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Prevec, R., Labandeira, C.C., Neveling, J., Gastaldo, R.A., Looy, C.V. and Bamford, M. 2009. Portrait of a Gondwanan ecosystem: A new late Permian fossil locality from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Review of palaeobotany and palynology, 156(3-4):454-493

Sarzetti, L.C., Labandeira, C.C. and Genise, J.F. 2009. Melittosphex (Hymenoptera: Melittosphecidae), a Primitive Bee and Not a Wasp Reply, Palaeontology, 52:484-484

Bennington, J.B., Dimichele, W.A., Badgley, C., Bambach, R.K., Barrett, P.M., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Bobe, R., Burnham, R.J., Daeschler, E.B., Van Dam, J., Eronen, J.T., Erwin, D.H., Finnegan, S., Holland, S.M., Hunt, G., Jablonski, D., Jackson, S.T., Jacobs, B.E., Kidwell, S.M., Koch, P.L., Kowalewski, M.J., Labandeira, C.C., Looy, C.V., Lyons, S.K., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., et al. 2009. Critical Issues of Scale in Paleoecology, Palaios, 24(1-2):1-4

Wang, J., Labandeira, C.C., Zhang, G., Bek, J. and Pfefferkorn, H.W. 2009. Permian Circulipuncturites discinisporis Labandeira, Wang, Zhang, Bek et Pfefferkorn gen. et spec. nov. (formerly Discinispora) from China, an ichnotaxon of a punch-and-sucking insect on Noeggerathialean spores, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 156(3-4):277-282

Sarzetti, L.C., Labandeira, C.C., Muzon, J., Wilf, P., Cuneo, N.R., Johnson, K.R. and Genise, J.F. 2009. Odonatan Endophytic Oviposition from the Eocene of Patagonia: The Ichnogenus Paleoovoidus and Implications for Behavioral Stasis, Journal of Paleontology, 83(3):431-447

Wing, S.L., Herrera, F., Jaramillo, C.A., Gómez-Navarro, C., Wilf, P. and Labandeira, C.C. 2009. Late Paleocene fossils from the Cerrejón Formation, Colombia, are the earliest record of Neotropical rainforest, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(44):18627-18632

Ren, D., Labandeira, C.C., Santiago-Blay, J.A., Rasnitsyn, A., Shih, C.K., Bashkuev, A., Logan, M.A.V., Hotton, C.L. and Dilcher, D. 2009. A probable pollination mode before Angiosperms: Eurasian, Long-Proboscid Scorpionflies, Science, 326(5954):840-847

Wappler, T., Currano, E.D., Wilf, P., Rust, J. and Labandeira, C.C. 2009. No post-Cretaceous ecosystem depression in European forests? Rich insect-feeding damage on diverse middle Palaeocene plants, Menat, France, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276(1677):4271-4277

Pott, C., Labandeira, C.C., Krings, M. and Kerp, H. 2008. Fossil Insect Eggs and Ovipositional Damage on Bennettitalean Leaf Cuticles from the Carnian (Upper Triassic) of Austria, Journal of Paleontology, 82(4):778-789

Currano, E.D., Wilf, P., Wing, S.L., Labandeira, C.C., Lovelock, E.C. and Royer, D.L. 2008. Sharply increased insect herbivory during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(6):1960-1964

Iannuzzi, R. and Labandeira, C.C. 2008. The oldest record of external foliage feeding and the expansion of insect folivory on land, Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 101(1):79-94

Sarzetti, L.C., Labandeira, C.C. and Genise, J.F. 2008. A leafcutter bee trace fossil from the Middle Eocene of Patagonia, Argentina, and a review of megachilid (Hymenoptera) ichnology, Palaeontology, 51:933-941

Wheat, C.W., Labandeira, C.C., Andolfatto, P., Beldade, P., Feng, Q., Heckel, D., Jiggins, C., Simpson, R. and Vogel, H. 2007. A phylogenomic backbone for lepidopteran model systems, Journal of Insect Science, 7

Labandeira, C.C., Kvacek, J. and Mostovski, M.B. 2007. Pollination drops, pollen, and insect pollination of Mesozoic gymnosperms, Taxon, 56(3):663-695

Labandeira, C.C. 2007. Assessing the fossil record of plant-insect associations: ichnodata versus body-fossil data. IN: R. Bromley, L. Buatois, J. Genise, M.G. Mngano, and R. Melchor, (eds.), Ichnology at the Crossroads: A Multidimensional Approach to the Science of Organism-Substrate Interactions, Society for Sedimentary Geology Special Publication, 88:3-21

Bromley, R.G., Buatois, L.A., Genise, J.F., Labandeira, C.C., Mngano, M.G., Melchor, R.N., Schlirf, M. and Uchman, A. 2007. Comments on the paper "Reconnaissance of Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation ichnofossils, Rocky Mountain Region, USA: Paleoenvironmental, stratigraphic, and paleoclimatic significance of terrestrial and freshwater ichnocoenoses" by Stephen T. Hasiotis, Sedimentary Geology, 200:141-150

Labandeira, C.C. and Allen, E.M. 2007. Minimal insect herbivory for the Lower Permian Coprolite Bone Bed site of north-central Texas, USA, and comparison to other late Paleozoic floras, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 247:197-219

Labandeira, C.C., Wilf, P., Johnson, K.R. and Marsh, F.2007. Guide to Insect (and Other) Damage Types on Compressed Plant Fossils (version 3.0). Smithsonian Institution

Labandeira, C.C. 2007. The origin of herbivory on land: The initial pattern of live tissue consumption by arthropods, Insect Science, 14:259-274

Royer, D.L., Sack, L., Wilf, P., Lusk, C.H., Jordan, G.J., Niinemets, U., Wright, I.J., Westoby, M., Cariglino, B., Coley, P.D., Cutter, A.D., Johnson, K.R., Labandeira, C.C., Moles, A.T., Palmer, M.B. and Valladares, F. 2007. Fossil leaf economics quantified: calibration, Eocene case study, and implications, Paleobiology, 33(4):574-589

Royer, D.L., Sack, L., Wilf, P., Lusk, C.H., Jordan, G.J., Niinemets, , Wright, I.J., Westoby, M., Cariglino, B., Coley, P.D., Cutter, A.D., Johnson, K.R., Labandeira, C.C., Moles, A.T., Palmer, M.B. and Valladares, F. 2007. Eocene folivory linked to biomechanically reconstructed leaf mass per area, Paleobiology, 34:000

Labandeira, C.C. 2006. Silurian to Triassic plant and insect clades and their associations: new data, a review, and interpretations, Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 64:53-94

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

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

Ward, P., Labandeira, C.C., Laurin, M. and Berner, R.A. 2006. Confirmation of Romer's Gap as a low oxygen interval constraining the timing of initial arthropod and vertebrate terrestrialization, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103(45):16818-16822

Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Wikstrom, N., Labandeira, C.C., Godfray, H., Goodman, S.J. and Cook, J.M. 2006. Fossil-calibrated molecular phylogenies reveal that leaf-mining moths radiated millions of years after their host plants, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19(4):1314-1326

Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Wikström, N., Labandeira, C.C., Goodman, S., Godfrey, H.C.J. and Cook, J.M. 2006. Molecular phylogenies reveal asynchronous diversification between leaf-mining moths and their host plants, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19(4):1314-1326

Wilf, P., Labandeira, C.C., Johnson, K.R. and Cneo, N.R. 2005. Insect herbivory and South American biodiversity: fossil evidence from Eocene Patagonia, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102:8944-8948

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

Wilf, P., Labandeira, C.C., Johnson, K.R. and Cuneo, N.R. 2005. Richness of plant-insect associations in Eocene Patagonia: A legacy for South American biodiversity, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102:8944-8948

Labandeira, C.C. 2005. "Fossil history of the Diptera and their associations with plants. IN: B. Wiegmann and D. Yeates, (eds.) pp. 217-273". Pp. 217-273 in The Evolutionary Biology of Flies (Wiegmann, B. and Yeates, D.). Columbia University Press

Labandeira, C.C. 2005. The fossil record of insect extinction: new approaches and future directions, American Entomologist, 51(1):14-29

Gastaldo, R.A., Adendorff, R., Bamford, M., Labandeira, C.C., Neveling, J. and Sims, H.J. 2005. Taphonomic trends of macrofloral assemblages across the Permian-Triassic boundary, Karoo Basin, South Africa, Palaios, 20:479-497

Labandeira, C.C. 2005. Invasion of the continents: cyanobacterial crusts to tree-inhabiting arthropods, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 20(5):253-262

DiMichele, W.A., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Olszewski, T.D., Labandeira, C.C., Pandolfi, J.M., Wing, S.L. and Bobe, R. 2004. Long-term stasis in ecological assemblages: evidence from the fossil record, Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 35:285-322

Labandeira, C.C. 2003. Book review of: Atlas of Plants and Animals in Baltic Amber, by W. Weitschat and W. Wichard [Friedrich Pfeil, 2002, 256 p.], Geologica Acta, 1(1):146-150

Labandeira, C.C. 2003. Reading the tree leaves, Natural History, 112(3):13

Labandeira, C.C. and Eble, G. 2002. Global diversity patterns of insects from the fossil record, Santa Fe Institute Working Paper, 121:1-54

Labandeira, C.C. 2002. "The history of associations between plants and animals". Pp. 26-74 in Plant-Animal Interactions: An Evolutionary Approach (Herrera, C. and Pellmyr, O.). Blackwell Science

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

Labandeira, C.C. 2002. Paleobiology of predators, parasitoids, and parasites: accommodation and death in the fossil record of terrestrial invertebrates, Paleontological Society Special Papers, 8:211-250

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, 99:2061-2066

Labandeira, C.C., Johnson, K.R. and Lang, P. 2002. A preliminary assessment of insect herbivory across the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary: extinction and minimal rebound, Geological Society of America Special Paper, 361:297-327

Miller, M.F. and Labandeira, C.C. 2002. Slow crawl across the salinity divide: delayed colonization of freshwater ecosystems by invertebrates, Geological Society of America Today, 12(12):4-10

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 galling functional-feeding-groups and holometabolous insects, Palaeontographica (A), 264(1):1-84

Kowalewski, M., Kelley, P.H., Bambach, R.K., Baumiller, T.K., Bengtson, S., Brett, C.E., Chin, K., Culver, S.J., Dietl, G.P., Farlow, J.O., Gahn, F.J., Haynes, G., Holtz, J., Thomas Richard, Jenkins, I., Labandeira, C.C., Lipps, J.H., van Valkenburgh, B., Vermeij, G.J. and Walker, S.E. 2002. The fossil record of predation: methods, patterns, and processes. In M. Kowalewski and P.H. Kelley, (eds.), The Fossil Record of Predation, Paleontological Society Special Papers, 8:395-398

Labandeira, C.C. 2002. Paleobiology of predators, parasitoids, and parasites: accommodation and death in the fossil record of terrestrial invertebrates. IN: M. Kowalewski and P.H. Kelley, (eds.), The Fossil Record of Predation, Paleontological Society Special Papers, 8:211-250

Labandeira, C.C. 2002. Paleobiology of middle Eocene plant-insect associations of the Pacific Northwest: a preliminary report, Rocky Mountain Geology, 37:31-59

Labandeira, C.C. 2001. "The rise and diversification of insects". Pp. 82-88 in Palaeobiology II (Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R.). Blackwell Science

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

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

Mángano, M.G., Labandeira, C.C., Kvale, E. and Buatois, L.A. 2001. The insect trace fossil Tonganoxichnus from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Indiana: paleobiologic and paleoenvironmental implications, Ichnos, 8(3):165-175

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, 98:6221-6226

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

Johnson, K., Nichols, D., Labandeira, C.C. and Pearson, D. 2000. Devastation of Terrestrial Ecosystems at the K-T Boundary in North America: The First Calibrated Record of Plant and Animal Response to the Chixulub Impact, Lunar and Planetary Institute Contribution, 1053:85-86

Wilf, P. and Labandeira, C.C. 2000. Plant-insect associations respond to Paleocene-Eocene warming, Geologiska Foreningens Forhandlingar, 122(1):178-179

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

Labandeira, C.C. 1999. Book review of Arthropod Fossils and Phylogeny, edited by G.A. Edgecombe, [Columbia University Press, 1998, 347 p, Palaios, 14(4):405-407

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

Labandeira, C.C. 1999. "Insects and other hexapods". Pp. 603-624 in Encyclopedia of Paleontology (Singer, R.). Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers

Labandeira, C.C. 1999. "Myriapods". Pp. 767-775 in Encyclopedia of Paleontology (Singer, R.). Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers

Labandeira, C.C. and Smith, D.M. 1999. Forging a future for fossil insects: thoughts on the First International Paleoentomolgical Conference, Paleobiology, 25(2):154-157

Labandeira, C.C. 1998. How old is the flower and the fly?, Science, 280:57-59

Labandeira, C.C. 1998. "The role of insects in Late Jurassic to Middle Cretaceous ecosystems". Pp. 105-124 in Lower and Middle Cretaceous Terrestrial Ecosystems. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin (Lucas, S.G., Kirkland, J.I. and Estep, J.W.).

Labandeira, C.C. 1998. Early history of arthropod and vascular plant associations, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 26:329-377

Labandeira, C.C. 1998. Plant-insect associations from the fossil record, GeoTimes, 43(9):18-24

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(3):139-173

Damuth, J., Behrensmeyer, A.K., DiMichele, W.A., Labandeira, C.C., Potts, R. and Wing, S.L.1997. ETE Database Manual. Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems Consortium.

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., Phillips, T.L. and Norton, R.L. 1997. Oribatid mites and decomposition of plant tissues in Paleozoic coal-swamp forests, Palaios, 12:317-351

Labandeira, C.C. 1997. Permian pollen eating, Science, 227:1422-1423

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.C. 1996. Book review of: Invasions of the Land: The Transitions of Organisms from Aquatic to Terrestrial Life, by M.S. Gordon and E.C. Olsen [Columbia University Press, 1995, 312 p, coscience, 3(2):127-128

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(16):8470-8474

Labandeira, C.C. 1996. Review: Invasion of the Land, Ecoscience, 3(2):239-239

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

Hughes, N. and Labandeira, C.C. 1995. The stability of species in taxonomy, Paleobiology, 21(4):401-403

Labandeira, C.C. 1995. Book review of: Quaternary Insects and Their Environments, by S.A. Elias, (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994, 284 p.), Quarterly Review of Biology, 70(1):68-69

Labandeira, C.C. 1994. A compendium of fossil insect families, Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology, 88:1-71

Labandeira, C.C., Dilcher, D.L., Davis, D.R. and Wagner, D.L. 1994. Ninety-Seven Million Years of Angiosperm-Insect Association: Paleobiological Insights into the Meaning of Coevolution, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 91(25):12278-12282

Labandeira, C.C. and Hughes, N.C. 1994. Biometry of the Late Cambrian trilobite genus Dikelocephalus and its implications for trilobite systematics, Journal of Paleontology, 68(3):492-517

Labandeira, C.C. 1993. What's new with fossil insects?, American Paleontologist, 1(4):1-5

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

Labandeira, C.C. 1993. Book review of: Life in Amber, by G.O. Poinar, Jr. [Stanford University Press, 1992, 350 p.], Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 101(4):581-585

Labandeira, C.C. 1993. The real meaning of fossil insects, Palaios, 8(6):509-511

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

Labandeira, C.C. and Beall, B.S. 1990. "Arthropod Terrestriality". Pp. 913-916 in "Arthropods: Notes for a Short Course" (Mikulic, D.).

Beall, B.S. and Labandeira, C.C. 1990. "Patterns of evolution of chelicerates and tracheates". Pp. 257-284 in Arthropods: Notes for a Short Course (Mikulic, D.).

Labandeira, C.C., Beall, B.S. and Hueber, F.M. 1988. Early insect diversification: evidence from a Lower Devonian bristletail from Qubec, Science, 242:913-916


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