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  1. A revision of the Late Turolian (Messinian)–Biharian (Early Pleistocene) lagomorphs from Tuscany kept in the collections of the Basel Naturhistorisches Museum is the basis for increasing our knowledge on the L...

    Authors: Chiara Angelone and Lorenzo Rook

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2012 131:35

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  2. The mammalian fauna of the German locality Ulm-Westtangente from the Aquitanian Lower Freshwater Molasse is investigated. The fauna is compared to other rich European localities of the same time period. It is ...

    Authors: Loïc Costeur, Olivier Maridet, Stéphane Peigné and Elmar P. J. Heizmann

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 131:34

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  3. Foot proportions, and in particular the lengthening of the tarsal elements, play a fundamental role in the discussion on the locomotor adaptations of Palaeogene primates. The elongation of the distal portion o...

    Authors: Salvador Moyà-Solà, Meike Köhler, David M. Alba and Imma Roig

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 131:32

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  4. Recent paleontological excavations of the Middle Miocene sandstones (top of the “Schlier” facies) near Mazan, Vaucluse (southern France) uncovered a rich selachian teeth assemblage including 34 shark and ray s...

    Authors: Nicolas Vialle, Sylvain Adnet and Henri Cappetta

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:241

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  5. We report herein new discoveries of Gliridae and Eomyidae (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the new Early Miocene locality XJ 200604, located northwest to the Burqin city, northern Xinjiang province, China. These spec...

    Authors: Olivier Maridet, Wen-Yu Wu, Jie Ye, Xi-Jun Ni and Jin Meng

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:315

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  6. Ceresiosaurus is a secondarily marine reptile that lived during the Middle Triassic (Ladinian–Anisian) in a subtropical lagoonal environment with varying open marine influences. The genus...

    Authors: Jasmina Hugi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:297

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  7. This first analysis of the marine fish fossil record in the Caribbean region during the Neogene is based on comprehensive new faunal compilation lists at the generic level from basins of nine Central and South...

    Authors: Orangel Antonio Aguilera Socorro, Maria Inês Feijó Ramos, Eduardo Tavares Paes, Sue Anne Regina Ferreira Costa and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:217

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  8. The postcranial elements of two similar sized and juvenile individuals, along with a partial skull, are attributed to the Early Cretaceous pterosaur Tapejara wellnhoferi. The remains, recovered from a single conc...

    Authors: Kristina Eck, Ross A. Elgin and Eberhard Frey

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:277

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  9. We describe a new genus and species of woodpecker (Piciformes: Picidae), Piculoides saulcetensis, from the early Miocene (MN1–MN2) of Saulcet, in the “Saint-Gérand-le-Puy” area, central France, which is the earli...

    Authors: Vanesa L. De Pietri, Albrecht Manegold, Loïc Costeur and Gerald Mayr

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:307

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  10. Recent extensive investigations in the Salt Range (Pakistan) yielded abundant, well-preserved ammonoid faunas of earliest to latest Smithian age that provided the basis for a major revision of Smithian ammonoi...

    Authors: Thomas Brühwiler, Hugo Bucher, Ghazala Roohi, Aamir Yaseen and Khalil Rehman

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:18

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  11. An almost complete, ornithocheirid pterosaur from the Romulado Member of the Santana Formation, NE Brazil is described. The specimen lacks a rostral and dentary median sagittal crest and is sufficiently distin...

    Authors: Ross A. Elgin and Eberhard Frey

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:259

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  12. The new genus and species of surgeon fish, Glarithurus friedmani (Acanthuridae), from the Lower Oligocene (Rupelian) of Kanton Glarus, Switzerland, differs from all other acanthurid fishes, fossil and extant, by ...

    Authors: James C. Tyler and Norbert R. Micklich

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2011 130:16

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  13. Kionaster petersonae, n. gen. and sp., from the Miocene Chipola Formation of Florida, is the first-known fossil member of the extant family Asterodiscididae Rowe. Although abactinal and marginal expressions clear...

    Authors: Daniel B. Blake and Roger W. Portell

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2010 130:5

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  14. The internal, multi-element skeleton of echinoderms can differentiate almost as much as that of the vertebrates. The implied probability of post-mortem disarticulation was bypassed in pelagic species, whose ca...

    Authors: Adolf Seilacher

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2010 130:12

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  15. Authors: Christian A. Meyer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2010 130:2

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  16. The holasteroid Echinocorys is a common, robust echinoid in the Upper Cretaceous–Danian Chalks and limestones of northern Europe. It formed hard substrates that were infested by a variety of encrusters and borers...

    Authors: Stephen K. Donovan and David N. Lewis

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2010 130:6

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  17. The first articulated ophiuroids to be recorded from Neogene deposits in the southern North Sea Basin are described as a new species, Ophiura paucilepis, based on two discs with portions of proximal arms preserve...

    Authors: Sabine Stöhr, John W. M. Jagt and Adiël A. Klompmaker

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2010 130:10

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  18. Encrinus liliiformis is a well known crinoid from the middle Triassic Muschelkalk of Europe. A statistical analysis of crown shape was conducted in order to quantify possible differences in crown morphology of E.

    Authors: Janina F. Dynowski and James H. Nebelsick

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2010 130:7

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  19. Crinoid cirri are generally considered primarily as structures that anchor the animal to the substrate; however, a swimming function for cirri has also been suggested. Most notably, it has been claimed that an...

    Authors: Tomasz K. Baumiller and G. Alex Janevski

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2010 130:4

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2012 132:s13358-012-0046-7