Brian Atkinson

Brian Atkinson

Curator
Haworth Hall

Dr. Atkinson is curator of the Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum's Paleobotany collection. 

Publications: 

Atkinson BA in press The critical role of fossils in inferring deep-node phylogenetic relationships and macroevolutionary patterns in Cornales. American Journal of Botany

Atkinson BA, RA Stockey, GW Rothwell 2018 Tracking the initial diversification of asterids: Anatomically preserved cornalean fruits from the early Coniacian (Late Cretaceous) of western North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences 179: 21-35

Atkinson BA, RA Stockey, GW Rothwell 2017 The early phylogenetic diversification of Cornales: Permineralized cornalean fruits from the Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) of western North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences 178: 556-666

Atkinson BA, RA Stockey, GW Rothwell 2016 Cretaceous origin of dogwoods: an anatomically preserved Cornus(Cornaceae) fruit from the Campanian of Vancouver Island. PeerJ 4:e2808

Stockey RA, H Nishida, BA Atkinson 2016 Anatomically preserved fossil cornalean fruits from the Upper Cretaceous of Hokkaido: Eydeia hokkaidoensis gen. et sp. nov. American Journal of Botany 103: 1642-1656

Atkinson BA 2016 Early diverging asterids of the Late Cretaceous: Suciacarpa starrii gen. et sp. nov. and the initial radiation of Cornales. Botany 94: 759-771

Buczkowski EL, RA Stockey, BA Atkinson, GW Rothwell 2016 Cunninghamia beardii sp. Nov. (Cupressaceae: Cuninghamioideae), anatomically preserved pollen cones from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, British Columbia Canada. International Journal of Plant Science 177: 103-114

Atkinson BA, RA Stockey, RA Mindell, MJ Bolton 2015 Lauraceous flowers from the Eocene of Vancouver Island: Tinaflora beardiae gen. et sp. nov. (Lauraceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 176: 567-585

Atkinson BA, GW Rothwell, RA Stockey 2014 Hughmillerites vancouverensis sp. nov. and the Cretaceous diversification of Cupressaceae. American Journal of Botany 101: 2136-2147

Atkinson BA, GW Rothwell, RA Stockey 2014 Hubbardiastrobus cunninghamioides gen. et sp. nov., evidence for a Lower Cretaceous diversification of cunninghamioid Cupressaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175: 256-259