L R Godfrey

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental use wear in extinct lemurs: evidence of diet and niche differentiation
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, 240 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Hum Evol 47:145-69. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Dental topography indicates ecological contraction of lemur communities
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 148:215-27. 2012
  3. pmc DNA from extinct giant lemurs links archaeolemurids to extant indriids
    Ludovic Orlando
    Universite de Lyon, Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon, Institut Fédératif Biosciences Gerland Lyon Sud, Universite Lyon 1, CNRS, INRA, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, 69364 Lyon Cedex 07, France
    BMC Evol Biol 8:121. 2008
  4. pmc Incongruence between genetic and morphological diversity in Microcebus griseorufus of Beza Mahafaly
    Kellie L Heckman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511 USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:98. 2006
  5. doi request reprint From the shoulders of a giant: perspectives on the legacy of William White Howells (1908-2005)
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The evolution of extinction risk: past and present anthropogenic impacts on the primate communities of Madagascar
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 78:405-19. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint New discoveries of skeletal elements of Hadropithecus stenognathus from Andrahomana Cave, southeastern Madagascar
    L R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst MA 01003, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:395-410. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Reappraisal of the postcranium of Hadropithecus (Primates, Indroidea)
    L R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 103:529-56. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Schultz's unruly rule: dental developmental sequences and schedules in small-bodied, folivorous lemurs
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 76:77-99. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Teeth, brains, and primate life histories
    L R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 01003 4805, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 114:192-214. 2001

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental use wear in extinct lemurs: evidence of diet and niche differentiation
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, 240 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Hum Evol 47:145-69. 2004
    ..This has possible implications for the role of the disappearance of wooded habitats in the extinction of lemurs...
  2. doi request reprint Dental topography indicates ecological contraction of lemur communities
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 148:215-27. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc DNA from extinct giant lemurs links archaeolemurids to extant indriids
    Ludovic Orlando
    Universite de Lyon, Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon, Institut Fédératif Biosciences Gerland Lyon Sud, Universite Lyon 1, CNRS, INRA, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, 69364 Lyon Cedex 07, France
    BMC Evol Biol 8:121. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Incongruence between genetic and morphological diversity in Microcebus griseorufus of Beza Mahafaly
    Kellie L Heckman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511 USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:98. 2006
    ..Even so, current species descriptions for nocturnal strepsirrhines place a good deal of emphasis on relatively fine distinctions in pelage coloration...
  5. doi request reprint From the shoulders of a giant: perspectives on the legacy of William White Howells (1908-2005)
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2008
    ..Almost two dozen graduate students, and countless others with whom he interacted in various capacities, have carried Howells' legacy into the twenty-first century...
  6. ncbi request reprint The evolution of extinction risk: past and present anthropogenic impacts on the primate communities of Madagascar
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 78:405-19. 2007
    ..It also supports a change over time in the relative importance of hunting versus habitat loss, and in the trophic characteristics of the primate communities in Madagascar...
  7. ncbi request reprint New discoveries of skeletal elements of Hadropithecus stenognathus from Andrahomana Cave, southeastern Madagascar
    L R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst MA 01003, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:395-410. 2006
    ..Nothing in its postcranial anatomy signals a close relationship to either the Indriidae or the Palaeopropithecidae...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reappraisal of the postcranium of Hadropithecus (Primates, Indroidea)
    L R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 103:529-56. 1997
    ..Body size and limb proportions of Hadropithecus are reassessed in light of our new allocations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Schultz's unruly rule: dental developmental sequences and schedules in small-bodied, folivorous lemurs
    Laurie R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 76:77-99. 2005
    ..We show that a variety of processes (including developmental imbrication) allows the crowns of permanent teeth to form and to erupt into jaws that might appear to be too small to accommodate them...
  10. ncbi request reprint Teeth, brains, and primate life histories
    L R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 01003 4805, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 114:192-214. 2001
    ..Tests of alternative dietary hypotheses offer the strongest support for the foraging independence and food processing hypotheses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ontogenetic correlates of diet in Malagasy lemurs
    L R Godfrey
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 9278, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 123:250-76. 2004
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  12. pmc A reconstruction of the Vienna skull of Hadropithecus stenognathus
    T M Ryan
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:10699-702. 2008
    ..The volume is 115 ml. Hadropithecus and Archaeolemur seem to have had relatively large brains compared with the other large-bodied subfossil lemurs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adaptive and phylogenetic significance of ontogenetic sequences in Archaeolemur, subfossil lemur from Madagascar
    S J King
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 9278, USA
    J Hum Evol 41:545-76. 2001
    ..fulvus and L. catta than to P. verreauxi. Some of the distinctive features of the ontogeny of Archaeolemur may be related to diet, while others bear apparent testimony to a relatively rapid absolute pace of growth and development...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evidence of early butchery of giant lemurs in Madagascar
    Ventura R Perez
    Department of Anthropology, 240 Hicks Way, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 01003 9278, USA
    J Hum Evol 49:722-42. 2005
    ..One bone with definitive cut marks has been dated to the very earliest part of the human period in Madagascar. Continued, careful research on the bones in subfossil collections is warranted...
  15. doi request reprint Morphometrics and pattern of growth in wild sifakas (Propithecus edwardsi) at Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar
    Stephen J King
    Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Am J Primatol 73:155-72. 2011
    ..Such body mass fluctuation may be a consequence of eastern Madagascar's variable and unpredictable environment in which rainfall during any selected month varies from year to year...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of salivary pH in sympatric wild lemurs (Lemur catta and Propithecus verreauxi) at Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve, Madagascar
    Frank P Cuozzo
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202 8374, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:363-71. 2008
    ..However, tannins in tamarind fruit may increase friction between teeth, thereby increasing attrition and wear in lemurs. These data also suggest that salivary pH varies between lemur species, corresponding to broad dietary categories...
  17. pmc Discovery of sympatric dwarf lemur species in the high-altitude rain forest of Tsinjoarivo, Eastern Madagascar: implications for biogeography and conservation
    Marina B Blanco
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 80:1-17. 2009
    ..This study represents the first confirmation of a living population of grey-fawn, C.-sibreei-like, dwarf lemurs in Madagascar...
  18. pmc Dental microstructure and life history in subfossil Malagasy lemurs
    Gary T Schwartz
    Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:6124-9. 2002
    ..Gestation length in this one species of subfossil lemur was likely greater than 9 months. Our results demonstrate that large body size in primates does not preclude exceedingly rapid dental development...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is follicular atresia biphasic?
    L E Leidy
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 01003 4805, USA
    Fertil Steril 70:851-9. 1998
    ..To examine the rate of human follicular depletion and the interpretation of curved scatters on log-linear plots...
  20. pmc Dental senescence in a long-lived primate links infant survival to rainfall
    Stephen J King
    Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16579-83. 2005
    ..These results suggest a tooth wear-determined, but rainfall-mediated, onset of reproductive senescence. Additionally, our study indicates that even subtle changes in climate may affect reproductive success of rainforest species...
  21. ncbi request reprint Morphometric analysis of lumbar vertebrae in extinct Malagasy strepsirrhines
    Liza J Shapiro
    Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:823-39. 2005
    ..Reconstructions of positional behavior in subfossil lemurs based on lumbar vertebrae are largely consistent with those based on other aspects of the postcrania...
  22. ncbi request reprint Can low-magnification stereomicroscopy reveal diet?
    Gina M Semprebon
    Department of Biology, Bay Path College, Longmeadow, MA 01106, USA
    J Hum Evol 47:115-44. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Dental development in Megaladapis edwardsi (Primates, Lemuriformes): implications for understanding life history variation in subfossil lemurs
    Gary T Schwartz
    School of Human Evolution and Social Change and Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, P O Box 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    J Hum Evol 49:702-21. 2005
    ..We test competing explanations of variation in crown formation timing across the order Primates. Brain size is the best single predictor of crown formation time in primates, but other variables help to explain the variation...
  24. ncbi request reprint A chronology for late prehistoric Madagascar
    David A Burney
    Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    J Hum Evol 47:25-63. 2004
    ..cf. edwardsi) may have survived until the middle of the Second Millennium A.D. One specimen of Hippopotamus of unknown provenance dates to the period of European colonization...
  25. ncbi request reprint New hand bones of Hadropithecus stenognathus: implications for the paleobiology of the Archaeolemuridae
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H7
    J Hum Evol 54:405-13. 2008
    ..These unusual hand features reinforce the monophyly of the Archaeolemuridae...