Dr Alan Thomas BA, PhD

Dr Alan Thomas

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Honorary Senior Research Fellow

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School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Since retiring in 2010, Alan Thomas has maintained collaborative research activity in various aspects of Lower Palaeozoic stratigraphy, palaeontology and palaeoenvironments.

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Hughes, HE & Thomas, A 2011, 'Trilobite associations, taphonomy, lithofacies and environments of the Silurian reefs of North Greenland', Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, vol. 302, no. 3-4, pp. 142-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.12.009

Ray, DC, Brett, CE, Thomas, A & Collings, AVJ 2010, 'Late Wenlock sequence stratigraphy in central England', Geological Magazine, vol. 147, no. 1, pp. 123-144. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756809990197

Budil, P, Thomas, A & Horbinger, F 2008, 'Exoskeletal architecture, hypostomal morphology and mode of life of Silurian and Lower Devonian dalmanitid trilobites', Bulletin of Geosciences, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3140/bull.geosci.2008.01.001

Storey, A, Thomas, A, Rábano, I, Gozalo, R & Garcia-Bellido, D 2008, 'A deep water trilobite association from the British Lower Ludlow', Advances in trilobite research. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero Instituto. Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid, vol. 9, pp. 375-379.

Hughes, H, Rábano, I, Gozalo, R, Garcia-Bellido, D & Thomas, A 2008, 'Trilobite Associations and Taphonomy of the Silurian Reefs of Eastern North Greenland', Advances in trilobite research. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid, vol. 9, pp. 375-379.

Herringshaw, L, Thomas, A & Smith, M 2007, 'Starfish diversity in the Wenlock of England', Palaeontology, vol. 50, pp. 1211-1229. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00699.x

Herringshaw, L, Smith, M & Thomas, A 2007, 'Evolutionary and ecological significance of Lepidaster grayi, the earliest multiradiate starfish', Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 150, no. 4, pp. 743-754. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00299.x

Herringshaw, L, Thomas, A & Smith, M 2007, 'Systematics, shell structure and affinities of the Palaeozoic Problematicum Cornulites', Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 150, pp. 681-699. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00300.x

Veevers, SJ, Thomas, A & Turner, P 2007, 'Fan-delta sedimentation in the Silurian Coralliferous Formation of southwest Wales: implications for the structure of the southern margin of the Welsh Basin', Geological Magazine, vol. 144, pp. 319-331. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756806003013

Herringshaw, L, Smith, M & Thomas, A 2007, 'Biological and ecological significance of Lepidaster grayi, the earliest multiradiate starfish', Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 150.

Ray, D & Thomas, A 2007, 'Carbonate depositional environments, sequence stratigraphy and exceptional skeletal preservation in the Much Wenlock Limestone Formation (Silurian) of Dudley, England', Palaeontology, vol. 50, pp. 197-222. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2006.00607.x

Thomas, A 2005, 'Developmental palaeobiology of trilobite eyes and its evolutionary significance', Earth Science Reviews, vol. 71, pp. 77-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2004.12.003

Holloway, DJ & Thomas, A 2002, 'Hoplolichoides, Allolichas, Autoloxolichas and Akantharges, and the classification of lichid trilobites', Geology, vol. 35, pp. 111-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-6995(02)00014-1

Abstract

Thomas, A, Lane, PD & Owens, RM 2001, 'Silurian Trilobites of the Ludlow Anticline and Wenlock Edge' Post-conference excursion guide, South Wales and the Welsh Borederland. Third international conference on trilobites and their relatives, Cardiff, 1/01/01, pp. 21-29.

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