Best practices for justifying fossil calibrations

James F. Parham, Philip C.J. Donoghue, Christopher J. Bell, Tyler D. Calway, Jason J. Head, Patricia A. Holroyd, Jun G. Inoue, Randall B. Irmis, Walter G. Joyce, Daniel T. Ksepka, José S.L. Patané, Nathan D. Smith, James E. Tarver, Marcel Van Tuinen, Ziheng Yang, Kenneth D. Angielczyk, Jenny M. Greenwood, Christy A. Hipsley, Louis Jacobs, Peter J. MakovickyJohannes Müller, Krister T. Smith, Jessica M. Theodor, Rachel C.M. Warnock, Michael J. Benton

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)346-359
Number of pages14
JournalSystematic Biology
Volume61
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
FUNDING This work was supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation funding of the Biodiversity Synthesis Group of the Encyclopedia of Life and a BioSynC Synthesis Meeting (to J.F.P.); Natural Environment Research Council (to M.J.B. and P.C.J.D.); The Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council (to P.C.J.D., Z.Y., and J.G.I.); Grants from the Leverhulme Trust (to M.J.B.); continuing work is supported by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) (National Science Foundation no. EF-0905606). Funding to pay the Open Access publication charge was provided through an award from the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library Open Access Publishing Fund.

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