Christian Klug

Prof. Christian Klug
Paläontologisches Institut und Museum
Universität Zürich
Karl Schmid-Strasse 4
CH-8006 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 634 23 37
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 634 23 39
Fax: +41 (0) 44 634 49 23
E-mail: chklug(at)
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Key Publications of Christian Klug (up to ten) :
FREY, L., COATES, M., GINTER, M., HAIRAPETIAN, V., RÜCKLIN, M., JERJEN, I. & KLUG, C. (2019): The early elasmobranch Phoebodus: phylogenetic relationships, ecomorphology, and a new time-scale for shark evolution. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 20191336: 1-11, London.

KLUG, C., LANDMAN, N. H., FUCHS, D., MAPES, R. H., POHLE, A., GUERIAU, P., REGUER, S., & HOFFMANN, R. (2019): Anatomy of the first Coleoidea and character evolution in the Carboniferous. – Communications Biology; 2:280: 1-12 (+ SEM), London.

JENNY, D., FUCHS, D., ARKHIPKIN, A. I., HAUFF, R. B. FRITSCHI, B. & KLUG, C. (2019): Predatory behavior and taphonomy of a Jurassic belemnoid coleoid (Diplobelida, Cephalopoda). – Scientific Reports; 9:7944 (11 pp.). London.

TAJIKA, A., NÜTZEL, A. & KLUG, C. (2018): The old and the new plankton: ecological replacement of associations of mollusc plankton and giant filter feeders after the Cretaceous? – PeerJ, 6:e4219; London. DOI 10.7717/peerj.4219

KLUG, C., FUCHS, D., SCHWEIGERT, G., KRUTA, I. & TISCHLINGER, H. (2016): Adaptations to squid-style high-speed swimming in Jurassic belemnitids. – Biology letters, 12 (1): 5 pp.; London.

KLUG, C., KORN, D., DE BAETS, K., KRUTA, I. & MAPES, R. H. (eds., 2015): Ammonoid paleobiology, Volume I: from anatomy to ecology. Topics in Geobiology, 43: 947 pp., Springer, Dordrecht.

KLUG, C., KORN, D., DE BAETS, K., KRUTA, I. & MAPES, R. H. (eds., 2015): Ammonoid paleobiology, Volume II: from macroevolution to paleogeography. Topics in Geobiology, 44: 610 pp., Springer, Dordrecht.

DE BAETS, K., KLUG, C., KORN, D., & LANDMAN, N. H. (2012): Early evolutionary trends in ammonoid embryonic development. – Evolution, 66 (6): 1788-1806, Malden, Massachusetts.

KLUG, C., KRÖGER, B., KIESSLING, W., MULLINS, G. L., SERVAIS, T., FR*DA, J., KORN, D. & TURNER, S. (2010): The Devonian nekton revolution. Lethaia, 43: 465-477, Oslo.

KLUG, C. & KORN, D. (2004): The origin of ammonoid locomotion. – Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 49 (2): 235-242, Warszawa.

Expertise of Christian Klug:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Hydrogeology (marine)
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Sediments: Formation, Dynamics, Metamorphism
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Time FramePast
Past: Jurassic
Past: Triassic
Past: Palaeozoic
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Time ScaleBillenial (Mio yrs)
MethodsData Collection
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study

Specialties of Christian Klug:
Ammonoid origin and palaeobiology

Last update: 11/19/19
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