Blaire Van Valkenburgh, PhD - Publications

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 
Carnivore, Evolution

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2021 Perri AR, Mitchell KJ, Mouton A, Álvarez-Carretero S, Hulme-Beaman A, Haile J, Jamieson A, Meachen J, Lin AT, Schubert BW, Ameen C, Antipina EE, Bover P, Brace S, Carmagnini A, ... ... Van Valkenburgh B, et al. Dire wolves were the last of an ancient New World canid lineage. Nature. PMID 33442059 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-03082-x  0.731
2020 Bird DJ, Jacquemetton C, Buelow SA, Evans AW, Van Valkenburgh B. Domesticating olfaction: Dog breeds, including scent hounds, have reduced cribriform plate morphology relative to wolves. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 33205623 DOI: 10.1002/ar.24518  0.745
2020 Jacquemetton C, Drexler A, Kellerman G, Bird D, Van Valkenburgh B. The impact of extreme skull morphology in domestic dogs on cribriform plate shape. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 33000502 DOI: 10.1002/ar.24512  0.762
2020 Balisi MA, Van Valkenburgh B. Iterative evolution of large-bodied hypercarnivory in canids benefits species but not clades. Communications Biology. 3: 461. PMID 32826954 DOI: 10.1038/s42003-020-01193-9  0.818
2020 Bird DJ, Hamid I, Fox-Rosales L, Van Valkenburgh B. Olfaction at depth: Cribriform plate size declines with dive depth and duration in aquatic arctoid carnivorans. Ecology and Evolution. 10: 6929-6953. PMID 32760503 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6343  0.81
2018 Balisi M, Casey C, Van Valkenburgh B. Dietary specialization is linked to reduced species durations in North American fossil canids. Royal Society Open Science. 5: 171861. PMID 29765649 DOI: 10.1098/Rsos.171861  0.814
2018 Bird DJ, Murphy WJ, Fox-Rosales L, Hamid I, Eagle RA, Van Valkenburgh B. Olfaction written in bone: cribriform plate size parallels olfactory receptor gene repertoires in Mammalia. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 285. PMID 29540522 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2018.0100  0.795
2017 Brown C, Balisi M, Shaw CA, Van Valkenburgh B. Skeletal trauma reflects hunting behaviour in extinct sabre-tooth cats and dire wolves. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 1: 131. PMID 28812696 DOI: 10.1038/S41559-017-0131  0.76
2016 Yee KK, Craven BA, Wysocki CJ, Van Valkenburgh B. Comparative morphology and histology of the nasal fossa in four mammals: Gray squirrel, bobcat, coyote and white-tailed deer. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 27090617 DOI: 10.1002/ar.23352  0.442
2016 Pang B, Yee KK, Lischka FW, Rawson NE, Haskins ME, Wysocki CJ, Craven BA, Van Valkenburgh B. The influence of nasal airflow on respiratory and olfactory epithelial distribution in felids. The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 27045093 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.131482  0.65
2015 Ripple WJ, Newsome TM, Wolf C, Dirzo R, Everatt KT, Galetti M, Hayward MW, Kerley GI, Levi T, Lindsey PA, Macdonald DW, Malhi Y, Painter LE, Sandom CJ, Terborgh J, ... Van Valkenburgh B, et al. Collapse of the world's largest herbivores. Science Advances. 1: e1400103. PMID 26601172 DOI: 10.1126/Sciadv.1400103  0.309
2015 Van Valkenburgh B, Hayward MW, Ripple WJ, Meloro C, Roth VL. The impact of large terrestrial carnivores on Pleistocene ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26504224 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1502554112  0.327
2015 Curtis AA, Lai G, Wei F, Van Valkenburgh B. Repeated loss of frontal sinuses in arctoid carnivorans. Journal of Morphology. 276: 22-32. PMID 25069818 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.20313  0.702
2014 Ranslow AN, Richter JP, Neuberger T, Van Valkenburgh B, Rumple CR, Quigley AP, Pang B, Krane MH, Craven BA. Reconstruction and morphometric analysis of the nasal airway of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and implications regarding respiratory and olfactory airflow. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 297: 2138-47. PMID 25312370 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.23037  0.667
2014 Bird DJ, Amirkhanian A, Pang B, Van Valkenburgh B. Quantifying the cribriform plate: influences of allometry, function, and phylogeny in Carnivora. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 297: 2080-92. PMID 25312366 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.23032  0.814
2014 van Valkenburgh B, Pang B, Bird D, Curtis A, Yee K, Wysocki C, Craven BA. Respiratory and olfactory turbinals in feliform and caniform carnivorans: the influence of snout length. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 297: 2065-79. PMID 25312365 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.23026  0.795
2014 Curtis AA, Van Valkenburgh B. Beyond the sniffer: frontal sinuses in Carnivora. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 297: 2047-64. PMID 25312364 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.23025  0.672
2014 Winegard T, Herr J, Mena C, Lee B, Dinov I, Bird D, Bernards M, Hobel S, Van Valkenburgh B, Toga A, Fudge D. Coiling and maturation of a high-performance fibre in hagfish slime gland thread cells. Nature Communications. 5: 3534. PMID 24698953 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms4534  0.717
2013 Friscia AR, Van Valkenburgh B. Ecomorphology of North American eocene carnivores: Evidence for competition between carnivorans and creodonts Carnivoran Evolution: New Views On Phylogeny, Form, and Function. 311-341. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139193436.012  0.72
2012 Green PA, Van Valkenburgh B, Pang B, Bird D, Rowe T, Curtis A. Respiratory and olfactory turbinal size in canid and arctoid carnivorans. Journal of Anatomy. 221: 609-21. PMID 23035637 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7580.2012.01570.X  0.813
2011 Van Valkenburgh B, Curtis A, Samuels JX, Bird D, Fulkerson B, Meachen-Samuels J, Slater GJ. Aquatic adaptations in the nose of carnivorans: evidence from the turbinates. Journal of Anatomy. 218: 298-310. PMID 21198587 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7580.2010.01329.X  0.766
2010 Slater GJ, Figueirido B, Louis L, Yang P, Van Valkenburgh B. Biomechanical consequences of rapid evolution in the polar bear lineage. Plos One. 5: e13870. PMID 21079768 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0013870  0.61
2010 Meachen-Samuels JA, Van Valkenburgh B. Radiographs reveal exceptional forelimb strength in the sabertooth cat, Smilodon fatalis. Plos One. 5: e11412. PMID 20625398 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0011412  0.786
2009 Slater GJ, VAN Valkenburgh B. Allometry and performance: the evolution of skull form and function in felids. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 22: 2278-87. PMID 19796083 DOI: 10.1111/J.1420-9101.2009.01845.X  0.681
2009 Meachen-Samuels J, Van Valkenburgh B. Forelimb indicators of prey-size preference in the Felidae. Journal of Morphology. 270: 729-44. PMID 19123240 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.10712  0.804
2009 Slater GJ, Dumont ER, Van Valkenburgh B. Implications of predatory specialization for cranial form and function in canids Journal of Zoology. 278: 181-188. DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7998.2009.00567.X  0.622
2009 Meachen-Samuels J, Van Valkenburgh B. Craniodental indicators of prey size preference in the Felidae Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 96: 784-799. DOI: 10.1111/J.1095-8312.2008.01169.X  0.811
2009 Samuels JX, Van Valkenburgh B. Craniodental adaptations for digging in extinct burrowing beavers Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 29: 254-268. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2009.10010376  0.676
2008 Samuels JX, Van Valkenburgh B. Skeletal indicators of locomotor adaptations in living and extinct rodents. Journal of Morphology. 269: 1387-411. PMID 18777567 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.10662  0.691
2008 Friscia AR, Van Valkenburgh B, Spencer L, Harris J. Chronology and spatial distribution of large mammal bones in PIT 91, Rancho La Brea Palaios. 23: 35-42. DOI: 10.2110/Palo.2005.P05-143R  0.732
2008 Slater GJ, van Valkenburgh B. Long in the tooth: Evolution of sabertooth cat cranial shape Paleobiology. 34: 403-419. DOI: 10.1666/07061.1  0.662
2007 Van Valkenburgh B. Deja vu: the evolution of feeding morphologies in the Carnivora. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 47: 147-63. PMID 21672827 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icm016  0.359
2007 Leonard JA, Vilà C, Fox-Dobbs K, Koch PL, Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B. Megafaunal extinctions and the disappearance of a specialized wolf ecomorph. Current Biology : Cb. 17: 1146-50. PMID 17583509 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2007.05.072  0.305
2007 Friscia AR, Van Valkenburgh B, Biknevicius AR. An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans Journal of Zoology. 272: 82-100. DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7998.2006.00246.X  0.767
2006 Koepfli KP, Jenks SM, Eizirik E, Zahirpour T, Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK. Molecular systematics of the Hyaenidae: relationships of a relictual lineage resolved by a molecular supermatrix. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 38: 603-20. PMID 16503281 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2005.10.017  0.339
2004 Van Valkenburgh B, Wang X, Damuth J. Cope's rule, hypercarnivory, and extinction in North American canids. Science (New York, N.Y.). 306: 101-4. PMID 15459388 DOI: 10.1126/science.1102417  0.33
2004 Van Valkenburgh B, Theodor J, Friscia A, Pollack A, Rowe T. Respiratory turbinates of canids and felids: A quantitative comparison Journal of Zoology. 264: 281-293. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836904005771  0.801
2004 Sacco T, Van Valkenburgh B. Ecomorphological indicators of feeding behaviour in the bears (Carnivora: Ursidae) Journal of Zoology. 263: 41-54. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836904004856  0.804
2003 VAN VALKENBURGH B, SACCO T, WANG X. Chapter 7 Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 279: 147-162. DOI: 10.1206/0003-0090(2003)279<0147:C>2.0.Co;2  0.807
2002 Van Valkenburgh B, Sacco T. Sexual dimorphism, social behavior, and intrasexual competition in large pleistocene carnivorans Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 22: 164-169. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2002)022[0164:Sdsbai]2.0.Co;2  0.763
1997 Gittleman JL, Van Valkenburgh B. Sexual dimorphism in the canines and skulls of carnivores: Effects of size, phylogeny, and behavioural ecology Journal of Zoology. 242: 97-117. DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7998.1997.Tb02932.X  0.362
1989 Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B, Kat PW, Fuller TK, Johnson WE, O'Brien SJ. Genetic and morphological divergence among sympatric canids. The Journal of Heredity. 80: 447-54. PMID 2559120 DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Jhered.A110896  0.319
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