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TEACHING & RESEARCH

David L. Dilcher

representative publications

Gomez, B., Daviero-Gomez, V., Coiffard, C., Martín-Closas, C. and Dilcher, D.L. 2015. Montsechia, an ancient aquatic angiosperm. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences DOI (pdf)

Sun G., Dilcher, D.L., Wang, H. and Chen, Z. 2011. A eudicot from the Early Cretaceous of China. Nature 471:625-628, with cover picture.

de Boer, H.J., Lammertsma, E.I., Wagner-Cremer, F., Dilcher, D.L., Wassen M.M. and Dekker, S.C. 2011. Climate forcing due to optimization of maximal leaf conductance in subtropical vegetation under rising CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Lammertsma, E.I., de Boer, H.J., Dekker, S.C., Dilcher, D.L., Lotter A.F. and Wagner-Cremer, F. 2011. Global CO2 rise leads to reduced maximum stomatal conductance in Florida vegetation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Lott, T. A., Dilcher, D.L., Horn, S.P., Vargas, O. and Sanford Jr. R.L. 2011. Pleistocene flora of Rio Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Palaeontologia Electronica, (website), Article Number: 14.1.5A, March 2011

Mehrotra, R.C., Dilcher, D.L. and Lott, T.A. 2010. Notes on fossils from the Makum Coalfield, Assam, Inida. The Palaeobotanist.

Herrea, F., Jaramillo, C.A., Dilcher, D.L., Wing, S.L. and Gomez-N., C. 2010. Fossil Araceae from a Paleocene Neotropical Rainforest in Colombia. American Journal of Botany.

Hu, S., Jarzen, D.M. and Dilcher, D.L. 2010. New species of angiosperm pollen from the Dakota Formation (Cenomanian, Upper Cretaceous) of Minnesota, U.S.A. Palynology

Dilcher, D. 2010. Major Innovations In angiosperm Evolution, chapter 6, pages 97-116, in Plants in Mesozoic Time, ed.by by Carole T. Gee, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN.

Wang, H., Dilcher, D.L., Schwarzwalder, R. and Kvacek, J. 2010. Vegetative and reproductive morphology of an extinct early Cretaceous member of Platanaceae from the Braun’s Ranch locality, Kansas, U.S.A. Int. J. Plant Sci. 172(1):139-157.

Wang, H. and Dilcher, D.L. 2010. Late Cretaceous Angiosperm Leaves from the Courtland Clay Pit, Minnesota, USA. Palaeontographica.

Sun, C., Dilcher, D.L., Wang, H., Sun, G. and Ge, Y. 2010. A Study of Ginkgo leaves from the Middle Jurassic of Inner Mongolia, China. International Journal of Sciences.

Wang, Q., Manchester S.R. and Dilcher, D.L. 2010. Fruits and Foliage of Puerarua (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) from the Eurasia and their biogeographic implications. American Journal of Botany 97:1982-1998.

Ren, D, Labandeira, C.C., Santiago-Blay, J.A., Rasnitsyn Shih, A.P., Bashkuev, A., Amelia, M., Logan, V., Hotton, C. and Dilcher, D.L. 2009. Mesozoic pollination strategies before Angiosperms: long-proboscid scorpionflies nectaring on gymnospermous host plants. Science 326:840.

Sawangchote, P., Grote, P.J. and Dilcher, D.L. 2009. Tertiary leaf fossils of Mangifera (Anacardiaceae) from Li Basin, Thailand as examples of the utility of leaf marginal venation characters. American Journal of Botany 96:1-14.

Dilcher, D.L., Kowalski, E.A., Wiemann, M.C., Hinojosa, L.F. and Lott, T.A. 2009. A climatic and taxonomic comparison between leaf litter and standing vegetation from a Florida swamp woodland. American Journal of Botany 96:1108-1115.

Kowalski, E. and Dilcher, D.L. 2009. Paleobotany. In: Garnitz, V. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments. Springer Verlag

Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., Ivanov, D. and Dilcher, D.L. 2009. Present-Day Climatic equivalents of European Cenozoic climates. Systems for Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

Dilcher, D.L and Wang, H. 2009. An Early Cretaceous fruit with affinities to Ceratophyllaceae. American Journal of Botany 96:2256-2269.

Jarzen, D.M. and Dilcher, D.L. 2009. Palynological assessment of Holocene Mangrove vegetation at the American Memorial Park, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Grana 17:31:15, p1-11.

Martin-Closas, C. and Dilcher, D.L. 2008. Unusual preservation of Charophyte fructifications as casts in the uppermost Albian of Rose Creek, Nebraska, Unites States.

Jarzen, D. M. and Dilcher, D.L. 2008. Report on a palynological assessment of the Holocene mangrove vegetation at the American Memorial Park, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. In: Williams, J., Starmer, J., Jarzen, D., and Dilcher, D. (eds.), Ecological Assessment of the Mangrove Habitat in the American Memorial Park, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. PMRI Survey Report 2007-2:40-62.

Kurschner, W.M., Kvacek, Z. and Dilcher, D.L. 2008. The impact of Miocene atmospheric carbon dioxide fluctuations on climate and the evolution of terrestrial ecosytems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(2):449-453.

Hu, S., Dilcher, D.L., Jarzen D.M. and Taylor, D.W. 2008. Early steps of angiosperm-pollinator coevolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(1):240-245.

Zhu, X.-Y., Chase, M.W., Qiu, Y.-L., Kong, H.-Z., Dilcher, D.L., Li, J.-H. and Chen, Z.-D. 2008. Mitochondrial matR sequences help to resolve deep phylogenetic relationships in rosids. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:217.

Steadman, D.W., Franz, R., Morgan, G.S., Albury, N.A., Kakuk, B., Broad, K., Franz, S.E., Tinker, K., Pateman, M.P., Lott, T.A., Jarzen D.M. and Dilcher, D.L. 2007. Exceptionally well preserved late Quaternary plant and vertebrate fossils from a blue hole on Abaco, The Bahamas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104: 19897-19902.

Schmidt, A.R. and Dilcher, D.L. 2007. Aquatic organisms as amber inclusions and examples from a modern swamp forest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(42):16581-16585.

Wagner, F., Visscher, H., Kurschner W.M. and Dilcher, D.L. 2007. Influence of ontogeny and atmospheric CO2 on stomata parameters of Osmunda regalis. In: Jarzen, D. M., Steven, R., Retallack, G. J. and Jarzen, S. A. (eds.), Advances in Angiosperm Paleobotany and Paleoclimatic Reconstruction, Contributions Honouring David L. Dilcher and Jack A. Wolfe, Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Stuttgart, pgs. 183-189.

Sun, G., Akhmetiev, M.A., Golovneva, L., Bugdaeva, E., Quan, C., Kodrul, T.M., Nishida, H., Sun, Y., Sun, C., Johnson, K. and Dilcher D.L. 2007. Late Cretaceous plants from Jiayin along Heilongjiang River, Northeast China. In: Jarzen, D. M., Manchester,S.R., Retallack, G. J. and Jarzen, S. A. (eds.), Advances in Angiosperm Paleobotany and Paleoclimatic Reconstruction, Contributions Honoring David L. Dilcher and Jack A. Wolfe, Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Stuttgart, pgs. 75-84.

Barclay, R., McElwain, J., Dilcher, D. and Sageman, B. 2007. The cuticle database: developing an interactive tool for taxonomic and paleoenvironmental study of the fossil cuticle record. In: Jarzen, D. M., Manchester,S.R., Retallack, G. J. and Jarzen, S. A. (eds.), Advances in Angiosperm Paleobotany and Paleoclimatic Reconstruction, Contributions Honoring David L. Dilcher and Jack A. Wolfe, Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Stuttgart, pgs. 39-56.

Manos, P., Soltis, P.S., Soltis, D.E., Manchester, S.R., Oh, S.H., Bell, C., Dilcher, D.L. and Stone, D.E. 2007. Phylogeny of extant and fossil Juglandaceae inferred from the integration of molecular and morphological data sets. Systematic Biology 56(3):412-430.

Dilcher, D.L., Sun, G., Ji, Q. and Li, H. 2007. An early inflorescence Hyrcantha decussata (comb. nov.) from the Yixian Formation of northeastern China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(22):9370-9374.

Uhl, D., Klotz, S., Traiser, C., Thiel, C., Utescher, T., Kowalski, E. and Dilcher, D.L. 2007. Cenozoic paleotemperatures and leaf physiognomy – A European perspective. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 248:24-31.

Wang, Q., Dilcher, D.L. and Lott, T.A. 2007. Podocarpium A. Braun ex Stizenberger 1851 from the middle Miocene of Eastern China, and its paleoecology and biogeography. Acta Palaeobotanica 47(1):237-251.