Martin Ezcurra


Martin is carrying out his Ph.D. research on the systematics of early members of the clade Archosauriformes. He previously completed his master's studies at the University of Buenos Aires and the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia".  

PUBLICATIONS


In press

41. EZCURRA, M. D. & Butler, R. J. (published online). Taxonomy of the proterosuchid archosauriforms (Diapsida: Archosauromorpha) from the earliest Triassic of South Africa, and implications for the early archosauriform radiation. Palaeontology.

40. Trotteyn, M. J. & EZCURRA, M. D. Osteology of Pseudochampsa ischigualastensis gen. et comb. nov. (Archosauriformes: Proterochampsidae) from the early Late Triassic Ischigualasto Formation of northwestern Argentina. PLOS ONE.

39.
Liu, J., Butler, R. J., Sullivan, C. & EZCURRA, M. D. Chasmatosaurus ultimus,’ a putative proterosuchid archosauriform from the Middle Triassic, is an indeterminate crown archosaur. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

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EZCURRA, M. D., Trotteyn, M. J., Fiorelli, L. E., Taborda, J. R. A, Baczko, von, M. B., Iberlucea, M., Desojo, J.B. (published online). The oldest rhynchosaur from Argentina: a Middle Triassic rhynchosaurid from the Chañares Formation. Paläontologische Zeitschrift.

2014

37. Porfiri, J. D., Novas, F. E., Calvo, J. O., Agnolín, F. L., EZCURRA, M. D. & Cerda, I. A. 2014. Juvenile specimen of Megaraptor (Dinosauria, Theropoda) sheds light about tyrannosauroid radiation. Cretaceous Research 51: 35-55.

36. Butler, R. J., Sullivan, C., EZCURRA, M. D., Liu, J., Lecuona, A. & Sookias, R. B. 2014. New clade of enigmatic early archosaurs yields insights into early pseudosuchian phylogeny and the biogeography of the archosaur radiation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:128.

35. Delsate, D. & EZCURRA, M. D. 2014. The first Early Jurassic (late Hettangian) theropod dinosaur remains from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Geologica Belgica 17: 175-181.

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. EZCURRA, M. D., Scheyer, T. & Butler, R. J. 2014. The origin and early evolution of Sauria: reassessing the Permian saurian fossil record and the timing of the crocodile-lizard divergence. PLOS ONE 9:
e89165.

33. EZCURRA, M. D. 2014. The osteology of the basal archosauromorph Tasmaniosaurus triassicus from the Lower Triassic of Tasmania, Australia. PLOS ONE 9: e86864.

2013

32. Fiorelli, L. E., EZCURRA, M. D., Hechenleitner, E. M., Arganaraz, E., Taborda, J. R. A., Trotteyn, M. J., von Baczko, M. B. & Desojo, J. B. 2013. The oldest known communal latrines provide evidence of gregarism in Triassic megaherbivores. Scientific Reports 3: 3348 (DOI: 10.1038/srep03348)

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Novas, F. E., Agnolín, F. L., EZCURRA, M. D., Porfiri, J. & Canale, J. I. 2013. Evolution of the carnivorous dinosaurs during the Cretaceous: the evidence from Patagonia. Cretaceous Research 45: 174-215.

30. Baczko, M. B., von & EZCURRA, M. D. 2013. Ornithosuchidae. In: Anatomy, Phylogeny and Palaeobiology of Early Archosaurs and their Kin, Nesbitt, S. J., Desojo, J. B. & Irmis, R. B. (eds). Geological Society, London, Special Publications 379: 187-202.

29. Sues, H.-D., Desojo, J. B. & EZCURRA, M. D. 2013. Doswelliidae. In: Anatomy, Phylogeny and Palaeobiology of Early Archosaurs and their Kin, Nesbitt, S. J., Desojo, J. B. & Irmis, R. B. (eds). Geological Society, London, Special Publications 379: 49-58.

28. EZCURRA, M. D., Butler, R. J. & Gower, D. J. 2013. Proterosuchia. In: Anatomy, Phylogeny and Palaeobiology of Early Archosaurs and their Kin, Nesbitt, S. J., Desojo, J. B. & Irmis, R. B. (eds). Geological Society, London, Special Publications 379: 9-33.

2012

27. Desojo, J. B., EZCURRA, M. D. & Kischlat, E. 2012. A new aetosaur genus (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) from the early Late Triassic of southern Brazil. Zootaxa 3166: 1–33.

26. EZCURRA, M. D. 2012. Comments on the taxonomic diversity and paleobiogeography of the earliest known dinosaur assemblages (late Carnian-earliest Norian). Historia Natural, tercera serie 2: 49–71.

25.
EZCURRA, M. D. & Agnolín, F. L. 2012. A new global palaeobiogeographical model for the late Mesozoic and early Tertiary. Systematic Biology 61: 553–566.

24. EZCURRA, M. D. & Agnolín, F. L. 2012. An abelisauroid dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Laurasia and its implications on theropod palaeobiogeography and evolution. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association 123: 500–507.

23. EZCURRA, M. D. & Apaldetti, C. 2012. A robust sauropodomorph specimen from the Upper Triassic of Argentina and insights on the diversity of the Los Colorados Formation. Proceedings of the Geologist’s Association 123: 155–164.

22.
Novas, F. E., EZCURRA, M. D., Agnolín, F. L., Pol, D. & Ortíz, R. 2012. New Patagonian Cretaceous theropod sheds light about the early radiation of Coelurosauria. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, nueva serie, 14: 57–81.

21. Novas, F. E., Kundrat, M., Agnolín, F. L., EZCURRA, M. D., Ahlberg, P. E., Isasi, M. P., Arriagada, A. & Chafrat, P. 2012. A new large pterosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32: 1147-1452.

2011

20. Desojo, J. B., EZCURRA, M. D. & Schultz C. L. 2011. An unusual new archosauriform from the Middle-Late Triassic of southern Brazil and the monophyly of Doswelliidae. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 161: 839-871.

19. Desojo, J. B & EZCURRA, M. D. 2011. A reappraisal of the taxonomic status of Aetosauroides (Archosauria: Aetosauria) specimens from the Late Triassic of South America and their proposed synonymy with Stagonolepis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31: 596-609.


18. EZCURRA, M. D. & Brusatte, S. L. 2011. Taxonomic and phylogenetic reassessment of the early neotheropod dinosaur Camposaurus arizonensis from the Late Triassic of North America. Palaeontology 54: 763-772.

17. Gianechini, F. A., Agnolín, F. L. & EZCURRA, M. D. 2011. A reassessment of the purportedly venomous delivering system of the bird-like raptor Sinornithosaurus. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 85: 103-107.

16. Novas, F. E., EZCURRA, M. D., Chatterjee, S. & Kutty, T. S. 2011. New dinosaur species from the Upper Triassic Upper Maleri and Lower Dharmaram formations of Central India. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 101: 333-349.



2010

15. Agnolín, F. L., EZCURRA, M. D., Pais, D. F. & Salisbury, S. W. 2010. A reappraisal of the Cretaceous non-avian dinosaur faunas from Australia and New Zealand: evidence for their Gondwanan affinities. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8: 257-300.

14. EZCURRA, M. D. 2010. Biogeography of Triassic tetrapods: evidence for provincialism and driven sympatric cladogenesis in the early evolution of modern tetrapod lineages. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 2547-2552.

13. EZCURRA, M. D. 2010. A new early dinosaur (Saurischia: Sauropodomorpha) from the Late Triassic of Argentina: a reassessment of dinosaur origin and phylogeny. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8: 371-425.

12. EZCURRA, M. D., Agnolin, F. L. & Novas, F. E. 2010. An abelisauroid dinosaur with a non-atrophied manus from the Late Cretaceous Pari Aike Formation of southern Patagonia. Zootaxa 2450: 1-25.

11. EZCURRA, M. D., Lecuona, A. & Martinelli, A. 2010. A new basal archosauriform diapsid from the Early Triassic of Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30: 1433-1450.


10. Langer, M. C., EZCURRA, M. D., Bittencourt, J. & Novas, F. E. 2010. The origin and early radiation of dinosaurs. Biological Reviews 85: 55-110.


2009

9. EZCURRA, M. D. 2009. Theropod remains from the latest Cretaceous of Colombia and their implications on the palaeozoogeography of western Gondwana. Cretaceous Research 30: 1339-1344.

8. EZCURRA, M. D. & Méndez, A. H. 2009. First report of a derived abelisaurid theropod from the Bajo de la Carpa Formation (Late Cretaceous), Patagonia, Argentina. Bulletin of Geosciences 84: 547-554.


2008

7. Novas, F. E., EZCURRA, M. D. & Lecuona, A. 2008. Orkoraptor burkei nov. gen. et nov. sp., a large basal coelurosaurian theropod from the Maastrichtian Pari Aike Formation, Southern Patagonia, Argentina. Cretaceous Research 29: 468-480.

6. Smith, N. D., Makovicky, P. J., Agnolin, F. L., EZCURRA, M. D., Pais, D. F. & Salisbury, S. W. 2008. Megaraptor (Dinosauria: Tetanurae) in Australia; evidence for faunal interchange between eastern and western Gondwana during the Early Cretaceous. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275: 2085-2093.


2007


5. EZCURRA, M. D. 2007. The cranial anatomy of the coelophysoid theropod Zupaysaurus rougieri (Upper Triassic, Argentina). Historical Biology 19: 185-202.

4. EZCURRA, M. D. & Cuny, G. 2007. The coelophysoid Lophostropheus airelensis nov. gen.: a review of the systematics of “Liliensternusairelensis from the Triassic-Jurassic outcrops of Normandy (France). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27: 73-86.

3. EZCURRA, M. D. & Novas, F. E. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships of the Triassic theropod Zupaysaurus rougieri from NW Argentina. Historical Biology 19: 35-72.


2006

2. EZCURRA, M. D. 2006. A review of the systematic position of the dinosauriform archosaur Eucoelophysis baldwini from the Upper Triassic of New Mexico, USA. Geodiversitas 28: 649-684.


1. Novas, F. E., EZCURRA, M. D. & Agnolin F. L. 2006. Humerus of a basal abelisauroid theropod from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales 8: 63-68.