Palaeontology

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

Impact Factor: 1.804

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 12/49 (Paleontology)

Online ISSN: 1475-4983

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  1. Freshwater occurrence of the extinct dolphin Parapontoporia (Cetacea: Lipotidae) from the upper Pliocene nonmarine Tulare Formation of California

    Robert W. Boessenecker and Ashley W. Poust

    Article first published online: 27 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12153

  2. Precocious sexual dimorphism and the Lilliput effect in Neo-Tethyan Ostracoda (Crustacea) through the Permian–Triassic boundary

    Marie-Béatrice Forel, Sylvie Crasquin, Anisong Chitnarin, Lucia Angiolini and Maurizio Gaetani

    Article first published online: 25 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12151

  3. Late Ordovician brachiopods from Peru and their palaeobiogeographical relationships

    Enrique Villas, Jorge Colmenar and Juan C. Gutiérrez-Marco

    Article first published online: 25 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12152

  4. The oldest notostracan (Upper Devonian Strud locality, Belgium)

    Linda Lagebro, Pierre Gueriau, Thomas A. Hegna, Nicolas Rabet, Aodhán D. Butler and Graham E. Budd

    Article first published online: 25 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12155

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    The early evolution of ray-finned fishes

    Matt Friedman

    Article first published online: 9 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/pala.12150

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Virtual Palaeontology Issue 3: A Palaeobotanical Pot-pourri

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This, the third in the series of virtual issues of Palaeontology, examines the contributions the journal has made to the field of palaeobotany from 1961 onwards. I offer a personal selection of six papers representing four decades of research, with a range of specific geographical (Canada, Australia, China), temporal (Mesozoic, Devonian, Silurian) or more general (cycads, palynology, stratigraphy) focus.

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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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