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Dr Tom Stubbs

Dr Tom Stubbs

Dr Tom Stubbs

Research Associate in Palaeobiology

Area of research

Macroevolution of Mesozoic marine reptiles and theropod dinosaurs

Office LS109
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 41345

Research summary

My research focuses on studying macroevolution using disparity analyses and comparative phylogenetic approaches.

I am currently investigating the diversifications and morphological adaptations of Mesozoic marine reptiles and theropod dinosaurs.

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Graduate students

  • Jorge Herrera Flores - Macroevolution of Lepidosauria
  • Susana Gutarra - Evolutionary innovations and convergence in Mesozoic marine reptiles



Herrera-Flores, J. A., Stubbs, T. L. & Benton, M. J. (2017) Macroevolutionary patterns in Rhynchocephalia: is the tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) a living fossil? Palaeontology. doi:10.1111/pala.12284

Strickson, E., Prieto-Márquez, A., Benton, M. J., & Stubbs, T. L. (2016) Dynamics of dental evolution in ornithopod dinosaurs. Scientific Reports, 6.

Stubbs, T. L. and Benton, M. J. (2016) Ecomorphological diversifications of Mesozoic marine reptiles: the roles of ecological opportunity and extinction. Paleobiology, 42,547-573

Stubbs, T. L., Pierce, S ...

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Recent publications

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