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Payne JL, Truebe S, Nützel A, and Chang ET, 2011, Local and global abundance associated with extinction risk in late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic gastropods, Paleobiology, 37, 616-632. doi:10.1666/10037.1 PDF


Payne JL, Turchyn AV, Paytan A, DePaolo DP, Lehrmann DJ, Yu Y, and Wei J. Calcium isotope constraints on the end-Permian mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of the United States of America 107: 8543-8548. doi: PDF


Payne JL, Boyer AG, Brown JH, Finnegan S, Kowalewski M, Krause RA, Lyons SK, McClain CR, McShea DW, Novack-Gottshall PM, Smith FA, Stempien JA, and Wang SC. Two-phase increase in the maximum size of life on Earth over 3.5 billion years reflects biological innovation and environmental opportunity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 24-27. doi: PDF

Pruss SB and Payne JL., 2009, Early Triassic microbial spheroids in the Virgin Limestone Member of the Moenkopi Formation, Nevada, USA. Palaios 24: 131-136. doi:10.2110/palo.2007.p07-094r PDF


Finnegan S, Payne JL, and Wang SC. 2008. The Red Queen revisited: reevaluating the age-selectivity of Phanerozoic marine genus extinctions. Paleobiology 34: 318-341. doi:10.1666/07008.1 PDF

van de Schootbrugge B, Payne JL, Tomasovych A, Pross J, Fiebig J, Benbrahim M, Follmi KB, and Quan TM. 2008. Carbon cycle perturbation and stabilisation in the wake of the Triassic-Jurassic boundary mass-extinction event. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 9: 10.1029/2007GC001914. PDF


Payne JL and Finnegan S. 2007. The effect of geographic range on extinction risk during background and mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104: 10506-10511. doi:PDF

Payne JL and Kump LR. 2007. Evidence for recurrent Early Triassic massive volcanism from quantitative interpretation of carbon isotope fluctuations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 256: 264-277. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.01.034 PDF

Payne JL and van de Schootbrugge B. 2007. Life in Triassic Oceans: Links between planktonic and benthic recovery and radiation. In Evolution of Primary Producers in the Sea P. Falkowski and A.H. Knoll eds. Academic Press. Amsterdam. pp. 165-189. PDF

Payne JL, Lehrmann DJ, Follett D, Seibel M, Kump LR, Riccardi A, Altiner D, Sano H, and Wei J. 2007. Erosional truncation of uppermost Permian shallow-marine carbonates and implications for Permian-Triassic boundary events. Geological Society of America Bulletin 119: 771-784. doi:10.1130/B26091.1 PDF