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Edited By: Andrew Smith, Natural History Museum, London, UK

Impact Factor: 2.24

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 6/49 (Paleontology)

Online ISSN: 1475-4983

Associated Title(s): Papers in Palaeontology


Aims and Scope

Palaeontology is the journal of the Palaeontological Association. Please click here to access the Palaeontological Association website (

The journal publishes a wide variety of papers on palaeontological topics covering:

  • palaeozoology

  • palaeobotany

  • systematic studies

  • palaeoecology

  • micropalaeontology

  • palaeobiogeography

  • functional morphology

  • stratigraphy

  • taxonomy

  • taphonomy

  • palaeoenvironmental reconstruction

  • palaeoclimate analysis and biomineralization studies.


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