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  1. Hutchemys rememdium is a poorly understood softshell turtle (Trionychidae) from the mid Paleocene of the Williston Basin of North America previously known only from postcranial remains. A particularly rich collec...

    Authors: Léa C. Girard, J. Mark Erickson, Tyler R. Lyson, John W. Hoganson and Walter G. Joyce
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:22
  2. Coleoid cephalopods are widespread from the Mesozoic till today. The extinct group of the Phragmoteuthida is thought to represent either stem-neocoleoids, stem-decabrachians, or stem-octobrachians. The well-kn...

    Authors: Petra Lukeneder, Dirk Fuchs and Alexander Lukeneder
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:21
  3. In this contribution, we investigate two sparassodonts from the Sarmiento Formation (Colhuehuapian Age; Early Miocene) recovered at the Patagonian locality of Sacanana, Chubut Province, Argentina. The first sp...

    Authors: Charlène Gaillard, Analía M. Forasiepi, Sergio D. Tarquini, Ross D. E. MacPhee and Sandrine Ladevèze
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:20
  4. Two stratigraphically well constrained (by ammonites and conodonts) coleoid remains have been recorded from the Triassic (Anisian) dark-grey organodetritic limestones (Ráztoka Limestone) of Western Carpathians...

    Authors: Martin Košťák, Ján Schlögl, Dirk Fuchs, Milan Havrila, Tea Kolar-Jurkovšek, Attila Vörös, Martina Havelcová, Juraj Šurka, Jakub Havrila and Katarína Holcová
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:19
  5. The Triassic is considered a crucial period for the establishment of the modern insect fauna and fossil records from this period are fundamental for understanding the real impact that the end Permian Mass Exti...

    Authors: Matteo Montagna, Giulia Magoga and Fabio Magnani
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:17
  6. A mammutid is described here for the first time from the Late Miocene (MN12 equivalent) deposits of Abkhareh village, Varzeghan region, in the North-Western part of Iran. It is identified as “Mammut” cf. obliquel...

    Authors: Sadaf Yaghoubi, Ali Reza Ashouri, Majid Mirzaie Ataabadi and Abbas Ghaderi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:15
  7. Orthoconic cephalopods are subordinate, but persistent, widespread and regionally abundant components of Triassic marine ecosystems. Here, we describe unpublished specimens from the Anisian (Middle Triassic) B...

    Authors: Alexander Pohle and Christian Klug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:14
  8. Some of the earliest members of the archosaur-lineage (i.e., non-archosauriform archosauromorphs) are characterised by an extremely elongated neck. Recent fossil discoveries from the Guanling Formation (Middle...

    Authors: Stephan N. F. Spiekman, Martín D. Ezcurra, Adam Rytel, Wei Wang, Eudald Mujal, Michael Buchwitz and Rainer R. Schoch
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:10
  9. Otoliths are common and diverse in the Neogene of tropical America. Following previous studies of Neogene tropical American otoliths of the lanternfishes (Myctophidae), marine catfishes (Ariidae), croakers (Sc...

    Authors: Werner W. Schwarzhans and Orangel A. Aguilera
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:13
  10. The anatomy of North American tortoises is poorly understood, despite a rich fossil record from the Eocene and younger strata. Stylemys nebrascensis is a particularly noteworthy turtle in this regard, as hundreds...

    Authors: Serjoscha W. Evers and Zahra Al Iawati
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:12
  11. Marine conservation deposits (‘Konservat-Lagerstätten’) are characterized by their mode of fossil preservation, faunal composition and sedimentary facies. Here, we review these characteristics with respect to ...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Stephan N. F. Spiekman, Dylan Bastiaans, Beat Scheffold and Torsten M. Scheyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:11
  12. A well-preserved carapace of the crustacean Halicyne is here described. The finding comes from the Sostegno Basin (Piedmont, Italy). This is the first occurrence of a well-preserved arthropod from the Middle Tria...

    Authors: Vittorio Pieroni
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:9
  13. The evolutionary history of the cephalopod order Vampyromorpha with its only recent representative, Vampyroteuthis infernalis, the deep-sea vampire squid, is still obscure and a new specimen from the Early Jurass...

    Authors: Dirk Fuchs, Robert Weis and Ben Thuy
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:6
  14. 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...

    Authors: Robert Weis, Dominique Delsate, Christian Klug, Thodoris Argyriou and Dirk Fuchs
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:5
  15. 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...

    Authors: Kinga Gere, András Lajos Nagy, Torsten M. Scheyer, Ingmar Werneburg and Attila Ősi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:4
  16. 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...

    Authors: Hannes Löser, Andreas Wetzel and Bernhard Hostettler
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:3
  17. 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...

    Authors: Gaël E. Spicher, Tyler R. Lyson and Serjoscha W. Evers
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:2
  18. 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...

    Authors: Yi-Wei Hu, Qiang Li and Jun Liu
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2024 143:1
  19. 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...

    Authors: Adriana López-Arbarello, Andrea Concheyro, Ricardo M. Palma and Beatriz Aguirre-Urreta
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:33
  20. 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 ...

    Authors: Heba El-Desouky, Hans-Georg Herbig and Mahmoud Kora
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:32
  21. 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...

    Authors: Alexandra Viertler, Karin Urfer, Georg Schulz, Seraina Klopfstein and Tamara Spasojevic
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:30

    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:31

  22. The fossil collections made by early explorers in South America have been fundamental to reveal the past diversity of extinct mammals and unravel their evolutionary history. One important early explorer in Sou...

    Authors: Juan D. Carrillo and Hans P. Püschel
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:28
  23. Relatively complete ontogenetic series are comparatively rare in the vertebrate fossil record. This can create biases in our understanding of morphology and evolution, since immaturity can represent a source o...

    Authors: Feiko Miedema, Gabriele Bindellini, Cristiano Dal Sasso, Torsten M. Scheyer and Erin E. Maxwell
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:27
  24. The “human fossil” from Baradero, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, is a collection of skeleton parts first recovered by the paleontologist Santiago Roth and further studied by the anthropologist Rudolf Martin...

    Authors: Lumila Paula Menéndez, Chiara Barbieri, Idalia Guadalupe López Cruz, Thomas Schmelzle, Abagail Breidenstein, Rodrigo Barquera, Guido Borzi, Verena J. Schuenemann and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:26
  25. Santiago Roth was a Swiss fossil finder, naturalist, and paleontologist that emigrated to Argentina in 1866. His work largely influenced the discipline in the country at the end of the twentieth century, parti...

    Authors: Damián Voglino, Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño, Heinz Furrer, Ana Balcarcel, Gizeh Rangel-de Lazaro, Gabriel Aguirre Fernández and Analía M. Forasiepi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:25
  26. In comparison to other cephalopods such as ammonites and belemnites, nautilid shells are relatively rare fossils in Jurassic marine deposits and knowledge of their taxonomy is therefore still patchy. We descri...

    Authors: Robert Weis, Günter Schweigert and Julian Wittische
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:24
  27. Understanding the diversity of deep-sea fish fauna based on otoliths in the tropical and subtropical West Pacific has been limited, creating a significant knowledge gap regarding regional and temporal variatio...

    Authors: Chien-Hsiang Lin, Siao-Man Wu, Chia-Yen Lin and Chi-Wei Chien
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:23
  28. Although patchy, the fossil record of coleoids bears a wealth of information on their soft part anatomy. Here, we describe remains of the axial nerve cord from both decabrachian (Acanthoteuthis, Belemnotheutis, C...

    Authors: Christian Klug, René Hoffmann, Helmut Tischlinger, Dirk Fuchs, Alexander Pohle, Alison Rowe, Isabelle Rouget and Isabelle Kruta
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:22
  29. Convergent evolution is a common phenomenon, independently leading to similar morphologies in different evolutionary lineages. Often similar functional demands drive convergent evolution. One example is the in...

    Authors: Carolin Haug, Gideon T. Haug, Christine Kiesmüller and Joachim T. Haug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:21
  30. Concretions are an interesting mode of preservation that can occasionally yield fossils with soft tissues. To properly interpret these fossils, an understanding of their fossilization is required. Probabilisti...

    Authors: Farid Saleh, Thomas Clements, Vincent Perrier, Allison C. Daley and Jonathan B. Antcliffe
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:20
  31. Roth’s explorations, the resulting collections many now allocated in La Plata, Zurich, Geneva and Copenhagen, and his significant contributions in geological—especially stratigraphic—and paleontological topics...

    Authors: Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra, Mariano Bond, Marcelo Reguero and Tomás Bartoletti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:19
  32. Coelacanths form today an impoverished clade of sarcopterygian fishes, which were somewhat more diverse during their evolutionary history, especially in the Triassic. Since the first description of the coelaca...

    Authors: Christophe Ferrante, Heinz Furrer, Rossana Martini and Lionel Cavin
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:18
  33. The fossil vertebrate fauna of Máriahalom contains remains from a wide range of ecologies including terrestrial and aquatic mammals, crocodiles, sharks, and rays among others. All these were found mixed in mol...

    Authors: László Kocsis, Márton Rabi, Alex Ulianov, Anna Cipriani, Izabella M. Farkas and Gábor Botfalvai
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:17
  34. Ever since the discovery of the first remains of Macrauchenia patachonica by Charles Darwin in 1834, this taxon has puzzled researchers with its peculiar anatomy. Being the best-known member of the family Macrauc...

    Authors: Hans P. Püschel and Agustín G. Martinelli
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:16
  35. Here, we present the first bone histological and microanatomical study of thalattosaurians, an enigmatic group among Triassic marine reptiles. Two taxa of thalattosaurians, the askeptosauroid Askeptosaurus italic...

    Authors: N. Klein, P. M. Sander, J. Liu, P. Druckenmiller, E. T. Metz, N. P. Kelley and T. M. Scheyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:15
  36. With their odd cranial features, glyptodonts, closely related to extant armadillos, are a highly diverse group of the South American megafauna. Doedicurus, Glyptodon, Panochthus, and Neosclerocalyptus were presen...

    Authors: Zoe M. Christen, Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra and Kévin Le Verger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:14
  37. Nearctic ungulates such as artiodactyls, perissodactyls, and proboscideans arrived in South America during the Great American Biotic Interchange. Among them are camelids, cervids, tayassuids, equids, tapirids ...

    Authors: Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño, Raúl I. Vezzosi, Keesha M. Ming, Zoe M. Christen, Dimila Mothé, Damián Ruiz-Ramoni and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:12
  38. Santiago Roth (1850–1924) was a naturalist that collected and sold fossils from the Pampean region (Argentina) in Europe. Much of the specimens collected by Roth are hosted at the Paläontologisches Institut un...

    Authors: Damián Ruiz-Ramoni, Jorge D. Carrillo‑Briceno, Damian Voglino and Francisco Juan Prevosti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:11
  39. Ophiuroids, also known as brittle stars, are an important component of modern marine benthos, yet their fossil record is still poorly understood. Here, we describe new finds of ophiuroids from the upper Sinemu...

    Authors: Ben Thuy, Laura Piñuela and José Carlos García-Ramos
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:10
  40. Here we report new data on the Upper Triassic Polzberg Konservat-Lagerstätte in the Northern Calcarous Alps of Lower Austria. We examined new fossil material obtained from bed-by-bed collections of the well-lamin...

    Authors: Alexander Lukeneder and Petra Lukeneder
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:9
  41. From the upper Maastrichtian (Tarbur Fm.) and Paleocene of Iran, 20 species of scleractinian corals belonging to 17 genera and 14 families, and one species of the octocoral Heliopora are newly recorded. Furthermo...

    Authors: Rosemarie C. Baron-Szabo, Felix Schlagintweit and Koorosh Rashidi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:7
  42. Fossils of Cretaceous sea turtles adapted to an open marine lifestyle remain rare finds to date. Furthermore, the relationships between extant sea turtles, chelonioids, and other Mesozoic marine turtles are st...

    Authors: Torsten M. Scheyer, Gustavo R. Oliveira, Pedro S. R. Romano, Dylan Bastiaans, Lisa Falco, Gabriel S. Ferreira and Márton Rabi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:6

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