Amateur and Professional Collaborations in BC Paleontology

The following list of scientific publications provides examples of the contributions of BCPA amateur members to scientific research. These contributions include written acknowledgement of the lending of specimens, donations to institutions, or for advice and participation in fieldwork, as well as examples of joint authorship of publication.

2013

Zakharov, Y.D., Haggart, J.W., Beard, G., and Safronov, P.P. Late Cretaceous climatic trends and a positive carbon isotope excursion at the Santonian-Campanian boundary in British Columbia, northeastern Pacific. Sedimentary Geology, 295: 77-92.

2012

Fuchs, D., Keupp, H., Trask, P., and Tanabe, K. Taxonomy, morphology and phylogeny of Late Cretaceous spirulid coleoids (Cephalopoda) from Greenland and Canada. Palaeontology, 55(2): 285-303.

2011

Haggart, J.W., Graham, R., and Beard, G. Field Trip 2. The Upper Cretaceous of the Nanaimo-Courtenay region of Vancouve Island. In Haggart, J.W. and Smith, P.L., eds, Field Trip to Harrison Lake and Vancouver Island, British Columbia. 21st Canadian Paleontology Conference, Field Trip Guidebook No. 16, p. 31-62.

2010

Shin, J.-Y. A new species of Edaphodon (Chondrichthyes: Holocephali) from the Upper Cretaceous Haslam Formation, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(4): 1012-1018.

2009

Brink, K.S., Stockey, R.A., Beard, G., and Wehr, W.C. Cunninghamia hornbyensis sp. nov.: permineralized twigs and leaves from the Upper Cretaceous of Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 155(1-2): 89-98.

Mindell, R., Stockey, R., and Beard, G. Permineralized Fagus nuts from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, Canada. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 170(4): 551-560.

Schweitzer, C.E., Feldmann, R.M., Cosovic, V., Ross, R.L.M., and Waugh, D.A. New Cretaceous and Eocene Decapoda (Asticidea, Thalassinidea, Brachyura) from British Columbia, Canada. Annals of Carnegie Museum, 77(4): 403-423.

Squires, R.L. and Saul, L.R. Cretaceous opine bivalves from the Pacific slope of North America and palaeobiogeography of subfamily Opinae Chavan, 1969. Palaeontology, 52(6): 1311-1347.

Webster, G.D., Haggart, J.W., Saxifrage, C., Saxifrage, B., Gronau, C., and Douglas, A. Globally significant Early Permian crinoids from the Mount Mark Formation in Strathcona Provincial Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia preliminary analysis of a disappearing fauna. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 46: 663-674.

2008

Nyborg, T. and Fam, J. Bicornisranina bocki, n. gen., n. sp. (Decapoda: Raninidae) from the Cretaceous of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 28(4): 686-694.

Rankin, B.D., Stockey, R.A., and Beard, G. Fruits of Icacinaceae from the Eocene Appian Way locality of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 169(2): 305-314.

Saul, L.R. and Squires, R.L. Cretaceous trichotropid gastropods from the Pacific slope of North America: possible pathways to calyptraeid morphology. The Nautilus, 122(3): 115-142.

Saul, L.R. and Squires, R.L. Volutoderminae (Gastropoda: Volutidae) of Coniacian through Maastrichtian age from the North American Pacific slope. Journal of Paleontology, 82(2): 213-237.

Tanabe, K., Trask, P., Ross, R., and Hikida, Y. Late Cretaceous octobrachiate coleoid lower jaws from the North Pacific regions. Journal of Paleontology, 82(2): 398-408.

2007

Feldmann, R.M. and Haggart, J.W. A new species of lobster (Astacidea, Erymidae) for the Smithers Formation (Middle Jurassic) of British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 44: 1791-1796.

Mindell, R.A., Stockey, R.A., and Beard, G. Cascadiacarpa spinosa gen. et sp. nov. (Fagaceae): castaneoid fruits from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, Canada. American Journal of Botany, 94(3): 351-361.

Mindell, R.A., Stockey, R.A., Beard, G., and Currah, R.S. Margaretbarromyces dictyosporus gen. sp. nov.: a permineralized corticolous ascomycete from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Mycological Research, 111(6): 680-684.

2006

Elliott, L.L., Mindell, R.A., and Stockey, R.A. Beardia vancouverensis gen. et sp. nov. (Juglandaceae): permineralized fruits from the Eocene of British Columbia. American Journal of Botany, 93(4): 557-565.

Little, S., Stockey, R., and Rothwell, G. Solenostelopteris skogiae sp. nov. from the Lower Cretaceous of Vancouver Island. Journal of Plant Research, 119(5): 525-532.

Little, S.A., Stockey, R.A., and Rothwell, G.W. Stramineopteris aureopilosus gen. et sp. nov.: reevaluating the role of vegetative anatomy in the resolution of leptosporangiate fern phylogeny. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(3): 683-694.

Mindell, R.A., Stockey, R.A., and Beard, G. Anatomically preserved staminate inflorescences of Gynoplatananthus oysterbayensis gen. et sp. nov. (Platanaceae) and associated pistillate fructifications from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(3): 591-600.

Mindell, R.A., Stockey, R.A., Rothwell, G.W., and Beard, G. Gleichenia appianensis sp. nov. (Gleicheniaceae): a permineralized rhizome and associated vegetative remains from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(3): 639-647.

Rothwell, G.W. and Stockey, R.A. Combining characters of Pteridaceae and tree ferns: Pterisorus radiata gen. et sp. nov., a permineralized Lower Cretaceous filicalean with radial sori. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(3): 695-701.

Squires, R.L. and Saul, L.R. Cretaceous Acila (Truncacila) (Bivalvia: Nuculidae) from the Pacific slope of North America. The Veliger, 48(2): 83-104.

Trivett, M.L., Stockey, R.A., Rothwell, G.W., and Beard, G. Paralygodium vancouverensis sp. nov. (Schizaeaceae): additional evidence for filicalean diversity in the Paleogene of North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(3): 675-681.

2005

Hernandez-Castillo, G.R., Stockey, R.A., and Beard, G. Taxodiaceous pollen cones from the Early Tertiary of British Columbia, Canada. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 166(2): 339-346.

Morrison, K., Dyke, G.J., and Chiappe, L.M. Cretaceous fossil birds from Hornby Island (British Columbia). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 42(12): 2097-2101.

2004

Groves, L.T. New species of Late Cretaceous Cypraeidae (gastropods) from California and British Columbia and new records for the Pacific slope. The Nautilus, 118(1): 43-51.

Harington, C.R., Ross, R.L.M., Mathewes, R.W., Stewart, K.M., and Beattie, O. A late Pleistocene Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) from Courtenay, British Columbia: its death, associated biota, and paleoenvironment. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41(11): 1285-1297.

Schweitzer, C.E., Nyborg, T.G., Feldmann, R.M., and Ross, R.L.M. Homolidae De Hann, 1838 and Homolodromiidae Alcock, 1900 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Pacific northwest of North America and a reassessment of the fossil records. Journal of Paleontology, 78(1): 133-149.

Smith, S.Y., Currah, R.S., and Stockey, R.A. Cretaceous and Eocene poroid hymenophores from Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Mycologia, 96(1): 180-186.

Squires, R.L. and Saul, L.R. The pseudomelaniid gastropod Paosia from the marine Cretaceous of the Pacific slope of North America and a review of the age and paleobiogeography of the genus. Journal of Paleontology, 78(3): 484-500.

Squires, R.L. and Saul, L.R. Uncommon Cretaceous naticiform gastropods from the Pacific slope of North America. The Veliger, 47(1): 21-37.

2003

Haggart, J.W., Nicholls, E.L., and Bartlett, R. The first record of a pliosaurid (Plesiosauria, Pliosauridae) from the Lower Cretaceous of North America. Cretaceous Research, 24: 129-133.

Schweitzer, C.E., Feldmann, R.M., Fam, J., Hessin, W.A., Hetrick, S.W., Nyborg, T.G., and Ross, R.L.M. Cretaceous and Eocene decapod crustaceans from southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. NRC Research Press, 66 pp., Ottawa, Ontario.

Serbet, R. and Rothwell, G.W. Anatomically preserved ferns from the Late Cretaceous of western North America: Dennstaedtiaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 164(6): 1041-1051.

Smith, S.Y., Rothwell, G.W., and Stockey, R.A. Cyathea cranhamii sp. nov. (Cyatheaceae), anatomically preserved tree fern sori from the Lower Cretaceous of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. American Journal of Botany, 90(5): 755-760.

Stockey, R.A. and Rothwell, G.W. Anatomically preserved Williamsonia (Williamsoniaceae): evidence for bennettitalean reproduction in the Late Cretaceous of western North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 164(2): 251-262.

2002

Nicholls, E.L. and Meckert, D. Marine reptiles from the Nanaimo Group (Upper Cretaceous) of Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 39: 1591-1603.

Rothwell, G.W. and Stockey, R.A. Anatomically preserved Cycadeoidea (Cycadeoidaceae), with a reevaluation of systematic characters for the seed cones of Bennettitales. American Journal of Botany, 89(9): 1447-1458.

Smith, S.Y. and Stockey, R.A. Permineralized pine cones from the Cretaceous of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 163(1): 185-196.

1992

Harington, C.R. and Beard, G. The Qualicum walrus: a Late Pleistocene walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) skeleton from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 28: 311-319.

Nicholls, E.L. Note on the occurrence of the marine turtle Desmatochelys (Reptilia: Chelonioidea) from the Upper Cretaceous of Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 29: 377-380.