Invertebrate Paleontology

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Publications with Students

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  • BOLD ITALICS indicates Undergraduate Student co-author
    • Gastaldo, R.A., and Neveling, J., 2019, Comment on “Permian—Triassic vertebrate footprints from South Africa: Ichnotaxonomy, producers and biostratigraphy through two major faunal crises” by Marchetti, L., Klein, H., Buchwitz, M., Ronchi, A., Smith, R.M.H., DeKlerk, W.J., Sciscio, L., and Groenewald, G.H. (2019): Gondwana Research v. 78, p. 375-378. DOI:
    • Gastaldo, R.A., 2016, New Paleontological Insights into the Emsian–Eifelian Trout Valley Formation, Baxter State Park’s Scientific Forest Management Area, Aroostock County, Maine: PALAIOS, v. v. 31, p. 339-346. DOI:
    • Gastaldo, R.A., and Rolerson, M.W., 2008, Katbergia gen. nov., A New Trace Fossil from the Upper Permian and Lower Triassic Rocks of the Karoo Basin: Implications for Paleoenvironmental Conditions at the P/Tr Extinction Event: Palaeontology, v. 51, p. 215-229.
    • Kosnik, M.A., Alroy, J., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Fursich, F.T., Gastaldo, R.A., Kidwell, S.M., Kowalewski, M., Plotnick, R.E., Rogers, R.R., and Wagner, P.J., 2011, Changes in the shell durability of common marine taxa through the Phanerozoic: Evidence for biological rather than taphonomic drivers: Paleobiology, v. 37, p. 303-331.
    • Behrensmeyer, A.K., Fursich, F.T., Gastaldo, R.A. Kidwell, S.M., Kosnik, M.A. Kowalewski, M., Plotnick, R.E., Rogers, R.R., and Alroy, J., 2005, Durability Bias in the Phanerozoic Marine Invertebrate Record: Paleobiology, v. 31, p. 607-623.
    • Gibson, M.A., and Gastaldo, R.A., 1989, Invertebrate body fossils and trace fossils from the Lower Pennsylvanian of northern Alabama: Alabama Geological Survey Circular, 143, p. 1-53.
    • Gibson, M.A., and Gastaldo, R.A., 1987, Invertebrate paleoecology of the Upper Cliff Coal Interval (Pennsylvanian), Plateau Coal Field, northern Alabama: Journal of Paleontology, v. 61, p. 339-350. [JSTOR LINK]