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3. Pubblicazioni / Publications




Peer-reviewed publications


2015

28. Insacco G., Chiarenza A.A., Cau A. 2015. Temnodontosaurus and Stenopterygius (Diapsida: Ichthyosauria) specimens in the Comiso Natural History Museum (Sicily, Italy). Natura Rerum 3: 812-824.

27. Fanti F.*, Cau A.*, Cantelli L., Hassine M., Auditore M. In press - New Information On Tataouinea hannibalis From The Early Cretaceous of Tunisia And Implications For The Tempo And Mode Of Rebbachisaurid Sauropod Evolution. Plos One.

*Joint Senior Authors.

2014

26. Lee M.S.Y., Cau A., Naish D., Dyke G.J. 2014 - Sustained miniaturization and anatomical innovation in the dinosaurian ancestors of birds. Science 345: 562-566. doi:10.1126/science.1252243.

25. Dalla Vecchia F.M., and Cau A. 2014 - Reexamination of the purported pterosaur wing metacarpals from the Upper Triassic of England. Historical Biology doi:10.1080/08912963.2014.933826.

24. Fanti F., Cau A., Martinelli A., and Contessi M. 2014 - Integrating palaeoecology and morphology in theropod diversity estimation: a case from the Aptian-Albian of Tunisia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 410: 39-57. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.05.033.

23. Cau A. 2014 - The affinities of 'Steneosaurus barettoni' (Crocodylomorpha, Thalattosuchia), from the Jurassic of Northern Italy, and implications for cranial evolution among geosaurine metriorhynchids. Historical Biology 26(4): 433-440. DOI:10.1080/08912963.2013.784906

22. Cau A., Baiano M.A., and Raia P. 2014 – A new sphenodontian (Reptilia, Lepidosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous of Southern Italy and the phylogenetic affinities of the Pietraroia Plattenkalk rhynchocephalians. Cretaceous Research 49: 172-180. doi: 10.1016/j.cretres.2014.02.001.

21. Fanti F., Cau A., Negri A. 2014 - A giant mosasaur (Reptilia, Squamata) with an unusually twisted dentition from the Argille Scagliose Complex (late Campanian) of Northern Italy. Cretaceous Research 49: 91-104. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2014.01.003.

20. Lee S.Y., Cau A., Naish, D., Dyke G.J. 2014 - Morphological clocks in palaeontology, and a mid-Cretaceous origin of crown Aves. Systematic Biology 63(3): 442-449. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt110 .

19. Fanti F., Cau A., Hassine M. 2014 - Evidence of titanosauriforms and rebbachisaurids (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of Tunisia. Journal of African Earth Sciences 90: 1-8 doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2013.10.010

18. Cau A., and Fanti F. 2013 - A pliosaurid plesiosaurian from the Rosso Ammonitico Veronese Formation of Italy. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 59(3): 643-650. http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2012.0117.

 2013

17. Fabbri M., Dalla Vecchia F.M., Cau A. 2013 - New information on Bobosaurus forojuliensis (Reptilia: Sauropterygia): implications for plesiosaurian origin and evolution. Historical Biology 26(5):661-669.  doi:10.1080/08912963.2013.826657.

16. Fanti F., Cau A., Hassine M., Contessi M. 2013. A new sauropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Tunisia with extreme avian-like pneumatization. Nature Communications 4, 208:1-7. doi:10.1038/ncomms3080.

15. Godefroit P., Cau A., Hu D.-Y., Escuillié F., Wu W., and Dyke G. 2013 - A Jurassic avialan dinosaur from China resolves the early phylogenetic history of birds. Nature 498: 359–362. doi:10.1038/nature12168

14. Cau A., Dalla Vecchia F.M., and Fabbri M. 2013 - A thick-skulled theropod (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco with implications for carcharodontosaurid cranial evolution. Cretaceous Research 40: 251-260. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2012.09.002

 2012

13. Candeiro C.R.A., Cau A., Fanti F., Nava W.R., and Novas F.E. 2012 - First evidence of an unenlagiid (Dinosauria, Theropoda, Maniraptora) from the Bauru Group, Brazil. Cretaceous Research 37: 223-226. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2012.04.001

12. Cau A., Dalla Vecchia F.M., and Fabbri M. 2012 - Evidence of a new carcharodontosaurid from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 57(3): 661-665. doi:10.4202/app.2011.0043

11. Mazza M., Cau A., and Rigo M. 2012 - Application of cladistic analyses to the Carnian-Norian conodonts: a new approach for phylogenetic interpretations. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10(3): 401-422. doi:10.1080/14772019.2011.573584.

10. Lio G., Agnolin F., Cau A., and Maganuco S. 2012 - Crocodyliform affinities for Kemkemia auditorei Cau and Maganuco, 2009, from the Late Cretaceous of Morocco. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo di Storia Naturale di Milano 153(I): 119-126.

9. Naish D.W., Dyke G.J., Cau A., Escuillié F., and Godefroit P. 2012 - A gigantic bird from the Upper Cretaceous of Central Asia. Biology Letters 8: 97-100. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0683

 2011

8. Dalla Vecchia F.M., and Cau A. 2011 - First record of a notosuchian crocodyliform from Italy. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 117(2): 309-321.

7. Soldan D.M., Petrizzo M.R., Premoli Silva I., and Cau A. 2011 - Phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary history of the Paleogene genus Igorina through parsimony analysis. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 41(3): 260-284.

6. Cau A., and Fanti F. 2011 - The oldest known metriorhynchid crocodylian from the Middle Jurassic of North-eastern Italy: Neptunidraco ammoniticus gen. et sp. nov. Gondwana Research 19: 550-565. doi:10.1016/j.gr.2010.07.007

  2009

5. Cau A., and Maganuco S. 2009 - A new theropod dinosaur, represented by a single unusual caudal vertebra, from the Kem Kem Beds (Cretaceous) of Morocco. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, 150(II): 239-257.

  2008

4. Cau A., and Arduini P. 2008 - Enantiophoenix electrophyla gen. et sp. nov. (Aves, Enantiornithes) from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of Lebanon and its phylogenetic relationships. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano, 149 (II): 293-324.

3. Maganuco S., Cau A., and Pasini G. 2008 - New information on the abelisaurid pedal elements from the Late Cretaceous of NW Madagascar (Mahajanga Basin). Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano, 149 (II): 239-252.

  2007

2. Maganuco S., Cau A., Dal Sasso C., and Pasini G. 2007 - Evidence of large theropods from the Middle Jurassic of the Mahajanga basin, NW Madagascar, with implications for the ceratosaurian pedal ungual evolution. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano, 148 (II): 261-271.

  2005

1. Maganuco S., Cau A., and Pasini G. 2005 - First description of theropod remains from the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) of Madagascar. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano, 146 (II): 165-202.


Abstracts and Posters


2014



14. Dyke G., Cau A., Naish D., Brougham T., Godefroit P. 2014 - Archaeopteryx and paravian phylogeny: the enigma of Balaur. 74th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Berlin. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2014: 123.

13. Lefevre U., Cau A., Hu D., Wu W., Escuillié F., Godefroit P. 2014 - New basal Avialae from the Jurassic of China. 74th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Berlin. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2014: 167.

12.
Cau A., Baiano M.A., and Raia P. 2014 – A new sphenodontian (Reptilia, Lepidosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous of Southern Italy and the phylogenetic affinities of the Pietraroia Plattenkalk rhynchocephalians. XII Meeting of Young Researchers in Paleontology, Sobarbe Geopark, Spain, 10-12 April 2014.

2013

11. Candeiro C.R.A., Fanti F., Lamanna M.C., Cau A. 2013 – The Late Cretaceous Diversification of Abelisauridae (Theropoda: Ceratosauria): An Overview. First Brazilian Dinosaur Symposium. Paleontologia em Destaque – Special Edition: 34.


2012

10. Fanti F., Contessi M., Cau A. 2012 - A new rebbachisaurid sauropod from Tunisia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5, abstracts vol): 92A.

9. Cau A. 2012 - Search for EXTINCT Terrestrial Intelligence. IV Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics. San Marino 25-27 September 2012.


8. Chiarenza A.A., Dalla Vecchia F.M., Cau A., Rosso A. and Sanfilippo R. 2012 - Stenopterygius triscissus, ittiosauro Toarciano dalla collezione Gravina del Museo di Scienza della Terra di Catania. Giornate di Paleontologia XII. Catania 24-26 May 2012. [Premiato come miglior poster / awarded as best poster]


7. Cau A., and Chiarenza A.A. 2012 - The Role of Southern Europe in Theropod Faunal Interchange. Abstracts Volume. Giornate di Paleontologia XII edizione. Catania, 24-26 May 2012. [Premiata come migliore presentazione / awarded as best presentation]

2011


6. Lio G., Agnolin F., Cau A., and Maganuco S. 2011 - Crocodyliform affinities of Kemkemia auditorei Cau and Maganuco, 2009, from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco. Ameghiniana 48(4): R87-R88.


5. Naish D.W., Dyke G.J., Cau A., Escuillié F., and Godefroit P. 2011 - A gigantic bird from the Upper Cretaceous of Central Asia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31 (5, abstracts vol): 165A.


4. Soldan D.M., Petrizzo M.R., Cau A., and Premoli Silva I. 2011 - Phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary history of the Paleogene Genus Igorina through parsimony analisys - In: Epitome 4: Geoitalia. VIII Forum Italiano di Scienze della Terra. - ISSN 1972-1552. - 4(2011): 259.

2009


3. Mazza M., Rigo M., and Cau A. 2009 - Evolutionary patterns and phylogeny of the Carnian/Norian conodonts from the Pizzo Mondello section, GSSP candidate for the base of the Norian. Permophiles 53, Supp. 1, 30-31.

2. Soldan D.M., Petrizzo M.R., Cau A., and Premoli Silva I. 2009 - Evolution of the Paleocene-Eocene Genus Igorina trought application of cladistic phylogeny - In: Epitome 3: Geoitalia. VII Forum Italiano di Scienze della Terra. - ISSN 1972-1552. - 3(2009): 392.

1. Soldan D.M., Petrizzo M.R., Cau A., and Premoli Silva I. 2009. On the Phylogeny of the Paleocene-Eocene genus Igorina (Planktonic Foraminifera): preliminary results from a parsimony analysis. - In: Giornate di Paleontologia 2009 - Società Paleontologica Italiana: 32.


Popular science

2. Cau A., and Fanti F. 2011 - Il Drago di Nettuno. Sapere 77(1): 38-42.

1. Arduini P., and Cau A. 2010 - Enantiophoenix electrophyla, un uccello fossile del Cretacico superiore del Libano. Natura 100: 9-10.


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