Works (25)

2014 article

Combined phylogenetic analysis of a new North American fossil species confirms widespread Eocene distribution for stem rollers (vol 157, pg 586, 2009)

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 172, pp. 226–229.

By: J. Clarke, D. Ksepka, N. Smith & M. Norell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Flight performance of the largest volant bird

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(29), 10624–10629.

By: D. Ksepka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A history of shifting fortunes for African penguins

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 168(1), 207–219.

By: D. Thomas & D. Ksepka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Fossil evidence of wing shape in a stem relative of swifts and hummingbirds (Aves, Pan-Apodiformes)

By: D. Ksepka, J. Clarke, S. Nesbitt, F. Kulp & L. Grande

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Fossil grebes from the Truckee Formation (Miocene) of Nevada and a new phylogenetic analysis of Podicipediformes (Aves)

Palaeontology, 56(5), 1149–1169.

By: D. Ksepka, A. Balanoff, M. Bell & M. Houseman

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

A new stem parrot from the Green River formation and the complex evolution of the grasping foot in Pan-Psittaciformes

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32(2), 395–406.

By: D. Ksepka & J. Clarke

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Best practices for justifying fossil calibrations

Systematic Biology, 61(2), 346–359.

By: J. Parham, P. Donoghue, C. Bell, T. Calway, J. Head, P. Holroyd, J. Inoue, R. Irmis ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Evolution of the brain and sensory organs in Sphenisciformes: new data from the stem penguin Paraptenodytes antarcticus

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 166(1), 202–219.

By: D. Ksepka, A. Balanoff, S. Walsh, A. Revan & A. Ho

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Multiple cenozoic invasions of Africa by penguins (Aves, Sphenisciformes)

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, 279(1730), 1027–1032.

By: D. Ksepka & D. Thomas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

New fossil penguins (Aves, Sphenisciformes) from the Oligocene of New Zealand reveal the skeletal plan of stem penguins

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32(2), 235–254.

By: D. Ksepka, R. Fordyce, T. Ando & C. Jones

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Quantifying historical trends in the completeness of the fossil record and the contributing factors: an example using Aves

Paleobiology, 38(1), 112–125.

By: D. Ksepka & C. Boyd

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

The strangest bird

Scientific American, 307(5), 56–61.

By: R. Fordyce & D. Ksepka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Penguin heat-retention structures evolved in a greenhouse Earth

Biology Letters, 7(3), 461–464.

By: D. Thomas, D. Ksepka & R. Fordyce

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Podargiform affinities of the enigmatic Fluvioviridavis platyrhamphus and the early diversification of strisores ("caprimulgiformes" plus apodiformes)

PLoS One, 6(11).

By: S. Nesbitt, D. Ksepka & J. Clarke

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Stem parrots (Ayes, Halcyornithidae) from the green river formation and a combined phylogeny of pan-psittaciformes

Journal of Paleontology, 85(5), 835–852.

By: D. Ksepka, J. Clarke & L. Grande

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Synthesizing and databasing fossil calibrations: divergence dating and beyond

Biology Letters, 7(6), 801–803.

By: D. Ksepka, M. Benton, M. Carrano, M. Gandolfo, J. Head, E. Hermsen, W. Joyce, K. Lamm ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Fossil evidence for evolution of the shape and color of penguin feathers

Science, 330(6006), 954–957.

By: J. Clarke, D. Ksepka, R. Salas-Gismondi, A. Altamirano, M. Shawkey, L. D'Alba, J. Vinther, T. DeVries, P. Baby

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Implications of flexible-shelled eggs in a Cretaceous choristoderan reptile

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, 277(1685), 1235–1239.

By: L. Hou, P. Li, D. Ksepka, K. Gao & M. Norell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

New fossil mousebird (Aves: Coliiformes) with feather preservation provides insight into the ecological diversity of an Eocene North American avifauna

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 160(4), 685–706.

By: D. Ksepka & J. Clarke

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Primobucco mcgrewi (Aves: Coracii) from the Eocene Green River Formation: Mew anatomical data from the earliest constrained record of stem rollers

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30(1), 215–225.

By: D. Ksepka & J. Clarke

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

The basal penguin (Ayes: Sphenisciformes) perudyptes devriesi and a phylogenetic evaluation of the penguin fossil record

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, (337), 4-.

By: D. Ksepka & J. Clarke

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

The illusory evidence for Asian Brachiosauridae: New material of Erketu ellisoni and a phylogenetic reappraisal of basal titanosauriformes

American Museum Novitates, (3700), 1–27.

By: D. Ksepka & M. Norell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 review

Broken gears in the avian molecular clock: New phylogenetic analyses support stem galliform status for Gallinuloides wyomingensis and rallid affinities for Amitabha urbsinterdictensis

[Review of ]. Cladistics, 25(2), 173–197.

By: D. Ksepka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Combined phylogenetic analysis of a new North American fossil species confirms widespread Eocene distribution for stem rollers (Aves, Coracii)

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 157(3), 586–611.

By: J. Clarke, D. Ksepka, N. Smith & M. Norell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Osteology of Icadyptes salasi, a giant penguin from the Eocene of Peru

Journal of Anatomy, 213(2), 131–147.

By: D. Ksepka, J. Clarke, T. DeVries & M. Urbina

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018