Stephanie E. Pierce - Publications

Affiliations: 
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
Paleontology

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2022 Jones KE, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Evolutionary Origins of Mammalian Axial Function Revealed through Digital Bending Experiments. Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology. PMID 35560697 DOI: 10.1096/fasebj.2022.36.S1.0R774  0.411
2022 Simões TR, Kinney-Broderick G, Pierce SE. An exceptionally preserved Sphenodon-like sphenodontian reveals deep time conservation of the tuatara skeleton and ontogeny. Communications Biology. 5: 195. PMID 35241764 DOI: 10.1038/s42003-022-03144-y  0.341
2021 Bishop PJ, Wright MA, Pierce SE. Whole-limb scaling of muscle mass and force-generating capacity in amniotes. Peerj. 9: e12574. PMID 34909284 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.12574  0.309
2021 Oliver JD, Jones KE, Pierce SE, Hautier L. Size and shape regional differentiation during the development of the spine in the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus). Evolution & Development. PMID 34813149 DOI: 10.1111/ede.12393  0.586
2021 Morris ZS, Vliet KA, Abzhanov A, Pierce SE. Developmental origins of the crocodylian skull table and platyrostral face. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 34694063 DOI: 10.1002/ar.24802  0.682
2021 Simões TR, Pierce SE. Sustained high rates of morphological evolution during the rise of tetrapods. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 34426679 DOI: 10.1038/s41559-021-01532-x  0.306
2021 Stubbs TL, Pierce SE, Elsler A, Anderson PSL, Rayfield EJ, Benton MJ. Ecological opportunity and the rise and fall of crocodylomorph evolutionary innovation. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 288: 20210069. PMID 33757349 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0069  0.593
2021 Jones KE, Dickson BV, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Adaptive landscapes challenge the "lateral-to-sagittal" paradigm for mammalian vertebral evolution. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 33657406 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.02.009  0.357
2021 Molnar JL, Hutchinson JR, Diogo R, Clack JA, Pierce SE. Evolution of forelimb musculoskeletal function across the fish-to-tetrapod transition. Science Advances. 7. PMID 33523947 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abd7457  0.327
2020 Dickson BV, Clack JA, Smithson TR, Pierce SE. Functional adaptive landscapes predict terrestrial capacity at the origin of limbs. Nature. PMID 33239789 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-2974-5  0.343
2020 Simões TR, Vernygora O, Caldwell MW, Pierce SE. Megaevolutionary dynamics and the timing of evolutionary innovation in reptiles. Nature Communications. 11: 3322. PMID 32620878 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-020-17190-9  0.392
2020 Ibrahim N, Maganuco S, Dal Sasso C, Fabbri M, Auditore M, Bindellini G, Martill DM, Zouhri S, Mattarelli DA, Unwin DM, Wiemann J, Bonadonna D, Amane A, Jakubczak J, Joger U, ... ... Pierce SE, et al. Tail-propelled aquatic locomotion in a theropod dinosaur. Nature. 581: 67-70. PMID 32376955 DOI: 10.1038/S41586-020-2190-3  0.436
2020 Fahn-Lai P, Biewener AA, Pierce SE. Broad similarities in shoulder muscle architecture and organization across two amniotes: implications for reconstructing non-mammalian synapsids. Peerj. 8: e8556. PMID 32117627 DOI: 10.7717/Peerj.8556  0.403
2020 Jones KE, Gonzalez S, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Author Correction: Regionalization of the axial skeleton predates functional adaptation in the forerunners of mammals. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 32080370 DOI: 10.1038/S41559-020-1151-4  0.314
2020 Jones KE, Gonzalez S, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Regionalization of the axial skeleton predates functional adaptation in the forerunners of mammals. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 32015524 DOI: 10.1038/S41559-020-1094-9  0.426
2020 Hedrick BP, Dickson BV, Dumont ER, Pierce SE. The evolutionary diversity of locomotor innovation in rodents is not linked to proximal limb morphology. Scientific Reports. 10: 717. PMID 31959908 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-019-57144-W  0.458
2020 Dao B, Chevalier-Horgan CL, Pierce SE, Molnar JL. The Effect of Cartilage Thickness on Reconstructions of Range of Motion and Muscle Leverage in Extinct Tetrapods The Faseb Journal. 34: 1-1. DOI: 10.1096/Fasebj.2020.34.S1.02116  0.325
2020 Regnault S, Fahn-Lai P, Norris RM, Pierce SE. Shoulder Muscle Architecture in the Echidna (Monotremata: Tachyglossus aculeatus) Indicates Conserved Functional Properties Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/S10914-020-09498-6  0.38
2019 Jones KE, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Stepwise shifts underlie evolutionary trends in morphological complexity of the mammalian vertebral column. Nature Communications. 10: 5071. PMID 31699978 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-019-13026-3  0.349
2019 McHorse BK, Biewener AA, Pierce SE. The evolution of a single toe in horses: causes, consequences, and the way forward. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 31127281 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/Icz050  0.453
2019 Esteve-Altava B, Pierce SE, Molnar JL, Johnston P, Diogo R, Hutchinson JR. Evolutionary parallelisms of pectoral and pelvic network-anatomy from fins to limbs. Science Advances. 5: eaau7459. PMID 31086814 DOI: 10.1126/Sciadv.Aau7459  0.378
2019 Dickson BV, Pierce SE. Functional performance of turtle humerus shape across an ecological adaptive landscape. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. PMID 31008517 DOI: 10.1111/Evo.13747  0.421
2019 Morris ZS, Vliet KA, Abzhanov A, Pierce SE. Heterochronic shifts and conserved embryonic shape underlie crocodylian craniofacial disparity and convergence. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 286: 20182389. PMID 30963831 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2018.2389  0.747
2019 Campbell Mekarski M, Pierce SE, Caldwell MW. Spatiotemporal Distributions of Non-ophidian Ophidiomorphs, With Implications for Their Origin, Radiation, and Extinction Frontiers in Earth Science. 7. DOI: 10.3389/Feart.2019.00245  0.388
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  0.389
2018 Regnault S, Pierce SE. Pectoral girdle and forelimb musculoskeletal function in the echidna (): insights into mammalian locomotor evolution. Royal Society Open Science. 5: 181400. PMID 30564424 DOI: 10.1098/Rsos.181400  0.428
2018 Jones KE, Benitez L, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of the mammalian backbone. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 18: 172. PMID 30445907 DOI: 10.1186/S12862-018-1282-2  0.484
2018 Molnar JL, Diogo R, Hutchinson JR, Pierce SE. Evolution of hindlimb muscle anatomy across the tetrapod water-to-land transition, including comparisons with forelimb anatomy. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). PMID 30365249 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.23997  0.4
2018 Jones KE, Angielczyk KD, Polly PD, Head JJ, Fernandez V, Lungmus JK, Tulga S, Pierce SE. Fossils reveal the complex evolutionary history of the mammalian regionalized spine. Science (New York, N.Y.). 361: 1249-1252. PMID 30237356 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aar3126  0.458
2018 Lai PH, Biewener AA, Pierce SE. Three-dimensional mobility and muscle attachments in the pectoral limb of the Triassic cynodont Massetognathus pascuali (Romer, 1967). Journal of Anatomy. PMID 29392730 DOI: 10.1111/Joa.12766  0.419
2018 FRIEDMAN M, PIERCE SE, COATES M, GILES S. Feeding structures in the ray-finned fish Eurynotus crenatus (Actinopterygii: Eurynotiformes): implications for trophic diversification among Carboniferous actinopterygians Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 109: 33-47. DOI: 10.1017/S1755691018000816  0.418
2018 Dickson BV, Pierce SE. How (and why) fins turn into limbs: insights from anglerfish Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 109: 87-103. DOI: 10.1017/S1755691018000415  0.51
2018 Hedrick BP, Schachner ER, Rivera G, Dodson P, Pierce SE. The effects of skeletal asymmetry on interpreting biologic variation and taphonomy in the fossil record Paleobiology. 45: 154-166. DOI: 10.1017/Pab.2018.42  0.426
2018 Parker AK, McHorse BK, Pierce SE. Niche modeling reveals lack of broad-scale habitat partitioning in extinct horses of North America Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 511: 103-118. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2018.07.017  0.434
2018 Hautier L, Oliver JD, Pierce SE. An Overview of Xenarthran Developmental Studies with a Focus on the Development of the Xenarthrous Vertebrae Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 25: 507-523. DOI: 10.1007/S10914-017-9412-Y  0.408
2017 Neenan JM, Reich T, Evers SW, Druckenmiller PS, Voeten DFAE, Choiniere JN, Barrett PM, Pierce SE, Benson RBJ. Evolution of the Sauropterygian Labyrinth with Increasingly Pelagic Lifestyles. Current Biology : Cb. 27: 3852-3858.e3. PMID 29225027 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2017.10.069  0.495
2017 Dickson BV, Sherratt E, Losos JB, Pierce SE. Semicircular canals in Anolis lizards: ecomorphological convergence and ecomorph affinities of fossil species. Royal Society Open Science. 4: 170058. PMID 29134056 DOI: 10.1098/Rsos.170058  0.483
2017 Molnar JL, Diogo R, Hutchinson JR, Pierce SE. Reconstructing pectoral appendicular muscle anatomy in fossil fish and tetrapods over the fins-to-limbs transition. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. PMID 29125205 DOI: 10.1111/Brv.12386  0.418
2017 McHorse BK, Biewener AA, Pierce SE. Mechanics of evolutionary digit reduction in fossil horses (Equidae). Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 28835559 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2017.1174  0.387
2017 Kambic RE, Biewener AA, Pierce SE. Experimental determination of three-dimensional cervical joint mobility in the avian neck. Frontiers in Zoology. 14: 37. PMID 28747987 DOI: 10.1186/S12983-017-0223-Z  0.328
2017 Danto M, Witzmann F, Pierce SE, Fröbisch NB. Intercentrum versus pleurocentrum growth in early tetrapods: A paleohistological approach. Journal of Morphology. PMID 28517044 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.20709  0.389
2017 Pierce SE, Williams M, Benson RBJ. Virtual reconstruction of the endocranial anatomy of the early Jurassic marine crocodylomorph Pelagosaurus typus (Thalattosuchia). Peerj. 5: e3225. PMID 28462034 DOI: 10.7717/Peerj.3225  0.436
2016 Oliver JD, Jones KE, Hautier L, Loughry WJ, Pierce SE. Vertebral bending mechanics and xenarthrous morphology in the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus). The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 27473436 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.142331  0.615
2016 Cuff AR, Sparkes EL, Randau M, Pierce SE, Kitchener AC, Goswami A, Hutchinson JR. The scaling of postcranial muscles in cats (Felidae) II: hindlimb and lumbosacral muscles. Journal of Anatomy. PMID 27080703 DOI: 10.1111/Joa.12474  0.7
2016 Cuff AR, Sparkes EL, Randau M, Pierce SE, Kitchener AC, Goswami A, Hutchinson JR. The scaling of postcranial muscles in cats (Felidae) I: forelimb, cervical, and thoracic muscles. Journal of Anatomy. PMID 27074986 DOI: 10.1111/Joa.12477  0.704
2016 Randau M, Goswami A, Hutchinson JR, Cuff AR, Pierce SE. Cryptic complexity in felid vertebral evolution: Shape differentiation and allometry of the axial skeleton Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1111/Zoj.12403  0.74
2016 Polly PD, Stayton CT, Dumont ER, Pierce SE, Rayfield EJ, Angielczyk KD. Combining geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis with evolutionary modeling: towards a synthesis Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 36. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1111225  0.602
2016 Randau M, Cuff AR, Hutchinson JR, Pierce SE, Goswami A. Regional differentiation of felid vertebral column evolution: a study of 3D shape trajectories Organisms Diversity & Evolution. 17: 305-319. DOI: 10.1007/S13127-016-0304-4  0.738
2015 Molnar JL, Pierce SE, Bhullar BA, Turner AH, Hutchinson JR. Morphological and functional changes in the vertebral column with increasing aquatic adaptation in crocodylomorphs. Royal Society Open Science. 2: 150439. PMID 26716001 DOI: 10.1098/Rsos.150439  0.433
2015 Jones KE, Pierce SE. Axial allometry in a neutrally buoyant environment: Effects of the terrestrial-aquatic transition on vertebral scaling. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. PMID 26679743 DOI: 10.1111/Jeb.12809  0.473
2015 Roček Z, Boistel R, Lenoir N, Mazurier A, Pierce SE, Rage JC, Smirnov SV, Schwermann AH, Valentin X, Venczel M, Wuttke M, Zikmund T. Frontoparietal Bone in Extinct Palaeobatrachidae (Anura): Its Variation and Taxonomic Value. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 298: 1848-63. PMID 26235188 DOI: 10.1002/Ar.23203  0.305
2015 Cuff AR, Randau M, Head J, Hutchinson JR, Pierce SE, Goswami A. Big cat, small cat: reconstructing body size evolution in living and extinct Felidae. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. PMID 26075837 DOI: 10.1111/Jeb.12671  0.71
2014 Molnar JL, Pierce SE, Hutchinson JR. An experimental and morphometric test of the relationship between vertebral morphology and joint stiffness in Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus). The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 758-68. PMID 24574389 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.089904  0.405
2013 Stubbs TL, Pierce SE, Rayfield EJ, Anderson PS. Morphological and biomechanical disparity of crocodile-line archosaurs following the end-Triassic extinction. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20131940. PMID 24026826 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2013.1940  0.64
2013 Pierce SE, Hutchinson JR, Clack JA. Historical perspectives on the evolution of tetrapodomorph movement. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53: 209-23. PMID 23624864 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/Ict022  0.394
2013 Pierce SE, Ahlberg PE, Hutchinson JR, Molnar JL, Sanchez S, Tafforeau P, Clack JA. Vertebral architecture in the earliest stem tetrapods. Nature. 494: 226-9. PMID 23334417 DOI: 10.1038/Nature11825  0.428
2012 Pierce SE, Clack JA, Hutchinson JR. Three-dimensional limb joint mobility in the early tetrapod Ichthyostega. Nature. 486: 523-6. PMID 22722854 DOI: 10.1038/Nature11124  0.43
2011 Pierce SE, Clack JA, Hutchinson JR. Comparative axial morphology in pinnipeds and its correlation with aquatic locomotory behaviour. Journal of Anatomy. 219: 502-14. PMID 21668895 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7580.2011.01406.X  0.459
2009 Pierce SE, Angielczyk KD, Rayfield EJ. Shape and mechanics in thalattosuchian (Crocodylomorpha) skulls: implications for feeding behaviour and niche partitioning. Journal of Anatomy. 215: 555-76. PMID 19702868 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7580.2009.01137.X  0.62
2009 Pierce SE, Angielczyk KD, Rayfield EJ. Morphospace occupation in thalattosuchian crocodylomorphs: Skull shape variation, species delineation and temporal patterns Palaeontology. 52: 1057-1097. DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-4983.2009.00904.X  0.651
2008 Pierce SE, Angielczyk KD, Rayfield EJ. Patterns of morphospace occupation and mechanical performance in extant crocodilian skulls: a combined geometric morphometric and finite element modeling approach. Journal of Morphology. 269: 840-64. PMID 18496856 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.10627  0.63
2006 Pierce SE, Benton MJ. Pelagosaurus typus Bronn, 1841 (Mesoeucrocodylia: Thalattosuchia) from the Upper Lias (Toarcian, Lower Jurassic) of Somerset, England Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 26: 621-635. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2006)26[621:Ptbmtf]2.0.Co;2  0.359
2004 Pierce SE, Caldwell MW. Redescription and phylogenetic position of the adriatic (Upper Cretaceous: Cenomanian) dolichosaur Pontosaurus lesinensis (Kornhuber, 1873) Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 24: 373-386. DOI: 10.1671/1960  0.352
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