Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra

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Affiliation: University of Bonn
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Evolutionary patterns of bone histology and bone compactness in xenarthran mammal long bones
    Fiona R Straehl
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e69275. 2013
  2. pmc Palaeontological evidence for the last temporal occurrence of the ancient western Amazonian river outflow into the Caribbean
    Orangel Aguilera
    Instituto de Biologia, Programa de Pós Graduação em Biologia Marinha, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Campus do Valonguinho, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    PLoS ONE 8:e76202. 2013
  3. pmc Forelimb-hindlimb developmental timing changes across tetrapod phylogeny
    Olaf R P Bininda-Emonds
    Institute of Biology, University of Leiden, Kaiserstraat 63, 2311GP, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Evol Biol 7:182. 2007
  4. pmc Exceptionally preserved North American Paleogene metatherians: adaptations and discovery of a major gap in the opossum fossil record
    Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra
    Palaeontologisches Institut und Museum, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 3:318-22. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Autopodial development in the sea turtles Chelonia mydas and Caretta caretta
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Palaeontological Institute and Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
    Zoolog Sci 24:257-63. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Conserved relative timing of cranial ossification patterns in early mammalian evolution
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006, Zurich, Switzerland
    Evol Dev 10:519-30. 2008
  7. pmc Developmental palaeontology in synapsids: the fossil record of ontogeny in mammals and their closest relatives
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1139-47. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Timing of cranial suture closure in placental mammals: phylogenetic patterns, intraspecific variation, and comparison with marsupials
    Lisa Rager
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Morphol 275:125-40. 2014
  9. pmc Evolution of bone compactness in extant and extinct moles (Talpidae): exploring humeral microstructure in small fossorial mammals
    Patricia S Meier
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich, CH 8006, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 13:55. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Skeletal development in the Chinese soft-shelled turtle Pelodiscus sinensis (Testudines: Trionychidae)
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
    J Morphol 270:1381-99. 2009

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Publications28

  1. pmc Evolutionary patterns of bone histology and bone compactness in xenarthran mammal long bones
    Fiona R Straehl
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e69275. 2013
    ..In addition, cingulates show an allometric relationship between humeral and femoral bone compactness. ..
  2. pmc Palaeontological evidence for the last temporal occurrence of the ancient western Amazonian river outflow into the Caribbean
    Orangel Aguilera
    Instituto de Biologia, Programa de Pós Graduação em Biologia Marinha, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Campus do Valonguinho, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    PLoS ONE 8:e76202. 2013
    ..Alternatively, it may preserve faunas from a smaller, peripheral river basin that was cut off earlier from the Amazon-Orinoco, today found in the Maracaibo basin and the Magdalena Rivers. ..
  3. pmc Forelimb-hindlimb developmental timing changes across tetrapod phylogeny
    Olaf R P Bininda-Emonds
    Institute of Biology, University of Leiden, Kaiserstraat 63, 2311GP, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Evol Biol 7:182. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Exceptionally preserved North American Paleogene metatherians: adaptations and discovery of a major gap in the opossum fossil record
    Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra
    Palaeontologisches Institut und Museum, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 3:318-22. 2007
    ..Combination of the new palaeontological data with molecular divergence estimates, suggests the presence of a long undocumented gap in the fossil record of opossums extending some 45Myr from the Early Miocene to the Cretaceous...
  5. ncbi request reprint Autopodial development in the sea turtles Chelonia mydas and Caretta caretta
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Palaeontological Institute and Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
    Zoolog Sci 24:257-63. 2007
    ..As in adult anatomy, the development of the autopodium of marine turtles is a mosaic of derived and plesiomorphic features...
  6. doi request reprint Conserved relative timing of cranial ossification patterns in early mammalian evolution
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006, Zurich, Switzerland
    Evol Dev 10:519-30. 2008
    ..Despite marsupials and placental mammals diverging at least 130 Ma, few heterochronic shifts in cranial ossification diagnose these clades...
  7. pmc Developmental palaeontology in synapsids: the fossil record of ontogeny in mammals and their closest relatives
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1139-47. 2010
    ..Developmental palaeontology is relevant for the discourse of ecological developmental biology, an area of research where features of growth and variation are fundamental and accessible among fossil mammals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Timing of cranial suture closure in placental mammals: phylogenetic patterns, intraspecific variation, and comparison with marsupials
    Lisa Rager
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Morphol 275:125-40. 2014
    ..Placentals exhibit a larger number of suture closures than marsupials and in both groups the sutures at the base of the skull are the first to fuse starting with the basioccipito-exoccipital...
  9. pmc Evolution of bone compactness in extant and extinct moles (Talpidae): exploring humeral microstructure in small fossorial mammals
    Patricia S Meier
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich, CH 8006, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 13:55. 2013
    ..This study is the first comprehensive examination of histological parameters in an ecologically diverse and small-sized mammalian clade...
  10. ncbi request reprint Skeletal development in the Chinese soft-shelled turtle Pelodiscus sinensis (Testudines: Trionychidae)
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
    J Morphol 270:1381-99. 2009
    ..There is no evidence of anterior condensations distal to the radius and tibia. A pattern of quasi- simultaneity is seen in the chondrogenesis of the forelimb and the hind limb...
  11. doi request reprint Embryogenesis and ossification of Emydura subglobosa (Testudines, Pleurodira, Chelidae) and patterns of turtle development
    Ingmar Werneburg
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dev Dyn 238:2770-86. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Paleontological and developmental evidence resolve the homology and dual embryonic origin of a mammalian skull bone, the interparietal
    Daisuke Koyabu
    Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14075-80. 2012
    ..Hence, the dual developmental origin of the mammalian interparietal can be explained as the evolutionary consequence of the fusion between the crest-derived "postparietals" and the mesoderm-derived "tabulars."..
  13. doi request reprint The ontogeny of the shell in side-necked turtles, with emphasis on the homologies of costal and neural bones
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Morphol 269:1008-21. 2008
    ..The complete reduction of neurals in Emydura spp. may be linked to heterochrony, accompanied by a restricted influence of epaxial musculature and epidermal-dermal interaction in shell bone formation...
  14. pmc Development and embryonic staging in non-model organisms: the case of an afrotherian mammal
    Ingmar Werneburg
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Anat 222:2-18. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Heterochronic shifts in the ossification sequences of surface- and subsurface-dwelling skinks are correlated with the degree of limb reduction
    Jasmina Hugi
    Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Zoology (Jena) 115:188-98. 2012
    ..whitii. The heterochronic shifts in the ossification sequences are linked to a shift in the emphasis from limbed locomotion to trunk locomotion in the species with body elongation and/or limb reduction...
  16. pmc Diversity trends and their ontogenetic basis: an exploration of allometric disparity in rodents
    Laura A B Wilson
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1227-34. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that the conserved level of morphological integration found among primates cannot simply be extended to all mammals...
  17. pmc Heterochrony and patterns of cranial suture closure in hystricognath rodents
    Laura A B Wilson
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Anat 214:339-54. 2009
    ..Level of suture closure is negatively correlated with cranial length (P < 0.05). Differing life history and locomotory strategies are coupled in part with differing suture closure patterns among several species...
  18. doi request reprint Evolution and phylogenetic signal of growth trajectories: the case of chelid turtles
    Laura A B Wilson
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 316:50-60. 2011
    ..Our study exemplifies the utility of comparative ontogenetic trajectory data to test phylogenetic hypotheses...
  19. doi request reprint Exceptional fossil preservation demonstrates a new mode of axial skeleton elongation in early ray-finned fishes
    Erin E Maxwell
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nat Commun 4:2570. 2013
    ..The shape and arrangement of preserved myosepta suggest that S. curionii was not a highly flexible fish, in spite of the increase in the number of neural arch-like elements...
  20. doi request reprint Potential genetic bases of morphological evolution in the triassic fish Saurichthys
    Leonhard Schmid
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 314:519-26. 2010
    ....
  21. pmc Transcriptional heterochrony in talpid mole autopods
    Constanze Bickelmann
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
    Evodevo 3:16. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  22. pmc Timing of organogenesis support basal position of turtles in the amniote tree of life
    Ingmar Werneburg
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 9:82. 2009
    ..We conducted a comprehensive study of published and new embryological data comprising 15 turtle and eight tetrapod species belonging to other taxa, integrating for the first time data on the side-necked turtle clade...
  23. pmc Timing of ossification in duck, quail, and zebra finch: intraspecific variation, heterochronies, and life history evolution
    Christian Mitgutsch
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Zoolog Sci 28:491-500. 2011
    ..Comparison with previously published data shows differences in ossification sequence in the skull, the feet, and the pelvis in the duck, and especially the pelvis in the quail. This clearly documents variability among different breeds...
  24. pmc Circumventing the polydactyly 'constraint': the mole's 'thumb'
    Christian Mitgutsch
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 8:74-7. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint A survey of the rock record of reptilian ontogeny
    Massimo Delfino
    Palaeontologisches Institut und Museum, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Universitat Zurich, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 21:432-40. 2010
    ....
  26. pmc Heterochrony and developmental modularity of cranial osteogenesis in lipotyphlan mammals
    Daisuke Koyabu
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Evodevo 2:21. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  27. pmc Petrosal anatomy in the fossil mammal Necrolestes: evidence for metatherian affinities and comparisons with the extant marsupial mole
    Sandrine Ladevèze
    Palaeontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Anat 213:686-97. 2008
    ..A stylomastoid foramen enclosed anterodorsally by both the pars cochlearis and pars canalicularis is present in Dasyuridae, Dromiciops gliroides and Notoryctes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evolution and phylogenetic signal of growth trajectories: the case of chelid turtles
    Laura A B Wilson
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 316:50-60. 2011
    ..Our study exemplifies the utility of comparative ontogenetic trajectory data to test phylogenetic hypotheses. J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 316:50-60, 2011. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc...