Papers funded at least in part by grants NSF DEB-0345750 (completed), DEB-0919071 (active), and/or DEB-0918932 (active).

General

Crisp, M. D., M. T. K. Arroyo, L. G. Cook, M. A. Gandolfo, G. J. Jordan, M. S. McGlone, P. H. Weston, M. Westoby, P. Wilf, H. P. Linder. 2009. Phylogenetic biome conservatism on a global scale. Nature 458: 754-756.

Feild, T. S., T. J. Brodribb, A. Iglesias, D. S. Chatelet, A. Baresch, G. R. Upchurch, Jr., B. Gomez, B. A. R. Mohr, C. Coiffard, J. Kvacek, and C. Jaramillo. 2011. Fossil evidence for Cretaceous escalation in angiosperm leaf vein evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (20): 8363-8366.

Gandolfo, M. A., K. C. Nixon, and W. L. Crepet. 2008. Selection of fossils for calibration of molecular dating models. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 95: 34-42.

Gonzalez, C. C., M. A. Gandolfo, and N. R. Cúneo. 2004. Leaf architecture and epidermal characters of the Argentinean species of Proteaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences 165: 521-536.

Iglesias, A., A. E. Artabe, and E. M. Morel. 2011. The evolution of Patagonian climate and vegetation from the Mesozoic to the present. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103: 409-422.

Nel, A., P. Nel, J.F. Petrulevičius, V. Perrichot, J. Prokop, and D. Azar. 2010. The Wagner Parsimony using morphological characters: a new method for palaeosynecological studies. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (n.s.) 46: 276-292.

Peppe, D. J., D. L. Royer, P. Wilf, and E. Kowalski. 2010. Quantification of large uncertainties in fossil leaf paleoaltimetry. Tectonics 29, TC3015. doi: 10.1029/2009TC002549.

Peppe, D. J., D. L. Royer, B. Cariglino, S. Y. Oliver, S. Newman, E. Leight, G. Enikolopov, M. Fernandez-Burgos, F. Herrera, J. M. Adams, E. Correa, E. D. Currano, J. M. Erickson, L. F. Hinojosa, J. W. Hoganson, A. Iglesias, C. A. Jaramillo, K. R. Johnson, G. J. Jordan, N. J. B. Kraft, E. C. Lovelock, C. H. Lusk, Ü. Niinemets, J. Peñuelas, G. Rapson, S. L. Wing, and I. J. Wright. 2010. Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate: global patterns and paleoclimatic applications. New Phytologist 190: 724-739.

Royer, D. L., R. M. Kooyman, S. A. Little, and P. Wilf. 2009. Ecology of leaf teeth: a multi-site analysis from an Australian subtropical rainforest. American Journal of Botany 96: 738-750.

Royer, D. L., P. Wilf, D. A. Janesko, E. A. Kowalski, and D. L. Dilcher. 2005. Correlations of climate and plant ecology to leaf size and shape: potential proxies for the fossil record. American Journal of Botany 92: 1141-1151.

Royer, D. L., L. Sack, P. Wilf, C. H. Lusk, G. J. Jordan, Ü. Niinemets, I. J. Wright, M. Westoby, B. Cariglino, P. D. Coley, A. D. Cutter, K. R. Johnson, C. C. Labandeira, A. T. Moles, M. B. Palmer, and F. Valladares. 2007. Fossil leaf economics quantified: calibration, Eocene case study, and implications. Paleobiology 33: 574-589.

Sauquet, H., S.Y.W. Ho, M.A. Gandolfo, G.J. Jordan, P. Wilf, D.J. Cantrill, M.J. Bayly, L. Bromham, G.K. Brown, R.J. Carpenter, D.M. Lee, D.J. Murphy, J.M.K. Sniderman, F. Udovicic. 2012. Testing the impact of calibration on molecular divergence times using a fossil-rich group: the case of Nothofagus (Fagales). Systematic Biology 61: 289-313.

Wilf, P. 2008. Fossil angiosperm leaves: paleobotany’s difficult children prove themselves. In P. H. Kelley & R. K. Bambach, eds., From Evolution to Geobiology: Research Questions Driving Paleontology at the Start of a New Century, Paleontological Society Short Course, October 4, 2008. Paleontological Society Papers 14: 319-333.

Wilf, P. 2008. Insect-damaged fossil leaves record food web response to ancient climate change and extinction. New Phytologist 178: 486-502.

La Colonia

Cúneo, N. R., E. J. Hermsen, and M. A. Gandolfo. 2013. Regnellidium (Salviniales, Marsileaceae) Macrofossils and Associated Spores from the Late Cretaceous of South America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, Special Issue: Conceptual Advances in Fossil Plant Biology, Eds. G. Rothwell and R. Stockey; Thomas N. Taylor Diamond Jubilee, 174 (3): 340-349.

Gandolfo, M. A. and N. R. Cúneo. 2005. Fossil Nelumbonaceae from the La Colonia Formation (Campanian-Maastrichtian, Upper Cretaceous), Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 133: 169-178.

Gandolfo, M. A., R. N. Cuneo, and E. J. Hermsen. 2014. Reporte preliminar sobre la paleoflora de la Formación La Colonia (Campaniano-Maastrichtiano, Cretácico tardío), Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 66: 11-23.

Hermsen, E. J., M. A. Gandolfo, and N. R. Cúneo. 2014. New marsileaceous fossils from the Late Cretaceous of South America and a reevaluation of Marsileaceaephyllum. Plant Systematics and Evolution 300:369-386.

Lefipán

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Salamanca

Brea, M., S. D. Matheos, M. S. Raigemborn, A. Iglesias, A. F. Zucol, and M. Prámparo. 2007. Aspectos paleoecológicos y paleoambientales del Bosque Petrificado Ameghino (Daniano), Chubut, Argentina. 4th European Meeting on the Palaeontology and Stratigraphy of Latin America. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero 8: 45-50.

Brea, M., S. D. Matheos, M. S. Raigemborn, A. Iglesias, A. F. Zucol, and M. Prámparo. 2011. Paleoecology and paleoenvironments of podocarp trees in the Ameghino Petrified Forest (Golfo San Jorge Basin, Patagonia, Argentina): Constraints for early Paleogene paleoclimate. Geologica Acta 9 (1): 13-28.

Brea, M., A. B. Zamuner, S. D. Matheos, A. Iglesias, and A. F. Zucol. 2008. Fossil wood of the Mimosoideae from the early Paleocene of Patagonia, Argentina. Alcheringa 32: 427-441.

Feild, T. S., T. J. Brodribb, A. Iglesias, D. S. Chatelet, A. Baresch, G. R. Upchurch, Jr., B. Gomez, B. A. R. Mohr, C. Coiffard, J. Kvacek, and C. Jaramillo. 2011. Fossil evidence for Cretaceous escalation in angiosperm leaf vein evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 108 (20): 8363-8366.

Futey, M. K., M. A. Gandolfo, M. C. Zamaloa, R. Cúneo, and G. Cladera. 2012. Areceae fossil fruits from the Paleocene of Patagonia, Argentina. The Botanical Review. doi 10.1007/s12229-012-9100-9.

Iglesias, A., P. Wilf, K. R. Johnson, A. B. Zamuner, N. R. Cúneo, S. D. Matheos and B. S. Singer. 2007. A Paleocene lowland macroflora from Patagonia reveals significantly greater richness than North American analogs. Geology 35 (10): 947-950.

Peppe, D. J., D. L. Royer, B. Cariglino, S. Y. Oliver, S. Newman, E. Leight, G. Enikolopov, M. Fernandez-Burgos, F. Herrera, J. M. Adams, E. Correa, E. D. Currano, J. M. Erickson, L. F. Hinojosa, J. W. Hoganson, A. Iglesias, C. A. Jaramillo, K. R. Johnson, G. J. Jordan, N. J. B. Kraft, E. C. Lovelock, C. H. Lusk, Ü. Niinemets, J. Peñuelas, G. Rapson, S. L. Wing, and I. J. Wright. 2010. Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate: global patterns and paleoclimatic applications. New Phytologist 190: 724-739.

Laguna del Hunco

Carvalho, M. R., P. Wilf, E. J. Hermsen, M. A. Gandolfo, N. R. Cúneo, and K. R. Johnson. 2013. First record of Todea (Osmundaceae) in South America, from the early Eocene paleorainforests of Laguna del Hunco (Patagonia, Argentina). American Journal of Botany 100 (9): 1831-1848.

Gandolfo, M. A., E. J. Hermsen, M. C. Zamaloa, K. C. Nixon, C. C. González, P. Wilf, N. R. Cúneo, and K. R. Johnson. 2011. Oldest known Eucalyptus macrofossils are from South America. PLoS One 6(6): e21084. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021084.

Gonzalez, C. C., M. A. Gandolfo, M. C. Zamaloa, N. R. Cúneo, P. Wilf, and K. R. Johnson. 2007. Revision of the Proteaceae macrofossil record from Patagonia, Argentina. The Botanical Review 73: 235-266.

Hermsen, E. J., M. A. Gandolfo, and M. C. Zamaloa. 2012. The fossil record of Eucalyptus in Patagonia. American Journal of Botany 99: 1356–1374.

Peppe, D. J., D. L. Royer, B. Cariglino, S. Y. Oliver, S. Newman, E. Leight, G. Enikolopov, M. Fernandez-Burgos, F. Herrera, J. M. Adams, E. Correa, E. D. Currano, J. M. Erickson, L. F. Hinojosa, J. W. Hoganson, A. Iglesias, C. A. Jaramillo, K. R. Johnson, G. J. Jordan, N. J. B. Kraft, E. C. Lovelock, C. H. Lusk, Ü. Niinemets, J. Peñuelas, G. Rapson, S. L. Wing, and I. J. Wright. 2010. Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate: global patterns and paleoclimatic applications. New Phytologist 190: 724-739.

Sarzetti, L. C., C. C. Labandeira, J. Muzón, P. Wilf, N. R. Cúneo, K. R. Johnson, and J. F. Genise. 2009. Odonatan endophytic oviposition from the Eocene of Patagonia: the ichnogenus Paleoovoidus and implications for behavioral stasis. Journal of Paleontology 83: 431-447.

Wilf, P. 2012. Rainforest conifers of Eocene Patagonia: attached cones and foliage of the extant southeast Asian and Australasian genus Dacrycarpus (Podocarpaceae). American Journal of Botany 99: 562-584.

Wilf, P., C. C. Labandeira, K. R. Johnson, and N. R. Cúneo. 2005. Richness of plant-insect associations in Eocene Patagonia: a legacy for South American biodiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102: 8944-8948.

Wilf, P., K. R. Johnson, N. R. Cúneo, N. E. Smith, B. S. Singer, and M. A. Gandolfo. 2005. Eocene plant diversity at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina. The American Naturalist 165: 634-649, Appendix.

Wilf, P., S. A. Little, A. Iglesias, M. C. Zamaloa, M. A. Gandolfo, N. R. Cúneo, and K. R. Johnson. 2009 Papuacedrus (Cupressaceae) in Eocene Patagonia: a new fossil link to Australasian rainforests. American Journal of Botany 96: 2031-2047.

Zamaloa, M. C., M. A. Gandolfo, C. C. González, E. J. Romero, N. R. Cúneo, and P. Wilf. 2006. Casuarinaceae from the Eocene of Patagonia, Argentina. International Journal of Plant Sciences 167: 1279-1289.

Río Pichileufú

Gonzalez, C. C., M. A. Gandolfo, M. C. Zamaloa, N. R. Cúneo, P. Wilf, and K. R. Johnson. 2007. Revision of the Proteaceae macrofossil record from Patagonia, Argentina. The Botanical Review 73: 235-266.

Wilf, P. 2012. Rainforest conifers of Eocene Patagonia: attached cones and foliage of the extant southeast Asian and Australasian genus Dacrycarpus (Podocarpaceae). American Journal of Botany 99: 562-584.

Wilf, P., K. R. Johnson, N. R. Cúneo, N. E. Smith, B. S. Singer, and M. A. Gandolfo. 2005. Eocene plant diversity at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina. The American Naturalist 165: 634-649, Appendix.

Wilf, P., S. A. Little, A. Iglesias, M. C. Zamaloa, M. A. Gandolfo, N. R. Cúneo, and K. R. Johnson. 2009. Papuacedrus (Cupressaceae) in Eocene Patagonia: a new fossil link to Australasian rainforests. American Journal of Botany 96: 2031-2047.

Cullen

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Carmen Silva

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Other Floras

Barreda, V.D., L. Palazzesi, L. Katinas, J.V. Crisci, M.C. Tellería, K. Bremer, M.G. Passala, F. Bechis, and R. Corsolini. 2012. An extinct Eocene taxon of the daily family (Asteraceae): evolutionary, ecological and biogeographical implications. Annals of Botany 109: 127-134.

Carvalho, M. R., F. A. Herrera, C. A. Jaramillo, S. L. Wing, and R. Callejas. 2011. Paleocene Malvaceae from nothern South America and their biogeographical implications. American Journal of Botany 98: 1337-1355.

Gandolfo, M. A., M. C. Zamaloa, N. R. Cúneo, and A. Archangelsky. 2009. Potamogetonaceae fossil fruits from the Tertiary of Patagonia, Argentina. International Journal of Plant Sciences 170: 419-428.

Herrera, F., S.R. Manchester, S.B. Hoot, K.M. Weferling, M.R. Carvalho, and C. Jaramillo. 2011. Phytogeographic implications of fossil endocarps of Menispermaceae from the Paleocene of Colombia. American Journal of Botany 98: 2004-2017.

Iglesias, A., A. B. Zamuner, D. G. Poiré, and F. Larriestra. 2007. Diversity, taphonomy, and palaeoecology of an angiosperm flora from the Creatceous (Cenomanian-Coniacian) in southern Patagonia, Argentina. Palaeontology 50: 445-466.

Wilf, P., B. S. Singer, M. C. Zamaloa, K. R. Johnson, and N. R. Cúneo. 2010. Early Eocene 40Ar/39Ar age for the Pampa de Jones plant, frog, and insect biota (Huitrera Formation, Neuquén Province, Patagonia, Argentina). Ameghiniana 47: 207-216.

Wing, S. L., F. Herrera, C. A. Jaramillo, C. Gómez-Navarro, P. Wilf, and C. C. Labandeira. 2009. Late Paleocene fossils from the Cerrejón Formation, Columbia, are the earliest record of Neotropical rainforest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0905130106.

Other Papers-Geology

Aragón, E., F. D’Eramo, A. Castro, L. Pinotti, D. Brunelli, O. Rabbia, G. Rivalenti, R. Varela, W. Spakman, M. Demartis, C.E. Cavarozzi, Y.E. Aguilera, M. Mazzucchelli, and A. Ribot. 2011. Tectono-magmatic response to major convergence changes in the North Patagonian suprasubduction system; the Paleogene subduction-transcurrent plate margin transition. Tectonophysics 509: 218-237.

Other Papers-Insects

Petrulevičius, J.F. 2011. Paleogene insects from Maíz Gordo Formation, northwest Argentina: taphonomy, diversity and paleobiogeography. In J. A. Salfity and R. A. Marquillas, eds., Cenozoic Geology of the Central Andes of Argentina. SCS Publisher, Salta, Argentina. pp. 337-347.

Petrulevičius, J.F., T. Wappler, A. Nel, and J. Rust. 2011. The diversity of Odonata and their endophytic ovipositions from the Upper Oligocene Fossillagerstätte of Rott (Rhineland, Germany). ZooKeys 130: 67-89.

Yang, X.-G., C.-K. Shih, D. Ren, and J. F. Petrulevičius. 2012. New Middle Jurassic hangingflies (Insecta: Mecoptera) from Inner Mongolia, China. Alcheringa 36: 195-201.

Zhang, J.X., C. Shih, J.F. Petrulevičius, and D. Ren. 2011. A new fossil eomeropid (Insecta, Mecoptera) from the Jiulongshan Formation, Inner Mongolia, China. Zoosystema 33: 443-450.