Isaac Casanovas-Vilar

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Publications

  1. pmc Conservatism and adaptability during squirrel radiation: what is mandible shape telling us?
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e61298. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Biochronological, taphonomical, and paleoenvironmental background of the fossil great ape Pierolapithecus catalaunicus (Primates, Hominidae)
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 55:589-603. 2008
  3. pmc Updated chronology for the Miocene hominoid radiation in Western Eurasia
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5554-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Late Miocene insular mice from the Tusco-Sardinian palaeobioprovince provide new insights on the palaeoecology of the Oreopithecus faunas
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, E 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 61:42-9. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint First partial face and upper dentition of the Middle Miocene hominoid Dryopithecus fontani from Abocador de Can Mata (Vallès-Penedès Basin, Catalonia, NE Spain): taxonomic and phylogenetic implications
    Salvador Moyà-Solà
    ICREA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Campus de Bellaterra s n 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 139:126-45. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint New dental remains of Anoiapithecus and the first appearance datum of hominoids in the Iberian Peninsula
    David M Alba
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Via Valperga Caluso 35, 10125 Torino, Italy Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 65:573-84. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A new species of Pliopithecus Gervais, 1849 (Primates: Pliopithecidae) from the Middle Miocene (MN8) of Abocador de Can Mata (els Hostalets de Pierola, Catalonia, Spain)
    David M Alba
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:52-75. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The paleoenvironment of Hispanopithecus laietanus as revealed by paleobotanical evidence from the Late Miocene of Can Llobateres 1 (Catalonia, Spain)
    Josep Marmi
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 62:412-23. 2012
  9. doi request reprint New dental remains of Hispanopithecus laietanus (Primates: Hominidae) from Can Llobateres 1 and the taxonomy of Late Miocene hominoids from the Vallès-Penedès Basin (NE Iberian Peninsula)
    David M Alba
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 63:231-46. 2012
  10. pmc A unique Middle Miocene European hominoid and the origins of the great ape and human clade
    Salvador Moyà-Solà
    Institut Català de Paleontologia and Unitat d Antropologia Biològica Dipartimento de Biologia Animal, Biologia Vegetal, i Ecologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9601-6. 2009

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  1. pmc Conservatism and adaptability during squirrel radiation: what is mandible shape telling us?
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e61298. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Biochronological, taphonomical, and paleoenvironmental background of the fossil great ape Pierolapithecus catalaunicus (Primates, Hominidae)
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 55:589-603. 2008
    ..The former are clearly distinct from those of Iberian inner basins, where the environment appears to have been drier, thus precluding the dispersal of hominoids into that area...
  3. pmc Updated chronology for the Miocene hominoid radiation in Western Eurasia
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5554-9. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Late Miocene insular mice from the Tusco-Sardinian palaeobioprovince provide new insights on the palaeoecology of the Oreopithecus faunas
    Isaac Casanovas-Vilar
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, E 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 61:42-9. 2011
    ..This hypothesis requires further testing, but may partly account for parallel evolution of dental traits in phylogenetically unrelated insular mammals...
  5. ncbi request reprint First partial face and upper dentition of the Middle Miocene hominoid Dryopithecus fontani from Abocador de Can Mata (Vallès-Penedès Basin, Catalonia, NE Spain): taxonomic and phylogenetic implications
    Salvador Moyà-Solà
    ICREA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Campus de Bellaterra s n 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 139:126-45. 2009
    ..This new finding in the Hostalets de Pierola section reinforces the importance of this area for understanding the elusive question of the Middle Miocene origin and early radiation of great apes...
  6. ncbi request reprint New dental remains of Anoiapithecus and the first appearance datum of hominoids in the Iberian Peninsula
    David M Alba
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Via Valperga Caluso 35, 10125 Torino, Italy Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 65:573-84. 2013
    ..From a chronostratigraphic perspective, IPS35027 from ACM/C1-E* enlarges the known temporal distribution of Anoiapithecus, further representing the oldest record (first appearance datum) of hominoids in the Iberian Peninsula. ..
  7. doi request reprint A new species of Pliopithecus Gervais, 1849 (Primates: Pliopithecidae) from the Middle Miocene (MN8) of Abocador de Can Mata (els Hostalets de Pierola, Catalonia, Spain)
    David M Alba
    Institut Català de Paleontologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:52-75. 2010
    ..antiquus. Previous pliopithecid findings from the Vallès-Penedès Basin, previously attributed to P. antiquus, are neither attributable to the latter species nor to the newly erected one...
  8. doi request reprint The paleoenvironment of Hispanopithecus laietanus as revealed by paleobotanical evidence from the Late Miocene of Can Llobateres 1 (Catalonia, Spain)
    Josep Marmi
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 62:412-23. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint New dental remains of Hispanopithecus laietanus (Primates: Hominidae) from Can Llobateres 1 and the taxonomy of Late Miocene hominoids from the Vallès-Penedès Basin (NE Iberian Peninsula)
    David M Alba
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB s n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Evol 63:231-46. 2012
    ..Additional excavations at this site are promising for the discovery of additional remains of H. laietanus in the near future...
  10. pmc A unique Middle Miocene European hominoid and the origins of the great ape and human clade
    Salvador Moyà-Solà
    Institut Català de Paleontologia and Unitat d Antropologia Biològica Dipartimento de Biologia Animal, Biologia Vegetal, i Ecologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9601-6. 2009
    ..Alternatively, the two extant hominid clades (Homininae and Ponginae) might have independently evolved in Africa and Eurasia from an ancestral, Middle Miocene stock, so that the supposed crown-hominid synapomorphies might be homoplastic...
  11. pmc A partial skeleton of the fossil great ape Hispanopithecus laietanus from Can Feu and the mosaic evolution of crown-hominoid positional behaviors
    David M Alba
    Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e39617. 2012
    ....