P Wilf

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Subfossil leaves reveal a new upland hardwood component of the pre-European Piedmont landscape,Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Sara J Elliott
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79317. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Rainforest conifers of Eocene Patagonia: attached cones and foliage of the extant Southeast Asian and Australasian genus Dacrycarpus (Podocarpaceae)
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am J Bot 99:562-84. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Eocene plant diversity at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 165:634-50. 2005
  4. pmc Richness of plant-insect associations in Eocene Patagonia: a legacy for South American biodiversity
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8944-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Decoupled plant and insect diversity after the end-Cretaceous extinction
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences and Institutes of the Environment, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 313:1112-5. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Insect-damaged fossil leaves record food web response to ancient climate change and extinction
    P Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    New Phytol 178:486-502. 2008
  7. pmc Sharply increased insect herbivory during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
    Ellen D Currano
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:1960-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint High plant diversity in Eocene South America: evidence from Patagonia
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 300:122-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate within Acer rubrum and Quercus kelloggii
    Dana L Royer
    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    New Phytol 179:808-17. 2008
  10. pmc Impact of the terminal Cretaceous event on plant-insect associations
    Conrad C Labandeira
    Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560 0121, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:2061-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Subfossil leaves reveal a new upland hardwood component of the pre-European Piedmont landscape,Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Sara J Elliott
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79317. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Rainforest conifers of Eocene Patagonia: attached cones and foliage of the extant Southeast Asian and Australasian genus Dacrycarpus (Podocarpaceae)
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am J Bot 99:562-84. 2012
    ..However, the unique seed cones that firmly diagnose Dacrycarpus were not previously known from the fossil record...
  3. ncbi request reprint Eocene plant diversity at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 165:634-50. 2005
    ..This suggests extraordinary richness at low latitudes via the latitudinal diversity gradient, corroborated by published palynological data from the Eocene of Colombia...
  4. pmc Richness of plant-insect associations in Eocene Patagonia: a legacy for South American biodiversity
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8944-8. 2005
    ..An ancient history of rich, specialized plant-insect associations on diverse plant lineages in warm climates may be a major factor contributing to the current biodiversity of South America...
  5. ncbi request reprint Decoupled plant and insect diversity after the end-Cretaceous extinction
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences and Institutes of the Environment, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 313:1112-5. 2006
    ..8-million-year-old flora from the Denver Basin shows little damage and virtually no specialized feeding. These findings reveal severely unbalanced food webs 1 to 2 million years after the end-Cretaceous extinction 65.5 million years ago...
  6. doi request reprint Insect-damaged fossil leaves record food web response to ancient climate change and extinction
    P Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    New Phytol 178:486-502. 2008
    ..Calibration studies from living forests are needed to improve interpretation of the fossil data...
  7. pmc Sharply increased insect herbivory during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
    Ellen D Currano
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:1960-4. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that increased insect herbivory is likely to be a net long-term effect of anthropogenic pCO2 increase and warming temperatures...
  8. ncbi request reprint High plant diversity in Eocene South America: evidence from Patagonia
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 300:122-5. 2003
    ..Adjusted for sample size, observed richness exceeds that of any other Eocene leaf flora, supporting an ancient history of high plant diversity in warm areas of South America...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate within Acer rubrum and Quercus kelloggii
    Dana L Royer
    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    New Phytol 179:808-17. 2008
    ..This study highlights the strong correspondence between leaf form and climate within some species, and demonstrates that intraspecific patterns may contribute useful information towards reconstructing paleoclimate...
  10. pmc Impact of the terminal Cretaceous event on plant-insect associations
    Conrad C Labandeira
    Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560 0121, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:2061-6. 2002
    ..These results are consistent with a sudden ecological perturbation that precipitated a diversity bottleneck for insects and plants...