2007 in paleontology

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Paleontology, palaeontology or palæontology (from Greek: paleo, "ancient"; ontos, "being"; and logos, "knowledge") is the study of prehistoric life forms on Earth through the examination of plant and animal fossils.[1] This includes the study of body fossils, tracks (ichnites), burrows, cast-off parts, fossilised feces (coprolites), palynomorphs and chemical residues. Because mankind has encountered fossils for millennia, paleontology has a long history both before and after becoming formalized as a science. This article records significant discoveries and events related to paleontology that occurred in the year 2007.

Plants[edit]

  • A fossilized rainforest is discovered in a coal mine.

Angiosperms[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Trochodendron drachuckii[2]

sp nov

Valid

Pigg, Dillhoff, DeVore, & Wehr

Ypresian

unnamed formation, Kamloops Group

 Canada

An extinct Trochodendron species

Orontium wolfei[3]

sp nov

Valid

Bogner, Johnson,Kvacek, & Upchurch

Early to early Middle Eocene

Allenby Formation & Klondike Mountain Formation

 Canada
 USA

An extinct Orontium species

Orontium mackii[3]

sp nov

Valid

Bogner, Johnson,Kvacek, & Upchurch

Late Cretaceous (Maastrictian?)

McRae Formation

 USA

An extinct Orontium species

Fungi[edit]

newly named[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Margaretbarromyces[4]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Mindell, Stockey, Beard & Currah

Eocene

Appian Way Flora

 Canada

Extinct ascomycete fungus

Palaeoagaracites[5]

Gen et sp nov.

Valid

Poinar & Buckley

Late Albian (Cretaceous)

Burmese amber

 Myanmar

oldest mushroom genus described from the fossil record.

Arthropoda[edit]

New taxa[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Apterostigma electropilosum[6]

Sp nov

Valid

Schultz

Burdigalian

Dominican amber

 Dominican Republic

A myrmicin fungus farming ant

Apterostigma eowilsoni[6]

Sp nov

Valid

Schultz

Burdigalian

Dominican amber

 Dominican Republic

A myrmicin fungus farming ant

Eophyllium[7]

gen et sp nov

Valid

Wedmann, Bradler, Rust

Eocene

Messel Pit fossil site

 Germany

First leaf insect from the fossil record.

Glisachaemus[8]

gen et sp nov

valid

Szwedo

Early Eocene

Baltic amber

 Europe

new planthopper genus.

Mongolbittacus[9]

gen et sp nov

Vaild

Petrulevicius, Huang & Ren

Middle Jurassic

Jiulongshan Formation

 China

A bittacid

Sialis (Protosialis) casca[10]

sp nov

jr synonym of Protosialis casca

Engel & Grimaldi

Burdigalian

Dominican Amber

 Dominican Republic

only alderfly from the West Indies fossil record.

Schwenckfeldina archoica[11]

sp nov

Valid

Mohrig & Solórzano Kraemer

Late Oligocene - early Miocene

Mexican amber

 Mexico

A Sciarid fly

Fish[edit]

Bony fish[edit]

  • Everhart, M. J. (2007). "Remains of a pycnodont fish (Actinopterygii: Pycnodontiformes) in a coprolite; An upper record of Micropycnodon kansasensis in the Smoky Hill Chalk, western Kansas". Kansas Academy of Science, Transactions 110 (1/2): 35–43. doi:10.1660/0022-8443(2007)110[35:ROAPFA]2.0.CO;2. 
  • Cavin, L.; Suteethorn, V.; Buffetaut, E.; Claude, J.; Cuny, G.; Loeuff, J. Le; Tong, H. (2007). "The first sinamiid fish (Holostei, Halecomorpha) from Southeast Asia (Early Cretaceous of Thailand)". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27 (4): 827–837. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[827:TFSFHH]2.0.CO;2. 
  • Cavin, L.; Suteethorn, V.; Buffetaut, E.; Tong, H. (2007). "A new Thai Mesozoic lungfish (Sarcopterygii, Dipnoi) with an insight into post-Palaeozoic dipnoan evolution". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149 (2): 141–177. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00238.x. 

Cartilaginous fish[edit]

  • Everhart, M. J. (2007). "New stratigraphic records (Albian-Campanian) of the guitarfish, Rhinobatos sp. (Chondrichthyes; Rajiformes), from the Cretaceous of Kansas". Kansas Academy of Science, Transactions 110 (3-4): 225–235. doi:10.1660/0022-8443(2007)110[225:nsraor]2.0.co;2. 

Archosauromorphs[edit]

Crurotarsans[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Barinasuchus[12]

Gen. et sp. nov

Valid

  • Paolillo
  • Linares

Late Eocene/Middle Miocene

Parángula Formation, Ipururo Formation & Divisadero Largo Formation

A sebecid.

Langstonia[12]

Gen. nov

Valid

  • Paolillo
  • Linares

Middle Miocene

Villavieja Formation

A sebecid; a new name for Sebecus huilensis.

Zulmasuchus[12]

Gen. nov

Valid

  • Paolillo
  • Linares

Early Paleocene

Santa Lucia Formation

A sebecid; a new genus name for Sebecus querejazus.

Pterosaurs[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Aralazhdarcho

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Averianov

Santonian-early Campanian

Bostobe Svita

 Kazakhstan

An azhdarchid

Gegepterus

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Wang et al

BarremianAptian

Yixian Formation

 China

A ctenochasmatid

Tupandactylus

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Kellner & Campos

Early Cretaceous

Crato Formation

 Brazil

A tapejarid

Newly named non-dinosaurian dinosauromorphs[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Dromomeron[13]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Irmis et al

Norian

Chinle Formation

 USA

A Lagerpetonidae dinosauromorph reptile

Newly named non-avian dinosauromorphs[edit]

Data courtesy of George Olshevky's dinosaur genera list.[14]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Achillesaurus [15]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Martinelli & Vera

Santonian

Bajo de la Carpa Formation

 Argentina

An alvarezsaurid

Albertaceratops[16]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Ryan

Campanian

Oldman Formation

 Canada

A Centrosaurine

Amargatitanis[17]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Apesteguía

Barremian

La Amarga Formation

 Argentina

A titanosaur

Asylosaurus[18]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Galton

Rhaetian

 England

A basal sauropodomorph

Australodocus[19]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Remes

Late Jurassic

Tendaguru Beds

 Tanzania

A diplodocid

Berberosaurus[20]

gen et sp nov

Valid

Allain et al

Pliensbachian-Toarcian

Toundoute Continental Series

 Morocco

A ceratosaur

Cedrorestes [21]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Gilpin, DiCroce, & Carpenter

Barremian

Cedar Mountain Formation

 USA

A hadrosaur

Cerasinops[22]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Chinnery & Horner

Campanian

Two Medicine Formation

 USA

A ceratopsian

Dongbeititan [23]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Wang et al

Early Cretaceous

Yixian Formation

 China

A sauropod

Eocursor[24]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Butler, Smith, & Norman

Norian

Lower Elliot Formation

 South Africa

An ornithischian

Eotriceratops[25]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Wu, Brinkman, Eberth, & Braman

Maastrichtian

Horseshoe Canyon Formation

 Canada

A Ceratopsian

Futalognkosaurus[26]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Calvo, Porfiri, González-Riga, & Kellner

Coniacian

Portezuelo Formation

 Argentina

A titanosaurian

Gigantoraptor[27]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Xu, et al

Campanian-Maastrichtian

Iren Dabasu Formation

 Mongolia

An oviraptorosaurian

Jiangjunosaurus[28]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

  • Jia, Forster, Xing, and Clark

Oxfordian

Shishugou Formation

 China

A stegosaurian

Lamplughsaura[29]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Kutty, Chatterjee, Galton, & Upchurch

Sinemurian

Dharmaram Formation

 India

A saurischian

Lophostropheus[30]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Ezcurra & Cuny

Rhaetian-Hettangian

Moon-Airel Formation

 France

A coelophysoid

Luanchuanraptor[31]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

et al

Late Cretaceous

Qiupa Formation

 China

Mahakala[32]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Turner et al

Campanian

Djadokhta Formation

 Mongolia

A dromaeosaurid

Muyelensaurus

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Calvo, González-Riga, & Porfiri

Late Cretaceous

 Argentina

A titanosaurian

Nanningosaurus[33]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Mo, Zhao, Wang, & Xu

Late Cretaceous

Nalong Basin

 China

A hadrosaurid

Nopcsaspondylus[17]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Apesteguía

Coniacian

Candeleros Formation

 Argentina

A rebbachisaurid

Oryctodromeus[34]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

David J. Varricchio, Anthony J. Martin, & Yoshihiro Katsura

Cenomanian

Blackleaf Formation

 USA

An ornithopod

Paluxysaurus[35]

Gen et sp nov

jr synonym

Rose

Albian

Twin Mountains Formation

 USA

Jr synonym of Sauroposeidon

Pantydraco[36]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Galton, Yates, & Kermack

Late Triassic

 Wales

A basal sauropodomorph

Pradhania[29]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Kutty, Chatterjee, Galton, & Upchurch

Sinemurian

Upper Dharmaram Formation

 India

A massospondylid

Shanag[37]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Turner, Hwang, & Norell

Berriasian-Barremian

Öösh Formation

 Mongolia

A dromaeosaurid

Sinocalliopteryx[38]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Ji et al

BarremianAptian

Yixian Formation

 China

A compsognathid

Suzhousaurus[39]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Li et al

Albian

Xinminpu Group

 China

A therizinosauroid

Urbacodon[40]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Averianov & Sues

Cenomanian

Dzharakuduk Formation

A troodontid

Zhejiangosaurus[41]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

et al

Cenomanian

Chaochuan Formation

 China

A nodosaurid

Zhongyuansaurus[42]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Xu et al

Cretaceous

 China

An ankylosaurid

Zhuchengosaurus[43]

Gen et sp nov

Jr synonym

  • Zhao et al

Late Cretaceous

Wangshi Formation

 China

Junior synonym of Shantungosaurus

Newly named birds[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Alethoalaornis agitornis [44]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Li Li

Hu Dong-yu

Duan Ye

Gong En-pu

Hou Lianhai

Early Cretaceous

Jiufotang Formation

 China

An Alethoalaornithidae Li, Hu, Duan, Gong et Hou, 2007, Enantiornithes Walker, 1981.

Baptornis varneri [45]

Sp. nov.

Valid

James E. Martin

Amanda Cordes-Person

Late Cretaceous

Early-Middle Campanian

 USA:

 South Dakota

Described in Baptornithidae, Hesperornithiformes, transferred to Brodavis Martin, Kurochkin et Tokaryk, 2012, Brodavidae, Hesperornithiformes.

Belonopterus lilloi [46]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Marcos M. Cenizo

Federico L. Agnolin

Late Pliocene-Early Pleistocene

Miramar Formation

 Argentina

A Charadriidae, lapwing, a relative of the Southern Lapwing.

Berruornis halbedeli [47]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Gerald Mayr

Paleocene

 Germany:

 Saxony-Anhalt

A Sophiornithidae, Strigiformes.

?Borvocarbo stoeffelensis [48]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Gerald Mayr

Late Oligocene

MP 28

 Germany:

 Rhineland-Palatinate

First described as ?Oligocorax sp. Mayr, 2001, than as ?Borvocarbo stoeffelensis Mayr, 2007. In 2014 Mayr transferred the species back as ?Oligocorax stoeffelensis (Mayr, 2007).

Dunstanetta johnstoneorum [49]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Trevor H. Worthy

Alan J. D. Tennyson

C. Jones

J. A. McNamara

J. Douglas

Early-Middle Miocene

Bannockburn Formation

 New Zealand

An Anatidae.

Elsornis keni [50]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Luis M. Chiappe

Shigeru Suzuki

Gareth J. Dyke

Mahito Watabe

K. Tsogtbaatar

Rinchen Barsbold

Late Cretaceous

Campanian,

Djadokhta Formation

 Mongolia

An Enantiornithes Walker, 1981.

Euroceros bulgaricus [51]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Zlatozar N. Boev

Dimitar Kovachev

Late Miocene

Turolian-Meotian,

MN 11-12

 Bulgaria

A Bucorvidae.

Fissuravis weigelti [47]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Gerald Mayr

?Upper Middle Paleocene

?MP 5

 Germany:

 Saxony-Anhalt

Described in cf. Lithornithidae, Lithornithiformes, Eoaves.

Gallirallus epulare [52]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Jeremy J. Kirchman

David W. Steadman

Subrecent

Nuku Hiva

 French Polynesia

A Rallidae.

Gallirallus gracilitibia [52]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Jeremy J. Kirchman

David W. Steadman

Subrecent

Ua Huka

 French Polynesia

A Rallidae.

Gallirallus roletti [52]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Jeremy J. Kirchman

David W. Steadman

Subrecent

Tahuata

 French Polynesia

A Rallidae.

Gradiornis walbeckensis [47]

Gen. nov et Sp. nov.

Valid

Gerald Mayr

Upper MIddle Paleocene

?MP 5

 Germany:

 Saxony-Anhalt

Described in cf. Cariamae sensu Olson, 1985.

Icadytes salasi [53]

Gen. nov et Sp. nov.

Valid

Julia A. Clarke

Daniel T. Ksepka

Marcello Stucchi

Mario Urbina

Norberto Giannini

Sara Bertelli

Yanina Narvaez

Clint A. Boyd

Late Eocene

Otuma Formation

 Peru

A Spheniscidae from Peru.

Kelenken guillermoi [54]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Sara Bertelli

Luis M. Chiappe

Claudia Tambussi

Middle Miocene

Collón Curá Formation

 Argentina

A Phorusrhacidae.

Kelenken guillermoi

Madryornis mirandus [55]

Gen. nov et Sp. nov.

Valid

Carolina Acosta Hospitaleche

Claudia Tambussi

Mariano Donato

Mario Cozzuol

Early Late Miocene

Puerto Madryn Formation

 Argentina

A Spheniscidae from Chubut Province.

Manuherikia lacustrina [49]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Trevor H. Worthy

Alan J. D. Tennyson

C. Jones

J. A. McNamara

J. Douglas

Early-Middle Miocene

Bannockburn Formation

 New Zealand

An Anatidae.

Manuherikia minuta [49]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Trevor H. Worthy

Alan J. D. Tennyson

C. Jones

J. A. McNamara

J. Douglas

Early-Middle Miocene

Bannockburn Formation

 New Zealand

An Anatidae.

Martinavis cruzyensis [56]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Cyril A. Walker

Eric Buffetaut

Gareth J. Dyke

Late Cretaceous,

Late Campanian-Early Maastrichtian

Grès à Reptiles Formation

 France

An Enantiornithes Walker, 1981, this is the type species of the new genus.

Martinavis vincei [56]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Cyril A. Walker

Eric Buffetaut

Gareth J. Dyke

Late Cretaceous, Late Maastrichtian

Lecho Formation

 Argentina

An Enantiornithes Walker, 1981.

Matanas enrighti [49]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Trevor H. Worthy

Alan J. D. Tennyson

C. Jones

J. A. McNamara

J. Douglas

Early-Middle Miocene

Bannockburn Formation

 New Zealand

A possible Anatidae.

Miotadorna sanctibathansi [49]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Trevor H. Worthy

Alan J. D. Tennyson

C. Jones

J. A. McNamara

J. Douglas

Early-Middle Miocene

Bannockburn Formation

 New Zealand

A possible Anatidae.

Pampaemberiza olrogii [57]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Federico L. Agnolin

Middle Pleistocene

 Argentina

An Emberizidae Passeriformes. This is the type species of the new genus.

Paraprotopteryx gracilis [58]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Zheng Xiaoting

Zhang Zihui

Hou Lianhan

Early Cretaceous

Yixian Formation

 China

An Enantiornithes Walker, 1981.

Pelecanoides miokuaka [49]

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Trevor H. Worthy

Alan J. D. Tennyson

C. Jones

J. A. McNamara

J. Douglas

Early-Middle Miocene

Bannockburn Formation

 New Zealand

A Pelecanoididae.

Perudyptes devriesi [53]

Gen. nov et Sp. nov.

Valid

Julia A. Clarke

Daniel T. Ksepka

Marcello Stucchi

Mario Urbina

Norberto Giannini

Sara Bertelli

Yanina Narváez

Clint A. Boyd

Middle Eocene

Paracas Formation

 Peru

Another Spheniscidae from Peru.

Spheniscus muizoni [59]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Ursula B. Göhlich

Late Middle-Early Late Miocene

Pisco Formation

 Peru

Another Spheniscidae from Peru.

Turnipax oechslerorum [60]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Gerald Mayr

Charles W. Knopf

Early Oligocene

Rupelian

 Germany:

 Baden-Württemberg

A stem Turnicidae.

Vastanavis eocaena [61]

Gen. Nov. et Sp. nov.

Valid

Gerald Mayr

Rajendra S. Rana

Ashok Sahni

Thierry Smith

Early Eocene,

Ypresian

Cambay Formation

 India

A stem Psittaciformes, Vastanavidae G. Mayr, Rana, Rose, Sahni, Kumar, Sing et T. Smith, 2010.

Walbeckornis creber [47]

Sp. nov.

Valid

Gerald Mayr

Paleocene

 Germany:

 Saxony-Anhalt

Infraorder Cariamides.

Lepidosauromorpha[edit]

Plesiosaurs[edit]

  • Everhart, M. J. (2007). "Historical note on the 1884 discovery of Brachauchenius lucasi (Plesiosauria; Pliosauridae) in Ottawa County, Kansas". Kansas Academy of Science, Transactions 110 (3-4): 255–258. doi:10.1660/0022-8443(2007)110[255:hnotdo]2.0.co;2. 
  • Everhart, M. J. (2007). "Use of archival photographs to rediscover the locality of the Holyrood elasmosaur (Ellsworth County, Kansas)". Kansas Academy of Science, Transactions 110 (1/2): 135–143. doi:10.1660/0022-8443(2007)110[135:uoaptr]2.0.co;2. 
Name Status Authors Notes

Eopolycotylus

Valid

  • Albright
  • Gillette
  • Titus

Pahasapasaurus

Valid

  • Schumacher

Palmula

Renamed Palmulasaurus, as preoccupied by a genus of foraminifera.

  • Albright
  • Gillette
  • Titus

Palmulasaurus

Valid

  • Albright
  • Gillette
  • Titus

Synapsids[edit]

Non-mammalian[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Charassognathus[62]

Valid

  • Botha
  • Abdala
  • Smith

 South Africa

Deccanodon[63]

Valid

  • Narth
  • Yadagiri

 India

Katumbia[64]

Valid

  • Angielczyk

 Tanzania

New genus for "Cryptocynodon" parringtoni

Lophorhinus[65]

Valid

 South Africa

Mammals[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Junggaroperadectes[66]

Valid

  • Ni
  • Meng
  • Wu
  • Ye

Early Oligocene

Keziletuogayi Formation

 China

A peradectine marsupial

Nakalipithecus[67]

Valid

  • Kunimatsu
  • Nakatsukasa
  • et al.[CAL 1]

Tortonian

Nakali Formation

 Kenya

Footnotes[edit]

Complete author list[edit]

As science becomes more collaborative, papers with large numbers of authors are becoming more common. To prevent the deformation of the tables, these footnotes list the contributors to papers that erect new genera and have many authors.

  1. ^ Kunimatsu, Nakatsukasa, Sawada, Sakai, Hyodo, Hyodo, Itaya, Nakaya, Saegusa, Mazurier, Saneyoshi, Tsujikawa, Yamamoto, Mbua.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gini-Newman, Garfield; Graham, Elizabeth (2001). Echoes from the past: world history to the 16th century. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. ISBN 9780070887398. OCLC 46769716. 
  2. ^ Pigg, K.B.; Dillhoff, R.M.; DeVore, M.L.; Wehr, W.C. (2007). "New diversity among the Trochodendraceae from the Early/Middle Eocene Okanogan Highlands of British Columbia, Canada, and Northeastern Washington State, United States". International Journal of Plant Sciences 168 (4): 521–532. doi:10.1086/512104. 
  3. ^ a b Bogner, J.; Johnson, K. R.; Kvacek, Z.; Upchurch, G. R. (2007). "New fossil leaves of Araceae from the Late Cretaceous and Paleogene of western North America". Zitteliana A (47): 133–147. ISSN 1612-412X. 
  4. ^ Mindell, R.A.; Stockey, R.A., Beard, G., & Currah, R.S. (2007). "Margaretbarromyces dictyosporus gen. sp. nov.: a permineralized corticolous ascomycete from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, British Columbia". Mycological Research 111 (6): 680–684. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.03.010. PMID 17601718. 
  5. ^ Poinar, G.O.; Buckley, R. (2007). "Evidence of mycoparasitism and hypermycoparasitism in Early Cretaceous amber". Mycological Research 111 (4): 503–506. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.02.004. PMID 17512712. 
  6. ^ a b Schultz, T.R. (2007). "The fungus-growing ant genus Apterostigma in Dominican amber.". Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80: 425–436. 
  7. ^ Wedmann, Sonja; Bradler, Sven; Rust, Jes (9 January 2007). "The first fossil leaf insect: 47 million years of specialized cryptic morphology and behavior". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104 (2): 565–9. doi:10.1073/pnas.0606937104. PMC 1766425. PMID 17197423. Retrieved 2007-01-15. 
  8. ^ Szwedo, J. (2007). "Glisachaemus jonasdamzeni gen. et sp. nov. of Cixiidae from the Eocene Baltic amber (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha)". Alavesia 1: 109–116. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  9. ^ Petrulevicius, J. F.; Huang, D-Y.; Ren, D. (2007). "A new hangingfly (Insecta: Mecoptera: Bittacidae) from the Middle Jurassic of Inner Mongolia, China". African Invertebrates 48 (1): 145–152. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
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  11. ^ Solórzano Kraemer, M. M.; Mohrig, W. (2007). "Schwenckfeldina archoica sp. nov. (Diptera, Sciaridae) from the middle Miocene Mexican amber". Alavesia 1: 105–108. 
  12. ^ a b c Paolillo, Alfredo; Linares, Omar J. (2007). "Nuevos cocodrilos Sebecosuchia del Cenozoico Suramericano (Mesosuchia: Crocodylia)" (PDF). Paleobiologia Neotropical (in Spanish) 3: 1–25. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
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