paleontology

Brittle stars looking like starfish: the first fossil record of the Astrophiuridae and a remarkable case of convergent evolution

A new paedomorphic protasterid brittle star (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) from the Early Devonian of Luxembourg and Germany

Emergence and early radiation of cyrtocrinids, with new species from a Lower to Middle Jurassic rock reef of Feuguerolles (Normandy, France)

Authors: Hans Hess 1, Ben Thuy 2

1 Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Augustinergasse 2, 4001 Basel, Switzerland

2  Natural History Museum Luxembourg, 24, Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Source: Hess, H., B. Thuy, 2018. – Emergence and early radiation of cyrtocrinids, with new species from a Lower to Middle Jurassic rock reef of Feuguerolles (Normandy, France) – Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13358-018-0160-2.

A new species of Stegophiura (Ophiuroidea, Ophiopyrgidae) from the mid-Cretaceous of southern Japan

Parapassaloteuthis francoizbreutae, a new belemnite species from the Bifrons Chronozone (Toarcian, Lower Jurassic) of NW France

New articulated asteroids (Echinodermata, Asteroidea) and ophiuroids (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) from the Late Jurassic (Volgian / Tithonian) of central Spitsbergen

Authors: Julie Rousseau 1,*, Andrew Scott Gale 2 & Ben Thuy 3

1 1111 Belle Pre Way, Apt. 537, Alexandria, VA, 22314, United States of America
2 School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
3 Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum Luxembourg, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg.

A catalogue of teleosauroids (Crocodylomorpha: Thalattosuchia) from the Toarcian and Bajocian (Jurassic) of southern Luxembourg

Authors: Michela M. Johnson 1 , Mark T. Young 1, Stephen L. Brusatte 1, Ben Thuy 2 & Robert Weis 2

1 School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; 2 Musée national d’histoire naturelle Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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