, S.C.  2009.  Southernmost Records of the Brown Lemming ( Lemmus sp.) during the Late Pleistocene: Implications for Re-colinization After Glacial Retreats.  Current Research in the Pleistocene 26:186-189.

Wu, J., B. Sun, Liu, Y.S., Xie, S., and Lin,  Z.  2009.  A new species of Exbucklandia (Hamamelidaceae) from the Pliocene of China and its paleoclimatic significance. Review Palaeobotany and Palynology 155: 32-41.

Xia, K., T. Su, Liu, Y.S., Y. Wu, and Z. Zhou.  2009.  Quantitative climate reconstructions of a late Miocene Xiaolongtan megaflora from Yunnan, southwest China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 276: 80-86.

Zavialova, N, Konijnenburg-van Cittert and Zavada, M.S..  2009.  The Exine  ultrastructure of Williamsoniella coronata. International Journal of Plant Science, 170:1195-1200.