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Ross, C., Herrel, A., Porro, L., Murray, K., Evans, S., Fagan, M. In review. Cranial bone strain in the teiid lizard Tupinambis merianae and the diversity of optimality criteria in vertebrate skulls. Journal of Morphology.

Butler, R.J., Porro, L.B., Galton, P.M., Chiappe, L.M. 2012. Anatomy and cranial functional morphology of the small-bodied dinosaur Fruitadens haagorum from the Upper Jurassic of the USA. PLoS ONE. 7(4):
e31556. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031556 [PDF]

Porro, L.B., Ross, C.F., Holliday, C.M., Anapol, F., Ontiveros, L.C., Ontiveros, L.T. 2011. Free-body analysis, beam mechanics, and finite-element modeling of the mandible of Alligator mississippiensis. Journal
of Morphology.
272: 910-937. [PDF]

Porro, L.B., Butler, R.J., Barrett, P.M., Moore-Fay, S., Abel, R.L. 2011. New heterodontosaurid specimens from the Lower Jurassic of southern Africa and the early ornithischian dinosaur radiation. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.101: 351-366. [PDF]

Norman, D.B., Crompton, A.W., Butler, R.J., Porro, L.B., Charig, A.J. 2011. The Lower Jurassic ornithischian dinosar Heterodontosaurus tucki Crompton and Charig, 1962: cranial anatomy, functional morphology, taxonomy and relationships. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 163: 182-276. [PDF]

Ross, C.F., Berthaume, M.A., Dechow, P.C., Iriarte-Diaz, J., Porro, L.B., Richmond, B.G., Spencer, M., Strait, D. 2011. In vivo bone strain and finite-element modeling of the craniofacial haft in catarrhine primates. Journal of Anatomy. 218: 112-141. [PDF]

Reed, D.A., Porro, L.B., Iriarte-Diaz, J., Lemberg, J., Holliday, C., Anapol, F., Ross., C.F. 2011. The impact of bone and suture material properties on mandibular function in Alligator mississippiensis: testing theoretical phenotypes with finite element analysis. Journal of Anatomy. 218: 59-74. [PDF]

Butler, R.J., Galton, P.M., Porro, L.B., Chiappe, L.M., Erickson, G.M., Henderson, D.M. 2010. Lower limits of ornithischian dinosaur body size inferred from a new Upper Jurassic heterodontosaurid from North America. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 277: 375-381. [PDF]

Maidment, S.C.R. and Porro, L.B. 2010. The palpebral of ornithischian dinosaurs: homology and function. Lethaia. 43: 95-111 [PDF]

Butler, R.J., Porro, L.B., and Norman, D.B. 2008. A juvenile skull of the primitive ornithischian dinosaur Heterodontosaurus tucki from the ‘Stormberg’ of southern Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 28: 702-711. [PDF]

Butler, R.J., Porro, L.B., and Heckert, A.B. 2006. A supposed heterodontosaurid tooth from the Rhaetian of Switzerland and a reassessment of the European Late Triassic record of the Ornithischia (Dinosauria).  Neues Jarbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie. 2006 (10) 613-633.

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