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Dr. Daniela Schwarz

Krebs, B. & Schwarz, D. (2000). The crocodiles from the Guimarota mine. P. 69-74. In: Martin, T. & Krebs, B. (eds). Guimarota. A Jurassic Ecosystem. 155 Seiten, Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München.

Schwarz, D. (2002). A new species of Goniopholis from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal. – Palaeontology 45 (1): 185-208.

Schwarz, D. (2003). A procoelous crocodilian vertebra from the lower Tertiary of Central Africa (Cabinda enclave, Angola). – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 2003 (6): 376-384.

Jouve, S. & Schwarz, D. (2004). Congosaurus bequaerti, a Paleocene dyrosaurid (Crocodyliformes; Mesoeucrocodylia) from Landana (Angola) – Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 74: 129-146.

Schwarz, D. & Fechner, R. (2004). Lusitanisuchus, a new genus name for Lisboasaurus mitracostatus (Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia), with a description of new remains from the Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian) and Early Cretaceous (Berriasian) of Portugal. – Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 41: 1259-1271.

Schwarz, D., Meyer, C. A., Lehmann, E. H., Vontobel, P. & Bongartz, G. (2005). Testing Neutron tomography in comparison with X-ray computed tomography as a technique for the investigation of the internal structure of sauropod vertebrae and ribs. – Palaeontologia Electronica 8(2).30A.

Schwarz, D. & Salisbury, S. W. (2005). A new species of Theriosuchus (Atoposauridae, Crocodilia) from the Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian) of Guimarota, Portugal. – Géobios 38: 779-802.

Karl, H.-V., Gröning, E., Brauckmann, C., Schwarz, D. & Knötschke, N. (2006). The Late Jurassic crocodiles of the Langenberg near Oker, Lower Saxony (Germany), and description of related materials (with remarks on the history of quarrying the “Langenberg Limestone” and “Obernkirchen Sandstone”). – Clausthaler Geowissenschaften 5: 59-77.

Schwarz, D., Frey, E. & Martin, T. (2006). The postcranial skeleton of the Hyposaurinae (Dyrosauridae; Crocodyliformes). – Palaeontology 49 (4): 695-718.

Schwarz, D. (2006). Abstammung und Evolution der Krokodile. S. 19-32, In: Trutnau, L. & Sommerlad, R. (Hrsg.) Krokodile. Biologie und Haltung. 646 Seiten, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.

Schwarz, D., Meyer, C. A. & Frey, E. (2006). Pneumaticity in neck and trunk of sauropods and implications for locomotion and ecology. p. 114-117. In: Barrett, P. M. & Evans, S. E. (eds.) Ninth International Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Abstracts and Proceedings, Natural History Museum, London.

Schwarz, D. & Fritsch, G. (2006). Pneumatic structures in the cervical vertebrae of the Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian-Tithonian) Tendaguru sauropods Brachiosaurus brancai and Dicraeosaurus. – Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae, 99: 65-78.

Schwarz, D., Wings, O. & Meyer, C. A. (2007). Super sizing the giants: first cartilage preservation at a sauropod limb joint. – Journal of the Geological Society, 164: 61-65.

Schwarz, D., Frey, E. & Meyer, C. A. (2007). Pneumaticity and soft-tissue reconstructions in the neck of diplodocid and dicraeosaurid sauropods. – Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 52 (1): 167-188.

Schwarz, D., Frey, E. & Meyer, C. A. (2007). Novel reconstruction of the orientation of the pectoral girdle in sauropods. – Anatomical Record, 290: 32-47.

Schwarz, D., Ikejiri, T., Breithaupt, B., Sander, P. M. & Klein, N. (2007). A nearly complete skeleton of an early juvenile diplodocid (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Lower Morrison Formation (Late Jurassic) of North Central Wyoming and its implications for pneumaticity and early ontogeny in Sauropods. – Historical Biology, 19 (3): 225-253.

Schwarz, D. & Fechner, R. (2008). The first dentary of Lisboasaurus (Crocodylomorpha, ?Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Lower Cretaceous (Barremian) of Una, Cuenca Province, Spain. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28 (1): 264-268.

Schwarz-Wings, D. & Frey, E. (2008). Is There An Option for a Pneumatic Stabilization of Sauropod Necks? – An Experimental and Anatomical Approach. - Palaeontologia Electronica 11 (3) 17A: 26p;

Schwarz-Wings, D. (2009). Approach to the reconstruction of the thoracic epaxial musculature of sauropod dinosaurs. – Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29 (2): 517-534

Schwarz-Wings, D., Frey, E. & Martin, T. (2009). Reconstruction of the bracing system of the trunk and tail in hyposaurine dyrosaurs (Crocodylomorpha; Mesoeucrocodylia). – Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29 (2): 453-472

Schwarz-Wings, D., Rees, J. & Lindgren, J. (2009). Lower Cretaceous Mesoeucrocodylians from Scandinavia (Denmark and Sweden). – Cretaceous Research, 30: 1345-1355

Knoll, F. & Schwarz-Wings, D. (2009). Palaeoneuroanatomy of Brachiosaurus. - Annales de Paléontologie, 95: 165-175

Schellhorn, R., Schwarz-Wings, D., Wings, O. & Maisch, M. (2009). Late Jurassic Sunosuchus (Crocodylomorpha, Neosuchia) from the Qigu Formation in the Junggar Basin (Xinjiang, China). – Fossil Record, 12 (1): 59-69

Schwarz-Wings, D., Meyer, C. A., Frey, E., Manz-Steiner, H.-R. & Schumacher, R. (2010). Mechanics of pneumatic neck vertebrae in sauropod dinosaurs reveals a key role of vertebral pneumaticity for achieving enormous body sizes. - Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 277: 11-17

Hampe, O., Schwarz-Wings, D., Bickelmann, C. & Klein, N. (2010). Fore limb bones of late Pleistocene dwarf hippopotamuses (Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla) from Madagascar previously determined as belonging to the crocodylid Voay Brochu, 2007. - Fossil Record, 13 (2): 303-307

Wings, O., Schwarz-Wings, D., Pfretzschner, H.-U. & Martin, T. (2010). Overview of Mesozoic crocodylomorphs from the Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, Northwest China, and description of isolated crocodyliform teeth from the Late Jurassic Liuhuanggou locality. - Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 90 (3): 283-294

Schwarz-Wings, D., Klein, N., Neumann, C. & Resch, U. (2011). A new partial skeleton of Alligatorellus (Crocodyliformes) associated with echinoids from the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) lithographic limestone of Kelheim, S-Germany. - Fossil Record, 14 (2): 195-205

Wings, O., Schwarz-Wings, D. & Fowler, D. W. (2011). New sauropod material from the Late Jurassic part of the Shishugou Formation (Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, NW China). - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, 262 (2): 129-150

Seymour, R. S., Smith, S. L., White, C. R., Henderson, D. M. & Schwarz-Wings, D. (2012). Blood flow to long bones indicates activity metabolism in mammals, reptiles and dinosaurs. - Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 279 (1728): 451-456

Knoll, F., Witmer, L. M., Ortego, F., Ridgely, R.C. & Schwarz-Wings, D. (2012). The Braincase of the Basal Sauropod Dinosaur Spinophorosaurus and 3D Reconstructions of the Cranial Endocast and Inner Ear. - PLoS ONE, 7(1):e30060. DOI:

Carballido, J. L., Marpmann, J. S., Schwarz-Wings, D. & Pabst, B.(2012). New information on a juvenile sauropod specimen from the Morrison Formation and the reassessment of its systematic position. - Palaeontology, 55 (3): 567-582.

Fechner, R. & Schwarz-Wings, D. (2013). The muscles of the infrapubic abdominal wall of a six month-old Crocodylus niloticus (Crocodylia: Reptilia). - Anat Histol Embryol, 42 (3): 175-182.

Manning, P. L., Edwards, N. P., Wogelius, R. A., Bergmann, U., Barden, H. E., Larson, P., Schwarz-Wings, D., Egerton, V. M., Sokaras, D., Morib, R. A. & Sellers, W. I. 2013. Synchrotron-based chemical imaging reveals plumage patterns in a 150 million year old early bird. - Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 28: 1024-1030.

Schwarz-Wings, D. (2014). The feeding apparatus of Dyrosauridae (Crocodyliformes). - Geological Magazine, 151 (1): 144-166

Witzmann, F., Schwarz-Wings, D., Hampe, O., Fritsch, G., Asbach, P. (2014) Evidence of Spondyloarthropathy in the Spine of a Phytosaur (Reptilia: Archosauriformes) from the Late Triassic of Halberstadt, Germany. - PLoS ONE, 9(1): e85511. DOI:

Schwarz-Wings, D. & Böhm, N. (2014). A morphometric approach to the specific separation of the humeri and femora of Dicraeosaurus from the Late Jurassic of Tendaguru/Tanzania. - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 59 (1): 81-98

Schilling, R., Barck, M., Weinhold, J., Wings, O., Schwarz-Wings,D., Jastram, B., Issever, A. S. (2014). Virtual reconstruction and 3D print of a dinosaur vertebra. – Radiology, 270 (3): 864-871

Schwarz-Wings, D., Milàn, J. & Gravesen, P. (2014). A new eusuchian (Crocodylia) tooth from the Early or Middle Paleocene, with a description of the Early–Middle Paleocene boundary succession at Gemmas Allé, Copenhagen, Denmark. - Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark, 62: 17-26

Schwarz, D., Kosch, J., Fritsch, G. & Hildebrandt, T. (2015). Dentition and tooth replacement of Dicraeosaurus hansemanni(Dinosauria, Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania.-  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 35(6):e1008134. DOI:

Witzmann, F., Hampe, O., Rothschild, B. M., Joger, U., Kosma, R., Schwarz, D. & Asbach, P. (2016). Subchondral cysts at synovial vertebral joints as analogies of Schmorl's nodes in a sauropod dinosaur from Niger. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36 (2): e1080719. DOI:

Schwarz, D., Raddatz, M. & Wings, O. (2017). Knoetschkesuchus langenbergensis gen. nov. sp. nov., a new atoposaurid crocodyliform from the Upper Jurassic Langenberg Quarry (Lower Saxony, northwestern Germany), and its relationships to Theriosuchus. - PLoS ONE, 12(2):e0160617. DOI:

Hamm, C. A., Mallison, H, Hampe, O., Schwarz, D., Mews, J.,  Blobel, J., Issever, A. S. & Asbach, P. (2018). Efficiency, workflow and image quality of clinical Computed Tomography scanning compared to photogrammetry on the example of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull from the Maastrichtian of Montana, U.S.A. - Journal of Paleontological Techniques 21:1-13.

Kaye, T. G., Pittman, M., Mayr, G., Schwarz, D. & Xing, X. (2019). Detection of lost calamus challenges identity of isolated Archaeopteryxfeather. - Scientific Reports, 9:1182. DOI:

Mannion, P. D., Upchurch, P., Schwarz, D. & Wings, O. (2919). Taxonomic affinities of the putative titanosaurs from the Late Jurassic Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania: phylogenetic and biogeographic implications for eusauropod dinosaur evolution. - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 185:784-909. 

Schwarz, D., Kundrát, M., Tischlinger, H., Dyke, G. & Carney, R. (2019). Ultraviolet light illuminates the avian nature of the Berlin Archaeopteryx skeleton. - Scientific Reports, 9:6518. DOI:

Sattler, F. & Schwarz, D. (2019). Tooth replacement in a specimen of Tyrannosaurus rex (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Hell Creek Formation (Maastrichtian), Montana. - Historical Biology. DOI:

Schwarz, D., Mannion, P. D., Wings, O. & Meyer, C. A. (2020). Re-description of the sauropod dinosaur Amanzia ("Ornithopsis/Cetiosauriscus") greppini n. gen. and other vertebrate remains from the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic) Reuchenette Formation of Moutier, Switzerland. - Swiss Journal of Geology 113:2.