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Palaeontology Archive

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.

Volume 61

Volume 61 | Part 5

Article: Diets of giants: the nutritional value of sauropod diet during the Mesozoic

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 647–658.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12385
Authored By: Fiona L. Gill, Jürgen Hummel, A. Reza Sharifi, Alexandra P. Lee, and Barry H. Lomax

Article: An exceptionally preserved Jurassic skink suggests lizard diversification preceded fragmentation of Pangaea

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 659–677.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12358
Authored By: Mateusz Tałanda

Article: Systematics and phylogeny of Vasseuromys (Mammalia, Rodentia, Gliridae) with a description of a new species from the late Miocene of eastern Europe

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 679–701.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12359
Authored By: Maxim V. Sinitsa, and Valentin A. Nesin

Article: Evolutionary changes in pubic orientation in dinosaurs are more strongly correlated with the ventilation system than with herbivory

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 703–719.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12362
Authored By: Loredana Macaluso, and Emanuel Tschopp

Article: Novel data on aetosaur (Archosauria, Pseudosuchia) osteoderm microanatomy and histology: palaeobiological implications

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 721–745.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12363
Authored By: Ignacio A. Cerda, Julia B. Desojo, and Torsten M. Scheyer

Article: Gut evolution in early Cambrian trilobites and the origin of predation on infaunal macroinvertebrates: evidence from muscle scars in Mesolenellus

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 747–760.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12365
Authored By: Rudy Lerosey‐Aubril, and John S. Peel

Article: Morphometric analysis of inter‐ and intraspecific variation in the Cambrian helcionelloid mollusc Mackinnonia

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 761–773.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12368
Authored By: Illiam S. C. Jackson, and Thomas M. Claybourn

Article: Assessing metabolic constraints on the maximum body size of actinopterygians: locomotion energetics of Leedsichthys problematicus (Actinopterygii, Pachycormiformes)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 775–783.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12369
Authored By: Humberto G. Ferrón, Borja Holgado, Jeffrey J. Liston, Carlos Martínez‐Pérez, and Héctor Botella

Article: Comments on: Testing hypotheses of element loss and instability in the apparatus composition of complex conodonts (Zhang et al.)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 785–792.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12372
Authored By: Sachiko Agematsu, Martyn L. Golding, and Michael J. Orchard

Article: Reconstruction, composition and homology of conodont skeletons: a response to Agematsu et al.

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2018
Page(s): 793–796.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12387
Authored By: Mark A. Purnell, Muhui Zhang, Haishui Jiang, and Xulong Lai

Volume 61 | Part 4

Article: A standard protocol for documenting modern and fossil ichnological data

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 469–480.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12373
Authored By: Peter L. Falkingham, Karl T. Bates, Marco Avanzini, Matthew Bennett, Emese M. Bordy, Brent H. Breithaupt, Diego Castanera, Paolo Citton, Ignacio Díaz‐Martínez, Jim O. Farlow, Anthony R. Fiorillo, Stephen M. Gatesy, Patrick Getty, Kevin G. Hatala, Jahn J. Hornung, James A. Hyatt, Hendrik Klein, Jens N. Lallensack, Anthony J. Martin, Daniel Marty, Neffra A. Matthews, Christian A. Meyer, Jesper Milàn, Nicholas J. Minter, Novella L. Razzolini, Anthony Romilio, Steven W. Salisbury, Lara Sciscio, Ikuko Tanaka, Ashleigh L. A. Wiseman, L. D. Xing, and Matteo Belvedere

Article: Time for a rethink: time sub‐sampling methods in disparity‐through‐time analyses

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 481–493.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12364
Authored By: Thomas Guillerme, and Natalie Cooper

Article: Causality from palaeontological time series

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 495–509.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12370
Authored By: Bjarte Hannisdal, and Lee Hsiang Liow

Article: Computed tomography scanning as a tool for linking the skeletal and otolith‐based fossil records of teleost fishes

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 511–541.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12349
Authored By: Werner Schwarzhans, Hermione T. Beckett, Jason D. Schein, and Matt Friedman

Article: Evidence for heterochrony in the cranial evolution of fossil crocodyliforms

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 543–558.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12354
Authored By: Pedro L. Godoy, Gabriel S. Ferreira, Felipe C. Montefeltro, Bruno C. Vila Nova, Richard J. Butler, and Max C. Langer

Article: Re‐evaluation of the ontogeny and reproductive biology of the Triassic fish Saurichthys (Actinopterygii, Saurichthyidae)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 559–574.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12355
Authored By: Erin E. Maxwell, Thodoris Argyriou, Rudolf Stockar, and Heinz Furrer

Article: The first tunicate with a calcareous exoskeleton (Upper Triassic, northern Italy)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 575–595.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12356
Authored By: Jobst Wendt

Article: Walking on ashes: insect trace fossils from Laetoli indicate poor grass cover associated with early hominin environments

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 597–624.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12357
Authored By: Jorge F. Genise, and Terry Harrison

Article: Parsimony and model‐based phylogenetic methods for morphological data: comments on O'Reilly et al.

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 625–630.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12353
Authored By: Pablo A. Goloboff, Ambrosio Torres Galvis, and J. Salvador Arias

Article: Empirical realism of simulated data is more important than the model used to generate it: a reply to Goloboff et al.

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 631–635.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12361
Authored By: Joseph E. O'Reilly, Mark N. Puttick, Davide Pisani, and Philip C. J. Donoghue

Article: Corrigendum: Ontogenetic trajectories of septal spacing in Early Jurassic belemnites from Germany and France, and their palaeobiological implications

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2018
Page(s): 636–636.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12366
Authored By: Ryoji Wani, Amane Tajika, Kenji Ikuno, and Tetsuro Iwasaki

Volume 61 | Part 3

Article: Experimental analysis of soft‐tissue fossilization: opening the black box

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2018
Page(s): 317–323.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12360
Authored By: Mark A. Purnell, Philip J. C. Donoghue, Sarah E. Gabbott, Maria E. McNamara, Duncan J. E. Murdock, and Robert S. Sansom

Article: Electroreception in early vertebrates: survey, evidence and new information

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2018
Page(s): 325–358.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12346
Authored By: Benedict King, Yuzhi Hu, and John A. Long

Article: Flight reconstruction of two European enantiornithines (Aves, Pygostylia) and the achievement of bounding flight in Early Cretaceous birds

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2018
Page(s): 359–368.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12351
Authored By: Francisco J. Serrano, Luis M. Chiappe, Paul Palmqvist, Borja Figueirido, Jesús Marugán‐Lobón, and José L. Sanz

Article: Neurocranial anatomy of the petalichthyid placoderm Shearsbyaspis oepiki Young revealed by X‐ray computed microtomography

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 61
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2018
Page(s): 369–389.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12345
Authored By: Marco Castiello, and Martin D. Brazeau

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