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Sigwart, J. D. and Lindberg, D. R., in press. Consensus and confusion in molluscan trees: evaluating morphological and molecular phylogenies. Systematic Biology, , .

Vinther, J., Parry, L., Briggs, D. E. G. and Roy, P. V., in press. Ancestral morphology of crown-group molluscs revealed by a new Ordovician stem aculiferan. Nature, , .


Klug, C., Schweigert, G., Fuchs, D., Kruta, I. and Tischlinger, H., 2016. Adaptations to squid-style high-speed swimming in Jurassic belemnitids. Biology Letters, 12, 20150877.


Bert, D. and Bersac, S., 2013. Evolutionary patterns - tested with cladistics - and processes in relation to palaeoenvironments of the upper Barremian genus Gassendiceras (Ammonitina, Lower Cretaceous). Palaeontology, 56, 631-646.

Corse, E., Rampal, J., Cuoc, C., Pech, N., Perez, Y. and Gilles, A., 2013. Phylogenetic analysis of Thecosomata Blainville, 1824 (holoplanktonic Opisthobranchia) using morphological and molecular data. PLOS ONE, 8, e59439.


Sutton, M. D., Briggs, D. E. G., Siveter, D. J., Siveter, D. J. and Sigwart, J. D., 2012. A Silurian armoured aplacophoran and implications for molluscan phylogeny. Nature, 490, 94-97.


Giusti, F., Fiorentino, V., Benocci, A. and Manganelli, G., 2011. A survey of vitrinid land snails (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Limacoidea). Malacologia, 53, 279-363.

Gosliner, T. M. and Fahey, S. J., 2011. Previously undocumented diversity and abundance of cryptic species: a phylogenetic analysis of Indo-Pacific Arminidae Rafinesque, 1814 (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) with descriptions of 20 new species of Dermatobranchus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 161, 245-356.

Martynov, A. and Schrodl, M., 2011. Phylogeny and evolution of corambid nudibranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 163, 585-604.

Strong, E. E., 2011. More than a gut feeling: utility of midgut anatomy in phylogeny of the Cerithioidea (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 162, 585-630.

Strong, E. E., Colgan, D. J., Healy, J. M., Lydeard, C., Ponder, W. F. and Glaubrecht, M., 2011. Phylogeny of the gastropod superfamily Cerithioidea using morphology and molecules. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 162, 43-89.


Anderson, L. C., Wesselingh, F. P. and Hartman, J. H., 2010. A phylogenetic and morphologic context for the radiation of an endemic fauna in a long-lived lake: Corbulidae (Bivalvia; Myoida) in the Miocene Pebas Formation of western Amazonia. Paleobiology, 36, 534-554.

Hoffman, R., 2010. New insights on the phylogeny of the Lytoceratoidea (Ammonitina) from the septal lobe and its functional interpretation. Revue de Paleobiologie, 29, 1-156.

Lindgren, A. R., 2010. Systematics and distribution of the squid genus Pterygioteuthis (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida) in the eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 76, 389-398.


Monari, S., 2009. Phylogeny and biogeography of pholadid bivalve Barnea (Anchomasa) with considerations on the phylogeny of Pholadoidea. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 54, 315-335.

Sigwart, J. D., 2009. Morphological cladistic analysis as a model for character evaluation in primitive living chitons (Polyplacophora, Lepidopleurina). American Malacological Bulletin, 27, 95-104.


Kroger, B. and Mapes, R., 2007. Carboniferous actinoceratoid Nautiloidea (Cephalopoda): a new perspective. Journal of Paleontology, 81, 714-724.

Sigwart, J. D. and Sutton, M. D., 2007. Deep molluscan phylogeny: synthesis of palaeontological and neontological data. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 274, 2413-2419.


Graf, D. L. and Cummings, K. S., 2006. Palaeoheterodont diversity (Mollusca: Trigonioida + Unionoida): what we know and what we wish we knew about freshwater mussel evolution. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 148, 343-394.

Mikkelsen, P. M., Bieler, R., Kappner, I. and Rawlings, T. A., 2006. Phylogeny of Veneroidea (Mollusca: Bivalvia) based on morphology and molecules. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 148, 439-521.

Temkin, I., 2006. Morphological perspective on the classification and evolution of Recent Pterioidea (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 148, 253-312.

Waller, T. R., 2006. Phylogeny of families in the Pectinoidea (Mollusca: Bivalvia): importance of the fossil record. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 148, 313-342.


de Maintenon, M. J., 2005. Phylogenetic relationships of the tropical American columbellid taxa Conella, Eurypyrene, and Parametaria (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda). Journal of Paleontology, 79, 497-508.
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Cherns, L., 2004. Early Palaeozoic diversifcation of chitons (Polyplacophora, Mollusca) based on new data from the Silurian of Gotland, Sweden. Lethaia, 37, 445-456.
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Moyne, S. and Neige, P., 2004. Cladistic analysis of the Middle Jurassic ammonite radiation. Geological Magazine, 141, 115-123.
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Rode, A. L., 2004. Phylogenetic revision of Leptodesma (Leiopteria) (Devonian: Bivalvia). Postilla, 229, 1-26.
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Sutton, M. D., Briggs, D. E. G., Siveter, D. J. and Siveter, D. J., 2004. Computer reconstruction and analysis of the vermiform mollusc Acaenoplax hayae from the Herefordshire lagerstatte (Silurian, England), and implications for molluscan phylogeny. Palaeontology, 47, 293-318.

Vendrasco, M. J., Wood, T. E. and Runnegar, B. N., 2004. Articulated Palaeozoic fossil with 17 plates greatly expands disparity of early chitons. Nature, 429, 288-291.


Anderson, L. C. and Roopnarine, P. D., 2003. Evolution and phylogenetic relationships of Neogene Corbulidae. Journal of Paleontology, 77, 1086-1102.
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Collin, R., 2003. The utility of morphological characters in gastropod phylogenetics: an example from the Calyptraeidae. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 78, 541-593.

Rulleau, L., Becaud, M. and Neige, P., 2003. Ammonites generally classified in the Bouleiceratinae sub-family (Hildoceratidae, Toarcian): phylogenetic, biogeographic and systematic perspectives. Geobios, 36, 317-348.
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Strong, E. E., 2003. Refining molluscan characters: morphology, character coding and a phylogeny of the Caenogastropoda. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 137, 447-554.

Strong, E. E., Harasewych, M. G. and Haszprunar, G., 2003. Phylogeny of the Cocculinoidea (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Invertebrate Biology, 122, 114-125.


Dayrat, B. and Tillier, S., 2002. Evolutionary relationships of euthyneuran gastropods (Mollusca): a cladistic re-evaluation of morphological characters. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 135, 403-470.

Giribet, G. and Wheeler, W., 2002. On bivalve phylogeny: a high-level analysis of the Bivalvia (Mollusca) based on combined morphology and DNA sequence data. Invertebrate Biology, 122, 271-324.

Korniushin, A. V. and Glaubrecht, M., 2002. Phylogenetic analysis based on the morphology of viviparous freshwater clams of the family Sphaeriidae (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Veneroida). Zoologica Scripta, 31, 415-459.

Monks, N., 2002. Cladistic analysis of a problematic ammonite group: the Hamitidae (Cretaceous, Albian-Turonian) and proposals for new cladistic terms. Palaeontology, 45, 689-707.
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Reid, D. G., 2002. Morphological review and phylogenetic analysis of Nodilittorina (Gastropoda: Littorinidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 68, 259-281.

Schneider, J. A., 2002. Phylogeny of cardiid bivalves (cockles and giant clams): revision of the Cardiinae and the importance of fossils in explaining disjunct biogeographical distributions. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 136, 321-369.

Valdes, A., 2002. A phylogenetic analysis and systematic revision of the cryptobranch dorids (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Anthobranchia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 136, 535-636.


Roopnarine, P. D., 2001. A history of diversification, extinction, and invasion in tropical America as derived from species-level phylogenies of chionine genera (Family Veneridae). Journal of Paleontology, 75, 644-657.
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Schneider, J. A. and Carter, J. G., 2001. Evolution and phylogenetic significance of cardioidean shell microstucture (Mollusca, Bivalvia). Journal of Paleontology, 75, 607-643.
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Carter, J. G., Campbell, D. C. and Campbell, M. R., 2000. Cladistic perspectives on early bivalve evolution. Geological Society Special Publications, 177, 47-79.
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Haasl, D. M., 2000. Phylogenetic relationships among nassariid gastropods. Journal of Paleontology, 74, 839-852.
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Harper, E. M., Hide, E. A. and Morton, B., 2000. Relationships between the extant Anomalodesmata: a cladistic test. Geological Society Special Publications, 177, 129-143.
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Haszprunar, G., 2000. Is the Aplacophora monophyletic? A cladistic point of view. American Malacological Bulletin, 15, 115-130.

Nutzel, A., Erwin, D. H. and Mapes, R. H., 2000. Identity and phylogeny of the late Paleozoic Subulitoidea (Gastropoda). Journal of Paleontology, 74, 575-598.
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Scheltema, A. H. and Schander, C., 2000. Discrimination and phylogeny of Solenogaster species through the morphology of hard parts (Mollusca, Aplacophora, Neomeniomorpha). Biological Bulletin, 198, 121-151.

Skelton, P. W. and Smith, A. B., 2000. A preliminary phylogeny for rudist bivalves: sifting clades from grades. Geological Society Special Publications, 177, 97-127.
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Vermeij, G. J. and Carlson, S. J., 2000. The muricid gastropod subfamily Rapaninae: phylogeny and ecological history. Paleobiology, 26, 19-46.
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Monks, N., 1999. Cladistic analysis of Albian heteromorph ammonites. Palaeontology, 42, 907-925.
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Reynolds, P. D. and Okusu, A., 1999. Phylogenetic relationships among families of the Scaphopoda (Mollusca). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126, 131-154.

Schander, C., Hori, S. and Lundberg, J., 1999. Anatomy, phylogeny and biology of Odostomella and Herviera, with the description of a new species of Odostomella (Mollusca, Heterostropha, Pyramidellidae). Ophelia, 51, 39-76.

Stone, J. R. and Telford, M., 1999. Using critical path method to analyse the radiation of rudist bivalves. Palaeontology, 42, 231-242.
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Korn, D., 1997. Evolution of the Goniatitaceae and Visean-Namurian biogeography. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 42, 177-199.
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Ponder, W. F. and Lindberg, D. R., 1997. Towards a phylogeny of gastropod molluscs: an analysis using morphological characters. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 119, 83-265.

Reynolds, P. D., 1997. The phylogeny and classification of Scaphopoda (Mollusca): an assessment of current resolution and cladistic reanalysis. Zoologica Scripta, 26, 13-21.

Wagner, P. J., 1997. Patterns of morphologic diversification among the Rostroconchia. Paleobiology, 23, 115-150.
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Ward, P. D. and Saunders, W. B., 1997. Allonautilus: a new genus of living nautiloid cephalopod and its bearing on phylogeny of the Nautilida. Journal of Paleontology, 71, 1054-1064.


Caldwell, M. W. and Chatteron, B. D. E., 1995. Phylogenetic analysis of some Silurian rostroconchs (Molluscs) from northwestern Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 32, 806-827.
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Emberton, K. C., 1995. When shells do not tell: 145 million years of evolution in North America's polygyrid land snails, with a revision and conservation priorities. Malacologica, 37, 69-110.

Neige, P. and Dommergues, J.-L., 1995. Morphometrics and phenetic versus cladistic analysis of the early Harpoceratinae (Pliensbachian ammonites). Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie - Abhandlungen, 196, 411-438.
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Schneider, J. A., 1995. Phylogeny of the Cardiidae (Mollusca, Bivalvia): Protocardiinae, Laevicardiinae, Lahilliinae, Tulongocardiinae subfam. n. and Pleuriocardiinae subfam. n. Zoologicu Scripta, 24, 321-346.


Huelsenbeck, J. P., 1994. Comparing the stratigraphic record to estimates of phylogeny. Paleobiology, 20, 470-483.
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Kool, S. P., 1993. Phylogenetic analysis of the Rapaninae (Neogastropoda: Muricidae). Malacologia, 35, 155-259.
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Schneider, J. A., 1992. Preliminary cladistic analysis of the bivalve family Cardiidae. American Malacological Bulletin, 9, 145-155.


Reid, D. G., 1990. A cladistic phylogeny of the genus Littorina (Gastropoda): implications for evolution of reproductive strategies and for classification. Hydrobiologia, 193, 1-19.


Michaux, B., 1989. Cladograms can reconstruct phylogenies: an example from the fossil record. Alcheringa, 13, 21-36.
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