Palaeontology

Cover image for Vol. 57 Issue 5

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

Impact Factor: 1.804

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 12/48 (Paleontology)

Online ISSN: 1475-4983

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  1. Parallel evolution of jugal structures in Devonian athyridide brachiopods

    Wen Guo, Yuanlin Sun and Andrzej Baliński

    Article first published online: 20 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12131

  2. Eyes and vision in the coeval Furongian trilobites Sphaerophthalmus alatus (Boeck, 1938) and Ctenopyge (Mesoctenopyge) tumida Westergård, 1922, from Bornholm, Denmark

    Brigitte Schoenemann and Euan N. K. Clarkson

    Article first published online: 3 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12128

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    The origin of annelids

    Luke Parry, Alastair Tanner and Jakob Vinther

    Article first published online: 12 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12129

  4. Evolution of the rudist bivalve Agriopleura Kühn (Radiolitidae, Hippuritida) from the Mediterranean region

    Jean-Pierre Masse and Mukerrem Fenerci-Masse

    Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12118

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Virtual Palaeontology Issue 2: Ammonoid Palaeobiology

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This, the second in the series of virtual issues of Palaeontology, charts the development of concepts in ammonoid palaeobiology, with reference to nine selected papers published in this journal from 1965 onwards. These cover a broad range of topics: goniatite bed palaeoecology, systematics and evolution in Scaphites, flow dynamics of cephalopod shells, shell growth and differential geometry, septal function, ammonoid assemblage analysis, evolutionary trends, stratocladistics, and soft part preservation.

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Virtual Palaeontology Issue 1: Origins of Biodiversity

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This is the first of a series of virtual issues of Palaeontology, in which we present selections of articles published over the long history of the journal, since 1957. Palaeontology is frequently seen as a journal that is focused only on presenting descriptions and systematic accounts of fossils, but it has also been the venue for articles on wider topics, across themes in macroevolution, palaeoecology, functional morphology and taphonomy, for example.

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