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Denver Fowler - Research Publications


- 2014 -

Papers

SCANNELLA, J.B., & FOWLER, D.W. (2014) A stratigraphic survey of Triceratops from the Hell Creek Formation, northeastern Montana (2006-2010). in Wilson et al. (eds) Through the End of the Cretaceous in the Type Locality of the Hell Creek Formation in Montana and Adjacent Areas: Geological Society of America Special Paper 503: p. 313-332.

WINGS, O., TUTKEN, T., FOWLER, D.W., MARTIN, T., PFRETZSCHNER, H-U., & GE, S (in press) Dinosaur teeth from the Jurassic Qigu and Shishugou Formations of the Junggar Basin (Xinjiang/China) and their paleoecologic implications. Paläontologische Zeitschrift.



- 2013 -

Papers

NEWBREY, M.G., BRINKMAN, D.B., WINKLER, D.A., FREEDMAN, E.A., NEUMAN, A.G., FOWLER, D.W., & WOODWARD, H.N. (2013) Teleost centrum and jaw elements from the Upper Cretaceous Nemegt Formation (Campanian – Maastrichtian) of Mongolia and a re-identification of the fish centrum found with the theropod Raptorex kreigsteini. pp. 291-303 in Arratia, Schultze & Wilson (eds), Mesozoic Fishes 5 - Global Diversity and Evolution. Verlag, Munchen, Germany. ISBN 978-3-89937-159-8. [free pdf]

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W., FREEDMAN FOWLER, E.A., SCANNELLA, J.B., & HORNER, J.R. (2013) The influence of multi-niche ontogeny on differential survivorship across the K-Pg boundary, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5, abstracts vol): 129 [press article]

ANDUZA, D., FOWLER, D.W., NOTO, C., & HORNER, J.R. (2013) New alvarezsaurid material from the Hell Creek Formation, Montana, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5, abstracts vol): 77-78

WOODRUFF, D.C., FOWLER, D.W., & HORNER, J.R. (2013) Changes in vertebral morphology associated with histologic data support significant change through ontogeny in diplodocid sauropods, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5, abstracts vol): 239

SCANNELLA, J.B., FOWLER, D.W., GOODWIN, M.G., & HORNER, J.R. (2013) The clandestine role of heterochrony in ceratopsian evolution as revealed by juvenile Triceratops, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5, abstracts vol): 206

 

- 2012 -

Papers

WOODRUFF, D.C., & FOWLER, D.W. (2012) Ontogenetic influence on neural spine bifurcation in Diplodocoidea (Dinosauria: Sauropoda): a critical phylogenetic character. Journal of Morphology. [additional author notes]; [earlyview pdf] for a copy Email me.

KOENIG, A.E., LUCAS, S.G., NEYMARK, L.A., HECKERT, A.B. , SULLIVAN, R.M., JASINSKI, S.E., & FOWLER D.W. (2012) Direct U-Pb dating of Cretaceous and Paleocene dinosaur bones, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: COMMENT, Geology 40: e262, doi:10.1130/G32154C.1 [pdf]

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W., SCANNELLA, J.B., GOODWIN, M.G., & HORNER, J.R. (2012) How to eat a Triceratops: large sample of toothmarks provides new insight into the feeding behavior of Tyrannosaurus, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5, abstracts vol): 96 [comment on press interest]

SCANNELLA, J.B., FOWLER, D.W., GOODWIN, M.G., & HORNER, J.R. (2012) Transitional Triceratops: Details of an ontogenetic sequence from the upper Middle Unit of the Hell Creek Formation, Montana, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5, abstracts vol): 166

 

- 2011 -

Papers

FOWLER, D.W., FREEDMAN, E.A., SCANNELLA, J.B., & KAMBIC, R.E. (2011) The predatory ecology of Deinonychus and the origin of flapping in birds. PLoS One 6(12): e28964. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028964.[abstract, additional author notes & media links] [link to paper]

FOWLER, D.W., & SULLIVAN. R.M. (2011) The first giant titanosaurian sauropod from the Upper Cretaceous of North America, Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56(4): 685-690 [abstract, additional author notes & media links] [link to paper]

FOWLER, D.W., WOODWARD, H.N., FREEDMAN, E.A., LARSON, P.L., & HORNER, J.R. (2011) Reanalysis of “Raptorex kriegsteini”: a juvenile tyrannosaurid dinosaur from Mongolia. PLoS One 6(6): e21376. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021376. [abstract & popular links] [link to paper]

FOWLER, D.W., & HALL, L.E. (2011) Scratch-digging sauropods, revisited, Historical Biology 23(1): 27-40 doi:10.1080/08912963.2010.504852 [abstract] [link to paper]

WINGS, O., SCHWARZ-WINGS, D. & FOWLER, D.W. (2011) New sauropod material from the Late Jurassic part of the Shishugou Formation (Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, NW China). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 262/2: 129-150. DOI: 10.1127/0077-7749/2011/0183 [abstract] [pdf]

SULLIVAN, R.M., & FOWLER, D.W. (2011) Navajodactylus boerei, n.gen., n.sp. (Pterosauria, ?Azhdarchidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Upper Campanian) of New Mexico. In: Sullivan et al. (eds.). "Fossil Record 3": New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 393-404. [abstract] [pdf]

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W. (invited speaker), FREEDMAN, E.A., SCANNELLA, J.B., & KAMBIC, R.E. (2011) The predatory ecology of Deinonychosauria: foot use compared among dromaeosaurids, troodontids and basal birds. Dinosaur Track Symposium, Obenkirchen, Germany (abstracts volume).

FOWLER, D.W., SCANNELLA, J.B., & HORNER J.R (2011) Reassessing ceratopsid diversity using unified frames of reference. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(5, abstracts vol): 111

SCANNELLA, J.B., FOWLER, D.W., TREVETHAN, I.J., ROBERTS, D., & HORNER J.R (2011) Individual variation in Triceratops from the Hell Creek Formation, Montana:, implications for dinosaur taxonomy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(5, abstracts vol): 187

SANDER, P.M, WINGS, O., GRIEBELER, E., FOWLER, D.W., HENDERSON, D. (2011) High maximum growth rate in c.f. Mamenchisaurus argues against low basal metabolic rate as the explanation for sauropod gigantism. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(5, abstracts volume): 186

 

- 2010 -

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W. (2010) Anagenesis and long-term morphologic trends in Chasmosaurinae (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) revealed by a new high-resolution chronostratigraphic framework, ontogenetic analysis, and description of two new taxa, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5, abstracts volume): 91A

FREEDMAN, E.A., & FOWLER, D.W. (2010) Stratigraphic correlation of Judith River Formation (Campanian, Upper Cretaceous) exposures in Kennedy Coulee (Northcentral Montana) to the Foremost Formation (Alberta): Implications for anagenesis in hadrosaurid dinosaurs, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5, abstracts volume): 92A

PADIAN, K., HORNER, J.R., FOWLER, D.W., & SCANNELLA, J.B. (2010) How a synergy of species recognition and social signaling explains cranial anatomy and ontogeny in several groups of dinosaurs, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5, abstracts volume): 143A

WOODRUFF, D.C., & FOWLER, D.W. (2010) Ontogenetic influence on neural spine bifurcation in Diplodocoidea (Dinosauria: Sauropoda): a critical phylogenetic character, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5, abstracts volume): 189A

 

- 2009 -

Papers

FOWLER, D.W., FREEDMAN, E.A., & SCANNELLA, J.B. (2009) Predatory functional morphology in raptors: Interdigital variation in talon size is related to prey restraint and immobilisation technique, PLoS One 4(11): e7999. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007999 [abstract & links to popular media articles] [free-access link to paper]

LUCAS, S.G, SULLIVAN, R.M., CATHER, S.M., JASINSKI, S.E, FOWLER, D.W., HECKERT, A.B., SPIELMANN, J.A, & HUNT, A.P. (2009) No definitive evidence of Paleocene dinosaurs in the San Juan Basin, Paleontologica Electronica 12(2); 8A: 10p. [abstract] [pdf]

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W. (2009) The grasping foot of Deinonychus : implications for predator ecology, evolution of the perching foot, and a new hypothesis for the origin of flight in birds, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3, abstracts volume): 98A

FOWLER, D.W. (2009), A sequence stratigraphic subdivision of the Hell Creek Formation: beginnings of a high-resolution regional chronostratigraphic framework for the terminal Cretaceous, North American Paleontological Convention, abstracts volume: 136[abstract]

SCANNELLA, J.B. & FOWLER, D.W. (2009) Anagenesis in Triceratops: evidence from a newly resolved stratigraphic framework for the Hell Creek Formation, North American Paleontological Convention, abstracts volume: 148[abstract]

FOWLER, D.W. & HALL, L.E. (2009) Scratch-digging sauropods, revisited: similarity of sauropod pes unguals to tortoises, and inferred nest-excavating behaviour, Museum of the Rockies occasional papers: Dinosaur Eggs & Babies, abstracts volume: 18 [abstract]

 

- 2007 -

Papers

WOLFF, E.D.S., FOWLER, D.W. & BONDE, J.W. (2007) A possible case of necrotizing dermatitis in the crocodylian Diplocynodon , from the Oligocene of the Isle of Wight , UK, Historical Biology 19(2): 203–207 [abstract & enlarged colour figure] [email for pdf]

WINGS, O., FOWLER, D. W., MAISCH, M. W., MARTIN, T., PFRETSCHNER, H.-U. & SUN, G. (2007): Dinosaur teeth from the Jurassic Qigu and Shishugou Formations of the Junggar Basin, Xinjiang/China and their palaeobiogeographical implications. In: Sun, G; Mosbrugger, V.; Sun, Y.W. & Bruch, A. (eds.) - Proceedings of the International Symposium for Sino-German Cooperation on Geology and Environmental Changes in Northern China; Urumqi/China, September 1-7, 2007; p. 5-10.

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W. (2007), Recently rediscovered baryonychine teeth (Dinosauria: Theropoda): new morphologic data, range extension, & similarity to Ceratosaurus, Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 27(3, abstracts volume): 76A [abstract] [pdf-15mb of poster]

WINGS, O., SANDER, P.M., TUTKEN, T., FOWLER, D.W., & SUN, G. (2007), Growth and life history of Asia's largest dinosaur, Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 27(3, abstracts volume): 167A [abstract]

 

- 2006 -

Papers

FOWLER, D.W. & SULLIVAN, R.M. (2006), A ceratopsid pelvis with toothmarks from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation, New Mexico: Evidence of late Campanian tyrannosaurid feeding behavior, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 35: 127-130 [abstract] [pdf-3mb]

SULLIVAN, R.M. & FOWLER, D.W. (2006), New specimens of the rare ankylosaurid dinosaur Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis (Ornithischia: Ankylosauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (De-na- zin Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin, 35: 259-261 [abstract] [pdf-3mb]

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W. (2006), Terrestrial Late Cretaceous stratigraphy of North America and the utility of ceratopsids in biostratigraphy, Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 26(3, abstracts volume): 63A [abstract]

 

- 2003 -

Abstracts

FOWLER, D.W., SIMMONDS, K., GREEN, M., & STEVENS, K.A. (2003), The taphonomic setting of two mired sauropods (Wessex Fm, Isle of Wight, UK), palaeoecological implications and taxon preservation bias in a Lower Cretaceous wetland, Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 23(3, abstracts volume): 51A [abstract]

 

- 2000 -

Fowler, D.W. (2000) Vertebrate taphonomy of the plant debris beds from the Isle of Wight, UK: Palaeoenvironmental and Palaeoecological implications. Unpubl. MSc thesis, University of Bristol, UK

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