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Cordey, F., Quillévéré, F. 2019. Reassessing the age of Karpathos ophiolite: consequences for Aegean correlations and Neotethys evolution. Geological Magazine (in press).

Quillévéré, F., Nouailhat, N., Joannin, S., Cornée, J.-J., Moissette, P., Lécuyer, C., Fourel, F., Agiadi, K., Koskeridou, K., Escarguel, G., 2019. An onshore bathyal record of tectonics and climate cycles at the onset of the Early-Middle Pleistocene Transition. Quaternary Science Reviews 209, 23-39.

Cornée, J.-J., Quillévéré, F., Moissette, P., Fietzke, J., Lopez-Otalvaro, G.E., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Philippon, M., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Agiadi, K., Koskeridou, E., Münch, P., 2019. Tectonic motions in oblique subduction forearcs: insights from the revisited middle and upper Pleistocene deposits of Rhodes (Greece). Journal of the Geological Society 176, 78-96.


André, A., Quillévéré, F., Schiebel, R., Morard, R., Howa, H., Meilland, J., Douady, C.J., 2018. Disconnection between genetic and morphological diversity in the planktonic foraminifer Neogloboquadrina pachyderma from the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology 144, 14-24.

Schiebel, R., Smart, S. M., Jentzen, A., Jonkers, L., Morard, R., Meilland, J., Michel, E., Coxall, H., Hull, P., de Garidel-Thoron, T., Aze, T., Quillévéré, F., Ren, H., Sigman, D., Vonhof, H.B., Martinez-Garcia, A., Kucera, M., Bijma, J., Spero, H., Haug, G.H., 2018. Advances in planktonic foraminifer research: New perspectives for paleoceanography. Revue de Micropaléontologie 61, 113-138.

Agiadi, K., Girone, A., Koskeridou, E., Moissette, P., Cornée, J.-J., Quillévéré, F., 2018. Pleistocene Marine fish invasions and paleoenvironmental reconstructions in the eastern Mediterranean. Quaternary Science Reviews 196, 80-99.


Moissette, P., Cornée, J.-J., Quillévéré, F., Zibrowius, H., Koskeridou, E., Lopez-Otalvaro, G.-E., 2017. Pleistocene (Calabrian) deep-water corals and associated biodiversity in the eastern Mediterranean (Karpathos Island, Greece). Journal of Quaternary Science 32 (7), 923-933.


Weiner, A.K.M., Morard, R., Weinkauf, M.F.G., Darling, K.F., André, A., Quillévéré, F., Ujiié, Y., Douady, C.J., de Vargas, C., Kucera, M., 2016. Methodology for single-cell genetic analysis of planktonic foraminifera for studies of protists diversity and evolution. Frontiers in Marine Science 3 (255), 1-15.

Achalhi, M., Münch, P., Cornée, J.-J., Azdimoussa, A., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Quillévéré, F., Drinia, H., Fauquette, S., Jimenez-Moreno, G., Merzeraud, G., Ben Moussa, A., El Kharim, Y., Feddi, N., 2016. The late Miocene Mediterranean-Atlantic connections through the North Rifian Corridor: new insights from the Boudinar and Arbaa Taourirt basins (northeastern Rif, Morocco). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 459, 131-152.

Quillévéré F., Cornée, J.-J., Moissette, P., Lopez-Otalvaro, G. E., van BAak, C., Münch, P., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M. C., Krijgsman, W., 2016. Chronostratigraphy of uplifted Quaternary hemipelagic deposits from the Dodecanese island of Rhodes (Greece). Quaternary Research 86, 79-94.

Morard, R., Escarguel, G., Weiner, A.K., André, A.? Douady, C.J., Wade, C.M., Darling, K.F., Ujiié, Y., Seears, H.A., Quillévéré, F., de Garidel-Thoron, T., de Vargas, C., Kucera, M., 2016. Nomenclature for the nameless: a proposal for an integrative molecular taxonomy of cryptic diversity exemplified by planktonic foraminifera. Systematic Biology 65(2), 925-940.

Brahimsamba, B., Deconinck, J.F., Pucéat, E., Amédro, F., Joachimski, M.M., Quillévéré, F., 2016. Isotopic seawater temperatures in the Albian Gault Clay of the Boulonnais (Paris Basin): Palaeoenvironmental implications. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 127, 699-711.

Cornée, J.-J., Münch, P., El Achalhi, M., Merzeraud, G., Azdimoussa, A., Quillévéré, F., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M.C., Ben Moussa, A., Lofi, J., Séranne, M., Moissette, P., 2016. The Messinian erosional surface and early Pliocene reflooding in the Alboran Sea: new insights from the Boudinar basin, Morocco. Sedimentary Geology 333, 115-129.


De Min, L., Lebrun, J.-F., Cornée, J.-J., Münch, P., Léticée, J.-L., Quillévéré, F., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M.C., Randrianasolo, A., Marcfaillou, B., Zami, F. and the collaboration of the Kashallow Team, 2015. Tectonic and sedimentary architecture of the Karikera spur: a record of the Lesser Antilles fore-arc deformations since the Neogene. Marine Geology 363, 15-37.

Clauzon, G., Suc, J.-P., Do Couto, D., Jouannic, G., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M. C., Jolivet, L., Quillévéré, F., Lebret, N., Mocochain, L., Popescu, S., Martinell, J., Domenech, R., Rubino, J.-L., Gumiaux, C., Warny, S., Bellas, S., Gorini, C., Bache, F., Rabineau, M., Estrada, F., 2015. New insights on the Sorbas Basin (SE Spain): the onshore reference of the Messinian Salinity Crisis. Marine and Petroleum Geology 66, 71-100.

Suc, J.-P., Popescu, S.-M., Do Couto, D., Clauzon, G., Rubino, J.-L., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M. C., Quillévéré, F., Brun, J.-P., Dumurdzanov, N., Zagorchev, I., Lesic, V., Romic, D., Sokoutis, D., Meyer, C., Macalet, R., Rifelj, H., 2015. Marine gateway vs. fluvial stream within the Balkans from 6 to 5 Ma. Marine and Petroleum Geology 66, 231-245. 

Morard, R., Darling, K.F., Mahé, F., Audic, S., Ujiié, Y., Weiner, A.K.M., André, A., Seears, H.A., Wade, C.M., Quillévéré, F., Douady, C.J., Escarguel, G., de Garidel-Thoron, T., Siccha, M., Kucera, M., de Vargas, C., 2015. PFR2: a curated database of planktonic foraminiferal 18S ribosomal DNA as a resource for studies of plankton ecology, biogeography, and evolution. Molecular Ecology Resources 15, 1472-1485.


André, A., Quillévéré, F., Morard, R., Ujiié, Y., Escarguel, G., de Vargas, C., de Garidel-Thoron, T., Douady, C.J., 2014. SSU rDNA divergence in planktonic foraminifera: molecular taxonomy and biogeographic implications. PLoS ONE9(8) e104641.

Cornée, J.J., Münch, P., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Benmoussa, A., Quillévéré, F., Drinia, H., Azdimoussa, A., Ouzani Touhami, A., Merzeraud, G., Fauquette, S., Corsini, M., Moissette, P., Feddi, N., 2014. The early Pliocene reflooding in the western Mediterranean: new insights from the rias of the Internal Rif, Morocco. Comptes Rendus Geosciences 346 (3), 90-98.

Romagny, A., Münch, P., Cornée, J.-J., Corsini, M., Azdimousa, A., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M.C., Drinia, H., Bonno, M., Arnaud, N., Monié, P., Quillévéré, F., Ben Moussa, A., 2014. Late Miocene to Present-day exhumation of the Internal Zone of the Rif chain: insights from low température thermochronometry and basin analysis. Journal of Geodynamics 77, 39-55.

Münch, P., Cornée, J.-J., Lebrun, J.-F., Quillévéré, F., Verati, C., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Demory, F., Smith, B., Jourdan, F., Lardeaux, J.-M., De Min, L., Léticée, J.-L., Randrianasolo, A., 2014. Pliocene to Pleistocene vertical movements in the forearc of the Lesser Antilles subduction: insights from chronostratigraphy of shallow-water carbonate platforms (Guadeloupe archipelago). Journal of the Geological Society, London 171, 329-341.


Morard, R., Quillévéré, F., Escarguel, G., de Garidel-Thoron, T., de Vargas, C., Kucera, M., 2013. Ecological modeling of the temperature dependence of cryptic species of planktonic foraminifera in the Southern Hemisphere. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,391, 13-33.

Quillévéré, F., Morard, R., Escarguel, G., Douady, C.J., Ujiié, Y., de Garidel-Thoron, T., de Vargas, C., 2013. Global scale same-specimen morpho-genetic analysis of Truncorotalia truncatulinoides: A perspective on the morphological species concept in planktonic foraminifera. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 391, 2-12.

Münch, P., Lebrun, J.-F., Cornée, J.-J., Thinon, I., Guennoc, P., Marcaillou, B., Begot, J., Bertrand, G., Bes de Berc, S., Biscarrat, K., Claud, C., De Min, L., Fournier, F., Gailler, L., Graindorge, D., Lerclerc, F., Léticée, J.L., Marie, L., Mazabraud, Y., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Moissette, P., Quillévéré, F., Verati, C., Randrianasolo, A., 2013. Pliocene to Pleistocene carbonate systems of the Guadeloupe archipelago, French Lesser Antilles: a land and sea study (the KaShallow project). Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France184, 99-110.

Lardeaux, J.-M., Münch, P., Corsini, M., Cornée, J.-J., Verati, C., Lebrun, J.-F., Quillévéré, F., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Léticée, J.-L., Fietzke, J., Mazabraud, Y., Cordey, F., Randrianasolo, A., 2013. La Désirade Island (Guadeloupe, French West Indies): a key target for deciphering the role of reactivated tectonic structures in Lesser Antilles arc building. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France184, 21-34.

André, A., Weiner, A., Quillévéré, F., Aurahs, R., Morard, R., Douady, C.J., de Garidel-Thoron, T., Escarguel, G., de Vargas, C., Kucera, M., 2013. The cryptic and the apparent reversed : lack of genetic differentiation within the morphologically diverse plexus of the planktonic foraminifer Globigerinoides sacculifer. Paleobiology 39, 21-39.


Lécuyer, C., Daux, V., Moissette, P., Cornée, J.-J., Quillévéré, F., Koskeridou, E., Fourel, F., Martineau, F., Reynard, B., 2012. Stable carbon and oxygen isotope compositions of invertebrate carbonate shells and the reconstruction of paleotemperatures and paleosalinities – A case study of the early Pleistocene of Rhodes, Greece. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 350-352, 39-48.

Cornée, J.-J., Léticée, J.-L., Münch, P., Quillévéré, F., Lebrun, F., Moissette, P., Braga, J.-C., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., de Min, L., Oudet, J., Randrianasolo, A., 2012. Sedimentology, palaeoenvironments and biostratigraphy of the Pliocene-Pleistocene carbonate platform of Grande-Terre (Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles forearc). Sedimentology 59, 1426-1451.


Morard, R., Quillévéré, F., Douady, C., de Vargas, T., de Garidel-Thoron, T., Escarguel, G., 2011. Worldwide Genotyping in the planktonic foraminifer Globoconella inflata : implications for life history and paleoceanography, PLoS ONE 6(10) : e26665.

Suc, J.-P., Do Couto, D., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M. C., Macaleta, R., Quillévéré, F., Clauzon, G., Csato, I., Rubino, J.-L., Popescu, S.-M., 2011. The Messinian salinity crisis in the Dacic Basin (SW Romania) and early Zanclean Mediterranean – Eastern Paratethys high sea-level connection. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 310, 256-272.

Schlogl, J., Chirat, R., Balter, V., Joachimski, M., Hudackova, N., Quillévéré, F., 2011. Aturia from the Miocene Paratethys : an exceptional window on nautilid habitat and lifestyle. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 308, 330-338.


Oudet, J., Munch, P., Borgomano, J., Quillévéré, F., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Demory, F., Viseur, S., Cornée, J.-J., 2010. Land and sea study of the northeastern golfe du Lion rifted margin : the Oligocene – Miocene of southern Provence (Nerthe area, SE France). Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 181, 591-607.

Oudet, J., Munch, Ph., Verati, C., Ferrandini, M., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M., Gattacceca, J., Cornée, J.-J., Oggiano, G., Quillévéré, F., Borgomano, J., Ferrandini, J., 2010. Integrated chronostratigraphy of an intra-arc basin : Ar-40/Ar-39 datings, micropalaeontology and magnetostratigraphy of the early Miocene Castelsardo basin (northern Sardinia, Italy). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 295, 293-306.


Morard, R., Quillévéré, F., Escarguel, G., Ujiie, Y., de Garidel-Thoron, T., Norris, R.D., de Vargas, C., 2009. Morphological recognition of cryptic species in the planktonic foraminifer Orbulina universa. Marine Micropaleontology 71, 148-165.


Popescu, S.M., Melinte, M.C., Suc, J.-P., Clauzon, G., Quillévéré, F., Suto-Szentai, M., 2008. Marine reflooding of the Mediterranean after the Messinian Salinity Crisis predates the Zanclean GSSR Reply to the "Comment on ’Earliest Zanclean age for the Colombacci and uppermost Di Tetto formations of the "latest Messinian" northern Apennines : New palaeoenvironmental data from the Maccarone section (Marche Province, Italy) by Popescu et al. (2007) Geobios 40 (359-373)" authored by Roveri et al., Geobios 41, 657-660.

Quillévéré, F., Norris, R.D., Kroon, D., Wilson, P.A., 2008. Transient ocean warming and shifts in carbon reservoirs during the early Danian. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 265, 600-615.


Joannin, S., Quillévéré, F., Suc, J.-P., Lécuyer, C., Martineau, F. 2007. Early Pleistocene climate changes in the central Mediterranean region as inferred from integrated pollen and planktonic foraminiferal stable isotope analyses. Quaternary Research 67, 264-274.

Popescu, S.-M., Melinte, M.-C., Suc, J.-P., Clauzon, G., Quillévéré, F., Süto-Szentai, M., 2007. Revision of the northern Apennines ’latest Messinian" succession : the Colombacci and uppermost Di Tetto Formations belong to the earlieast Zanclean. New palaeoenvironmental data from the Maccarone section (Marche Province, Italy). Geobios 40, 359-373.


Huber, B.T., Quillévéré, F., 2006. A revised Antarctic Eocene planktic foraminiferal biozonation, In Olsson R.K., Berggren, W.A., Pearson, P., et al. (eds), Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, Cushman Foundation Special Publication 38, 41-46.

Cornée, J.-J., Münch, P., Quillévéré, F., Moissette, P., Vasiliev, I., Krigsman, W., Verati, C., Lécuyer, C., 2006. Timing of Late Pliocene to Middle Pleistocene tectonic events in Rhodes (Greece) inferred from magneto-biostratigraphy and 40Ar/39Ar dating of a volcaniclastic layer, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 250, 281-291.

Cornée, J.-J., Moissette, P., Joannin, S., Suc, J.-P., Quillévéré, F., Krijgsman, W., Hilgen, F., Koskeridou, E., Münch, P., Lécuyer, C., Desvignes, P., 2006. Tectonic and climatic controls on coastal sedimentation : the Late Pliocene-Middle Pleistocene of northeastern Rhodes, Greece, Sedimentary Geology 187, 159-181.

Pincemaille-Quillévéré, M., Buffetaut, E., Quillévéré, F., 2006. Description ostéologique de l’arrière crâne de Rhabdodon (Dinosauria, Euornithopoda) et implications phylogénétiques, Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 177(2), 97-104.


Huber, B.T., Quillévéré, F., 2005. Revised Paleogene planktonic foraminiferal biozonation for the austral Realm, Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 35(4), 299-314.

Tabuce, R., Adnet, S., Cappetta, H., Noubhani, A., Quillévéré, F., 2005. Aznag (bassin d’Ouarzazate, Maroc), nouvelle localité à sélaciens et mammifères de l’Eocène moyen (Lutétien) d’Afrique, Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 176(4), 381-400.


Quillévéré, F. & Norris, R.D., 2003. Ecological development of acarininids (planktonic foraminifera) and hydrographic evolution of Paleocene surface waters. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 369, 223-238.


Quillévéré, F., Debat, V., Auffray, J.-C., 2002. Ontogenetic and evolutionary patterns of shape differentiation during the initial diversification of Paleocene acarininids (planktonic foraminifera), Paleobiology 28, 435-448.

Quillévéré, F., Aubry, M.-P., Norris, R.D., Berggren, W.A., 2002. Paleocene oceanography of the eastern subtropical Indian Ocean : an integrated magnetostratigraphic and stable isotope study of ODP Hole 761B (Wombat Plateau), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 184, 371-405.


Quillévéré, F., Norris, R.D., Moussa, I., Berggren, W.A., 2001. Role of photosymbiosis and biogeography in the diversification of early Paleogene acarininids (planktonic foraminifera), Paleobiology 27 : 311-326.


Berggren, W.A., Aubry, M.-P., van Fossen, M., Kent, D.V., Norris, R.D., Quillévéré, F., 2000. Integrated Paleocene calcareous plankton magnetobiochronology and stable isotope stratigraphy : DSDP Site 384 (NW Atlantic Ocean), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 159, 1-51.

Quillévéré, F., Norris, R.D., Berggren, W.A., Aubry, M.-P., 2000. 59.2 Ma and 56.5 Ma : two significant moments in the evolution of acarininids (planktonic foraminifera), GFF 122, 131-132.