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International peer-reviewed publications

* denotes (at least partly) supervised students

In press

Gueriau P., Lamsdell J.C., Wogelius R.A., Manning P.L., Egerton V.E., Bergmann U., Bertrand L. & Denayer J. Accepted. A new Devonian euthycarcinoid evidences the use of different respiratory strategies during the marine-to-terrestrial transition in the myriapod lineage. Royal Society Open Science.

Gueriau P., Bernard S., Farges F., Mocuta C., Dutheil D.B., Adatte T., Bomou B., Godet M., Thiaudière D., Charbonnier S. & Bertrand L. In press. Oxidative conditions can lead to exceptional preservation through phosphatization. Geology. Published online July 31, 2020. doi:10.1130/G45924.1

Perez Peris F., Laibl L., Lustri L., Gueriau P., Antcliffe J.B., Bath Enright O. & Daley A.C. In press. A new nektaspidid euarthropod from the Lower Ordovician of Morocco. Geological Magazine. Published online July 10, 2020. doi:10.1017/ S001675682000062X.

Saleh F., Vidal M., Laibl L., Sansjofre P., Gueriau P., Perez Peris F., Lustri L., Lucas V.,Lefebvre B., Pittet B., El Hariri K. & Daley A.C. In press. Large trilobites in a stress-free Early Ordovician environment. Geological Magazine. Published online May 18, 2020. doi:10.1017/S0016756820000448.


40. Gueriau P., Réguer S., Leclercq N., Cupello C., Brito P.M., Jauvion C., Morel S., Charbonnier S., Thiaudière D. & Mocuta C. 2020. Visualizing mineralization processes and fossil anatomy using synchronous synchrotron X-ray fluorescence and X-ray diffraction mapping. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 17: 20200216.

39. Cohen S.X., Webb S.M., Gueriau P., Curis E. & Bertrand L. In press. Robust framework and software implementation for fast speciation mapping. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 27: 1049–1058 .

38. Saleh F., Pittet B., Sansjofre P., Gueriau P., Lalonde S., Perrillat J.-P., Vidal M., Lucas V., El Hariri K., Kouraiss K. & Lefebvre B. 2020. Taphonomic pathway of exceptionally preserved fossils in the Lower Ordovician of Morocco. Geobios 60: 99–115.

37. Maletz J., Mottequin B., Olive S., Gueriau P., Pernègre V., Prestianni C. & Goolaerts S. 2020. Devonian and Carboniferous dendroid graptolites from Belgium and their significance for the taxonomy of the Dendroidea. Geobios 59: 47–59.

36. Maldanis L., Hickman-Lewis K., Verezhak M., Gueriau P., Guizar-Sicairos M., Jaqueto P., Trindade R.I.F., Rossi A.L., Berenguer F., Westall F., Bertrand L. & Galante D. 2020. Nanoscale 3D quantitative imaging of 1.88 Ga Gunflint microfossils reveals novel insights into taphonomic and biogenic characters. Scientific Reports 10: 8163.

35. Jauvion C., Bernard S., Gueriau P., Mocuta C., Pont S., Benzerara K. & Charbonnier S. 2020. Exceptional preservation requires fast biodegradation: thylacocephalan specimens from La Voulte-sur-Rhône (Callovian, Jurassic, France). Palaeontology 63: 395–413 .

34. Saleh F., Antcliffe J.B., Lefebvre B., Pittet B., Laibl L., Perez Peris F., Lustri L., Gueriau P. & Daley A.C. 2020. Fossilization bias in exceptionally preserved biotas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 529: 115873.


33. *Georgiou R., Gueriau P., Sahle C., Bernard S., Mirone A., Garrouste R., Bergmann U., Rueff J.-P. & Bertrand L. 2019. Carbon speciation in organic fossils using 2D to 3D x-ray Raman multispectral imaging. Science Advances 5: eaaw5019.

32. Klug C., Landman N.H., Fuchs D., Mapes R.H., Pohle A., Gueriau P., Réguer S. & Hoffmann R. 2019. Anatomy of the first Coleoidea and character evolution in the Carboniferous. Communications Biology 2: 280.

31. Nadhira A., Sutton M.D, Botting J.P., Muir L.A., Gueriau P., King A., Briggs D.E.G, SiveterDa.J. & Siveter De.J. 2019. Three-dimensionally preserved soft-tissues and calcareous hexactins in a Silurian sponge: implications for early sponge evolution. Royal Society Open Science 6: 190911.

30. Olive S., Pradel A., Martinez-Pérez C., Janvier P., Lamsdell J.C., Gueriau P., Rabet N., Duranleau-Gagnon P., Cardenas-Rozo A.L., Zapata Ramirez P.A. & Botella H. 2019. New insights into Late Devonian vertebrates and associated fauna from the Cuche Formation (Floresta Massif, Colombia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 39: e1620247.

29. Iniesto M., Thomazo C., Fara E. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. Deciphering the exceptional preservation of the Early Triassic Paris Biota (Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA). Geobios 54: 81–93.

28. Brayard A., Gueriau P., Thoury M., Escarguel G. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. Glow in the dark: Use of synchrotron μXRF trace elemental mapping and multispectral macro-imaging on fossils from the Paris Biota (Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA). Geobios 54: 71–79.

27. Romano C., Argyriou T., Krumenacker L.J. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. Chondrichthyan teeth from the Early Triassic Paris Biota (Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA). Geobios 54: 63–70.

26. Thuy B., Escarguel G. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. A new brittle star (Ophiuroidea: Ophiodermatina) from the Early Triassic Paris Biota (Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA). Geobios 54: 55–61.

25. Saucède T., Vennin E., Fara E., Olivier N. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. A new holocrinid (Articulata) from the Paris Biota (Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA) highlights the high diversity of Early Triassic crinoids. Geobios 54: 45–53.

24. Charbonnier S., Brayard A. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. New thylacocephalans from the Early Triassic Paris Biota (Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA). Geobios 54: 37–43.

23. Brayard A., Jenks J., Bylund K.G. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. Ammonoids and nautiloids from the earliest Spathian Paris Biota and other early Spathian localities in southeastern Idaho, USA. Geobios 54: 13–36.

22. Botting J., Brayard A. & the Paris Biota team. 2019. A late-surviving Triassic protomonaxonid sponge from the Paris Biota (Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA). Geobios 54: 5–11.

21. Goutte S., Mason M.J., Antoniazzi M.M., Jared C., Merle D., Cazes L., Toledo L.F., el-Hafci H., Pallu S., Portier H., Schramm S., Gueriau P. & Thoury M. 2019. Intense bone fluorescence reveals hidden patterns in pumpkin toadlets. Scientific Reports 9: 5388.

20. Anné J., Edwards N.P., Brigidi F., Gueriau P., Harvey V.L., Geraki K., Buckley M. & Wogelius R.A. 2019. Advances in bone preservation: Identifying possible collagen preservation using sulfur speciation mapping. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 520: 181–187.

19. *Li J., Gueriau P., Bellato M., King A., Robbiola L., Thoury M., *Baillon M., Fossé C., Cohen S.X., Moulhérat C., Thomas A., Galtier P. & Bertrand L. 2019. Synchrotron-based phase mapping in corroded metals: insights from early copper-base artefacts. Analytical Chemistry 91(3): 1815–1825.

18. Lamsdell J.C., Lagebro L., Edgecombe G.D., Budd G.E. & Gueriau P. 2019. Stylonurine eurypterids from the Strud locality (Upper Devonian, Belgium): new insights into the ecology of freshwater sea scorpions. Geological Magazine 156(10): 1708–1714.


17. Gueriau P., Jauvion C. & Mocuta M. 2018. Show me your yttrium, and I will tell you who you are: implications for fossil imaging. Palaeontology 61(6): 981–990.

16. Davesne D., Gueriau P., Dutheil D.B. & Bertrand L. 2018. Exceptional preservation of a Cretaceous intestine provides a glimpse of the early ecological diversity of spiny-rayed fishes (Acanthomorpha, Teleostei). Scientific Reports 8: 8509.

15. Yang Q., Gueriau P., Charbonnier S., Ren D. & Béthoux O. 2018. A new tealliocaridid crustacean from the Late Carboniferous of North China and its biogeographic implications. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 63(1): 111–116.

14. Gueriau P., Rabet N. & *Du Tien Hat E. 2018. The Strud crustacean fauna (Late Devonian, Belgium): updated review and palaeoecology of an early continental ecosystem. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 107(2–3): 79–90.


13. Gueriau P., Rueff J.-P., Bernard S., Kaddissy J.A., Goler S., Sahle C.J., Sokaras D., Wogelius R.A., Manning P.L., Bergmann U. & Bertrand L. 2017. Non-invasive synchrotron-based X-Ray Raman scattering discriminates carbonaceous compounds in ancient and historical materials, Analytical Chemistry 89(20): 10819–10826.


12. Gueriau P., Bernard S. & Bertrand L. 2016. Advanced synchrotron characterization of paleontological specimens. Elements 12(1): 45–50.

11. Gueriau P., Rabet N., Clément G., Lagebro L., Vannier J., Briggs D.E.G., Charbonnier S., Olive S. & Béthoux O. 2016. A 365-million-year-old freshwater community reveals morphological and ecological stasis in branchiopod crustaceans. Current Biology 26(3): 383–390.

10. Denayer J., Prestianni C., Gueriau P., Olive S. & Clément G. 2016. Stratigraphy and depositional environments of the Late Famennian (Late Devonian) of Southern Belgium and characterization of the Strud locality. Geological Magazine 153(1): 112–127.


9. Gervais C., Thoury M., Réguer S., Gueriau P. & Mass J. 2015. Caution! Historic samples: Challenges in the micro spectroscopic analysis of Prussian blue and zinc white paintings. Applied Physics A 121(3): 949–955.

8. Gueriau P., Mocuta C. & Bertrand L. 2015. Cerium anomaly at microscale in fossils. Analytical Chemistry 87(17): 8827–8836.

7. Olive S., Clément G., Denayer J., Derycke C., Dupret V., Gerienne P., Gueriau P., Marion J.-M., Mottequin B. & Prestianni C. 2015. Flora and fauna from a new Famennian (Upper Devonian) locality at Becco, eastern Belgium. Geologica Belgica 18(2-4): 92–101.

6. Lagebro L., Gueriau P., Hegna T., Rabet N., Butler A. & Budd G.E. 2015. The oldest notostracan (Upper Devonian Strud locality, Belgium). Palaeontology 58(3): 497–509.


5. Gueriau P., Charbonnier S. & Clément G. 2014. Angustidontid crustaceans from the Late Devonian of Strud (Namur Province, Belgium): insights into the origin of Decapoda. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie 273(3): 327–337.

4. Gueriau P., Charbonnier S. & Clément G. 2014. First decapod crustaceans in a Late Devonian continental ecosystem. Palaeontology 57(6): 1203–1213.

3. Gueriau P., Mocuta C., Dutheil D.B., Cohen S.X., Thiaudière D., the OT1 Consortium, Charbonnier S., Clément G. & Bertrand L. 2014. Trace elemental imaging of rare earth elements discriminates tissues at microscale in flat fossils. PLoS One 9(1): e86946.


2. Garrouste R., Clément G., Nel P., Engel M.S., Grandcolas P., D’Haese, C., Lagebro L., Denayer J., Gueriau P., Lafaite P., Olive S., Prestianni C. & Nel A. 2013. Garrouste et al. reply. Nature 494: E4–E5.


1. Garrouste R., Clément G., Nel P., Engel M.S., Grandcolas P., D’Haese C., Lagebro L., Denayer J., Gueriau P., Lafaite P., Olive S., Prestianni C. & Nel A. 2012. A complete insect from the Late Devonian period. Nature 488: 82–85.

Other publications

O7. Bergmann U., Georgiou R., Gueriau P., Rueff J.-P. & Bertrand L. 2019. Nouvelles spectroscopies Raman X du carbone pour les matériaux anciens. Reflets de la Physique 63: 22–25.

O6. Gueriau P. 2018. Révéler les empreintes du paléoenvironnement. In: Gueriau P., Bertrand L., Janvier P., Deguillaume T., Thoury M., David S., Réguer S., Hordelalay C., de Parseval H., Merle D. & Scarnière O. (Eds), Lumière sur les matériaux anciens, 18–21. Réseau Canopé, Collection Éclairer. ISBN: 978-2-240-04640-6.

O5. Gueriau P. & Mondejar Fernandez J. 2016. Les premiers écosystèmes terrestres. Web article for the “Encyclopédie de l’Environnement” (Université Grenoble Alpes). URL: [also available in English]

O4. Gueriau P. The early continental aquatic arthropod fauna from the Late Devonian of Strud, Belgium: implications for terrestrialization strategies. In: Mottequin B., Denayer J., Königshof P., Prestianni C. & Olive S. (Eds), IGCP 596–SDS Symposium. Abstracts, Brussels, 20-22 septembre 2015. STRATA, Communications 16: 65.

O3. Clément G., Olive S., Gueriau P., Lagebro L., Prestianni C. & Denayer J. 2015. Assessment on the Late Devonian fauna of Strud. In : Mottequin B., Denayer J., Königshof P., Prestianni C. & Olive S. (Eds), IGCP 596-SDS Symposium. Abstracts, Brussels, 20-22 septembre 2015. STRATA, Communications 16: 35–36.

O2. Gueriau P. & Bertrand L. 2015. Deciphering exceptional preservation of fossils through trace elemental imaging. Microscopy Today 23(3): 20–25.

O1. Gueriau P. & Bertrand L. 2014. Deciphering exceptional preservation of fossils through trace elemental imaging. Microscopy and Microanalysis 20(S3): 2004–2005.