Papers published online or in press

63. Lautenschlager, S. and Rauhut, O.W.M. in press. A revision of Rauisuchus tiradentes (Archosauria: Rauisuchia) from the Late Triassic (Carnian) Santa Maria Formation of Brazil and its implications for rauisuchian phylogeny. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.


62. Langer, M.C., Rincón, A.D., Ramezani, J., Solórzano, A. and Rauhut, O.W.M. 2014. New dinosaur (Theropoda, stem-Averostra) and maximum age (Rhaetian, Late Triassic) for the La Quinta Formation, Venezuelan Andes. Royal Society Open Science 1:140184.

61. Rauhut, O.W.M., López-Arbarello, A. and Wörheide, G. 2014. Fossil descriptions: Private collections of fossils are a plus. Nature 512:371.

60. Foth, C., Tischlinger, H. and Rauhut, O.W.M. 2014. New specimen of Archaeopteryx provides insights into the evolution of pennaceous feathers. Nature 511:79-82.

59. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2014. New observations on the skull of Archaeopteryx. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 88: 211-222.

58. Becerra, M.G., Pol,D., Marsicano, C.A., Rauhut, O.W.M. 2014. The dentition of Manidens condorensis (Ornithischia; Heterodontosuridae) from the Jurassic Cañadón Asfalto Formation of Patagonia: morphology, heterdonty and the use of statistical methods for identifying isolated teeth. Historical Biology 26: 480-492.

57. Butler, R.J., Rauhut, O.W.M., Stocker, M.R. and Bronowicz, R. 2014. Redescription of the phytosaurs Paleorhinus ('Francosuchus') angustifrons and Ebrachosuchus neukami from Germany, with implications for Late Triassic biochronology. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170(1): 155-208.


56. Pol, D., Rauhut, O.W.M., Lecuona, A., Leardi, J.M., Xu, X., Clark, J.M. 2013. A new fossil from the Jurassic of Patagonia reveals the early basicranial evolution and the origins of Crocodyliformes. Biological Reviews 88(4): 862-872.

55. Foth, C. and Rauhut, O.W.M. (2013) The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Influence of Skull Reconstructions and Intraspecific Variability in Studies of Cranial Morphometrics in Theropods and Basal Saurischians. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72007.

54. Argañaraz, E., Grellet-Tinner, G., Fiorelli, L.E., Krause, M., and Rauhut, O.W.M. 2013. Huevos de saurópodos del Aptiano-Albiano, Formación Cerro Barcino (Patagonia, Argentina): un enigma paleoambiental y paleobiológico. Ameghiniana 50(1): 33-50.

53. Foth, C., Rauhut, O.W.M. 2013. Macroevolutionary and morphofunctional patterns in theropod skulls: a morphometric approach. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.

52. López-Arbarello, A., Sferco, E. and Rauhut, O.W.M. 2013. New coccolepid genus (Chondrostei) from the continental Jurassic of Patagonia. Palaeontologica Electronica 16 (1): 1-23.

51. Butler, R.J., Yates, A.M., Rauhut, O.W.M. and Foth, C. 2013. A pathological tail in a basal sauropodomorph dinosaur from South Africa: evidence of traumatic amputation? Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(1): 224-228.


50. Rauhut, O.W.M., Heyng, A.M., López-Arbarello, A. and Hecker, A. 2012. A new rhynchocephalian from the Late Jurassic of Germany with a dentition that is unique amongst tetrapods. PLoS ONE 7(10): e46839.. (Free)

49. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2012. A reappraisal of a putative record of abelisauroid theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of England. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 123(5): 779-786.

48. Rauhut, O.W.M., Foth, C., Tischlinger, H., Norell, M.A. 2012. Exceptionally preserved juvenile megalosauroid theropod dinosaur with filamentous integument from the Late Jurassic of Germany. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109: 11746-11751.

47. Pol, D., Rauhut, O.W.M. 2012. A Middle Jurassic abelisaurid from Patagonia and the early diversification of theropod dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 3170-3175.


46. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2011. Theropod dinosaurs from the Late Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania). Special Papers in Palaeontology 86: 195-239.

45. Carballido, J.L., Rauhut, O.W.M., Pol, D., Salgado, L. 2011. Osteology and phylogenetic relationships of Tehuelchesaurus benitezii (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Jurassic of Patagonia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163: 605-662.

44. Pol, D., Rauhut, O.W.M., Becerra, M. 2011. A Middle Jurassic heterodontosaurid dinosaur from Patagonia and the evolution of heterodontosaurids. Naturwissenschaften 98: 369-379.

43. Rauhut, O.W.M., Fechner, R., Remes, K., Reis, K. 2011. How to get big in the Mesozoic: the evolution of the sauropodomorph body plan. pp. 119-149. In Klein, N., Remes, K. and Sander, P.M. (eds): Biology of the sauropod dinosaurs: understanding the life of giants. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis.

42. Sander, P.M., A. Christian, M. Clauss, R. Fechner, C.T. Gee, E.-M. Griebeler, H.-C. Gunga, J. Hummel, H. Mallison, S.F. Perry, H. Preuschoft, O.W.M. Rauhut, K. Remes, T. Tütken, O. Wings, U. Witzel. 2011. Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs: The Evolution of Gigantism. Biological Reviews 86: 117-155. (Free)


41. Hübner, T.R., Rauhut, O.W.M. 2010. A juvenile skull of Dysalotosaurus lettowvorbecki (Ornithischia: Iguanodontia) and implications for cranial ontogeny, phylogeny and taxonomy in ornithopod dinosaurs. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160(2): 366-396.

40. Hone, D.W.E., Rauhut, O.W.M. 2010. Feeding behaviour and bone utilisation by theropod dinosaurs. Lethaia 43(2): 232-244.

39. Rauhut, O.W.M., Milner, A.C., Moore-Fay, S. 2010. Cranial osteology and phylogenetic position of the theropod dinosaur Proceratosaurus bradleyi (Woodward, 1910) from the Middle Jurassic of England. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158(1): 155-195. (Free)

38. López-Arbarello, A., Rauhut, O.W.M., Cerdeño, E. 2010. The Triassic fish fauna of the Cuyana Basin, Western Argentina. Palaeontology 53(2): 249-276. (Free)


37. Erickson, G.M., Rauhut, O.W.M., Zhou, Z., Turner, A.H., Inouye, B.D., Hu, D., Norell, M.A. 2009. Was Dinosaurian Physiology Inherited by Birds? Reconciling Slow Growth in Archaeopteryx. PLoS One 4(10): e7390. (Free)

36. Rauhut, O.W.M., López-Arbarello, A. 2009. Considerations on the age of the Tiouaren Formation (Iullemmeden Basin, Niger, Africa): Implications for Gondwanan Mesozoic terrestrial vertebrate faunas. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 271: 259-267.


35. López-Arbarello, A., Rauhut, O.W.M., Moser, K. 2008. Jurassic fishes of Gondwana. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 63(4): 586-612. (Free)

34. Rauhut, O.W.M., López-Arbarello, A. 2008. Archosaur evolution during the Jurassic: a southern perspective. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 63(4): 557-585. (Free)

33. Volkheimer, W., Rauhut, O.W.M., Quattrocchio, M.E., Martinez, M.A. 2008. Jurassic paleoclimates in Argentina, a review. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 63(4): 547- 554. (Free)


32. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2007. A fragmentary theropod skull from the Middle Jurassic of Patagonia. Ameghiniana 44(2): 479-483.

31. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2007. The myth of the conservative character: braincase characters in theropod phylogenies. Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, Beiheft 23: 51-54.


30. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2006. A brachiosaurid sauropod from the Late Jurassic Cañadón Calcáreo Formation of Chubut, Argentina. Fossil Record 9: 226-237.


29. Martin, T., O.W.M. Rauhut. 2005. Mandibular anatomy of Asfaltomylos patagonicus (Australosphenida, Mammalia) and its implication for the evolution of the tribosphenic dentition. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25: 414-425.

28. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2005. Postcranial remains of 'coelurosaurs' (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Late Jurassic of Tanzania. Geological Magazin 142: 97-107.

27. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2005. Osteology and relationships of a new theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Patagonia. Palaeontology 48: 87-110. (Free)

26. Rauhut, O.W.M., R. Fechner 2005. Early development of the facial region in a non-avian theropod dinosaur. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 272: 1179-1183. (Free)

25. Rauhut, O.W.M., K. Remes, R. Fechner, G. Cladera, P. Puerta 2005. Discovery of a short-necked sauropod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of Patagonia. Nature 435: 670-672.

24. Rauhut, O.W.M., X. Xu. 2005. The small theropod dinosaurs Tugulusaurus and Phaedrolosaurus from the Early Cretaceous of Xinjiang, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25: 107-118.


23. Cladera, G., C. Limarino, S. Alonso, and O.W.M. Rauhut 2004. Controles estratigráficos en la preservación de restos de vertebrados en la Formación Cerro Barcino (Cenomaniano), Provincia de Chubut. AAAS Revista 11: 39-56.

22. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2004. Provenance and anatomy of Genyodectes serus, a large-toothed ceratosaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24: 894-902.

21. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2004. Braincase structure of the Middle Jurassic theropod dinosaur Piatnitzkysaurus. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 41: 1109-1122.


20. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2003. The interrelationships and evolution of basal theropod dinosaurs. Special Papers in Palaeontology 69: 213 pp.

19. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2003. A tyrannosauroid dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of Portugal. Palaeontology 46 (5): 903-910.

18. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2003. A dentary of Patagosaurus (Sauropoda) from the Middle Jurassic of Patagonia. Ameghiniana 40 (3): 425-432.

17. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2003. Revision of Amygdalodon patagonicus Cabrera, 1947 (Dinosauria: Sauropoda). Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Geowissenschaftliche Reihe 6: 173-181.

16. Rauhut, O.W.M., Cladera, G., Vickers-Rich, P. and Rich, T.H. 2003. Dinosaur remains from the Lower Cretaceous of the Chubut Group, Argentina. Cretaceous Research 24 (5): 487-497.


15. Rauhut, O.W.M., Martin, T., Ortiz-Jaureguizar, E. and Puerta, P. 2002: A Jurassic mammal from South America. Nature 416: 165-168.

14. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2002: Dinosaur teeth from the Barremian of Uña (Province of Cuenca, Spain). Cretaceous Research 23 (2): 255-263.


13. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2001: Herbivorous dinosaurs from the Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian) of Guimarota, Portugal. Proceedings of the Geologist‘ Association 112: 275-283.


12. Rauhut, O.W.M. and Hungerbühler, A. 2000: A review of European Triassic theropods. In: Pérez-Moreno, B, Holtz, T. R. Jr., Sanz, J. L., Moratalla, J., Santos, V. and Marques da Silva, C. (Eds.): Aspects of theropod paleobiology. GAIA 15: 75-88.

11. Rauhut, O.W.M. 2000: The dinosaur fauna from the Guimarota mine. In: Krebs, B. and Martin, T. (eds.): Guimarota. A Jurassic Ecosystem. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil; pp. 75-82.

10. Rauhut, O.W.M. 1999: A dinosaur fauna from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of northern Sudan. Palaeontologia africana 35: 61-84.

9. Sereno, P.C., Beck, A.L., Dutheil, D.B., Gado,B., Larsson, H.C.E., Lyon, G.H., Marcot, J.D., Rauhut, O.W.M., Sadleir, R.W., Sidor, C.A., Varricchio, D.J., Wilson, G.P., and Wilson, J.A. 1998: A long-snouted predatory dinosaur from Africa and the evolution of the spinosaurids. Science 282: 1298-1302.

8. Rauhut, O.W.M. 1997: Zur Schädelanatomie von Shuvosaurus inexpectatus (Dinosauria; Theropoda). In: Sachs, S., Rauhut, O. W. M. und Weigert, A. (Eds.): 1. Treffen der deutschsprachigen Paläoherpetologen, Düsseldorf, 21.-23.02.1997, Extended Abstracts. Terra Nostra 9/97: 17-21.

7. Rauhut, O.W.M. and Werner, C. 1997: First record of a Maastrichtian sauropod dinosaur from Egypt. Palaeontologia africana 34: 63-67.

6. Kriwet, J., Rauhut, O.W.M. and Gloy, U. 1997: Microvertebrate remains (Pisces, Archosauria) from the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) of southern France. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 206 (1): 1-28.

5. Rauhut, O.W.M. and Werner, C. 1995: First record of the family Dromaeosauridae (Dinosauria: Theropoda) in the Cretaceous of Gondwana (Wadi Milk Formation, northern Sudan). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 69 (3/4): 475-486.

4. Rauhut, O.W.M. 1995: Zur systematischen Stellung der afrikanischen Theropoden Carcharodontosaurus Stromer 1931 und Bahariasaurus Stromer 1934. Berliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen (E) 16.1: 357-375.

3. Rauhut, O.W.M. and Zinke, J. 1995: A description of the Barremian dinosaur fauna from Uña with a comparison to that of Las Hoyas. In: II International Symposium on Lithographic Limestones, Lleida-Cuenca (Spain), 9th-16th July 1995. Extended Abstracts. Ediciones de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid: 123-126.

2. Rauhut, O.W.M. and Kriwet, J. 1994: Teeth of a big theropod dinosaur from Porto das Barcas (Portugal). Berliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen (E) 13: 179-185.

1. Zinke, J. and Rauhut, O.W.M. 1994: Small theropods (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of the Iberian Peninsula. Berliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen (E) 13: 163-177.

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