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Dinosaur evolution. Sustained miniaturization and anatomical innovation in the dinosaurian ancestors of birds.

Lee MS, Cau A, Naish D, Dyke GJ.

Science. 2014 Aug 1;345(6196):562-6. doi: 10.1126/science.1252243.


Morphological clocks in paleontology, and a mid-Cretaceous origin of crown Aves.

Lee MS, Cau A, Naish D, Dyke GJ.

Syst Biol. 2014 May;63(3):442-9. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt110. Epub 2014 Jan 21. No abstract available.


A large accumulation of avian eggs from the late cretaceous of patagonia (Argentina) reveals a novel nesting strategy in mesozoic birds.

Fernández MS, García RA, Fiorelli L, Scolaro A, Salvador RB, Cotaro CN, Kaiser GW, Dyke GJ.

PLoS One. 2013 Apr 17;8(4):e61030. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061030. Print 2013.


A new azhdarchid pterosaur from the Late Cretaceous of the Transylvanian Basin, Romania: implications for azhdarchid diversity and distribution.

Vremir M, Kellner AW, Naish D, Dyke GJ.

PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54268. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054268. Epub 2013 Jan 30.


Locomotory abilities and habitat of the Cretaceous bird Gansus yumenensis inferred from limb length proportions.

Nudds RL, Atterholt J, Wang X, You HL, Dyke GJ.

J Evol Biol. 2013 Jan;26(1):150-4. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12036. Epub 2012 Nov 29.


Size scaling and stiffness of avian primary feathers: implications for the flight of Mesozoic birds.

Wang X, Nudds RL, Palmer C, Dyke GJ.

J Evol Biol. 2012 Mar;25(3):547-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02449.x. Epub 2012 Jan 19. Erratum in: J Evol Biol. 2012 Nov;25(11):2376.


Avian wing proportions and flight styles: first step towards predicting the flight modes of mesozoic birds.

Wang X, McGowan AJ, Dyke GJ.

PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e28672. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028672. Epub 2011 Dec 7. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2013;8(10). doi:10.1371/annotation/6c8c755f-58fc-49e3-b499-8d082318eef6.


Fossil plotopterid seabirds from the Eo-Oligocene of the Olympic Peninsula (Washington State, USA): descriptions and functional morphology.

Dyke GJ, Wang X, Habib MB.

PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e25672. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025672. Epub 2011 Oct 31.


What about European alvarezsauroids?

Dyke GJ, Naish D.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 31;108(22):E147, author reply E148. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1101602108. Epub 2011 May 3. No abstract available.


The primary feather lengths of early birds with respect to avian wing shape evolution.

Wang X, Nudds RL, Dyke GJ.

J Evol Biol. 2011 Jun;24(6):1226-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02253.x. Epub 2011 Mar 18.


Scaling of avian primary feather length.

Nudds RL, Kaiser GW, Dyke GJ.

PLoS One. 2011 Feb 9;6(2):e15665. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015665.


Palaeoecology: different dinosaur ecologies in deep time?

Dyke GJ.

Curr Biol. 2010 Nov 23;20(22):R983-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.10.001.


Moving on from Kirkpatrick (1994): estimating 'safety factors' for flying vertebrates.

Palmer C, Dyke GJ.

J Exp Biol. 2010 Jun 15;213(Pt 12):2174; author reply 2175. doi: 10.1242/jeb.044537. No abstract available.


Narrow primary feather rachises in Confuciusornis and Archaeopteryx suggest poor flight ability.

Nudds RL, Dyke GJ.

Science. 2010 May 14;328(5980):887-9. doi: 10.1126/science.1188895.


Biomechanics of the unique pterosaur pteroid.

Palmer C, Dyke GJ.

Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Apr 7;277(1684):1121-7. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1899. Epub 2009 Dec 9.


The shape of pterosaur evolution: evidence from the fossil record.

Dyke GJ, McGowan AJ, Nudds RL, Smith D.

J Evol Biol. 2009 Apr;22(4):890-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2008.01682.x. Epub 2009 Jan 29.


Forelimb posture in dinosaurs and the evolution of the avian flapping flight-stroke.

Nudds RL, Dyke GJ.

Evolution. 2009 Apr;63(4):994-1002. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00613.x. Epub 2009 Jan 14.


The skull of the giant predatory pliosaur Rhomaleosaurus cramptoni: implications for plesiosaur phylogenetics.

Smith AS, Dyke GJ.

Naturwissenschaften. 2008 Oct;95(10):975-80. doi: 10.1007/s00114-008-0402-z. Epub 2008 Jun 4.


Body size evolution in Mesozoic birds.

Hone DW, Dyke GJ, Haden M, Benton MJ.

J Evol Biol. 2008 Mar;21(2):618-24. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01483.x. Epub 2008 Jan 9.


A fossil brain from the Cretaceous of European Russia and avian sensory evolution.

Kurochkin EN, Dyke GJ, Saveliev SV, Pervushov EM, Popov EV.

Biol Lett. 2007 Jun 22;3(3):309-13.


Bird evolution in the Eocene: climate change in Europe and a Danish fossil fauna.

Lindow BE, Dyke GJ.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2006 Nov;81(4):483-99. Epub 2006 Aug 8. Review.


Limb disparity and wing shape in pterosaurs.

Dyke GJ, Nudds RL, Rayner JM.

J Evol Biol. 2006 Jul;19(4):1339-42.


Flight of Sharovipteryx mirabilis: the world's first delta-winged glider.

Dyke GJ, Nudds RL, Rayner JM.

J Evol Biol. 2006 Jul;19(4):1040-3.


The quality of the fossil record of Mesozoic birds.

Fountaine TM, Benton MJ, Dyke GJ, Nudds RL.

Proc Biol Sci. 2005 Feb 7;272(1560):289-94.


Forelimb proportions and the evolutionary radiation of Neornithes.

Nudds RL, Dyke GJ, Rayner JM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2004 Aug 7;271 Suppl 5:S324-7.


Calibration of galliform molecular clocks using multiple fossils and genetic partitions.

van Tuinen M, Dyke GJ.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2004 Jan;30(1):74-86.


Europe's last Mesozoic bird.

Dyke GJ, Dortangs RW, Jagt JW, Mulder EW, Schulp AS, Chiappe LM.

Naturwissenschaften. 2002 Sep;89(9):408-11. Epub 2002 Aug 2.


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