Publications

Papers

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER and Boyer D (in prep) Postcranial morphology of an anomaluroid rodent from the late Eocene Egypt.

Holloway WL, Claeson KM, Sallam HM, Kora MA, Sertich J, El-Sayed SE and OConnor P (in prep) New material of the Protacanthopterygian fish Enchodus from the Duwi Formation, Late Cretaceous (Campanian), Western Desert, Central Egypt.

El-Sayed SE, Kora MA, Sallam HM, Claeson KM, Antar MS, Seiffert ER (submitted) A new genus and species of catfishes (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the late Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt. Suggested journal (PLOS One)

Sallam HM, Sileem AH, Miller A and Gunnell G (accepted) Deciduous dentition and dental eruption sequence of Bothriogenys fraasi (Anthracotheriidae, Artidactyla) from the early Oligocene, of Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Palaeontologia Electronica

Heritage S, Fernndez D, Sallam HM, Cronin DT, Esara Echube JM, Seiffert ER. (2016) Ancient phylogenetic divergence of the enigmatic African rodent Zenkerella and the origin of anomalurid gliding. PeerJ 4:e2320 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2320

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER (2016) New phiomorph rodents from the latest Eocene of Egypt, and the impact of Bayesian clock-based phylogenetic methods on estimates of basal hystricognath relationships and biochronology, PeerJ, DOI 10.7717/peerj.1717

Sallam HM, O'Connor PM, Kora MA, Sertich JJ, Seiffert ER, Faris M, Ouda KA, El-Dawoudi IA, Saber S, Sanaa El-Sayed (2016). Vertebrate paleontological exploration of the Upper Cretaceous succession in the Dakhla and Kharga Oases, Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 117: 113-234, doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2016.01.022

Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Hewaidy A, Miller A and Gunnell G (2016) A new anthracothere (Artiodactyla) from the early Oligocene, Fayum, Egypt, and the mystery of African Rhagatherium solved. Journal of Paleontology, 90, 1, p. 170-181, DOI: 10.1017/jpa.2016.13

El Atfy H, Sallam HM, Jasper A and Uhl D (2016) The first evidence of paleo-wildfire from the Campanian (Late Cretaceous) of North Africa. Cretaceous Research. 57. 306-310.

Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Hewaidy A, Gunnell G and Miller A (2015) Anthracotheres (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from the upper-most horizon of the Jebel Qatrani Formation, latest early Oligocene, Fayum Depression, Egypt, Egyptian Journal of Paleontology. 15: 1-11.

Sallam HM, (2014). Hesham M. Sallam. In: Snchez-Villagra, M.R. & MacLeod, N. Issues in Palaeobiology: a Global View, Interviews and Essays.: ISBN: 978-3-905923-17-9. 244.

M. Claeson, Sallam HM, Patrick M. OConnor, Joseph J. W. Sertich (2014) A revision of the Upper Cretaceous lepidosirenid lungfishes from the Quseir Formation, Western Desert, central Egypt, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34:4, 760-766

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, and Simons EL (2012) A basal phiomorph (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) from the late Eocene of the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, DOI: 10.1007/s13358-012-0039-6

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL (2011) Craniodental Morphology and Systematics of a New Family of Hystricognathous Rodents (Gaudeamuridae) from the Late Eocene and Early Oligocene of Egypt. PLoS ONE 6(2): e16525. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016525.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL, and Brindley C (2010) A large-bodied anomaluroid rodent from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt:Phylogenetic and biogeographic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30, 5, 1579-1593.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, and Simons EL (2010) A highly derived anomalurid rodent from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. Palaeontology, Vol. 53, Part 4, 2010, pp. 803813.

Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Boyer DM, Perry JGM, Ryan TM, and Sallam HM (2010) peculiar primate of uncertain affinities from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Steiper ME, and Simons EL (2009) Fossil and molecular evidence constrain scenarios for the early evolutionary and biogeographic history of hystricognathous rodents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.

Kora M, Hamama H, and Sallam H (2002) Senonian macrofauna from west-central Sinai: biostratigraphy and biogeography. Egyptian Journal of Paleontology 2: 235-258.

Kora M, Hamama H, and Sallam H (2002) Stratigraphy and microfacies of the Senonian in west-central Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Geology 47/1: 301-328.

 

Selected conferences (Abstracts, Posters, Seminars)

 

 

Saber S, Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, Ouda KA, O'Connor P, (2016) Enigmatic crocodyliform remains from the Upper Cretaceous Quseir Formation of Dakhla Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

El-Dawoudi I., O'Connor P, Kora M., Sallam HM, Sertich, (2016) New Dinosaur Remains from the Campanian Quseir Formation, Western Desert, Egypt. Submitted, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Sileem A., Sallam HM, Gunnell G., (2016) The oldest craniodental remains of Anthracotheriidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from the Paleogene of Africa. Submitted, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Seiffert, E. R., Gunnell, G. F., Heritage S. W., Sallam HM, and Doug M. B. (2016) Open access to Fayum primate fossils through the digital data archive MorphoSource. 85th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA).

Miller, E. R., Bown, T. M., Sileem, A. H., Sallam HM, Gunnell, G. F. (2015) Stratigraphic and paleoecological distribution of anthracotheres in the Fayum, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Sileem, A. H., Sallam HM, A. A., Miller, E. R., and Gunnell, G. F. (2015) Evolution and relationships of late Eocene- early Oligocene anthracotheriids from the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Hamdy, E. S., Antar, M. S., Abu El-kheir, G. A., and Sallam HM, (2015) New vertebrate finds from Jebel Qatrani Formation of the Qarun Protected Area, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

EL-Amir, M. S., Antar, M. S., Abu El-kheir, G. A., Hamdy, E. S. and Sallam HM, (2015) New extraordinarily preserved skeletons of archaeocete whales (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Wadi El-Hitan area, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Haytham El Atfy, Sallam HM, Andr Jasper, Dieter Uhl (2015) The first evidence of palaeo-wildfire from the Late Cretaceous of North Africa, 8th International Conference on the Geology of the Middle East (GME8), At Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Abdelgawad, M., Sertich, J., Sallam HM, Miller, E., El- Barkooky, A., Hamdan, M., Gunnell, G. (2014) Reptilian fauna from the early Miocene of Wadi Moghra, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

El-Sayed, S., Claeson, K., Kora, M., Antar, M., Sallam HM (2014) The first nearly complere Neurocranium of a siluriform (catfish) from the upper Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Waymon Holloway, Kerin Claeson, Joseph Sertich, Sallam HM, and Patrick OConnor (2013) A new specimen of Enchodus (Actinopterygii: Protacanthopterygii) from the Late Cretaceous of Egypt and its contribution to the western Tethian distribution of the genus. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Mohamed K. Abdel Gawad, Joseph J. Sertich, Sallam HM, Ellen R. Miller, Ahmed N. El Barkooky, Mohamed A. Hamdan (2013) New data on reptile fossils (crocodyliforms and turtles) from the Miocene Moghra Formation, Qattara Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Afifi H Sileem, Sallam HM, Abdel Galil Hewaidy (2013) New genus of anthracothere from the Early Oligocene of the Fayum Depression, northern Egypt. Seventh International conference on the geology of Africa.

Sallam HM, Joseph J. Sertich, Patrick M. O'connor, Erik R. Seiffert, Mahmoud Faris (2013) New vertebrate findings of the Upper Cretaceous succession in the Dakhla and Kharga Oases, Western Desert, Egypt. Seventh International conference on the geology of Africa.

Sallam HM, Antar, M. S. (2012) A large Siluriform catfish from Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi Al-Hitan, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Sallam HM, E., Simons, E. (2011) New genera of hystricognathi (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the late Eocene of the Fayum Depression, northern Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

M. Youssef, Sallam HM, Friedman, OConnor, P., Sertich, J. (2011) A Saurodonid fish from the Late Cretaceous of Dakhla Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Sallam HM, Seiffert, Erik R., Boyer, Doug M., Simons, Elwyn L. Postcranial morphology of an anomaluroid rodent from the late Eocene Egypt, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, 155A.

OConnor P., Sertich J., Sallam HM, Seiffert E., (2010) Reconnaissance Paleontology in the Late Cretaceous of Dakhla and Kharga Oases, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, 141A.

SSallam HM, (2010) Egyptian vertebrate paleontology: Present challenges and future prospects. Paleontological society of Egypt.

Joseph Sertich, Sallam HM, Patrick OConnor, Erik Seiffert, and Haytham El Atfy (2010) Vertebrate Paleontological Reconnaissance in the Late Cretaceous of Dakhla and Kharga Oases, West Desert, Egypt. Paleontological society of Egypt.