Leonard Krishtalka

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Director, KU Biodiversity Institute (and its Natural History Museum)
785-864-4540
Dyche Hall

Dr. Leonard Krishtalka's interests include science policy and administration, biodiversity informatics, and the paleobiology of mammals.

Selected Publications

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  • Hobern, D., et. al., 2013. (Krishtalka, one of 15 authors].  Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook: Delivering Biodiveristy Knowledge In the Information Age.  Proceedings of a Conference, Global Biodiversity Information Conference, GBIF, Copenhagen. 41 pp.
  • In Press: Walls, R.  et al., 2013. [Krishtalka, 13th author, listed alphabetically] Semantics in Support of Biodiversity Knowledge Discovery: An Introduction to the Biological Collections Ontology and Related Ontologies.  PLOS One.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. Robbins. 2012. Biological dark matter and Quantum Biology.  Gordon Research Conference, June, 2012
  • King, N., L. Krishtalka, and V. Chivan. 2010. "Thoughts on implementation of the recommendeds of the GBIF task force on a global strategy and action plan for mobilization of natural history collections data" Biodiversity Informatics. 7. 72-76.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 2009. "Natural History Museums as Sentinel Observatories of Life on Earth: A Public Trust" Beyond the Turnstile: Making the Case for Museums and Sustainable Values. 216.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 2009. "Letter to Linnaeus" Letters to Linnaeus. edited by Knapp, S. and Q. Wheeler. 31-34.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 2009. "Among Trees" Trees and Other Ramifications: Branches in Nature and Culture. 16-17.
 
 
 
 
  • Banks, W. E. et al. 2006. "Eco-cultural niche modeling: New tools for reconstructing the geography and ecology of past human populations" PaleoAnthropology. 2006. 68-83.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Causey, D., D. H. Janzen, A. T. Peterson, D. A. Vieglais, L. Krishtalka, J. H. Beach, and E. O. Wiley. 2004. "Museum collections and taxonomy" Science. 305. 1106-1107.
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L.. 2003. "At Natural History Museums, The Ox is Gored" Museum News. (37). 64-65.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and F. S. Harris. 2002. "Long Term Ecological Research Program: Twenty-Year Review" 39.
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L., A. T. Peterson, D. A. Vieglais, J. H. Beach, and E. O. Wiley. 2002. "The Green Internet: A tool for conservation science" Conservation in the Internet Age: Strategic Threats and Opportunities. edited by Levitt, J. N.. 143-164.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 2002. "Chapter 30, Information technology and the ten grand research challenges for the 21st Century" AAAS Science and Technology Policy Yearbook 2002. edited by Teich, A. H., S. D. Nelson, and S. Lita. 319-338.
 
 
  • Donoghue, M. et al. 2001. "Evolution of development and Tree of Life"
  • Krishtalka, L.. 2001. "Answering the Aliens: Museum Biodiversity Education" Curator. 43(2). 103-110.
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and P. S. Humphrey. 2000. "Can natural history museums capture the future?" BioScience. 50(7). 611-617.
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L.. 2000. "Knowledge Networking of Biodiversity Information" Access to Publicly Funded Research. 188-194.
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1999. "Evolution theory explains fact" Kansas Biology Teacher. 8(1). 5-6.
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and P. S. Humphrey. 1998. "Fiddling while the Planet Burns: The Challenge for U.S. Natural History Museums" Museum News. 77(2). 29-35.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1993. "Anagenetic Angst: Species Boundaries in Eocene Primates" Species, Species Concepts and Primate Evolution. edited by Kimbel, B. and L. D. Martin. 331-344.
  • Krishtalka, L., K. C. Beard, and R. K. Stucky. 1992. "Revision of the Wind River Faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 12. New species of omomyid primates (Mammalia) and omomyid taxonomic composition across the early-middle Eocene boundary" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 61. 39-62.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1992. "In the Grube in the Eocene" Nature. 355. 296-297.
 
  • Krishtalka, L., K. C. Beard, and D. Sige. 1992. "A primitive vespertilionoid bat from the early Eocene of central Wyoming" C.R. Acad. Sciences. 314. 735-741.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1991. "The application of geologic remote sensing to vertebrate biostratigraphy: general results from the Wind River Basin, Wyoming" The Mountain Geologist. 28(2-3). 75-82.
  • Krishtalka, L., K. D. Rose, and R. K. Stucky. 1991. "Revision of the Wind River Faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 11. Palaeanodonta (Mammalia)" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 60. 63-82.
  • Krishtalka, L., K. C. Beard, and R. K. Stucky. 1991. "First Skulls of the Early Eocene Primate Shoshonius cooperi and the anthropoid-tarsier dichotomy" Nature. 349. 62-67.
  • Krishtalka, L., R. K. Stucky, and K. C. Beard. 1990. "The Earliest Fossil Evidence for Sexual Dimorphism in Primates" Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.. 87. 1-4.
  • Krishtalka, L., M. R. Dawson, and R. K. Stucky. 1990. "Revision of the Wind River Faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 9. The oldest known hystricomorph rodent" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 59(2). 135-147.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1990. "Revision of the Wind River Faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 10. Bunophorus (Mammalia, Artiodactyla)" Annals. Carnegie Mus.. 59(2). 149-171.
  • Krishtalka, L., R. K. Stucky, and A. Redline. 1990. "Geology, vertebrate fauna, and paleoecology of the Buck Spring Quarries (early Eocene, Wind River Formation), Wyoming" Dawn of the Age of Mammals in the Northern Part of the Rocky Mountain Interior, North America. edited by Bown, T. M. and K. D. Rose. 169-186.
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L., R. K. Stucky, and J. Flynn. 1989. "Remote sensing and vertebrate paleontology" J. Vert. Paleo. 9(3). 40A.
 
  • Krishtalka, L., R. K. Stucky, and M. R. Dawson. 1989. "Paleontology, geology and remote sensing of Paleogene rocks in the northeastern Wind River Basin, Wyoming, USA" Mesozoic/Cenozoic Vertebrate Paleontology: Classic Localities, Contemporary Approaches. 34-44.
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1989. "New skull of the Eocene primate Notharctus and the origin of anthropoids and lemuriforms" J. Vert. Paleo. 9(3). 28A.
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1989. "Dinosaur Plots & Other Intrigues in Natural History" 316.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L., C. Li, R. W. Wilson, and M. R. Dawson. 1987. "The origin of rodents and lagomorphs" Current Mammalogy. 1. 97-108.
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L., K. F. Hirsch, and R. K. Stucky. 1987. "Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 8. First fossil lizard egg (?Gekkonidae) and list of associated lizards" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 56(12). 223-230.
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1987. "Eocene (Wasatchian through Duchesnean) biochronology of North America" Cenozoic Mammals of North America: Geochronology and Biostratigraphy. edited by Woodburne, M. O.. 77-115.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and C. C. Black. 1986. "Rodents, bats and insectivores from the Plio-Pleistocene sediments to the east of Lake Turkana, Kenya" Contributions to Science. (372). 1-15.
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1986. "Early Eocene artiodactyls from the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, and the Piceance Basin, Colorado" Vertebrates, Phylogeny and Philosophy: G. G. Simpson Memorial Volume. edited by Flanagan, K. M. and J. A. Lillegraven. 183-196.
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L., M. R. Dawson, R. K. Stucky, and C. C. Black. 1986. "Machaeroides simpsoni, new species, oldest known sabertooth creodont (Mammalia) of the Lost Cabin Eocene" Vertebrates, Phylogeny and Philosophy: G. G. Simpson Memorial Volume. edited by Flanagan, K. M. and J. A. Lillegraven. 177-182.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1985. "Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 7. Revision of Diacodexis (Mammalia, Artiodactyla)" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 54(14). 413-486.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1985. "Paleogene vertebrate paleontology, geology and remote sensing in the Wind River Basin" Rept. Wrkshp. Geol. Application of Remote Sensing to the Study of Sedimentary Basins. edited by Lang, H.. 59-66.
 
  • Krishtalka, L., R. K. Stucky, S. Rose, and D. Swarts. 1985. "New early Eocene primate remains from the Wind River Basin, Wyoming" Amer. Jour. Physical Anthrop. 66(2). 235.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1984. "Middle Eocene marsupials from northeastern Utah, and the mammalian fauna from Powder Wash" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 53(2). 31-45.
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and M. R. Dawson. 1984. "Fossil History of the Families of Recent Mammals" Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World. edited by Anderson, S. and J. K. Jones. (2nd). 11-57.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1984. "Early Eocene multituberculates (Mammalia, Allotheria) from the Big Horn Basin, Wyoming" Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist., Special Publ.. 9. 21-27.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1983. "Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 4. The Tillodontia" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 52(17). 375-391.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1983. "Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 3. Marsupialia" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 52(9). 205-228.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1983. "Paleocene and Eocene marsupials of North America" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 52(10). 229-263.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. K. Stucky. 1982. "Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 1. Introduction and Multituberculata" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 51. 39-56.
  • Krishtalka, L., R. Emry, J. Storer, and J. Sutton. 1982. "Oligocene multituberculates (Mammalia, Allotheria): Youngest known record" Journal of Paleontology. 56. 791-794.
 
  • Krishtalka, L., C. C. Black, P. Robinson, and M. R. Dawson. 1982. "Fossil small mammals from the Kechabta Formation, northwestern Tunisia" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 51(12). 231-249.
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L., J. A. Lillegraven, and M. C. McKenna. 1981. "Evolutionary relationships of middle Eocene and younger species of Centetodon (Mammalia, Insectivora, Geolabididae)" 1-115.
 
  • Krishtalka, L., C. C. Black, and N. Solounias. 1980. "Mammalian fossils of Samos and Pikermi. Part 1. The Turolian rodents and insectivores" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 19(21). 359-371.
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. M. West. 1979. "Paleontology and geology of the Bridger Formation, southern Green River Basin, southwestern Wyoming. Part 4. The Geolabididae (Mammalia, Insectivora)" Contribs. Biol. Milwaukee Publ. Mus.. 27. 1-10.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1979. "Paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Part 18. Review of late Eocene Hyopsodus" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 48(20). 377-389.
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and J. Schwartz. 1978. "Phylogenetic relationships of plesiadapiform- tarsiiform primates" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 47(22). 515-540.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1978. "Paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Part 15. Review of the late Eocene primates from Wyoming and Utah, and the Plesitarsiiformes" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 47(15). 335-360.
 
 
 
  • Krishtalka, L. and J. Schwartz. 1977. "Revision of Picrodontidae (Mammalia, Primates): dental homologies and relationships" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 46(6). 55-70.
  • Krishtalka, L. and R. M. West. 1977. "Paleontology and geology of the Bridger Formation, southern Green River Basin, southwestern Wyoming. Part 2. The Bridgerian insectivore Entomolestes grangeri" Contribs. Biol. Geol. Milwaukee Publ. Mus.. 14. 1-11.
  • Krishtalka, L. and T. Setoguchi. 1977. "Paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Part 13. The late Eocene Insectivora and Dermoptera" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 46(7). 71-99.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1977. "Early Eocene Euramerican Insectivora" Paleogene Eurasian Mammals.
  • Krishtalka, L. and J. Schwartz. 1976. "The lower antemolar dentition of Litolestes ignotus, a late Paleocene erinaceid (Mammalia, Insectivora)" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 46(1). 1-6.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1976. "North American Nyctitheriidae (Mammalia, Insectivora)" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 46(2). 7-28.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1976. "Early Tertiary Adapisoricidae and Erinaceidae (Mammalia, Insectivora) of North America" Bull. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist.. 1. 1-40.
  • Krishtalka, L. and C. C. Black. 1975. "Paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Part 12. Description and review of late Eocene Multituberculata" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 45(15). 287-297.
  • Krishtalka, L., C. C. Black, and D. W. Riedel. 1975. "Paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Part 10. A late Paleocene mammal fauna from the Shotgun Member of the Fort Union Formation" Annals Carnegie Mus.. 45(9). 179-212.
  • Krishtalka, L.. 1973. "Late Paleocene mammals from the Cypress Hills, Alberta" Special Publ. Mus. Texas Tech Univ.. 2. 1-77.

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