Alexander O. Averianov

Professor, Dr.Sci., Head of Laboratory

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Laboratory of Theriology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

1, Universitetskaya emb., Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 199034

Tel. +7 (812) 328-07-11; Fax +7 (812) 328-29-41, +7 (812) 114-04-44; E - mail: Alexander.Averianov@zin.ru ; dzharakuduk@mail.ru

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Publications of 2017

Averianov A.O. and Skutschas P.P. 2017. A new lithostrotian titanosaur (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of Transbaikalia, Russia. Biological Communications 62(1): 6–18.

Averianov A.O. , Lopatin A.V., Skutschas P.P., Ivantsov S.V., Boitsova E.A. and Kuzmin I.T. 2017. An enigmatic multituberculate mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Siberia, Russia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Zverkov N.G., Averianov A.O. and Popov E.V. 2017. Basicranium of an elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Campanian of European Russia. Alcheringa.

Zelenkov N.V., Averianov A.O. and Popov E.V. 2017. An Ichthyornis-like bird from the earliest Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of European Russia. Cretaceous Research 75: 94-100.

Averianov A.O. , Sues H.-D., Dyke G.J. and Bayshashov B.U. 2017. Hind-limb bones of an ornithomimid dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Bostobe Formation, northeastern Aral Sea region, Kazakhstan. Palaeoworld 26(1): 194–201.

Averianov, A. O. and H.-D. Sues. 2017. Review of Cretaceous sauropod dinosaurs from Central Asia. Cretaceous Research 69: 184-197.

Publications of 2016

Averianov A.O. , Martin T., Skutschas P.P., Danilov I.G., Schultz J.A., Schellhorn R., Obraztsova E., Lopatin A.V., Sytchevskaya E.K., Kuzmin I.T., Krasnolutskii S.A. and Ivantsov S.V. 2016. Middle Jurassic vertebrate assemblage of Berezovsk coal mine in Western Siberia (Russia). Global Geology 19(4): 187-204.

Sues H.-D., Averianov A.O. 2016. Therizinosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Cretaceous Research. Vol. 59. P. 155–178. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2015.11.003

Averianov, A.O. , 2016. Frontal bones of non-avian theropod dinosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous (Santonian–?Campanian) Bostobe Formation of the northeastern Aral Sea region, Kazakhstan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 53, 168-175.

Averianov A.O. , Obraztsova E.M., Danilov I.G., Skutschas P.P., Jin J. 2016. First nimravid skull from Asia. Scientific Reports. 6: 25812. DOI: 10.1038/srep25812

Averianov, A.O. , Danilov, I.G., Skutschas, P.P., Kuzmin, I.T., Sues, H.-D., Dyke, G.J., 2016. The Late Cretaceous vertebrate assemblages of Western Kazakhstan. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 71, 5-17.

Averianov, A.O. , Archibald, J.D., 2016. New evidence on the stem placental mammal Paranyctoides from the Upper Cretaceous of Uzbekistan. Palaeontologia Polonica 67, 25-33.

Brusatte, S.L., Averianov, A.O. , Sues, H.-D., Muir, A. and Butler, I.B. 2016. New tyrannosaur from the mid-Cretaceous of Uzbekistan clarifies evolution of giant body sizes and advanced senses in tyrant dinosaurs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113(13): 3447-3452.

Averianov, A. O. , and A. V. Lopatin. 2016. Fossils and monophyly of Afrotheria: a review of the current data. Archives of Zoological Museum of Lomonosov Moscow State University 54:146-160.

Averianov, A. O., and H.-D. Sues. 2016. Sauropod teeth from the Upper Cretaceous Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan. Historical Biology.

Skutschas, P. P., E. A. Boitsova, A. O. Averianov, and H.-D. Sues. 2016. Ontogenetic changes in long-bone histology of an ornithomimid theropod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan. Historical Biology.

Averianov A.O. , Danilov I.G., Jin J. and Wang Y. 2016. A new amynodontid from the Eocene of South China and phylogeny of Amynodontidae (Perissodactyla: Rhinocerotoidea). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.

Publications of 2015

Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. 2015. Mammal remains from the Lower Cretaceous Bol'shoi Terekhtyul' locality in West Siberia, Russia // Cretaceous Research. Vol. 54. P. 145–153. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2014.12.007

Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. 2015. Gobiconodon (Mammalia) from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia and revision of Gobiconodontidae // Journal of Mammalian Evolution. Vol. 22. P. 17–43. DOI: 10.1007/s10914-014-9267-4

Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V., Skutschas P.P., Leshchinskiy S.V. 2015. Two new mammal localities within the Lower Cretaceous Ilek Formation of West Siberia, Russia // Geobios. Vol. 48(2). P. 131–136. DOI: 10.1016/j.geobios.2015.02.004

Averianov A.O. 2015. Taxonomic revision of tribosphenic mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Antlers Formation of Texas and Oklahoma, USA // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Vol. 319(2). P. 141–181.

Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. 2015. Evolutionary transition of dental formula in Late Cretaceous eutherian mammals // Science of Nature. Vol. 102. P. 56. DOI: DOI 10.1007/s00114-015-1308-1

Averianov A.O., Martin T. 2015. Ontogeny and taxonomy of Paurodon valens (Mammalia, Cladotheria) from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of USA // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Vol. 319(3). P. 326–340.

Brief List of Publications between 2003 and 2014

 Archibald, J.D. and Averianov, A.O. 2003. The Late Cretaceous placental mammal Kulbeckia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(2): 404–419.(4.2Mb)

 Archibald, J.D. and Averianov, A.O. 2005.Mammalian faunal succession in the Cretaceous of the Kyzylkum Desert. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 12(1-2): 9-22.(672Kb)

Archibald, J.D. and Averianov, A.O. 2006. Late Cretaceous asioryctitherian eutherian mammals from Uzbekistan and phylogenetic analysis of Asioryctitheria. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 51(2): 351-376.

Archibald, J.D., Averianov, A.O. and Ekdale, E.G. 2001. Late Cretaceous relatives of rabbits, rodents, and other extant eutherian mammals. Nature 414: 62-65.

 Averianov, A.O. 1997. New Late Cretaceous mammals of southern Kazakhstan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 42: 243-256.(365Kb)

 Averianov, A.O. 2002. Early Cretaceous "symmetrodont" mammal Gobiotheriodon from Mongolia and the classification of "Symmetrodonta". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 47(4): 705-716.(623Kb)

 Averianov, A.O. and Archibald, J.D. 2003. Mammals from the Upper Cretaceous Aitym Formation, Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan. Cretaceous Research 24(2): 171-191.(785Kb)

 Averianov, A.O. and Archibald, J.D. 2005. Mammals from the mid-Cretaceous Khodzhakul Formation, Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan. Cretaceous Research 26(4): 593-608.(1.5Mb)

Averianov, A.O., Archibald, J.D. and Ekdale, E.G. 2010. New material of the Late Cretaceous deltatheroidan mammal Sulestes from Uzbekistan and phylogenetic reassessment of the metatherianeutherian dichotomy. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8(3): 301-330.

Averianov, A.O. and Godinot, M. 2005. Ceratomorphs (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from the early Eocene Andarak 2 locality in Kyrgyzstan. Geodiversitas 27(2): 221-237.

Averianov, A.O. and Lopatin, A.V. 2008. "Protocone" in a pretribosphenic mammal and upper dentition of tinodontid "symmetrontans". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(2): 548-552.

 Averianov, A.O., Lopatin, A.V., Krasnolutskii, S.A. and Ivantsov, S.V. 2010. New docodontans from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia and reanalysis of Docodonta interrelationships. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences 314(2): 121-148.(470Kb)

 Averianov, A.O. and Skutschas, P.P. 2001. A new genus of eutherian mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Transbaikalia, Russia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 46(3): 431-436.(320Kb)

 Lopatin, A.V. and Averianov, A.O. 2006a. Revision of a pretribosphenic mammal Arguimus from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 51(2): 339-349.(526Kb)

Lopatin, A.V. and Averianov, A.O. 2006b. An aegialodontid upper molar and the evolution of mammal dentition. Science 313(5790): 1092.

 Lopatin, A.V. and Averianov, A.O. 2007. Kielantherium, a basal tribosphenic mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia, with new data on the aegialodontid dentition. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(3): 441-446.(390Kb)

 Martin, T. and Averianov, A.O. 2004. A new docodont (Mammalia) from the Middle Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(1): 195–201.(950Kb)

Martin, T. and Averianov, A.O. 2007. A previously unrecognized group of Middle Jurassic triconodontan mammals from Central Asia. Naturwissenschaften 94(1): 43-48.

 Martin, T. and Averianov, A.O. 2010. Mammals from the Middle Jurassic Balabansai Formation of the Fergana Depression, Kyrgyzstan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(3): 855-871.(5.2Mb)

Martin, T., Averianov, A.O. and Pfretzschner, H.-U. 2010. Mammals from the Late Jurassic Qigu Formation in the Southern Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, Northwest China. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 90(3): 295-319.

O'Connor J.K., Averianov A.O., Zelenkov N.V. 2014. A confuciusornithiform (Aves, Pygostylia)-like tarsometatarsus from the Early Cretaceous of Siberia and a discussion of the evolution of avian hind limb musculature. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 34(3): 647-656. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2013.828734

Sues H.-D., Averianov A.O. 2014. Dromaeosauridae (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Bissekty Formation (Upper Cretaceous: Turonian) of Uzbekistan and the phylogenetic position of Itemirus medullaris Kurzanov, 1976. Cretaceous Research. 51: 225-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2014.06.007

Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. 2014. Gobiconodon (Mammalia) from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia and Revision of Gobiconodontidae. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. DOI: 10.1007/s10914-014-9267-4

Averianov A.O., Martin T., Lopatin A.V. 2014. The oldest dryolestid mammal from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 34(4): 924-931. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2014.837471

Averianov A.O. 2014. Review of taxonomy, geographic distribution, and paleoenvironments of Azhdarchidae (Pterosauria). ZooKeys. 432: 1-107. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.432.7913

Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D., Dyke G.J. 2014. A new eutherian mammal from the Late Cretaceous of Kazakhstan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 59(3): 537-542. DOI: 10.4202/app.2011.0143

Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D., Skutschas P.P., Dyke G.J. 2014. New mammal remains from the Late Cretaceous Bostobe Formation (Northeast Aral Sea Region, Kazakhstan). Palaeoworld. 23: 314-320. DOI: 10.1016/j.palwor.2014.10.009

Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. 2015. Mammal remains from the Lower Cretaceous Bol'shoi Terekhtyul' locality in West Siberia, Russia // Cretaceous Research. Vol. 54. P. 145–153. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2014.12.007

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