Université de Fribourg

Cranial shape variation in jacarean caimanines (Crocodylia, Alligatoroidea) and its implications in the taxonomic status of extinct species: The case of Melanosuchus fisheri

Foth, Christian ; Blanco, María Victoria Fernandez ; Bona, Paula ; Scheyer, Torsten M.

In: Journal of Morphology, 2018, vol. 279, no. 2, p. 259–273

Cranial shape variation in jacarean caimanines (Crocodylia, Alligatoroidea) and its implications in the taxonomic status of extinct species

Université de Fribourg

Shedding light on the taxonomic diversity of the south american miocene caimans: the status of Melanosuchus fisheri (Crocodylia, Alligatoroidea)

Bona, Paula ; Blanco, M. Victoria Fernandez ; Schever, Torsten M. ; Both, Christian

In: Ameghiniana, 2017, vol. 54, no. 6, p. 681–687

Melanosuchus niger Spix is distributed throughout the Amazon River basin today. The extinct Melanosuchus fisheri Medina from the late Miocene of Venezuela was erected based on two almost complete, but heavily deformed skulls (the holotype MCNC 243 and the referred specimen MCZ 4336), which show morphological differences from each other. The comparison indicates that only the holotype can be...

Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne

A diverse Upper Jurassic dinosaur ichnofauna from central-west Portugal

Mateus, Octávio ; Milàn, Jesper

In: Lethaia : an international journal of palaeontology and stratigraphy, 2009, p. 1-13