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On the News | Mexico | Descubren cochinillas de hace 23 millones de años en ámbar de Chiapas @ Televisa.news

On the News @ Televisa.news Title:  Descubren cochinillas de hace 23 millones de años en ámbar de Chiapas Excerpt: “Investigadores del Instituto de Geología de la UNAM descubrieron crustáceos de cochinilla en el ámbar de Chiapas. Se trata de organismos que datan de hace 23 millones de años y forman parte de una colección de 100 piezas que se donaron al Museo de Paleontología, Eliseo Palacios Aguilera, de Tuxtla Gutiérrez. “Se

Excavator Position @ La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

  Position: Excavator Employer: La Brea Tar Pits and Museum Qualifications: Previous paleontological or archaeological field experience Location: Los Angeles, California, USA Application Deadline: the position is available until May 12th 2017 Queries and Applications: elindsey@tarpits.org Link: Click here to access the full text of the offer Offer full description: “The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum is seeking to hire (2) temporary, full-time Excavators to assist with the summer excavation of Pit 91 in Hancock Park.  Work will

Just out | Aalenian-Bajocian belemnites from the Middle and High Atlas, Morocco: taxonomy, biostratigraphy and palaeobiogeographical affinities @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen

Just out @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen Aalenian-Bajocian belemnites from the Middle and High Atlas, Morocco: taxonomy, biostratigraphy and palaeobiogeographical affinities Author(s) Weis, Robert; Sadki, Driss; Mariotti, Nino Abstract: The early Middle Jurassic represents an interval of important taxonomic diversification in belemnites in the Western Tethys. Field work in the Moroccan Atlas mountains has permitted to collect numerous belemnite rostra, ranging from the uppermost Aalenian (Concavum Zone) to

Just out | A large pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Liuhuanggou, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen

Just out @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen A large pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Liuhuanggou, Xinjiang, People’s Republic of China Author(s) Maisch, Michael W.; Matzke, Andreas T. Abstract: Remains of a pterodactyloid monofenestrate pterosaur are described from the lower Qigu Formation (? Oxfordian, lower Upper Jurassic) of Liuhuanggou near Urumqi in the southern Junggar Basin, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China. The taxon

Just out | Ammonites, taphonomical analysis and biostratigraphy of the Aalenian (Middle Jurassic) from Capo San Vigilio (Lake Garda, N Italy) @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen

Just out @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen Ammonites, taphonomical analysis and biostratigraphy of the Aalenian (Middle Jurassic) from Capo San Vigilio (Lake Garda, N Italy) Author(s) Dietze, Volker; Cresta, Stefano; Martire, Luca; Pavia, Giulio Abstract: The Aalenian succession of Capo San Vigilio shows high historical value by the studies of palaeontologists of the 19th century, who instituted many species of molluscs, mainly ammonites, which are still used as reference

Just out | First occurrence of the rare genus Adelpharctos (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the late Oligocene locality of Rickenbach (Switzerland) @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen

Just out @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen First occurrence of the rare genus Adelpharctos (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the late Oligocene locality of Rickenbach (Switzerland) Author(s) de Bonis, Louis; Mennecart, Bastien Abstract: The fossil bearing locality Rickenbach (Switzerland) is the standard site for MP29 in the European Land Mammal Ages scale. A large part of the fauna has been recently revised but the Carnivora were only known under

Just out | First record of the pollen-bearing reproductive organ Hydropterangium from the Rhaetian of Germany (Wüstenwelsberg, Upper Franconia) @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen

Just out @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen First record of the pollen-bearing reproductive organ Hydropterangium from the Rhaetian of Germany (Wüstenwelsberg, Upper Franconia) Author(s) van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, Johanna H.A.; Kustatscher, Evelyn; Pott, Christian; Dütsch, Günter; Schmeißner, Stefan Abstract: The pollen-bearing reproductive organ Hydropterangium roesleri nov. spec. is described from the Rhaetian (uppermost Triassic) of Wüstenwelsberg near Coburg, Germany. The organ consists of a broad axis, with helically arranged short side

Just out | Brachiopod biogeochemistry and isotope stratigraphy from the Rhaetian Eiberg section in Austria: potentials and limitations @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen

Just out @ Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen Brachiopod biogeochemistry and isotope stratigraphy from the Rhaetian Eiberg section in Austria: potentials and limitations Author(s) Korte, Christoph; Thibault, Nicolas; Ullmann, Clemens V.; Clémence, Marie-Emilie; Mette, Wolfgang; Olsen, Troels K.; Rizzi, Małgorzata; Ruhl, Micha Abstract: The end-Triassic is characterized by one of the most severe biotic crises of the entire Phanerozoic, with strong carbon cycle perturbations potentially predating the biotic event. In order to improve and

On the News | Brazil | Adolescente encontra fósseis de possível ‘dinossauro’ em Olivença @ Alagoas 24 horas

On the News @ Alagoas 24 horas Title:  Adolescente encontra fósseis de possível ‘dinossauro’ em Olivença Excerpt: “Os ossos de um provável animal antigo encontrado por moradores do Sítio Patos, em Olivença, nessa quinta-feira (30), no Sertão alagoano, chamou a atenção da população. De acordo com Cícero Pereira, proprietário do terreno, o filho estava limpando uma barreira montada no sítio quando achou a cabeça do que parece ser de um

On the News | Japan | Japan’s largest fossilized dinosaur skeleton unearthed in Hokkaido @ The Japan Times

On the News @ The Japan Times Title:  Japan’s largest fossilized dinosaur skeleton unearthed in Hokkaido Excerpt: “Japanese researchers said Thursday they have unearthed the remains of an 8-meter-long Hadrosaurid, dating from around 72 million years ago, in the mountains of Hokkaido, making it the largest fossilized dinosaur skeleton discovered in the country. The team involving members of Hokkaido University and a museum in the town of Mukawa, Hokkaido, hailed