Reptiles & Amphibians


KLEMBARA, J., M. BOHME and M. RUMMEL (2010). "Revision of the anguine lizard Pseudopus laurillardi (Squamata, Anguidae) from the Miocene of Europe, with comments on paleoecology." Journal of Paleontology 84 (2): 159-196

CHESI, F., M. DELFINO and L. ROOK (2009). "Late Miocene Mauremys (Testudines, Geoemydidae) from Tuscany (Italy): evidence of terrapin persistence after a mammal turnover." Journal of Paleontology 83: 379-388

MCNAMARA, M. E., P. J. ORR, S. L. KEARNS, L. ALCALÁ, P. ANADÓN and E. PEÑALVER MOLLÁ (2009). "Soft-tissue Preservation in Miocene Frogs from Libros, Spain: Insights into the Genesis of Decay Microenvironments." Palaios 24 (2): 104-117

WOLDEGABRIEL, G., S. H. AMBROSE, D. BARBONI, R. BONNEFILLE, L. BREMOND, B. CURRIE, D. DEGUSTA, W. K. HART, A. M. MURRAY, P. R. RENNE, M. C. JOLLY-SAAD, K. M. STEWART and T. D. WHITE (2009). "The Geological, Isotopic, Botanical, Invertebrate, and Lower Vertebrate Surroundings of Ardipithecus ramidus." Science 326 (5949): 65-655

ABBAZZI, L., S. CARBONI, M. DELFINO, G. GALLAI, L. LECCA and L. ROOK (2008). "Fossil vertebrates (Mammalia and Reptilia) from Capo Mannu Formation (Late Pliocene, Sardinia, Italy), with description of a new Testudo (Chelonii, Testudinidae) species." Rivista Italiana Di Paleontologia E Stratigrafia 114 (1): 119-132

ABBAZZI, L., M. DELFINO, G. GALLAI, L. TREBINI and L. ROOK (2008). "New data on the vertebrate assemblage of Fiume Santo (North-western Sardinia, Italy), and overview on the late Miocene Tusco-Sardinian paleobioprovince." Palaeontology 51 (2): 425-451

BOHME, M., A. ILG and M. WINKLHOFER (2008). "Late Miocene "washhouse" climate in Europe." Earth and Planetary Science Letters 275 (3-4): 393-401

BRITO, J. C., X. SANTOS, J. M. PLEGUEZUELOS and N. SILLERO (2008). "Inferring evolutionary scenarios with geostatistics and geographical information systems for the viperid snakes Vipera latastei and Vipera monticola." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 95 (4): 790-806

CARRANZA, S., A. ROMANO, E. N. ARNOLD and G. SOTGIU (2008). "Biogeography and evolution of European cave salamanders, Hydromantes (Urodela: Plethodontidae), inferred from mtDNA sequences." Journal of Biogeography 35 (4): 724-738

CHESI, F., M. DELFINO and L. ROOK (2008). "The Italian fossil record of chelonians." Herpetologia Sardiniae (VII Congreso Nazionale Societas Herpetologia Italica, 1-5 Ottobre 2008, Oristano): 134-137

CONRAD, J. L., O. RIEPPEL and L. GRANDE (2008). "Re-assessment of varanid evolution based on new data from Saniwa ensidens Leidy, 1870 (Squamata, Reptilia)." American Museum Novitates (3630): 1-15

DELFINO, M. (2008). "New remains of Crocodylus checchiai Maccagno 1947 (Crocodylia, Crocodylidae) from the Late Miocene of As Sahabi, Libya." Circum-Mediterranean Geology and Biotic Evolution during the Neogene Period: The Perspective from Libya, University of Garyounis: 111-118

DELFINO, M. (2008). "Late Neogene crocodylian faunas from Libya and the Mediterranean area." The Geology of East Libya. 3: 291-296

DELFINO, M. and L. ROOK (2008). "African crocodylians in the late Neogene of Europe. A revision of Crocodylus bambolii Ristori, 1890." Journal of Paleontology 82 (2): 336-343

DELFINO, M. and L. ROOK (2008). "The fossil amphibians and reptiles of Sardinia: a summary." Herpetologia Sardiniae (VII Congreso Nazionale Societas Herpetologia Italica, 1-5 Ottobre 2008, Oristano): 192-195

KAPLI, P., P. LYMBERAKIS, N. POULAKAKIS, G. MANTZIOU, A. PARMAKELIS and M. MYLONAS (2008). "Molecular phylogeny of three Mesalina (Reptilia: Lacertidae) species (M. guttulata, M. brevirostris and M. bahaeldini) from North Africa and the Middle East: Another case of paraphyly?" Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (1): 102-110

KULLMER, O., O. SANDROCK, T. B. VIOLA, W. HUJER, H. SAID and H. SEIDLER (2008). "Suids, elephantoids, paleochronology, and paleoecology of the Pliocene hominid site Galili, Somali Region, Ethiopia." Palaios 23 (7): 452-464

KYRIAZI, P., N. POULAKAKIS, A. PARMAKELIS, P. A. CROCHET, J. MORAVEC, N. RASTEGAR-POUYANI, C. S. TSIGENOPOULOS, A. MAGOULAS, M. MYLONAS and P. LYMBERAKIS (2008). "Mitochondrial DNA reveals the genealogical history of the snake-eyed lizards (Ophisops elegans and O. occidentalis) (Sauria: Lacertidae)." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (3): 795-805

MARJANOVIC, D. and M. LAURIN (2008). "Assessing confidence intervals for stratigraphic ranges of higher taxa: The case of Lissamphibia." Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53 (3): 413-432

PICKFORD, M. (2008). "Middle Miocene vertebrate fauna from Pemba Island, Tanzania." South African Journal of Science 104 (5-6): 231-237

RAGE, J.-C. and I. G. DANILOV (2008). "A new Miocene fauna of snakes from eastern Siberia, Russia. Was the snake fauna largely homogenous in Eurasia during the Miocene?" Comptes Rendus Palevol 7 (6): 383-390

STOCK, M., A. SICILIA, N. M. BELFIORE, D. BUCKLEY, S. LO BRUTTO, M. LO VALVO and M. ARCULEO (2008). "Post-Messinian evolutionary relationships across the Sicilian channel: Mitochondrial and nuclear markers link a new green toad from Sicily to African relatives." Bmc Evolutionary Biology 8:

TOLLEY, K. A., B. M. CHASE and F. FOREST (2008). "Speciation and radiations track climate transitions since the Miocene Climatic Optimum: a case study of southern African chameleons." Journal of Biogeography 35 (8): 1402-1414

VENCZEL, M. (2008). "A new salamandrid amphibian from the middle miocene of hungary and its phylogenetic relationships." Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6: 41-59

VENCZEL, M. and E. ŞTIUCĂ (2008). "Late middle Miocene amphibians and squamate reptiles from Tauƫ, Romania." Geodiversitas 30 (4): 731-763

YOSHIKAWA, N., M. MATSUI, K. NISHIKAWA, J. B. KIM and A. KFYUKOV (2008). "Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of the Japanese clawed salamander, Onychodactylus japonicus (Amphibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae), and its congener inferred from the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (1): 249-259

AMBROSE, S. H., C. J. BELL, R. L. BERNOR, J.-R. BOISSERIE, C. M. DARWENT, D. DEGUSTA, A. DEINO, N. GARCIA, Y. HAILE-SELASSIE, J. J. HEAD, F. C. HOWELL, M. D. KYULE, F. K. MANTHI, E. M. MATHU, C. M. NYAMAI, H. SAEGUSA, T. A. STIDHAM, M. A. J. WILLIAMS and L. J. HLUSKO (2007). "The paleoecology and paleogeographic context of Lemudong'o locality 1, a late Miocene terrestrial fossil site in southern Kenya." Kirtlandia 56: 38-52

CHESI, F., M. DELFINO and L. ROOK (2007). "Late Miocene chelonians from Tuscany and Sardinia." VII Giornate di Paleontologia. 20-21

CHESI, F., M. DELFINO, A. VAROLA and L. ROOK (2007). "Fossil sea turtles (Chelonii, Dermochelyidae and Cheloniidae) from the Miocene of Pietra Leccese (late Burdigalian-early Messinian), Southern Italy." Geodiversitas 29 (2): 321-333

DANIELS, S. R., M. D. HOFMEYR, B. T. HENEN and K. A. CRANDALL (2007). "Living with the genetic signature of Miocene induced change: evidence from the phylogeographic structure of the endemic angulate tortoise Chersina angulata." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45 (3): 915-926

DELFINO, M., M. BOEHME and L. ROOK (2007). "First European evidence for transcontinental dispersal of Crocodylus (late Neogene of southern Italy)." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149 (3): 293-307

HEAD, J. J. (2007). "Snakes from Lemudong'o, Kenya Rift Valley." Kirtlandia 56: 177-179

KLEIN, N. and U. LIEVEN (2007). "A batagurid turtle from the upper Miocene of the Lower Rhine Embayment (NW-Germany)." Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 81 (2): 105-112

MUNK, W., R. L. BERNOR, E. P. J. HEIZMANN and H.-W. MITTMAN (2007). "Excavations at the late Miocene MN9 (10.3 Ma) locality of Howenegg (Hegau), southwest Germany, 2004-2006." Carolinea 65: 5-13

RUCKERT-ULKUMEN, N. and E. YIGITBAS (2007). "Pharyngeal teeth, lateral ethmoids, and jaw teeth of fishes and additional fossils from the late Miocene (late Khersonian/early Maeotian) of eastern paratethys (Yalova, near Istanbul, Turkey)." Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 16 (2): 211-224

WANG, X., Z. QIU, Q. LI, B. WANG, Z. QIU, W. R. DOWNS, G. XIE, J. XIE, T. DENG, G. T. TAKEUCHI, Z. J. TSENG, M. CHANG, J. LIU, Y. WANG, D. BIASATTI, Z. SUN, X. FANG and Q. MENG (2007). "Vertebrate paleontology, biostratigraphy, geochronology, and paleoenvironment of Qaidam Basin in northern Tibetan Plateau." Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 254 (3-4): 363-385

ALBA, D. M., S. MOYÀ-SOLÀ, I. CASANOVAS-VILAR, J. GALINDO, J. M. ROBLES, C. ROTGERS, M. FURIÓ, C. ANGELONE, M. KÖHLER and M. GARCÉS (2006). "Los vertebrados fósiles del Abocador de Can Mata (els Hostalets de Pierola, l’Anoia, Cataluña), una sucesión de localidades del Aragoniense superior (MN6 y MN7+ 8) de la cuenca del Vallès-Penedès. Campañas 2002-2003, 2004 y 2005." Estudios Geológicos 62 (1): 295-312

BOHME, M., A. ILG, A. OSSIG and H. KUCHENHOFF (2006). "New method to estimate paleoprecipitation using fossil amphibians and reptiles and the middle and late Miocene precipitation gradients in Europe." Geology 34 (6): 425-428

IVANOV, M., R. MUSIL and R. BRZOBOHATY (2006). "Terrestrial and marine faunas from the Miocene deposits of the Mokra Plateau (Drahany Upland, Czech Republic) - impact on palaeogeography." Beiträge zur Paläontologie 30: 223-239

MONTOYA, P., J. MORALES, F. ROBLES, J. ABELLA, J. V. BENAVENT, M. A. D. MARIN and F. J. RUIZ SANCHEZ (2006). "[The new excavations (1995-2006) of the Late Miocene of Venta del Moro, Valencia.]." Estudios Geologicos 62 (1): 313-325

PICKFORD, M. (2006). "Southern Africa - A cradle of evolution." African Natural History 2 (November): 191-192

SABOL, M. and M. KOVAC (2006). "Badenian palaeoenvironment, faunal succession and biostratigraphy: a case study from northern Vienna Basin, Devinska Nova Ves-Bonanza site (Western Carpathians, Slovakia)." Beiträge zur Paläontologie 30: 415-425

BERNOR, R. L., L. KORDOS and L. ROOK (2005). "An introduction to the multidisciplinary research at Rudabánya." Palaeontographia Italica 90: 9-10

HEAD, J. (2005). "Snakes of the Siwalik Group (Miocene of Pakistan): Systematics and Relationship to Environmental Change." Palaeontologia Electronica 8 (1): 18A:33p

ROCEK, Z. (2005). "Late Miocene Amphibia from Rudabánya." Palaeontographia Italica 90: 11-30

SZYNDLAR, Z. (2005). "Snake fauna from the late Miocene of Rudabánya." Palaeontographia Italica 90: 31-52

VENCZEL, M. and J. D. GARDNER (2005). "The geologically youngest Albanerpetontid amphibian, from the Lower Pliocene of Hungary." Palaeontology 48 (6): 1273-1300

KOTSAKIS, T., M. DELFINO and P. PIRAS (2004). "Italian Cenozoic crocodilians: taxa, timing and palaeobiogeographic implications." Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 210 (1): 67-87

VEITH, M. (2004). "From Europe to Africa and vice versa: Evidence for multiple intercontinental dispersal in ribbed salamanders (Genus Pleurodeles)." Journal of Biogeography 31 (1): 159-171