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A. Goswami, E. Noirault, E.J. Coombs, J. Clavel, A.-C. Fabre, T.J.D. Halliday, M. Churchill, A. Curtis, A. Watanabe, N. Simmons, D.L. Fox, B. Beatty, J. Geisler, and R.N. Felice. 2023. Developmental origin underlies evolutionary rate variation across the placental skull. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 378: 20220083.

H.E White, A.S. Tucker, V. Fernandez, R. Portela Miguez, L. Hautier, A. Herrel, D.J. Urban, K.E. Sears, and A. Goswami. 2023. Paedomorphosis in the ancestry of marsupial mammals. Current Biology, 33: 2136-2150.

E.S.E. Hunt, R.N. Felice, J. Tobias and A. Goswami. 2023. Ecological and life-history drivers of avian skull evolution. Evolution, 77: 1720–1729

A. Knapp, G. Rangel-de Lázaro, M. Friedman, Z. Johanson, K.M. Evans, S. Giles, H.T. Beckett and A. Goswami. 2023. How to tuna fish: constraint, convergence, and integration in the neurocranium of pelagiarian fishes. Evolution, 77(6), pp.1277-1288.

S Tharakan, N Shepherd, D J Gower, E L Stanley, R N Felice, A Goswami, A Watanabe. 2023. High-density geometric morphometric analysis of intraspecific cranial integration in the barred grass snake (Natrix helvetica) and green anole (Anolis carolinensis), Integrative Organismal Biology, obad022 (in press).


A. Lanzetti, R. Portela‐Miguez, V. Fernandez and A. Goswami. 2023. Testing heterochrony: Connecting skull shape ontogeny and evolution of feeding adaptations in baleen whales. Evolution & Development, 25: 257-273.


A. Goswami, E. Noirault, E.J. Coombs, J. Clavel, A.-C. Fabre, T.J.D. Halliday, M. Churchill, A. Curtis, A. Watanabe, N. Simmons, D.L. Fox, B. Beatty, J. Geisler, and R.N. Felice. Attenuated evolution of mammals through the Cenozoic. Science, 378: 377-383.

E.J. Coombs, R.N. Felice, J. Clavel, T. Park, R.F. Bennion, M. Churchill, J.H. Geisler, B. Beatty, and A. Goswami. The tempo of cetacean cranial evolution. Current Biology, 32, 2233-2247

S. Ferreira-Cardoso, J. Claude, A. Goswami, F. Delsuc, and L. Hautier. 2022. Flexible conservatism in the skull modularity of convergently evolved myrmecophagous placental mammals. BMC Ecology and Evolution 22 (1), 1-21.

A. Lanzetti, E.J. Coombs, R. Portela Miguez, V. Fernandez, and A. Goswami. 2022. The ontogeny of asymmetry in echolocating whales. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289, 20221090.

A. Lanzetti, N. Chrouch, R. Portela Miguez, V. Fernandez, and A. Goswami.  2022. Developing echolocation: distinctive patterns in the ontogeny of the tympanoperiotic complex in baleen and toothed whales (Cetacea). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 135: 394–406.


C. Rau, S. Marathe, A.J. Bodey, M. Storm, D. Batey, S. Cipiccia, P. Li, R. Ziesche, M. Al-Hada, S.L.M. Schroeder, G. Das, and A. Goswami. 2021. Operando and High-throughput multicscale-tomography. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 11840.

F. Agnolin, M. Cerroni, C.A. Scanferla, A. Goswami, A. P. Carabajal, T.J.D. Halliday, A. Cuff, and S. Reuil. 2022. First definitive abelisaurid theropod from the late Cretaceous of Northwestern Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 41: 4.

M.L. Zelditch and A. Goswami. 2021. What does modularity mean? Evolution & Development, 23: 377-403.

R.N. Felice, D. Pol, and A. Goswami. 2021. Complex macroevolutionary dynamics underly the evolution of the crocodyliform skull. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 288: 20210919.

C. Bardua, A-C Fabre, J. Clavel, M. Bon, A. K. Das, EL. Stanley, DC. Blackburn, and A. Goswami. 2021. Size, microhabitat, and loss of larval feeding drive cranial diversification in frogs. Nature Communications, 12: 1-13.

J.B. Smaers et al. (author 11 of 22). 2021. Evolutionary repatterning of the brain-body relationship in mammals. Science Advances, 7 (18), eabe2101.

A.-C. Fabre, C. Dowling, R. Portela Miguez, V. Fernandez, and A. Goswami. 2021. Functional constraints during development limit jaw shape evolution in marsupials. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 288:  20210319.

H. White, A. Goswami, and A. Tucker. 2021. The intertwined evolution and development of sutures and cranial morphology. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 9, 653579. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2021.653579.

O.S. Todorov, S.P. Blomberg, A. Goswami, K. Sears, P. Drhlik, J. Peters, and V. Weisbecker. 2021. Testing hypotheses of marsupial brain size variation using phylogenetic multiple imputations and a Bayesian comparative framework. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 20210394.

M. Mitchell, A. Goswami, and R.N. Felice. 2021. Cranial integration in the ring-necked parakeet, Psittacula krameri (Psittaformes: Psittaculidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 133, 47-56.

L.C. Huntley, D.J. Gower, F.L. Sampaio, E.S. Collins, E. S., A. Goswami and A.-C. Fabre. 2021. Intraspecific morphological variation in the shieldtail snake Rhinophis philippinus (Serpentes: Uropeltidae), with particular reference to tail-shield and cranial 3D geometric morphometrics. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 59: 1357– 1370.


H. White, J. Clavel, A. Tucker, A. Goswami. 2020. Quantifying the shape of sutures. Royal Society Interface, 17 (171), 20200476.

T.J.D. Halliday, P.A. Holroyd, E. Gheerbrant, G.V.R. Prasad, A. Scanferla, R.M.D. Beck, D.W. Krause, and A. Goswami. 2019. Leaving Gondwana: The Changing Position of the Indian Subcontinent in the Global Faunal Network. In Biological Consequences of Plate Tectonics: New Perspectives on Post-Gondwananland Break-Up. Springer Science, NY, 227-249.

R.N. Felice, A. Watanabe, A.R. Cuff, M. Hanson, B.-A.S. Bhullar, E.R. Rayfield, L.M. Witmer, M.A. Norell, and A. Goswami. Decelerated dinosaur evolution at the origin of birds. PLOS Biology, 18(8): e3000801


E.J. Coombs, J. Clavel, T. Park, M. Churchill, and A. Goswami. Wonky whales: The evolution of cranial asymmetry in cetaceans. BMC Biology, 18 (1): 1-24


A.-C. Fabre, C. Bardua, M. Bon, J. Clavel, R.N. Felice, J.W. Streicher, J. Bonnel, E.L. Stanley, D.C. Blackburn, A. Goswami. 2020. Metamorphosis and the evolution of morphological diversity in salamanders. Nature Ecology and Evolution,


C. Bardua, M. Bon, A-C Fabre, K. Das, EL. Stanley, DC. Blackburn, A. Goswami. 2020. Evolutionary integration of the frog cranium. Evolution, 74: 1200-1215.


M. Bon, C. Bardua, A. Goswami, A.-C. Fabre. 2020. Cranial integration in the fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra (Caudata: Salamandridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 130: 178-194.


T. Guillerme et al. 2020. Disparities in the analysis of morphological disparity. Biology Letters, 16: 20200199.



A. Watanabe, A.-C. Fabre, R.N. Felice, J.A. Maisano, J. Müller, A. Herrel, and A. Goswami.  Ecomorphological diversification in squamates from conserved pattern of cranial integration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 116 (29), 14688-14697.


A. Goswami, A. Watanabe, R.N. Felice, C. Bardua, A.C. Fabre, and P.D. Polly. High-density morphometric analysis of shape and integration: the good, the bad, and the not-really-a-problem. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 59: 669–683.


C. Bardua, R.N. Felice, A. Watanabe, A.C. Fabre, and A. Goswami. A practical guide to surface sliding semi-landmarks in morphometric analyses. Integrative Organismal Biology, 1: obz016.


R. Felice, A. Watanabe, A. Cuff, E. Noirault, D. Pol, L. Witmer, M. Norell, P. O'Connor, and A. Goswami. 2019. Evolutionary integration and modularity in the archosaur cranium. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 59: 371-382.


M. Randau, D. Sanfelice, and A. Goswami. 2019. Shifts in cranial integration associated with ecological specialisation in pinnipeds (Mammalia, Carnivora).  Royal Society Open Science, 6 (3), 190201.


T.J.D. Halliday, M. dos Reis, A.U. Tamuri, H. Ferguson-Gow, Z. Yang, and A. Goswami. 2019. Rapid morphological evolution in placental mammals post-dates the origin of the crown group. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, B 286 (1898), 20182418.


S. Álvarez-Carretero, A. Goswami, Z. Yang, and M. dos Reis. 2019. Bayesian estimation of species divergence times using correlated quantitative characters. Systematic Biology, 68: 967-986.


R.N. Felice, J. Tobias, A. Pigot, and A. Goswami. 2019. Dietary niche and the evolution of cranial morphology in birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 286 (1897), 20182677. 


A. Marshall, C. Bardua, D.J. Gower, M. Wilkinson, E. Sherratt, and A. Goswami. 2019. High-dimensional 3D morphometric analysis supports conserved static (intraspecific) modularity in caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) crania. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126 (2), 225-239.


C. Bardua, M. Wilkinson, D.J. Gower, E. Sherratt, and A. Goswami. 2019. Morphological evolution and modularity of the caecilian skull. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19 (1), 30. 


M. Churchill, J. Miguel, B.L. Beatty, A. Goswami, and J.H. Geisler. 2018. Asymmetry drives modularity of the skull in the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126 (2), 225-239. 

C. Barda, S.E. Evans, and A. Goswami. 2018. Phylogeny, ecology and deep time: 2D outline analysis of anuran skulls from the Early Cretaceous to the Recent. Palaeontology, 62 (3), 417-431.

R.N. Felice, M. Randau, and A. Goswami. 2018. A Fly in a Tube: Macroevolutionary expectations for integrated phenotypes. Evolution, 72: 2580-2594. 

M. Churchill, J.H. Geisler, B.L. Beatty, and A. Goswami. 2018. Evolution of cranial telescoping in echolocating whales (Cetacea: Odontoceti). Evolution 72, 1092-1108

R.N. Felice and A. Goswami. 2018.  Developmental origins of mosaic evolution in the avian cranium.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 115: 555-560. 

M. Randau and A. Goswami. 2018. Shape covariation (or the lack thereof) between vertebrae and other skeletal traits in felids: the whole is not always greater than the sum of parts. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 45, 196–210

C.V. Bennett, P. Upchurch, F. Goin, and A. Goswami. 2017. Deep time diversity of metatherian mammals: Implications for evolutionary history and fossil record quality. Paleobiology, 44, 171-198. 

H Dhiman, GVR Prasad, A Goswami. Parataxonomy and palaeobiogeographic significance of dinosaur eggshell fragments from the Upper Cretaceous strata of the Cauvery Basin, South India. Historical Biology, 1-13


T. Davies, M. Bell, A. Goswami, and T.J.D. Halliday. 2017. Completeness of the eutherian mammal fossil record and implications for reconstructing mammal evolution through the Cretaceous/Paleogene mass extinction. Paleobiology, 43 (4), 521-536 .

M. Randau and A. Goswami. 2017. Morphological modularity in the vertebral column of Felidae (Mammalia, Carnivora). BMC Evolutionary Biology 17, 133

M. Randau and A. Goswami. 2017. Unravelling intra-vertebral integration, modularity and disparity in Felidae (Mammalia). Evolution & Development, 19: 85-95

T.J.D. Halliday, G.V.R. Prasad, and A. Goswami. 2016. Faunal similarity in Madagascan and South Indian Late Cretaceous vertebrate faunas. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 468: 70-75.

T. Davies et al. (45 authors, including A. Goswami). 2017. Open data and digital morphology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284: 20170194.

A. Cuff, A. Goswami, and J.R. Hutchinson. 2017. Reconstruction of the musculoskeletal system in an extinct lion. Palaeontologia Electronica, 20 (2), 1-25.


M. Randau, A.R. Cuff, J.R. Hutchinson, S.E. Pierce, and A. Goswami. 2016. Regional differentiation of felid vertebral column evolution: a study of 3D shape trajectories. Organisms, Diversity, and Evolution, 17: 305-320.

A.R. Cuff, C. Stockey, and A. Goswami. 2017. Endocranial morphology of the extinct North American lion (Panthera atrox). Brain, Behaviour, and Evolution, 88: 213-221.  

T.J.D. Halliday and A. Goswami. 2016. The impact of dating method on interpreting continuous trait evolution: eutherian body size evolution at the Cretaceous-Palaeogene mass extinction. Biology Letters, 12 (8), 20160051.

T.J.D. Halliday, P. Upchurch, and A. Goswami. 2016. Eutherians experience elevated evolutionary rates in the immediate aftermath of the Cretaceous-Palaeogene mass extinction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283 (1833), 20153026. 

A. Goswami and J.A. Finarelli. 2016. EMMLi: a maximum likelihood approach to the analysis of modularity. Evolution, 70: 1622-1637. Supplementary Information

A. Goswami, M. Randau, P.D. Polly, V. Weisbecker, C. V. Bennett, L. Hautier, and M.R. Sanchez-Villagra. 2016. Do high integration and developmental constraints limit the evolution of the marsupial cranium? Integrative and Comparative Biology, 56: 404-414.

AR Cuff, EL Sparkes, M Randau, SE Pierce, AC Kitchener, A Goswami*, and J.Hutchinson*. 2016. The scaling of postcranial muscles in cats (Felidae) I: forelimb, cervical, and thoracic muscles. Journal of Anatomy, 229: 128-141. *co-senior authors


AR Cuff, EL Sparkes, M Randau, SE Pierce, AC Kitchener, A Goswami*, and J.Hutchinson*. 2016. The scaling of postcranial muscles in cats (Felidae) II: hindlimb and lumbosacral muscles. Journal of Anatomy, 229: 142-152. *co-senior authors

M Randau, A Goswami, JR Hutchinson, AR Cuff, SE Pierce. 2016. Cryptic complexity in felid vertebral evolution: shape differentiation and allometry of the axial skeleton. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178: 183-202.


T.J.D. Halliday, A.R. Cuff, G.V.R. Prasad, M.S. Thankglemmoi, and A. Goswami. 2016. New record of Egertonia (Elopiformes, Phyllodontidae) from the Late Cretaceous of South India. Papers in Palaeontology, 2: 287-294.


T.J.D. Halliday, P. Upchurch, and A. Goswami. 2016. Resolving the relationship of Palaeocene placental mammals.  Biological Reviews, 92, 521-550.

A. Goswami, M.J. Benton, and P.D. Mannion. 2016. Radiations and extinctions: Investigating clade dynamics in Deep Time. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 118, 6-12.

T.J.D. Halliday and A. Goswami. 2016. Eutherian morphological disparity across the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 118,152–168.




M. Dumont, C.E. Wall, A. Goswami, S. Peigné, and A.C. Fabre. 2015. Do functional demands associated with locomotor habitat, diet, and activity pattern drive skull shape evolution in musteloid carnivorans? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 117,858–878.


A. Goswami. 2015. Phenome10K: a free online repository for 3-D scans of biological and palaeontological specimens.


A. Cuff, M. Randau, J. Head, J.R. Hutchinson, S.E. Pierce, and A. Goswami. 2015. Big cat, small cat: Reconstructing body size evolution in living and extinct Felidae. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28: 1516-1525.


A. Goswami, W. Binder, J. Meachen, and F.R. O'Keefe. 2015. The fossil record of phenotypic integration and modularity: A deep-time perspective on developmental and evolutionary dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 112: 4891-4896.


K.E. Jones, J. B. Smaers, and A. Goswami. 2015. Impact of the Terrestrial-Aquatic Transition on Disparity and Rates of Evolution in the Carnivoran Skull. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15 (1): 8.


A.-C. Fabre, R. Cornette, A. Goswami, and S. Peigné. 2015. Do constraints associated with the locomotor habitat drive the evolution of forelimb shape? A case study in musteloid carnivorans. Journal of Anatomy, 226: 596-610.





A. Goswami, J.B. Smaers, C. Soligo, and P.D. Polly. 2014. The macroevolutionary consequences of phenotypic integration. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B, 369: 20130254.


E. Newham, R. Benson, P. Upchurch, and A. Goswami. 2014. Mesozoic mammaliaform diversity: the effect of sampling corrections on reconstructions of evolutionary dynamics. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 412: 32-44. 


S. Raj Pant, A. Goswami, and J.A. Finarelli. 2014. Complex body size trends in the evolution of sloths (Xenarthra: Pilosa). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14: 184. 


R. Benson, R. Frigot, A. Goswami, B. Andres, and R. Butler. 2014. Competition and constraint drove Cope's rule in the evolution of giant flying reptiles. Nature Communications, 5: 3657.


A.-C. Fabre, A. Goswami, S. Peigné, and R. Cornette. 2014. Morphological integration in the forelimb of musteloid carnivorans. Journal of Anatomy, 225:19-30.

P. Mannion, P. Upchurch, R.J.B. Benson, and A. Goswami. 2014. The latitudinal biodiversity gradient through deep time. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29: 42-50.


A.-C. Fabre, R. Cornette, A. Perrard, D. Boyer, G.V.R. Prasad, J. Hooker, A. Goswami. 2014. A three-dimensional morphometric analysis of the locomotory ecology of Deccanolestes, a eutherian mammal from the late Cretaceous of India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34: 146-156.


L. Rager, L. Hautier, A. Forasiepi, A. Goswami, M.R. Sanchez-Villagra. 2014. Timing of cranial suture closure in placental mammals: Phylogenetic patterns, intraspecific variation, and comparison with marsupials. Journal of Morphology, 275: 125-140.


V. Weisbecker and A. Goswami. 2014. Reassessing the relationship between brain size, life history, and metabolism at the marsupial/placental dichotomy. Zoological Science, 31: 608-612. 




C.V. Bennett, A. Goswami. 2013. Statistical support for the hypothesis of developmental constraint in marsupial skull evolution. BMC Biology, 11, 1: 52.

P.D. Polly, A.M. Lawing, A.-C. Fabre, A. Goswami. 2013. Phylogenetic principal components analysis and geometric morphometrics. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 24, 1: 9

A. Goswami, G.V.R. Prasad, O. Verma, J.J. Flynn, R.B.J. Benson. 2013. A troodontid dinosaur from the latest Cretaceous of India. Nature Communications, 4: 1703.

T.J.D. Halliday, A. Goswami. 2013. Testing the inhibitory cascade model in Mesozoic and Cenozoic mammaliaforms. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13, 1: 79.

A. Goswami, L. Foley, V. Weisbecker, V. 2013. Patterns and implications of extensive heterochrony in carnivoran cranial suture closure. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26, 6: 1294- 1306. 

A.-C. Fabre, R. Cornette, S. Peigné, A. Goswami. 2013. Influence of body mass on the shape of forelimb in musteloid carnivorans. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 110: 91-103

J.A. Finarelli and A. Goswami. 2013. Potential pitfalls of reconstructing deep time evolutionary history with only extant data, a case study using the Canidae (Mammalia, Carnivora). Evolution, 67: 3678-3685.

G.V.R. Prasad, O. Verma, J.J. Flynn, A. Goswami. 2013. A new Late Cretaceous vertebrate fauna from the Cauvery basin, South India: Implications for Gondwanan palaeobiogeography. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33: 1260-1268.

M. Pittman, S.M. Gatesy, P. Upchurch, A. Goswami, J.R. Hutchinson. 2013. Shake a Tail Feather: The evolution of the theropod tail into a stiff aerodynamic surface. PLOS ONE, 8, 5: e63115.

A.-C. Fabre, R. Cornette, G. Slater, C. Argot, S. Peigné, A. Goswami, E. Pouydebat. 2013. Getting a grip on the evolution of grasping in musteloid carnivorans: a three‐dimensional analysis of forelimb shape. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26: 1521-1535.

K.E. Jones, C.B. Ruff, A. Goswami. 2013. Morphology and biomechanics of the pinniped jaw: mandibular evolution without mastication. The Anatomical Record, 296: 1049-1063. 

L. Hautier, N.C. Bennett, H. Viljoen, L. Howard, M. Milinkovitch, A.C. Tzika, A. Goswami, R.J. Asher. 2013. Patterns of ossification in southern versus northern placental mammals. Evolution, 67, 7: 1994-2010. 




C.V. Bennett and A. Goswami. 2012. Morphometric analysis of cranial shape in fossil and recent Euprimates. In Primate Evolutionary Morphology. Anatomy Research International special issue, 478903, 7 p.

A. Goswami, P.D. Polly, O. Mock, and M.R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2012. Shape, variance and integration during craniogenesis: contrasting marsupial and placental mammals. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25: 862-872.

A. Goswami. 2012. A dating success story: genomes and fossils converge on placental mammal origins. BMC EvoDevo, 3: 18.

R.B.J. Benson, P.D. Mannion, R.J. Butler, P. Upchurch, A. Goswami, S. Evans. 2012. Cretaceous tetrapod fossil record sampling and faunal turnover: implications for biogeography and the rise of modern clades. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 372: 88-107.

J.B.Smaers, D.K.N. Dechmann, A. Goswami, C. Soligo, K. Safi. 2012. Comparative analyses of evolutionary rates reveals different pathways to encephalization in bats, carnivorans, and primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 109: 18006-18011.



A. Goswami, N. Milne, and S. Wroe. 2011. Biting through constraints: cranial morphology, disparity, and convergence across living and fossil carnivorous mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, Biological Sciences, 278: 1831-1839. Supplementary Files.

Bennett, C.V. and A. Goswami. 2011. Does reproductive strategy drive limb integration in marsupials and monotremes? Mammalian Biology, 76: 79-83. 

V. Weisbecker and A. Goswami. 2011. Neonatal maturity as the key to understanding brain size evolution in homeothermic vertebrates. Bioessays, 33: 155-158.

V. Weisbecker and A. Goswami. 2011. Marsupials indeed confirm an ancestral mammalian pattern: a reply to Isler. Bioessays, 33: 358-361.

L. McInnes, W. Baker, T. Barraclough, K. Dasmahapatra, A. Goswami, L.J. Harmon, H. Morlon, A. Purvis, J. Rosindell, G.H. Thomas, S.T. Turvey, and A.B. Phillimore. 2011. Integrating ecology into macroevolutionary research. Biology Letters, 7:644-646. 

C. Underwood, A. Goswami, G.V.R. Prasad, O. Verma, and J.J. Flynn. 2011. Marine vertebrates the middle Cretaceous (early Cenomanian) of South India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31: 539-552.

A. Goswami, G.V.R. Prasad, P. Upchurch, D. Boyer, E. Seiffert, E. Gheerbrant, O. Verma, J.J. Flynn. 2011. A radiation of basal arboreal eutherians beginning in the late Cretaceous of India. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA,108: 16333-16338.

L. Hautier, V. Weisbecker, A. Goswami, N. Kardjilov, and R. Asher. 2011. Skeletal ossification and sequence heterochrony in xenarthran evolution. Evolution & Development, 13: 460–476. 

Bell, E., B. Andres, and A. Goswami. 2011. Limb integration and dissociation in flying vertebrates: a comparison of birds, bats, and pterosaurs. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24: 2586-2599.

O. Verma, G.V.R. Prasad, A.Goswami, and V. Parmar. 2011. Ptychodus decurrens Agassiz (Elasmobranchii: Ptychodontidae) from the Late Cretaceous of India. Cretaceous Research, 33:183-188.


K. Jones and A. Goswami. 2010. Quantitative analysis of phylogenetic and ecological influences on otariid and phocid pinniped (Mammalia; Carnivora) cranial morphology. Journal of Zoology, 280: 297-308. 

G.V.R.Prasad, O. Verma, E. Gheerbrant, A. Goswami, V. Parmar, A. Khosla & A. Sahni. 2010. First mammal evidence from the Late Cretaceous of India for biotica dispersal between India and Africa at the K/T transition. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 9: 63-71. 

A. Goswami and P.D. Polly. 2010. The influence of modularity on cranial morphological disparity in Carnivora and Primates (Mammalia). PLoSOne, 5(3):e9517.

D.M. Boyer, G.V.R. Prasad, D.W. Krause, M. Godinot, A. Goswami, O. Verma, J.J. Flynn. 2010. New postcrania of Deccanolestes from the Late Cretaceous of India and their bearing on the evolutionary and biogeographic history of euarchontan mammals. Naturwissenschaften, 97(4): 365-377.

A. Goswami and P. Upchurch. 2010. The dating game: a reply to Heads (2010). Zoologica Scripta, 39: 406-409. 

V. Weisbecker and A. Goswami. 2010. Brain size, life history, and metabolism at the marsupial/placental dichotomy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 107: 16216-16221. Supplemental Information

L. Hautier, V. Weisbecker, M.R. Sánchez-villagra, A. Goswami, R.J. Asher. 2010. Skeletal development in sloths and the evolution of mammalian vertebral patterning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

A. Goswami and A. Friscia (eds.). 2010. Carnivoran Evolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 513pp. 

K. Jones and A. Goswami. 2010. Morphometric analysis of cranial shape in pinnipeds (Mammalia, Carnivora): convergence, ecology, ontogeny, and dimorphism. In Carnivoran Evolution: New Views on Phylogeny, Form, and Function (A. Goswami and A. Friscia, eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 342-373. 

A. Goswami and P.D. Polly. 2010. The influence of character correlations of phylogenetic analyses: a case study of the carnivoran cranium. In Carnivoran Evolution: New Views on Phylogeny, Form, and Function (A. Goswami and A. Friscia, eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 141-164.


A. Goswami. 2010. Introduction to carnivoran evolution. In Carnivoran Evolution: New Views on Phylogeny, Form, and Function (A. Goswami and A. Friscia, eds.). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-24.

A. Goswami and P.D. Polly. 2010. Methods for studying morphological integration and modularity. In Quantitative Paleontology (J. Alroy and G. Hunt, eds.). Paleontological Society Special Publications, pp 213-243.


A. Goswami, V. Weisbecker, and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2009. Developmental modularity and the marsupial-placental dichotomy. Journal of Experimental Zoology B, 312B: 186–195.

J. Finarelli and A. Goswami. 2009. The evolution of orbit orientation and encephalization in the Carnivora (Mammalia). Journal of Anatomy, 214: 671-678. 


A. Goswami. 2008. Carnivoran Evolution. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology 2008. 

V. Weisbecker, A. Goswami, S. Wroe, and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2008. Ossification heterochrony in the therian postcranial skeleton and the marsupial-placental dichotomy. Evolution, 62 (8): 2027–2041

M. R. Sánchez-Villagra, A. Goswami, V. Weisbecker, O. Mock, and S. Kuratani. 2008. Conserved relative timing of cranial ossification patterns in early mammalian evolution. Evolution and Development, 10 (5): 519-530 

G.V.R. Prasad, K. Singh, V. Parmar, A. Goswami and C.S. Sudan. 2008. Hybodont shark teeth from the continental Upper Triassic deposits of India. Mesozoic Fishes IV, 413-432.

R. J. Butler and A. Goswami. 2008. Body size evolution in Mesozoic birds: little evidence for Cope’s rule. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 21: 1673–1682.


A. Goswami and J. Prochel. 2007. Ontogenetic morphology and cranial allometry of the common European mole (Talpa europaea). Journal of Mammalogy, 88(3), 667-677. 

A. Goswami. 2007. Modularity and sequence heterochrony in the mammalian skull. Evolution and Development, 9(3): 291-299.

A. Goswami. 2007. Phylogeny, diet, and cranial integration in australodelphian marsupials. PLoS ONE 2(10): e995

K.E. Sears, A. Goswami, J. J. Flynn, and L. Niswander. 2007. The correlated evolution of Runx2 tandem repeats and facial length in Carnivora. Evolution and Development, 9(6): 555-565.

J. Prochel, A. Goswami, F. David Carmona, and R. Jimenez. 2007. Ossification sequence in the mole Talpa occidentalis (Eulipotyphla, Talpidae) and comparisons with other mammals. Mammalian Biology, 73: 399-403. 


A. Goswami. 2006. Morphological integration in the carnivoran skull. Evolution, 60: 122-136.

M. T. Clementz, A. Goswami, P. D. Gingerich, P. L. Koch. 2006. Reconstructing the ecology of early marine mammals using stable isotopes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26: 355-370. 

A. Goswami. 2006. Cranial modularity shifts during mammalian evolution. American Naturalist, 168:170-180. 

P.-O. Antoine, D. De Franceschi, J.J. Flynn, A. Nel, P. Baby, M. Benammi, Y. Calderón, N. Espurt, A. Goswami and R. Salas-Gismondi. 2006. Western Amazonian Miocene amber with multiple organic inclusions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA, 103 (37): 13595-13600. 

N. Giannini, A. Goswami, and M. Sánchez-Villagra. 2006. Development of integumentary structures in Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) during late-embryonic and fetal stages. Journal of Mammalogy 87(5): 993-1001. 



A. Goswami, J. J. Flynn, L. Ranivorharimanana, and A.R. Wyss. 2005. Dental microwear in Triassic amniotes: Implications for paleoecology and masticatory mechanics. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25: 320-329. 

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications 

A. Goswami. 2001. Villages in Bandhavgarh National Park, India. Cat News, 34: 13.

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