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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 59

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

Article: A new phosphatic-shelled cirripede (Crustacea, Thoracica) from the Lower Jurassic (Toarcian) of Germany – the oldest epiplanktonic barnacle

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 59–70.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12207
Authored By: Andy Gale and Günter Schweigert

Article: The hydroid fossil record and analytical techniques for assessing the affinities of putative hydrozoans and possible hemichordates

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 71–87.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12209
Authored By: A. D. Muscente, Warren D. Allmon and Shuhai Xiao

Article: Palaeoecology of a billion-year-old non-marine cyanobacterium from the Torridon Group and Nonesuch Formation

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 89–108.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12212
Authored By: Paul K. Strother and Charles H. Wellman

Article: Antitropicality and convergent evolution: a case study of Permian neospiriferine brachiopods

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 109–138.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12213
Authored By: Sangmin Lee, G. R. Shi, Heeju Park and Jun-Ichi Tazawa

Article: Giving taxonomic significance to morphological variability in the bivalve Ptychomya Agassiz

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 139–154.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12215
Authored By: Pablo S. Milla Carmona, Darío G. Lazo and Ignacio M. Soto

Article: A lower jaw of Palaeoxonodon from the Middle Jurassic of the Isle of Skye, Scotland, sheds new light on the diversity of British stem therians

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 59
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2016
Page(s): 155–169.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12218
Authored By: Roger A. Close, Brian M. Davis, Stig Walsh, Andrzej S. Wolniewicz, Matt Friedman and Roger B. J. Benson
Volume 58

Volume 58 | Part 6

Article: Early phylogeny of crinoids within the pelmatozoan clade

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 937–952.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12204
Authored By: William I. Ausich, Thomas W. Kammer, Elizabeth C. Rhenberg, and David F. Wright

Article: Proterozoic photosynthesis – a critical review

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 953–972.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12211
Authored By: Nicholas J. Butterfield

Article: A palaeoscolecid worm from the Burgess Shale

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 973–979.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12210
Authored By: Martin R. Smith

Article: Characterization of the placoderm (Gnathostomata) assemblage from the tetrapod‐bearing locality of Strud (Belgium, upper Famennian)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 981–1002.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12190
Authored By: Sébastien Olive, Gaël Clément, Edward B. Daeschler, and Vincent Dupret

Article: Palaeodiversity and formation counts: redundancy or bias?

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 1003–1029.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12191
Authored By: Michael J. Benton

Article: Computed tomography, anatomical description and three‐dimensional reconstruction of the lower jaw of Eusthenopteron foordi Whiteaves, 1881 from the Upper Devonian of Canada

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 1031–1047.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12192
Authored By: Laura B. Porro, Emily J. Rayfield, and Jennifer A. Clack

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