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Gildas Merceron

Senior Researcher PALEVOPRIM Lab director, CNRS & Université de Poitiers, France
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Tooth wear analyses track niche partitioning at Gerakarou, a 1.8 Ma old site from Greece

Evangelia Alifieri , Emilie Berlioz , Anastasia G Gkeme , Dimitris S Kostopoulos , Gildas Merceron
Quaternary Science Reviews, 2024, 334, pp.108712. ⟨10.1016/j.quascirev.2024.108712⟩
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On Procobus Khomenko, 1913 (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Bovidae), with new evidence from the Late Miocene of Greece

Dimitris Kostopoulos , Gildas Merceron
Journal articles hal-04207468v1

The anatomy of the hindlimb of Theropithecus brumpti (Cercopithecidae, Papionini): Morphofunctional implications

Laurent Pallas , Guillaume Daver , Gildas Merceron , Jean-Renaud Boisserie
Journal of Human Evolution, 2023, 178, pp.103333. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2023.103333⟩
Journal articles hal-04207838v1
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Palaeogenomics of Upper Palaeolithic to Neolithic European hunter-gatherers

Cosimo Posth , He Yu , Ayshin Ghalichi , Hélène Rougier , Isabelle Crevecoeur
Nature, 2023, 615 (7950), pp.117-126. ⟨10.1038/s41586-023-05726-0⟩
Journal articles hal-04106022v1
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Spatio-temporal diversity of dietary preferences and stress sensibilities of early and middle Miocene Rhinocerotidae from Eurasia: impact of climate changes

Manon Hullot , Gildas Merceron , Pierre-Olivier Antoine
Peer Community Journal, 2023, 3, pp.e5. ⟨10.24072/pcjournal.222⟩
Journal articles hal-04034461v1
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Dental mesowear and microwear for the dietary reconstruction of Quaternary Southeast Asian serows and gorals

Jakritip Isarankura Na Ayudhya , Gildas Merceron , Thanakul Wannaprasert , Jean-Jacques Jaeger , Yaowalak Chaimanee
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2022, 10, ⟨10.3389/fevo.2022.1000168⟩
Journal articles hal-03849636v1
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The evolutionary ecology of the endemic European Eocene Plagiolophus (Mammalia: Perissodactyla)

L. Perales-Gogenola , G. Merceron , A. Badiola , A. Gómez-Olivencia , X. Pereda-Suberbiola
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2022, 594, pp.110962. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2022.110962⟩
Journal articles hal-03662852v1

Feeding ecology of the last European colobine monkey, Dolichopithecus ruscinensis

Christos Alexandros Plastiras , Ghislain Thiery , Franck Guy , Dimitris Kostopoulos , Vincent Lazzari
Journal of Human Evolution, 2022, 168, pp.103199. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2022.103199⟩
Journal articles hal-03758462v1
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Experimental assessment of the relationship between diet and mandibular morphology using a pig model: New insights for paleodietary reconstructions

Dimitri Neaux , Margot Louail , Stéphane Ferchaud , Jérôme Surault , Gildas Merceron
The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, 2022, ⟨10.1002/ar.24895⟩
Journal articles hal-03603229v1
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About inter- and intra-specific variability of dental microwear texture in rodents: Study of two sympatric Proechimys (Echimyidae) species from the Cacao locality, French Guiana

Céline Robinet , Gildas Merceron , François Catzeflis , Adriana M Candela , Laurent Marivaux
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2022, Understanding dental proxies of ancient diets, 591, pp.110880. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2022.110880⟩
Journal articles hal-03579274v1
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A coherent biogeographical framework for Old World Neogene and Pleistocene mammals

Corentin Gibert , Axelle Zacaï , Frédéric Fluteau , Gilles Ramstein , Olivier Chavasseau
Palaeontology, 2022, 65 (2), ⟨10.1111/pala.12594⟩
Journal articles hal-03651752v1
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Dental microwear foraging ecology of a large browsing ruminant in Northern Hemisphere: The European moose (Alces alces)

Emilie Berlioz , Charlotte Leduc , Emilia Hofman-Kamińska , Olivier Bignon-Lau , Rafał Kowalczyk
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2022, 586, pp.110754. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110754⟩
Journal articles hal-03435143v1
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Late Miocene rhinocerotids from the Balkan-Iranian province: ecological insights from dental microwear textures and enamel hypoplasia

Manon Hullot , Pierre-Olivier Antoine , Nikolai Spassov , George Koufos , Gildas Merceron
Historical Biology, 2022, pp.1-18. ⟨10.1080/08912963.2022.2095910⟩
Journal articles hal-03747321v1
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Dietary ecology of Reduncini (Bovidae) from the Shungura Formation, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Cécile Blondel , Gildas Merceron , John Rowan , Jérôme Surault , Jean-Renaud Boisserie
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2022, 587, pp.110789. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110789⟩
Journal articles hal-03662742v1
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Morphology of the Bony Labyrinth Supports the Affinities of Paradolichopithecus with the Papionina

Anne Le Maître , Franck Guy , Gildas Merceron , Dimitris S Kostopoulos
International Journal of Primatology, 2022, ⟨10.1007/s10764-022-00329-4⟩
Journal articles hal-03849025v1
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Surface texture analysis in Toothfrax and MountainsMap® SSFA module: Different software packages, different results?

Ivan Calandra , Konstantin Bob , Gildas Merceron , François Blateyron , Andreas Hildebrandt
Peer Community Journal, 2022, 2, pp.e77. ⟨10.24072/pcjournal.204⟩
Journal articles hal-04034792v1
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Calcium isotopic variability of cervid bioapatite and implications for mammalian physiology and diet

A. Hassler , J. E. Martin , G. Merceron , M. Garel , V. Balter
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2021, 573, pp.110418. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110418⟩
Journal articles hal-03423969v1
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From leaves to seeds? The dietary shift in late Miocene colobine monkeys of southeastern Europe

Ghislain Thiery , Corentin Gibert Bret , Franck Guy , Vincent Lazzari , Denis Geraads
Evolution - International Journal of Organic Evolution, 2021, 75 (8), pp.1983-1997. ⟨10.1111/evo.14283⟩
Journal articles hal-03285859v1
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Dental microwear textures differ in pigs with overall similar diets but fed with different seeds

Margot Louail , Stéphane Ferchaud , Antoine Souron , Axelle E.C. Walker , Gildas Merceron
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2021, 572, ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110415⟩
Journal articles hal-03211923v1
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Paleoecology of the Rhinocerotidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from Béon 1, Montréal-du-Gers (late early Miocene, SW France): Insights from dental microwear texture analysis, mesowear, and enamel hypoplasia

Manon Hullot , Yves Laurent , Gildas Merceron , Pierre-Olivier Antoine
Palaeontologia Electronica, 2021, 24 (2), pp.a27. ⟨10.26879/1163⟩
Journal articles hal-03455891v1
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Tooth tales told by dental diet proxies: an alpine community of sympatric ruminants as a model to decipher the ecology of fossil fauna

Gildas Merceron , Emilie Berlioz , Hubert Vonhof , Daniel Green , Mathieu Garel
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2021, 562, pp.110077. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110077⟩
Journal articles hal-03004237v1
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The Last Glacial Maximum and the Late Glacial in northern France - Palaeoecological implications of animal community structuration and feeding behaviours based on dental microwear texture analysis

Olivier Bignon-Lau , Natacha Catz , Céline Bemilli , Pierre Bodu , Stéphan Hinguant
Bulletin de la Société préhistorique française, 2021, 118, pp.195-219
Journal articles hal-03593075v1
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Further away with dental microwear analysis: Food resource partitioning among Plio-Pleistocene monkeys from the Shungura Formation, Ethiopia

Gildas Merceron , Auria Kallend , Arthur Francisco , Margot Louail , Florian Martin
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2021, 572, pp.110414. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110414⟩
Journal articles hal-03448931v1
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Dental microwear texture analysis and diet in caviomorphs (Rodentia) from the Serra do Mar Atlantic forest (Brazil)

Celine Robinet , Gildas Merceron , Adriana Candela , Laurent Marivaux
Journal of Mammalogy, 2020, 101 (2), pp.386-402. ⟨10.1093/jmammal/gyz194⟩
Journal articles hal-02409907v1
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Damaged digital surfaces also deserve realistic healing

Arthur Francisco , Noël Brunetière , Gildas Merceron
Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, 2020, 8 (3), pp.035008. ⟨10.1088/2051-672X/aba7a3⟩
Journal articles hal-03042203v1
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The earliest known crown-Testudo tortoise from the late Miocene (Vallesian, 9 Ma) of Greece

Géraldine Garcia , Aurélie Pinton , Xavier Valentin , Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , Gildas Merceron
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15 (4), pp.e0224783. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0224783⟩
Journal articles hal-02538523v1
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Reindeer feeding ecology and hunting strategies by Magdalenians from Pincevent (Paris Basin, France): New insights from dental microwear textural analyses

Natacha Catz , Olivier Bignon-Lau , Gildas Merceron
International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 2020, 30 (4), pp.519-528. ⟨10.1002/oa.2879⟩
Journal articles hal-03435141v1
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Magnetostratigraphy and Chronology of the Lower Pleistocene Primate Bearing Dafnero Fossil Site, N. Greece

Mouloud Benammi , Elina Aidona , Gildas Merceron , George Koufos , Dimitris Kostopoulos
Quaternary, 2020, 3 (3), pp.22. ⟨10.3390/quat3030022⟩
Journal articles hal-03659556v1
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The saber-toothed cat Homotherium latidens (Owen, 1846) from the lower Pleistocene locality Dafnero, Western Macedonia, Greece

Georges D. Koufos , Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , Gildas Merceron
Geodiversitas, 2020, 42 (10), pp.139-149. ⟨10.5252/geodiversitas2020v42a10⟩
Journal articles hal-03004053v1

Palaeoecology of cave bears as evidenced by dental wear analysis: a review of methods and recent findings

Stéphane Peigné , Gildas Merceron
Historical Biology, 2019, 31 (4), pp.448-460. ⟨10.1080/08912963.2017.1351441⟩
Journal articles hal-04002233v1

Dental microwear textures and dietary preferences of extant rhinoceroses (Perissodactyla, Mammalia)

Manon Hullot , Pierre-Olivier Antoine , Manuel Ballatore , Gildas Merceron
Mammal Research, 2019, ⟨10.1007/s13364-019-00427-4⟩
Journal articles hal-02159064v1

Using springbok (Antidorcas) dietary proxies to reconstruct inferred palaeovegetational changes over 2 million years in Southern Africa

L. Sewell , G. Merceron , P.J. Hopley , B. Zipfel , S.C. Reynolds
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 2019, 23, pp.1014-1028. ⟨10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.02.009⟩
Journal articles hal-02100368v1

Diet, Grit and Dental Microwear Textures: the facts

Gildas Merceron , Larisa Desantis , Peter S. Ungar
American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 2019, Volume 168 (S68), pp.164-165
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Dental microwear textural analysis as an analytical tool to depict individual traits and reconstruct the diet of a primate

Alice Percher , Gildas Merceron , Gontran Nsi Akoue , Jordi Galbany , Alejandro Romero
American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 2018, 165 (1), pp.123-138. ⟨10.1002/ajpa.23337⟩
Journal articles hal-02079754v1
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Feeding ecology of Eucladoceros ctenoides as a proxy to track regional environmental variations in Europe during the early Pleistocene

Émilie Berlioz , Dimitris S Kostopoulos , Cécile Blondel , Gildas Merceron
Comptes Rendus. Palevol, 2018, 17 (4-5), pp.320-332. ⟨10.1016/j.crpv.2017.07.002⟩
Journal articles hal-03907927v1

Dietary niches of terrestrial cercopithecines from the Plio-Pleistocene Shungura Formation, Ethiopia: evidence from Dental Microwear Texture Analysis

Florian Martin , Chris-Alexander Plastiras , Gildas Merceron , Antoine Souron , Jean-Renaud Boisserie
Scientific Reports, 2018, 8 (1), ⟨10.1038/s41598-018-32092-z⟩
Journal articles hal-02100214v1

Feeding ecology of Tragelaphini (Bovidae) from the Shungura Formation, Omo Valley, Ethiopia: Contribution of dental wear analyses

Cécile Blondel , John Rowan , Gildas Merceron , Faysal Bibi , Enquye Negash
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018, 496, pp.103-120. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.01.027⟩
Journal articles hal-02100364v1
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Browsing and non-browsing extant and extinct giraffids Evidence from dental microwear textural analysis

Gildas Merceron , Marc Colyn , Denis Geraads
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018, 505, pp.128-139. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.05.036⟩
Journal articles hal-01834854v2

Foraging habitats and niche partitioning of European large herbivores during the Holocene – Insights from 3D dental microwear texture analysis

Emilia Hofman-Kamińska , Gildas Merceron , Hervé Bocherens , Daniel Makowiecki , Giedrė Piličiauskienė
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018, 506, pp.183-195. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.05.050⟩
Journal articles hal-02098316v1

A 2Ma old baboon-like monkey from Northern Greece and new evidence to support the Paradolichopithecus – Procynocephalus synonymy (Primates: Cercopithecidae)

Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , Franck Guy , Zoi Kynigopoulou , George Koufos , Xavier Valentin
Journal of Human Evolution, 2018, 121, pp.178-192. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.02.012⟩
Journal articles hal-02100293v1
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Gathering and Analyzing Surface Parameters for Diet Identification Purposes

Arthur Francisco , Noël Brunetière , Gildas Merceron
Technologies , 2018, 6 (3), pp.75. ⟨10.3390/technologies6030075⟩
Journal articles hal-03042226v1

The Phylogenetic Signal in Tooth Wear: What Does It Mean?

Larisa Desantis , Mikael Fortelius , Frederick E. Grine , Christine Janis , Thomas M. Kaiser
Ecol Evol, 2018, 8 (22), pp.11359--11362. ⟨10.1002/ece3.4541⟩
Journal articles hal-02871855v1

New Pliocene remains of Camelus grattardi (Mammalia, Camelidae) from the Shungura Formation, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia, and the evolution of African camels

John Rowan , Pietro Martini , Likius Andossa , Gildas Merceron , Jean-Renaud Boisserie
Historical Biology, 2018, 31 (9), pp.1123-1134. ⟨10.1080/08912963.2017.1423485⟩
Journal articles hal-02100346v1
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Enamel surface topography analysis for diet discrimination. A methodology to enhance and select discriminative parameters

Arthur Francisco , Cécile Blondel , Noël Brunetière , Anusha Ramdarshan , Gildas Merceron
Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, 2018, 6 (1), pp.015002. ⟨10.1088/2051-672X/aa9dd3⟩
Journal articles hal-03042216v1

Was Mesopithecus a Seed Eating Colobine? Assessment of Cracking, Grinding and Shearing Ability Using Dental Topography

Ghislain Thiery , Geoffrey Gillet , Vincent Lazzari , Gildas Merceron , Franck Guy
Journal of Human Evolution, 2017, 112, pp.79--92. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.09.002⟩
Journal articles hal-02880197v1

Dental microwear and controlled food testing on sheep: The TRIDENT project

Gildas Merceron , Cécile Blondel , Noël Brunetière , Arthur Francisco , Denis Gautier
Biosurface and Biotribology, 2017, 3 (4), pp.174-183. ⟨10.1016/j.bsbt.2017.12.005⟩
Journal articles hal-02100359v1
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Deer in an arid habitat: dental microwear textures track feeding adaptability

Emilie Berlioz , Concepción Azorit , Cécile Blondel , Maria Sierra Tellado Ruiz , Gildas Merceron
Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 2017, 28 (2), pp.222-230. ⟨10.4404/hystrix-28.2-12048⟩
Journal articles hal-03908042v1

Overcoming sampling issues in dental tribology: Insights from an experimentation on sheep

A. Ramdarshan , C. Blondel , D. Gautier , J. Surault , G. Merceron
Palaeontologia Electronica, 2017, pp.1-19. ⟨10.26879/762⟩
Journal articles hal-02101056v1

Dental Biotribology: Final thoughts and future directions

Zhongrong Zhou , Paul Constantino , Mark Hoffman , Mugino Kubo , Gildas Merceron
Biosurface and Biotribology, 2017, 3 (4), pp.119-123. ⟨10.1016/j.bsbt.2017.11.001⟩
Journal articles hal-02100378v1

Dental Microwear Textural Analyses to Track Feeding Ecology of Reindeer: A Comparison of Two Contrasting Populations in Norway

Olivier Bignon-Lau , Natacha Catz , Emilie Berlioz , Vebjørn Veiberg , Olav Strand
Mammal Research, 2017, 62 (1), pp.111-120
Journal articles halshs-03038275v1

Dental microwear texture analysis in mammalian ecology

Ivan Calandra , Gildas Merceron
Mammal Review, 2016, 46 (3), pp.215-228. ⟨10.1111/mam.12063⟩
Journal articles hal-02980824v1

Paleoenvironments Inferred from Phytoliths and Dental Microwear Texture Analyses of Meso-Herbivores

Gildas Merceron , Alice Novello , Robert S. Scott
Geobios, 2016, 49 (1), pp.135--146. ⟨10.1016/j.geobios.2016.01.004⟩
Journal articles hal-02880187v1

Silicon-based plant defences, tooth wear and voles

Ivan Calandra , K. Zub , A. Szafranska , A. Zalewski , G. Merceron
Journal of Experimental Biology, 2016, 219 (4), pp.501 - 507. ⟨10.1242/jeb.134890⟩
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Untangling the environmental from the dietary: dust does not matter

Gildas Merceron , Anusha Ramdarshan , Cécile Blondel , Jean-Renaud Boisserie , Noël Brunetière
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2016, 283 (1838), pp.458 - 467. ⟨10.1098/rspb.2016.1032⟩
Journal articles hal-01926778v1

Three-dimensional dental microwear texture analysis and diet in extant Suidae (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla)

Antoine Souron , G. Merceron , Cécile Blondel , Noël Brunetière , Marc Colyn
Mammalia, 2015, 79 (3), pp.279-291. ⟨10.1515/mammalia-2014-0023⟩
Journal articles hal-01086226v1

mwmorph : an R package for fitting multivariate evolutionary models to morphometric data

Julien Clavel , Gilles Escarguel , Gildas Merceron
Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 2015, 6 (11), pp.1311-1319. ⟨10.1111/2041-210.12420⟩
Journal articles hal-01271833v1

3D dental microwear texture analysis of feeding habits of sympatric ruminants in the Bialowieza Primeval Forest, Poland

Gildas Merceron , Emilia Hofman-Kaminska , Rafal Kowalczyk
Forest Ecology and Management, 2014, 328, pp.262-269. ⟨10.1016/j.foreco.2014.05.041⟩
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Missing data estimation in morphometrics: how much is too much?

Julien Clavel , Gildas Merceron , Gilles Escarguel
Systematic Biology, 2014, 63 (2), pp.203-18. ⟨10.1093/sysbio/syt100⟩
Journal articles hal-00993597v1

Taxonomy, biostratigraphy and palaeoecology of Choerolophodon (Proboscidea, Mammalia) in the Miocene of SE Europe-SW Asia : implications for phylogeny and biogeography

George E. Konidaris , George D. Koufos , Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , Gildas Merceron
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 2014, 14, pp.1-27. ⟨10.1080/14772019.2014.985339⟩
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Dietary Abrasivenses is associated with variability of microwear and dental surface texture in Rabbits

E. Schulz , V. Piotrowski , M. Clauss , M. Mau , G. Merceron
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8 (2), pp.e56167. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0056167⟩
Journal articles hal-00843084v1

Opportunistic Feeding Strategy for the Earliest Old World Hypsodont Equids: Evidence from Stable Isotope and Dental Wear Proxies

Thomas Tütken , Thomas M. Kaiser , Torsten Vennemann , Gildas Merceron
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8 (9), pp.e74463. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0074463⟩
Journal articles hal-02880198v1

Stable Isotope Ecology of Miocene Bovids from Northern Greece and the Ape/Monkey Turnover in the Balkans

Gildas Merceron , Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , Louis De Bonis , François Fourel , George D. Koufos
Journal of Human Evolution, 2013, 65 (2), pp.185--198. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.05.003⟩
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Late Miocene climatic and environmental variations in northern Greece inferred from stable isotope compositions (δ18O, δ13C) of equid teeth apatite

K. Rey , R. Amiot , C. Lécuyer , G.D. Koufos , F. Martineau
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2013, 388, pp.48-57. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.07.021⟩
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Correction: Opportunistic Feeding Strategy for the Earliest Old World Hypsodont Equids: Evidence from Stable Isotope and Dental Wear Proxies.

Thomas Tütken , Thomas M Kaiser , Torsten Vennemann , Gildas Merceron
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8 (11), epub ahead of print. ⟨10.1371/annotation/03028b14-c992-442b-a6a1-ee3ca4132a33⟩
Journal articles hal-00993600v1

Multi-Proxy Approach Detects Heterogeneous Habitats for Primates during the Miocene Climatic Optimum in Central Europe

G. Merceron , L. Costeur , O. Maridet , A. Ramdarshan , U. B. Göhlich
Journal of Human Evolution, 2012, 63, pp.150--161. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.04.006⟩
Journal articles hal-02880186v1

Şerefköy-2, a new Late Miocene mammal locality from the Yatağan Formation, Muğla, SW Turkey - Şerefköy-2, une nouvelle localité à mammifères du Miocène supérieur de la Formation Yatağan, Muğla, Sud-Ouest de la Turquie

Tanju Kaya , Serdar Mayda , Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , M.C. Alçiçek , Gildas Merceron
Comptes Rendus. Palevol, 2012, 11 (1), pp.5-12. ⟨10.1016/j.crpv.2011.09.001⟩
Journal articles hal-00712850v1

Spatial and temporal ecological diversity amongst eocene primates of france: Evidence from teeth

Anusha Ramdarshan , Gildas Merceron , Laurent Marivaux
American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 2012, 147 (2), pp.201-216. ⟨10.1002/ajpa.21638⟩
Journal articles hal-00690029v1

On Mesopithecus habitat : Insights from late Miocene fossil vertebrate localities of Bulgaria

J. Clavel , G. Merceron , L. Hristova , N. Spassov , D. Kovachev
Journal of Human Evolution, 2012, 63, pp.162-179. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.04.007⟩
Journal articles hal-00843535v1

A hominid tooth from Bulgaria: The last pre-human hominid of continental Europe

Nikolaï Spassov , Denis Geraads , L. Hristova , G. N. Markov , Gildas Merceron
Journal of Human Evolution, 2012, 62 (1), pp.138-145. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2011.10.008⟩
Journal articles hal-00690031v1

Correlating the success of Hippopotaminae with the C(4) grass expansion in Africa: Relationship and diet of early Pliocene hippopotamids from Langebaanweg, South Africa

Jean-Renaud Boisserie , Gildas Merceron
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2011, 308 (3-4), pp.350-361. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.05.040⟩
Journal articles hal-00668333v1
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The Primate Community of Cachoeira (Brazilian Amazonia): A Model to Decipher Ecological Partitioning among Extinct Species

Anusha Ramdarshan , Thomas Alloing-Seguier , Gildas Merceron , Laurent Marivaux
PLoS ONE, 2011, 6 (11), pp.e27392. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0027392⟩
Journal articles hal-00659186v1

Ruminant diets and the Miocene extinction of European great apes

Gildas Merceron , Thomas M. Kaiser , Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , Ellen Schulz
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2010, 277 (1697), pp.3105-3112. ⟨10.1098/rspb.2010.0523⟩
Journal articles insu-00687256v1

Dental mesowear analysis of the late Miocene Bovidae from Toros-Menalla (Chad) and early hominid habitats in Central Africa

Cécile Blondel , Gildas Merceron , Likius Andossa , Mackaye Hassane Taisso , Patrick Vignaud
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2010, 292, pp.184-191. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.03.042⟩
Journal articles hal-00489997v1
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Can Dental Microwear Textures Record Inter-Individual Dietary Variations?

Gildas Merceron , Gilles Escarguel , Jean-Marc Angibault , Helene Verheyden-Tixier
PLoS ONE, 2010, 5 (3), pp.e9542. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0009542⟩
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Feeding preferences of Gomphotherium subtapiroideum (Proboscidea, Mammalia) from the Miocene of Sandelzhausen (Northern Alpine Foreland Basin, southern Germany) through life and geological time: evidence from dental microwear analysis

Ivan Calandra , Ursula B. Göhlich , Gildas Merceron
Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 2010, 84 (1), pp.205-215. ⟨10.1007/s12542-010-0054-0⟩
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Dietary reconstruction of the Amphipithecidae (Primates, Anthropoidea) from the Paleogene of South Asia and paleoecological implications

Anusha Ramdarshan , Gildas Merceron , Paul Tafforeau , Laurent Marivaux
Journal of Human Evolution, 2010, 59 (1), pp.96-108. ⟨10.1016/j.jhevol.2010.04.00⟩
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Reply to Bocherens : dental microwear and stable isotopes on bone collagen are complementary to sort out cave bear diets

S. Peigné , C. Goillot , M. Germonpré , C. Blondel , O. Bignon
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2009, 106, pp.48. ⟨10.1073/pnas.0911167106⟩
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Louis de Bonis : 50 years dedicated to paleontological Research.

S. Peigné , Gildas Merceron , G.D. Koufos
Geodiversitas, 2009, 31, pp.693-707
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Dental microwear patterns of extant and extinct Muridae (Rodentia, Mammalia) : ecological implications

Helder Gomes Rodrigues , Gildas Merceron , Laurent Viriot
Naturwissenchaften, 2009, pp.1. ⟨10.1007/s00114-008-0501-x⟩
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Folivory or fruit/seed predation for Mesopithecus, an earliest colobine from the late Miocene of Eurasia?

Gildas Merceron , Jessica Scott , Robert S. Scott , Denis Geraads , Nikolaï Spassov
Journal of Human Evolution, 2009, 57, pp.732-738
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Predormancy omnivory in European cave bears evidenced by a dental microwear analysis of Ursus spelaeus from Goyet, Belgium.

Stéphane Peigné , Cyrielle Goillot , Mietje Germonpré , Cécile Blondel , Olivier Bignon
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2009, 106 (36), pp.15390-3. ⟨10.1073/pnas.0907373106⟩
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Feeding habits of the first European colobine, Mesopithecus (Mammalia, Primates) : evidence from a comparative dental microwear analysis with modern cercopithecids

Gildas Merceron , George D. Koufos , Xavier Valentin
Geodiversitas, 2009, 31 (4), pp.865-878. ⟨10.5252/g2009n4a865⟩
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Reply to Bocherens: Dental microwear and stable isotopes on bone collagen are complementary to sort out cave bear diets.

Stéphane Peigne , C. Goillot , M. Germonpré , C. Blondel , O. Bignon
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2009, pp.106
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How could sympatric megaherbivores coexist? Example of niche partitioning within a proboscidean community from the Miocene of Europe

Ivan Calandra , Ursula B. Göhlich , Gildas Merceron
The Science of Nature Naturwissenschaften, 2008, 95, pp.831-838
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Dental microwear analysis of bovids from the Vallesian (late Miocene) of Axios Valley in Greece : reconstruction of the habitat of Ouranopithecus macedoniensis (Primates, Hominoidea)

Gildas Merceron , Cécile Blondel , Laurent Viriot , George D. Koufos , Louis de Bonis
Geodiversitas, 2007, 29 (3), pp.421-433
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Evaluation d'une stratégie pluridisciplinaire de maintien et retour au travail au CHU de Grenoble

E. Michel , A. Amar , V. Josselin , Sandrine Caroly , G. Merceron
Archives des Maladies Professionnelles et de L'Environnement, 2007, 68 (5), pp.474-481. ⟨10.1016/S1775-8785(07)78218-8⟩
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Dietary characterization of the hominoid Khoratpithecus (Miocene of Thailand): evidence from dental topographic and microwear texture analyses

Gildas Merceron , Sarah Taylor , Robert S. Scott , Yaowalak Chaimanee , Jean-Jacques Jaeger
The Science of Nature Naturwissenschaften, 2006, 93, pp.329-333. ⟨10.1007/s00114-006-0107-0⟩
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The oldest human remains from the Beagle Channel region, Tierra del Fuego

R. Macchiarelli , L. Bondioli , S. Caropreso , A. Mazurier , G. Merceron
International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 2006, 16 (4), pp.328-337. ⟨10.1002/oa.828⟩
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Bovid paleoecology and paleoenvironments from the Late Miocene of Bulgaria: evidence from dental microwear and stable isotopes

Gildas Merceron , Antoine Zazzo , Nikolaï Spassov , Denis Geraads , Dimitar Kovachev
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2006, 241 (3-4), pp.637-654. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.05.005⟩
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A New Method of Dental Microwear Analysis: Application to Extant Primates and Ouranopithecus Macedoniensis (Late Miocene of Greece)

Gildas Merceron , Cécile Blondel , Louis de Bonis , Georges D. Koufos , Laurent Viriot
Palaios, 2005, 20 (6), pp.551--561. ⟨10.2110/palo.2004.p04-17⟩
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Dental microwear of the late Miocene bovids of northern Greece : Vallesian environmental changes and disappearance of Ouranopithecus macedoniensis ?

Gildas Merceron , Louis de Bonis , Laurent Viriot , Cécile Blondel
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 2005, 176 (5), pp.475-484. ⟨10.2113/176.5.475⟩
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Dental microwear and palaeoecology of bovids from the Early Pliocene of Langebaanweg, Western Cape province, South Africa

Gildas Merceron , Peter S. Ungar
South African Journal of Science, 2005, 101, pp.365-370
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Dental microwear of fossil bovids from northern Greece : paleoenvironmental conditions in the eastern Mediterranean during the Messinian

Gildas Merceron , Louis de Bonis , Laurent Viriot , Cécile Blondel
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2005, 217, pp.173-185. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2004.11.019⟩
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Diets of modern and late Miocene hippopotamids : evidence from carbon isotope composition and micro-wear of tooth enamel

Jean-Renaud Boisserie , Antoine Zazzo , Gildas Merceron , Cécile Blondel , Patrick Vignaud
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2005, 221, pp.153-174. ⟨10.1016/j.palaeo.2005.02.010⟩
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The Late Miocene paleoenvironment of Afghanistan as inferred from dental microwear in artiodactyls.

G. Merceron , C. Blondel , M. Brunet , S. Sen , N. Solounias
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2004, 207, pp.143-163
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Tooth Microwear Pattern in Roe Deer (Capreolus Capreolus L.) from Chizé (Western France) and Relation to Food Composition

G. Merceron , L. Viriot , C. Blondel
Small Ruminant Research, 2004, 53 (1), pp.125--132. ⟨10.1016/j.smallrumres.2003.10.002⟩
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A new hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa

Michel Brunet , Franck Guy , David Pilbeam , Hassane Taïsso Mackaye , Andossa Likius
Nature, 2002, 418 (6894), pp.145-151. ⟨10.1038/nature00879⟩
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INTRODUCING ‘TRIDENT’: A FREE OPEN-SOURCE GRAPHICAL TOOL FOR DISCRIMINATING GROUPS USING DENTAL MICROWEAR TEXTURE ANALYSIS

Margot Louail , Ghislain Thiery , Arthur Francisco , Emilie Berlioz , Cécile Blondel
20th Conference of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Jun 2023, Sabadell, Spain
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Exploring the impact of soil ingestion on dental microwear textures using a wild boar experimental model

Margot Louail , Laurent Caner , Dimitri Neaux , Gildas Merceron , Thomas Cucchi
3rd Conference of the Association of Archaeological Wear & Residue Analysts: Tracing Social Dynamics, Apr 2022, Barcelona, Spain
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Toward quantifying mesowear proxies: geometric morphometric mesowear (GMMW) method

Evangelia Alifieri , Emilie Berlioz , Dimitris S Kostopoulos , Gildas Merceron
2nd Virtual Conference for Women Archaeologists and Paleontologists, Association for Women in Archaeology and Paleontology (AWAP), Mar 2022, Online, France
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Short-term impact of diet on dental mesowear: New insights from dental topography and a controlled feeding experiment on domestic pigs

Ghislain Thiery , Margot Louail , Stéphane Ferchaud , Axelle Ec Walker , F. Guy
Crossing the Paleontological Ecological Gap, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Sep 2021, Berlin, Germany
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Combining fossil enamel stable isotopes and dental microwear texture analysis to assess dietary niche-partitioning among primates (Cercopithecidae and Hominidae) from the Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Gildas Merceron , Kevin Uno , Morgan Brown , F. Guy , Leslea Hlusko
27e édition de la Réunion des Sciences de la Terre, SGF; CNRS; Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon ou l’étude de la Terre, des planètes et de l’environnement, Nov 2021, Lyon, France
Conference papers hal-03037539v1

Investigating the relationship between diet and mandibular morphology: new insights from a controlled-feeding experiment on domestic pigs

Margot Louail , Dimitri Neaux , Stéphane Ferchaud , Gildas Merceron
11th Symposium of Morphometrics and Evolution of Shape, Jun 2021, Virtual meeting, France
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Feeding ecology of European Early Pleistocene Deer: what does it tell us about their paleoenvironmental context?

Emilie Berlioz , Dimitris Kostopoulos , Cécile Blondel , Gildas Merceron
27e édition de la Réunion des Sciences de la Terre, SGF, CNRS, Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon ou l’étude de la Terre, des planètes et de l’environnement, Nov 2021, Lyon, France
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Étude des compositions isotopiques du calcium de l'os et de l'émail des cervidés, une piste pour étudier l'écologie et les stratégies de reproduction des mammifères modernes et fossiles

Auguste Hassler , Jérémy Martin , Gildas Merceron , Mathieu Garel , Vincent Balter
27e édition de la Réunion des Sciences de la Terre, SGF, CNRS, Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon ou l’étude de la Terre, des planètes et de l’environnement, Nov 2021, Lyon, France
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Feeding ecology and paleoenvironment of the early Pleistocene Gerakarou herbivore mammal community (Mygdonia basin, Greece) as inferred by DMTA analysis

Evangelia Alifieri , Emilie Berlioz , Dimitris S Kostopoulos , Gildas Merceron
3rd Palaeontological Virtual Conference, Dec 2021, online, France. http://palaeovc.org/index.php/downloads/
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Investigating fallback dietary habits among hominins: perspectives from controlled-feeding experiments on domestic pigs

Margot Louail , Ghislain Thiery , Dimitri Neaux , Stéphane Ferchaud , Antoine Souron
2nd Crossing the Palaeontological-Ecological Gap, Sep 2021, Virtual meeting, Germany
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Discriminating dental microwear textures of different seed-eaters: perspectives from a controlled feeding study with pigs

Margot Louail , Stéphane Ferchaud , Antoine Souron , Axelle E.C. Walker , Gildas Merceron
80th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Oct 2020, Virtual meeting, United States
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Ground truthing dental ecological proxies on a modern alpine community of sympatric ruminants

Gildas Merceron , Emilie Berlioz , Hubert Vonhof , Daniel R Green , Mathieu Garel
The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 80th Annual Meeting, The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Oct 2020, Online, France
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CARBON ISOTOPE ANALYSIS OF CERCOPITHECIDAE FROM THE SHUNGURA FORMATION, 3.3 MA-1.2 MA: DIET DURING THE TRANSITION BETWEEN DOMINANT SPECIES OF THEROPITHECUS IN THE TURKANA BASIN

Morgan Brown , Kevin T Uno , Gildas Merceron , Jean-Renaud Boisserie
80th annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Oct 2020, New york, United States
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Combining fossil enamel stable isotopes and dental microwear texture analysis to assess dietary niche-partitioning among primates (Cercopithecidae and Hominidae) from the Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia.

Kevin Uno , Gildas Merceron , Morgan Brown , F. Guy , Leslea Hlusko
European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Sep 2020, Worldwide, United States
Conference papers hal-03037567v1

The feeding ecology of Dolichopithecus ruscinensis from Perpignan: Insights from Dental Microwear Textural Analysis and Dental Topography

Chris-Alexander Plastiras , Ghislain Thiery , Franck Guy , Gildas Merceron
Gr. Cobalcescu Annual Scientific Symposium, Oct 2019, Iasi, Romania
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Development of a tool for the reconstruction of rhinocerotoid palaeodiets, using dental texture microwear and dietary preferences of extant species

Manon Hullot , Pierre-Olivier Antoine , Manuel Ballatore , Gildas Merceron
6th Young Natural History scientists' Meeting, Mar 2019, Paris, France
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Feeding ecology of European Early Pleistocene Deer: what does it tell about the paleoenvironmental context early Homo faced in Europe?

Emilie Berlioz , Dimitris S Kostopoulos , Cécile Blondel , Gildas Merceron
20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) 2019, International Union for Quaternary Research, Jul 2019, Dublin, Ireland
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The Lower Pleistocene Primate-Bearing Fossil Site of Dafnero (W. Macedonia, Greece): New Data from classic and Innovative Approaches

Dimitris S. Kostopoulos , Elina Aidona , Mouloud Benammi , A Gkeme , Laurent Grasset
15th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece, May 2019, Athènes, Greece
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Rusa deer, an invasive species : inter & intra-population ecology, diet and dental microwear

Emilie Berlioz , Gildas Merceron , Marc Colyn
8th European Congress of Mammalogy, Sep 2019, Varsovie, Poland
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Nouvelles données paléontologiques de la grotte de La Marche (Pléistocène supérieur, Lussac-les-Châteaux, Vienne)

Géraldine Garcia , Mathieu Fournel , Jean Airvaux , Guillaume Daver , F. Guy
Colloque annuel de la Société d’anthropologie de Paris : 1843e réunion scientifique, Société d’anthropologie de Paris, Jan 2018, Poitiers, France. pp.S17, ⟨10.1007/s13219-017-0194-9⟩
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Wear your diet on your teeth: Dental Microwear Texture Analysis as a proxy for estimating the diet of extinct South American caviomorph rodents

Céline Robinet , Gildas Merceron , Bernardino Mamani Quispe , Myriam Boivin , Adriana Candela
5 th International Paleontological Congress (IPC5), Jul 2018, Paris, France
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A hippopotamoid adaptative suite: the case study of Bothriodon velaunum (Cuvier, 1824) [Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla] from Ronzon

Fabrice Lihoreau , Florian Martin , Guillaume Daver , Stéphane Ducrocq , Helder Gomes Rodrigues
5th International Palaeontological Congress, Jul 2018, Paris, France
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Dental Microwear Texture Analysis as a proxy for estimating the diet of caviomorph rodents

Céline Robinet , Gildas Merceron , Laurent Marivaux
XXX Jornadas Argentinas de Mastozoología, Nov 2017, Bahía Blanca, Argentina. pp.71
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Differences in dietary habits between papionins and hominins from the Shungura Formation, Ethiopia: evidence from an improved Dental Microwear Texture Analysis based on surface sampling on phases I and II molar facets

Florian Martin , Chris-Alexander Plastiras , Auria Kallend , Arthur Francisco , Jean-Renaud Boisserie
88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Apr 2017, New-Orleans, United States. pp.156
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Dental Microwear Texture Analysis of early Pleistocene cervids: a paleoenvironmental approach at the European scale

Emilie Berlioz , Dimitris S Kostopoulos , Cécile Blondel , Gildas Merceron
XIV Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Jul 2016, Haarlem, Netherlands
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Textural analysis to track the history of large herbivores

Emilia Hofman-Kamińska , Gildas Merceron , Anusha Ramdarshan , Emilie Berlioz , Rafał Kowalczyk
5th International Conference on Surface Metrology 2016, Poznan University of Technology, Poland, Apr 2016, Poznan, Poland. pp.188-190
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Ecology of two sympatric cervids from Spain: confronting data from stomach contents and dental microwear texture

Emilie Berlioz , Concepción Azorit , Cécile Blondel , Gildas Merceron
5th International Conference on Surface Metrology, Poznan University of Technology, Poland, Apr 2016, Poznan, Poland. pp.38-39
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TRIDENT -Surface sampling as diet discrimination enhancement

Arthur Francisco , Noël Brunetière , Emilie Berlioz , Anusha Ramdarshan , Gildas Merceron
5th International Conference on Surface Metrology, oznan University of Technology, Poland, Apr 2016, Poznan, Poland. pp.201-203
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ADAPTIVE RADIATIONS AND ECOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF EUROPEAN ADAPIFORMS IN WESTERN EUROPE

Anusha Ramdarshan , Laurent Marivaux , Gildas Merceron
72nd Annual Meeting of the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology, Oct 2012, Raleigh, NC, United States. pp.160
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Les paléontologues sont sur les dents

Franck Guy , Gildas Merceron , Sandrine Prat
Boisserie J.-R.; Prat S.; Tiberi C. Le Grand Rift Africain - à la confluence des temps, Cherche-Midi; CNRS, pp.52-53, 2023, 978-2-7491-7814-1
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The Last Glacial Maximum and the Late Glacial in northern France.

Olivier Bignon-Lau , Natacha Catz , Céline Bemilli , Pierre Bodu , Stéphan Hinguant
En Mouvement / On the Move / In Bewegung Mobilités des hommes, des objets et des idées pendant le Paléolithique supérieur européen Mobility of people, objects and ideas during the European Upper Paleolithic Mobilität von Menschen, Objekten und Ideen im europäischen Jungpaläolithikum. Actes de la séance commune de la Société préhistorique française et la Hugo Obermaier-Gesellschaft à Strasbourg (16 - 17 mai 2019), Textes publiés sous la direction de Ludovic Mevel, Mara-Julia Weber et Andreas Maier, Société préhistorique française, p. 195-219, 2021, Séances de la Société préhistorique française n°17, 2-913745-86-5
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