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Altner, M., Schliewen, U., Penk, S.B.R., Reichenbacher, B. (2017). † Tugenchromis pickfordi gen. et sp. nov. from the upper Miocene – a stem-group cichlid of the ‘East African Radiation’. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 37(2): e1297819. Click here to download this article (open access).

Rasmussen, C., Reichenbacher, B., Lenz, O., Altner, M., Penk, S.B.R., Prieto, J., Brüsch, D. (2017). Middle–late Miocene palaeoenvironments, palynological data and a fossil fish Lagerstätte from the Central Kenya Rift (East Africa). Geological Magazine, 154(1): 24–56. DOI 10.1017/S0016756815000849

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2015). †Kenyaichthyidae fam. nov. and †Kenyaichthys gen. nov. – First Record of a Fossil Aplocheiloid Killifish (Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes). PLoS ONE 10(4):e0123056. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123056 pdf (18.4 MB)

Conference Contributions

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2016b). The Ngorora Fish-Lagerstätte Waril – a unique window into the evolutionary history of cichlids. Abstract Book of the 87th Annual Conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Dresden, p. 28–29. [oral presentation]

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2016a). Neue Einblicke in die Evolutionsgeschichte der Tanganjikaseeā€Buntbarsche. 43. Treffen Arbeitskreis Wirbeltierpaläontologie am Urweltmuseum GEOSKOP/Burg Lichtenberg (Pfalz). [oral presentation]

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2015). A new fossil cichlid from the Middle Miocene in the East African Rift Valley (Tugen Hills, Central Kenya): First record of a putative Ectodini. Frontiers in Marine Science, XV European Congress of Ichthyology, Porto, Portugal. doi: 10.3389/conf.FMARS.2015.03.00145 [oral presentation]

Altner, M., Schliewen, U., Reichenbacher, B. (2014). Exceptionally well-preserved Haplochromini-like fossils (Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae: Haplotilapiini: East African radiation) with otoliths in situ from the middle Miocene Lagerstätte Waril in the Tugen Hills (Central Kenya, East African Rift Valley). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2014, p. 79. [poster presentation]

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher B. (2013). How to deal with polymorphism/intraspecific variation. Joint Conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft und the Paleontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, September 23-27, 2013, Universitätsdrucke Göttingen, p. 14. [oral presentation]

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2013). Killifisch-Artenschwarm aus dem Ober-Miozän des Zentralkenianischen Rift Valleys. 40. Treffen des Arbeitskreises für Wirbeltierpaläontologie, Laimering, Germany. [oral presentation]

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2013). An enigmatic aplocheiloid killifish from the Upper Miocene. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Albuquerque, New Mexico 10-15 July, 2013. [oral presentation]

Reichenbacher, B., Rasmussen, C., Penk, S. B. R. & Altner, M. (2013). New Fossil Lagerstätte Tugen Hills (Kenya, Africa): Exceptional preservation of Miocene freshwater fishes. – Joint Conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Paleontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, September 23-27, 2013, Universitätsdrucke Göttingen, p.132. [poster presentation]

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2012). First fossil record of aplocheiloid killifish in Africa. 16th European Congress of Ichthyology, Liège, Belgien. Abstracts volume, p. 3. [oral presentation]

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2011). Die Fossillagerstätte der Tugen Hills in Kenya (Neogen) – ein außergewöhnliches Paläoökosystem. 38. Treffen des Arbeitskreises Wirbeltierpaläontologie, Eichstätt, Germany. [oral presentation]

Reichenbacher, B., Altner, M., Gehring, S., Pickford, M., Senut, B., Kiptalam, N. & Cheboi, K. (2011). Palaeoecological information of fish fossils from the Miocene palaeolakes in the East African Rift valley in Kenya. 5th International Limnogeological Congress, Konstanz, Deutschland, Abstracts volume, p. 77. [oral presentation]

Altner, M. & Grupe, G. (2010). Untersuchung von Hartteilen einer frühneuzeitlichen Skelettserie aus Dohna (Sachsen). 80. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Zitteliana, Series B 29: 15. [oral presentation]