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Book Sections

Wills, M. A., 2001. Disparity versus diversity. In: Briggs, D. E. G. and Crowther, P. R., eds. Palaeobiology II: A Synthesis. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 495-500.

Wills, M. A., 2001. Morphological disparity: a primer. In: Adrain, J., Lieberman, B. and Edgecombe, G., eds. Fossils, Phylogeny and Form: An Analytical Approach. New York: Plenum, pp. 55-144.


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.

Jenner, R. A. and Wills, M. A., 2007. The choice of model organisms in evo-devo. Nature Reviews Genetics, 8 (4), pp. 311-319.

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.

Wills, M. A., 2006. An intriguing tour around and, especially, up the tree of life: Book review of 'Creatures of accident: the rise of the animal kingdom' by Wallace Arthur by Wallace Arthur. Nature, 443 (7112), p. 633.

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. A supertree approach to shorebird phylogeny. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 4.

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.

Wills, M. A. and Fortey, R. A., 2000. The shape of life: how much is written in stone? Bioessays, 22 (12), pp. 1142-1152.

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, Oxford.

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, Oxford.

Wills, M. A., 2002. Cladograms and Stratigraphic Congruence. In: Lyell Meeting, 2002-06-05, London.

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