Robert Boessenecker, Ph.D.
Robert Boessenecker, Ph.D.
Adjunct Lecturer, College of Charleston, SC, USA
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A new marine vertebrate assemblage from the Late Neogene Purisima Formation in Central California, part II: Pinnipeds and Cetaceans
RW Boessenecker
Geodiversitas 35 (4), 815-940, 2013
Comparative taphonomy, taphofacies, and bonebeds of the Mio-Pliocene Purisima Formation, Central California: strong physical control on marine vertebrate preservation in …
RW Boessenecker, FA Perry, JG Schmitt
PLoS One 9 (3), e91419, 2014
Anatomy, feeding ecology, and ontogeny of a transitional baleen whale: a new genus and species of Eomysticetidae (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Oligocene of New Zealand
RW Boessenecker, RE Fordyce
PeerJ 3, e1129, 2015
Herpetocetus morrowi (Cetacea: Mysticeti), a new species of diminutive baleen whale from the Upper Pliocene (Piacenzian) of California, USA, with observations …
JJ El Adli, TA Deméré, RW Boessenecker
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170 (2), 400-466, 2014
A new genus and species of eomysticetid (Cetacea: Mysticeti) and a reinterpretation of ‘Mauicetuslophocephalus Marples, 1956: Transitional baleen whales from …
RW Boessenecker, RE Fordyce
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175 (3), 607-660, 2015
New records of the fur seal Callorhinus (Carnivora: Otariidae) from the Plio-Pleistocene Rio Dell Formation of Northern California and comments on otariid dental …
RW Boessenecker
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31 (2), 454-467, 2011
Colonization of the Southern Hemisphere by fur seals and sea lions (Carnivora: Otariidae) revealed by combined evidence phylogenetic and Bayesian biogeographical analysis
M Churchill, RW Boessenecker, MT Clementz
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 172 (1), 200-225, 2014
A reevaluation of the morphology, paleoecology, and phylogenetic relationships of the enigmatic walrus Pelagiarctos
RW Boessenecker, M Churchill
PLoS One 8 (1), e54311, 2013
The origin of filter feeding in whales
JH Geisler, RW Boessenecker, M Brown, BL Beatty
Current Biology 27 (13), 2036-2042. e2, 2017
Pleistocene survival of an archaic dwarf baleen whale (Mysticeti: Cetotheriidae)
RW Boessenecker
Naturwissenschaften, 1-7, 2013
A new eomysticetid from the Oligocene Kokoamu Greensand of New Zealand and a review of the Eomysticetidae (Mammalia, Cetacea)
RW Boessenecker, RE Fordyce
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15 (6), 429-469, 2017
Unique feeding morphology in a new prognathous extinct porpoise from the Pliocene of California
RA Racicot, TA Deméré, BL Beatty, RW Boessenecker
Current Biology 24 (7), 774-779, 2014
A new Eomysticetid (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Late Oligocene of New Zealand and a re‐evaluation of ‘Mauicetuswaitakiensis
RW Boessenecker, RE Fordyce
Papers in Palaeontology 1 (2), 107-140, 2015
The oldest known fur seal
RW Boessenecker, M Churchill
Biology Letters 11 (2), 20140835, 2015
The origin and evolutionary biology of pinnipeds: seals, sea lions, and walruses
A Berta, M Churchill, RW Boessenecker
Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2018
Latest Pacific Basin record of a bony-toothed bird (Aves, Pelagornithidae) from the Pliocene Purisima Formation of California, USA
RW Boessenecker, NA Smith
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31 (3), 652-657, 2011
Mammalian bite marks on juvenile fur seal bones from the late Neogene Purisima Formation of Central California
RW Boessenecker, FA Perry
Palaios 26 (2), 115-120, 2011
Taphonomic Implications of Barnacle Encrusted Sea Lion Bones from the Middle Pleistocene Port Orford Formation, Coastal OregonBarnacle Encrusted Sea Lion Bones
RW Boessenecker
Journal of Paleontology 87 (4), 657-663, 2013
Juvenile morphology: A clue to the origins of the most mysterious of mysticetes?
FG Marx, MR Buono, RE Fordyce, RW Boessenecker
Naturwissenschaften 100 (3), 257-261, 2013
Herpetocetine (Cetacea: Mysticeti) dentaries from the Upper Miocene Santa Margarita Sandstone of Central California
RW Boessenecker
PaleoBios 30, 1-12, 2011
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