Publications

Paleobiology

Pimiento C, Cantalapiedra LJ, Shimada K, Field, D, Smaers, J. (2019) Evolutionary pathways toward gigantism in sharks and rays. Evolution 00-0: 1–12 (Download)

Pimiento C. 2018. Perspective: Our shallow-water origins. Science 362 (6413): 8-9 (Download)

Pimiento C, Tang KL, Zamora S, Klug C, Sánchez-Villagra MR. (2018) Assessing canalisation of intraspecific variation on a macroevolutionary scale: the case of crinoid arms through the Phanerozoic. PeerJ 6:e4899

Pimiento C, Griffin JN, Clements CF, Silvestro D, Varela S, Uhen M, Jaramillo C (2017) The Pliocene marine megafauna extinction and its impact on functional diversity. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1(8), 1100. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0223-6 (Full text) Altmetric: 477.

Perez, V., Pimiento, C., Hendy, A., González-Barba, G., Hubbell, G., & MacFadden, B. (2017). Late Miocene chondrichthyans from Lago Bayano, Panama: Functional diversity, environment and biogeography. Journal of Paleontology, 1-36. doi:10.1017/jpa.2017.5 (Download)

Pimiento, C., MacFadden, B. J., Clements, C. F., Varela, S., Jaramillo, C., Velez‐Juarbe, J., & Silliman, B. R. (2016). Geographical distribution patterns of Carcharocles megalodon over time reveal clues about extinction mechanisms. Journal of Biogeography doi: 10.1111/jbi.12754 (Download). Altmetric: 247

Vélez-Juarbe, J., Wood, A. R., & Pimiento, C. (2016). Pygmy sperm whales (Odontoceti, Kogiidae) from the Pliocene of Florida and North Carolina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e1135806 (Download)

MacFadden, B.J., Symister, C., Cannarozzi, N., Pimiento, C., and DeGracia, C. (2015). Comparative diagenesis and rare earth element (REE) variation in Miocene invertebrate and vertebrate fossils from Panama. Journal of Geology 123 (6), 491-507 (Download)

Pimiento, C., and Balk, M.A. (2015) Body-size trends of the extinct giant shark Carcharoc/es megalodon: A deep-time perspective on marine apex predators. Paleobiology 41 (03), 479-490 (OA: Download)

Carrillo-Briceño, J.D., De Gracia C., PimientoC., Aguilera, O.A. Kindlimann, R. Santamaria P., and Jaramillo, C., A. (2015) New late Miocene Chondrichthyan Assemblage from the Chagres Formation, Panama. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 60: 56–70 DOl:10.1016/j.jsames.2015.02.001 (Download)

Vasquez, S.M., Pimiento, C. (2014) Tiburones y Rayas de Ia Formación Tonosi, Eoceno de Panamá. Revista Geológica de América Central 51: 165–169, DOl: 10.15517/rgac.v51i1.1691 1 (OA: Download)

Pimiento, C., Clements C. F. (2014) When did Carcharocles megalodon become extinct? A new analysis of the fossil record. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111086. DOI:J0.1371/journal.pone.0111086 (OA: Download) Altmetric: 394

Pimiento C., Gonzalez G., Ehret D.J.,MacFadden BJ., Hendy A., Jaramillo C. (2013) Sharks and Rays (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the late Miocene Gatun Formation of Panama. Journal of Paleontology 87(5): 755–774 DOl: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1666112-117 (Download)

Pimiento C., Gonzalez G., Hendy A., Jaramillo C., MacFadden B.J., Montes C., Suarez S.C., Shippritt M. (2013) Early Miocene chondrichthyans from the Culebra Formation, Panama: A window into marine vertebrate faunas before closure of the Central American Seaway. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 42: I59-170 DOl: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2012.11.005 (Download)

Pimiento C., Ehret D.J., MacFadden B.J.,Hubbell G. (2010) Anc ient Nursery Area for the Extinct Giant Shark Megalodon from the Miocene of Panama. PLoS ONE (5): e10552 (OA: Download)

Uhen, M.D., Coates, A.G., Jaramillo, C.A., Montes, C., Pimiento, C., Rincon, A., Strong, N.,Velez-Juarbe, J. (2010) Marine mammals from the Miocene of Panama. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 30 (3–4): 167–175 DOl: http://dx.doi.org/10.1 016/j.jsames.2010.08.002 (Download)

Ecology

Pimiento C., Monaco E, Barbour,A. Silliman B (2013) Predation on speared lionfish Pterois volitans by spotted moray Gymnothorax moringa. Florida Scientist 76(3–4): 391–394 (Download)

Pimiento, C., Nifong, J. C., Hunter, M. E.,Monaco, E.and Silliman, B. R. (2013), Habitat use patterns of the invasive red lionfish Pterois volitans: a comparison between mangrove and reef systems in San Salvador, Bahamas. Marine Ecology 36: 28–37 DOl:10.11 11/maec.12114 (Download)

Education

PimientoC. (2015). Engaging students in paleontology: the design and implementation of an undergraduate-level blended course in Panama. Evolution: Education and Outreach 8:19 doi:10.1186/s12052-015-0046-3 (OA: Download)

PimientoC. and Pringle, R (2011) Fossil sharks: Learning from and about the past. Science Scope 34 (6): 52–59 (Download)