A report on palaeontological excavations and sampling in mudrocks: some guidelines
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by Walter Etter
1w ago
More than 60% of the world’s sedimentary rocks are mudrocks (Potter et al., 1980; Schieber, 1998; Potter, 2003; the term mudrock is favored here over mudstone because the latter term was used to characterize a li ..read more
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Pachycormid fish fed on octobrachian cephalopods: new evidence from the ‘Schistes bitumineux’ (early Toarcian) of southern Luxembourg
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by Robert Weis, Dominique Delsate, Christian Klug, Thodoris Argyriou and Dirk Fuchs
2w ago
A re-examination of the early Toarcian fish fossils preserved in public paleontological collections in Luxembourg revealed 70 specimens of large Toarcian pachycormid fish with an excellent three-dimensional pr ..read more
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Complex dental wear analysis reveals dietary shift in Triassic placodonts (Sauropsida, Sauropterygia)
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by Kinga Gere, András Lajos Nagy, Torsten M. Scheyer, Ingmar Werneburg and Attila Ősi
3w ago
Placodonts were durophagous reptiles of the Triassic seas with robust skulls, jaws, and enlarged, flat, pebble-like teeth. During their evolution, they underwent gradual craniodental changes from the Early Ani ..read more
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Callovian corals from the Swiss Jura
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by Hannes Löser, Andreas Wetzel and Bernhard Hostettler
1M ago
Twelve solitary and platy, colonial coral taxa assigned to the families Microsolenidae, Misistellidae, Montlivaltiidae, Rayasmiliidae, and Thamnasteriidae are described and illustrated from the Callovian (Ifen ..read more
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Updated cranial and mandibular description of the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) baenid turtle Saxochelys gilberti based on micro-computed tomography scans and new information on the holotype-shell association
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by Gaël E. Spicher, Tyler R. Lyson and Serjoscha W. Evers
1M ago
Saxochelys gilberti is a baenid turtle from the Late Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation of the United States of America known from cranial, shell, and other postcranial material. Baenid turtles are taxonomically div ..read more
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A new pachypleurosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of southwestern China and its phylogenetic and biogeographic implications
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by Yi-Wei Hu, Qiang Li and Jun Liu
1M ago
After the devastating Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction, several new groups of large reptilian predators invaded the sea in the early part of the Triassic. Among these predators, sauropterygians, consisting of pl ..read more
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The early fossil record of Caturoidea (Halecomorphi: Amiiformes): biogeographic implications
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by Adriana López-Arbarello, Andrea Concheyro, Ricardo M. Palma and Beatriz Aguirre-Urreta
3M ago
Caturoidea is a clade of Mesozoic predatory ray-finned fishes which lived mainly in the Jurassic. The clade has a few records in the earliest Cretaceous and only two in the Triassic. Among the latter, specimen ..read more
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Kasimovian (late Pennsylvanian) cornute rugose corals from Egypt: taxonomy, facies and palaeogeography of a cool-water fauna from northern Gondwana
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by Heba El-Desouky, Hans-Georg Herbig and Mahmoud Kora
3M ago
A strongly endemic Upper Pennsylvanian (Kasimovian) rugose coral association consisting of small, mostly non-dissepimented, simple structured and poorly diversified species is studied from the lower member of ..read more
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Correction: Impact of increasing morphological information by micro-CT scanning on the phylogenetic placement of Darwin wasps (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) in amber
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by Alexandra Viertler, Karin Urfer, Georg Schulz, Seraina Klopfstein and Tamara Spasojevic
3M ago
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Impact of increasing morphological information by micro-CT scanning on the phylogenetic placement of Darwin wasps (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) in amber
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by Alexandra Viertler, Karin Urfer, Georg Schulz, Seraina Klopfstein and Tamara Spasojevic
4M ago
The correct interpretation of fossils and their reliable taxonomic placements are fundamental for understanding the evolutionary history of biodiversity. Amber inclusions often preserve more morphological info ..read more
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