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  • Bandel, K. & Leich, H. 1986. Jurassic Vampyromorpha (dibranchiate cephalopods). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 1986(3): 129-148.
  • Berthold, T. and T. Engeser (1987). Phylogenetic analysis and systematization of the Cephalopoda (Mollusca). Verh. Naturwiss. Ver. Hamburg, 29: 187-220.
  • Bizikov, V.A. 2004. The shell in Vampyropoda (Cephalopoda): morphology, functional role and evolution. Ruthenica supplement 3: 1-88.
  • Bizikov, V.A. 2008. Evolution of the shell in cephalopoda. 447 p., Moscow (VNIRO Publishing).
  • Boletzky, S. v. 1992. Evolutionary aspects of development, life style, and reproductive mode in incirrate octopods (Mollusca, Cephalopoda). Revue suisse Zool. 99(4):755-770.
  • Donovan, D.T. & Toll, R.B. 1988. The gladius in Coleoid (Cephalopoda) Evolution : 89-101. In: Clarke, M.R. & Trueman, E.R., ed., The Mollusca. Palaeontology and Neontology of Cephalopods, San Diego (Academic Press).
  • Donovan, D.T. 1977. Evolution of the dibranchiate Cephalopoda. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 38: 15-48.
  • Donovan, D.T. 2006. Phragmoteuthida (Cephalopoda: Coleoidea) from the Lower Jurassic of Dorset, England. Palaeontology 49(3): 673-684.
  • Doyle, P., Donovan, D.T., & Nixon, M. 1994. Phylogeny and systematics of the Coleoida. Paleontological contributions, University of Kansas 5: 1-15.
  • Engeser, T. 1988. Vampyromorpha ("Fossile Teuthiden"). In: Westphal, F. ed., Fossilium Catalogus. I: Animalia: Pars 130. 167 p. Amsterdam (Kugler Publications).
  • Engeser, T. and K. Bandel (1988). Phylogenetic classification of coleoid cephalopods. In: Wiedmann, J. and Kullmann, J. (Eds.), Cephalopods. Present and past. p105-115. Stuttgart
  • Fioroni, P. 1981. Die Sonderstellung der Sepioliden, ein Vergleich der Ordnungen der rezenten Cephalopoden. Zool. Jb. Syst., 108: 178-228.
  • Fuchs, D. & Schultze, H.-P. 2008. Trachyteuthis covacevichi n. sp., a Late Jurassic coleoid cephalopod from the Paleopacific. Fossil Record 11(1): 39-49.
  • Fuchs, D. & Weis, R. (in press). Taxonomy, morphology and phylogeny of Lower Jurassic teudopseid coleoids (Cephalopoda). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie.
  • Fuchs, D. & Weis, R. 2008. Taxonomy, morphology and phylogeny of Lower Jurassic loligosepiid coleoids (Cephalopoda). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 249(1): 93-112.
  • Fuchs, D. & Weis, R. 2009. A new Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) coleoid (Cephalopoda) from Hâdjoula, Lebanon. Fossil Record 12(2): 175-181.
  • Fuchs, D. (in press). A rare and unusual teudopseid coleoid from the Late Cretaceous of Hâqel (Lebanon). In: Fuchs, D., Weis, R. & Faber, A., eds., Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium Coleoid Cephalopods Through Time. Luxembourg 2008. Ferrantia, Musée national d'histoire naturelle Luxemburg.
  • Fuchs, D. 2006a. Fossil erhaltungsfähige Merkmalskomplexe der Coleoidea (Cephalopoda) und ihre phylogenetische Bedeutung. Berliner Paläobiologische Abhandlungen 8: 1-115.
  • Fuchs, D. 2006b. Diversity, Taxonomy and Morphology of vampyropod Coleoids (Cephalopoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Lebanon. Memorie della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali et del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 34(II): 1-28.
  • Fuchs, D. 2006c. Re-description of Doryanthes munsterii (D´Orbigny, 1845), a poorly known vampyropod coleoid (Cephalopoda) from the Late Jurassic Solnhofen Plattenkalks. Archaeopteryx 24: 79-88.
  • Fuchs, D. 2007. Coleoid Cephalopods from the Plattenkalks of the Late Jurassic of Southern Germany and the Later Cretaceous of Lebanon - A faunal comparison. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 245(1): 59-69.
  • Fuchs, D. 2009. Octobrachia - a diphyletic origin? Berliner Paläobiologische Abhandlungen 10: 182-192.
  • Fuchs, D., Bracchi, G. & Weis, R. 2009. New records of octopods (Cephalopoda: Coleoidea) from the Late Cretaceous (Upper Cenomanian) of Hakel and Hadjoula (Lebanon). Paleontology 52(1): 56-81.
  • Fuchs, D., Engeser, T., & Keupp, H. 2007a. Gladius shape variation in the genus Trachyteuthis Meyer 1846 (Cephalopoda: Coleoidea) from the Late Jurassic Plattenkalks of Nusplingen (Kimmeridgian) and Solnhofen (Tithonian). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(3): 575-589.
  • Fuchs, D., Keupp, H. & Engeser, T. 2003. New records of soft parts of Muensterella scutellaris MUENSTER, 1842 (Coleoidea) from the Late Jurassic Plattenkalks of Eichstätt and their significance for octobrachian relationships. Berliner Paläobiologische Abhandlungen 3: 101-111.
  • Fuchs, D., Klinghammer, A., & Keupp, H. 2007b. Taxonomy, morphology and phylogeny of plesioteuthidid coleoids from the Upper Jurassic (Tithonian) Plattenkalks of Solnhofen. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 245(2): 239-252.
  • Fuchs, D., Stinnesbeck, W., Ifrim, C., Giersch, S., Gutierrez, J.M.P. & Frey, E. (in press). Glyphiteuthis rhinophora n. sp., a trachyteuthidid (Coleoidea, Cephalopoda) from the Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) of Mexico. Paläontologische Zeitschrift.
  • Haas, W. 2002. The evolutionary history of the eight-armed Coleoidea. Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 57: 341-351.
  • Jeletzky, J.A. 1966. Comparative morphology, phylogeny and classification of fossil Coleoidea. Paleontological contributions, University of Kansas Mollusca 7: 1-166.
  • Naef, A. 1922 (2004). Fossil dibranchiate cephalopods. Berliner Paläobiologische Abhandlungen 5: 1-209 [Translated from German: original Title: Die Fossilen Tintenfische- Eine paläozoologische Monographie. - 322 p., Jena (G. Fischer)].
  • Toll, R.B. 1998. The Gladius in Teuthid Systematics: 55-67. In: Voss, N.A. et al., ed., Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Vol. II, Washington (Smithsonian Contributions to zoology).
  • Vecchione, M., Young, R.E., Donovan, D.T. & Rodhouse, P.G. 1999. Reevaluation of coleoid cephalopod relationships based on modified arms in the Jurassic coleoid Mastigophora. Lethaia 32: 113-118.
  • Young, J. Z. 1989. The angular acceleration receptor system of diverse cephalopods. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 325: 189-238.
  • Young, R. E. and M. Vecchione. (2002). Evolution of the gills in the Octopodiformes. Bull. Mar. Sci., 71:1003-1018.
  • Young, R. E., M. Vecchione and D. Donovan. 1999. The evolution of coleoid cephalopods and their present biodiversity and ecology. South African Jour. Mar. Sci. 20:393–420.


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