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Publications: Dr David Hone

Brown CM, Tanke DH, Hone DWE ( 2021 ) . Rare evidence for ‘gnawing-like’ behavior in a small-bodied theropod dinosaur . PeerJ
Hone DWE, Persons WS, Le Comber SC ( 2021 ) . New data on tail lengths and variation along the caudal series in the non-avialan dinosaurs . PeerJ vol. 9 ,
Knapp A, Knell RJ, Hone DWE ( 2021 ) . Three-dimensional geometric morphometric analysis of the skull of Protoceratops andrewsi supports a socio-sexual signalling role for the ceratopsian frill . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 288 , ( 1944 )
Hone D, Holtz T ( 2021 ) . Evaluating the ecology of Spinosaurus: shoreline generalist or aquatic pursuit specialist? . Palaeontologia Electronica
HONE DWE ( 2020 ) . A review of the taxonomy and palaeoecology of the Anurognathidae (Reptilia, Pterosauria) . Acta Geologica Sinica - English Edition
Wilkin JTR, Hone DWE ( 2020 ) . Was Tyrannosaurus rex a Ferocious Predator or a Wimp? . Frontiers for Young Minds vol. 8 , 101 - 101 .
Hone DWE, Ratcliffe JM, Riskin DK, Hermanson JW, Reisz RR ( 2020 ) . Unique near isometric ontogeny in the pterosaur Rhamphorhynchus suggests hatchlings could fly . Lethaia
Hone D, Mallon JC, Hennessey P, Witmer LM ( 2020 ) . Ontogeny of a sexually selected structure in an extant archosaur Gavialis gangeticus (Pseudosuchia: Crocodylia) with implications for sexual dimorphism in dinosaurs . PeerJ vol. 8 , e9134 - e9134 .
Martin-Silverstone E, Habib MB, Hone DWE ( 2020 ) . Volant Fossil Vertebrates: Potential for Bioinspired Flight Technology . Trends in Ecology and Evolution vol. 35 , ( 7 ) 618 - 629 .
Hone DWE, Fitch AJ, Ma F, Xu X ( 2020 ) . An unusual new genus of istiodactylid pterosaur from China based on a near complete specimen . Palaeontologia Electronica vol. 23 , ( 1 )
Elgin R, Hone D ( 2020 ) . A review of two large Jurassic pterodactyloid specimens from the Solnhofen of southern Germany . Palaeontologia Electronica
Hone DWE, Habib MB, Therrien F ( 2019 ) . Cryodrakon boreas, gen. et sp. nov., a Late Cretaceous Canadian azhdarchid pterosaur . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology Article ARTN e1649681 ,
Hone DWE, Holtz TR ( 2019 ) . Comment on: Aquatic adaptation in the skull of carnivorous dinosaurs (Theropoda: Spinosauridae) and the evolution of aquatic habits in spinosaurids. 93: 275–284 . Cretaceous Research
McNamara ME, Zhang F, Kearns SL, Orr PJ, Toulouse A, Foley T, Hone DWE, Rogers CS et al. ( 2018 ) . Fossilized skin reveals coevolution with feathers and metabolism in feathered dinosaurs and early birds . Nature Communications vol. 9 , ( 1 )
HONE DWE, Tanke D, Brown C ( 2018 ) . Bite marks on the frill of a juvenile Centrosaurus from the Late Cretaceous Dinosaur Park Formation, Alberta, Canada . PeerJ
O¿Brien DM, Allen CE, Van Kleeck MJ, HONE DWE, KNELL R, KNAPP A, Christiansen S, Emlen D ( 2018 ) . On the evolution of extreme structures: static scaling and the function of sexually selected signals . Animal Behaviour
HONE DWE, Chure D ( 2018 ) . Difficulties in assigning trace makers from theropodan bite marks: an example from a young diplodocoid sauropod . Lethaia
KNAPP A, KNELL R, Farke A, Loewen M, HONE DWE ( 2018 ) . Patterns of divergence in the morphology of ceratopsian dinosaurs: sympatry is not a driver of ornament evolution . Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B
O'Brien DM, Allen CE, Van Kleeck MJ, Hone D, Knell R, Knapp A, Christiansen S, Emlen DJ ( 2018 ) . The Evolution of Extreme Structures: Inferring Function from Pattern . INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY . vol. 58 , E166 - E166 .
Hone DWE, Jiang S, Xu X ( 2018 ) . A taxonomic revision of Noripterus complicidens and Asian members of the Dsungaripteridae . Geological Society Special Publication , vol. 455 ,
Hone DWE, Witton MP, Habib MB ( 2018 ) . Evidence for the Cretaceous shark Cretoxyrhina mantelli feeding on the pterosaur Pteranodon from the Niobrara Formation . PeerJ vol. 2018 , ( 12 )
Hone DWE, Witton MP, Martill DM ( 2018 ) . New perspectives on pterosaur palaeobiology . Geological Society Special Publication , vol. 455 ,
Hone D ( 2017 ) . DINOSAUR TRACKS: THE NEXT STEPS. Life of the Past . QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY vol. 92 , ( 3 ) 306 - 306 .
Beardmore S, Lawlor E, HONE DWE ( 2017 ) . Using taphonomy to infer differences in soft-tissues between taxa: an example using basal and derived forms of Solnhofen pterosaurs . Naturwissenschaften
Hone DWE, Holtz TR ( 2017 ) . A Century of Spinosaurs - A Review and Revision of the Spinosauridae with Comments on Their Ecology . Acta Geologica Sinica vol. 91 , ( 3 ) 1120 - 1132 .
HONE DWE, Mallon JC ( 2017 ) . Protracted growth impedes the detection of sexual dimorphism in non-avian dinosaurs . Palaeontology
Brusatte SL, Carr TD, Williamson TE, Holtz TR, Hone DWE, Williams SA ( 2016 ) . Dentary groove morphology does not distinguish ‘Nanotyrannus’ as a valid taxon of tyrannosauroid dinosaur. Comment on: “Distribution of the dentary groove of theropod dinosaurs: Implications for theropod phylogeny and the validity of the genus Nanotyrannus Bakker et al., 1988” . Cretaceous Research vol. 65 , 232 - 237 .
Hone DWE ( 2016 ) . Palaeontology: Scrapes of dinosaur courtship . Current Biology vol. 26 , ( 6 ) R237 - R238 .
Hone DWE, Farke AA, Wedel MJ ( 2016 ) . Ontogeny and the fossil record: What, if anything, is an adult dinosaur? . Biology Letters vol. 12 , ( 3 )
Hone DWE, Wood D, Knell RJ ( 2016 ) . Positive allometry for exaggerated structures in the ceratopsian dinosaur Protoceratops andrewsi supports socio-sexual signaling . PALAEONTOLOGIA ELECTRONICA vol. 19 , ( 1 ) Article ARTN 5A ,
Hone DWE, Van Rooijen MK, Habib MB ( 2015 ) . The wingtips of the pterosaurs: Anatomy, aeronautical function and ecological implications . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology vol. 440 , 431 - 439 .
Hone DWE ( 2015 ) . Evolution: Convergence in Dinosaur Crests . Current Biology vol. 25 , ( 12 ) R494 - R496 .
Rogers CS, Hone DWE, McNamara ME, Zhao Q, Orr PJ, Kearns SL, Benton MJ ( 2015 ) . The Chinese Pompeii? Death and destruction of dinosaurs in the Early Cretaceous of Lujiatun, NE China . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology vol. 427 , 89 - 99 .
Hone D, Henderson DM, Therrien F, Habib MB ( 2015 ) . A specimen of Rhamphorhynchus with soft tissue preservation, stomach contents and a putative coprolite . PeerJ vol. 2015 , ( 8 )
Hone D, Tanke D ( 2015 ) . Pre- and postmortemtyrannosaurid bite marks on the remains of daspletosaurus (tyrannosaurinae: Theropoda) from dinosaur provincial park, alberta, canada . PeerJ vol. 2015 , ( 4 )
Hone DWE, Farke AA, Watabe M, Shigeru S, Tsogtbaatar K ( 2014 ) . A new mass mortality of juvenile protoceratops and size-segregated aggregation behaviour in juvenile non-avian dinosaurs . PLoS ONE vol. 9 , ( 11 )
Hone DWE, FAULKES CG ( 2014 ) . A proposed framework for establishing and evaluating hypotheses about the behaviour of extinct organisms . JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY vol. 292 , ( 4 ) 260 - 267 .
Hone DWE, FAULKES CG ( 2014 ) . A proposed framework for establishing and evaluating hypotheses about the behaviour of extinct organisms . Journal of Zoology vol. 292 , ( 4 ) 260 - 267 .
Sullivan C, Wang Y, Hone DWE, Wang Y, Xu X, Zhang F ( 2014 ) . THE VERTEBRATES OF THE JURASSIC DAOHUGOU BIOTA OF NORTHEASTERN CHINA . JOURNAL OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY vol. 34 , ( 2 ) 243 - 280 .
Hone DWE, Henderson DM ( 2014 ) . The posture of floating pterosaurs: Ecological implications for inhabiting marine and freshwater habitats . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology vol. 394 , 89 - 98 .
Xing H, Wang D, Han F, Sullivan C, Ma Q, He Y, Hone DWE, Yan R et al. ( 2014 ) . A new basal hadrosauroid dinosaur (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) with transitional features from the late cretaceous of Henan Province, China . PLoS One vol. 9 , ( 6 )
Hone DWE, Sullivan C, Zhao Q, Wang K, Xu X ( 2014 ) . Body size distribution in a death assemblage of a colossal hadrosaurid from the upper cretaceous of zhucheng, shandong province, China . Hadrosaurs ,
Hone DWE ( 2014 ) . Introduction: Current research and future trends in the study of palaeoethology . Journal of Zoology vol. 292 , ( 4 ) 221 - 221 .
Hone DWE, Habib MB, Lamanna MC ( 2013 ) . An annotated and illustrated catalogue of Solnhofen (Upper Jurassic, Germany) pterosaur specimens at Carnegie Museum of Natural History . Annals of Carnegie Museum vol. 82 , ( 2 ) 165 - 191 .
Elgin RA, Hone DWE ( 2013 ) . Pneumatization of an immature azhdarchoid pterosaur . Cretaceous Research vol. 45 , 16 - 24 .
Hone DWE, Choiniere JN, Tan Q, Xu X ( 2013 ) . An articulated pes from a small parvicursorine alvarezsauroid dinosaur from Inner Mongolia, China . ACTA PALAEONTOLOGICA POLONICA vol. 58 , ( 3 ) 453 - 458 .
Hone DWE, Naish D ( 2013 ) . The 'species recognition hypothesis' does not explain the presence and evolution of exaggerated structures in non-avialan dinosaurs . Journal of Zoology vol. 290 , ( 3 ) 172 - 180 .
Knell RJ, Naish D, Tomkins JL, Hone DWE ( 2013 ) . Is sexual selection defined by dimorphism alone? A reply to Padian and Horner . Trends Ecol Evol vol. 28 , ( 5 ) 250 - 251 .
Xu X, Upchurch P, Ma Q, Pittman M, Choiniere J, Sullivan C, Hone DWE, Tan Q et al. ( 2013 ) . Osteology of the late cretaceous alvarezsauroid linhenykus monodactylus from china and comments on alvarezsauroid biogeography . Acta Palaeontologica Polonica vol. 58 , ( 1 ) 25 - 46 .
Knell RJ, Naish D, Tomkins JL, Hone DWE ( 2013 ) . Sexual selection in prehistoric animals: detection and implications . Trends Ecol Evol vol. 28 , ( 1 ) 38 - 47 .
Birn-Jeffery AV, Miller CE, Naish D, Rayfield EJ, Hone DWE ( 2012 ) . Pedal Claw Curvature in Birds, Lizards and Mesozoic Dinosaurs - Complicated Categories and Compensating for Mass-Specific and Phylogenetic Control . PLOS ONE vol. 7 , ( 12 ) Article ARTN e50555 ,
Hone DWE ( 2012 ) . Pterosaur Research: Recent Advances and a Future Revolution . ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA-ENGLISH EDITION vol. 86 , ( 6 ) 1366 - 1376 .
Hone DWE ( 2012 ) . Variation in the tail length of non-avian dinosaurs . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology vol. 32 , ( 5 ) 1082 - 1089 .
Hone DWE, Tischlinger H, Frey E, Röper M ( 2012 ) . A new non-pterodactyloid pterosaur from the late jurassic of Southern Germany . PLoS ONE vol. 7 , ( 7 )
Hone D, Tsuihiji T, Watabe M, Tsogtbaatr K ( 2012 ) . Pterosaurs as a food source for small dromaeosaurs . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology vol. 331-332 , 27 - 30 .
Hone DWE, Naish D, Cuthill IC ( 2012 ) . Does mutual sexual selection explain the evolution of head crests in pterosaurs and dinosaurs? . Lethaia vol. 45 , ( 2 ) 139 - 156 .
Lü J, Hone DWE ( 2012 ) . A new chinese anurognathid pterosaur and the evolution of pterosaurian tail lengths . Acta Geologica Sinica vol. 86 , ( 6 ) 1317 - 1325 .
Hone DWE ( 2012 ) . A new specimen of the pterosaur Rhamphorhynchus . Historical Biology vol. 24 , ( 6 ) 581 - 585 .
O'Gorman EJ, Hone DWE ( 2012 ) . Body size distribution of the dinosaurs . PLoS One vol. 7 , ( 12 )
Taylor MP, Hone DWE, Wedel MJ, Naish D ( 2011 ) . The long necks of sauropods did not evolve primarily through sexual selection . Journal of Zoology vol. 285 , ( 2 ) 150 - 161 .
Hone DWE, Wang K, Sullivan C, Zhao X, Chen S, Li D, Ji S, Ji Q et al. ( 2011 ) . A new, large tyrannosaurine theropod from the Upper Cretaceous of China . Cretaceous Research vol. 32 , ( 4 ) 495 - 503 .
Xu X, Sullivan C, Pittman M, Choiniere JN, Hone D, Upchurch P, Tan Q, Xiao D et al. ( 2011 ) . Reply to Dyke and Naish: European alvarezsauroids do not change the picture . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 108 , ( 22 )
Elgin RA, Hone DWE, Frey E ( 2011 ) . The extent of the pterosaur flight membrane . Acta Palaeontologica Polonica vol. 56 , ( 1 ) 99 - 111 .
Hone DWE, Taylor MP, Wynick D, Viscardi P, Gostling N ( 2011 ) . Running a Question-and-Answer Website for Science Education: First-Hand Experiences . Evolution: Education and Outreach vol. 4 , ( 1 ) 153 - 157 .
Xu X, Sullivan C, Pittman M, Choiniere JN, Hone D, Upchurch P, Tan Q, Xiao D et al. ( 2011 ) . A monodactyl nonavian dinosaur and the complex evolution of the alvarezsauroid hand . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 108 , ( 6 ) 2338 - 2342 .
Han F, Clark JM, Xu X, Sullivan C, Choiniere J, Hone DWE ( 2011 ) . Theropod teeth from the Middle-Upper Jurassic Shishugou Formation of northwest Xinjiang, China . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology vol. 31 , ( 1 ) 111 - 126 .
Hone DWE, Watabe M ( 2010 ) . New information on scavenging and selective feeding behaviour of tyrannosaurids . Acta Palaeontologica Polonica vol. 55 , ( 4 ) 627 - 634 .
Langer MC, Montefeltro FC, Hone DE, Whatley R, Schultz CL ( 2010 ) . On Fodonyx spenceri and a new rhynchosaur from the middle Triassic of Devon . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology vol. 30 , ( 6 ) 1884 - 1888 .
Sullivan C, Hone DWE, Xu X, Zhang F ( 2010 ) . The asymmetry of the carpal joint and the evolution of wing folding in maniraptoran theropod dinosaurs . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 277 , ( 1690 ) 2027 - 2033 .
Hone DWE, Rauhut OWM ( 2010 ) . Feeding behaviour and bone utilization by theropod dinosaurs . Lethaia vol. 43 , ( 2 ) 232 - 244 .
Xu X, Wang DY, Sullivan C, Hone DWE, Han FL, Yan RH, Du FM ( 2010 ) . A basal parvicursorine (theropoda: alvarezsauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of China . Zootaxa ( 2413 ) 1 - 19 .
Xu X, Choiniere JN, Pittman M, Tan Q, Xiao D, Li Z, Tan L, Clark JM et al. ( 2010 ) . A new dromaeosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous Wulansuhai Formation of Inner Mongolia, China . Zootaxa ( 2403 ) 1 - 9 .
Hone DWE, Tischlinger H, Xu X, Zhang F ( 2010 ) . The extent of the preserved feathers on the four-winged dinosaur Microraptor gui under ultraviolet light . PLoS ONE vol. 5 , ( 2 )
Kellner AWA, Wang X, Tischlinger H, De Campos DA, Hone DWE, Meng X ( 2010 ) . The soft tissue of Jeholopterus (Pterosauria, Anurognathidae, Batrachognathinae) and the structure of the pterosaur wing membrane . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 277 , ( 1679 ) 321 - 329 .
Hone D, Choiniere J, Sullivan C, Xu X, Pittman M, Tan Q ( 2010 ) . New evidence for a trophic relationship between the dinosaurs Velociraptor and Protoceratops . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology vol. 291 , ( 3-4 ) 488 - 492 .
Hone DWE, Benton MJ ( 2009 ) . AN EVALUATION OF THE PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF THE PTEROSAURS AMONG ARCHOSAUROMORPH REPTILES (vol 5, pg 465, 2007) . JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC PALAEONTOLOGY vol. 7 , ( 4 ) 505 - 505 .
Hone DWE, Benton MJ ( 2009 ) . Erratum: An evaluation of the phylogenetic relationships of the pterosaurs among archosauromorph reptiles (Journal of Systematic Palaeontology (2007) 5:4 (465-469) DOI: 10.1017/S1477201907002064) . Journal of Systematic Palaeontology vol. 7 , ( 4 )
Hone DWE, Sullivan C, Bennett SC ( 2009 ) . Interpreting the autopodia of tetrapods: Interphalangeal lines hinge on too many assumptions . Historical Biology vol. 21 , ( 1-2 ) 67 - 77 .
Prondvai E, Hone DWE ( 2009 ) . New models for the wing extension in pterosaurs . Historical Biology vol. 20 , ( 4 ) 237 - 254 .
Brusatte SL, Benson RBJ, Chure DJ, Xu X, Sullivan C, Hone DWE ( 2009 ) . The first definitive carcharodontosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from Asia and the delayed ascent of tyrannosaurids . Naturwissenschaften vol. 96 , ( 9 ) 1051 - 1058 .
Xu X, Clark JM, Mo J, Choiniere J, Forster CA, Erickson GM, Hone DWE, Sullivan C et al. ( 2009 ) . A Jurassic ceratosaur from China helps clarify avian digital homologies . Nature vol. 459 , ( 7249 ) 940 - 944 .
Elgin RA, Grau CA, Palmer C, Hone DWE, Greenwell D, Benton MJ ( 2008 ) . Aerodynamic characters of the cranial crest in Pteranodon . Zitteliana Reihe B: Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung fur Palaontologie und Geologie ( 28 ) 167 - 174 .
Hone DWE, Benton MJ ( 2008 ) . Contrasting supertree and total-evidence methods: The origin of the pterosaurs . Zitteliana Reihe B: Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung fur Palaontologie und Geologie ( 28 ) 35 - 60 .
Xu X, Zhao Q, Norell M, Sullivan C, Hone D, Erickson G, Wang X, Han F et al. ( 2008 ) . A new feathered maniraptoran dinosaur fossil that fills a morphological gap in avian origin . Science Bulletin vol. 54 , ( 3 ) 430 - 435 .
Lloyd GT, Davis KE, Pisani D, Tarver JE, Ruta M, Sakamoto M, Hone DWE, Jennings R et al. ( 2008 ) . Dinosaurs and the cretaceous terrestrial revolution . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 275 , ( 1650 ) 2483 - 2490 .
Hone DWE, Dyke GJ, Haden M, Benton MJ ( 2008 ) . Body size evolution in Mesozoic birds . Journal of Evolutionary Biology vol. 21 , ( 2 ) 618 - 624 .
Hone DWE, Benton MJ ( 2008 ) . A new genus of rhynchosaur from the Middle Triassic of south-west England . PALAEONTOLOGY vol. 51 , 95 - 115 .
Hone DWE, Mahony SH, Sparks RSJ, Martin KT ( 2007 ) . Cladistic analysis applied to the classification of volcanoes . BULLETIN OF VOLCANOLOGY vol. 70 , ( 2 ) 203 - 220 .
Hone DWE, Benton MJ ( 2007 ) . Cope's Rule in the Pterosauria, and differing perceptions of Cope's Rule at different taxonomic levels . Journal of Evolutionary Biology vol. 20 , ( 3 ) 1164 - 1170 .
Hone DWE, Benton MJ ( 2007 ) . An evaluation of the phylogenetic relationships of the pterosaurs among archosauromorph reptiles . Journal of Systematic Palaeontology vol. 5 , ( 4 ) 465 - 469 .
Hone DWE, Keesey TM, Pisani D, Purvis A ( 2005 ) . Macroevolutionary trends in the Dinosauria: Cope's rule . Journal of Evolutionary Biology vol. 18 , ( 3 ) 587 - 595 .
Hone DWE, Benton MJ ( 2005 ) . The evolution of large size: How does Cope's Rule work? . Trends in Ecology and Evolution vol. 20 , ( 1 ) 4 - 6 .