savorelAndrea Savorelli. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Florence, via La Pira 4, Florence 50121, Italy; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Andrea Savorelli, of the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Florence, is a postdoctoral researcher in vertebrate paleontology with expertise in the study of Neogene micromammals and insular evolution. His current research interests include the systematics, evolution and biogeography of insular mammals, with special focus on the ancestor-descendant relationships among insular taxa.

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masiniFederico Masini. Department of Earth and Marine Sciences (DISTEM), University of Palermo, Via Archirafi 22, Palermo 90123, Italy; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Federico Masini works at the Department of Earth and Marine Science of the University of Palermo. He is a paleontologist specialized in the study of Neogene and Quaternary mammals. His interest is focused on taxonomy, paleoclimate, and biogeography. He has a long experience in the study of insular mammals and on evolutionary processes.

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mazzaPaul P. A. Mazza. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Florence, via La Pira 4, Florence 50121, Italy; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Paul Mazza, of the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Florence, is a paleontologist with expertise in vertebrate paleontology, vertebrate taphonomy, biogeography and paleoclimate. His current research focuses on the paleobiology and taphonomy of continental mammals. Another of his major research addresses are the systematics, evolution and biogeography of insular mammals, with special focus on the patterns and drivers of mammal colonization, diversity and body size on islands.

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maMaria Adelaide Rossi. Archaeological Superintendency of Abruzzo, via degli Agostiniani 14, Chieti 66100, Italy; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Maria Adelaide Rossi works at the Superintendence for archeology, fine arts and landscape of Abruzzo as functionary paleontologist. She is head of the archeological and paleontological restoration laboratories. She is committed to the protection and enhancement of the geopaleontological sites and related museums.

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agostiniSilvano Agostini. Archaeological Superintendency of Abruzzo, via degli Agostiniani 14, Chieti 66100, Italy; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Silvano Agostini is a geologist. He works at the Superintendence for archaeology, fine arts and landscape of Abruzzo where he is coordinator for Education and Research. His research focuses on geology, geopaleontology, Quaternary geology, geoconservation, diagnostics, archeometry and GIS applications in the prehistoric ecology. His interests stretch to diagnostics and archeometry applied to restoration of archeological monuments, archeological sites and archeological finds in natural stone, as well as enviromental and hydrogeological restoration in the context of archeological parks.