Robert Sansom
Robert Sansom
Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester
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Non-random decay of chordate characters causes bias in fossil interpretation
RS Sansom, SE Gabbott, MA Purnell
Nature 463 (7282), 797-800, 2010
1922010
Fossilization causes organisms to appear erroneously primitive by distorting evolutionary trees
RS Sansom, MA Wills
Scientific Reports 3 (1), 1-5, 2013
902013
Decay of vertebrate characters in hagfish and lamprey (Cyclostomata) and the implications for the vertebrate fossil record
RS Sansom, SE Gabbott, MA Purnell
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1709), 1150-1157, 2011
852011
Taphonomy and affinity of an enigmatic Silurian vertebrate, Jamoytius kerwoodi White
RS Sansom, KIM Freedman, SE Gabbott, RJ Aldridge, MA Purnell
Palaeontology 53 (6), 1393-1409, 2010
652010
Phylogeny, classification and character polarity of the Osteostraci (Vertebrata)
RS Sansom
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 7 (1), 95-115, 2009
632009
Atlas of vertebrate decay: a visual and taphonomic guide to fossil interpretation
RS Sansom, SE Gabbott, MA Purnell
Palaeontology 56 (3), 457-474, 2013
592013
Dental data perform relatively poorly in reconstructing mammal phylogenies: morphological partitions evaluated with molecular benchmarks
RS Sansom, MA Wills, T Williams
Systematic Biology 66 (5), 813-822, 2017
492017
Soft-part anatomy of the Early Cambrian bivalved arthropods Kunyangella and Kunmingella: significance for the phylogenetic relationships of Bradoriida
X Hou, M Williams, DJ Siveter, DJ Siveter, RJ Aldridge, RS Sansom
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277 (1689), 1835-1841, 2010
492010
Pigmented anatomy in Carboniferous cyclostomes and the evolution of the vertebrate eye
SE Gabbott, PCJ Donoghue, RS Sansom, J Vinther, A Dolocan, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283 (1836), 20161151, 2016
432016
Experimental analysis of soft‐tissue fossilization: opening the black box
MA Purnell, PJC Donoghue, SE Gabbott, ME McNamara, DJE Murdock, ...
Palaeontology 61 (3), 317-323, 2018
372018
Preservation and phylogeny of Cambrian ecdysozoans tested by experimental decay of Priapulus
RS Sansom
Scientific Reports 6 (1), 1-12, 2016
362016
Bias and sensitivity in the placement of fossil taxa resulting from interpretations of missing data
RS Sansom
Systematic Biology 64 (2), 256-266, 2015
362015
Experimental Decay of Soft Tissues
RS Sansom
Reading and Writing of the Fossil Record: Preservational Pathways to …, 2014
332014
The origin and early evolution of the Osteostraci (Vertebrata): a phylogeny for the Thyestiida
RS Sansom
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6 (3), 317-332, 2008
332008
The nearshore cradle of early vertebrate diversification
L Sallan, M Friedman, RS Sansom, CM Bird, IJ Sansom
Science 362 (6413), 460-464, 2018
322018
Parsimony, not Bayesian analysis, recovers more stratigraphically congruent phylogenetic trees
RS Sansom, PG Choate, JN Keating, E Randle
Biology letters 14 (6), 20180263, 2018
322018
Discriminating signal from noise in the fossil record of early vertebrates reveals cryptic evolutionary history
RS Sansom, E Randle, PCJ Donoghue
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282 (1800), 20142245, 2015
292015
Unusual anal fin in a Devonian jawless vertebrate reveals complex origins of paired appendages
RS Sansom, SE Gabbott, MA Purnell
Biology letters 9 (3), 20130002, 2013
282013
Sampling diverse characters improves phylogenies: craniodental and postcranial characters of vertebrates often imply different trees
RCP Mounce, R Sansom, MA Wills
Evolution 70 (3), 666-686, 2016
262016
Exploring phylogenetic relationships of Pteraspidiformes heterostracans (stem-gnathostomes) using continuous and discrete characters
E Randle, RS Sansom
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15 (7), 583-599, 2017
212017
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