Dr Hilton is a prolific author in his field and has authored more than 70 papers to date - the following have been published since 2010 (for older articles please see full list of publications - PDF 44KB).
Wang, S. J., He X. H., Hilton, J., Seyfullah, L. J. and Shao, L. In press. Anatomy and organization of Zhongmingella (Li) gen. et comb. nov. from the Late Permian of China and its relationships with extinct Osmundalean ferns. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.
Spencer, A. R. T., Hilton, J. and Sutton, M. D. In press. Combined methodologies for three–dimensional reconstruction of fossil plants preserved in siderite nodules: Stephanospermum braidwoodensis nov. sp. (Medullosales) from the Mazon Creek terrestrial lagerstätte. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.
Slater, B. J., McLoughlin, S. and Hilton, J. In press. Animal–plant interactions in a Middle Permian permineralised peat of the Bainmedart Coal Measures, Prince Charles Mountains, Antarctica. Palaeoecology, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology.
Ryberg, P. E., Stockey, R. A., Hilton, J., Mapes, G., Riding, J. B. and Rothwell, G.W. 2012. Reconsidering relationships among stem and crown group Pinaceae: oldest record of the genus Pinus from the Early Cretaceous of Yorkshire, UK. International Journal of Plant Sciences 173: 917–932.
Womack, T., Slater, B. J., Stevens, L. G., Anderson, L. I. and Hilton, J. 2012. First cladoceran fossils from the Carboniferous: palaeoenvironmental and evolutionary implications. Palaeoecology, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology 345: 39–48.
Rothwell, G. W., Mapes, G., Stockey, R. A. and Hilton, J. 2012. The seed cone Eathiestrobus gen. nov.: fossil evidence for a Jurassic origin of Pinaceae. American Journal of Botany 99: 708–720.
Bateman, R. M., Hilton, J. and Rudall, P. J. 2011. Spatial separation and development divergences of male and female reproductive units in gymnosperms, and their relevance to the origin of the angiosperms. Pages 8–48 in: L. Wantorp and L. Ronse DeCraene (eds) Flowers and the tree of life. Systematics Association. ISBN–13: 9780521765992
Slater, B. J., McLoughlin, S. and Hilton, J. 2011. Guadalupian (Middle Permian) megaspores from a permineralized peat in the Bainmedart Coal Measures, Prince Charles Mountains, Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 167: 140–155.
King, S. E., Cleal, C. J. and Hilton, J. 2011. Common ground between two British Pennsylvanian wetland floras: using large, first–hand data sets to assess quality of historical museum collections. Palaeoecology, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, 308: 405–417.
Seyfullah, L. J. and Hilton, J. 2011. Callistophytalean pteridosperms from the Permian floras of China. Palaeontology 54: 287–302.
Rudall, P.J., Hilton, J., Vergara–Silva, F., and Bateman, R. M. 2011. Recurrent abnormalities of conifer cones and the evolutionary origins of flower like structures. Trends in Plant Sciences 16: 151–159.
Stevens, L. G., Hilton, J., Bond, D. P. G., Glasspool, I. J. and Jardine, P. E. 2011. Radiation and extinction patterns in Pennsylvanian–Permian floras from North China as indicators of environmental and climate change. Journal of the Geological Society, London 168: 607–619.
Rothwell, G. W., Stockey, R. A., Mapes, G. and Hilton, J. 2011. Structure and relationships of the Jurassic conifer seed cone Hughmillerites judii gen. et sp. nov.: implications for the early evolution of cupressaceae. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164: 45–59.
Wang, H., Shao, L., Hao, L. M., Zhang, P. F., Glasspool, I. J., Wheeley, J. R., Wignall, P. B., Yi, T. S., Zhang, M. Q. and Hilton, J. 2011. Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of the Lopingian (Late Permian) coal measures in southwestern China. International Journal of Coal Geology 85: 168–183.
Seyfullah, L. J., Hilton, J., Liang M. M. and Wang S. J. 2010. Resolving the systematic and phylogenetic position of isolated ovules: a case study from a new genus from the Upper Permian of China. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 164: 84–108.
Stevens, L. G., Hilton, J., Rees, A. R., Rothwell G. W. and Bateman, R. M. 2010. Systematics, phylogenetics and reproductive biology of Flemingites arcuatus, sp. nov., an exceptionally preserved and partially reconstructed Carboniferous arborescent lycopsid. International Journal of Plant Sciences 171: 783–808.
Bond D.P.G., Hilton, J. Wignall, P. B., Stevens, L. G., Ali, J. R., Sun, Y. and Lai, X. L. 2010. The Middle Permian (Capitanian) mass extinction on land and in the oceans. Earth–Science Reviews 102: 100–116.