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Paläontologisches Institut


Prof. Dr. Christian Klug

Main Research Interests

  • Mode of life, morphometrics, palaeogeography, and phylogeny of Devonian, Carboniferous, and Triassic ammonoids
  • Evolutionary palaeoecology of fossil ectocochleate cephalopods
  • Origin of ammonoids
  • Soft-tissue Preservation in fossil cephalopods
  • Anatomy of extinct cephalopods
  • Sexual dimorphism of ammonoids
  • Devonian palaeoecology in the eastern Anti-Atlas
  • Devonian stratigraphy
  • Devonian of northern Africa
  • Anatomy of Mesozoic coleoids
  • Taphonomy of fossil cephalopods
  • Devonian jawed fish

Current projects

  • Evolution and Palaeobiology of early cephalopods (Nautiloidea)
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  • Palaeobiology and anatomy of Mesozoic coleoids
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  • The Devonian nekton radiation in a time of biodiversity crises
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Post-doctoral fellows

Earlier post-doctoral fellows

  • Dr. Kenneth De Baets WWW

PhD students

Earlier PhD students

  • Dr. Kenneth De Baets WWW
  • Dr. Linda Frey WWW
  • Dr. des. Mélina Ella Megan Jobbins
  • Dr. Carole Meier
  • Dr. Alexander Pohle
  • Dr. Amane Tajika
  • MSc Marta Susana Torres Ladeira

MSc students

Earlier MSc students

  • MSc Celine Beeler
  • Dr. Linda Frey WWW
  • MSc Merle Greif
  • BSc Ellen Langenberger Knudsen
  • Dr. Alexander Pohle
  • Dr. Amane Tajika
  • BSc Lorena Tessitore

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