Research papers and book chapters

[09] Godoy PL, Turner AH. (2020). Body size evolution in crocodylians and their extinct relatives. In: eLS, 1, 442–452. doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0029089. [PDF]

[08] Godoy PL, Cidade GM, Montefeltro FC, Langer MC, Norell MA. (2020). Redescription and phylogenetic affinities of the caimanine Eocaiman cavernensis (Crocodylia, Alligatoroidea) from the Eocene of Argentina. Papers in Palaeontology. doi: 10.1002/spp2.1339. [PDF]

[07] Montefeltro FC, Lautenschlager S, Godoy PL, Ferreira GS, Butler RJ. (2020). A unique predator in a unique ecosystem: modelling the apex predator from the Late Cretaceous crocodyliform-dominated fauna in Brazil. Journal of Anatomy, 237, 323–333. [Preprint] [PDF]

[06] Godoy PL. (2020). Crocodylomorph cranial shape evolution and its relationship with body size and ecology. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 33, 4–21. [Preprint] [PDF] [Recognition]

[05] Godoy PL, Benson RBJ, Bronzati M, Butler RJ. (2019). The multi-peak adaptive landscape of crocodylomorph body size evolution. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 19, 167. [Preprint] [PDF]

[04] Mannion PD, Chiarenza AA, Godoy PL, Cheah YN. (2019). Spatiotemporal sampling patterns in the 230 million year fossil record of terrestrial crocodylomorphs and their impact on diversity. Palaeontology, 62, 615–637. [PDF]

[03] Godoy PL, Ferreira GS, Montefeltro FC, Vila Nova BC, Butler RJ, Langer MC. (2018). Evidence for heterochrony in the cranial evolution of fossil crocodyliforms. Palaeontology, 61, 543–558. [PDF] [Coverage]

[02] Godoy PL* , Bronzati M* , Eltink E, Marsola JCA, Cidade GM, Langer MC, Montefeltro FC. (2016). Postcranial anatomy of Pissarrachampsa sera (Crocodyliformes, Baurusuchidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil: insights on lifestyle and phylogenetic significance. PeerJ, 4, e2075. (*Joint lead authors). [PDF] [Coverage]

[01] Godoy PL, Montefeltro FC, Norell MA, Langer MC. (2014). An additional baurusuchid from the Cretaceous of Brazil with evidence of interspecific predation among Crocodyliformes. PLoS ONE, 9, e97138. [PDF] [Coverage] [Recognition]

Science Communication and Outreach

[03] Godoy PL. (2019) Climate change created today’s large crocodiles. The Conversation.

[02] Benson RBJ, Godoy PL. (2019). Evolution: much on the menu for ancient crocs. Current Biology, 29, PR683–R685. [PDF]

[01] Godoy PL, Ferreira GS, Dassie ECG, Corrêa ACM, Hsiou AS. (2017). Continuing education on Paleontology: the experience with the project “Workshop on Paleontology: fossils inside the classroom”. Revista de Cultura e Extensão USP, 17, 11–19. [PDF]