Torsten Scheyer

PD Dr. Torsten Scheyer
Paläontologisches Institut und Museum
Universität Zürich
Karl Schmid-Strasse 4
CH-8006 Zürich
Switzerland


Phone: +41 (0) 44 634 23 22
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 634 23 39
Fax: +41 (0) 44 634 49 23
E-mail: tscheyer(at)pim.uzh.ch
URL Institution: www.pim.uzh.ch


Key Publications of Torsten Scheyer (up to ten) :
Neenan, J. M., C. Li, O. Rieppel, and T. M. Scheyer. 2015. The cranial anatomy of Chinese placodonts and the phylogeny of Placodontia (Diapsida: Sauropterygia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society [doi: 10.1111/zoj.12277] (in press).

Scheyer, T. M., I. G. Danilov, V. B. Sukhanov, and E. V. Syromyatnikova. 2014. The shell bone histology of fossil and extant marine turtles revisited. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 112(4):701-718 [doi: 10.1111/bij.12265].

Scheyer, T. M., C. Romano, J. Jenks, and H. Bucher. 2014. Early Triassic marine biotic recovery: the predators' perspective. PLOS ONE 9(3):e88987 [doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088987].

Neenan, J. M., N. Klein, and T. M. Scheyer. 2013. European origin of placodont marine reptiles and the evolution of crushing dentition in Placodontia. Nature Communications 4:1621 [doi: 10.1038/ncomms2633].

Scheyer, T. M., O. A. Aguilera, M. Delfino, D. C. Fortier, A. A. Carlini, R. Sánchez, J. D. Carrillo-Briceño, L. Quiroz, and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2013. Crocodylian diversity peak and extinction in the late Cenozoic of the northern Neotropics. Nature Communications 4:1907 [doi: 10.1038/ncomms2940].

Müller, J., T. M. Scheyer, J. J. Head, P. M. Barrett, I. Werneburg, P. G. P. Ericson, D. Pol, and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2010. Homeotic effects, somitogenesis and the evolution of vertebral numbers in recent and fossil amniotes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107(5):2118-2123 [doi: 10.1073/pnas.0912622107].

Scheyer, T. M. 2010. New interpretation of the postcranial skeleton and overall body shape of the placodont Cyamodus hildegardis Peyer, 1931 (Reptilia, Sauropterygia). Palaeontologia Electronica 13(2):15A:15p; http://palaeo-electronica.org/2010_2/232/index.html.

Scheyer, T. M., N. Klein, and P. M. Sander. 2010. Developmental palaeontology of Reptilia as revealed by histological studies. In: Developmental Vertebrate Palaeontology (Sánchez-Villagra, M. R., ed.). Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. [doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2009.11.005].

Sánchez-Villagra, M. R., H. Müller, C. A. Sheil, T. M. Scheyer, H. Nagashima, and S. Kuratani. 2009. Skeletal development in the Chinese soft-shelled turtle Pelodiscus sinensis (Testudines: Trionychidae). Journal of Morphology 270(11):1381-1399.

Scheyer, T. M. and P. M. Sander. 2007. Terrestrial palaeoecology for basal turtles indicated by shell bone histology. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B 274(1620):1885-1893.


Expertise of Torsten Scheyer:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Animals
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Life Cycle
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Time FrameTime Frame
MethodsMethod
Data Analysis
Literature Study

Specialties of Torsten Scheyer:
Palaeohistology of Vertebrates

Last update: 11/29/19
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