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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. The impact of increasing atmospheric CO2 and the resulting decreasing pH of seawater are in the focus of current environmental research. These factors cause problems for marine calcifiers such as reduced calcific...

    Authors: Céline Weber, Michael Hautmann, Amane Tajika and Christian Klug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:4
  17. From the Vitznau Marl (lower Valanginian) at the locality Wart in northeastern Switzerland (Alpstein area), 18 species from 17 genera and 13 families are described, including the genera Actinaraea, Actinastrea, A...

    Authors: Rosemarie Christine Baron-Szabo, Karl Tschanz and Peter Kürsteiner
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:3
  18. A small assemblage of 22 otoliths was identified from the historical collection of Bluntschli and Peyer gathered in 1912 on the Itaya riverbank at Iquitos, Peru (Amazonia), from the Pebas Formation. The Pebas ...

    Authors: Werner W. Schwarzhans, Orangel A. Aguilera, Torsten M. Scheyer and Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:2
  19. An important component of the Alpine vertebrate record of Late Triassic age derives from the Kössen Formation, which crops out extensively in the eastern Alps. Here, we present an isolated and only partially p...

    Authors: Torsten M. Scheyer, Urs Oberli, Nicole Klein and Heinz Furrer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2022 141:1
  20. The cephalopod arm armature is certainly one of the most important morphological innovations responsible for the evolutionary success of the Cephalopoda. New palaeontological discoveries in the recent past aff...

    Authors: Dirk Fuchs, René Hoffmann and Christian Klug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:27
  21. The Miocene aquatic and terrestrial fossil record from western Amazonia constitute a clear evidence of the palaeoenvironmental diversity that prevailed in the area, prior to the establishment of the Amazon Riv...

    Authors: Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño, Orangel A. Aguilera, Aldo Benites-Palomino, Annie S. Hsiou, José L. O. Birindelli, Sylvain Adnet, Edwin-Alberto Cadena and Torsten M. Scheyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:26
  22. The second-order Pliensbachian–Toarcian crisis affected major groups of marine organisms. While its impact has been intensively studied for ammonites, the response of belemnites is only currently emerging thro...

    Authors: Kenneth De Baets, Paulina S. Nätscher, Patricia Rita, Emmanuel Fara, Pascal Neige, Jérémie Bardin, Guillaume Dera, Luís Vítor Duarte, Zoe Hughes, Peter Laschinger, José Carlos García-Ramos, Laura Piñuela, Christof Übelacker and Robert Weis
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:25
  23. We study the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) turtle Uluops uluops using micro-computed tomography scans to investigate the cranial anatomy of paracryptodires, and provide new insights into the evolution of the internal...

    Authors: Yann Rollot, Serjoscha W. Evers and Walter G. Joyce
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:23
  24. Mating was observed and described in captive individuals of Sepiola affinis, Sepiola intermedia and Sepietta obscura (Cephalopoda: Sepiolidae) collected in the Catalan Sea, western Mediterranean Sea. This is the ...

    Authors: Giambattista Bello and Adrianne Deickert
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:22
  25. Septal crowding is widely known as a sign of maturity in conchs of ammonoids and nautiloids. However, reduced septal spacing may also occur as a consequence of adverse ecological conditions. Here, we address t...

    Authors: Sophie Marie Beck, Kenneth De Baets, Christian Klug and Dieter Korn
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:21
  26. We here describe a monospecific assemblage of giant aquatic snakes from the middle Eocene of Kpogamé, Togo. The material, consisting of large isolated vertebrae, is referred to Palaeophis africanus, an enigmatic ...

    Authors: Georgios L. Georgalis, Guillaume Guinot, Koffi Evenyon Kassegne, Yawovi Zikpi Amoudji, Ampah Kodjo C. Johnson, Henri Cappetta and Lionel Hautier
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:20
  27. Trace fossils occur in several strata of the Devonian and Carboniferous of the eastern Anti-Atlas, but they are still poorly documented. Here, we describe a fossil swimming trace from strata overlying the Hang...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Abdelouahed Lagnaoui, Melina Jobbins, Wahiba Bel Haouz and Amine Najih
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:19
  28. Large constrictor snakes, referred to the genera Palaeopython and Paleryx, are an ecologically prominent part of the fauna of Europe during the Paleogene. Most species were named over a century ago and their taxo...

    Authors: Georgios L. Georgalis, Márton Rabi and Krister T. Smith
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:18
  29. Few fossil fish otolith associations have been described from the Pacific side of the Americas and, except for a single species (Steindachneria svennielseni), none have been described from Pacific South America s...

    Authors: Werner W. Schwarzhans and Sven N. Nielsen
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:16
  30. Nautilid, coleoid and ammonite cephalopods preserving jaws and soft tissue remains are moderately common in the extremely fossiliferous Konservat-Lagerstätte of the Hadjoula, Haqel and Sahel Aalma region, Leba...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Alexander Pohle, Rosemarie Roth, René Hoffmann, Ryoji Wani and Amane Tajika
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:15
  31. The Aitamir Formation, situated in the Koppeh Dagh Basin in the northeast of Iran, is known for its well-exposed Albian-to-Cenomanian succession. Although geologists previously documented a number of macro- an...

    Authors: Javad Sharifi, Amane Tajika, Alireza Mohammadabadi and Mohammad Hossein Tabari Abkuh
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:14
  32. Articulated thecae of the holocystitid diploporitan echinoderm Holocystites scutellatus from the middle Silurian (Wenlock: Sheinwoodian) Massie Formation of southeastern Indiana, USA, are encrusted by distinctive...

    Authors: James R. Thomka, Thomas E. Bantel and Carlton E. Brett
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:13
  33. A newly collected specimen of the enigmatic coleoid genus Longibelus is recorded from lower Turonian strata along the River Shadrinka in Sakhalin (Russian Far East). To date, this is the first record of Late Cret...

    Authors: Elena A. Jagt-Yazykova, Martin Košťák and John W. M. Jagt
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:12
  34. Findings of ammonoid soft tissues are extremely rare compared to the rich fossil record of ammonoid conchs ranging from the Late Devonian to the Cretaceous/Paleogene boundary. Here, we apply the computed-tomog...

    Authors: R. Hoffmann, D. Morón-Alfonso, C. Klug and K. Tanabe
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:11
  35. Especially in Lagerstätten with exceptionally preserved fossils, we can sometimes recognize fossilized remains of meals of animals. We suggest the term leftover fall for the event and the term pabulite for the...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Günter Schweigert, René Hoffmann, Robert Weis and Kenneth De Baets
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:10
  36. The Pliocene–Pleistocene transition in the Neotropics is poorly understood despite the major climatic changes that occurred at the onset of the Quaternary. The San Gregorio Formation, the younger unit of the U...

    Authors: Jorge D. Carrillo-Briceño, Rodolfo Sánchez, Torsten M. Scheyer, Juan D. Carrillo, Massimo Delfino, Georgios L. Georgalis, Leonardo Kerber, Damián Ruiz-Ramoni, José L. O. Birindelli, Edwin-Alberto Cadena, Aldo F. Rincón, Martin Chavez-Hoffmeister, Alfredo A. Carlini, Mónica R. Carvalho, Raúl Trejos-Tamayo, Felipe Vallejo…
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:9
  37. The standard reconstruction of species of Orbitoides d’Orbigny into a single lineage during the late Santonian to the end of the Maastrichtian is based upon morphometric data from Western Europe. An irreversible ...

    Authors: Ercan Özcan, Ali Osman Yücel, Rita Catanzariti, Sibel Kayğılı, Aral I. Okay, Michael D. Simmons, Johannes Pignatti, İftikhar Ahmed Abbasi and Ümitcan Erbil
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2021 140:8
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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

    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

  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

  47. 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

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