Paolo Piras
Paolo Piras
Diprtimento di Scienze CardioVascolari Sapienza Universitą di Roma
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TitleCited byYear
The shape of the mandibular corpus in large fissiped carnivores: allometry, function and phylogeny
C Meloro, P Raia, P Piras, C Barbera, P O'HIGGINS
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154 (4), 832-845, 2008
742008
Plio-Pleistocene fossil vertebrates of Monte Tuttavista (Orosei, E. Sardinia, italy), an overview
L Abbazzi, C Angelone, M Arca, G Barisone, C Bedetti, M Delfino, ...
Milano: Universitą degli studi. Istituto di geologia. 110, 681-706, 2004
742004
The shape of contention: adaptation, history, and contingency in ungulate mandibles
P Raia, F Carotenuto, C Meloro, P Piras, D Pushkina
Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution 64 (5), 1489-1503, 2010
692010
The Gavialis–Tomistoma debate: the contribution of skull ontogenetic allometry and growth trajectories to the study of crocodylian relationships
P Piras, P Colangelo, DC Adams, A Buscalioni, J Cubo, T Kotsakis, ...
Evolution & development 12 (6), 568-579, 2010
662010
The role of post‐natal ontogeny in the evolution of phenotypic diversity in Podarcis lizards
P Piras, D Salvi, G Ferrara, L Maiorino, M Delfino, L Pedde, T Kotsakis
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24 (12), 2705-2720, 2011
592011
Early eusuchia crocodylomorpha from the vertebrate-rich Plattenkalk of Pietraroia (Lower Albian, southern Apennines, Italy)
AD Buscalioni, P Piras, R Vullo, M Signore, C Barbera
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163 (suppl_1), S199-S227, 2011
592011
Bite of the cats: relationships between functional integration and mechanical performance as revealed by mandible geometry
P Piras, L Maiorino, L Teresi, C Meloro, F Lucci, T Kotsakis, P Raia
Systematic biology 62 (6), 878-900, 2013
532013
Turnover pulse or Red Queen? Evidence from the large mammal communities during the Plio-Pleistocene of Italy
P Raia, P Piras, T Kotsakis
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 221 (3-4), 293-312, 2005
452005
Italian Cenozoic crocodilians: taxa, timing and palaeobiogeographic implications
T Kotsakis, M Delfino, P Piras
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 210 (1), 67-87, 2004
442004
Rapid action in the Palaeogene, the relationship between phenotypic and taxonomic diversification in Coenozoic mammals
P Raia, F Carotenuto, F Passaro, P Piras, D Fulgione, L Werdelin, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280 (1750), 20122244, 2013
412013
Testing convergent and parallel adaptations in talpids humeral mechanical performance by means of geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis
P Piras, G Sansalone, L Teresi, T Kotsakis, P Colangelo, A Loy
Journal of Morphology 273 (7), 696-711, 2012
402012
Mercury occurrence in Italian seafood from the Mediterranean Sea and possible intake scenarios of the Italian coastal population
G Brambilla, MC Abete, G Binato, E Chiaravalle, M Cossu, E Dellatte, ...
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 65 (2), 269-277, 2013
382013
Anatomy and phylogeny of the gavialoid crocodylian Eusuchus lerichei from the Paleogene of Europe.
M Delfino, P Piras, T Smith
INSTYTUT PALEOBIOLOGII PAN, UL TWARDA 51/55, WARSAW, POLAND, 00-818 50, 565-580, 2005
372005
Phylogenetic position of the crocodylian Megadontosuchus arduini and tomistomine palaeobiogeography
P Piras, M Delfino, L Del Favero, T Kotsakis
Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52 (2), 2007
352007
4D-analysis of left ventricular heart cycle using procrustes motion analysis
P Piras, A Evangelista, S Gabriele, P Nardinocchi, L Teresi, C Torromeo, ...
PloS one 9 (1), 2014
302014
Is torosaurus triceratops? Geometric morphometric evidence of late maastrichtian ceratopsid dinosaurs
L Maiorino, AA Farke, T Kotsakis, P Piras
PloS one 8 (11), 2013
292013
Testing evolutionary stasis and trends in first lower molar shape of extinct Italian populations of Terricola savii (Arvicolidae, Rodentia) by means of geometric …
P Piras, F Marcolini, P Raia, MT Curcio, T Kotsakis
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22 (1), 179-191, 2009
292009
The shadow of forgotten ancestors differently constrains the fate of Alligatoroidea and Crocodyloidea
P Piras, L Teresi, AD Buscalioni, J Cubo
Global Ecology and Biogeography 18 (1), 30-40, 2009
292009
Detection of Plio-Quaternary large mammal communities of Italy. An integration of fossil faunas biochronology and similarity
P Raia, P Piras, T Kotsakis
Quaternary Science Reviews 25 (7-8), 846-854, 2006
272006
Morphological integration and functional modularity in the crocodilian skull
P Piras, AD Buscalioni, L Teresi, P Raia, G Sansalone, T Kotsakis, J Cubo
Integrative zoology 9 (4), 498-516, 2014
262014
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