Publications

First Author Publications (*corresponding author):

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Xing L. 2018. First report of Ignotornidae (Aves) from the Lower Cretaceous Gates Formation (Albian) of western Canada, with description of a new ichnospecies of Ignotornis, Ignotornis canadensis ichnosp. nov. Cretaceous Research 84: 209–222. (PDF: Buckley et al 2018 Ignotornis canadensis)

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Lockley M. 2016. Analyzing and resolving Cretaceous avian ichnotaxonomy using multivariate analyses: approaches and results, p. 258–308 in Falkingham PL, Marty D, Richter A (eds.), Dinosaur tracks and traces: the next steps. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana. (PDF: Buckley et al., 2016 – Cretaceous avian ichnotaxonomy)

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Lockley MG. 2015. Birding by foot: a critical look at the synapomorphy- and phenetic based approaches to trackmaker identification of enigmatic tridactyl Mesozoic traces. Ichnos 22(3–4):192–207. (PDF: Buckley et al. 2015 – Birding by foot)

Buckley LG*, Currie PJ. 2014. Analysis of intraspecific and ontogenetic variation in the dentition of Coelophysis bauri (Late Triassic), and implications for the systematics of isolated theropod teeth. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 63:1–73. (PDF: Buckley and Currie 2014 – Variation in Coelophysis dentition)

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Lockley MG. 2012. Utility of multivariate analyses in ichnology: analyzing and resolving Cretaceous avian ichnotaxonomy, p. 29–32 in Xing L, Lockley MG (eds.), Qijiang international dinosaur tracks symposium, Chongqing Municipality.

Buckley LG*, Larson DW, Reichel M, Samman T. 2010. Quantifying tooth variation within a single population of Albertosaurus sarcophagus (Theropoda: Tyrannosauridae) and implications for identifying isolated teeth of tyrannosaurids. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 47(9):1127–1251. (PDF: Buckley et al. 2010 – Albertosaurus teeth)

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT. 2009. The sodium hypochlorite solution for the removal of lichen from vertebrate track surfaces. Ichnos 16(3):230–234. (PDF: Buckley and McCrea 2009 – Removing lichens from tracks)

Collaborative Publications (*corresponding author):

Lockley MG, Houck KJ, Matthews N, McCrea RT, Xing L, Tsukui K, Ramezani J, Breithaupt B, Cart K, Martin J, Buckley LG, Hadden G. 2018. New theropod display arena sites in the Cretaceous of North America: clues to distributions in space and time. Cretaceous Research 81:9-25. (PDF: Lockley et al 2018 – new theropod display arenas)

Xing L, Buckley LG*, Lockley MG, McCrea RT, Tang Y. 2018. Lower Cretaceous avian tracks from Jiangsu Province, China: a first Chinese report for ichnogenus Goseongornipes (Ignotornidae). Cretaceous Research 84:571-577. (PDF: Xing et al. 2018 Goseongornipes)

Xing L, Buckley LG*, Lockley MG, Zhang J, Marty D, Wang Y, Li J, McCrea RT, Peng C. 2016. A new bird track, Koreanaornis lii ichnosp. nov., from the Lower Cretaceous Hekou Group in the Lanzhou-Minhe Basin, Gansu, northwest China, and implications for Early Cretaceous avian diversity. Cretaceous Research 66:141–154. (PDF: Xing et al. 2016 Koreanaornis lii)

Kim KS, Lockley MG*, Lim JD, Buckley LG, Xing L. 2016. Small-scale scrapes suggest avian display behavior in diminutive Cretaceous theropods. Cretaceous Research 66:1–5. (PDF: Kim et al 2016 Small-scale scrapes)

Lockley MG*, McCrea RT, Buckley LG, Lim JD, Matthews NA, Breithaupt BH, Houck KJ, Gierlinski GD, Surmik D, Kim KS, Xing L, Kong D-Y, Cart K, Martin J, Hadden G. 2016. Theropod courtship: large-scale physical evidence of display arenas and avian-like scrape ceremony behavior by Cretaceous dinosaurs. Scientific Reports 6:1–10.

Xing L*, Lockley MG, Marty D, Zhang J, Wang Y, Klein H, McCrea RT, Buckley LG, Belvedere M, Mateus O, Gierlinski GD, Piñuela L, Persons WS, Wang F, Ran H, Dai H, Xie X. 2015. An ornithopod-dominated tracksite from the Lower Cretaceous Jiaguan Formation (Barremian–Albian) of Qijiang, south-central China: new discoveries, ichnotaxonomy, preservation and palaeoecology. PLoS One 10(10):e0141059.

McCrea RT*, Tanke DH, Buckley LG, Lockley MG, Farlow JO, Xing L, Matthews NA, Helm CW, Pemberton SG. 2015. Vertebrate ichnopathology: pathologies inferred from dinosaur tracks and trackways from the Mesozoic. Ichnos 22(3–4):235–260. (PDF: McCrea et al. 2015 Vertebrate Ichnopathology)

Lockley MG*, McCrea RT, Buckley LG. 2015. A review of dinosaur track occurrences from the Morrison Formation in the type area around Dinosaur Ridge. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 433:10–19. (PDF: Lockley et al 2015 Morrison Fm tracks review)

Xing L, Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Lockley MG, Zhang J, Piñuela L, Klein H, Wang F. 2015. Reanalysis of  Wupus agilis (Early Cretaceous) of Chongqing, China as a large avian trace: differentiating between large bird and small non-avian theropod tracks. PLoS One 10(5): e0124039.

Xing L*, Zhang J, Lockley MG, McCrea RT, Klein H, Alcalá L, Buckley LG, Burns M, Kümmell S., He Q. 2015. Hints of the Early Jehol biota: important footprint assemblages from the Jurassic–Cretaceous boundary Tuchengzi Formation in Beijing, China. PLoS One 10(4): e0122715

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG, Plint AG, Lockley MG, Matthews NA, Noble TA, Xing L, Krawetz JR. 2015. Vertebrate ichnites from the Boulder Creek Formation (Lower Cretaceous: middle to ?upper Albian) of northeastern British Columbia, with a description of a new avian ichnotaxon, Paxavipes babcockensis ichnogen. et isp. nov. Cretaceous Research 55:1–18. (PDF: McCrea et al. 2015 Paxavipes)

Lockley MG*, Buckley LG, Foster JR, Kirkland JI, DeBlieux DD. 2015. First reports of bird tracks (Aquatilavipes) from the Cedar Mountain Formation (Lower Cretaceous), eastern Utah. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 420:150–162. (PDF: Lockley et al. 2015 Cedar Mountain Fm Aquatilavipes)

Xing L*, Belvedere M, Buckley LG, Falk AR, Lockley MG, Klein H, Abbassi N, Zhang X, Tang Y. 2014. First record of bird tracks from the Paleogene of China (Guandong Province). Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 414:415–425. (PDF: Xing et al. 2014 Paleogene bird tracks in China)

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG, Farlow JO, Lockley MG, Currie PJ, Matthews NA, Pemberton SG. 2014. A terror of tyrannosaurs: the first trackways of tyrannosaurids and evidence of gregariousness and pathology in Tyrannosauridae. PLOS ONE 10(1): e0117606.

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG, Currie PJ, Plint AG, Haggart JW, Helm CW, Pemberton SG. 2014. A review of vertebrate track-bearing formations from the Mesozoic and earliest Cenozoic of western Canada with a description of a new theropod ichnospecies and reassignment of an avian ichnogenus, p. 5–93 in Lockley MG, Lucas SG (eds.), Fossil footprints of western North America, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 62. (PDF: McCrea et al. 2014 Vertebrate ichnology of western Canada)

Xing L*, Lockley MG, Marty D, Klein H, Buckley LG, McCrea RT, Zhang J, Gierlinski GD, Divay JD, Wu Q. 2013. Diverse dinosaur ichnoassemblages from the Lower Cretaceous Dashen Group in the Yishu fault zone, Shandong Province, China. Cretaceous Research 45:114–134. (PDF: Xing et al 2013 Lower Cretaceous dinosaur ichnoassemblage Shandong Province China)

Xing L*, Lockley MG, McCrea RT, Gierlinski GD, Buckley LG, Zhang J, Qi L, Jia C. 2013. First record of Deltapodus tracks from the Early Cretaceous of China. Cretaceous Research 42:55–65. (PDF: Xing et al 2013 Deltapodus)

Richter U*, Mudroch A, Buckley LG. 2012. Isolated theropod teeth from the Kem Kem Beds (Early Cenomanian) near Taouz, Morocco. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 87(2): DOI 10.1007/s12542-012-0153-1 (PDF: Richter et al 2012 – Kem Kem theropod teeth)

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG, Lockley MG, Farlow JO, Currie PJ. 2012. The discovery and documentation of a new dinosaur track site from the Upper Cretaceous (lower Maastrichtian) of northeast British Columbia, Canada, p. 78–81 in Xing L, Lockley MG (eds.), Qijiang international dinosaur tracks symposium, Chongqing Municipality.

Lockley MG*, Gierlinski GD, McCrea RT, Buckley LG. 2012. Tracking thyreophorans and related dinosaurs: a review, p. 62–64 in Xing L, Lockley MG (eds.), Qijiang international dinosaur tracks symposium, Chongqing Municipality.

Rylaarsdam JR*, Varban BL, Plint AG, Buckley LG, McCrea RT. 2006. Middle Turonian dinosaur paleoenvironments in the Upper Cretaceous Kaskapau Formation, northeast British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 43:631–652. (PDF: Rylaarsdam et al 2006 Turonian dinosaur paleoenvironments)

Refereed Abstracts (* corresponding author):

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Lockley MG. 2017. Congruence between tarsometatarsus osteology and track morphology in extant shorebirds, and implications for Cretaceous bird track systematics. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 77th Annual Meeting, August 23–26, 2017, Calgary, Alberta.

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT. 2017. Avian traces of the Gates Formation (Early Cretaceous: Albian) of northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia: first report of Ignotornidae in Canada. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology, Vertebrate Anatomy Morphology Palaeontology 5: 12–14.

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG, Lockley MG, Xing L, Matthews NA, Pigeon TS, Amos LM. 2017. The “Six Peaks Dinosaur Track Site”: a diverse fossil vertebrate track site from the Gaylard Member of the Gething Formation (Early Cretaceous: Aptian) from the Carbon Creek Basin, northeastern British Columbia. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology, Vertebrate Anatomy Morphology Palaeontology 5.

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Lockley MG. 2015. Birding by foot: synapomorphy- and phenetic-based approaches to trackmaker identification of tridactyl Mesozoic traces. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology 2015 Conference Abstracts, p. 11.

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Lockley MG. 2015. Early Cretaceous (Berrasian–Albian) of western Canada. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology 2015 Conference Abstracts, p. 12.

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG, Helm CW, Sharman K. 2015 An overview of vertebrate palaeontology within the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark, northeastern British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology 2015 Conference Abstracts, p. 31.

McCrea RT*, Tanke D, Buckley LG, Lockley MG, Farlow JO, Xing L, Matthews NA, Helm CW, Breithaupt B, Pemberton SG. 2015 Pathologies inferred from dinosaur tracks and trackways. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology 2015 Conference Abstracts, p. 32.

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT. 2012. A novel ichnotaxon from the Early Cretaceous (Albian) Boulder Creek Formation of northeast British Columbia: multivariate analysis and modern avian osteology as interpretive tools in vertebrate paleoichnology, p. 18 in Richter A, Reich M (eds.), Dinosaur Track Symposium, Obernkirchen, Germany. Universitätsdrucke Göttingen.

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG. 2011. Preliminary observations and interpretations on a hadrosaur (Lambeosaurinae) associated with an abundance of juvenile tyrannosaur (Albertosaurinae) teeth from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian/Maastrichtian) Wapiti Formation of northeastern British Columbia. International Hadrosaur Symposium, Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, p. 96–100.

Buckley LG*. 2009. Determining ontogenetic and individual variation in Coelophysis bauri (Theropoda: Coelophysoidea) using multivariate analyses and implications for identifying isolated theropod teeth. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3):71A.

Farlow JO*, McCrea RT, Buckley LG. 2009. Probable tyrannosaurids footprint from the Late Cretaceous of British Columbia. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 41(4):24.

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT. 2007. Using bleach to remove lichen from vertebrate track surfaces. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):54A.

McCrea RT*, Buckley LG. 2007. Preliminary investigations on the vertebrate ichnofauna of the Lower Cretaceous (Valanginian) Gorman Creek Formation, northeastern British Columbia: filling the gap in the terrestrial vertebrate track record of western Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):115A.

Buckley LG*, McCrea RT, Currie PJ. 2005. Theropod teeth from the Late Cretaceous Kaskapau (middle Turonian) and the Wapiti (late Campanian – early Maastrichtian) formations of north-eastern British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(3):42A.

Buckley LG*. 2003. Addressing the potential for cranial kinesis in Tyrannosaurus rex: a comparison of the palatal complex of Tyrannosaurus rex to Varanus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(3):37A.

Interpretive Guidebooks:

2013          Buckley LG, McCrea RT. “Tumbler Ridge: The Fossils.” Dawson Creek, Tiger Printers & Stationers, 52p.

Extra-curricular Publications:

“Tracks,” a short story published in the anthology Libram Mysterium Volume 2: Tales of the Weird and Fantastic, Robson SP (ed.), Pulp Mill Press, ISBN: 0993632416 (https://www.amazon.ca/Libram-Mysterium-Tales-Weird-Fantastic/dp/0993632416)