David C Evans

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A new dromaeosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) with Asian affinities from the latest Cretaceous of North America
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C6, Canada
    Naturwissenschaften 100:1041-9. 2013
  2. pmc Feeding height stratification among the herbivorous dinosaurs from the Dinosaur Park Formation (upper Campanian) of Alberta, Canada
    Jordan C Mallon
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Ecol 13:14. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The oldest North American pachycephalosaurid and the hidden diversity of small-bodied ornithischian dinosaurs
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C6
    Nat Commun 4:1828. 2013
  4. pmc Cranial growth and variation in edmontosaurs (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae): implications for latest Cretaceous megaherbivore diversity in North America
    Nicolás E Campione
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e25186. 2011
  5. pmc Cranial ontogeny in Stegoceras validum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauria): a quantitative model of pachycephalosaur dome growth and variation
    Ryan K Schott
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e21092. 2011
  6. pmc A universal scaling relationship between body mass and proximal limb bone dimensions in quadrupedal terrestrial tetrapods
    Nicolás E Campione
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3B2
    BMC Biol 10:60. 2012
  7. pmc Osteohistological variation in growth marks and osteocyte lacunar density in a theropod dinosaur (Coelurosauria: Ornithomimidae)
    Thomas M Cullen
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3B2, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 14:231. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Head size, weaponry, and cervical adaptation: Testing craniocervical evolutionary hypotheses in Ceratopsia
    Collin S VanBuren
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3B2, Canada
    Evolution 69:1728-44. 2015
  9. pmc Cranial Anatomy of Wendiceratops pinhornensis gen. et sp. nov., a Centrosaurine Ceratopsid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Oldman Formation (Campanian), Alberta, Canada, and the Evolution of Ceratopsid Nasal Ornamentation
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C6 Canada Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3B2 Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130007. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Endocranial anatomy of lambeosaurine hadrosaurids (Dinosauria: Ornithischia): a sensorineural perspective on cranial crest function
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 292:1315-37. 2009

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint A new dromaeosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) with Asian affinities from the latest Cretaceous of North America
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C6, Canada
    Naturwissenschaften 100:1041-9. 2013
    ..Its relationships and occurrence suggest a complex historical biogeographic scenario that involved multiple, bi-directional faunal interchanges between Asia and North America during the Late Cretaceous. ..
  2. pmc Feeding height stratification among the herbivorous dinosaurs from the Dinosaur Park Formation (upper Campanian) of Alberta, Canada
    Jordan C Mallon
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Ecol 13:14. 2013
    ..Specifically, the question of feeding height stratification is examined in light of the role it plays in facilitating modern ungulate coexistence...
  3. doi request reprint The oldest North American pachycephalosaurid and the hidden diversity of small-bodied ornithischian dinosaurs
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C6
    Nat Commun 4:1828. 2013
    ..This suggests preservational biases have a confounding role in attempts to decipher vertebrate palaeoecology and diversity dynamics through the Mesozoic...
  4. pmc Cranial growth and variation in edmontosaurs (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae): implications for latest Cretaceous megaherbivore diversity in North America
    Nicolás E Campione
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e25186. 2011
    ..A decline in the disparity of dominant megaherbivores in the latest Maastrichtian interval supports the hypothesis that dinosaur diversity decreased immediately preceding the end Cretaceous extinction event...
  5. pmc Cranial ontogeny in Stegoceras validum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauria): a quantitative model of pachycephalosaur dome growth and variation
    Ryan K Schott
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e21092. 2011
    ..Additional lines of evidence will be needed to resolve the taxonomic validity of flat-headed pachycephalosaur taxa...
  6. pmc A universal scaling relationship between body mass and proximal limb bone dimensions in quadrupedal terrestrial tetrapods
    Nicolás E Campione
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3B2
    BMC Biol 10:60. 2012
    ..Here we test the major criticisms of scaling methods for estimating body mass using an extensive dataset of mammalian and non-avian reptilian species derived from individual skeletons with live weights...
  7. pmc Osteohistological variation in growth marks and osteocyte lacunar density in a theropod dinosaur (Coelurosauria: Ornithomimidae)
    Thomas M Cullen
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3B2, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 14:231. 2014
    ..Based on these results we also assess the conclusions of previous studies that tested paleohistological hypotheses using isolated elements...
  8. doi request reprint Head size, weaponry, and cervical adaptation: Testing craniocervical evolutionary hypotheses in Ceratopsia
    Collin S VanBuren
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3B2, Canada
    Evolution 69:1728-44. 2015
    ..Anterior cervical fusion has evolved independently in a number of amniote clades, and further research on extant groups with this peculiar anatomy is needed to understand the evolutionary basis for cervical fusion in Neoceratopsia. ..
  9. pmc Cranial Anatomy of Wendiceratops pinhornensis gen. et sp. nov., a Centrosaurine Ceratopsid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Oldman Formation (Campanian), Alberta, Canada, and the Evolution of Ceratopsid Nasal Ornamentation
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C6 Canada Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3B2 Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130007. 2015
    ..Given the phylogenetic position of the new taxon within Centrosaurinae, a enlarged nasal horn is hypothesized to have arisen independently at least twice in ceratopsid evolution. ..
  10. doi request reprint Endocranial anatomy of lambeosaurine hadrosaurids (Dinosauria: Ornithischia): a sensorineural perspective on cranial crest function
    David C Evans
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 292:1315-37. 2009
    ..It is concluded that the large brains of lambeosaurines are consistent with the range of social behaviors inferred when the crest is interpreted as an intraspecific signaling structure...