Published Research

The following list includes the scientific publications regarding paleontological resources at Petrified Forest National Park. A list of unpublished theses and dissertations can be found at the bottom of the page.

2016-Present

Stefanic, C. M., and S. J. Nesbitt. 2018. The axial skeleton of Poposaurus langstoni (Pseudosuchia: Poposauroidea) and its implications for accessory intervertebral articulation evolution in pseudosuchian archosaurs. PeerJ 6: e4235.

Parker, W.G. 2018. Redescription of Calyptosuchus (Stagonolepis) wellesi (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia: Aetosauria) from the Late Triassic of the southwestern United States with a discussion of genera in vertebrate paleontology. PeerJ 6: e4291.

Kligman, B. T., Marsh, A. D., and W. G. Parker. 2018. First records of diapsid Palacrodon from the Norian, Late Triassic Chinle Formation of Arizona, and their biogeographic implications. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 63: 117-127.

Gee, B. M., and W. G. Parker. 2018. A large-bodied metoposaurid from the Revueltian (late Norian) of Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona, USA). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie-Abhandlungen 287: 61-73.

Kligman, B. T., Parker, W. G., and A. D. Marsh. 2017. First record of Saurichthys (Actinopterygii) from the Upper Triassic (Chinle Formation, Norian) of western North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37: e1367304.

Gee, B. M., Parker, W. G., and A. D. Marsh. 2017. Microanatomy and paleohistology of the intercentra of North American metoposaurids from the Upper Triassic of Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona, USA) with implications for the taxonomy and ontogeny of the group. PeerJ 5: e3183.

Gee, B.M., and W. G. Parker. 2017. A juvenile Koskinonodon perfectus (Temnospondyli, Metoposauridae) from the Upper Triassic of Arizona and its implications for the taxonomy of North American metoposaurids. Journal of Paleontology 91: 1047-1059.

Griffin C. T., Stefanic C. M., Parker, W. G., Hungerbühler, A., and M. R. Stocker. 2017. Sacral anatomy of the phytosaur Smilosuchus adamanensis, with implications for eplvic girdle evolution among Archosauriformes. Journal of Anatomy 231: 886-905.

Santucci V. L. 2017. Preserving fossils in the National Parks: a history. Earth Sciences History 36: 245-285.

Baranyi, V., Reichgelt, T., Olsen, P. E., Parker, W. G., and W. M. Kürschner. 2017. Norian vegetation history and related environmental changes: new data from the Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona, SW USA). Geological Society of American Bulletin. doi: 10.1130/B31673.1.

Martz, J. W., and W. G. Parker. 2017. Revised formulations of the Late Triassic land vertebrate “faunachrons” of western North America: recommendations for codifying nascent systems of vertebrate biochronology; pp. 39-125 in Zeigler, K. E. and W. G. Parker (eds.), Terrestrial Depositional Systems: Deciphering Complexities through Multiple Stratigraphic Methods. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Zeigler, K. E., Parker, W. G., and J. W. Martz. 2017. The lower Chinle Formation (Late Triassic) at Petrified Forest National Park southwestern USA: a case study in magnetostratigraphic correlations; pp. 237-277 in Zeigler, K. E. and W. G. Parker (eds.), Terrestrial Depositional Systems: Deciphering Complexities through Multiple Stratigraphic Methods. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Parker, W. G., and J. W. Martz. 2017. Building local biostratigraphic models for the Upper Triassic of western North America: methods and considerations; pp. 1-38 in Zeigler, K. E. and W. G. Parker (eds.), Terrestrial Depositional Systems: Deciphering Complexities through Multiple Stratigraphic Methods. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Marsh, A. D. 2017. A bigger footprint, a bigger picture. Sojourns 12(1):44-45.

Stocker, M. R., Nesbitt S. J., Criswell, K. E., Parker, W. G., Rowe, T. B., Ridgely, R., and M. A. Brown. 2016. A dome-headed stem archosaur exemplifies convergence among dinosaurs and their distant relatives. Current Biology 26: 1-7.

Riggs, N. R., Oberling, Z. A., Howell, E. R., Parker, W. G., Barth, A. P., Cecil M. R., and J. W. Martz. 2016. Sources of volcanic detritus in the basal Chinle Formation, southwestern Laurentia, and implications for the Early Mesozoic magmatic arch. Geosphere 12: 439-463.

Tweet, J. S., Santucci, V. L., and H. G. McDonald. 2016. Name-bearing fossil type specimens and taxa named from National Park Service areas; pp. 277-288 in Sullivan, R. M. and S. G. Lucas (eds.), Fossil Record 5. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 73.

Parker, W. G. 2016. Osteology of the Late Triassic aetosaur Scutarx deltatylus (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia). PeerJ 4: e2411.
 

2011-2016

Parker, W. G. 2016. Revised phylogenetic analysis of the Aetosauria (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia);assessing the effects of incongruent morphological data sets. PeerJ 4:e1583;doi: 10.7717/peerj1583.

Marsh, A. D. 2015. Time Slices. Sojourns 11(1):18-21.

Nordt, L., Atchley, S., and S. Dworkin. 2015. Collapse of the Late Triassic megamonsoon in western equatorial Pangea, present-day American Southwest. Geological Society of America Bulletin. doi: 10.1130/B31186.1

Ash, S. R. 2014. Contributions to the Upper Triassic Chinle flora in the American southwest. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94:279-294.

Ramezani, J., Fastovsky, D. E., and S. A. Bowring. 2014. Revised chronostratigraphy of the lower Chinle Formation strata in Arizona and New Mexico (USA): High-precision U-Pb geochronological constraints on the Late Triassic evolution of dinosaurs. American Journal of Science 314:981-1008.

Parker, W. G., Hungerbühler, A., and J. W. Martz. 2013. The taxonomic status of the phytosaurs (Archosauriformes) Machaeroprosopus and Pseudopalatus from the Late Triassic of the western United States. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 103:265-268.

Reichgelt, T., Parker, W. G., Martz, J. W., Conrad, J. G., van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, J. H. A., and W. M. Kürschner. 2013. The palynology of the Sonsela Member (Late Triassic, Norian) at Petrified Forest NP, Arizona, USA. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 189:18-28.

Parker, W. G., and S. J. Nesbitt. 2013. Cranial remains of Poposaurus gracilis (Pseudosuchia: Poposauroidea) from the Upper Triassic, the distribution of the taxon and its implications for poposauroid evolution. Geological Society of London Special Publication Anatomy, Phylogeny, and Paleobiology of Basal Archosaurs 379.

Parker, W. G., Martz, J. W., Zeigler, K, Semken, S., and J. M. Timmons. 2013. Second day road log –from a corner in Winslow, Arizona, through Petrified Forest National Park, to the El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64:25-42.

Riggs, N. R., Reynolds, S. J., Lindner, P. J., Howell, E. R., Barth, A. P., Parker, W. G., and J. D. Walker. 2013. The Early Mesozoic Cordilleran arc and Late Triassic paleotopography: the detrital record of Upper Triassic sedimentary successions on and off the Colorado Plateau. Geosphere 9:613-620. doi: 10.1130/GES00860.1

Atchley, S. C., Nordt, L. C., Dworkin, S. I., Ramezani, J., Parker, W. G., Ash, S. R., and S. A. Bowring. 2013. A linkage among Pangean tectonism, cyclic alluviation, climate change, and biologic turnover in the Late Triassic: the record from the Chinle Formation, southwestern United States. Journal of Sedimentary Research 83:1147-1161.

Atchley, S. C., Nordt, L. C., Dworkin, S. I., Cleveland, D. M., Mintz, J. S., and R. H. Harlow. 2013. Alluvial stacking pattern analysis and sequence stratigraphy: concepts and case studies;pp. 109-129 in Dreise, S. G., and L. C. Nordt (eds.), New Frontiers in Paleopedology and Terrestrial Paleoclimatiology, SEPM Special Publication 104.

Chenowith, W. L., 2013. Uranium mining adjacent to the Petrified Forest National Monument, Arizona. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 64:126-130.

Howell, E. R., and R. C. Blakey, 2013. Sedimentological constraints on the evolution of the Late Triassic Cordilleran Arc: new evidence from the Sonsela Member of the Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ. Geological Society of America Bulletin,doi: 10.1130/B30714.1.

Nordt, L., Hallmark, T., Driese, S., and Dworkin, S. 2013. Multi-Analytical approach to characterizing and interpreting the fossil record of soils. Pp. 89-109 in New Frontiers in Paleopedology and Terrestrial Paleoclimatology, Driese, S. and Nordt, L. (eds.). SEPM (Society of Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication 104.

Trendell, A., Atchley, S. C., and L. C. Nordt. 2013. Facies analysis of a probable large-fluvial-fan depositional system: the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation at Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, U.S.A. Journal of Sedimentary Research 83:873-895.

Trendell, A.M., Nordt, L.C., Atchley, S.C., LeBlanc, S.L. and Dworkin, S.I. 2013. Determining Floodplain Plant Distributions and Populations using Paleopedology and Fossil Root Traces: Upper Triassic Sonsela Member of the Chinle Formation at Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Palaios 28:478-490.

Nordt, L. C., Michel, L., and N. J. Tabor. 2013. Prograding distributive fluvial systems –geomorphic models and ancient systems. Pp. 131-148 in New Frontiers in Paleopedology and Terrestrial Paleoclimatology, Driese, S. and Nordt, L. (eds.). SEPM (Society of Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication 104.

Whatley, R. W., Behrensmeyer, A. K., and W. G. Parker. 2013. Revealing new Triassic microvertebrate faunas in the upper Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Crossroads in Science 40-52.

Martz, J. W., Parker, W. G., Skinner, L., Raucci, J. J., Umhoefer, P., and R. C. Blakey. 2012. Geologic map of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Map CR-12-A, 1 map sheet, 1:50,000 map scale, 18 p.

Stocker, M. R. 2012. A new phytosaur (Archosauriformes, Phytosauria) from the Lot's Wife beds (Sonsela Member) within the Chinle Formation (Upper Triassic) of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(3):573-586.

Tapanila, L., and E. M. Roberts 2012. The earliest evidence of holometabolan insect pupation in conifer wood. PLoS one 7(2): e31668. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031668.

Tarailo, D. A., and D. E. Fastovsky. 2012. Post-Permo-Triassic terrestrial vertebrate recovery: southwestern United States. Paleobiology 38(4):644-633.

Trendell, A., Atchley, S. C., and L. C. Nordt. 2012. Depositional and diagenetic controls on reservoir attributes within a fluvial outcrop analog: Upper Triassic Sonsela Member of the Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. AAPG Bulletin 96:679-707.

Parker, W. G., and J. W. Martz. 2011. Constraining the stratigraphic position of the Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian Revueltian faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 101:231-260.

Irmis, R. B., Mundil, R., Martz, J. W., and W. G. Parker. 2011. High-precision U-Pb zircon ages from the Chinle Formation of New Mexico, USA: Implications for Late Triassic vertebrate biostratigraphy and the rise of dinosaurs. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 309:258-267.

Loughney, K. H., Fastovsky, D. E., and W. G. Parker. 2011. Taphonomy in blue paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, AZ, and its implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation. Palaios 26:700-719.

Dubiel, R. F., and S. T. Hasiotis. 2011. Deposystems, paleosols, and climatic variability in a continental system: the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation, Colorado Plateau, U.S.A;pp. 393-421 in Davidson, S. K., Leleu, S., and C. P. North (eds.) From River to Rock Record: The preservation of fluvial sediments and their subsequent interpretation. SEPM Special Publication 97.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., and J. H. Whiteside. 2011. Implications of the Newark Supergroup-based astrochronology and geomagnetic polarity time scale (Newark-APTS) for the tempo and mode of the early diversification of the Dinosauria. Earth &Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 101:201-230.

Ramezani, J., Hoke, G. D., Fastovsky, D.E., Bowring, S. A., Therrien, F., Dworkin, S. I., Atchley, S. C. and L. C. Nordt. 2011. High precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Late Triassic Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona): Temporal constraints on the early evolution of dinosaurs. Geological Society of America Bulletin 123:2142-2159.

2006-2010

Martz, J. W., and W. G. Parker. 2010. Revised lithostratigraphy of the Sonsela Member (Chinle Formation, Upper Triassic) in the southern part of Petrified Forest National Park, northeastern Arizona. PLoS ONE 5(2): e9329. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009329

Ash, S. R. 2010. Late Triassic ginkgoaleans of North America, p. 172-185, in Gee, C. T. (ed.) Plants in Mesozoic time. Morphological innovations, phylogeny, ecosystems: Indiana University Press, Indianapolis.

Fischer, J., Axsmith, B. J., & Ash, S. R. 2010. First unequivocal record of the hybodont shark egg capsule Palaeoxyris in the Mesozoic of North America. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abh. 255(3):327-344.

Lucas, S. G., Minter, N. J., and A. P. Hunt. 2010. Re-evaluation of alleged bees' nests from the Upper Triassic of Arizona. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 286: 194–201.

Stocker, M. R. 2010. A new taxon of phytosaur (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) from the Late Triassic (Norian) Sonsela Member (Chinle Formation) in Arizona, and a critical re-evaluation of Leptosuchus Case 1922. Palaeontology 53:997-1022.

Brown, M. A., and W. G. Parker. 2009. Rapid in-house design, construction, and installation of a Triassic paleontology hall, pp. 103-110 in Brown, M. A., Kane, J. F., and W. G. Parker (eds.) Methods in Fossil Preparation: Proceedings of the First Annual Fossil Preparation and Collections Symposium.

Axsmith, B. J. 2009. A new Cynepteris from the Triassic of Arizona: implications for the early diversification of schizaealean ferns. International Journal of Biological Sciences 170:657-665.

Nesbitt, S. J., Stocker, M. R., Small, B. J., and A. Downs. 2009. The osteology and relationships of Vancleavea campi (Reptilia: Archosauriformes). Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society 157:814-864.

Parker, W. G. 2008. Description of new material of the aetosaur Desmatosuchus spurensis (Archosauria: Suchia) from the Chinle Formation of Arizona and a revision of the genus Desmatosuchus . PaleoBios 28:1-40.

Parker, W. G., and B. J. Barton. 2008. New information regarding the Upper Triassic archosauriform Vancleavea campi based on new material from the Chinle Formation of Arizona. Paleontologia Electronica 11:14A 20p. http://palaeo-electronica.org/2008_3/158/index.html.

Savidge, R. A. 2007. Wood anatomy of Late Triassic trees in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA, in relation to Araucarioxylon arizonicum Knowlton, 1889. Bulletin of Geosciences 82(4):301-328.

Irmis, R. B. 2007. Axial skeleton ontogeny in the Parasuchia (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) and its implications for ontogenetic determination in archosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(2):350-361.

Irmis, R. B., Parker, W. G., Nesbitt, S. J., and J. Liu, 2007. Early ornithischian dinosaurs: the Triassic Record. Historical Biology 19(1):3-22.

Irmis, R. B., Nesbitt, S. J., Padian, K., Smith, N. D., Turner, A. H., Woody, D., and A. Downs. 2007. A Late Triassic dinosauromorph assemblage from New Mexico and the rise of dinosaurs. Science 317:358-361. DOI: 10.1126/science.1143325.

Lucas, S. G., Hunt, A. P., and J. A. Spielmann, 2007. A new aetosaur from the Upper Triassic (Adamanian: Carnian) of Arizona. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 40:247.

Nesbitt, S. J., Irmis, R. B., and W. G. Parker, 2007. A critical reevaluation of the Late Triassic dinosaur taxa of North America. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 5(2):209-243.

Parker, W. G., 2007. Reassessment of the aetosaur “Desmatosuchuschamaensis with a reanalysis of the phylogeny of the Aetosauria (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 5(1):41-68.

Axsmith, B. J., 2006. The first Mesozoic record of the enigmatic fossil Palaeoxyris from North America; Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:150-151.

Axsmith, B. J., and S. R. Ash, 2006. Two rare fossil cones from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona and New Mexico. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:82-94.

Hunt A. P., and S. G. Lucas, 2006. Late Triassic tetrapod tracks from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 37:221-225.

Jones, T. P., and S. R. Ash, 2006. Late Triassic charcoal and charcoal-like plant fossils from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:106-115.

Lucas, S. G., and A. P. Hunt, 2006. Reappraisal of “reptile nests” from the Upper Triassic Chinle Group, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 37:155-159.

Mueller, B. D., and W. G. Parker, 2006. A new species of Trilophosaurus (Diapsida: Archosauromorpha) from the Sonsela Member (Chinle Formation) of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:119-125.

Parker, W. G., 2006. The stratigraphic distribution of major fossil localities in Petrified Forest National Park. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:46-61.

Parker, W. G., and R. B. Irmis, 2006. A new species of the Late Triassic phytosaur Pseudopalatus (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:126-143.

Savidge, R. A., 2006. Xylotomic evidence for two new conifers and a ginkgo within the Late Triassic Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:147-149.

Savidge, R. A., and S. R. Ash, 2006. Arboramosa semicircumtrachea, an unusual Late Triassic tree in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:65-81.

Watson, J., and S. R. Ash, 2006. A rare bipinnate microsporophyll attributable to the Cycadales from the Late Traissc Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:95-105.

Woody, D. T., 2006. Revised stratigraphy of the lower Chinle Formation (Upper Triassic) of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:17-45.

2000-2005

Ash, S. R., 2005. Synopsis of the Upper Triassic Flora of Petrified Forest National Park and vicinity, pp. 59-70. in Nesbitt, S. J., Parker, W. G., and R. B. Irmis (eds.) 2005.Guidebook to the Triassic Formations of the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona: Geology, Paleontology, and History. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 6.

Heckert, A. B., Lucas, S. G., and A. P. Hunt, 2005. Triassic fossil vertebrates in Arizona. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 29:16-44.

Hunt, A. P., Lucas, S. G., and A. B. Heckert, 2005. Definition and correlation of the Lamyan: A new biochronological unit for the non-marine Late Carnian (Late Triassic). New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 56th Field Conference, Geology of the Chama Basin, 2005:357-366.

Hunt, A. P., Lucas, S. G., and J. A. Speilmann, 2005a. The holotype specimen of Vancleavea campi from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with notes on the taxonomy and distribution of the taxon. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 29:59-66.

Hunt, A. P., Lucas, S. G., and J. A. Speilmann, 2005b. The postcranial skeleton of Revueltosaurus callenderi (Archosauria: Crurotarsi) from the Upper Triassic of Arizona and New Mexico, USA. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 29:67-76.

Irmis, R. B. 2005. The vertebrate fauna of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation in northern Arizona. p. 63-88. in S.J. Nesbitt, W.G. Parker, and R.B. Irmis (eds.) 2005. Guidebook to the Triassic formations of the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona: Geology, Paleontology, and History. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 9.

Irmis, R. B., and W. G. Parker. 2005. Unusual tetrapod teeth from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation, Arizona. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 42(7):1339-1345.

Nesbitt, S. J. and W. G. Parker, 2005. The 1947 Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Triassic field trip, then and now, and its significance to Triassic vertebrate paleontology, pp. 1-13. in Nesbitt, S. J., Parker, W. G., and R. B. Irmis (eds.) 2005. Guidebook to the Triassic Formations of the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona: Geology, Paleontology, and History. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 9.

Nesbitt, S. J., Parker, W. G., and R. B. Irmis (eds.) 2005. Guidebook to the Triassic Formations of the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona: Geology, Paleontology, and History. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 9.

Parker, W. G., 2005. Faunal review of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation of Arizona. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 11:34-54.

Parker, W. G., 2005. Petrified Forest National Park. A road log, pp. 37-59. in Nesbitt, S. J., Parker, W. G., and R. B. Irmis (eds.) 2005. Guidebook to the Triassic Formations of the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona: Geology, Paleontology, and History. Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin 9.

Parker, W. G., and R. B. Irmis, 2005. Advances in vertebrate paleontology based on new material from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 29:45-58.

Parker, W. G., 2005. A new species of the Late Triassic aetosaur Desmatosuchus (Archosauria:Pseudosuchia). Compte Rendus Palevol 4(4):327-340.

Parker, W. G., Irmis, R. B., Nesbitt, S. N., Martz, J. W., and L. S. Browne, 2005. The Pseudosuchian Revueltosaurus callenderi and its implications for the diversity of early ornithischian dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 272(1566):963-969.

Ash, S. R., and R. A. Savidge, 2004. The bark of the Late Triassic Araucarioxylon arizonicum tree from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. IAWA Journal 25(3):349-368.

Creber, G. T., and S. R. Ash, 2004. The Late Triassic Schilderia adamanica and Woodworthia arizonica trees of the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA. Palaeontology 47(1):21-38.

Heckert, A. B., 2004. Late Triassic microvertebrates from the lower Chinle Group (Otischalkian-Adamanian: Carnian) southwestern USA. New Mexico Museum of Natural History Bulletin 27:1-170.

Parker, W. G., and S. Clements, 2004. First year results of the ongoing paleontological inventory of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona; pp. 201-210 in Van Riper, C. III and K. Cole (eds.), The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological, and Physical Research, University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Parker, W. G., 2003. Triassic Park: first year results of the ongoing inventory of Petrified Forest National Park. Park Science 22(1):15, 40.

Heckert, A.B., and S.G. Lucas, 2002. Revised Upper Triassic stratigraphy of the Petrified Forest National Park. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 21:1-36.

Parker, W.G., 2002. Correlation of locality numbers for vertebrate fossil sites in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 21:37-42.

Ash, S.R., and G. Creber, 2000. The Late Triassic Araucarioxylon arizonicum trees of the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA. Palaeontology 43(1):15-28.

 

Theses & Dissertations

Felda, G. R. 2014. Depositional character of Late Triassic fluvial and lacustrine strata of the Owl Rock Member (Chinle Formation), Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Unpublished M. S. Thesis. Baylor University, Waco, TX. 134 pp.

Parker, W. G. 2014. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the Aetosauria (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) including a new species from the Upper Triassic of Arizona. Unpublished PhD Dissertation, the University of Texas at Austin, 459p.

Trendell, A. 2012. Lithofacies Heterogeneity, Fluvial Style Variations, and Floodplain Vegetation Distributions: Deposition and Diagenesis of the Chinle Formation at Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation. Baylor University. 172p.

Reichgelt, T. 2011. Palynology and climate change of the Norian at Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Unpublished MSc Thesis. University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

Tarailo, D. A. 2011. Post-Permo-Triassic terrestrial vertebrate recovery: southwestern United States. Unpublished M. S. Thesis. University of Rhode Island, 99 p.

Howell, E. R. 2010. Depositional history of the Sonsela Member, Upper Triassic Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Unpublished M.S. Thesis. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 233 p.

Irmis, R. B. 2008. Perspectives on the origin and early diversification of dinosaurs. PhD dissertation, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 421 pp.

Martz, J. W., 2008. Lithostratigraphy, chemostratigraphy, and vertebrate biostratigraphy of the Dockum Group (Upper Triassic), of southern Garza County, West Texas. Unpublished PhD Disseration, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 504 p.

Stocker, M. R. 2008. The relationships of the phytosaur Leptosuchus Case 1922 with descriptions of new material from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Unpublished M.S. Thesis, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 220p.

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