Matthew Thomas Carrano - Publications

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, United States 
vertebrate paleontology

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2020 Close RA, Benson RBJ, Alroy J, Carrano MT, Cleary TJ, Dunne EM, Mannion PD, Uhen MD, Butler RJ. The apparent exponential radiation of Phanerozoic land vertebrates is an artefact of spatial sampling biases. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 287: 20200372. PMID 32259471 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2020.0372  0.652
2019 D'Emic MD, Carrano MT. Redescription of Brachiosaurid Sauropod Dinosaur Material From the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Colorado, USA. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 31254331 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.24198  0.378
2019 Close RA, Benson RBJ, Alroy J, Behrensmeyer AK, Benito J, Carrano MT, Cleary TJ, Dunne EM, Mannion PD, Uhen MD, Butler RJ. Diversity dynamics of Phanerozoic terrestrial tetrapods at the local-community scale. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 30778186 DOI: 10.1038/S41559-019-0811-8  0.644
2018 Oreska MPJ, Carrano MT. Paleocommunity mixing increases with marine transgression in Dinosaur Park Formation (Upper Cretaceous) vertebrate microfossil assemblages Paleobiology. 45: 136-153. DOI: 10.1017/Pab.2018.36  0.39
2017 Benson RBJ, Hunt G, Carrano MT, Campione N. Cope's rule and the adaptive landscape of dinosaur body size evolution Palaeontology. 61: 13-48. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12329  0.358
2017 Rogers RR, Carrano MT, Curry Rogers KA, Perez M, Regan AK. Isotaphonomy in concept and practice: an exploration of vertebrate microfossil bonebeds in the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Judith River Formation, north-central Montana Paleobiology. 43: 248-273. DOI: 10.1017/Pab.2016.37  0.384
2017 Montoya-Sanhueza G, Moreno K, Bobe R, Carrano MT, García M, Corgne A. Peltephilidae and Mesotheriidae (Mammalia) from late Miocene strata of Northern Chilean Andes, Caragua Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 75: 51-65. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jsames.2017.01.009  0.388
2016 Benson RB, Butler RJ, Alroy J, Mannion PD, Carrano MT, Lloyd GT. Near-Stasis in the Long-Term Diversification of Mesozoic Tetrapods. Plos Biology. 14: e1002359. PMID 26807777 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pbio.1002359  0.431
2016 Rauhut OWM, Carrano MT. The theropod dinosaurElaphrosaurus bambergiJanensch, 1920, from the Late Jurassic of Tendaguru, Tanzania Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 178: 546-610. DOI: 10.1111/Zoj.12425  0.374
2016 Carrano MT, Oreska MPJ, Lockwood R. Vertebrate paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous), II: Paleoecology Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2015.1071265  0.389
2016 Carrano MT, Choiniere J. New information on the forearm and manus of Ceratosaurus nasicornis Marsh, 1884 (Dinosauria, Theropoda), with implications for theropod forelimb evolution Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 36. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2015.1054497  0.411
2015 Mannion PD, Benson RB, Carrano MT, Tennant JP, Judd J, Butler RJ. Climate constrains the evolutionary history and biodiversity of crocodylians. Nature Communications. 6: 8438. PMID 26399170 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms9438  0.303
2015 Aiello BR, Iriarte-Diaz J, Blob RW, Butcher MT, Carrano MT, Espinoza NR, Main RP, Ross CF. Bone strain magnitude is correlated with bone strain rate in tetrapods: implications for models of mechanotransduction. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282. PMID 26063842 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2015.0321  0.687
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  0.375
2015 Brusatte SL, Butler RJ, Barrett PM, Carrano MT, Evans DC, Lloyd GT, Mannion PD, Norell MA, Peppe DJ, Upchurch P, Williamson TE. The extinction of the dinosaurs. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 90: 628-42. PMID 25065505 DOI: 10.1111/Brv.12128  0.4
2015 Evans DC, Barrett PM, Brink KS, Carrano MT. Osteology and bone microstructure of new, small theropod dinosaur material from the early Late Cretaceous of Morocco Gondwana Research. 27: 1034-1041. DOI: 10.1016/J.Gr.2014.03.016  0.439
2014 Thomas DB, McGraw KJ, Butler MW, Carrano MT, Madden O, James HF. Ancient origins and multiple appearances of carotenoid-pigmented feathers in birds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20140806. PMID 24966316 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2014.0806  0.374
2014 Benson RB, Campione NE, Carrano MT, Mannion PD, Sullivan C, Upchurch P, Evans DC. Rates of dinosaur body mass evolution indicate 170 million years of sustained ecological innovation on the avian stem lineage. Plos Biology. 12: e1001853. PMID 24802911 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pbio.1001853  0.419
2014 Conrad JL, Head JJ, Carrano MT. Unusual soft-tissue preservation of a crocodile lizard (Squamata, Shinisauria) from the green river formation (Eocene) and shinisaur relationships. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 297: 545-59. PMID 24482393 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.22868  0.41
2014 Campione NE, Evans DC, Brown CM, Carrano MT. Body mass estimation in non-avian bipeds using a theoretical conversion to quadruped stylopodial proportions Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 5: 913-923. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12226  0.324
2013 Oreska MPJ, Carrano MT, Dzikiewicz KM. Vertebrate paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous), I: faunal composition, biogeographic relationships, and sampling Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 33: 264-292. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.717567  0.41
2013 Uhen MD, Barnosky AD, Bills B, Blois J, Carrano MT, Carrasco MA, Erickson GM, Eronen JT, Fortelius M, Graham RW, Grimm EC, Oleary MA, Mast A, Piel WH, Polly PD, et al. From card catalogs to computers: Databases in vertebrate paleontology Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 33: 13-28. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.716114  0.639
2012 Fitzgerald EM, Carrano MT, Holland T, Wagstaff BE, Pickering D, Rich TH, Vickers-Rich P. First ceratosaurian dinosaur from Australia. Die Naturwissenschaften. 99: 397-405. PMID 22552426 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-012-0915-3  0.424
2012 Benson RB, Butler RJ, Carrano MT, O'Connor PM. Air-filled postcranial bones in theropod dinosaurs: physiological implications and the 'reptile'-bird transition. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 87: 168-93. PMID 21733078 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-185X.2011.00190.X  0.416
2012 Mannion PD, Benson RBJ, Upchurch P, Butler RJ, Carrano MT, Barrett PM. A temperate palaeodiversity peak in Mesozoic dinosaurs and evidence for Late Cretaceous geographical partitioning Global Ecology and Biogeography. 21: 898-908. DOI: 10.1111/J.1466-8238.2011.00735.X  0.42
2012 Carrano MT, Benson RBJ, Sampson SD. The phylogeny of Tetanurae (Dinosauria: Theropoda) Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 10: 211-300. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2011.630927  0.435
2012 Burch SH, Carrano MT. An articulated pectoral girdle and forelimb of the abelisaurid theropod Majungasaurus crenatissimus from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32: 1-16. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.622027  0.694
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  0.343
2011 Butler RJ, Benson RB, Carrano MT, Mannion PD, Upchurch P. Sea level, dinosaur diversity and sampling biases: investigating the 'common cause' hypothesis in the terrestrial realm. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 278: 1165-70. PMID 20880889 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2010.1754  0.359
2011 Mannion PD, Upchurch P, Carrano MT, Barrett PM. Testing the effect of the rock record on diversity: a multidisciplinary approach to elucidating the generic richness of sauropodomorph dinosaurs through time. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 86: 157-81. PMID 20412186 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-185X.2010.00139.X  0.387
2011 Upchurch P, Mannion PD, Benson RBJ, Butler RJ, Carrano MT. Geological and anthropogenic controls on the sampling of the terrestrial fossil record: A case study from the dinosauria Geological Society Special Publication. 358: 209-240. DOI: 10.1144/Sp358.14  0.384
2011 Wilson JA, Barrett PM, Carrano MT. An associated partial skeleton of Jainosaurus cf. septentrionalis (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Late Cretaceous of Chhota Simla, Central India Palaeontology. 54: 981-998. DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-4983.2011.01087.X  0.352
2010 Benson RB, Carrano MT, Brusatte SL. A new clade of archaic large-bodied predatory dinosaurs (Theropoda: Allosauroidea) that survived to the latest Mesozoic. Die Naturwissenschaften. 97: 71-8. PMID 19826771 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-009-0614-X  0.417
2010 Carrano MT, Wilson JA, Barrett PM. The history of dinosaur collecting in central India, 1828-1947 Geological Society Special Publication. 343: 161-173. DOI: 10.1144/Sp343.9  0.332
2009 Krause D, O'Connor P, Rasoamiaramanana A, Buckley G, Burney D, Carrano M, Chatrath P, Flynn J, Forster C, Godfrey L, Jungers W, Rogers R, Samonds K, Simons L, Wyss A. Preserving Madagascar's Natural Heritage: The Importance of Keeping the Island's Vertebrate Fossils in the Public Domain Madagascar Conservation & Development. 1. DOI: 10.4314/Mcd.V1I1.44120  0.702
2009 Carrano MT, Krause DW, O'Connor PM, Sampson SD. Case 3487Megalosaurus crenatissimusDepéret, 1896 (currentlyMajungasaurus crenatissimus; Dinosauria, Theropoda): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 66: 261-264. DOI: 10.21805/Bzn.V66I3.A7  0.487
2008 Carrano MT, Sampson SD. The phylogeny of Ceratosauria (Dinosauria: Theropoda) Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 6: 183-236. DOI: 10.1017/S1477201907002246  0.462
2007 Moreno K, Carrano MT, Snyder R. Morphological changes in pedal phalanges through ornithopod dinosaur evolution: a biomechanical approach. Journal of Morphology. 268: 50-63. PMID 17146773 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.10498  0.361
2007 Carrano MT. THE APPENDICULAR SKELETON OFMAJUNGASAURUS CRENATISSIMUS(THEROPODA: ABELISAURIDAE) FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS OF MADAGASCAR Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 27: 163-179. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[163:Tasomc]2.0.Co;2  0.389
2006 Carrano MT, Velez-Juarbe J. Paleoecology of the Quarry 9 vertebrate assemblage from Como Bluff, Wyoming (Morrison Formation, Late Jurassic) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 237: 147-159. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2005.11.018  0.697
2005 Carrano MT, Hutchinson JR, Sampson SD. New information on Segisaurus halli, a small theropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of Arizona Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 25: 835-849. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2005)025[0835:Niosha]2.0.Co;2  0.38
2005 O'Keefe FR, Carrano MT. Correlated trends in the evolution of the plesiosaur locomotor system Paleobiology. 31: 656-675. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2005)031[0656:CTITEO]2.0.CO;2  0.664
2005 O'Keefe FR, Carrano MT. Correlated trends in the evolution of the plesiosaur locomotor system Paleobiology. 31: 656. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2005)031[0656:Ctiteo]2.0.Co;2  0.33
2002 Carrano MT, Hutchinson JR. Pelvic and hindlimb musculature of Tyrannosaurus rex (Dinosauria: Theropoda). Journal of Morphology. 253: 207-28. PMID 12125061 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.10018  0.352
2002 Carrano MT, Sampson SD, Forster CA. The Osteology Of Masiakasaurus Knopfleri, A Small Abelisauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) From The Late Cretaceous Of Madagascar Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 22: 510-534. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2002)022[0510:Toomka]2.0.Co;2  0.388
2001 Sampson SD, Carrano MT, Forster CA. A bizarre predatory dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar Nature. 409: 504-506. PMID 11206544 DOI: 10.1038/35054046  0.358
2001 Blob RW, Carrano MT, Rogers RR, Forster CA, Espinoza NR. A new fossil frog from the Upper Cretaceous Judith River Formation of Montana Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 21: 190-194. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2001)021[0190:Anffft]2.0.Co;2  0.591
2001 Carrano MT, Wilson JA. Taxon distributions and the tetrapod track record Paleobiology. 27: 564-582. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2001)027<0564:Tdattt>2.0.Co;2  0.373
2001 Carrano MT. Implications of limb bone scaling, curvature and eccentricity in mammals and non‐avian dinosaurs Journal of Zoology. 254: 41-55. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836901000541  0.371
2000 Carrano MT. Homoplasy and the evolution of dinosaur locomotion Paleobiology. 26: 489-512. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373(2000)026<0489:Hateod>2.0.Co;2  0.368
1999 Carrano MT, Biewener AA. Experimental alteration of limb posture in the chicken (Gallus gallus) and its bearing on the use of birds as analogs for dinosaur locomotion. Journal of Morphology. 240: 237-49. PMID 10367398 DOI: 10.1002/(Sici)1097-4687(199906)240:3<237::Aid-Jmor3>3.0.Co;2-N  0.555
1999 Carrano MT. What, if anything, is a cursor? Categories versus continua for determining locomotor habit in mammals and dinosaurs Journal of Zoology. 247: 29-42. DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7998.1999.Tb00190.X  0.395
1999 Carrano MT, Sidor CA. Theropod hind limb disparity revisited: comments on Gatesy and Middleton (1997) Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 19: 602-605. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.1999.10011172  0.587
1999 Wilson JA, Carrano MT. Titanosaurs and the origin of wide-gauge trackways; a biomechanical and systematic perspective on sauropod locomotion Paleobiology. 25: 252-267. DOI: 10.1017/S0094837300026543  0.36
1998 Carrano MT. Locomotion in non-avian dinosaurs: integrating data from hindlimb kinematics, in vivo strains, and bone morphology Paleobiology. 24: 450-469. DOI: 10.1017/S0094837300020108  0.408
1997 Carrano MT. Morphological indicators of foot posture in mammals: a statistical and biomechanical analysis Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 121: 77-104. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.1997.Tb00148.X  0.369
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