He is a member of the French Academy of Sciences since November 30, 2004, president since 2012. He has studied and described a number of new dinosaur species from Africa, especially from the Aptian site of Gadoufaoua in Niger (such as Ouranosaurus). He also researches the Lower Cretaceous stratigraphic relationship between western Africa and Brazil by reconstructing the paleobiology from fossil floras and faunas. He was president of the French National Museum of Natural History from 1985 to 1990.
- "Institut de France Académie des sciences membres Phillipe Taquet bio". Archived from the original on 2005-10-15. Retrieved 01-06-09. Check date values in:
- Philippe Taquet. Dinosaur Impressions: Postcards from a Paleontologist. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-77930-2.
- Geological Society of London. "Award winners since 1931: Sue Tyler Friedman Medal". Retrieved 2013-11-24.
|This article about a French scientist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a paleontologist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|