Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4) 2016


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A new mid-Permian burnetiamorph therapsid from the Main Karoo Basin of South Africa and a phylogenetic review of Burnetiamorpha

Michael O. Day, Bruce S. Rubidge, and Fernando Abdala

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 701-719 doi:https://doi.org/10.4202/app.00296.2016

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New robertinid foraminifers from the Early Jurassic of Adnet, Austria and their evolutionary importance

Sylvain Rigaud and Joachim Blau

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 721-734 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00250.2016

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Articles

Dietary ecology of the extinct cave bear: Evidence of omnivory as inferred from dental microwear textures

D. Brent Jones and Larisa R.G. DeSantis

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 735-741 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00253.2016

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Taxonomic, biogeographic, and taphonomic reassessment of a large extinct species of paca from the Quaternary of Brazil

Elver Luiz Mayer, Alex Hubbe, Leonardo Kerber, Paulo Miguel Haddad-Martim, and Walter Neves

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 743-758 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00236.2016

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Small mammal fauna from Wulanhuxiu (Nei Mongol, China) implies the Irdinmanhan–Sharamurunian (Eocene) faunal turnover

Qian Li, Yuan-Qing Wang, and Łucja Fostowicz-Frelik

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 759-776 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00292.2016

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The sixth sense in mammalian forerunners: Variability of the parietal foramen and the evolution of the pineal eye in South African Permo-Triassic eutheriodont therapsids

Julien Benoit, Fernando Abdala, Paul R. Manger, and Bruce S. Rubidge

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 777-789 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00219.2015

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A new ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur from the Late Jurassic of Owadów-Brzezinki Quarry, Poland

Daniel Tyborowski

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 791-803 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00252.2016

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An early Late Triassic long-necked reptile with a bony pectoral shield and gracile appendages

Jerzy Dzik and Tomasz Sulej

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 805-823 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00276.2016

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Cenozoic fossil fishes of the extinct alepisauroid family Polymerichthyidae from the Sakhalin Island, Russia

Mikhail V. Nazarkin

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 829-838 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00247.2016

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New Jurassic tettigarctid cicadas from China with a novel example of disruptive coloration

Jun Chen, Haichun Zhang, Bo Wang, Yan Zheng, Xiaoli Wang, and Xiaoting Zheng

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 853-862 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00238.2015

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Sexual dimorphism in the Bathonian morphoceratid ammonite Polysphinctites tenuiplicatus

Horacio Parent and Michał Zatoń

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 875-884 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00261.2016

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A new sediment-dwelling pholadid bivalve from Oligocene glaciomarine sediments of King George Island, West Antarctica

Krzysztof Hryniewicz and Andrzej Gaździcki

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 885-896 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00255.2016

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A Darriwilian (Middle Ordovician) bivalve-dominated molluscan fauna from the Stairway Sandstone, Amadeus Basin, central Australia

Kristian G. Jakobsen, Glenn A. Brock, Arne T. Nielsen, and David A. T. Harper

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 897-924 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00215.2015

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Brief reports

Convergent evolution of jaws between spinosaurid dinosaurs and pike conger eels

Romain Vullo, Ronan Allain, and Lionel Cavin

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 825-828 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00284.2016

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The oldest fossil record of the megamouth shark from the late Eocene of Denmark and comments on the enigmatic megachasmid origin

Kenshu Shimada and David J. Ward

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 839-845 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00248.2016

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Earliest true moth lacewing from the Middle Jurassic of Inner Mongolia, China

Bingyu Zheng, Dong Ren, and Yongije Wang

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 847-851 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00259.2016

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A new pentatomoid bug from the Ypresian of Patagonia, Argentina

Julián F. Petrulevičius

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 863-868 doi:https://doi.org/10.4202/app.00308.2016

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A new Eocene free-living cheyletid mite from Baltic amber

Andre V. Bochkov and Ekaterina A. Sidorchuk

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (4), 2016: 869-874 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00244.2016

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