Richard J. Butler
Richard J. Butler
Professor of Palaeobiology, University of Birmingham, UK
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TitleCited byYear
The phylogeny of the ornithischian dinosaurs
RJ Butler, P Upchurch, DB Norman
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6 (01), 1-40, 2008
2372008
The origin and early radiation of dinosaurs
SL Brusatte, SJ Nesbitt, RB Irmis, RJ Butler, MJ Benton, MA Norell
Earth-Science Reviews 101 (1), 68-100, 2010
2042010
Mesozoic marine tetrapod diversity: mass extinctions and temporal heterogeneity in geological megabiases affecting vertebrates
RBJ Benson, RJ Butler, J Lindgren, AS Smith
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277 (1683), 829, 2010
1582010
Pterosaur distribution in time and space: an atlas
PM Barrett, RJ Butler, NP Edwards, AR Milner
1262008
Estimating the effects of sampling biases on pterosaur diversity patterns: implications for hypotheses of bird/pterosaur competitive replacement
RJ Butler, PM Barrett, S Nowbath, P Upchurch
Paleobiology 35 (3), 432, 2009
1102009
Rise of dinosaurs reveals major body-size transitions are driven by passive processes of trait evolution
RB Sookias, RJ Butler, RBJ Benson
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1736), 2180, 2012
1052012
A primitive ornithischian dinosaur from the Late Triassic of South Africa, and the early evolution and diversification of Ornithischia
RJ Butler, RMH Smith, DB Norman
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1621), 2041, 2007
1052007
Geological and anthropogenic controls on the sampling of the terrestrial fossil record: a case study from the Dinosauria
P Upchurch, PD Mannion, RBJ Benson, RJ Butler, MT Carrano
Geological Society, London, Special Publications 358 (1), 209-240, 2011
1002011
The Sail-Backed Reptile Ctenosauriscus from the Latest Early Triassic of Germany and the Timing and Biogeography of the Early Archosaur Radiation
RJ Butler, SL Brusatte, M Reich, SJ Nesbitt, RR Schoch, JJ Hornung
PloS one 6 (10), e25693, 2011
982011
Air‐filled postcranial bones in theropod dinosaurs: physiological implications and the ‘reptile’–bird transition
RBJ Benson, RJ Butler, MT Carrano, PM O’Connor
Biological Reviews, 2011
972011
Sea level, dinosaur diversity and sampling biases: investigating the ‘common cause’hypothesis in the terrestrial realm
RJ Butler, RBJ Benson, MT Carrano, PD Mannion, P Upchurch
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1709), 1165-1170, 2011
972011
The ‘fabrosaurid’ornithischian dinosaurs of the upper Elliot Formation (Lower Jurassic) of South Africa and Lesotho
RJ Butler
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 145 (2), 175-218, 2005
962005
The extinction of the dinosaurs
SL Brusatte, RJ Butler, PM Barrett, MT Carrano, DC Evans, GT Lloyd, ...
Biological Reviews 90 (2), 628-642, 2015
942015
Footprints pull origin and diversification of dinosaur stem lineage deep into Early Triassic
SL Brusatte, G Niedźwiedzki, RJ Butler
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1708), 1107-1113, 2011
942011
Uncovering the diversification history of marine tetrapods: ecology influences the effect of geological sampling biases
RBJ Benson, RJ Butler
Geological Society, London, Special Publications 358 (1), 191-208, 2011
912011
HOW DO GEOLOGICAL SAMPLING BIASES AFFECT STUDIES OF MORPHOLOGICAL EVOLUTION IN DEEP TIME? A CASE STUDY OF PTEROSAUR (REPTILIA: ARCHOSAURIA) DISPARITY
RJ Butler, SL Brusatte, B Andres, RBJ Benson
Evolution, 2011
872011
The Origin and Early Evolution of Sauria: Reassessing the Permian Saurian Fossil Record and the Timing of the Crocodile-Lizard Divergence
MD Ezcurra, TM Scheyer, RJ Butler
PLOS ONE 9 (2), e89165, 2014
762014
Climate constrains the evolutionary history and biodiversity of crocodylians
PD Mannion, RBJ Benson, MT Carrano, JP Tennant, J Judd, RJ Butler
Nature Communications 6, 8438, 2015
712015
Lower limits of ornithischian dinosaur body size inferred from a new Upper Jurassic heterodontosaurid from North America
RJ Butler, PM Galton, LB Porro, LM Chiappe, DM Henderson, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277 (1680), 375, 2010
682010
The Lower Jurassic ornithischian dinosaur Heterodontosaurus tucki Crompton & Charig, 1962: cranial anatomy, functional morphology, taxonomy, and relationships
DB Norman, AW Crompton, RJ Butler, LB Porro, AJ Charig
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2011
642011
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