O’Connor JK, Sun C-K, Xu X, Wang X-L, Zhou Z-H. 2012. A new species of Jeholornis with complete caudal integument. Historical Biology 4(1):29-41. pdf.

O’Connor JK. 2012. A revised look at Liaoningornis longidigitrus (Aves). Vertebrata Palasiatica 50(1):25-37. pdf.

Zhou S, Zhou Z-H, O’Connor JK. 2012. A new toothless ornithurine bird (Schizooura lii gen. et sp. nov.) from the Lower Cretaceous of China. Vertebrata Palasiatica 50(1):9-24

O'Connor JK, Zhou Z-H, Xu X. 2012. Additional specimen of Microraptor provides first evidence of dinosaurs preying on birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(49):19662-19665. nature blogs. pdf.

O’Connor JK, Chiappe LM, Gao C-L, Zhao B. 2011. Anatomy of the Early Cretaceous bird Rapaxavis pani (Aves: Enantiornithes). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56(3):463-475. pdf.

O’Connor JK, Chiappe LM. 2011. A revision of enantiornithine (Aves: Ornithothoraces) skull morphology. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 9(1):135-147. pdf.

O’Connor JK, Zhou Z-H, Zhang F-C. 2011. A reappraisal of Boluochia zhengi (Aves: Enantiornithes) and a discussion of intraclade diversity in the Jehol Avifauna, China. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 9(1):51-63. pdf.

Ji S-A, Atterholt J, O’Connor JK, Lamanna MC, Harris JD, Li D-Q, You H-L, Dodson P. 2011. A new, three-dimensionally preserved enantiornithine (Aves: Ornithothoraces) from Gansu Province, China. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162:201-219

O'Connor JK, Dyke GJ. 2010. A reassessment of Sinornis santensis and Cathayornis yandica (Aves: Ornithothoraces). Proceedings of the VII International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Records of the Australian Museum 62(1):7-20.pdf.

O’Connor JK, Chiappe LM, and Gao K-Q. 2010. A new species of ornithuromorph (Aves: Ornithothoraces) bird from the Jehol Group indicative of higher-level diversity. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(2):311-321.pdf

Wang X-R, O’Connor JK, Zhao B, Chiappe LM, Gao C-H, and Cheng X-D. 2010. A new species of Enantiornithes (Aves: Ornithothoraces) based on a well-preserved specimen from the Qiaotou Formation of northern Hebei, China. Acta Geologica Sinica84(2): 247-256. pdf

O’Connor JK, Wang X-R, Chiappe LM, Gao C-H, Meng Q-J, Cheng X-D. and Liu J-Y. 2009. Phylogenetic support for a specialized clade of Cretaceous enantiornithine birds with information from a new species. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(1):188-204. pdf

Close RA, Vickers-Rich P, Chiappe LM, O’Connor JK, Rich TH, Kool L. 2009. Earliest Gondwanan bird from the Cretaceous of southeastern Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(2):616–619.

Tseng, Z-J, O’Connor JK, Wang X-M, and Prothero D. 2009. The first Old World occurrence of the North American mustelid Sthenictis (Carnivora, Mammalia). Geodiversitas 31(4): 743 - 751. pdf

O'Connor JK, Prothero D, Wang X-M, Li Q, Qiu Z-D. 2008. Magnetic stratigraphy of the Lower Pliocene Gaotege beds, Inner Mongolia. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 44:431-436.

Gao C, Chiappe LM, Meng Q, O'Connor JK, Wang X, Cheng X, Liu J. 2008. A new basal lineage of Early Cretaceous birds from China and its implications on the evolution of the avian tail. Palaeontology 51:775-791.

You H-L., Lamanna M.C., Harris J.D., Chiappe, L.M., O’Connor, J.K., Ji S-A., Lü J-C., Yuan C-X., Li , D-Q., Zhang X., Lacovara K.J., Dodson P. and Ji Q. 2006. A nearly modern amphibious bird from the Early Cretaceous of northwestern China. Science 312:1640-1643.

You H-L, Lamanna MC, Harris JD, Chiappe, LM, O'Connor J, Ji S., Lü J-C, Yuan C-X, Li , D-Q, Zhang X, Lacovara KJ, Dodson P & Ji Q 2006. A nearly modern amphibious bird from the Early Cretaceous of northwestern China. Science 312:1640-1643. pdf

Zhang, Z., Hou, L., Yoshikasu, H., O'Connor, J., Martin, L.D., and Chiappe, L.M. 2006. The first Mesozoic heterodactyl bird from China. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition) 80(5): 631-635.

H. You, J. O'Connor, L. Chiappe, and Q. Ji. 2005. New Enantiornithine Bird from the Early Cretaceous of Gansu Province, Northwestern China. Historical Biology, v. 17, p. 7-14.

Book Chapters:

O'Connor JK, Chiappe LM, Bell A. 2011. Pre-modern birds: avian divergences in the Mesozoic. In: Dyke GJ, Kaiser G (eds), Living Dinosaurs: the evolutionary history of modern birds. UC Press, pp. 39-116.