Publications

Journal Article
Bishop, P.J., M.A. Wright, and S.E. Pierce. “Whole-limb scaling of muscle mass and force-generating capacity in amniotes.” PeerJ, no. 9:e12574 (2021). Publisher's Version
Oliver, J.D., K. E. Jones, S.E. Pierce^, and L. Hautier^ (^equal). “Size and shape regional differentiation during the development of the spine in the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus).” Evolution & Development doi.org/10.1111/ede.12393 (2021). Publisher's Version
Regnault, S., P. Fahn-Lai, and S.E. Pierce. “Validation of an echidna forelimb musculoskeletal model using XROMM and diceCT.” Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, section Biomechanics: Special topic “Computational Modeling and Simulation of Quadrupedal Animal Movement” doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2021.751518 (2021). Publisher's Version
Jones, K. E., R.J. Brocklehurst, and S.E. Pierce. “AutoBend: An automated approach for estimating intervertebral joint function from bone-only models.” Integrative Organismal Biology 3, no. 1 (2021): obab026. Publisher's Version
Morris, Z.S., K.A. Vliet, A. Abzhanov, and S.E. Pierce. “Developmental origins of the crocodylian skull table and platyrostral face.” Anatomical Record: Special topic “Crocodilian Biology and Evolution” doi.org/10.1002/ar.24802 (2021). Publisher's Version
Simões, T.R., and S.E. Pierce. “Sustained high rates of morphological evolution during the rise of tetrapods.” Nature Ecology & Evolution 5 (2021): 1403–1414. Publisher's Version
Whitney, M.R., and S.E. Pierce. “Osteohistology of Greererpeton provides insight into the life history of an early Carboniferous tetrapod.” Journal of Anatomy doi.org/10.1111/joa.13520 (2021). Publisher's Version
Mann, A., T.W. Dudgeon, A. Henrici, D.S. Berman, and S.E. Pierce. “Digit and ungual morphology suggest adaptations for scansoriality in the late Carboniferous eureptile Anthracodromeus longipes.” Frontiers in Earth Science: Special topic “Origin and Early Evolution of Amniotes” doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.675337 (2021). Publisher's Version
Wilburg, E., A. Beyl, S.E. Pierce, and A. Turner. “Cranial and endocranial anatomy of a three-dimensionally preserved teleosauroid skull.” Anatomical Record, Special topic “Crocodilian Biology and Evolution” doi.org/10.1002/ar.24704 (2021). Publisher's Version
Stubbs, T.L., S.E. Pierce, A. Elsler, P.S.L. Anderson, E.J. Rayfield, and M.J. Benton. “Ecological opportunity and the rise and fall of crocodylomorph evolutionary innovation .” Proceeding of the Royal Society, B. 288 (2021): 20210069. Publisher's Version
Jones, K. E., B.V. Dickson, K.D. Angielczyk, and S.E. Pierce. “Adaptive landscapes challenge the ‘‘lateral-to-sagittal’’ paradigm for mammalian vertebral evolution.” Current Biology 31 (2021): 1-10. Publisher's Version
Molnar, J.L., J.R. Hutchinson, R. Diogo, J.A. Clack, and S.E. Pierce. “Evolution of forelimb musculoskeletal function across the fish-to-tetrapod transition.” Science Advances 7 (2021): eabd7457. Publisher's Version
Dickson, B.V., J.A. Clack, T.R. Smithson, and S.E. Pierce. “Functional adaptive landscapes predict terrestrial capacity at the origin of limbs.” Nature 589 (2021): pages242–245. Publisher's Version
Simões, T.R., M.W. Caldwell, and S.E. Pierce. “Sphenodontian phylogeny and the impact of model choice in Bayesian morphological clock estimates of divergence times and evolutionary rates.” BMC Biology 18, no. 191 (2020): 10.1186/s12915-020-00901-5. Publisher's Version
Johanson, Z., J. Jeffery, T. Challands, S.E. Pierce, and J.A. Clack. “A New Look at Carboniferous Rhizodontid Humeri (Sarcopterygii; Tetrapodomorpha).” Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 40, no. 3 (2020): e1813150. Publisher's Version
Simões, T.R., O. Vernygora, M.W. Caldwell, and S.E. Pierce. “Megaevolutionary dynamics and the timing of evolutionary innovation in reptiles.” Nature Communications 11 (2020): 3322. Publisher's Version
Pierce, S.E., L.Lamas, L. Pelligand, N. Schilling, and J.R. Hutchinson. “Patterns of limb and epaxial muscle activity during walking in the fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra.” Integrative Organismal Biology 2 (2020): obaa015. Publisher's Version
Ibrahim, N., S. Maganuco, C. Dal Sasso, M. Fabbri, + 12 authors, and S.E Pierce. “Tail-propelled aquatic locomotion in a theropod dinosaur.” Nature 581 (2020): 67-70. Publisher's Version
Regnault, S., P. Fahn-Lai, R.M. Norris, and S.E. Pierce. “Shoulder muscle architecture in the echidna (Monotremata: Tachyglossus aculeatus) indicates conserved functional properties.” Journal of Mammalian Evolution 27 (2020): 591–603. Publisher's Version
Fahn-Lai, P., A.A. Biewener, and S.E. Pierce. “Broad similarities in shoulder muscle architecture and organization across two amniotes: implications for reconstructing non-mammalian synapsids.” PeerJ 8, no. e8556 (2020). Publisher's Version

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