Fischer Valentin

Département de géologie > Evolution and diversity dynamics lab

GEOLOGY

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ORCID
0000-0002-8808-6747

Main Referenced Co-authors
Bennion, Rebecca  (17)
Bardet, Nathalie (12)
Godefroit, Pascal (12)
Maclaren, James  (12)
Chatar, Narimane  (11)
Main Referenced Keywords
Ichthyosauria (29); Cretaceous (19); Extinction (13); Plesiosauria (10); Ophthalmosauridae (8);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
Geology - GEOLOGY (9)
Geology - ULiège (8)
Evolution and Diversity Dynamics Lab (7)
Centre de Géosciences (6)
Centre de Geosciences (3)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Earth sciences & physical geography (125)
Zoology (39)
Environmental sciences & ecology (10)
Life sciences: Multidisciplinary, general & others (10)
Anatomy (cytology, histology, embryology...) & physiology (7)

Publications (total 136)

The most downloaded
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Fischer, V. (2009). Les ichthyosaures du sud-­est de la France. Unpublished master thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
Jury: Poty, E. (Promotor), Godefroit, P. (Promotor), Javaux, E., ... Boulvain, F. https://hdl.handle.net/2268/165724
The most cited
96 citations (Scopus®)
Fischer, V., Maisch, M., Naish, D., Kosma, R., Liston, J., Joger, U., Krüger, F., Pardo Pérez, J., Tainsh, J., & Appleby, R. (03 January 2012). New Ophthalmosaurid Ichthyosaurs from the European Lower Cretaceous Demonstrate Extensive Ichthyosaur Survival across the Jurassic–Cretaceous Boundary. PLoS ONE, 7 (1), 29234. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029234 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/106998

Books published as author or co-author

Baudry, A., Moureau Céline, Denayer, J. (Other coll.), Fischer, V. (Other coll.), & Tourneur, F. (Other coll.). (2022). Le Centre d’Interprétation de la Pierre à Sprimont. Namur, Unknown/unspecified: Agence wallonne du Patrimoine.

Articles accepted in reviewed journal

Chatar, N., Boman, R., Fallon Gaudichon, V., MacLaren, J. A., & Fischer, V. (2023). ‘Fossils’: A new, fast and open-source protocol to simulate muscle-driven biomechanical loading of bone. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.14051
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Chatar, N., Fischer, V., & Tseng, Z. J. (07 December 2022). Many-to-one function of cat-like mandibles highlights a continuum of sabre tooth adaptions. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences, 289 (1988). doi:10.1098/rspb.2022.1627
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Fischer, V., Bennion, R., Foffa, D., Maclaren, J., McCurry, M., Melstrom, K., & Bardet, N. (2022). Ecological signal in the size and shape of marine amniote teeth. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. doi:10.1098/rspb.2022.1214
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Bennion, R., Maclaren, J., Coombs, E., Marx, F., Lambert, O., & Fischer, V. (2022). Convergence and constraint in the cranial evolution of mosasaurid reptiles and early cetaceans. Paleobiology, 1-17. doi:10.1017/pab.2022.27
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Fischer, V., Laboury, A., Bernacki, K., Garbay, L., Gillen, Y., Rollinger, C., Thill, A., Weis, R., & Thuy, B. (10 August 2022). A fragmentary leptonectid ichthyosaurian from the lower Pliensbachian of Luxembourg. Palaeontologia Electronica, 25 (2), 24. doi:10.26879/1205
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De Brito, L., Fischer, V., & Prestianni, C. (2022). Morphological disparity of extant and extinct pinaceous ovulate cones: How many cones are enough? American Journal of Botany. doi:10.1002/ajb2.16044
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Maclaren, J., Bennion, R., Bardet, N., & Fischer, V. (May 2022). Global ecomorphological restructuring of dominant marine reptiles prior to the Cretaceous–Palaeogene mass extinction. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences, 289, 202220585. doi:10.1101/2021.12.30.474572
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Laboury, A., Bennion, R., Ben Thuy, Weis Robert, & Fischer, V. (18 February 2022). Anatomy and phylogenetic relationships of Temnodontosaurus zetlandicus (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 195 (1), 172-194. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlab118
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Chatar, N., Michaud, M., & Fischer, V. (2022). Not a jaguar after all? Phylogenetic affinities and morphology of the Pleistocene felid Panthera gombaszoegensis. Papers in Palaeontology, 8 (5), 1464. doi:10.1002/spp2.1464
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Solé, F., Fischer, V., Le Verger, K., Mennecart, B., Speijer, R., Peigné, S., & Smith, T. (2022). Evolution of European carnivorous mammal assemblages through the Palaeogene. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi:10.1093/biolinnean/blac002
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Scavezzoni, I., & Fischer, V. (2021). The postcranial skeleton of Cerrejonisuchus improcerus (Crocodyliformes: Dyrosauridae) and the unusual anatomy of dyrosaurids. PeerJ. doi:10.7717/peerJ.11222
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Devièse, T., Abrams, G., Hajdinjak, M., Pirson, S., De Groote, I., Di Modica, K., Toussaint, M., Fischer, V., Comeskey, D., Spindler, L., Meyer, M., Semal, P., & Higham, T. (2021). Reply to Van Peer: Direct radiocarbon dating and ancient genomic analysis reveal the true age of the Neanderthals at Spy Cave. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118 (26). doi:10.1073/pnas.2107116118
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Devièse, T., Abrams, G., Hajdinjak, M., Pirson, S., De Groote, I., Di Modica, K., Toussaint, M., Fischer, V., Comeskey, D., Spindler, L., Meyer, M., Semal, P., & Higham, T. (2021). Reevaluating the timing of Neanderthal disappearance in Northwest Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (12), 2022466118. doi:10.1073/pnas.2022466118
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Fischer, V., Weis, R., & Thuy, B. (2021). Refining the marine reptile turnover at the Early–Middle Jurassic transition. PeerJ, 9 (e10647), 1-31. doi:10.7717/peerj.10647
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Chatar, N., Fischer, V., Siliceo, G., Mauricio, A., Morales, J., & Salesa, M. J. (2021). Morphometric Analysis of the Mandible of Primitive Sabertoothed Felids from the late Miocene of Spain. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. doi:10.1007/s10914-021-09541-0
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Jentgen, B., Stein, K., & Fischer, V. (13 January 2020). Case study of radial fibrolamellar bone tissues in the outer cortex of basal sauropods. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 375 (20190143), 1-12. doi:10.1098/rstb.2019.0143
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Fischer, V., Zverkov, N. G., Arkhangelsky, M. S., Stenshin, I. M., Blagovetshensky, I. V., & Uspensky, G. N. (2020). A new elasmosaurid plesiosaurian from the Early Cretaceous of Russia marks an early attempt at neck elongation. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa103
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Fischer, V., Maclaren, J., Soul, L. C., Bennion, R., Druckenmiller, P. S., & Benson, R. B. J. (2020). The macroevolutionary landscape of short-necked plesiosaurians. Scientific Reports, 10 (16434), 1--12. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-73413-5
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Fournier, M., Ladevèze, S., Le Verger, K., Fischer, V., Speijer, R. P., & Solé, F. (2020). On the morphology of the astragalus and calcaneus of the amphicyonids (Carnivora, Mammalia) from the Paleogene of Europe: implications for the ecology of the European bear-dogs. Geodiversitas, 42 (18), 305-325. doi:10.5252/geodiversitas2020v42a18
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Solé, F., Fischer, V., Denayer, J., Speijer, R. P., Fournier, M., Le Verger, K., Ladevèze, S., Folie, A., & Smith, T. (2020). The upper Eocene-Oligocene carnivorous mammals from the Quercy Phosphorites (France) housed in Belgian collections. Geologica Belgica, 24 (1-2). doi:10.20341/gb.2020.006
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Zverkov, N. G., Fischer, V., Madzia, D., & Benson, R. B. J. (2018). Increased pliosaurid dental disparity across the Jurassic-Cretaceous transition. Palaeontology. doi:10.1111/pala.12367
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Fischer, V., Benson, R. B. J., Druckenmiller, P., Ketchum, H., & Bardet, N. (2018). The evolutionary history of polycotylid plesiosaurians. Royal Society Open Science, 5 (172177), 1-26. doi:10.1098/rsos.172177
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Scavezzoni, I., & Fischer, V. (2018). Rhinochelys amaberti (Moret 1935), a protostegid turtle from the Early Cretaceous of France. PeerJ, 6 (e4594). doi:10.7717/peerj.4594
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Fischer, V., Benson, R. B. J., Zverkov, N. G., Soul, L. C., Arkhangelsky, M. S., Lambert, O., Stenshin, I. M., Uspensky, G. N., & Druckenmiller, P. S. (2017). Plasticity and convergence in the evolution of short-necked plesiosaurs. Current Biology, 27. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2017.04.052
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Fischer, V., Bardet, N., Benson, R., Arkhangelsky, M., & Friedman, M. (08 March 2016). Extinction of fish-shaped marine reptiles associated with reduced evolutionary rates and global environmental volatility. Nature Communications, 7 (10825), 1-11. doi:10.1038/ncomms10825
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Bardet, N., Fischer, V., & Machalski, M. (2016). Large predatory marine reptiles from the Albian–Cenomanian of Annopol, Poland. Geological Magazine. doi:10.1017/S0016756815000254
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Fischer, V. (2016). Taxonomy of Platypterygius campylodon and the diversity of the last ichthyosaurs. PeerJ, 4 (e2604), 1--21. doi:10.7717/peerj.2604
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Denayer, J., Aretz, M., Barchy, L., Chevalier, E., Fischer, V., Hance, L., Marion, J.-M., & Mottequin, B. (2016). Edouard Poty: a bio- and bibliography. Geologica Belgica, 19 (1-2), 3-6. doi:10.20341/gb.2016.001
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Fischer, V., Arkhangelsky, M., Stenshin, I., Uspensky, G., Zverkov, N., & Benson, R. (2015). Peculiar macrophagous adaptations in a new Cretaceous pliosaurid. Royal Society Open Science, 2 (150552.), 1–12. doi:10.1098/rsos.150552
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Martin, J. E., Vincent, P., Suan, G., Sharpe, T., Hodges, P., Williams, M., Howells, C., & Fischer, V. (2015). A mysterious giant ichthyosaur from the lowermost Jurassic of Wales. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 60 (4), 837-842. doi:10.4202/app.00062.2014
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Brusatte, S. L., Young, M. T., Challands, T. J., Clark, N. D. L., Fischer, V., Fraser, N. C., Liston, J. J., MacFadyen, C. C. J., Ross, D. A., Walsh, S., & Wilkinson, M. (2015). Ichthyosaurs from the Jurassic of Skye, Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 51 (1), 43–55. doi:10.1144/sjg2014-018
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Denayer, J., Fischer, V., & Mottequin, B. (2014). Rediscovery of the forgotten de Ryckholt Collection (gastropods, bivalves, worms; Late Cretaceous, Belgium). Cretaceous Research, 47, 66–71. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2013.10.002
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Fischer, V., Cappetta, H., Vincent, P., Garcia, G., Goolaerts, S., Martin, J. E., Roggero, D., & Valentin, X. (2014). Ichthyosaurs from the French Rhaetian indicate a severe turnover across the Triassic–Jurassic boundary. Naturwissenschaften (Die), 101, 1027–1040. doi:10.1007/s00114-014-1242-7
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Fischer, V., Arkhangelsky, M., Uspensky, G., Stenshin, I., & Godefroit, P. (2014). A new Lower Cretaceous ichthyosaur from Russia reveals skull shape conservatism within Ophthalmosaurinae. Geological Magazine, 151 (1), 60-70. doi:10.1017/S0016756812000994
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Bardet, N., Falconnet, J., Fischer, V., Houssaye, A., Jouve, S., Pereda-Superbiola, X., Perez-García, A., Rage, J.-C., & Vincent, P. (2014). Mesozoic marine reptile palaeobiogeography in response to drifting plates. Gondwana Research. doi:10.1016/j.gr.2014.05.005
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Houssaye, A., Scheyer, T., Kolb, C., Fischer, V., & Sander, M. (2014). A New Look at Ichthyosaur Long Bone Microanatomy and Histology: Implications for Their Adaptation to an Aquatic Life. PLoS ONE, 9 (4), 95637. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095637
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Fischer, V., Arkhangelsky, M., Stenshin, I., Uspensky, G., & Godefroit, P. (2014). Simbirskiasaurus and Pervushovisaurus reassessed: implications for the taxonomy and cranial osteology of Cretaceous platypterygiine ichthyosaurs. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 171 (4), 822–841. doi:10.1111/zoj.12158
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Vincent, P., Taquet, P., Fischer, V., Bardet, N., Falconnet, J., & Godefroit, P. (2014). Mary Anning’s legacy to French vertebrate palaeontology. Geological Magazine, 151 (1), 7-20. doi:10.1017/S0016756813000861
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Fischer, V., Bardet, N., Guiomar, M., & Godefroit, P. (2014). High Diversity in Cretaceous Ichthyosaurs from Europe Prior to Their Extinction. PLoS ONE, 9 (1), 84709. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084709
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Fischer, V., Appleby, R., Naish, D., Liston, J., Riding, J., Brindley, S., & Godefroit, P. (15 May 2013). A basal thunnosaurian from Iraq reveals disparate phylogenetic origins for Cretaceous ichthyosaurs. Biology Letters, 9 (20130021), 1-6. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0021
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Vincent, P., Martin, J., Fischer, V., Suan, G., Khalloufi, B., Suchéras-Marx, B., Léna, A., Janneau, K., Rousselle, B., & Rulleau, L. (2013). Marine vertebrate remains from the Toarcian-Aalenian succession of southern Beaujolais, Rhône, France. Geological Magazine, 150 (5), 822–834. doi:10.1017/S0016756812000982
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Fischer, V., Maisch, M., Naish, D., Kosma, R., Liston, J., Joger, U., Krüger, F., Pardo Pérez, J., Tainsh, J., & Appleby, R. (03 January 2012). New Ophthalmosaurid Ichthyosaurs from the European Lower Cretaceous Demonstrate Extensive Ichthyosaur Survival across the Jurassic–Cretaceous Boundary. PLoS ONE, 7 (1), 29234. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029234
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Fischer, V. (2012). New data on the ichthyosaur Platypterygius hercynicus and its implications for the validity of the genus. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 57 (1), 123–134. doi:10.4202/app.2011.0007
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Martin, J., Fischer, V., Vincent, P., & Suan, G. (2012). A longirostrine Temnodontosaurus (Ichthyosauria) with comments on Early Jurassic ichthyosaur niche partitioning and disparity. Palaeontology, 55 (1), 995–1005. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2012.01159.x
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Fischer, V., Guiomar, M., & Godefroit, P. (2011). New data on the palaeobiogeography of Early Jurassic marine reptiles: the Toarcian ichthyosaur fauna of the Vocontian Basin (SE France). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Palaontologie. Abhandlungen, 261 (1), 111-127. doi:10.1127/0077-7749/2011/0155
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Fischer, V., Masure, E., Arkhangelsky, M., & Godefroit, P. (2011). A new Barremian (Early Cretaceous) ichthyosaur from western Russia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31 (5), 1010-1025. doi:10.1080/02724634.2011.595464
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Fischer, V., Clément, A., Guiomar, M., & Godefroit, P. (2011). The first definite record of a Valanginian ichthyosaur and its implications on the evolution of post-Liassic Ichthyosauria. Cretaceous Research, 32 (2), 155-163. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2010.11.005
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Articles accepted in journal without reviewing

Fischer, V. (2015). Evolution et extinctions des ichthyosaures. L'écho des falaises, 19, 7-15.

Articles accepted in conference proceedings

Fischer, V., Denayer, J., & Mottequin, B. (2014). Lost and found: Rediscovery of de Ryckholt's collection of Cretaceous Mollusca (Belgium and N. France). In 4th International Palaeontological Congress, Mendoza, Abstracts volume (pp. 712).

Mottequin, B., Denayer, J., Fischer, V., & Poty, E. (2012). Campanian-Maastrichtian fossils from southern Belgium and neighbouring countries curated at the University of Liège. In J. W. M. Jagt & E. Jagt-Yazykova (Eds.), The Maastrichtian Stage; the current concept. Workshop programme, abstracts and field guide (pp. 44-45). Maastricht, Netherlands: Natuurhistorisch Museum.

Oral presentations in conferences with scientific selection committee

Scavezzoni, I., & Fischer, V. (05 November 2022). The diverse yet not-so-convergent transformations of crocodyliformes to the aquatic realm. Paper presented at SVP Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
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Chatar, N., Fischer, V., & Z. Jack Tseng. (03 November 2022). Multi-gape angle 3D biomechanical modelling of the cat-like mandible reveals nuances of sabertooth functional morphological evolution. Paper presented at 82th meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Toronto, Canada.
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Laboury, A., Scheyer, T., Stubbs, T., Klein, N., & Fischer, V. (02 November 2022). Quantifying the early ecomorphological diversification of Eosauropterygia. Paper presented at SVP 2022 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
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