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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Strophodus is a speciose and geographically widespread taxon of large durophagous hybodontiform chondrichthyan, with a stratigraphic range extending from Middle Triassic to the Early Cretaceous. Here, we describe...

    Authors: Sebastian Stumpf, Christoph Kettler, René Kindlimann, Gilles Cuny and Jürgen Kriwet
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:5
  26. The coquina on the banks of the Oued Beth in the Rharb Basin in northwestern Morocco has long been known to be exceptionally rich in fossils. The stratigraphic position ranging from the Late Miocene to the Pli...

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:4
  27. Throughout the Silurian and Devonian, cartilaginous fish successively evolved their specialized skeletal and dental characteristics, and increasingly refined their sensory systems. The Late Devonian shark taxon M...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Michael Coates, Linda Frey, Merle Greif, Melina Jobbins, Alexander Pohle, Abdelouahed Lagnaoui, Wahiba Bel Haouz and Michal Ginter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:2
  28. Trionychid (softshell) turtles have a peculiar bauplan, which includes shell reductions and cranial elongation. Despite a rich fossil record dating back to the Early Cretaceous, the evolutionary origin of the ...

    Authors: Serjoscha W. Evers, Kimberley E. J. Chapelle and Walter G. Joyce
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2023 142:1
  29. The Smithian–Spathian boundary (SSB) crisis played a prominent role in resetting the evolution and diversity of the nekton (ammonoids and conodonts) during the Early Triassic recovery. The late Smithian nekton...

    Authors: Marc Leu, Hugo Bucher, Torsten Vennemann, Borhan Bagherpour, Cheng Ji, Morgane Brosse and Nicolas Goudemand
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:19
  30. The Medobory Hills barrier reef in western Ukraine represents a unique environment during the late Badenian that existed for a relatively brief time. Here, we describe 170 specimens of otoliths and scarce skel...

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans, Oleksandr Klots, Tamara Ryabokon and Oleksandr Kovalchuk
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:18
  31. Proganochelys quenstedtii represents the best-known stem turtle from the Late Triassic, with gross anatomical and internal descriptions of the shell, postcranial bones and skull based on several well-preserved sp...

    Authors: Torsten M. Scheyer, Nicole Klein, Serjoscha W. Evers, Anna-Katharina Mautner and Ben Pabst
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:17
  32. Karl Mayer (later Karl Mayer-Eymar, 1826–1906) was a stratigrapher and palaeontologist who assembled during his long career a collection of Cenozoic (then “Tertiary”) mollusks that numbers more than 500′000 sp...

    Authors: Walter Etter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:16
  33. Coelacanths form a clade of sarcopterygian fish represented today by a single genus, Latimeria. The fossil record of the group, which dates back to the Early Devonian, is sparse. In Switzerland, only Triassic sit...

    Authors: Christophe Ferrante, Ursula Menkveld-Gfeller and Lionel Cavin
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:15
  34. The Mississippian (Tournaisian–Visean) of the Jbel Asdaf area in the Tisdafine Basin (Eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco) has been, for the first time, the subject of a palynological study. This work aims first to de...

    Authors: Amine Talih, Daniel Ţabără, Hamid Slimani, Mohamed Saadi, Abdelouahed Benmlih and Salma Aboutofail
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:14
  35. The early Eocene greenhouse Earth experienced several transient global warming events, indicated by sharp negative excursions in the stable isotope ratios of carbon and oxygen. A huge amount of CO2, enriched with...

    Authors: Aniket Mitra, Rakhi Dutta and Kalyan Halder
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:13
  36. The Alpine Prosanto Formation (Middle Triassic) cropping out in the Ducan region in eastern Switzerland has yielded a rich fish and reptile fauna. Here, we present new pachypleurosaur remains from the upper pa...

    Authors: Nicole Klein, Heinz Furrer, Iris Ehrbar, Marta Torres Ladeira, Henning Richter and Torsten M. Scheyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:12
  37. The Muaco and Taima-Taima sites, in Falcón State of northwestern Venezuela, are among the earliest sites of human occupation in South America containing artifacts associated with preserved megafaunal remains a...

    Authors: Alfredo A. Carlini, Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño, Arturo Jaimes, Orangel Aguilera, Alfredo E. Zurita, José Iriarte and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:11
  38. Soft-tissue preservation in molluscs is generally rare, particularly in bivalves and gastropods. Here, we report a three-dimensionally preserved specimen of the limid Acesta clypeiformis from the Cenomanian of Fr...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Liane Hüne, Rosemarie Roth and Michael Hautmann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:10
  39. A new ichnotaxonomic name, Transexcrementum cuniculus, is applied to tubular (cylindrical) tunnelings in coprolites. The type series of T. cuniculus consists of burrowed vertebrate (probably crocodilian) coprolit...

    Authors: Stephen J. Godfrey and Alberto Collareta
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:9
  40. The generic status of the species referred to Protadelomys has long been problematic. Most Protadelomys species are now considered paraphyletic, except for the type species P. cartieri and for P. lugdunensis. Her...

    Authors: Monique Vianey-Liaud and Lionel Hautier
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:8
  41. Sigurd von Boletzky was a cephalopod researcher who was world-renowned for his enthusiasm for his field of research, for his friendly and calm personality, and, of course, his publications. He dedicated most o...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Laure Bonnaud-Ponticelli, Jaruwat Nabhitabhata, Dirk Fuchs, Kenneth De Baets, Ji Cheng and René Hoffmann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:7
  42. The phragmocone-bearing coleoid cephalopods Sepia, Sepiella, Metasepia and Hemisepius (sepiids) are the most diverse of all extant chambered cephalopods and show the highest disparity. As such, they have a great ...

    Authors: Peter D. Ward, Job Lukas Veloso and Christian Klug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:6
  43. Relationships between growth increments of internal shell and age was studied in three neritic decapod cephalopods cultured in laboratory through their entire life cycles. The studied cephalopods were the nektic

    Authors: Jaruwat Nabhitabhata, Jiraporn Suriyawarakul, Anyanee Yamrungrueng, Kittichai Tongtherm and Surangkana Tuanapaya
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:5

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