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Image of a pair of extant moschids, by Sir William Jardine in 1835. In the drawing, the dagger-shaped upper canines, a characteristic of the Moschus genus, are observed. Hispanomeryx andrewsi is the new extinct species of musk deer of the Middle Miocene, described from fossils of the historical collections of…

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Reconstruction of a plesiadapiforme, genus Carpolestes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CarpolestesCL.png ICP researchers publish this week in the ‘Journal of Human Evolution’ the discovery of fossil remains of plesiadapiforme that are unique in Spain. The study of these remains, which were found in the town of Ager and dating back more than 50 million…
Drawing of two teeth of Pseudoloris cuestai from Mazaterón. Marta Palmero. ICP Researchers of the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont published this week in the prestigious 'Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology' a new species of primate, Pseudoloris cuestai. The remains recovered in the Mazaterón fossil site (Almazán Basin, Soria) date…
Reconstruction of the turtle Polysternon isonae, from the fossil remains recovered in Isona (Catalonia, Spain). Oscar Sanisidro. Researchers at the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP), the Museu de la Conca Dellà (MCD) and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) have published this week in the online edition of…
Tooth cross section of one of the analised micrommamals, Ruscinomys schaubi. Approximate tooth size: 3x2 mm. For many years, palaeontologists have been trying to classify fossil mammals from animal to plant consumers according to a couple of simple distance measurements on their teeth. But these measurements may be strongly misleading,…
Reconstruction of Jordi, in exhibition at the ICP Museum in Sabadell. Laura Celià. ICP This week, a team of researchers at the ICP has published in the prestigious 'Journal of Human Evolution’ an accurate reconstruction of the paleoenvironment where the fossil hominid Hispanopithecus laietanus, popularly known as Jordi, lived in.…
Paleohistological cut. ICP In the article "Scanning the fossil record: stratophenomics and the generation of primary evolutionary-ecological data" by ICP researcher Jan A. van Dam urges researchers in evolutionary biology and ecology to improve and extend their work using paleontological information. The reason for this is not only the richness…
Details of a Barberapithecus molar. David M. Alba. ICP Researchers at the ICP published in the ’American Journal of Physical Anthropology' the description of a new genus of a pliopithecid primate, based on Miocene fossils from the site of Castell de Barberà. This new genus and species have been named…
Lars van den Hoek, with researchers Isaac Casanovas and Marc Furió, during his visit to ICP. The ICP was pleased to receive the visit of Lars van den Hoek Ostende, a Dutch researcher and one of the expert voices on fossil insectivores in Europe. The reason for his visit was…
Skull of the Montseny Labyrinthodont, dorsal & ventral view. Josep Fortuny. ICP Josep Fortuny leads a research published in the journal ‘Acta Palaeontologica Polonica’ describing a new genus and species of capitosaur. These fossils are the oldest remains of aamphibian in Catalonia. The research also proposes a new phylogeny for…

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