Publications

359. Briggs, D.E.G., Gupta, N.S. and Cambra-Moo, Ó.  2016  Molecular preservation, in Poyato-Ariza, F.J. and Buscalioni, A.D. (eds.)  Las Hoyas: A Cretaceous wetland.  A multidisciplinary synthesis after 25 years of research on an exceptional fossil Lagerstätte from Spain, 216-219.  Dr. Friedrich Pfeil Verlag, Munich.

358. Tarhan, L.G., Hood, A.v.S., Droser, M.L., Gehling, J.G. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2016 Exceptional preservation of soft-bodied Ediacara biota promoted by silica-rich oceans.  Geology 44, 951-954.

357. Gold, D.A., O’Reilly, S.S., Luo, G., Briggs, D.E.G. and Summons, R.E. 2016 Prospects for sterane preservation in sponge fossils from museum collections, and the utility of sponge biomarkers for molecular clocks.  Bulletin of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 57, 181-189.

356. Lamsdell, J.C., LoDuca, S.T., Gunderson, G.O., Meyer, R.C., and Briggs, D.E.G. 2016 A new Lagerstätte from the Late Ordovician Big Hill Formation, Upper Peninsula, Michigan.  Journal of the Geological Society. doi:10.1144/jgs2016-059 (published on line 9th September, 2016).

355. McMahon, S., Anderson, R.A., Saupe, E.E. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2016 Experimental evidence that clay inhibits bacterial decomposers: Implications for the preservation of organic fossils. Geology 44, 867-870.

354. Lamsdell, J.C. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2016  The first diploaspidid (Chelicerata: Chasmataspidida) from North America (Silurian, Bertie Group, New York State) is the oldest species of DiploaspisGeological Magazine. doi:10.1017/S0016756816000662 (published on line 21st July, 2016).

353. Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J., Siveter, D.J., Sutton, M.D. and Legg, D. 2016  Reply to Piper: Aquilonifer’s kites are not mites. PNAS 113, E3320-E3321.

352. Briggs, D.E.G., Liu, H., McKay, R.M. and Witzke, B.J.  2016  Bivalved arthropods from the Middle Ordovician Winneshiek Lagerstätte, Iowa, USA.  Journal of Paleontology 89 (for 2015), 991-1006.

351. Liu, Y., Melzer, R.R., Haug, J.T., Haug, C., Briggs, D.E.G., Hörnig, M.K., He, Y. and Hou, X.-G.  2016  A three-dimensionally preserved minute larva of a great-appendage arthropod from the early Cambrian Chengjiang biota. PNAS 113, 5542-5546.

350. Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J., Siveter, D.J., Sutton, M.D. and Legg, D. 2016  Tiny individuals attached to a new Silurian arthropod suggest a unique mode of brood care. PNAS 113, 4410-4415.

349. McCoy, V.E., Saupe, E.E., Lamsdell, J.C., Tarhan, L.G., McMahon, S., Lidgard, S., Mayer, P., Whalen, C.D., Soriano, C., Finney, L., Vogt, S., Clark, E.G., Anderson, R.P., Petermann, H., Locatelli, E.R. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2016 The “Tully Monster” is a vertebrate. Nature 532, 496-499.

348. Gueriau, P., Rabet, N., Clément, G., Lagebro, L., Vannier, J., Briggs, D.E.G., Charbonnier, S., Olive, S. and Béthoux, O. 2016 A 365-million-year-old freshwater community reveals morphological and ecological stasis in branchiopod crustaceans. Current Biology 26, 383-390.

347. Briggs, D.E.G. and McMahon, S. 2016 The role of experiments in investigating the taphonomy of exceptional preservation. Palaeontology 59, 1-11.

346. Briggs, D.E.G. 2015  The Cambrian explosion.  Current Biology 25, R864-R868.

345. Lamsdell, J.C., Briggs, D.E.G., Liu, H., Witzke, B.J. and McKay, R.M. 2015  A new Ordovician arthropod from the Winneshiek Lagerstätte of Iowa (USA) reveals the ground pattern of eurypterids and chasmataspids.  The Science of Nature 102, 63.

344. Lamsdell, J.C., Briggs, D.E.G., Liu, H., Witzke, B.J. and McKay, R.M. 2015 The oldest described eurypterid: a giant Middle Ordovician (Darriwilian) megalograptid from the Winneshiek Lagerstätte of Iowa. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14, 159.

343. McCoy, V.E., Young, R.T. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2015  Sediment permeability and the preservation of soft-tissues in concretions: an experimental study.  Palaios 30, 608-612.

342. McCoy, V.E., Lamsdell, J.C., Poschmann, M., Anderson, R.P., and Briggs, D.E.G. 2015 All the better to see you with: eyes and claws reveal the evolution of divergent ecological roles in giant pterygotid eurypterids. Biology Letters 11, 20150564.

341. Van Roy, P., Briggs, D.E.G. and Gaines, R.R. 2015  The Fezouata fossils of Morocco – an extraordinary record of marine life in the Early Ordovician.  Journal of the Geological Society 172, 541-549.

340. Siveter, D.J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J. and Sutton, M.D.  2015  A 425-million-year-old Silurian pentastomid parasitic on ostracods.  Current Biology 25, 1-6.

339. McCoy, V.E., Young, R.T. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2015  Factors controlling exceptional preservation in concretions.  Palaios 30, 272-280.

338. Van Roy, P., Daley, A.C. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2015  Anomalocaridid trunk limb homology revealed by a giant Ordovician filter-feeder with paired lateral flaps.  Nature 522, 77-80.

337. Briggs, D.E.G. 2015  Extraordinary fossils reveal the nature of Cambrian life: a commentary on Whittington (1975) The enigmatic animal Opabinia regalis, Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale, British Columbia.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 370, 20140313.

336. Siveter, D.J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J., Sutton, M.D., Legg, D. and Joomun, S.  2015  Enalikter aphson is an arthropod: a reply to Struck et al. 2014.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 282, 20142663.

335.  Briggs, D.E.G. 2014  Seilacher’s fossil record.  Geology Today 30, 227-231.

334.  McNamara, M.E., Saranathan, V., Locatelli, E.R., Noh, H., Briggs, D.E.G., Orr, P.J. and Cao, H.  2014 Cryptic iridescence in a fossil weevil generated by single diamond photonic crystals.  Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 11, 20140736.

333.  Briggs, D.E.G.  2014  Konservat-Lagerstätten 40 years on: The exceptional becomes mainstream. The Paleontology Society Papers 20, Paleontological Society, 1-13.

332.  Haug, C., Briggs, D.E.G., Mikulic, D.G., Kluessendorf, J. and Haug, J.T.  2014  A Silurian thylacocephalan crustacean from Wisconsin, USA, and the functional morphology and systematic affinities of the group. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14, 159.  doi:10.1186/s12862-014-0159-2.

331.  Liu, Y., Haug, J.T., Haug, C., Briggs, D.E.G. and Hou, X.-G.  2014  A 520 million-year-old chelicerate larva.  Nature Communications 5, 4440, doi: 10.1038/ncomms5440.

330.  Anderson, R.P., McCoy, V.E., McNamara, M.E. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2014 What big eyes you have: The ecological role of giant eurypterids.  Biology Letters 10, 20140412.

329.  Briggs D.E.G. 2014 Adolf Seilacher (1925-2014).  Nature 509, 428.

328.  Briggs, D.E.G. 2014 Paleontology: A new Burgess Shale fauna.  Current Biology 24, R398-R400.

327.  Briggs, D.E.G. and Summons, R.E. 2014 Ancient biomolecules: their origin, fossilization and significance in revealing the history of life.  Bioessays 36, 482-490.

326.  Siveter, D.J., Tanaka, G., Farrell, U.C., Martin, M.J., Siveter, D.J. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2014 Exceptionally preserved 450 million-year-old Ordovician ostracods with brood care. Current Biology 24, 801-806.

325.  Casey, M.M., Dietl, G.P., Post, D.M. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2014  The impact of eutrophication and commercial fishing on molluscan communities in Long Island Sound, USA.  Biological Conservation 170, 137-144.

324.  Siveter, D.J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J., Sutton, M.D., Legg, D. and Joomun, S.  2014  A Silurian short-great-appendage arthropod.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B, 281, 20132986.

323.  Briggs, D.E.G.  2013 A mosquito’s last supper reminds us not to underestimate the fossil record.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, 18353-18354.

322.  Glass, K., Ito, S., Wilby, P.R., Sota, T., Nakamura, A., Bowers, C.R., Dutta, S., Summons, R., Briggs, D.E.G., Wakamatsu, K. and Simon, J.D.  2013  Impact of diagenesis and maturation on the survival of eumelanin in the fossil record.  Organic Geochemistry 64, 29-37.

321.  Farrell, Ú.C., Briggs, D.E.G., Hammarlund, E.U., Sperling, E.A. and Gaines, R.R.  2013 Paleoredox and pyritization of soft-bodied fossils in the Ordovican Frankfort Shale of New York. American Journal of Science 313, 452-489.

320.  McNamara, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Orr, P.J., Field, D. and Wang, Z.  2013  Experimental maturation of feathers: implications for reconstructions of fossil feather colour.  Biology Letters 9, 20130184.

319.  Vitek, N., Vinther, J., Schiffbauer, J.D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Prum, R.O.  2013  Preservation of structural coloration in a fossil feather from the Middle Eocene Messel Oil Shale.  Paläontologisches Zeitschrift 87, 493-503.

318.  McNamara, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Orr, P.J., Gupta, N.S., Locatelli, E.R., Qiu, L., Yang, H., Wang Z., Noh, H. and Cao, H.  2013  The fossil record of insect color illuminated by maturation experiments.  Geology 41, 487-490.

317.  Siveter, David J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, Derek J., Sutton, M.D. and Joomun, S.C.  2013  A Silurian myodocope with preserved soft-parts: cautioning the interpretation of the shell-based ostracod record.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 280, 20122664.

316.  McCoy, V.E., Strother, P.K. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2012  A possible tracemaker for Arthrophycus alleghaniensis.  Journal of Paleontology 86, 996-1001.

315.  Haug, J.T., Briggs, D.E.G. and Haug, C. 2012 Morphology and function in the Cambrian Burgess Shale megacheiran arthropod Leanchoilia superlata and the application of a descriptive matrix.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 12, 162.  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-162.

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

313.  Kühl, G., Bartels, C., Briggs, D.E.G. and Rust, J.  2012  Visions of a Vanished World: The Extraordinary Fossils of the Hunsrück Slate.  128 pp. Yale University Press, New Haven and London.

312.  Vinther, J., Jell, P., Kampouris, G., Carney, R., Racicot, R.A. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2012  The origin of multiplacophorans – convergent evolution in aculiferan molluscs.  Palaeontology 55, 1007-1019.

311.  Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, Derek J., Siveter, David J., Sutton, M.D., Garwood, R.J. and Legg, D. 2012  A Silurian horseshoe crab illuminates the evolution of chelicerate limbs.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, 15702-15705 (published on line 11th September, 2012).

310.  Haug, J.T., Mayer, G., Haug, C. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2012  A Carboniferous non-onychophoran lobopodian reveals long-term survival of a Cambrian morphotype.  Current Biology 22, 1673-1675 (published on line 9th August, 2012).

309.  McNamara, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G. and Orr, P.J.  2012  The controls on the preservation of structural color in fossil insects.  Palaios 27, 443-454.

308.  Glass, K., Ito, S., Wilby, P.R., Sota, T., Nakamura, A., Bowers, C.R., Vinther, J., Dutta, S., Summons, R., Briggs, D.E.G., Wakamatsu, K. and Simon, J.D.  2012  Direct chemical evidence for undegraded eumelanin pigment from the Jurassic Period.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, 10218-10223 (published on line 21st May, 2012).

307.  Gaines, R.R., Briggs, D.E.G., Orr, P.J. and Van Roy, P.  2012  Preservation of giant anomalocaridids in silica-chlorite concretions from the early Ordovician of Morocco. Palaios 27, 317-325.

306.  Darroch, S.A.F., Laflamme, M., Schiffbauer, J.D. and Briggs, D.E.G.  2012  Experimental formation of a microbial death mask.  Palaios 27, 293-303. 

305. Witkowski, C., Gupta, N.S., Yang, H., Leng, Q., Williams, C.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Summons, R.E. 2012 Molecular preservation of Cenozoic conifer fossil lagerstätten from Banks Island, the Canadian Arctic. Palaios 27, 279-287.

304. Vinther, J., Sperling, E.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Peterson, K.J. 2012 The origin of aplacophorans and their derivation from chiton-like ancestors. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 279, 1259-1268 (published on line 5th October, 2011).

303. McNamara, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Orr, P.J., Noh, H. and Cao, H. 2012 The original colours of fossil beetles. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B  279, 1114-1121  (published on line 28th September, 2011).

302. McNamara, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Orr, P.J., Wedmann, S., Noh, H. and Cao, H. 2011 Fossilized biophotonic nanostructures reveal the original colors of 47 million-year-old moths. PloS Biology 9(11): e1001200. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001200.

301. Farrell, Ú.C., Briggs, D.E.G. and Gaines, R.R. 2011 Paleoecology of the olenid trilobite Triarthrus: Evidence from Beecher’s Trilobite Bed and other sites of pyritization. Palaios 26, 730-742.

300. Kühl, G., Bartels, C., Briggs, D.E.G. and Rust, J. 2011 Fossilien im Hunsrückschiefer: Einzigartige Fossilien aus einer einzigartigen Region, 120 pp. Quelle and Meyer Verlag, Wiebelsheim.

299. Briggs, D.E.G., Rolfe, W.D.I., Butler, P.D., Liston, J. and Ingham, J.K. 2011 Phyllocarid crustaceans from the Upper Devonian Gogo Formation, Western Australia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 9, 399-424.

298. Lin, J.-P., Ivantsov, A.Y. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2011 The cuticle of the enigmatic arthropod Phytophilaspis and biomineralization in Cambrian arthropods. Lethaia 44, 344-349. (Published on line 2nd November, 2010.)

297. Van Roy, P. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2011 A giant Ordovician anomalocaridid. Nature 473, 510-513.

296. Laflamme, M., Schiffbauer, J.D., Narbonne, G.M. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2011 Microbial biofilms and the preservation of the Ediacara biota. Lethaia 44, 203-213 (published on line 31st August, 2010).

295. Butts, S.H., Bazeley, J.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2011. A curatorial assessment for stratigraphic collections to determine suitability for incorporation into a systematic collection. Collection Forum 24, 46-51.

294. Cody, G.D., Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G., Kilcoyne, A.L.D., Summons, R.E., Kenig, F., Plotnick, R.E. and Scott, A.C. 2011 Molecular signature of chitin-protein complex in Paleozoic arthropods. Geology 39, 255-258.

293. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2011 A soft-bodied lophophorate from the Silurian of England. Biology Letters 7, 146-149 (published on line 4th August 2010).

292. Moore, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Braddy, S.J. and Shultz, J.W. 2011 Synziphosurines (Xiphosura: Chelicerata) from the Silurian of Iowa. Journal of Paleontology 85, 83-91.

291. Butts, S.H. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2010 Silicification through time, in Allison, P. and Bottjer, D.J. (eds.) Taphonomy: Process and bias through time, 411-434. Springer.

290. Gupta, N.S. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2011 Taphonomy of animal organic skeletons through time, in Allison, P. and Bottjer, D.J. (eds.) Taphonomy: Process and bias through time, 199-221. Springer.

289. Lin, J.-P. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2010 Burgess Shale-type preservation: a comparison of naraoiids (Arthropoda) from three Cambrian localities. Palaios 25, 463-467.

288. Briggs, D.E.G. 2010 Harry Whittington (1916-2010). Nature 466, 706.

287. Van Roy, P., Orr, P.J., Botting, J.P., Muir, L.A., Vinther, J., Lefebvre, B., el Hariri, K. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2010 Ordovician faunas of Burgess Shale type. Nature 465, 215-218.

286. Siveter, David J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, Derek J. and Sutton, M. D. 2010 An exceptionally preserved myodocopid ostracod from the Silurian of Herefordshire, UK. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 277, 1539-1544 (published online January 2010).

285. Briggs, D.E.G., Miller, M.F., Isbell, J.L. and Sidor, C.A. 2010 Permo-Triassic arthropod trace fossils from the Beardmore Glacier area, central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 22, 185-192 (published online December 2009).

284. Li, Q.-G., Gao, K.-Q., Vinther, J., Shawkey, M.D., Clarke, J.A., D’Alba, L., Meng, Q.-J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Prum, R.O. 2010 Plumage color patterns of an extinct dinosaur. Science 327, 1369-1372 (published online February 2010).

283. Briggs, D.E.G. 2010 Decay distorts ancestry. Nature 463, 741-743.

282. Vinther, J., Briggs, D.E.G., Clarke, J., Mayr, G. and Prum, R.O. 2009 Structural coloration in a fossil feather. Biology Letters 6, 218-131.

281. Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2010 Annelids from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate (Lower Emsian, Rhenish Massif, Germany). Palaeontology 53, 215-232.

280. Sperling, E.S., Vinther, J., Moy, V.N., Wheeler, B.M., Sémon, M., Briggs, D.E.G. and Peterson, K.J. 2009 MicroRNAs resolve an apparent conflict between annelid systematics and their fossil record. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B276, 4315-4322.

279. Farrell, U.C., Martin, M.J., Hagadorn, J.W., Whiteley, T. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2009 Beyond Beecher‘s Trilobite Bed: Widespread pyritization of soft-tissues in the Late Ordovician Taconic Foreland Basin. Geology 37, 907-910.

278. Liu, H.-B., McKay, R.M., Witzke, B.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2009 The Winneshiek Lagerstätte and its depositional environments [in Chinese with English summary]. Geological Journal of China Universities 15, 285-295.

277. Tetlie, O.E. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2009 The origin of pterygotid eurypterids (Chelicerata: Eurypterida). Palaeontology 52, 1141-1148.

276. Vinther, J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2009 Machaeridian locomotion. Lethaia 42, 357-364.

275. Kühl, G., Briggs, D.E.G. and Rust, J. 2009 Schinderhannes bartelsi Räuber aus dem Hunsrückschiefermeer. Fossilien 2009 (4), 232-235.

274. Gupta, N.S., Yang, H., Leng, Q., Briggs, D.E.G., Cody, G.D. and Summons, R.E. 2009 Diagenesis of plant biopolymers: decay and macromolecular preservation of MetasequoiaOrganic Geochemistry 40, 802-809.

273. Yang, H., Pagani, M., Briggs, D.E.G., Equiza, M.A., Jagels, R., Leng, Q. and LePage, B.A. 2009 Carbon and hydrogen isotope fractionations under continuous light: Implications for paleoenvironmental interpretations of the High Arctic during Paleogene warming. Oecologia 160, 461-470.

272. Orr, P.J., Kearns, S.L. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2009 Elemental mapping of exceptionally preserved “carbonaceous compression” fossils. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 277, 1-8.

271. Aldridge, R.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2009 The discovery of conodont soft tissue anatomy and its importance for understanding the early history of vertebrates. in Ruse, M. and Sepkoski, D.(eds) The Paleobiological Revolution, Essays on the growth of modern paleontology, 73-88. University of Chicago Press.

270. Gupta, N.S., Cody, G.D., Tetlie, O.E., Briggs, D.E.G. and Summons, R.E. 2009 Rapid incorporation of lipids into macromolecules during experimental decay of invertebrates: Initiation of geopolymer formation. Organic Geochemistry 40, 589-594.

269. Högström, A.E.S., Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2009 A pyritized lepidocoleid machaeridian (Annelida) from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 276, 1981-1986.

268. Kühl, G., Briggs, D.E.G. and Rust, J. 2009 A great appendage arthropod with a radial mouth from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Science 323, 771-773.

267. Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, D.J., Siveter, D.J. and Sutton, M.D. 2008 Virtual fossils from a 425 million-year-old volcanic ash. American Scientist 96, 474-481.

266. Gaines, R.R., Briggs, D.E.G. and Zhao, Y.-L. 2008 Cambrian Burgess Shale-type deposits share a common mode of fossilization. Geology 36, 755-758.

265. Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G., Landman, N.H., Tanabe, K. and Summons, R.E. 2008 Molecular structure of organic components in cephalopods: evidence for oxidative cross linking in fossil marine invertebrates. Organic Geochemistry 39, 1405-1414.

264. Tetlie, O.E., Brandt, D.S. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2008 Ecdysis in sea scorpions (Chelicerata:Eurypterida). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 265, 182-194.

263. Vinther, J., Briggs, D.E.G., Prum, R.O. and Saranathan, V. 2008 The color of fossil feathers. Biology Letters 4, 522-525.

262. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2008 Pedicle preservation in a Silurian rhynchonelliformean brachiopod from Herefordshire, England: soft-tissue or artefact of interpretation? - a reply. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 98, 309-310.

261. Béthoux, O. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2008 How Gerarus lost its head: stem-group Orthoptera and Paraneoptera revisited. Systematic Entomology 33, 529-547.

260. Stigall, A.L., Babcock, L.E., Briggs, D.E.G. and Leslie, S.A. 2008 Taphonomy of lacustrine interbeds in the Kirkpatrick Basalt (Jurassic), Antarctica. Palaios 23, 344-355.

259. Orr, P.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Kearns, S.L. 2008 Taphonomy of exceptionally preserved crustaceans from the Upper Carboniferous of southeastern Ireland. Palaios 23, 298-312.

258. Raiswell, R., Newton, R., Bottrell, S.H., Coburn, P.M., Briggs, D.E.G., Bond, D. and Poulton, S.W. 2008 Turbidite depositional influences on the diagenesis of Beecher’s Trilobite Bed and the Hunsrück Slate: Sites of soft tissue pyritization. American Journal of Science 308, 105-129.

257. Moore, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2007 The arthropod Bundenbachiellus giganteus from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 82, 31-39.

256. Briggs, D.E.G., Lieberman, B.S., Hendriks, J.R., Halgedahl, S.L. and Jarrard, R.D. 2008 Middle Cambrian arthropods from Utah. Journal of Paleontology 82, 238-254.

255. Gupta, N.S., Cambra-Moo, O., Briggs, D.E.G., Love, G.D., Fregenal-Martinez, M.A. and Summons, R.E. 2008 Molecular taphonomy of macrofossils from the Cretaceous Las Hoyas Formation, Spain. Cretaceous Research 29, 1-8.

254. Vinther, J., Van Roy, P. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2008 Machaeridians are Palaeozoic armoured annelids. Nature 451, 185-188.

253. Alvarado-Ortega, J., Espinosa-Arrubarrena, L., Blanco, A., Vega, F.J., Benammi, M. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2007 Exceptional preservation of soft tissues in Cretaceous fishes from the Tlayúa Quarry, central Mexico. Palaios 22, 682-685.

252. Gupta, N.S., Yang, H. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2007 Molecular taphonomy of Metasequoia. in Yang, H. and Hickey, L.J. (eds.) Metasequoia: Back from the brink? An update. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Metasequoia and associated plants. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 48, 329-338.

251. Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G., Collinson, M.E., Evershed, R.P., Michels, R. and Pancost, R.D. 2007 Reply to de Leeuw comment “On the origin of sedimentary aliphatic macromolecules”. Organic Geochemistry38, 1588-1591.

250. Siveter, D.J., Fortey, R.A., Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G, and Siveter, D.J. 2007 A Silurian “marrellomorph” arthropod. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B274, 2223-2229.

249. Siveter, D.J., Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G, and Siveter, D.J. 2007 A new probable stem lineage crustacean with three-dimensionally preserved soft-parts from the Herefordshire (Silurian) Lagerstätte, UK. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 274, 2099-2107.

248. Barton, N.H., Briggs, D.E.G., Eisen, J.A., Goldstein, D. and Patel, N.H. 2007 Evolution, xiv + 833 pp. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

247. Zhang, X.-L. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2007 The nature and significance of the appendages of Opabinia from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale. Lethaia 40, 161-173.

246. Gupta, N.S., Tetlie, O.E., Briggs, D.E.G. and Pancost, R.D. 2007 The fossilization of eurypterids: A result of molecular transformation. Palaios 22, 439-447.

245. Vannier, J., Caron, J.-B., Yuan, J.-L., Briggs, D.E.G., Collins, D., Zhao, Y.-L. and Zhu, M.-Y. 2007 Tuzoia: Morphology and lifestyle of a large bivalved arthropod of the Cambrian seas. Journal of Paleontology 81, 445-471.

244. Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G., Collinson, M.E., Evershed, R.P., Michels, R., Jack, K.S. and Pancost, R.D. 2007 Evidence for the in situ polymerisation of labile aliphatic organic compounds during the preservation of fossil leaves: Implications for organic matter preservation. Organic Geochemistry 38, 499-522.

243. Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G., Collinson, M.E., Evershed, R.P., Michels, R. and Pancost, R.D. 2007 Molecular preservation of plant and insect cuticles from the Oligocene Enspel Formation, Germany: Evidence against derivation of aliphatic polymer from sediment. Organic Geochemistry 38, 404-418.

242. Farrell, U.C. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2007 A pyritised polychaete from the Devonian of Ontario. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 274, 499-504.

241. Siveter, David J., Siveter, Derek J., Sutton, M.D. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2007 Brood care in a Silurian ostracod. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 274, 465-469.

240. Gupta, N.S., Michels, R., Briggs, D.E.G., Collinson, M.E., Evershed, R.P. and Pancost, R.D. 2007 Experimental evidence for the formation of geomacromolecules from plant leaf lipids. Organic Geochemistry 38, 28-36.

239. Babcock, L.E., Stigall, A.L., Leslie, S.A. Ford, L.A., Elliott, D.H and Briggs, D.E.G. 2006 The “preservation paradox”: Microbes as a key to exceptional fossil preservation in the Kirkpatrick Basalt (Jurassic), Antarctica. The Sedimentary Record 4(4),4-8.

238. Gupta, N.S., Briggs, D.E.G. and Pancost, R.D. 2006 Molecular taphonomy of graptolites. Journal of the Geological Society of London 163, 897-900.

237. Brock, F., Parkes, R.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2006 Experimental pyrite formation associated with decay of plant material. Palaios 21, 499-506.

236. Gupta, N.S., Michels, R., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P. and Pancost, R.D. 2006 The organic preservation of fossil arthropods: an experimental study. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 273, 2777-2783.

235. Gupta, N.S., Collinson, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P. and Pancost, R.D. 2006 Reinvestigation of the occurrence of cutan in plants: implications for the leaf fossil record. Paleobiology 32, 432-449.

234. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2006 Fossilized soft tissues in a Silurian platyceratid gastropod. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 273, 1039-1044.

233. Briggs, D.E.G. and Edwards, D. 2005 Sir Alwyn Williams 8 June 1921 - 4 April 2004. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 51, 437-453.

232. Briggs, D.E.G. 2005 Seilacher on the science of form and function. in Briggs, D.E.G. (ed.) 2005 Evolving form and function: Fossils and development. Proceedings of a symposium honoring Adolf Seilacher for his contributions to paleontology, in celebration of his 80th birthday, 3-24. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven.

231. Briggs, D.E.G. (ed.) 2005 Evolving form and function: Fossils and development. Proceedings of a symposium honoring Adolf Seilacher for his contributions to paleontology, in celebration of his 80th birthday, vii + 288 pp. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven.

230. Martin, D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 2005 Decay and mineralization of invertebrate eggs. Palaios 20, 562-572.

229. Briggs, D.E.G., Sutton, M.D., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2005 Metamorphosis in a Silurian barnacle. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B272, 2365-2369.

228. Moore, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2005 A new specimen of Weinbergina opitzi (Chelicerata:Xiphosura) from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 79, 399-408.

227. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2005 Silurian brachiopods with soft tissue preservation. Nature 436, 1013-1015.

226. Briggs, D.E.G., Lieberman, B.S., Halgedahl, S.L. and Jarrard, R.D. 2005 A new metazoan from the Middle Cambrian of Utah and the nature of the Vetulicolia. Palaeontology 48, 681-686.

225. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J., Siveter, Derek J. and Gladwell, D.J. 2005 A starfish with three-dimensionally preserved soft-parts from the Silurian of England. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 272: 1001-1006.

224. Briggs, D.E.G. and Fortey, R.A. 2005 Wonderful strife: systematics, stem groups, and the phylogenetic signal of the Cambrian radiation. Paleobiology 31 (supplement to no. 2), 94-112.

223. Briggs, D.E.G., Moore, R.A., Shultz, J.W. and Schweigert, G. 2005 Mineralization of soft-part anatomy and invading microbes in the horseshoe crab Mesolimulus from the Upper Jurassic Lagerstätte of Nusplingen, Germany. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 272, 627-632.

222. Moore, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Braddy, S.J., Anderson, L., Mikulic, D.G. and Kluessendorf, J. 2005 A new synziphosurine (Chelicerata: Xiphosura) from the Late Llandovery Waukesha Lagerstätte, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Journal of Paleontology 79, 242-250.

221. Sutton, M.D., Siveter, Derek J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Siveter, David J. 2004 The Herefordshire Lagerstätte: a fossil deposit of international importance. Proceedings of the Radnorshire Society 53 (for 2003), 148-162.

220. Siveter, Derek J., Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Siveter, David J. 2004 A Silurian sea spider. Nature 431, 978-980.

219. Martin, D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 2004 Experimental attachment of clay minerals to invertebrate eggs and the preservation of soft-bodied fossils. Journal of the Geological Society 161, 735-738.

218. Tetlie, O.E., Braddy, S.J., Butler, P.D. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2004 A new eurypterid (Chelicerata: Eurypterida) from the Upper Devonian Gogo Formation of Western Australia, with a review of the Rhenopteridae. Palaeontology 47, 801-809.

217. McCobb, L.M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Hall, A.R. and Kenward, H.K. 2004 The preservation of invertebrates in 16th century cesspits at St Saviourgate, York. Archaeometry 46, 157-169.

216. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2004 Computer reconstruction and analysis of the vermiform mollusc Acaenoplax hayae from the Herefordshire Lagerstätte (Silurian, England) and implications for molluscan phylogeny. Palaeontology 47, 293-318.

215. Briggs, D.E.G., Sutton, M.D., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2004 A new phyllocarid (Crustacea: Phyllocarida) from the Silurian Fossil-Lagerstätte of Herefordshire, England. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 271, 131-138.

214. Martínez-Delclòs, X., Briggs, D.E.G. and Peñalver, E. 2004 Taphonomy of insects in carbonates and amber. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 203, 19-64.

213. Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2003 Case 3281: Nahecaris Jaekel, 1921 (Malacostraca,Phyllocarida, Archaeostraca): proposed precedence overDilophaspis Traquair in Walther, 1903. The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 60, 269-271.

212. Siveter, David J., Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Siveter, Derek J. 2003 An ostracode crustacean with soft parts from the Lower Silurian. Science 302, 1749-1751.

211. Briggs, D.E.G. 2003 The role of biofilms in the fossilization of non-biomineralized tissues. in Krumbein, W.E., Paterson, D.M., and Zavarzin, G.A. (eds) Fossil and Recent biofilms: A natural history of life on Earth, 281-290, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

210. Lane, A.A., Braddy, S.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Elliott, D.K. 2003 A new trace fossil from the Middle Cambrian of the Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA. Palaeontology 46, 987-997.

209. Orr, P.J., Benton, M.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2003 Post-Cambrian closure of the deep-water slope-basin taphonomic window. Geology 31, 769-772.

208. McCobb, L.M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Carruthers, W. and Evershed, R.P. 2003 Phosphatisation of seeds and roots in a Late Bronze Age midden at Potterne, Wiltshire, UK. Journal of Archaeological Science 30, 1269-1281.

207. Tibbs, S.L., Briggs, D.E.G. and Prössl, K. 2003 Pyritised plant microfossils from the Devonian Hunsrück Slate of Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 77, 219-224.

206. Duncan, I.J., Titchener, F. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2003 Decay and disarticulation of the cockroach: implications for the preservation of the blattoids of Writhlington (Upper Carboniferous), UK. Palaios 18, 256-265.

205. Briggs, D.E.G. 2003 The role of decay and mineralization in the preservation of soft-bodied fossils. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 31, 275-301.

204. Smith, A., Braddy, S.J., Marriott, S.B. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2003 Arthropod trackways from the Early Devonian of South Wales: a functional analysis of producers and their behaviour. Geological Magazine 140, 63-72.

203. Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 2003 Palaeobiology II, xv + 583 pp. (paperback) Blackwell Science, Oxford.

202. Martin, D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 2003 Experimental mineralization of invertebrate eggs and the preservation of Neoproterozoic embryos. Geology 31, 39-42.

201. Sutcliffe, O.E., Tibbs, S.L. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2002 Sedimentology and environmental interpretation of fine-grained turbidites in the Kaub Formation of the Hunsrück Slate: analysis of a section excavated for Project NahecarisMetalla (Bochum)9.2, 89-104.

200. Bartels, C., Wuttke, M. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2002 The Nahecaris Project: Releasing the marine life of the Devonian from the Hunsrück Slate of Bundenbach (SW Germany). Preliminary results and unresolved questions. Metalla (Bochum) 9.2, 59-72.

199. Bartels, C., Wuttke, M. and Briggs, D.E.G. (eds.) 2002 The Nahecaris Project: Releasing the marine life of the Devonian from the Hunsrück Slate of Bundenbach. Metalla (Bochum) 9.2, 55-138.

198. Grimes, S.T., Davies, K.L., Butler, I.B., Brock, F., Edwards, D., Rickard, D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 2002 Fossil plants from the Eocene London Clay: The use of pyrite textures to determine the mechanism of pyritisation. Journal of the Geological Society 159, 493-501.

197. Briggs, D.E.G. 2002 Death and construction. Chemistry in Britain 38(8), 34-37.

196. Orr, P.J., Siveter, David J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Siveter, Derek J. 2002 Preservation of radiolarians in the Herefordshire Konservat-Lagerstätte (Wenlock, Silurian), England, and implications for the taphonomy of the biota. Special Papers in Palaeontology 67, 205-224.

195. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J., Siveter, Derek J. and Orr, P.J. 2002 The arthropod Offacolus kingi (Chelicerata) from the Silurian of Herefordshire, England: computer based morphological reconstructions and phylogenetic affinities. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 269, 1195-1203.

194. Briggs, D.E.G. 2002 Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002). Nature 417, 706.

193. Braddy, S.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2002 New Lower Permian nonmarine arthropod trace fossils from New Mexico and South Africa. Journal of Paleontology 76, 546-557.

192. MacNaughton, R.B., Cole, J.M., Dalrymple, R.W., Braddy, S.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Lukie, T.D. 2002 First steps on land: arthropod trackways in Cambro-Ordovician eolian sandstone, southeastern Ontario, Canada. Geology 30, 391-394.

191. Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2002 Magnoculocaris, a new name for the arthropod Magnoculus Briggs and Bartels, 2001 from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Palaeontology 45, 419.

190. Orr P.J., Kearns S.L. and Briggs D.E.G. 2002 Backscattered electron imaging of fossils exceptionally preserved as organic compressions. Palaios 17, 110-117.

189. McCobb, L.M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P., Hall, A. and Hall, R. 2001 Preservation of fossil seeds from a 10th Century AD cess pit at Coppergate, York. Journal of Archaeological Science 28, 929-940.

188. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2001 Acaenoplax - mollusc or polychaete? response to Steiner, G. and Salvini-Plawen, L. Nature 414, 602.

187. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2001 A three-dimensionally preserved fossil polychaete worm from the Silurian of Herefordshire, England. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 268, 2355-2363.

186. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2001 Methodologies for the visualization and reconstruction of three-dimensional fossils from the Silurian Herefordshire Lagerstätte. Palaeontologia Electronica 4(1), art. 1, 17 pp., 1MB. http://palaeo-electronica.org/2001_1/s2/main.htm.

185. Flannery, M.B., Stott, A.W., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 2001 Chitin in the fossil record: identification and quantification of D-glucosamine. Organic Geochemistry 32, 745-754.

184. Raiswell, R., Bartels, C. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2001 Hunsrück Slate. in Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II, 346-348. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

183. Briggs, D.E.G. 2001 Exceptionally preserved fossils. in Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II, 328-332. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

182. Stankiewicz, B.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2001 Animal cuticles. in Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology II, 259-261. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

181. Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 2001 Palaeobiology II, xv + 583 pp. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

180. Draganits, E., Braddy, S.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 2001 A Gondwanan coastal arthropod ichnofauna from the Muth Formation (Lower Devonian, northern India): paleoenvironment and tracemaker behavior. Palaios 16, 126-147.

179. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2001 An exceptionally preserved vermiform mollusc from the Silurian of England. Nature 410, 461-463.

178. Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 2001 New arthropods from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate (Lower Emsian, Rhenish Massif, western Germany). Palaeontology 44, 275-303.

177. Grimes, S.T., Brock, F., Rickard, D., Davies, K.L., Edwards, D., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 2001 Understanding fossilization: experimental pyritization of plants. Geology 29, 123-126.

176. Sutton, M.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2000 The geological significance of the Dolyhir and Nash Scar limestone (Silurian) of the Welsh Borderland. Tarmac Papers 4, 253-265.

175. Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P. and Lockheart, M.J. 2000 The biomolecular paleontology of continental fossils. In Erwin, D.H. and Wing, S.L. (eds.) Deep time: Paleobiology’s perspectivePaleobiology 26 (supplement to no. 4), p. 169-193.

174. Briggs, D.E.G. 2000 Systematics - the sine qua non of paleontology. in Lane, R.H., Steininger, F.F., Kaesler, R.L., Ziegler, W. and Lipps, J. (eds.) Fossils and the future - Paleontology in the 21st century. Senckenberg-Buch 74. 183-190 (of 290 pp). Waldemar Kramer, Frankfurt.

173. Orr, P.J., Siveter, Derek J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J., and Sutton, M.D. 2000 A new arthropod from the Silurian Konservat-Lagerstätte of Herefordshire, England. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 267, 1497-1504.

172. Stankiewicz, B.A., Briggs , D.E.G., Michels, R., Collinson, M.E., Flannery, M.B. and Evershed, R.P. 2000 An alternative origin of aliphatic polymer in kerogen. Geology 28, 559-562.

171. Orr, P.J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 2000 Three dimensional preservation of a non-biomineralised arthropod in concretions in Silurian volcaniclastics from Herefordshire, England. Journal of the Geological Society 157, 173-186.

170. Wills, M.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1999 Arthropods: miscellaneous arthropods. in Singer, R. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleontology, 117-125. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, Chicago and London.

169. Wills, M.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1999 Arthropods: overview. in Singer, R. (ed.)  Encyclopedia of Paleontology, 111-117. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, Chicago and London. 

168. Briggs, D.E.G. and Collins, D. 1999 The arthropod Alalcomenaeus cambricus Simonetta, 1970 from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia. Palaeontology 42, 953-977.

167. Orr, P.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1999 Exceptionally preserved conchostracans and other crustaceans from the Upper Carboniferous of Ireland. Special Papers in Palaeontology 62, 68 pp.

166. Briggs, D.E.G. 1999 J.John Sepkoski, Jr (1948-1999). Nature 400, 514.

165. Sagemann, J., Bale, S.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, R.J. 1999 Controls on the formation of authigenic minerals in association with decaying organic matter: an experimental approach. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 63, 1083-1095.

164. Sutcliffe, O.E., Briggs, D.E.G. and Bartels, C. 1999 Ichnological evidence for the environmental setting of the Fossil-Lagerstätten in the Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Geology 27, 275-278.

163. Briggs, D.E.G. 1999 Molecular taphonomy of animal and plant cuticles; selective preservation and diagenesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, B 354, 7-17.

162. Jones, M.K., Briggs, D.E.G., Eglinton, G. and Hagelberg, E. 1999 Molecular information and prehistory: Introduction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, B 354, 3-5.

161. Jones, M.K., Briggs, D.E.G., Eglinton, G. and Hagelberg, E. (eds.) 1999 Molecular information and prehistory. Proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, B 354, 1-159.

160. Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P. and Stankiewicz, B.A. 1998 The molecular preservation of fossil arthropod cuticles. Ancient Biomolecules 2, 135-146.

159. Stankiewicz, B.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P., Miller, R.F. and Bierstedt, A. 1998 The fate of chitin in Quaternary and Tertiary strata. in Stankiewicz, B.A. and Van Bergen, P.F. (eds.) Nitrogen containing molecules in the biosphere and geosphere, American Chemical Society Symposium Series 707, 211-225.

158. Duncan, I.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Archer,M. 1998 Three-dimensionally mineralised insects and millipedes from the Tertiary of Riversleigh, Queensland, Australia. Palaeontology 41, 835-851.

157. Orr, P.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Kearns, S.L. 1998 Cambrian Burgess Shale animals replicated in clay minerals. Science 281, 1173-1175.

156. Briggs, D.E.G., Stankiewicz, B.A., Meischner, D., Bierstedt, A. and Evershed, R.P. 1998 Taphonomy of arthropod cuticles from Pliocene lake sediments, Willershausen, Germany. Palaios 13, 386-394.

155. McCobb, L.M.E., Duncan, I.J., Jarzembowski, E.A., Stankiewicz, B.A., Wills, M.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1998 Taphonomy of the insects from the Insect Bed (Bembridge Marls), late Eocene, Isle of Wight, England. Geological Magazine 135, 553-563.

154. Wills, M.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Fortey, R.A., Wilkinson, M. and Sneath, P.H.A. 1998 An arthropod phylogeny based on fossil and Recent taxa. in Edgecombe, G.E. (ed.) Arthropod fossils and phylogeny. Columbia University Press, New York, 33-105.

153. Stankiewicz, B.A., van Bergen, P.F., Smith, M.B., Carter, J.F., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1998 Comparison of the analytical performance of filament and Curie-point pyrolysis devices. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 45, 133-151.

152. Stankiewicz, B.A., Scott, A.C., Collinson, M.E., Finch, P., Mösle, B., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1998 The molecular taphonomy of arthropod and plant cuticles from the Carboniferous of North America: implications for the origin of kerogen. Journal of the Geological Society, London 155, 453-462.

151. Stankiewicz, B.A., Poinar, H.N., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed, R.P. and Poinar, G.O., Jr. 1998 Chemical preservation of plants and insects in natural resins. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, B 265, 641-647.

150. Bartels, C., Briggs, D.E.G. and Brassel, G. 1998 Fossils of the Hunsrück Slate - marine life in the Devonian, xiv + 309 pp. Cambridge University Press.

149. Davis, P.G. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1998 The impact of decay and disarticulation on the preservation of fossil birds. Palaios 13, 3-13.

148. Stankiewicz, B.A., Masterlerz, M., Hof, C.H.J., Bierstedt, A., Flannery, M.B., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1998 Biodegradation of the chitin-protein complex in crustacean cuticle. Organic Geochemistry 28, 67-76.

147. Bierstedt, A., Stankiewicz, B.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1998 Quantitative and qualitative analysis of chitin in fossil arthropods: comparison of a colorimetric assay and Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry. The Analyst 123, 139-145.

146. Wills, M.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Fortey, R.A. 1997 Evolutionary correlates of arthropod tagmosis - scrambled legs. in Fortey, R.A. and Thomas, R.H. (eds) Arthropod relationships, Chapman and Hall, 57-65.

145. Stankiewicz, B.A., Hutchins, J.C., Thomson, R., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1997 Assessment of bog-body tissue preservation by Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry. Rapid communications in mass spectrometry 11, 1884-1890.

144. Hof, C.H.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1997 Decay and mineralization of mantis shrimps (Stomatopoda: Crustacea) - a key to their fossil record. Palaios 12, 420-438.

143. Wilby, P.R. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1997 Taxonomic trends in the resolution of detail preserved in fossil phosphatized soft tissues. Geobios, Mémoire spécial 20, 493-502.

142. Briggs, D.E.G., Wilby, P.R., Pérez-Moreno, B.P., Sanz, J.L. and Fregenal-Martínez, M. 1997 The mineralization of dinosaur soft-tissue in the Lower Cretaceous of Las Hoyas, Spain. Journal of the Geological Society, London 154, 587-588.

141. Stankiewicz, B.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed,R.P. and Duncan, I.J. 1997 Chemical preservation of insect cuticles from the Pleistocene asphalt deposits of California, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 61, 2247-2252.

140. Stankiewicz, B.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Evershed,R.P., Flannery, M.B. and Wuttke, M. 1997 Preservation of chitin in 25 million-year-old fossils. Science 276, 1541-1543.

139. Stankiewicz, B.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1997 Chemical composition of Paleozoic and Mesozoic fossil invertebrate cuticles as revealed by pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Energy and Fuels 11, 515-521.

138. Fortey, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Wills, M.A. 1997 The Cambrian evolutionary “explosion” recalibrated. BioEssays 19, 429-434.

137. Briggs, D.E.G. and Nedin, C. 1997 The taphonomy and affinities of the problematic fossil Myoscolex from the Lower Cambrian Emu Bay Shale of South Australia. Journal of Paleontology 71, 22-32.

136. Orr, P.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Parkes, M.A. 1996 The ‘Castlecomer Fauna’: a new Konservat-Lagerstätte from the Upper Carboniferous of Ireland. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences 15, 93-106.

135. Johnson, E.W., Briggs, D.E.G. and Wright, J.L. 1996 Lake District pioneers - the earliest footprints on land. Geology Today 12147-151.

134. Stankiewicz, B.A., van Bergen, P.F., Duncan, I.J., Carter, J.F., Briggs, D.E.G. and Evershed, R.P. 1996 Recognition of chitin and proteins in invertebrate cuticles using analytical pyrolysis-gas chromatography and pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Rapid communications in mass spectrometry 10, 1747-1757.

133. Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. and Siveter, Derek J. 1996 Soft-bodied fossils from a Silurian volcaniclastic deposit. Nature 382, 248-250.

132. Briggs, D.E.G. and Wilby, P.R. 1996 The role of the calcium carbonate-calcium phosphate switch in the mineralization of soft-bodied fossils. Journal of the Geological Society of London 153, 665-668.

131. Duncan, I.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1996 Three-dimensionally preserved insects. Nature 381, 30-31.

130. Wilby, P.R., Briggs, D.E.G. and Riou, B. 1996 Mineralization of soft bodied invertebrates in a Jurassic metalliferous deposit. Geology 24, 847-850.

129. Wilby, P.R., Briggs, D.E.G., Bernier, P. and Gaillard, C. 1996 The role of microbial mats in the fossilization of soft-tissues. Geology 24, 787-790.

128. Briggs, D.E.G., Raiswell, R., Bottrell, S.H., Hatfield, D. and Bartels, C. 1996 Controls on the pyritization of exceptionally preserved fossils: an analysis of the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate of Germany. American Journal of Science 296, 633-663.

127. Fortey, R.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Wills, M.A. 1996 The Cambrian evolutionary “explosion”: decoupling cladogenesis from morphological disparity. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 57, 13-33.

126. Whittington, H.B. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1996 Reconstructing animals of the distant past. Pheon (The Sidney Sussex Newsletter) 5, 3.

125. Briggs, D.E.G. 1995 Experimental taphonomy. Palaios 10, 539-550.

124. Briggs, D.E.G. 1995 Preservation of soft tissues in the fossil record. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 88, 623-626.

123. Van Bergen, P.F., Collinson, M.E., Briggs, D.E.G., de Leeuw, J.W., Scott, A.C., Evershed, R.P. and Finch, P. 1995 Resistant biomacromolecules in the fossil record. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 44, 319-342.

122. Wills, M.A., Briggs, D.E.G., Fortey, R.A. and Wilkinson, M. 1995 The significance of fossils in understanding arthropod evolution. Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft 88, 203-215.

121. Briggs, D.E.G. 1995 Experiments in taphonomy. Europal - European Palaeontological Association Newsletter 8, 89-93.

120. Briggs, D.E.G. 1995 AnomalocarisMcGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology (1996), 8-10, New York.

119. Davis, P.G. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1995 The fossilization of feathers. Geology 23, 783-786.

118. Briggs, D.E.G., Kear, A.J., Baas, M., DeLeeuw, J.W. and Rigby, S. 1995 Decay and composition of the hemichordate Rhabdopleura: implications for the taphonomy of graptolites. Lethaia 28, 15-23.

117. Kear, A.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Donovan, D.T. 1995 Decay and fossilisation of non-mineralised tissue in coleoid cephalopods. Palaeontology 38, 105-131.

116. Wright, J.L., Quinn, L., Briggs, D.E.G. and Williams, S.H. 1995 A subaerial arthropod trackway from the Upper Silurian Clam Bank Formation of Newfoundland. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 32, 304-313.

115. Briggs, D.E.G. 1995 The Medusa effect. NonesuchThe University of Bristol Magazine 5, 38-40.

114. Baas, M., Briggs, D.E.G., van Heemst, J.D.H., Kear, A.J. and de Leeuw, J.W. 1995 Selective preservation of chitin during the decay of shrimp. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 59, 945-951.

113. Briggs, D.E.G. and Almond, J.E. 1994 The arthropleurids from the Stephanian (Late Carboniferous) of Montceau-les-Mines (Massif Central -France). in Poplin, C. and Heyler, D. (eds) 1994 Quand le Massif Central était sous l’équateur: un écosystème Carbonifère à Montceau-les-Mines. Mémoires de la Section des Sciences 12Éditions du Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, Paris,127-135.

112. Briggs, D.E.G. and Eglinton, G. 1994 Chemical traces of ancient life. Chemistry in Britain 31, 907-912.

111. Briggs, D.E.G. and Kear, A.J. 1994 Decay and mineralization of shrimps. Palaios 9, 431-456.

110. Aldridge, R.J., Briggs, D.E.G., Sansom, I.J. and Smith, M.P. 1994 The latest vertebrates are the earliest. Geology Today 10, 141-145.

109. Briggs, D.E.G., Erwin, D.H. and Collier, F.J. 1994 The fossils of the Burgess Shale, xvii + 238 pp. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. (Published as a Japanese translation: 2003, Asakura Shoten, v + 231 pp.)

108. Wills, M.A., Briggs, D.E.G. and Fortey, R.A. 1994 Disparity as an evolutionary metric: a comparison of Cambrian and Recent arthropods. Paleobiology 20, 93-130.

107. Johnson, E.W., Briggs, D.E.G., Suthren, R.J., Wright, J.L. and Tunnicliff, S.P. 1994 Non-marine arthropod traces from the subaerial Ordovician Borrowdale Volcanic Group, English Lake District. Geological Magazine 131, 395-406.

106. Briggs, D.E.G. 1994 Giant predators from the Cambrian of China. Science 264, 1283-1284.

105. Briggs, D.E.G. and Kear, A.J. 1994 Decay of the lancelet Branchiostoma lanceolatum (Cephalochordata): implications for the interpretation of soft-tissue preservation in conodonts and other primitive chordates. Lethaia 26, 275-287.

104. Teece, M.A., Maxwell, J.R., Getliff, J.M., Parkes, R.J., Briggs, D.E.G. and Leftley, J.W. 1994 Laboratory degradation of lipids of the marine prymnesiophyte Emiliania huxleyi and significance for sediment studies. Lyell Meeting Volume, 5-8, NERC Earth Sciences Directorate, Swindon.

103. Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1994 Exceptional fossil record: Distribution of soft-tissue preservation through the Phanerozoic. Reply to comment by R.K. Pickerill. Geology 22, 184.

102. Ross, A.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Euthycarcinoidea and Myriapoda. in Benton, M.J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2. Chapman and Hall, London, 357-361.

101. Briggs, D.E.G., Weedon, M.J. and Whyte, M.A. 1993 Crustacea, excluding Ostracoda. in Benton, M.J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2. Chapman and Hall, London, 321-342.

100. Briggs, D.E.G., Kear, A.J., Martill, D.M. and Wilby, P.R. 1993 Phosphatization of soft-tissue in experiments and fossils. Journal of the Geological Society of London 150, 1035-1038.

99. Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 1993 Palaeobiology - a synthesis, xiii + 583 pp (reprint with further corrections). Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

98. Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Fossil biomolecules. The Biochemist 15, 8-12.

97. Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Ancient biomolecules - their preservation and application. The Biochemist 15, 2.

96. Raiswell, R., Whaler, K., Dean, S., Coleman, M.L. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 A simple three-dimensional model of diffusion-with-precipitation applied to localised pyrite formation in framboids, fossils and detrital iron minerals. Marine Geology 113, 89-100.

95. Briggs, D.E.G. and Edgecombe, G.D. 1993 Beecher’s Trilobite Bed. Geology Today 9, 97-102.

94. Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Burgess Shale-type biotas burrowed away? Lethaia 26, 184-185.

93. Aldridge, R.J., Briggs, D.E.G., Smith, M.P., Clarkson, E.N.K. and Clark, N.D.L. 1993 The anatomy of conodonts. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B 340, 405-421.

92. Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Exceptional fossil record: Distribution of soft-tissue preservation through the Phanerozoic. Geology 21, 527-530.

91. Briggs, D.E.G., Fortey, R.A. and Wills, M.A. 1993 How big was the Cambrian explosion? A taxonomic and morphological comparison of Cambrian and Recent arthropods. in Edwards, D. and Lees, D. (eds) Evolutionary patterns and processes. 33-44. Linnean Society Symposium Series No 14, Academic Press, London.

90. Briggs, D.E.G. and Kear, A.J. 1993 Decay and preservation of polychaetes: taphonomic thresholds in soft-bodied organisms. Paleobiology 19, 107-135.

89. Briggs, D.E.G. and Kear, A.J. 1993 Fossilization of soft-tissue in the laboratory. Science 259, 1439-1442.

88. Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 La produzione delle forme fossili. Un’Enciclopedia d’orientamento 51 125 pp. Jaca Book, Milan.

87. Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Paleolatitudinal sampling bias, Phanerozoic species diversity, and the end-Permian extinction. Geology 21, 65-68.

86. Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Exceptional fossil deposits. in Kearey, P. (ed.) The encyclopedic dictionary of the solid-earth sciences. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 227-228.

85. Briggs, D.E.G. 1993 Arthropoda/ arthropods. in Kearey, P. (ed.) The encyclopedic dictionary of the solid-earth sciences. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 31-34.

84. Briggs, D.E.G., Fortey, R.A. and Wills, M.A. 1992 Cambrian and Recent morphological disparity: response to Foote and Gould, and Lees. Science 258, 1817-1818.

83. Briggs, D.E.G. 1992 Phylogenetic significance of the Burgess Shale crustacean CanadaspisActa zoologica, Stockholm73, 293-300.

82. Briggs, D.E.G. and Edgecombe, G.D. 1992 The gold bugs. Natural History, New York,1992/11, 36-43.

81. Briggs, D.E.G. and Fortey, R.A. 1992 The early Cambrian radiation of arthropods. in Lipps, J.W. and Signor, P.W. (eds) Origins and early evolutionary history of the Metazoa. Plenum, New York, 335-373.

80. Briggs, D.E.G., Fortey, R.A. and Wills, M.A. 1992 Morphological disparity in the Cambrian. Science 256, 1670-1673.

79. Briggs, D.E.G. 1992 Conodonts - a major extinct group added to the vertebrates. Science 256, 1285-1286.

78. Aldridge, R.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1992 Conodont. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 7th edition, 329-331.

77. Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 1992 Palaeobiology - a synthesis, xiii + 583 pp (paperback with corrections). Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

76. Briggs, D.E.G., Dalingwater, J.E. and Selden, P.A. 1991 Biomechanics of locomotion in fossil arthropods. in J.M.V. Rayner and R.J. Wootton (eds) Biomechanics and Evolution. Seminar Series, Soc. Exp. Biol. Cambridge University Press 36, 37-56.

75. Briggs, D.E.G., Bottrell, S.H. and Raiswell, R. 1991 Pyritization of soft-bodied fossils: Beecher’s Trilobite Bed, Upper Ordovician, New York State. Geology 19, 1221-1224.

74. Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1991 Taphonomy of non-mineralized tissues. in Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. (eds) Taphonomy: releasing the data locked in the fossil record. Plenum Press, New York, 25-70.

73. Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. (eds) 1991 Taphonomy: releasing the data locked in the fossil record, xiv + 560 pp. Plenum Press, New York.

72. Allison, P.A. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1991 The taphonomy of soft-bodied animals. in Donovan, S.K. (ed.) The processes of fossilization, 120-140. Belhaven Press, London.

71. Briggs, D.E.G. 1991 Extraordinary fossils. American Scientist 79, 130-141. (Reprinted in M. Slatkin (ed.) 1995 Exploring evolutionary biologyReadings from American Scientist. 43-54. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Sunderland, Massachusetts.)

70. Briggs, D.E.G., Clark, N.D.L. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1991 The Granton “shrimp-bed”, Edinburgh - a Lower Carboniferous Konservat-Lagerstätte. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences 82, 65-85.

69. Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1990 The late Palaeozoic radiation of malacostracan crustaceans. in P.D. Taylor and G.P. Larwood (eds) Major evolutionary radiations. Systematics Association Special Volume 42, 165-186.

68. Briggs, D.E.G. and Gall, J.-C. 1990 The continuum in soft-bodied biotas from transitional environments: a quantitative comparison of Triassic and Carboniferous Konservat-Lagerstätten. Paleobiology 16, 204-218.

67. Briggs, D.E.G. 1990 Early arthropods: dampening the Cambrian explosion. in Short courses in Paleontology 3, 24-43Paleontological Society.

66. Briggs, D.E.G. 1990 Flattening. in Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) Palaeobiology - a synthesis, 244-247. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

65. Briggs, D.E.G. and Crowther, P.R. (eds) 1990 Palaeobiology - a synthesis, xiii + 583 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

64. Aldridge, R.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1990 Sweet talk. Essay review of Sweet, W.C. (1988) The Conodonta, morphology, taxonomy, paleoecology, and evolutionary history of a long-extinct animal phylum. Oxford University Press. Paleobiology 16, 241-246.

63. Bergström, J., Briggs, D.E.G., Dahl, E., Rolfe, W.D.I. and Stürmer, W. 1989 Rare phyllocarid crustaceans from the Devonian Hunsrück Slate. Paläontologisches Zeitschrift 63, 319-333.

62. Briggs, D.E.G. and Fortey, R.A. 1989 The early radiation and relationships of the major arthropod groups. Science 246, 241-243.

61. Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1989 Environmental control on the taphonomy and distribution of Carboniferous malacostracan crustaceans. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Science 80, 293-301.

60. Allen, K.C. and Briggs, D.E.G. (eds) 1989 Evolution and the fossil record, xiii + 265pp. Belhaven Press, London. (Published in North America by the Smithsonian Institution Press in 1990.)

59. Cater, J.M.L., Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1989 Shrimp-bearing sedimentary successions in the Lower Carboniferous (Dinantian) Cementstone and Oil Shale Groups of northern Britain. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Science 80, 5-15.

58. Aldridge, R.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1989 A soft body of evidence. Natural History, New York, 1989/5, 6-11.

57. Briggs, D.E.G. and Collins, D. 1988 A Middle Cambrian chelicerate from Mount Stephen, British Columbia. Palaeontology 31, 779-798.

56. Briggs, D.E.G., Fortey, R.A. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1988 Extinction and the fossil record of the arthropods. in G. Larwood (ed.) Extinction and survival in the fossil record. Systematics Association Special Volume 34, 171-209.

55. Bergström, J., Briggs, D.E.G., Dahl, E., Rolfe, W.D.I. and Stürmer, W. 1987 Nahecaris stuertzi, a phyllocarid crustacean from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate. Paläontologisches Zeitschrift 61, 273-298.

54. Briggs, D.E.G., Aldridge, R.J. and Smith, M.P. 1987 Conodonts are not aplacophoran molluscs. Lethaia 20, 381-382.

53. Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1987 The first tomopterid, a pelagic polychaete from the Carboniferous of Edinburgh, Scotland. Lethaia 20, 257-262.

52. Briggs, D.E.G. and Whittington, H.B. 1987 The affinities of the Cambrian animals Anomalocaris and Opabinia. Lethaia 20, 185-186.

51. Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1987 An enigmatic chordate from the Lower Carboniferous Granton “shrimp-bed” of the Edinburgh district, Scotland. Lethaia 20, 107-115.

50. Briggs, D.E.G. 1987 Scorpions take to the water. Nature 326, 645-646.

49. Briggs, D.E.G., Clarkson, E.N.K. and Aldridge, R.J. 1987 Conodont. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 6th edition, 334-336. New York.

48. Smith, M.P., Briggs, D.E.G. and Aldridge, R.J. 1987 A conodont animal from the Lower Silurian of Wisconsin, U.S.A., and the apparatus architecture of panderodontid conodonts. in Aldridge, R.J. (ed.) Palaeobiology of conodonts, 91-104. Ellis Horwood, Chichester, for the British Micropalaeontological Society.

47. Aldridge, R.J., Smith, M.P., Norby, R.D. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1987 The architecture and function of Carboniferous polygnathacean conodont apparatuses. in Aldridge, R.J. (ed.) Palaeobiology of conodonts, 63-75. Ellis Horwood, Chichester, for the British Micropalaeontological Society.

46. Aldridge, R.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1986 Conodonts. in A. Hoffmann and M.H. Nitecki (eds.) Problematic fossil taxa, 227-239. Oxford University Press.

45. Briggs, D.E.G. and Conway Morris, S. 1986 Problematica from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia. in A. Hoffman and M.H. Nitecki (eds.) Problematic fossil taxa, 167-183. Oxford University Press.

44. Batten, D.J. and Briggs, D.E.G. (eds.) 1986 Studies in palaeobotany and palynology in honour of N.F. Hughes. Special Papers in Palaeontology 35, iv + 178 pp.

43. Aldridge, R.J., Briggs, D.E.G., Clarkson, E.N.K. and Smith, M.P. 1986 The affinities of conodonts - new evidence from the Carboniferous of Edinburgh, Scotland. Lethaia 19, 279-291.

42. Briggs, D.E.G. 1986 Walking trails of the giant arthropod ArthropleuraBull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 117, 141-148.

41. Briggs, D.E.G. 1986 How did eurypterids swim? Nature 320, 400.

40. Briggs, D.E.G. 1985 Arthropod paleobiology. Paleobiology 11, 361-367.

39. Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1985 The Lower Carboniferous shrimp Tealliocaris from Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Science 76, 173-201.

38. Briggs, D.E.G. and Whittington, H.B. 1985 Modes of life of arthropods from the Burgess Shale, British Columbia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Science 76, 149-160.

37. Mikulic, D.G., Briggs, D.E.G. and Kluessendorf, J. 1985 A new exceptionally preserved biota from the lower Silurian of Wisconsin, U.S.A. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B311, 75-85.

36. Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1985 Malacostracan Crustacea from the Dinantian of Foulden, Berwickshire, Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Science 76, 35-40.

35. Whittington, H.B. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1985 The largest Cambrian animal, Anomalocaris, Burgess Shale, British Columbia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B 309, 569-609.

34. Briggs, D.E.G. 1985 Gigantism in Palaeozoic arthropods. Special Papers in Palaeontology 33, 157.

33. Mikulic, D.G., Briggs, D.E.G. and Kluessendorf, J. 1985 A Silurian soft-bodied biota. Science 228, 715-717.

32. Briggs, D.E.G. 1985 Les premiers arthropodes. La Recherche 16, 340-349. (Reprinted in P. Janvier and P. Tassy (eds) 1989 La recherche en paléontologie, 107-131, Editions du Seuil, Paris.)

31. Briggs, D.E.G. 1985 Arthropods - “Non-aligned” arthropods, Crustacea, Chelicerata, Uniramia. in J.W. Murray (ed.) Atlas of Invertebrate Macrofossils, 199-207. Palaeontological Association and Longmans. (Published as a German translation: 1990 Arthropoden - “nicht eingeordnete” Arthropoden, Unterstamm Crustacea, Unterstamm Chelicerata, Unterstamm Uniramia. in J.W. Murray (ed.) Wirbellose Makrofossilien: ein Bestimmungsatlas, 223-230. Ferdinand Enke Verlag, Stuttgart. 266 pp.)

30. Briggs, D.E.G. and Whittington, H.B. 1985 The terror of the trilobites. Natural History,New York, 1985/12, 34-39.

29. Briggs, D.E.G., Plint, A.G. and Pickerill, R.K. 1984 Arthropleura trails from the Westphalian of eastern Canada. Palaeontology 27, 843-855.

28. Briggs, D.E.G. 1984 The search for paleontology’s most elusive entity: the conodont animal. Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin 55, 11-18.

27. Briggs, D.E.G. and Robison, R.A. 1984 Exceptionally preserved nontrilobite arthropods and Anomalocaris from the Middle Cambrian of Utah. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 111, 23 pp.

26. Briggs, D.E.G., Clarkson, E.N.K. and Aldridge, R.L. 1984 Conodont. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology (1985), 132-135. New York.

25. Collins, D., Briggs, D. and Conway Morris, S. 1983 New Burgess Shale fossil sites reveal Cambrian faunal complex. Science 222, 163-167.

24. Briggs, D.E.G. and Rolfe, W.D.I. 1983 New Concavicarida (new order: ? Crustacea) from the Upper Devonian of Gogo, Western Australia, and the palaeoecology and affinities of the group. In D.E.G. Briggs and P.D. Lane (eds.) Trilobites and other early arthropods: papers in honour of Professor H.B. Whittington, F.R.S. Special Papers in Palaeontology 30, 249-276.

23. Briggs, D.E.G. and Clarkson, E.N.K. 1983 The Lower Carboniferous Granton “shrimp-bed”, Edinburgh. in D.E.G. Briggs and P.D. Lane (eds.) Trilobites and other early arthropods: papers in honour of Professor H.B. Whittington, F.R.S. Special Papers in Palaeontology 30, 161-178.

22. Briggs, D.E.G. and Lane, P.D. (eds.) 1983 Trilobites and other early arthropods: papers in honour of Professor H.B. Whittington, F.R.S. Special Papers in Palaeontology 30, iv + 276 pp.

21. Briggs, D.E.G. 1983 Affinities and early evolution of the Crustacea: the evidence of the Cambrian fossils. in F.R. Schram (ed.) Crustacean Phylogeny, 1-22. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

20. Briggs, D.E.G. and Rolfe, W.D.I. 1983 A giant arthropod trackway from the Lower Mississippian of Pennsylvania. Journal of Paleontology 57, 377-390.

19. Briggs, D.E.G., Clarkson, E.N.K. and Aldridge, R.J. 1983 The conodont animal. Lethaia 16, 1-14.

18. Whittington, H.B. and Briggs, D.E.G. 1982 A new conundrum from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale. Proc. 3rd North American Paleontological Convention, Montreal, 573-575.

17. Briggs, D.E.G. 1982 Branchiocaris pretiosa. Canadaspis perfecta. Helmetia expansa. Odaraia alata. in S. Conway Morris (ed.) An atlas of the Burgess Shale, 9, 11, 12, 15. Palaeontological Association.

16. Briggs, D.E.G. and Fortey, R.A. 1982 The cuticle of the aglaspidid arthopods, a red-herring in the early history of the vertebrates. Lethaia 15, 25-29.

15. Briggs, D.E.G. and Mount, J.D. 1982 The occurrence of the giant arthropod Anomalocaris in the Lower Cambrian of Southern California, and the overall distribution of the genus. Journal of Paleontology 56, 1112-1118.

14. Briggs, D.E.G. and Whittington, H.B. 1981 Relationships of arthropods from the Burgess Shale and other Cambrian sequences. Proc. 2nd International Symposium on the Cambrian System. U.S. Geol. Surv. Open-file report 81-743, 38-41.

13. Briggs, D.E.G. 1981 The Burgess Shale project. Proc. 2nd International Symposium on the Cambrian System. U.S. Geol. Surv. Open-file report 81-743, 34-37.

12. Briggs, D.E.G. and Williams, S.H. 1981 The restoration of flattened fossils. Lethaia 14, 157-164.

11. Briggs, D.E.G. 1981 The arthropod Odaraia alata Walcott, Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale, British Columbia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B291, 541-584.

10. Briggs, D.E.G. and Rushton, A.W.A. 1980 An arthropod trace fossil from the Upper Cambrian Festiniog Beds of North Wales and its bearing on trilobite locomotion. Geologica et Palaeontologica 14, 1-7.

9. Briggs, D.E.G. 1979 Articles on: Dating; Ecology; Evolution; and Stratigraphy. in Harvey, A.P. and Steel, R. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Prehistoric Life, 56-57, 68, 74-77, 197-198. Mitchell Beazley, London.

8. Briggs, D.E.G. 1979 Crustacea. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology (1979), 144-146. New York.

7. Briggs, D.E.G. 1979 Anomalocaris, the largest known Cambrian arthropod. Palaeontology 22, 631-664.

6. Briggs, D.E.G., Rolfe, W.D.I. and Brannan, J. 1979 A giant myriapod trail from the Namurian of Arran, Scotland. Palaeontology 22, 273-291. (Reprinted in W.A.S. Sargeant (ed.) 1983 Terrestrial trace fossils, 97-115, in R.W. Fairbridge (series ed.) Benchmark papers in geology 76, 415 pp. Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross.)

5. Briggs, D.E.G., Bruton, D.L. and Whittington, H.B. 1979 Appendages of the arthropodAglaspis spinifer, Upper Cambrian, Wisconsin, and their significance. Palaeontology 22, 167-180.

4. Briggs, D.E.G. 1978 A new trilobite-like arthropod from the Lower Cambrian Kinzers Formation, Pennyslvania. Journal of Paleontology 52, 132-140.

3. Briggs, D.E.G. 1978 The morphology, mode of life and affinities of Canadaspis perfecta (Crustacea: Phyllocarida), Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B 281, 439-487.

2. Briggs, D.E.G. 1977 Bivalved arthropods from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia. Palaeontology 20, 595-621.

1. Briggs, D.E.G. 1976 The arthropod Branchiocaris n. gen., Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale, British Columbia. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Canada 264, 29 pp.