2006 in paleontology

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Paleontology or palaeontology (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 humans have 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 or were published in the year 2006.

Plants[edit]

Pteridophyta[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Wessiea oroszii[2]

Sp nov

Valid

Serbet & Rothwell

Campanian

Horseshoe Canyon Formation

 Canada

A fern of uncertain affinity

Arthropods[edit]

Insects[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Avitomyrmex[3]

Gen et sp. nov

valid

Archibald, Cover, & Moreau

Ypresian

Unnamed Formation, Kamloops Group

 Canada

New bulldog ant genus with three species

Emiliana[4]

Trib, Gen, et sp. nov

valid

Shcherbakov

Lutetian

Parachute Member, Green River Formation

 USA

oldest member of Tropiduchidae

Feroseta[5]

Gen et sp nov

valid

Poinar

Burdigalian

Dominican amber

 Dominican Republic

A mantidfly, type sp. F. prisca

Macabeemyrma[3]

Gen et sp. nov

valid

Archibald, Cover, & Moreau

Ypresian

Unnamed Formation, Kamloops Group

 Canada

New bulldog ant genus with a single species

Ypresiomyrma[3][6]

Gen et sp. nov & sp nov comb

valid

Archibald, Cover, & Moreau

Ypresian

Fur, Unnamed, & Klondike Mountain Formations

 Denmark  Canada  USA

New bulldog ant genus, Y. orbiculata, Y. bartletti, Y. rebekkae

Ypresiomyrma rebekkae

Tetrapodomorphs[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images
Tiktaalik[7]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Daeschler, Shubin, & Jenkins

Late Devonian

Fram Formation

 Canada

Type species T. roseae.

Amphibians[edit]

Newly named temnospondylians[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Iberospondylus[8]

Valid

  • Laurin
  • Soler-Gijon

Late Carboniferous

 Spain

The type species is Iberospondylus schultzei.

Tirraturhinus[9]

Valid

  • Nield
  • Damiani
  • Warren

Early Triassic

Arcadia Formation

 Australia

The type species is Tirraturhinus smisseni.

Trematolestes[10]

Valid

  • Schoch

Middle Triassic

Erfurt Formation

 Germany

The type species is Trematolestes hagdorni.

Newly named amphibians[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Pangerpeton[11]

Valid

  • Wang
  • Evans

Late Jurassic/Early Cretaceous

Daohugou Beds

 China

The type species is Pangerpeton sinensis.

Ichthyosaurs[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Maiaspondylus[12]

Valid

  • Maxwell
  • Caldwell

Early Cretaceous

Loon River Formation

 Canada

The type species is Maiaspondylus lindoei.

Lepidosauromorphs[edit]

Newly named basal lepidosauromorphs[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Rautiania[13]

Valid

  • Bulanov
  • Sennikov

Late Permian

Vyasovka Formation

 Russia

Two species was descript: Rautiania alexandri (type) and R. minchi.

Newly named plesiosaurs[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Bobosaurus[14]

Valid

  • Dalla Vecchia

Late Triassic

Rio del Lago Formation

 Italy

The type species is Bobosaurus forojuliensis.

Futabasaurus[15]

Valid

  • Sato
  • Hasegawa
  • Manabe

Late Cretaceous

Tamayama Formation

 Japan

The type species is Futabasaurus suzukii.

Opallionectes[16]

Valid

  • Kear

Early Cretaceous

 Australia

The type species is Opallionectes andamookaensis.

Umoonasaurus[17]

Valid

  • Kear
  • Schroeder
  • Lee

Early Cretaceous

Bulldog Shale

 Australia

The type species is Umoonasaurus demoscyllus.

Newly named squamates[edit]

Name Novelty Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Najash[18]

Gen et sp nov

Valid

Apesteguia & Zaher

Late Cretaceous

Candeleros Formation

 Argentina

Type sp N rionegrina.

Turtles[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Gigantatypus[19]

Valid

  • Kaddumi

Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian)

Muwaqqar Chalk Marl Formation

 Jordan

A sea turtle. The type species is G. salahi.

Archosauromorphs[edit]

Newly named crurotarsans[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Adamantinasuchus[20]

Valid

  • Nobre
  • Carvalho

Late Cretaceous

Adamantina Formation

 Brazil

A notosuchian. The type species is Adamantinasuchus navae.

Aldabrachampsus[21]

Valid

  • Brochu

Pleistocene

 Seychelles

A crocodylid. The type species is Aldabrachampsus dilophus.

Effigia[22]

Valid

  • Nesbitt
  • Norell

Late Triassic

Chinle Formation

 USA

A rauisuchian. The type species is Effigia okeeffeae.

Isisfordia[23]

Valid

  • Salisbury
  • Molnar
  • Frey
  • Willis

Early-Late Cretaceous

Winton Formation

 Australia

A eusuchian. The type species is Isisfordia duncani.

Newly named dinosaurs[edit]

  • Vickaryous, M K., 2006, New information on the cranial anatomy of Edmontonia rugosidens Gilmore, a Late Cretaceous nodosaurid dinosaur from Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta: JVP, v. 26, n. 4: 1011-1013.

Data coutersy of George Olshevky's dinosaur genera list.[24]

Name Status Authors Location Notes Images
Adamantisaurus[25] Valid taxon  Brazil
Agujaceratops Valid taxon
  • Hunt
 USA( Texas)
Alaskacephale[26] Valid taxon
  • Sullivan
 USA( Alaska)
Aniksosaurus[27] Valid taxon
  • Martínez
  • Novas
 Argentina
Antarctopelta.[28] Valid taxon
  • Salgado
  • Gasparini
 Antarctica
Balochisaurus Valid taxon
  • Malkani
 Pakistan
"Bayosaurus" Nomen nudum
Cedrorestes[29] Valid taxon  USA( Utah)
Dracorex[30] Valid taxon
  • Larson
  • Saulsbury
 USA
Dracovenator[31] Valid taxon
  • Yates
 South Africa
Erketu[32] Valid taxon
  • Ksepka
 China

 Mongolia

Europasaurus[33] Valid taxon

Mateus Laven Knötschke vide:

  • Sander
  • Mateus
  • Laven
  • Knötschke
 Germany
Fusuisaurus[34] Valid taxon
  • Mo
  • Wang W.
  • Huang Z.
  • Huang X.
  • Xu X.
Guanlong[35] Valid taxon
  • Erickson
  • Eberth
  • Jia C.
  • Zhao Q.
Huanghetitan.[36] Valid taxon
  • You
  • Li D.
  • Zhou L.
  • Ji Q.
Jiutaisaurus[37] Valid taxon
  • Li C.
  • Li T.
Juravenator[38] Valid taxon
  • Göhlich
Khetranisaurus[39] Valid taxon
  • Malkani
Koutalisaurus[40] Valid taxon
  • Prieto-Marquez
  • Gaete
  • Rivas
  • Galobart
  • Boada
Ligabuesaurus[41] Valid taxon
  • Apesteguía
Mantellisaurus[42] Valid taxon
  • Paul
Mapusaurus[43] Valid taxon
Marisaurus[39] Valid taxon
  • Malkani
Maxakalisaurus[44] Valid taxon
  • Kellner
  • Campos
  • Azevedo
  • Trotta
  • Henriques
  • Craik
  • Silva
"Moabosaurus" Nomen nudum

Britt vide:

The name was published in The Gigantic Dinosaur Expo 2006 Official Guidebook.

Othnielosaurus[45] Valid taxon
Pakisaurus[39] Valid taxon
  • Malkani
Razanandrongobe[46] Valid taxon
  • Maganuco
  • Dal Sasso
  • Pasini

Described by the authors as a possible crocodylomorph or theropod.

Sacisaurus[47] Valid taxon
  • Ferigolo
  • Langer
Sonidosaurus Valid taxon
  • Xu X.
  • Zhang X. H.
  • Tan Q.
  • Zhao X.
  • Tan L.
Sulaimanisaurus[39] Valid taxon
  • Malkani
Theiophytalia[48] Valid taxon
  • Brill
  • Carpenter
Tsaagan[49] Valid taxon
Turiasaurus[50] Valid taxon
  • Royo-Torres
  • Cobos
  • Alcalá
Vitakridrinda.[39] Valid taxon
  • Malkani
Xuanhuaceratops[51] Valid taxon
  • Zhao X.
  • Cheng Z.
  • Xu X.
  • Makovicky
Yamaceratops[52] Valid taxon
  • Makovicky
Yinlong[53] Valid taxon
  • Xu X.
  • Forster
  • Clark
  • Mo
Yuanmousaurus[54] Valid taxon
  • Li S.
  • Ji Q.
Zapalasaurus Valid taxon
  • Salgado
  • Carvalho
  • Garrido

Newly named birds[edit]

Name Status Novelty Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Abdounornis marinus [55]

Nomen Nudum

Thesis name

Bourdon

Early Ypresian

 Morocco

A species of Charadriiformes, Abdounornithidae.

Aequornis traversei [55]

Nomen Nudum

Thesis name

Bourdon

Middle Eocene

 Togo

A species of Pelagornithidae.

Anas cheuen [56]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Agnolín

Early or Middle Pleistocene

Miramar Formation

 Argentina

A species of Anas.

Archaeorhynchus spathula [57]

Valid

Gen et Sp. nov.

Zhonghe & Fucheng

Early Cretaceous

Yixian Formation

 China

An Ornithurae, type sp A. spathula.

Branta thessaliensis [58]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Boev & Koufos

Middle Turolian

 Greece

An Anatidae.

Cerebavis cenomanica [59]

Valid

Gen. et Sp. nov.

Kurochkin, Saveliev, Postnov,
Pervushov, & Popov

Cenomanian

 Russia

An Enantiornithes, described from a brain endocast.

Corvitalusoides [60]

Valid

Gen. et Sp. nov.

Boles

Late Oligocene or Early Miocene

Riversleigh

 Australia:

 Queensland

A Passeriformes Incertae Sedis.
Type species C. grandiculus

Cyanoliseus patagonopsis [61]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Hospitaleche & Tambussi

Pleistocene

Miramar Formation

 Argentina

A Psittacidae.

Dalingheornis [62]

Valid

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Zhang, Hou, Hasegawa, O'Connor, Martin, & Chiappe

Early Cretaceous

Yixian Formation

 China

An Enantiornithes, type species is Dal. liweii.

Dapingfangornis [63]

Valid

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Li, Duan, Hu, Wang, Cheng, & Hou

Early Cretaceous

Jiufotang Formation

 China

An Enantiornithes, type species Dap. sentisorhinus

Didunculus placopedetes [64]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Steadman

Subrecent

‘Eua

 Tonga

A Columbidae.

Ducula harrisoni [65]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Wragg & Worthy

Subrecent

Henderson Island

 Pitcairn

A Columbidae.

Eclectus infectus [66]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Steadman

Holocene

‘Eua, ‘Anatu

 Vanuatu

A Psittacidae.

Gallirallus ernstmayri [67]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Jeremy J. Kirchman & Steadman

Holocene

New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago

 Papua New Guinea

A Rallidae.

Gallirallus pendiculentus [67]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Kirchman & Steadman

Holocene

Tinian

 Northern Mariana Islands

A Rallidae.

Gallirallus pisonii [67]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Kirchman & Steadman

Holocene

Tinian

 Northern Mariana Islands

A Rallidae.

Gallirallus storrsolsoni [68]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Kirchman & Steadman

Holocene

Huahine, Society Islands

 French Polynesia

A Rallidae.

Gallirallus temptatus [67]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Kirchman & Steadman

Holocene

Rota

 Northern Mariana Islands

A Rallidae.

Jungornis geraldmayri [69]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Mourer-Chauviré & Sigé

Late Eocene

Phosphorites du Quercy

 France

A Jungornithidae

Loxioides kikuchi [70]

Valid

Sp. nov.

James & Olson

Subrecent

Kaua’i, Hawaii Islands

 USA

An Fringillidae

Masillaraptor [71]

Valid

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Mayr

Middle Eocene

Messel pit

 Germany

A Masillaraptoridae, type species M. parvunguis

Nyctanassa carcinocatactes [72]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Olson & Wingate

Holocene

Bermuda

 Bermuda

An Ardeidae.

Odontopteryx gigas [55]

Nomen Nudum

Thesis name

Bourdon

Early Ypresian

 Morocco

A Odontopterygidae

Odontoptila inexpectata [55]

Nomen Nudum

Thesis name

Bourdon

Early Ypresian

 Morocco

A Odontopterygidae

Pleistoanser [56]

Valid

Gen. et Sp. nov.

Agnolín

Early or Middle Pleistocene

Miramar Formation

 Argentina

A Anatidae. Type species is P. bravardi.

Plesiocathartes major [73]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Weidig

Late Wasatchian

Green River Formation

 USA

A Leptosomidae.

Plesiocathartes wyomingensis [73]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Weidig

Late Wasatchian

Green River Formation

 USA

A Leptosomidae.

Porphyrio mcnabi [68]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Kirchman & Steadman

Holocene

Huahine, Fa’ahia,

Society Islands

 French Polynesia

A Rallidae.

Pygoscelis calderensis [74]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Hospitaleche, Chávez, & Fritis

Late Miocene-Middle Pliocene

Bahia Inglesa Formation

 Chile

A Spheniscidae.

Pygoscelis grandis [75]

Valid

Sp. nov.

Walsh & Suárez

?Early Pliocene

Bahia Inglesa Formation

 Chile

A Spheniscidae.

Shanxiornis [76]

Valid

Gen. et Sp. nov.

Wang, Zhao, Hu, & Sun

Early Pleistocene

Sanmen Formation

 China

A Phasianidae, type species is S. fenyinis

Tonniornis [77]

Valid

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Tambussi, Hospitaleche, Reguero, & Marenssi

Late Eocene

La Meseta Formation

 Antarctica

A Spheniscidae, two species T. mesetaensis & T. minimum

Waimanu [78]

Valid

Gen. nov. et Sp. nov.

Slack, Jones, Ando, Harrison, Fordyce, Arnason, & Penny

Early Paleocene

Basic Waipara Greensand

 New Zealand

A stem Spheniscidae, two species Wa. manneringi & Wa. tuatahi

Wieslochia [79]

Valid

Gen. et Sp. nov.

Mayr & Manegold

Rupelian

 Germany

An early Passeriformes Incertae Sedis, type species is Wi. weissi

Newly named pterosaurs[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Cathayopterus[80]

Valid

  • Wang
  • Zhou

Early Cretaceous

Yixian Formation

 China

A pterodactyloid. The type species is Cathayopterus grabaui.

Caviramus[81]

Valid

  • Fröbisch
  • Fröbisch

Late Triassic

Kössen Formation

  Switzerland

A rhamphorhynchoid. The type species is Caviramus schesaplanensis.

Longchengpterus[82]

Valid

  • Wang
  • Li
  • Duan
  • Cheng

Early Cretaceous

Jiufotang Formation

 China

A pterodactyloid. The type species is Longchengpterus zhoai.

Muzquizopteryx[83]

Valid

  • Frey
  • Buchy
  • Stinnesbeck
  • Gonzalez
  • Stefano

Late Cretaceous

Austin Group

 Mexico

The type species is Muzquizopteryx coahuilensis.

Yixianopterus[84]

Valid

  • Ji
  • Yuan
  • Gao
  • Sun
  • Ji

Early Cretaceous

Yixian Formation

 China

A pterodactyloid. The type species is Yixianopterus jingangshanensis.

Synapsids[edit]

Non-mammalian[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Unit Location Notes Images

Herpetoskylax[85]

Valid

Late Permian

 South Africa

The type species is Herpetoskylax hopsoni.

Elliotherium[86]

Valid

  • Sidor
  • Hancox

Upper Triassic

Lower Elliot Formation

 South Africa

The type species is Elliotherium kerstenae (emmend.).

Idelesaurus[87]

Valid

  • Kurkin

Upper Permian

 Russia

The type species is Idelisaurus tataricus.

Langbergia[88]

Valid

  • Abdala
  • Neveling
  • Welman

Early Triassic

Burgersdorp Formation

 South Africa

The type species is Langbergia modisei.

Nanogomphodon[89]

Valid

  • Hopson
  • Sues

Middle Triassic

Erfurt Formation

 Germany

The type species is Nanogomphodon wildi.

Oromycter[90]

Valid

  • Reisz

Early Permian

 USA

The type species is Oromycter dolesorum.

Pachydectes[91]

Valid

  • Rubidge
  • Sidor
  • Modesto

Middle Permian

Koonap Formation

 South Africa

The type species is Pachydectes elsi.

Paraburnetia[92]

Valid

  • Smith
  • Rubidge
  • Sidor

Upper Permian

Teekloof Formation

 South Africa

The type species is Paraburnetia sneeubergensis.

Protheriodon[93]

Valid

Bonaparte, Soares, & Schultz

Middle Triassic

Santa Maria Formation

 Brazil

Type sp P. estudianti.

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