Items by Wills, Matthew
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Sansom, R. S., Wills, M. A. and Williams, T., 2017. Dental data perform relatively poorly in reconstructing mammal phylogenies: Morphological partitions evaluated with molecular benchmarks. Systematic Biology
Davis, K., Hill, J., Astrop, T. and Wills, M., 2016. Global cooling as a driver of diversification in a major marine clade. Nature Communications
O'Connor, A. and Wills, M., 2016. Measuring stratigraphic congruence across trees, higher taxa and time. Systematic Biology, 65 (5), pp. 792-811.
Longrich, N., Sciberras, J. and Wills, M., 2016. Severe extinction and rapid recovery of mammals across the Cretaceous–Palaeogene boundary, and the effects of rarity on patterns of extinction and recovery. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29 (8), pp. 1495-1512.
Mounce, R. C. P., Sansom, R. and Wills, M. A., 2016. Sampling diverse characters improves phylogenies:craniodental and postcranial characters of vertebrates often imply different trees. Evolution, 70 (3), pp. 666-686.
Ruta, M. and Wills, M. A., 2016. Comparable disparity in the appendicular skeleton across the fish–tetrapod transition, and the morphological gap between fish and tetrapod postcrania. Palaeontology, 59 (2), pp. 249-267.
Davis, K. E., Hesketh, T. W., Delmer, C. and Wills, M. A., 2015. Towards a supertree of Arthropoda:a species-level supertree of the spiny, slipper and coral lobsters (Decapoda: Achelata). PLoS ONE, 10 (10), e0140110.
Dunhill, A. and Wills, M., 2015. Geographic range did not confer resilience to extinction in terrestrial vertebrates at the end-Triassic crisis. Nature Communications, 6, 7980.
Sansom, R. S. and Wills, M. A., 2013. Fossilization causes organisms to appear erroneously primitive by distorting evolutionary trees. Scientific Reports, 3, 2545.
Hughes, M., Gerber, S. and Wills, M. A., 2013. Clades reach highest morphological disparity early in their evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 110 (34), pp. 13875-13879.
Wills, M.A., Gerber, S., Ruta, M. and Hughes, M., 2012. The disparity of priapulid, archaeopriapulid and palaeoscolecid worms in the light of new data. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25 (10), pp. 2056-2076.
Rees, R. W., Flood, J., Hasan, Y., Wills, M. A. and Cooper, R. M., 2012. Ganoderma boninense basidiospores in oil palm plantations: evaluation of their possible role in stem rots of Elaeis guineensis. Plant Pathology, 61 (3), pp. 567-578.
Von Reumont, B. M., Jenner, R. A., Wills, M. A., Dell'Ampio, E., Pass, G., Ebersberger, I., Meyer, B., Koenemann, S., Iliffe, T. M., Stamatakis, A., Niehuis, O., Meusemann, K. and Misof, B., 2012. Pancrustacean phylogeny in the light of new phylogenomic data: Support for remipedia as the possible sister group of hexapoda. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29 (3), pp. 1031-1045.
Mounce, R. C. P. and Wills, M. A., 2011. Phylogenetic position of Diania challenged. Nature, 476 (7359), E1-E4.
O'Connor, A., Mocrieff, C. and Wills, M., 2011. Variation in stratigraphic congruence (GER) through the Phanerozoic and across higher taxa is partially determined by sources of bias. Geological Society of London Special Publication, 358, pp. 31-52.
Wills, M. A., Jenner, R. A. and Dhubhghaill, C. N., 2009. Eumalacostracan evolution:Conflict between three sources of data. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 67 (1), pp. 71-90.
Jenner, R. A., Dhubhghaill, C. N., Ferla, M. P. and Wills, M. A., 2009. Eumalacostracan phylogeny and total evidence: limitations of the usual suspects. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9, 21.
Wills, M. A., Barrett, P. M. and Heathcote, J. F., 2008. The Modified Gap Excess Ratio (GER*) and the Stratigraphic Congruence of Dinosaur Phylogenies. Systematic Biology, 57 (6), pp. 891-904.
Gbadegesin, M. A., Wills, M. and Beeching, J. R., 2008. Diversity of LTR-retrotransposons and Enhancer/Suppressor Mutator-like transposons in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz). Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 280 (4), pp. 305-317.
Adamowicz, S. J., Purvis, A. and Wills, M. A., 2008. Increasing morphological complexity in multiple parallel lineages of the Crustacea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105 (12), pp. 4786-4791.
Wills, M. A., 2007. Fossil ghost ranges are most common in some of the oldest and some of the youngest strata. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 274 (1624), pp. 2421-2427.
Cobbett, A., Wilkinson, M. and Wills, M. A., 2007. Fossils impact as hard as living taxa in parsimony analyses of morphology. Systematic Biology, 56 (5), pp. 753-766.
Wills, M. A., 2007. Review of Avise JC, Evolutionary Pathways in Nature: A Phylogenetic Approach. The Systematist, 29, pp. 14-16.
Heathcote, J., Barret, P. and Wills, M. A., 2005. Stratigraphical congruence of the dinosaur fossil record. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25 (3), 68A.
Pollitt, J. R., Fortey, R. A. and Wills, M. A., 2005. Systematics of the trilobite families Lichidae Hawle & Corda, 1847 and Lichakephalidae Tripp, 1957: The application of Bayesian inference to morphological data. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 3 (3), pp. 225-241.
Thomas, G. H., Wills, M. A. and Szekely, T., 2004. Phylogeny of shorebirds, gulls, and alcids (Aves : Charadrii) from the cytochrome-b gene: parsimony, Bayesian inference, minimum evolution, and quartet puzzling. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 30 (3), pp. 516-526.
Buckling, A., Wills, M. A. and Colegrave, N., 2003. Adaptation limits diversification of experimental bacterial populations. Science, 302 (5653), pp. 2107-2109.
Wills, M. A., 2002. The tree of life and the rock of ages: are we getting better at estimating phylogeny? Bioessays, 24 (3), pp. 203-207.
Wills, M. A., 2001. How good is the fossil record of arthropods? An assessment using the stratigraphic congruence of cladograms. Geological Journal, 36 (3-4), pp. 187-210.
Conference or Workshop Items
Wills, M. A. and Carter-Hitchin, R., 2005. Competing groups of fishes: tests for asymmetry in the fossil record. In: Palaeontological Association 49th Annual Meeting, 2005-12-01.
Cobbett, A., Wilkinson, M., Pollitt, J. R., Buckling, A. and Wills, M. A., 2005. The significance of fossils in phylogenetic inference. In: Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting, 2005-01-01.
Wills, M., 2016. What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolution. The Conversation
Wills, M., 2015. Which species will survive the Earth’s sixth mass extinction? The Conversation