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Liu, L., Galbrun, E., Tang, H., Kaakinen, A., Zhang, Z., Zhang, Z. and Žliobaitė, I., 2023. The emergence of modern zoogeographic regions in Asia examined through climate–dental trait association patterns. Nature Communications, 14(1), p.8194. [DOI]
Bibi, F. and Cantalapiedra, J.L., 2023. Plio-Pleistocene African megaherbivore losses associated with community biomass restructuring. Science, 380(6649), pp.1076-1080. [DOI]
Orak, Z., Kostopoulos, D.S. and Ataabadi, M.M., 2023. Late Miocene large-sized Bovidae (Mammalia) from Dimeh, SW Iran: contribution to depositional diachrony and palaeobiogeography. Geobios. [DOI]
Jiangzuo, Q., Werdelin, L., Sanisidro, O., Yang, R., Fu, J., Li, S., Wang, S. and Deng, T., 2023. Origin of adaptations to open environments and social behaviour in sabretoothed cats from the northeastern border of the Tibetan Plateau. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 290(1997), p.20230019. [DOI]


Farias, R.C. and Miron, S., 2022. A generalized approach for Boolean matrix factorization. Signal Processing, p.108887. [DOI]
Oberg, D.E. and Samuels, J.X., 2022. Fossil moles from the Gray Fossil Site (Tennessee): Implications for diversification and evolution of North American Talpidae. Palaeontologia Electronica, 25(3), pp.1-39. [DOI]
Lintulaakso, K., Tatti, N. and Žliobaitė, I., 2022. Quantifying mammalian diets. Mammalian Biology, pp.1-15. [DOI]
Huang, S., Saarinen, J.J., Eyres, A., Eronen, J.T. and Fritz, S.A., 2022. Mammalian body size evolution was shaped by habitat transitions as an indirect effect of climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 00, pp.1-12. [DOI]
Bōgner, E. and Samuels, J.X., 2022. The first canid from the Gray Fossil Site in Tennessee: new perspective on the distribution and ecology of Borophagus. Journal of Paleontology, pp.1-11. [DOI]
Žliobaitė, I., 2022. Recommender systems for fossil community distribution modelling. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 13(8), pp.1690-1706. [DOI]
Toivonen, J., Fortelius, M. and Žliobaitė, I., 2022. Do species factories exist? Detecting exceptional patterns of evolution in the mammalian fossil record. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289(1972), p.20212294. [DOI]


Antoine, P.O., Reyes, M.C., Amano, N., Bautista, A.P., Chang, C.H., Claude, J., De Vos, J. and Ingicco, T., 2021. A new rhinoceros clade from the Pleistocene of Asia sheds light on mammal dispersals to the Philippines. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlab009. [DOI]
Hall, A.S. and Cote, S., 2021. Ruminant mesowear reveals consistently browse-dominated diets throughout the early and middle Miocene of eastern Africa. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, p.110253. [DOI]
Iliopoulos, G. and Roussiakis, S., 2022. The fossil record of giraffes (Mammalia: Giraffidae) in Greece. In Fossil Vertebrates of Greece Vol. 2 (pp. 301-333). Springer, Cham. [DOI]
Pappa, S. and Tsoukala, E., 2022. The Fossil Record of Bears (Mammalia: Carnivora: Ursidae) in Greece. In Fossil Vertebrates of Greece Vol. 2 (pp. 595-627). Springer, Cham. [DOI]
Radomski, T., 2021. Rapoport effects are inconsistently demonstrated through time. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, p.110568. [DOI]
Žliobaitė, I. and Fortelius, M., 2021. On calibrating the completometer for the mammalian fossil record. Paleobiology, pp.1-11. [DOI]


Bai, B., Meng, J., Janis, C.M., Zhang, Z.Q. and Wang, Y.Q., 2020. Perissodactyl diversities and responses to climate changes as reflected by dental homogeneity during the Cenozoic in Asia. Ecology and Evolution, 10(13), pp.6333-6355. [DOI]
Catena, Angeline M. and Croft, Darin A. 2020. What are the best modern analogs for ancient South American mammal communities? Evidence from ecological diversity analysis (EDA). Palaeontologia Electronica, 23(1):a03. [DOI]
Faith, J.T., Braun, D.R., Davies, B., DeSantis, L.R., Douglass, M.J., Esteban, I., Hare, V., Levin, N.E., Luyt, J., Pickering, R. and Power, M.J., 2020. Ecometrics and the paleoecological implications of Pleistocene faunas from the western coastal plains of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Journal of Quaternary Science. [DOI]
Koufos, G.D., 2020. New tragulid remains from the early/middle Miocene and a revision of their occurrence in Greece. Historical Biology, pp.1-16. [DOI]
Lars W. van den Hoek Ostende , Melike Bilgin , Yanell Braumuller , János Hír , Peter Joniak , Pablo Peláez-Campomanes , Jérôme Prieto , Panagiotis Skandalos , Isaac Casanovas-Vilar. (2020). Generically speaking, a survey on Neogene rodent diversity at the genus level in the NOW Database. Fossil Imprint, 46. 118-127. [DOI]
Schap, J.A., Samuels, J.X. and Joyner, A., 2020. Ecometric estimation of present and past climate of North America using crown heights of rodents and lagomorphs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, p.110144. [DOI]


Faurby, S., Werdelin, L. and Antonelli, A., 2019. Dispersal ability predicts evolutionary success among mammalian carnivores. bioRxiv, p.755207. [DOI]
Figueirido, B., Palmqvist, P., Pérez-Claros, J.A. and Janis, C.M., 2019. Sixty-six million years along the road of mammalian ecomorphological specialization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(26), pp.12698-12703. [DOI]
Ge, D., Feijó, A., Cheng, J., Lu, L., Liu, R., Abramov, A.V., Xia, L., Wen, Z., Zhang, W., Shi, L. and Yang, Q., 2019. Evolutionary history of field mice (Murinae: Apodemus), with emphasis on morphological variation among species in China and description of a new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 187(2), pp.518-534. [DOI]
Oksanen, O., Žliobaitė, I., Saarinen, J., Lawing, A.M. and Fortelius, M., 2019. A Humboldtian approach to life and climate of the geological past: estimating palaeotemperature from dental traits of mammalian communities. Journal of Biogeography, 46(8), pp.1760-1776. [DOI]
Wessels, W., de Bruijn, H., Marković, Z. and Milivojević, M., 2019. Small mammals from the opencast lignite mine Gračanica (Bugojno, middle Miocene), Bosnia and Herzegovina. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, pp.1-6. [DOI]
Žliobaitė, I., 2019. Revisiting biogeography of livestock animal domestication. bioRxiv, p.786442. [DOI]


Kaya, F., Bibi, F., Zliobaite, I., Eronen, J., Hui, T. and Fortelius, M. 2018. The rise and fall of the Old World savannah fauna and the origins of the African savannah biome. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2, 241-246. [DOI]


Zliobaite, I., Puolamäki, K., Eronen, J. and Fortelius, M. 2017. A survey of computational methods for fossil data analysis. Evolutionary Ecology Research 18. [PDF]
Sukselainen, L. K., Kaakinen, A., Eronen, J. T., Passey, B. H., Harrison, T., Zhaoqun, Z. and Fortelius, M. 2017. The palaeoenvironment of the middle Miocene pliopithecid locality in Damiao, Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Human Evolution 108: 31-46. [DOI]


Fortelius, H. L. M., Zliobaite, I., Kaya, F., Bibi, F., Bobe, R., Leakey, L., Leakey, M., Patterson, D., Rannikko, J. C. and Werdelin, L. 2016. An ecometric analysis of the fossil mammal record of the Turkana Basin. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences 371(1698). [DOI]
Mirzaie Ataabadi, M., Kaakinen, A. P., Kunimatsu, Y., Nakaya, H., Orak, Z., Paknia, M., Sakai, T., Salminen, M. J., Sawada, Y., Sen, S., Suwa, G., Watabe, M., Zaree, G., Zhaoqun, Z. and Fortelius, H. L. M. 2016. The late Miocene hominoid-bearing site in the Maragheh Formation, Northwest Iran. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 96(3): 349-371. [DOI]
Salonen, J. S., Saarinen, J. J., Miettinen, A. I., Hirvas, H., Usoltseva, M., Fortelius, H. L. M. and Sorsa, M. 2016. The northernmost discovery of a Miocene proboscidean bone in Europe. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 454: 202-211. [DOI]
Kaya, F., Kaymakci, N., Bibi, F., Eronen, J. T., Pehlevan, C., Erkman, A., Langereis, C. and Fortelius, M. 2016. Magnetostratigraphy and paleoecology of the hominid-bearing locality Çorakyerler, Tuglu Formation (Çankiri Basin, Central Anatolia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(2). [DOI]


Fortelius, H. L. M., Geritz, S. A. H., Gyllenberg, M. A. G., Raia, P. and Toivonen, J. T. 2015. Modeling the Population-Level Processes of Biodiversity Gain and Loss at Geological Timescales. American Naturalist 186(6): 742-754. [DOI]
Arppe, L., Kaakinen, A., Passey, B., Zhang, Z. and Fortelius, M. 2015. Small mammal tooth enamel carbon isotope record of C4 grasses in late Neogene China. 133: 288-297. [DOI]
Sukselainen, L., Fortelius, M. & Harrison, T. 2015. Co-occurrence of pliopithecoid and hominoid primates in the fossil record: An ecometric analysis. Journal of Human Evolution. 84: 25-41. [DOI]


Fortelius, M., Eronen, J.T., Kaya, F., Tang, H., Raia, P., Puolamäki, K. 2014. Evolution of Neogene mammals in Eurasia: environmental forcing and biotic interactions. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science 42: 579–604, doi: 10.1146/annurev-earth-050212-124030.
Eronen, J.T., Kaakinen, A., Liu, L., Passey, B.H., Tang, H., Zhang, Z. 2014. Here be Dragons: Mesowear of the classic Chinese "Hipparion" faunas from Baode, Shanxi Province, China. Annales Zoologici Fennici 51: 227-244. [PDF]
Bingham, E. and Mannila, H. 2014. Towards Computational Techniques for Identifying Candidate Chronofaunas. Annales Zoologici Fennici 51: 43-48.
Saarinen, J.J., Boyer, A.G., Brown, J.H, Costa, D.P., Ernest, S.K.M., Evans, A.R., Fortelius, M., Gittleman, J.L., Hamilton, M.J., Harding, L.E., Lintulaakso, K., Lyons, S.K., Okie, J.G., Sibly, R.M., Stephens, P.R., Theodor, J., Uhen, M.D., Smith, F.A. 2014. Patterns of maximum body size evolution in Cenozoic land mammals: eco-evolutionary processes and abiotic forcing. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2049. [PDF]
Liow, L.H. and Finarelli, J.A. 2014. A dynamic global equilibrium in carnivoran diversification over 20 million years. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132312.
Martin-Serra, A., Figueirido, B., Palmqvist, P. 2014. A Three-Dimensional Analysis of Morphological Evolution and Locomotor Performance of the Carnivoran Forelimb. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85574. [PDF]
Wu, S., Zhang, F., Edwards, S. V., Wu, W., Ye, J., Bi, S., Ni, X., Quan, C., Meng, J., Organ, C. L. 2014. The evolution of bipedalism in jerboas (Rodentioa: Dipopoidea): Origin in humid and forested environments. Evolution 68(7): 2108-2118.


Raia, P. and Fortelius, M. 2013. Cope’s Law of the Unspecialized, Cope’s Rule, and weak directionality in evolution. Evolutionary Ecology Research 15: 747–756. [PDF]
Mirzaie Ataabadi, M., Liu, L., Eronen, J. T., Bernor, R., Fortelius, M. 2013. Continental Scale Patterns in Neogene Mammal Community Evolution and Biogeography: A Europe-Asia Perspective. Pp. 629-655 in Wang, X., Flynn, L.J. and Fortelius, M. (Eds), Fossil Mammals of Asia. New York: Columbia University Press.
Kaakinen, A. P., Passey, B. H., Zhang, Z., Pesonen, L., Liu, L., Fortelius, M. 2013. Stratigraphy and paleoecology of the classical dragon bone localities of Baode County, Shanxi Province, China. Pp. 203-217 in Wang, X., Flynn, L.J. and Fortelius, M. (Eds), Fossil Mammals of Asia. New York, Columbia University Press.
Zhang, Z., Kaakinen, A. P., Liu, L., Lunkka, J.P., Sen, S., Gose, W.A., Qiu, Z. Zheng, S., Fortelius, M. 2013. Mammalian biochronology of the Late Miocene Bahe Formation. Pp. 187-202 in Wang, X., Flynn, L.J. and Fortelius, M. (Eds), Fossil Mammals of Asia. New York, Columbia University Press.
Okie, J.G., Boyer, A.G., Brown, J.H., Costa, D.P., Ernest, S.K.M., Evans, A.R., Fortelius, M., Gittleman, J.L., Hamilton, M.J., Harding, L.E., Lintulaakso, K., Lyons, S.K., Saarinen, J.J., Smith, F.A., Stephens, P.R., Theodor, J., Uhen, M.D., Sibly, R.M. 2013. Effects of allometry, productivity and lifestyle on rates and limits of body size evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20131007 (online June 13). [PDF]
Uhen, M. D., Barnosky, A. D., Bills, B., Blois, J., Carrano, M. T., Carrasco, M. A., Erickson, G. M., Eronen, J. T., Fortelius, M., Graham, R. W., Grimm, E. C., O'Leary, M. A., Mast, A., Piel, W. H., Polly, P. D., Säilä, L. K. 2013. From card catalogs to computers: Databases in vertebrate paleontology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33:13-28. [PDF]
Tang, H., Eronen, J.T., Micheels, A., Ahrens, B. 2013. Strong interannual variation of the Asian summer monsoon in the Late Miocene. Climate Dynamics 41: 135-153
Wagner, P.J. and Marcot, J.D. 2013. Modelling distributions of fossil sampling rates over time, space and taxa: assessment and implications for macroevolutionary studies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4(8): 703-713.


Evans, A.R., Jones, D., Boyer, A.G., Brown, J.H., Costa, D.P., Dayan, T., Ernest, S.K.M., Fitzgerald, E.M.G. Fortelius, M. Gittleman, J.L. Hamilton, M.J., Harding, L.E., Lintulaakso, K., Lyons, S.K., Okie, J.G., Saarinen, J.J., Sibly, R.M., Smith, F.A., Stephens, P.R., Theodor, J., Uhen, M.D. 2012. Maximum rates of body size macroevolution in mammals. PNAS 109: 4187-4190. [PDF]
Bradshaw, C.D., Lunt, D.J., Flecker, R., Salzmann, U., Pound, M.J., Haywood, A.M., Eronen, J.T. 2012. The relative roles of CO2 and palaeogeography in determining late Miocene climate: results from a terrestrial model-data comparison. Climate of the Past 8: 1257-1285, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1257-2012
Eronen, J.T., Fortelius, M., Micheels, A., Portmann, F.T., Puolamäki, K., Janis, C.M. 2012. Neogene Aridification of the Northern Hemisphere. Geology 40: 823-826.
Eronen, J.T., Micheels, A., Utescher, T. 2012. Comparison of estimates for Mean Annual Precipitation from different proxies. A Pilot Study for European Neogene. Evolutionary Ecology Research 13: 851-867. [PDF]
Liu, L., Puolamäki, K., Eronen, J.T., Mirzaie, M., Hernesniemi, E., Fortelius, M. 2012. Estimating Net Primary Productivity from Dental Traits. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 27: 2793-2799,
Raia P., Carotenuto F., Passaro F., Fulgione D., Fortelius, M. 2012. Ecological specialization in fossil mammals explains Cope's rule. American Naturalist 179: 328-337. [PDF]
Raia P., Passaro F., Carotenuto F. 2012. Habitat tracking, stasis and survival in Neogene large mammals. Biology Letters 8: 64-66.


Deng, T., X. Wang, M. Fortelius, Q. Li, Y. Wang, Z.J. Tseng, G.T. Takeuchi, J. E. Saylor, L.K. Säilä, G. Xie. 2011. Out of Tibet: Pliocene woolly rhino suggests high-plateau origin of Ice Age megaherbivores. Science 333: 1285-1288. [PDF]
Eronen, J. T., Evans, A. R., Fortelius, M., Jernvall, J. 2011. Genera are often better than species for detecting evolutionary change in the fossil record: A reply to Salesa et al. Evolution 65: 1514-1516.
Raia, P., Carotenuto, F., Eronen, J.T., Fortelius, M. 2011. Longer in the tooth, shorter in the record? The evolutionary correlates of hypsodonty in Neogene ruminants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278, 3474-3481. [PDF]
Tang, H., Micheels, A., Eronen, J.T., Fortelius, M. 2011. A regional climate model experiment to investigate the Asian monsoon in the Late Miocene. Climate of the Past 7: 847-868. [PDF]
Micheels, A., Bruch, A.A., Eronen, J.T. , Fortelius, M., Harzhauser, M., Utescher, T. Mosbrugger, V. 2011. Analysis of heat transport mechanisms from a Late Miocene model experiment with a fully-coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation model. Palaeoclimatology, Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology 304: 337-350. [PDF]
Polly, P.D., Eronen, J.T., Fred, M., Dietl, G., Mosbrugger, V., Scheidegger, C., Frank, D., Damuth, J., Stenseth, N.-C., Fortelius, M. 2011. History Matters: Integrative Climate Change Biology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278: 1131-1140. [PDF]


Eronen, J. T., Polly, P.D., Fred, M., Damuth, J., Frank, D. C., Mosbrugger, V., Scheidegger, C., Stenseth, N. C., Fortelius, M. 2010. Ecometrics: The traits that bind the past and present together.Integrative Zoology 5: 88-101. [PDF]
Eronen, J. T., Puolamäki, K., Liu, L., Lintulaakso, K., Damuth, J., Janis, C., Fortelius, M. 2010. Precipitation and large herbivorous mammals , part II: Application to fossil data. Evolutionary Ecology Research 12: 235-248. [PDF]
Eronen, J. T., Puolamäki, K., Liu, L., Lintulaakso, K., Damuth, J., Janis, C., Fortelius, M. 2010. Precipitation and large herbivorous mammals , part I: Estimates from present-day communities. Evolutionary Ecology Research 12: 217-233. [PDF]
Eronen, J. T. , Evans, A.R., Jernvall, J., Fortelius, M. 2010. The impact of regional climate on the evolution of mammals. A case study using fossil horses. Evolution 64: 398-408. [PDF]
Saarinen, J., Oikarinen, E., Fortelius, M. and Mannila H. 2010. The living and the fossilised – how well do unevenly distributed points capture the faunal information in a grid? Evolutionary Ecology Research 12: 363-376.[PDF]
Solounias, N., Rivals, F., and Semprebon, G.M. 2010. Dietary interpretation and paleoecology of herbivores from Pikermi and Samos (late Miocene of Greece). Paleobiology 3: 113-136.
Casanovas-Vilar, I., Garcia-Paredes, I., Alba, D.M., Van den Hoek Ostende, L.W., Moya-Sola, S. 2010. The European Far West: Miocene mammal isolation, diversity and turnover in the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Biogeography 37: 1079-1093.
Furio, M., Casanovas-Vilar, I., Van den Hoek Ostende, L.W. 2010. Predictable structure of Miocene insectivore (Lipotyphla) faunas in Western Europe along a latitudinal gradient. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 304: 219-229. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.01.039


Bernor, R.L., Rook L., and Haile-Selassie Y. 2009. Paleobiogeography. In: (eds.) Haile-Selassie Y. and Wolde Gabriel G. Ardipithecus kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia. University of California Press, Los Angeles, pp. 549-563.
Eronen J. T., Mirzaie Ataabadi M., Micheels A., Karme A., Bernor R. L., and Fortelius M. 2009. Distribution history and climatic controls of the Late Miocene Pikermian chronofauna. PNAS 106(29): 11867-11871. [PDF]
Koufos, G.D., Kostopoulos, D.S., and Merceron G. 2009. Palaeoecology and Palaeobiogeography. In: (eds.) Koufos G.D. and Nagel D. The Late Miocene Mammal Faunas of the Mytilinii Basin, Samos Island, Greece: New Collection. Beiträge zur Paläontologie 31: 409-428.
Liu L., Eronen J. T., and Fortelius M. 2009. Significant Mid-Latitude Aridity in the Middle Miocene of East Asia. Palaeoclimatology, Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology 279: 201-206. [PDF]
Micheels, A., Eronen, J.T., and Mosbrugger, V. 2009. The Late Miocene climate sensitivity on a modern Sahara desert. Global and Planetary Change 67: 193-204. [PDF]
Nargolwalla, M.C. 2009. Eurasian Middle and Late Miocene Hominoid Paleobiogeography and the Geographic Origins of the Homininae. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto.
Peláez-Campomanes, P. and van der Meulen, A.J., 2009. Diversity of mammals in the Neogene of Europe: comparing data quality of large and small mammals in the NOW database. Hellen. J. Geosci, 44, pp.105-115. [PDF]


Liow, L.H., Fortelius M., Bingham E., Lintulaakso K., Mannila H., Flynn L. and Stenseth N. C. 2008. Higher originaltion and extinction ratesin larger mammals. PNAS 105 (16): 6097-6102. [PDF]
Liow L.H., Fortelius M., Bingham E., Lintulaakso K. , Mannila H., Flynn L. and Stenseth N. C. 2008. Sleep or hide, better for survival anytime (reply to Casanovas-Vilar et al.). PNAS 105 (35): E57. [PDF]
Bernor, R.L. and L. Rook. 2008. A Current View of As-Sahabi Large Mammal Biogeographic Relationships, Garyounis Scientific Bulletin, Special Issue 5: 285-292.


Bingham E., Kabán A., and Fortelius M. 2007. The aspect Bernoulli model: multiple causes of presences and absences. Pattern Analysis & Applications 12: 55-78 DOI:10.1007/s10044-007-0096-4. [PDF]
Hopkins SSB. 2007. Causes of lineage decline in the Aplodontidae:  Testing for the influence of physical and biological change.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 246: 331-335.


Eronen J. T. 2006. Eurasian Neogene large herbivorous mammals and climate. Acta Zoologica Fennica 216: 1-72.
Fortelius M, Eronen J. T., Liu L, Pushkina D, Tesakov A, Vislobokova IA, and Zhang Z. 2006. Late Miocene and Pliocene large land mammals and climatic changes in Eurasia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 238: 219-227. [PDF]
Fortelius M, Gionis A, Jernvall J, and Mannila H. 2006. Spectral ordering and biochronology of European fossil mammals. Paleobiology 32(2): 206-214. [PDF]
Fortelius M, and Zhang Z. 2006. An Oasis in the Desert? History of Endemism and Climate in the Late Neogene of North China. Palaeontographica A. 277: 131-141. [PDF]
Puolamäki K, Fortelius M, and Mannila H. 2006. Seriation in paleontological data using Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods. PLoS Computational Biology 2(2): e6. [PDF]
Koufos GD. 2006. Palaeoecology and chronology of the Vallesian (late Miocene) in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Palaeoclimatology, Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology. 234: 127-145.


Ukkonen A, Fortelius M, and Mannila H. 2005. Finding partial orders from unordered 0–1 data. In: Grossman R, Bayardo R and Bennett KP. (eds.) Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 21–24, 2005. pp. 285-293. [PDF]


Eronen J. T., and Rook L. 2004. The Mio-Pliocene European primate fossil record: dynamics and habitat tracking. Journal of Human Evolution 47(5): 323-341. [PDF]
Jernvall J, and Fortelius M. 2004. Maintenance of trophic structure in fossil mammal communities: site occupancy and taxon resilience. American Naturalist 164(5): 614-624. [PDF]


Fortelius M. 2003. Evolution of dental capability in Western Eurasian large mammal plant-eaters 22–2 million years ago: a case for environmental forcing mediated by biotic processes. In: Legakis A, Sfenthourakis S, Polymeni R and Thessalou-Legaki M. (eds.) The New Panorama of Animal Evolution: Proceedings of the XVIII International Congress of Zoology, Athens, Greece, September 2000. Pensoft, Sofia-Moscow. [dataset]
Fortelius M, Eronen J, Liu LP, Pushkina D, Tesakov A, Vislobokova I, and Zhang ZQ. 2003. Continental-scale hypsodonty patterns, climatic paleobiogeography and dispersal of Eurasian Neogene large mammal herbivores. In: Reumer JWF, and Wessels W. (eds.) Distribution and Migration of Tertiary Mammals in Eurasia. A volume in honour of Hans de Bruijn. Deinsea 10: 1-11. [PDF] [dataset]

•Bernor RL, Kordos L, and Rook L. 2003. Recent Advances on Multidisciplinary Research at Rudab‡nya, Late Miocene (MN9), Hungary: A compendium. Palaeontographia Italica 89: 3-36.

Koufos GD 2003. Late Miocene mammal events and biostratigraphy in the Eastern Mediterranean In: Reumer JWF & Wessels W. (eds.) Distribution and Migration of Tertiary Mammals in Eurasia. A volume in honour of Hans de Bruijn, Deinsea 10: 343-372. Utrecht, The Netherlands.


Fortelius M, Eronen J, Jernvall J, Liu L, Pushkina D, Rinne J, Tesakov A, Vislobokova I, Zhang Z, and Zhou L. 2002. Fossil mammals resolve regional patterns of Eurasian climate change over 20 million years. Evolutionary Ecology Research 4: 1005-1016. [PDF] [dataset]
Jernvall, J, and Fortelius M. 2002. Common mammals drive the evolutionary increase of hypsodonty in the Neogene. Nature 417: 538-540. [PDF]


Agustí, J. 2001. Defining MN-units and magnetobiostratigraphic correlation of the Spanish sections. In: Latal C, and Pillar WE. (eds.) Environmental and Ecosystem Dynamics of the Eurasian Neogene (EEDEN). Stratigraphy & Paleogeography Workshop, March 15–18 2001, Graz, Austria. Berichte des Institutes für Geologie und Paläontologie der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz/Austria 4: 23-26.
Agustí J, Cabrera L, and Garcés, M. 2001. Chronology and zoogeography of the Miocene hominoid record in Europe. In: de Bonis L, Koufos GD, and Andrews P. (eds.) Hominoid Evolution and Climate Change: Volume 2, Phylogeny of the Neogene Hominoid Primates of Eurasia. pp. 2-18. Cambridge University Press, London.
Agustí J, Cabrera L, Garcés, M, Krijgsman W, Oms O, and Parés JM. 2001. A calibrated mammal scale for the Neogene of Western Europe. State of the art. Earth Science Reviews 52: 247–260. [PDF]
Agustí J, and Oms O. 2001. On the age of the last hipparionine faunas in western Europe. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Series IIA Earth and Planetary Science 332(4): 291-297.
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