Department of Evolutionary Paleobiology


Maria Aleksandra BITNER, Ph.D., D.Sc.


Cretaceous and Cenozoic brachiopods


CURRICULUM VITAE



Personal data

Maria Aleksandra Bitner


Academic degrees
  • 2010 Doctor habilitatus degree in geology, Institute of Paleobiology, Warsaw (Recent brachiopods from the south-western Pacific)
  • 1996 Doctoral degree in geology, Institute of Paleobiology, Warsaw (Eocene brachiopods)
  • 1974 Master of Science in geology, Faculty of Geology, Warsaw University (Upper Jurassic ammonites)


Scholarships and professional awards
  • 2009 scholarship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2007 Synthesys fellowship at the Natural History Museum in Vienna
  • 2007 Synthesys fellowship at the National Museum of the Natural History in Paris
  • 2006 Synthesys fellowship at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris
  • 2006 scholarship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2005 scholarship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2002 scholarship of the Royal Society of London
  • 2002 PalSIRP Sepkoski Grant (Paleontological Society, USA)
  • 2001 European Union Grant: Sys-Resource project, funded by the Fifth Framework, Improving Human Potential Programme
  • 1999 scholarship of the Danish government
  • 1990 scholarship of the French government (language and culture of France)
  • 1979 President of the Warsaw University award

Participation in scientific meetings
  • 2016 17th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference, 20-21 October, 2016, Kraków, Poland
  • 2016 1st International Workshop Ancient Hydrocarbon Seep and Cognate Communities, 13-17June 2016, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2015 The 7th International Brachiopod Congress, 22-25 May, 2015, Nanjing, China (lecture and poster)
  • 2015  1st Workshop BASE-LiNE Earth "What do we know about the ocean water history?"
    12-18 October, 2015, Kiel, Germany
  • 2015 BASE-LiNE Earth Project Preparatory Meeting, January 8th – 9th, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2014 4th International Palaeontological Congress, 28 September - 3 October 2014, Mendoza, Argentina (lecture)
  • 2013 14th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference, 14-15 November, 2013, Kraków, Poland (lecture and 2 posters)
  • 2013 XXII Konferencja Naukowa Sekcji Paleontologicznej PTG, 27-30 September 2013, Tyniec, Poland (lecture and poster)
  • 2013 Workshop on deep-sea paleontology, 8-10 March, 2013, Göttingen, Germany (lecture)
  • 2012 13th Czech-Sloval-Polish Paleontological Conference, October, 18-19, Brno, Czech Republic, (lecture)
  • 2011 Conference Jurassica IX, Małogoszcz, 6-8 Sept 2011, Poland
  • 2011 12th Czech-Polish-Slovak Paleontological Conference, Bratislava, Slovakia, Nov 2011 (poster)
  • 2010 6th International Brachiopod Congress, Melbourne, Australia, Feb 2010 (2 lectures and poster)
  • 2009 10th Czech-Polish-Slovak Paleontological Conference, Oct 2009, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia (lecture)
  • 2008 XXXII International Polar Symposium, May 2008, Wrocław, Poland (poster)
  • 2008 Conference Jurassica VII, Sept 2008, Żywiec/Štramberk, Poland, Czech Republic
  • 2008 9. Czesko-Polsko-Słowacka Konferencja Paleontologiczna, Oct 2008, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2007 8. Paleontologická Konferencia, jún 2007, Bratislava, Slovakia (lecture)
  • 2007 10th Joint Meeting of RCNNS/RCNPS, 3-7 Sept 2007, Cracow, Poland
  • 2007 10. Magyar Őslénytani Vándorgyűlés, 2007. Maj 24-26. Budapest, Hungary (lecture)
  • 2005 Fifth International Brachiopod Congress: Copenhagen, Jul 2005, Denmark (3 posters)
  • 2000 The Fourth, Millennium, International Brachiopod Congress, Jul 2005, Londyn, UK (poster)
  • 1997 2nd Meeting of the IGCP 393 - Neritic Events at the Middle-Upper Eocene Boundary, Vic, Spain
  • 1995 Third International Brachiopod Congress, Sudbury, Canada (lecture)
  • 1995 Second International Symposium on Cretaceous Stage Boundaries, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1993 Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Boston, USA
  • 1992 IGCP Project 308 - Paleocene/Eocene Boundary Events. International Meeting and Field Conference in Zaragoza, Spain
  • 1991 VIth International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria, including Archaeocyatha and Porifera, Münster, Germany (poster)


Grants and international projects
  • 2015-2018 participant in the EU Project within the Programme HORIZON 2020: BASE LiNE-Earth (Brachiopods As SEnsitive tracers of gLobal mariNe Environment: Insights from alkaline, alkaline Earth metal, and metalloid trace element ratios and isotope systems) https://www.baseline-earth.eu/home
  • 2013-2015 Leader of the National Science Center grant: Taxonomic diversity and biogeography of Recent brachiopods from the Indo-West Pacific Province
  • 2009-2011 grant of Ministry of Science and Higher Education: Late Oligocene brachiopod fauna from south-western France: taxonomy and paleoecological and paleogeographical significance
  • 2008-2010 leader of the Polish-Hungarian Project: Paleogene and Neogene brachiopods and molluscs from the Paratethyan and Mediterranean provinces (with Dr Alfred Dulai, Budapest, Hungary)
  • 2005-2007 leader of the Polish-Hungarian Project: Paleogene and Neogene brachiopods and bivalves from the intra- and fore-Carpathian basins (with Dr Alfred Dulai, Budapest, Hungary)
  • 2003-2004 leader of the project: Dynamique populationnelle entre espèces de Brachiopoda actuelles et fossiles (in cooperation with CNRS, with Dr Christian C. Emig, Marseille, France)
  • 2002-2004 participation in the Polish-Hungarian Project: Miocene Paratethyan brachiopod and molluscan fauna: environmental and climatic implications (leader B. Studencka, in cooperation with Dr Alfred Dulai, Budapest, Hungary)
  • 1999-2001 leader of the Polish-Bulgarian Project: Late Cretaceous brachiopods from Bulgaria and Poland: taxonomy and significance of microstructure (with Dr Neda Motchurova-Dekova, Sofia, Bulgaria

Teaching
  • 1976-1986 introduction to palaeontology, laboratory courses at the Faculty of Geology, Warsaw University

Editorial work

  • 2014–present subject editor ZooKeys
  • 2011–2015 co-editor of WoRMS (World Register of Marine Species – Brachiopoda)

Research interests
  • Cretaceous and Cenozoic brachiopods: their taxonomy, palaeoecology and biogeography.
  • Systematics and biogeography of Recent brachiopods.
  • Macrofossils of the Upper Cretaceous chalk.



Publications



Scientific papers


Bitner, M.A. & Pisera, A. 1979. Brachiopods from the Upper Cretaceous chalk of Mielnik (Eastern Poland). Acta Geologica Polonica, 29 (1), 67-88.

Bitner, M.A. & Pisera, A. 1984. Brachiopods from "Pecten Conglomerate" (Polonez Cove Formation, Pliocene) of King George Island (South Shetland Islands, Antarctica). Studia Geologica Polonica, 79, 121-124.

Bitner, M.A. 1990. Middle Miocene (Badenian) brachiopods from the Roztocze Hills, south-eastern Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica, 40 (3/4), 129-157.

Bitner, M.A. 1991. A supposedly new brachiopod from the Paleogene of Seymour Island, West Antarctica. Polish Polar Research, 12 (2), 243-246.

Bitner, M.A. 1993. Middle Miocene (Badenian) brachiopods from coral reefs of north-western Bulgaria. Acta Geologica Polonica, 43 (1-2), 147-155.

Bitner, M.A. 1996a. Paleobiogeographic - paleoenvironmental significance of the Eocene brachiopod fauna, Seymour Island, Antarctica. In: P. Copper & J. Jin (eds), Brachiopods. A.A. Balkema, pp. 41-45.

Bitner, M.A. 1996b. Brachiopods from the Eocene La Meseta Formation of Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. In: A. Gaździcki (ed.), Palaeontological Results of the Polish Antarctic Expeditions. Part II. Palaeontologia Polonica, 55, 65-100.

Bitner, M.A. 1996c. Encrusters and borers of brachiopods from the La Meseta Formation (Eocene) of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Polish Polar Research, 17, 21-28.

Bitner, M.A. 1997. Cenozoic brachiopod fauna of Antarctica. In: P. Głowacki (ed.) Polish Polar Studies. 24th Polar Symposium, Warszawa, 1997. Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 21-29.

MacKinnon, D.I., Simon, E. & Bitner, M.A. 1998. A reappraisal of the problematic European, Late Cretaceous brachiopod Leptothyrellopsis polonicus Bitner & Pisera, 1979. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, 68, 175-180.

Bitner, M.A. 1998. Ramienionogi kenozoiku Antarktyki. Kosmos, 47(4), 425-430.

Bitner, M.A. & Thomson, M.R.A. 1999. Rhynchonellid brachiopods from the Oligocene of King George Island, West Antarctica. Polish Polar Research, 20(2), 83-88.

Bitner, M.A. & Pisera, A. 2000. Brachiopod fauna from the Middle Miocene deposits of Niechobrz, south-eastern Poland. Tertiary Research, 20(1-4), 7-15.

Bitner, M.A. 2000. Lower Eocene (Middle Ilerdian) brachiopods from the Campo region, Central Pyrenees, north-eastern Spain. Revista Española de Paleontología, 15(2), 117-128.

Bitner, M.A. & Martinell, J. 2001. Pliocene brachiopods from the Estepona area (Málaga, south Spain). Revista Española de Paleontología, 16(2), 177-185.

Bitner, M.A. 2002. Size-frequency distributions of Miocene micromorphic brachiopods: interpretation tool for population dynamics. P.S.Z.N.: Marine Ecology, 23 (1), 19-30. [text]

Bitner, M.A. & Crame, J.A. 2002. Brachiopods from the Lower Miocene of King George Island, West Antarctica. Polish Polar Research, 23 (1), 75-84.

Bitner, M.A. & Moissette, P. 2003. Pliocene brachiopods from the north-western Africa. Geodiversitas, 25 (3), 463-479.

Bitner, M.A. & Cahuzac, B. 2004. The genus Cryptopora (Brachiopoda) from the Miocene of France and its history and biogeography. Geobios, 37 (1), 1-12. [text]

Bitner, M.A. & Kaim, A. 2004. The Miocene brachiopods from the silty facies of the intra-Carpathian Nowy Sącz Basin (Poland). Geological Quarterly, 48 (2), 193-198.

Baumiller, T.K. & Bitner, M.A. 2004. A case of intense predatory drilling of brachiopods from the Middle Miocene of southeastern Poland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 214 (1-2), 85-95.

Bitner, M.A. & Dulai, A. 2004. Revision of Miocene brachiopods of the Hungarian Natural History Museum, with special regard to the Meznerics collection. Fragmenta Palaeontologica Hungarica, 22, 69-82.

Emig, C.C. & Bitner, M.A. 2005a. The brachiopod Lingula in the Middle Miocene of the Central Paratethys. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 50 (1), 181-184.

Emig, C.C. & Bitner, M.A. 2005b. Glottidia (Brachiopoda: Lingulidae) from the Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctica. Palaeontology, 48 (2), 423-431. [text]

Bitner, M.A. & Dieni, I. 2005. Late Eocene brachiopods from the Euganean Hills (NE Italy). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae, 98 (1), 103-111. [text]

Bitner, M.A. & Motchurova-Dekova, N. 2005. Brachiopods from the Sanadinovo Formation (Lower Cenomanian) in northern Bulgaria. Cretaceous Research, 26 (4), 525-539. [text]

Bitner, M.A. 2006a. First record of brachiopods from the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, South-Central Pacific. Pacific Science, 60 (3), 417-424. [text]

Bitner, M.A. 2006b. Recent Brachiopoda from the Fiji and Wallis and Futuna Islands, Southwest Pacific. In: J.L. Justine & B. Richer de Forges (eds), Tropical Deep Sea Benthos. Volume 24. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 193, 15-32.

Bitner, M.A. 2006c. Shallow water brachiopod species of New Caledonia. In: Payri, C. & Richer de Forges, B. (eds), Compendium of marine species of New Caledonia. Documents Scientifiques et Techniques, 117, Volume special, IRD: Nouméa, p. 171.

Baumiller, T.K., Bitner, M.A. & Emig, C.C. 2006. High frequency of drill holes in brachiopods from the Pliocene of Algeria and its ecological implications. Lethaia, 39, 313-320. [text]

Emig, C.C., Bitner, M.A. & Cahuzac, B. 2007. First record of Lingula (Brachiopoda) from the Miocene of France, with diagnosis of L. dregeri. C.R. Palevol, 6, 261-267. [text]

Bitner, M.A. 2007. Recent brachiopods from the Austral Islands, French Polynesia, South-Central Pacific. Zoosystema, 29 (3), 491-502.

Bitner, M.A. & Dieni, I. 2007. Emended diagnosis of the Eocene craniid brachiopod Venetocrania euganea Bitner & Dieni, 2005, and proposal of a neotype. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, 46 (1), 93.

Pisera, A. & Bitner, M.A. 2007. The sponge genus Brachiaster (Pachastrellidae, Demospongiae) and its first fossil representative from the late Eocene of SW Australia. Alcheringa, 31, 365-373. [text]

Dulai, A., Bitner, M.A. & Müller, P. 2008. A monospecific assemblage of a new rhynchonellide brachiopod from the Paleocene of Austria. In: Harper, D.A.T., Long, S.L. & Nielsen, C. (eds), Brachiopoda: Fossil and Recent. Proceedings of the 5th International Brachiopod Congress, Copenhagen 2005. Fossil and Strata, 54, 193-201.

Bitner, M.A. & Dulai, A. 2008. Eocene micromorphic brachiopods from north-western Hungary. Geologica Carpathica, 59 (1), 31-43.

Bitner, M.A., Logan, A. & Gischler, E. 2008. Recent brachiopods from the Persian Gulf and their biogeographical significance. Scientia Marina, 72(2), 279-285.

Bitner, M.A. 2008. New data on the Recent brachiopods from the Fiji and Wallis and Futuna islands, South-West Pacific. Zoosystema, 30 (2), 419-461.

Taddei Ruggiero, E. & Bitner, M.A. 2008. Bioerosion on brachiopod shells – a Cenozoic perspective. In: Cusack, M. & Harper, D.A.T. (eds). Brachiopod Research into the Third Millenium. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 98 (3/4), 369-378.

Bitner, M.A., Cohen, B., Long, S.L., Richer de Forges, B. & Saito, M. 2008. Gyrothyris williamsi sp. nov. and inter-relationships of some taxa from waters around New Zealand and the southern oceans (Rhynchonelliformea: Terebratelloidea). In: Cusack, M. & Harper, D.A.T. (eds). Brachiopod Research into the Third Millenium. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 98 (3/4), 425-435.

Kroh, A., Bitner, M.A. & Ávila, S.P. 2008. Novocrania turbinata (Brachiopoda) from the Early Pliocene of the Azores (Portugal). Acta Geologica Polonica 58 (4), 473-478.

Bitner, M.A. 2009. Recent Brachiopoda from the Norfolk Ridge, New Caledonia, with description of four new species. Zootaxa, 2235, 1-39.

Bitner, M.A., Gaździcki, A. & Błażejowski, B. 2009. Brachiopods from the Chlamys Ledge Member (Polonez Cove Formation, Oligocene) of King George Island, West Antarctica. Polish Polar Research, 30, 277-290. [text]

Schneider, S., Berning, B., Bitner, M.A. Carriol, R.-P., Jäger, M., Kriwet, J., Kroh, A. & Werner, W. 2009. A parautochthonous shallow marine fauna from the Late Burdigalian (early Ottnangian) of Gurlarn (Lower Bavaria, SE Germany): Macrofaunal inventory and paleoecology. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 254, 63-103. [text]

Bitner, M.A. & Schneider, S. 2009. The Upper Burdigalian (Ottnangian) brachiopod fauna from the northern coast of the Upper Marine Molasse Sea in Bavaria, Southern Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 254, 117-133. [text]

Bitner, M. A. & Boukhary, M. 2009. First record of brachiopods from the Eocene of Egypt. Natura Croatica, 18 (2), 393-400.

Kaim, A., Bitner, M.A., Jenkins, R.G., and Hikida, Y. 2010. A monospecific assemblage of terebratulide brachiopods in the Upper Cretaceous seep deposits of Omagari, Hokkaido, Japan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 55, 73-84. [text]

Bitner, M.A., Jurkovšek, B. & Kolar-Jurkovšek, T. 2010. New record of the inarticulate brachiopod genus Discinisca from the Upper Triassic (Carnian) of the Julian Alps, NW Slovenia. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 257, 367-372. [text]

Bitner, M.A. 2010. Biodiversity of shallow-water brachiopods from New Caledonia, SW Pacific, with description of a new species. Scientia Marina, 73 (4), 643-657. [text]

Bitner, M.A., Dulai, A. & Galácz, A. 2011. Middle Eocene brachiopods from the Szőc Limestone Formation (Bakony Mountains, Hungary), with description of a new genus. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 259 (1), 113-128. [text]

Azmy, K., Brand, U., Sylvester, P., Gleeson, S. Logan, A. & Bitner, M.A. 2011. Biogenic and abiogenic low-Mg calcite (bLMC and aLMC): evaluation of seawater-REE composition, water masses and carbonate diagenesis. Chemical Geology, 280 (1-2), 180-190. [text]

Cohen, B. L., Bitner, M. A., Harper, E. M., Lee, D. E., Mutschke, E., & Sellanes, J. 2011. Vicariance and convergence in Magellanic and New Zealand long-looped brachiopod clades (Pan-Brachiopoda: Terebratelloidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 162 (3), 631-645. [text]

Brand, U., Logan, A., Bitner, M.A., Griesshaber, E., Azmy, K. & Buhl, D. 2011. What is the ideal proxy of Paleozoic seawater chemistry? Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists, 41, 9-24.

Bitner, M.A. & Kroh, A. 2011. First record of the genus Bronnothyris (Brachiopoda: Megathyrididae) from the Oligocene of the Mainz Basin, Germany. Geologica Carpathica,62 (3), 203-209. [text]

Bitner, M.A. 2011. Xenobrochus norfolkensis (Brachiopoda: Dyscoliidae), a new species from the Norfolk Ridge, New Caledonia, South-West Pacific. Carnets de Geologie / Notebooks on Geology, Article 2011/5 (CG2011_A05), 203-211.

Błażejowski, B. Binkowski, M., Bitner, M.A. & Gieszcz, P. 2011. X−ray microtomography (XMT) of fossil brachiopod shell interiors for taxonomy. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 56 (2), 439-440. [text]

Bitner, M.A., Dulai, A., Kocsis, L. & Müller, P.M. 2012. Lingula dregeri (Brachiopoda) from the Middle Miocene of Hungary. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 82, 39-43.

Kocsis, L., Dulai, A., Bitner, M.A., Vennemann, T. & Cooper, M. 2012. Geochemical compositions of Neogene phosphatic brachiopods: implications for ancient environmental and marine conditions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 326-328, 66-77. [text]

Emig C.C., Alvarez F., Bitner M.A. (ed.) 2012. World Brachiopoda database. Access through: World Register of Marine Species.

Zágoršek, K., Nehyba, S., Tomanová-Petrová, P., Hladilová, Š., Bitner, M.A., Doláková, N., Hrabovský, J. & Jašková, V. 2012. Local catastrophe caused by tephra input near Přemyslovice (Moravia, Czech Republic) during the mid-Miocene. Geological Quarterly, 56, 269-284. [text]

Bitner, M.A. & Boukhary, M. 2012. First record of Eocene brachiopods from the United Arab Emirates, Arabian Gulf and their paleogeographical significance. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 265 (3), 275-279. [text-publisher site] 

Bitner, M.A. & Cahuzac, B. 2013. New record of Discradisca (Brachiopoda: Discinidae) from the Early Miocene of the Aquitaine Basin, south-western France. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 12, 23-29.  [text-publisher site]

Bitner, M.A., Melnik, V.P. & Zezina, O.N. 2013. New paedomorphic brachiopods from the abysal zone of the north-eastern Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa, 3613, 281-288. 

Cohen, B.L. & Bitner, M.A. 2013. Molecular phylogeny of rhynchonellide articulate brachiopods (Brachiopoda: Rhynchonellida). Journal of Paleontology, 87(2), 211-216.

Bitner, M.A., Lozouet, P. & Cahuzac, B. 2013. Upper Oligocene (Chattian) brachiopod fauna from the Aquitaine Basin, southwestern France and its paleoenvironmental implications. Geodiversitas, 35 (3), 579-606. [text-publisher site]

Bitner, M.A., Zágoršek, K. & Hladilová, Š. 2013. Deep-water brachiopod assemblage from the Middle Miocene of Kralice nad Oslavou, Moravia, south-eastern Czech Republic. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 12, 81-89.

Bitner, M.A. & Cohen, B.L. 2013. Brachiopoda. In: eLS 2013, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester http://www.els.net/ [text-publisher site]

Schreiber, H., Bitner, M.A. & Carlson, S.J. 2013. Morphological analysis of phylogenetic relationships among extant rhynchonellide brachiopods. Journal of Paleontology, 87 (4), 550-569. 

Konieczynski, K., Pisera, A., Bitner, M.A., and  Galacz, A. 2013. Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) crinoids of the Hidas Valley (Mecsek Mountains, S Hungary) and their biogeographic significance. Swiss J Geosci 106: 109–118. [text-publisher site]

Emig, C.C., Bitner, M.A. & Alvarez, F. 2013. Phylum Brachiopoda. In: Zhang, Z-Q. (Ed.), Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013). Zootaxa, 3703, 75-78. [text-publisher site]

Brand, U., Azmy, K., Bitner, M.A., Logan, A., Zuschin, R., Came, R. & Ruggiero, E. 2013. Oxygen isotopes and MgCO3 in brachiopod calcite and a new paleotemperature equation. Chemical Geology, 359, 23-31. [text-publisher site]

Logan, A. & Bitner, M.A. 2013. New records of Recent Brachiopoda from the Red Sea with a description of a new species. Zootaxa, 3746, 161-174. [text-publisher site]

Pavézková, J., Hladilová, Š. & Bitner, M.A. 2013. Miocene brachiopods from the Židlochovice locality, Czech Republic. Geologické výzkumy na Moravě a ve Slezsku, 20, 56-59.

Bitner, M.A. 2014. Living brachiopods from French Polynesia, Central Pacific, with descriptions of two new species. Pacific Science, 68, 245-265. [text-publisher site]

Bitner, M.A., Zágoršek, K., Halásová, E., Hudáčková, N. & Jamrich, M. 2014. Brachiopods and bryozoans from the Sandberg section (Vienna Basin, Central Paratethys) and their significance for environmental interpretation of the Early Sarmatian (= Middle Miocene) Sea. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 273 (2), 207-219. [text-publisher site]

Hladilová, S., Nehyba, S., Zágoršek, K., Tomanová-Petrová, P., Bitner, M.A. & Demeny, A. 2014. Early Badenian transgression on the outer flank of Western Carpathian Foredeep, Hluchov area, Czech Republic. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 84, 259-278.

Bitner, M.A. & Cohen, B.L. 2015. Congruence and conflict: case studies of morphotaxonomy versus rDNA gene tree phylogeny among articulate brachiopods (Brachiopoda: Rhynchonelliformea), with description of a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 173, 486-504.

Brand,U., Azmy, K., Griesshaber, E., Bitner, M.A., Logan, A., Zuschin, M., Ruggiero, E. & Colin P. L. 2015. Carbon isotope composition in modern brachiopod calcite: a case of equilibrium with seawater? Chemical Geology, 411, 81-96. [text-publisher site]

Emig, C.C., Bitner, M.A. & Alvarez, F. 2015. Scientific death-knell of databases? Errors induced by database manipulations and its consequences. Carnets Geol. 15 (16), 321-328.[text-publisher site]

Bitner, M.A. 2015. Checklist of recent brachiopod species collected during the Terrasses and Exbodi cruises in the New Caledonian region, SW Pacific. ZooKeys 537, 33-50.[text-publisher site]

Bitner, M.A. & Arnold Müller, A. 2015. Brachiopods from the Silberberg Formation (Late Eocene to Early Oligocene) of Atzendorf, Central Germany. Paläontologische Zeischrift, 89, 673-688. [text-publisher site]

Halamski, A.T., Bitner, M.A., Kaim, A., Kolar-Jurkovšek, T., and Jurkovšek, B. 2015. Unusual brachiopod fauna from the Middle Triassic algal meadows of Mt. Svilaja (Outer Dinarides, Croatia). Journal of Paleontology 89(4): 553–575.[text-publisher site]

Bitner, M.A. & Motchurova-Dekova. 2016. Middle Miocene (Badenian) brachiopods from Yasen, northwestern Bulgaria: taxonomic composition and biogeographical significance. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, 279 (1), 7-22.

Bitner M.A. & Logan A. 2016. Recent Brachiopoda from the Mozambique-Madagascar area, western Indian Ocean. Zoosystema, 38 (1), 5-41. [text-publisher site]

Astibia, H., Payros, A., Ortiz, S., Elorza, J., Álvarez-Pérez, G., Badiola, A., Bardet, N., Berretea, A., Bitner, M.A., Calzada, S., Corral, J.C., Díaz-Martínez, I., Merle, D., Pacaud, X. Pereda-Suberbiola, J.-M., Pisera, A., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J. & Tosquella, J. 2016. Fossil associations from the middle and upper Eocene strata of the Pamplona Basin and surrounding areas (Navarre, western Pyrenees). Journal of Iberian Geology, 42(1), 7-28. [text-publisher site]

Hryniewicz, K., Bitner, M.A., Durska, E., Hagström, J., Hjálmarsdóttir, H.R., Jenkins, R.G., Little, C.T.S., Miyajima, Y., Nakrem, H.A. & Kaim, A. 2016.  Paleocene methane seep and wood-fall marine environments from Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 462, 41-56. [text-publisher site]

Bitner, M.A., Astibia, H. & Payros, A. 2016.  Middle Eocene (Bartonian) brachiopods from the Pamplona Basin, Navarre, South-Western Pyrenees. Batalleria, 23, 1-7.


Abstracts and others

Bitner, M.A. 1991. Octocorals from the Upper Cretaceous chalk of eastern Poland: Taxonomy and Microstructure. VI. International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria including Archaeocyatha and Porifera. Abstracts, p. 5.

Bitner, M.A. 1995a. Paleobiogeographical and paleoenvironmental significance of the brachiopod fauna of the Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Third International Brachiopod Congress, Sudbury, 2-5 September 1995. Abstracts, p. 10.

Bitner, M.A. 1995b. Brachiopods from the lowermost units of the La Meseta Formation of Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. VII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Siena, 10-15 September 1995. Abstracts, p. 45

Bitner, M.A. 1996. Cretaceous disciniscan brachiopods. Paper review. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 41, 368.

Bitner, M.A. 1997. Ramienionogi kenozoiku Antarktyki. XXIV Sympozjum Polarne, 26-27 września 1997, Warszawa. Abstracts, p. 16.

Bitner, M.A. 2000. Size-frequency distributions of the Miocene micromorphic brachiopods - an attempt of interpretation. The Fourth, Millennium, International Brachiopod Congress, 10th-14th July 2000, The Natural History Museum, London. Abstracts.

Dulai, A. & Bitner, M.A. 2005. Magyarországi miocén brachiopodák revíziója. Program, Elöadáskivonatok, Kirándulásvezetö, 8. Magyar Öslénytani Vándorgyülés, 2005 május 18-21. Abstracts, pp. 8-9.

Bitner, M.A. 2005. Recent brachiopods from the Fiji and Marquesas Islands, Southern Pacific, collected during the French cruises MUSORSTOM 9, 10 and BORDAU 1. Fifth International Brachiopod Congress: Copenhagen 2005. Abstracts, pp. 35-36.

Bitner, M.A. & Dulai, A. 2005. Revision of Middle Miocene brachiopods in the Meznerics collection (Hungary). Fifth International Brachiopod Congress: Copenhagen 2005. Abstracts, p. 36.

Dulai, A., Bitner, M.A. & Müller, P. 2005. Palaeocene monospecific rhynchonellid (Brachiopoda) assemblage from Kambühel (Austria). Fifth International Brachiopod Congress: Copenhagen 2005. Abstracts, p. 38.

Bitner, M.A. 2005. Drilling gastropod predation on the Miocene brachiopods. Annual Report 2005, Polish Academy of Sciences, 39-40.

Dulai, A. & Bitner, M.A. 2006. Paleogén brachiopodák vizsgálata ausztriában és magyarországon. 9. Magyar Őslénytani Vándorgyűlés, 2006. Május 18-20. Ajka. Abstracts, pp.11-12.

Bitner, M.A., Dulai, A. & Galacz, A. 2007. Eocene brachiopods from the Bakony Mts. – a preliminary report. 10. Magyar Őslénytani Vándorgyűlés, 2007. Május 24-26. Budapest. Abstracts, p.10.

Bitner, M.A. & Dulai, A. 2007. Eoceńskie ramienionogi mikromorficzne z północno-zachodnich Węgier. In: Zlinská A. (ed.), 8. Paleontologická Konferencia, Bratislava, jún 2007. Zborník Abstraktov, p. 21.

Schneider, S., Berning, B., Bitner, M.A., Carriol, R-P., Jäger, M., Kriwet, J., Kroh, A. & Werner, W. 2007. A unique Late Burdigalian paleocommunity from the Upper Marine Molasse (Gurlarn near Passau) - Macrobenthic invertebrate and fish fauna. “Fossile Ökosysteme” – 77. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Freiburg, 17-19.9.2007. Abstracts. Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen des Institutes für Geologie der TU Bergakademie Freiberg, 36, 125.

Bitner, M.A., Gaździcki, A. & Błażejewski, B. 2008. Ramienionogi z oligoceńskiej formacji Polonez Cove Wyspy Króla Jerzego, Szetlandy Południowe. In: Kowalska, A. (red.), 2008, IV Międzynarodowy Rok Polarny, skrypt XXXII Międzynarodowe Sympozjum Polarne, Wrocław, p. 14.

Schneider, S., Berning, B., Bitner, M. A., Carriol, R.-P., Jäger, M., Kriwet, J., Kroh, A. & Werner, W. 2008. The macrofaunal assemblage at Gurlarn (Passau area, Lower Bavaria) - An example for a typical near-shore habitat of the early Ottnangian Molasse Sea. In: Rasser, M. W., Nebelsick, J. H. & Bieg, U. (eds), Molasse Meeting 2008, May 16th-17th, Stuttgart. Programme, abstracts & field guide. 25-26; Stuttgart (State Museum for Natural History Stuttgart).

Bitner, M.A. 2008. Brachiopods from the Upper Cretaceous white chalk of Chełm, south-eastern Poland. In: Pisera, A., Bitner, M.A. & Halamski, A. (eds), 9th Paleontological Conference, Warszawa, 10-11 October 2008. Abstracts. pp. 9-11.

Motchurova-Dekova, N., Radulović, V. & Bitner, M.A. 2008. Orientations of the valves when presenting serial sections of post-Palaeozoic brachiopods: tradition and utility versus the revised Treatise. Lethaia, 41 (4), 493-495.

Berning, B., Schneider, S., Bitner, M.A., Carriol R.-P., Jäger, M., Kriwet, J., Kroh, A. & Werner, W. 2008. Eine küstennahe Vergesellschaftung des frühen Ottnangiums im Molasse Meer (Landkreis Passau, Niederbayern): Flora und Fauna im Vorgarten der Paratethys. In: PANGEO 2008, 22-24 September, Vienna. Journal of Alpine Geology, 49, 11.

Bitner, M.A. & Kaim, A. 2009. A new species of Eucalathis (Brachiopoda: Chlidonophoridae) from the Upper Cretaceous seep deposits of Omagari, Hokkaido, Japan. In: Pipík, R.K., Soták, J. & Staňová, S. (eds), 10th Anniversary Conference of the Czech, Polish and Slovak Paleontologists. Abstracts and Guide of Excursion. October 13-15, 2009, Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic. p. 7.

Bitner, M.A. 2010. Cave brachiopods from the Upper Oligocene of south-western France – a missing element in European Tertiary faunal history. In: Program & Abstracts, 6th International Brachiopod Congress, 1-5 February 2010, Melbourne, Australia; Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 95, p. 19.

Brand, U., Logan, A., Bitner, M.A., Griesshaber, E., Azmy, K. & Buhl, D. 2010. Brachiopods: proxies or imposters of seawater chemistry. In: Program & Abstracts, 6th International Brachiopod Congress, 1-5 February 2010, Melbourne, Australia; Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 95, p. 20.

Azmy, K., Brand, U., Sylvester, P., Logan, A., Bitner, M.A. & Gleeson, S. 2010. Articulated brachiopods: a new proxy of seawater REE-chemistry and natural processes. In: Program & Abstracts, 6th International Brachiopod Congress, 1-5 February 2010, Melbourne, Australia; Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 95, p. 10.

Kocsis, L., Dulai, A., Bitner, M.A., Vennemann, T. & Cooper, M. 2011. Neogén foszfátvázú brachiopodák (Lingulida) geokémiai vizsgálata: egykori klimatikus viszonyok és tengeri környezetek rekonstrukciója. In: 14. Magyar Őslénytani Vándorgyűlés, 2011, június 2–4, Szeged. Abstracts, p. 22.

Zágoršek, K., Nehyba, S., Tomanová Petrová, P., Hladilová, Š., Bitner, M.A., Doláková, N. & Hrabovský, J. 2011. Paleonvironmental reconstruction of the north-western margin of Carpathian Foredeep in Early Miocene: local catastrophe near Přemyslovice (Moravia, Czech Republic). In: Boorová D. (ed.), 12. Česko-Slovensko-Pol’ská Paleontologická Konferencia, Zborník Príspevkov, 20-21 októbra 2011, Bratislava, Slovakia, pp. 79-80.

Bitner, M.A. 2011. Upper Oligocene (Chattian) brachiopods from the Aquitaine Basin, southwestern France. In: Boorová D. (ed.), 12. Česko-Slovensko-Pol’ská Paleontologická Konferencia, Zborník Príspevkov, 20-21 októbra 2011, Bratislava, Slovakia, p. 86.

Brand, U., Azmy, K., Logan, A., Bitner, M.A., Durzu, B., Durzi, T. & Zuschin, M. 2012. Oxygen isotopes & Mg content in brachiopod calcite: equilibrium fractionation and a revised paleotemperature equation. The 22nd V.M.Goldschmidt Conference. 24-29 June 2012, Montreal, Canada. Abstracts.

Bitner, M.A., Zágoršek, K & Hladilová, Š. 2012. Middle Miocene brachiopods from Kralice nad Oslavou, Moravia, south-eastern Czech Republic. In: Hladilová, Š., Doláková, N. & Dostál O. (eds), Book of contributions. 13th Czech-Sloval-Polish Paleontological Conference, October, 18-19, 2012, Brno, pp. 13-14.

Braga, G., Bitner, M.A., Giusberti, L. 2013. Bryozoans and micromorphic brachiopods (Lophophorata) from the Barthonian-Priabonian of the Alano di Piave section (NE Italy). In: Rosso, A. & Sanfilippo, R. (eds.), Abstract Volume, 16th International Bryozoology Association International Conference, Catania, June 10th-16th 2013, p. 94.

Bitner, M.A. 2013. Kenozoiczne ramienionogi Europy: nicowanie i biogeografia. In: Aktualizm i antyaktualizm w paleontologii. Materiały konferencyjne. XXII Konferencja Naukowa Sekcji Paleontologicznej PTG, Tyniec, 27-30 września 2013, p. 8.

Bitner, M.A. 2013. Mikrostruktura muszli Terebratulida (Brachiopoda). In: Aktualizm i antyaktualizm w paleontologii. Materiały konferencyjne. XXII Konferencja Naukowa Sekcji Paleontologicznej PTG, Tyniec, 27-30 września 2013, p. 9.

Bitner, M.A. & Müller, A. 2013. New brachiopod fauna from the Silberberg Formation (Late Eocene to Early Oligocene) of Atzendorf, Central Germany. 14th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference, 14-15 November, 2013. Abstracts Volume, p. 3.

Bitner, M.A., Zágoršek, K., Halásová, E. & Jamrich, M. 2013. First Early Sarmatian brachiopods and accompanying fauna from the Central Paratethys. 14th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference, 14-15 November, 2013. Abstracts Volume, p. 4.

Bitner, M.A., Zágoršek, K. & Hladilová, Š. 2013. Middle Miocene (Badenian) brachiopods from the Carpathian Foredeep in Moravia (Czech Republic) – rediscovered. 14th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference, 14-15 November, 2013. Abstracts Volume, pp. 5-6.

Brand, U. Azmy, K., Bitner, M.A., Logan, A. Zuschin, M. Ruggiero, E.T. & Colin, P.L. 2014. Carbon isotopes in brachiopod calcite: a case of equilibrium! Goldschmidt Conference, 8-13 June 2014, Sacramento, Califorania USA. Abstracts, p. 265.

Bitner, M.A. & Motchurova-Dekova, N. 2014. Middle Miocene brachiopods of Bulgaria: significance for their Recent biogeograpgy. 4th International Palaeontological Congress, Mendoza, Argentina, 28 September – 3 October 2014. Abstracts, p. 494.

Krobicki, M. & Bitner, M.A. 2014. Jurassic brachiopods of the family Thecideidae of the extra-Carpathians Poland – preliminary palaeoecological investigations. In: Feldman-Olszewska, A. & Wierzbowski, A. (eds), Jurajskie utwory synkliny tomaszowskiej. Jurassica XI. Przewodnik wycieczek terenowych, abstrakty i artykuły. Spała, 9-11.10.2014, pp. 53-54.

Hladilová, Š., Nehyba, S., Tomanová Petrová, P., Zágoršek, K., Bitner, M.A., & Demeny, A. 2014. The Early Badenian transgression – Hluchov case study (Carpathian Foredeep, Czech Republic). In: Pipík, R.K., Soták, J. & Šurka, J. (eds), Abstract book. 15th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference, 19-20 November, 2014, Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic, pp. 29-30.

Bitner, M.A. & Logan, A. 2015. Recent Brachiopoda from the Mozambique- Madagascar area, western Indian Ocean. In: Huang, B. & Shen, S. (eds), The brachiopod World. Abstracts for IBC 7. The 7th International Brachiopod Congress, 22-25 May, 2015, Nanjing, China, p. 5-6.

Bitner, M.A. & Motchurova-Dekova, N. 2015. Badenian (Middle Miocene) brachiopod assemblage from Yasen, northwestern Bulgaria (Central Paratethys): composition and biogeographic significance. In: Huang, B. & Shen, S. (eds), The brachiopod World. Abstracts for IBC 7. The 7th International Brachiopod Congress, 22-25 May, 2015, Nanjing, China, p. 6-7.

Halamski, A.T., Bitner, M.A., Kaim, A., Kolar-Jurkovsek, T. & Jurkovsek, B. 2015. A large-scale paedomorphic evolutionary lineage among terebratulides (Permian to recent). In: Huang, B. & Shen, S. (eds), The brachiopod World. Abstracts for IBC 7. The 7th International Brachiopod Congress, 22-25 May, 2015, Nanjing, China, p. 39.

Kolar-Jurkovsek, T., Halamski, A.T., Bitner, M.A., Kaim, A. & Jurkovsek, B. 2015. Brachiopod fauna from the Middle Triassic of Mt. Svilaja (Outer Dinarides, Croatia). In: Horvat, M. & Wacha, L. (eds), Abstract Book, 5th Croatian Geological Congress with international participation, Osijek 23-25.09.2015, p. 129.

Bitner, M.A., Kaim, A., Jenkins, R. & Hryniewicz, K. 2016. Non-dimerelloid brachiopods in ancient hydrocarbon seeps. In: Ancient Hydrocarbon Seep and Cognate Communities. Abstracts for the 1st International Workshop, 13-17June 2016, Warsaw, Poland, p. 6.

Hryniewicz, K., Bitner, M.A., Durska, E., Jenkins, R.G., Hagström, J., Hjálmarsdottir, H.R., Miyajima, Y., Little, C.T.S., Nakrem, H.A. & Kaim, A. 2016. Paleocene methane seep community from Spitsbergen, Svalbard. In: Ancient Hydrocarbon Seep and Cognate Communities. Abstracts for the 1st International Workshop, 13-17June 2016, Warsaw, Poland, p. 13.

Bitner, M.A. & Müller, A. 2016. Late Eocene (Priabonian) brachiopod fauna from Dnepropetrovsk, eastern Ukraine. 17th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference Kraków, 20-21 October, 2016. Abstracts, p. 25.

Kopecká, J.,  Holcová, K., Nehyba, S., Hladilová, Š., Brzobohatý, R. & Bitner, M.A. 2016. Palaeoenvironment of mixed siliciclastic – carbonate deposition in borehole Brus-1 (Carpathian Foredeep, Czech Republic). 17th Czech-Slovak-Polish Palaeontological Conference Kraków, 20-21 October, 2016. Abstracts, p. 57.



Contact



Maria Aleksandra Bitner
Institute Paleobiology PAS
ul. Twarda 51/55
PL-00-818 Warszawa, POLAND
e-mail: bitner@twarda.pan.pl
phone (+2248) 697-88-70; room 120