Scientific Presentations

Scientific Presentations (All Presentations Peer-Reviewed)

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*Bonnan, M.F., Wilhite, D.R., Masters, S.L., Yates, A.M., and Gardner, C.K. 2012. What lies beneath: sub-articular long bone shape scaling in eutherian mammals and saurischian dinosaurs suggests different locomotor adaptations. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2012, 66.

*Bonnan, M.F., Sandrik, J.L., Nishiwaki, T., Wilhite, D.R., and Elsey, R.M. 2010. Non-avian dinosaur and extant archosaur limb joints: what’s missing, what’s not, and where do we go from here? Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, SVP Program and Abstracts Book, 2010: 62A.

Wilhite, D.R., Bonnan, M.F., and Sanders, K. 2010. Appendicular joint reconstruction in sauropod dinosaurs based on computed tomography of a mammal, a bird, and a crocodilian. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, SVP Program and Abstracts Book, 2010: 187A.

Yates, A.M., Bonnan, M.F., and Neveling, J. 2010. A new, possibly relictual basal sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, SVP Program and Abstracts Book, 2010: 191A.

*Bonnan, M.F., Sandrik, J.L., Nishiwaki, T., Wilhite, D.R., and Elsey, R.M. 2009. Calcified cartilage shape in extant archosaur long bones reflects overlying joint shape in load-bearing elements: implications for inferring dinosaur joint shape. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29(Supp. 3): 67A.

Mathews, J., Williams, S., Bonnan, M.F., and Henderson, M. 2009. The Hanksville-Burpee Quarry: new insights into a sauropod-dominated bone bed in the Morrison Formation of Eastern Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29 (Supp. 3):  144A.

*Morhardt, A. Bonnan, M.F., and Keillor, T. 2009. Dinosaur smiles: correlating premaxilla, maxilla, and dentary foramina counts with extra-oral structures in amniotes and its implications for dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29 (Supp. 3): 152A.

*Yates, A.M., Wedel, M., and Bonnan M.F. 2009. The early evolution of postcranial pneumaticity in sauropodomorph dinosaurs: new evidence from South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29 (Supp. 3):  204A.

*Bonnan, M.F., Livingston, V.J., Elsey, R.M., Sandrik, J.L., and Wilhite, D.R. 2009. Differential limb scaling in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) and its implications for fossil archosaur locomotor evolution. Geological Society of America – North-Central Section, 43rd Annual Meeting.

*Mathews, J.C., Williams, S., Henderson, M., and Bonnan, M.F. 2009. The Hanksville-Bupree Quarry: a new dinosaur bonebed from the Brushy Basin member, Morrison Formation (Latest Jurassic) of Eastern Utah. Geological Society of America – North-Central Section, 43rd Annual Meeting.

*Morhardt, A.C. and Bonnan, M.F. 2009 Dinosaur smiles: do the texture and morphology of the premaxilla, maxilla, and dentary bones of sauropsids provide osteological correlates for inferring extra-oral structures reliably in dinosaurs? Geological Society of America – North-Central Section, 43rd Annual Meeting.

*Nishiwaki, T. and Bonnan, M.F. 2009. The effect of epiphyseal cartilage loss in birds and its implications for dinosaurs. Geological Society of America – North-Central Section, 43rd Annual Meeting.

*Tuttle, K.L and Bonnan, M.F. 2009. Rodents of unusual size: a study of allometric limb shape change in the mammalian clade Euarchontoglires. Geological Society of America – North-Central Section, 43rd Annual Meeting.

*Livingston, V. and Bonnan, M.F. 2008. Limb differentiation in the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science, 101(Supp.): 82.

*Sandrik, J. and Bonnan, M.F. 2008. The effect of epiphyseal cartilage loss in the appendicular skeleton of the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis. Transacations of the Illinois State Academy of Science, 101(Supp.): 87.

*Yates, A.M., Bonnan, M.F., and Neveling, J. 2007. A new diverse dinosaur assemblage from the Early Jurassic of South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27(3A): 169A.

*Bonnan, M.F., Sandrik, J.L, and Wilhite, D.R. 2007. A combined linear and geometric morphometric analysis of the effect of epiphyseal cartilage loss in Alligator mississippiensis on humerus and femur joint shape: implications for fossil archosaurs. 8th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, July 2007.

Yates, A.M., Bonnan, M.F., Neveling, J., and Hancox, J. 2007. A new dinosaur fauna from the Early Jurassic of South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana, 42 (May 2007): 132.

Neveling, J., Hancox, P.J., Yates, A.M., and Bonnan, M.F. 2007. Sedimentological perspectives on a unique Upper Elliot fossil locality in the northeastern Free State. Palaeontologia Africana, 42 (May 2007): 128.

Bonnan, M.F., and Yates, A.M. 2006. The forelimb of the basal sauropodomorph Melanorosaurus and the evolution of pronation, manus shape, and quadrupedalism in sauropods. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26(3A): 44A.

Bonnan, M.F., Parrish, J. M., Stevens, K., Graba, J., and Senter, P. 2005. Scapular position and function in the sauropodomorpha (Reptilia: Saurischia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3A): 38A.

*Farlow, J.O., Bonnan, M.F., and Masters, S.L. 2005. Linear and geometric shape changes between sexes in Alligator mississippiensis femora: statistical implications for inferring fossil archosaur sex. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3A): 55A.

*Senter, P., and Bonnan, M.F. 2005. Evidence for obligate bipedality in the basal sauropodomorphs Plateosaurus and Massospondylus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(3A): 144A.

*Neveling, J., Hancox, P.J., Yates, A.M., and Bonnan, M.F. 2005. Early Jurassic palaeo-environments in the Karoo Basin: Results of a high resolution sedimentological and taphonomic analysis at the Heelbo fossil locality, Elliot Formation (South Africa). Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Gondwana 12, Mendoza 2005 – Abstracts.

*Bonnan, M.F. 2004. Inherit the limbs: did near-isometric growth in sauropod dinosaur humeri and femora exapt them for gigantism? Journal of Morphology, 260(3) [7th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology]: 280.

*Bonnan, M.F. 2003. Giants tie in arms race: geometric similarity in sauropod dinosaur and whale humerus growth. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(3A): 35.

Bonnan, M.F. 2002. Pes anatomy in sauropod dinosaurs: implications for functional morphology, evolution, and phylogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(3A): 38.

Wedel, M.J., Bonnan, M.F., and Sanders, R.K. 2002. Two previously unreported sauropod dinosaurs from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Oklahoma. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(3A): 118.

*Bonnan, M.F. 2001. Separating size from shape: using thin-plate splines to evaluate humerus functional morphology in Apatosaurus, Diplodocus, and Camarasaurus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21(3A): 34-35.

*Bonnan, M.F. 2000. The functional morphology of the diplodocid and camarasaurid sauropod humerus: a comparative approach using shape analysis techniques. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology’s Division of Vertebrate Morphology, Second Midwest Regional Meeting Abstracts.

*Bonnan, M.F. 1999. The evolution of the manus and antebrachium in sauropod dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19(3A): 33A.

*Bonnan, M.F. 1999. Pedal locomotion in sauropod dinosaurs. Geological Society of America 33rd Annual Meeting North Central Section Abstracts, 31(5A): 5A.

Bonnan, M.F. 1997. The functional biology of the sauropod manus and pes: results of pilot study. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(3A): 33A.

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