Daniel T. Ksepka, Ph.D. - Publications

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NESCent, Durham, NC, United States 

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2021 Smith NA, Koeller KL, Clarke JA, Ksepka DT, Mitchell JS, Nabavizadeh A, Ridgley RC, Witmer LM. Convergent evolution in dippers (Aves, Cinclidae): The only wing-propelled diving songbirds. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 34813153 DOI: 10.1002/ar.24820  0.329
2020 Thomas DB, Tennyson AJD, Scofield RP, Heath TA, Pett W, Ksepka DT. Ancient crested penguin constrains timing of recruitment into seabird hotspot. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 287: 20201497. PMID 32781949 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2020.1497  0.53
2020 Ksepka DT, Balanoff AM, Smith NA, Bever GS, Bhullar BS, Bourdon E, Braun EL, Burleigh JG, Clarke JA, Colbert MW, Corfield JR, Degrange FJ, De Pietri VL, Early CM, Field DJ, et al. Tempo and Pattern of Avian Brain Size Evolution. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 32330422 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2020.03.060  0.717
2020 Field DJ, Benito J, Chen A, Jagt JWM, Ksepka DT. Late Cretaceous neornithine from Europe illuminates the origins of crown birds. Nature. 579: 397-401. PMID 32188952 DOI: 10.1038/S41586-020-2096-0  0.54
2019 Pan H, Cole TL, Bi X, Fang M, Zhou C, Yang Z, Ksepka DT, Hart T, Bouzat JL, Argilla LS, Bertelsen MF, Boersma PD, Bost CA, Cherel Y, Dann P, et al. High-coverage genomes to elucidate the evolution of penguins. Gigascience. 8. PMID 31531675 DOI: 10.1093/Gigascience/Giz117  0.408
2019 Oliveros CH, Field DJ, Ksepka DT, Barker FK, Aleixo A, Andersen MJ, Alström P, Benz BW, Braun EL, Braun MJ, Bravo GA, Brumfield RT, Chesser RT, Claramunt S, Cracraft J, et al. Earth history and the passerine superradiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 30936315 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1813206116  0.394
2019 Ksepka DT, Grande L, Mayr G. Oldest Finch-Beaked Birds Reveal Parallel Ecological Radiations in the Earliest Evolution of Passerines. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 30744971 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2018.12.040  0.529
2019 Cole TL, Ksepka DT, Mitchell KJ, Tennyson AJD, Thomas DB, Pan H, Zhang G, Rawlence NJ, Wood JR, Bover P, Bouzat JL, Cooper A, Fiddaman S, Hart T, Miller G, et al. Mitogenomes uncover extinct penguin taxa and reveal island formation as a key driver of speciation. Molecular Biology and Evolution. PMID 30722030 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msz017  0.513
2019 Kimball RT, Oliveros CH, Wang N, White ND, Barker FK, Field DJ, Ksepka DT, Chesser RT, Moyle RG, Braun MJ, Brumfield RT, Faircloth BC, Smith BT, Braun EL. A Phylogenomic Supertree of Birds Diversity. 11: 109. DOI: 10.3390/D11070109  0.411
2019 Musser G, Ksepka DT, Field DJ. New Material of Paleocene-Eocene Pellornis (Aves: Gruiformes) Clarifies the Pattern and Timing of the Extant Gruiform Radiation Diversity. 11: 102. DOI: 10.3390/D11070102  0.427
2019 Thomas DB, Ksepka DT, Holvast EJ, Tennyson AJD, Scofield P. Re-evaluating New Zealand’s endemic Pliocene penguin genus New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. 63: 324-330. DOI: 10.1080/00288306.2019.1699583  0.422
2018 Degrange FJ, Ksepka DT, Tambussi CP. Redescription of the oldest crown clade penguin: cranial osteology, jaw myology, neuroanatomy, and phylogenetic affinities ofMadrynornis mirandus Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 38: e1445636. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2018.1445636  0.545
2017 Ksepka DT, Stidham TA, Williamson TE. Early Paleocene landbird supports rapid phylogenetic and morphological diversification of crown birds after the K-Pg mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 28696285 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1700188114  0.499
2017 Gavryushkina A, Heath TA, Ksepka DT, Stadler T, Welch D, Drummond AJ. Bayesian Total-Evidence Dating Reveals the Recent Crown Radiation of Penguins. Systematic Biology. 66: 57-73. PMID 28173531 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Syw060  0.465
2016 Gavryushkina A, Heath TA, Ksepka DT, Stadler T, Welch D, Drummond AJ. Bayesian Total-Evidence Dating Reveals the Recent Crown Radiation of Penguins. Systematic Biology. PMID 27558632 DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syw060  0.36
2016 Smith NA, Balanoff AM, Ksepka DT. Symposium on 'Evolving approaches for studying the anatomy of the avian brain': introduction. Journal of Anatomy. 229: 171-2. PMID 27426019 DOI: 10.1111/Joa.12523  0.676
2016 Ksepka DT, Habib M. Giants of the Sky. Scientific American. 314: 64-71. PMID 27082195 DOI: 10.1038/Scientificamerican0416-64  0.404
2016 Thomas D, Ksepka D. The Glen Murray fossil penguin from the North Island of New Zealand extends the geographic range ofKairuku Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 46: 200-213. DOI: 10.1080/03036758.2016.1211541  0.323
2015 Balanoff AM, Bever GS, Colbert MW, Clarke JA, Field DJ, Gignac PM, Ksepka DT, Ridgely RC, Smith NA, Torres CR, Walsh S, Witmer LM. Best practices for digitally constructing endocranial casts: examples from birds and their dinosaurian relatives. Journal of Anatomy. PMID 26403623 DOI: 10.1111/Joa.12378  0.711
2015 Ksepka DT, Parham JF, Allman JF, Benton MJ, Carrano MT, Cranston KA, Donoghue PC, Head JJ, Hermsen EJ, Irmis RB, Joyce WG, Kohli M, Lamm KD, Leehr D, Patané JL, et al. The Fossil Calibration Database-A New Resource for Divergence Dating. Systematic Biology. PMID 25922515 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Syv025  0.416
2015 Ksepka DT, Phillips MJ. Avian Diversification Patterns across the K-Pg Boundary: Influence of Calibrations, Datasets, and Model Misspecification Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 100: 300-328. DOI: 10.3417/2014032  0.396
2015 Smith ND, Ksepka DT. Five well-supported fossil calibrations within the "waterbird" assemblage (Tetrapoda, aves) Palaeontologia Electronica. 18: 1-21. DOI: 10.26879/483  0.458
2015 Ksepka D, Clarke J. Phylogenetically vetted and stratigraphically constrained fossil calibrations within Aves Palaeontologia Electronica. 18. DOI: 10.26879/373  0.456
2015 David Polly P, Ksepka DT, Parham JF. Announcing the fossil calibration series and database Palaeontologia Electronica. 18. DOI: 10.26879/151E  0.378
2015 Tambussi CP, Degrange FJ, Ksepka DT. Endocranial anatomy of Antarctic Eocene stem penguins: Implications for sensory system evolution in Sphenisciformes (Aves) Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 35. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2015.981635  0.474
2014 Ksepka DT. Evolution: a rapid flight towards birds. Current Biology : Cb. 24: R1052-5. PMID 25517372 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2014.09.018  0.39
2014 Ksepka DT. Flight performance of the largest volant bird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 10624-9. PMID 25002475 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1320297111  0.449
2014 Ksepka DT, Ware JL, Lamm KS. Flying rocks and flying clocks: disparity in fossil and molecular dates for birds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20140677. PMID 24943376 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2014.0677  0.388
2014 Clarke JA, Ksepka DT, Smith NA, Norell MA. Corrigendum to Combined phylogenetic analysis of a new North American fossil species confirms widespread Eocene distribution for stem rollers (Aves, Coracii) Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 172: 226-229. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12181  0.609
2013 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA, Nesbitt SJ, Kulp FB, Grande L. Fossil evidence of wing shape in a stem relative of swifts and hummingbirds (Aves, Pan-Apodiformes). Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20130580. PMID 23760643 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2013.0580  0.707
2013 Cadena EA, Ksepka DT, Norell MA. New material of Mongolemys elegans Khosatzky and Mlynarski, 1971 (Testudines: Lindholmemydidae), from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia with comments on bone histology and phylogeny American Museum Novitates. 1-28. DOI: 10.1206/3766.2  0.538
2013 Thomas DB, Ksepka DT. A history of shifting fortunes for African penguins Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 168: 207-219. DOI: 10.1111/Zoj.12024  0.496
2013 Ksepka DT, Balanoff AM, Bell MA, Houseman MD. Fossil grebes from the Truckee Formation (Miocene) of Nevada and a new phylogenetic analysis of Podicipediformes (Aves) Palaeontology. 56: 1149-1169. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12040  0.77
2012 Fordyce RE, Ksepka DT. The strangest bird: recent fossil discoveries reveal the surprising evolutionary history of penguins. Scientific American. 307: 56-61. PMID 23120896 DOI: 10.1038/Scientificamerican1112-56  0.412
2012 Parham JF, Donoghue PC, Bell CJ, Calway TD, Head JJ, Holroyd PA, Inoue JG, Irmis RB, Joyce WG, Ksepka DT, Patané JS, Smith ND, Tarver JE, van Tuinen M, Yang Z, et al. Best practices for justifying fossil calibrations. Systematic Biology. 61: 346-59. PMID 22105867 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Syr107  0.642
2012 Ksepka DT, Thomas DB. Multiple cenozoic invasions of Africa by penguins (Aves, Sphenisciformes). Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 1027-32. PMID 21900330 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2011.1592  0.491
2012 Ksepka DT, Boyd CA. Quantifying historical trends in the completeness of the fossil record and the contributing factors: An example using Aves Paleobiology. 38: 112-125. DOI: 10.1666/10059.1  0.45
2012 Ksepka DT, Balanoff AM, Walsh S, Revan A, Ho A. Evolution of the brain and sensory organs in sphenisciformes: New data from the stem penguin Paraptenodytes antarcticus Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 166: 202-219. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.2012.00835.X  0.753
2012 Cadena EA, Ksepka DT, Jaramillo CA, Bloch JI. New pelomedusoid turtles from the late Palaeocene Cerrej́on Formation of Colombia and their implications for phylogeny and body size evolution Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 10: 313-331. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2011.569031  0.47
2012 Ksepka DT, Fordyce RE, Ando T, Jones CM. New fossil penguins (Aves, Sphenisciformes) from the Oligocene of New Zealand reveal the skeletal plan of stem penguins Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32: 235-254. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.652051  0.46
2012 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA. A new stem parrot from the Green River Formation and the complex evolution of the grasping foot in Pan-Psittaciformes Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32: 395-406. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.641704  0.557
2011 Nesbitt SJ, Ksepka DT, Clarke JA. Podargiform affinities of the enigmatic Fluvioviridavis platyrhamphus and the early diversification of Strisores ("Caprimulgiformes" + Apodiformes). Plos One. 6: e26350. PMID 22140427 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0026350  0.711
2011 Ksepka DT, Benton MJ, Carrano MT, Gandolfo MA, Head JJ, Hermsen EJ, Joyce WG, Lamm KS, Patané JS, Phillips MJ, Polly PD, Van Tuinen M, Ware JL, Warnock RC, Parham JF. Synthesizing and databasing fossil calibrations: divergence dating and beyond. Biology Letters. 7: 801-3. PMID 21525049 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2011.0356  0.401
2011 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA, Grande L. Stem parrots (Aves, Halcyornithidae) from the Green River formation and a combined phylogeny of Pan-Psittaciformes Journal of Paleontology. 85: 835-852. DOI: 10.1666/10-108.1  0.534
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  0.419
2010 Hou LH, Li PP, Ksepka DT, Gao KQ, Norell MA. Implications of flexible-shelled eggs in a Cretaceous choristoderan reptile. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 277: 1235-9. PMID 20018793 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.2035  0.569
2010 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA. The basal penguin (Aves: Sphenisciformes) Perudyptes devriesi and a phylogenetic evaluation of the penguin fossil record Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 1-77. DOI: 10.1206/653.1  0.431
2010 Ksepka DT, Norell MA. The illusory evidence for Asian brachiosauridae: New material of erketu ellisoni and a phylogenetic reappraisal of basal titanosauriformes American Museum Novitates. DOI: 10.1206/3700.2  0.673
2010 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA. New fossil mousebird (Aves: Coliiformes) with feather preservation provides insight into the ecological diversity of an Eocene North American avifauna Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 160: 685-706. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.2009.00626.X  0.564
2010 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA. Primobucco mcgrewi (Aves: Coracii) from the Eocene Green River Formation: New anatomical data from the earliest constrained record of stem rollers Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 30: 215-225. DOI: 10.1080/02724630903412414  0.515
2009 Ksepka DT. Broken gears in the avian molecular clock: new phylogenetic analyses support stem galliform status for Gallinuloides wyomingensis and rallid affinities for Amitabha urbsinterdictensis. Cladistics : the International Journal of the Willi Hennig Society. 25: 173-197. PMID 34879603 DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2009.00250.x  0.341
2009 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA. Affinities of Palaeospiza bella and the phylogeny and biogeography of mousebirds (Coliiformes) Auk. 126: 245-259. DOI: 10.1525/Auk.2009.07178  0.438
2009 Clarke JA, Ksepka DT, Smith NA, Norell MA. Combined phylogenetic analysis of a new North American fossil species confirms widespread Eocene distribution for stem rollers (Aves, Coracii) Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 157: 586-611. DOI: 10.1111/Zoj.12181  0.682
2009 Clarke JA, Ksepka DT, Smith NA, Norell MA. Combined phylogenetic analysis of a new North American fossil species confirms widespread Eocene distribution for stem rollers (Aves, Coracii): NEW SPECIES FROM THE EOCENE GREEN RIVER FORMATION Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 157: 586-611. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.2009.00550.X  0.662
2009 Ksepka DT. Broken gears in the avian molecular clock: New phylogenetic analyses support stem galliform status for Gallinuloides wyomingensis and rallid affinities for Amitabha urbsinterdictensis Cladistics. 25: 173-197. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-0031.2009.00250.X  0.443
2008 Ksepka DT, Clarke JA, DeVries TJ, Urbina M. Osteology of Icadyptes salasi, a giant penguin from the Eocene of Peru. Journal of Anatomy. 213: 131-47. PMID 18564073 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7580.2008.00927.X  0.468
2008 Gao KQ, Ksepka DT. Osteology and taxonomic revision of Hyphalosaurus (Diapsida: Choristodera) from the Lower Cretaceous of Liaoning, China. Journal of Anatomy. 212: 747-68. PMID 18510504 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7580.2008.00907.X  0.498
2008 Ksepka DT, Cracraft J. An avian tarsometatarsus from near the K-T boundary of New Zealand Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 28: 1224-1227. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634-28.4.1224  0.456
2007 Clarke JA, Ksepka DT, Stucchi M, Urbina M, Giannini N, Bertelli S, Narváez Y, Boyd CA. Paleogene equatorial penguins challenge the proposed relationship between biogeography, diversity, and Cenozoic climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 11545-50. PMID 17601778 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0611099104  0.527
2007 Gao KQ, Ksepka D, Lianhai H, Ye D, Dongyu H. Cranial morphology of an Early Cretaceous Monjurosuchid (Reptilia: Diapsida) from Lioning Province of China and evolution of the choristoderan palate Historical Biology. 19: 215-224. DOI: 10.1080/08912960601106391  0.429
2006 Bertelli S, Giannini NP, Ksepka DT. Redescription and phylogenetic position of the early miocene penguin Paraptenodytes antarcticus from patagonia American Museum Novitates. 1-36. DOI: 10.1206/0003-0082(2006)3525[1:Rappot]2.0.Co;2  0.462
2006 Ksepka DT, Norell MA. Erketu ellisoni, a long-necked sauropod from bor guvé (Dornogov Aimag, Mongolia) American Museum Novitates. 1-16. DOI: 10.1206/0003-0082(2006)3508[1:Eealsf]2.0.Co;2  0.568
2006 Ksepka DT, Bertelli S, Giannini NP. The phylogeny of the living and fossil Sphenisciformes (penguins) Cladistics. 22: 412-441. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-0031.2006.00116.X  0.541
2006 Ksepka D, Bertelli S. Fossil penguin (Aves: Sphenisciformes) cranial material from the Eocene of Seymour Island (Antarctica) Historical Biology. 18: 389-395. DOI: 10.1080/08912960600658376  0.444
2005 Ksepka DT, Gao KQ, Norell MA. A new choristodere from the cretaceous of Mongolia American Museum Novitates. 1-22. DOI: 10.1206/0003-0082(2005)468<0001:Ancftc>2.0.Co;2  0.646
2004 KSEPKA DT, NORELL MA. Ornithomimosaur Cranial Material from Ukhaa Tolgod (Omnogov, Mongolia) American Museum Novitates. 3448: 1-4. DOI: 10.1206/0003-0082(2004)448<0001:Ocmfut>2.0.Co;2  0.579
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