Andrew Leslie

Postdoctoral Associate

Selected Publications

Leslie, A.B., Glasspool, I., Herendeen, P.S., Ichinnorov, N., Knopf, P., Takahashi, M., Crane, P.R. In press. Pinaceae-like reproductive morphology in Schizolepidopsis canicularis, sp. nov. from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) of Mongolia. American Journal of Botany.

Leslie, A.B., Beaulieu, J.M., Crane, P.R., and Donoghue, M.J.2013. Explaining the distribution of breeding and dispersal syndromes in conifers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 280: 20131812.

Leslie, A.B., Beaulieu, J.M., Rai, H.S., Crane, P.R., Donoghue, M.J., and Mathews, S.2012. Hemisphere-scale differences in conifer evolutionary dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 109: 16217-16221.

Leslie, A.B. 2012. Branching habit and the allocation of reproductive resources in conifers. Annals of Botany 110: 915-921.

Leslie, A.B., and Boyce, C.K. 2012. Function, constraint, and the evolution of angiosperm reproductive innovations. International Journal of Plant Sciences 173: 640-648
Boyce, C.K., and Leslie, A.B. 2012. The paleontological context of angiosperm vegetative evolution. International Journal of Plant Sciences 173: 561-568

Leslie, A.B. 2011. Shifting functional roles and the evolution of conifer pollen-producing and seed-producing cones.  Paleobiology 37: 587-602

Leslie, A.B. 2011. Predation and protection in the macroevolutionary history of conifer cones. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 278: 3003-3008

Leslie, A.B. 2010. Flotation preferentially selects saccate pollen during conifer pollination. New Phytologist 188: 273-279

Leslie, A.B. and Pfefferkorn, H.W. 2010. Fossil floras from the Emma Fiord Formation (Visean, Mississippian) of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and their paleoenvironmental context. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 159: 195-203

Leslie, A.B., Herendeen, P.S., and Crane, P.R. 2009. Upatoia barnardii gen. et sp. nov., an araucarian pollen cone with in situ pollen from the Late Cretaceous (Santonian) of Georgia, USA. Grana 48: 128-135

Leslie, A.B. 2008. Interpreting the function of saccate pollen in ancient conifers and other seed plants. International Journal of Plant Sciences 169: 1038-1045