Dr. Oliver Wings

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin

Telefon +49 (0)30 2093 8754
Fax +49 (0)30 2093 8868
E-Mail oliver.wings(at)mfn-berlin.de




  • Jurassische Wirbeltiervergesellschaftungen
  • Dinosaurier
  • Gastrolithen
  • Taphonomy & Knochendiagenese



Sander, P. M., Christian, A., Clauss, M., Fechner, R., Gee, C. T., Griebeler, E.-M., Gunga, H.-C., Hummel, J., Mallison, H., Perry, S. F., Preuschoft, H., Rauhut, O. W. M., Remes, K., Tütken, T., Wings, O. & Witzel, U. (2011): Biology of the sauropod dinosaurs: the evolution of gigantism. – Biological Reviews, 86 (1): 117-155.

Wings, O., Schwarz-Wings, D., Pfretzschner, H.-U. & Martin, T. (2010): Overview of Mesozoic crocodylomorphs from the Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, Northwest China, and description of isolated crocodyliform teeth from the Late Jurassic Liuhuanggou locality. – Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 90 (3): 283-294.

Wings, O. (2007) A review of gastrolith function with implications for fossil vertebrates and a revised classification. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 52 (1), pp. 1-16.

Wings, O. & Sander, P.M. (2007): No gastric mill in sauropod dinosaurs: new evidence from analysis of gastrolith mass and function in ostriches.- Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, v. 274 (1610), pp. 635 – 640.

Wings, O. (2004): Authigenic minerals in fossil bones from the Mesozoic of England: poor correlation with depositional environments.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 204 (1-2), pp. 15-32.

Stand: 06.03.2014