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  1. The Triassic crinoid Encrinus aculeatus is described from a single bedding plane of uncertain Pelsonian or early Illyrian or (less probable) late Ladinian origin from Val Brembana (Alpi Orobie, Bergamo, Italy) ba...

    Authors: Hans Hagdorn, Fabrizio Berra and Andrea Tintori
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:170
  2. Late Paleozoic macroevolutionary crinoid faunas were dominated by dendrocrinids, replacing most of the camerata crinoids that had dominated the Early and Middle Paleozoic macroevolutionary crinoid faunas. Two ...

    Authors: Gary D. Webster
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:161
  3. The association of Paleozoic crinoids and platyceratid gastropods has drawn the attention of paleontologists for nearly 200 years. It has been variably interpreted as predatory, commensalistic, mutualistic or ...

    Authors: Tomasz K. Baumiller and Forest J. Gahn
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:167
  4. A complete, but fractured and crushed, echinoid corona from early to middle Miocene of Sarawak, Malaysia, is described as a new species, Clypeaster sarawakensis nov. sp. Although similar to modern C. rarispinus, ...

    Authors: Morana Mihaljević and Alana J. Rosenblatt
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:164
  5. Isolated bones and osteoderms of ankylosaurian dinosaurs recovered from Late Cretaceous sediments of northern Coahuila, northeastern Mexico, have been identified as remains of nodosaurids. Here, we summarize t...

    Authors: Héctor E. Rivera-Sylva, Eberhard Frey, Wolfgang Stinnesbeck, Gerardo Carbot-Chanona, Iván E. Sanchez-Uribe and José Rubén Guzmán-Gutiérrez
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:153
  6. The Alpstein (northeastern Switzerland) has yielded a relatively high diversity of Cretaceous macrofossils. Here, new discoveries of invertebrate fossils from a new locality of the early to late Albian age in ...

    Authors: Amane Tajika, Karl Tschanz and Christian Klug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:152
  7. In the northern Swiss Plateau and Jura Mountains, non marine Paleogene and Neogene deposits of the Swiss Molasse Basin or linked to the Upper Rhine Graben are examined in detail. The Late Eocene (Middle–Late P...

    Authors: Pierre-Olivier Mojon, Eric De Kaenel, Daniel Kälin, Damien Becker, Claudius Marius Pirkenseer, Gaëtan Rauber, Karl Ramseyer, Bernhard Hostettler and Marc Weidmann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:145
  8. Substrate is a poor ichnotaxobase, yet it has been widely used for distinguishing the clavate (club-shaped) borings commonly produced by bivalves. A chert nodule from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco encloses t...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan and Timothy A. M. Ewin
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:146
  9. Ichnotaxobases that provide internally consistent classification schemes for trace fossils such as burrows and borings include general form, branching, orientation, ornamentation, internal structure and fill, ...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 137:142
  10. Unusually well-preserved fenestrate bryozoans have been identified in Mississippian (Lower Carboniferous) building stones in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Specimens in adjacent properties presumably came from the ...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan and Patrick N. Wyse Jackson
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 137:141
  11. Studies of global palaeoecology through time usually ignore regional details. Such regional studies on palaeoecology are required to better understand both regional- and global-scale palaeoecolgical changes. W...

    Authors: Amane Tajika, Peter Kürsteiner and Christian Klug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 137:140
  12. Platychelys oberndorferi is a stem pleurodire from the Late Jurassic of Europe. The majority of informative specimens originate from the Late Jurassic (late Kimmeridgian) Turtle Limestone...

    Authors: Patrick M. Sullivan and Walter G. Joyce
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:136
  13. Precise biostratigraphic dating of the Tojeira Formation (Late Jurassic, Early Kimmeridgian) of the Montejunto section of west-central Portugal, which has yielded important planktonic foraminiferal assemblages...

    Authors: Holly E. Turner, Felix M. Gradstein, Andy S. Gale and David K. Watkins
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:137
  14. The stratigraphy, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography are outlined for two genera and ten species of Jurassic planktonic foraminifera described in Gradstein et al. (Swiss J Palaeontol 2017. doi:

    Authors: Felix Gradstein, Andrew Gale, Ludmila Kopaevich, Anna Waskowska, Algimantas Grigelis, Larisa Glinskikh and Ágnes Görög
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:132
  15. Planktonic foraminifera originated in late Early Jurassic and, for reasons poorly understood, only underwent proliferation of species and geographic spreading from mid-Cretaceous onwards. Their evolutionary de...

    Authors: Felix Gradstein, Ludmila Kopaevich and Michael Knappertsbusch
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:133
  16. The taxonomy is modernized and updated for Jurassic planktonic foraminifera using all available literature and stratigraphic series of sediment samples from Canada, Portugal, France, Switzerland, Poland, Lithu...

    Authors: Felix Gradstein, Andrew Gale, Ludmila Kopaevich, Anna Waskowska, Algimantas Grigelis and Larisa Glinskikh
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:131
  17. The studies presented in this special issue describe and evaluate otoliths in situ in 18 species of extinct Paratethyan fishes, 17 from Sarmatian, and one from Karaganian deposits. Together with previously des...

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans and Giorgio Carnevale
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:126
  18. In the final section of our series of studies on Sarmatian fishes from the Paratethys with otoliths in situ, we deal with three pleuronectiform species. Each species is re-defined based on the type material pl...

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans, Giorgio Carnevale, Sanja Japundžić and Katarina Bradić-Milinović
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:128
  19. A attachment structure, attributable to the sphaeronitid diploporitan Finitiporus boardmani Frest and Strimple, is documented herein from a hardground surface within the well-known middle Silurian (Wenlock) Massi...

    Authors: James R. Thomka and Carlton E. Brett
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:129
  20. Percomorph fishes are relatively uncommon in the Sarmatian deposits of Dolje and Belgrade where they are primarily of small size, often representing juvenile specimens. Here, we describe otoliths in situ from “Sc...

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans, Giorgio Carnevale, Sanja Japundžić and Katarina Bradić-Milinović
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2017 136:124
  21. Articulated fossil fish skeletons with otoliths in situ provide a unique opportunity to link these two, otherwise independent data sets of skeletons and otoliths. They provide calibration points for otoliths a...

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans, Harald Ahnelt, Giorgio Carnevale, Sanja Japundžić, Katarina Bradić and Andriy Bratishko
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 136:120
  22. Two relatively small tridactyl tracks from the Middle Jurassic Xintiangou Formation of northeastern Sichuan are assigned to cf. Anomoepus based on low length/width and anterior triangle ratios, and a relatively s...

    Authors: Lida Xing, Martin G. Lockley, Yongdong Wang, Mike S. Pole, Hendrik Klein, Guangzhao Peng, Xiaoping Xie, Guoquan Zhang, Chuntao Deng and Michael E. Burns
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 136:123
  23. Comatulid feather stars are rare fossils in the Early Jurassic, providing only patchy insights into the early evolution of the group. Here, we describe new finds of comatulids from the late Pliensbachian to la...

    Authors: Hans Hess and Ben Thuy
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 136:122
  24. Autochthonous Triassic sediments of the Vieux Emosson Formation near Lac d’Emosson, southwestern Switzerland, have yielded assemblages with abundant archosaur footprints that are assigned to chirotheriids base...

    Authors: Hendrik Klein, Michael C. Wizevich, Basil Thüring, Daniel Marty, Silvan Thüring, Peter Falkingham and Christian A. Meyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 135:119
  25. For a land with a dearth of natural rock outcrops, the Netherlands abounds with urban ‘exposures’ of fossiliferous rocks such as building stones, street furniture and street art. In the Rapenburg in Leiden, se...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan and P. A. Madern
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 135:118
  26. Karaganops is established as a new fossil genus of the family Clupeidae, subfamily Clupeinae, to encompass the nominal species Sardinella perrata Daniltshenko 1970 from the Karaganian of ...

    Authors: Eugenia M. Baykina and Werner W. Schwarzhans
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 136:115
  27. Gadid otoliths are among the most common otoliths in the Neogene of Europe. To date, these have been recorded in situ and therefore correlated with the skeletal record only in two cases, Paratrisopterus avus and

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans, Giorgio Carnevale, Andriy Bratishko, Sanja Japundžić and Katarina Bradić
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 136:114
  28. Evolutionary prospection is the study of morphological evolution and speciation in calcareous plankton from selected time-slices and key sites in the world oceans. In this context, the Ne...

    Authors: Michael Knappertsbusch
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 135:113
  29. Several well-preserved otoliths were extracted from four slabs containing fish specimens of Atherina suchovi. Atherina suchovi is one of the five Atherina species recorded from the Middle Miocene of the Central a...

    Authors: Werner Schwarzhans, Giorgio Carnevale, Alexandre F. Bannikov, Sanja Japundžić and Katarina Bradić
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 136:111
  30. The top of the Querales Formation is well exposed at the Quebrada Corralito section, 17 m thick, in northern Venezuela. The section, dominated by siliciclastic accumulations of fine-grained sediments, preserve...

    Authors: Leandro M. Pérez, Juan P. Pérez Panera, Orangel A. Aguilera, Diana I. Ronchi, Rodolfo Sánchez, Miguel O. Manceñido and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:105
  31. In order to test the hypothesis that complex suture lines in ammonoids reinforced their shell strength, intraspecific variation of sutural complexity and shell morphologies (whorl shape and septal thickness) o...

    Authors: Daisuke Aiba and Ryoji Wani
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:103
  32. The mode of life of the turricones and colchicones are considered against the background of functional–morphological analyses of their shell modifications during ontogeny. Among turricones, there were more or ...

    Authors: Mikheil V. Kakabadze
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:104
  33. Nine proposals of aptychus (sensu stricto) function have been published (in historical order): operculum, micromorphic males, lower mandible, protection of gonades, ballast for lowering of aperture, flushing of b...

    Authors: Horacio Parent and Gerd E. G. Westermann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:102
  34. A new, marine osteichthyan (bony fish) fauna from the Early Triassic of northern India is presented. The material was collected in situ at localities within Pin Valley (Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal Prad...

    Authors: Carlo Romano, David Ware, Thomas Brühwiler, Hugo Bucher and Winand Brinkmann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:98
  35. Rare Palaeozoic chert clasts collected from gravels in the bedload of the River Maas in the province of Limburg, south-east Netherlands, are rich in crinoid debris. These were transported during the Late Plioc...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan, John W. M. Jagt and Mart J. M. Deckers
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:99

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