Lab Publications


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Last update: 21 July 2019

  1. Saulsbury, J.‡, Moss, D.K., Ivany, L.C., Kowalewski, M., Lindberg, D.R., Gillooly, J.F., Heim, N.A., McClain, C.R., Payne, J.L., Roopnarine, P.D., Schöne, B.R., Goodwin, D., Finnegan, S. 2019. Evaluating the influences of temperature, primary production, and evolutionary history on bivalve growth rates. Paleobiology 45, 405-420. pdf data
  1. Taylor, L.D.*, O’Dea, A., Bralower, T.J., Finnegan, S., 2019. Isotopes from fossil coronulid barnacle shells record evidence of migration in multiple Pleistocene whale populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116, 7377–7381. pdf supplemental
  1. Finnegan, S., Gehling, J.G., Droser, M.L., 2019. Unusually variable paleocommunity composition in the oldest metazoan fossil assemblages. Paleobiology 45, 235–245. pdf
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Hyžný, M., Portell, R.W., Jauvion, C., Charbonnier, S., Fussell, S.S., Klier, A.T., Tejera, R., Jakobsen, S.L., 2019. Muscles and muscle scars in fossil malacostracan crustaceans. Earth-Science Reviews 194, 306–326. pdf
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Kelley, P.H., Chattopadhyay, D., Clements, J.C., Huntley, J.W., Kowalewski, M., 2019. Predation in the marine fossil record: Studies, data, recognition, environmental factors, and behavior. Earth-Science Reviews 194, 472–520. pdf
  1. Lee, C.§, Love, G.D., Hopkins, M.J., Kröger, B., Franeck, F., Finnegan, S., 2019. Lipid biomarker and stable isotopic profiles through Early-Middle Ordovician carbonates from Spitsbergen, Norway. Organic Geochemistry 131, 5–18. pdf supplemental
  1. Villegas‐Martín, J., Ceolin, D., Fauth, G., Klompmaker, A.A.§, 2019. A small yet occasional meal: predatory drill holes in Paleocene ostracods from Argentina and methods to infer predation intensity. Palaeontology. pdf
  1. Hryniewicz, K., Amano, K., Bitner, M.A., Hagström, J., Kiel, S., Klompmaker, A.A.§, Mörs, T., Robins, C.M., Kaim, A., 2019. A late Paleocene fauna from shallow-water chemosynthesis-based ecosystems, Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Acta Palaeontologia Polonica 64, 101–141. pdf(LowRes) pdf(HighRes)
  1. Zimmt, J.B.*, Lockwood, R., Andrus, C.F.T., Herbert, G.S., 2019. Sclerochronological basis for growth band counting: A reliable technique for life-span determination of Crassostrea virginica from the mid-Atlantic United States. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 516, 54–63. pdf
  1. Rose, C.V., Fischer, W.W., Finnegan, S., Fike, D.A., 2019. Records of carbon and sulfur cycling during the Silurian Ireviken Event in Gotland, Sweden. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 246, 299–316. pdf
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Finnegan, S., 2018. Extreme rarity of competitive exclusion in modern and fossil marine benthic ecosystems. Geology 46, 723–726. pdf
  1. Hsiang, A.Y., Nelson, K., Elder, L.E., Sibert, E.C., Kahanamoku, S.S.*, Burke, J.E., Kelly, A., Liu, Y. and Hull, P.M., 2018. AutoMorph: Accelerating morphometrics with automated 2D and 3D image processing and shape extraction. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9, 605–612. pdf
  1. Elder, L.E., Hsiang, A.Y., Nelson, K., Strotz, L.C., Kahanamoku, S.S.*, Hull, P.M., 2018. Sixty-one thousand recent planktonic foraminifera from the Atlantic Ocean. Scientific Data 5, 180109. pdf
  1. Marshall, C.R., Finnegan, S., Clites, E.C., Holroyd, P.A., Bonuso, N., Cortez, C., Davis, E., Dietl, G.P., Druckenmiller, P.S., Eng, R.C., Garcia, C., Estes-Smargiassi, K., Hendy, A., Hollis, K.A., Little, H., Nesbitt, E.A., Roopnarine, P., Skibinski, L., Vendetti, J., White, L.D., 2018. Quantifying the dark data in museum fossil collections as palaeontology undergoes a second digital revolution. Biology Letters 14, 20180431. pdf
  1. Bergmann, K.D., Finnegan, S., Creel, R., Eiler, J.M., Hughes, N.C., Popov, L.E., Fischer, W.W., 2018. A paired apatite and calcite clumped isotope thermometry approach to estimating Cambro-Ordovician seawater temperatures and isotopic composition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 224, 18–41. pdf
  1. Creveling, J.R., Finnegan, S., Mitrovica, J.X., Bergmann, K.D., 2018. Spatial variation in Late Ordovician glacioeustatic sea-level change. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 496, 1–9. pdf
  1. Kahanamoku, S.S.*, Hull, P.M., Lindberg, D.R., Hsiang, A.Y., Clites, E.C., Finnegan, S., 2018. Twelve thousand recent patellogastropods from a northeastern Pacific latitudinal gradient. Scientific Data 5, 170197. pdf
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Portell, R.W., Frick, M.G., 2017. Comparative experimental taphonomy of eight marine arthropods indicates distinct differences in preservation potential. Palaeontology 60, 773–794. pdf
  1. Luque, J., Schweitzer, C.E., Santana, W., Portell, R.W., Vega, F.J., Klompmaker, A.A.§, 2017. Checklist of fossil decapod crustaceans from tropical America, Part I: Anomura and Brachyura. Nauplius 25, e2017025. pdf
  1. Díaz-Medina, G., Hyžný, M., Klompmaker, A.A.§2017. A lithostratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental framework for the Late Miocene El Caracolar section (Granada Basin, Betic Cordillera, Spain) and description of decapod crustaceansGeobios 50, 173–195. pdf
  1. Bergmann, K.D., Finnegan, S., Creel, R., Eiler, J.M., Hughes, N.C., Popov, L.E., Fischer, W.W., 2017. A paired apatite and calcite clumped isotope thermometry approach to estimating Cambro-Ordovician seawater temperatures and isotopic composition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 224, 18–41. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Rasmussen, C.M.Ø., Harper, D.A.T., 2017. Identifying the most surprising victims of mass extinction events: an example using Late Ordovician brachiopods. Biology Letters 13, 20170400. pdf
  1. Kröger, B., Finnegan, S., Franeck, F., Hopkins, M.J., 2017. The Ordovician succession adjacent to Hinlopenstretet, Ny Friesland, Spitsbergen.  American Museum Novitates 3882, 1–28. pdf
  1. Heim, N.A., Payne, J.L., Finnegan, S., Knope, M.L., Kowalewski, M., Lyons, S.K., McShea, D.W., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., Smith, F.A., Wang, S.C., 2017. Hierarchical complexity and the size limits of life. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284, 20171039. pdf
  1. Klompmaker A.A.§, Kowalewski M., Huntley J.W., Finnegan S., 2017. Increase in predator-prey size ratios throughout the Phanerozoic history of marine ecosystems. Science 356, 1178–1180. pdf
  1. Zaffos, A., Finnegan, S., Peters, S.E., 2017. Plate tectonic regulation of global marine animal diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, 5653–5658. pdf
  1. Spalding, C., Finnegan, S., Fischer, W.W. 2017. Energetic costs of calcification under ocean acidification. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31, 866–877. pdf
  1. Smith, F.A., Payne, J.L., Heim, N.A., Balk, M.A., Finnegan, S., Kowalewski, M., Lyons, S.K., McClain, C.R., McShea, D.W., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., Anich, P.S., Wang, S.C., 2016. Body size evolution across the Geozoic. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 44, 523–553. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Rasmussen, C.M.Ø., Harper, D.A.T., 2016. Biogeographic and bathymetric determinants of brachiopod extinction and survival during the Late Ordovician mass extinction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283, 20160007. pdf
  1. O’Dea, A., Lessios, H.A., Coates, A.G., Eytan, R.I., Restrepo-Moreno, S.A., Cione, A.L., Collins, L.S., de Queiroz, A., Farris, D.W., Norris, R.D., Stallard, R.F., Woodburne, M.O., Aguilera, O., Aubry, M., Berggren, W.A., Budd, A.F., Cozzuol, M.A., Coppard, S.E., Duque-Caro, H., Finnegan, S., Gasparini, G.M., Grossman, E.L., Johnson, K.G., Keigwin, L.D., Knowlton, N., Leigh, E.G., Leonard-Pingel, J.S., Marko, P.B., Pyenson, N.D., Rachello-Dolmen, P., Soibelzon, E., Soibelzon, L., Todd, J.A., Vermeij, G.J., Jackson, J.B.C., 2016. Formation of the Isthmus of Panama. Science Advances 2, e1600883. pdf
  1. Neto de Carvalho, C., Pereira, B., Klompmaker, A.A.§, Baucon, A., Moita, J.A., Pereira, P., Machado, S., Belo, J., Carvalho, J., Mergulhão, L., 2016. Running crabs, walking crinoids, grazing gastropods: behavioral diversity and evolutionary implications of the Cabeço da Ladeira Lagerstätte (Middle Jurassic, Portugal). Comunicações Geológicas 103, 39–54. pdf
  1. Villegas-Martín, J., Rojas-Consuegra, R., Klompmaker, A.A.§, 2016. Drill hole predation on tubes of serpulid polychaetes from the Upper Cretaceous of Cuba. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 455, 44–52. pdf supplemental
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Chistoserdov, A.Y., Felder, D.L., 2016. Possible shell disease in 100-million-year-old crabs. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 119, 91–99. pdf
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Portell, R.W., Van der Meij, S.E.T., 2016. Trace fossil evidence of coral-inhabiting crabs (Cryptochiridae) and its implications for growth and paleobiogeography. Scientific Reports 6, 23443. pdf supplemental S1, S2, S3
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Nützel, A., Kaim, A., 2016. Drill hole convergence and a quantitative analysis of drill holes in mollusks and brachiopods from the Triassic of Italy and Poland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 457, 342–359. pdf supplemental
  1. Klompmaker, A.A.§, Jakobsen, S.L., Lauridsen, B.W., 2016. Evolution of body size, vision, and biodiversity of coral-associated organisms: evidence from fossil decapod crustaceans in cold-water coral and tropical coral ecosystems. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16, 132. pdf supplemental
  1. Orzechowski, E.A.*, Lockwood, R., Byrnes, J.E.K., Anderson, S.C., Finnegan, S., Finkel, Z.V., Harnik, P.G., Lindberg, D.R., Liow, L.H., Lotze, H.K., McClain, C.R., McGuire, J.L., O’Dea, A., Pandolfi, J.M., Simpson, C., Tittensor, D.P., 2015. Marine extinction risk shaped by trait–environment interactions over 500 million years. Global Change Biology 21, 3595–3607. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Anderson, S.C., Harnik, P.G., Simpson, C., Tittensor, D.P., Byrnes, J.E., Finkel, Z.V., Lindberg, D.R., Liow, L.H., Lockwood, R., Lotze, H.K., McClain, C.R., McGuire, J.L., O’Dea, A., Pandolfi, J.M., 2015. Paleontological baselines for evaluating extinction risk in the modern oceans. Science 348, 567–570. pdf supplemental
  1. Finnegan, N.J., Schumer, R., Finnegan, S., 2014. A signature of transience in bedrock river incision rates over timescales of 104-107 years. Nature 505, 391–394. pdf
  1. Cummins, R.C., Finnegan, S., Fike, D.A., Eiler, J.M., Fischer, W.W., 2014. Carbonate clumped isotope constraints on Silurian ocean temperature and seawater δ18O. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 140, 241–258. pdf
  1. Blois, J.L., Zarnetske, P.L., Fitzpatrick, M.C., Finnegan, S., 2013. Climate change and the past, present, and future of biotic interactions. Science 341, 499–504. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., 2013. Quantifying seafood through time : counting calories in the fossil record. In: Ecosystem Geobiology and Paleobiology, Paleontological Society Papers. pp. 21–49. pdf
  1. Rohrssen, M., Love, G.D., Fischer, W., Finnegan, S., Fike, D.A., 2013. Lipid biomarkers record fundamental changes in the microbial community structure of tropical seas during the Late Ordovician Hirnantian glaciation. Geology 41, 127-30. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Fike, D.A., Jones, D., Fischer, W.W., 2012. A temperature-dependent positive feedback on the magnitude of carbon isotope excursions. Geoscience Canada 39, 122–131. pdf
  1. Payne, J.L., Smith, F.A., Kowalewski, M., Krause, J., Richard, A., Boyer, A.G., McClain, C.R., Finnegan, S., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., Sheble, L., 2012. A lack of attribution: closing the citation gap through a reform of citation and indexing practices. Taxon 61, 1349–1351.
  1. Harnik, P.G., Lotze, H.K., Anderson, S.C., Finkel, Z.V., Finnegan, S., Lindberg, D.R., Liow, L.H., Lockwood, R., McClain, C.R., McGuire, J.L., O Dea, A., Pandolfi, J.M., Simpson, C., Tittensor, D.P., 2012. Extinctions in ancient and modern seas. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 27, 608–617. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Heim, N.A., Peters, S.E., Fischer, W.W., 2012. Climate change and the selective signature of the Late Ordovician mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109, 6829–6834. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Bergmann, K., Eiler, J.M., Jones, D.S., Fike, D.A., Eisenman, I., Hughes, N.C., Tripati, A.K., Fischer, W.W., 2011. The magnitude and duration of Late Ordovician-Early Silurian glaciation. Science 331, 903–906. pdf  supplemental
  1. Payne, J.L., McClain, C.R., Boyer, A.G., Brown, J.H., Finnegan, S., Kowalewski, M., Krause, R.A., Lyons, S.K., McShea, D.W., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., Smith, F.A., Spaeth, P., Stempien, J.A., Wang, S.C., 2011. The evolutionary consequences of oxygenic photosynthesis: a body size perspective. Photosynthesis Research 107, 37–57.
  1. Kowalewski, M., Payne, J.L., Smith, F.A., Wang, S.C., Mcshea, D.W., Xiao, S., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., McClain, C.R., Krause Jr, R.A., Boyer, A.G., Krause, R.A., Finnegan, S., Lyons, S.K., Stempien, J.A., Alroy, J., Spaeth, P.A., 2011. The Geozoic Supereon. Palaios 26, 251–255.
  1. Jones, D.S., Fike, D.A., Finnegan, S., Fischer, W.W., Schrag, D.P., McCay, D., 2011. Terminal Ordovician carbon isotope stratigraphy and glacioeustatic sea-level change across Anticosti Island (Quebec, Canada). Geological Society Of America Bulletin 123, 1645–1664. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., McClain, C.M., Kosnik, M.A., Payne, J.L., 2011. Escargots through time: an energetic comparison of marine gastropod assemblages before and after the Mesozoic Marine Revolution. Paleobiology 37, 252–269. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Peters, S.E., Fischer, W., 2011. Late Ordovician-Early Silurian selective extinction patterns in Laurentia and their relationship to climate change. Ordovician of the World, Cuadernas del Museo Geominero 14, 155–159.
  1. Pruss, S.B., Finnegan, S., Fischer, W.W., Knoll, A.H., 2010. Carbonates in skeleton-poor seas: new insights from Cambrian and Ordovician strata of Laurentia. Palaios 25, 73–84. pdf
  1. Kowalewski, M., Finnegan, S., 2010. Theoretical diversity of the marine biosphere. Paleobiology 36, 1–15.
  1. Bennington, J.B., Dimichele, W.A., Badgley, C., Bambach, R.K., Barrett, P.M., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Bobe, R., Burnham, R.J., Daeschler, E.B., Dam, J.V., Eronen, J.T., Erwin, D.H., Finnegan, S., Holland, S.M., Hunt, G., Jablonski, D., Jackson, S.T., Jacobs, B.F., Kidwell, S.M., Koch, P.L., Kowalewski, M.J., Labandeira, C.C., Looy, C.V., Lyons, S.K., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., Potts, R., Roopnarine, P.D., Strömberg, C.A.E., Sues, H.-D., Wagner, P.J., Wilf, P., Wing, S.L., 2009. Critical issues of scale in paleoecology. Palaois 24, 1–4.
  1. Sumrall, C.D., Sprinkle, J., Pruss, S., Finnegan, S., 2009. Cardiocystella, a new cornute stylophoran from the Upper Cambrian Whipple Cave Formation, eastern Nevada, USA. Journal of Paleontology 83, 307–312.
  1. Payne, J.L., Boyer, A.G., Brown, J.H., Finnegan, S., Kowalewski, M., Krause, R.A., Lyons, S.K., McClain, C.R., McShea, D.W., Novack-Gottshall, P.M., Krause Jr, R.A., Smith, F.A., Stempien, J.A., Wang, S.C., 2009. Two-phase increase in the maximum size of life over 3.5 billion years reflects biological innovation and environmental opportunity.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106, 24–27. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Payne, J.L., Wang, S.C., 2008. The Red Queen revisited: reevaluating the age selectivity of Phanerozoic marine genus extinctions. Paleobiology 34, 318–341. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Droser, M.L., 2008. Body size, energetics, and the Ordovician restructuring of marine ecosystems. Paleobiology 34, 342–359. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Droser, M.L., 2008. Reworking diversity: effects of storm deposition on evenness and sampled richness, Ordovician of the Basin And Range, Utah And Nevada, USA. Palaios 23, 87–96. pdf
  1. Payne, J.L., Finnegan, S., 2007. The effect of geographic range on extinction risk during background and mass extinction.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104, 10506–10511. pdf
  1. Payne, J.L., Finnegan, S., 2006. Controls on marine animal biomass through geological time. Geobiology 4, 1–10. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., Droser, M.L., 2005. Relative and absolute abundance of trilobites and rhynchonelliform brachiopods across the Lower/Middle Ordovician boundary, eastern Basin and Range. Paleobiology 31, 480–502. pdf
  1. Droser, M.L., Finnegan, S., 2003. The Ordovician Radiation: a follow-up to the Cambrian explosion? Integrative and Comparative Biology 43, 178–184. pdf
  1. Finnegan, S., and Droser, M.L., 2003. Paleoecological significance of the Ibexian-Whiterockian (Lower-Middle Ordovician) boundary in the Great Basin, western U.S. Ordovician from the Andes: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on the Ordovician System.