Marcello Ruta - Publications

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University of Lincoln, Lincoln, England, United Kingdom 

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2020 Ferrón HG, Greenwood JM, Deline B, Martínez‐Pérez C, Botella H, Sansom RS, Ruta M, Donoghue PCJ. Categorical versus geometric morphometric approaches to characterizing the evolution of morphological disparity in Osteostraci (Vertebrata, stem Gnathostomata) Palaeontology. 63: 717-732. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12482  0.446
2019 Li Y, Ruta M, Wills MA. Craniodental and postcranial characters of non-avian Dinosauria often imply different trees. Systematic Biology. PMID 31769837 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Syz077  0.431
2019 Beznosov PA, Clack JA, Lukševičs E, Ruta M, Ahlberg PE. Morphology of the earliest reconstructable tetrapod Parmastega aelidae. Nature. 574: 527-531. PMID 31645719 DOI: 10.1038/S41586-019-1636-Y  0.384
2019 Clack JA, Ruta M, Milner AR, Marshall JEA, Smithson TR, Smithson KZ. : the earliest heterodont and durophagous tetrapod. Royal Society Open Science. 6: 182087. PMID 31218034 DOI: 10.1098/Rsos.182087  0.618
2019 Sakamoto M, Ruta M, Venditti C. Extreme and rapid bursts of functional adaptations shape bite force in amniotes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 286: 20181932. PMID 30963871 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2018.1932  0.735
2019 Klembara J, Hain M, Ruta M, Berman DS, Pierce SE, Henrici AC. Inner ear morphology of diadectomorphs and seymouriamorphs (Tetrapoda) uncovered by high‐resolution x‐ray microcomputed tomography, and the origin of the amniote crown group Palaeontology. 63: 131-154. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12448  0.453
2018 RUTA M, AHLBERG PE, SMITHSON TR. Fossils, function and phylogeny: Papers on early vertebrate evolution in honour of Professor Jennifer A. Clack – Introduction Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 109: 1-14. DOI: 10.1017/S1755691019000057  0.381
2018 WITZMANN F, RUTA M. Evolutionary changes in the orbits and palatal openings of early tetrapods, with emphasis on temnospondyls Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 109: 333-350. DOI: 10.1017/S1755691018000919  0.46
2018 RUTA M, KRIEGER J, ANGIELCZYK KD, WILLS MA. The evolution of the tetrapod humerus: morphometrics, disparity, and evolutionary rates Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 109: 351-369. DOI: 10.1017/S1755691018000749  0.523
2017 Anten-Houston MV, Ruta M, Deeming DC. Effects of phylogeny and locomotor style on the allometry of body mass and pelvic dimensions in birds. Journal of Anatomy. PMID 28660634 DOI: 10.1111/Joa.12647  0.362
2017 Ivanov M, Ruta M, Klembara J, Böhme M. A new species ofVaranus(Anguimorpha: Varanidae) from the early Miocene of the Czech Republic, and its relationships and palaeoecology Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 16: 767-797. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2017.1355338  0.432
2016 Bernardi M, Angielczyk KD, Mitchell JS, Ruta M. Phylogenetic stability, tree shape, and character compatibility: a case study using early tetrapods. Systematic Biology. PMID 27288479 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Syw049  0.506
2016 Botha-Brink J, Codron D, Huttenlocker AK, Angielczyk KD, Ruta M. Breeding Young as a Survival Strategy during Earth's Greatest Mass Extinction. Scientific Reports. 6: 24053. PMID 27044713 DOI: 10.1038/Srep24053  0.416
2016 Ó Gogáin A, Falcon-Lang HJ, Carpenter DK, Miller RF, Benton MJ, Pufahl PK, Ruta M, Davies TG, Hinds SJ, Stimson MR. Fish and tetrapod communities across a marine to brackish salinity gradient in the Pennsylvanian (early Moscovian) Minto Formation of New Brunswick, Canada, and their palaeoecological and palaeogeographical implications Palaeontology. 59: 689-724. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12249  0.566
2016 Ruta M, Wills MA. Comparable disparity in the appendicular skeleton across the fish-tetrapod transition, and the morphological gap between fish and tetrapod postcrania Palaeontology. 59: 249-267. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12227  0.388
2015 Brocklehurst N, Ruta M, Müller J, Fröbisch J. Elevated Extinction Rates as a Trigger for Diversification Rate Shifts: Early Amniotes as a Case Study. Scientific Reports. 5: 17104. PMID 26592209 DOI: 10.1038/Srep17104  0.476
2015 Pincheira-Donoso D, Harvey LP, Ruta M. What defines an adaptive radiation? Macroevolutionary diversification dynamics of an exceptionally species-rich continental lizard radiation. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 15: 153. PMID 26245280 DOI: 10.1186/S12862-015-0435-9  0.411
2015 Hetherington AJ, Sherratt E, Ruta M, Wilkinson M, Deline B, Donoghue PCJ. Do cladistic and morphometric data capture common patterns of morphological disparity? Palaeontology. 58: 393-399. DOI: 10.1111/Pala.12159  0.388
2015 Pereira BC, Benton MJ, Ruta M, Mateus O. Mesozoic echinoid diversity in Portugal: Investigating fossil record quality and environmental constraints on a regional scale Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 424: 132-146. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2015.02.014  0.552
2015 Xue J, Huang P, Ruta M, Benton MJ, Hao S, Xiong C, Wang D, Cascales-Miñana B, Wang Q, Liu L. Stepwise evolution of Paleozoic tracheophytes from South China: Contrasting leaf disparity and taxic diversity Earth-Science Reviews. 148. DOI: 10.1016/J.Earscirev.2015.05.013  0.57
2014 Deeming DC, Ruta M. Egg shape changes at the theropod-bird transition, and a morphometric study of amniote eggs. Royal Society Open Science. 1: 140311. PMID 26064565 DOI: 10.1098/Rsos.140311  0.346
2014 Neenan JM, Ruta M, Clack JA, Rayfield EJ. Feeding biomechanics in Acanthostega and across the fish-tetrapod transition. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20132689. PMID 24573844 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2013.2689  0.378
2014 Klembara J, Clack JA, Milner AR, Ruta M. Cranial anatomy, ontogeny, and relationships of the Late Carboniferous tetrapod Gephyrostegus bohemicus Jaekel, 1902 Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 34: 774-792. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2014.837055  0.584
2013 Ruta M, Botha-Brink J, Mitchell SA, Benton MJ. The radiation of cynodonts and the ground plan of mammalian morphological diversity. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20131865. PMID 23986112 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2013.1865  0.639
2013 Ruta M, Angielczyk KD, Fröbisch J, Benton MJ. Decoupling of morphological disparity and taxic diversity during the adaptive radiation of anomodont therapsids. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20131071. PMID 23945681 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2013.1071  0.58
2013 Anderson PS, Friedman M, Ruta M. Late to the table: diversification of tetrapod mandibular biomechanics lagged behind the evolution of terrestriality. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53: 197-208. PMID 23526337 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/Ict006  0.489
2013 Benton MJ, Ruta M, Dunhill AM, Sakamoto M. The first half of tetrapod evolution, sampling proxies, and fossil record quality Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 372: 18-41. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2012.09.005  0.753
2012 Wills MA, Gerber S, Ruta M, Hughes M. The disparity of priapulid, archaeopriapulid and palaeoscolecid worms in the light of new data Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25: 2056-2076. PMID 22901035 DOI: 10.1111/J.1420-9101.2012.02586.X  0.461
2012 Sakamoto M, Ruta M. Convergence and divergence in the evolution of cat skulls: Temporal and spatial patterns of morphological diversity Plos One. 7. PMID 22792186 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0039752  0.737
2011 Thorne PM, Ruta M, Benton MJ. Resetting the evolution of marine reptiles at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 8339-44. PMID 21536898 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1018959108  0.596
2011 Ruta M, Cisneros JC, Liebrecht T, Tsuji LA, Müller J. Amniotes through major biological crises: Faunal turnover among Parareptiles and the end-Permian mass extinction Palaeontology. 54: 1117-1137. DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-4983.2011.01051.X  0.47
2011 Prentice KC, Ruta M, Benton MJ. Evolution of morphological disparity in pterosaurs Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 9: 337-353. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2011.565081  0.609
2010 Bernard EL, Ruta M, Tarver JE, Benton MJ. The fossil record of early tetrapods: Worker effort and the end-permian mass extinction Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 55: 229-239. DOI: 10.4202/App.2009.0025  0.591
2010 Young MT, Brusatte SL, Ruta M, De Andrade MB. The evolution of Metriorhynchoidea (mesoeucrocodylia, thalattosuchia): An integrated approach using geometric morphometrics, analysis of disparity, and biomechanics Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 158: 801-859. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.2009.00571.X  0.463
2010 Cisneros JC, Ruta M. Morphological diversity and biogeography of procolophonids (Amniota: Parareptilia) Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 8: 607-625. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2010.491986  0.382
2010 Brusatte SL, Benton MJ, Lloyd GT, Ruta M, Wang SC. Macroevolutionary patterns in the evolutionary radiation of archosaurs (Tetrapoda: Diapsida) Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 101: 367-382. DOI: 10.1017/S1755691011020056  0.628
2009 Witzmann F, Scholz H, Ruta M. Morphospace occupation of temnospondyl growth series: A geometric morphometric approach Alcheringa. 33: 237-255. DOI: 10.1080/03115510903043606  0.35
2008 Brusatte SL, Benton MJ, Ruta M, Lloyd GT. The first 50Myr of dinosaur evolution: macroevolutionary pattern and morphological disparity. Biology Letters. 4: 733-6. PMID 18812311 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2008.0441  0.625
2008 Brusatte SL, Benton MJ, Ruta M, Lloyd GT. Superiority, competition, and opportunism in the evolutionary radiation of dinosaurs. Science (New York, N.Y.). 321: 1485-8. PMID 18787166 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1161833  0.564
2008 Lloyd GT, Davis KE, Pisani D, Tarver JE, Ruta M, Sakamoto M, Hone DW, Jennings R, Benton MJ. Dinosaurs and the Cretaceous Terrestrial Revolution. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 275: 2483-90. PMID 18647715 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2008.0715  0.769
2008 Ruta M, Bolt JR. The brachyopoid Hadrokkosaurus bradyi from the early Middle Triassic of Arizona, and a phylogenetic analysis of lower jaw characters in temnospondyl amphibians Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 53: 579-592. DOI: 10.4202/App.2008.0403  0.406
2008 Coates MI, Ruta M, Friedman M. Ever since Owen: Changing perspectives on the early evolution of tetrapods Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 39: 571-592. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.Ecolsys.38.091206.095546  0.482
2008 Ruta M, Benton MJ. Calibrated diversity, tree topology and the mother of mass extinctions: The lesson of temnospondyls Palaeontology. 51: 1261-1288. DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-4983.2008.00808.X  0.553
2007 Ruta M, Pisani D, Lloyd GT, Benton MJ. A supertree of temnospondyli: cladogenetic patterns in the most species-rich group of early tetrapods. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 274: 3087-95. PMID 17925278 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2007.1250  0.616
2007 Coates MI, Ruta M, Wagner PJ. Using patterns of fin and limb phylogeny to test developmental-evolutionary scenarios. Novartis Foundation Symposium. 284: 245-55; discussion 2. PMID 17710857 DOI: 10.1002/9780470319390.Ch16  0.489
2007 Ruta M, Coates MI. Dates, nodes and character conflict: Addressing the lissamphibian origin problem Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 5: 69-122. DOI: 10.1017/S1477201906002008  0.423
2006 Wagner PJ, Ruta M, Coates MI. Evolutionary patterns in early tetrapods. II. Differing constraints on available character space among clades. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 273: 2113-8. PMID 16901829 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2006.3561  0.455
2006 Ruta M, Wagner PJ, Coates MI. Evolutionary patterns in early tetrapods. I. Rapid initial diversification followed by decrease in rates of character change. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 273: 2107-11. PMID 16901828 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2006.3577  0.427
2006 Stayton CT, Ruta M. Geometric morphometrics of the skull roof of stereospondyls (Amphibia: Temnospondyli) Palaeontology. 49: 307-337. DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-4983.2006.00523.X  0.503
2006 Ruta M, Clack JA. A review of Silvanerpeton miripedes, a stem amniote from the Lower Carboniferous of East Kirkton, West Lothian, Scotland Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences. 97: 31-63. DOI: 10.1017/S0263593300001395  0.439
2005 Klembara J, Ruta M. The seymouriamorph tetrapod Ariekanerpeton sigalovi from the Lower Permian of Tadzhikistan. Part I: Cranial anatomy and ontogeny Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences. 96: 43-70. DOI: 10.1017/S0263593300001231  0.396
2004 Klembara J, Ruta M. The seymouriamorph tetrapod Utegenia shpinari from the ?Upper Carboniferous-Lower Permian of Kazakhstan. Part II: Postcranial anatomy and relationships Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences. 94: 75-93. DOI: 10.1017/S0263593300000535  0.451
2004 Klembara J, Ruta M. The seymouriamorph tetrapod Utegenia shpinari from the ?Upper Carboniferous-Lower Permian of Kazakhstan. Part I: Cranial anatomy and ontogeny Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences. 94: 45-74. DOI: 10.1017/S0263593300000523  0.333
2003 Ruta M, Jeffery JE, Coates MI. A supertree of early tetrapods. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 270: 2507-16. PMID 14667343 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2003.2524  0.4
2003 Ruta M, Coates MI, Quicke DL. Early tetrapod relationships revisited. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 78: 251-345. PMID 12803423 DOI: 10.1017/S1464793102006103  0.442
2002 Ruta M, Milner AR, Coates MI. The tetrapod Caerorhachis bairdi Holmes and Carroll from the Lower Carboniferous of Scotland Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences. 92: 229-261. DOI: 10.1017/S0263593300000249  0.571
2000 Coates M, Ruta M. Nice snake, shame about the legs. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 15: 503-507. PMID 11114437 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(00)01999-6  0.472
2000 Coates MI, Ruta M, Milner AR. Early tetrapod evolution. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 15: 327-328. PMID 10884697 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(99)01780-2  0.602
1999 Ruta M. Brief review of the stylophoran debate. Evolution & Development. 1: 123-35. PMID 11324028 DOI: 10.1046/J.1525-142X.1999.99008.X  0.328
1999 Ruta M. A cladistic analysis of the anomalocystitid mitrates Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 127: 345-421. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.1999.Tb00681.X  0.4
1997 Ruta M. Redescription of the Australian mitrate Victoriacystis with comments on its functional morphology Alcheringa. 21: X-101. DOI: 10.1080/03115519708619177  0.375
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