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Jason A. Dunlop- publications to date:


Refereed papers in primary journals


Dunlop, J. A., Altringham, J. D. & Mill, P. J. 1992. Coupling between heart and sucking stomach in a tarantula. Journal of Experimental Biology, 166, 83-93. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1994. Comparative anatomy of filtration mechanisms in tetrapulmonate arachnids (Trigonotarbida, Araneae, Amblypygi, Uropygi and Schizomida). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society, 9, 267-273. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1994. An Upper Carboniferous amblypygid from the Writhlington Geological Nature Reserve. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 105, 245-250. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1994. The palaeobiology of the Writhlington trigonotarbid arachnid. Proceedings of the Geological Society, 105, 287-296. Abstract

Manning, P. L. & Dunlop, J. A. 1995. The respiratory organs of eurypterids. Palaeontology, 38, 287-297. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1995. A redescription of two eophrynids (Arachnida Trigonotarbida) from the Coal Measures (Carboniferous) of Ostrava, Czech Republic. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, 1995 (8), 449-461. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1995. A redescription of the Pennsylvanian trigonotarbid arachnid Lissomartus Petrunkevitch, 1949 from Mazon Creek, Illinois. Journal of Arachnology, 23, 118-124. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1995. Movements of claw tufts at the tarsus tip of a tarantula spider. Netherlands Journal of Zoology, 45, 513-520. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1996. A redescription of the trigonotarbid arachnid Pocononia whitei (Ewing 1930). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 70, 145-151. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1996. A trigonotarbid arachnid from the Silurian of Ludford Lane, Shropshire. Palaeontology, 39, 605-614. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1996. Evidence for a sister group relationship between Ricinulei and Trigonotarbida. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society, 10, 193-204. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. & Horrocks, C. A. 1996. A new specimen of the Carboniferous trigonotarbid arachnid Maiocercus celticus (Pocock 1902) from Lancashire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 51, 23-31. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. & Horrocks, C. A. 1996. A new Upper Carboniferous Whip Scorpion (Arachnida: Uropygi) with a revision of the British Carboniferous Uropygi. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 234, 293-306. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. & Braddy, S. J. 1997. Slit-like structures on the prosomal appendages of the eurypterid Baltoeurypterus. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, 1997 (1), 31-38. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. & Horrocks, C. A. 1997. Phalangiotarbid arachnids from the Coal Measures of Lancashire, UK. Geological Magazine, 134, 369-381. Abstract

Braddy, S. J. & Dunlop, J. A. 1997. The functional morphology of mating in the Silurian eurypterid, Baltoeurypterus tetragonopthalamus (Fischer, 1839). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society,121, 435-461. Abstract

Anderson, L. I., Dunlop, J. A., Horrocks, C. A., Winkelmann, H. M. & Eagar, R. M. C. 1997. Exceptionally preserved fossils from Bickershaw, Lancashire, UK (Upper Carboniferous, Westphalian A (Langsettian)). Geological Journal, 32, 197-210. Abstract

Rößler, R. & Dunlop, J. A. 1997. Redescriptions of the largest trigonotarbid arachnid- Kreischeria wiedei Geinitz 1882 from the Upper Carboniferous of Zwickau, Germany. Paläontologisches Zeitschrift, 71, 237-245. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. & Poschmann, M. 1997. On the Emsian (Lower Devonian) arthropods of the Rhenish Slate Mountains: 1. Xenarachne, an enigmatic arachnid from Willwerath, Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 71, 231-236. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1998. A redescription of the trigonotarbid arachnid Pseudokreischeria pococki (Gill, 1924). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society, 11, 49-54. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. In press. A fossil whipscorpion from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. Journal of Arachnology.

Dunlop, J. A., Anderson, L. I. & Braddy, S. J. In press A new chasmataspid (Chelicerata: Chasmataspida) from the Lower Devonian of the Midland Valley of Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences



Contributions to symposia and compiled volumes


Dunlop, J. A. 1996. Systematics of the fossil arachnids. Revue suisse de Zoologie, hors série, 173-184. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1996. Arácnidos fósiles (con exclusión de aranas y escorpiones). pp. 77-92. In: Melic, A. (ed.) Volumen Monográphico: PaleoEntomologica. Boletin de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa, 16, 206 pp. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. 1997. Palaeozoic arachnids and their significance for arachnid phylogeny. Proceedings of the 16th European Colloquium of Arachnology, 65-82. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. & Selden, P. A. 1997. The early history and phylogeny of the Chelicerates. pp. 221-235. In: Fortey, R. A. & Thomas, R. H. (eds.). Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Relationships of the Major Arthropod Groups. Chapman & Hall, London. Abstract

Selden, P. A. & Dunlop, J. A. 1998. Fossil taxa and relationships of chelicerates. pp. 303-331. In: Edgecombe, G. (ed.) Arthropod Fossils and Phylogeny. Columbia University Press, New York. Abstract

Dunlop, J. A. In press. The origins of tetrapulmonate book-lungs and thier significance for chelicerate phylogeny. Proceedings of the 17th European Colloquium of Arachnology


Abstracts and short papers


Dunlop, J. A. 1992. The pedicel, a function at last? Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society, 65, 5-6.

Dunlop, J. A. 1993. Palaeocharinids, the ancestors of spiders? Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society, 67, 2-3.

Dunlop, J. A. 1993. A review of the fossil mygalomorphs. Mygalomorph, 1, 1-17. Abstract


Dunlop, J. A. 1993. Molting mortality in Brachypelma smithi (F. O. P.-Cambridge) (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Mygalomorph, 1, 18-20.

Dunlop, J. A. 1993. Trigonotarbids and Arachne's dawn. Abstracts with Programme, Palaeontological Association Annual Conference, University of Leeds, p. 11.

Dunlop, J. A. 1995. Are the fossil phalangiotarbids just big opilioacarid mites? Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society, 74, 8-9.

Dunlop, J. A., Anderson, L. I. & Braddy, S. J. 1996. Chasmataspids- not the ancestors of arachnids. Abstracts and Programme, Palaeontological Association 40th Annual Meeting, University of Birmingham, p. 14.

Dunlop, J. A. 1997. Chasmataspids come in from the cold. Palaeontological Association, Annual Christmas Meeting, 1997. Timetable and Abstracts, p. 35.


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