Patrick M O'Connor

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Affiliation: Ohio University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary pneumaticity in the postcranial skeleton of extant aves: a case study examining Anseriformes
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Morphol 261:141-61. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Lapurr sandstone, West Turkana, Kenya
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    An Acad Bras Cienc 83:309-15. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Postcranial pneumaticity: an evaluation of soft-tissue influences on the postcranial skeleton and the reconstruction of pulmonary anatomy in archosaurs
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Morphol 267:1199-226. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Basic avian pulmonary design and flow-through ventilation in non-avian theropod dinosaurs
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 228 Irvine Hall, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Nature 436:253-6. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Palaeontological evidence for an Oligocene divergence between Old World monkeys and apes
    Nancy J Stevens
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Nature 497:611-4. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The evolution of mammal-like crocodyliforms in the Cretaceous Period of Gondwana
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 228 Irvine Hall, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Nature 466:748-51. 2010
  7. pmc Time-calibrated models support congruency between Cretaceous continental rifting and titanosaurian evolutionary history
    Eric Gorscak
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, 107 Irvine Hall, Athens, OH 45701, USA Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies, Irvine Hall, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Biol Lett 12:. 2016
  8. pmc A New Centrosaurine Ceratopsid, Machairoceratops cronusi gen et sp. nov., from the Upper Sand Member of the Wahweap Formation (Middle Campanian), Southern Utah
    Eric K Lund
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0154403. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Postcranial pneumaticity and bone structure in two clades of neognath birds
    Sarah C Gutzwiller
    Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 296:867-76. 2013
  10. pmc The earliest colubroid-dominated snake fauna from Africa: perspectives from the Late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation of southwestern Tanzania
    Jacob A McCartney
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Health Sciences Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine Hall, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e90415. 2014

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary pneumaticity in the postcranial skeleton of extant aves: a case study examining Anseriformes
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Morphol 261:141-61. 2004
    ..Finally, enigmatic pneumatic features located in distal forelimb elements of screamers (Anhimidae) result from invasion of bone by a network of subcutaneous air sac diverticula spreading distally along the wings...
  2. ncbi request reprint A pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Lapurr sandstone, West Turkana, Kenya
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    An Acad Bras Cienc 83:309-15. 2011
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  3. ncbi request reprint Postcranial pneumaticity: an evaluation of soft-tissue influences on the postcranial skeleton and the reconstruction of pulmonary anatomy in archosaurs
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Morphol 267:1199-226. 2006
    ..Combined with inferences supporting a rigid, dorsally fixed lung, osteological indicators of cervical and abdominal air sacs highlight the fundamental layout of a flow-through pulmonary apparatus in nonavian theropods...
  4. ncbi request reprint Basic avian pulmonary design and flow-through ventilation in non-avian theropod dinosaurs
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 228 Irvine Hall, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Nature 436:253-6. 2005
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Palaeontological evidence for an Oligocene divergence between Old World monkeys and apes
    Nancy J Stevens
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Nature 497:611-4. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The evolution of mammal-like crocodyliforms in the Cretaceous Period of Gondwana
    Patrick M O'Connor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 228 Irvine Hall, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Nature 466:748-51. 2010
    ..The presence of another small-bodied mammal-like crocodyliform in the Cretaceous of Gondwana indicates that notosuchians probably filled niches and inhabited ecomorphospace that were otherwise occupied by mammals on northern continents...
  7. pmc Time-calibrated models support congruency between Cretaceous continental rifting and titanosaurian evolutionary history
    Eric Gorscak
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, 107 Irvine Hall, Athens, OH 45701, USA Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies, Irvine Hall, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Biol Lett 12:. 2016
    ..Finally, Late Cretaceous Africa may have linked Laurasian lineages with their sister South American lineages, though the current Late Cretaceous African terrestrial fossil record remains meagre. ..
  8. pmc A New Centrosaurine Ceratopsid, Machairoceratops cronusi gen et sp. nov., from the Upper Sand Member of the Wahweap Formation (Middle Campanian), Southern Utah
    Eric K Lund
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0154403. 2016
    ..Finally, the unique morphology of the parietal ornamentation highlights the evolutionary disparity of frill ornamentation near the base of Centrosaurinae. ..
  9. doi request reprint Postcranial pneumaticity and bone structure in two clades of neognath birds
    Sarah C Gutzwiller
    Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 296:867-76. 2013
    ..Notably, similar patterns were not observed within the equally diverse charadriiforms, suggesting that the relationship between pneumaticity and bone structure is variable among different clades of neognath birds...
  10. pmc The earliest colubroid-dominated snake fauna from Africa: perspectives from the Late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation of southwestern Tanzania
    Jacob A McCartney
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Health Sciences Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine Hall, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies, Irvine Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e90415. 2014
    ..The early occurrence of elapid snakes in the latest Oligocene of Africa suggests the clade rapidly spread from Asia to Africa, or arose in Africa, before invading Europe...
  11. pmc Archosaurian respiration and the pelvic girdle aspiration breathing of crocodyliforms
    Leon P A M Claessens
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, and Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1461-5. 2004
    ..The appearance of pelvic aspiration in crocodyliforms is a striking example of the ability of amniotes to increase gas exchange or circumvent constraints on respiration through the evolution of novel accessory breathing mechanisms...