Jakob Vinther, Ph.D. - Publications

Yale University, New Haven, CT 
Paleobiology, Taphonomy

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2019 Parry LA, Edgecombe GD, Sykes D, Vinther J. Jaw elements in Plumulites bengtsoni confirm that machaeridians are extinct armoured scaleworms. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 286: 20191247. PMID 31337310 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1247  1
2019 Lozano-Fernandez J, Giacomelli M, Fleming J, Chen A, Vinther J, Thomsen PF, Glenner H, Palero F, Legg DA, Iliffe TM, Pisani D, Olesen J. Pancrustacean evolution illuminated by taxon-rich genomic-scale data sets with an expanded remipede sampling. Genome Biology and Evolution. PMID 31270537 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evz097  1
2019 Babarović F, Puttick MN, Zaher M, Learmonth E, Gallimore EJ, Smithwick FM, Mayr G, Vinther J. Characterization of melanosomes involved in the production of non-iridescent structural feather colours and their detection in the fossil record. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 16: 20180921. PMID 31238836 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0921  1
2019 Saitta ET, Liang R, Lau MC, Brown CM, Longrich NR, Kaye TG, Novak BJ, Salzberg SL, Norell MA, Abbott GD, Dickinson MR, Vinther J, Bull ID, Brooker RA, Martin P, et al. Cretaceous dinosaur bone contains recent organic material and provides an environment conducive to microbial communities. Elife. 8. PMID 31210129 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.46205  1
2019 Lozano-Fernandez J, Tanner AR, Giacomelli M, Carton R, Vinther J, Edgecombe GD, Pisani D. Increasing species sampling in chelicerate genomic-scale datasets provides support for monophyly of Acari and Arachnida. Nature Communications. 10: 2295. PMID 31127117 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10244-7  1
2019 Zhao Y, Vinther J, Parry LA, Wei F, Green E, Pisani D, Hou X, Edgecombe GD, Cong P. Cambrian Sessile, Suspension Feeding Stem-Group Ctenophores and Evolution of the Comb Jelly Body Plan. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 30905603 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.02.036  1
2019 Vinther J, Parry LA. Bilateral Jaw Elements in Amiskwia sagittiformis Bridge the Morphological Gap between Gnathiferans and Chaetognaths. Current Biology : Cb. 29: 881-888.e1. PMID 30799238 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.01.052  1
2018 Saitta ET, Clapham C, Vinther J. Experimental subaqueous burial of a bird carcass and compaction of plumage. Palaontologische Zeitschrift. 92: 727-732. PMID 30524148 DOI: 10.1007/s12542-018-0411-y  1
2018 Fleming JF, Kristensen RM, Sørensen MV, Park TS, Arakawa K, Blaxter M, Rebecchi L, Guidetti R, Williams TA, Roberts NW, Vinther J, Pisani D. Molecular palaeontology illuminates the evolution of ecdysozoan vision. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 285. PMID 30518575 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.2180  1
2018 Nordén KK, Faber J, Babarović F, Stubbs TL, Selly T, Schiffbauer JD, Peharec Štefanić P, Mayr G, Smithwick F, Vinther J. Melanosome diversity and convergence in the evolution of iridescent avian feathers-implications for paleocolor reconstruction. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. PMID 30411346 DOI: 10.1111/evo.13641  1
2018 Park TS, Kihm JH, Woo J, Park C, Lee WY, Smith MP, Harper DAT, Young F, Nielsen AT, Vinther J. Brain and eyes of Kerygmachela reveal protocerebral ancestry of the panarthropod head. Nature Communications. 9: 1019. PMID 29523785 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03464-w  1
2018 Parry LA, Smithwick F, Nordén KK, Saitta ET, Lozano-Fernandez J, Tanner AR, Caron JB, Edgecombe GD, Briggs DEG, Vinther J. Soft-Bodied Fossils Are Not Simply Rotten Carcasses - Toward a Holistic Understanding of Exceptional Fossil Preservation: Exceptional Fossil Preservation Is Complex and Involves the Interplay of Numerous Biological and Geological Processes. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 40. PMID 29193177 DOI: 10.1002/bies.201700167  1
2017 Parry LA, Baron MG, Vinther J. Multiple optimality criteria support Ornithoscelida. Royal Society Open Science. 4: 170833. PMID 29134086 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170833  1
2017 Smithwick FM, Nicholls R, Cuthill IC, Vinther J. Countershading and Stripes in the Theropod Dinosaur Sinosauropteryx Reveal Heterogeneous Habitats in the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota. Current Biology : Cb. 27: 3337-3343.e2. PMID 29107548 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.09.032  1
2017 O'Reilly S, Summons R, Mayr G, Vinther J. Preservation of uropygial gland lipids in a 48-million-year-old bird. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 29046383 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1050  1
2017 Tanner AR, Fuchs D, Winkelmann IE, Gilbert MT, Pankey MS, Ribeiro ÂM, Kocot KM, Halanych KM, Oakley TH, da Fonseca RR, Pisani D, Vinther J. Molecular clocks indicate turnover and diversification of modern coleoid cephalopods during the Mesozoic Marine Revolution. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 28250188 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2818  1
2017 Vinther J, Parry L, Briggs DE, Van Roy P. Ancestral morphology of crown-group molluscs revealed by a new Ordovician stem aculiferan. Nature. PMID 28166536 DOI: 10.1038/nature21055  1
2016 Vinther J, Nicholls R, Lautenschlager S, Pittman M, Kaye TG, Rayfield E, Mayr G, Cuthill IC. 3D Camouflage in an Ornithischian Dinosaur. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 27641767 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.065  1
2016 Parry LA, Edgecombe GD, Eibye-Jacobsen D, Vinther J. The impact of fossil data on annelid phylogeny inferred from discrete morphological characters. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 283. PMID 27581880 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1378  1
2016 Gabbott SE, Donoghue PC, Sansom RS, Vinther J, Dolocan A, Purnell MA. Pigmented anatomy in Carboniferous cyclostomes and the evolution of the vertebrate eye. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 283. PMID 27488650 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1151  1
2016 Lozano-Fernandez J, Carton R, Tanner AR, Puttick MN, Blaxter M, Vinther J, Olesen J, Giribet G, Edgecombe GD, Pisani D. A molecular palaeobiological exploration of arthropod terrestrialization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 371. PMID 27325830 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0133  1
2016 Clements T, Dolocan A, Martin P, Purnell MA, Vinther J, Gabbott SE. The eyes of Tullimonstrum reveal a vertebrate affinity. Nature. PMID 27074512 DOI: 10.1038/nature17647  1
2015 Vinther J. Fossil melanosomes or bacteria? A wealth of findings favours melanosomes: Melanin fossilises relatively readily, bacteria rarely, hence the need for clarification in the debate over the identity of microbodies in fossil animal specimens. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. PMID 26692172 DOI: 10.1002/bies.201500168  1
2015 Parry LA, Wilson P, Sykes D, Edgecombe GD, Vinther J. A new fireworm (Amphinomidae) from the Cretaceous of Lebanon identified from three-dimensionally preserved myoanatomy. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 15: 256. PMID 26577802 DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0541-8  1
2015 Parry L, Vinther J, Edgecombe GD. Cambrian stem-group annelids and a metameric origin of the annelid head. Biology Letters. 11. PMID 26445984 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0763  1
2015 Colleary C, Dolocan A, Gardner J, Singh S, Wuttke M, Rabenstein R, Habersetzer J, Schaal S, Feseha M, Clemens M, Jacobs BF, Currano ED, Jacobs LL, Sylvestersen RL, Gabbott SE, ... Vinther J, et al. Chemical, experimental, and morphological evidence for diagenetically altered melanin in exceptionally preserved fossils. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26417094 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1509831112  1
2015 Vinther J. Animal Evolution: When Small Worms Cast Long Phylogenetic Shadows. Current Biology : Cb. 25: R762-4. PMID 26325138 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.003  1
2015 Knudsen JB, Liu L, Bank Kodal AL, Madsen M, Li Q, Song J, Woehrstein JB, Wickham SF, Strauss MT, Schueder F, Vinther J, Krissanaprasit A, Gudnason D, Smith AA, Ogaki R, et al. Routing of individual polymers in designed patterns. Nature Nanotechnology. PMID 26322946 DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2015.190  1
2015 Vinther J. A guide to the field of palaeo colour: Melanin and other pigments can fossilise: Reconstructing colour patterns from ancient organisms can give new insights to ecology and behaviour. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 37: 643-56. PMID 25854512 DOI: 10.1002/bies.201500018  1
2015 Longrich NR, Vinther J, Pyron RA, Pisani D, Gauthier JA. Biogeography of worm lizards (Amphisbaenia) driven by end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20143034. PMID 25833855 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.3034  1
2015 Smith NA, Chiappe LM, Clarke JA, Edwards SV, Nesbitt SJ, Norell MA, Stidham TA, Turner A, Tuinen MV, Vinther J, Xu X. Rhetoric vs. reality: A commentary on "Bird Origins Anew" by A. Feduccia Auk. 132: 467-480. DOI: 10.1642/AUK-14-203.1  1
2015 Vinther J. The origins of molluscs Palaeontology. 58: 19-34. DOI: 10.1111/pala.12140  1
2015 Parry L, Vinther J, Edgecombe GD. Cambrian stem-group annelids and a metameric origin of the annelid head Biology Letters. 11. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0763  1
2015 Knudsen JB, Liu L, Bank Kodal AL, Madsen M, Li Q, Song J, Woehrstein JB, Wickham SFJ, Strauss MT, Schueder F, Vinther J, Krissanaprasit A, Gudnason D, Smith AAA, Ogaki R, et al. Routing of individual polymers in designed patterns Nature Nanotechnology. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2015.190  1
2015 Benton MJ, Donoghue PCJ, Asher RJ, Friedman M, Near TJ, Vinther J. Constraints on the timescale of animal evolutionary history Palaeontologia Electronica. 18.  1
2014 Vannier J, Liu J, Lerosey-Aubril R, Vinther J, Daley AC. Sophisticated digestive systems in early arthropods. Nature Communications. 5: 3641. PMID 24785191 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4641  1
2014 Vinther J, Stein M, Longrich NR, Harper DA. A suspension-feeding anomalocarid from the Early Cambrian. Nature. 507: 496-9. PMID 24670770 DOI: 10.1038/nature13010  1
2014 Emmanuel S, Schuessler JA, Vinther J, Matthews A, Von Blanckenburg F. A preliminary study of iron isotope fractionation in marine invertebrates (chitons, Mollusca) in near-shore environments Biogeosciences. 11: 5493-5502. DOI: 10.5194/bg-11-5493-2014  1
2014 Parry L, Tanner A, Vinther J. The origin of annelids Palaeontology. 57: 1091-1103. DOI: 10.1111/pala.12129  1
2014 Vinther J. A molecular palaeobiological perspective on aculiferan evolution Journal of Natural History. 48: 2805-2823. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2014.963185  1
2013 Orlando L, Ginolhac A, Zhang G, Froese D, Albrechtsen A, Stiller M, Schubert M, Cappellini E, Petersen B, Moltke I, Johnson PL, Fumagalli M, Vilstrup JT, Raghavan M, Korneliussen T, ... ... Vinther J, et al. Recalibrating Equus evolution using the genome sequence of an early Middle Pleistocene horse. Nature. 499: 74-8. PMID 23803765 DOI: 10.1038/nature12323  1
2013 Field DJ, D'Alba L, Vinther J, Webb SM, Gearty W, Shawkey MD. Melanin concentration gradients in modern and fossil feathers. Plos One. 8: e59451. PMID 23555675 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059451  1
2013 Vitek NS, Vinther J, Schiffbauer JD, Briggs DEG, Prum RO. Exceptional three-dimensional preservation and coloration of an originally iridescent fossil feather from the Middle Eocene Messel Oil Shale Palaontologische Zeitschrift. 87: 493-503. DOI: 10.1007/s12542-013-0173-5  1
2012 Longrich NR, Vinther J, Meng Q, Li Q, Russell AP. Primitive wing feather arrangement in Archaeopteryx lithographica and Anchiornis huxleyi. Current Biology : Cb. 22: 2262-7. PMID 23177480 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.052  1
2012 Glass K, Ito S, Wilby PR, Sota T, Nakamura A, Bowers CR, Vinther J, Dutta S, Summons R, Briggs DE, Wakamatsu K, Simon JD. Direct chemical evidence for eumelanin pigment from the Jurassic period. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 10218-23. PMID 22615359 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1118448109  1
2012 Li Q, Gao KQ, Meng Q, Clarke JA, Shawkey MD, D'Alba L, Pei R, Ellison M, Norell MA, Vinther J. Reconstruction of Microraptor and the evolution of iridescent plumage. Science (New York, N.Y.). 335: 1215-9. PMID 22403389 DOI: 10.1126/science.1213780  1
2012 Carney RM, Vinther J, Shawkey MD, D'Alba L, Ackermann J. New evidence on the colour and nature of the isolated Archaeopteryx feather. Nature Communications. 3: 637. PMID 22273675 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1642  1
2012 Vinther J, Sperling EA, Briggs DE, Peterson KJ. A molecular palaeobiological hypothesis for the origin of aplacophoran molluscs and their derivation from chiton-like ancestors. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 1259-68. PMID 21976685 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1773  1
2012 Mángano MG, Bromley RG, Harper DAT, Nielsen AT, Smith MP, Vinther J. Nonbiomineralized carapaces in Cambrian seafloor landscapes (Sirius Passet, Greenland): Opening a new window into early Phanerozoic benthic ecology Geology. 40: 519-522. DOI: 10.1130/G32853.1  1
2012 Vinther J, Jell P, Kampouris G, Carney R, Racicot RA, Briggs DEG. The origin of multiplacophorans - convergent evolution in Aculiferan molluscs Palaeontology. 55: 1007-1019. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2012.01180.x  1
2012 Eibye-Jacobsen D, Vinther J. Reconstructing the ancestral annelid Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 50: 85-87. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0469.2011.00651.x  1
2011 Vinther J, Eibye-Jacobsen D, Harper DA. An Early Cambrian stem polychaete with pygidial cirri. Biology Letters. 7: 929-32. PMID 21733871 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0592  1
2011 Kröger B, Vinther J, Fuchs D. Cephalopod origin and evolution: A congruent picture emerging from fossils, development and molecules: Extant cephalopods are younger than previously realised and were under major selection to become agile, shell-less predators. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 33: 602-13. PMID 21681989 DOI: 10.1002/bies.201100001  1
2011 D'Alba L, Saranathan V, Clarke JA, Vinther JA, Prum RO, Shawkey MD. Colour-producing β-keratin nanofibres in blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) feathers. Biology Letters. 7: 543-6. PMID 21307042 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.1163  1
2011 Vinther J, Smith MP, Harper DAT. Vetulicolians from the Lower Cambrian Sirius Passet Lagerstätte, North Greenland, and the polarity of morphological characters in basal deuterostomes Palaeontology. 54: 711-719. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2011.01034.x  1
2010 Clarke JA, Ksepka DT, Salas-Gismondi R, Altamirano AJ, Shawkey MD, D'Alba L, Vinther J, DeVries TJ, Baby P. Fossil evidence for evolution of the shape and color of penguin feathers. Science (New York, N.Y.). 330: 954-7. PMID 20929737 DOI: 10.1126/science.1193604  1
2010 Van Roy P, Orr PJ, Botting JP, Muir LA, Vinther J, Lefebvre B, el Hariri K, Briggs DE. Ordovician faunas of Burgess Shale type. Nature. 465: 215-8. PMID 20463737 DOI: 10.1038/nature09038  1
2010 Sperling EA, Vinther J. A placozoan affinity for Dickinsonia and the evolution of late Proterozoic metazoan feeding modes. Evolution & Development. 12: 201-9. PMID 20433459 DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-142X.2010.00404.x  1
2010 Li Q, Gao KQ, Vinther J, Shawkey MD, Clarke JA, D'Alba L, Meng Q, Briggs DE, Prum RO. Plumage color patterns of an extinct dinosaur. Science (New York, N.Y.). 327: 1369-72. PMID 20133521 DOI: 10.1126/science.1186290  0.48
2010 Vinther J, Briggs DE, Clarke J, Mayr G, Prum RO. Structural coloration in a fossil feather. Biology Letters. 6: 128-31. PMID 19710052 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0524  1
2010 Vinther J, Rudkin D. et The first articulated specimen of Plumulites canadensis (Woodward, 1889) from the Upper Ordovician of Ontario, with a review of the anterior region of Plumulitidae (Annelida: Machaeridia) Palaeontology. 53: 327-334. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.00938.x  1
2009 Sperling EA, Vinther J, Moy VN, Wheeler BM, Sémon M, Briggs DE, Peterson KJ. MicroRNAs resolve an apparent conflict between annelid systematics and their fossil record. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 4315-22. PMID 19755470 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1340  1
2009 Vinther J, Briggs DEG. Machaeridian locomotion Lethaia. 42: 357-364. DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.2009.00165.x  1
2009 Vinther J. The canal system in sclerites of lower cambrian sinosachites (halkieriidae: Sachitida): Significance for the molluscan affinities of the sachitids Palaeontology. 52: 689-712. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2009.00881.x  1
2008 Vinther J, Briggs DE, Prum RO, Saranathan V. The colour of fossil feathers. Biology Letters. 4: 522-5. PMID 18611841 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0302  1
2008 Vinther J, Van Roy P, Briggs DE. Machaeridians are Palaeozoic armoured annelids. Nature. 451: 185-8. PMID 18185586 DOI: 10.1038/nature06474  1
2006 Kenrick P, Vinther J. Chaetocladus gracilis n. sp., a non-calcified Dasycladales from the Upper Silurian of Skåne, Sweden Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 142: 153-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2006.03.023  1
2005 Vinther J, Nielsen C. The Early Cambrian Halkieria is a mollusc Zoologica Scripta. 34: 81-89. DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2005.00177.x  1
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