Mark Webster

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A Cambrian peak in morphological variation within trilobite species
    Mark Webster
    Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 317:499-502. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Modularity of a Cambrian ptychoparioid trilobite cranidium
    Mark Webster
    Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Evol Dev 13:96-109. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Exploring developmental modes in a fossil arthropod: growth and trunk segmentation of the trilobite Aulacopleura konincki
    Giuseppe Fusco
    Department of Biology, University of Padova, Via Ugo Bassi 58 B, I 35131 Padova, Italy
    Am Nat 163:167-83. 2004

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint A Cambrian peak in morphological variation within trilobite species
    Mark Webster
    Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 317:499-502. 2007
    ..Through its influence on evolutionary tempo, high intraspecific variation may have played a major role in the pronounced Cambrian diversification of trilobites...
  2. doi request reprint Modularity of a Cambrian ptychoparioid trilobite cranidium
    Mark Webster
    Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Evol Dev 13:96-109. 2011
    ..The large contribution of parallel variation to phenotypic integration suggests that modularity was unlikely to have imposed a long-term constraint on evolutionary innovation in these early trilobites...
  3. ncbi request reprint Exploring developmental modes in a fossil arthropod: growth and trunk segmentation of the trilobite Aulacopleura konincki
    Giuseppe Fusco
    Department of Biology, University of Padova, Via Ugo Bassi 58 B, I 35131 Padova, Italy
    Am Nat 163:167-83. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that hypotheses concerning developmental pattern and control can be tested in organisms belonging to an extinct clade...