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Dr Xiaoya Ma

Senior Research Fellow

 Stella Turk Building G10a, Tremough Innovation Cent

 

University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, TR10 9FE

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Journal articles

Qi C, Li C, Gabbott SE, Ma X, Xie L, Deng W, Jin C, Hou XG (2018). Influence of redox conditions on animal distribution and soft-bodied fossil preservation of the Lower Cambrian Chengjiang Biota. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 507, 180-187. Abstract.
Cong P, Ma X, Williams M, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Gabbott SE, Zhai D, Goral T, Edgecombe GD, Hou X, et al (2017). Host-specific infestation in early Cambrian worms. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(10), 1465-1469.
Hou X, Williams M, Gabbott S, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Cong P, Ma X, Sansom R (2016). A new species of the artiopodan arthropodAcanthomeridionfrom the lower Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte, China, and the phylogenetic significance of the genus. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 15(9), 733-740.
Strausfeld NJ, Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Fortey RA, Land MF, Liu Y, Cong P, Hou X (2016). Arthropod eyes: the early Cambrian fossil record and divergent evolution of visual systems. Arthropod Structure & Development, 45(2), 152-172.
Strausfeld NJ, Ma X, Edgecombe GD (2016). Fossils and the Evolution of the Arthropod Brain. Current Biology, 26(20), R989-R1000.
Williams M, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Gabbott SE, Ma X, Purnell MA, Cong P (2016). The spectacular fossils of the ‘water margin’: the Cambrian biota of Chengjiang, Yunnan, China. Geology Today, 32(6), 233-237.
Ma X, Aldridge RJ, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Hou X, Edgecombe GD (2015). A New Exceptionally Preserved Cambrian Priapulid from the Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Journal of Paleontology, 88(2), 371-384. Abstract.
Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Hou X, Goral T, Strausfeld NJ (2015). Preservational Pathways of Corresponding Brains of a Cambrian Euarthropod. Current Biology, 25(22), 2969-2975.
Edgecombe GD, Ma X, Strausfeld NJ (2015). Unlocking the early fossil record of the arthropod central nervous system. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370(1684), 20150038-20150038.
Ma X, Cong P, Hou X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2014). An exceptionally preserved arthropod cardiovascular system from the early Cambrian. Nature Communications, 5(1).
Cong P, Ma X, Hou X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2014). Brain structure resolves the segmental affinity of anomalocaridid appendages. Nature, 513(7519), 538-542.
García-bellido DC, Edgecombe GD, Paterson JR, Ma X (2013). A ‘Collins’ monster’-type lobopodian from the Emu Bay Shale Konservat-Lagerstätte (Cambrian), South Australia. Alcheringa: an Australasian Journal of Palaeontology, 37(4), 474-478.
Tanaka G, Hou X, Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2013). Chelicerate neural ground pattern in a Cambrian great appendage arthropod. Nature, 502(7471), 364-367.
Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Legg DA, Hou X (2013). The morphology and phylogenetic position of the Cambrian lobopodianDiania cactiformis. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 12(4), 445-457.
Ma X, Hou X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2012). Complex brain and optic lobes in an early Cambrian arthropod. Nature, 490(7419), 258-261.
Ma X, Hou X, Aldridge RJ, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Gabbott SE, Purnell MA, Parker AR, Edgecombe GD (2012). Morphology of Cambrian lobopodian eyes from the Chengjiang Lagerstätte and their evolutionary significance. Arthropod Structure & Development, 41(5), 495-504.
Hou X-G, Aldridge RJ, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Williams M, Zalasiewicz J, Ma X-Y (2011). An Early Cambrian Hemichordate Zooid. Current Biology, 21(7), 612-616.
Legg DA, Ma X, Wolfe JM, Ortega-Hernández J, Edgecombe GD, Sutton MD (2011). Lobopodian phylogeny reanalysed. Nature, 476(7359), E1-E1.
Ma X, Hou X, Baines D (2010). Phylogeny and evolutionary significance of vermiform animals from the Early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Science China Earth Sciences, 53(12), 1774-1783.
Ma X, Hou X, Bergström J (2009). Morphology of Luolishania longicruris (Lower Cambrian, Chengjiang Lagerstätte, SW China) and the phylogenetic relationships within lobopodians. Arthropod Structure & Development, 38(4), 271-291.
Xian-Guang H, Bergström J, Xiao-Ya M, Jie Z (2006). The Lower CambrianPhlogitesLuo & Hu re-considered. GFF, 128(1), 47-51.
Hou X-G, Stanley G, Zhao J, Ma X-Y (2005). Cambrian anemones with preserved soft tissue from the Chengjiang biota, China. Lethaia, 38(3), 193-203.
Hou X-G, Ma X-Y, Zhao J, Bergström J (2004). The lobopodian Paucipodia inermis from the Lower Cambrian Chengjiang fauna, Yunnan, China. Lethaia, 37(3), 235-244.

Publications by year


2018

Qi C, Li C, Gabbott SE, Ma X, Xie L, Deng W, Jin C, Hou XG (2018). Influence of redox conditions on animal distribution and soft-bodied fossil preservation of the Lower Cambrian Chengjiang Biota. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 507, 180-187. Abstract.

2017

Cong P, Ma X, Williams M, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Gabbott SE, Zhai D, Goral T, Edgecombe GD, Hou X, et al (2017). Host-specific infestation in early Cambrian worms. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(10), 1465-1469.

2016

Hou X, Williams M, Gabbott S, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Cong P, Ma X, Sansom R (2016). A new species of the artiopodan arthropodAcanthomeridionfrom the lower Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte, China, and the phylogenetic significance of the genus. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 15(9), 733-740.
Strausfeld NJ, Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Fortey RA, Land MF, Liu Y, Cong P, Hou X (2016). Arthropod eyes: the early Cambrian fossil record and divergent evolution of visual systems. Arthropod Structure & Development, 45(2), 152-172.
Strausfeld NJ, Ma X, Edgecombe GD (2016). Fossils and the Evolution of the Arthropod Brain. Current Biology, 26(20), R989-R1000.
Williams M, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Gabbott SE, Ma X, Purnell MA, Cong P (2016). The spectacular fossils of the ‘water margin’: the Cambrian biota of Chengjiang, Yunnan, China. Geology Today, 32(6), 233-237.

2015

Ma X, Aldridge RJ, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Hou X, Edgecombe GD (2015). A New Exceptionally Preserved Cambrian Priapulid from the Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Journal of Paleontology, 88(2), 371-384. Abstract.
Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Hou X, Goral T, Strausfeld NJ (2015). Preservational Pathways of Corresponding Brains of a Cambrian Euarthropod. Current Biology, 25(22), 2969-2975.
Edgecombe GD, Ma X, Strausfeld NJ (2015). Unlocking the early fossil record of the arthropod central nervous system. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370(1684), 20150038-20150038.

2014

Ma X, Cong P, Hou X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2014). An exceptionally preserved arthropod cardiovascular system from the early Cambrian. Nature Communications, 5(1).
Cong P, Ma X, Hou X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2014). Brain structure resolves the segmental affinity of anomalocaridid appendages. Nature, 513(7519), 538-542.

2013

García-bellido DC, Edgecombe GD, Paterson JR, Ma X (2013). A ‘Collins’ monster’-type lobopodian from the Emu Bay Shale Konservat-Lagerstätte (Cambrian), South Australia. Alcheringa: an Australasian Journal of Palaeontology, 37(4), 474-478.
Tanaka G, Hou X, Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2013). Chelicerate neural ground pattern in a Cambrian great appendage arthropod. Nature, 502(7471), 364-367.
Ma X, Edgecombe GD, Legg DA, Hou X (2013). The morphology and phylogenetic position of the Cambrian lobopodianDiania cactiformis. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 12(4), 445-457.

2012

Ma X, Hou X, Edgecombe GD, Strausfeld NJ (2012). Complex brain and optic lobes in an early Cambrian arthropod. Nature, 490(7419), 258-261.
Ma X, Hou X, Aldridge RJ, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Gabbott SE, Purnell MA, Parker AR, Edgecombe GD (2012). Morphology of Cambrian lobopodian eyes from the Chengjiang Lagerstätte and their evolutionary significance. Arthropod Structure & Development, 41(5), 495-504.

2011

Hou X-G, Aldridge RJ, Siveter DJ, Siveter DJ, Williams M, Zalasiewicz J, Ma X-Y (2011). An Early Cambrian Hemichordate Zooid. Current Biology, 21(7), 612-616.
Legg DA, Ma X, Wolfe JM, Ortega-Hernández J, Edgecombe GD, Sutton MD (2011). Lobopodian phylogeny reanalysed. Nature, 476(7359), E1-E1.

2010

Ma X, Hou X, Baines D (2010). Phylogeny and evolutionary significance of vermiform animals from the Early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Science China Earth Sciences, 53(12), 1774-1783.

2009

Ma X, Hou X, Bergström J (2009). Morphology of Luolishania longicruris (Lower Cambrian, Chengjiang Lagerstätte, SW China) and the phylogenetic relationships within lobopodians. Arthropod Structure & Development, 38(4), 271-291.

2006

Xian-Guang H, Bergström J, Xiao-Ya M, Jie Z (2006). The Lower CambrianPhlogitesLuo & Hu re-considered. GFF, 128(1), 47-51.

2005

Hou X-G, Stanley G, Zhao J, Ma X-Y (2005). Cambrian anemones with preserved soft tissue from the Chengjiang biota, China. Lethaia, 38(3), 193-203.

2004

Hou X-G, Ma X-Y, Zhao J, Bergström J (2004). The lobopodian Paucipodia inermis from the Lower Cambrian Chengjiang fauna, Yunnan, China. Lethaia, 37(3), 235-244.

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