Steven Jasinski


Presentations

2019



38) Jasinski, Steven E. 2018. Emydid turtles from the Miocene-Pliocene of the southern Appalachian Mountains and their implications for the evolution of the Emydidae. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology 2019 Annual Meeting: P1-73. (abstract)




2018




37) Jasinski, Steven E. 2018. Fossil emydids (Testudines: Emydidae) from eastern Tennessee and their implications for the evolution of the Emydidae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 38(supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 155A. (abstract)

 

36) Jasinski, Steven E., Aja M. Carter, and Peter Dodson. 2017. Significance of the scapula for variation and attachment of extrinsic and intrinsic musculature within felids (Mammalia: Felidae). Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology 2018 Annual Meeting: 98-5. (talk)



2017



35) Sallan, Lauren, Travis Lumpkin, Steven E. Jasinski, and Alana Rosen. 2017. The emergence of modern marine fish faunas after the Jurassic–Cretaceous crisis. 10th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference, 10:45. (talk)

 

34) Stocker, Michelle R., Hans-Dieter Sues, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2017. Uniting the Upper Triassic deposits of central and north Pangea: The first record of Parasuchus from the Newark Supergroup and its implications for biochronology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 199A. (abstract)

 

33) Jasinski, Steven E., Robert M. Sullivan, and Peter Dodson. 2017. The last of the North American dromaeosaurids (Theropoda: Dromaeosauridae), based on a new Maastrichtian specimen from New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 136A. (abstract)

 

32) Jasinski, Steven E. 2017. New Neogene turtles from the Eastern United States and their evolutionary implications. 11th Annual Summer Symposium at the Paleontological Research Institution. (talk)

 

31) Jasinski, Steven E. 2017. New emydid turtles from the late Hemphillian Gray Fossil Site of eastern Tennessee. 10th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology. (talk)

 

30) Jasinski, Steven E. 2017. A new dromaeosaurid dinosaur (Theropoda: Dromaeosauridae) from New Mexico and its implications for the evolution of the Dromaeosauridae. Geobiology Symposium 2017. (talk)



2016




29) Sullivan, Robert M., Spencer G. Lucas, Asher J. Lichtig, Sebastian Dalman, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2016. A critique of Late Cretaceous dinosaur biogeography and endemism in the Western Interior Basin, North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 234A. (abstract)




28) Jasinski, Steven E., Robert M. Sullivan, Eric Snively, Eric M. Morschhauser, Sebastian Dalman, and Peter Dodson. 2015. Theropods (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, and implications for Late Cretaceous theropod faunas of Laramidia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 161A. (abstract)




27) Lichtig, Asher J., Spencer G. Lucas, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2016. Geographic range extension & paleobiogeographic significance of the Late Cretaceous kinosernid turtle Yelmochelys. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 48(7): paper no. 75-4. (abstract)
 



26) Lichtig, Asher J., Steven E. Jasinski, and Spencer G. Lucas. 2016. A new species of Neurankylus from the Paleocene of New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Proceedings Volume, 2016 Annual Spring Meeting: 42. (abstract-talk)


 
25) Lichtig, Asher J., Steven E. Jasinski, and Spencer G. Lucas. 2016. Hoplochelys, a dermatemydid turtle from the Paleocene of New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Proceedings Volume, 2016 Annual Spring Meeting: 41. (abstract)


 


24) Jasinski, Steven E. and Peter Dodson. 2016. Variation of the felid (Mammalia: Felidae) scapula and implications for felid biology. International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology 13: LOC1-4. (abstract)




23) Jasinski, Steven E. and Peter Dodson. 2016. Felid (Mammalia: Felidae) scapula variation; implications for the ecomorphology of felids. Geobiology Symposium 2016.




2015


22) Jasinski, Steven E. and Peter Dodson. 2015. Biostratigraphy, paleobiogeography, and evolution of dromaeosaurids (Dinosauria: Dromaeosauridae) in North America. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 47(7): paper no. 222-1. (abstract)




21) Szajna, Michael J., Brian W. Hartline, David L. Fillmore, Edward L. Simpson, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2015. A report on five new ichnofossil localities in the Late Triassic Newark Basin, Pennsylvania. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 47(7): paper no. 165-11. (abstract)



20) Jasinski, Steven E. Robert M. Sullivan, and Peter Dodson. 2015. Late Cretaceous dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaurs (Dinosauria: Dromaeosauridae) from southern Laramidia and implications for dinosaur faunal provinciality in North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 150A. (abstract)



19) Jasinski, Steven E. 2015. Carnivoran faunal dynamics during the middle Miocene of southwestern North America. Geobiology Symposium 2015.



2014

 

18) Moscato, David A. and Steven E. Jasinski. 2014. Late Miocene-Early Pliocene colubrid snakes (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Tennessee and their implications for North American snake evolution. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 192A. (abstract)

 

17) Jasinski, Steven E. and Leigha M. King. 2014. The Middle Miocene Carnivora of New Mexico (Tesuque Formation): species patterns, richness, and faunal turnover. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 154A. (abstract)

 

2013

 

16) Jasinski, Steven E. 2013. The utility of soft-tissue characters in understanding the phylogenetic relationships of fossil taxa: evidence from the evolution of the turtle family Emydidae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 148A. (abstract)



2012

 

15) Moscato, David A. and Steven E. Jasinski. 2012. First record of fossil Chelydridae and Trionychidae from the Pleistocene of Sonora, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 146A. (abstract)
 



14) Jasinski, Steven E. and Steven C. Wallace. 2012. An armadillo and a leg: inferring behavioral differences of Dasypus bellus and Dasypus novemcinctus from morphology of the calcaneus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(Supplement), Programs and Abstracts: 117A. (abstract)

 

13) Moscato, David A. and Steven E. Jasinski. 2012. A diverse turtle fauna from the Late Pleistocene of Sonora, Mexico. Fifth Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology Abstracts and Program: 13. (abstract-talk, which Steven gave) (abstract)

 

12) Jasinski, Steven E. 2012. Trachemys (Testudines: Emydidae) from the Miocene-Pliocene Gray Fossil Site of eastern Tennessee and its potential implications for the evolution of the genus. Fifth Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology Abstracts and Program: 13. (abstract-talk) (abstract)

 

2011

 

11) Jasinski, Steven E., Spencer G. Lucas, and David A. Moscato. 2011. Investigation into the turtles from the Late Cretaceous to Paleocene in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(Supplement): 131A. (abstract)

 

10) Jasinski, Steven E. 2011. Problems with the classification of fossil emydids (Testudines: Emydidae) and the need for re-evaluation of Trachemys. Fourth Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology Abstracts and Program: 15. (abstract-talk) (abstract)

 

2010

 

9) Sullivan, Robert M., Steven E. Jasinski, and Spencer G. Lucas. 2010. Late Cretaceous (Kirtlandian) turtles from the Fruitland and Kirtland formations, San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(Supplement): 172A. (abstract)

 

8) Lucas, Spencer G., Robert M. Sullivan, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2010. Giant hadrosaur footprints from the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(Supplement): 124A. (abstract)

 

7) Jasinski, Steven E. and Robert M. Sullivan. 2010. A new small pachycephalosaurid from the San Juan Basin, New Mexico and a re-evaluation of pachycephalosaurids from the Kirtlandian LVA (late Campanian). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(Supplement): 111A. (abstract)

 

6) Sullivan, Robert M., Dennis R. Braman, Steven E. Jasinski, and Spencer G. Lucas.  2010. New palynological data from Cretaceous strata in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, do not indicate a Paleocene age for dinosaur fossils. New Mexico Geology, v. 32 (2): p. 67. (abstract)

 

2009

 

5) Spielmann, Justin A., Spencer G. Lucas, Robert M. Sullivan, Steven E. Jasinski, and Paul L. Sealey. 2009. Giant sea turtle from the Cretaceous (upper Campanian) Pierre Shale, Raton Basin, Northeastern New Mexico. Turtle Symposium Abstracts and Program. 171-175. (extended abstract)

 

4) Spielmann, Justin A., Spencer G. Lucas, Andrew B. Heckert, Robert M. Sullivan, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2009. Land-vertebrate faunachrons, GIS and cladotaxonomy: towards a global Triassic tetrapod biochronology. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 41(7): 107. (abstract)

 

3) Sullivan, Robert M., Steven E. Jasinski, Spencer G. Lucas, and Justin A. Spielmann. 2009. The first “Lambeosaurin” (Dinosauria, Hadrosauridae, Lambeosaurinae) from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: further implications for the age of the Alamo Wash local fauna. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(Supplement): 188A. (abstract)

 

2) Lucas, Spencer G., Andrew B. Heckert, Larry Rinehart, Justin A. Spielmann, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2009. Vertebrate fauna, stratigraphy, and age of the Whitaker Quarry (Ghost Ranch, New Mexico), the richest Upper Triassic dinosaur quarry in the world. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(Supplement): 137A. (abstract)

 

1) Jasinski, Steven E., Robert M. Sullivan, Spencer G. Lucas, and Justin A. Spielmann. 2009. Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(Supplement): 122A. (abstract)


Jasinski, Steven E. 2018. The integration of morphology, variation, and phylogenetics to better understand fossil taxa and their modern relatives. Ph.D. Dissertational Thesis. University of Pennsylvania. 564 pp.
 

Jasinski, Steven E. 2013. Fossil Trachemys (Testudines: Emydidae) from the late Hemphillian of eastern Tennessee and its implications for the evolution of the Emydidae. M.S. Thesis. East Tennessee State University. 510 pp.

 

Jasinski, Steven E. 2008. Biomechanical modeling of Coelophysis bauri to help analyze possible feeding methods and behavioral characteristics of this late Triassic theropod. B. S. thesis, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania,  75 pp.

Theses


Jasinski, Steven E. 2018. ‘Sabertooth.’ By Mauricio Antón. Journal of Avocational Paleontology 21(2):27–29.


Jasinski, Steven E. 2018. ‘Turtles as Hopeful Monsters: Origins and Evolution. Life of the Past.’ By Olivier Rieppel. The Quarterly Review of Biology. 93(1):55–56. (PDF)
 

Publications

Book Reviews

2018



27) Jasinski, Steven E., Robert M. Sullivan, Asher J. Lichtig, Spencer G. Lucas, and Peter Dodson. 2018. Baenid (Baenidae: Testudines) lower jaws from the Late Cretaceous and Paleocene of the San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 79: 311–318. (PDF)




26) Jasinski, Steven E. 2018. A new slider turtle (Testudines: Emydidae: Deirochelyinae: Trachemys) from the late Hemphillian (late Miocene/early Pliocene) of eastern Tennessee and the evolution of the deirochelyines. PeerJ 6:e4338; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4338. (PeerJ link, free download)




2017



25) Dalman, Sebastian G., Steven E. Jasinski, and Spencer G. Lucas. 2017. First occurrence of a tyrannosauroid dinosaur from the lower Campanian Merchantville Formation of Delaware, USA. Bulletin of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum 16:29–38. (website link, free download)




24) Jasinski, Steven E. and David A. Moscato. 2017. Late Hemphillian colubrid snakes (Serpentes, Colubridae) from the Gray Fossil Site of northeastern Tennessee. Journal of Herpetology 51(2):245–257. (website link) (PDF)




2016




23) Moscato, David A. and Steven E. Jasinski. 2016. First record of fossil chelydrid and trionychid turtles (Testudines) from the Pleistocene of Sonora, Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 74:163-168. (full volume link) (PDF)

 


22) Jasinski, Steven E. and Robert M. Sullivan. 2016. The validity of the Late Cretaceous pachycephalosaurid Stegoceras novomexicanum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauridae). New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 74:107-115. (PDF-b&w)(PDF-color)




21) Lucas, Spencer G., Robert M. Sullivan, Asher J. Lichtig, Sebastian G. Dalman, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2016. Late Cretaceous dinosaur biogeography and endemism in the Western Interior Basin, North America: A critical re-evaluation. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 71:195-213. (PDF)




2015


20) Jasinski, Steven E. and Steven C. Wallace. 2016. A borophagine canid (Carnivora: Canidae: Borophaginae) from the middle Miocene Chesapeake Group of eastern North America. Journal of Paleontology 89(6):1082-1088. doi:10.1017/jpa.2016.17 (Cambridge link) (PDF)




19) Robinson, Robert F., Steven E. Jasinski, and Robert M. Sullivan. 2015. Theropod bite marks on dinosaur bones: indications of a scavenger, predator, or both?; and their taphonomic implications. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 67:275-282. (PDF)




18) Jasinski, Steven E. 2015. Middle Miocene Carnivora of New Mexico (Tesuque Formation): species patterns, richness, and faunal turnover. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 67:89-105. (PDF-b&w)(PDF-color)




17) Jasinski, Steven E. 2015. A new dromaeosaurid (Theropoda, Dromaeosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 67:79-87. (PDF-b&w)(PDF-color)



2014

 

16) Jasinski, Steven E. and Steven C. Wallace. 2014. Investigation into the paleobiology of Dasypus bellus using geometric morphometrics and variation of the calcaneus. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 21(3):285-298. doi:10.1007/s10914-013-9239-0. (Springer link) (PDF) (Supplemental data)

 

15) Jasinski, Steven E. and David A. Moscato. 2014. An undercover hellbender: Unique artificial shelter use for an endangered and threatened amphibian, the Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis). Collinsorum: The Journal of Kansas Herpetology 3(1):11-12. (KHS publications link) (PDF)

 

 2013

 

14) Jasinski, Steven E. 2013. Review of the fossil Trionychidae (Testudines) from Alabama, including the oldest record of trionychid turtles from eastern North America. Bulletin of the Alabama Museum of Natural History 31(2):46-59. (Link to volumes for sale) (PDF)




13) Sullivan, Robert M., Steven E. Jasinski, and Spencer G. Lucas. 2013. Re-Assessment of Late Campanian (Kirtlandian) Turtles from the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland and Kirtland Formations, San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA; pp. 337-387 in D. B. Brinkman, P. A. Holroyd, and J. D. Gardner (eds.), Morphology and Evolution of Turtles. Dordrecht: Springer. (book listed as published 2013 but available end of 2012) (Springer link) (Amazon link) (PDF)


2012

 

12) Sullivan, Robert M. and Steven E. Jasinski. 2012. Coprolites from the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland, Kirtland and Ojo Alamo formations, San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 57:255-262. (link to volume) (PDF)

 

11) Koenig, Alan E., Spencer G. Lucas, Leonid A. Neymark, Andrew B. Heckert, Robert M. Sullivan, Steven E. Jasinski, and Denver W. Fowler. 2012. Direct U-Pb dating of Cretaceous and Paleocene dinosaur bones, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: COMMENT: Geology: e262. doi: 10.1130/G32154C.1.(Geoscience World link) (PDF)

 

2011

 

10) Sullivan, Robert M., Spencer G. Lucas, Steven E. Jasinski, and Darren H. Tanke. 2011. An unusual sacral neural spine osteopathy of a chasmosaurine (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Hunter Wash Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 484-488. (link to volume) (PDF)

 

9) Sullivan, Robert M., Spencer G. Lucas, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2011. Preliminary observations on a skull of the amiid fish Melvius, from the Upper Kirtland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 475-483. (link to volume) (PDF)

 

8) Sullivan, Robert M., Spencer G. Lucas, and Steven E. Jasinski. 2011. The humerus of a hatchling lambeosaurine (Dinosauria, Hadrosauridae) referable to cf. Parasaurolophus tubicen from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (De-na-zin Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 472-474. (link to volume) (PDF)

 

7) Sullivan, Robert M., Steven E. Jasinski, and Mark P. A. van Tomme. 2011. A new caenagnathid Ojoraptorsaurus boerei, new gen., new sp. (Dinosauria, Oviraptorosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 418-428. (link to volume) (PDF)

 

6) Sullivan, Robert M., Steven E. Jasinski, Merrilee Guenther, and Spencer G. Lucas. 2011. The first lambeosaurin (Dinosauria, Hadrosauridae, Lambeosaurinae) from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 405-417. (link to volume) (PDF)


 
5) Lucas, Spencer G., Robert M. Sullivan, Steven E. Jasinski, and Tracy L. Ford. 2011. Hadrosaur footprints from the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico, and the ichnotaxonomy  of large ornithopod footprints. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 357-362. (link to volume) (PDF)

 

4) Jasinski, Steven E., Robert M. Sullivan, and Spencer G. Lucas. 2011. Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 216-271. (link to volume) (PDF)


 
3) Jasinski, Steven E. and Robert M. Sullivan. 2011. Re-evaluation of pachycephalosaurids from the Fruitland-Kirtland transition (Kirtlandian, late Campanian), San Juan Basin, New Mexico, with a description of a new species of Stegoceras and a reassessment of Texacephale langstoni. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 202-215. (link to volume) (PDF)




2) Jasinski, Steven E. 2011. Biomechanical modeling of Coelophysis bauri: Possible feeding methods and behavior of a Late Triassic theropod. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53: 195-201. (link to volume) (PDF)

 

2009

 

1) Lucas, Spencer G., Robert M. Sullivan, Steven M. Cather, Steven E. Jasinski, Denver W. Fowler, Andrew B. Heckert, Justin A. Spielmann, and Adrian P. Hunt. 2009. No definitive evidence of Paleocene Dinosaurs in the San Juan Basin. Palaeontologia Electronica 12(2); 8A: 10p. (PDF link, clink "Print article" for PDF on webpage) (PDF)