Articles and Book Chapters

Bolded names denote Terhune Lab members


  • Terhune CE, Ritzman TB, Robinson CA. 2018. Mandibular ramus shape variation and ontogeny in Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis. J Hum Evol (published online in advance of print). PDF
  • Taylor AB, Terhune CE, Toler M, Holmes M, Ross CF, Vinyard CJ. 2018. Jaw-muscle fiber architecture and leverage in the hard-object feeding sooty mangabey are not structured to facilitate relatively large bite forces compared to other papionins. Anat Rec 301:325-344. PDF


  • Terhune CE. 2018. Revisiting size and scaling in the anthropoid temporomandibular joint. Zoology 124:73-94. PDF
  • Iriarte-Diaz J, Terhune CE, Taylor AB, Ross CF. 2018. Position of the finite helical axis of the mandible during chewing in non-human primates. Zoology 124:106-118. PDF
  • Robinson CA, Terhune CE. 2017. Error in geometric morphometric data collection: combining data from multiple sources. Am J Phys Anthropol 164:62-75. PDF
  • Romero AN, Herlin M, Finnila M, Korkalainen M, Hakansson H, Viluksela M, Sholts SB. 2017. Skeletal and dental effects on rats following in utero/lactational exposure to the non-dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyl PCB 180. PLoS ONE 12(9): e0185241. PDF  
  • Stankowich T, Romero AN. 2017. The correlated evolution of antipredator defences and brain size in mammals. Proc Roy Soc B 284:20161857. PDF
  • Sylvester AD, Terhune CE. 2017. Trabecular mapping: Leveraging geometric morphometrics for analyses of trabecular structure. Am J Phys Anthropol 163:553-569. PDF


  • Ritzman TB, Terhune CE, Gunz P, Robinson CA. 2016. Mandibular ramus shape of Australopithecus sediba suggests a single variable species. J Hum Evol 100:54-64. PDF


  • Terhune CE, Hylander WL, Vinyard CJ, Taylor AB. 2015. Jaw-muscle architecture and mandibular morphology influence relative maximum jaw gapes in the sexually dimorphic Macaca fascicularis. J Hum Evol 82:145-158. PDF
  • Cooke S, Terhune CE. 2015. Form, function, and geometric morphometrics. Anat Rec 298:5-28. PDF
  • Terhune CE, Cooke S, Otárola-Castillo E. 2015. Form and function in the platyrrhine skull: a three-dimensional analysis of dental and TMJ morphology. Anat Rec 298:29-47. PDF


  • Terhune CE, Robinson CA, Ritzman TB. 2014. Ontogenetic variation in the mandibular ramus of great apes and humans. J Morph 275:661-677. PDF


  • Smith H, Ritzman T, Otárola-Castillo E, Terhune CE. 2013. A 3-D geometric morphometric study of intraspecific variation in the ontogeny of the temporal bone in modern Homo sapiens. J Hum Evol 65:479-489. PDF
  • Terhune CE, Kimbel W, Lockwood C. 2013. Postnatal temporal bone ontogeny in Pan, Gorilla, and Homo, and the implications for temporal bone growth in Australopithecus afarensis. Am J Phys Anthropol 151:630-642. PDF
  • Terhune CE. 2013b.How effective are geometric morphometric techniques for assessing functional shape variation? An example from the great ape temporomandibular joint. Anat Rec 296: 1264-1282. PDF
  • Terhune CE. 2013a. Dietary correlates of temporomandibular joint morphology in the great apes. Am J Phys Anthropol 150:260-272. PDF


  • Baker B, Terhune CE, Papalexandrou A. 2012. Sew Long? The Osteobiography of a Woman from Medieval Polis, Cyprus. In The Bioarchaeology of Individuals, AL Stodder and AM Palkovich, eds. Gainsville: University Press of Florida. pp 151-161.


  • Terhune CE. 2011b. Dietary correlates of temporomandibular joint morphology in New World primates. J Hum Evol 61:583-596. PDF
  • Terhune CE. 2011a. Modeling the biomechanics of articular eminence function in anthropoid primates. J Anat 219:551-564. PDF
  • Terhune CE, Iriarte-Diaz J, Taylor A, Ross CF. 2011. The instantaneous center of rotation of the mandible in non-human primates. J Int and Comp Biol 51:320-332. PDF


  • Terhune CE, Deane A. 2008. Temporal squama shape in fossil hominins: relationships to cranial shape and a determination of character polarity. Am J Phys Anthropol 137: 397-411. PDF


  • Smith H (co-first author), Terhune CE (co-first author), Lockwood C. 2007. Genetic, geographic, and environmental correlates of human temporal bone variation. Am J Phys Anthropol 134: 312-322. PDF
  • Terhune CE, Kimbel W, Lockwood C. 2007. Variation and diversity in Homo erectus: A 3D geometric morphometric analysis of the temporal bone. J Hum Evol 53: 41-60. PDF