Publications

Below you can find a list of my published articles (current as of July 13, 2021):

25. Funston, G. F., Currie, P. J., Tsogtbaatar, Ch., Khishigjav, Ts. 2021. A partial oviraptorosaur skeleton suggests low caenagnathid diversity in the Late Cretaceous Nemegt Formation of Mongolia. PLoS ONE 16(7): e0254564. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254564

24. Funston, G. F. Powers, M. J., Whitebone, S. A., Brusatte, S. L., Scannella, J. B., Horner, J. R., and Currie, P. J. 2021. Baby tyrannosaurid bones and teeth from the Late Cretaceous of western North America” Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences [Published online 25 January 2021]. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2020-0169

23. Funston, G. F., Tsogtbaatar, Ch., Khishigjav, Ts., Kobayashi, Y., Sullivan, C., and Currie, P. J. 2020. A new two-fingered dinosaur sheds light on the radiation of Oviraptorosauria. Royal Society Open Science 7: 201184. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.201184

22. Panciroli, E., Funston, G. F., Holwerda, F., Maidment, S. C. R., Foffa, D., Larkin, N., Challands, T., dePolo, P. E., Goldberg, D., Humpage, M., Ross, D., Wilkinson, M., Brusatte, S. L. 2020. First dinosaur from the Isle of Eigg (Valtos Sandstone Formation, Middle Jurassic) Scotland. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: 1–16. . https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691020000080

21. Funston, G. F.  2020. Caenagnathids of the Dinosaur Park Formation (Campanian) of Alberta, Canada: anatomy, osteohistology, taxonomy, and evolution. Vertebrate Anatomy Palaeontology Morphology 8: 105–153. https://doi.org/10.18435/vamp29362

20. Mohr, S. R., Acorn, J., Currie, P. J., and Funston, G. F. 2020. An ornithurine bird coracoid from the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences [Published online 25 June 2020]. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2019-0202

19. Rhodes, M. M., Funston, G. F., Currie, P. J. 2020. New material reveals the pelvic myology of Caenagnathidae (Theropoda, Oviraptorosauria). Cretaceous Research 114: 104251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104521

18. Funston, G. F., and Currie, P. J. 2020. New material of Chirostenotes pergracilis (Theropoda, Oviraptorosauria) from the Campanian Dinosaur Park Formation of Alberta, Canada. Historical Biology https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2020.1726908

17. Funston, G. F., Currie, P. J., Ryan, M. J., and Dong, Z.-M. 2019. Birdlike growth and mixed-age flocks in avimimids (Theropoda, Oviraptorosauria). Scientific Reports 9: 18816. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-55038-5

16. Funston, G. F., Wilkinson, R. D., LeBlanc, A. H., Wosik, M., and Currie, P. J. 2019. Histology of caenagnathid (Theropoda, Oviraptorosauria) dentaries and implications for development, ontogenetic edentulism, and taxonomy. The Anatomical Record https://doi.org/10.1002/ar.24205

15. Funston, G. F., and Currie, P. J. 2018. A small caenagnathid tibia from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Maastrichtian): implications for growth and lifestyle in oviraptorosaurs. Cretaceous Research 92: 220–230. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2018.08.020

14. Funston, G. F., and Currie, P. J. 2018. The first record of eggshell from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Maastrichtian) of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 6pp. DOI: https://.doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2017-0273 [Pagination not final].

13. Funston, G. F., Mendonca, S. E., Currie, P. J., Barsbold, R. 2018. Oviraptorosaur anatomy, diversity, and ecology in the Nemegt Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 494: 101–120. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.10.023

12. Funston, G. F., Mendonca, S. E., Currie, P. J., Barsbold, R. 2018. A dinosaur community composition dataset for the Late Cretaceous Nemegt Basin of Mongolia. Data in Brief 16: 660–666. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2017.11.086

11. Funston, G. F., Martin-Silverstone, E. G., and Currie, P. J. 2018. Correction: The first pterosaur pelvic material from the Dinosaur Park Formation (Campanian) and implications for azhdarchid locomotion. FACETS 3: 192–194. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2018-0006

10. Funston, G. F., Martin-Silverstone, E. G., and Currie, P. J. 2017. The first pterosaur pelvic material from the Dinosaur Park Formation (Campanian) and implications for azhdarchid locomotion. FACETS 2: 559–574. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2016-0067

9. Funston, G. F., Currie, P. J., Eberth, D. A., Ryan, M. J., Tsogtbaatar, Ch., Badamgarav, D., Longrich, N. R. 2016. The first oviraptorosaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) bonebed: evidence of gregarious behaviour in a maniraptoran theropod. Scientific Reports 6: 35782. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/srep35782

8. Funston, G.F. and Currie, P.J. 2016. A new caenagnathid (Dinosauria: Oviraptorosauria) from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation of Alberta, Canada, and a reevaluation of the relationships of Caenagnathidae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology e1160910: 1-18 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2016.1160910

7. Simoes, T. R., Funston, G. F., Vafaien, B., Nydam, R. L., Caldwell, M. W., and Doschak, M. R. 2016. Reacquisiton of the lower temporal bar in sexually dimorphic lizards provides a rare case of convergent evolution. Scientific Reports 6: 24087. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/srep24087

6. Funston, G.F., Currie, P.J., and Burns, M.E. 2016. New elmisaur specimens from Alberta, Canada, and their relationship to the Mongolian Elmisaurus rarus. Acta Paleontologica Polonica 61(1): 159-173. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00129.2014

5. Currie, P.J., Funston, G.F., and Osmólska, H. 2016. New specimens of Elmisaurus rarus from Mongolia Acta Paleontologica Polonica 61(1): 143–157. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00130.2014

4. Funston, G.F., Persons, W.S., Bradley, G.J., and Currie, P.J. 2015. New material of the large-bodied caenagnathid Caenagnathus collinsi from the Dinosaur Park Formation of Alberta, Canada. Cretaceous Research 54: 179–187. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2014.12.002

3. Persons, W.S., Funston, G.F., Currie, P.J., and Norell, M.A. 2015. A possible instance of sexual dimorphism in the tails of two oviraptorosaurs. Scientific Reports 5: 9472 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/srep09472

2. Torices, A., Funston, G.F., Kraichy, S., and Currie, P.J. 2014. The first appearance of Troodon in the Upper Cretaceous site of Danek Bonebed, and a reevaluation of troodontid quantitative tooth morphotypes. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 51: 1039–1044. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1139.cjes-2014-0071

1. Funston, G.F., and Currie, P.J. 2014. A previously undescribed caenagnathid mandible from the late Campanian of Alberta, and insights into the diet of Chirostenotes pergracilis (Dinosauria: Oviraptorosauria). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 51: 156–165. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2013-0186