Fossil corals, sponges, and reefs
news / current research / January 2020


Dear Colleagues & Visitors,

* two bibliographic news... for the beginning of 2020
* the last volume of Fossil Cnidaria & Porifera, FC&P 43, for 2019
* see the IFCRS official site for reports on activity of the International Fossil Coral and Reef Society, former IASFCP

Tomasz Wrzolek / Sosnowiec, 8th January 2020.
1) News and views
2) Bibliography
2019
FC&P43
2020
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biographical
  • October 
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  • Porifera
  • December 
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  • Tabulata
  • December 
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  • Rugosa
  • December 
  •   January 
  • Scleractinia
  • December 
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  • various fossils
  • December 
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  • reefs
  • December 
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  • varia
  • December 
  •   January 

  • 3) Archives of fossil corals, sponges, and reefs

  • recent issues of Fossil Cnidaria & Porifera, from FC&P 29.1 for 2000 to FC&P 43 for 2019
  • bibliographic database of Fossil Cnidaria & Porifera - with added notes up to FC&P41 / 9170 records
  • bibliographic database of Andreas May / update of 2017 / reported in July 2018



  • 4) Fossils and databases / May 2019
    links to most significant contributions summarizing knowledge on high rank fossil groups and presenting significant collections of fossils

  • World Porifera Database (WPD) with over nine thousand species of living sponges (May 2019)
  • revised Scleractinian Treatise - first 5 chapters in online version; other chapters to follow "soon" (May 2019)
  • revised Sponges Treatise (E4) - online version (2013)
  • database and interactive identification key for archaeocyathan genera (August 2011)
  • websites with Cnidaria and Porifera fossil and living (updated in December 2016)

  • 5) Announcements / June 2019

  • Korallen von Rußbach und Gosau (Coniac-Santon; Österreich) (June 2019)
  • Catalogue of Cretaceous Corals 4 - Systematic Part (October 2016)



  • 6) Obituaries / paleontological bibliographies

    Bruno Mistiaen (+2019)
    Klemens Oekentorp (1935–2019)
    Nina Pavlovna Vassilyuk (1924–2019)



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