Erik Seiffert, Ph.D. - Publications

2003 Duke University, Durham, NC 
Vertebrate paleontology, primate evolution

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2021 de Vries D, Heritage S, Borths MR, Sallam HM, Seiffert ER. Widespread loss of mammalian lineage and dietary diversity in the early Oligocene of Afro-Arabia. Communications Biology. 4: 1172. PMID 34621013 DOI: 10.1038/s42003-021-02707-9  0.393
2021 Campbell KE, O'Sullivan PB, Fleagle JG, de Vries D, Seiffert ER. An Early Oligocene age for the oldest known monkeys and rodents of South America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118. PMID 34493667 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2105956118  0.301
2021 Gohar AS, Antar MS, Boessenecker RW, Sabry DA, El-Sayed S, Seiffert ER, Zalmout IS, Sallam HM. A new protocetid whale offers clues to biogeography and feeding ecology in early cetacean evolution. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 288: 20211368. PMID 34428967 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.1368  0.485
2020 Seiffert ER, Tejedor MF, Fleagle JG, Novo NM, Cornejo FM, Bond M, de Vries D, Campbell KE. A parapithecid stem anthropoid of African origin in the Paleogene of South America. Science (New York, N.Y.). 368: 194-197. PMID 32273470 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aba1135  0.494
2019 Almécija S, Tallman M, Sallam HM, Fleagle JG, Hammond AS, Seiffert ER. Early anthropoid femora reveal divergent adaptive trajectories in catarrhine hind-limb evolution. Nature Communications. 10: 4778. PMID 31699998 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-019-12742-0  0.402
2018 Gunnell GF, Boyer DM, Friscia AR, Heritage S, Manthi FK, Miller ER, Sallam HM, Simmons NB, Stevens NJ, Seiffert ER. Fossil lemurs from Egypt and Kenya suggest an African origin for Madagascar's aye-aye. Nature Communications. 9: 3193. PMID 30131571 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-018-05648-W  0.429
2018 Sallam HM, Gorscak E, O'Connor PM, El-Dawoudi IA, El-Sayed S, Saber S, Kora MA, Sertich JJW, Seiffert ER, Lamanna MC. New Egyptian sauropod reveals Late Cretaceous dinosaur dispersal between Europe and Africa. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 29379183 DOI: 10.1038/S41559-017-0455-5  0.437
2017 Borths MR, Seiffert ER. Craniodental and humeral morphology of a new species of Masrasector (Teratodontinae, Hyaenodonta, Placentalia) from the late Eocene of Egypt and locomotor diversity in hyaenodonts. Plos One. 12: e0173527. PMID 28422967 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173527  0.544
2017 El-Sayed SE, Kora MA, Sallam HM, Claeson KM, Seiffert ER, Antar MS. A new genus and species of marine catfishes (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the upper Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt. Plos One. 12: e0172409. PMID 28248973 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172409  0.475
2017 Seiffert ER, Boyer DM, Fleagle JG, Gunnell GF, Heesy CP, Perry JMG, Sallam HM. New adapiform primate fossils from the late Eocene of Egypt Historical Biology. 30: 204-226. DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2017.1306522  0.482
2016 Borths MR, Holroyd PA, Seiffert ER. Hyainailourine and teratodontine cranial material from the late Eocene of Egypt and the application of parsimony and Bayesian methods to the phylogeny and biogeography of Hyaenodonta (Placentalia, Mammalia). Peerj. 4: e2639. PMID 27867761 DOI: 10.7717/Peerj.2639  0.733
2016 Heritage S, Fernández D, Sallam HM, Cronin DT, Esara Echube JM, Seiffert ER. Ancient phylogenetic divergence of the enigmatic African rodent Zenkerella and the origin of anomalurid gliding. Peerj. 4: e2320. PMID 27602286 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2320  0.483
2016 Boyer DM, Kirk EC, Silcox MT, Gunnell GF, Gilbert CC, Yapuncich GS, Allen KL, Welch E, Bloch JI, Gonzales LA, Kay RF, Seiffert ER. Internal carotid arterial canal size and scaling in Euarchonta: Re-assessing implications for arterial patency and phylogenetic relationships in early fossil primates. Journal of Human Evolution. 97: 123-44. PMID 27457550 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jhevol.2016.06.002  0.572
2016 Sallam HM, Seiffert ER. New phiomorph rodents from the latest Eocene of Egypt, and the impact of Bayesian "clock"-based phylogenetic methods on estimates of basal hystricognath relationships and biochronology. Peerj. 4: e1717. PMID 26966657 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1717  0.441
2016 Marigó J, Roig I, Seiffert ER, Moyà-Solà S, Boyer DM. Astragalar and calcaneal morphology of the middle Eocene primate Anchomomys frontanyensis (Anchomomyini): Implications for early primate evolution. Journal of Human Evolution. 91: 122-43. PMID 26852816 DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.08.011  0.447
2016 Simmons NB, Seiffert ER, Gunnell GF. A New Family of Large Omnivorous Bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) from the Late Eocene of the Fayum Depression, Egypt, with Comments on Use of the Name “Eochiroptera” American Museum Novitates. 3857: 1-43. DOI: 10.1206/3857.1  0.351
2016 Sallam HM, O'Connor PM, Kora M, Sertich JJW, Seiffert ER, Faris M, Ouda K, El-Dawoudi I, Saber S, El-Sayed S. Vertebrate paleontological exploration of the Upper Cretaceous succession in the Dakhla and Kharga Oases, Western Desert, Egypt Journal of African Earth Sciences. 117: 223-234. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jafrearsci.2016.01.022  0.414
2015 Seiffert ER, Costeur L, Boyer DM. Primate tarsal bones from Egerkingen, Switzerland, attributable to the middle Eocene adapiform Caenopithecus lemuroides. Peerj. 3: e1036. PMID 26131376 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1036  0.472
2015 Boyer DM, Yapuncich GS, Butler JE, Dunn RH, Seiffert ER. Evolution of postural diversity in primates as reflected by the size and shape of the medial tibial facet of the talus. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 157: 134-77. PMID 25682740 DOI: 10.1002/Ajpa.22702  0.394
2014 Krause DW, Hoffmann S, Wible JR, Kirk EC, Schultz JA, von Koenigswald W, Groenke JR, Rossie JB, O'Connor PM, Seiffert ER, Dumont ER, Holloway WL, Rogers RR, Rahantarisoa LJ, Kemp AD, et al. First cranial remains of a gondwanatherian mammal reveal remarkable mosaicism. Nature. 515: 512-7. PMID 25383528 DOI: 10.1038/Nature13922  0.473
2014 Cooper LN, Seiffert ER, Clementz M, Madar SI, Bajpai S, Hussain ST, Thewissen JG. Anthracobunids from the middle eocene of India and pakistan are stem perissodactyls. Plos One. 9: e109232. PMID 25295875 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0109232  0.417
2014 Gunnell GF, Simmons NB, Seiffert ER. New Myzopodidae (Chiroptera) from the late Paleogene of Egypt: emended family diagnosis and biogeographic origins of Noctilionoidea. Plos One. 9: e86712. PMID 24504061 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0086712  0.453
2013 Boyer DM, Seiffert ER, Gladman JT, Bloch JI. Evolution and allometry of calcaneal elongation in living and extinct primates. Plos One. 8: e67792. PMID 23844094 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0067792  0.393
2013 Boyer DM, Seiffert ER. Patterns of astragalar fibular facet orientation in extant and fossil primates and their evolutionary implications. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 151: 420-47. PMID 23794333 DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22283  0.37
2013 Gladman JT, Boyer DM, Simons EL, Seiffert ER. A calcaneus attributable to the primitive late Eocene anthropoid Proteopithecus sylviae: phenetic affinities and phylogenetic implications. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 151: 372-97. PMID 23794332 DOI: 10.1002/Ajpa.22266  0.652
2013 Stevens NJ, Seiffert ER, O'Connor PM, Roberts EM, Schmitz MD, Krause C, Gorscak E, Ngasala S, Hieronymus TL, Temu J. Palaeontological evidence for an Oligocene divergence between Old World monkeys and apes. Nature. 497: 611-4. PMID 23676680 DOI: 10.1038/Nature12161  0.381
2013 Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Last of the oligopithecids? A dwarf species from the youngest primate-bearing level of the Jebel Qatrani Formation, northern Egypt. Journal of Human Evolution. 64: 211-5. PMID 23416038 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jhevol.2012.10.011  0.67
2012 Seiffert ER. Early primate evolution in Afro-Arabia. Evolutionary Anthropology. 21: 239-53. PMID 23280921 DOI: 10.1002/evan.21335  0.449
2012 Ryan TM, Silcox MT, Walker A, Mao X, Begun DR, Benefit BR, Gingerich PD, Köhler M, Kordos L, McCrossin ML, Moyà-Solà S, Sanders WJ, Seiffert ER, Simons E, Zalmout IS, et al. Evolution of locomotion in Anthropoidea: the semicircular canal evidence. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 3467-75. PMID 22696520 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2012.0939  0.726
2012 Patel BA, Seiffert ER, Boyer DM, Jacobs RL, St Clair EM, Simons EL. New primate first metatarsals from the Paleogene of Egypt and the origin of the anthropoid big toe. Journal of Human Evolution. 63: 99-120. PMID 22694838 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jhevol.2012.05.002  0.637
2012 Steiper ME, Seiffert ER. Evidence for a convergent slowdown in primate molecular rates and its implications for the timing of early primate evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 6006-11. PMID 22474376 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1119506109  0.34
2012 Seiffert ER, Nasir S, Al-Harthy A, Groenke JR, Kraatz BP, Stevens NJ, Al-Sayigh AR. Diversity in the later Paleogene proboscidean radiation: a small barytheriid from the Oligocene of Dhofar Governorate, Sultanate of Oman. Die Naturwissenschaften. 99: 133-41. PMID 22230880 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-011-0878-9  0.557
2012 Barrow EC, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Cranial morphology of Thyrohyrax domorictus (Mammalia, Hyracoidea) from the early Oligocene of Egypt Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32: 166-179. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2012.635735  0.576
2012 Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. A basal phiomorph (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) from the late Eocene of the Fayum Depression, Egypt Swiss Journal of Palaeontology. 131: 283-301. DOI: 10.1007/S13358-012-0039-6  0.682
2011 Goswami A, Prasad GV, Upchurch P, Boyer DM, Seiffert ER, Verma O, Gheerbrant E, Flynn JJ. A radiation of arboreal basal eutherian mammals beginning in the Late Cretaceous of India. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 16333-8. PMID 21930906 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1108723108  0.513
2011 Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Craniodental morphology and systematics of a new family of hystricognathous rodents (Gaudeamuridae) from the late eocene and early oligocene of Egypt. Plos One. 6: e16525. PMID 21364934 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0016525  0.711
2010 Boyer DM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Astragalar morphology of Afradapis, a large adapiform primate from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 143: 383-402. PMID 20949610 DOI: 10.1002/Ajpa.21328  0.67
2010 Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Boyer DM, Perry JM, Ryan TM, Sallam HM. A fossil primate of uncertain affinities from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 9712-7. PMID 20457923 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1001393107  0.7
2010 Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. A highly derived anomalurid rodent (Mammalia) from the earliest Late Eocene of Egypt Palaeontology. 53: 803-813. DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-4983.2010.00962.X  0.694
2010 Barrow E, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. A primitive hyracoid (Mammalia, Paenungulata) from the early Priabonian (Late Eocene) of Egypt Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 8: 213-244. DOI: 10.1080/14772010903450407  0.627
2010 Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Brindley C. A large-bodied anomaluroid rodent from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt: Phylogenetic and biogeographic implications Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 30: 1579-1593. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2010.501439  0.591
2009 Seiffert ER, Perry JM, Simons EL, Boyer DM. Convergent evolution of anthropoid-like adaptations in Eocene adapiform primates. Nature. 461: 1118-21. PMID 19847263 DOI: 10.1038/Nature08429  0.682
2009 Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Steiper ME, Simons EL. Fossil and molecular evidence constrain scenarios for the early evolutionary and biogeographic history of hystricognathous rodents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 16722-7. PMID 19805363 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0908702106  0.682
2009 Gunnell GF, Worsham SR, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Vampyravus orientalis schlosser (Chiroptera) from the early oligocene (Rupelian), fayum, Egypt body mass, humeral morphology and affinities Acta Chiropterologica. 11: 271-278. DOI: 10.3161/150811009X485512  0.564
2008 Liu AG, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Stable isotope evidence for an amphibious phase in early proboscidean evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 5786-91. PMID 18413605 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0800884105  0.573
2008 Gunnell GF, Simons EL, Seiffert ER. New bats (mammalia: Chiroptera) from the late Eocene and early Oligocene, Fayum Depression, Egypt Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 28: 1-11. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2008)28[1:Nbmcft]2.0.Co;2  0.631
2008 Hooker JJ, Sánchez-villagra MR, Goin FJ, Simons EL, Attia Y, Seiffert ER. The origin of Afro-Arabian 'didelphimorph' marsupials Palaeontology. 51: 635-648. DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-4983.2008.00779.X  0.642
2007 Seiffert ER. Evolution and extinction of Afro-Arabian primates near the Eocene-Oligocene boundary. Folia Primatologica; International Journal of Primatology. 78: 314-27. PMID 17855785 DOI: 10.1159/000105147  0.395
2007 Simons EL, Seiffert ER, Ryan TM, Attia Y. A remarkable female cranium of the early Oligocene anthropoid Aegyptopithecus zeuxis (Catarrhini, Propliopithecidae). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 8731-6. PMID 17517628 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0703129104  0.61
2007 Cote S, Werdelin L, Seiffert ER, Barry JC. Additional material of the enigmatic Early Miocene mammal Kelba and its relationship to the order Ptolemaiida. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 5510-5. PMID 17372202 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0700441104  0.458
2007 Seiffert ER. Early evolution and biogeography of lorisiform strepsirrhines. American Journal of Primatology. 69: 27-35. PMID 17171668 DOI: 10.1002/ajp.20324  0.448
2007 Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Ryan TM, Bown TM, Attia Y. New remains of eocene and oligocene afrosoricida (Afrotheria) from Egypt, with implications for the origin(s) of afrosoricid zalambdodonty Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 27: 963-972. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[963:Nroeao]2.0.Co;2  0.646
2007 Sánchez-Villagra MR, Seiffert ER, Martin T, Simons EL, Gunnell GF, Attia Y. Enigmatic new mammals from the late Eocene of Egypt Palaontologische Zeitschrift. 81: 406-415. DOI: 10.1007/Bf02990252  0.657
2005 Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Clyde WC, Rossie JB, Attia Y, Bown TM, Chatrath P, Mathison ME. Basal anthropoids from Egypt and the antiquity of Africa's higher primate radiation. Science (New York, N.Y.). 310: 300-4. PMID 16224019 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1116569  0.592
2005 Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Ryan TM, Attia Y. Additional remains of Wadilemur elegans, a primitive stem galagid from the late Eocene of Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 11396-401. PMID 16087891 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0505310102  0.677
2003 Kappelman J, Rasmussen DT, Sanders WJ, Feseha M, Bown T, Copeland P, Crabaugh J, Fleagle J, Glantz M, Gordon A, Jacobs B, Maga M, Muldoon K, Pan A, Pyne L, ... ... Seiffert ER, et al. Oligocene mammals from Ethiopia and faunal exchange between Afro-Arabia and Eurasia. Nature. 426: 549-52. PMID 14654838 DOI: 10.1038/Nature02102  0.706
2003 Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Attia Y. Fossil evidence for an ancient divergence of lorises and galagos. Nature. 422: 421-4. PMID 12660781 DOI: 10.1038/Nature01489  0.67
2001 Simons EL, Seiffert ER, Chatrath PS, Attia Y. Earliest record of a parapithecid anthropoid from the Jebel Qatrani formation, Northern Egypt. Folia Primatologica; International Journal of Primatology. 72: 316-31. PMID 11964500 DOI: 10.1159/000052748  0.648
2001 Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Astragalar morphology of late Eocene anthropoids from the Fayum Depression (Egypt) and the origin of catarrhine primates. Journal of Human Evolution. 41: 577-606. PMID 11782110 DOI: 10.1006/Jhev.2001.0508  0.661
2001 Seiffert ER, Kappelman J. Morphometric variation in the hominoid orbital aperture: a case study with implications for the use of variable characters in Miocene catarrhine systematics. Journal of Human Evolution. 40: 301-18. PMID 11312583 DOI: 10.1006/Jhev.2000.0455  0.324
2000 Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Fleagle JG. Anthropoid humeri from the late Eocene of Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 10062-7. PMID 10963669 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.97.18.10062  0.67
2000 Seiffert ER, Simons EL. Widanelfarasia, a diminutive placental from the late Eocene of Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 2646-51. PMID 10694573 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.040549797  0.644
1999 Simons EL, Seiffert ER. A partial skeleton of Proteopithecus sylviae (Primates, Anthropoidea): First associated dental and postcranial remains of an Eocene anthropoidean Comptes Rendus De L'Academie De Sciences - Serie Iia: Sciences De La Terre Et Des Planetes. 329: 921-927. DOI: 10.1016/S1251-8050(00)88506-7  0.636
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