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Article Reference A new species of the fossil beaked whale Beneziphius (Cetacea, Odontoceti, Ziphiidae) from the ocean floor off Galicia and biostratigraphic reassessment for the age of the type species
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2017
Article Reference Note sur la présence de Berginnus tamarisci Wollaston, 1854 en Belgique (Insecta: Coleoptera: Mycetophagidae)
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2018
Inproceedings Reference CT-CEPH: Applying micro-CT imaging in the study of Belgian fossil nautilid cephalopods
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2021
Article Reference Sclerochronological evidence of pronounced seasonality from the late Pliocene of the southern North Sea Basin, and its implications
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2021
Inproceedings Reference Sclerochronological evidence of pronounced seasonality from the Pliocene of the southern North Sea Basin, and its implication
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2021
Article Reference Extension of the lanternfly genus Neoalcathous Wang & Huang, 1989 to Vietnam with a new species and new subfamily placement (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Fulgoridae)
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2018
Article Reference New distribution data in the genus Autocrates Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera, Trictenotomidae)
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Article Reference Attagenus smirnovi (Zanthiev, 1973) aan de westrand van Brussel (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)
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Article Reference Ecological signal in the size and shape of marine amniote teeth
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2022
Inproceedings Reference Platychelone emarginata gigantic Cretaceous marine turtle from Belgium
Platychelone emarginata Dollo, 1909 is a large turtle from the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) chalk sediments of Limburg, Belgium. Hitherto, only the name was given to this turtle without describing details or providing figures. A single well articulated carapace (IRScNB. Reg. 1681), lacking nuchal, peripherals, and pygal plates, is preserved. The distance from the first costal to the distal end of the eighth costal is 180 cm, indicating that the original carapace was about 210 cm long. Its gigantic size, flattened shell, reduction of distal half of costals, and loss of scute sulcus, indicate that Platychelone is a member of true marine turtles (superfamily Chelonioidea). Neurals are rectangular shape and inclination of the first thoracic vertebra is almost vertical, suggesting this turtle belongs to either Protostegidae or Dermochelyidae. Seventh and eighth costals are medially meeting due to the loss of neurals; this condition is shared with the genus Mesodermochelys from the Late Cretaceous (Santonian to Maastrichtian) of Japan. Thus, it seems most probable that Platychelone is a closest relative of Mesodermochelys among basal dermochelyids. Platychelone has presumed autoapomorphic characters such as very thickened distal ends of thoracic ribs and irregular sculptures on carapace, not seen in any other chelonioids. This genus is only known by the holotype, whereas Allopleuron hoffmanni, a very common cheloniid marine turtle from in the Maastrichtian deposits of Belgium and Netherland, is known from some hundred specimens. So far, there is no ancestral or related taxon of Platychelone from the Campanian deposits of Belgium. The occurrence of Platychelone is very rare but evokes a high taxonomic diversity of gigantic chelonioids in the Cretaceous Tethys.
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2017