Publications of Richard Cowen

Cowen, R. 1966. The distribution of punctae on the brachiopod shell. Geological Magazine 103, 269-275.

Cowen, R., and Rudwick, M. J. S. 1966. A spiral brachidium in the Jurassic chonetoid brachiopod Cadomella. Geological Magazine 103, 403-406.

Cowen, R., and Rudwick, M. J. S. 1967. Bittnerula Hall and Clarke and the evolution of cementation in the Brachiopoda. Geological Magazine 104, 155-159.

Rudwick, M. J. S., and Cowen, R. 1968. The functional morphology of some aberrant strophomenide brachiopods from the Permian of Sicily. Bolletin Societa Paleontologica Italica 6, 113-176.

Cowen, R. 1968. A new type of delthyrial cover in the Devonian brachiopod Mucrospirifer. Palaeontology 11, 317-327.

Cowen, R. 1969. Stegidial structures in spiriferide brachiopods. Journal of Paleontology 42, 538-539.

Cowen, R. 1970. Analogies between the Recent bivalve Tridacna and the fossil brachiopods Lyttoniacea and Richthofeniacea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 8, 329-344.

Cowen, R., and Rudwick, M. J. S. 1970. Deltidial spines in the Triassic brachiopod Bittnerula. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 44, 82-85.

Cowen, R. 1971. The food of articulate brachiopods - -a discussion. Journal of Paleontology 45, 137-139.

Cowen, R., and Rider, J. R. 1972. Functional analysis of fenestellid bryozoan colonies. Lethaia 5, 147-164.

Cowen, R., Gertman, R., and Wiggett, G. J. 1973. Camouflage patterns in Nautilus, and their implications for cephalopod paleobiology. Lethaia 6, 201-214.

Farmer, J. D., Valentine, J. W., and Cowen, R. 1973. Adaptive strategies leading to the ectoproct ground-plan. Systematic Zoology 22, 233-239.

Cowen, R. 1974. Respiration in metazoan evolution. Evolution 27, 696-701.

Cowen, R. 1975. 'Flapping valves' in brachiopods. Lethaia 8, 23-29.

Cowen, R. 1976. History of Life. 145 pp. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.

Cowen, R., and Kelley, J. S. 1976. Stereoscopic vision within the schizochroal eye of trilobites. Nature 261, 130-131.

Stockton, W. L., and Cowen, R. 1976. Stereoscopic vision in one eye: the paleophysiology of the schizochroal eye of trilobites. Paleobiology 2, 304-315.

Rider, J. R., and Cowen, R. 1977. Adaptive architectural trends in encrusting ectoprocts. Lethaia 10, 29-41.

Cowen, R.,and Stockton, W. L. 1978. Testing for evolutionary equilibria. Paleobiology 4, 195-200.

Cowen, R. 1979. Functional morphology. Pp. 487-492. In Fairbridge, R.W., and Jablonski, D. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Paleontology. Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Cowen, R. 1981. Crinoid arms and banana plantations: an economic harvesting analogy. Paleobiology 7, 331-342.

Cowen, R. 1981. Homonyms of Podopteryx. Journal of Paleontology 55, 483.

Cowen, R. 1981. Homonymy between brachiopods and moths. Journal of Paleontology 55, 680-681.

Cowen, R. 1981. [History of Life.] 255 pp. [Japanese translation of 1976 book.]. Saiensu-Sha Company Ltd., Tokyo.

Cowen, R. 1982. [Istoriya Zhizni.] 218 pp. Naukova Dumka, Kiev (then USSR). (Russian translation of 1976 book)

Cowen, R., and Lipps, J. H. 1982. An adaptive scenario for the origin of birds and of flight in birds. Proceedings of the 3rd North American Paleontological Convention, Montréal, vol. 1, 109-112. [ Extract from this paper, plus updates for it, published 1990, 1995, and 2000 in the first three editions of my textbook History of Life.]

Cowen, R. 1983. Algal symbiosis and its recognition in the fossil record. Pp. 431-478. In Tevesz, M. J. S, and McCall, P. L. (eds.), Biotic Interactions in Recent and Fossil Benthic Communities. Plenum Press, New York.

Cowen, R. 1986. Creationism and the science classroom. Journal of the California Science Teachers Association 16 (5), 8-15.

Cowen, R. 1988. The role of algal symbiosis in reefs through time. Palaios 3, 221-227.

Cowen, R. 1990. History of Life. 470 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cowen, R., Cooper, J., and Cooper, R. 1992. The Quakes of `92. Seismic Press, Davis, California. [Out of print, but ask me...]

Cowen, R. 1995. History of Life. 2nd edition. 460 pp. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cowen, R. 1996. Locomotion and respiration in marine air-breathing vertebrates. In Evolutionary Biology (edited by D. Jablonski, D. H. Erwin, and J. H. Lipps). University of Chicago Press. A draft text version of this manuscript.

Cowen, R. 2000. History of Life. 3rd edition. 432 pp. Blackwell Science, Malden, Massachusetts.

Cowen, R. 2005. History of Life. 4th edition. 324 pp. Blackwell Science, Malden, Massachusetts.

Cowen, R. 2005. The Elijah Effect and the future of paleontology. Palaeontologica Electronica (in virtual press).

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