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Literature

Publications of the Institute

  • Notulae MPRI 1001 -- Table of ray identification schemes for nonluidiid Asteroidea




  • Contribution No. 6 -- Growth zones and extraxial-axial skeletal homologies in Asteroidea. Hotchkiss, F.H.C. 2012. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125(2):106-121.


  • Contribution No. 5 -- An arm-stump specimen of Archaster angulatus Muller & Troschel, 1842 (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) [abstract]. Hotchkiss, F.H.C. and J.K. Keesing. 2012. Gulf of Mexico Science 29(2):144-145


  • Contribution No. 4 -- Observations on Onychaster (Ophiuroidea: Onychasteridae) (Famennian - Visean Age). Hotchkiss, F.H.C. and A. Glass. 2012. Zoosymposia 7:121-138.


  • Contribution No. 3 -- Arm stumps and regeneration models in Asteroidea (Echinodermata). Hotchkiss, F.H.C. 2009. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 122(3):342-354.


  • Contribution No. 2 -- Bdellacoma in the Hunsrück Slate (Lower Devonian, Germany): Reidentification of Urasterella verruculosa (Asteroidea, Bdellacomidae). Hotchkiss, F.H.C., and A. Glass. 2010. Pp. 15-21 in Echinoderms: Durham, Proceedings of the 12th International Echinoderm Conference, Durham, New Hampshire, USA, 7-11 August 2006, L.G. Harris, S.A. Böttger, C.W. Walker & M.P. Lesser (eds.), CRC Press/Balkema,Leiden, 679 pp.


  • Contribution No. 1 -- Isolated ossicles of the Family Eospondylidae Spencer et Wright, 1966, in the Lower Devonian of Bohemia (Czech Republic) and correction of the systematic position of eospondylid brittlestars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Oegophiurida). Hotchkiss, F.H.C., Rudolf J. Prokop and Václav Petr. 2007. Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, series B Historia Naturalis 63(1):3-18.





Recent sightings

Evolutionary and ecological significance of Lepidaster grayi, the earliest multiradiate starfish, by Liam G. Herringshaw, M. Paul Smith and Alan T. Thomas. 2007. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150:743-754. Link to abstract

Pyritized tube feet in a protasterid ophiuroid from the Upper Ordovician of Kentucky, U.S.A., by Alexander Glass. 2006. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 51(1):171-184. Link to PDF

Click here for an electronic version of the Challenger Expedition reports. It is an amazing resource, with text and all the plates as well. Brought to our attention June 2006 thanks to Dr. Philip Lambert, Curator of Invertebrates, Royal British Columbia Museum.

Early Triassic ophiuroids: their paleoecology, taphonomy, and distribution, by R. J.Twitchett, J. M. Feinberg, D. D. O'Connor, W. J. Alvarez and L. B. McCollum. 2005. PALAIOS 20:213-223. Link to PDF

A starfish with three-dimensionally preserved soft parts from the Silurian of England, by M. D. Sutton, D. E. G. Briggs, David J. Siveter, Derek J. Siveter and D. J. Gladwell. 2005. Proc. R. Soc. B. 272:1001-1006. An important paper on the Silurian stelleroid Bdellacoma Link to PDF


Bibliographies

Bibliography of Paleozoic Asterozoa

This bibliography is compiled by F. H. C. Hotchkiss as a continuing project. It was started in 1971. Over the years Vaclav Petr has been especially helpful in contributing to the compilation. The bibliography is added to and edited as time permits throughout each year. The bibliography is annotated at the whim of, and for the benefit of the compiler. The compiler disclaims any standard of completeness or consistency for these annotations. There is a working copy MS word file for each letter of the alphabet. Approximately once per year the latest version of the files is converted to pdf files that are put onto the MPRI website to share with scientists, students and the interested public. We hope that it will be of use to you.

Click on the letters A to Z to access the bibliography.

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Last updated: August 2012

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