Peer-reviewed journals

  1. Rillo, M. C., C. G. Miller, M. Kucera, T. H. G. Ezard. Intraspecific size variation in planktonic foraminifera cannot be consistently predicted by the environment, Ecology and Evolution 10(20): 11579-11590, doi:10.1002/ece3.6792, 2020

  2. Yasuhara, M., H.-H. M. Huang, P. Hull, M. C. Rillo, F. L. Condamine, D. P. Tittensor, M. Kučera, M. J. Costello, S. Finnegan, A. O’Dea, Y. Hong, T. C. Bonebrake, N. R. McKenzie, H. Doi, C.-L. Wei, Y. Kubota, E. E. Saupe, 2020. Time machine biology: Cross-timescale integration of ecology, evolution, and oceanography, Oceanography 33(2): 16-28, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2020.225, 2020

  3. Ribeiro, G. M., P. I. Prado, R. M. Coutinho, M. C. Rillo, S. Pereira Junior, A. L. Porfirio-Sousa, D. J. G. Lahr. Growth rate modulation enables coexistence in a competitive exclusion scenario between microbial eukaryotes, Acta Protozoologica 58:4 doi:10.4467/16890027AP.19.019.12021, 2019

  4. Rillo, M. C., M. Sugawara, B. Cabella, L. Jonkers, U. K. Baranowski, M. Kucera and T. H. G. Ezard. On the mismatch in the strength of competition among fossil and modern species of planktonic Foraminifera, Global Ecology and Biogeography 28(12):1866-78, doi:10.1111/geb.13000, 2019

  5. Hsiang, A. Y., A. Brombacher, M. C. Rillo, M. J. Mleneck‐Vautravers, S. Conn, S. Lordsmith, A. Jentzen, M. J. Henehan, B. Metcalfe, I. S. Fenton, B. S. Wade, L. Fox, J. Meilland, C. V. Davis, U. Baranowski, J. Groeneveld, K. M. Edgar, A. Movellan, T. Aze, H. J. Dowsett, C. G. Miller, N. Rios and P. M. Hull. Endless Forams: >34,000 Modern Planktonic Foraminiferal Images for Taxonomic Training and Automated Species Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 34: 1157-1177, doi:10.1029/2019PA003612, 2019

  6. Meilland, J., M. Siccha, M. F. G. Weinkauf, L. Jonkers, R. Morard, U. Baranowski, A. Baumeister, J. Bertlich, G.-J. Brummer, P. Debray, T. Fritz-Endres, J. Groeneveld, L. Magerl, P. Munz, M. C. Rillo, C. Schmidt, H. Takagi, G. Theara, M. Kucera. Highly replicated sampling reveals no diurnal vertical migration but stable species-specific vertical habitats in planktonic foraminifera, Journal of Plankton Research 41:2, 127–141, doi:10.1093/plankt/fbz002, 2019

  7. Rillo, M. C., M. Kucera, T. H. G. Ezard and C. G. Miller. Surface sediment samples from early age of seafloor exploration can provide a late 19th century baseline of the marine environment, Frontiers in Marine Science 5:517, doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00517, 2019.

  8. Rillo, M. C., J. Whittaker, T. H. G. Ezard, A. Purvis, A. S. Henderson, S. Stukins & C. G. Miller. The unknown planktonic foraminiferal pioneer Henry A. Buckley and his collection at the Natural History Museum, London, Journal of Micropalaeontology, 36: 191-194, doi:10.1144/jmpaleo2016-020, 2016.

PhD thesis

Rillo, M. C., Unravelling macroecological patterns in extant planktonic Foraminifera. University of Southampton, UK, Doctoral Thesis, 167pp, July 2019


Rillo, M. C., Henry Buckley Collection of Planktonic Foraminifera, Natural History Museum, London, UK, NHM Data Portal DOI: 10.5519/0035055, 2016.

Cruise reports

Kucera, M., M. Siccha, R. Morard, L. Jonkers, et al., Scales of population dynamics, ecology and diversity of planktonic foraminifera and their relationship to particle flux in the eastern tropical Atlantic, Cruise No. M140, 11.8.2017 - 5.9.2017, Mindelo (Cabo Verde) - Las Palmas (Spain), FORAMFLUX , METEOR-Berichte, DOI: 10.2312/cr_m140, Bonn, 2019.

Learning platforms

Endless Forams, Most Beautiful: large database of images of modern planktonic foraminiferal species for taxonomic training, created as a collaboration of members from the Yale University, The Yale Peabody Museum and The Natural History Museum in London.

Empirical Dynamic Modeling Tutorials for the School on Physics Applications in Biology of 2018, created by Brenno Cabella, Paulo Inácio Prado, Renato Mendes Coutinho, Marina Rillo, Rafael Lopes and Roberto Kraenkel.