Daniel T. Ksepka, Ph.D. - Publications

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NESCent, Durham, NC, United States 

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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  1
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  1
2016 Ksepka DT, Habib M. Giants of the Sky. Scientific American. 314: 64-71. PMID 27082195 DOI: 10.1038/Scientificamerican0416-64  1
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  0.52
2015 Ksepka DT, Werning S, Sclafani M, Boles ZM. Bone histology in extant and fossil penguins (Aves: Sphenisciformes). Journal of Anatomy. 227: 611-30. PMID 26360700 DOI: 10.1111/Joa.12367  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2015 Ksepka D, Clarke J. Phylogenetically vetted and stratigraphically constrained fossil calibrations within Aves Palaeontologia Electronica. 18. DOI: 10.26879/373  1
2015 David Polly P, Ksepka DT, Parham JF. Announcing the fossil calibration series and database Palaeontologia Electronica. 18. DOI: 10.26879/151E  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2014 Ksepka DT. Flights of fancy in avian evolution American Scientist. 102: 34-41.  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2013 Ksepka DT, Kammerer CF. Corrigendum: Taxonomic status of the Least Grebe [Palaeontology, 56, 5, (2013), 1171] Palaeontology. 56: 1171. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12068  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2011 Thomas DB, Ksepka DT, Fordyce RE. Penguin heat-retention structures evolved in a greenhouse Earth. Biology Letters. 7: 461-4. PMID 21177693 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2010.0993  1
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  1
2011 Ksepka DT, Ando T. Penguins Past, Present, and Future: Trends in the Evolution of the Sphenisciformes Living Dinosaurs: the Evolutionary History of Modern Birds. 155-186. DOI: 10.1002/9781119990475.ch6  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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