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Publikationen - Christian Foth

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Scientific publications

2014

  • Foth C, Tischlinger H, Rauhut OWM. 2014. New specimen of Archaeopteryx provides insights into the evolution of pennaceous feathers. Nature 511: 79-82.

2013

  • Foth C, Bona P, Desojo JB. 2013. Intraspecific variation in the skull morphology of the black caiman Melanosuchus niger (Alligatoridae, Caimaninae). Acta Zoologica. Published online.
    doi: 10.1111/azo.12045.
  • Foth C, Rauhut OWM. 2013b. The good, the bad, and the ugly: the influence of skull reconstructions and intraspecific variability in studies of cranial morphometrics in theropods and basal saurischians. PLoS ONE 8: e72007. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072007.
  • Foth C, Rauhut OWM. 2013a. Macroevolutionary and functional-morphological patterns in theropod skulls: a morphometric approach. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58: 1-16.
  • Butler RJB, Yates AM, Rauhut OWM, Foth C. 2013. A pathological tail in a basal sauropodomorph dinosaur from South Africa: Evidence of traumatic amputation?
    Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33: 224-228.

2012

  • Rauhut OWM, Foth C, Tischlinger H, Norell MA. 2012. Exceptionally preserved juvenile megalosauroid theropod dinosaur with filamentous integument from the Late Jurassic of Germany. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 109: 11746-11751.
  • Buchwitz M, Foth C, Kogan I, Voigt S. 2012. On the use of osteoderm features for a cladistic approach on the internal relationships of the Chroniosuchia (Tetrapoda: Reptiliomorpha).
    Palaeontology
    55: 623-640.
  • Foth C, Brusatte SL, Butler, RJ. 2012. Do different disparity proxies converge on a common signal? Insights from the cranial morphometrics and evolutionary history of Pterosauria (Diapsida: Archosauria). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 904-915.
  • Foth C. 2012. On the identification of feather structures in stem-line representatives of birds: evidence from fossils and actuopalaeontology. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 86: 91-102.

2011

  • Foth C, Kalbe J, Kautz R. 2011. First evidence of Elasmosauridae (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) in an erratic boulder of Campanian age originating from southern Sweden or the adjacent Baltic Sea area. Zitteliana A 51: 285-290.
  • Foth C. 2011. The morphology of neoptile feathers: ancestral state reconstruction and its phylogenetic implications. Journal of Morphology 272: 387-403.

2008

  • Foth C. 2008. Konvergente Entstehung des Fluges bei Amniota und ihre Bedeutung zum Verständnis der Vogelevolution. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 47: 33-66.


Published abstracts

  • Foth C, Rauhut OWM. 2013. A new look for an old bird: A new specimen of Archaeopteryx with exceptional feather preservation provides new insights into the evolution of feather plumages within Maniraptora. 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30 October - 2 November 2013, Los Angeles, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 33: 129.
  • Evers S, Foth C, Rauhut OWM, Pabst B, Mateus O. 2013. Traumatic pathologies in the postcranium of an adult Allosaurus specimen from the Morrison Formation of the Howe Quarry, Wyoming, U.S.A. 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30 October - 2 November 2013, Los Angeles, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 33: 124.
  • Foth C. 2013. On the influence of heterochronic patterns in the cranial shape of saurischian dinosaurs. A Joint Conference of the “Paläontologische Gesellschaft” and the “Palaeontological Society of China”, 23-27 September 2013, Göttingen, Fossil Lagerstätten 2013, Abstract Volume: 52.
  • Foth C, Bona P, Desojo JB. 2013. Intraspecific variation in the skull morphology of the black caiman Melanosuchus niger (Alligatoridae, Caimaninae). 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, 08-12 July 2013, Barcelona, Anatomical Record 296, Special Feature: 250.
  • Rauhut OWM, Foth C. 2013. A new look for an old bird: new observations on the morphology of Archaeopteryx. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, 08-12 July 2013, Barcelona, Anatomical Record 296, Special Feature: 235.
  • Foth C, Brusatte S, Butler, R. 2012. Cranial morphometrics, disparity and evolutionary history of Pterosauria (Diapsida: Archosauria). 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17-20 October 2012, Raleigh, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 32: 96.
  • Hübner T, Foth C, Heinrich W-D. 2012. Reappraisal of the Upper Jurassic Dysalotosaurus locality ‘Ig/WJ’ at Tendaguru, based on historic, taphonomic, and demographic data. Centenary Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, 24-29 September 2012, Berlin, Terra Nostra 2012 (3): 83-84.
  • Foth C, Yates AM, Rauhut OWM, Butler RJ. 2012. A pathological tail in a basal sauropodomorph dinosaur from South Africa. Centenary Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, 24-29 September 2012, Berlin, Terra Nostra 2012 (3): 56-57.
  • Foth C. 2012. The influence of taphonomy on fossil body plumages and the identification of feather structures in stem-line representatives of birds. 10th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, 19-24 June 2012, Teruel, Fundamental 20: 77-79.
  • Rauhut OWM, Foth C. 2011. New information on Late Jurassic theropod dinosaurs from Southern Germany. IV Congress of Latin-American Vertebrate Paleontology, 21-24 September 2011, San Juan, Ameghiniana 48, Suplemento: R120-R121.
  • Foth C, Scheuerlein A. 2010. When do dinosaurs become mature? - A case study on Psittacosaurus from the Lower Cretaceous in China. 80. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, 05-08 October 2010, München, Zitteliana B 29: 37.
  • Foth C, Kalbe J, Kautz R. 2010. First evidence of an Elasmosauridae (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) in a Geschiebe from the Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) of South Scandinavia. 80. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, 05-08 October 2010, München, Zitteliana B 29: 36.
  • Foth C. 2009. The morphology of neoptile feathers in extant birds - implications for feather evolution in theropod dinosaurs. 79. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, 05-07 October 2009, Bonn, Terra Nostra 2009 (3): 34.

Biography

since 2011: Researcher in the DFG project: Macroevolutionary patterns in the evolution of the skull in theropod dinosaurs: a morphometric approach (Dr. Oliver Rauhut)

since 2011: PhD program Evolution, Ecology and Systematics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

since 2010: PhD study of Palaeontology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

2009: Diploma (~Master) at the University of Rostock; Thesis: The morphology of neoptile feathers from subset bird taxa under regard of their phylogeny, 183 p.

2004-2009: Study of Biology at the University of Rostock

 

 
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