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Jacques Gauthier

Jacques Gauthier

Professor of Geology and Geophysics
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and Vertebrate Zoology
Ph.D., Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley

 

203.432.3150
jacques.gauthier@yale.edu
Division of Vertebrate Paleontology

 

Education

1984 PhD, Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley
1980 MS, Biology, San Diego State University
1973 BS, Zoology, San Diego State University

 

Research Publications

Raselimanana, A. P., B. Noonan, K. Praveen Karanth, J. Gauthier and A. Yoder, 2009. Phylogeny and evolution of Malagasy plated lizards. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50:336-344.

Gauthier, J., M. Kearney, and R. L. Bezy. 2008. Homology of cephalic scales in xantusiid lizards, with comments on Night Lizard phylogeny and morphological evolution. Journal of Herpetology 42:708-722.

Rieppel, O., J. Gauthier, and J. Maisano. 2008. Comparative morphology of the dermal palate in squamate reptiles, with comments on phylogenetic implications. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152:131-152

Gishlick, A. and JA Gauthier. 2007. On the manual morphology of Compsognathus longipes. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149:569-581.

Parker, W.G., D.L. Brinkman, M. Fox, J.A. Gauthier, W.G., Joyce, L.K. Murray, 2006. New additions to the fauna of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation of Utah. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 62:166-167.

Joyce, W., J. Parham and J. Gauthier. Developing a protocol for the conversion of rank-based taxon names to phylogenetically defined clade names, as exemplified by turtles. Journal of Paleontology. vol 78(5):989-1013.

Donoghue, M.J. and J.A. Gauthier. 2004. Implementing the PhyloCode. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19(6):281–282.

Joyce, W. and J. Gauthier, 2004. Paleoecology of Triassic stem turtles sheds new light on turtle origins. Transactions of Royal Society of London B. 271:1–5.

Vicario, S., A. Caccone and J. Gauthier, 2003. Xantusiid “Night” lizards: a puzzling phylogenetic problem revisited using Likelihood-based Bayesian methods on mtDNA sequences. Journal of Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 26(2003), 243–261.

Maisano, J.A., C.J. Bell, J. Gauthier and T. Rowe. 2002. The osteoderms and palpebral in Lanthanotus borneensis (Squamata: Anguimorpha). Journal of Herpetology 36(4):678–682.

Gauthier, J. 2001. Acknowledgments. In: J. Gauthier and L.F. Gall, eds. New Perspectives on the Origin and Early Evolution of Birds: Proceeding of the International Symposium in Honor of John H. Ostrom; 1999 Feb. 12–14; New Haven, CT. New Haven: Peabody Mus. Nat. Hist., Yale. Univ., Spec. Pub. p. xi.

Gauthier, J. 2001. Introduction. In: J. Gauthier and L.F. Gall, eds. New Perspectives on the Origin and Early Evolution of Birds: Proceeding of the International Symposium in Honor of John H. Ostrom; 1999 Feb. 12–14; New Haven, CT. New Haven: Peabody Mus. Nat. Hist., Yale. Univ., Spec. Pub. pp. 3–4..

Gauthier, J. and K. de Queiroz, 2001. Feathered dinosaurs, flying dinosaurs, crown Dinosaurs, and the name “Aves.” In: J. Gauthier and L.F. Gall, eds. New Perspectives on the Origin and Early Evolution of Birds: Proceeding of the International Symposium in Honor of John H. Ostrom; 1999 Feb. 12–14; New Haven, CT. New Haven: Peabody Mus. Nat. Hist., Yale. Univ., Spec. Pub. pp. 7–41.

Gauthier, J. and L.F. Gall, eds. 2001. New Perspectives on the Origin and Early Evolution of Birds: Proceeding of the International Symposium in Honor of John H. Ostrom; 1999 Feb. 12–14; New Haven, CT. New Haven: Peabody Mus. Nat. Hist., Yale. Univ., Spec. Pub. 613 pp.

Laurin, M., and J.A. Gauthier, 2000. Autapomorphies of diapsid clades. In: Maddison, D.R., ed. The Tree of Life Web Project. [http://tolweb.org/accessory/Autapomorphies_of_Diapsid_Clades?acc_id=465]
Laurin, M., and J.A. Gauthier, 2000. Diapsid phylogeny. In: Maddison, D.R., ed. The Tree of Life Web Project. [http://tolweb.org/accessory/Diapsid_Phylogeny?acc_id=464]

Laurin, M., and J.A. Gauthier, 2000. Diapsida. In: Maddison, D.R., ed. The Tree of Life Web Project.[http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Diapsida&contgroup=Amniota]

Nydam, R.L., J.A. Gauthier, and J.J. Chiment, 2000. The mammal-like teeth of the late Cretaceous lizard Peneteius aquilonius Estes 1969 (Squamata, Teiidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(3):628–631.

Wagner, G.P. and J. A. Gauthier, 1999. 1,2,3 = 2,3,4: A solution to the problem of the homology of the digits in the avian hand. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96:5111–5116.

Britt, B., P. Makovicky, J. Gauthier and N. Bonde, 1998. Postcranial pneumaticity in Archaeopteryx. Nature 395:374–376.

Gauthier, J.A., 1994. The diversification of the amniotes. In: D. Prothero, ed. Major Features of Vertebrate Evolution: Short Courses in Paleontology. Paleontological Society. pp. 129–159

de Queiroz, K. and J. Gauthier, 1994. Toward a phylogenetic system of biological nomenclature. Trends in Research in Ecology and Evolution 9(1):27–31.

Clark, J., J. Welman, J. Gauthier and M. Parish, 1993. The laterosphenoid bone of early archosauriforms. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 13(1):48–57.

Rowe, T. and J. Gauthier, 1992. Ancestry, paleontology, and the definition of the name Mammalia. Systematic Biology 41(3):372–378.

de Queiroz, K. and J. Gauthier, 1992. Phylogenetic taxonomy. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 23:449–480.

de Queiroz, K. and J. Gauthier, 1990. Phylogeny as a central principle in taxonomy: Phylogenetic definitions of taxon names. Systematic Zoology 39(4):307–322.

Rowe, T. and J. Gauthier, 1990. Ceratosauria. In: D. Weishample, P. Dodson and H. Osmolska, eds., The Dinosauria. University of California Press, Berkeley. pp. 151–168.

Houck, M., J. Gauthier, R. Strauss, 1990. Allometric scaling in the earliest fossil bird, Archaeopteryx lithographica. Science 247:195–198.

Donoghue, M., J. Doyle, J. Gauthier, A. Kluge and T. Rowe, 1989. The importance of fossils in phylogeny reconstruction. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 20:431–460.

Gauthier, J. and K. Padian, 1989. The origin of birds and the evolution of flight. In: K. Padian, ed. The Age of Dinosaurs: Short Courses in Paleontology #2. Paleontological Society. pp. 121–133.

Gauthier, J., D. Cannatella, K. de Queiroz, A. Kluge and T. Rowe, 1989. Tetrapod phylogeny. In: B. Fernholm, K. Bremer and H. Jornvall, eds. The Hierarchy of Life: Proceedings of the 70th Nobel Symposium. Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam. pp. 337–353.

Gauthier, J., A. Kluge and T. Rowe, 1988. The early evolution of the Amniota. In: M.J. Benton, ed. The Phylogeny and Classification of the Tetrapods, Volume I: Amphibians, Reptiles and Birds. Systematics Association Special Volume #35A. Clarendon Press, Oxford. pp. 103–155.

Gauthier, J., A. Kluge and T. Rowe, 1988. Amniote phylogeny and the importance of fossils. Cladistics 4(2):105–209.

Gauthier, J., 1988. Evolution of archosaur ankle joints: A reply to Cruickshank and Benton. Nature 331:218.

Estes, R., K. de Queiroz and J. Gauthier, 1988. Phylogenetic relationships within Squamata. In: R. Estes and G. Pregill, eds. The Phylogenetic Relationships of the Lizard Families. Stanford University Press, Palo Alto. pp. 119–281.

Gauthier, J., R. Estes and K. de Queiroz, 1988. A phylogenetic analysis of Lepidosauromorpha. In: R. Estes and G. Pregill, eds. The Phylogenetic Relationships of the Lizard Families. Stanford University Press, Palo Alto. pp. 15–98.

Pregill, G., J. Gauthier and H. Greene, 1986. The evolution of helodermatid squamates, with descriptions of new taxa and an overview of Varanoidea. Transactions San Diego Natural History Society 21(11):167–202.

Gauthier, J., 1986. Saurischian monophyly and the origin of birds. In: K. Padian, ed. The Origin of Birds and the Evolution of Flight. Memoirs California Academy of Sciences 8. pp. 1–55

Gauthier, J. and K. Padian, 1985. Phylogenetic, functional, and aerodynamic analyses of the origin of birds and their flight. Pp. 185-197 In: M.K. Hecht, J.H. Ostrom, G. Viohl and P. Wellnhofer, eds. The Beginnings of Birds: proceedings of the international Archaeopteryx conference; 1984; Eichstätt, Germany. Eichstätt: Freunde des Jura-Museums. pp. 185–197.

Gauthier, J., 1984. A cladistic analysis of the higher systematic categories of the Diapsida. [dissertation]. Available from University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, #85-12825, vii + 564 pp.

Gauthier, J., 1982. Fossil xenosaurid and anguid lizards from the early Eocene of Wyoming, and a revision of the Anguioidea. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 21(1):7–54.

Gauthier, J., 1980. Anniella (Sauria: Anguidae) from the Miocene of California. Paleobios 31:1–7.