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Kenneth D. Angielczyk

TitleAssistant Curator
InstitutionField Museum
DepartmentComm: Evolutionary Biology
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Research: Paleobiology of non-mammalian synapsids (particularly anomodont therapsids), the End-Permian mass extinction, evolutionary morphology of the turtle shell, trophic network-based approaches to understanding extinction and community evolution, geometric morphometrics, the reciprocal relationship between phylogenetics and biostratigraphy, phylogenetic taxonomy
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    1. Rhoda DP, Haber A, Angielczyk KD. Diversification of the ruminant skull along an evolutionary line of least resistance. Sci Adv. 2023 03; 9(9):eade8929. PMID: 36857459; PMCID: PMC9977183.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    2. Zack EH, Smith SM, Angielczyk KD. From Fairies to Giants: Untangling the Effect of Body Size, Phylogeny, and Ecology on Vertebral Bone Microstructure of Xenarthran Mammals. Integr Org Biol. 2023; 5(1):obad002. PMID: 36844392; PMCID: PMC9949600.
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    3. Ara?jo R, David R, Benoit J, Lungmus JK, Stoessel A, Barrett PM, Maisano JA, Ekdale E, Orliac M, Luo ZX, Martinelli AG, Hoffman EA, Sidor CA, Martins RMS, Spoor F, Angielczyk KD. Author Correction: Inner ear biomechanics reveals a Late Triassic origin for mammalian endothermy. Nature. 2023 Jan 09. PMID: 36624295.
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    4. Shipps BK, Peecook BR, Angielczyk KD. The topography of diet: Orientation patch count predicts diet in turtles. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2023 06; 306(6):1214-1227. PMID: 36458500.
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    5. Whitney MR, Otoo BKA, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Fossil bone histology reveals ancient origins for rapid juvenile growth in tetrapods. Commun Biol. 2022 Nov 28; 5(1):1280. PMID: 36443424; PMCID: PMC9705711.
      Citations:    Translation:Animals
    6. Ara?jo R, David R, Benoit J, Lungmus JK, Stoessel A, Barrett PM, Maisano JA, Ekdale E, Orliac M, Luo ZX, Martinelli AG, Hoffman EA, Sidor CA, Martins RMS, Spoor F, Angielczyk KD. Inner ear biomechanics reveals a Late Triassic origin for mammalian endothermy. Nature. 2022 07; 607(7920):726-731. PMID: 35859179.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    7. Smith SM, Angielczyk KD. A Shrewd Inspection of Vertebral Regionalization in Large Shrews (Soricidae: Crocidurinae). Integr Org Biol. 2022; 4(1):obac006. PMID: 35291671; PMCID: PMC8915212.
      Citations: 1     
    8. Rhoda D, Segall M, Larouche O, Evans K, Angielczyk KD. Local Superimpositions Facilitate Morphometric Analysis of Complex Articulating Structures. Integr Comp Biol. 2021 11 17; 61(5):1892-1904. PMID: 33905523; PMCID: PMC8699094.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    9. Kulik ZT, Lungmus JK, Angielczyk KD, Sidor CA. Living fast in the Triassic: New data on life history in Lystrosaurus (Therapsida: Dicynodontia) from northeastern Pangea. PLoS One. 2021; 16(11):e0259369. PMID: 34739492; PMCID: PMC8570511.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    10. Zack EH, Smith SM, Angielczyk KD. Effect of captivity on the vertebral bone microstructure of xenarthran mammals. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2022 07; 305(7):1611-1628. PMID: 34677912.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    11. Whitney MR, Angielczyk KD, Peecook BR, Sidor CA. The evolution of the synapsid tusk: insights from dicynodont therapsid tusk histology. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 10 27; 288(1961):20211670. PMID: 34702071; PMCID: PMC8548784.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    12. Melstrom KM, Angielczyk KD, Ritterbush KA, Irmis RB. The limits of convergence: the roles of phylogeny and dietary ecology in shaping non-avian amniote crania. R Soc Open Sci. 2021 Sep; 8(9):202145. PMID: 34540239; PMCID: PMC8441121.
      Citations: 2     
    13. Olroyd SL, LeBlanc ARH, Ara?jo R, Angielczyk KD, Duhamel A, Benoit J, Amaral M. Histology and ?CT reveal the unique evolution and development of multiple tooth rows in the synapsid Endothiodon. Sci Rep. 2021 08 19; 11(1):16875. PMID: 34413357; PMCID: PMC8377087.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    14. Viglietti PA, Benson RBJ, Smith RMH, Botha J, Kammerer CF, Skosan Z, Butler E, Crean A, Eloff B, Kaal S, Mohoi J, Molehe W, Mtalana N, Mtungata S, Ntheri N, Ntsala T, Nyaphuli J, October P, Skinner G, Strong M, Stummer H, Wolvaardt FP, Angielczyk KD. Evidence from South Africa for a protracted end-Permian extinction on land. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 04 27; 118(17). PMID: 33875588; PMCID: PMC8092562.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    15. Lungmus JK, Angielczyk KD. Phylogeny, function and ecology in the deep evolutionary history of the mammalian forelimb. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 04 28; 288(1949):20210494. PMID: 33878918; PMCID: PMC8059613.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    16. Jones KE, Dickson BV, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Adaptive landscapes challenge the "lateral-to-sagittal" paradigm for mammalian vertebral evolution. Curr Biol. 2021 05 10; 31(9):1883-1892.e7. PMID: 33657406.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    17. Kammerer CF, Deutsch M, Lungmus JK, Angielczyk KD. Effects of taphonomic deformation on geometric morphometric analysis of fossils: a study using the dicynodont Diictodon feliceps (Therapsida, Anomodontia). PeerJ. 2020; 8:e9925. PMID: 33083110; PMCID: PMC7547620.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    
    18. Smith SM, Angielczyk KD. Deciphering an extreme morphology: bone microarchitecture of the hero shrew backbone (Soricidae: Scutisorex). Proc Biol Sci. 2020 05 13; 287(1926):20200457. PMID: 32345168; PMCID: PMC7282908.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    19. Cisneros JC, Angielczyk K, Kammerer CF, Smith RMH, Fr?bisch J, Marsicano CA, Richter M. Captorhinid reptiles from the lower Permian Pedra de Fogo Formation, Piau?, Brazil: the earliest herbivorous tetrapods in Gondwana. PeerJ. 2020; 8:e8719. PMID: 32185112; PMCID: PMC7061909.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    20. Jones KE, Gonzalez S, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Author Correction: Regionalization of the axial skeleton predates functional adaptation in the forerunners of mammals. Nat Ecol Evol. 2020 03; 4(3):487. PMID: 32080370.
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    21. Jones KE, Gonzalez S, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Regionalization of the axial skeleton predates functional adaptation in the forerunners of mammals. Nat Ecol Evol. 2020 03; 4(3):470-478. PMID: 32015524.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    22. Jones KE, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Stepwise shifts underlie evolutionary trends in morphological complexity of the mammalian vertebral column. Nat Commun. 2019 11 07; 10(1):5071. PMID: 31699978; PMCID: PMC6838112.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    23. Lungmus JK, Angielczyk KD. Antiquity of forelimb ecomorphological diversity in the mammalian stem lineage (Synapsida). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 04 02; 116(14):6903-6907. PMID: 30886085; PMCID: PMC6452662.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    24. Jones KE, Benitez L, Angielczyk KD, Pierce SE. Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of the mammalian backbone. BMC Evol Biol. 2018 11 16; 18(1):172. PMID: 30445907; PMCID: PMC6240174.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    25. Smith SM, Angielczyk KD, Schmitz L, Wang SC. Do Bony Orbit Dimensions Predict Diel Activity Pattern in Sciurid Rodents? Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2018 10; 301(10):1774-1787. PMID: 30369077.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    26. Jones KE, Angielczyk KD, Polly PD, Head JJ, Fernandez V, Lungmus JK, Tulga S, Pierce SE. Fossils reveal the complex evolutionary history of the mammalian regionalized spine. Science. 2018 09 21; 361(6408):1249-1252. PMID: 30237356.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    27. Benoit J, Angielczyk KD, Miyamae JA, Manger P, Fernandez V, Rubidge B. Evolution of facial innervation in anomodont therapsids (Synapsida): Insights from X-ray computerized microtomography. J Morphol. 2018 05; 279(5):673-701. PMID: 29464761.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    28. Nesbitt SJ, Butler RJ, Ezcurra MD, Barrett PM, Stocker MR, Angielczyk KD, Smith RMH, Sidor CA, Niedzwiedzki G, Sennikov AG, Charig AJ. The earliest bird-line archosaurs and the assembly of the dinosaur body plan. Nature. 2017 04 27; 544(7651):484-487. PMID: 28405026.
      Citations: 44     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    29. Codron J, Botha-Brink J, Codron D, Huttenlocker AK, Angielczyk KD. Predator-prey interactions amongst Permo-Triassic terrestrial vertebrates as a deterministic factor influencing faunal collapse and turnover. J Evol Biol. 2017 01; 30(1):40-54. PMID: 27696581.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    30. Bernardi M, Angielczyk KD, Mitchell JS, Ruta M. Phylogenetic Stability, Tree Shape, and Character Compatibility: A Case Study Using Early Tetrapods. Syst Biol. 2016 Sep; 65(5):737-58. PMID: 27288479.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    31. Botha-Brink J, Codron D, Huttenlocker AK, Angielczyk KD, Ruta M. Breeding Young as a Survival Strategy during Earth's Greatest Mass Extinction. Sci Rep. 2016 Apr 05; 6:24053. PMID: 27044713; PMCID: PMC4820772.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    32. Cisneros JC, Marsicano C, Angielczyk KD, Smith RM, Richter M, Fr?bisch J, Kammerer CF, Sadleir RW. New Permian fauna from tropical Gondwana. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 05; 6:8676. PMID: 26537112; PMCID: PMC4659833.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    33. Roopnarine PD, Angielczyk KD. Community stability and selective extinction during the Permian-Triassic mass extinction. Science. 2015 Oct 02; 350(6256):90-3. PMID: 26430120.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    
    34. Angielczyk KD, Burroughs RW, Feldman CR. Do turtles follow the rules? Latitudinal gradients in species richness, body size, and geographic range area of the world's turtles. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2015 May; 324(3):270-94. PMID: 25588662.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    35. Angielczyk KD, Schmitz L. Nocturnality in synapsids predates the origin of mammals by over 100 million years. Proc Biol Sci. 2014 10 22; 281(1793). PMID: 25186003; PMCID: PMC4173690.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    36. Castanhinha R, Ara?jo R, J?nior LC, Angielczyk KD, Martins GG, Martins RM, Chaouiya C, Beckmann F, Wilde F. Bringing dicynodonts back to life: paleobiology and anatomy of a new emydopoid genus from the Upper Permian of Mozambique. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e80974. PMID: 24324653; PMCID: PMC3852158.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    37. Ruta M, Angielczyk KD, Fr?bisch J, Benton MJ. Decoupling of morphological disparity and taxic diversity during the adaptive radiation of anomodont therapsids. Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Oct 07; 280(1768):20131071. PMID: 23945681; PMCID: PMC3757962.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    38. Kammerer CF, Fr?bisch J, Angielczyk KD. On the validity and phylogenetic position of Eubrachiosaurus browni, a kannemeyeriiform dicynodont (Anomodontia) from Triassic North America. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e64203. PMID: 23741307; PMCID: PMC3669350.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    39. Sidor CA, Vilhena DA, Angielczyk KD, Huttenlocker AK, Nesbitt SJ, Peecook BR, Steyer JS, Smith RM, Tsuji LA. Provincialization of terrestrial faunas following the end-Permian mass extinction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 14; 110(20):8129-33. PMID: 23630295; PMCID: PMC3657826.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    40. Mitchell JS, Roopnarine PD, Angielczyk KD. Late Cretaceous restructuring of terrestrial communities facilitated the end-Cretaceous mass extinction in North America. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 13; 109(46):18857-61. PMID: 23112149; PMCID: PMC3503193.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    41. Parham JF, Donoghue PC, Bell CJ, Calway TD, Head JJ, Holroyd PA, Inoue JG, Irmis RB, Joyce WG, Ksepka DT, Patan? JS, Smith ND, Tarver JE, van Tuinen M, Yang Z, Angielczyk KD, Greenwood JM, Hipsley CA, Jacobs L, Makovicky PJ, M?ller J, Smith KT, Theodor JM, Warnock RC, Benton MJ. Best practices for justifying fossil calibrations. Syst Biol. 2012 Mar; 61(2):346-59. PMID: 22105867; PMCID: PMC3280042.
      Citations: 170     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    42. Roopnarine PD, Angielczyk KD. The evolutionary palaeoecology of species and the tragedy of the commons. Biol Lett. 2012 Feb 23; 8(1):147-50. PMID: 21865241; PMCID: PMC3259974.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    
    43. Angielczyk KD, Feldman CR, Miller GR. Adaptive evolution of plastron shape in emydine turtles. Evolution. 2011 Feb; 65(2):377-94. PMID: 20812973.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    44. Nesbitt SJ, Sidor CA, Irmis RB, Angielczyk KD, Smith RM, Tsuji LA. Ecologically distinct dinosaurian sister group shows early diversification of Ornithodira. Nature. 2010 Mar 04; 464(7285):95-8. PMID: 20203608.
      Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    45. Fr?bisch J, Angielczyk KD, Sidor CA. The Triassic dicynodont Kombuisia (Synapsida, Anomodontia) from Antarctica, a refuge from the terrestrial Permian-Triassic mass extinction. Naturwissenschaften. 2010 Feb; 97(2):187-96. PMID: 19956920.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    46. Pierce SE, Angielczyk KD, Rayfield EJ. Shape and mechanics in thalattosuchian (Crocodylomorpha) skulls: implications for feeding behaviour and niche partitioning. J Anat. 2009 Nov; 215(5):555-76. PMID: 19702868; PMCID: PMC2780573.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    47. Pierce SE, Angielczyk KD, Rayfield EJ. Patterns of morphospace occupation and mechanical performance in extant crocodilian skulls: a combined geometric morphometric and finite element modeling approach. J Morphol. 2008 Jul; 269(7):840-64. PMID: 18496856.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    48. Roopnarine PD, Angielczyk KD, Wang SC, Hertog R. Trophic network models explain instability of Early Triassic terrestrial communities. Proc Biol Sci. 2007 Sep 07; 274(1622):2077-86. PMID: 17609191; PMCID: PMC2706195.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    49. Roopnarine PD, Angielczyk KD, Hertog R. Comment on "Statistical independence of escalatory ecological trends in Phanerozoic marine invertebrates". Science. 2006 Nov 10; 314(5801):925; author reply 925. PMID: 17095679.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    50. Angielczyk KD. A character-based method for measuring the fit of a cladogram to the fossil record. Syst Biol. 2002 Feb; 51(1):176-91. PMID: 11943100.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
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