John J Flynn

Summary

Affiliation: American Museum of Natural History
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the carnivora (mammalia): assessing the impact of increased sampling on resolving enigmatic relationships
    John J Flynn
    Department of Geology, The Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA
    Syst Biol 54:317-37. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolution of encephalization in caniform carnivorans
    John A Finarelli
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, 1025 E 57th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 61:1758-72. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Single origin of Malagasy Carnivora from an African ancestor
    Anne D Yoder
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06551, USA
    Nature 421:734-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Ancestral state reconstruction of body size in the Caniformia (Carnivora, Mammalia): the effects of incorporating data from the fossil record
    John A Finarelli
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Syst Biol 55:301-13. 2006

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the carnivora (mammalia): assessing the impact of increased sampling on resolving enigmatic relationships
    John J Flynn
    Department of Geology, The Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA
    Syst Biol 54:317-37. 2005
    ..These issues are a concern for similar studies, in which different gene sequences are concatenated in an effort to increase resolving power...
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolution of encephalization in caniform carnivorans
    John A Finarelli
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, 1025 E 57th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 61:1758-72. 2007
    ..Peculiarities in the estimated logEQs for the extinct caniform family Amphicyonidae were also investigated; these unusual patterns are likely due to a unique allometry in scaling brain to body size in this single clade...
  3. ncbi request reprint Single origin of Malagasy Carnivora from an African ancestor
    Anne D Yoder
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06551, USA
    Nature 421:734-7. 2003
    ..We therefore conclude that a single event, such as vicariance or common dispersal, cannot explain the presence of both groups in Madagascar...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ancestral state reconstruction of body size in the Caniformia (Carnivora, Mammalia): the effects of incorporating data from the fossil record
    John A Finarelli
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Syst Biol 55:301-13. 2006
    ..More generally, including fossils in such analyses incorporates evidence of directional trends, thereby yielding more reliable ancestral character state reconstructions...