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Reconstruction of Friularachne rigoi. Lukas Panzarin The researcher of the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) Fabio M. Dalla Vecchia and Paul A. Selden of the University of Kansas (KU) publish today in the online edition of the journal Acta Palaeontologica Polonica the description of a new species of…
The frontal bone of Sauroniops pachytholus with the characteristic dome-like prominence above the orbit. Andrea Cau A new giant predatory dinosaur, named Sauroniops pachytholus, lived around 95 million years ago in southern Morocco, based on a study published online in October 2012 in the journal Cretaceous Research by palaeontologists Andrea…
Image of a landscape in the Bardenas Reales, Tudela Formation. http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3226772070 Although the presence of Miocene fossils are known in the Ebro Basin since the mid-nineteenth century, there are still few published studies. Sabadell paleontologist Miquel Crusafont unveiled two new sites, Tudela I and Tudela II, during the 60s of…
Left, fossil face of Pierolapithecus. Middle, reconstructon of the face of Anoiapithecus. Right, reconstruction of the face of Hispanopithecus. David M. Alba, researcher at the ICP, has just published in the journal Evolutionary Anthropology an article that reviews the entire fossil record of the Vallès-Penedès hominoids and outlines its implications…
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nik-hil/4905373947/ It was a day like today, 10 years ago, when the first remains of the fossil hominid Pierolapithecus catalaunicus were discovered in Abocador Can Mata (els Hostalets of Pierola, Barcelona). The cranium and more remains appeared the next day, adding up to 84 once the excavations were finished a…
The observation of modern bones and fossils by computed tomography techniques has shown, study after study, to be an inexhaustible source of data used to confirm theories and hypotheses, or counter them. The latter is the case of a work led by researchers at the ICP, which studies the thickness…
Image of an extant giant panda. Martha de Jong-Lantink http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-5263637493 Researchers at the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) in collaboration with researchers at the National Museum of Natural Sciences (MNCN-CSIC), the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM) and the University of Valencia (UV) have just published in the prestigious…
Landscape from the Altai and a Scythian tomb before excavations. Xavier Jordana A group of researchers led by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), with the participation of the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, has discovered the first scientific evidence of genetic blending between Europeans and Asians in the…
Tethytragus reconstruction by paleoillustrator Mauricio Antón. ICP researchers document the first remains of the Miocene bovid Tethytragus from the paleontological site Abocador de Can Mata (els Hostalets of Pierola, Barcelona) in the Vallès-Penedès Basin. This finding supports the hypothesis of a faunal exchange between the central basins of the Iberian…
Image of the Guadix Basin. Jorge Garzón http://www.flickr.com/photos/miradasdeandalucia/4167403062/ The Guadix Basin, in the Betic Cordillera, is one of the privileged areas of paleontology of the Iberian Peninsula. The formation of the basin and its evolution over millions of years have left marine and continental sediments of late Miocene to Pleistocene…

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