Joan Corbacho

Joan Corbacho
Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona · Trilobites

Master in Expertise and Judicial Valuation in Paleontology
Current research interests: Trilobites from the Ordovician of Morocco

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Introduction
Joan Corbacho currently works at the Trilobites - Certificaciones, Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona. Joan does research in Paleontology. Their most recent publication is the book entitled 'MOROCCAN TRILOBITES" Ordovician
Additional affiliations
January 2012 - present
Generalitat de Catalunya
Position
  • Perit judicial
January 2006 - present
Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona
Position
  • Investigador
January 2006 - present
Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona
Position
  • Curator
Education
June 2015 - June 2015
Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament de Justicia, Centre d'Estudis Juridics
Field of study
  • Curs de formació per a perits judicials
March 2013 - December 2014
January 2010 - September 2013

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Publications (115)
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Se describen parcialmente y se figuran cuatro bivalvos del Silúrico del Pirineo catalán (NE de España). Es una nueva aportación sobre este asunto desde los estudios de Vidal (1914) y de von Gaertner (1930) y relacionados.
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Técnicas de tasación y peritaje para peritos judiciales en gemología
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Defensa de l’informe pericial en vista oral. Actuació del perit
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RESUMEN-Se analizan los fósiles (Gasterópodos y bivalvos cretácicos) descritos por Landerer (1872). La mayoría son sinónimos de otras especies o su estado no permite una determinación adecuada. Como conclusión general de esta revisión se citan las especies aceptadas. Como anexo se reproduce, tomada de Loaso in Genesca (1994) una lista de moluscos c...
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A new forgery of a trilobite from Morocco is presented, which attempts to imitate a specimen of Kierarges morrisoni Corbacho, 2014 belonging to the Lower Ordovician of the Upper Fezouata Formation of the Zagora region. The fake is made with a matrix from the Fezouata Formation and on it is mounted a trilo-bite with a cephalon of Ectillaenus sp. wit...
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Es presenta per primera vegada, una curiosa falsificació que utilitza un nou mètode per unir les diferents parts de la matriu i el fòssil. La seva finalitat és superar la detecció de resina (epoxi) que és el material que s'utilitza habitualment. El fòssil a imitar és el trilobits Kierarges morrisoni Corbacho, 2014.
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The presence of Pseudopecten dentatus in Blesa (Teruel Province, NE of Spain) is noted. KEY WORDS-Palaeontology. Bivalvia. New locality. NE Spain. Estudiando parte de los materiales de la colección Ferrazza, para su correcta entrada en el Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona (=MGSB) se determinó un pectínido, relativamente bien conservado. Es...
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RESUMEN-Se señala la presencia la "Epicyprina" expansa en Oliete, (Prov.Teruel, NE de España). Se discute su asignación genérica, al tratarse de un molde interno. Se recuerda parte de la fauna de Oliete, depositada en el Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona (= MGSB). ABSTRACT-The presence of "Epicyprina"expansa in Oliete (Teruel Province, NE...
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Libro de 196 páginas, dedicado a los trilobites del Ordovícico de Marruecos. Se presenta su sistemática, estratigrafía, descripción o diagnosis y otros aspectos de los trilobites. Aquí se presenta un pequeño resumen del libro
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Se recuerda los caracteres del género Globiconcha y sus especies incluidas y se cita Cervera del Maestre (Prov. Castellón, NE España) como nueva localidad para Globiconcha utriculus.
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Se propone la sinonimia entre Phasianella ungeri Vilanova, 1868 y Pictavia laevigata (Deshayes in Leymerie, 1842) a favor de esta última especie.
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Se propone la sinonimia entre Phasianella ungeri Vilanova, 1868 y Pictavia laevigata (Deshayes in Leymerie, 1842) a favor de esta última especie.
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The present study illustrates for the first time the ventral aspect and the hypostome of Platypeltoides cuervoae (Corbacho and López-Soriano, 2012) of the Upper part of the Lower Fezouata Formation (Lower Ordovician: Tremadocian) of the Guelmim area; Western Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Computed tomography of the holotype and paratype kept at the Natural H...
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The present study illustrates for the first time the ventral aspect and the hypostome of Platypeltoides cuervoae (Corbacho and López-Soriano, 2012) of the Upper part of the Lower Fezouata Formation (Lower Ordovician: Tremadocian) of the Guelmim area; Western Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Computed tomography of the holotype and paratype kept at the Natural H...
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Video creado con el programa Paint 3D con la imagen obtenida de la fotocopia en 3D a partir del escaner que se ha realizado en el Museo de Historia Natural de Londres (UK), en el que se conservan estos especimenes con los que describimos la especie (el holotipo y un paratipo).
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Especimen de Platypeltoides cuervoae desarticulado que apareció debajo del holotipo y paratipo cuando se realizó el escaner. Presenta parte del hipostoma y unas granulaciones que actualmente están en estudio. Video de la figura 4.2 del artículo.
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This study presents CT Scanning and radiography techniques applied to invertebrate paleontology, specifically to the detection of trilobites forgeries in Morocco. A well-known technique uses ultraviolet rays to detect falsified resin elements in trilobites. This technique is very effective for the trilobites of the Ordovician of Russia, although it...
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Alentorn (Lérida Prov.) is pointed out as a new locality of Viarhynchia cerdanyolae (Bataller, 1947).
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es diversa según los autores. Aquí se acepta que alcanza el Cretácico y que incluye Ostrea pasiphae. Se recuerda la sinonimia de esta especie, descrita del Aptiense español (Provincia de Teruel). ABSTRACT-The history of the genre Liostrea is remembered, whose chronostratigraphy is diverse according to the authors. Here it is accepted that it reache...
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En aquesta conferència s'exposen els inicis d'aquesta nova professió a Espanya. S'explica que és un perit judicial en paleontologia, se citen les associacions que els recolzen i les universitats i escoles privades que imparteixen els cursos de perit judicial en paleontologia a Espanya.
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This article presents an isopod that arrived at the Geological Museum of the Seminary, Barcelona (Spain) a few years ago, as part of the material compiled by the first author of this article (J C) in an outcrop of Gara es Sbâa (Morocco). This isopod is identified as Unusuropode castroi, is the first reference to this species outside of Brazil and a...
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Recently, in an article written by Gutiérrez-Marco et al. and published in Annals of Geophysics [60, Fast Track 7, 2017], there are some incorrect affirmations written against my work in the paleontological field that I have been carried out for more than 10 years on new species of trilobites from the Ordovician of Morocco. They have questioned the...
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Recently two new species of the genus Platypeltoides (Nileidae, Trilobita) from the Anti-Atlas region of Morocco have been described. Because new material is still appearing in this area, we have considered to review this subject. The aim of this article is to describe all the species of the genus Platypeltoides appeared in the Lower Fezouata Forma...
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Recently, in an article written by Gutiérrez-Marco et al.and published in Annals of Geophysics(60, Fast Track 7, 2017), there are some incorrect affirmationswritten against my work in the paleontological field that I have been carried out for more than 10 years on new species of trilobites fromthe OrdovicianofMorocco. They have questioned the quali...
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ABSTRACT- Aguas Candidas, outcrop Quintanaopio (Burgos Province, Northern Spain) is cited as a new locality of Telothyris jauberti. Besides, a possible confusion with Lobothyris punctata crassa (Dubar, 1925) is pointed out.
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Els llits de kem Kem ocupen una gran superfície situada en el sud-est del Marroc i és una zona molt coneguda no solament pels seus jaciments de dinosaures, també apareix un nombre considerable de diferents espècies de peixos, plantes, artròpodes, insectes, crustacis i altres fòssils que se citen en aquest article.
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It is described a species of the genus Platypeltoides, P. carmenae, from the Fezouata shales, Lower Ordovician (Tremadocian) of the Guelmim province (Morocco). With this new species and another which is still pending to be described, the genus Platypeltoides includes four different species in Morocco, all them belonging to the Lower Ordovician (Tre...
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It is described a new trilobite species of the genus Platypeltoides, P. carmenae, from the Fezouata shales, Lower Ordovician (Tremadocian) of (Morocco). With this new species and another which is still pending to be described. The genus Platypeltoides includes four different species in Morocco, all them belonging to the Lower Ordovician (Tremadocia...
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Several bivalves coming from the Aalenian of Vilanova de Meià (NE Spain) are studied. Specifically, Inoperna plicata, Pinna sp. Modiolus moralejai, Gresslya sp. and Lima cf. channoni. KEY WORDS-Palaeontology. Mollusca. Bivalvia. Jurassic. Aalenian. NE Spain. INTRODUCCIÓN Revisando las colecciones del Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona (= MG...
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A synopsis of fossil collecting from the beginning of prehistoric times to the present is presented.
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Fossil fakes appeared recently are presented. The known methods for detection are also described.
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RESUMEN – Se presentan todas las técnicas, herramientas y equipos utilizados en la preparación de trilobites marroquíes y su evolución: las primeras técnicas empleadas fueron el martillo y el cincel; más tarde se utilizaron percutores eléctricos y neumáticos, agujas de acero, instrumentos dentales, herramientas abrasivas, cortadora de disco y final...
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RESUMEN – Se presentan dos nuevos tipos de falsificaciones de fósiles realizadas en Tailandia. Aunque casi desconocidas hasta ahora, ya que las falsificaciones de Decápodos en Tailandia se realizan hace años, pero solamente unos cuantos especialistas conocen el hecho. ABSTRACT-Two new fossil fakes occurring in Thailand. Almost unknown until now, si...
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Platypeltoides hammondi is here described as a new species. It comes from the Lower Fezouata Formation, Lower Ordovician (Tremadoc) of the south of Tansikht, Dra Valley, Morocco. It is characterized by the presence of genal spines, a characteristic that has not previously described in this genus. In addition, we discuss the problematic description...
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A synopsis of fossil collecting from the beginning of prehistoric times to the present is presented.
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A specimen of “Rhyncholites” from Senonian of catalan Prepyrene is desribed. It is included in the genus Leptocheilus, but not assigned to any paraspecies.
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All the techniques, tools and equipment used in preparing Moroccan trilobites and their evolution are presented here: From hammer and chisel to electric and pneumatic drills, steel needles and dental instruments, disc cutter and finally the air compressors.
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Se expone una diagnosis completa del Rubí mediante la observación con la lupa.
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Several bivalves coming from the Aalenian of Camarasa (NE Spain) are studied. They are point out mainly owing to chronological significance. Namely Pholadomya fidicula Sowerby, Goniomya aff. litterata (Sowerby), Pronoella beneckei Rollier and Ceratomya bechi Calzada. Other species very and well kwnon as Ctenostreon sp. Pseudolimea duplicata, Campon...
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S’esposen diferents errors comesos en paleontologia amb espècimens falsos per especialistes de renom internacional en sistemàtica. Se exponen diferentes errores cometidos en paleontología con especimenes falsos por especialistas de renombre internacional en sistemática.
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Introducció . Mètodes per a la realització de diamants sintètics. Els diferents mètodes de tractament en els diamants. Càlcul de ct. en diamants muntats en joies. Peritatge de diamants.
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RESUMEN – Se discute la correcta asignación genérica de la especie Confusiscala caneroti. Se rechaza la asignación a Confusiscala y a Rhynchocerithium. Se sugiere un nuevo género, que se describe y se nombra como Cataldia. Es posible que este género aparezca también en el Sur de América. ABSTRACT – The right generic asignement of the especies Conf...
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A new rare hyolith species Pauxillites thaddei sp. nov. is described from the Lower Ordovician (Floian) Fezouata Formation of Morocco. This new species differs from all other species of the genus Pauxillites Marek, 1966 by its longer narrow clavicles, which extend to 4/5 of the diameter of the operculum. The newly described species adds to the high...
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A single specimen of a new genus and species of the trilobite Family Burlingiidae from the lower part of the Middle Cambrian in Morocco augments both the geographic distribution to the Cambrian continent West Gondwana and the modern continent Africa and the stratigraphic range of the family to the base of the Middle Cambrian. A reconsideration of s...
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RESUMEN - Se presentan las falsificaciones de fósiles aparecidas recientemente. También se describen los métodos conocidos para su correcta detección. ABSTRACT – Fossil fakes appeared recently are presented. The known methods for detection are also described.
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Se presentan las diferentes técnicas de tasación y peritaje para peritos judiciales en Gemología. También se exponen las formas correctas de comportamiento en una vista judicial.
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Pyrazus pentagonalis is revised. It is placed in the genus Pyrazopsis and a neotype is proposed. The condition of extant genus Pyrazus is reminded of previously.
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Se presentan las diferentes técnicas de tasación y peritaje para peritos judiciales en Paleontología. También se exponen las formas correctas de comportamiento en una vista judicial.
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ABSTRACT- The current situation regarding the legal fixing a price and expert work are exposed as well as the importance of fake detection in this theme. The different laws of spanish autonomous communities are quoted as well as those of the very spanish state regarding the palaeontological heritage and two practical exemples of palaeontological fi...
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Falsificaciones paleontológicas
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Fossil fakes appeared recently are presented. The known methods for detection are also described.
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After revision Lissochilus goñii is included in Lyosoma. It was collected in Aptian beds of Bilbao
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Fossil fakes appeared recently are presented. The known methods for detection are also described.
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Resumen - En este artículo se explican los fines, contenidos y las leyes actuales que afectan a la profesión de perito en paleontología en España. Abstract - The purposes, contents and current legislation affecting the profession of expert in paleontology are explained in Spain.
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Abstract Different kinds of fossil fakes from around the world are described. Well-known methods for their detection are explained, as well as the means used for making the fakes.
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A new species of Dionide, D. carlottae, from the Upper part of Lower Ktaoua Formation (Upper Ordovician, Katian) of Jbel Tizi n’Mouri, El Kaid Errami (Morocco), is described.
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During the last decades, the evolution within the Asteropyginae has been interpreted as based on two separate clades evolving from the genus Treveropyge (Haas, 1970; Smeenk, 1983; Morzadec, 1983; Lieberman and Kloc, 1997) or from Paracryphaeus (Gandl, 1972; Timm, 1981). A new phylogeny of the subfamily was recently performed (Bignon and Crônier, 20...
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The current situation regarding the legal fixing a price and expert work are exposed as well as the importance of fake detection in this theme. The different laws of spanish autonomous communities are quoted as well as those of the very spanish state regarding the palaeontological heritage and two practical exemples of palaeontological fixing a pri...
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Lanceaspis hammondi n. gen., n. sp. is described from the Lower Devonian (Pragian) of Anti-Atlas (Morocco). This peculiar trilobite possess features of Asteropyginae and Acastavinae and its affiliation is uncertain. The prefrontal spine does not appear in any of these two subfamilies
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A new genus of the subfamily Isotelinae (Kierarges with the type species K. morrisoni sp.nov.) is described from the Lower Ordovician (Floian) of the Zagora area (Morocco). This new genus also appears in the Lower Ordovician of Portugal. It differs mainly from the other genera of the subfamily Isotelinae by the peculiar shape of pygidium
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A new species of trilobites of the genus Struveaspis from the Middle Devonian (Eifelian) of the region of Tafilalt (Morocco) is described. The main feature that distinguishes it from other species of the same genus is its triangular shape of the cephalon, the lack of pleural ribs and pygidial rings and smaller side lobe. A specimen of Struveaspi...
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Dionide carlottae is described as a new species. It comes from the Upper part of Lower Ktaoua Formation (Upper Ordovician, Katian) of Jbel Tizi n'Mouri, El Kaid Errami (Morocco).
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A new genus of Lichidae (Parvilichas n. gen., with the type species P. marochii n. sp.) is described from the Floian of the Tinzouline (Zagora region, Morocco). Its closest relative is Uralichas Delgado, 1892, but Parvilichas n. gen. differs from Uralichas mainly in its smaller size, its larger eyes and longer genal spines. Parvilichas n. gen. ex...
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A new species of Chattiaspis?, C. budili nov. sp., from the upper part of Lower Ktaoua Formation (Upper Ordovician, Lower Katian) of Jbel Tizi n’Mouri, El Kaid Errami (Morocco), is described. It has a long pygidial spine, long genal spines and the smallest known sized eyes of other species of this genus; in addition, the palpebral lobe has a gre...
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A new Judomiidae species Gabriellus kierorum nov. sp., from the Rosella Formation, lower Cambrian (Series 2), Atan Group, of Dease River (Northern British Columbia, Canada) is described.