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44. Knoll, F., Lautenschlager, S., Kawabe, S., Martinez, G., Espilez, E., Mampel, L., Alcala, L. (2021). Palaeoneurology of the Early Cretaceous iguanodont Proa valdearinnoensis and its bearing on the parallel developments of cognitive abilities in theropod and ornithopod dinosaurs. Journal of Comparative Neurology.

43. De Vivo , G., Lautenschlager, S., Vinther, J. (2021). 3-D modelling, disparity, and ecology of the first Cambrian apex predator. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 288, 20211176. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.1176

42. Han, G., Pêgas, R. V., Zhou, X., Ma, W., Jin, X., Leal, M. E. C., Bonde, N., Kobayashi, Y., Lautenschlager, S., Wei, X., Shen, C., Ji, S. (2021). Opposed pollex and arborealism in a new Jurassic darwinopteran pterosaur. Current Biology. 31, 2429-2436. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.03.030

41. Xing, L., Persons IV, W. S., Lautenschlager, S., Wang, D., Niu, K. (2020). The first record of an ornithomimosaur from the Cretaceous Tugulu Group of the Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, China. Cretaceous Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104740

40. Lautenschlager, S., Figueirido, B., Cashmore, D.D., Bendel, E., Stubbs, T.L (2020). Morphological convergence obscures functional diversity in sabre-toothed carnivores. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B, 287, 20201818. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1818 PDF

39. Janis, C., Figueirido, B., DeSantis, L., Lautenschlager, S. (2020). An eye for a tooth: Thylacosmilus was not a marsupial “sabretooth predator”. Peerj, 8, e9346. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9346 PDF

38. Lautenschlager, S. (2020). Multibody dynamics analysis as a computational tool to reconstruct the function and palaeobiology of extinct organisms. Palaeontology, 63 (5), 703-715. DOI: 10.1111/pala.12501 PDF

37. Rahman, I. A., O’Shea, J. Lautenschlager, S., Zamorra, S. (2020). Evolutionary trade-off between feeding and stability in Cambrian cinctan echinoderms. Palaeontology, 63 (5), 689-702.  DOI: 10.1111/pala.12495 PDF

36. Ma, W., Pittmann, M., Lautenschlager, S., Meade, L., Xing, X. (2020). Functional morphology of the Stemward Pennaraptoran skull. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 440, 229-249. PDF

35. Brown, E. E., Butler, R. J., Ezcurra, M. D., Bhullar, B. A. S., Lautenschlager, S. (2020). Endocranial anatomy and life habits of the Early Triassic archosauriform Proterosuchus fergusi. Palaeontology, 63(2), 255-282. DOI: 10.1111/pala.12454

34. Ferreira, G. S., Lautenschlager, S., Evers, S. W., Pfaff, C., Kriwet, J., Raselli, I., Werneburg, I. (2020). Feeding biomechanics suggests progressive correlation of skull architecture and neck evolution in turtles. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-11. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-62179-5  PDF

33. Knoll, F., Lautenschlager, S., Valentin, X., Díaz, V. D., Suberbiola, X. P., Garcia, G. (2019). First palaeoneurological study of a sauropod dinosaur from France and its phylogenetic significance. PeerJ, 7, e7991. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.7991  PDF

32. Montefeltro, F. C., Lautenschlager, S., Godoy, P. L., Ferreira, G. S., Butler, R. J. (2020). A unique predator in a unique ecosystem: modelling the apex predator within a Late Cretaceous crocodyliform‐dominated fauna from Brazil. Journal of Anatomy, 237 (2), 323-333. DOI: 10.1111/joa.13192

31. Serrano‐Martínez, A., Knoll, F., Narváez, I., Lautenschlager, S., Ortega, F. (2020). Neuroanatomical and neurosensorial analysis of the Late Cretaceous basal eusuchian Agaresuchus fontisensis (Cuenca, Spain). Papers in Palaeontology. DOI: 10.1002/spp2.1296

30. Gutarra, S., Moon, B. C., Rahman, I. A., Palmer, C., Lautenschlager, S., Brimacombe, A. J., Benton, M. J. (2019). Effects of body plan evolution on the hydrodynamic drag and energy requirements of swimming in ichthyosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B, 286(1898), 20182786. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.2786 PDF

29. Serrano-Martínez, A., Knoll, F., Narváez, I., Lautenschlager, S., & Ortega, F. (2019). Inner skull cavities of the basal eusuchian Lohuecosuchus megadontos (Upper Cretaceous, Spain) and neurosensorial implications. Cretaceous Research, 93, 66-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2018.08.016

28. Figueirido, B., Lautenschlager, S., Pérez-Ramos, A., & Van Valkenburgh, B. (2018). Distinct Predatory Behaviors in Scimitar-and Dirk-Toothed Sabertooth Cats. Current Biology, 28(20), 3260-3266. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.012

27. Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P. G., Luo, Z. X., Fagan, M. J., & Rayfield, E. J. (2018). The role of miniaturization in the evolution of the mammalian jaw and middle ear. Nature, 561(7724), 533. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0521-4

26. Lautenschlager, S., Ferreira, G. S., Werneburg, I. (2018). Sensory Evolution and Ecology of Early Turtles Revealed by Digital Endocranial Reconstructions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 1-7. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00007
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25. Lautenschlager, S. (2017). From bone to pixel—fossil restoration and reconstruction with digital techniques. Geology Today, 33, 155-159. DOI: 10.1111/gto.12194

24. Lautenschlager, S. 2017. Functional niche partitioning in Therizinosauria provides new insights into the evolution of theropod herbivory. Palaeontology, 60, 375-387. DOI: 10.1111/pala.12289

23. Davies, T. G., Rahman, I. A., Lautenschlager, S., Cunningham, J. A., Asher, R. J., Barrett, P. M., … & Braga, J. (2017). Open data and digital morphology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 1852, 20170194. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0194
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22. Rahman, I. A. & Lautenschlager, S. (2017). Applications of three-dimensional box modeling to paleontological functional analysis. The Paleontological Society Papers, 22, 119-132. DOI: 10.1017/scs.2017.11

21. Lautenschlager, S. (2017) Digital reconstruction of soft-tissue structures in fossils. The Paleontological Society Papers, 22, 101-117. DOI: 10.1017/scs.2017.10

20. Taylor, A. C., Lautenschlager, S., Zhao, Q., Rayfield, E. J. (2017): Biomechanical evaluation of different musculoskeletal arrangements in Psittacosaurus and implications for cranial function. The Anatomical Record, 300, 49-61. DOI: 10.1002/ar.23489

19. Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P., Luo, Z.-X., Fagan, M. J., Rayfield, E. J. (2016): Morphological evolution of the mammalian jaw adductor complex. Biological Reviews, 1-31. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12314
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18. Lautenschlager, S. (2016): Reconstructing the past: methods and techniques for the digital restoration of fossils. Royal Society Open Science, 3, 160342. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160342
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17.Vinter, J., Nicholls, R., Lautenschlager, S., Pittmann, M., Kaye, T. G., Rayfield, E., Mayr, G., Cuthill, I. C. (2016): 3D Camouflage in an Ornithischian Dinosaur. Current Biology, 26, 1-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.065
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16. Lautenschlager, S., Witzmann, F., Werneburg, I. (2016): Palate anatomy and morphofunctional aspects of interpterygoid vacuities in temnospondyl cranial evolution. The Science of Nature, 103, 79. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-016-1402-z
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15. Lautenschlager, S. & Butler, R. J. (2016): Neural and endocranial anatomy of Triassic phytosaurian reptiles and convergence with fossil and modern crocodylians. PeerJ, 4, e2251. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2251
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14. Lautenschlager, S., Brassey, C. A., Button, D. J., Barrett, P. M. (2016): Decoupled form and function in disparate herbivorous dinosaur clades. Scientific Reports, 6, 26495. DOI: 10.1038/srep26495
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13. Lautenschlager, S. (2015): Estimating cranial musculoskeletal constraints in theropod dinosaurs. Royal Society Open Science, 2, 150495. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150495
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12. Lautenschlager, S., Rauhut, O. W. M. (2015): Osteology of Rauisuchus tiradentes from the Late Triassic (Carnian) Santa Maria Formation of Brazil, and its implications for rauisuchid anatomy and phylogeny. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 173 (1), 55-91. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12196

11. Lautenschlager, S., Witmer, L. M., Altangerel, P., Zanno, L. E., Rayfield, E. J. (2014): Cranial anatomy of Erlikosaurus andrewsi (Dinosauria, Therizinosauria): new insights based on digital reconstruction. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34, 6, 1-29. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2014.874529
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10. Lautenschlager, S. & Ruecklin, M.(2014): Beyond the print – Virtual paleontology in science publishing, outreach, and education. Journal of Paleontology, 88, 4, 727-734.
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9. Cunningham, J. A., Rahman, I. A., Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Donoghue, P. C. J. (2014): A virtual world of paleontology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29, 6, 347-357
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.04.004
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8. Lautenschlager, S. (2014): Morphological and functional diversity in therizinosaur claws and the implications for theropod claw evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281, 20140497. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0497

7. Lautenschlager, S., Bright, J. A., Rayfield, E. J. (2014), Digital dissection – using contrast-enhanced computed tomography scanning to elucidate hard- and soft-tissue anatomy in the Common Buzzard Buteo buteo. Journal of Anatomy, 224, 412-431. DOI: 10.1111/joa.12153
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6. Lautenschlager, S. (2014): Palaeontology in the third dimension: a comprehensive guide for the integration of three-dimensional content in publications. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 88, 111-121. DOI: 10.1007/s12542-013-0184-2

5. Lautenschlager, S., Witmer, L. M., Altangerel, P., Rayfield, E. J. (2013): Edentulism, beaks, and biomechanical innovations in the evolution of theropod dinosaurs. PNAS, 110, 20657–20662. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1310711110
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4. Lautenschlager, S. & Huebner, T. (2013): Ontogenetic trajectories in the ornithischian endocranium. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26, 2044-2050. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12181

3. Lautenschlager, S. (2013): Cranial myology and bite force performance of Erlikosaurus andrewsi: a novel approach for digital muscle reconstructions, Journal of Anatomy. 222, 260-272. DOI: 10.1111/joa.12000

2. Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Altangerel, P., Zanno, L. E., Witmer, L. M. (2012). Endocranial anatomy of Therizinosauria and its implications for sensory and cognitive function. PLoS ONE 7(12), e52289. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052289
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1. Lautenschlager, S. & Desojo, J. B. (2011): Reassessment of the Middle Triassic rauisuchian archosaurs Ticinosuchus ferox and Stagonosuchus nyassicus. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 85, 357-381. DOI: 10.1007/s12542-011-0105-1

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS AND TALKS
25. Lautenschlager, S. (2016): Functional niche partitioning and dietary specialisation in therizinosaur dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2016, 172.

24. Barrett, P. M., Lautenschlager, S., Brassey, C., Button, D. J. (2016): Comparative biomechanics of ‘unspecialised’ dinosaur herbivores: convergent morphology does not predict cranial function. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2016, 93.

23. Knoll, F., Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Espilez, E., Mampel, L., Alcala, L. (2016): Paleoneurology of the Spanish iguanodon Proa valdearinnoensis Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2016, 168.

22. Lautenschlager, S. (2016): A novel method to estimate cranial muscle strain in fossil and extant vertebrates using digital modelling and visualisation. Anatomical Record – ICVM 2016 Program & Abstracts, 233.

21. Witzmann, F., Lautenschlager, S., Werneburg, I. (2016): Functional aspects of the interpterygoid vacuities in the palate of early tetrapods and a reconstruction of the associated cranial muscles. Anatomical Record – ICVM 2016 Program & Abstracts, 254.

20. Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P. G., Fagan, M., Rayfield, E. J. (2016): The evolution of the mammalian jaw adductor musculature�inferences from soft-tissue imaging of extant taxa. Anatomical Record – ICVM 2016 Program & Abstracts, 86.

19. Holliday, C., Tsai, H., Cost, I., Sellers, K., Lautenschlager, S., Witmer, L. (2016): DiceCT and its applications for understanding the reptile musculoskeletal system Anatomical Record – ICVM 2016 Program & Abstracts, 266.

18. Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P. G., Fagan, M., Rayfield, E. J. (2015): Morphological evolution of the mammalian jaw adductor complex. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts 2015, 161.

17. Rayfield, E. J., Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P. G., Fagan, M. (2015): Digital restoration of the cranial musculoskeletal anatomy of Morganucodon oheleri. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts 2015, 201.

16. Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Gill, P. G., Fagan, M. (2014): Using digital reconstruction techniques to reconstruct the cranial osteology and myology of non-mammalian cynodonts. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts 2014, 166.

15. Rayfield, E. J., Lautenschlager, S., Gill, P. G. (2014): Biomechanical evolution of the mammalian jaw joint and middle ear. 4th International Palaeontological Congress, Abstract volume, 603.

14. Lautenschlager, S. (2013): Unraveling therizinosaur paleobiology – a multi-angle approach. Supplement to the online Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 160.

13. Lautenschlager, S. (2013): A new look into fossil heads – palaeoneurology in the digital age. Palaeobiology and Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History – Joint Conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, 95.

12. Lautenschlager, S. (2013): Digital dissection – using contrast-enhanced CT scanning to elucidate hard- and soft-tissue anatomy of a Common Buzzard. Palaeobiology and Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History – Joint Conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, 96.

11. Lautenschlager, S. (2012): Paleontology 2.0 – A comprehensive protocol for the reconstruction of hard- and soft tissue structures in fossils. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 44 (7), 372.

10. Lautenschlager, S., Rücklin, M. (2012): Beyond the print – QR codes as a method to present 3D data. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 44 (7), 442.

9. Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Altangerel, P., Witmer, L. M. (2012): A biomechanical model of Erlikosaurus andrewsi (Dinosauria: Therizinosauria) with implications for cranial function and dietary preferences. Supplement to the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 126.

8. Butler, R. J., Stocker, M. R., Rauhut, O. W., Lautenschlager, S., Bronowicz, R. (2012): Systematic and anatomical re-evaluation of basal phytosaurs from the Late Triassic of Central Europe, with implications for Late Triassic biostratigraphy. Supplement to the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 71.

7. Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Altangerel, P., Witmer, L. M. (2012): Form, function and feeding: a biomechanical model of Erlikosaurus andrewsi (Dinosauria: Therizinosauria) and its evolutionary implications. Terra Nostra, 2012/3, 105.

6. Lautenschlager, S. (2012): The cranial myology of Erlikosaurus andrewsi in three dimensions – A novel approach for digital muscle reconstructions. Terra Nostra, 2012/3, 105.

5. Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Witmer, L. M., Altangerel, P. (2011): Transitional patterns in the brain anatomy and evolution of therizinosaur dinosaurs. 55th Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association, 63.

4. Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Witmer, L. M., Altangerel, P. (2011): The endocranial anatomy of the Mongolian therizinosauroid dinosaur Erlikosaurus andrewsi as revealed by 3D visualization. Supplement to the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 141.

3. Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J., Witmer, L. M., Altangerel, P. (2011): Something stupid? – Brain anatomy and evolution of therizinosaur dinosaurs revealed by 3D visualization. Beiträge zur Paläontologie, 32, 21-22.

2. Lautenschlager, S. (2011): From bone to pixel – 3D reconstruction and visualization of Erlikosaurus andrewsi. Beiträge zur Paläontologie, 32, 63-64.

1. Lautenschlager, S. (2009): A revision of Rauisuchus tiradentes – new information on the anatomy of rauisuchian archosaurs and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29(3), 133A.

POPULAR SCIENCE ARTICLES
3. Lautenschlager, S. (2011): An introduction to aetosaurs. Deposit magazine, 26, 31-34.

2. Lautenschlager, S. (2010): Remarkably preserved ammonites from the Lower Jurassic Posidonia Shales of Southern Germany. Deposit magazine, 21, 40-43.

1. Lautenschlager, S. & Desojo, J. B. (2009): It doesnt always have to be dinosaurs – A review of rauisuchian archosaurs. Deposit magazine, 18, 33-37.