Scott Lidgard

Research: Evolution and ecology of cheilostome bryozoans, particularly the relationships of colonial growth and form; evolutionary paleoecology and the resolution of large-scale patterns in the fossil record; angiosperm diversification and Cretaceous floristic trends

Enhancing georeferenced biodiversity inventories: automated information extraction from literature records reveal the gaps.
Enhancing georeferenced biodiversity inventories: automated information extraction from literature records reveal the gaps. PeerJ. 2022; 10:e13921.
PMID: 35999848

When fossil clades 'compete': local dominance, global diversification dynamics and causation.
When fossil clades 'compete': local dominance, global diversification dynamics and causation. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 09 29; 288(1959):20211632.
PMID: 34547910

Chemical signatures of soft tissues distinguish between vertebrates and invertebrates from the Carboniferous Mazon Creek Lagerst├Ątte of Illinois.
Chemical signatures of soft tissues distinguish between vertebrates and invertebrates from the Carboniferous Mazon Creek Lagerst├Ątte of Illinois. Geobiology. 2020 09; 18(5):560-565.
PMID: 32347003

Controlling the error probabilities of model selection information criteria using bootstrapping.
Controlling the error probabilities of model selection information criteria using bootstrapping. J Appl Stat. 2020; 47(13-15):2565-2581.
PMID: 35707440

Text-mined fossil biodiversity dynamics using machine learning.
Text-mined fossil biodiversity dynamics using machine learning. Proc Biol Sci. 2019 04 24; 286(1901):20190022.
PMID: 31014224

Corrigendum: Rethinking Living Fossils.
Corrigendum: Rethinking Living Fossils. Bioscience. 2018 Nov 01; 68(11):926.
PMID: 30464354

Rethinking Living Fossils.
Rethinking Living Fossils. Bioscience. 2018 Oct 01; 68(10):760-770.
PMID: 30385890

Moving Past the Systematics Wars.
Moving Past the Systematics Wars. J Hist Biol. 2018 03; 51(1):31-67.
PMID: 28255641

The 'Tully monster' is a vertebrate.
The 'Tully monster' is a vertebrate. Nature. 2016 Apr 28; 532(7600):496-9.
PMID: 26982721

Matrotrophy and placentation in invertebrates: a new paradigm.
Matrotrophy and placentation in invertebrates: a new paradigm. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2016 Aug; 91(3):673-711.
PMID: 25925633

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