28. Darroch, S.A.F., Laflamme, M., and Wagner, P.J. 2018. How complex were Ediacaran ecosystems? Nature Ecology and Evolution, v. 2, p. 1541-1547.

27. Darroch, S.A.F., Smith, E., Laflamme, M., and Erwin, D.H. Ediacaran extinction and Cambrian Explosion. 2018. Trends in Ecology and Evolution v. 33, p. 653-663.

26. Clark, E.G., Hutchinson, J.R., Darroch, S.A.F., Koch, N.M., Brady, T.R., Smith, S. and Briggs, D.E.G. Integrating morphology, skeletal mobility and in vivo behavioral observations with digital models to infer function in brittle star arms. In press, Journal of Anatomy.

25. Racicot, R.A., Darroch, S.A.F. and Kohno, N. 2018. Neuroanatomy and inner ear labyrinths of the narwhal, Monodon monoceros and beluga, Delphinapterus leucas (Cetacea: Monodontidae). Journal of Anatomy v. 233, p. 421-439.

24. Gibson, B.M., Schiffbauer, J.D., and Darroch, S.A.F. 2018. Ediacaran-style decay experiments using mollusks and sea anemones. Palaios v.33, p. 185-203.

23. Darroch S.A.F., and Saupe, E.E. 2018. Reconstructing geographic range size dynamics from fossil data. Paleobiology. 1-15. doi:10.1017/pab.2017.25.


22. Clark, E.G., Bhullar, B-A., S., Darroch, S.A.F., and Briggs, D.E.B. 2017. Water vascular system architecture in an Ordovician ophiuroid. Biology Letters, 13: 20170635.

21. Xiao, S., Vickers-Rich, P., Narbonne, G., Laflamme, M., Darroch, S.A.F., Kaufinan, A.J., and Kriesfeld, L. 2017. Field workshop on the Ediacaran Nama Group of southern Namibia. Episodes, v. 40, p. 259-261

20. Darroch, S.A.F., Rahman, I., Gibson, B., Racicot, R.A., and Laflamme, M. 2017. Inference of facultative mobility in the enigmatic Ediacaran organism Parvancorina. Biology Letters, 13: 20170033.

19. Hegna, T.A., Martin, M.J., and Darroch S.A.F. 2017. Pyritized in situ trilobite eggs from the Ordovician of New York (Lorraine Group): Implications for trilobite reproductive biology. Geology, v. 45, p. 199-202



18. Darroch S.A.F., Boag, T., Racicot, R.A., Tweedt, S., Mason, S.J., Erwin, D.H., Laflamme, M. 2016. A mixed Ediacaran-metazoan assemblage from the Zaris Sub-basin, Namibia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 459, p. 198-208.

17. Darroch, S.A.F., Locatelli, E.R., McCoy, V.E., Clark, E.G., Anderson, R.P., Tarhan, L.G., and Hull, P.M. 2016. Taphonomic disparity in foraminifera as a paleo-indicator for seagrass. Palaios v. 31 p. 242-258

16. Schiffbauer, J.D., Huntley, J.W., O’Neil, G.R., Darroch, S.A.F., Laflamme, M., Cai, Y. 2016. The Latest Ediacaran Wormworld Fauna: Setting the Ecological Stage for the Cambrian Explosion. GSA Today v. 26, p. 4-11.

15. Boag, T.H., Darroch, S.A.F., and Laflamme, M. 2016. Ediacaran distributions in space and time: testing assemblage concepts of earliest macroscopic body fossils. Paleobiology v. 39, p. 591-608.

14. Cotroneo, S., Schiffbauer, J.D., Wortmann, U., Darroch, S.A.F., McCoy, V.E., and Laflamme, M. 2016. Isotope and mineralogical insights on the formation of Mazon Creek Lagerstätte Siderite Concretions. Geobiology v. 14, p. 543-555.

13. Vickers-Rich, P., Narbonne, G., Laflamme, M., Darroch, S.A.F., Kaufman, A. J., and Kriesfeld, L., 2016.  The Nama Group of Southern Namibia. The End Game of the First Large, Complex Organisms on Earth, the Ediacarans [IGCP493/587].  35th International Geological Congress, 2016 Pre-conference Field Guide, 21-25 August, Namibia, International Geological Congress Guidebook with New Artwork, Cape Town, South Africa: 1-16.



12. Darroch, S.A.F., Sperling, E.A., Boag, T., Racicot, R.A., Mason, S.J., Morgan, A.S., Tweedt, S., Myrow, P., Erwin, D.H. and Laflamme, M. 2015. Biotic replacement and mass extinction of the Ediacara biota. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, v. 282.

11. Darroch, S.A.F., and Wagner, P.J. 2015, Responses of beta diversity to pulses of Ordovician-Silurian extinction. Ecology, v. 96, p. 532-549.

10. Hull, P.M., Darroch, S.A.F., and Erwin, D.H. 2015. Rarity in mass extinctions and the future of ecosystems. Nature, v. 528, p. 345-351.

9. Rahman, I., Darroch, S.A.F., Racicot, R.A., and Laflamme, M. 2015. Suspension feeding in the enigmatic Ediacaran organism Tribrachidium demonstrates complexity of Neoproterozoic ecosystems. Science Advances, v.1.



8. Darroch, S.A.F., Webb, A.E., Longrich, N., and Belmaker, J. 2014. Paleocene-Eocene evolution of beta-diversity among ungulate mammals in North America. 2014. Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12156



7. Darroch, S.A.F., Laflamme, M., and Clapham, M.E. 2013. Population structure of the oldest known macroscopic communities from Mistaken Point, Newfoundland. Paleobiology, v.39, p. 591-608.

6. Field, D.J., Brown, C., Lynner, C., and Darroch, S.A.F. 2013. Skeletal correlates for body mass estimation in flying birds. PLoS One, 8(11).

5. Hull, P.M. and Darroch, S.A.F. 2013. Mass extinctions and the structure and function of ecosystems. GSA 2013 Short Course: Ecosystem Paleobiology and Geobiology, eds. Andrew Bush, Sarah Pruss, and Jonathan Payne, p. 115-157.

4. Zamora, S., Darroch, S.A.F., and Rahman, I.A. 2013. Taphonomy and ontogeny of early pelmatozoan echinoderms: a case study of a mass mortality assemblage of Gogia from the Cambrian of North America. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v.377, p. 62-72.

3. Laflamme, M., Darroch, S.A.F., Tweedt, S., Peterson, K.J., and Erwin, D.H. 2013. The end of the Ediacara biota: extinction, biotic replacement, or Cheshire cat? Gondwana Research, v.23, p. 558-573.



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

1. Darroch, S.A.F. 2012. Carbonate facies control on the fidelity of surface-subsurface agreement in benthic foraminiferal communities – implications for index-based paleoecology. Palaios, v.27, p. 137-150.