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Recent Publications - May

Posted by C Lowry on May 22, 2012 2:09:07 PM

Publications for the previous 4 -5 weeks (Search done 17th May)

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Burchell, M.J., Cole, M.J., Price, M.C. & KEARSLEY, A.T. 2012. Experimental investigation of impacts by solar cell secondary ejecta on silica aerogel and aluminum foil: Implications for the Stardust Interstellar Dust Collector. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 47(4): 671-683.    

Cockell, C.S., Voytek, M.A., Gronstal, A.L., Finster, K., Kirshtein, J.D., HOWARD, K., Reitner, J., Gohn, G.S., Sanford, W.E., Horton, J.W., Kallmeyer, J., Kelly, L. & Powars, D.S. 2012. Impact Disruption and Recovery of the Deep Subsurface Biosphere. Astrobiology, 12(3): 231-246.

Ferrat, M., WEISS, D.J. & STREKOPYTOV, S. 2012. A single procedure for the accurate and precise quantification of the rare earth elements, Sc, Y, Th and Pb in dust and peat for provenance tracing in climate and environmental studies. Talanta, 93: 415-423.   

JOHANSON, Z., KEARSLEY, A., den Blaauwen, J., Newman, M. & Smith, M.M. 2012. Ontogenetic development of an exceptionally preserved Devonian cartilaginous skeleton. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 318 B(1): 50-58.   

KEARSLEY, A.T., Burchell, M.J., Price, M.C., Cole, M.J., Wozniakiewicz, P.J., Ishii, H.A., Bradley, J.P., Fries, M. & Foster, N.J. 2012. Experimental impact features in Stardust aerogel: How track morphology reflects particle structure, composition, and density. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47(4): 737-762.    

Larner, F. & REHKAMPER, M. 2012. Evaluation of Stable Isotope Tracing for ZnO Nanomaterials-New Constraints from High Precision Isotope Analyses and Modeling. Environmental Science & Technology, 46(7): 4149-4158.    

Nixon, A., Burchell, M.J., Price, M.C., KEARSLEY, A.T. & Jones, S. 2012. Aerogel tracks made by impacts of glycine: Implications for formation of bulbous tracks in aerogel and the Stardust mission. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 47(4): 623-633.    

Ogliore, R.C., Floss, C., Stadermann, F.J., KEARSLEY, A.T., Leitner, J., Stroud, R.M. & Westphal, A.J. 2012. Automated searching of Stardust interstellar foils. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47(4): 729-736.    

Price, M.C., KEARSLEY, A.T., Burchell, M.J., HOWARD, L.E., Hillier, J.K., Starkey, N.A., Wozniakiewicz, P.J. & Cole, M.J. 2012. Stardust interstellar dust calibration: Hydrocode modeling of impacts on Al-1100 foil at velocities up to 300kms-1 and validation with experimental data. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 47(4): 684-695.    

Reissis, D. & ABEL, R.L. 2012. Development of fetal trabecular micro-architecture in the humerus and femur. Journal of Anatomy, 220(5): 496-503.    

Robinson, K.L., Treiman, A.H. & JOY, K.H. 2012. Basaltic fragments in lunar feldspathic meteorites: Connecting sample analyses to orbital remote sensing. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 47(3): 387-399.    

THORNE, R.L., Roberts, S. & HERRINGTON, R.J. 2012. Climate change and the formation of nickel laterite deposits. Geology, 40(4): 331-334.    

VITA-FINZI, C. 2012. River history. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A - Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1966): 2029-2039.    

VITA-FINZI, C. 2012. River history and tectonics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A - Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1966): 2173-2192

WOOLLEY, A.R. & Bailey, D.K. 2012. The crucial role of lithospheric structure in the generation and release of carbonatites: geological evidence. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(2): 259-270.    

Wozniakiewicz, P.J., Ishii, H.A., KEARSLEY, A.T., Burchell, M.J., Bradley, J.P., Price, M.C., Teslich, N., Lee, M.R. & Cole, M.J. 2012. Stardust impact analogs: Resolving pre- and postimpact mineralogy in Stardust Al foils. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47(4): 708-728.    

Wozniakiewicz, P.J., KEARSLEY, A.T., Ishii, H.A., Burchell, M.J., Bradley, J.P., Teslich, N., Cole, M.J. & Price, M.C. 2012. The origin of crystalline residues in Stardust Al foils: Surviving cometary dust or crystallized impact melts? Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47(4): 660-670.    

Xu, Y., Zhang, Y.L., Li, J., Gioia, R., Zhang, G., Li, X.D., SPIRO, B., Bhatia, R.S. & Jones, K.C. 2012. The spatial distribution and potential sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) over the Asian marginal seas and the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 117.    

Zema, M., WELCH, M.D. & Oberti, R. 2012. High-T behaviour of gedrite: thermoelasticity, cation ordering and dehydrogenation. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 163(5): 923-937.    


Bennett, C.E., Siveter, D.J., Davies, S.J., Williams, M., Wilkinson, I.P., Browne, M. & MILLER, C.G. 2011. Ostracods from freshwater and brackish environments of the Carboniferous of the Midland Valley of Scotland: the early colonization of terrestrial water bodies. Geological Magazine, 149(3): 366-396. DOI:    

Coppard, S.E., Kroh, A. & SMITH, A.B. 2011. The evolution of pedicellariae in echinoids: an arms race against pests and parasites. Acta Zoologica, 93(2): 125-148. DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.2010.00487.x.    

Gomez, B., EWIN, T.A.M. & Daviero-Gomez, V. 2012. The conifer Glenrosa falcata sp nov from the Lower Cretaceous of Spain and its palaeoecology. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 172: 21-32.

JOHANSON, Z., KEARSLEY, A., den Blaauwen, J., Newman, M. & Smith, M.M. 2012. Ontogenetic development of an exceptionally preserved Devonian cartilaginous skeleton. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 318 B(1): 50-58.    

Koch, M. & EDGECOMBE, G.D. 2012. The preoral chamber in geophilomorph centipedes: comparative morphology, phylogeny, and the evolution of centipede feeding structures. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 165(1): 1-62.    

PARR, W.C.H., Chatterjee, H.J. & Soligo, C. 2012. Calculating the axes of rotation for the subtalar and talocrural joints using 3D bone reconstructions. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(6): 1103-1107.    

SMITH, A.B. & Crame, J.A. 2012. Echinoderm faunas from the Lower Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) of Alexander Island, Antarctica. Palaeontology, 55: 305-324.    

Smith, T.M., Olejniczak, A.J., Zermeno, J.P., Tafforeau, P., Skinner, M.M., Hoffmann, A., Radovcic, J., Toussaint, M., KRUSZYNSKI, R., Menter, M., Moggi-Cecchi, J., Glasmacher, U.A., Kullmer, O., Schrenk, F., STRINGER, C. & Hublin, J.J. 2012. Variation in enamel thickness within the genus Homo. Journal of Human Evolution, 62(3): 395-411.    

SOOKIAS, R.B., Butler, R.J. & Benson, R.B.J. 2012. Rise of dinosaurs reveals major body-size transitions are driven by passive processes of trait evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 279(1736): 2180-2187.    

STRINGER, C. 2012. What makes a modern human. Nature, 485(7396): 33-35.



Bebber, D.P., CARINE, M.A., Davidse, G., Harris, D.J., Haston, E.M., PENN, M.G., CAFFERTY, S., Wood, J.R.I. & Scotland, R.W. 2012. Big hitting collectors make massive and disproportionate contribution to the discovery of plant species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences, 279(1736): 2269-2274.

Jayalal, U., WOLSELEY, P., GUEIDAN, C., Aptroot, A., Wijesundara, S. & Karunaratne, V. 2012. Anzia mahaeliyensis and Anzia flavotenuis, two new lichen species from Sri Lanka. The Lichenologist, 44(3): 381-389.    

Karl, R., Kiefer, C., ANSELL, S.W. & Koch, M.A. 2012. Systematics and evolution of arctic-alpine Arabis alpina (Brassicaceae) and its closest relatives in the eastern Mediterranean. American Journal of Botany, 99(4): 778-794.    

SÄRKINEN, T., Pennington, R.T., Lavin, M., Simon, M.F. & Hughes, C.E. 2012. Evolutionary islands in the Andes: Persistence and isolation explain high endemism in Andean dry tropical forests. Journal of Biogeography, 39(5): 884-900. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02644.x     

Wetzel, C.E., Van de Vijver, B., COX, E.J., Bicudo D de C. & Ector, L. 2012. Tursiocola podocnemicola sp. nov., a new epizoic freshwater diatom species from the Amazon basin (Rio Negro, Brazil). Diatom Research, 27(1): 1-8. DOI:10.1080/0269249X.2011.642498.    


Barthélémy, C. & BROAD, G.R. 2012. A new species of Hadrocryptus (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Cryptinae), with the first account of the biology for the genus. Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 24: 47-57.    

Bazsalovicsová, E., Králová-Hromadová, I., ŠTEKKA, J. & Scholz, T. 2011. Molecular characterization of Atractolytocestus sagittatus (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea), monozoic parasite of common carp, and its differentiation from the invasive species Atractolytocestus huronensis. Parasitology Research, 110(5): 1621-1629.    

Bone, J., Archer, M., Barraclough, D., EGGLETON, P., Flight, D., Head, M., JONES, D.T., Scheib, C. & Voulvoulis, N. 2012. Public Participation in Soil Surveys: Lessons from a Pilot Study in England. Environmental Science & Technology, 46(7): 3687-3696.    

BROOKS, S.J., Jones, V.J., Telford, R.J., Appleby, P.G., Watson, E., McGowan, S. & Benn, S. 2012. Population trends in the Slavonian grebe Podiceps auritus (L.) and Chironomidae (Diptera) at a Scottish loch. Journal of Paleolimnology, 47(4): 631-644.    

Davies, A.B., EGGLETON, P., van Rensburg, B.J. & Parr, C.L. 2012. The pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: a test with savanna termite assemblages. Journal of Applied Ecology, 49(2): 422-430.    

Frutos, P., Hoste, H., Sotiraki, S., HALL, M. & Jackson, F. 2012. Specificities of parasitism in goats and sheep: Interactions with nutrition and control strategies. Small Ruminant Research, 103(1): 1-2.    

HANSSON, C. 2012. Achrysocharoides Girault (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae) new to tropical America, with eight new species. Zookeys(173): 79-108.    

Hernandez-Lopez, A., Rougerie, R., Augustin, S., LEES, D.C., Tomov, R., Kenis, M., Cota, E., Kullaj, E., HANSSON, C., Grabenweger, G., Roques, A. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2012. Host tracking or cryptic adaptation? Phylogeography of Pediobius saulius (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae), a parasitoid of the highly invasive horse-chestnut leafminer. Evolutionary Applications, 5(3): 256-269.    

Larsen, T.B. & VANE-WRIGHT, R.I. 2012. The name Bicyclus safitza (Westwood, 1850) should continue to be used (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Shilap-Revista De Lepidopterologia, 40(157): 85-86.    

MAHAMDALLIE, S.S. & READY, P.D. 2012. No recent adaptive selection on the apyrase of Mediterranean Phlebotomus: implications for using salivary peptides to vaccinate against canine leishmaniasis. Evolutionary Applications, 5(3): 293-305. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2011.00226.x.    

PONT, A.C. 2012. Muscoidea (Fanniidae, Anthomyiidae, Muscidae) described by P. J. M. Macquart (Insecta, Diptera). Zoosystema, 34(1): 39-111.    

QUICKE, D.L.J. 2012. We Know Too Little about Parasitoid Wasp Distributions to Draw Any Conclusions about Latitudinal Trends in Species Richness, Body Size and Biology. PLoS ONE, 7(2).    

Rodriguez-Roche, R., Villegas, E., COOK, S., Poh Kim, P.A.W., Hinojosa, Y., Rosario, D., Villalobos, I., Bendezu, H., Hibberd, M.L. & Guzman, M.G. 2012. Population structure of the dengue viruses, Aragua, Venezuela, 2006-2007. Insights into dengue evolution under hyperendemic transmission. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 12(2): 332-344.    

Samartin, S., Heiri, O., Vescovi, E., BROOKS, S.J. & Tinner, W. 2012. Late glacial and early Holocene summer temperatures in the southern Swiss Alps reconstructed using fossil chironomids. Journal of Quaternary Science, 27(3): 279-289.    

Sotiraki, S. & HALL, M.J.R. 2012. A review of comparative aspects of myiasis in goats and sheep in Europe. Small Ruminant Research, 103(1): 75-83.    

TIMMERMANS, M. & VOGLER, A.P. 2012. Phylogenetically informative rearrangements in mitochondrial genomes of Coleoptera, and monophyly of aquatic elateriform beetles (Dryopoidea). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 63(2): 299-304.    

WILLIAMS, P.H., An, J.D., Brown, M.J.F., Carolan, J.C., Goulson, D., Huang, J.X. & Ito, M. 2012. Cryptic Bumblebee Species: Consequences for Conservation and the Trade in Greenhouse Pollinators. PLoS ONE, 7(3).    


Brabec, J., Scholz, T., Kralova-Hromadova, I., Bazsalovicsova, E. & OLSON, P.D. 2012. Substitution saturation and nuclear paralogs of commonly employed phylogenetic markers in the Caryophyllidea, an unusual group of non-segmented tapeworms (Platyhelminthes). International Journal for Parasitology, 42(3): 259-267.    

BRITZ, R. & Johnson, G.D. 2012. The caudal skeleton of a 20 mm Triodon and homology of its components. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 125(1): 66-73.

Budha, P.B., MORDAN, P.B., NAGGS, F. & Backeljau, T. 2012. Darwininitium - a new fully pseudosigmurethrous orthurethran genus from Nepal (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Cerastidae). Zookeys(175): 19-26.    

CAMERON, R.A.D. & Cook, L.M. 2012. Habitat and the shell polymorphism of Cepaea nemoralis (L.): interrogating the Evolution Megalab database. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 78: 179-184.    

Chen, H.C., Kuo, R.J., Chang, T.C., Hus, C.K., BRAY, R.A. & Cheng, I.J. 2012. Fluke (Spirorchiidae) Infections in Sea Turtles Stranded on Taiwan: Prevalence and Pathology. Journal of Parasitology, 98(2): 437-439.    

Chen, X.R., Gao, S., Liu, W.W., Song, W.B., Al-Rasheid, K.A.S. & WARREN, A. 2012. Taxonomic descriptions of three marine colepid ciliates, Nolandia sinica spec. nov., Apocoleps caoi spec. nov and Tiarina fusa (Claparede & Lachmann, 1858) Bergh, 1881 (Ciliophora, Prorodontida). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62: 735-744.    

Dmitrieva, E.V., Gerasev, P.I., GIBSON, D.I., Pronkina, N.V. & Galli, P. 2012. Descriptions of eight new species of Ligophorus Euzet & Suriano, 1977 (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalidae) from Red Sea mullets. Systematic Parasitology, 81(3): 203-237.    

Marzoug, D., Boutiba, Z., GIBSON, D.I., Pérez-del-Olmo, A. & Kostadinova, A. 2012. Descriptions of digeneans from Sardina pilchardus (Walbaum) (Clupeidae) off the Algerian coast of the western Mediterranean, with a complete list of its helminth parasites. Systematic Parasitology, 81(3): 169-186.    

Mouahid, G., Faliex, E., Allienne, J.F., Cribb, T.H. & BRAY, R.A. 2012. Proctophantastes nettastomatis (Digenea: Zoogonidae) from Vanuatu deep-sea fish: new morphological features, allometric growth, and phenotypic plasticity aspects. Parasitology Research, 110(5): 1631-1638.    

OKAMURA, B., Humphries, S. & GRUHL, A. 2012. Buddenbrockia plumatellae: a novel solution to being a worm. Abstract. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 52: E131-E131.    

SHERRATT, E., WILKINSON, M., GOWER, D.J. & Klingenberg, C.P. 2012. Evolution of Cranial Modularity in Caecilians. Abstract. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 52: E159-E159.    

Toksen, E., BOXSHALL, G.A. & Altinozek, S. 2012. Sagum posteli Delamare-Deboutteville & Nunes-Ruivo, 1954 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Lernanthropidae) parasitic on Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire) in Turkish waters, with a key to the species of Sagum Wilson, 1913. Systematic Parasitology, 82(1): 71-80.    

WARREN, B.H., Bermingham, E., Bourgeois, Y., Estep, L.K., PRYS-JONES, R.P., Strasberg, D. & Thebaud, C. 2012. Hybridization and barriers to gene flow in an island bird radiation. Evolution, 66(5): 1490-1505.    

WEBSTER, B.L. & LITTLEWOOD, D.T.J. 2012. Mitochondrial gene order change in Schistosoma (Platyhelminthes: Digenea: Schistosomatidae). International Journal for Parasitology, 42(3): 313-321.    


Sutherland, W.J., Bellingan, L., Bellingham, J.R., Blackstock, J.J., BLOOMFIELD, R.M., Bravo, M., Cadman, V.M., Cleevely, D.D., Clements, A., Cohen, A.S., Cope, D.R., Daemmrich, A.A., Devecchi, C., Anadon, L.D., Denegri, S., Doubleday, R., Dusic, N.R., Evans, R.J., Feng, W.Y., Godfray, H.C.J., Harris, P., Hartley, S.E., Hester, A.J., Holmes, J., Hughes, A., Hulme, M., Irwin, C., Jennings, R.C., Kass, G.S., Littlejohns, P., Marteau, T.M., McKee, G., Millstone, E.P., Nuttall, W.J., Owens, S., Parker, M.M., Pearson, S., Petts, J., Ploszek, R., Pullin, A.S., Reid, G., Richards, K.S., Robinson, J.G., Shaxson, L., Sierra, L., Smith, B.G., Spiegelhalter, D.J., Stilgoe, J., Stirling, A., Tyler, C.P., Winickoff, D.E. & Zimmern, R.L. 2012. A Collaboratively-Derived Science-Policy Research Agenda. PLoS ONE, 7(3).    

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