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The Association has made issues of the journal Palaeontology from volume 1 (1957) to volume 41 (1998) available to the palaeontological community, without restriction or charge, through our online portal. Issues from volume 42 (1999) to the present time can be obtained though the Wiley Online Library portal where they are free to Members of the Association and subscribing institutions, and available for purchase by non-members and non-subscribing institutions on an individual basis.

In addition to the articles hosted by the Association (below) many can also be found on the Biodiversity Heritage Library: Palaeontology@BHL.

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Volume 59

Volume 59 | Part 4

Article: Neogene sloth assemblages (Mammalia, Pilosa) of the Cocinetas Basin (La Guajira, Colombia): implications for the Great American Biotic Interchange

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2016
Page(s): 563–582.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12244
Authored By: Eli Amson, Juan D. Carrillo, and Carlos Jaramillo

Article: Decaying in different clays: implications for soft‐tissue preservation

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2016
Page(s): 583–595.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12246
Authored By: Elena Naimark, Maria Kalinina, Alexander Shokurov, Natalia Boeva, Alexander Markov, and Liubov Zaytseva

Volume 59 | Part 3

Article: Saccoglossus testa from the Mazon Creek fauna (Pennsylvanian of Illinois) and the evolution of acorn worms (Enteropneusta: Hemichordata)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 329–336.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12235
Authored By: Christopher B. Cameron

Article: Fossilization of melanosomes via sulfurization

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 337–350.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12238
Authored By: Maria E. McNamara, Bart E. Dongen, Nick P. Lockyer, Ian D. Bull, and Patrick J. Orr

Article: Endothermic mosasaurs? Possible thermoregulation of Late Cretaceous mosasaurs (Reptilia, Squamata) indicated by stable oxygen isotopes in fossil bioapatite in comparison with coeval marine fish and pelagic seabirds

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 351–363.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12240
Authored By: T. Lynn Harrell, Alberto Pérez‐Huerta, and Celina A. Suarez

Article: Fourier transform infrared characterization of the Middle Devonian non‐vascular plant Spongiophyton

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 365–386.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12230
Authored By: Willian M. K. Matsumura, Naira M. Balzaretti, and Roberto Iannuzzi

Article: Developmental biology of the early Cambrian cnidarian Olivooides

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 387–407.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12231
Authored By: Xi‐Ping Dong, Kelly Vargas, John A. Cunningham, Huaqiao Zhang, Teng Liu, Fang Chen, Jianbo Liu, Stefan Bengtson, and Philip C. J. Donoghue

Article: Imbricate radial sculpture: a convergent feature within externally shelled cephalopods

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 409–421.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12233
Authored By: Gregor Radtke, and Helmut Keupp

Article: Trophic niche ontogeny and palaeoecology of early Toarcian Stenopterygius (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 423–431.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12232
Authored By: Daniel G. Dick, Günter Schweigert, and Erin E. Maxwell

Article: A new Upper Cretaceous titanosaur nesting site from La Rioja (NW Argentina), with implications for titanosaur nesting strategies

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 433–446.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12234
Authored By: E. Martín Hechenleitner, Lucas E. Fiorelli, Gerald Grellet‐Tinner, Léa Leuzinger, Giorgio Basilici, Jeremías R. A. Taborda, Sergio R. Vega, and Carlos A. Bustamante

Article: Implied weighting and its utility in palaeontological datasets: a study using modelled phylogenetic matrices

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 447–462.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12236
Authored By: Curtis R. Congreve, and James C. Lamsdell

Article: Unveiling biases in soft‐tissue phosphatization: extensive preservation of musculature in the Cretaceous (Cenomanian) polychaete Rollinschaeta myoplena (Annelida: Amphinomidae)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2016
Page(s): 463–479.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12237
Authored By: Paul Wilson, Luke A. Parry, Jakob Vinther, and Gregory D. Edgecombe

Volume 59 | Part 2

Article: Biomineral electron backscatter diffraction for palaeontology

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 171–179.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12222
Authored By: Maggie Cusack

Article: Horseshoe crab phylogeny and independent colonizations of fresh water: ecological invasion as a driver for morphological innovation

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 181–194.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12220
Authored By: James C. Lamsdell

Article: Skeletal adaptations and phylogeny of the oldest mole Eotalpa (Talpidae, Lipotyphla, Mammalia) from the UK Eocene: the beginning of fossoriality in moles

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 195–216.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12221
Authored By: Jerry J. Hooker

Article: A new method for estimating locomotion type in large ground birds

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 217–223.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12224
Authored By: Delphine Angst, Eric Buffetaut, Christophe Lecuyer, and Romain Amiot

Article: Preservational bias controls the fossil record of pterosaurs

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 225–247.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12225
Authored By: Christopher D. Dean, Philip D. Mannion, and Richard J. Butler

Article: Comparable disparity in the appendicular skeleton across the fish–tetrapod transition, and the morphological gap between fish and tetrapod postcrania

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 249–267.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12227
Authored By: Marcello Ruta, and Matthew A. Wills

Article: A new family of Cambrian rhynchonelliformean brachiopods (Order Naukatida) with an aberrant coral‐like morphology

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 269–293.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12226
Authored By: Michael Streng, Aodhán D. Butler, John S. Peel, Russell J. Garwood, and Jean‐Bernard Caron

Article: Telltale eyes: the lateral visual systems of Rhenish Lower Devonian eurypterids (Arthropoda, Chelicerata) and their palaeobiological implications

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 295–304.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12228
Authored By: Markus Poschmann, Brigitte Schoenemann, and Victoria E. McCoy

Article: Middle Jurassic vegetation dynamics based on quantitative analysis of spore/pollen assemblages from the Ravenscar Group, North Yorkshire, UK

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2016
Page(s): 305–328.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12229
Authored By: Sam M. Slater, and Charles H. Wellman

Volume 59 | Part 1

Article: The role of experiments in investigating the taphonomy of exceptional preservation

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 1–11.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12219
Authored By: Derek E. G. Briggs and Sean McMahon

Article: Ecology and phylogenetic affinity of the early Cambrian tubular microfossil Megathrix longus

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 13–28.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12201
Authored By: Xiaodong Shang, Pengju Liu, Ben Yang, Shouming Chen and Chuchu Wang

Article: Lungfish diversity in Romer's Gap: reaction to the end-Devonian extinction

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 29–44.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12203
Authored By: Timothy R. Smithson, Kelly R. Richards and Jennifer A. Clack

Article: The Beothukis/Culmofrons problem and its bearing on Ediacaran macrofossil taxonomy: evidence from an exceptional new fossil locality

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 45–58.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12206
Authored By: Alexander G. Liu, Jack J. Matthews and Duncan McIlroy

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