Tea Maho

Tea Maho

PhD Student
Biology (EEB) - Robert Reisz Supervisor

Courses (TA):

BIO152, BIO208, BIO202, and BIO354 


  • OGS – PhD 
  • Arabinda Guha Graduate Research Scholarship in Cellular and Molecular Biology 
  • Mitacs Research Training Award 

Research: Paleozoic vertebrates, amniote evolution, tooth developmental patterns and replacement rates


Reisz, R.R. and Maho, T. (2023) Origin of amniotes and the amniotic egg. Biology. https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/display/document/obo-9780199941728/obo-9780199941728-0149.xml?rskey=MYBWa1&result=102 


Cullen, T.M., Larson, D.W., Witton, M.P., Scott, D., Maho, T., Brink, K.S., Evans, D.C. and Reisz, R.R. (2023) Theropod dinosaur facial reconstruction and the importance of soft tissues in paleobiology. Science, 379, 1348-1351. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-023-00928-y 


Maho, T., Bevitt, J.J. and Reisz, R.R. (2023) New specimens of the early Permian apex predator Varanops brevirostris at Richards Spur, Oklahoma, with histological information about its growth pattern. PeerJ, 11, e14898. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.14898 


Mooney, E.D., Maho, T., Bevitt, J.J. and Reisz, R.R. (2022) An intriguing new diapsid reptile with evidence of mandibulo-dental pathology from the early Permian of Oklahoma revealed by neutron tomography. PLOS ONE, 17(11), e0276772. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0276772 


Maho, T., Maho, S., Scott, D. and Reisz, R.R. (2022) Permian hypercarnivore suggests dental complexity among early amniotes. Nature Communications, 13, 4882. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-32621-5 


Maho, T. and Reisz, R.R. (2022) Dental anatomy and replacement patterns in the early Permian stem amniote, Seymouria. Journal of Anatomy, 241(3), 628-634. https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13715