Publications

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Parins-Fukuchi, C., Greiner, E., MacLatchy, L., Fisher, D. 2019. Phylogeny, ancestors, and anagenesis in the hominin fossil record.  Paleobiology 45 (2): 378-393. https://doi.org/10.1017/pab.2019.12

MacLatchy, L., Rossie, J., Houssaye, A., Olejniczak, A., Smith, T.  2019.  New hominoid remains from the early Miocene site Moroto II. Journal of Human Evolution 132: 227-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2019.03.008

Wuthrich, C., MacLatchy, L. and Nengo, I.  2019.  Wrist morphology reveals substantial locomotor diversity among early catarrhines: an analysis of capitates from the early Miocene of Tinderet (Kenya).  Nature Scientific Reports 9: 3728. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-39800-3.

Cote, S., Kingston, J., Deino, A. and MacLatchy, L. 2018. Evidence for rapid faunal change in the early Miocene of East Africa based on revised biostratigraphic and radiometric dating of Bukwa, Uganda.  Journal of Human Evolution 116: 95-107.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.12.001

Murray, A., Cote, S., and MacLatchy, L.  2017. The fishes of Bukwa, Uganda, a key early Miocene (Burdigalian) locality of East Africa.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. DOI:10.1080/02724634.2017.1324460; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2017.1324460.

Sarringhaus LA, MacLatchy LM, Mitani, JC.  2016.  Long Bone Cross-Sectional Properties Reflect Changes in Locomotor Behavior in Developing Chimpanzees. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.  DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22930.

MacLatchy, L., Sanders, W. and Wuthrich, C. 2015. Hominoid Origins.  Nature Education Knowledge Project. http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/hominoid-origins- 135874580.

Sarringhaus LA, MacLatchy LM, Mitani, JC.  2014.  Locomotor and postural development of wild chimpanzees. Journal of Human Evolution. 66: 29–38

RJ Fajardo, JM DeSilva, RK Manoharan, JE Schmitz, LM MacLatchy, ML Bouxsein.  2013.     Lumbar Vertebral Body Bone Microstructural Scaling in Small to Medium-Sized Strepsirhines. Anatomical Record 296 (2): 210-226.

Rossie, J. & MacLatchy, L. 2013. Dentognathic remains of an Afropithecus individual from Kalodirr, Kenya. Journal of Human Evolution 65: 199-208.

MacLatchy, L., DeSilva, J., Sanders, W. and Wood, B.  2010.  The Hominins  In: Cenozoic Mammals of Africa.  Eds.  L. Werdelin and W.J.  Sanders.  University of California Press, Berkeley. Pp. 471-540.

MacLatchy, L.  2010.  Morotopithecus. In: 2010 McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill, New York. Pp 245-248.

Zalmout, I.S., Sanders, W.J., MacLatchy, L.M., Gunnell, G.F., Al-Mufarreh, Y.A., Ali, M.A., Nasser, A.H., Al-Masary, A.M., Al-Sobhi S.A., Nadra, A.O., Matari, A.H., Wilson, J.A., Gingerich, P.D.  2010.  New Oligocene Primate from Saudi Arabia and Divergence of Apes and Old World Monkeys.  Nature 466 (7304): 360-364.

Orliac M.J., Boisserie J.-R., MacLatchy L. & Lihoreau F.  2010. Early Miocene hippopotamids   (Cetartiodactyla) constrain the phylogenetic and spatiotemporal settings of hippopotamid origin.  PNAS107(26): 11871-11876.

Fajardo, R.J., Cory, E., Patel, N.D., Nazarian, A., Laib, A., Manoharan, R.K., Schmitz,J.E., DeSilva, J.M., MacLatchy, L.M., Snyder, B.D., Bouxsein, M.L. 2009. Specimen size and porosity can introduce error into microCT-based tissue mineral density measurements. 
Bone

 44: 176-184.

Rossie, J. & MacLatchy, L.  2006.  A new pliopithecoid genus from the early Miocene of Uganda.  Journal of Human Evolution 50 (5): 568-586.

DeSilva, J., Shoreman, E. and MacLatchy, L. 2006. A fossil hominoid proximal femur from Kikorongo Crater, southwestern Uganda. Journal of Human Evolution 50 (6): 687-95.

Winkler, A. J., MacLatchy, L. and Mafabi, M.  2005. Small rodents and a lagomorph from the early Miocene Bukwa locality, southeastern Uganda. Palaeontologia Electronica 8(1) ); 22A: 12 p.

MacLatchy, L. and Rossie, J.  2005.  The Napak hominoid: Still Proconsul major. In: Interpreting the Past: Essays on Human, Primate and Mammal Evolution in Honor of David Pilbeam. Eds. D. E. Lieberman, R. J. Smith, and J. Kelley, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, Pp. 33-46.

Barry, J., Cote, S., MacLatchy, L., Lindsay, E., Kityo, R. and Rajpar,  A.  2005.  Oligocene and Early Miocene Ruminants (Mammalia: Artiodactyla) From Pakistan and Uganda. Palaeontologia Electronica 8(1);  22A: 29 p.

MacLatchy, L.M.  2004.  The Oldest Ape.  Evolutionary Anthropology 13(3 ): 90-103.

Young, N. & MacLatchy, L.M.  2004.  The phylogenetic position of MorotopithecusJournal of Human Evolution  46: 163-184.

Kohler, M., Alba, D., Moya Sola, S. and MacLatchy, L.  2002. Taxonomic affinities of the Eppelsheim femur. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 11: 9 297-304.

MacLatchy, L. M. and Müller, R.  2002.  A comparison of the femoral head and neck trabecular   architecture of Galago and Perodicticus using micro-computed tomography.  Journal of Human Evolution 43: 89-106.

Madar, S., Rose, M., Kelley, J., MacLatchy, L. and Pilbeam, D. 2002.  New Sivapithecus postcranial specimens from the Siwaliks of Pakistan.  Journal of Human Evolution 42: 705-752

MacLatchy, L., Gebo, D., Kityo, R. and Pilbeam, D.  2000.  Postcranial functional morphology of Morotopithecus bishopi, with implications for the evolution of modern ape locomotion.  Journal of Human Evolution 39: 159-183.

MacLatchy, L. M. and Pilbeam, D. P.  1999. Renewed Research in the Ugandan Early Miocene.     In Late Cenozoic Environments and Hominid Evolution: a tribute to Bill Bishop. Eds. P.  Andrews and P. Banham. London: The Royal Geological Society.  Pp 15-25.

MacLatchy, L. M.  1998.  Reconstruction of hip joint function in extant and fossil primates.  In Primate Locomotion.  Eds. E. Strasser, J. Fleagle, H. McHenry and A. Rosenberger.  New York: Plenum. Pp 111-130.

Brunet, M., Beauvilain, A., Geraads, D., Guy, F., Kasser, M., Mackaye, I., MacLatchy, L., Mouchelin, G., Sudre, J. and Vignaud, P.  1998. Chad: Discovery of a mammal fauna in the Early Pliocene. C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris 326: 153-158.

Gebo, D.,  MacLatchy, L., Kityo, R. Kingston, J., Deino, A. and Pilbeam, D.  1997.  A hominoid genus from the Miocene of Uganda. Science 276: 401-404.

Gebo, D.,  MacLatchy, L., Kityo, R.  1997.  A new lorisid humerus from the Early Miocene of Uganda.  Primates 38(4):423-427.

Brunet, M., Beauvilain, A., Geraads, D., Guy, F., Kasser, M., Mackaye, I., MacLatchy, L., Mouchelin, G., Sudre, J. and Vignaud, P.  1997.  A new hominid site from the Pliocene of Tchad.  C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris 324:341-345.

MacLatchy, L. M.  1996.  Another look at the australopithecine hip joint. Journal of Human Evolution 31: 455-476.

MacLatchy, L.M. and Bossert, W.H.  1996.  An analysis of the articular surface distribution of the femoral head and acetabulum in anthropoids, with implications for hip function in Miocene hominoids.  Journal of Human Evolution 31: 425-453.