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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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

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  11. 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

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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. The natural history of the nautilid genus Nautilus, composed of a controversial number of extinct and extant species, has been the subject of scientific scrutiny for centuries. While a great research effort last...

    Authors: Peter Ward, Frederick Dooley and Gregory Jeff Barord

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2016 135:112

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  15. 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

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  16. Spath (1931) described five genera namely Sivajiceras Spath, Obtusicostites Buckman, Hubertoceras Spath, Kinkeliniceras Buckman and Cutchisphinctes Spath from the Upper Bathonian and entire Callovian of Kutch, we...

    Authors: Rakhi Dutta and Subhendu Bardhan

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:101

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  17. Thirty species of nautiloids and ammonoids were identified based on the material collected from peninsular Thailand. Ordovician nautiloids: a sactorthoceratid nautiloid (Sactorthoceras banestanensis) from Changwa...

    Authors: Kittichai Tongtherm, Jaruwat Nabhitabhata, Paladej Srisuk, Thammarat Nutadhira and Danupon Tonnayopas

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:108

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  18. This study reviews the Callovian to Volgian biozonation in West Siberia and discusses the problems related to zonations of Jurassic sequences relying only on well core data. The West Siberian Callovian to Volg...

    Authors: Alexandr S. Alifirov, Alexander L. Beisel and Svetlana V. Meledina

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:107

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  19. 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

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  20. 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

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  21. 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

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  22. 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

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  23. Plesioteuthis is a coleoid rather well known from the classical Fossillagerstätten of southern Germany (Solnhofen–Eichstätt region, Nusplingen). Here, we present two new specimens that di...

    Authors: Christian Klug, Dirk Fuchs, Günter Schweigert, Martin Röper and Helmut Tischlinger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 134:93

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  24. 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

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  25. 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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  26. Retrochoanitic septal necks represent the primitive condition in the Ammonoidea. In this study, we examine the morphology of the septal siphuncular complex of specimens of Agoniatites van...

    Authors: Susan M. Klofak and Neil H. Landman

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 134:92

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  27. In the Carboniferous Shannon Basin, Western Ireland, the majority of ammonoids spanning the Serpukhovian-Bashkirian Stages (E1–R2 biozonal indices) are preserved as flattened, partial 2D impressions, for which id...

    Authors: Anthea R. Lacchia, George D. Sevastopulo and John R. Graham

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 135:90

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  28. The evolutionary process through which the siphonal zone of the cuttlebone of Sepia replaced the tubular siphuncle seen in other shelled cephalopods is poorly understood. Recently, porous connecting stripes, inte...

    Authors: Larisa A. Doguzhaeva and Elena Dunca

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 134:85

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  29. Ammonites and belemnites are among the most celebrated invertebrate fossils, and both groups played a crucial role in the early history of palaeontology. This article gives an overview of the sometimes twisted...

    Authors: Walter Etter

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 134:91

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  30. The occurrence of statoliths within the Jurassic succession of south-west England and other parts of Europe is reviewed. Five ‘morphospecies’ have been identified, ranging in age from Hettangian to Kimmeridgia...

    Authors: Malcolm B. Hart, Malcolm R. Clarke, Alex De Jonghe, Gregory D. Price, Kevin N. Page and Christopher W. Smart

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 134:80

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  31. Analyses of distances between succeeding septa throughout ontogeny of modern coleoids Sepiella japonica and Spirula spirula reveal that the first several septa (until ca. 6th–8th septa in Sepiella japonica and un...

    Authors: Ayaka Yamaguchi, Yuichiro Kumada, Andrea C. Alfaro and Ryoji Wani

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 2015 134:78

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