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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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

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

  6. 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

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

  7. 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
  8. 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

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

  9. 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

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

  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. A new genus of ophiuroid, Luxaster n. gen., is described based on articulated skeletal remains preserved as external molds. The new genus belongs to the Paleozoic stem-group family Protasteridae. It includes two ...

    Authors: Peter Müller, Gerhard Hahn, Christian Franke and Ben Thuy
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:174
  28. 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
  29. Diploporitans had subspherical thecae, which usually were attached to hard substrates either directly with an attachment disc at the base of their theca or with a stem and holdfast. After the death of the anim...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Alexander Pohle, Steffen Kiel and Björn Kröger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:173
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. One of the characteristic features used to define the echinoderms is five-fold symmetry. The monobathrid camerate crinoid genus Amphoracrinus Austin normally has five arms, but an aberrant specimen from Salthill ...

    Authors: Andrew Tenny and Stephen K. Donovan
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:163
  35. 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
  36. Stalked crinoids have long been considered sessile. In the 1980s, however, observations both in the field and of laboratory experiments proved that some of them (isocrinids) can actively relocate by crawling w...

    Authors: Krzysztof R. Brom, Kazumasa Oguri, Tatsuo Oji, Mariusz A. Salamon and Przemysław Gorzelak
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2018 137:158
  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
  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
  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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