BSc. MSc.
Iris Feichtinger

preparator
Iris Feichtingers ORCID record:
iris.feichtinger@nhm-wien.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 52177-596
Fax: +43 1 52177-459

New Book



HAIE IM ALPENVORLAND - Fossile Zeugen eines verschwundenen Paradieses. 
Verlag Anton Pustet, 264 Seiten, ISBN-10:3702510230

Scientific projects:
Elasmobranch diversity across the K/Pg boundary in the Tethyan realm
PI: Mathias Harzhauser (NHMW) & Guillaume Guinot (Montpellier, France)

Funded projects:
The aftermath of the impact on sharks across the K/Pg boundary in Gams: Deep-sea refugium or lost world?

Leader: I. Feichtinger
Team: M. Harzhauser (NHMW), H. Kollmann (NHMW), G. Auer (Graz) & G. Guinot (Montpellier)

Since 09/2021 Vice - President of the Austrian Palaeontological Society

Since 12/2017 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
2022
Feichtinger I., Guinot G., Pollerspöck J., Auer G., Ćorić S., Kranner M. & Harzhauser M. 2022. Shark diversity at the K/Pg boundary in Austria – A tale of extinction and hidden survival. In: Rantitsch G & Raith J.G (Eds) PANGEO Austria 2022 - Abstracts and Field guides. Berichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 413, p. 45.

Feichtinger I., Guinot G., Straube N., Harzhauser M., Auer G., Ćorić S., Kranner M., Schellhorn S.,  Ladwig J., Thies D. & Pollerspöck J. 2022. Revision of the Cretaceous shark Protoxynotus (Chondrichthyes, Squaliformes) and early evolution of somniosid sharks. Cretaceous Research 140 (105331). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2022.105331

Feichtinger I., Fritz I. & Göhlich U. 2022. A window into the past: Oldest predator-prey interaction between tiger sharks and dugongs. 2nd Virtual Conference for Women Archaeologists and Paleontologists. Conference Paper.

Schnetz L., Dunne E., Feichtinger I., Butler R., Coates M. I. & Sansom I. 2022. Diversity patterns of early chondrichthyans. In: 16th International Symposium on Early and Lower Vetrebrates. Special Publication 15 of ichthyolith Issues, ISSN 1302-1314. Conference Paper.

2021
Feichtinger I.,
Adnet S., Cuny G., Guinot G., Kriwet J., Neubauer T.A., Pollerspöck J., Shimada K., Straube N., Underwood C., Vullo R. & Harzhauser M. 2021. Comment on “An early Miocene extinction in pelagic sharks”. Science, Vol. 374, Issue 6573. DOI: 10.1126/science.abk0632

Feichtinger I., Guinot G., Pollerspöck J., Ćorić S., Kranner M. & Harzhauser M. 2021. Consequences of the K/Pg mass extinction event on chondrichthyan evolution in the Tethyan realm. 3rd Palaeontological Virtual Congress. Conferenece Paper.

Feichtinger I., Ivanov A.O., Winkler V., Dojen C., Kindlimann R., Kriwet J., Pfaff C., Schraut G. & Stumpf S. 2021. Scarce ctenacanthiform sharks from the Mississippian of Austria with an analysis of Carboniferous elasmobranch diversity in response to climatic and environmental changes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2021.1925902

Pollerspöck J., Beaury B., Straube N. & Feichtinger I. 2021. Oldest evidence of the genus Squalus in the north alpine realm with remarks on its evolution and distribution through time. Paleoichthys 2, pp. 1-9.

Adnet S., Feichtinger I., Harzhauser M. & Pollerspöck J. 2021. A mesopelagic selachian fauna from the middle Eocene of St. Pankraz (Austria) reveals homogeneity in deep-marine environments during the warm period in Europe. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie (301/1). DOI: 10.1127/njgpa/2021/0996

Filek T., Hofmayer F., Feichtinger I., Berning B., Pollerspöck J., Zwicker J., Smrzka D., Peckmann J., Kranner M., Mandic O., Reichenbacher B., Kroh A., Uchman A., Roetzel R. & Harzhauser M. (2021) Environmental conditions during the late Oligocene transgression in the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Eferding Formation, Egerian) – a multidisciplinary approach. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

Feichtinger I., Fritz I. & Göhlich U.B. (online first) Tiger shark feeding on sirenian – first fossil evidence from the middle Miocene of the Styrian Basin (Austria). Historical Biology: https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2021.1906665 

Berning B., Filek T., Hofmayer F., Feichtinger I., Pollerspöck J., Zwicker J., Smrzka D., Peckmann J., Kranner M., Mandic O., Reichenbacher B., Kroh A., Uchman A., Roetzel R. & Harzhauser M. (2021) Alter Aufschluss, neue Funde und Interpretationen: die Transgressionsabfolge von Unterrudling bei Eferding (Egerium, Oberoligozän). Jahrestagung ÖPG. Conference Paper.

Pollerspöck J., Feichtinger I., Harzhauser M., Guinot G. & Adnet S. (2021) Hai Life in St. Pankraz - elasmobranch diversity from the Cretaceous to Eocene. Jahrestagung ÖPG. Conference Paper.

Feichtinger I., Ivanov A.O., Winkler V., Dojen C., Kindlimann R., Kriwet J., Schraut G. & Stumpf S. (2021) A lucky find - 325 million year old teeth represents the oldest sharks of Austria. Jahrestagung ÖPG. Conference Paper.

Feichtinger I. & Dojen C. (2021) Haie in Kärnten. In: Rudolfinum. Jahrbuch des Landemuseums für Kärnten 2020. Sonderdruck. S. 230 - 239. ISBN 978-3-900575-73-1

2020
Feichtinger I., Lukeneder A., Topa D., Kriwet J., Libowitzky E. & Westall F. 2020. Fossil microbial shark tooth decay documents in situ metabolism of enameloid proteins as nutrition source in deep water environments. Scientific Reports, 10 (20979), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77964-5

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. https://doi.org/10.17738/ajes.2020.0014

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


2019
Bracher, H., Unger, E., Jost, J., Lüdi, B., Feichtinger, I. & Pollerspöck, J. 2019
Haie und Rochen der Molasse, www.molasse-haie-rochen.de

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.

2018
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.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2017.11.013

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.

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

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

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

Description of new taxa:
genera
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

species
Cladodus gailensis Feichtinger et al. (2021)
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

Geology

Englert Anton
preparator
Funk Barbara
project researcher
Fürst Anton
preparator
Göhlich Ursula B.
staff scientist and curator
Haider Anna
project researcher
Harzhauser Mathias
head of department
Kaminsky Eva
project researcher
Köberl Christian
Associated scientist
Kranner Matthias
project researcher
Kroh Andreas
Vice CEO Science; staff scientist and curator; head of the NHM Vienna publishing house
Lukeneder Alexander
vice-head of the department, staff scientist and curator
Mandic Oleg
staff scientist and curator
Nichterl Thomas
collection manager
Oberender Pauline
staff scientist
Pavuza Rudolf
Associate Scientist
Plan Lukas
staff scientist
Weinmann Anna E.
staff scientist and curator
  
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