Zeray Alemseged in the field

2019

Alemseged, Z., Njau, J., Pobiner, B., and Ndiema, E. Connecting palaeoscientists in eastern Africa and the wider world. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1. Online Article

Thompson, J.C., Carvalho, S., Marean, C.W., Alemseged, Z. Origins of the human predatory pattern: The transition to large animal exploitation by early hominins. Current Anthropology. 60(1). Online Article

2018

Du, Andrew., Alemseged, Z. Diversity analysis of Plio-Pleistocene large mammal communities in the Omo-Turkana Basin, eastern Africa. J.Hum. Evol. 124: 25-39. Online Article

DeSilva, J.M., Gill, C.M., Prang, T.C., Bredella, M.A., Alemseged, Z. A nearly complete foot from Dikika, Ethiopia and its implications for the ontogeny and function of Australopithecus afarensisScience Advances, 4(7), eaar7723.

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2017

Ward, C.V., Nalley, T.K., Spoor, F., Tafforeau, P., Alemseged, Z. Thoracic vertebral count and thoracolumbar transition in Australopithecus afarensis. PNAS. 114(23), 6000-6004.

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2016

Wynn, Jonathan G., Reed, K.E., Sponheimer, M., Kimbel, W.H., Alemseged, Z., Bedaso, Z.K., Campisano, C.J. Dietary flexibility of Australopithecus afarensis in the face of paleoecological change during the middle Pliocene: Faunal evidence from Hadar, Ethopia. J. Hum. Evol. 99: 93-106.

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Young, N.M., Capellini, T.D., Roach, N.T., Alemseged, Z. Reply to Almécija: A new direction for reconstructing our last common ancestor with chimpanzees. PNAS 1525673113.

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2015

Young, N.M., Capellini, T.D., Roach, N.T., Alemseged, Z. Reply to Melillo: Woranso-Mille is consistent with an australopithecine shoulder intermediate between African apes and Homo. PNAS 112:E7160.

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Alemseged, Z. Stable isotopes serving as a checkpoint. PNAS 112:12232-12233.

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Reed, D., Barr, W.A., McPherron, S.P., Bobe, R., Geraads, D., Wynn, J.G., Alemseged, Z. Digital data collection in paleoanthropology. Evol. Anth. 24:238-249.

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Young, N.M., Capellini, T.D., Roach, N.T., Alemseged, Z. Fossil hominin shoulders support an African ape-like last common ancestor of humans and chimpanzees. PNAS 112:11829-11834.

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Plummer, T., Ferraro, J.V., Louys, J.C., Hertel, F., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Bishop, L.C. Bovid ecomorphology and hominin paleoenvironments of the Shungura Formation, Lower Omo River Valley, Ethiopia. J. Hum. Evol. 88:108-126.

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Thompson, J.C., McPherron, S.P., Bobe, R., Reed, D., Barr, A., Wynn, J., Marean, C.W., Geraads, D., Alemseged, Z. Taphonomy of fossils from hominin-bearing deposits at Dikika, Ethiopia. J. Hum. Evol. 86:112-135.

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Negash, E., Alemseged, Z., Wynn, J.G., Bedaso, Z.K. Paleodietary reconstruction using stable isotopes and abundance analysis of bovids from the Shungura Formation of South Omo, Ethiopia. J. Hum. Evol. 88:127-136.

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Skinner, M.M., Alemseged, Z., Gaunitz, C., Hublin, J-J. Enamel thickness trends in Plio-Pleistocene hominin mandibular molars.J. Hum. Evol.85:35-45.

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Geraads, D., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Reed, D. Pliocene carnivora (Mammalia) from the Hadar Formation at Dikika, Lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia. J. Afr. Sci. 107:28-35.

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2014

Alemseged, Z. Early Hominins. In: Renfrew, C., Bahn, P. (Ed. 1), The Cambridge World Prehistory. Cambridge University Press, pp. 47-64.

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2013

Sponheimer, M., Alemseged, Z., Cerline, T.E., Grine, F.E., Kimbel, W.H., Leakey, M.G., Lee-Thorp, J.A., Manthi, F.K., Reed, K.E., Wood, B.A., Wynn, J.G. Reply to Fontes-Villalba et al.: On a reluctance to conjecture about animal food consumption. PNAS 110(43):E4056.

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Wynn, J.G., Sponheimer, M., Kimbel, W.H., Alemseged, Z., Reed, K., Bedaso, Z.K., Wilson, J.N. Diet of Australopithecus afarensis from the Pliocene Hadar Formation, Ethiopia. PNAS 110(26):10495-10500.

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Sponheimer, M., Alemseged, Z., Cerling, T.E., Grine, F.G., Kimbel, W.H., Leakey, M.G., Lee-Thorp, J., Manthi, F.K., Reed, K. Wood, B., Wynn, J.G. Isotopic evidence of early hominin diets. PNAS 110(26):10513-10518.

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Alemseged, Z. Australopithecus in Ethiopia. In: Reed, K., Fleagle, J.G., and Leakey, R.E. (Eds.), The Paleobiology of Australopithecus. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 63-71.

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Smith, T., Alemseged, Z. Reconstructing hominid life history. Nature Ed. Knowl. 4(4):2.

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Bedaso, Z., Wynn, J.G., Alemseged, Z., Geraads, D. Dietary and paleoenvironmental reconstruction using stable isotope analysis of herbivore tooth enamel from the Pliocene locality of Dikika, Ethiopia: implication for Australopithecus afarensis habitat and food resource. J. Hum. Evol. 64:21-38.

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2012

Bostelmann, J.E., Bobe, R., Carrasco, G., Alloway, B.V., Santi-Malnis, P., Mancuso, A., Aguero, B., Alemseged, Z., Godoy, Y. The Alto Rio Cisnes fossil fauna (Rio Frias Formation, Early Middle Miocene, Friasian Salma): a keystone and paradigmatic vertebrate assemblage of the South American fossil record. In: Leppe, M., Aravena, J.C., Villa-Martinez, R. (Eds.), Abriendo Ventana al Pasado Libro de Resumenes III Simposio-Paleontologia en Chile. INACH, pp. 42-45.

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Green, D.J., Alemseged, Z. Australopithecus afarensis scapular ontogeny, function, and the role of climbing in human evolution. Science 338:514-517.

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Alemseged, Z., Kiura, P.W., Mbua, E., Njau, J., Pobiner, B. A platform for East African Paleoanthropology: third bi-annual conference of the EAAPP. Evol. Anthropol. 21:89-91.

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2011

McPherron, S.P., Alemseged, Z., Marean, C.W., Wynn, J.G., Reed, D., Geraads, D., Bobe, R., Béarat, H.A. Tool-marked bones from before the Oldowan change the paradigm. PNAS 108:E116.

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Geraads, D., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Reed, D. Enhydriodon dikikae sp. nov. (Carnivora: Mammalia), a gigantic otter from the Pliocene of Dikika, Lower Awash, Ethiopia. J. Vert. Paleontol. 31:447-453.

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2010

McPherron, S.P., Alemseged, Z., Marean, C.W., Wynn, J.G., Reed, D., Geraads, D., Bobe, R., Béarat, H. Evidence for stone tool-assisted consumption of animal tissues prior to 3.39 million years ago at Dikika, Ethiopia. Nature 466:857-860.

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Bedaso, Z., Wynn, J.G., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Reed, D. Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Asbole fauna (Busidima Formation, Afar, Ethiopia) using stable isotopes. Geobios 43:165-177.

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Geraads, D., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Reed, D. Nyctereutes lockwoodi, n. sp., a new canid (Carnivora: Mammalia) from the Middle Pliocene of Dikika, Lower Awash, Ethiopia. J. Vert. Paleontol.30:981-987.

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2009

Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R. Diet in early hominin species: a paleoenvironmental perspective. In: Hublin, J.J., Richards, M.P. (Eds.), The Evolution of Hominid Diets: Integrating Approaches to the Study of Palaeolithic Subsistence. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 179-186.

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Njau, J., Mbua, E., Alemseged, Z., Pobiner, B. Second conference of the East African Association for Paleoanthropology and Paleontology: Fifty years after discovery of Zinjanthropus. Evol. Anthropol. 18:235-236.

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2008

Wynn, J. G., Roman, D.C., Alemseged, Z., Reed, D., Geraads, D., Munro, S. Stratigraphy, depositional environments and basin structure of the Hadar and Busidima Formations at Dikika, Ethiopia. In: Quade, J., Wynn, J.G. (Eds.), The Geology of Early Humans in the Horn of Africa: Geological Society of America Special Paper 446, pp. 1-32.

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Mbua, E., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R. A new association for East African paleoanthropology and paleontology. Evol. Anthropol. 17:123-124.

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2007

Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Geraads, D. Comparability of fossil data and its significance for the interpretation of hominin environments: a case study in the lower Omo valley, Ethiopia. In: Bobe, R., Alemseged, Z., Behrensmeyer, A.K. (Eds.), Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 159-181.

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Bobe, R., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Alemseged, Z. Approaches to the analysis of faunal change during the East African Pliocene. In: Bobe, R., Alemseged, Z., Behrensmeyer, A.K. (Eds.), Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 1-24.

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Bobe, R., Behrensmeyer, A.K., Alemseged, Z. Finale and future: investigating faunal evidence for hominin paleoecology in East Africa. In: Bobe, R., Alemseged, Z., Behrensmeyer, A.K. (Eds.), Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 333-345.

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Frost, S.R., Alemseged, Z. Middle Pleistocene fossil Cercopithecidae from Asbole, Afar Region, Ethiopia. J. Hum. Evol. 53:227-259.

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Bobe, R., Alemseged, Z., Behrensmeyer, A.K. (Eds.). Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series, Springer, Dordrecht.

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2006

Alemseged, Z., Spoor, F., Kimbel, W.H., Bobe, R., Geraads, D., Reed, D., Wynn, J.G. A juvenile early hominin skeleton from Dikika, Ethiopia. Nature 443:296-301.

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Wynn, J.G., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Geraads, D., Reed, D., Roman, D.C. Geological and palaeontological context of a Pliocene juvenile hominin at Dikika, Ethiopia. Nature 443:332-336.

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2005

Alemseged, Z., Wynn, J.G., Kimbel, W.H., Reed, D., Geraads, D., Bobe, R. A new hominin from the Basal Member of the Hadar Formation, Dikika, Ethiopia and its geological context. J. Hum. Evol. 49:499-514.

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2004

de Lumley, H., Bahain, J.-J. Beyene, Y., Marchal, F., Alemseged, Z. Les formation Plio-Pleistocenes du bassin de l’Omo-Turkana. In: De Lumley, H., Beyene, Y. (Eds.), Les Sites Prehistoriques de la Region de Fejej, Sud-Omo, Ethiopie, dans leurs Contexte Stratigraphique et Paleontologique. Éditions Recherche sur les Civilizations, Paris, pp. 81-107.

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Echassoux, A., Moulle, P.E., Desclaux, E., Alemseged, Z. Les faunes Plio-Pleistocene du site de Fejej FJ-1. In: De Lumley, H., Beyene, Y. (Eds.), Les Sites Prehistoriques de la Region de Fejej, Sud-Omo, Ethiopie, dans leurs Contexte Stratigraphique et Paleontologique. Éditions Recherche sur les Civilizations, Paris, pp. 203-340.

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Geraads, D., Alemseged, Z., Reed, D., Wynn, J. The Pleistocene fauna (other than Primates) from Asbole, lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia, and its environmental and biochronological implications. Geobios 37:697-718.

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2003

Alemseged, Z. An integrated approach to taphonomy and faunal change in the Shungura Formation (Ethiopia) and its implication for hominid evolution. J. Hum. Evol. 44:1-28.

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2002

Alemseged, Z., Coppens, Y., Geraads, D. Hominid cranium from Omo: Description and taxonomy of Omo-323-1976-896. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 117:103-112.

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Geraads D., Alemseged, Z., Bellon, H. The late Miocene Mammalian fauna of Chorora, Awash basin, Ethiopia: systematics, biochronology and 40K-40Ar ages of associated volcanics. Tertiary Res. 21(1-4):113-122.

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2000

Alemseged, Z., Geraads, D. A new Middle Pleistocene Fauna from the Busidima-Telalak region of the Afar, Ethiopia. C. R. Acad. Sci., Paris 331:549-556.

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Alemseged, Z. Plio-Pleistocene Hominids and Their Environment in the Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia. Annls. Ethiopie 20:1-5.

1999

Alemseged, Z. La basse valle de l’Omo (Ethiopie). In: Berillon, G., Bacon, A.M., Marchal, F., Deloison, Y. (Eds.), Les Australopitheques. Editions Artcom.

1998

Alemseged, Z., Geraads, D. Theropithecus atlanticus (Thomas, 1884) (Primates: Cercopithecidae) from the late Pliocene of Ahl al Oughlam, Casablanca, Morocco. J. Hum. Evol. 34(6):609-621.

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1996

Alemseged, Z., Geraads, D., Coppens, Y., Guillemot, C. Taphonomical and paleoenvironmental study of Omo-33, a late Pliocene hominid locality of the lower Omo basin, Ethiopia. Rev. Paléobiol. 15(2):339-347.

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