Christine M. Janis - Publications

Brown University, Providence, RI 
Vertebrate Paleontology

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2020 Bai B, Meng J, Janis CM, Zhang ZQ, Wang YQ. Perissodactyl diversities and responses to climate changes as reflected by dental homogeneity during the Cenozoic in Asia. Ecology and Evolution. 10: 6333-6355. PMID 32724516 DOI: 10.1002/Ece3.6363  0.52
2020 Janis CM, Napoli JG, Warren DE. Palaeophysiology of pH regulation in tetrapods. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 375: 20190131. PMID 31928199 DOI: 10.1098/Rstb.2019.0131  0.56
2015 Figueirido B, Martín-Serra A, Tseng ZJ, Janis CM. Habitat changes and changing predatory habits in North American fossil canids. Nature Communications. 6: 7976. PMID 26285033 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms8976  0.48
2015 Eronen JT, Janis CM, Chamberlain CP, Mulch A. Mountain uplift explains differences in Palaeogene patterns of mammalian evolution and extinction between North America and Europe. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282. PMID 26041349 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2015.0136  0.48
2015 Tapaltsyan V, Eronen JT, Lawing AM, Sharir A, Janis C, Jernvall J, Klein OD. Continuously Growing Rodent Molars Result from a Predictable Quantitative Evolutionary Change over 50 Million Years. Cell Reports. 11: 673-80. PMID 25921530 DOI: 10.1016/J.Celrep.2015.03.064  0.48
2014 Janis CM, Buttrill K, Figueirido B. Locomotion in extinct giant kangaroos: were sthenurines hop-less monsters? Plos One. 9: e109888. PMID 25333823 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0109888  0.48
2014 Janis CM, Figueirido B. Forelimb anatomy and the discrimination of the predatory behavior of carnivorous mammals: the thylacine as a case study. Journal of Morphology. 275: 1321-38. PMID 24934132 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.20303  0.48
2014 Damuth J, Janis CM. A comparison of observed molar wear rates in extant herbivorous mammals Annales Zoologici Fennici. 51: 188-200. DOI: 10.5735/086.051.0219  0.48
2014 Evans AR, Janis CM. The evolution of high dental complexity in the horse lineage Annales Zoologici Fennici. 51: 73-79. DOI: 10.5735/086.051.0209  0.48
2014 Janis CM, Theodor JM. Cranial and postcranial morphological data in ruminant phylogenetics Zitteliana Reihe B: Abhandlungen Der Bayerischen Staatssammlung Fur Palaontologie Und Geologie. 15-32.  0.48
2012 Janis CM, Devlin K, Warren DE, Witzmann F. Dermal bone in early tetrapods: a palaeophysiological hypothesis of adaptation for terrestrial acidosis. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 3035-40. PMID 22535781 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2012.0558  0.48
2012 Figueirido B, Janis CM, Pérez-Claros JA, De Renzi M, Palmqvist P. Cenozoic climate change influences mammalian evolutionary dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 722-7. PMID 22203974 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1110246108  0.48
2012 Eronen JT, Fortelius M, Micheels A, Portmann FT, Puolamäki K, Janis CM. Neogene aridification of the northern hemisphere Geology. 40: 823-826. DOI: 10.1130/G33147.1  0.48
2012 Janis CM, Shoshitaishvili B, Kambic R, Figueirido B. On their knees: Distal femur asymmetry in ungulates and its relationship to body size and locomotion Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32: 433-445. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.635737  0.48
2012 Jardine PE, Janis CM, Sahney S, Benton MJ. Grit not grass: Concordant patterns of early origin of hypsodonty in Great Plains ungulates and Glires Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 365: 1-10. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2012.09.001  0.48
2011 Figueirido B, Janis CM. The predatory behaviour of the thylacine: Tasmanian tiger or marsupial wolf? Biology Letters. 7: 937-40. PMID 21543392 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2011.0364  0.48
2011 Damuth J, Janis CM. On the relationship between hypsodonty and feeding ecology in ungulate mammals, and its utility in palaeoecology. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 86: 733-58. PMID 21418504 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-185X.2011.00176.X  0.48
2010 Janis CM, Constable EC, Houpt KA, Streich WJ, Clauss M. Comparative ingestive mastication in domestic horses and cattle: a pilot investigation. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 94: e402-9. PMID 20662959 DOI: 10.1111/J.1439-0396.2010.01030.X  0.48
2010 Edwards EJ, Osborne CP, Strömberg CA, Smith SA, Bond WJ, Christin PA, Cousins AB, Duvall MR, Fox DL, Freckleton RP, Ghannoum O, Hartwell J, Huang Y, Janis CM, et al. The origins of C4 grasslands: integrating evolutionary and ecosystem science. Science (New York, N.Y.). 328: 587-91. PMID 20431008 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1177216  0.48
2010 Fletcher TM, Janis CM, Rayfield EJ. Finite element analysis of ungulate jaws: Can mode of digestive physiology be determined? Palaeontologia Electronica. 13.  0.48
2009 Bassarova M, Janis CM, Archer M. The calcaneum-on the heels of marsupial locomotion Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 16: 1-23. DOI: 10.1007/S10914-008-9093-7  0.48
2008 Palmqvist P, Pérez-Claros JA, Janis CM, Figueirido B, Torregrosa V, Gröcke DR. Biogeochemical and ecomorphological inferences on prey selection and resource partitioning among mammalian carnivores in an early pleistocene community Palaios. 23: 724-737. DOI: 10.2110/Palo.2007.P07-073R  0.48
2008 Janis CM, Dawson MR, Flynn LJ. Glires summary Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America: Volume 2: Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals. 263-292. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511541438.017  0.48
2008 Janis CM, Weil A. Non-eutherian mammals summary Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America: Volume 2: Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals. 7-18. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511541438.002  0.48
2008 Janis CM, Gunnell GF, Uhen MD. Introduction Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America: Volume 2: Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals. 1-6. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511541438.001  0.48
2008 Janis CM, Gunnell GF, Uhen MD. Evolution of tertiary mammals of North America: Volume 2: Small mammals, xenarthrans, and marine mammals Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America: Volume 2: Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals. 1-795. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511541438  0.48
2008 Palmqvist P, Pérez-Claros JA, Janis CM, Gröcke DR. Tracing the ecophysiology of ungulates and predator-prey relationships in an early Pleistocene large mammal community Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 266: 95-111. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2008.03.015  0.48
2007 Janis CM. Radiation of Tertiary Mammals Palaeobiology Ii. 109-112. DOI: 10.1002/9780470999295ch.23  0.48
2006 Hunter JP, Janis CM. "Garden of Eden" or "fool's paradise"? Phylogeny, dispersal, and the southern continent hypothesis of placental mammal origins Paleobiology. 32: 339-344. DOI: 10.1666/05048.1  0.48
2006 Mendoza M, Janis CM, Palmqvist P. Estimating the body mass of extinct ungulates: A study on the use of multiple regression Journal of Zoology. 270: 90-101. DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7998.2006.00094.X  0.48
2006 Hunter JP, Janis CM. Spiny Norman in the Garden of Eden? Dispersal and early biogeography of Placentalia Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 13: 89-123. DOI: 10.1007/S10914-006-9006-6  0.48
2005 Lane A, Janis CM, Sepkoski JJ. Estimating paleodiversities: A test of the taxic and phylogenetic methods Paleobiology. 31: 21-34. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2005)031<0021:Epatot>2.0.Co;2  0.48
2005 Mendoza M, Janis CM, Palmqvist P. Ecological patterns in the trophic-size structure of large mammal communities: A 'taxon-free' characterization Evolutionary Ecology Research. 7: 505-530.  0.48
2004 Tellgren A, Berglund AC, Savolainen P, Janis CM, Liberles DA. Myostatin rapid sequence evolution in ruminants predates domestication. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 33: 782-90. PMID 15522803 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2004.07.004  0.48
2004 Gaucher EA, Graddy LG, Li T, Simmen RC, Simmen FA, Schreiber DR, Liberles DA, Janis CM, Benner SA. The planetary biology of cytochrome P450 aromatases. Bmc Biology. 2: 19. PMID 15315709 DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-2-19  0.48
2004 Janis CM, Damuth J, Theodor JM. The species richness of Miocene browsers, and implications for habitat type and primary productivity in the North American grassland biome Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 207: 371-398. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2003.09.032  0.48
2002 Janis CM, Theodor JM, Boisvert B. Locomotor evolution in camels revisited: A quantitative analysis of pedal anatomy and the acquisition of the pacing gait Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 22: 110-121. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2002)022[0110:Leicra]2.0.Co;2  0.48
2002 Mendoza M, Janis CM, Palmqvist P. Characterizing complex craniodental patterns related to feeding behaviour in ungulates: A multivariate approach Journal of Zoology. 258: 223-246. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836902001346  0.48
2002 Janis CM, Damuth J, Theodor JM. The origins and evolution of the North American grassland biome: The story from the hoofed mammals Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 177: 183-198. DOI: 10.1016/S0031-0182(01)00359-5  0.48
2001 Janis CM, Keller JC. Modes of ventilation in early tetrapods: Costal aspiration as a key feature of amniotes Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 46: 137-170.  0.48
2000 Janis CM, Damuth J, Theodor JM. Miocene ungulates and terrestrial primary productivity: where have all the browsers gone? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 7899-904. PMID 10884422 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.97.14.7899  0.48
1999 Foote M, Hunter JP, Janis CM, Sepkoski JJ. Evolutionary and preservational constraints on origins of biologic groups: divergence times of eutherian mammals. Science (New York, N.Y.). 283: 1310-4. PMID 10037598 DOI: 10.1126/Science.283.5406.1310  0.48
1999 Janis CM, Farmer C. Proposed habitats of early tetrapods: Gills, kidneys, and the water-land transition Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 126: 117-126. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.1999.Tb00609.X  0.48
1999 Carrano MT, Janis CM, Sepkoski JJ. Hadrosaurs as ungulate parallels: Lost lifestyles and deficient data Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 44: 237-261.  0.48
1998 Janis CM, Scott KM, Jacobs LL. Evolution of Tertiary mammals of North America. Volume 1: terrestrial carnivores, ungulates, and ungulatelike mammals Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America. Volume 1: Terrestrial Carnivores, Ungulates, and Ungulatelike Mammals. DOI: 10.2307/3515443  0.48
1997 Janis CM. Ungulate teeth, diets, and climatic changes at the eocene/oligocene boundary Zoology. 100: 203-220.  0.48
1994 Janis CM, Gordon IJ, Illius AW. Modelling equid/ruminant competition in the fossil record Historical Biology. 8: 15-29.  0.48
1993 Janis CM. Tertiary mammal evolution in the context of changing climates, vegetation, and tectonic events Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. 24: 467-500. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.Es.24.110193.002343  0.48
1993 Garland T, Dickerman AW, Janis CM, Jones JA. Phylogenetic analysis of covariance by computer simulation Systematic Biology. 42: 265-292. DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/42.3.265  0.48
1993 Janis CM, Wilhelm PB. Were there mammalian pursuit predators in the tertiary? Dances with wolf avatars Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 1: 103-125. DOI: 10.1007/Bf01041590  0.48
1993 Van Valkenburgh B, Janis CM. Historical diversity patterns in North American large herbivores and carnivores Species Diversity in Ecological Communities. 330-340.  0.48
1991 Janis CM, Carrano M. Scaling of reproductive turnover in archosaurs and mammals: why are large terrestrial mammals so rare? Annales Zoologici Fennici. 28: 201-216.  0.48
1990 Janis CM. Correlation of cranial and dental variables with dietary preferences in mammals: a comparison of macropodoids and ungulates Memoirs - Queensland Museum. 28: 349-366.  0.48
1989 Janis CM. A climatic explanation for patterns of evolutionary diversity in ungulate mammals Palaeontology. 32: 463-481.  0.48
1988 Janis CM. New ideas in ungulate phylogeny and evolution. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 3: 291-7. PMID 21227261 DOI: 10.1016/0169-5347(88)90104-8  0.48
1988 Janis CM, Fortelius M. On the means whereby mammals achieve increased functional durability of their dentitions, with special reference to limiting factors. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 63: 197-230. PMID 3042033 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-185X.1988.Tb00630.X  0.48
1988 Janis CM, Ehrhardt D. Correlation of relative muzzle width and relative incisor width with dietary preference in ungulates Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 92: 267-284. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.1988.Tb01513.X  0.48
1987 Janis CM. Grades and clades in hornless ruminant evolution: The reality of the gelocidae and the systematic position of Lophiomeryx and Bachitherium Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 7: 200-216. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.1987.10011653  0.48
1985 Janis CM, Lister A. The morphology of the lower fourth premolar as a taxonomic character in the Ruminantia (Mammalia: Artiodactyla), and the systematic position of Triceromeryx. Journal of Paleontology. 59: 405-410.  0.48
1983 Janis CM. Muscles of the masticatory apparatus in two genera of hyraces (Procavia and Heterohyrax). Journal of Morphology. 176: 61-87. PMID 6854654 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.1051760106  0.48
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