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Federico Fanti

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: GEO/01 Paleontology and Paleoecology

Publications

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Publications prior to 2004

1. Fanti, F. and Therrien, F. 2007. Theropod tooth assemblages from the Late Cretaceous Maevarano Formation and the possible presence of dromaeosaurids in Madagascar. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52, 155-166.


2. Fanti, F. and Miyashita, T. 2009. A high latitude vertebrate fossil assemblage from the Late Cretaceous of west-central Alberta, Canada: evidence for dinosaur nesting and vertebrate latitudinal gradient. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 275, 37-53.


3. Fanti, F. 2009. Bentonite chemical features as proxy of Late Cretaceous provenance changes: a case study from the Western Interior Basin of Canada. Sedimentary Geology 217, 112-127.


4. Fanti, F. and Catuneanu, O. 2009: Stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous Wapiti Formation, west-central Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 46, 263-283.


5. Fanti, F. and Catuneanu, O. 2010: Fluvial sequence stratigraphy: the Wapiti Formation, west-central Alberta, Canada. Journal of Sedimentary Research 80, 320-338.


6. Nydam, R. Caldwell, M. and Fanti, F. 2010: Upper Campanian Borioteiioidean lizards from Kleskun Hill, west-central Alberta (Wapiti Formation). Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 30(4), 1090-1099.


7. Fanti, F. 2010: Life and ideas of Giovanni Capellini (1833-1922): a Palaeontological revolution In Italy.In: Moody, R., Buffetaut, E., Naish, E., Martill, D. (Eds.), Dinosaur and other extinct saurians: a historical perspective. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 343, 79-87.


8. Cau, A., and Fanti, F. 2011: The oldest known metriorhynchid crocodylian from the Middle Jurassic of North-eastern Italy: Neptunidraco ammoniticus gen. et sp. nov. Gondwana Research, 19, 550-516.


9. Candeiro, R., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., Lamanna, M., 2011: Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian–Cenomanian) Alcântara Formation, Brazil, and their relationship with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences 60, 79-92.


10. Fanti, F. 2012: Cretaceous continental bridges, insularity, and vicariance in the southern hemisphere: which route did dinosaurs take? In: Talent J (Ed.), Earth and Life: Global biodiversity, extinction intervals and biogeographic perturbation trough time, 883-911 Springer.


11. Fanti, F., Currie, P., Badamgarav, D., 2012: New specimens of Nemegtomaia from the Baruungoyot and Nemegt formations (Late Cretaceous) of Mongolia. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31330. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone. 0031330


12. Candeiro, R., Cau, A., Fanti, F., Nava, W., Novas, F., 2012: First evidence of an unenlagiid (Dinosauria, Theropoda, Maniraptora) from the Bauru Group, Brazil. Cretaceous Research 37, 223-226.


13. Fanti, F., Contessi, M., Franchi, F., 2012: The “Continental Intercalaire” of southern Tunisia: stratigraphy, paleontology, and paleoecology. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 73-74, 1-23.


14. Contessi, M., Fanti, F., 2012: First record of bird tracks in the Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of Tunisia. Palaios 27, 455-464.


15. Contessi, M., Fanti, F, 2012: Vertebrate tracksites assemblages in the Middle Jurassic-Upper Cretaceous of South Tunisia. Ichnos 19, 227-227.


16. Bell, P.R., Fanti, F., Acorn, J., Sissons, R.L. 2013. Fossil mayfly larvae (Ephemeroptera, cf. Heptageniidae) from the Late Cretaceous Wapiti Formation, Alberta, Canada. Journal of Paleontology 87(1), 147-150.


17. Fanti, F., Bell, P., Sissons, R., 2013: A diverse, high-latitude ichnofauna from the Late Cretaceous Wapiti Formation, Alberta, Canada. Cretaceous Research 41, 256-269.


18. Bell, P., Fanti, F., Sissons, R., 2013: A possible pterosaur manus track from the Late Cretaceous of Alberta. Lethaia 46, 274-279.


19. Fanti, F., Contessi, M., Nigarov, A., Esenov, P., 2013: New data on two large dinosaur tracksites from the Upper Jurassic of Eastern Turkmenistan (Central Asia). Ichnos 20, 54-71.


20. Rubinato, G., Sami, M., Fanti, F., Marabini, S., Sala, B., Vai, G.B., 2013: Terrestrial vertebrates in MIS 6 to MIS 5 deposits of the Zannona Quarry (Faenza, Italy). Alpine and Mediterranean Quaternary 26, 55-63.


21. Fanti, F., Cau, A., Hassine, M., Contessi, M. 2013. A new sauropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Tunisia with extreme avian-like pneumatisation. Nature Communications 4:2080, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3080


22. Fanti, F., Cau, A., Hassine, M., 2014. Evidence of titanosauriforms and rebbachisaurids (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of Tunisia. Journal of African Earth Sciences 90, 1-8.


23. Bell. P., Fanti, F., Currie, P., Arbour, V., 2014. A mummified duck-billed dinosaur with a soft-tissue cock's comb. Current Biology 24, 1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.008 


24. Bell, P.R., Fanti, F., Mitchell, MT., Currie, PJ. 2014. Marine reptiles (Plesiosauria and Mosasauridae) from the Puskwaskau Formation (Santonian-Campanian), West- Central Alberta. Journal of Paleontology 88, 187-194.


25. Fanti, F., Cau, A., Negri, A.2014. A giant mosasaur (Reptilia, Squamata) with an unusually twisted dentition from the Argille Scagliose Complex (late Campanian) of northern Italy. Cretaceous Research 49, 91-104.


26. Fanti, F., Cau, A., Martinelli, A., Contessi, M., 2014. Integrating palaeoecology and morphology in theropod diversity estimation: a case study from the Aptian-Albian of Tunisia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.05.033  


27. Fiorillo, A.R., Fanti, F., Hults, C., Hasiotis, S., 2014. New ichnological, paleobotanical and detrital zircon data from an unnamed rock unit in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve (Cretaceous: Alaska): stratigraphic implications for the region. Palaios 29(1), 16-26. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/palo.2013.054


28. Cau, A., Fanti, F., 2014. A pliosaurid (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Rosso Ammonitico Veronese Formation of Italy. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 59(3), 643-650. http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2012.0117


29. Bell, P.R., Fanti, F., Sissons, R.L., Burns, M.E., Currie, P.J., 2014. New saurolophine material from the upper Campanian-lower Maastrichtian Wapiti Formation, west-central Alberta. In: Eberth, D.A., Evans, D.C.(Eds.), Hadrosaurs. Indiana University Press, Bloomington. pp 174-191. 


30. Fanti, F., Currie, PJ., Burns, M.E., 2015. Taphonomy, age, and paleoecological implication of a new Pachyrhinosaurus (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) bonebed from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Wapiti Formation of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 52, 250-260.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2014-0197 


31. Fanti, F., Cau, A., Cantelli, L., Hassine, M., Auditore, M. 2015. New information on Tataouinea hannibalis from the Early Cretaceous of Tunisia and implications for the tempo and mode of Rebbachisaurid sauropod evolution. PLoS ONE 10 (4): e0123475. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123475     



Riassunti e atti di convegni

1. Fanti, F. 2007: Unfolding the geological history of the North: new comprehensive survey of the Wapiti Formation, Alberta, Canada. In: Braman (Ed.), Ceratopsian Symposium, Short papers, Abstracts and Programs, pp. 33-38.

2. Fanti, F. and Currie, P. 2007: A new Pachyrhinosaurus bonebed from the Late Cretaceous Wapiti Formation. In: Braman (Ed.), Ceratopsian Symposium, Short papers, Abstracts and Programs, pp. 39-43.

3. Fanti, F. 2008: Unfolding the geological history of the North: new comprehensive survey of the Wapiti Formation, Alberta, Canada. Alberta Palaeontological Society, Twelfth Annual Symposium, Abstract Volume, pp. 24.

4. Fanti, F., 2008: Life and Ideas of Giovanni Capellini: the palaeontological revolution in Italy. In: Moody, R., Buffetaut, E., Martill, D., Naish, D. (Eds.), Dinosaurs (and other extinct saurians): a historical perspective. Abstracts of the Meeting held on the 6-7 May 2008, Geological Society London, 6-7.

5. Gabbianelli, G., Aljane, H., Belhedi, H., Cantelli, L., Casolini, F., Fanti, F., and Hajer, M. 2009: Protection and enhancement of the geodiversity of Beni Ghedir valley (Tataouine, south-east Tunisia). Geoitalia 2009 – Settimo forum italiano di Scienze della Terra.

6. Nydam, R., Caldwell, M., and Fanti, F. 2009: Articulated lizard skulls from the Wapiti Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of west-central Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 29(3),157A.

7. Balzani, M., Fanti, F., Ferrari, F., Vai, G.B.,Vanucci, C. 2009: Collection of palaeontologic types in the Museo Geologico Giovanni Capellini: creation of digital database on morphometries acquired with 3D survey technologies for the study of fossils. In: Fanti F., Spalletta, C. (Eds.) International conference on Vertebrate Palaeobiogeography and continental bridges across Tethys, Mesogea, and Mediterranean Sea – Abstract Book, 4pp.

8. Fanti, F., 2009: Cretaceous continental bridges, insularity, and vicariance in the southern hemisphere: which route did dinosaur take? In: Fanti F., Spalletta, C. (Eds.) International conference on Vertebrate Palaeobiogeography and continental bridges across Tethys, Mesogea, and Mediterranean Sea – Abstract Book, 2 pp.

9. Miyashita, T. and Fanti, F. 2009: Sample size, taxonomic resolution, and provincialism /gradient in vertebrate palaeobiogeography: examples from the Late Cretaceous of western North America. In: Fanti F., Spalletta, C. (Eds.) International conference on Vertebrate Palaeobiogeography and continental bridges across Tethys, Mesogea, and Mediterranean Sea – Abstract Book, 2 pp.

10. Contessi, M., Fanti, F., Hassine, M., Aljane, H., Handoura, M. 2011. Les empreintes des dinosaures dans la region de Tataouine. 4ème Colloque National du Patrimoine Géologique, Résumés et livret guide de l'excursion. Tabarka, Tunisia. Office National des Mines. Pp. 9

11. Fanti, F., Contessi, M., Nigarov, A. 2011. New data on two large dinosaur tracksites from the Middle Jurassic of Eastern Turkmenistan, Central Asia. Poster - SVP Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

12. Contessi, M., Fanti. F., Aljane, H. 2011. New dinosaur-dominated tracksites in the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous of southern Tunisia. Poster - SVP Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

13. Bell, P., Fanti, F., Sissons, R., Burns, M., Currie, P., 2011: A possible new hadrosaurine from the Wapiti Formation (Campanian-Maastrichtian), northwestern Alberta. 2011 International Hadrosaur Symposium, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada.

14. Contessi, M., Cantelli, L., Fanti, F., Gabbianelli, G., Hassine, M., 2012: Southern Tunisia as an example of international partnership in cultural and geological heritage conservation. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-11772, 2012 EGU General Assembly 2012

15. Fanti, F., Contessi, M., Cau, A., 2012: A new Rebbachisaurid sauropod from Tunisia. Poster- SVP Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.

16. Candeiro, C.R.A., Fanti, F., Lamanna, M., Cau, A., 2013: The Late Cretaceous diversification of Abelisauridae (Theropoda: Ceratosauria): an overview. First Brazilian Dinosaur Symposium, Uberlandia 21-24 April 2013, pp. 1