Fossil Friday Roundup: September 29, 2017

Featured Image: Palaeolenus lantenoisi trilobite. From Hopkins et al. (2017). CC-BY. Papers (All Open Access): A new Late Devonian isoetalean lycopsid from New South Wales, Australia: Cymastrobus irvingii gen. et sp. nov. (PalaeoE) Taxonomy and species diversity of Holocene pylonioid radiolarians from surface sediments of the northeastern Indian Ocean (PalaeoE) Late Permian wood-borings reveal an intricateContinue reading “Fossil Friday Roundup: September 29, 2017”

Fossil Friday Roundup: September 22, 2017

Featured Image: Sclerobionts on mollusc shells. From Agostini et al. (2017). Papers (All Open Access): In defence of the three-domains of life paradigm (BMC Evolutionary Biology) The Vicissicaudata revisited – insights from a new aglaspidid arthropod with caudal appendages from the Furongian of China (Scientific Reports) The evolutionary history of Stomatopoda (Crustacea: Malacostraca) inferred from molecularContinue reading “Fossil Friday Roundup: September 22, 2017”

Fossil Friday Roundup: September 15, 2017

Featured Image: Utahceratops gettyi, a ceratopsian named in honor of Mike Getty, who passed away this week. From Sampson et al (2010). Papers (All Open Access): End-Cretaceous akaganéite as a mineral marker of Deccan volcanism in the sedimentary record (Scientific Reports) Fossil calibrations for the cockroach phylogeny (Insecta, Dictyoptera, Blattodea), comments on the use of wings forContinue reading “Fossil Friday Roundup: September 15, 2017”

Fossil Friday Roundup: September 8, 2017

Featured Image: CT rendering of the jaws of Rhynchobatus. From Dean et al. (2017) Papers (All Open Access): Myosin repertoire expansion coincides with eukaryotic diversification in the Mesoproterozoic era (BMC Evolutionary Biology) Architecture of crossed-lamellar bivalve shells: the southern giant clam (Tridacna derasa, Röding, 1798) (RSOS) The semi-aquatic pondweed bugs of a Cretaceous swamp (PeerJ) First recordContinue reading “Fossil Friday Roundup: September 8, 2017”

Fossil Friday Roundup: September 1, 2017

Featured Image: Paratype of †Sorbinicharax verraesi. MCSNV Na 47. From Mayrinck et al. (2017). Papers (All Open Access): The functional head of the Cambrian radiodontan (stem-group Euarthropoda) Amplectobelua symbrachiata (BMC Evolutionary Biology) New insights into Mesozoic cycad evolution: an exploration of anatomically preserved Cycadaceae seeds from the Jurassic Oxford Clay biota (PeerJ) The wasp larva’s lastContinue reading “Fossil Friday Roundup: September 1, 2017”