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1. J. Alroy, C. R. Marshall, R. K. Bambach, K. Bezusko, M. Foote, F. T. Fursich, T. A. Hansen, S. M. Holland, L. C. Ivany, D. Jablonski, D. K. Jacobs, D. C. Jones, M. A. Kosnik, S. Lidgard, S. Low, A. I. Miller, P. M. Novack-Gottshall, T. D. Olszewski, M. E. Patzkowsky, D. M. Raup, K. Roy, J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., M. G. Sommers, P. J. Wagner, and A. Webber. 2001. Effects of sampling standardization on estimates of Phanerozoic marine diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98:6261-6266.

2. J. Alroy. 2001. A multi-species overkill simulation of the end-Pleistocene megafaunal mass extinction. Science 292:1893-1896.

3. M. Foote. 2001. Inferring temporal patterns of preservation, origination, and extinction from taxonomic survivorship analysis. Paleobiology 27:602-630. (mailed 1/4/2002)

4. A. I. Miller and S. R. Connolly. 2001. Substrate affinities of higher taxa and the Ordovician Radiation. Paleobiology 27:768-778. (mailed 1/4/2002)

5. S. R. Connolly and A. I. Miller. 2001. Joint estimation of sampling and turnover rates from fossil databases: capture-mark-recapture methods revisited. Paleobiology 27:751-767. (mailed 1/4/2002)

6. S. R. Connolly and A. I. Miller. 2001. Global Ordovician faunal transitions in the marine benthos: proximate causes. Paleobiology 27:779-795. (mailed 1/4/2002)

7. S. R. Connolly and A. I. Miller. 2002. Global Ordovician faunal transitions in the marine benthods: ultimate causes. Paleobiology 28:26-40.

8. J. Alroy. 2002. Stratigraphy in phylogeny reconstruction - reply to Smith (2000). Journal of Paleontology 76:587-589.

9. J. Alroy. 2002. How many named species are valid? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99:3706-3711.

10. G. J. Bowen, W. C. Clyde, P. L. Koch, S. Ting, J. Alroy, T. Tsubamoto, Y. Wang, and Y. Wang. 2002. Mammalian dispersal at the Paleocene/Eocene boundary. Science 295:2062-2065.

11. E. Fara. 2002. Sea-level variations and the quality of the fossil record. Journal of the Geological Society of London 159:489-491.

12. M. Foote. 2003. Origination and extinction through the Phanerozoic: a new approach. Journal of Geology 111:125-148.

13. J. Alroy. 2003. Global databases will yield reliable measures of global biodiversity. Paleobiology 29:26-29.

14. A. Miller. 2003. On the importance of global diversity trends and the viability of existing paleontological data. Paleobiology 29:15-18.

15. J. Alroy. 2003. Cenozoic bolide impacts and biotic change in North American mammals. Astrobiology 3:119-132.

16. J. Alroy. 2003. Taxonomic inflation and body mass distributions in North American fossil mammals. Journal of Mammalogy 84:431-443.

17. M. E. Patzkowsky and S. M. Holland. 2003. Lack of community saturation at the beginning of the Paleozoic plateau: the dominance of regional over local processes. Paleobiology 29:545-560.

18. T. Olszewski. 2004. A unified mathematical framework for the measurement of richness and evenness within and among multiple communities. Oikos 104:377-387.

19. J. Alroy. 2004. Are Sepkoski's evolutionary faunas dynamically coherent? Evolutionary Ecology Research 6:1-32.

20. A. I. Miller and M. Foote. 2003. Increased longevities of post-Paleozoic marine genera following mass extinctions. Science 302:1030-1032.

21. P. Wilf and K. Johnson. 2004. Land plant extinction at the end of the Cretaceous: a quantitative analysis of the North Dakota megafloral record. Paleobiology 30:347-368.

22. E. Fara. 2004. Estimating minimum global species diversity for groups with a poor fossil record: a case study of Late Jurassic-Eocene lissamphibians. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 207:59-82.

23. S. M. Holland and M. E. Patzkowsky. 2004. Ecosystem structure and stability: middle Upper Ordovician of central Kentucky, USA. Palaios 19:316-331.

24. A. M. Bush, M. J. Markey, and C. R. Marshall. 2004. Removing bias from diversity curves: the effects of spatially organized biodiversity on sampling-standardization. Paleobiology 30:666-686.

25. A. M. Bush and R. K. Bambach. 2004. Did alpha diversity increase through the Phanerozoic? Lifting the veils of taphonomic, latitudinal, and environmental biases. Journal of Geology 112:625-642.

26. W. Kiessling and R. Baron-Szabo. 2004. Extinction and recovery patterns of scleractinian corals at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 214:195-223.

27. A. Raymond and C. Metz. 2004. Ice and its consequences: Glaciation in the Ordovician, Late Devonian, Pennsylvanian-Permian and Cenozoic compared. Journal of Geology 112:655-670.

28. L. Villier and D. Korn. 2004. Morphological disparity of ammonoids and the mark of Permian mass extinctions. Science 306:264-266.

29. W. Kiessling. 2005. Long-term relationships between ecological stability and biodiversity in Phanerozoic reefs. Nature 433:410-413.

30. A. Z. Krug and M. E. Patzkowsky. 2004. Rapid recovery from the Late Ordovician mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101:17605-17610.

31. A. K. Behrensmeyer, F. T. Fursich, R. A. Gastaldo, S. M. Kidwell, M. A. Kosnik, M. Kowalewski, R. E. Plotnick, R. R. Rogers, and J. Alroy. 2005. Are the most durable shelly taxa also the most common in the marine fossil record? Paleobiology 31:607-623.

32. W. Kiessling, M. Aberhan, B. Brenneis, and P. J. Wagner. 2007. Extinction trajectories of benthic organisms across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 244:201-222.

33. R. E. Plotnick and P. J. Wagner. 2006. Round up the usual suspects: common genera in the fossil record and the nature of wastebasket taxa. Paleobiology 32:126-146.

34. M. Aberhan, W. Kiessling, and F. T. Fursich. 2006. Testing the role of biological interactions for the evolution in mid-Mesozoic marine benthic ecosystems. Paleobiology 32:259-277.

35. A. Tomasovych. 2006. Brachiopod and bivalve ecology in Late Triassic (Alps, Austria): onshore-offshore replacements caused by variations in sediment and nutrient supply. Palaios 21:347-377.

36. A. Tomasovych, F. T. Fursich, and T. D. Olszewski. 2006. Modeling shelliness and alteration in shell beds: variation in hardpart-input and burial rates leads to opposing predictions. Paleobiology 32:278-298.

37. M. A. Kosnik and P. J. Wagner. 2006. Effects of taxon abundance distributions on expected numbers of sampled taxa. Evolutionary Ecology Research 8:195-211.

38. A. Tomasovych. 2006. Linking taphonomy to community-level abundance: insights into compositional fidelity of the Upper Triassic shell concentrations (Eastern Alps). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 235:355-381.

39. A. Tomasovych, F. T. Fursich, and M. Wilmsen. 2006. Preservation of autochthonous shell beds by positive feedback between increased hardpart-input rates and increased sedimentation rates. Journal of Geology 114:287-312.

40. M. Foote. 2006. Substrate affinity and diversity dynamics of Paleozoic marine animals. Paleobiology 32:345-366.

41. N. Bonuso and D. J. Bottjer. 2006. A quantitative study of faunal patterns within the Pennsylvanian and Early Permian. Palaios 21:316-324.

42. M. E. Clapham, D. J. Bottjer, C. M. Powers, N. Bonuso, M. L. Fraiser, P. J. Marenco, S. Q. Dornbos, and S. B. Pruss. 2006. Assessing the ecological dominance of Phanerozoic marine invertebrates. Palaios 21:431-441.

43. M. Kowalewski, W. Kiessling, M. Aberhan, F. T. Fursich, D. Scarponi, S. L. Barbour Wood, and A. P. Hoffmeister. 2006. Ecological, taxonomic, and taphonomic components of the post-Paleozoic increase in sample-level species diversity of marine benthos. Paleobiology 32:533-561.

44. J. S. Madin, J. Alroy, M. Aberhan, F. T. Fursich, W. Kiessling, M. A. Kosnik, and P. J. Wagner. 2006. Statistical independence of escalatory ecological trends in Phanerozoic marine invertebrates. Science 312:897-900.

45. A. Raymond, P. Gensel, and W. E. Stein. 2006. Phytogeography of Late Silurian macrofloras. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 142:165-192.

46. R. A. Krause, Jr., J. A. Stempien, M. Kowalewski, and A. I. Miller. 2007. Body size estimates from the literature: utility and potential for macroevolutionary studies. Palaios 22:60-73.

47. A. Tomasovych and M. Siblik. 2007. Evaluating compositional turnover of brachiopod communities during the end-Triassic mass extinction (Northern Calcareous Alps): removal of dominant groups, recovery and community reassembly. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 244:170-200.

48. P. J. Wagner, M. A. Kosnik, and S. Lidgard. 2006. Abundance distributions imply elevated complexity of post-Paleozoic marine ecosystems. Science 314:1289-1292. abstract - full text

49. S. M. Holland and M. E. Patzkowsky. 2007. Gradient ecology of a biotic invasion: biofacies of the type Cincinnatian Series (Upper Ordovician), Cincinnati, Ohio region, USA. Palaios 22:392-407.

50. P. J. Wagner, M. Aberhan, A. Hendy, and W. Kiessling. 2007. The effects of taxonomic standardization on occurrence-based estimates of diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2006.3742

51. S. E. Peters. 2007. The problem with the Paleozoic. Paleobiology 33:165-181.

52. W. Kiessling and M. Aberhan. 2007. Geographical distribution and extinction risk: Lessons from Triassic-Jurassic marine benthic organisms. Journal of Biogeography 34:1473-1489.

53. M. Foote. 2007. Extinction and quiescence in marine animal genera. Paleobiology 33:261-272.

54. M. E. Patzkowsky and S. M. Holland. 2007. Diversity partitioning of a Late Ordovician marine biotic invasion: controls on diversity in regional ecosystems. Paleobiology 33:295-309.

55. S. Finnegan and M. L. Droser. 2008. Reworking diversity: effects of storm deposition on evenness and sampled richness, Ordovician of the Basin and Range, Utah and Nevada, USA. Palaios 23:87-96.

56. N. Bonuso and D. J. Bottjer. 2008. A test of biogeographical, environmental, and ecological effect on Middle and Late Triassic brachiopod and bivalve abundance patterns. Palaios 23:43-54.

57. L. R. G. DeSantis and B. J. MacFadden. 2007. Identifying forested environments in Deep Time using fossil tapirs: evidence from evolutionary morphology and stable isotopes. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 258:147-157.

58. S. Elton. 2007. Environmental correlates of the cercopithecoid radiations. Folia Primatologica 78:344-364.

59. J. L. Payne and S. Finnegan. 2007. The effect of geographic range on extinction risk during background and mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:10506-10511.

60. A. Z. Krug and M. E. Patzkowsky. 2007. Geographic variation in turnover and recovery from the Late Ordovician mass extinction. Paleobiology 33:435-454.

61. W. Kiessling and M. Aberhan. 2007. Environmental determinants of marine benthic biodiversity dynamics through Triassic-Jurassic times. Paleobiology 33:414-434.

62. P. M. Novack-Gottshall. 2007. Using a theoretical ecospace to quantify the ecological diversity of Paleozoic and modern marine biotas. Paleobiology 33:274-295.

63. M. Foote. 2007. Symmetric waxing and waning of marine invertebrate genera. Paleobiology 33:517-529.

64. C. M. Powers and D. J. Bottjer. 2007. Bryozoan paleoecology indicates mid-Phanerozoic extinctions were the product of long-term environmental stress. Geology 35:995-998.

65. M. D. Uhen and N. D. Pyenson. 2007. Diversity estimates, biases, and historiographic effects; resolving cetacean diversity in the Tertiary. Palaeontologia Electronica 10.2.11A. http://palaeo-electronica.org/paleo/2007_2/00123/index.html

66. W. Kiessling. 2008. Sampling-standardized expansion and collapse of reef building in the Phanerozoic. Fossil Record 11:7-18.

67. H. de Bruijn, L. W. van den Hoek Ostende, and S. K. Donovan. 2007. Mirrabella, a new name for the genus Mirabella De Bruijn et al. 1987, preoccupied by Mirabella Emeljanov 1982 (Insecta). Contributions to Zoology 76:279-280.

68. S. E. Peters and W. I. Ausich. 2008. A sampling-adjusted macroevolutionary history for Ordovician-Early Silurian crinoids. Paleobiology 34:104-116.

69. P. M. Novack-Gottshall. 2008. Ecosystem-wide body-size trends in Cambrian-Devonian marine invertebrate lineages. Paleobiology 34:210-228.

70. J. Alroy. 2009. Speciation and extinction in the fossil record of North American mammals. In R. Butlin, J. Bridle, and D. Schluter (eds.), Speciation and Patterns of Diversity, pp. 301-323.

71. N. A. Heim. 2008. A null biogeographic model for quantifying the role of migration in shaping patterns of global taxonomic richness and differentiation diversity, with implications for Ordovician biogeography. Paleobiology 34:195-209. references - data matrix

72. C. K. Boyce. 2008. How green was Cooksonia? -- the importance of size in understanding the early evolution of physiology in the vascular plant lineage. Paleobiology 34:179-184.

73. P. M. Novack-Gottshall and M. A. Lanier. 2008. Scale-dependence of Cope's rule in body size evolution of Paleozoic brachiopods. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:5430-5434.

74. J. Alroy. 2008. Dynamics of origination and extinction in the marine fossil record. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:11536-11542.

75. S. E. Peters. 2008. Environmental determinants of extinction selectivity in the fossil record. Nature 454:626-629.

76. S. Finnegan, J. L. Payne, and S. C. Wang. 2008. The Red Queen revisited: reevaluating the age selectivity of Phanerozoic marine genus extinctions. Paleobiology 34:318-341.

77. S. Finnegan and M. L. Droser. 2008. Body size, energetics, and the Ordovician restructuring of marine ecosystems. Paleobiology 34:342-359.

78. D. J. Bottjer, M. E. Clapham, M. L. Fraiser, and C. M. Powers. 2008. Understanding mechanisms for the end-Permian mass extinction and the protracted Early Triassic aftermath and recovery. GSA Today 18:4-10.

79. W. Kiessling, M. Aberhan, and L. Villier. 2008. Phanerozoic trends in skeletal mineralogy driven by mass extinctions. Nature Geoscience 1:527-530.

80. J. Alroy, M. Aberhan, D. J. Bottjer, M. Foote, F. T. Fursich, 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. Nurnberg, C. M. Powers, J. A. Sessa, C. Simpson, A. Tomasovych, and C. C. Visaggi. 2008. Phanerozoic trends in the global diversity of marine invertebrates. Science 321:97-100. abstract - full text

81. J. R. Bonelli and M. E. Patzkowsky. 2008. How are global patterns of faunal turnover expressed at regional scales? Evidence from the Upper Mississippian (Chesterian Series), Illinois Basin, USA. Palaios 23:760-772.

82. M. Foote, J. S. Crampton, A. G. Beu, and R. A. Cooper. 2008. On the bidirectional relationship between geographic range and taxonomic duration. Paleobiology 34:421-433.

83. K. C. Maguire and A. L. Stigall. 2008. Paleobiogeography of Miocene Equinae of North America: A phylogenetic biogeographic analysis of the relative roles of climate, vicariance, and dispersal. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 267:175-184.

84. N. A. Heim. 2009. Stability of regional brachiopod diversity structure across the Mississippian/Pennsylvanian boundary. Paleobiology 35:393-412. data matrix

85. P. D. Wall, L. C. Ivany, and B. H. Wilkinson. 2009. Revisiting Raup: Exploring the influence of outcrop area on diversity in light of modern sample-standardization techniques. Paleobiology 35:146-167.

86. K. M. Layou. 2009. Ecological restructuring after extinction: the Late Ordovician (Mohawkian) of the eastern United States. Palaios 24:118-130.

87. A. J. W. Hendy. 2009. The influence of lithification on Cenozoic marine biodiversity trends. Paleobiology 35:51-62.

88. J. A. Sessa, M. E. Patzkowsky, and T. J. Bralower. 2009. The impact of lithification on the diversity, size distribution, and recovery dynamics of marine invertebrate assemblages. Geology 37:115-118. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G25286A.1

89. F. G. Marx. 2009. Marine mammals through time - when less is more in studying palaeodiversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276:887-892.

90. G. A. Janevski and T. K. Baumiller. 2009. Evidence for extinction selectivity throughout the marine invertebrate fossil record. Paleobiology 35:553-564.

91. J. H. Callomon, S. K. Donovan, and L. W. van den Hoek Ostende. 2009. Zenostephanus, a new name for the genus Xenostephanus Arkell and Callomon 1963, preoccupied by Xenostephanus Simpson, Minoprio and Patterson, 1962 (Mammalia). Palaeontology 52:671-672.

92. W. Kiessling. 2010. Reef expansion during the Triassic: spread of photosymbiosis balancing climatic cooling. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 290:11-19.

93. A. J. McGowan, A. B. Smith, and P. D. Taylor. 2009. Faunal diversity, heterogeneity and body size in the Early Triassic: testing post-extinction paradigms in the Virgin Limestone of Utah, USA. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 56:859-872.

94. C. Simpson and P. G. Harnik. 2009. Assessing the role of abundance in marine bivalve extinction over the post-Paleozoic. Paleobiology 35:631-647. abstract - full text

95. J. C. McElwain, P. J. Wagner, and S. P. Hesselbo. 2009. Fossil plant relative abundances indicate sudden loss of Late Triassic biodiversity in Greenland. Science 324:1554-1556.

96. S. E. Peters and N. A. Heim. 2010. The geologic completeness of paleontological sampling in North America. Paleobiology 36:61-79.

97. A. I. Miller, M. Aberhan, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, A. J. W. Hendy, and W. Kiessling. 2009. Phanerozoic trends in the global geographic disparity of marine biotas. Paleobiology 35:612-630.

98. L. C. Ivany, C. E. Brett, H. L. B. Wall, P. D. Wall, and J. C. Handley. 2009. Relative taxonomic and ecologic stability in Devonian marine faunas of New York State: a test of coordinated stasis. Paleobiology 35:499-524.

99. A. J. W. Hendy. 2011. Taphonomic overprints on Phanerozoic trends in biodiversity: lithification and other secular megabiases. Topics in Geobiology 32:19-77.

100. W. Kiessling, E. Roniewicz, L. Villier, P. Leonide, and U. Struck. 2009. An early Hettangian coral reef in southern France: Implications for the end-Triassic reef crisis. Palaios 24:657-671.

101. A. J. W. Hendy, P. J. J. Kamp, and A. J. Vonk. 2009. Late Miocene turnover of molluscan faunas, New Zealand: taxonomic and ecological reassessment of diversity changes at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 280:275-290.

102. A. I. Miller and M. Foote. 2009. Epicontinental seas versus open-ocean settings: the kinetics of mass extinction and origination. Science 326:1106-1109.

103. B. Kroger, T. Servais, and Y. Zhang. 2009. The origin and initial rise of pelagic cephalopods in the Ordovician. PLOS ONE 4:e7262.

104. R. B. J. Benson, R. J. Butler, J. Lindgren, and A. S. Smith. 2010. Mesozoic marine tetrapod diversity: mass extinctions and temporal heterogeneity in geological megabiases affecting vertebrates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277:829-834.

105. W. Kiessling, C. Simpson, and M. Foote. 2010. Reefs as cradles of evolution and sources of biodiversity in the Phanerozoic. Science 327:196-198.

106. H. J. Sims. 2010. Paleolatitudinal gradients in seed size during the Cretaceous-Tertiary radiation of angiosperms. International Journal of Plant Sciences 171:216-220.

107. C. Simpson and W. Kiessling. 2010. The role of extinction in large-scale diversity-stability relationships. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277:1451-1465.

108. F. G. Marx and M. D. Uhen. 2010. Climate, critters, and cetaceans: Cenozoic drivers of the evolution of modern whales. Science 327:993-996. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/327/5968/993.full — DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1185581

109. P. J. Wagner. 2010. Paleontological perspectives on morphological evolution. In M. A. Bell, D. J. Futuyma, W. F. Eanes and J. S. Levinton (eds.), Evolution since Darwin: The First 150 Years.

110. W. Kiessling and C. Simpson. 2011. On the potential for ocean acidification to be a general cause of ancient reef crises. Global Change Biology 17:56-67.

111. N. A. Heim and S. E. Peters. 2011. Covariation in macrostratigraphic and macroevolutionary patterns in the marine record of North America. Geological Society of America Bulletin 123:620-630.

112. J. Alroy. 2010. Geographical, environmental and intrinsic biotic controls on Phanerozoic marine diversification. Palaeontology 53:1211-1235.

113. M. Foote. 2010. The geologic history of biodiversity. In M. A. Bell, D. J. Futuyma, W. F. Eanes and J. S. Levinton (eds.), Evolution since Darwin: The First 150 Years, pp. 479-510.

114. T. B. Quental and C. R. Marshall. 2010. Diversity dynamics: molecular phylogenetics need the fossil record. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 25:434-441.

115. C. Pietsch and D. J. Bottjer. 2010. Comparison of changes in ocean chemistry in the Early Triassic with trends in diversity and ecology. Journal of Earth Sciences 21:147-150.

116. A. L. Cardenas and P. J. Harries. 2010. Effect of nutrient availability on marine origination rates throughout the Phanerozoic Eon. Nature Geoscience 3:430-434.

117. J. Alroy. 2010. The shifting balance of diversity among major marine animal groups. Science 329:1191-1194.

118. S. Finnegan, C. M. McClain, M. A. Kosnik, and J. L. Payne. 2011. Escargots through time: an energetic comparison of marine gastropod assemblages before and after the Mesozoic Marine Revolution. Paleobiology 37:252-269.

119. W. Kiessling and T. Danelian. 2011. Trajectories of Late Permian - Jurassic radiolarian extinction rates: no evidence for an end-Triassic mass extinction. Fossil Record 14:95-101.

120. A. L. Melott and R. K. Bambach. 2011. A ubiquitous ~62 Myr periodic fluctuation superimposed on general trends in fossil biodiversity. I. Documentation. Paleobiology 37:92-112.

121. R. J. Butler, R. B. J. Benson, M. T. Carrano, P. D. Mannion, and P. Upchurch. 2011. Sea-level, dinosaur diversity, and sampling biases: investigating the 'common cause' hypothesis in the terrestrial realm. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278:1165-1170.

122. S. M. Holland and A. Zaffos. 2011. Niche conservatism along an onshore-offshore gradient. Paleobiology 37:270-286.

123. J. Alroy. 2010. Fair sampling of taxonomic richness and unbiased estimation of origination and extinction rates. In J. Alroy and G. Hunt (eds.), Quantitative Methods in Paleobiology. Paleontological Society Papers 16:55-80.

124. S. E. Peters and N. A. Heim. 2011. The stratigraphic distribution of marine fossils in North America. Geology 39:259-262.

125. M. A. Kosnik, A. K. Behrensmeyer, F. T. Fursich, R. A. Gastaldo, S. M. Kidwell, M. Kowalewski, R. E. Plotnick, R. R. Rogers, P. J. Wagner, and J. Alroy. 2011. Changes in the shell durability of common marine taxa through the Phanerozoic: evidence for biological rather than taphonomic drivers. Paleobiology 37:303-331.

126. W. Kiessling, D. K. Pandey, M. Schemm-Gregory, H. Mewis, and M. Aberhan. 2011. Marine benthic invertebrates from the Upper Jurassic of northern Ethiopia and their biogeographic affinities. Journal of African Earth Sciences 59:195-214.

127. A. L. Melott and R. K. Bambach. 2011. A ubiquitous ~62 Myr periodic fluctuation superimposed on general trends in fossil biodiversity: II, Evolutionary dynamics associated with periodic fluctuation in marine diversity. Paleobiology 37:92-112.

128. R. B. J. Benson and R. J. Butler. 2011. Uncovering the diversification history of marine tetrapods: ecology influences the effect of geological sampling biases. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 358:191-208.

129. P. D. Mannion and P. Upchurch. 2011. A re-evaluation of the 'mid-Cretaceous sauropod hiatus' and the impact of uneven sampling of the fossil record on patterns of regional dinosaur extinction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 299:529-540.

130. R. B. J. Benson, R. J. Butler, M. T. Carrano, and and P. M. Connor. 2012. Air-filled bones in theropod dinosaurs: physiological implications and the 'reptile'-bird transition. Biological Reviews 87:168-193.

131. S. E. Peters and N. A. Heim. 2011. Macrostratigraphy and macroevolution in marine environments: testing the common-cause hypothesis. In A. B. Smith and A. McGowan (eds.), Geological Society, London, Special Publications 358:95-104.

132. S. Villeger, P. Novack-Gottshall, and D. Mouillot. 2011. The multidimensionality of the niche reveals functional diversity changes in benthic marine biotas across geological time. Ecology Letters 14:561-568. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01618.x

133. P. Upchurch, P. D. Mannion, R. B. J. Benson, R. J. Butler, and M. T. Carrano. 2011. Geological and anthropogenic controls on the sampling of the terrestrial fossil record: a case study from the Dinosauria. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 358:209-240.

134. N. A. Heim and S. E. Peters. 2011. Regional environmental breadth predicts geographic range and longevity in fossil marine genera. PLOS ONE 6:(5) e18946. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018946

135. C. Simpson, W. Kiessling, H. Mewis, R. C. Baron-Szabo, and Johannes Muller. 2011. Evolutionary diversification of reef corals: a comparison of the molecular and fossil records. Evolution 65:3274-3284.

136. M. E. Clapham and J. L. Payne. 2011. Acidification, anoxia, and extinction: a multiple logistic regression analysis of extinction selectivity during the Middle and Late Permian. Geology 39:1059-1062.

137. B. M. Anderson, D. Pisani, A. I. Miller, and K. J. Peterson. 2011. The environmental affinities of marine higher taxa and possible biases in their first appearances in the fossil record. Geology 39:971-974.

138. P. G. Harnik. 2011. Direct and indirect effects of biological factors on extinction risk in fossil bivalves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108:13594-13599.

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S. Ros and J. Echevarra. 2011. Bivalves and evolutionary resilience: old skills and new strategies to recover from the PT and TJ extinction events. Historical Biology 23:411-429.

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