(The TQCC of Paleobiology is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Improved estimation of macroevolutionary rates from fossil data using a Bayesian framework58
How to build a dinosaur: Musculoskeletal modeling and simulation of locomotor biomechanics in extinct animals54
The Burgess Shale paleocommunity with new insights from Marble Canyon, British Columbia39
Assessing the impact of incomplete species sampling on estimates of speciation and extinction rates24
Cretaceous–Paleogene plant extinction and recovery in Patagonia23
Body size, sampling completeness, and extinction risk in the marine fossil record18
A new method for quantifying heterochrony in evolutionary lineages16
Toward an understanding of cosmopolitanism in deep time: a case study of ammonoids from the middle Permian to the Middle Triassic16
Exceptional multifunctionality in the feeding apparatus of a mid-Cambrian radiodont14
Macroevolutionary patterns of body plan canalization in euarthropods13
Early Paleocene tropical forest from the Ojo Alamo Sandstone, San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA13
On four measures of taxonomic richness13
Understanding the ecology of host plant–insect herbivore interactions in the fossil record through bipartite networks13
Seven rules for simulations in paleobiology12
A method to the madness: Ontogenetic changes in the hydrostatic properties of Didymoceras (Nostoceratidae: Ammonoidea)12
Evolvability in the fossil record12
Our past creates our present: a brief overview of racism and colonialism in Western paleontology11
Relationships of mass properties and body proportions to locomotor habit in terrestrial Archosauria11
Bill disparity and feeding strategies among fossil and modern penguins11
Reconstructing dietary ecology of extinct strepsirrhines (Primates, Mammalia) with new approaches for characterizing and analyzing tooth shape11
Discerning the diets of sweep-feeding eurypterids: assessing the importance of prey size to survivorship across the Late Devonian mass extinction in a phylogenetic context11
Disentangling ecological and taphonomic signals in ancient food webs11
Size variations in foraminifers from the early Permian to the Late Triassic: implications for the Guadalupian–Lopingian and the Permian–Triassic mass extinctions11
Estimating dispersal and evolutionary dynamics in diploporan blastozoans (Echinodermata) across the great Ordovician biodiversification event10
The many faces of synapsid cranial allometry10
A framework for the integrated analysis of the magnitude, selectivity, and biotic effects of extinction and origination10
Evolution, diversity, and disparity of the tiger shark lineage Galeocerdo in deep time10
Increasing the salience of marine live–dead data in the Anthropocene10
The taphonomic clock in fish otoliths10
Evaluating Devonian bioregionalization: quantifying biogeographic areas10
Decoupling of morphological disparity and taxonomic diversity during the end-Permian mass extinction9
Photosymbiosis in planktonic foraminifera across the Paleocene–Eocene thermal maximum9
The rise to dominance of lanternfishes (Teleostei: Myctophidae) in the oceanic ecosystems: a paleontological perspective8
Ephemeral species in the fossil record? Synchronous coupling of macroevolutionary dynamics in mid-Paleozoic zooplankton8
Extinction of North AmericanCuvieronius(Mammalia: Proboscidea: Gomphotheriidae) driven by dietary resource competition with sympatric mammoths and mastodons8
Automatic taxonomic identification based on the Fossil Image Dataset (>415,000 images) and deep convolutional neural networks8
Testing size–frequency distributions as a method of ontogenetic aging: a life-history assessment of hadrosaurid dinosaurs from the Dinosaur Park Formation of Alberta, Canada, with implications for had7
Evolution of reproductive strategies in coleoid mollusks7
Bony lesions in early tetrapods and the evolution of mineralized tissue repair7
Machine learning identifies ecological selectivity patterns across the end-Permian mass extinction7
The effects of geographic range size and abundance on extinction during a time of “sluggish”’ evolution7
Hierarchical controls on extinction selectivity across the diplobathrid crinoid phylogeny7
Fossil bivalves and the sclerochronological reawakening7
Verifiability of genus-level classification under quantification and parsimony theories: a case study of follicucullid radiolarians6
Size-driven preservational and macroecological biases in the latest Maastrichtian terrestrial vertebrate assemblages of North America6
Paleobiogeography, paleoecology, diversity, and speciation patterns in the Eublastoidea (Blastozoa: Echinodermata)6
The geography of phylogenetic paleoecology: integrating data and methods to better understand biotic response to climate change6
Aragonite bias exhibits systematic spatial variation in the Late Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, North America6
Strangers in a strange land: Ecological dissimilarity to metatherian carnivores may partly explain early colonization of South America by Cyonasua-group procyonids6
Absolute axial growth and trunk segmentation in the early Cambrian trilobite Oryctocarella duyunensis6
Accounting for uncertainty from zero inflation and overdispersion in paleoecological studies of predation using a hierarchical Bayesian framework6
In search of predictive models for stenolaemate morphometry across the skeletal–polypide divide6
Evaluating the responses of three closely related small mammal lineages to climate change across the Paleocene–Eocene thermal maximum6
Principal component analysis of avian hind limb and foot morphometrics and the relationship between ecology and phylogeny6