Publications

Here is a list of my select publications:

 

2017

Wang, X.L.*, Pittman, M.*, Zheng, X.T., Kaye, T.G., Falk, A.R., Hartman, S.A. & Xu. X. Basal paravian functional anatomy illuminated by high-detail body outline. Nature Communications, 8: 14576 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14576 (HKU press release; IF: 11.33; *joint-first-authors)

Xu, X.*, Currie, P.*, Pittman, M.*, Xing, L.D., Meng, Q.J., Lü, J.C. & Yu, C.Y. Modular evolution and feather asymmetry in a transitional feathered troodontid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) Nature Communications, 8: 14972 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14972 (HKU press release; IF: 11.33; *joint first-authors]

 

2016

Vinther, J., Nicholls, R., Lautenschlager, S., Pittman, M., Kaye, T.G., Rayfield, E., Mayr, G., Cuthill, I.C. 2D Camouflage in an ornithischian dinosaur. Current Biology, 26(18): 2456-2462 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.065 (University of BristolHKU press release; IF: 9.57)

Mayr, G., Pittman, M., Saitta, E., Kaye, T.G. & Vinther, J.  Structure and homology of Psittacosaurus tail bristles. Palaeontology, 59(6): 793-802 DOI: 10.1111/pala.12257  (University of BristolHKU press release; IF: 2.31)

 

2015

Pittman, M., Pei, R., Tan, Q.W. & Xu, X. The first dromaeosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous Bayan Gobi Formation of Nei Mongol, China. PeerJ, 3: e1480 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1480 (IF: 2.10)

Kaye, T.G., Falk, A.R., Pittman, M., Sereno, P.C., Martin, L.D., Burnham, D.A., Gong, E.P., Xu, X. & Wang, Y.N. Laser stimulated fluorescence in paleontology. PLOS ONE, 10(5): e0125923. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125923 (Burke MuseumHKUUniversity of Kansas press release; IF: 3.53)

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