Marcello Ruta

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Early tetrapod relationships revisited
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, 1027 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 1508, USA
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 78:251-345. 2003
  2. pmc A supertree of early tetrapods
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, 1027 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2507-16. 2003
  3. pmc Evolutionary patterns in early tetrapods. II. Differing constraints on available character space among clades
    Peter J Wagner
    Department of Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 2496, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2113-8. 2006
  4. ncbi Using patterns of fin and limb phylogeny to test developmental-evolutionary scenarios
    Michael I Coates
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Novartis Found Symp 284:245-55; discussion 255-61. 2007
  5. pmc Evolutionary patterns in early tetrapods. I. Rapid initial diversification followed by decrease in rates of character change
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 2496, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2107-11. 2006
  6. doi Superiority, competition, and opportunism in the evolutionary radiation of dinosaurs
    Stephen L Brusatte
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    Science 321:1485-8. 2008
  7. pmc A supertree of temnospondyli: cladogenetic patterns in the most species-rich group of early tetrapods
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queen s Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:3087-95. 2007
  8. pmc Dinosaurs and the Cretaceous Terrestrial Revolution
    Graeme T Lloyd
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2483-90. 2008

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi Early tetrapod relationships revisited
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, 1027 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 1508, USA
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 78:251-345. 2003
    ..The branching sequence of various stem-group amniotes reveals a coherent set of internested character-state changes related to the acquisition of progressively more terrestrial habits in several Permo-Carboniferous forms...
  2. pmc A supertree of early tetrapods
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, 1027 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2507-16. 2003
    ..However, we urge caution in using them as a replacement for character-based cladograms and for inferring macroevolutionary patterns...
  3. pmc Evolutionary patterns in early tetrapods. II. Differing constraints on available character space among clades
    Peter J Wagner
    Department of Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 2496, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2113-8. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi Using patterns of fin and limb phylogeny to test developmental-evolutionary scenarios
    Michael I Coates
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Novartis Found Symp 284:245-55; discussion 255-61. 2007
    ..New results are revealing novel patterns of evolutionary rate-change, encompassing the traditional notion of the fish-to-tetrapod transition and the root of the modern (crown-group) tetrapod radiation...
  5. pmc Evolutionary patterns in early tetrapods. I. Rapid initial diversification followed by decrease in rates of character change
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 2496, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2107-11. 2006
    ..Thus, the results implicate biological explanations for this pattern...
  6. doi Superiority, competition, and opportunism in the evolutionary radiation of dinosaurs
    Stephen L Brusatte
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    Science 321:1485-8. 2008
    ..The results strongly suggest that historical contingency, rather than prolonged competition or general "superiority," was the primary factor in the rise of dinosaurs...
  7. pmc A supertree of temnospondyli: cladogenetic patterns in the most species-rich group of early tetrapods
    Marcello Ruta
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queen s Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:3087-95. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Dinosaurs and the Cretaceous Terrestrial Revolution
    Graeme T Lloyd
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2483-90. 2008
    ..Furthermore, we conclude that dinosaurs did not experience a progressive decline at the end of the Cretaceous, nor was their evolution driven directly by the KTR...