Robert Sansom, Ph.D. - Publications

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Biology University of Manchester, Manchester, England, United Kingdom 

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2019 Zhai D, Williams M, Siveter DJ, Harvey THP, Sansom RS, Gabbott SE, Siveter DJ, Ma X, Zhou R, Liu Y, Hou X. Variation in appendages in early Cambrian bradoriids reveals a wide range of body plans in stem-euarthropods. Communications Biology. 2: 329. PMID 31508504 DOI: 10.1038/s42003-019-0573-5  1
2018 Sansom RS, Choate PG, Keating JN, Randle E. Parsimony, not Bayesian analysis, recovers more stratigraphically congruent phylogenetic trees. Biology Letters. 14. PMID 29925561 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0263  0.52
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
2015 Sansom RS, Randle E, Donoghue PC. Discriminating signal from noise in the fossil record of early vertebrates reveals cryptic evolutionary history. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20142245. PMID 25520359 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2245  1
2015 Sansom RS. Bias and sensitivity in the placement of fossil taxa resulting from interpretations of missing data. Systematic Biology. 64: 256-66. PMID 25432893 DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syu093  1
2013 Sansom RS, Wills MA. Fossilization causes organisms to appear erroneously primitive by distorting evolutionary trees. Scientific Reports. 3: 2545. PMID 23985991 DOI: 10.1038/srep02545  1
2013 Sansom RS, Gabbott SE, Purnell MA. Unusual anal fin in a Devonian jawless vertebrate reveals complex origins of paired appendages. Biology Letters. 9: 20130002. PMID 23576777 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2013.0002  1
2013 Sansom RS, Gabbott SE, Purnell MA. Atlas of vertebrate decay: A visual and taphonomic guide to fossil interpretation Palaeontology. 56: 457-474. DOI: 10.1111/pala.12037  1
2012 Keating JN, Sansom RS, Purnell MA. A new osteostracan fauna from the Devonian of the Welsh Borderlands and observations on the taxonomy and growth of Osteostraci Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32: 1002-1017. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.693555  1
2011 Sansom RS, Gabbott SE, Purnell MA. Decay of vertebrate characters in hagfish and lamprey (Cyclostomata) and the implications for the vertebrate fossil record. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 278: 1150-7. PMID 20947532 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1641  1
2010 Hou X, Williams M, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Aldridge RJ, Sansom RS. Soft-part anatomy of the Early Cambrian bivalved arthropods Kunyangella and Kunmingella: significance for the phylogenetic relationships of Bradoriida. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 277: 1835-41. PMID 20181565 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.2194  1
2010 Sansom RS, Gabbott SE, Purnell MA. Non-random decay of chordate characters causes bias in fossil interpretation. Nature. 463: 797-800. PMID 20118914 DOI: 10.1038/nature08745  1
2010 Sansom RS, Freedman K, Gabbott SE, Aldridge RJ, Purnell MA. Taphonomy and affinity of an enigmatic Silurian vertebrate, Jamoytius kerwoodi White Palaeontology. 53: 1393-1409. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.01019.x  1
2009 Sansom RS. Endemicity and palaeobiogeography of the osteostraci and galeaspida: A test of scenarios of gnathostome evolution Palaeontology. 52: 1257-1273. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2009.00895.x  1
2009 Sansom RS. Phylogeny, classification and character polarity of the osteostraci (vertebrata) Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 7: 95-115. DOI: 10.1017/S1477201908002551  1
2008 Sansom RS, Rodygin SA, Donoghue PCJ. The anatomy, affinity and phylogenetic significance of Ilemoraspis kirkinskayae (osteostraci) from the Devonian of Siberia Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 28: 613-625. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2008)28[613:TAAAPS]2.0.CO;2  1
2008 Sansom RS. The origin and early evolution of the Osteostraci (Vertebrata): A phylogeny for the Thyestiida Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 6: 317-332. DOI: 10.1017/S1477201907002386  1
2007 Sansom R. A review of the problematic osteostracan genus Auchenaspis and its role in Thyestidian evolutio Palaeontology. 50: 1001-1011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00686.x  1
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