Blaire Van Valkenburgh, PhD - Publications

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

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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  0.52
2020 Smith TD, Craven BA, Engel SM, Van Valkenburgh B, DeLeon VB. "Mucosal maps" of the canine nasal cavity: Micro-computed tomography and histology. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 32959987 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.24511  0.4
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  0.44
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  0.76
2018 Figueirido B, Lautenschlager S, Pérez-Ramos A, Van Valkenburgh B. Distinct Predatory Behaviors in Scimitar- and Dirk-Toothed Sabertooth Cats. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 30293717 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2018.08.012  0.44
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  0.44
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  0.76
2017 Rygg AD, Van Valkenburgh B, Craven BA. The Influence of Sniffing on Airflow and Odorant Deposition in the Canine Nasal Cavity. Chemical Senses. 42: 683-698. PMID 28981825 DOI: 10.1093/chemse/bjx053  0.4
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  1
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  1
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  1
2015 Koepfli KP, Pollinger J, Godinho R, Robinson J, Lea A, Hendricks S, Schweizer RM, Thalmann O, Silva P, Fan Z, Yurchenko AA, Dobrynin P, Makunin A, Cahill JA, Shapiro B, ... ... Van Valkenburgh B, et al. Genome-wide Evidence Reveals that African and Eurasian Golden Jackals Are Distinct Species. Current Biology : Cb. 25: 2158-65. PMID 26234211 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2015.06.060  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2014 Van Valkenburgh B, Smith TD, Craven BA. Tour of a labyrinth: exploring the vertebrate nose. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 297: 1975-84. PMID 25312359 DOI: 10.1002/ar.23021  1
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  1
2014 Robin O'Keefe F, Binder WJ, Frost SR, Sadlier RW, Van Valkenburgh B. Cranial morphometrics of the dire wolf, Canis dirus, at Rancho La Brea: Temporal variability and its links to nutrient stress and climate Palaeontologia Electronica. 17.  1
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  1
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  1
2012 MacDonald GM, Beilman DW, Kuzmin YV, Orlova LA, Kremenetski KV, Shapiro B, Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B. Pattern of extinction of the woolly mammoth in Beringia. Nature Communications. 3: 893. PMID 22692536 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms1881  1
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  1
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  1
2010 Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK. Carnivores. Current Biology : Cb. 20: R915-9. PMID 21056828 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.09.013  1
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  1
2010 Ripple WJ, Van Valkenburgh B. Linking top-down forces to the pleistocene megafaunal extinctions Bioscience. 60: 516-526. DOI: 10.1525/bio.2010.60.7.7  1
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  1
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  1
2009 Carbone C, Maddox T, Funston PJ, Mills MG, Grether GF, Van Valkenburgh B. Parallels between playbacks and Pleistocene tar seeps suggest sociality in an extinct sabretooth cat, Smilodon. Biology Letters. 5: 81-5. PMID 18957359 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0526  1
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  1
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  1
2009 Van Valkenburgh B. Costs of carnivory: Tooth fracture in Pleistocene and recent carnivorans Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 96: 68-81. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.01108.x  1
2009 Van Valkenburgh B, Maddox T, Funston PJ, Mills MGL, Grether GF, Carbone C. Sociality in Rancho La Brea Smilodon: Arguments favour 'evidence' over 'coincidence' Biology Letters. 5: 563-564. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0261  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2006 Muñoz-Durán J, Van Valkenburgh B. The Rancholabrean record of carnivora: Taphonomic effect of body size, habitat breadth, and the preservation potential of caves Palaios. 21: 424-430. DOI: 10.2110/palo.2002.P05-078R  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2003 Spencer LM, Van Valkenburgh B, Harris JM. Taphonomic analysis of large mammals recovered from the Pleistocene Rancho La Brea tar seeps Paleobiology. 29: 561-575. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2003)029<0561:TAOLMR>2.0.CO;2  1
2003 Van Valkenburgh B, Sacco T, Wang X. Pack hunting in Miocene borophagine dogs: Evidence from craniodental morphology and body size Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 147-162.  1
2002 Binder WJ, Thompson EN, Van Valkenburgh B. Temporal variation in tooth fracture among Rancho La Brea dire wolves Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 22: 423-428. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2002)022[0423:TVITFA]2.0.CO;2  1
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  1
2002 Van Valkenburgh B, Molnar RE. Dinosaurian and mammalian predators compared Paleobiology. 28: 527-543. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2002)028<0527:DAMPC>2.0.CO;2  1
2000 Binder WJ, Van Valkenburgh B. Development of bite strength and feeding behaviour in juvenile spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) Journal of Zoology. 252: 273-283. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836900000017  1
1999 Van Valkenburgh B. Major patterns in the history of carnivorous mammals Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 27: 463-493. DOI: 10.1146/  1
1998 Duckler GL, Van Valkenburgh B. Exploring the health of late Pleistocene mammals: The use of Harris lines Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 18: 180-188.  1
1998 Duckler GL, Van Valkenburgh B. Osteological corroboration of pathological stress in a population of endangered Florida pumas (Puma concolor coryi) Animal Conservation. 1: 39-46.  1
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  1
1997 Lessa EP, Van Valkenburgh B, Fariña RA. Testing hypotheses of differential mammalian extinctions subsequent to the Great American Biotic Interchange Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 135: 157-162. DOI: 10.1016/S0031-0182(97)00042-4  1
1996 Biknevicius AR, Van Valkenburgh B, Walker J. Incisor size and shape: Implications for feeding behaviors in saber-toothed "cats" Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 16: 510-521. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.1996.10011336  1
1996 Yahnke CJ, Johnson WE, Geffen E, Smith D, Hertel F, Roy MS, Bonacic CF, Fuller TK, Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK. Darwin's fox: A distinct endangered species in a vanishing habitat Conservation Biology. 10: 366-375. DOI: 10.1046/J.1523-1739.1996.10020366.X  1
1996 Van Valkenburgh B. Feeding behavior in free-ranging, large African carnivores Journal of Mammalogy. 77: 240-254.  1
1994 Van Valkenburgh B. Extinction and replacement among predatory mammals in the North American late Eocene and Oligocene: tracking a paleoguild over twelve million years Historical Biology. 8: 129-150.  1
1994 Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK. Shape divergence associated with size convergence in sympatric East African jackals Ecology. 75: 1567-1581.  1
1993 Van Valkenburgh B, Janis CM. Historical diversity patterns in North American large herbivores and carnivores Species Diversity in Ecological Communities. 330-340.  1
1993 Van Valkenburgh B, Hertel F. Tough times at La Brea: Tooth breakage in large carnivores of the late pleistocene Science. 261: 456-459.  1
1991 Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B, O'Brien SJ. Molecular distance and divergence time in carnivores and primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 8: 297-319. PMID 2072860 DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Molbev.A040651  1
1991 Van Valkenburgh B. Iterative evolution of hypercarnivory in canids (Mammalia: Carnivora) : evolutionary interactions among sympatric predators Paleobiology. 17: 340-362.  1
1990 Wayne RK, Meyer A, Lehman N, Van Valkenburgh B, Kat PW, Fuller TK, Girman D, O'Brien SJ. Large sequence divergence among mitochondrial DNA genotypes within populations of eastern African black-backed jackals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 87: 1772-6. PMID 1968637 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.87.5.1772  1
1990 Van Valkenburgh B, Grady F, Kurtén B. The plio-pleistocene cheetah-like cat Miracinonyx Inexpectatus of North America Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 10: 434-454. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.1990.10011827  1
1990 Van Valkenburgh B, Teaford MF, Walker A. Molar microwear and diet in large carnivores: inferences concerning diet in the sabretooth cat, Smilodon fatalis Journal of Zoology. 222: 319-340.  1
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  1
1989 Fuller TK, Biknevicius AR, Kat PW, Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK. The ecology of three sympatric jackal species in the Rift Valley of Kenya African Journal of Ecology. 27: 313-323.  1
1988 Van Valkenburgh B. Kathryn M. Flanagan and Jason A. Lillegraven (eds.): Vertebrates, phylogeny, and philosophy Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 8: 347-348. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.1988.10011721  1
1988 Van Valkenburgh B. Trophic diversity in past and present guilds of large predatory mammals Paleobiology. 14: 155-173.  1
1987 Beerbower R, Scheckler S, Van Valkenburgh B. An entangled bank-the smithsonian conference on the evolution of terrestrial ecosystems Palaios. 2: 526-527. DOI: 10.2307/3514624  1
1987 Van Valkenburgh B. Skeletal indicators of locomotor behavior in living and extinct carnivores Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 7: 162-182. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.1987.10011651  1
1985 Van Valkenburgh B. Locomotor diversity within past and present guilds of large predatory mammals. Paleobiology. 11: 406-428.  1
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