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As of Februrary 2010, the ETE program had 200 papers published or in press. An additional 25 papers are in preparation.

ETE Publications

Damuth J. and MacFadden B.J., 1990. Introduction: body size and its estimation, Problems in estimating body masses of archaic ungulates using dental measurements. "Chapters 1 and 12 in Damuth, J. and B.J. MacFadden, 1990. Body Size in Mammalian Paleobiology: Estimation and Biological Implications. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Pp. 1-9 and 229-253.

Behrensmeyer A.K., Damuth J.D., DiMichele W.A., Potts R., Sues H. and Wing S.L., 1992. Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 568 pp.

DiMichele W.A., Phillips T.L. and McBrinn G.E., 1991. Quantitative Analysis and Paleoecology of the Secor Coal and Roof-Shale Floras (Middle Pennsylvanian, Oklahoma). Palaios 6:390-409.

Wing S.L., Bown T.M. and Obradovich J.D., 1991. Early Eocene biotic and climatic change in interior western North America. Geology 19:1189-1192.

DiMichele W.A. and Aronson R.B., 1992 The Pennsylvanian-Permian Vegetational Transition: A Terrestrial Analogue to the Onshore-Offshore Hypothesis. Evolution 46(3):807-824.

Alroy J., 1992. Conjunction among taxonomic distributions and the Miocene mammalian biochronology of the Great Plains. Paleobiology 18(3):326-343.

Damuth J., 1993. ETE Database Manual (First Edition). ETE Consortium, Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 195 pp.

DiMichele W.A. and Phillips T.L., 1994. Paleobotanical and paleoecological constraints on models of peat formation in the Late Carboniferous of Euramerica. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 106:39-90.

Wing S.L., Hickey L.J. and Swisher C.C., 1993. Implications of an exceptional fossil flora for Late Cretaceous vegetation. Nature 363:342-344.

Willard D.A., DiMichele W.A., Eggert D.L., Hower, J.C., Rexroad, C.B. and Scott, A.C., 1995. Paleoecology of the Springfield Coal Member (Desmoinesian, Illinois Basin) near the Leslie Cemetery paleochannel, southwestern Indiana. International Journal of Coal Geology 27:59-98.

Gastaldo R.A., Pfefferkorn H.W., DiMichele W.A., 1995. Taphonomic and sedimentologic characterization of roof-shale floras. In: Lyons P.C., Morey E.D. and Wagner R.H. (eds.), Historical Perspectives of Early Twentieth Century Carboniferous Paleobotany in North America (W.C. Darrah volume). Geological Society of America Memoir 185. Pp. 341-352.

Labandeira C.C. and Sepkoski J.J. Jr., 1993. Insect diversity in the fossil record. Science 261:310-315.

Behrensmeyer A.K. and Chapman R.E., 1993. Models and simulations of time-averaging in terrestrial vertebrate accumulations. In: Kidwell S.M. and Behrensmeyer A.K. (eds.): Taphonomic Approaches to Time Resolution in Fossil Assemblages. Short Courses in Paleontology Number 6. Pp. 125-149.

Labandeira C.C., 1994. A Compendium of Fossil Insect Families. Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology Number 88. 71pp.

Behrensmeyer A.K., Todd N.E., McBrinn G.E. and Damuth, J.D. 1995. Exploring terrestrial ecosystems through time with the ETE multirelational database. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(3):18A.

Labandeira C.C., 1996. The presence of a distinctive insect herbivore fauna during the late Paleozoic. Sixth North American Paleontological Convention Abstracts of Papers. The Paleontological Society Special Publication 8: 227.

DiMichele W.A., 1994. Ecological Patterns in Time and Space. Paleobiology 20(2):89-92.

Cutler A.H. and Behrensmeyer A.K., 1996. Models of vertebrate mass mortality events at the K/T boundary. In: Ryder G., Fastovsky D., Gartner S. (eds.), The Cretaceous-Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History. Geological Society of America Special Paper 307, Boulder, Colorado. Pp. 375-379.

Labandeira C.C. and Phillips T.L., 1996. A Carboniferous insect gall: Insight into early ecologic history of the Holometabola. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 93:8470-8474.

Labandeira C.C., Dilcher D.L. and Davis D.R., 1994. Ninety-seven million years of angiosperm-insect association: Paleobiological insights into the meaning of coevolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 91:12278-12282.

Labandeira C.C. and Phillips T.L., 2002. Stem Borings and Petiole Galls from Pennsylvanian Tree Ferns of Illinois, USA: Implications for the Origin of the Borer and Galler Functional-Feeding-Groups and Holometabolous Insects. Palaeontographica Abteilung A: 264 (1/4):1-84, 16 pls.

Pribyl L..J., Labandeira C.C. and Kohls D., 1996. Eocene (Green River) fossil insects from Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado. Sixth North American Paleontological Convention Abstracts of Papers. The Paleontological Society Special Publication 8:313.

Hotton C.L., Hueber F.M. and Labandeira C.C., 1996. Plant-Arthropod interactions from early terrestrial ecosystems: Two Devonian examples. Sixth North American Paleontological Convention Abstracts of Papers. The Paleontological Society Special Publication 8:181.

DiMichele W.A. and Phillips T.L., 1996. Climate change, plant extinctions and vegetational recovery during the Middle-Late Pennsylvanian Transition: the Case of tropical peat-forming environments in North America. In: Hart D.M., (ed.), Biotic Recovery from Mass Extinction Events. Geological Society Special Publication No. 102. Pp. 201-221.

DiMichele W.A. and Bateman R.M., 1996. Plant paleoecology and evolutionary inference: two examples from the paleozoic. In: Cuneo N.R., Taylor T.N. and Taylor E.L. (eds.) Paleobiology of Fossil Plants, New Insights and Perspectives. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 90:223-247.

Labandeira C.C., 2001. Rise and diversification of insects. In: Briggs D.E.G. and Crowther P.R. (eds.) Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford. Pp. 82-88.

Wing S.L., Alroy J. and Hickey L.J. 1995. Plant and mammal diversity in the Paleocene to Early Eocene of the Bighorn Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 115:117-155.

Greenwood D.R. and Wing S.L., 1995. Eocene continental climates and latitudinal temperature gradients. Geology 23(11):1044-1048.

Wing S.L., 1997. Global Warming and Plant Species Richness: A Case Study of the Paleocene/Eocene Boundary. In: Reaka-Kudla M.L., Wilson D.E. and Wilson E.O. (eds.), Biodiversity II: Understanding and Protecting Our Biological Resources. Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C. Pp. 163-185.

Gastaldo R.A., DiMichele W.A. and Pfefferkorn H.W., 1996. Out of the Icehouse into the Greenhouse: A Late Paleozoic Analog for Modern Global Vegetational Change. GSA Today 6(10):1-7.

Baker R.A. and DiMichele W.A., 1997. Biomass Allocation in Late Pennsylvanian Coal-Swamp Plants. Palaios 12:127-132.

Behrensmeyer A.K., Todd N.E., Potts R. and McBrinn, G.E., 1996. Apparent versus real fuanal turnover in the Late Pliocene vertebrate record of Africa. Sixth North American Paleontological Convention Abstracts of Papers. The Paleontological Society Special Publication 8:28.

Labandeira C.C. and Phillips T.L., 1996. Insect Fluid-Feeding on Upper Pennsylvanian Tree Ferns (Palaeodictyoptera, Marattiales) and the Early History of the Piercing-and-Sucking Functional Feeding Group. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 89(2):157-183.

Labandeira C., Nufio C., Wing S. and Davis, D., 1995. Insect feeding strategies from the Late Cretaceous Big Cedar Ridge Flora: Comparing the diversity and intensity of Mesozoic herbivory with the present Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 27(6):A447.

Wing S.L. and DiMichele W.A., 1995. Conflict between Local and Global Changes in Plant Diversity through Geological Time. Palaios 10:551-564.

Labandeira C.C. and 1998. The Role of Insects in Late Jurassic to Middle Cretaceous Ecosystems. In: Lucas S.G., Kirkland J.I. and Estep J.W. (eds.), Lower and Middle Cretaceous Terrestrial Ecosystems. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 14:105-123.

Labandeira C.C., 1996. Review of Gordon, M.S. and Olson, E.C., 1995, Invasions of the Land, Columbia University Press, New York, 312pp. Ecoscience 3(2):240-241.

Labandeira C.C., 1998. Plant-Insect Associations from the Fossil Record. Geotimes 43(9):18-24.

Labandeira C.C., 1998. How Old is the Flower and the Fly? Science 280:57-59.

Labandeira C.C., Phillips T.L. and Norton R.A., 1997. Oribatid mites and the decomposition of plant tissues in Paleozoic coal-swamp forests. Palaios 12(4):319-353.

Labandeira C.C., LePage B.A. and Johnson A.H., 2001. A Dendroctonus bark engraving (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) from a middle Eocene Larix (Coniferales: Pinaceae): early or delayed colonization? American Journal of Botany 88(11):2026-2039.

Phillips T.L. and DiMichele W.A., 1998. A Transect Through a Clastic-swamp to Peat-swamp Ecotone in the Springfield Coal, Middle Pennsylvanian Age of Indiana, USA. Palaios 13:113-128.

Beck A.L. and Labandeira C.C., 1998. Early Permian insect folivory on a gigantopterid-dominated riparian flora from north-central Texas. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 142:139-173.

Labandeira C.C., 1993. What's New With Fossil Insects? American Paleontologist 1(4):1-5.

Labandeira C.C., 1993. Review of Poinar, G.O., Jr., Life in Amber, Stanford University Press. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 101(4):581-585.

Labandeira C.C., 1993 The Real Meaning of Insect Fossils Palaios 8(6):509-511

Labandeira C.C., 1995. Review of Elias, S.A., 1991, Quaternary Insects and Their Environments, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 284 pp. The Quarterly Review of Biology 70(1):68-69.

Labandeira C.C., 1996. Insects. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill, New York. Pp. 155-158.

Labandeira C.C., 1997. Permian Pollen Eating. Science 277:1422-1423.
Note: Response to Permian Pollen Eaters 16 May 1997, p.1035.

Labandeira C.C., 1999. Arthropoda: Mandibulata: Myriapoda. In: Singer, R. (ed.): Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Volume 2. Fitzroy Dearborn, London. Pp. 767-775.

Damuth J., Behrensmeyer A.K., DiMichele W.A., Labandeira C.C., Potts R. and Wing S.L, 1997. ETE Database Manual Second Edition. ETE Consortium, Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 250 pp.

Wilf P., 1997. When are leaves good thermometers? A new case for Leaf Margin Analysis. Paleobiology 23(3):373-390.

Labandeira C.C., 1997. Insect Mouthparts: Ascertaining the Paleobiology of Insect Feeding Strategies. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 28:153-193.

Labandeira C.C., 1996. Insect biodiversity and the geological record: Implications for the modern era. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Entomology, p. 70.

DiMichele W.A., Stein W.E. and Bateman R.M., 2001. Ecological sorting of vascular plant classes during the Paleozoic evolutionary radiation. In Allmon, W.D. and Bottjer, D.J., (eds.) Evolutionary Paleoecology: The Ecological Context of Macroevolutionary Change. Columbia University Press, New York. pp. 285-335.

Labandeira C.C., 1999. Insects and other hexapods. In Singer, R. (ed.): Encyclopedia of Paleontology, Volume 1. Fitzroy Dearborn, London. Pp. 603-624.

Labandeira C.C., 1998. Early History of Arthropod and Vascular Plant Associations. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 26:329-377.

Behrensmeyer A.K., Todd N.E. and Potts R., 1997. Late Pliocene Faunal Turnover in the Turkana Basin, Kenya and Ethiopia. Science 278:1589-1594.

Wilf P., Wing S.L., Greenwood D.R. and Greenwood C.L., 1998. Using fossil leaves as paleoprecipitation indicators: An Eocene example. Geology 26(3):203-206.

Wilf P., Beard K.C., Davies-Vollum K.S. and Norejko J.W., 1998. Portrait of a Late Paleocene (Early Clarkforkian) Terrestrial Ecosystem: Big Multi Quarry and Associated Strata, Washakie Basin, Southwestern Wyoming. Palaios 13:514-532.

Wilf P., 2000. Late Paleocene-early Eocene climate changes in southwestern Wyoming: Paleobotanical analysis Geological Society of America Bulletin 112(2):292-307.

Labandeira C.C., 1998. Review of Edgecombe,G. (ed.), 1998, Arthropod Fossils and Phylogeny, Columbia University Press, New York. 347 pp. Palaios 14(4):405-407.

Wing S.L., Bao H. and Koch P.L., 2000. An Early Eocene cool period? Evidence for continental cooling during the warmest part of the Cenozoic. In Huber B., MacCleod K., Wing S. (eds.) Warm Climates in Earth History. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Pp. 197-237.

Labandeira C.C. and Smith D.M., 1999. Forging a Future for Fossil Insects: Thoughts on the First International Congress of Paleoentomology. Paleobiology 25(2):154-157.

Bateman R.M., Crane P.R. and DiMichele W.A., 1998. Early evolution of land plants: Phylogeny, physiology, and ecology of the primary terrestrial radiation. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 29:263-292.

Wilf P.and Labandeira C.C., 1999. Response of plant-insect associations to Paleocene-Eocene warming. Science 284:2153-2156

Labandeira C.C., 2002. The history of associations between plants and animals. In: Herrera C. and Pellmyr O. (eds.), Plant-Animal Interactions: An Evolutionary Approach. Blackwell Science, London. Pp. 26-261.

Labandeira C.C. and Eble G.J.. Global diversity patterns of insects from the fossil record. Santa Fe Institute Working Paper, 121:1-54.

Labandeira C.C., Johnson K.R. and Lang P., 2002. A preliminary assessment of insect herbivory across the Cretcous/Tertiary boundary: extinction and minimal rebound. In: Hartman J.H., Johnson K.R. and Nichols D.J. (eds.), The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains—An Integrated Continental Record at the End of the Cretaceous, Geological Society of America Special Paper 361:297-327.

DiMichele W.A., Mamay S.H., Chaney D.S., Hook R.W. and Nelson W.J., 2001. An Early Permian flora with Late Permian and Mesozoic affinities from North-Central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 75(2):449-460.

DiMichele W.A., Chaney D.S., Dixon W.H., Nelson W.J. and Hook R.W., 2000. An Early Permian coastal flora from the Central Basin Platform of Gaines County, West Texas. Palaios 15(6):524-534.

Wilf P., Labandeira C.C., Kress W.J., Staines C.L., Windsor D.M., Allen A.L. and Johnson K.R., 2000. Timing the radiations of leaf beetles: Hispines on gingers from Latest Cretaceous to Recent. Science 289:291-294..

Wilf P., Labandeira C.C., Johnson K.R., Coley P.D. and Cutter A.D., 2001. Insect herbivory, plant defense, and early Cenozoic climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98(11):6221-6226.

Bobe, R., Eck G.G., 2001. Responses of African Bovids to Pliocene Climatic Change. Paleobiology Memoirs 27(2 Suppl):1-48.

Mangano M.G., Labandeira C.C., Kvale E.P. and Buatois L.A., 2001. The insect trace fossil Tonganoxichnus from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Indiana: Paleobiologic and paleoenvironmental implications. Ichnos 8:165-175.

Vrsansky P., Storozhenko S., Labandeira C.C. and Ihringova P., 2001. Galloisiana olgae sp. nov. (Grylloblattoidea: Grylloblattidae) and the paleobiology of a relict order of insects. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 94(2):179-184.

Labandeira C.C., 2002. Plant-insect associations from Middle Eocene floras of the Pacific Northwest: A preliminary report. Rocky Mountain Geology 37: 31-59.

Labandeira C.C., 2000. The paleobiology of pollination and its precursors. In: Gastaldo R.A. and DiMichele W.A., (eds.) Phanerozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems. Paleontological Society Papers 6, 233-269.

Pfefferkorn H.W., Gastaldo R.A. and DiMichele W.A., 2000. Ecological stability during the late Paleozoic cold interval. In Gastaldo R.A., DiMichele W.A. (eds.) Phanerozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems. Paleontological Society Special Papers 6. Pp. 63-78.

Wilf P. and Labandeira C.C., 2000. Plant-Insect associations respond to Paleocene-Eocene warming. In:Andreasson F.P., Schmitz B. and Thomson E.I. (eds.) Early Paleogene warm climates and biosphere dynamics, short papers and extended abstracts. Geologiska Foreningens Forhandlingar 122(1):178-179.

Labandeira C.C. 1995. Fossil Insects. Pp. 255-258 in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology for 1996 (Parker, S.P.). McGraw-Hill

Wing S.L., Harrington G.J., Bowen G.J. and Koch P.L., 2003. "Floral Change During the Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming. In: Wing S.L, Gingerich. P.D., Schmitz B. and Thomas E. (eds.), Causes and Consequences of Early Paleogene Warm Climates. GSA Special Paper 369:425-440.

DiMichele W.A., Phillips T.L., 2002. The Ecology of Paleozoic Ferns. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 143-159.

Wing S.L. and Harrington G.J., 2001. Floral response to rapid warming in the earliest Eocene and implications for concurrent faunal exchange Paleobiology 27(3):539-563.

Frost, S.R., 2001. Fossil Cercopithecidae of the Afar Depression, Ethiopia: Species systematics and comparison to the Turkana Basin. PhD Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, City University of New York.

Frost, S.R., 2001. New early Pliocene Cercopithecidae (Mammalia: Primates) from Aramis, Middle Awash Valley, Ethiopia. American Museum Novitates 3350:1-36.

Labandeira, C.C., Johnson K.R. and Wilf P., 2002. Impact of the terminal Cretaceous event on plant-insect associations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99(4):2061-2066.

Bobe, R., Behrensmeyer A.K., Chapman R.,2002. Faunal change, environmental variability and early hominid evolution. Journal of Human Evolution 42: 475-497.

DiMichele W.A., Phillips T.L and Nelson W.J., 2002. Place vs. time and vegetational persistence: a comparison of four tropical paleomires from the Illinois Basin at the height of the Pennsylvanian ice age. International Journal of Coal Geology 50:43–72.

Labandeira C.C., 2002. Paleobiology of predators, parasitoids, and parasites: accommodation and death in the fossil record of terrestrial invertebrates. In: Kowalewski M., Kelley P.H. and Dodson P. (eds.), The Fossil Record of Predation. Paleontological Society Papers 8:211-150.

Behrensmeyer, A.K., Todd N.E., Potts R., and McBrinn G.E., 1996. Environmental change and faunal turnover in Late Pliocene terrestrial fuanas of Africa. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 28(7):A177.

Labandeira C.C., 2005. Fossil history of the Diptera and their associations with plants. In: Wiegmann B. and Yeates D. (eds.) The Evolutionary Biology of the Flies. New York: Columbia University Press, New York. Pages 217-273.

Reed, D.N., 2005. Taphonomic implications of roosting behavior and trophic habits in two species of African owl. Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 1669-1676.

Anderson M.T., Dempewolf J., Metzger K.L., Reed D.N., Serneels S. 2008. Generation and Maintenance of Heterogeneity in the Serengeti Ecosystem. Pp. 135-182 In A.R.E. Sinclair, C. Packer, J.M. Fryxell, and S.A.R. Mduma (Eds). Serengeti III. The Future of an Ecosystem. University of Chicago Press. Chicago, IL. 512pp.

Wing S.L., 2004. Mass extinctions in plant evolution. In Taylor P.D. (ed.) Extinctions in the History of Life. Cambridge University Press. Pp. 61-98.

Wing S.L., 2005. A paleontological perspective on plant extinction. In Krupnick, G., and Kress, J.W. (eds.) Plant Conservation - A Natural History Approach. University of Chicago Press. Pp. 43-53.

Montañez I.P., Tabor N.J., Niemeijer D., DiMichele W.A., Frank T.D., Fielding C.R., Isbell J.L., Birgenheier L.P., and Rygel M.C., 2007. CO2-Forced Climate and Vegetation Instability During Late Paleozoic Deglaciation. Science 315: 87-91.

DiMichele W.A.,Chaney D.S., Nelson W.J., Lucas S.G., Looy C.V., Quick K. and Wang Jun, 2007. A Low Diversity, Seasonal Tropical Landscape Dominated by Conifers and Peltasperms: Early Permian Abo Formation, New Mexico. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 145: 249-273.

DiMichele W.A., Kerp, H., Tabor, N.J. and Looy C.V. 2008. The so-called “Paleophytic-Mesophytic” transition in equatorial Pangea – multiple biomes and vegetational tracking of climate change through geological time. Palaeoecology, Palaeclimatology, Palaeogeography, 268: 152-163.

DiMichele, W.A, and Gastaldo, R.A., 2008. Plant paleoecology in deep time, Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 95: 144-198.

Pfefferkorn, H.W., Gastaldo, R.A., DiMichele, W.A., and Phillips, T.L. 2008. Pennsylvanian Tropical Floras as a Far-field Record of Changing Climate. In: Fielding, C.R., Frank, T.D., and Isbell, J.L. (eds.): Resolving the Late Paleozoic Gondwanan Ice Age in Time and Space: GSA Special Paper 441, p. 305-316.

Hotton, C.L. and Baghai-Riding, N.L. 2010. Palynological evidence for conifer dominance within a heterogeneous landscape in the Late Jurassic Morrison Formation, U.S.A. In: Gee, C.T. (ed.): Plants in Deep Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems. Indiana University Press. Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.

Harrington G.J., Clechenko, E.R. and Kelly D.C, 2005. Palynology and organic-carbon isotope ratios Palaeocene/Eocene boundary section in the North Dakota, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 226: 214-232.

Secord R., Wing S.L., and Chew A. 2008. Stable isotopes in early Eocene mammals as indicators of forest canopy structure and resource partitioning. Paleobiology 34(2):282-300.

Griffing, D.H., J.S. Bridge and C.L. Hotton. 2000. Coastal-fluvial palaeoenvironments and plant palaeoecology of the Lower Devonian (Emsian), Gaspé Bay, Québec, Canada. In P.F. Friend and B.P.J. Williams (Eds.), New Perspectives on the Old Red Sandstone, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 180, pp. 61-84.

Hotton, C. L., F.M. Hueber, D.H. Griffing and J.S. Bridge. 2001. Early terrestrial plant environments: An example from the Lower Devonian of Gaspé, Québec, Canada. In Gensel, P.G. and D. Edwards (Eds.). Plants Invade the Land: Evolutionary and Environmental Perspectives. Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 179-212.

Greb, S.F., Andrews, W.M., Eble, C.F., DiMichele, W., Cecil, C.B., and Hower, J.C., 2003, Desmoinesian coal beds of the Eastern Interior and surrounding basins: the largest tropical peat mires in earth history, in Chan, M.A., and Archer, A.W. (Eds.), Extreme Depositional Environments: Mega-end members in Geologic Time: Geological Society of America, Special Publication 370, p. 127-150.

Bateman, R.M. and DiMichele, W.A. 2003. Genesis of phenotypic and genotypic diversity in land plants: the present as the key to the past. Systematics and Biodiversity 1: 13-28.

DiMichele, W.A., H. Kerp, and D.S. Chaney. 2004. Tropical floras of the Late Pennsylvanian-Early Permian transition: Carrizo Arroyo in context. In: SG. Lucas and K.E. Zeigler, eds., Carboniferous-Permian Transition at Carrizo Arroyo, Central New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 25: 105-110.

DiMichele, W.A., R.W. Hook, W.J. Nelson, and D.S. Chaney. 2004. An unusual Middle Permian flora from the Blaine Formation (Pease River Group, Leonardian-Guadalupian Series) of King County, West Texas. Journal of Paleontology 78: 765-782.

DiMichele, W.A., Gastaldo, R.A., and Pfefferkorn, H.W. 2005. Plant biodiversity partitioning in the Late Carboniferous and Early Permian and its implications for ecosystem assembly. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56 (supplement 1): 32-49.

DiMichele, W.A., Tabor, N.J., and Chaney, D.S. 2005. Outcrop-scale Environmental Heterogeneity and Vegetational Complexity in the Permo-Carboniferous Markley Formation of North Central Texas. In: S.G. Lucas and K.E. Zeigler, eds., The Nonmarine Permian. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 30: 60-66.

DiMichele, W.A. and Chaney, D.S. 2005. Pennsylvanian-Permian fossil floras from the Cutler Group, Cañon del Cobre and Arroyo del Agua areas, in northern New Mexico. In: S.G. Lucas, K.E. Zeigler, and J.A. Speilmann, eds., The Permian of Central New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 31: 26-33.

DiMichele, W.A., Phillips, T.L., and Pfefferkorn, H.W. 2006. The paleoecology of late Paleozoic pteridosperms from tropical Euramerica. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133: 83-118.

DiMichele, W.A., Tabor, N.J., Chaney, D.S. and Nelson, W.J., 2006. From wetlands to wetspots: the fate and significance of Carboniferous elements in Early Permian coastal plain floras of North-Central Texas. In: Greb, S. and DiMichele, W.A., eds. Wetlands Through Time. Geological Society of America Special Publication 299: 223-248.

Greb, S.F., DiMichele, W.A., and Gastaldo, R.A. 2006. Evolution and importance of wetlands in Earth history. In: S. Greb and W.A. DiMichele, eds. Wetlands Through Time. Geological Society of America Special Publication 399: 1-40.

Wilf P., Labandeira C.C., Johnson K.R., and Ellis B. 2006. Decoupled plant and insect diversity after the end-Cretaceous extinction. Science 313: 1112-1115.

Lopez-Vaamonde C., Wikström N., Labandeira C.C., Goodman S., Godfray H.C.J., and Cook J.M., 2005. Fossil-calibrated molecular phylogenies reveal that leaf-mining moths radiated several million years after their host plants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19: 1314-1326.

Labandeira C.C., 2005. The fossil record of insect extinction: new approaches and future directions. American Entomologist 51: 10-25.

Labandeira C.C., 2005. Invasion of the continents: cyanobacterial crusts to tree-inhabiting arthropods. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20: 253-262.

Gastaldo R.A., Adendorff R., Bamford M., Labandeira C.C., Neveling J. and Sims H., 2005. Taphonomic trends of macrofloral assemblages across the Permian-Triassic boundary, Karoo Basin, South Africa. Palaios 20: 480-498.

Labandeira C., 2005. Recent and exciting developments in understanding fossil insects and their terrestrial relatives. American Paleontologist 13: 8-11.

Labandeira C., 2006. The four phases of plant-arthropod associations in deep time. Geologica Acta 4: 409-438.

Behrensmeyer, K., R. Bobe, Z. Alemseged, 2007. Approaches to the analysis of faunal change during the East African Pliocene. In: Bobe, R., Alemseged, Z., Behrensmeyer, A.K. (Eds.), Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence.Springer, Dordrecht. pp. 1-24.

Willard, D.A., Phillips, T.L., Lesnikowska, A.D., and DiMichele, W.A. 2007. Paleoecology of the Late Pennsylvanian-Age Calhoun coal bed and implications for long-term dynamics of wetland ecosystems. International Journal of Coal Geology 69: 21-54.

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