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Dr Aaron W. Hunter
University of Cambridge

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Preprints (Currently in-reveiw)

Hunter, A.W. & Ortega-Hernandez, J. 2017. A primitive starfish ancestor from the Early Ordovician of Morocco reveals the origin of crown group Echinodermata. bioRxiv 216101. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1101/216101.


Refereed papers- published or in-press

Hunter, A.W. & McNamara, K.J., 2017. Forum Comment: echinoderm hangovers: Waking up in the Triassic. Geology, 45, p. e431 DOI: 10.1130/G39575C.1 Link here

Hunter, A.W. & McNamara, K.J. 2017. Prolonged co–existence of ‘archaic’ and ‘modern’ Palaeozoic ophiuroids – Evidence from the Early Permian, Southern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. In Press. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2017.1353549

Gebretsadik, H.T., Sum, C.W., Yuriy, G.A., Hunter, A.W., Ab Talib, J. & Kassa, S. 2017. Higher-resolution biostratigraphy for the Kinta Limestone and an implication for continuous sedimentation in the Paleo-Tethys, Western Belt of Peninsular Malaysia. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences. In Press. Download here

Cole, J.M., Abdelrahim, O.B., Hunter, A.W., Schrank, E. & Ismail, M.S.B. 2017. Late Cretaceous spore-pollen zonation of the Central African Rift System (CARS), Kaikang Trough, Muglad Basin, South Sudan: angiosperm spread and links to the Elaterates Province. Palynology. DOI: 10.1080/01916122.2017.1303795

Haig, D.W., Mory, A.J., McCartain, E., Backhouse, J., Håkansson, E., Ernst, A., Robert, N.S., Shi, G.R., Bevan, J.C., Davydov, V.I., Hunter, A.W., Keep, M., Martin, S.K., Peyrot, D., Kossavaya, O. & dos Santos, Z. 2017. Late Artinskian-Early Kungurian (Early Permian) warming and maximum marine flooding in the East Gondwana interior rift, Timor and Western Australia, and comparisons across East Gondwana. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 468, pp. 88-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.11.051

Hunter, A.W., Rushton, A.W.A. & Stone, P. 2016. Comments on the ophiuroid family Protasteridae and
description of a new genus from the Lower Devonian of the Fox Bay Formation, Falkland Islands. Alcheringa, 40, pp. 249-442. DOI: 10.1080/03115518.2016.1218246

Hunter, A.W., Larson, N.L, Landman, N.H., Oji, T. 2016. Lakotacrinus brezinai n. gen. n. sp., a new stalked crinoid from cold methane seeps in the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Pierre Shale, South Dakota, United States. Journal of Paleontology, 90, pp. 506-524. DOI: 10.1017/jpa.2016.21

Lefebvre, B., Allaire, N., Guensburg, T.E., Hunter, A.W., Kouraïss, K., Martin, E.L.O., Nardin, E., Noailles, F., Pittet, B. & Sumrall, C.D. 2016. Palaeoecological aspects of the diversification of echinoderms in the lower Ordovician of Central Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 460, pp. 97-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.02.039

Hunter, A.W., Bashardin, A. & Meor, H.A.H. 2015. The Pulau Langgun section in the north-western Terrain (Upper Devonian). pp. 154. In: T.J. Suttner, E. Kido, P. Königshof, J.A. Waters, L. Davis and F. Messner (Eds.) Planet Earth-In Deep Time-Palaeozoic Series: Devonian & Carboniferous. Schweizerbart Science Publishers, Stuttgart, Germany

Abdelrahim, O.B., bin Ismail, M.S. & Hunter, A.W. 2015. Palynological Zonation of the Paleogene–Neogene Strata of the Kaikang Trough, Muglad Rift Basin, Republic of South Sudan. pp. 331-335. In: M. Awang, B.M. Negash, N.A. Md Akhir and L.A. Lubis (Eds.) ICIPEG 2014. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-368-2_32

Gebretsadik, H.T., Sum, C.W. & Hunter, A.W. 2015. Preservation of Marine Chemical Signatures in Upper Devonian Carbonates of Kinta Valley, Peninsular Malaysia: Implications for Chemostratigraphy. pp. 291-302. In: M. Awang, B.M. Negash, N.A. Md Akhir and L.A. Lubis (Eds.) ICIPEG 2014. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-368-2_28

Lefebvre B., Sumrall C.D., Shroat-Lewis R.A., Reich M., Webster G.D., Hunter, A.W., Nardin E., Rozhnov S.
V., Guensburg T. E., Touzeau A, Noailles F., & Sprinkle J., 2013: Palaeobiogeography of Ordovician
echinoderms. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 38 pp. 173-198. DOI: 10.1144/m38.14

Hunter, A.W., 2012: Crinoid diversity from the Upper Cretaceous Yezo Supergroup, Hokkaido, Japan. In: Kroh, A. & Reich, M. (Eds.) Echinoderm Research 2010: Proceedings of the Seventh European Conference on Echinoderms, Göttingen, Germany, 2–9 October 2010. Zoosymposia, 7, pp. 71-79. http://mapress.com/j/zs/article/view/zoosymposia.7.1.7/6663

Hunter, A.W., Barras, C.G, & Thuy, B., 2011: Online field guide to British Middle Jurassic echinoderms. The Proceedings of the Geologists Association, 122 (3) pp. 501-503 (1-22 online supplement). DOI: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2011.03.001

Hunter, A.W
., Oji, T., Ewin, T.A.M., & Kitazawa, K., 2011: New species of isocrinid crinoid Chariocrinus japonicus (Articulata, Echinodermata) from the Lower Cretaceous Mitarai Formation (Tetori Group) of Takayama district, central Japan. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum, 37 pp. 115-121. http://www.city.mizunami.lg.jp/docs/2014092922803/files/2014092922803_bull37_10.pdf

Hunter, A.W., Oji, T., & Okazaki, Y., 2011: The occurrence of the pseudoplanktonic crinoids Pentacrinites and
Seirocrinus from the Early Jurassic Toyora Group, Western Japan. Paleontological Research, 15(1) pp. 1-11. DOI: 10.2517/1342-8144-15.1.012

Hunter, A.W., & Rees, J., 2010: A new echinoderm faunule from the Lower Jurassic (Pliensbachian) of southern
Sweden. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark, 58, pp. 67-73. (ISI Impact factor = 1.0). http://2dgf.dk/xpdf/bull58-66-73.pdf

Hunter, A.W., & Underwood, C.J., 2010: Comment and Reply on "Palaeoenvironmental Control on Distribution of
Crinoids in the Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) of England and France" by Aaron W. Hunter and Charlie J. Underwood. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 55, pp. 174-176. (ISI Impact factor = 1.067). DOI: 10.4202/app.2010.0016

Ewin, T.A.M., Fraser, N., Hunter, A.W., Lewis, D.N., 2010: Chapter 15-Echinoderms. In: Lord, A.R., & Davis, P. G., (Eds.), Fossils from the Lower Lias of the Dorset Coast, Palaeontological Association Field
Guides to Fossils, 13, pp. 298-316. Palaeontlogical Association London. DOI: 10.1002/gj.1323

Lefebvre, B., Noailles, F., Franzin, B., Régnault, S., Nardin, E., Hunter, A.W., Zamora, S., Van Roy, P., El Hariri, K.,
& Lazreq, N., 2010: Les gisements à échinodermes de l'Ordovicien supérieur de l'Anti-Atlas oriental
(Maroc): un patrimoine scientifique exceptionnel à préserver. Bulletin de l'Institut Scientifique, Rabat,
section Sciences de la Terre, 32, pp. 1-17. http://wzar.unizar.es/murero/activos/pdfs/2010_Lefebvreetal_Bulletin.pdf

Hunter, A.W., Lefebvre, B., Nardin, E., Roy, P. van., Zamora, S., & Régnault, S., 2010: Preliminary report on new
echinoderm Lagerstätten from the Upper Ordovician of the eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco. In: Harris, L. G.;
Böttger, S. A.; Walker, C. W. & Lesser, M. P. (Eds.). Echinoderms: Durham. Proceedings of the 12th
International Echinoderm Conference, Durham, New Hampshire, USA, 7-11 August 2006, pp. 23-30. Taylor &
Francis London. DOI: 10.1201/9780203869543-c4

Hunter, A.W., & Clark, N.D.L., 2009b: The discovery of Isocrinus robustus from the foreshore near Dunrobin
Castle, Sutherland, Scotland. Proceedings of the Geologists Association, 120(1), pp. 76-78. DOI: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2009.05.001

Hunter, A.W., & Clark, N.D.L., 2009a: The Palaeoecology of two Scottish encrinites: Jurassic crinoid
assemblages from the Trotternish Peninsula, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 45(2), pp.
169-176. (ISI Impact factor = 0.333). DOI: 10.1144/0036-9276/01-366

Hunter, A.W.
, & Underwood, C.J., 2009: Palaeoenvironmental Control on Distribution of Crinoids in the Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) of England and France. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 54(1), pp. 77-98. (ISI
Impact factor = 1.067). DOI: 10.4202/app.2009.0109

Oji, T., Ogawa, Y., Hunter, A.W., & Kitazawa, K., 2009. Discovery of Dense Aggregations of Stalked crinoids in Izu-Ogasawara Trench, Japan. Zoological Science, 26(6), pp. 406-408. (ISI Impact factor = 1.10). DOI: 10.2108/zsj.26.406

Hunter, A.W., & Zonneveld, J-P., 2008: Palaeoecology of Jurassic encrinites: reconstructing crinoid
communities from the Western Interior Seaway of North America. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimateology,
Palaeoecology, Jurassic Marine Palaeobiology Special Issue, 263, pp. 58-70. (ISI Impact factor = 2.405). DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.01.027

Lefebvre, B., Noailles, F., Hunter, A.W., Nardin, E., Régnault, S., Franzin, B., Van Roy, P. & El Hariri, K. 2008. Les niveaux à échinodermes de Bou Nemrou, un gisement à préservation exceptionnelle de l'Ordovicien supérieur du Tafilalt occidental (Maroc). Mésogée, 64, pp. 7-25. Link here

Lefebvre, B., Nardin, E., Hunter, A.W., & Régnault, S., 2007: Les échinodermes de l'Ordovicien supérieur de l'Anti
Atlas (Maroc): biostratigraphie et paléodiversité. African Geosciences review, pp. 123-148.

Hunter, A.W., Lefebvre, B., Regnault, S., Roussel, P., & Claverie, R., 2007: A mixed ophiuroid-stylophoran
assemblage (Echinodermata) from the Middle Ordovician (Llandeilian) of western Brittany, France. In:
Alvaro, J.J., Aretz, M, Boulvain, F., Munnecke, A., Vachard, D., Vennin, E. (Eds.). Palaeozoic Reefs and
Bioaccumulations: Climatic and Evolutionary Controls, Geological Society of London Special Publication,
275, pp. 71-86. Geological Society London. (ISI Impact factor = 1.90). DOI: 10.1144/gsl.sp.2007.275.01.05

Hunter, A.W., & Donovan, S.K., 2005: Field sampling bias, museum collections and completeness of the fossil
record in echinoderms from the Campanian-Maastrichtian of Northern Europe. Lethaia, 38(4), pp. 305-314.
(ISI Impact factor = 1.567). DOI: 10.1080/00241160500289559

Blisett, D., & Hunter, A.W., 2005: Review of "marine hard substrates: colonization and evolution," a thematic
session at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, November 7–10, 2004. Ichnos,
12(4), pp. 301-302. (ISI Impact factor = 0.20). DOI: 10.1080/10420940500311095

Selected Published Abstracts & Conference Proceedings

Hunter, A.W. & Kear, B. 2016. Opalised crinoid communitie from the Bulldog Shale, Eromanga Basin, South Australia. Palaeo Down Under 2 (PDU2), 11th-15th July 2016, Adelaide, Australia.

Hunter, A.W. & McNamara, K.J. 2016. Prolonged coexistence of ‘archaic’ and ‘modern’ Palaeozoic ophiuroids – evidence from the Early Permian, southern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Palaeo Down Under 2 (PDU2), 11th-15th July 2016, Adelaide, Australia.

Gebretsadik, H.T., Sum, C.W., Gatovsky, Y., Hunter, A.W., Ramkumar, M., Major, R.P. & Talib, J.A. 2015. Discovery of Upper Devonian - Lower Carboniferous conodonts in the Kinta Limestone, Western Belt of Peninsular Malaysia: Implication for continuous sedimentation in the paleo-Tethys. p. 63. Conference proceedings, XVIII International Congress on the Carboniferous and Permian, 11th-15th August 2015, Kazan, Russia.

Hunter, A.W. 2014. Did asterozoans have their origins in gondwana? New data from the Lower Ordovician of France and Morocco. p. 340. 4th International Palaeontological Congress. The history of life: A view from the Southern Hemisphere, September 28 – October 3, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina.

Hunter, A.W., Larson, N.L., Landman, N.H., Brezina, J. & Oji, T. 2014a. A bizarre crinoid from methane seeps in the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Pierre Shale, South Dakota, United States. p. 538. 4th International Palaeontological Congress. The history of life: A view from the Southern Hemisphere, September 28 – October 3, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina.

Hunter, A.W., Rushton, A.W.A. & Stone, P. 2014b. Protasterid ophiuroid from the Early Devonian of the Fox Bay Formation Falkland Islands; unravelling the missing fossil record of Upper Palaeozoic Asterozoans from Gondwana. pp. 27 in E. Kido, J.A. Waters, Y.A. Ariunchimeg, S. Gonchigdori, A.C. Da Silva, M. Whalen, T.J. Suttner  and P. Königshof (eds) IGCP 596 & IGCP 580 Join Meeting and Field-Workshop International Symposium in Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 5 - 18th August 2014. Berichte des Institutes für Erdwissenschaften de Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz 19, Graz, Austria.

Bashardin, A., Miller, C., Giles, Hunter, A.W. & Major, R.P. 2014a. Colour alteration index and palaeotemperature of conodont assemblages from northwestern Peninsular Malaysia. p. 345. 4th International Palaeontological Congress. The history of life: A view from the Southern Hemisphere, September 28 – October 3, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina.

Bashardin, A., Miller, C., Giles, Hunter, A.W. & Major, R.P. 2014b. Early Ordovician conodont faunas from northwestern Malay Peninsula: depositional environments and regional correlation. p. 336. 4th International Palaeontological Congress. The history of life: A view from the Southern Hemisphere, September 28 – October 3, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina.

Gebretsadik, H.T., Hunter, A.W. & Sum, C.W. 2014. Depositional Environment of the Kinta Limestone, Western Peninsular Malaysia. p. 36. Proceedings AAPG International Conference & Exhibition Istanbul, Turkey, 14-17 September 2014, AAPG.

Syazwani, N., Pierson, B.J., Hunter, A.W., 2013: Diagenetic Responses to Sea Level Changes on Pleistocene-Holocene Carbonates in the Celebes Sea, East Sabah, Malaysia. 75th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC.

Dedeche, A.S., Pierson, B.J., Hunter, A.W., 2013: Growth History and Facies Evolution of the Subis Limestone-A Carbonate Platform Exposed Onshore Borneo Island, Malaysia. 75th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC.

Hanafi, N.A., Hunter, A.W., & Abdul Rahman, A.H., 2013: Sedimentology and biofacies analysis of the Oligocene-Miocene transition of the Sukau Area, Eastern Sabah, Malaysia. 2013 SAGE, 2nd Southeast Asian Gateway Evolution Meeting, Berlin.

Saw, J., Hunter, A.W., Johnson, K.G., 2012: Plio-Pleistocene Reef Diversity in the Sulu Sea Sabah: Implications for the Development of the Indo-Pacific Centre of Diversity. 2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte.

Hunter, A.W
., Landman, N., Larson, N., & Oji, T., 2012: New crinoid cold methane seep Lagerstätta from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Pierre Shale, South Dakota, USA. 14th International Echinodern Conference, Brussels.

Rahim, O.B.A., Hunter, A.W., & Cole, J., 2012: Palynostratigraphy of the Mid/Late Cretaceous to Cenozoic strata in the Kaikang Trough, Muglad Rift Basin, South Sudan. 2012 Journal of the Palynological Society of Japan, Vol 58.  

Hunter, A.W., Landman, N., Larson, N., & Oji, T., 2011: The Paleoecology of a New Hydrocarbon Seep Mound-Dwelling Sea Lily (Crinoidea, Echinodermata) from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Tepee Buttes, South Dakota, United States. 2011 6th North American Echinoderm Conference, Walla Walla University. Gulf of Mexico Science, 2011(2), pp. 138–158.

Numberger-Thuy, L.D., Thuy, B., Hunter, A.W., & Kutscher, M., 2011: Unexpected Deep-Sea Echinoderm Diversity in the Early Pleistocene of the Mediterranean: Short-Term Extinction or Lack of Sampling? 2011 6th North American Echinoderm Conference, Walla Walla University. Gulf of Mexico Science, 2011(2), pp. 138–158.

Hunter, A.W
., Lefebvre, B., Nardin, E., Van Roy, P., Zamora, S., Régnault, S., 2010: Preliminary report on new echinoderm Lagerstätten from the Upper Ordovician of the eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco. 12th International Echinoderm conference, pp. 23-30.

Hunter, A. W.,
Casenove, D., Ewin, T.A.M ., Darroch, S., & Oji, T., 2011: Testing the pseudoplanktonic hypothesis:
Model for the longevity of Early Jurassic crinoid floating wood colonies. The Palaeontological Association,
Newsletter 75 [Supplement].

Hunter, A.W
., 2010: Crinoid diversity from the Upper Cretaceous deeper water facies of northern Japan; Implications for the Mesozoic marine revolution. In: Reich, M., Reitner, J., Roden, V., Thuy, B., Echinoderm Research 2010: 7th European Conference on Echinoderms, Göttingen, October 2-9, 2010-Abstract Volume, pp. 53-54. Universitatsdrucke Göttingen.

Hunter, A.W., Oji, T., & Casenove, D., 2008: What makes a species a species? Testing the validity of morphological
characters in fossil and recent isocrinid crinoids. The Palaeontological Association, Newsletter 68 [Supplement].

Lefebvre, B., Hunter, A.W., Nardin, E., Van Roy, P., Noailles, F., Franzin, B., Zamora, S., Régnault, S., Lazreq, N., & El Hariri, K., 2008: New echinoderm Lagerstätten from the Upper Ordovician of Erfoud area (eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco). EGU proceedings Vienna.

Hunter, A.W., Kaim, A., Darroch, S., & Oji, T., 2008: C12: Mutation, adaptation or selective predation
assessing possible causes for unusual tetragonal symmetry of crinoids from two sunken wood associations in the Jurassic of Poland. Abstracts with programs, The 157th regular meeting The Palaeontological Society of Japan (February 1st-3rd), Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, p. 36. Paleontological Society of Japan, Tokyo.

Hunter, A.W., Kaim, A., Darroch, S., & Oji, T., 2007: Mutation, adaptation or selective predation
assessing possible causes for unusual tetragonal symmetry of crinoids from two sunken wood associations in the Jurassic of Poland. The Palaeontological Association, Newsletter, pp. 37-38.

Hunter, A.W., & Vizcaïno, D., 2006: New asteroids, somasteroids and ophiuroids from the Lower Ordovician of the
Montagne Noire their significance to the early evolution of the asterozoans. Ancient life and Modern Approaches - Abstracts of the second international palaeontological congress, pp. 315-316. University of Science and Technology of China Press, Beijing.

Hunter, A.W., Lefebvre, B., Regnault, S., Roussel, P., & Claverie, R., 2006: The oldest recorded mixed ophiuroid- stylophoran assemblage (Echinodermata) from the Middle Ordovician (Llandeilian) of western Brittany, France. Programme & Abstracts Journées George Ubaghs, 30-31 Janvier 2006, Universite de Bourgogné, Dijon (France), pp. 21-22.

Hunter, A.W., Lefebvre, B., & Regnault, S., 2005: A mixed ophiuroid-stylophoran assemblage (Echinodermata) from the Middle Ordovician (Llandeilian) of western Brittany, France. Climatic and Evolutionary Controls on Paleozoic Reefs and Bioaccumulations-Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, pp. 35-36.

Hunter, A.W., 2005: "Paleoecology of Jurassic encrinites" reconstructing crinoid communities from the Jurassic of the western interior seaway. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 37(7), p. 187.

Hunter, A.W., 2004a: 'Sourcing hardgrounds' using echinoderm fragments to reconstruct relict hard substrate
communities from the British Bathonian. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 36(5), p. 111.

Hunter, A.W., 2004b: Echinoderm Palaeoecology from fragments: reconstructing salinity and substrate controlled
faunas in the British Middle Jurassic. The Palaeontological Association, Newsletter 57, p. 123.

Hunter, A.W., 2004c: Ecological and collector bias of echinoderms in the Campanian and
Maastrichtian Chalk Sea of Northern Europe. In: Heinzeller T, & Nebelsick J. H., (Eds.), Echinoderms: München, Proceedings of the 11th international echinoderm conference, Munich, Germany, 6-10 October 2003, p. 58. Taylor & Francis Group, London, A.A Balkema Publishers, Leiden.

Other Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

Hunter, A.W., 2010: (1) http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/species-of-the-day/evolution/proisocrinus
ruberrimus/index.html

Hunter, A.W
., 2010: (2) http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/species-of-the-day/evolution/metacrinus-rotundus/index.html

Hunter, A.W
., 2010: (3) http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/species-of-the-day/evolution/seirocrinus-subangularis/index.html

Hunter, A.W., 2009: 'Nihon e nano kenkyo ni kimashita ka?-Life in Japan for the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow
Palaeontological Association, Newsletter 71, pp. 51-56.

Hunter, A.W., 2009: A Walkers' Guide to The Geology and Landscape of Eastern Mendip and A Walkers' Guide to The Geology and Landscape of Western Mendip, both by Andy Farrant. British Geological Survey, Keyworth, 2008. No. of pages: 68 and 76, respectively Geological Journal, 44(5) p. 625

Hunter, A.W., 2008: Recherches sur le Paléozoïque au Japon et en Corée du Sud pour l'année 2007-2008, Groupe Français du Paléozoïque Bulletin de Liaison, 10, pp. 30-31. GFP Lyon.

Hunter, A.W., 2004: Die Fauna und flora der Rügener Schreibkreide, [The fauna and flora of the Rügen Chalk] (Book Review) Palaeontological Association, Newsletter 56, pp. 127-128.

   
   

 

           
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