Dong, X.-P., Vargas, K., Cunningham, J. A., Zhang, H., Liu, T., Chen, F., Liu, J., Bengtson, S. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2016. Developmental biology of the early Cambrian cnidarian Olivooides. Palaeontology, published online. pdf

Donoghue, P. C. J.,
Cunningham, J. A., Dong, X.-P. and Bengtson, S. In press. Embryology in deep time. In Wanninger, A. (ed) Evolutionary developmental biology of invertebrates. Spinger Verlag.

Cunningham, J. A., Vargas, K., Liu, P., Belivanova, V., Marone, F., Martinez-Perez, C., Guizar-Sicairos, M., Holler, M. Bengtson, S. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2015. Critical appraisal of tubular putative metazoans from the Ediacaran Weng'an Dushantuo biota. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Series B: Biological Sciences 82: 20151169. pdf

Butler, A. D., Cunningham, J. A., Budd. G. E. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2015. Experimental taphonomy of Artemia reveals the role of endogenous microbes in mediating decay and fossilization. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 82: 20150476. pdf

Fothergill, J., Li, M., Davis, S., Cunningham, J. A. and Mann, S. 2014. Nanoparticle-based membrane assembly and silicification in coacervate micro-droplets as a route to complex colloidosomes. Langmuir 30: 14591–14596. pdf

Cunningham, J. A., Donoghue, P. C. J., & Bengtson, S. 2014. Distinguishing biology from geology in soft-tissue preservation. Paleontological Society Papers 20: 275-287. pdf

Cunningham, J. A., Rahman, I. A., Lautenschlager, S., Rayfield, E. J. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2014. A virtual world of paleontology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 347-357. pdf

Rücklin, M., Donoghue, P. C. J.,
Cunningham, J. A., Marone, F. & Stampanoni, M. 2014. Developmental paleobiology of the vertebrate skeleton. Journal of Paleontology 88: 676-683. pdf


Dong, X.-P., Cunningham, J. A., Bengtson, S., Thomas, C.-W., Liu, J.-B., Stampanoni, M. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2013. Embryos, polyps and medusae of the early Cambrian scyphozoan Olivooides. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Series B: Biological Sciences 280: 20130071. pdf

Bengtson, S.,
Cunningham, J. A., Yin, C., Donoghue, P. C. J. 2012. A merciful death for the “earliest bilaterian”, Vernanimalcula. Evolution & Development 14: 421-427. pdf

Cunningham, J. A.
, Rücklin, M., Blom, H., Botella, H., & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2012. Testing models of dental development in the earliest bony vertebrates Andreolepis and Lophosteus. Biology Letters 8: 833-837. pdf

Huldtgren, T., Cunningham, J. A., Yin, C., Stampanoni, M., Marone, F., Donoghue P. C. J. & Bengtson, S. 2012. Response to comment on “Fossilized nuclei and germination structures identify Ediacaran ‘animal embryos’ as encysting protists”. Science 335: 1169. pdf

Cunningham, J. A.
, Thomas, C.-W., Bengtson, S., Kearns, S. L., Xiao, S., Marone, F., Stampanoni, M. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2012. Distinguishing geology from biology in the Ediacaran Doushantuo biota relaxes constraints on the timing of the origin of bilaterians. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Series B: Biological Sciences 279: 2369-2376. pdf

Cunningham, J. A.
, Thomas, C.-W., Bengtson, S., Marone, F., Stampanoni, M.,Turner, F. R., Bailey, J. V., Raff, R. A., Raff, E. C. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2012. Experimental taphonomy of giant sulfur bacteria: implications for the interpretation of the embryo-like Ediacaran Doushantuo fossils. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Series B: Biological Sciences 279: 1857-1864. pdf

Cunningham, J. A. 2012. The fossil record of development [Review of Embryos in Deep Time by Marcelo Sánchez]. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27: 533-534. pdf

Huldtgren, T.,
Cunningham, J. A., Yin, C., Stampanoni, M., Marone, F., Donoghue P. C. J. & Bengtson, S. 2011. Fossilized nuclei and germination structures identify Ediacaran ‘animal embryos’ as encysting protists. Science 334: 1686-1699. pdf

Dong, X.-P., Bengtson, S., Gostling, N. J., Cunningham, J. A., Harvey, T. H. P., Kouchinsky, A., Val'kov, A. K., Repetski, J. E., Stampanoni, M. & Donoghue, P. C. J. 2010. The anatomy, taphonomy, taxonomy and systematic affinity of Markuelia: Early Cambrian to Early Ordovician scalidophorans. Palaeontology 53: 1291-1314. pdf

Cunningham, J. A.
& Jeffery Abt, C. H. 2009. Coordiated shifts to non-planktotrophic development in spatangoid echinoids during the Late Cretaceous. Biology Letters 5: 647-650. pdf

Cunningham, J. A.
, Hof, C. H. J. & Braddy, S. J. 2008. Lenisquilla californiensis, a new species of stomatopod crustacean. Journal of Paleontology 82: 431-435. pdf

Donoghue, P. C. J., Bengtson, S., Dong, X. P., Gostling, N. J., Huldtgren, T.,
Cunningham, J. A., Yin, C., Yue, Z., Peng, F. & Stampanoni, M. 2006. Synchrotron X-ray tomographic microscopy of fossil embryos. Nature 442: 680-683. pdf

Donoghue, P. C. J., Kouchinsky, A., Waloszek, D., Bengtson, S., Dong, X.-P., Val’kov, A. K.,
Cunningham, J. A. & Repetski, J. E. 2006. Fossil embryos are widespread but the record is temporally and taxonomically biased. Evolution and Development 8: 232–238. pdf

Dong, X., Donoghue, P. C. J., Cunningham, J. A., Liu, J. & Cheng, H. 2005. The anatomy, affinity and phylogenetic significance of Markuelia. Evolution and Development 7: 468–482. pdf