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Publications of Blythe A. Williams    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Book Sections/Chapters

  1. Kay, R.F., Williams, B.A., Ross, C.R., Takai, M, and Shigehara, N., Anthropoid Origins: a phylogenetic analysis, in Anthropoid Origins: New Visions, edited by C.F. Ross and R.F. Kay (2004), pp. 91-135, Kluwer/Plenum, New York
  2. Kay, R.F., Williams, B.A., and Anaya, F., The adaptations of Branisella boliviana, the earliest South American monkey, in Reconstructing behavior in the fossil record, edited by M. Plavcan, R. Kay, W. Jungers, and C. van Shaik Schaik (2001), pp. 339-370, Plenum, New York
  3. Covert, H., and Williams, B.A., Recently recovered North American Eocene omomyids and adapids and their bearing on debates about anthropoid origins, in Anthropoid Origins: the fossil evidence, edited by J. Fleagle and R. Kay (1994), pp. 29-54, Plenum Press, New York
  4. Kay, R.F. and Williams, B.A., Dental evidence for anthropoid origins, in Anthropoid Origins: the fossil evidence, edited by J. Fleagle and R. Kay (1994), pp. 361-446, Plenum Press, New York

Refereed Publications

  1. Bhandari, A; Kay, RF; Williams, BA; Tiwari, BN; Bajpai, S; Hieronymus, T, Correction: First record of the Miocene hominoid Sivapithecus from Kutch, Gujarat state, western India., Plos One, vol. 14 no. 5 (January, 2019), pp. e0217960 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Kirk, EC; Williams, BA, Corrigendum to "New adapiform primate of Old World affinities from the Devil's Graveyard Formation of Texas" [J Hum Evol 61 (2011) 156-168]., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 125 (December, 2018), pp. 1 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Bhandari, A; Kay, RF; Williams, BA; Tiwari, BN; Bajpai, S; Hieronymus, T, First record of the Miocene hominoid Sivapithecus from Kutch, Gujarat state, western India., Plos One, vol. 13 no. 11 (January, 2018), pp. e0206314 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Patnaik, R; Milankumar Sharma, K; Mohan, L; Williams, BA; Kay, RF; Chatrath, P, Additional Vertebrate Remains from the Early Miocene of Kutch, Gujarat, Special Publication of the Paleontological Society of India, vol. 5 (2014), pp. 335-351
  5. Williams, BA; Ross, CF; Frost, SR; Waddle, DM; Gabadirwe, M; Brook, GA, Fossil papio cranium from !Ncumtsa (Koanaka) Hills, western Ngamiland, Botswana., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 149 no. 1 (September, 2012), pp. 1-17 (Chosen for the cover photo of AJPA for Fall, 2012.) [22639236], [doi]  [abs]
  6. Williams, BA, Effects of climate change on primate evolution in the Cenozoic, Nature Education (2012)
  7. Kirk, EC; Williams, BA, New adapiform primate of Old World affinities from the Devil's Graveyard Formation of Texas., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 61 no. 2 (August, 2011), pp. 156-168, ISSN 0047-2484 [S0047248411000832], [doi]  [abs]
  8. Williams, BA; Kay, RF; Kirk, EC; Ross, CF, Darwinius masillae is a strepsirrhine--a reply to Franzen et al. (2009)., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 59 no. 5 (November, 2010), pp. 567-573, ISSN 0047-2484 [science], [doi]
  9. Williams, BA; Kay, RF; Kirk, EC, New perspectives on anthropoid origins., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 107 no. 11 (March, 2010), pp. 4797-4804 [20212104], [doi]  [abs]
  10. Williams, BA; Kay, RF; Kirk, EC, New Perspectives on Anthropoid Origins, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, vol. 107 no. 11 (2010), pp. 4794-4804 [full], [doi]  [abs]
  11. Simons, EL; Ankel-Simons, F; Chatrath, PS; Kay, RS; Williams, B; Fleagle, JG; Gebo, DL; Beard, CK; Dawson, M; Tattersall, I; Rose, KD, Outrage at high price paid for a fossil., Nature, vol. 460 no. 7254 (July, 2009), pp. 456, ISSN 0028-0836 [doi]
  12. Kirk, EC; Williams, BA, Phylogenetic relationships of late Uintan primates from the Devil's Graveyard Formation, Texas., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 138 (January, 2009), pp. 165-166, WILEY-LISS, ISSN 0002-9483 [Gateway.cgi]
  13. Williams, BA; Kirk, EC, New Uintan primates from Texas and their implications for North American patterns of species richness during the Eocene., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 55 no. 6 (December, 2008), pp. 927-941, ISSN 0047-2484 [18835008], [doi]  [abs]
  14. Bajpai, S; Kay, RF; Williams, BA; Das, DP; Kapur, VV; Tiwari, BN, The oldest Asian record of Anthropoidea., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 105 no. 32 (August, 2008), pp. 11093-11098, ISSN 0027-8424 [doi]  [abs]
  15. Williams, BA, Comparing levels of homoplasy in the primate skeleton., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 52 no. 5 (May, 2007), pp. 480-489, ISSN 0047-2484 [17391731], [doi]  [abs]
  16. Kay, RF; Vizcaino, S; Tauber, AA; Bargo, MS; Williams, BA; Luna, C; Colbert, MW, Three newly discovered skulls of Homunculus patagonicus support its position as a stem platyrrhine and establish its diurnal arboreal folivorous habits., American Journal of Physical Anthropology (January, 2005), pp. 127-127, WILEY-LISS, ISSN 0002-9483 [Gateway.cgi]
  17. Ross, C; Williams, B; Kay, RF, Phylogenetic analysis of anthropoid relationships., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 35 no. 3 (September, 1998), pp. 221-306, ISSN 0047-2484 [doi]  [abs]
  18. Sánchez-Villagra, MR; Williams, BA, Levels of homoplasy in the evolution of the mammalian skeleton, Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 5 no. 2 (January, 1998), pp. 113-126, ISSN 1064-7554 [doi]  [abs]
  19. Bloch, JI; Fisher, DC; Gingerich, PD; Gunnell, GF; Simons, EL; Uhen, MD, Cladistic analysis and anthropoid origins., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 278 no. 5346 (December, 1997), pp. 2134-2136, AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE, ISSN 0036-8075 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  20. Kay, RF; Ross, C; Williams, BA, Anthropoid origins., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 275 no. 5301 (February, 1997), pp. 797-804, ISSN 0036-8075 [9012340], [doi]  [abs]
  21. Kay, RF; Ross, CF; Williams, BA, Rethinking anthropoid origins, Science, vol. 275 no. 5301 (1997), pp. 797-804, ISSN 0036-8075 [9012340]  [abs]
  22. Robinson, P; Williams, BA, Dental morphology of the early Eocene Hyopsodontid, Haplomylus, from the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, University of Wyoming Contributions to Geology, vol. 31 no. 2 (1997)
  23. Williams, BA, William H. Kimbel and Lawrence B. Martin (Eds.): Species, species concepts, and primate evolution, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 15 no. 1 (March, 1995), pp. 212-213 [doi]
  24. Williams, BA; Covert, HH, New early eocene anaptomorphine primate (Omomyidae) from the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, with comments on the phylogeny and paleobiology of anaptomorphines., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 93 no. 3 (March, 1994), pp. 323-340 [doi]  [abs]
  25. Williams, BA; Kay, RF, The taxon anthropoidea and the crown clade concept, Evolutionary Anthropology, vol. 3 no. 6 (January, 1994), pp. 188-190, WILEY [doi]
  26. Covert, HH; Williams, BA, The anterior lower dentition of Washakius insignis and adapid-anthropoidean affinities, Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 21 no. 6 (January, 1991), pp. 463-467, Elsevier BV [science], [doi]

Book Reviews

  1. Williams, B.A. and Kay, R., Cladistics, Computers, and Character Analysis. Review of MacClade Version 3, Analysis of Phylogeny and Character Evolution, Evolutionary Anthropology, vol. 3 (1995), pp. 32-36

Papers Presented/Symposia/Abstracts

  1. Pampush, JD; Morse, PE; Chester, SGB; Spradley, JP; Williams, BA; Glander, KE; Teaford, MF; Kay, RF, Dental Topography and Food Processing in Wild-Caught Costa Rican Alouatta, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 165 (April, 2018), pp. 198-198, WILEY
  2. Kay, RF; Williams, BA, Are there any African Platyrrhines?, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 162 (April, 2017), pp. 239-240, WILEY
  3. Yapuncich, GS; Williams, BA; Boyer, DM, Phenetic Affinities of Teilhardina (Primates, Omomyidae) from the Powder River Basin of Wyoming Reveal the First Known Occurrences of Teilhardina brandti Outside the Bighorn Basin, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 162 (April, 2017), pp. 416-416, WILEY
  4. Spradley, JP; Williams, BA; Kay, RF, Environmental Variables Affecting Primate Species Richness in the Neotropics, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 156 (March, 2015), pp. 294-294, WILEY-BLACKWELL
  5. J. P. Spradley, B.A. Williams, and R.F.Kay, Environmental variables affecting primate richness in the neotropics, American Journal of Physical Anthroplogy (2015)
  6. E.C. Kirk, B.A. Williams, Mescalerolemur horneri: A new adapiform primate from the Middle Eocene of West Texas, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (2011)
  7. E.C. Kirk, B.A. Williams, First Uintan specimens of Mahgarita (Primates, Adapiformes) from the Devil’s Graveyard Formation, Texas, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 28 (2008), pp. 100A
  8. B.A. Williams, R.F.Kay, S. Bajpai, V.V. Kapur, D.P. Das, New Indian eosimiids: the oldest Asian record of anthropoids, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 28 (2008), pp. 160
  9. B.A. Williams, R.F. Kay, S. Bajpai, The oldest anthropoids: New specimens from the early Eocene of India, Proceedings of the XXII Congress of the International Primatological Society (2008)
  10. E.C. Kirk, B.A. Williams, New specimens of Mytonius (Primates, Omomyoidea) from the Devil’s Graveyard Formation, Texas, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 27 (2007), pp. 99A
  11. P.J. Lewis, B.A. Williams, A.M. Kennedy, Analysis of a small mammal fauna from the !Ncumsta Hills, western Ngamiland, Botswana, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 44 (2007), pp. 155
  12. B.A. Williams, E.C. Kirk, New Uintan Primates from Texas and their implications for North American patterns of richness during the Eocene, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 26 (2006), pp. 139A
  13. Perry, J; Wall, CE; Williams, BA, THE ANATOMY OF THE MASTICATORY MUSCLES IN TWO STREPSIRRHINE PRIMATES AND INFERENCE OF MUSCLE ATTACHMENT AREAS FROM OSTEOLOGICAL MATERIAL, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 23 (January, 2003), pp. 86A-87A, TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC
  14. Kay, R.F., B.A. Williams, F. Anaya, Branisella boliviana, the earliest South American monkey: Documentation for an earlier adaptive radiation of platyrrhines?, Congreso Internacional Evolución Neotropical del Cenozoico (1999), pp. 25
  15. B.A. Williams, Reconstructing the dietary adaptations of omomyid primates using homoplasy (1999) (Workshop on Homoplasy in Primate and Human Evolution, held in Columbus, Ohio. Sponsored by the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University and the Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.)
  16. B.A. Williams, Anthropoid Origins, using a cladistic analysis (1999) (Department of Phylogeny and Morphology, University of Kyoto Primate Research Institute Inuyama, Japan.)
  17. B.A. Williams, D.M. Waddle, C.F. Ross, M. Gabadirwe, Discovery of new primate fossils from Bone Cave, Ngamiland, Botswana, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 26 (1998), pp. 233
  18. E.C. Kirk, B.A. Williams, Dental evidence for cheirogaleid affinities, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 26 (1998), pp. 139
  19. M. Sanchez-Villagra, B.A. Williams, Levels of homoplasy in the evolution of the mammalian skeleton, Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (1997)
  20. B.A. Williams, Omomyid Primate Evolution (1996) (State University of New York, Stony Brook, Dept. of Anatomical Sciences Lecture SeriesState University of New York, Stony Brook, Dept. of Anatomical Sciences Lecture Series.)
  21. R. F. Kay, B.A. Williams, Recent finds of monkeys from the Oligocene/ Miocene of Salla, Bolivia, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 20 (1995), pp. 124
  22. B.A. Williams, Phylogeny of the Primate Family Omomyidae: A cladistic analysis "backboned" with stratigraphy, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 13 (1994), pp. 207-208
  23. B.A. Williams, Incisor morphology of omomyid primates: implications for phylogeny and adaptation, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 18 (1994), pp. 207-208
  24. B.A. Williams, Sandcouleean omomyids from the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, American Journal of Physical Anthropology (1993), pp. 208
  25. D. Hobbs, B.A. Williams, H.H. Covert, Middle Wasatchian primatomorphs from the Washakie Basin of Wyoming, American Journal of Physical Anthropology (1993), pp. 109
  26. H.H. Covert, B.A. Williams, Newly recovered North American Eocene omomyids and adapids and their bearing on debates about anthropoid origins (1992) (Conference on Anthropoid Origins held at Duke University, Durham, N.C. Sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and L.S.B. Leakey Foundations.)
  27. R. F. Kay, B.A. Williams, Dental evidence for anthropoid origins (1992) (Conference on Anthropoid Origins held at Duke University, Durham, N.C. Sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and L.S.B. Leakey Foundations.)
  28. B.A. Williams, R.F. Kay, Phylogenetic analysis of Eocene primates suggests Omomyidae is not a monophyletic group, XIVth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Strasbourg, France (1992), pp. 286 (Symposium on North American Paleogene primate evolution organized by Dr. Marc Godinot, University of Montpellier, France.)
  29. B.A. Williams, H.H. Covert, Primate diversity in the early Eocene of the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, XIVth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Strasbourg, France (1992), pp. 287 (Symposium on North American Paleogene primate evolution organized by Dr. Marc Godinot, University of Montpellier, France.)
  30. R.F.Kay, B.A. Williams, Dental evidence for anthropoid origins, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 14 (1992), pp. 98
  31. B.A. Williams, H.H. Covert, A new species of Anemorhysis from the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 14 (1992), pp. 173
  32. H.H. Covert, B.A. Williams, New specimens of Anemorhysis pearcei from early Eocene deposits of the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 12 (1992), pp. 62
  33. B.A. Williams, D.Ayers-Darling, H.H. Covert, New specimens of Arapahovius gazini from early Eocene deposits of the Washakie Basin,Wyoming, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 12 (1991), pp. 184
  34. B.A. Williams, A new early Wasatchian mammalian fauna from the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 10 (1990), pp. 49A
  35. B.A. Williams, An unusual new early Eocene (Lower Graybull) primate fauna from the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 81 (1990), pp. 317
  36. P. Robinson, B.A. (Williams) Carlson, Dental morphology of the early Eocene Hyopsodontid, Haplomylus, from the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 9 (1989), pp. 36A
  37. H. H. Covert, M. Hamrick, B.A. (Williams) Carlson, New erinaceomorph insectivores from the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (1989)
  38. H. H. Covert, B.A. (Williams) Carlson, Early Eocene anaptomorphine primates from the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 78 (1989), pp. 207
  39. H.H. Covert, B.A. (Williams) Carlson, The Adapidae-Omomyidae paradox revisited, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 75 (1988), pp. 199

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