T M Scheyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bonn
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Shell bone histology indicates terrestrial palaeoecology of basal turtles
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Institute of Palaeontology, University of Bonn, Nussallee 8, 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1885-93. 2007
  2. pmc Evolution of bone compactness in extant and extinct moles (Talpidae): exploring humeral microstructure in small fossorial mammals
    Patricia S Meier
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich, CH 8006, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 13:55. 2013
  3. pmc Skeletal histology of the dermal armor of Placodontia: the occurrence of 'postcranial fibro-cartilaginous bone' and its developmental implications
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Institute of Paleontology, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Anat 211:737-53. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Aging the oldest turtles: the placodont affinities of Priscochelys hegnabrunnensis
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Naturwissenschaften 95:803-10. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The ontogeny of the shell in side-necked turtles, with emphasis on the homologies of costal and neural bones
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Morphol 269:1008-21. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Bone microstructures and mode of skeletogenesis in osteoderms of three pareiasaur taxa from the Permian of South Africa
    T M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Evol Biol 22:1153-62. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Developmental palaeontology of Reptilia as revealed by histological studies
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 21:462-70. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Skeletal development in the Chinese soft-shelled turtle Pelodiscus sinensis (Testudines: Trionychidae)
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
    J Morphol 270:1381-99. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Crocodylian diversity peak and extinction in the late Cenozoic of the northern Neotropics
    T M Scheyer
    Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nat Commun 4:1907. 2013

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Publications9

  1. pmc Shell bone histology indicates terrestrial palaeoecology of basal turtles
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Institute of Palaeontology, University of Bonn, Nussallee 8, 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1885-93. 2007
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  2. pmc Evolution of bone compactness in extant and extinct moles (Talpidae): exploring humeral microstructure in small fossorial mammals
    Patricia S Meier
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich, CH 8006, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 13:55. 2013
    ..This study is the first comprehensive examination of histological parameters in an ecologically diverse and small-sized mammalian clade...
  3. pmc Skeletal histology of the dermal armor of Placodontia: the occurrence of 'postcranial fibro-cartilaginous bone' and its developmental implications
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Institute of Paleontology, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Anat 211:737-53. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Aging the oldest turtles: the placodont affinities of Priscochelys hegnabrunnensis
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Naturwissenschaften 95:803-10. 2008
    ..The specimen is not a part of the turtle stem and thus does not represent the oldest turtle. Accordingly, P. hegnabrunnensis does not shorten the ghost lineage to the potential sister group of turtles...
  5. doi request reprint The ontogeny of the shell in side-necked turtles, with emphasis on the homologies of costal and neural bones
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Morphol 269:1008-21. 2008
    ..The complete reduction of neurals in Emydura spp. may be linked to heterochrony, accompanied by a restricted influence of epaxial musculature and epidermal-dermal interaction in shell bone formation...
  6. doi request reprint Bone microstructures and mode of skeletogenesis in osteoderms of three pareiasaur taxa from the Permian of South Africa
    T M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Evol Biol 22:1153-62. 2009
    ..Analysis with bone profiler revealed no clear connection between bone compactness and lifestyle in the amniote osteoderm sample...
  7. doi request reprint Developmental palaeontology of Reptilia as revealed by histological studies
    Torsten M Scheyer
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 21:462-70. 2010
    ..Herein the record of bone histology among Reptilia and its application to elucidate and expand fossilized ontogenies as a source of developmental data are reviewed...
  8. doi request reprint Skeletal development in the Chinese soft-shelled turtle Pelodiscus sinensis (Testudines: Trionychidae)
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
    J Morphol 270:1381-99. 2009
    ..There is no evidence of anterior condensations distal to the radius and tibia. A pattern of quasi- simultaneity is seen in the chondrogenesis of the forelimb and the hind limb...
  9. doi request reprint Crocodylian diversity peak and extinction in the late Cenozoic of the northern Neotropics
    T M Scheyer
    Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nat Commun 4:1907. 2013
    ..By the Pliocene, all these species became extinct, and their extinction was probably related to hydrographic changes linked to the Andean uplift. The extant fauna is first recorded with the oldest Crocodylus species from South America...