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  1. Exceptional fossil preservation is required to conserve soft-bodied fossils and even more so to conserve their behaviour. Here, we describe a fossil of a co-occurrence of representatives of two different octob...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Günter Schweigert, Dirk Fuchs and Kenneth De Baets

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. The dense Miocene record of cetaceans is known from localities along the coasts of all continents, mostly in the northern Atlantic or the eastern Pacific regions, but Antarctica. Fossils from the Caribbean reg...

    Authors: Aldo Benites-Palomino, Andres E. Reyes-Cespedes, Gabriel Aguirre-Fernández, Rodolfo Sánchez, Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:6

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  3. Over the last 25 years, researchers, mostly paleontologists, have developed a system of rank-free, phylogenetically defined names for the primary clades of turtles. As these names are not considered establishe...

    Authors: Walter G. Joyce, Jérémy Anquetin, Edwin-Alberto Cadena, Julien Claude, Igor G. Danilov, Serjoscha W. Evers, Gabriel S. Ferreira, Andrew D. Gentry, Georgios L. Georgalis, Tyler R. Lyson, Adán Pérez-García, Márton Rabi, Juliana Sterli, Natasha S. Vitek and James F. Parham

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  4. Two [1, 2] articles in volume 139 of the Swiss Journal of Palaeontology published with an incorrect article number, this error was caused by a technical problem during publication. This correction article is to p...

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    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:4

    Content type: Publisher Correction

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    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:8

    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:7

  5. Ammonoid soft parts have been rarely described. Here, we document the soft parts of a perisphinctid ammonite from the early Tithonian of Wintershof near Eichstätt (Germany). This exceptional preservation was e...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Günter Schweigert, Helmut Tischlinger and Helmut Pochmann

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. For the understanding of the evolution of jawed vertebrates and jaws and teeth, ‘placoderms’ are crucial as they exhibit an impressive morphological disparity associated with the early stages of this process. ...

    Authors: Melina Jobbins, Martin Rücklin, Thodoris Argyriou and Christian Klug

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. Due to the lower fossilization potential of chitin, non-mineralized cephalopod jaws and arm hooks are much more rarely preserved as fossils than the calcitic lower jaws of ammonites or the calcitized jaw appar...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Donald Davesne, Dirk Fuchs and Thodoris Argyriou

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:9

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. In the central Jura Mountains (Western Switzerland), the Urgonien Jaune (UJ) facies with the Marnes de la Russille beds (MRu) have provided very rich nannofloras associated with very rare Tethyan ammonites. A ...

    Authors: Eric De Kaenel, Pierre-Olivier Mojon and Antoine Pictet

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. We describe a well-preserved South American Lamini partial skeleton (PIMUZ A/V 4165) from the Ensenadan (~ 1.95–1.77 to 0.4 Mya) of Argentina. The specimen is comprised of a nearly complete skull and mandible ...

    Authors: Sinéad Lynch, Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra and Ana Balcarcel

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:8

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:4

  10. Although belemnite rostra can be quite abundant in Jurassic and Cretaceous strata, the record of belemnite jaws was limited to a few specimens from Germany and Russia. Here, we describe and figure three cephal...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Walter Etter, René Hoffmann, Dirk Fuchs and Kenneth De Baets

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:7

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:4

  11. The plant fossil record from Lower Triassic sedimentary successions of the Western USA is extremely meager. In this study, samples from a drill core taken near Georgetown, Idaho, were analyzed for their palyno...

    Authors: Elke Schneebeli-Hermann, Borhan Bagherpour, Torsten Vennemann, Marc Leu and Hugo Bucher

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:5

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  12. In the Acknowledgements in the original published article [Georgalis et al. 2020], we thanked by mistake Antonella Cinzia Marra as follows: “We thank […] A.C. Marra (Messina) for discussion and field work at C...

    Authors: Georgios L. Georgalis, Gianni Insacco, Lorenzo Rook, Filippo Spadola and Massimo Delfino

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:4

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:1

  13. We here describe turtle remains from the late Miocene (Tortonian) of Cessaniti (Calabria, southern Italy), an area that recently has been palaeogeographically reconstructed as being, at that time of the Neogen...

    Authors: Georgios L. Georgalis, Gianni Insacco, Lorenzo Rook, Filippo Spadola and Massimo Delfino

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:1

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2020 139:4

  14. Here, we describe part of a large-bodied macrophagous plesiosaur jaw from the lower Bajocian (Middle Jurassic) Passwang Formation near Arisdorf in the Basel-Land canton of Switzerland. The specimen preserves t...

    Authors: Sven Sachs, Christian Klug and Benjamin P. Kear

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:200

    Content type: Regular Research Article

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  15. The most important section of most research papers, which will be read by the widest audience, is the abstract. But abstracts are often written in a hurry after the paper is finished, when the author is in a r...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:198

    Content type: Short Contribution

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  16. A hardground surface in the middle Silurian (Wenlock: Sheinwoodian) Massie Formation is well exposed at the New Point stone quarry in Napoleon, southeastern Indiana, USA, where it is densely encrusted by pelma...

    Authors: James R. Thomka and Carlton E. Brett

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:197

    Content type: Regular Research Article

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  17. Armored catfishes are grouped within the clade Loricariidae. They are typically Brazilian freshwater fishes that show a high taxonomic diversity in South America and are distributed from Costa Rica to Buenos A...

    Authors: Sergio Bogan and Federico Agnolin

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:196

    Content type: Regular Research Article

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  18. Crinoids are uncommon fossils in the Cenozoic. This scarcity means that even disarticulated elements are of note. Two species of the isocrinine Isselicrinus Rovereto are described from their disarticulated column...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan, Sven N. Nielsen, J. Velez-Juarbe and Roger W. Portell

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:195

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  19. Freshwater gobies played an important role in the Miocene paleolakes of central and southeastern Europe. Much data have been gathered from isolated otoliths, but articulated skeletons are relatively rare. Here...

    Authors: Katarina Bradić-Milinović, Harald Ahnelt, Ljupko Rundić and Werner Schwarzhans

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:194

    Content type: Regular Research Article

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  20. During a fieldtrip of the 10th International Cephalopod Symposium to the Tafilalt (SE Morocco), a fauna with the so far oldest ammonoid of the region was discovered at the top of the basal Emsian Deiroceras Limes...

    Authors: Ralph Thomas Becker, Christian Klug, Till Söte, Sven Hartenfels, Zhor Sarah Aboussalam and Ahmed El Hassani

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:189

    Content type: Regular Research Article

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  21. In March and April 2018, the 10th International Symposium Cephalopods—Present and Past (ISCPP) was held in Fes, Morocco. Meeting and the post-conference fieldtrip were organized by representatives of the Westf...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Ralph Thomas Becker, Ahmed El Hassani, Kathleen Ritterbush, Dirk Fuchs and Daniel Marty

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:191

    Content type: Editorial

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  22. A juvenile orthocerid Dolorthoceras sp. from the Frasnian (Late Devonian) of the Polar Urals in NW Russia is the first recorded ectocochleate cephalopod showing fibrous structures and the first Devonian cephalopo...

    Authors: Larisa A. Doguzhaeva

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:188

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  23. High-level classification of the nautiloid cephalopods has been largely neglected since the publication of the Russian and American treatises in the early 1960s. Although there is broad general agreement among...

    Authors: Andy H. King and David H. Evans

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:186

    Content type: Regular Research Article

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  24. One of the best-known faunal assemblages that characterizes the past ecosystems from South America comes from the Santa Cruz Formation in Argentina. This assemblage is formed by an endemic fauna, which include...

    Authors: Daniel Zurita-Altamirano, Eric Buffetaut, Analía M. Forasiepi, Alejandro Kramarz, Juan D. Carrillo, Gabriel Aguirre-Fernández, Alfredo A. Carlini, Torsten M. Scheyer and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:185

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  25. The species Chieseiceras dolomiticum n. sp. along with other ammonoid species (Latemarites latemarensis, Halilucites rusticus) helps constraining the age of the cyclic platform interior portion at Latemar (Dolomi...

    Authors: Peter Brack and Hans Rieber

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:184

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  26. The genus Basiloceras gen. nov. containing the two species B. goliath sp. nov. and B. david sp. nov. is described. It belongs to the Acleistoceratidae within the Oncocerida. Both species are from the Middle Devon...

    Authors: Alexander Pohle, Christian Klug and Mischa Haas

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:182

    Content type: Regular Research Article

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  27. The Antilles include over 100 islands, each with a rock record that embraces different slices of the stratigraphic succession; this is probably the most beguiling geological quality of the region. Both authors...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan and Roger W. Portell

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2019 138:181

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  28. A wide variety of aquatic vertebrates from fluvio-lacustrine facies of northern South America (Colombia and Venezuela) have been used as unequivocal evidence to support hydrographic connections between western...

    Authors: Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño, Andrés E. Reyes-Cespedes, Rodolfo Salas-Gismondi and Rodolfo Sánchez

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 138:180

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  29. Two new records of Cenozoic sepiids from the Mediterranean area are described and discussed. While the single, fragmentary specimen from Pliocene (Zanclean) strata in northwestern Italy can only be identified ...

    Authors: Martin Košťák, John W. M. Jagt and Jan Schlögl

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 138:179

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  30. Two specimens of the Late Mississippian ammonoid cephalopod Metadimorphoceras sp. were recovered from the Bear Gulch Limestone in Montana. This unit was deposited in the lowest part of the Big Snowy Basin, where ...

    Authors: Royal H. Mapes, Neil H. Landman and Christian Klug

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 138:176

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  31. A Berriasian age planktonic foraminifera assemblage from a section near the village of Krasnoselivka in the Tonas River Basin, Crimea contains Favusella hoterivica (Subbotina), ?Favusella sp., Conoglobigerina gul...

    Authors: F. M. Gradstein, A. Waskowska, L. Kopaevich, D. K. Watkins, H. Friis and J. Pérez Panera

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 138:175

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  32. Lizards were and still are an important component of the European herpetofauna. The modern European lizard fauna started to set up in the Miocene and a rich fossil record is known from Neogene and Quaternary s...

    Authors: Andrea Villa and Massimo Delfino

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 138:172

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  33. Accumulations of ammonoid shell fragments have been recovered from the Hangenberg Black Shale (latest Devonian) of the southern Maïder (eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco). They are here interpreted as regurgitalites...

    Authors: Christian Klug and Lothar H. Vallon

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 138:171

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  34. Predation has been hypothesized as important to crinoid ecology, and numerous crinoid traits have been linked to predation. However, testing such hypotheses requires some assessment of predation intensity, or ...

    Authors: Tomasz K. Baumiller and Angela Stevenson

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:169

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  35. Well-preserved external moulds of articulated brittle stars from the middle to late Cenomanian (early–Late Cretaceous) “Lower formation” of the Mifune Group on the island of Kumamoto, southern Japan, are descr...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Ishida, Ben Thuy, Toshihiko Fujita, Masaru Kadokawa, Naoki Ikegami and Lea D. Numberger-Thuy

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:168

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  36. Crinoids are a common and well-studied faunal component of the Upper Ordovician (Katian; Edenian) Kope Formation in the greater Cincinnati Arch region, USA. However, a relatively fresh outcrop exposing the Sou...

    Authors: James R. Thomka, Carlton E. Brett, Troy A. Bole and Hunter J. Campbell

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:159

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  37. The schizasterid echinoid genus Hypselaster Clark, 1917, is recorded for the first time from the Midawara Formation (Middle Eocene, Lutetian), which crops out east Maghagha area, east Nile Valley, Eastern Desert,...

    Authors: Atef A. Elattaar

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:156

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  38. Large, denuded tests of holasteroid echinoids were robust benthic islands in the Late Cretaceous seas of northwest Europe. A test of Hemipneustes striatoradiatus (Leske) from the Nekum Member (Maastricht Formatio...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan and John W. M. Jagt

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:151

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  39. Trombonicrinus (col.) hanshessi gen. et sp. nov. is a crinoid species of unusual morphology and is based solely on the stem. It comes from the (probably Lower) Devonian of Tafraoute, Anti Atlas Mountains, Morocco...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan, Johnny A. Waters and Mark S. Pankowski

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:149

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