Recent Publications

from Kelley and Pyenson 2015

from Kelley and Pyenson 2015

Kelley, N. P. & Pyenson, N. D. 2015. Evolutionary innovation and ecology in marine tetrapods from the Triassic to the Anthropocene. Science, 348(6232), doi: 10.1126/science.aaa3716

Kelley, N. and Motani. R. 2015 Trophic convergence drives morphological convergence in marine tetrapods. Biology Letters 11:2 doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0709

Kelley, N., Motani, R., Rieppel, O., Jiang, D., Schmitz, L. 2014 Selective extinction of Triassic marine reptiles during long-term sea level changes illuminated by seawater strontium isotopes. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 400:9–16  doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.07.026

Pyenson, N., Kelley, N., Parham, J. 2014 Marine tetrapod macroevolution: Physical and biological drivers on 250 Ma of invasions and evolution in ocean ecosystems. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 400:1–8. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.02.018

Druckenmiller, P. S., Kelley, N., Whalen, M. T., McRoberts, C., & Carter, J. G. 2014. An Upper Triassic (Norian) ichthyosaur (Reptilia, Ichthyopterygia) from northern Alaska and dietary insight based on gut contents. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34(6), 1460-1465. doi:10.1080/02724634.2014.866573

Liu, J., Hu, S., Rieppel, O., Jiang, D-y, Benton, M., Kelley, N., Aitchison, Zhou, C-y., Wen, W., Huan, J-y., Xie, T., Lv, T.  2014. A gigantic nothosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of SW China and its implication for the Triassic biotic recovery. Scientific reports, 4:7142 doi:10.1038/srep07142

Motani, R., Ji, C., Tomita, T., Kelley, N., Maxwell, E., Jiang, D., Sander, P.M. 2013 Absence of Suction Feeding Ichthyosaurs and Its Implications for Triassic Mesopelagic Paleoecology. PLoS ONE 8(12): e66075. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066075