Dr. Michael W. Maisch

Dr. Michael W. Maisch is a professional palaeontologist who has been working mainly on fossil reptiles. He did

 his Masters Thesis on plesiosaurs, his Ph. D. on therapsids (mammal-like reptiles) and his habilitation Thesis

on ichthyosaurs, but he has also worked on many other groups, publishing a total of more than 150 papers

since 1995, many of them in high-rank international journals. He has done fieldwork and scientific studies in

many countries, including China, the US, South Africa the Middle East and the Arctic. Dr. Maisch always had a

 particular interest in the fossils of the Lower Jurassic Posidonia Shale (Holzmaden-Fauna) and published

several studies on the marine reptiles of this formation.


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