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 ACCEPTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Sachs, S., Johnson, M.M., Young, M.T. & Abel, P. (accepted) The mystery of Mystriosaurus: redescribing the poorly known Early Jurassic teleosauroid thalattosuchians Mystriosaurus laurillardi and Steneosaurus brevior. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.
Sachs, S. & Nyhuis, C. (accepted) Plesiosaurier-Funde aus dem Mittleren Jura von Hildesheim. Naturhistorica 160.

 

Sachs, S. (accepted) Ein Plesiosaurier aus dem Amaltheenton (Pliensbachium, Jura) von Bielefeld. Geologie und Paläontologie in Westfalen 90.

 

PUBLICATIONS 2010 - 2019

 

In press

 

Sachs, S., Young, M. T., Abel, P. & Mallison, H. (accepted) A new species of the metriorhynchid crocodylomorph Cricosaurus from the Upper Jurassic of southern Germany. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.

 

Madzia, D., Sachs, S. & Lindgren, J. (in press) Morphological and phylogenetic aspects of the dentition of Megacephalosaurus eulerti, a pliosaurid from the Turonian of Kansas, USA, with remarks on the cranial anatomy of the taxon. Geological Magazine.

 

2019

 

Reiss, S., Scheer, U., Sachs, S. & Kear, B.P. (2019) Filling the biostratigraphical gap: first choristoderan from the Lower–mid-Cretaceous interval of Europe. Cretaceous Research 96: 135-141.

 

2018

 

Lindgren, J., Sjövall, P., Thiel, V., Zheng, W., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Hauff, R., Kear, B.P., Engdahl, A., Alwmark, C., Eriksson, M.E., Jarenmark, M., Sachs, S., Ahlberg, P.E., Marone, F., Kuriyama, T., Gustafsson, O., Malmberg, P., Thomen, A., Rodríguez-Meizoso, I., Uvdal, P., Ojika, M. & Schweitzer, M.H. (2018) Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur. Nature 564: 359–365.

Sachs, S., Lindgren J. & Kear, B.P. (2018) A global perspective on Mesozoic marine amniotes. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology 42(4): 487-500.

 

Sachs, S., Lindgren J. & Kear, B.P. (2018) Reassessment of the Styxosaurus snowii (Williston, 1890) holotype specimen and its implications for elasmosaurid plesiosaurian interrelationships. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology.

 
Sachs, S., Hornung, J.J., Lallensack, J. & Kear, B.P. (2018) First evidence of a large predatory plesiosaurian from the Lower Cretaceous non-marine ‘Wealden facies’ deposits of northwestern Germany. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology.

 

Sachs, S. & Kear, B.P. (2018) A rare new Pliensbachian plesiosaurian from the Amaltheenton Formation of Bielefeld in northwestern Germany. Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology.

 

Keiter, M. & Sachs, S. (2018) Not worth mentioning? Paleontological collections of small museums: the example of Bielefeld (North Rhine Westphalia, Germany). In: Beck, L.A., & Joger, U (eds.) Palaeontological collections of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Springer, Berlin: 69-76.

 

Abel, P., Sachs, S. & Young, M. T. (2018) Thalattosuchian remains from the late Aalenian Eisensandstein Formation of Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany. Geobonn 2018, Abstracts: 223.

 
Young, M.T., Sachs, S. & Abel, P. (2018) Einblicke in die Evolution der Thalattosuchier - Meereskrokodile des Mesozoikums. Fossilien 3/2018: 16-23.
 
Sachs, S., Hornung, J. & Scheer, U. (2018) Mosasaurid and plesiosaurian remains from marginal facies of the lower Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) Bottrop and Vaals formations of western Germany. Cretaceous Research 87: 358-367.
 
Young, M. T., Sachs, S. & Abel, P. (2018) Fossil Focus: Thalattosuchia. Palaeontology Online, 8 (5): 1-13 .
 
Sachs, S. & Keiter, M. (2018) Arminisaurus schuberti – Ein neuer Plesiosaurier aus dem oberen Pliensbachium von Bielefeld und die Methoden seiner Konservierung. Der Steinkern 32: 50-58.
 
Sachs, S., Jagt, J.W.M., Niedźwiedzki, R., Kędzierski, M., Jagt-Yazykova, E. & Kear, B.P. (2018) Turonian marine amniotes from the Opole area in southwest Poland. Cretaceous Research 84: 578-587.

 

2017

 

Madzia, D., Sachs, S. & Lindgren, J. (2017) The dentition of Megacephalosaurus eulerti (Plesiosauria, Pliosauridae) from the Turonian of Kansas and comments on the phylogenetic relationships of the last brachauchenines. The Palaeontological Association, Abstracts of Annual Meeting, London: 93 .

 

Sachs, S. & Ladwig, J. (2017) Reste eines Elasmosauriers aus der Oberkreide von Schleswig-Holstein in der Sammlung des Naturkunde-Museums Bielefeld. Berichte Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Bielefeld und Umgegend 55: 28-36.

 

Sachs, S. & Hornung, J.J. (2017) Reptilienfunde aus dem Muschelkalk von Gogolin. In: Scheer, U. & Stottrop, U. (eds) Erdgeschichten Geologie im Ruhr Museum. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Essen: 140-141.

 

Sachs, S., Hornung, J. J. & Kear, B. P. (2017) A new basal elasmosaurid (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous of Germany. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 37(4): e1301945.

 

Lomax, D. & Sachs, S. (2017) On the largest Ichthyosaurus: A new specimen of Ichthyosaurus somersetensis containing an embryo. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 62(3): 575-584.

 

Sachs, S., Bertling, M. & Kear, B.P. (2017) Pliosauromorph plesiosaurian remains from the Late Cretaceous of northwestern Germany. In: 15th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists Munich, Germany. Zitteliana 91: 78-79.

 

Madzia, D., Sachs, S., Evans, M., Lindgren, J., Kear, B.P. & Cau, A. (2017) Reappraisal of the ʽDorking Specimen’: An Upper Cretaceous Brachauchenine Pliosaurid from England. In: 15th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists Munich, Germany. Zitteliana 91: 55-56.

 

Lomax, D. & Sachs, S. (2017) The largest example of Ichthyosaurus: A new specimen of Ichthyosaurus somersetensis containing an embryo. In: 15th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists Munich, Germany. Zitteliana 91: 52.

 

Sachs, S. & Kear, B.P. (2017) Redescription of the elasmosaurid plesiosaurian Libonectes atlasense from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco. Cretaceous Research 74: 205-222.

 

Sachs, S., Wilmsen, M., Knüppe, J., Hornung, J. & Kear, B.P. (2017) Cenomanian–Turonian marine amniote remains from the Saxonian Cretaceous Basin of Germany. Geological Magazine 154(2): 237-246.

 

2016

 

Sachs, S.; Hornung, J. J.; Knüppe, J.; Wilmsen, M. & Kear, B.P. (2016) 15. Reptilien / 15. Reptiles. In: Niebuhr, B.; Wilmsen, M. (eds.) Kreide-Fossilien in Sachsen, Teil 2. Geologica Saxonica 62: 169-179.

 

Sachs, S., Hornung, J.J. & Kear, B.P. (2016) Reappraisal of Europe’s most complete Early Cretaceous plesiosaurian: Brancasaurus brancai Wegner, 1914 from the “Wealden facies” of Germany. PeerJ 4 (5745).

 

Witzmann, F., Sachs, S. & Nyhuis, C. (2016) Cyclotosaurus buechneri – ein neuer Riesenlurch aus der oberen Trias von Bielefeld. Der Steinkern 27: 46-51.

 

Sachs, S., Scheer, U. & Rabi, M. (2016) Reste von protostegiden Meeresschildkröten aus dem Cenomanium (Oberkreide) des Kassenberges (Mülheim an der Ruhr, Westdeutschland / Protostegid marine turtle remains from the Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) of the Kassenberg (Mülheim an der Ruhr, Western Germany). Berichte Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Bielefeld und Umgegend 54: 32-43.

 

Young, M., Rabi, M., Bell, M., Foffa, D., Steel, L., Sachs, S. & Peyer, K. (2016) Big-headed marine crocodyliforms and why we must be cautious when using extant species as body length proxies for long-extinct relatives. Palaeontologia Electronica 19.3.(30A:): 1-14.

 

Sachs, S., Niedźwiedzki, R., Kędzierski, M., Kear, B.P., Jagt-Yazykova, E. & Jagt, J.W.M. (2016) Overview of Marine Reptiles from the Turonian of the Opole area, southwest Poland. XIV Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologist: 80.

 

Kear, B.P., Lindgren, J. & Sachs, S. (eds) (2016) 5th Triennial Mosasaur Meeting – a global perspective on Mesozoic marine amniotes. Abstracts and Program: 49 p.

 

Sachs, S., Hornung, J.J., Lallensack, J. & Kear, B.P. (2016) Evidence for a Simolestes-like plesiosaurian from the Berriasian (Lower Cretaceous) limnic-brackish Bückeberg group of northwestern Germany. In: Sachs, S., Kear, B.P. & Lindgren (eds) 5th Triennial Mosasaur Meeting – a global perspective on Mesozoic marine amniotes. Abstracts and Program: 35-37.

 

Sachs, S., Kear, B.P. & Lindgren, J. (2016) Re-description of Thalassomedon haningtoni – an elasmosaurid from the Cenomanian of North America. In: Sachs, S., Kear, B.P. & Lindgren (eds) 5th Triennial Mosasaur Meeting – a global perspective on Mesozoic marine amniotes. Abstracts and Program: 38-40.

 

Sachs, S., Niedźwiedzki, R., Kędzierski, M., Kear, B.P., Jagt-Yazykova, E. & Jagt, J.W.M. (2016) A reassessment of historical plesiosaurian specimens from the Turonian (lower Upper Cretaceous) of the Opole area, southwest Poland. In: Sachs, S., Kear, B.P. & Lindgren (eds) 5th Triennial Mosasaur Meeting – a global perspective on Mesozoic marine amniotes. Abstracts and Program: 40-42.

 

Sachs, S., Hornung, J. J. & Kear, B.P. (2016) Plesiosaurian fossils from Baltic glacial erratics: evidence of Early Jurassic marine amniotes from the southwestern margin of Fennoscandia. In: Kear, B.P., Lindgren, J., Hurum, J.H., Milán, J. & Vajda, V. (eds.) Mesozoic biotas of Scandinavia and its Arctic territories. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 434: 149-163.

 

Sachs, S., Lindgren, J. & Siversson, M. (2016) A partial plesiosaurian braincase from the Upper Cretaceous of Sweden. In: Kear, B.P., Lindgren, J., Hurum, J.H., Milán, J. & Vajda, V. (eds.) Mesozoic biotas of Scandinavia and its Arctic territories. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 434: 293-301.

 

Witzmann, F., Sachs, S. & Nyhuis, C. (2016) A new species of Cyclotosaurus (Stereospondyli, Capitosauria) from the Late Triassic of Bielefeld, NW Germany, and the intrarelationships of the genus. Fossil Record 19(2): 83-100.

 

2015

 

Sachs, S. & Kear, B.P. (2015) Fossil Focus: Elasmosaurs. Palaeontology Online, Volume 5, Article 2: 1-8.

 

Sachs, S. & Nyhuis, C. (2015) Belege für riesige Pliosaurier aus dem Jura Deutschlands. Der Steinkern 21: 74-82.

 

Skawiński, T.,Tałanda, M. & Sachs, S. (2015) Megacnemus – a forgotten reptile, presumably from the Triassic of Poland. In: J. Jagt, G. Hebda, S. Mitrus, E. Jagt-Yazykova, A. Bodzioch, D. Konietzko-Meier, K. Kardynał, K. Gruntmejer (ed.) EAVP. XIII Meeting Opole, Abstracts: 139.

 

Sachs, S., Hornung, J., Wohlsein, P. & Kear, B. (2015) A new basal elasmosaurid skeleton with joint pathologies from the Lower Cretaceous of Germany. In: J. Jagt, G. Hebda, S. Mitrus, E. Jagt-Yazykova, A. Bodzioch et al. (eds.) EAVP. XIII Meeting Opole, Abstracts: 131.

 

Sachs, S. & Hornung, J. J. (2015) Marine Tetrapoden aus dem Mittleren Jura (Aalenium und Bajocium) von Bielefeld (Nordwestdeutschland) / Marine tetrapods from the Middle Jurassic (Aalenian and Bajocian) of Bielefeld (northwest Germany). Berichte Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Bielefeld und Umgegend 53: 52-73.

 

Sachs, S. & Kear, B.P. (2015) Postcranium of the paradigm elasmosaurid plesiosaurian Libonectes morgani (Welles, 1949). Geological Magazine 152(4): 694-710.

 

Sachs, S., Hornung, J.J. & Reich, M. (2015) Mosasaurs from Germany – a brief history of the first 100 years of research. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences – Geologie en Mijnbouw 94(1): 5-18.

 

2014

 

Sachs, S., Schubert, S., Kear, B.P. (2014) Mitteilung über ein neues Skelett eines Plesiosauriers (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) aus dem Oberen Pliensbachium (Unterjura) von Bielefeld, Nordwestdeutschland / Note on a new plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) skeleton from the upper Pliensbachian (Lower Jurassic) of Bielefeld, northwest Germany. Berichte Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Bielefeld und Umgegend 52: 26-35.

 

Sachs, S. & Hornung J. J. (2014) Ein gepanzerter Dinosaurier aus der Unterkreide Westfalens. Der Steinkern 18(3): 29-36.

 

Sachs, S. & Kear, B.P. (2014) Meeresreptilien vom Südpol der Unterkreide. Fossilien 3/2014: 16-22.

 

2013

 

Hornung, J.J., Sachs, S. & Kear, B.P. (2013) Sauropterygian fossils from the predominantly limnic–brackish Bückeberg Formation (Berriasian–Early Valanginian, Early Cretaceous) of northwestern Germany – diversity, distribution, and palaeoecology. In: Reitner, Yang, Wang & Reich (eds.) Palaeobiology and Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History: 75.

 

Sachs, S., Kear, B.P. & Everhart, M. (2013) Revised Vertebral Count in the ‘‘Longest-Necked Vertebrate’’ Elasmosaurus platyurus Cope 1868, and Clarification of the Cervical-Dorsal Transition in Plesiosauria. PLoS ONE 8(8): e70877.

 

Kear, B.P., Sachs, S., Ekrt, P. & Hornung, J.J. (2013) Cenomanian-Turonian mosasauroids from the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. In: Polcyn, M.J. & Jacobs, L.L. (eds) 4th Triennial International Mosasaur Meeting. Program and Abstracts. Dallas, Texas: 24.

 

Sachs, S. & Hornung J. J. (2013) Ankylosaur Remains from the Early Cretaceous (Valanginian) of Northwestern Germany. PLoS ONE 8(4).

 

2012

 

Haderer, F.-O. & Sachs, S. (2012) Eine Fährtenplatte mit Chirotherium barthii KAUP und cf. Rotodactylus aus dem Oberen Buntsandstein (Untere Trias) von Pirmasens. Mitteilungen der POLLICHIA 96: 5-10.

 

2011

 

Sachs, S. (2011) Ein elasmosaurider Plesiosaurier aus dem unteren Campan (Oberkreide) von Sehnde-Höver (Landkreis Hannover). Arbeitskreis Paläontologie Hannover 39. 12-19.

 

2010

 

Haderer, F.-O. & Sachs, S. (2010) Kleine Tetrapodenfährten aus dem Buntsandstein in der Sammlung des Naturkundlichen Museums »Mauritianum« in Altenburg/Thüringen. Mauritiana 21: 1-12.

 

2007

 

Sachs, S. (2007) Book review: Everhart, M.J. 2005. Oceans of Kansas: A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea. – Bloomington, Indiana University Press. PalArch’s Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology.

 

2006

 

Sachs, S. (2006) First record of a mosasaur (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Upper Cretaceous of Central Germany. Abhandlungen und Berichte aus dem Museum Heineanum 7: 1-7.

 

Sachs, S. & Hornung, J.J. (2006) Juvenile ornithopod (Dinosauria: Rhabdodontidae) remains from the Upper Cretaceous (Lower Campanian, Gosau Group) of Muthmannsdorf (Lower Austria). Geobios 39: 415-425.

 

2005

 

Sachs, S. (2005) Redescription of Elasmosaurus platyurus Cope 1868 (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous (lower Campanian) of Kansas, USA. Paludicola 5(3). 92-106.

 

Sachs, S. (2005) Remarks on the pectoral girdle of Hydrotherosaurus alexandrae (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae). PalArch 4(1): 1-6.

 

Sachs, S. (2005) Tuarangisaurus australis sp. nov. (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Northeastern Queensland, with additional notes on the phylogeny of the Elasmosauridae. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 50(2): 425-440.

 

2004

 

Sachs, S. (2004) Redescription of Woolungasaurus glendowerensis (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Northeast Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 49(2): 713-731.

 

2003

 

Hornung, J.J. & Sachs, S. (2003) Der Pionier der Wirbeltierpaläontologie C. E. Hermann von MEYER (1801-1869) und die Saurier der Pfalz. Pfälzer Heimat 54(4): 139-146.

 

Sachs, S. & Grant-Mackie, J.A. (2003) An ichthyosaur fragment from the Cretaceous of Northland, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 33(1): 307-314.

 

2001

 

Lohmann, U. & Sachs, S. (2001) Observations on the postcranial morphology, ontogeny and palaeobiology of Sclerocephalus haeuseri (Amphibia: Actinodontidae) from the Lower Permian Permian of Southwest Germany. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46(2): 771-781.

 

Sachs, S. (2001) Diplodocus - Ein Sauropode aus dem Oberen Jura (Morrison-Formation) Nordamerikas. Natur und Museum 131(5): 133-154.

 

2000

 

Sachs, S. (2000) Mosasaurier-Reste aus der Oberkreide von Nordrhein-Westfalen. Geologie und Paläontologie in Westfalen 56: 35-44.

 

Sachs, S. (2000) Ein Pliosauride (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauria) aus der Oberkreide von Anröchte in Westfalen. Geologie und Paläontologie in Westfalen 56: 25-33.

 

PUBLICATIONS 1996 - 1999

 

1997

 

Sachs, S. (1997) Placodus impressus - Fisch- und Placodontier (Pflasterzahnsaurier)-Zähne aus dem Buntsandstein von Zweibrücken (Pfalz). Mitteilungen der Pollichia 84: 15-18.

 

Sachs, S. (1997) Mesozoische Reptilien aus Nordrhein-Westfalen. In: Sachs, S., Rauhut, O.W. & Weigert, A. (eds.) 1. Treffen der deutschsprachigen Paläoherpetologen: Düsseldorf 21. bis 23. Februar 1997; extended abstracts. Terra Nostra 97(7): 22-27.

 

Sachs, S., Rauhut, O.W. & Weigert, A. (eds. (1997) 1. Treffen der deutschsprachigen Paläoherpetologen: Düsseldorf 21. bis 23. Februar 1997; extended abstracts. Terra Nostra 97(7), 38p.

 

Sachs, S. (1997) Erster Nachweis eines gepanzerten Dinosauriers (Reptilia, Ornithischia, Thyreophora) aus der Unterkreide (Berrias) von Gronau in Westfalen. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 1997(1): 56-64.

 

1996

 

Sachs, S. & Hungerbühler, A. (1996) Ein Ichthyosaurier-Fund aus dem Dogger von Bielefeld. Bericht des naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Bielefeld und Umgegend 37: 255-260.

 

Sachs, S. (1996) Dinosaurier-Funde aus Westfalen. Bericht des naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Bielefeld und Umgegend 37: 237-253.

 

Hungerbühler, A. & Sachs, S. (1996) Ein großer Ichthyosaurier aus dem Pliensbachium von Bielefeld - Neue Einblicke in die Ichthyosaurier des Mittleren Lias und das Gebiß von Temnodontosaurus. Bericht des naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Bielefeld und Umgegend 37: 15-52.




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