Selected Publications


MacFadden, B. J., L. H. Oviedo, G. Seymour, and S. Ellis. Fossil horses, orthogenesis, and communicating evolution in museums.Evolution: Education and Outreach. doi 10.1007/s 12052-012-0394-1 (open access).

Rincon, A. F. J. I. Bloch, C. Suarez, B. J. MacFadden, and C. A. Jaramillo. New Floridatragulines (Mammalia, Camelidae from the early Miocene Las Cascadas Formation, Panama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32:456-475.

MacFadden, B. J., B. A. Purdy, K. Church, and T. W. Stafford, Jr. Humans were contemporaneous with late Pleistocene mammals in Florida: Evidence from rare earth elemental analyses. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, in production.

Cadena, E., J. R. Bourque, A. F. Rincon, J. I. Bloch, C. A. Jaramillo, and B. J. MacFadden. New turtles from the Eocene through middle Miocene of the Panama Canal basin. Journal of PaleontologyJournal of Paleontology. Accepted.

MacFadden, B. J. Involving undergraduates in informal learning experiences. The Paleontological Society, Special Publication, accepted.

Rincon, A. F., J. I. Bloch, B. J. MacFadden, and C. A. Jaramillo. First Central American record of Anthracotheriidae (Mammalia, Bothriodontinae) from the early Miocene of Panama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, accepted.


Jiménez-Hidalgo, E., R. Guerrero-Arenas, B. J. MacFadden, L. Cabrera-Pérez. The late Pleistocene (Rancholabrean) Viko Vijin Local Fauna from La Mexteca Alta, northwestern Oaxaca, southern Mexico. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 14(1):15-28.

Purdy, B. A., Jones, K. S., Mecholsky, J. J., Bourne, G., Hulbert, R. C.,MacFadden, B. J., Church, K. L., Warren, M. W., Jorstad, T. F., Stanford, D. J., Wachowiak, M. J., Speakman, R. J. Earliest Art in the Americas: Incised Image of a Proboscidean on a Mineralized Extinct Animal Bone from Vero Beach, Florida, Journal of Archaeological Science 38:2908-3913. doi: 10.1016/.


Bershaw, J., C.N. Garzione, P. Higgins, B.J. MacFadden, F. Anaya, and H.M.F. Alvarenga. Spatial-temporal changes in Andean plateau climate and elevation from stable isotopes of mammal teeth. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters. 289:530-538

Schubert, B. W., R. C. Hulbert, Jr., B. J. MacFadden, M. Searle, and S. Searle. Giant short-faced bears (Arctodus simus) in Pleistocene Florida USA, a substantial range extension. Journal of Paleontology 84:79-87.

MacFadden, B.J., M.X. Kirby, A. Rincon, C. Montes, S Moron, N. Strong, and C. Jaramillo. Extinct peccary “Cynorca” occidentale(Tayassuidae, Tayassuinae) from the Miocene of Panama and correlations to North America. Journal of Paleontology 84:288-298.

Mathis, J. and B. J. MacFadden. Quantifying Leptomeryx (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) enamel surface area across the Eocene-Oligocene Transition in Nebraska. Palaios 25:682-687.

MacFadden, B. J., R. G. DeSantis, J. Labs Hochstein, and G. D. Kamenov. Physical properties, geochemistry, and diagenesis of xenarthran teeth: Prospects for interpreting the paleoecology of extinct species. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 291:180-189.

Herrera, F., S. R. Manchester, C. Jaramillo, B. MacFadden, and S. A. da Silva-Caminha. Phytogeographic history and phylogeny of the Humiriaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences 171:392-408.

Pimiento, C., D.J. Ehret, B.J. MacFadden, and G. Hubbell. Ancient nursery area for the extinct giant shark Megalodon from the Miocene of Peru. PLoS ONE 5:e10552.

Purdy, Barbara A., Kevin S. jones, John J. Mecholsky, Gerald Bourne, Richard C. Hulbert, Jr., Bruce J. MacFadden, Krista L. Church, and Michael W. Warren. Earliest art in the Americas: Incised image of a mammoth on a mineralized extinct animal bone from the old Vero site (8-lr-9), Florida. IFRAO (International Federation of Rock Art Organizations) Congress, September 2010, 12 pp.

Nunez, E. E., B. J. MacFadden, J. I. Mead, and A. Baez. Ancient forest and grasslands in the desert: Diet and habitat of late Pleistocene mammals form northcentral Sonora, Mexico.Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 297:391-400.