miocene

Just out | Discovery of the oldest Gobius (Teleostei, Gobiiformes) from a marine ecosystem of Early Miocene age @ Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Just out @ Journal of Systematic Palaeontology Discovery of the oldest Gobius (Teleostei, Gobiiformes) from a marine ecosystem of Early Miocene age Author(s) Bettina Reichenbacher, Růžena Gregorová, Katarína Holcová, Radek Šanda, Jasna Vukić & Tomáš Přikryl Abstract: Gobiidae (Gobiiformes, Teleostei) is among the largest families of vertebrates. These fishes are distributed worldwide and contribute significantly to species diversity in marine habitats and reefs. However, their fossil record is sparse prior to

Just out | The Early Miocene odontocete Araeodelphis Natator Kellogg, 1957 (Cetacea; Platanistidae), from the Calvert Formation of Maryland, U.S.A. @ Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology

Just out @ Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology The Early Miocene odontocete Araeodelphis Natator Kellogg, 1957 (Cetacea; Platanistidae), from the Calvert Formation of Maryland, U.S.A. Author(s) Stephen J. Godfrey, Lawrence G. Barnes & Olivier Lambert Abstract: On the basis of an assigned specimen (USNM 526604, from the Plum Point Member of the Calvert Formation, Early Miocene, Maryland, U.S.A.), Araeodelphis natator Kellogg, is referred to the Platanistidae. A phylogenetic analysis identifies A. natator