Publications

Journal Article
Lai, P.H., A.A. Biewener, and S.E. Pierce. “Three-dimensional mobility and muscle attachments in the pectoral limb of the Triassic cynodont Massetognathus pascuali (Romer, 1967).” Journal of Anatomy DOI: 10.1111/joa.12766 (2018). Publisher's Version
Neenan, J.M., ET AL.+6, S.E. Pierce, and R.B.J. Benson. “Evolution of the sauropterygian labyrinth with increasingly pelagic lifestyles.” Current Biology DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.10.069 (2017). Publisher's Version
Molnar, J.M., R. Diogo, J.R. Hutchinson, and S.E. Pierce. “Reconstructing pectoral appendicular muscle anatomy in fossil fish and tetrapods over the fins-to-limbs transition.” Biological Reviews doi/10.1111/brv.12386, no. *journal’s top 20 most downloaded recent papers (2017). Publisher's Version
Hautier, L., J.D. Oliver, and S.E. Pierce. “An overview of xenarthran developmental studies with a focus on the development of the xenarthrous vertebrae.” Journal of Mammalian Evolution doi.org/10.1007/s10914-017-9412-y (2017). Publisher's Version
Dickson, B.V., E. Sherratt, J.B Losos, and S.E. Pierce. “Semicircular canals in Anolis lizards: ecomorphological convergence and ecomorph affinities of fossil species.” Royal Society Open Science doi.org/10.1098/rsos.170058 (2017). Publisher's Version
Kambic, R.E., A.A. Biewener, and S.E. Pierce. “Experimental determination of three-dimensional cervical joint mobility in the avian neck.” Frontiers in Zoology DOI: 10.1186/s12983-017-0223-z (2017). Publisher's Version
McHorse, B.K., A.A. Biewener, and S.E. Pierce. “Mechanics of evolutionary digit reduction in fossil horses (Equidae).” Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 284, no. 20171174 (2017): DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1174. Publisher's Version
Danto, M., F. Witzmann, S.E. Pierce, and N.B. Fröbisch. “Intercentrum versus pleurocentrum growth in early tetrapods: A paleohistological approach.” Journal of Anatomy (2017): DOI: 10.1002/jmor.20709. Publisher's Version
Pierce, S.E., M. Williams, and R.B.J. Benson. “Virtual reconstruction of the endocranial anatomy of the early Jurassic marine crocodylomorph Pelagosaurus typus (Thalattosuchia).” PeerJ DOI 10.7717/peerj.3225 (2017). Publisher's Version
Cuff, A.R., E.L. Sparkes, M. Randau, S.E. Pierce, A.C. Kitchener, A. Goswami, and J.R. Hutchinson. “The scaling of postcranial muscles in cats (Felidae) II: hindlimb and lumbosacral muscles.” Journal of Anatomy 229 (2016): 142-152. Publisher's Version
Randau, M., A.R. Cuff, J.R. Hutchinson, S.E. Pierce, and A. Goswami. “Regional differentiation of felid vertebral column evolution: a study of 3D shape trajectories.” Organisms Diversity & Evolution doi:10.1007/s13127-016-0304-4 (2016). Publisher's Version
Oliver, J.D., K. E. Jones, L. Hautier, W. J. Loughry, and S.E. Pierce. “Vertebral bending mechanics and xenarthrous morphology in the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus).” Journal of Experimental Biology 219 (2016): 2991-3002. Publisher's Version
Cuff, A.R., E.L. Sparkes, M. Randau, S.E. Pierce, A.C. Kitchener, A. Goswami, and J.R. Hutchinson. “The scaling of postcranial muscles in cats (Felidae) I: forelimb, cervical, and thoracic muscles.” Journal of Anatomy (2016). Publisher's Version
Randau, M., A. Goswami, J.R. Hutchinson, A.R. Cuff, and S.E. Pierce. “Cryptic complexity in felid vertebral evolution: shape differentiation and allometry of the axial skeleton.” Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (2016). Publisher's Version
Polly, P.D., C.T. Stayton, E.R. Dumont, S.E. Pierce, E.J. Rayfield, and K.D. Angielczyk. “Combining geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis with evolutionary modeling: towards a synthesis.” Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1111225 (2016). Publisher's Version
Jones, K. E., and S.E. Pierce. “Axial allometry in a neutrally buoyant environment: effects of the terrestrial aquatic transition on vertebral scaling.” Journal of Evolutionary Biology DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12809 (2016). Publisher's Version
Molnar, J.L., S.E. Pierce, B.A.S. Bhullar, A.H. Turner, and J.R. Hutchinson. “Morphological and functional changes in the vertebral column with increasing aquatic adaptation in crocodylomorphs.” Royal Society Open Science 2, no. 150439 (2015).
Cuff, A.R., M. Randau, J.J. Head, J.R. Hutchinson, S.E. Pierce, and Anjali Goswami. “Big cat, small cat: reconstructing body size evolution in living and extinct Felidae.” Journal of Evolutionary Biology DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12671 (2015). Publisher's Version
Roček, Z., R. Boistel, N. Lenoir, A. Mazurier, S.E. Pierce, J-C. Rage, S.V. Smirnov, et al.Frontoparietal bone in extinct Palaeobatrachidae (Anura): its variation and taxonomic value.” The Anatomical Record 00 (2015): 00-00. Publisher's Version
Molnar, J.L., S.E. Pierce, and J.R. Hutchinson. “An experimental and morphometric test of the relationship between vertebral morphology and joint stiffness in Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus).Journal of Experimental Biology 217 (2014): 758-768. Publisher's Version

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