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Ancient DNA of crested penguins: Testing for temporal genetic shifts in the world's most diverse penguin clade.

Cole TL, Rawlence NJ, Dussex N, Ellenberg U, Houston DM, Mattern T, Miskelly CM, Morrison KW, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJD, Thompson DR, Wood JR, Waters JM.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018 Oct 25;131:72-79. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.025. [Epub ahead of print]


Subsistence practices, past biodiversity, and anthropogenic impacts revealed by New Zealand-wide ancient DNA survey.

Seersholm FV, Cole TL, Grealy A, Rawlence NJ, Greig K, Knapp M, Stat M, Hansen AJ, Easton LJ, Shepherd L, Tennyson AJD, Scofield RP, Walter R, Bunce M.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jul 24;115(30):7771-7776. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1803573115. Epub 2018 Jul 9.


A new, large-bodied omnivorous bat (Noctilionoidea: Mystacinidae) reveals lost morphological and ecological diversity since the Miocene in New Zealand.

Hand SJ, Beck RMD, Archer M, Simmons NB, Gunnell GF, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJD, De Pietri VL, Salisbury SW, Worthy TH.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 10;8(1):235. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18403-w.


A Paleocene penguin from New Zealand substantiates multiple origins of gigantism in fossil Sphenisciformes.

Mayr G, Scofield RP, De Pietri VL, Tennyson AJD.

Nat Commun. 2017 Dec 12;8(1):1927. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01959-6.


Speciation, range contraction and extinction in the endemic New Zealand King Shag complex.

Rawlence NJ, Till CE, Easton LJ, Spencer HG, Schuckard R, Melville DS, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJD, Rayner MJ, Waters JM, Kennedy M.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017 Oct;115:197-209. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.07.011. Epub 2017 Aug 10.


Ancient DNA and morphometric analysis reveal extinction and replacement of New Zealand's unique black swans.

Rawlence NJ, Kardamaki A, Easton LJ, Tennyson AJD, Scofield RP, Waters JM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Jul 26;284(1859). pii: 20170876. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0876.


A new species of extinct Late Quaternary giant tortoise from Hispaniola.

Turvey ST, Almonte J, Hansford J, Scofield RP, Brocca JL, Chapman SD.

Zootaxa. 2017 Jun 15;4277(1):1-16. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4277.1.1.


Origin and timing of New Zealand's earliest domestic chickens: Polynesian commensals or European introductions?

Wood JR, Herrera MJ, Scofield RP, Wilmshurst JM.

R Soc Open Sci. 2016 Aug 3;3(8):160258. eCollection 2016 Aug.


The origin and phylogenetic relationships of the New Zealand ravens.

Scofield RP, Mitchell KJ, Wood JR, De Pietri VL, Jarvie S, Llamas B, Cooper A.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017 Jan;106:136-143. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.09.022. Epub 2016 Sep 24.


Human-mediated extirpation of the unique Chatham Islands sea lion and implications for the conservation management of remaining New Zealand sea lion populations.

Rawlence NJ, Collins CJ, Anderson CN, Maxwell JJ, Smith IW, Robertson BC, Knapp M, Horsburgh KA, Stanton JA, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJ, Matisoo-Smith EA, Waters JM.

Mol Ecol. 2016 Aug;25(16):3950-61. doi: 10.1111/mec.13726. Epub 2016 Jul 9.


Ancient mitochondrial genomes clarify the evolutionary history of New Zealand's enigmatic acanthisittid wrens.

Mitchell KJ, Wood JR, Llamas B, McLenachan PA, Kardailsky O, Scofield RP, Worthy TH, Cooper A.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016 Sep;102:295-304. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.05.038. Epub 2016 May 31.


The unexpected survival of an ancient lineage of anseriform birds into the Neogene of Australia: the youngest record of Presbyornithidae.

De Pietri VL, Scofield RP, Zelenkov N, Boles WE, Worthy TH.

R Soc Open Sci. 2016 Feb 24;3(2):150635. doi: 10.1098/rsos.150635. eCollection 2016 Feb.


Novel insights into early neuroanatomical evolution in penguins from the oldest described penguin brain endocast.

Proffitt JV, Clarke JA, Scofield RP.

J Anat. 2016 Aug;229(2):228-38. doi: 10.1111/joa.12447. Epub 2016 Feb 24.


Invader or resident? Ancient-DNA reveals rapid species turnover in New Zealand little penguins.

Grosser S, Rawlence NJ, Anderson CN, Smith IW, Scofield RP, Waters JM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Feb 10;283(1824). pii: 20152879. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2879.


Geographically contrasting biodiversity reductions in a widespread New Zealand seabird.

Rawlence NJ, Kennedy M, Anderson CN, Prost S, Till CE, Smith IW, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJ, Hamel J, Lalas C, Matisoo-Smith EA, Waters JM.

Mol Ecol. 2015 Sep;24(18):4605-16. doi: 10.1111/mec.13338. Epub 2015 Aug 31.


Miocene Fossils Reveal Ancient Roots for New Zealand's Endemic Mystacina (Chiroptera) and Its Rainforest Habitat.

Hand SJ, Lee DE, Worthy TH, Archer M, Worthy JP, Tennyson AJ, Salisbury SW, Scofield RP, Mildenhall DC, Kennedy EM, Lindqvist JK.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 17;10(6):e0128871. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128871. eCollection 2015.


Extinction and recolonization of coastal megafauna following human arrival in New Zealand.

Collins CJ, Rawlence NJ, Prost S, Anderson CN, Knapp M, Scofield RP, Robertson BC, Smith I, Matisoo-Smith EA, Chilvers BL, Waters JM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Jul 7;281(1786). pii: 20140097. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0097.


Strong phylogeographic structure in a sedentary seabird, the Stewart Island Shag (Leucocarbo chalconotus).

Rawlence NJ, Till CE, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJ, Collins CJ, Lalas C, Loh G, Matisoo-Smith E, Waters JM, Spencer HG, Kennedy M.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 10;9(3):e90769. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090769. eCollection 2014.


Ancient mitochondrial genome reveals unsuspected taxonomic affinity of the extinct Chatham duck (Pachyanas chathamica) and resolves divergence times for New Zealand and sub-Antarctic brown teals.

Mitchell KJ, Wood JR, Scofield RP, Llamas B, Cooper A.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2014 Jan;70:420-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2013.08.017. Epub 2013 Aug 28.


The half-life of DNA in bone: measuring decay kinetics in 158 dated fossils.

Allentoft ME, Collins M, Harker D, Haile J, Oskam CL, Hale ML, Campos PF, Samaniego JA, Gilbert MT, Willerslev E, Zhang G, Scofield RP, Holdaway RN, Bunce M.

Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Dec 7;279(1748):4724-33. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1745. Epub 2012 Oct 10.


Ancient DNA analyses reveal contrasting phylogeographic patterns amongst kiwi (Apteryx spp.) and a recently extinct lineage of spotted kiwi.

Shepherd LD, Worthy TH, Tennyson AJ, Scofield RP, Ramstad KM, Lambert DM.

PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42384. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042384. Epub 2012 Aug 2.


Lost in translation or deliberate falsification? Genetic analyses reveal erroneous museum data for historic penguin specimens.

Boessenkool S, Star B, Scofield RP, Seddon PJ, Waters JM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Apr 7;277(1684):1057-64. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1837. Epub 2009 Dec 9.


The evolutionary history of the extinct ratite moa and New Zealand Neogene paleogeography.

Bunce M, Worthy TH, Phillips MJ, Holdaway RN, Willerslev E, Haile J, Shapiro B, Scofield RP, Drummond A, Kamp PJ, Cooper A.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 8;106(49):20646-51. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0906660106. Epub 2009 Nov 18.


Miocene skinks and geckos reveal long-term conservatism of New Zealand's lizard fauna.

Lee MS, Hutchinson MN, Worthy TH, Archer M, Tennyson AJ, Worthy JP, Scofield RP.

Biol Lett. 2009 Dec 23;5(6):833-7. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0440. Epub 2009 Aug 5.


Molecular evidence for the identity of the Magenta petrel.

Lawrence HA, Millar CD, Imber MJ, Crockett DE, Robins JH, Scofield RP, Taylor GA, Lambert DM.

Mol Ecol Resour. 2009 Mar;9(2):458-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02370.x. Epub 2009 Jan 31.


Ancient genetic variation in one of the world's rarest seabirds.

Lawrence HA, Scofield RP, Crockett DE, Millar CD, Lambert DM.

Heredity (Edinb). 2008 Dec;101(6):543-7. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2008.85. Epub 2008 Sep 3.


Big birds and their brains: paleoneurology of the New Zealand moa.

Ashwell KW, Scofield RP.

Brain Behav Evol. 2008;71(2):151-66. Epub 2007 Nov 21.


Nuclear DNA sequences detect species limits in ancient moa.

Huynen L, Millar CD, Scofield RP, Lambert DM.

Nature. 2003 Sep 11;425(6954):175-8.


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