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Loic Costeur
Loïc Costeur
Kurator Geowissenschaften













Biographie

1978
In Frankreich geboren.

1996-1999
Studium der Geologie und Paläontologie an der Universität Lille.

1999-2000
Studium der Geologie und Paläontologie an der Universität Cork, Cork City, Irland.

2000-2001
Master Studium an der Universität Lyon. Ichnologie der Säugetiere aus dem Oligozän, Süd-Frankreich

2001-2005
Doktorarbeit an der Universität Lyon: „European mammalian communities from the Late Oligocene to the Early Pliocene: ungulates palaeobiogeography and palaeobiodiversity, palaeoenvironments and evolutionary palaeoecology”

2005-2008
Geologie-Paläontologie-Lehrer an der Universität Nantes.

seit 2008
Kurator der Abteilung Geowissenschaften (Wirbeltierpaläontologie) des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel


Museumsaktivitäten

Betreuung der Wirbeltierpaläontologie-Osteologie-Sammlung (Säugetiere, Reptilien, Fische, Vögel).

Wissenschaftliche Schwerpunkte
- Grosssäugetiere aus dem Neogen von Europa: Biodiversität, Biogeographie, Paläoökologie
- Wiederkäuer aus dem Miozän von Europa: Evolution, Taxonomie, Phylogenie

Laufende Forschungsprojekte
- Taxonomie der Wiederkäuer von Saint-Gérand-le-Puy, Unteres Miozän, Frankreich
- Dino- und Fischspuren aus La Rioja, Spanien (Kreide)
- Säugetierspuren aus Südfrankreich (Oligozän)


Ausstellungen

Wissenschaftlicher Leiter der Sonderausstellung "Messel, Urpferd & Co" – 22.10.2009-02.05.2010

"Elefanten, Affen und Antilopen in der Schweiz" Vitrine in der Dauerausstellung "Mammut & Säbelzahntiger"


Funktionen in wissenschaftlichen Ausschüssen & Mitgliedschaften

Chief Editor – "Swiss Journal of Palaeontology"

Member - Swiss Palaeontological Society

Member - Association Paléontologique française



Publikationen

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2013

Aiglstorfer M. & Costeur L. (2013). The Moschidae of Dorn-Dürkheim 1 (Germany). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 93(2): 207-215. LINK

Costeur L., Maridet O., Montuire S., Legendre S. (2013). Evidence of northern Turolian savanna-woodland from the Dorn-Dürkheim 1 fauna (Germany). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 93(2): 259-275. LINK

De Pietri V., Mourer-Chauviré C., Menkveld-Gfeller U., Meyer C.A. & Costeur L. (2013). First record of owls (Aves, Strigiformes) from the Eocene and Oligocene of Switzerland, and a preliminary assessment of the Swiss fossil avifauna. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106: 187-197. LINK

Franzen J.L., Pickford M. & Costeur L. (2013). Palaeobiodiversity, Palaeoecology, Palaeobiogeography and Biochronology of Dorn-Dürkheim 1 – a Summary. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 93(2): 277-284. LINK

Geiger M., Wilson L.A.B., Costeur L., Sánchez R.. & Sánchez-Villagra M.R. (2013). Diversity and body size in giant caviomorphs (Rodentia) from the Northern Neotropics – a study of femoral variation. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(6): 1449-1456. LINK

Maridet O., Costeur L. & Legendre S. (in press). European Neogene rodent communities: explaining family-level replacements through a spatiotemporal approach. Historical Biology 25(5-6): 655-677. LINK

Maridet O., Hugueney M. & Costeur L. (2013). The mammalian assemblage of Mazan (Vaucluse, France) and its position in the Early Oligocene European biogeography. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106: 231-252. LINK


2012

Boyer D., Costeur L. & Lipman Y. (2012). First Paleocene record of Platychoerops (Primates, Plesiadapidae) from Mouras Quarry, Berru, France. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 149(3): 329-346.

Costeur L., Guérin C & Maridet O. (2012). Paléoécologie et Paléoenvironnement du site miocène de Sansan. In Peigné S. & Sen S. (eds), Mammifères de Sansan. Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris: 661-693 (Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle ; 203). iSBN: 978-2-85653-681-0. LINK

Merceron G., Costeur L., Maridet O. & Göhlich U.B. (2012). Middle Miocene Primates Habitats in Central Europe: contribution of mammal faunas. Journal of Human Evolution 63: 150-161.

Costeur L. & Maridet O. eds (2012). A tribute to Burkart Engesser. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 131(1).

Costeur L., Maridet O., Peigné S. & Heizmann E.P.J. (2012). Palaeoecology and palaeoenvironment of the Aquitanian locality Ulm-Westtangente (MN2, Lower Freshwater Molasse, Germany). In: Costeur L. & Maridet O. (eds), A tribute to Burkart Engesser. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 131(1): 183-199.

Costeur L., Maridet O., Qiu Z. & Qiu Z. (2012). A Tribute to Burkart Engesser. In: Costeur L. & Maridet O. (eds), A tribute to Burkart Engesser. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 131(1): 1-6.

2011

Costeur L. (2011). A partial skull of Dremotherium feignouxi from the Aquitanian of France (MN2, Saint-Gérand-le-Puy, Allier). Acta Geologica Slovaca 3(2): 105-111. LINK

Marty, D., Billon-Bruyat, J.-P., Meyer, C.A., Costeur, L. & Thüring, B. (2011). Preface: Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Lithographic Limestone and Plattenkalk. Swiss Journal of Geosciences.1: 1-4. LINK

Costeur L., & Schneider M. (2011). Catalogue of the Eocene mammal holotypes of the Natural History Museum Basel. Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology., Brest, Book 2011/03 (CG2011_B03), 128 p., 18 figs. LINK

De Pietri V., Costeur L., Günthert M. & Manegold, A. (2011). A new species of woodpecker (Aves; Picidae) from the early Miocene of Saulcet (Allier, France). submitted to Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 130(2): 307-314. LINK

De Pietri V., Costeur L., Günthert M. & Mayr G. (2011). A revision of the Lari (Aves: Charadriiformes) from the early Miocene of Saint-Gérand-le-Puy (Allier, France). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(4): 812-828. LINK

Meyer C.A. & Costeur L. eds. (2011). Echinoderms – from the early past to the near future. A tribute to Hans Hess on his 80th birthday. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 130(1). LINK

2010

Costeur L., & Malvesy T. (2010). A "new" Mesopithecus pentelicus skull from Pikermi (Late Miocene, Greece). Hellenic Journal of Geosciences 45. 45-54. LINK

Costeur L. (2010). The new Miocene Samos faunas. Book Review. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55(2): 188 LINK

Maridet O. & Costeur L. (2010). Diversity trends in Neogene European ungulates and rodents: Large scale comparisons and perspectives. Naturwissenschaften 97(2): 161-172. LINK

Müller M. & Costeur L. (2010). Katalog der rezenten Reptilien der Osteologischen Sammlung des Naturhistorisches Museum Basel (Schweiz). Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaften beider Basel 12: 49-74.


2009

Costeur L., Ezquerra, R. (2009). Early Cretaceous fish trails from La Rioja, Spain. Cretaceous Research 30: 1027-1030. LINK

Costeur L., Balme C. & Legal S. (2009). Early Oligocene mammal tracks from South-eastern France. Ichnos 16: 257-267. LINK

Costeur L. (2009). Preliminary overview of regional endemism in European Neogene ungulates. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 180(1): 17-25. LINK


2008

Costeur L. & Legendre, S. (2008). Spatial and temporal variation in European ungulate diversity. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 261: 127-144. LINK

Costeur L. & Legendre, S. (2008). Mammalian communities document a latitudinal environmental gradient during the Middle Miocene Climatic Optimum in Western Europe. Palaios 23: 280-288. LINK


2007

Costeur L., Legendre S., Aguilar, J-.P. & Lécuyer, C. (2007). Marine and continental synchronous climatic records: towards a revision of the European Mid-Miocene biochronological framework. Geobios 40(6): 775-784. LINK

Costeur L., Montuire S., Legendre S. & Maridet O. (2007). The Messinian Salinity Crisis: What happened to the peri-Mediterranean mammalian communities and local climate? Geobios 40(3): 423-431. LINK

Ezquerra R., Doublet S., Costeur L., Galton P. & Pérez-Lorente F. (2007). Were theropod dinosaurs able to swim? Definitive evidence from an Early Cretaceous trackway, Cameros Basin (La Rioja, Spain). Geology 35(6): 507-510. LINK

Maridet O., Escarguel G., Costeur L., Mein P., Hugueney M. & Legendre S. (2007). Small mammals European regional paleobiogeography from the late Oligocene to the mid Pliocene. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16: 529-544. LINK


2005

Costeur L. (2005). Cenogram analysis of the Rudabánya mammalian community: palaeoenvironmental interpretations. In Bernor & Kordos (Eds) The Late Miocene Hominoid Locality of Rudabánya. Palaeontographica Italica 90: 291-295.

2004

Brayard A., Héran M.-A., Costeur L. & Escarguel G. (2004). Quantitative paleobiogeographic modelling using IDL - Triassic and Cenozoic applications. Palaeontologia Electronica 7(2), Art.6A, 22 p. LINK

Costeur L., Legendre S. & Escarguel G. (2004). European large mammals palaeobiogeography and biodiversity during the Neogene. Palaeogeographic and climatic impacts. Revue de Paléobiologie vol. spéc. n° 9: 99-109.


Information and Popularization journals, books

Costeur L. (2013): Virtueller Blick auf versteinerte Gehirne. Annual Report NMB 2012: 12-13.

Costeur L., Balme C. & Legal S. (2012). Nouvelles découvertes d'empreintes de pas de mammifères dans l'Oligocène du Parc du Luberon. Courrier Scientifique du Parc du Luberon 16

Costeur L. (2011). "L'invention du Mastodonte. Aux origines de la paléontologie. Belin Science". Book Review. Journal de l'Association Paléontologique française

Costeur L. (2011). "The Paleontology of Gran Barranca. Evolution and Environmental Change through the Middle Cenozoic of Patagonia. Cambridge University Press. 448 p." Book Review. Géochronique 118: 46.

Costeur L. (2010). Den Geheimnissen der Dinos auf der Spur. Annual Report NMB 2010: 14-15.

Costeur L. & Maridet O. (2010). "La Grande Coupure": la limite Eocène-Oligocène, une crise majeure de l'histoire des mammifères. Géochronique 116.

Ezquerra R., Costeur L. & Pérez-Lorente, F. (2010). Los Dinosaurios también nadaban. Investigacion Y Ciencia 411: 80-86.

Costeur L. (2009). Ida und dir Freiwilligen – ein Traumpaar. Annual Report NMB 2009: 8-9.

Costeur L. (2008). Wiederkäuern auf der Spur. Annual Report NMB 2008: 3-4.

Costeur L. (2008). Les mammifères disparus. Edition Fleurus, Paris.

Costeur L. (2007). Un théropode nageur. Pour La Science, 357, p. 28.

Costeur L. (2007). «30 millions d’années de biodiversité dynamique dans le paléokarst du Quercy, Strata, série 1, 13». Book Review. Géochronique, 103, p. 31.

Costeur L. (2006) Le nanisme insulaire des sauropodes. Journal de l'Association Paléontologique française, 51.

Amiot R., Costeur L. & Maridet O. (2002). Nos ancêtres les Mammouths. Journal de l'Association Paléontologique française, 42: 43-45.

Costeur L. & Guérin C. - 2001 - Les pistes et empreintes de mammifères de l’Oligocène ancien de Viens (Vaucluse). Courrier Scientifique du Parc du Luberon 5: 74-89.


MEETINGS

Martini P., Costeur L., Le Tensorer J.-M. & Schmid P. (2013). The giant Pleistocene camel from El Kowm, Syria. 11th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Villers-sur-Mer, June 11-15 (talk)

Costeur L., Bapst L., Hiard F. & Becker D. (2013). Ungulate diets through the Cenozoic of Europe inferred from dental mesowear: report on the first steps of the analysis, 11th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Villers-sur-Mer, June 11-15 (talk)

Costeur L. (2013). Fossile Wirbeltiere im Scanner: berührungfreie Methoden um Innenräumen von wertvollen Museumsobjekten zu rekonstruiren. Internationale Tagung Verband Deutscher Präparatoren, April 9-13, 2013 (talk)

Mary Y., Costeur L. & Knappertsbusch M. (2012). Micro-dissection reveals inner structure and ontogenetic growth of Pliocene menardellids (planktonic foraminifera). Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Bern, November 16-17, 2012. (talk)

Orliac M.J., Costeur L. & Berthet D. (2012). Endocranial and inner ear functional morphology of Tapirulus (Cetartiodactyla, Mammalia). 4th Georges Cuvier Symposium, October 8-12, 2012. (talk) Costeur L., Montuire S. & Maridet O. (2012). Palaeoecology at Dorn-Dürkheim (Rheinhessen, Germany). Working Group Meeting, Eppelsheim and Dorn-Dürkheim, June 8-11, 2012 (talk)

Costeur L. & Aiglstorfer M. (2012). Micromeryx remains from Dorn-Dürkheim (Rheinhessen, Germany). Working Group Meeting, Eppelsheim and Dorn-Dürkheim, June 8-11, 2012. (talk)

De Pietri V. & Costeur L. (2012). The fossil bird collection of the Natural History Museum Basel. Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution – 8th International Meeting, Vienna 11-16 June 2012. (Poster).

Costeur L., & Berthet, D. (2011). A new skull of Tapirulus from the Late Eocene of France. 22nd International Senckenberg Conference, Frankfurt November 15-19, 2011 (Poster).

Costeur L., & Schneider M. (2011). Eocene mammals at the Natural History Museum Basel: focus on reference levels and type material. 22nd International Senckenberg Conference, Frankfurt November 15-19, 2011 (Poster).
Costeur L., & Berthet, D. (2011). A new skull of Tapirulus from the Late Eocene of France. Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, November 11-12, 2011 (Poster)

Costeur L., Domenici P., Ezquerra R., Rousseau M., Antognarelli F., Satta A., Simeone S., Pérez-Lorente F. (2011). A Cretaceous fish takes a fast-start: insights from a recent analogue. Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, November 11-12, 2011 (Poster)

Costeur L. & Heizmann E.P.J. (2011). L'amitié franco-allemande et les ruminants du miocène inférieur. Congrès APF 2011, Elbeuf May 18-21, 2011 (Talk).

Costeur L. & Heizmann E.P.J. (2011). Pathologies et morphologies dentaires particulières chez les ruminants du Miocène inférieur de France et d'Allemagne. Congrès APF 2011, Elbeuf May 18-21, 2011 (Poster).

Costeur L., Ezquerra R., Rousseau M. & Pérez-Lorente F. (2011) Les traces sub-aquatiques de vertébrés du Crétacé inférieur de La Rioja (bassin de Cameros, Espagne): état des lieux. Congrès APF 2011, Elbeuf May 18-21, 2011 (Poster).

Geiger M., Wilson L.A.B., Costeur L., Scheyer T., Aguilera O.A., Sánchez-Villagra M.R. (2011). Giant rodents from the northern Neotropics - taxonomic, phylogenetic and developmental aspects of their evolution within the caviomorph radiation. Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, November 11-12, 2011 (Talk)

Geiger M., Wilson L.A.B., Costeur L., Scheyer T., Aguilera O.A., Sánchez-Villagra M.R. (2011). Giant rodents from the northern Neotropics - taxonomic, phylogenetic and developmental aspects of their evolution within the caviomorph radiation. 9th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Heraklion, Juni 14-19, 2011 (Talk)

Costeur, L., Balme, C., Legal, S. & Maridet, O. (2010). New fossil sites with mammal footprints in the Oligocene of south-eastern France. 9th European Geoparks Conference, Lesvos October 1-5, 2010 (Poster).

Costeur, L., Balme, C., Legal, S. & Maridet, O. (2010). New fossil sites with mammal footprints in the Oligocene of south-eastern France. 8th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Aix-en-Provence, Juni 7-12, 2010 (Poster).

Costeur, L. & Meyer, Ch. (2010). A new palaeontological Journal. 8th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Aix-en-Provence, Juni 7-12, 2010 (Poster).

Costeur, L., Schneider, M. & Thüring, S. (2010). The extant mammal osteological collection of the Natural History Museum Basel. 8th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Aix-en-Provence, Juni 7-12, 2010 (Poster).

Mennecart, B. & Costeur, L. (2010). First description of the skull of Amphimoschus (Mammalia, ??Bovoidea??) and taxonomy of the genus. 8th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Aix-en-Provence, Juni 7-12, 2010 (talk).

Meyer, Ch., Thüring, B., Marty, D., Costeur, L. & Thüring S. (2010). Tracking early Dinosaurs – New discoveries from the Upper Austroalpine Nappes of Eastern Switzerland (Hauptdolomites, Norian). 8th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Aix-en-Provence, Juni 7-12, 2010 (talk).

Ezquerra R. & Costeur L. (2009). Fish predatory or escape behaviour recorded in an Early Cretaceous trail from La Rioja, Spain. 7th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Berlin, July 20-24, 2009 (Poster).

Meyer C.A., Thüring, B., Costeur L. & Thüring, S. (2009). The early rise of sauropods – Evidence from the Late Triassic of the Eastern Alps. 7th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Berlin, July 20-24, 2009. (Talk)

Costeur L. (2008).Lacrimal orifices in ruminants: variability and implications for Miocene moschids. 6th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Spišská Nová Ves (Slovakia), June-July 30-5, 2008. (Talk)

Costeur L. (2008). Intraspecific variability in early Miocene moschids (ruminantia) from France. 35 Treffen des Arbeitskreises Wirbeltierpaläontologie, Bad Kissingen, March 7-9, 2008. (talk)

Ezquerra R. & Costeur L. (2008).Fish trails from the Early Cretaceous of La Rioja, Spain. 6th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Spišská Nová Ves (Slovakia), June-July 30-5, 2008. (Poster)

Costeur L. (2007). European Neogene large mammals biogeography, deep time investigation and links to the present situation. 1st International Palaeobiogeography Symposium, Paris, 10-13 July, 2007. (Talk)

Costeur L. & Rössner G. (2007). Late Oligocene-Early Miocene Western European moschids: morphological variability and systematics. 5th meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Carcassonne, May 15-19, 2007. (Talk)

Costeur L., Ezquerra R., Doublet S., Galton P. & Pérez-Lorente F. (2007). Swimming non-avian theropod trackway from the Early Cretaceous of Spain. 5th meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Carcassonne, May 15-19, 2007. (Poster)

Maridet O., Escarguel G., Costeur L., Mein P., Hugueney M. & Legendre S. (2007). Small mammals (rodents and lagomorphs) European biogeography from the late Oligocene to the mid Pliocene. 1st International Palaeobiogeography Symposium, Paris, July 10-13, 2007. (Talk)

Costeur L. & Rössner, G. (2006). Quantitative estimate of the morphological variability in extant Moschus. Implications for the fossil moschids Dremotherium and Amphitragulus from the European Oligo-Miocene. Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy, Paris, September 12-16th, 2006. (Talk)

Costeur L. & Jimenez-Moreno G. (2004). Mid-Miocene latitudinal environmental gradient in Western Europe: mammals and vegetation compared. Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting. Lille, December 2004. (Talk)

Ezquerra R., Costeur L., Doublet S., Galton P. & Pérez-Lorente F. (2004) Lower Cretaceous swimming theropod trackway from “La Virgen del Campo” (La Rioja, Spain). Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting. Lille, December 2004. (Poster)

Maridet O., Costeur L., Héran M.-A., Legendre S. (2004) Preliminary comparative analysis of large and small European neogene mammals: two different diversity dynamics. Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting. Lille, December 2004. (Poster)

Montuire S., Legendre S. & Costeur L. (2004). Species richness, communities and climate: the case of mammalian faunas. 4th International Congress, Environment and Identity in the Mediterranean. The Messinian Salinity Crisis Revisited. Corte, July 2004. (Talk)

Legendre, S., Costeur, L., Héran, M.-A., Maridet, O., Mein, P. & Montuire, S. (2003). Cenogram analysis of mammalian faunas around the HR interval 2. In: Environments and Ecosystem Dynamics of the Eurasian Neogene (EEDEN) - "Birth of the New World", Stara Lesna, Slovakia, Nov. 12-16, 2003. (Talk)

Costeur L. & Legendre, S. (2002). The European Neogene Large Herbivores: Biodiversity and Community Structure. 3è Symposium international Georges Cuvier, Montbéliard, October 2002. (Talk)

Costeur L. (2002). The early Oligocene mammals’ footprints of the “Parc du Luberon” (Vaucluse, France). 3è Symposium international Georges Cuvier, Montbéliard, October 2002. (Poster)


ABSTRACTS BOOKS and FIELD GUIDES

Costeur, L., Balme, C. (2010). The "Parc Naturel Regional du Luberon": a palaeontological paradise. 8th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Aix-en-Provence, Juni 7-12, 2010 (Field Guide).

Billon-Bruyat, J.-P., Marty, D., Costeur, L., Meyer C.A. & Thüring, B. (eds) (2009). 5th International Symposium on Lithographic Limestone and Plattenkalk – Abstracts and Field Guides. Société jurassienne d'émulation. 141 Seiten.