Belaústegui Barahona, Zain

Belaustegui

Dr. Zain Belaústegui Barahona

BDR-grant holder


Degree in Geology (2007) in the Complutense University of Madrid, Master in Paleontology (2009) by the UB and the UAB, and Ph.D. in Earth Sciences (2013) by the University of Barcelona with the thesis: “Ichnologic and taphonomic study from the marine Miocene of El Camp de Tarragona Basin (NE Spain)” (Supervisor: Dr. Jordi M. de Gibert; Tutor: Prof. Jordi Martinell).

Since 2008, member of the research group “Paleobiology of the Marine Neogene” and collaborator in the research projects "Neogene of the Western Mediterranean (V & VI): Taphonomy and Ichnology" (Ref.: CGL2007-60507/BTE and CGL 2010-15047/BTE, respectively).

I performed formative stays in the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, Canada), in the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, UNISINOS (Sao Leopoldo, Brazil), in the University of Tübingen (Tübingen, Germany), and in the University of Granada (Spain).

I took part in 16 national and international conferences with 19 contributions among posters and talks.

Currently, I have a postdoctoral BDR grant and my main scientific interest is the ichnologic study (bioturbation and bioerosion) and the taphonomic analysis of Neogene marine units, emphasizing the implications of these studies for paleoecology, and paleoenvironmental and depositional interpretations.

 

LATEST PUBLICATIONS AND/OR MOST RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS

Belaústegui, Z., Domènech, R. & Martinell, J. (en premsa) – Artichnus giberti isp. nov., a possible holothurian burrow from the Miocene of the El Camp de Tarragona Basin (NE Spain). Spanish Journal of Palaeontology.

Belaústegui, Z., Gibert, J.M. de, López-Blanco, M. & Bajo, I. (en premsa) – Recurrent constructional pattern of the crustacean burrow Sinusichnus sinuosus from the Paleogene and Neogene of Spain. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2012.0092.

Aguirre, J., Belaústegui, Z., Domènech, R., Gibert, J.M. de & Martinell, J. (2014) – Snapshot of a lower Pliocene Dendropoma reef from Sant Onofre (Baix Ebre Basin, Tarragona, NE Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 395: 9-20.

Gibert, J.M. de, Muñiz, F., Belaústegui, Z. & Hyžný, M. (2013) – Fossil and modern fiddler crabs (Uca tangeri: ocypodidae) and their burrows from SW Spain: ichnologic and biogeographic implications. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 33: 537-551.

Belaústegui, Z. & Gibert, J.M. de (2013) – Bow-shaped, concentrically laminated polychaete burrows: A Cylindrichnus concentricus ichnofabric from the Miocene of Tarragona, NE Spain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 381–382: 119-127.

Villegas-Martín, J., Gibert, J.M. de, Rojas-Consuegra, R. & Belaústegui, Z. (2012) – Jurassic Teredolites from Cuba: New trace fossil evidence of early wood-boring behavior in bivalves. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 38: 123-128.

Belaústegui, Z., Nebelsick, J.H., Gibert, J.M. de, Domènech, R. & Martinell, J. (2012) – A taphonomic approach to the genetic interpretation of clypeasteroid accumulations from the Miocene of Tarragona, NE Spain. Lethaia, 45: 548-565.

Belaústegui, Z., Gibert, J.M. de, Nebelsick, J.H., Domènech, R. & Martinell, J. (2012) – Clypeasteroid tests as benthic islands for gastrochaenid bivalve colonization: evidences from the Middle Miocene of Tarragona (NE Spain). Palaeontology, 56: 783-796.

Belaústegui, Z., Gibert, J.M. de, Domènech, R., Muñiz, F. & Martinell, J. (2012) – Clavate borings in a Miocene cetacean skeleton from Tarragona (NE Spain) and the fossil record of marine bone bioerosion. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 323-325: 68-74.

Belaústegui, Z., Gibert, J.M. de, Domènech, R., Muñiz, F. & Martinell, J. (2011) – Tafonomía y contexto paleoambiental de los restos de un cetáceo del Mioceno medio de Tarragona (NE España). Geobios, 44: 19-31

 

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

"Neogene of the Western Mediterranean (VI): Taphonomy e Ichnology" (Ref.: CGL 2010-15047/BTE). (IP: Prof. Jordi Martinell)

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Ichnology Module (Master in Paleontology, UB/UAB)

Paleontology (Bachelor´s Degree in Geology, UB)

Biology (Bachelor´s Degree in Geology, UB)

Evolution (Bachelor´s Degree in Biology, UB)


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http://www.ub.edu/paleoneomar/

http://www.paleoneomed.blogspot.com/

 

 

 
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Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in PNAS

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Trawling modifies the seafloor relief

The intensive trawling has changed significantly in just four decades the seafloor relief, according to an article in the latest issue of the journal Nature signed by a scientific team from the Faculty of Geology of the UB

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Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in PNAS

Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Another reference to this publication can be found here.

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Discovered the oldest known evidence of pollination

110 million years ago, during the era of the dinosaurs, a group of insects carrying pollen were trapped in drops of resin ...

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Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for an article at the Boletín Geológico y Minero

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Trawling modifies the seafloor relief

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Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in PNAS

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Discovered the oldest known evidence of pollination

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Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for an article at the Boletín Geológico y Minero

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Trawling modifies the seafloor relief

The intensive trawling has changed significantly in just four decades the seafloor relief, according to an article in the latest issue of the journal Nature signed by a scientific team from the Faculty of Geology of the UB

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Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in PNAS

Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Another reference to this publication can be found here.

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Discovered the oldest known evidence of pollination

110 million years ago, during the era of the dinosaurs, a group of insects carrying pollen were trapped in drops of resin ...

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Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for an article at the Boletín Geológico y Minero

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Salvador Reguant in the Catalan Scientifics Gallery

Salvador Reguant was born the 24th of December of 1928 in Súria...

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Trawling modifies the seafloor relief

The intensive trawling has changed significantly in just four decades the seafloor relief, according to an article in the latest issue of the journal Nature signed by a scientific team from the Faculty of Geology of the UB

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Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in PNAS

Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Another reference to this publication can be found here.

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Discovered the oldest known evidence of pollination

110 million years ago, during the era of the dinosaurs, a group of insects carrying pollen were trapped in drops of resin ...

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Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for an article at the Boletín Geológico y Minero

Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for the best article published by a new author at the Boletín Geológico y Minero from the Boletín Geológico y Minero of the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España

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Salvador Reguant in the Catalan Scientifics Gallery

Salvador Reguant was born the 24th of December of 1928 in Súria...

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Trawling modifies the seafloor relief

The intensive trawling has changed significantly in just four decades the seafloor relief, according to an article in the latest issue of the journal Nature signed by a scientific team from the Faculty of Geology of the UB

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Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in PNAS

Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Another reference to this publication can be found here.

Link


Discovered the oldest known evidence of pollination

110 million years ago, during the era of the dinosaurs, a group of insects carrying pollen were trapped in drops of resin ...

Continue


Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for an article at the Boletín Geológico y Minero

Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for the best article published by a new author at the Boletín Geológico y Minero from the Boletín Geológico y Minero of the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España

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Salvador Reguant in the Catalan Scientifics Gallery

Salvador Reguant was born the 24th of December of 1928 in Súria...

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Trawling modifies the seafloor relief

The intensive trawling has changed significantly in just four decades the seafloor relief, according to an article in the latest issue of the journal Nature signed by a scientific team from the Faculty of Geology of the UB

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Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in PNAS

Members of the Department publish “Early evolution and ecology of camouflage in insects" in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Another reference to this publication can be found here.

Link


Discovered the oldest known evidence of pollination

110 million years ago, during the era of the dinosaurs, a group of insects carrying pollen were trapped in drops of resin ...

Continue


Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for an article at the Boletín Geológico y Minero

Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for the best article published by a new author at the Boletín Geológico y Minero from the Boletín Geológico y Minero of the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España

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