Special Issues

Books and book sections

Boettcher M*, Leonard KC*, Herrel A, Hartstone-Rose A*. In press. The soft-tissue anatomy of the highly derived hand of Perodicticus relative to the more generalized Nycticebus. In A Nekaris and A Burrows, eds. Evolution, Ecology and Conservation of Lorises and Pottos. Cambridge University Press.  Cambridge UK.

Hartstone-Rose A, Leischner CL*. In press. Feeding Adaptations of the Primate Skull and Masticatory Muscles. In JE Lambert & J Rothman, eds. Primate Diet & Nutrition: Needing, Finding, and Using Food. University of Chicago Press. Chicago, IL.

Diogo R., Muchlinski MN, Hartstone-Rose A. 2015. Comparative Anatomy of Primates. In Muehlenbein MP, ed. Basics in Human Evolution. Academic Press/Elsevier. San Diego, CA. 43–56.

Diogo R, Pastor JF, Hartstone-Rose A, Muchlinski MN. 2014. Baby Gorilla: Photographic and Descriptive Atlas of Skeleton, Muscles and Internal Organs Including CT Scans and Comparison with Adult Gorillas, Humans and Other Primates. Taylor & Francis. Oxford, UK. 101 pages. (Cover: artistic representation of three depths of CT scans of the specimen.)

Churchill SE, Berger LR, Hartstone-Rose A, Zondo BH. 2012. Body size in African Middle Pleistocene Homo. In S.C. Reynolds and A. Gallagher, eds. African Genesis: Perspectives in Hominin Evolution. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK. 319–346.

Lucas PW, Constantino PJ, Lee JJ-W, Hartstone-Rose A, Chai H, Lee W-K, Dominy N. 2009. Primate Dental Enamel: What it Says About Diet; in Koppe T, Meyer G, Alt, KW (eds.): Comparative Dental Morphology. Frontiers of Oral Biology. Basel, Karger. 13:44–48.


Dickinson E*, Basham C*, Rana A*, Hartstone-Rose A. In press. Visualization and quantification of digitally dissected muscle fascicles in the masticatory muscles of Callithrix jacchus using non-destructive DiceCT. The Anatomical Record.

Burrows AM, Omstead KM, Deutsch AR*, Gladman JT, Hartstone-Rose A. 2019. Reverse Dissection and DiceCT reveal otherwise hidden data in the evolution of the primate face. Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE) 143:e58394, doi:10.3791/58394.

Atiya H, Dvorkin-Gheva A, Hassel J, Patel S, Parker RL, Hartstone-Rose A, Hodge J, Fan D, Ramsdell AF. 2019. Intraductal Adaptation of the 4T1 Mouse Model of Breast Cancer Reveals Effects of the Epithelial Microenvironment on Tumor Progression and Metastasis. Anticancer Research. Online

Burrows AM, Nash LT, Hartstone-Rose A, Silcox MT, López-Torres S, Selig KR. 2019. Dental signatures for exudativory in living Primates, with comparisons to other gouging mammals. The Anatomical Record. Online


Hartstone-Rose A, Santana S. 2018. Behavioral Correlates of Cranial Muscle Functional Morphology. The Anatomical Record. 301:197–201

Hartstone-Rose A, Deutsch A*, Leischner CL*, Pastor F. 2018. Dietary correlates of primate masticatory muscle fiber architecture. The Anatomical Record. 301:311–324

Goff EE*, Mulvey KL, Irvin MJ, Hartstone-Rose A. 2018. Applications of Augmented Reality in Informal Science Learning Sites: A Review. Journal of Science Education and Technology (JOST). Online

Leischner CL*, Crouch M*, Allen KL, Marchi D, Pastor F, Hartstone-Rose A. 2018. Scaling of primate forearm muscle architecture as it relates to locomotion and posture. The Anatomical Record. 301:484-495

Muchlinski MN, Hammond AS, Dean AS, Purcell M, Hemmingway HW, Hantke G, Pastor F, Garrosa M, Hartstone-Rose A. In press. Brief Communication: The ligamentum teres femoris in orangutans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Marchi D, Hartstone-Rose A. 2018. Functional morphology and behavioral correlates to postcranial musculature. The Anatomical Record. 301:419-423

Marchi D, Leischner CL*, Pastor F, Hartstone-Rose A. 2018. Leg muscle architecture in primates and its correlation with locomotion patterns. The Anatomical Record. 301:515-527

Burrows AM, Nash LT, Hartstone-Rose A, Silcox MT, López-Torres S, Selig KR. In press. Dental signatures for exudativory in living Primates, with comparisons to other gouging mammals. The Anatomical Record.

Fabre A-C, Lowie A, Hartstone-Rose A, Perry JMG, Boens A, Dumont M. 2018. Do muscles constrain skull shape in Strepsirrhines? The Anatomical Record. 301:291–310



Londono-Renteria B, Troupin A, Cardenas JC, Hall A, Perez OG, Cardenas L, Hartstone-Rose A, Halstead S, Colpitts TM. 2017. A relevant in vitro human model for the study of Zika virus antibody-dependent enhancement. Journal of General Virology. 98:1702–1712



Hartstone-Rose A, Brown KN*, Leischner CL*, Drayton KD*. 2016. The diverse diets of the Mio-Pliocene carnivorans of Langebaanweg, South Africa. South African Journal of Science. 112(7/8):1-14. (Cover article featuring my own photorealistic reconstruction of fossil mammals – Agriotherium and Sivatherium – from Langebaanweg, South Africa ca. 5mya)

Kapoor V*, Antonelli T*, Parkinson JA*, Hartstone-Rose A. 2016. Oral Health Correlates of Captivity. Research in Veterinary Science. 107:213–219

Antonelli T*, Leischner CL*, Ososky JJ, Hartstone-Rose A. 2016. The effect of captivity on the oral health of the critically endangered black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 94:15–22

Valenciano A*, Baskin J, Abella J, Pérez-Ramos A, Álvarez-Sierra M, Morales J, Hartstone-Rose A. 2016. Megalictis, the Bone-Crushing Giant Mustelid (Carnivora, Mustelidae, Oligobuninae) from the Early Miocene of North America. PLOS ONE. 11(4):1–26

Kuhn B, Hartstone-Rose A, Lacruz R, Harries A, Werdelin L, Bamford M, Berger L. 2016. The carnivore guild circa 1.98 million years: biodiversity and implications for the palaeoenvironment at Malapa, South Africa. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments. 1–6.

Prim DA, Zhou B; Hartstone-Rose A, Uline MJ, Shazly T, Eberth JF. 2016. A mechanical argument for the differential performance of coronary artery grafts. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 54:93–105

Zhou B, Alshareef M, Prim D, Collin M, Kempne M, Hartstone-Rose A, Eberth JF, Rachev A, Shazly T. 2016. The perivascular environment along the vertebral artery governs segment-specific structural and mechanical properties. Acta Biomaterialia. 45:286-295

Troupin A, Shirley D, Londono-Renteria B, Watson AM, McHale C, Hall A, Lee J, Hartstone-Rose A, Klimstra WB, Gomez G, Colpitts TM. 2016. A role for human skin mast cells in dengue virus infection and systemic spread. The Journal of Immunology. 197(11):4382-4391

Robichaux JP, Fuseler JW, Patel SS, Kubalak SW, Hartstone-Rose A. Ramsdell AF. 2016. Left-Right Analysis of Mammary Gland Development in Retinoid X Receptor-Α+/- Mice. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 371(1710):1-9


Hartstone-Rose A, Parkinson JA*, Criste TJ*, Perry JMG. 2015. Comparing apples and oranges – the influence of food mechanical properties on ingestive bite sizes in lemurs. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 157:513–518

Hartstone-Rose A, Dundas RG, Boyde B*, Long R*, Farrel A, Shaw CA. 2015. The Bacula of Rancho La Brea. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Contributions in Science. 42:53–63

Parkinson JA*, Plummer TW, Hartstone-Rose A. 2015. Characterizing Felid Tooth Marking and Gross Bone Damage Patterns using GIS Image Analysis: An experimental feeding study with large felids. Journal of Human Evolution. 80 (2015) 114–134

Burrows AM, Hartstone-Rose A, Nash LT. 2015. Exudativory among the Asian Lorises – it’s the Toothcomb that Counts. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 158:663–672

Liu Q, Li J, Hartstone-Rose A, Wang J, Li J-Q, Janicki JS and Fan D. 2015. Chinese Herbal Compounds for the Prevention and Treatment of Atherosclerosis: Experimental Evidence and Mechanisms. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2015:1–15

Perry JMG, St Clair E, Hartstone-Rose A. 2015. Craniomandibular Signals of Diet in Adapids. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 158:646–662

Valenciano A*, Abella J, Sanisidro O, Hartstone-Rose A, Álvarez-Sierra M, Morales J. 2015. Complete description of the skull and mandible of the giant mustelid Eomellivorapiveteaui Ozansoy, 1965 (Mammalia, Carnivora, Mustelidae) from Batallones (MN10), Late Miocene (Madrid, Spain). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 35(4):1–19 (Cover article featuring my own photorealistic reconstruction the life appearance of Eomellivora. Top 10 Finalist for 2016 National Science Foundation “Vizzies” Award.)

Perry JMG, Bastian M, St Clair E, Hartstone-Rose A. 2015. Maximum Ingested Food Size in Captive Anthropoids. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 158(1):92–104


Previous Publications

Hartstone-Rose A, Selvey H*, Villari J*, Atwell M*, and Schmidt T. 2014. The Three-Dimensional Morphological Effects of Captivity. PLOS ONE. 9(11): 1–15.

Lambert JE, Fellner V., McKenney, E. Hartstone-Rose A. 2014. Binturong (Arctictis binturong) and kinkajou (Potos flavus) digestive strategy: implications for interpreting frugivory in Carnivora and Primates. PLOS ONE. 9(8): 1–8

Perry JMG, MacNeill KE*, Heckler AL*, Rakotoarisoa G, Hartstone-Rose A. 2014. Anatomy and Adaptations of the Chewing Muscles in Daubentonia (Lemuriformes). The Anatomical Record. 297(2):308–316

Hartstone-Rose A, Kuhn B, Werdelin L, Nalla S, Berger L. 2013. A new species of fox from the Australopithecus sediba type locality, Malapa, South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. 68(1):1–9.

Hartstone-Rose A, Stynder D. 2013. Hypercarnivory, durophagy or generalized carnivory in the Mio-Pliocene hyaenids of South Africa? South African Journal of Science. 109(5/6):77–86. (Cover article featuring my own photorealistic reconstruction of fossil mammals – Chasmaporthetes, Dinofelis and Sivatherium – from Langebaanweg, South Africa ca. 5mya)

Hartstone-Rose A, Perry JMG and Morrow CJ*. 2012. Bite force estimation and the fiber architecture of felid masticatory muscles. The Anatomical Record. 295:1336–1351.

Hartstone-Rose A, Long R*, Farrel A., Shaw C. 2012. The Clavicles of Smilodon fatalis and Panthera atrox (Mammalia: Felidae) from Rancho La Brea, Los Angeles, California. Journal of Morphology. 273:981–991.

Constantino PJ, Lee JJ-W, Gerbig Y, Hartstone-Rose A, Talebi M, Lawn BR, Lucas PW. 2012. The role of tooth enamel mechanical properties in primate dietary adaptation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 148:171–177.

Hartstone-Rose A. 2011. Reconstructing the diets of extinct South African carnivorans from premolar “intercuspid notch” morphology. Journal of Zoology. 285:119–127.

Hartstone-Rose A, Perry JMG. 2011. Intraspecific variation in maximum Ingested food size and body mass in Varecia rubra and Propithecus coquereli. Anatomical Research International. 2011:1–8.

Bovard BN*, Hartstone-Rose A, Rowland NJ, Mulvey KL*. 2011. Sportsmen’s Perceptions of Coyotes and Coyote Origins in Pennsylvania. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. 85(4):159–164

Perry JMG, Hartstone-Rose A, Wall CE. 2011. The jaw adductors of strepsirrhines in relation to body size, diet, and ingested food size. The Anatomical Record. 294:712–728.

Constantino PJ, Lee JJ-W, Morris D, Lucas PW, Hartstone-Rose A, Lee W-K, Dominy N, Cunningham A, Wagner M, Lawn BR. 2011. Adaptation to hard-object feeding in sea otters and hominins. Journal of Human Evolution. 61:89–96.

Perry JMG, Hartstone-Rose A, Logan LL. 2011. The jaw adductor resultant and estimated bite force in primates. Anatomical Research International. 2011:1–11.

Kuhn B, Werdelin L, Hartstone-Rose A, Lacruz R, Berger L. 2011. Carnivoran remains from the Malapa hominin site, South Africa. PLOS ONE. 6(11):1–11.

Hartstone-Rose A, Werdelin L, De Ruiter D, Berger L, and Churchill S. 2010. The Plio-Pleistocene ancestor of wild dogs: Lycaon sekowei sp. nov. Journal of Paleontology. 84:299–308.

Perry JMG, Hartstone-Rose A. 2010. Maximum ingested food size in captive strepsirrhine primates: scaling and the effects of diet. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 142:625–635.

Hartstone-Rose A, Wahl S*. 2008. Using radii-of-curvature for the reconstruction of extinct South African carnivoran masticatory behavior. Comptes Rendus Palevol. 7:629–643.

Hartstone-Rose A, De Ruiter D, Berger L, and Churchill S. 2007. A sabre-tooth felid from Coopers Cave (Gauteng, SouthAfrica) and its implications for Megantereon (Felidae: Machairodontinae) taxonomy. Palaeontologica Africana. 44:99–108.