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Presslee, S., G. S. Slater, F. Pujos, A. N. Forasiepi, R. Fischer, K. Molloy, M. Mackie, J. V. Olsen, A. Kramarz, M. Taglioretti, F. Scaglia, M. Lezcano, J. L. Lanata, J. Southon, R. Feranec, J. I. Bloch, A. Hajduk, F. M. Martin, R. Salas Gismondi, M. Reguero, C. de Muizon, A. Greenwood, B. T. Chait, K. Penkman, M. Collins, R. D. E. MacPhee. 2019. Palaeoproteomics resolves sloth relationships. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3: 1121-1130. doi:10.1038/s41559-019-0909-z. Press.

Chester, S.G.B., T. Williamson, M. T. Silcox, J. I. Bloch, E. Sargis. 2019. Skeletal morphology of the early Paleocene plesiadapiform Torrejonia wilsoni (Euarchonta, Palaechthonidae). Journal of Human Evolution 128: 76-92.

Morse, P. E., S. G. B. Chester, D. M. Boyer, T. Smith, J. I. Bloch. 2019. New fossils, systematics, and biogeography of the oldest known crown primate Teilhardina from the earliest Eocene of Asia, Europe and North America. Journal of Human Evolution 128: 103-131. FLMNH press release.

Boyer, D. M., Maiolino, S. A., Holroyd, P. A., Morse, P. E., Bloch, J. I. 2018. Oldest Evidence for grooming claws in Euprimates. Journal of Human Evolution 122:1-22. FLMNH press release.

Chester, S.G., Williamson, T.E., Bloch, J.I., Silcox, M.T. and Sargis, E.J., 2017. Oldest skeleton of a plesiadapiform provides additional evidence for an exclusively arboreal radiation of stem primates in the Palaeocene. Royal Society Open Science, 4(5):  http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.170329. Yale press release.

Silcox, M.T., Bloch, J.I., Boyer, D.M., Chester, S.G. and López‐Torres, S., 2017. The evolutionary radiation of plesiadapiforms. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews, 26(2), pp.74-94.

Vitek NS, Manz CL, Gao T, Bloch JI, Strait SG, Boyer DM. 2017. Semi-supervised determination of pseudocryptic morphotypes using observer-free characterizations of anatomical alignment and shape. Ecol Evol. 2017;7:50415055.

Vitek, N. S., J. D. Austin, and J. I. Bloch. 2017. Long-term association between the commensal Florida Mouse (Podomys oridanus) and the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in the fossil record of Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 55(5):105–116. FLMNH press release.

Baczynski, A.A., McInerney, F.A., Wing, S.L., Kraus, M.J., Bloch, J.I. and Secord, R., 2017. Constraining paleohydrologic change during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in the continental interior of North America. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 465: 237-246.

Bloch, J. I., E. D. Woodruff, A. R. Wood, A. F. Rincon, A. R. Harrington, G. S. Morgan, D. A. Foster, C. Montes, C. A. Jaramillo, N. A. Jud, D. S. Jones, B. J. MacFadden. 2016. First North American fossil monkey and early Miocene tropical biotic interchange. Nature, 533(7602): 243-246. DOI: 10.1038/nature17415. FLMNH press release.

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Harrington, A. R., M. T. Silcox, G. S. Yapuncich, D. M. Boyer, J. I. Bloch. 2016. First virtual endocasts of adapiform primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 99:52-78. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.06.005. FLMNH press release.

 

 

 

Bloch, J. I., S. G. Chester, M. T. Silcox, M.T. 2016. Cranial anatomy of Paleogene Micromomyidae and implications for early primate evolution. Journal of Human Evolution, 96:58-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.04.001.

Boyer, D.M., E. C. Kirk, M. T. Silcox, G. F. Gunnell, C. C. Gilbert, G. S. Yapuncich, K. L. Allen, E. Welch, J. I. Bloch, L. A. Gonzales, R. F. Kay. 2016. Internal carotid arterial canal size and scaling in Euarchonta: Re-assessing implications for arterial patency and phylogenetic relationships in early fossil primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 97: 123-144. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.06.002.

Baczynski A. A., F.A. McInerney, S. L. Wing, M. J. Kraus, P. E. Morse, J. I. Bloch, A. H. Chung, K. H. Freeman. 2016. Distortion of carbon isotope excursion in bulk soil organic matter during the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum. Geological Society of America Bulletin: B31389-1. DOI: 10.1130/B31389.1

Boyer D. M., G. S. Yapuncich, S. G. B. Chester, J. I. Bloch, M. Godinot. 2016. Hands of Paleogene Primates. In: The Evolution of the Primate Hand, Springer, New York, pp. 373-419. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3646-5_14.

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Rincon A. F., J. I. Bloch, B. J. MacFadden, C. Jaramillo. 2015. New early Miocene protoceratids (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Panama.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35(5): e970688. DOI:10.1080/02724634.2015.970688. FLMNH press release.

 

 

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Bourque, J. I., J. H. Hutchinson, P. A. Holroyd, J. I. Bloch. 2015. A new dermatemydid (Testudines, Kinosternoidea) from the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum, Willwood Formation, southeastern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35(2): e905481 DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2014.905481. FLMNH press release.

 

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Chester, S. G. B., J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer, W. A. Clemens. 2015. Oldest known euarchontan tarsals and affinities of Paleocene Purgatorius to primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112:1487-1492. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1421707112. FLMNH press release.

 

 

Manz, C. L., I. Bloch. 2015. Systematics and phylogeny of Paleocene-Eocene Nyctitheriidae (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla?) with description of a new species from the late Paleocene of the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming, USA. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 22(3): 307-342. DOI 10.1007/s10914-014-9284-3.

Manz, C. L., S. G. B. Chester, J. I. Bloch, E. J. Sargis. 2015. New partial skeletons of Paleocene Nyctitheriidae and reevaluation of proposed euarchontan affinities. Biology Letters, 11(1): 20140911. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0911.

Long, A., J. I. Bloch, M. T. Silcox. 2015. Quantification of neocortical ratios in stem primates. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 157(3): 363-373. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22724.

Silcox, M.T., E. J. Sargis, J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer. 2015. Primate origins and supraordinal relationships: morphological evidence. In: Henke, W., Tattersall, I. (eds.), Handbook of Paleoanthropology, Vol. 2 (2nd ed). Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 1053-1081.

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Hastings, A. K., J. I. Bloch, C. A. Jaramillo. 2014. A new blunt-snouted dyrosaurid, Anthracosuchus balrogus gen. et sp. nov. (Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia), from the Paleocene of Colombia. Historical Biology, 27(8):998-1020DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2014.918968. FLMNH press release.

Wings or no Wings, the Anthracosuchus balrogus is Real!

 

MacFadden, B. J., J. I. Bloch, H. Evans, D. A. Foster, G. S. Morgan, A. Rincon, A. R. Wood. 2014. Temporal Calibration and Biochronology of the Centenario Fauna, Early Miocene of Panama. The Journal of Geology, 122:113-135.

Baczynski, A. A., F. A. McInerney, S. L. Wing, M. J. Krause, J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer, R. Secord, P. E. Morse, H. C. Fricke. 2013. Chemostratigraphic implications of spatial variation in the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum carbon isotope excursion, SE Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14:4133-4152.

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Boyer, D. M., G. S. Yapuncich, S. G. B. Chester, J. I. Bloch, M. Godinot. 2013. Hands of Early Primates. Yearbmaxresdefaultook of Physical Anthropology, 57:33-78. Cover article.

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Moron, S., D. L. Fox, J. M. Feinberg, C. Jaramillo, G. Bayona, C. Montes, J. I. Bloch. 2013. Climate change across the Paleocene-Eocene boundary in the Bogotá Basin (Colombia) inferred from paleosol carbon isotope stratigraphy, major oxides, and environmental magnetism. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology , 388:115-127.

Chester, S., J. I. Bloch. 2013. Systematics of Paleogene Micromomyidae (Euarchonta, Primates) from North America. Journal of Human Evolution: 65:109-142.

Boyer, D. M., J. T. Gladman, and J. I. Bloch. 2013. Evolution and Allometry of Calcaneal Elongation in Living and Extinct Primates. PLoS ONE 8(7): e67792.

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Rincon A. F., J. I. Bloch, C. Suarez, B. J. MacFadden, C. Jaramillo. 2013. New record of Arretotherium (Mammalia, Anthracotheriidae, Bothriodontinae) from the Early Miocene Las Cascadas Formation, Panama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33:421-433. FLMNH press release.

 

 

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Hastings, A. K., J. I. Bloch, C. A. Jaramillo, A. F. Rincon, B. J. MacFadden. 2013. Systematics and Biogeography of Crocodylians from the Miocene of Panama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33:239-263. Cover article. FLMNH press release.

 

 

 

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O’Leary, M. A., J. I. Bloch, J. J. Flynn, T. J. Gaudin, A. Giallombardo, N. P. Giannini, S. L. Goldberg, B. P. Kraatz, Z. Luo, J. Meng, X. Ni, M. J. Novacek, F. A. Perini, Z. Randall, G. W. Rougier, E. J. Sargis, M. T. Silcox, N. B. Simmons, M. Spaulding, P. M. Velazco, M. Weksler, J. R. Wible, A. L. Cirranello. 2013. The placental mammal ancestor and the post-K-Pg radiation of placentals. Science, 339:662-667. FLMNH press release.

O’Leary, M. A., J. I. Bloch, J. J. Flynn, T. J. Gaudin, A. Giallombardo, N. P. Giannini, S. L. Goldberg, B. P. Kraatz, Z. Luo, J. Meng, X. Ni, M. J. Novacek, F. A. Perini, Z. Randall, G. W. Rougier, E. J. Sargis, M. T. Silcox, N. B. Simmons, M. Spaulding, P. M. Velazco, M. Weksler, J. R. Wible, A. L. Cirranello. 2013. Response to Technical Comment on “The placental mammal ancestor and the post-K-Pg radiation of placentals.” Science, 341:613.

 

Kraus M. J., F. A. McInerney, S. L. Wing, R. Secord, A. A. Baczynski, J. I. Bloch. 2013. Paleohydrologic response to continental warming during the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 370:196-208.

Gunnell, G. F, P. D. Gingerich, M. Ul-Haq, , J. I. Bloch, I. H. Khan, W. C. Clyde. 2012. Sulaimanius, gen. nov., and Indusomys, gen. nov., replacement names for Sulaimania and Indusius Gunnell, Gingerich, Ul-Haq, Bloch, Khan, and Clyde, 2008, preoccupied names. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32:975.

 

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Cadena, E. A., Ksepka, D. T., C. A. Jaramillo, J. I. Bloch. 2012. New pelomedusoid turtles from the late Palaeocene Cerrejón Formation of Colombia and implications for phylogeny and body size evolution. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 10:313-331. FLMNH press release.

Cadena E. A., J. I. Bloch, C. Jaramillo. 2012. New bothremydid turtle (Testudines, Pleurodira) from the Paleocene of Northeastern Colombia. Journal of Paleontology, 86:689-699.

Cadena, E. A., C. Jaramillo, J. I. Bloch. 2012. New material of the platychelyid turtle Notoemys zapatocaensis from the early Cretaceous of Colombia; implications for understanding Pleurodira evolution, Pp. 105-120. D. B. Brinkman, P. A. Holroyd, and J. D. Gardner. (eds), Morphology and Evolution of Turtles, Vertebrate Paleoanthropology, Springer.

Cadena E. A., J. R. Bourque, A. F. Rincon, J. I. Bloch, C. Jaramillo, B. J. MacFadden. 2012. New turtles (Chelonia) from the late Eocene through late Miocene of the Panama Canal Basin. Journal of Paleontology, 86:539-557.

 

 

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Rincon A. F., J. I. Bloch, C. Suarez, B. J. MacFadden, Jaramillo C. 2012. New Floridatragulines (Mammalia, Camelidae) from the Early Miocene Las Cascadas Formation, Panama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32:456-475. FLMNH press release.

 

 

 

 

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Secord, R. S., J. I. Bloch, S. G. B. Chester, D. Boyer, A. R. Wood, S. L. Wing, M. J. Kraus, J. Krigbaum. 2012. Evolution of the earliest horses driven by climate change in the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Science, 335: 959-962. FLMNH press release.

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Maiolino S., D. M. Boyer, J. I. Bloch, C. C. Gilbert, J. Groenke. 2012. Evidence for a Grooming Claw in a North American Adapiform Primate: Implications for Anthropoid Origins. PLoS ONE, 7(1): e29135. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029135. FLMNH press release.

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Rose, K. D., S. G. B. Chester, R. H. Dunn, D. M. Boyer, and J. I. Bloch. 2011. New Fossils of the Oldest North American Euprimate Teilhardina brandti (Omomyidae) from the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 146:281-305. FLMNH press release.

 

 

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Hastings, A. K., J. I. Bloch, C. A. Jaramillo. 2011. A new longirostrine dyrosaurid (Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Paleocene of Northeastern Colombia: biogeographic and behavioral implications for New W orld Dyrosauridae. Palaeontology, 54:1095-1116. FLMNH press release.

 

 

Silcox, M. T., C. K. Dalmyn, A. Hrenchuk, J. I. Bloch, D. bizarre03M. Boyer, P. Houde. 2011. Endocranial morphology of Labidolemur kayi (Apatemyidae, Apatotheria) and its relevance to the study of brain evolution in Euarchontoglires. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31:1314-1325.

Silcox, M. T., J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer, P. Houde. 2010. Cranial anatomy of Paleocene and Eocene Labidolemur kayi (Mammalia: Apatotheria) and the relationships of the Apatemyidae to other mammals. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 160:773-825. FLMNH press release.

Armstrong, S. D., J. I. Bloch, P. Houde, M. T. Silcox. 2011. Cochlear labyrinth volume in euarchontoglirans: implications for the evolution of hearing in Primates. The Anatomical Record, 294:263-266.

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Chester, S., J. I. Bloch, R. Secord, D. M. Boyer. 2010. A new, small-bodied species of Palaeonictis (Creodonta, Oxyaenidae) from the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 17:227-243. FLMNH press release.See video explaining this research

 

 

Silcox, M. T., A. E. Benham, J. I. Bloch. 2010. Endocasts of Microsyops (Microsyopidae, Primates) and the evolution of the brain in primitive primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 58:505-521.

St. Clair, E. M., D. M. Boyer, J. I. Bloch, D. W. Krause. 2010. First records of a triisodontine mammal, Goniacodon levisanus, in the Late Paleocene of the Northern Great Plains, North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30:604-608.

Cadena, E., J. I. Bloch, C. Jaramillo. 2010. New podecnemidid turtle (Testudines:Pleurodira) from the Middle-Upper Paleocene of South America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30:367-382.

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Hastings, A. K., J. I. Bloch, E. A. Cadena, C. A. Jaramillo. 2010. A new small short-snouted dyrosaurid (Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Paleocene of Northeastern Colombia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30:139-162. FLMNH press release.

 

 

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Horovitz, I., T. Martin, J. I. Bloch, S. Ladeveze, C. Kurz, M. Sanchez-Villagra. 2009. Cranial anatomy of the earliest marsupials and the origin of opossums. PloS One 4(12):e8278. FLMNH press release.

 

 

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Silcox, M. T., C. K. Dalmyn, J. I. Bloch. 2009. Virtual endocast of Ignacius graybullianus (Paromomyidae, Primates) and brain evolution in early Primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106:10987-10992. FLMNH press release.

 

 

Silcox, M. T., J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer, M. Godinot, T. Ryan, F. S. Spoor, A. Walker. 2009.The semicircular canal system in early primates. Journal of Human Evolution. 56:315-327.

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Head, J. J., J. I. Bloch, A. K. Hastings, J. R. Bourque, E. A. Cadena, F. A. Herrera, P. D. Polly, C. A. Jaramillo. 2009. Giant boid snake from the Paleocene neotropics reveals hotter past equatorial temperatures. Nature, 457: 715-717. FLMNH press release.

Head, J. J., J. I. Bloch, A. K. Hastings, J. R. Bourque, E. A. Cadena, F. A. Herrera, P. D. Polly, C. A. Jaramillo. 2009. Brief Communication Arising (Reply). Nature, 46: E4-E5.

 

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Gunnell, G. F, P. D. Gingerich, M. Ul-Haq, , J. I. Bloch, I. H. Khan, W. C. Clyde. 2008. New primates (Mammalia) from the Early and Middle Eocene of Pakistan and their paleobiogeographical implications. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan, 32:1-14.

Kirk, E. C., P. Lemelin, M. W. Hamrick, D. M. Boyer, J. I. Bloch. 2008. Intrinsic Hand Proportions of Euarchontans and other Mammals: Implications for the Locomotor Behavior of Plesiadapiforms . Journal of Human Evolution, 55: 278-299.

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Boyer, D. M., J. I. Bloch. 2008. Evaluating the Mitten-Gliding Hypothesis for Paromomyidae and Micromomyidae (Mammalia, “Plesiadapiformes”) Using Comparative Functional Morphology of New Paleogene Skeletons. In E. J. Sargis and M. Dagosto (eds.), Mammalian Evolutionary Morphology: A Tribute to Frederick S. Szalay. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 233-284.

Penkrot, T.A, S. P. Zack, K. D. Rose, J. I. Bloch. 2008. Postcranial Morphology of Apheliscus and Haplomylus (Condylarthra, Apheliscidae): Evidence for a Paleocene Holarctic Origin of Macroscelidae. In E. J. Sargis and M. Dagosto (eds.), Mammalian Evolutionary Morphology: A Tribute to Frederick S. Szalay. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 73-106.

 

 

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Gunnell, G. F., Bown, T. M., J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer. 2008. “Proteutheria.” In C. M. Janis, G. F. Gunnell, and M. D. Uhen (eds.), Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America Volume 2: Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 63-81.

Gunnell, G. F., Bown, T. M., J. I. Bloch. 2008. Leptictida. In C. M. Janis, G. F. Gunnell, and M. D. Uhen (eds.), Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America Volume 2: Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 82-88.

Gunnell, G. F., Bown, T. M., J. H. Hutchison, J. I. Bloch. 2008. Lipotyphla. In C. M. Janis, G. F. Gunnell, and M. D. Uhen (eds.), Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America Volume 2: Small Mammals, Xenarthrans, and Marine Mammals. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 89-125.

Silcox, M. T., D. M. Boyer, J. I. Bloch, E. J. Sargis. 2007. Revisiting the adaptive origins of primates (again). Journal of Human Evolution, 53: 321-324.

Sargis, E. J., D. M. Boyer, J. I. Bloch, M. T. Silcox. 2007. Evolution of Pedal Grasping in Primates. Journal of Human Evolution, 53:103-107.

Silcox, M.T., E. J. Sargis, J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer. 2007. Primate origins and supraordinal relationships: morphological evidence. In: Henke, W., Rothe, H., Tattersall, I. (eds.), Handbook of Paleoanthropology, Vol. 2: Primate Evolution and Human Origin. Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 831-859.

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Bloch, J. I., M. T. Silcox, E. J. Sargis, D. M. Boyer. 2007. New Paleocene skeletons and the relationship of plesiadapiforms to crown-clade primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104:1159-1164. Cover article. FLMNH press release.

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Bloch, J. I., D. M. Boyer. 2006. New skeletons of Paleocene-Eocene Plesiadapiformes: a diversity of arboreal positional behaviors in early primates. In M. Ravosa and M. Dagosto (eds), Primate Origins: Adaptations and Evolution. Springer, New York, pp. 535-581.

 

 

Missiaen, P., T. Smith, D. Guo, J. I. Bloch, P. D. Gingerich. 2006. Asian gliriform origin for arctostylopid mammals. Naturwissenschaften, 93:407-411.

Bloch, J. I., M. T. Silcox. 2006. Cranial Anatomy of Carpolestes simpsoni (Mammalia, Primates) using ultra high-resolution X-ray computed tomography, and the relationships of plesiadapiforms to Euprimates. Journal of Human Evolution, 50:1-35.

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Wing, S. L., G. J. Harrington, F. Smith, J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer. 2005. Transient Floral Change and Rapid Global Warming at the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary. Science, 310:993-996. Cover article. FLMNH press release.

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Zack, S. P., T. A. Penkrot, J. I. Bloch, K. D. Rose. 2005. Affinities of “hyopsodontids” to elephant-shrews and a Holarctic origin of Afrotheria. Nature, 434:497-501. FLMNH press release.

 

 

Silcox, M. T., J. I. Bloch, E. J. Sargis, D. M. Boyer. 2005. Euarchonta; pp. 127-144 in K. Rose and D. Archibald (eds.), Placental Mammals: Origin, Timing, and Relationships of the Major Extant Clades. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland.

Bloch, J. I., R. Secord, P. D. Gingerich. 2004. Systematics and phylogeny of Late Paleocene and Early Eocene Plaeoryctinae (Mammalia, Insectivora) from the Clarks Fork and Bighorn Basins, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan, 31:119-154.

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Bloch, J. I., D. M. Boyer. 2002. Grasping Primate Origins. Science, 298:1606-1610.

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Secord, R., P. D. Gingerich, J. I. Bloch. 2002. Mylanodon rosei, a new primitive metacheiromyid (Palaeanodonta: Mammalia) from the latest Tiffanian (Late Paleocene) of Northern Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan, 30:385-399.

Smith, T., J. I. Bloch, S. Strait, P. D. Gingerich. 2002. New species of Macrocranion (Mammalia, Lipotyphla) from the earliest Eocene of North America and its biogeographic implications. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan, 30:373-384.

Bowen, G. J., J. I. Bloch. 2002. Petrography and geochemistry of floodplain limestones from the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A: carbonate deposition and fossil accumulation on a Paleocene-Eocene floodplain. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 72:50-62.

Bloch, J. I., D. M. Boyer, P. D. Gingerich, G. F. Gunnell. 2002. New primitive paromomyid from the Clarkforkian of Wyoming and dental eruption in Plesiadapiformes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22:366-379.

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shrew_featBatodonoides vanhouteni

 

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