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Article Reference Shallow Suberitida (Porifera, Demospongiae) from Peru
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2023 OA
Article Reference Megastomia crovatoi Nofroni, Renda & Vannozzi, 2022 (Gastropoda: Pyramidellidae) alive in Bozcaada Island (Aegean Sea - Turkey)
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2023 OA
Article Reference Environmental and climatic inferences for Marine Isotope Stage 2 of southern Belgium (Meuse valley, Namur Province) based on rodent assemblages
The environmental and climatic conditions of the Late Pleistocene of Southern Belgium are here determined for the final part of Marine Isotope Stage 3 (MIS 3) and for MIS 2 on the basis of a study of rodent assemblages. This paper provides a synthesis of several sets of environmental and climatic data from Late Pleistocene sites, all of which are located in southern Belgium. One has previously been published (Caverne Marie-Jeanne), and seven are unpublished (Cavernes de Goyet, Trou des Nutons, Trou du Frontal, Trou de Chaleux, Grotte la Chefalize, Trou du Chˆene, and Trou du Sureau). The habitat weighting and quantified ecology methods are applied to rodent material housed in the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS, Brussels), and previous radiocarbon dates are updated, in order to reconstruct past environments. Among all the sites under analysis, the quantified ecology method shows that Trou de Chaleux corresponds to the coldest temperatures and lowest precipitation. Trou de Chaleux, with a chronology between ca. 15,964–14,014 cal yr B.P., could probably be placed in Greenland Stadial 2 (GS2) or Heinrich Event 1 (HE1). It has a rodent assemblage associated with a predominance of open dry and rocky formations, the most abundant species being the collared lemming and the narrow-headed vole. These data are found to coincide with previous studies carried out on the large-mammal, herpetofaunal, and avifaunal associations of the site, as well as on small-mammal associations from other sites in southern Belgium with similar chronology, such as Grotte Walou. Taken together, this indicates that these latest Pleistocene intervals in southern Belgium were characterized by harsh climatic and environmental conditions. In contrast, the other assemblages under study yielded much more heterogeneous results, frequently inconsistent with an attribution to the Pleistocene. This is likely to be a result of their admixture with Holocene material due to recent intrusions.
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2023
Article Reference A Tale of Five Fishes: First direct evidence of trade in Galilean salted fish on the Carmel coast in the early Islamic period
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2022
Article Reference Further notes on the genera Punctoterebra and Myurellopsis (Gastropoda: Terebridae) with the description of 15 new species
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2023 OA
Inproceedings Reference A diverse Miocene toothed whale (Odontoceti) fauna from Calvert Cliffs, Atlantic Coastal Plain, U.S.A.
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2019
Inproceedings Reference Late Miocene baleen whales from the Peruvian desert
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2019
Inproceedings Reference Early dispersal for quadrupedal cetaceans: an amphibious whale from the middle Eocene of the southeastern Pacific
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2019
Article Reference New distribution data in the genus Autocrates Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera, Trictenotomidae)
Located in Library / No RBINS Staff publications
Article Reference Attagenus smirnovi (Zanthiev, 1973) aan de westrand van Brussel (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)
Located in Library / RBINS collections by external author(s)