Publications


Peer-Reviewed Publications

2013

  • Molineux, A., L. G. Zachos, and U. Karadker, 2013, The search for Devil's Eye: Retracing the historic Dumble survey with modern mobile technology, Field Guide 30, Geological Society of America, p.33-41.
  • Ibrahim, M. A., M. Na, J. Oh, R. F. Schinazi, T. R. McBrayer, T. Whitaker, R. J. Doerksen, D. J. Newman, L. G. Zachos, and M. T. Hamann, 2013, Significance of endangered and threatened plant natural products in the control of human disease: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110:16832-16837

2012

  • Zachos, L.G., 2012, A new genus and species of echinoid (Echinoidea, Spatangoida) from the Oligocene (Rupellian) of Mississippi, Southeastern Geology. 49(1):43-48.
  • Molineux, A., L. Zachos, K. Criswell and T. Risien, 2012, GIS; the key to collections management of a large research archive, Collection Forum, 26(1-2):60-69.

2011

  • Zachos, L.G. and J. Sprinkle, 2011, Computational modeling of growth and development of Paleozoic echinoids, In Computational Paleontology, Ashraf M.T. Elewa, Ed., Springer-Verlag, p. 75-93.

2010

  • Molineux, A., R. Scott, J. Maissano, R. Ketcham and L.G. Zachos, 2010, Blending rudists with technology; Non-destructive examination of the internal and external structures of rudists using high quality scanning and digital imagery, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 19:1-11.
  • Zachos, L.G. and D. Levin, 2010, Rediscovery of figured Paleogene echinoid specimens from Clark and Martin (1901), Journal of Paleontology, 84(1):148.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2010, Modeling echinoid skeletal growth: A first principles approach, In Echinoderms : Durham, Proceedings of the 12th International Echinoderm Conference, Durham, NH, L.G. Harris, S.A. Böttger, C.W. Walker, M.P. Lesser, Eds., CRC Press/Balkema, Boca Raton, 299-304.

2009

  • Zachos, L.G., 2009, The sand dollar Periarchus lyelli (Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida: Scutelliformes) in the Caddell Formation (Upper Eocene) of Texas, Texas Journal of Science, 61(3):181-186.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2009, A new computational growth model for sea urchin skeletons, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 259:646-657.

2008

  • Zachos, L.G., 2008, Preservation of echinoid fossils, Paleocene and Eocene of Texas, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, 58:919-932.
  • Zachos, L.G., A. Smadi, and F. Ahmad, 2008, Oligocene echinoids from Wadi al Ghadaf, Jordan, Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 114:1:41-49.

2007

  • Zachos, L.G. and A. Molineux, 2007, Echinoid fauna from a Late Oligocene (Chattian) reef at Damon Mound, Brazoria County, Texas, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 243:79-91.

2005

  • Zachos, L.G., C.L. Garvie, and A. Molineux, 2005, Definitive locations of Paleocene and Eocene marine fossil localities, Colorado River, Bastrop County, Texas, Texas Journal of Science, 57:4:317-328.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2005, Dispersal of the echinoid genus Echinocyamus in the southeastern United States, Southeastern Geology, 43:4:215-227.

2003

  • Zachos, L.G. and A. Molineux, 2003, Eocene echinoids of Texas, Journal of Paleontology, 77:3:491-508.

Prior to 2000

  • Zachos, L.G., 1993, Occurrence of the spatangid echinoid Maretia arguta (Clark) in the Middle Eocene of Texas, Journal of Paleontology, 67:1:148-150.
  • Zachos, L.G., 1990, Type locality designation for the Middle Eocene echinoid Fibularia texana (Twitchell), Journal of Paleontology, 64:4:659.
  • McKinney, M.L., K.J. McNamara and L.G. Zachos, 1990, Heterochronic hierarchies: application and theory in evolution, Historical Biology, 3:269-287.
  • McKinney, M.L. and L.G. Zachos, 1986, Echinoids in biostratigraphy and paleoenvironmental reconstruction: a cluster analysis from the Eocene Gulf Coast (Ocala Limestone), Palaios, 1:4:420-423.
  • Zachos, L.G., 1985, Lustre Field, in J.J. Tonnsen, ed., Montana Oil and Gas Fields Symposium, Montana Geological Society, Billings, 737-738.
  • Randazzo, A.F. and L.G. Zachos, 1983, Classification and description of dolomitic fabrics of rocks from the Floridan Aquifer, U.S.A., Sedimentary Geology, 37:1:151-162.
  • Zachos, L.G. and G.D. Shaak, 1978, Stratigraphic significance of the Tertiary echinoid Eupatagus ingens Zachos, Journal of Paleontology, 52:4:921-927.
  • Zachos, L.G., 1968, A new echinoid from the Ocala Limestone, Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences, 31:3:161-164.

Abstracts and Presentations of Last Five Years

2014

  • Zachos, L.G., 2014, Developmental reaction norms in the phenotypes of scutelliform echinoid skeletons, [abstract & poster], Program, Annual Meeting, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Austin, TX.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2014, Holistic morphometrics of sand dollar echinoids using Geographic Information Systems technology, [abstract], Program, Annual Meeting, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Austin, TX.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2014, Upper Mississipian (Chesterian) Echinoids from Alabama and Mississippi, [abstract], program, 10th North American Paleontological Convention, Gainesville, FL.

2013

  • Sheffield, S., R. Lewis, and L. G. Zachos, 2013, The morphology of Erisocrinus typus: A study using ArcGIS, [abstract], Program, 62st Annual Meeting, Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Molineux, A. and L. G. Zachos, 2013, Reconstructing reefs from repositories: tracking the reef builders through time and space, [abstract], Program, 47th Annual Meeting, Southcentral Section, Geological Society of America, Austin, TX.
  • Mukherjee, Arindam and L. G. Zachos, 2013, Automating sinkhole identification using a simplified tool in ArcGIS, [abstract & poster], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

2012

  • Zachos, L.G., A. Molineux, and L. Smith, 2012, The correspondence of Henryk B. Stenzel: A 20th Century history of Gulf Coast Cenozoic geology and paleontology, [abstract], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC.
  • Zachos, L.G., C. Swann, and G. Phillips, 2012, Paleocene echinoids of the Gulf Coast of the United States, [abstract & poster], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC.
  • Molineux, A., R. Burroughs, L.G. Zachos, and K. Criswell, 2012, Gaining ground on the digital roundabout: Project to archive to project, [abstract], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC.
  • Mukherjee, A. and L.G. Zachos, 2012, GIS analysis of sinkhole distribution in Nixa, Missouri, [abstract & poster], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC.
  • Sheffield, S., L.G. Zachos, and R. Lewis, 2012, A morphometric study of Erisocrinus (Crinoidea) using ArcGIS, [abstract & poster], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2012, Morphometric analysis of fossils using heads-up digitizing and geographic information system (GIS) software[abstract & poster], Program, 61st Annual Meeting, Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America, Asheville, NC.

2011

  • Zachos, L.G. and A. Molineux, 2011, Phenotypic plasticity or speciation? Patterns of morphologic change in Eocene sand dollar echinoids., [abstract], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2011, Was Melonechinus a pelagic echinoid?, [abstract], Program, Annual Meeting, South-Central Section, Geological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

2010

  • Zachos, L.G. and A. Molineux, 2010, Discrete event process models and museum curation, [abstract], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.
  • Zachos, L.G. and J. Sprinkle, 2010, A computational model of growth in Palaeozoic echinoids, [abstract], Programme, 3rd International Palaeontology Congress, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2010, Echinoids of the Late Paleocene Vincentown Formation of New Jersey, [abstract], Combined Annual Meeting, Northeastern and Southeastern Sections, Geological Society of America, Baltimore, MD.
  • Zachos, L.G., 2010, Modeling echinoid skeletal growth – testing hypotheses of development and evolution, Evolutionary Morphology Seminar Series, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
  • Criswell, K., A. Molineux, and L. Zachos, 2010, Digital tools for mapping geology and paleontology collections, [abstract], Annual Meeting, Texas Academy of Science, Stephenville, TX.

2009

  • Zachos, L.G., 2009, Growth and development in Paleozoic echinoids, Paleobiology Seminar Series, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
  • Molineux, A., L. Zachos, and K. Criswell, 2009, University geology collections: An untapped resource, [poster], Program, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Portland, OR.
  • Zachos, L.G. and J. Sprinkle, 2009, From whence cometh the plates: the Ocular Plate Rule and Paleozoic echinoids, [poster], 9th North American Paleontology Conference, Cincinnati, OH.