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2021

Petsios E, Portell RW, Farrar L, Tennakoon S, Grun TB, Kowalewski M, Tyler C (2021) An asynchronous Mesozoic marine revolution: the Cenozoic intensification of predation on echinoids. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 20210400. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0400

2020

Grun TB, Mihaljević M, Webb GE (2020) Comparative taphonomy of deep-sea and shallow-marine echinoids of the genus Echinocyamus. Palaios 35: 403-420. doi: 10.2110/palo.2019.024

Perricone V, Grun TB, Marmo F, Langella C, Candia Carnevali MD (2020) Constructional design of echinoid endoskeleton: main structural components and their potential for biomimetic applications. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics 16: 011001. doi: 10.1088/1748-3190/abb86b

Farrar L, Graves E, Petsios E, Portell RW, Grun TB, Kowalewski M, Tyler CL (2020) Characterization of traces of predation and parasitism on fossil echinoids. Palaios 35:215-227. doi: 10.2110/palo.2019.088

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2020) Adaption abgeflachter Seeigel an ihr Habitat und deren strukturelle Interpretation. In: Werneburg I, Betz O (eds) Phylogenie, Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Texte zum 60. Phylogenetischen Symposium in Tübingen. Scidinge Hall Verlag, Tübingen, 141-146. ISBN: 978-3-947020

2019

Grun TB, von Scheven M, Geiger F, Schwinn T, Sonntag D, Bischoff M, Knippers J, Menges A, Nebelsick JH (2019) Building principles and structural design of sea urchins: examples for bio-inspired constructions. In: Knippers J, Schmid U, Speck T (eds) Biomimetics for architecture. Birkhäuser Verlag, Bern, 104-115. ISBN: 978-3-0356-1791-7

Grun TB, von Scheven M, Geiger F, Schwinn T, Sonntag D, Bischoff M, Knippers J, Menges A, Nebelsick JH (2019) Bauprinzipien und Strukturdesign von Seeigeln – Vorbilder für bioinspirierte Konstruktionen. In: Knippers J, Schmid U, Speck T (eds) Bionisch bauen. Birkhäuser Verlag, Bern, 104-115. ISBN: 978-3-0356-1791-7

Schwinn T, Sonntag D, Grun TB, Nebelsick JH, Knippers J, Menges A (2019) Potential applications of segmented shells in architecture. In: Knippers J, Schmid U, Speck T (eds) Biomimetics for Architecture. Birkhäuser Verlag, Bern, 116-125. ISBN: 978-3-0356-1791-7

Schwinn T, Sonntag D, Grun TB, Nebelsick JH, Knippers J, Menges A (2019) Anwendungsmöglichkeiten von Segmentschalen in der gebauten Architektur. In: Knippers J, Schmid U, Speck T (eds) Bionisch Bauen. Birkhäuser Verlag, Bern, 116-125. ISBN: 978-3-0356-1791-7

2018

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2018) Technical biology of the clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus: a review. Contemporary Trends in Geosciences 7:247-254. doi: 10.2478/ctg-2018-0017

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2018) Structural design of the echinoid´s tracebcular system. PLOS ONE 13: e0204432.

Grun TB, Mancosu A, Belaústegui Z, Nebelsick JH (2018) Clypeaster Taphonomy: a paleontological tool to identify stable structures in natural shell systems. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie 288:189-202. doi: 10.1127/njgpa/2018/0737

Grun TB, von Scheven M, Bischoff M, Nebelsick JH (2018) Structural stress response of segmented natural shells: a numerical case study on the clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus. Royal Society Interface 15: 20180164. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0164

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2018) Structural design of the minute clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171323. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171323

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2018) Data from: Structural design of the minute clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus. Dryad online repository. doi: 10.5061/dryad.rg54h

Grun TB (2018) 8th International Meeting on Taphonomy and Fossilization (TAPHOS 2017). The Palaeontology Newsletter 97: 59-60. ISSN: 0954-990

2017

Lauer C, Grun TB, Zutterkirch I, Jemmali R, Nebelsick JH, Nickel KG (2017) Morphology and porosity of the spines of the sea urchin Heterocentrotus mamillatus and their implications on the mechanical performance. Zoomorphology 137:139-154. doi: 10.1007/s00435-017-0385-4

Grun TB, von Scheven M, Geiger F, Schwinn T, Sonntag D, Bischoff M, Knippers J, Menges A, Nebelsick JH (2017) Bauprinzipien und Strukturdesign von Seeigeln - Vorbilder für Bioinspirierte Konstruktionen. In: Knippers J, Schmid U, Speck T (eds) Baubionik: Biologie beflügelt Architektur. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie C:82-93. ISSN: 0341-0161

Grun TB (2017) Fortey: Fossils - The key to the past (Book review). Priscum 24:18-19

Grun TB (2017) Recognizing traces of snail predation on the Caribbean sand dollar Leodia sexiesperforata. Palaios 32:448-461. doi: 10.2110/palo.2017.001

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2017) Habitat and behavioral shift of Cassis tuberosa. American Malacological Bulletin 35:55-58. doi: 10.4003/006.035.0107

Grun TB, Kroh A, Nebelsick JH (2017) Comparative drilling predation on time-averaged phosphatized and non-phosphatized specimens of the minute clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus stellatus from Miocene offshore sediments (Globigerina Limestone Fm., Malta). Journal of Paleontology 91:633-462. doi: 10.1017/jpa.2016.123

2016

Grun TB, Koohi L, Schwinn T, Sonntag D, von Scheven M, Bischoff M, Knippers J, Menges A, Nebelsick JH (2016) The skeleton of the sand dollar as a biological role model for segmented shells in building construction: a research review. In: Knippers J, Nickel KG, Speck T (eds) Biologically-inspired Design and Integrative Structures: Analysis, Simulation and Implementation in Architecture. Springer, Cham, 217-242. ISBN: 978-3-319-46372-8

Grun TB (2016) Echinoid test damage by a stingray predator. Lethaia. 49:285-286. doi: 10.1111/let.12165

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2016) Taphonomy of a clypeasteroid echinoid using a quasimetric approach. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61:689-699. doi: 10.4202/app.00200.2015

2015

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2015) Sneaky snails: how drillholes can affect paleontological analyses of the minute clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus. In: Zamora D, Rábano I (eds) Progress in Echinoderm Palaeobiology. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 19. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid 71-74. ISBN: 978-84-7840-961-7

2014

Grun T, Sievers D, Nebelsick JH (2014) Drilling predation on the clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus from the Mediterranean Sea (Giglio, Italy). Historical Biology 26:745-757. doi: 10.1080/08912963.2013.841683

 

Conference Contributions

Negron K, Tennakoon S, Grun TB, Portell RW, Kowalewski M, Petsios E, Tyler CL (2020) [Poster]: Comparison of non-lethal predatory traces in Recent and fossil sand dollars. South Eastern GSA Abstract with Program 52.

Grun TB, Dexter TA, Petsios E, Tyler CL, Portell RW, Kowalewski M (2019) [Talk]: Death in paradise: multi-year records of predation on the Bahamian echinoid Leodia. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 51.

Grun TB, Gibson BM (2019) [Poster]: Windy weirdos - new insights to the Spirula shell. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 51.

Tennakoon S, Jamal F, Grun TB, Portell RW, Kowalewski M, Petsios E, Tyler CL (2019) [Poster]: Non-lethal traces of predation in tests of recent and fossil echinoids. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 51.

Petsios E, Portell RW, Tyler CL, Farrar L, Grun TB, Kowalewski M (2019) [Poster]: Gall-forming parasitism on cidaroid echinoid spines: recent behavioral innovation or taphonomic artifact? Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 51.

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH, Portell RW, Kowalewski M (2019) [Talk]: Echinocyamus, a boring story through time. 10th European Conference on Echinoderms, Moscow, Russia, September 2019.

Grun TB (2019) [Poster]: Drilling predation analysis: the reliability of measurements. 10th European Conference on Echinoderms, Moscow, Russia, September 2019.

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2019) [Talk]: Echinocyamus: a model organism for Cenozoic predation. 11th North American Paleontological Convention at Riverside, CA, June 2019. PaleoBios 36:155-156

Grun TB (2019) [Poster]: Deposition and bioinfestation patterns of Spirula shells. 11th North American Paleontological Convention at Riverside, CA, June 2019. PaleoBios 36:155

Nebelsick JH, Grun TB, Roth-Nebelsick A (2019) [Talk]: The echinoid skeleton. An exemplary source of adaptations and their potential usefulness in technical applications. 11th North American Paleontological Convention at Riverside, CA, June 2019. PaleoBios 36:264

Mihaljević M, Grun TB, Webb G (2019) [Poster]: Comparative taphonomy of deep-sea and shallow-marine echinoids of the genus Echinocyamus. 11th North American Paleontological Convention at Riverside, CA, June 2019. PaleoBios 36:156

Grun TB (2018) [Talk]: Fear the crawling dead: cassid predation on clypeasteroid echinoids. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 50

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2018) [Poster]: Structural mechanics of clypeasteroid echinoids. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 50

Nebelsick JH, Grun TB, Drack M, Roth-Nebelsick A (2018) [Talk]: Biomimetics and the echinoid skeleton. A review of the functional morphological interpretations of skeletal organization and their potential utilization in technical applications. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 50

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2018) [Talk]: Computational analytics: exploring the structural test design of Echinocyamus pusillus. 16th International Echinoderm Conference at Nagoya, Japan, May-June 2018:62

Grun TB, von Scheven M, Bischoff M, Nebelsick JH (2018) [Poster]: Biomechanics of Echinocyamus pusillus: the relevance of internal buttressing. 16th International Echinoderm Conference at Nagoya, Japan, May-June 2018:63

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2017) [Talk]: Echinoids in 3d: understanding mechanisms that strengthen light-weight skeletons. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 49:130-4

Grun TB, von Scheven M, Bischoff M, Nebelsick JH (2017) [Poster]: Clypeaster under pressure: strengthening structures and virtual modulations of an echinoid’s test. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 49:84-8

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2017) [Talk]: Taphonomy as a proxy for stable shell constructions. 8th International Meeting on Taphonomy and Fossilization TAPHOS. Abstracts. Vienna, Austria, September 2017, 57

Grun TB (2017) [Poster]: Learning from the present, understanding the past: drill hole recognition for the fossil record. 8th International Meeting on Taphonomy and Fossilization TAPHOS. Abstracts. Vienna, Austria, September 2017, 56

Zille S, Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2017) [Poster]: Post-mortem encrustation patterns of Clypeaster rosaceus tests from San Salvador, The Bahamas and their effects on preservation potential. 8th International Meeting on Taphonomy and Fossilization TAPHOS. Abstracts. Vienna, Austria, September 2017, 111

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2016) [Talk]: The significance of internal supports and plate interlocks for the test integrity and the preservation potential of clypeasteroid echinoids. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 48:138-15

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2016) [Poster]: Morphology and crushing behavior of the minute clypeasteroid Echinocyamus pusillus. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 48:77-16

Nebelsick JH, Bassi D, Nietsch F, Grun TB (2016) [Poster]: Geographic and temporal gradients of circumalpine Oligo-Miocene carbonates based on high resolution quantification of component diversity. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 48:209-13

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2016) [Talk]: Echinocyamus test morphology - a minute echinoid as a biological role model for biomimetics. 9th European Conference on Echinoderms at Sopot, Poland, September 2016, 49

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2016) [Poster]: Smashing echinoids: Echinocyamus on the chopping block. 9th European Conference on Echinoderms at Sopot, Poland, September 2016, 48

Grun TB, Amariei AE, Nebelsick JH (2016) [Poster]: Structures and sutures in Clypeaster rosaceus. Book of Abstracts: 9th European Conference on Echinoderms at Sopot, Poland, September 2016, 50

Grun TB, Nebelsick J (2016) [Talk]: Coding the echinoid skeleton - a quasimetric description of complex taphonomic pathways. Geophysical Research Abstracts. European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, April 2016, EGU2016-321

Nebelsick J, Bassi D, Nietsch F, Grun T (2016) [Poster]: Quantifying component diversities along temporal and geographic gradients in Cenozoic circumalpine carbonates. Geophysical Research Abstracts. European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, April 2016, EGU2016-10835

Grun TB (2015) [Talk]: From the cradle to the tomb - accompanying a Caribbean sand dollar through its life. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program 47:166-7

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2015) [Poster]: Taphonomy of Clypeaster rosaceus as a model for the preservation potential of a 3-dimensional multi-element skeleton. Geological Society of America Abstract with Program 47:226-8

Nebelsick JH, Grun TB, Stoll N, Schaich C (2015) [Poster]: Stabilizing instable skeletons: mapping plate connections and internal supports of clypeasteroid echinoids and their implication for preservation potentials in the rock record. Geological Society of America Abstract and Program 47:226-5

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2015) [Talk]: Drilling predation, an ecological tool through time. 15th International Echinoderm Conference. Abstract. Playa del Carmen, Mexico, May 2015, 40-41

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2015) [Poster]: Taphonomy and Echinoids: a quasimetric approach to quantify taphonomic alterations. 15th International Echinoderm Conference. Abstract. Playa del Carmen, Mexico, May 2015, 104-105

Grun TB, Nebelsick J (2015) [Poster]: Taphonomic pathways and environmental differentiation based on the clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus. Geophysical Research Abstract. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015, EGU2015-6053-4

Nebelsick J, Bassi D, Nietsch F, Grun T (2015) [Poster]: Microfacies quantification: assessing component diversity among circumalpine Paleogene and Neogene carbonates. Geophysical Research Abstract. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015, EGU2015-10404-1

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2015) [Talk]: Sneaky snails: how drill holes can affect paleontological analyses of the minute clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus. Progress in Echinoderm Palaeobiology. Abstract. Zaragoza, Spain, June 2015.

Grun TB, Nebelsick J (2014) [Poster]: Drilling predation on Upper Oligocene Echinoids (Echinocyamus) from northern Germany. The Paleontological Society Special Publications. Abstract. 10th North American Paleontological Convention, Gainesville, Florida, February 2014, 35

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2014) [Talk]: Taphonomy of the minute irregular echinoid Echinocyamus pusillus from the Mediterranean Sea (Isola del Giglio). 7th International Meeting on Taphonomy and Fossilization TAPHOS. Abstract. Ferrara, Italy, September 2014, 40

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2014) [Talk]: A boring analysis: comparing recent and fossil drilling predation on the clypeasteroid echinoid Echinocyamus. Geological Society of America Abstract and Program, 23-11

Grun TB, Nebelsick JH (2014) [Poster]: Taphonomy of Echinocyamus pusillus, a minute clypeasteroid from the Mediterranean Sea (Giglio Island). Geological Society of America Abstract and Program, 48-1

Grun T, Sievers D, Nebelsick JH (2013) [Talk]: Drilling predation on the clypeasteroid Echinocyamus pusillus from nearshore environments of Giglio Island (Mediterranean Sea, Italy). Fünftes Arbeitstreffen deutschsprachiger Echinodermenforscher, Stuttgart, Germany, November 2013, 15

Grun T, Kroh A, Nebelsick JH (2013) [Poster]: Drilling predation on the minute echinoid Echinocyamus from Middle Miocene offshore sediments (Globigerina Limestone Fm., Langhian, Malta). Fünftes Arbeitstreffen deutschsprachiger Echinodermenforscher at Stuttgart, Germany, November 2013, 14

Grun T, Sievers D, Nebelsick JH (2012) [Poster]: Drilling predation on Echinocyamus pusillus O.F. Müller from the Mediterranean Sea (Giglio Island, Italy). 14th International Echinoderm Conference, Brussels, Belgium, August 2012, 106