Tabuce rodolphe
Chargé(e) de recherche CNRS

Permanent researcher with the CNRS

Major scientific topics: early Tertiary emergence, diversification, and paleobiogeographic history of Afro-Arabian mammals; late Cretaceous European placentals; faunal turnover during the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum.

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Some recent publications:

  1. Benammi M., Adnet S., Marivaux L., Yans J., Noiret C., Tabuce R., Surault J., El Kati I., Enault S., Baidder L., Saddiqi O. & Benammi M. (in press). Geology, biostratigraphy and carbon isotope chemostratigraphy of the Paleogene fossil-bearing Dakhla sections, Southwestern Moroccan Sahara. Geological Magazine.
  2. Asher R., Gunnell G., Seiffert E. R., Pattinson D., Tabuce R., Hautier L. & Sallam H. (2017). Dental eruption and growth in Hyracoidea (Mammalia, Afrotheria) Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e1317638.
  3. Tabuce R. & Schmitt S. (2017). De l’ombre aux Lumières et réciproquement : redécouverte du crâne de Procavia capensis (Pallas, 1766) (Hyracoidea, Mammalia) décrit en 1767 par Daubenton dans l’Histoire naturelle. Zoosystema. 39 (4) 487-499.
  4. Philip J., Vianey-Liaud M., Martin-Closas C., Tabuce R., Léonide P., Margerel J.-P. & Noël J. (2017). Stratigraphy of the Haut Var Paleogene continental series (Northeastern Provence, France): New insight on the age of the ‘Sables bleutés du Haut Var’ Formation. Geobios, 50 (2017) 319-339.
  5. Tabuce R. (2017). New remains of Chambius kasserinensis from the Eocene of Tunisia and evaluation of proposed affinities for Macroscelidea (Mammalia, Afrotheria). Historical Biology, 30 (1-2) 251-266.
  6. Tabuce R., Seiffert E. R., Gheerbrant E., Alloing‐Séguier L., & von Koenigswald W. (2017). Tooth enamel microstructure of living and extinct hyracoids reveals unique enamel types among mammals. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 24, 91-110.
  7. Solé F., El Mabrouk E., Marzougui W., Temani R., Khayati Ammar H., Mahboubi M., Marivaux L., Vianey-Liaud M., & Tabuce R. (2016). New fossils of Hyaenodonta (Mammalia) from the Eocene localities of Chambi (Tunisia) and Bir el Ater (Algeria), and the evolution of the earliest African hyaenodonts. Palaeontologia Electronica, 19.2.38A: 1-23.
  8. Noiret C., Steurbaut E., Tabuce R., Marandat B., Schnyder J., Storme J.-Y., & Yans J. (2016). New bio-chemostratigraphic dating of a unique early Eocene sequence from southern Europe results in precise mammalian biochronological tie-points. Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 49(3), 469-480.
  9. Tabuce R. (2016). A mandible of the hyracoid mammal Titanohyrax andrewsi in the collections of the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) with a reassessment of the species. Palaeovertebrata, 40(1) e4.
  10. Benoit J., Crochet J.-Y., Mahboubi M., Jaeger J.-J., Bensalah M., Adaci M. & Tabuce R. (2015) New material of Seggeurius amourensis (Paenungulata, Hyracoidea) including a partial skull with intact basicranium. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36(1).