SYMBOLS: * – graduate student, ** – post-doctoral researcher, *** – former lab members, bold – lab members at the time of publication

2022 Publications

Grun**, T.B., Kowalewski, M., (2022), Spatial distribution, diversity, and taphonomy of clypeasteroid and spatangoid echinoids of the central Florida Keys. PeerJ, in press.

Perricone*, V., Grun**, T.B., Rendina, F., Marmo, F., Candia Carnevali, M.D., Kowalewski, M., Facchini, A., De Stefano, M., Santella, L., Langella, C. and Micheletti, A., (2022). Hexagonal Voronoi pattern detected in the microstructural design of the echinoid skeleton. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 19 (193), 20220226 (first published online August 10, 2022)

Kusnerik*, K.M., Means, G.H., Portell, R.W., Kannai*, Monroe*, M.M., Means, R., Kowalewski, M., (2022), Long-term shifts in faunal composition of freshwater mollusks in spring-fed rivers of Florida. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (first published online March 27, 2022)

Tennakoon*, S, Portell, R.W., Petsios**, E., Tyler***, C.L., Kowalewski, M., (2022), Semicassis globosum (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Cassidae) from the upper Eocene Ocala Limestone of Florida with redescription and discussion of its extreme morphological variability. Historical Biology

Scarponi***, D., Nawrot**, R., Azzarone**, M., Pellegrini, C., Gamberi, F., Trincardi, F., Kowalewski, M., (2022) Resilient biotic response to long-term climate change in the Adriatic Sea. Global Change Biology (first published online April 7, 2022)

Rojas***, A., A. Gracia, I. Hernández-Ávila, P. Patarroyo, Kowalewski, M., (2022), Occurrence of the brachiopod Tichosina in deep-sea coral bottoms of the Caribbean Sea and its paleoenvironmental implications. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 58(6): 1-15.

2021 Publications

Petsios**, E., Portell, R.W., Farrar*, L., Tennakoon*, S., Grun**, T.B., Kowalewski, M., Tyler, C.L., (2021), An asynchronous Mesozoic Marine Revolution: The Cenozoic intensification of predation on echinoids. Proceedings of the Royal Society B288: 20210400, Published online 03/31/2021.

Barry, S.C., Hyman***, A.C., Jacoby, C.A., Reynolds, L.K., Kowalewski, M., Frazer, T.K., (2021), Variation in seagrass-associated macroinvertebrate communities along the Gulf coast of peninsular Florida: an exploration of patterns and ecological consequences. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:596966, p. 1-22., Published online 03/04/2021.

Rojas***, A., Calatayud, J., Kowalewski, M., Neuman, M., Rosvall, M., (2021), A multiscale view of the Phanerozoic fossil record reveals the three major biotic transitions. Communications Biology 4, 309., 8pp.

Bright, J., Ebert, C., Kosnik, M., Southon, J., Whitacre, K., Albano, P., Flores, C., Frazer, T.K., Hua, Q., Kowalewski, M., Martinelli, J.C., Oakley, D., Parker, W.G., Retelle, M., Ritter, M., Rivadeneira, M.M., Scarponi***, D., Yanes***, Y., Zuschin, M., Kaufman, D.S., (2021) Comparing direct carbonate and standard graphite 14C determinations of biogenic carbonates. Radiocarbon 63: 387-403. doi:10.1017/RDC.2020.131. Published online 01/19/2021.

2020 Publications

Tomašových, A., Albano, P.G., Fuksi, T., Gallmetzer, I., Haselmair, A., Kowalewski, M., Nawrot***, R., Nerlović, V., Scarponi***, D., Zuschin, M., (2020), Ecological regime shift preserved in the Anthropocene stratigraphic record. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287: 28720200695,

Kusnerik*, K.M., Means, G.H., Portell, R.W., Brenner, M., Hua, Q., Kannai, A., Means, R., Monroe, M.A., Kowalewski, M., (2020), Taphonomy of live, dead, and fossil mollusks in freshwater springs and spring-fed rivers, Paleobiology 46: 356-378

Rojas***, A., Dietl, G.P., Kowalewski, M., Portell, R.W., Hendy, A., Blackburn, J.K., (2020), Spatial point pattern analysis of traces (SPPAT): an approach for visualizing and quantifying site-selectivity patterns of drilling predators. Paleobiology 46: 259-271.

Farrar, L., Graves, E., Petsios***, E., Portell, R.W., Grun**, T., Kowalewski, M., Tyler***, C.L., (2020) Characterization of traces of predation and parasitism on fossil echinoids. Palaios 35: 215-227.

2019 Publications

Cannarozzi*, N.R., Kowalewski, M., (2019), Seasonal oyster harvesting recorded in a Late Archaic period shell ring. PLoS ONE 14 (11): e0224666.

Hyman*, A.C., Frazer, T.K., Jacoby, C.A., Frost, J.R., Kowalewski, M., (2019) Long-term persistence of structured habitats: Seagrass meadows as enduring hotspots of biodiversity and faunal stability. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20191861. 10 pp.

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.

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. (First published online Feb 22, 2019)

2018 Publications

Frontalini, F., Kaminski, M.A., Coccioni, R., Kowalewski, M., (2018), Agglutinated vs. calcareous foraminiferal assemblages as bathymetric proxies: Direct multivariate tests from modern environments. Micropaleontology 64: 403-415. (First published online November 2018)

Tyler***, C.L., Dexter***, T.A., Portell, R.W., Kowalewski, M., (2018), Predation-facilitated preservation of echinoids in a tropical marine environment. Palaios 33: 478-486. (First published online October 1, 2018)

Casebolt*, S., Kowalewski, M., (2018), Mollusk shell assemblages as archives of spatial structuring of benthic communities around subtropical islands. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 215: 132-143. doi: (First published online September 27, 2018)

Nawrot**, R., Scarponi***, D., Azzarone*, M., Dexter, T.A., Kusnerik*, K.M., Wittmer***, J.M., Amorosi, A., Kowalewski, M., (2018), Stratigraphic signatures of mass extinctions: ecological and sedimentary determinants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285: 20181191. (First published online September 12, 2018)

Hawkins*, A., Kowalewski, M., Xiao, S., (2018), Breaking down the lithification bias: the effect of preferential sampling of larger specimens on the estimate of species richness, evenness, and average specimen size. Paleobiology 44: 326-345.

Armenteros, M., Saladrigas D., González-Casuso, L., Estevez, E.D., Kowalewski, M., (2018), The role of habitat selection on the diversity of microbenthic communities in three gulfs of the Cuban Archipelago. Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 249-268.

Tyler***, C. L., and Kowalewski, M., (2018), Regional surveys of macrobenthic shelf invertebrate communities in Onslow Bay, North Carolina, U.S.A. Scientific Data 5:180054 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.54.

Kowalewski, M., Casebolt*, S., Hua, Q., Whitacre, K.E., Kaufman, D., Kosnik, M.A., (2018), One fossil record, multiple time-resolutions: Comparative time-averaging of mollusks and echinoids on a carbonate platform. Geology 46: 51-54 | (published online November 2017)

2017 Publications

Scarponi***, D., Azzarone*, M., Kowalewski, M., Huntley***, J.W., (2017), Surges in trematode prevalence linked to northern Adriatic centennial-scale floodings. Scientific Reports 7: 5732 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05979-6 (published online July 2017)

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., and Wang, S.C., (2017), Hierarchical complexity and the size limits of life. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20171039., 9p. (published online June 2017)

Klompmaker**, A., Kowalewski, M., Huntley***, J.W., Finnegan, S., (2017), Escalation of predator-prey size ratios throughout the history of marine ecosystems. Science 356: 1178–1180. (published online June 2017)

Rojas*, A., Patarroyo, P., Mao, L., Bengtson, P., Kowalewski, M., (2017), Global biogeography of Albian ammonoids: A network-based approach. Geology 45: 659-662. DOI:10.1130/G38944.1. (published online April 2017)

Scarponi***, D., Azzarone*, M., Kusnerik*, K, Amorosi, A., Bohacs, M., Drexler, T.M., Kowalewski, M., (2017), Systematic vertical and lateral changes in quality and time resolution of the macrofossil record: insights from Holocene transgressive deposits, Po coastal plain, Italy. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 9 pages (published online March 2017)

Tyler**, C.T., and Kowalewski, M., (2017), Surrogate taxa and fossils as reliable proxies of spatial biodiversity patterns in marine benthic communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20162839., 10p.

Rojas*, A., Portell, R. W., Kowalewski, M. (2017). The post‐Palaeozoic fossil record of drilling predation on lingulide brachiopods. Lethaia 50: 296–305. doi: 10.1111/let.12198. (published online November 2016)

Kosnik, M.A., Hua, Q., Kaufman, D., Kowalewski, M., Whitacre, K., (2017), Radiocarbon-calibrated amino acid racemization ages from Holocene sand dollars (Peronella peronii). Quaternary Geochronology 39: 174-188.

2016 Publications

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.

Kosnik, M.A., Kowalewski, M. (2016) Using palaeoecological data to understand extinction risk in marine ecosystems. Biology Letters 12: 20150951.

Klompmaker**, A.A., Hyžný, M., Portell, R.W., and Kowalewski, M., (2016), Growth, inter- and intraspecific variation, palaeobiogeography, taphonomy, and systematics of the Cenozoic ghost shrimp Glypturus. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 14: 99-126. (first published online March 2015)

2015 Publications

Keiser*, L.J., Soreghan, G.S., and Kowalewski, M., (2015), Use of quartz microtextural analysis to assess possible proglacial deposition for the Pennsylvanian–Permian Cutler Formation (Colorado, U.S.A.). Journal of Sedimentary Research 85: 1310–1322.

Klompmaker**, A., Schweitzer, C., Feldmann, R., and Kowalewski, M., (2015), Environmental and scale-dependent evolutionary trends in the body size of crustaceans. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20150440,

Klompmaker**, A., Portell, R.W., Lad*, S., and Kowalewski, M., (2015), The fossil record of drilling predation on barnacles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 426: 95-111.

Kowalewski, M., Wittmer*, J.M., Dexter**, T.A., Amorosi, A., and Scarponi, D., (2015), Differential responses of marine communities to natural and anthropogenic changes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282 (1803): 20142990. 8p.

2014 Publications

Wittmer*, J.M., Dexter**, T.A., Amorosi, A., Scarponi, D., and Kowalewski, M., (2014), Quantitative bathymetric models for Late Quaternary transgressive-regressive cycles of the Po Plain, Italy. Journal of Geology 122: 649-670.

Rodland***, D.L., Simões, M.G., Krause***, R.A., Jr., and Kowalewski, M., (2014), Stowing away on ships that pass in the night: Sclerobiont assemblages on individually dated bivalve and brachiopod shells from a subtropical shelf. Palaios 29: 170-183.

Tyler**, C.L., Kowalewski, M., (2014), Utility of marine benthic associations as a multivariate proxy of paleobathymetry: A direct test from recent coastal ecosystems of North Carolina. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95711. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095711, 15p.

Dexter**, T.A., Kaufman, D.S., Krause, R.A., Jr., Barbour Wood***, S.L., Simões, M.G., Huntley***, J.W., Yanes***, Y., Romanek, C.S., and Kowalewski, M., (2014), A continuous multi-millennial record of surficial bivalve mollusk shells from the São Paulo Bight, Brazilian shelf. Quaternary Research 81: 274–283.

Kowalewski, M., Doménech, R., and Martinell, J., (2014), Vanishing clams on an Iberian beach: Local consequences and global implications of accelerating loss of shells to tourism. PLoS ONE 9(1): e83615. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083615, 10p.

Tyler**, C.L., Leighton, L.R., Kowalewski, M., (2014), The effects of limpet morphology on durophagous predation by adult cancrid crabs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 451: 9-15.

Tyler**, C.L., Leighton, L.R., Carlson, S.J., Huntley***, J.W., Kowalewski, M., (2014), Predation on modern and fossil brachiopods: assessing chemical defenses and palatability. Palaios 28: 724-735.

2013 Publications

Dexter**, T., Kowalewski, M., (2013), Jackknife-corrected parametric bootstrap estimates of growth rates in bivalve mollusks using nearest living relatives. Theoretical Population Biology 90: 36-48.

Klompmaker**, A., Schweitzer, C., Feldmann, R., Kowalewski, M., (2013), The influence of reefs on the rise of Mesozoic marine crustaceans. Geology 41: 1179-1182.

Scarponi***, D., Kaufman, D., Amorosi, A., Kowalewski, M., (2013), Sequence stratigraphy and the resolution of the fossil record. Geology 41: 239-242.