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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 60

Volume 60 | Part 4

Article: Trilobite ‘pelotons’: possible hydrodynamic drag effects between leading and following trilobites in trilobite queues

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2017
Page(s): 557–569.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12301
Authored By: Hugh Trenchard, Carlton E. Brett, and Matjaž Perc

Article: A new gomphodont cynodont (Traversodontidae) from the Middle–Late Triassic Dinodontosaurus Assemblage Zone of the Santa Maria Supersequence, Brazil

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2017
Page(s): 571–582.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12302
Authored By: Tomaz P. Melo, Agustín G. Martinelli, and Marina B. Soares

Article: Early Middle Ordovician scolecodonts from north‐western Argentina and the emergence of labidognath polychaete jaw apparatuses

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2017
Page(s): 583–593.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12303
Authored By: Olle Hints, Petra Tonarová, Mats E. Eriksson, Claudia V. Rubinstein, and G. Susana de la Puente

Article: Testing hypotheses of element loss and instability in the apparatus composition of complex conodonts: articulated skeletons of Hindeodus

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2017
Page(s): 595–608.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12305
Authored By: Muhui Zhang, Haishui Jiang, Mark A. Purnell, and Xulong Lai

Volume 60 | Part 3

Article: How well does a part represent the whole? A comparison of cranidial shape evolution with exoskeletal character evolution in the trilobite family Pterocephaliidae

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 309–318.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12287
Authored By: Melanie J. Hopkins

Article: Macroevolutionary patterns in Rhynchocephalia: is the tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) a living fossil?

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 319–328.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12284
Authored By: Jorge A. Herrera‐Flores, Thomas L. Stubbs, and Michael J. Benton

Article: Functional anatomy of the cervical region in the late Miocene amphicyonid Magericyon anceps (Carnivora, Amphicyonidae): implications for its feeding behaviour

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 329–347.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12286
Authored By: Gema Siliceo, Manuel J. Salesa, Mauricio Antón, Stéphane Peigné, and Jorge Morales

Article: Biostratigraphy and geometric morphometrics of conchostracans (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) from the Late Triassic fissure deposits of Cromhall Quarry, UK

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 349–374.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12288
Authored By: Jacob D. Morton, David I. Whiteside, Manja Hethke, and Michael J. Benton

Article: Functional niche partitioning in Therizinosauria provides new insights into the evolution of theropod herbivory

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 375–387.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12289
Authored By: Stephan Lautenschlager

Article: Fossilization processes of graptolites: insights from the experimental decay of Rhabdopleura sp. (Pterobranchia)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 389–400.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12290
Authored By: Elena Beli, Stefano Piraino, and Christopher B. Cameron

Article: A new phylogeny of Stegosauria (Dinosauria, Ornithischia)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 401–408.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12291
Authored By: Thomas J. Raven, and Susannah C. R. Maidment

Article: On the purported presence of fossilized collagen fibres in an ichthyosaur and a theropod dinosaur

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 409–422.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12292
Authored By: Fiann M. Smithwick, Gerald Mayr, Evan T. Saitta, Michael J. Benton, and Jakob Vinther

Article: Modelling enrolment in Cambrian trilobites

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 423–432.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12294
Authored By: Jorge Esteve, Pedro Rubio, Samuel Zamora, and Imran A. Rahman

Article: The first species of Hapalodectes (Mesonychia, Mammalia) from the middle Paleocene of China (Qianshan Basin, Anhui Province) sheds light on the initial radiation of hapalodectids

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2017
Page(s): 433–449.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12293
Authored By: Floréal Solé, Eric De Bast, Jian Yang, Cheng‐Sen Li, and Thierry Smith

Volume 60 | Part 2

Article: The oldest marine vertebrate fossil from the volcanic island of Iceland: a partial right whale skull from the high latitude Pliocene Tjörnes Formation

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 141–148.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12275
Authored By: Daniel J. Field, Robert Boessenecker, Rachel A. Racicot, Lovísa Ásbjörnsdóttir, Kristján Jónasson, Allison Y. Hsiang, Adam D. Behlke, and Jakob Vinther

Article: The ‘Tully Monster’ is not a vertebrate: characters, convergence and taphonomy in Palaeozoic problematic animals

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 149–157.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12282
Authored By: Lauren Sallan, Sam Giles, Robert S. Sansom, John T. Clarke, Zerina Johanson, Ivan J. Sansom, and Philippe Janvier

Article: Mass extinctions over the last 500 myr: an astronomical cause?

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 159–167.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12283
Authored By: Anatoly D. Erlykin, David A. T. Harper, Terry Sloan, and Arnold W. Wolfendale

Article: Bias in phylogenetic measurements of extinction and a case study of end‐Permian tetrapods

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 169–185.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12274
Authored By: Laura C. Soul, and Matt Friedman

Article: Ecological implications of the correlation of avian footprints with wing characteristics: a mathematical approach

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 187–197.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12276
Authored By: Ikuko Tanaka

Article: Teruelia diezii gen. et sp. nov.: an early polysporangiophyte from the Lower Devonian of the Iberian Peninsula

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 199–212.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12277
Authored By: Borja Cascales‐Miñana, and PhIlippe Gerrienne

Article: Faunal response to sea‐level and climate change in a short‐lived seaway: Jurassic of the Western Interior, USA

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 213–232.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12278
Authored By: Silvia Danise, and Steven M. Holland

Article: Extreme protomeric development in a burlingiid trilobite from Cambrian glacial erratics of Denmark

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 233–253.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12279
Authored By: Jan Ove R. Ebbestad, and Thomas Weidner

Article: Bajaichthys elegans from the Eocene of Bolca (Italy) and the overlooked morphological diversity of Zeiformes (Teleostei, Acanthomorpha)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 255–268.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12280
Authored By: Donald Davesne, Giorgio Carnevale, and Matt Friedman

Article: Do brachiopods show substrate‐related phenotypic variation? A case study from the Burgess Shale

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 269–279.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12281
Authored By: Timothy P. Topper, Luke C. Strotz, Christian B. Skovsted, and Lars E. Holmer

Article: Geometric morphometric analyses of worn cheek teeth help identify extant and extinct gophers (Rodentia, Geomyidae)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 60
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2017
Page(s): 281–307.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12285
Authored By: Jonathan J. M. Calede, and Jennifer W. Glusman

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