BSc. MSc.
Iris Feichtinger

Phone: +43 1 52177-596
Fax: +43 1 52177-459
Since 2017 Preparator at the Department of Geology & Palaeontology, NHM Vienna

Since 2017 Member of the Advisory Board of the Palaeontological Society Austria (ÖPG)

2017 Master's thesis: Systematic position of Early Cretaceous elasmobranchs revealed by enameloid microstructure and root vacularization

2017 Research assistant: Evolutionary success of pycnodontiform fishes (Actinopterygii, Neopterygii), University of Vienna

2016-2017 Master student in Earth Science with focus in Palaeontology, University of Vienna

2016 Bachelorthesis: Palaeoecology and diversity of early Miocene Elasmobranchii of the Paratethys of Austria

2014-2016 Tutor in Palaeobiodiversity, Department of Palaeontology, University of Vienna

2012-2016 Bachelor student in Earth Science, University of Vienna
Feichtinger I., Lukeneder A., Topa D., Kriwet J., Libowitzky E. & Westall F. Fossil microbial shark tooth decay documents in situ metabolism of enameloid proteins as nutrition source in deep water environments. Scientific Reports, 10 (20979),

Feichtinger I., Pollerspöck J. & Harzhauser M. 2020. A new species of the enigmatic shark genus Nanocetorhinus (Chondrichthyes) from the Oligocene of Austria with palaeoceanographic implications. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 113/2, 229-236.

Feichtinger I., Lukeneder, A. & Guinot, G. 2020 A Lower Cretaceous chondrichthyan dermal denticle assemblage and its bearing on placoid scale diversity and histology. Cretaceous Research 111(104444), DOI:10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104444

Feichtinger I., Engelbrecht A., Lukeneder A., Kriwet J. 2020 New Chondrichthyans characterised by cladodont-like tooth morphologies from the Early Cretaceous of Austria, with remarks on the microstructural diversity of enameloid. Historical Biology 32(6).
DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2018.1539971

Bracher, H., Unger, E., Jost, J., Lüdi, B., Feichtinger, I. & Pollerspöck, J. 2019
Haie und Rochen der Molasse,

Feichtinger I., Kranner M., Zeitlinger F., Pollerspöck J., Harzhauser M. 2019
New data on the elasmobranch fauna of the Eferding Formation (Egerian, North Alpine Foreland Basin) of Austria. Jahrestagung ÖPG. Conference Paper.

Zeitlinger F. & Feichtinger I. 2019.
Über 200 Jahre Kaolinbergbau im Mühlviertel - Wissensvermittlung über Bergbau, Geologie und Paläontologie der Region. Jahrestagung ÖPG. Conference Paper.

Feichtinger I., Kranner M., Rupp Ch., Harzhauser M. 2019
A new outer neritic elasmobranch-assemblage from the Egerian (late Oligocene) of the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Austria).
Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie.

Feichtinger I. 2018. Und der Haifisch der hat Zähne... Universum Magazin, September Ausgabe

Fuchs I., Schwab J., Messner, F. 2018. Fossilien aus marinen Karbon-Ablagerungen des Gebiets um die Kronalpe (Kärnten, Österreich). Der Steinkern, Heft 34, Steinkern Verlag.

Fuchs I., Engelbrecht A., Lukeneder A., Kriwet J. 2018. New Early Cretaceous sharks (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from deep-water deposits of Austria. Cretaceous Research, 84, 245-257.

Fuchs I., Engelbrecht A., Wagreich M. 2018. Cold case: in search of the provenience of an exceptionally preserved Cretaceous shark. Pangeo, Wien. Conference Paper.

Fuchs I., Engelbrecht A., Pfaff C., Kriwet J. 2018. Identifying hidden secrets of shark teeth (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) using sophisticated approaches. Pangeo, Wien. Conference Paper.

Fuchs I. 2017. Vom Beifund zum Schmuckstück: Präparation eines gagatisierten Holzes aus dem Unterjura der Grand Causses. Der Steinkern, Heft 31, Steinkern Verlag

Fuchs I., Schwab J., Kriwet J. 2015. Palaeoecology and diversity of Miocene sharks and rays (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) of the Paratethys. Nobis, Eggenburg. Conference Paper

Award for Palaeobiology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences 2020
PANGEO Conference, Poster 2018

Description of new taxa:
Cretacladoides Feichtinger, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet (2020)
Natarapax Feichtinger, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet (2020)
Altusmirus Fuchs, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet, 2017
Fornicatus Fuchs, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet, 2017
Similiteroscyllium Fuchs, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet, 2017

Nanocetorhinus zeitlingeri Feichtinger, Pollerspöck & Harzhauser, 2020
Cretacladoides ogiveformis Feichtinger, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet 2020
Cretacladoides noricum Feichtinger, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet 2020
Natarapax trivortex Feichtinger, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet 2020
Altusmirus triquetrus Fuchs, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet, 2018
Fornicatus austriacus Fuchs, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet, 2018
Similiteroscyllium iniquus Fuchs, Engelbrecht, Lukeneder & Kriwet, 2018


Englert Anton
Funk Barbara
project researcher
Fürst Anton
Göhlich Ursula B.
staff scientist and curator
Harzhauser Mathias
head of department
Kaminsky Eva
project researcher
Köberl Christian
Associated scientist
Kranner Matthias
project researcher
Kroh Andreas
staff scientist and curator; head of the NHM Vienna publishing house; Vice CEO Science
Lukeneder Alexander
vice-head of the department, staff scientist and curator
Mandic Oleg
staff scientist and curator
Nichterl Thomas
collection manager; deputy fire protection engineer
Oberender Pauline
staff scientist
Plan Lukas
staff scientist
Schmidt Lisa-Maria
project researcher
Stockinger Martina
project researcher
Weinmann Anna E.
staff scientist and curator
Winkler Viola
project researcher