Patrick Vignaud

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Geology and palaeontology of the Upper Miocene Toros-Menalla hominid locality, Chad
    Patrick Vignaud
    Faculté des Sciences et Centre National de Recherche Scientifique UMR 6046, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Nature 418:152-5. 2002
  2. pmc Morphological affinities of the Sahelanthropus tchadensis (Late Miocene hominid from Chad) cranium
    Franck Guy
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 6046, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18836-41. 2005
  3. doi request reprint The mammal assemblage of the hominid site TM266 (Late Miocene, Chad Basin): ecological structure and paleoenvironmental implications
    Soizic Le Fur
    Institut de Paléoprimatologie et Paléontologie Humaine, Évolution et Paléoenvironnements, IPHEP, UMR 6046 CNRS, UFR SFA, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 96:565-74. 2009
  4. pmc Anthracothere dental anatomy reveals a late Miocene Chado-Libyan bioprovince
    Fabrice Lihoreau
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, Unité Mixte de Recherche Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR CNRS 6046, Universite de Poitiers, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8763-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The oldest African fox (Vulpes riffautae n. sp., Canidae, Carnivora) recovered in late Miocene deposits of the Djurab desert, Chad
    Louis de Bonis
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, UMR 6046 CNRS, Universite de Poitiers, 86022, Poitiers Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 94:575-80. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint New material of the earliest hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad
    Michel Brunet
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, CNRS UMR 6046, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Nature 434:752-5. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Symphyseal shape variation in extant and fossil hominoids, and the symphysis of Australopithecus bahrelghazali
    Franck Guy
    CNRS UMR 6046, IPHEP Institut International de Paléoprimatologie, Paléontologie Humaine Evolution et Paléoenvironnements, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, Poitiers Cedex, France
    J Hum Evol 55:37-47. 2008
  8. pmc Cosmogenic nuclide dating of Sahelanthropus tchadensis and Australopithecus bahrelghazali: Mio-Pliocene hominids from Chad
    Anne Elisabeth Lebatard
    Institut International de Paléoprimatologie, Paléontologie Humaine Evolution et Paléoenvironnements, Unité Mixte de Recherche Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 6046, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, Poitiers Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3226-31. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Pliocene large-mammal assemblages from Northern Chad: sampling and ecological structure
    Emmanuel Fara
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie, et Paléontologie humaine UMR 6046 du CNRS, Universite de Poitiers, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 92:537-41. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A new hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa
    Michel Brunet
    Faculté des Sciences et CNRS UMR 6046, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Nature 418:145-51. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Geology and palaeontology of the Upper Miocene Toros-Menalla hominid locality, Chad
    Patrick Vignaud
    Faculté des Sciences et Centre National de Recherche Scientifique UMR 6046, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Nature 418:152-5. 2002
    ..Taken together with the sedimentological evidence, the fauna suggests that S. tchadensis lived close to a lake, but not far from a sandy desert, perhaps the oldest record of desert conditions in the Neogene of northern central Africa...
  2. pmc Morphological affinities of the Sahelanthropus tchadensis (Late Miocene hominid from Chad) cranium
    Franck Guy
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 6046, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18836-41. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to determine the evolutionary relationships between Sahelanthropus and the known Miocene and Pliocene hominids...
  3. doi request reprint The mammal assemblage of the hominid site TM266 (Late Miocene, Chad Basin): ecological structure and paleoenvironmental implications
    Soizic Le Fur
    Institut de Paléoprimatologie et Paléontologie Humaine, Évolution et Paléoenvironnements, IPHEP, UMR 6046 CNRS, UFR SFA, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 96:565-74. 2009
    ..Water was also widely available as freshwater bodies and certainly swamps. It appears that the high habitat diversity of the landscape is a common feature among paleoenvironments associated with early hominids...
  4. pmc Anthracothere dental anatomy reveals a late Miocene Chado-Libyan bioprovince
    Fabrice Lihoreau
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, Unité Mixte de Recherche Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR CNRS 6046, Universite de Poitiers, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8763-7. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The oldest African fox (Vulpes riffautae n. sp., Canidae, Carnivora) recovered in late Miocene deposits of the Djurab desert, Chad
    Louis de Bonis
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, UMR 6046 CNRS, Universite de Poitiers, 86022, Poitiers Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 94:575-80. 2007
    ..The presence of Vulpes and of the genus Eucyon in slightly younger African locality, as well as in southwestern Europe in the late Miocene, may indicate that canids migrated in Europe from Africa through a trans-Mediterranean route...
  6. ncbi request reprint New material of the earliest hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad
    Michel Brunet
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, CNRS UMR 6046, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Nature 434:752-5. 2005
    ..tchadensis and African apes. S. tchadensis presents several key derived features consistent with its position in the hominid clade close to the last common ancestor of chimpanzees and humans...
  7. doi request reprint Symphyseal shape variation in extant and fossil hominoids, and the symphysis of Australopithecus bahrelghazali
    Franck Guy
    CNRS UMR 6046, IPHEP Institut International de Paléoprimatologie, Paléontologie Humaine Evolution et Paléoenvironnements, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, Poitiers Cedex, France
    J Hum Evol 55:37-47. 2008
    ..Furthermore, our results substantiate the unusual pattern of the A. bahrelghazali symphyses compared to A. afarensis and support the specific status of the west African australopith...
  8. pmc Cosmogenic nuclide dating of Sahelanthropus tchadensis and Australopithecus bahrelghazali: Mio-Pliocene hominids from Chad
    Anne Elisabeth Lebatard
    Institut International de Paléoprimatologie, Paléontologie Humaine Evolution et Paléoenvironnements, Unité Mixte de Recherche Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 6046, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Poitiers, Poitiers Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3226-31. 2008
    ..8 and 7.2 Ma. This chronological constraint is an important cornerstone both for establishing the earliest stages of hominid evolution and for new calibrations of the molecular clock...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pliocene large-mammal assemblages from Northern Chad: sampling and ecological structure
    Emmanuel Fara
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie, et Paléontologie humaine UMR 6046 du CNRS, Universite de Poitiers, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 92:537-41. 2005
    ..Instead, it seems that local heterogeneous environmental factors have played a major role in shaping the ecological spectrum of Chadian mammal palaeo-communities during the Pliocene...
  10. ncbi request reprint A new hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa
    Michel Brunet
    Faculté des Sciences et CNRS UMR 6046, Universite de Poitiers, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Nature 418:145-51. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The earliest modern mongoose (Carnivora, Herpestidae) from Africa (late Miocene of Chad)
    Stéphane Peigné
    Laboratoire de Géobiologie, Biochronologie et Paléontologie humaine, UMR 6046 CNRS, Universite de Poitiers, 86022, Poitiers Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 92:287-92. 2005
    ..This record ties the first appearance of the genus to a minimum age of ca. 7 Ma, which is consistent with the estimated divergence date of 11.4 Ma known from the literature for the species of Galerella...
  12. ncbi request reprint Toros-Menalla (Chad, 7 Ma), the earliest hominin-bearing area: How many mammal paleocommunities?
    Soizic Le Fur
    Institut International de Paléoprimatologie et Paléontologie humaine, Evolution et Paléoenvironnements iPHEP, UMR CNRS 7262, Universite de Poitiers, Bat B 35, 40 Avenue du Recteur Pineau, F 86022 Poitiers cedex, France Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 69:79-90. 2014
    ..Moreover, the spatial overlap of these assemblages provides further evidence for the mosaic character of the landscape associated with S. tchadensis. ..
  13. pmc Facial orientation and facial shape in extant great apes: a geometric morphometric analysis of covariation
    Dimitri Neaux
    Institut de Paléoprimatologie, Paléontologie Humaine Evolution et Paléoenvironnements, Universite de Poitiers, CNRS UMR 7262, Poitiers, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e57026. 2013
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Assessing endocranial variations in great apes and humans using 3D data from virtual endocasts
    Thibaut Bienvenu
    Institut International de Paléoprimatologie, Paléontologie Humaine Evolution et Paléoenvironnements iPHEP, CNRS Université de Poitiers, 86022 Poitiers, France
    Am J Phys Anthropol 145:231-46. 2011
    ..Our study of endocranial variations in extant great apes and humans provides a new comparative dataset for studies of fossil hominid endocasts...
  15. ncbi request reprint The first fossil fungus gardens of Isoptera: oldest evidence of symbiotic termite fungiculture (Miocene, Chad basin)
    Philippe Duringer
    Universite Louis Pasteur ULP, Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre EOST, Centre de Géochimie de la Surface CNRS UMR 7517, 1 rue Blessig, 67084, Strasbourg Cedex, France
    Naturwissenschaften 93:610-5. 2006
    ..Under lens, they display a typical millimetre-scale pelletal structure. The latter, as well as the general shape and alveolar aspect, are similar to the morphology of fungus combs from extant fungus-growing termites...
  16. ncbi request reprint Virtual cranial reconstruction of Sahelanthropus tchadensis
    Christoph P E Zollikofer
    Anthropologisches Institut MultiMedia Laboratorium, Universitat Zurich Irchel, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nature 434:755-9. 2005
    ..tchadensis might have been an upright biped, suggesting that bipedalism was present in the earliest known hominids, and probably arose soon after the divergence of the chimpanzee and human lineages...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Morphological affinities of the Sahelanthropus tchadensis cranium: oldest representing of the human family]
    Franck Guy
    Med Sci (Paris) 22:250-1. 2006