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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 58

Volume 58 | Part 6

Article: New fossil Hyaenodonta (Mammalia, Placentalia) from the Ypresian and Lutetian of France and the evolution of the Proviverrinae in southern Europe

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 1049–1072.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12198
Authored By: Floréal Solé, Jocelyn Falconnet, and Dominique Vidalenc

Article: Graptolite (Hemichordata, Pterobranchia) preservation and identification in the Cambrian Series 3

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 1073–1107.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12200
Authored By: Jörg Maletz, and Michael Steiner

Article: Cladistic analysis of Caseidae (Caseasauria, Synapsida): using the gap‐weighting method to include taxa based on incomplete specimens

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 1109–1130.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12197
Authored By: Marco Romano, and Umberto Nicosia

Article: The molecular record of Cryogenian sponges – a response to Antcliffe (2013)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 1131–1136.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12196
Authored By: Gordon D. Love, and Roger E. Summons

Article: The oldest compelling evidence for sponges is still early Cambrian in age – reply to Love and Summons (2015)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2015
Page(s): 1137–1139.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12195
Authored By: Jonathan B. Antcliffe

Volume 58 | Part 5

Article: Palaeoproxies: botanical monitors and recorders of atmospheric change

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 759–768.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12180
Authored By: Barry H. Lomax, and Wesley T. Fraser

Article: Cyanobacteria and the Great Oxidation Event: evidence from genes and fossils

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 769–785.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12178
Authored By: Bettina E. Schirrmeister, Muriel Gugger, and Philip C. J. Donoghue

Article: Investigating Devonian trees as geo‐engineers of past climates: linking palaeosols to palaeobotany and experimental geobiology

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 787–801.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12185
Authored By: Jennifer L. Morris, Jonathan R. Leake, William E. Stein, Christopher M. Berry, John E. A. Marshall, Charles H. Wellman, J. Andrew Milton, Stephen Hillier, Frank Mannolini, Joe Quirk, and David J. Beerling

Article: Could land‐based early photosynthesizing ecosystems have bioengineered the planet in mid‐Palaeozoic times?

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 803–837.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12187
Authored By: Dianne Edwards, Lesley Cherns, and John A. Raven

Article: A novel respiratory architecture in the Silurian mollusc Acaenoplax

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 839–847.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12181
Authored By: Christopher D. Dean, Mark D. Sutton, Derek J. Siveter, and David J. Siveter

Article: Endoskeletal structure in Cheirolepis (Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii), An early ray‐finned fish

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 849–870.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12182
Authored By: Sam Giles, Michael I. Coates, Russell J. Garwood, Martin D. Brazeau, Robert Atwood, Zerina Johanson, and Matt Friedman

Article: Competition in slow motion: the unusual case of benthic marine communities in the wake of the end‐Permian mass extinction

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 871–901.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12186
Authored By: Michael Hautmann, Borhan Bagherpour, Morgane Brosse, Åsa Frisk, Richard Hofmann, Aymon Baud, Alexander Nützel, Nicolas Goudemand, and Hugo Bucher

Article: The stratigraphy of mass extinction

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 903–924.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12188
Authored By: Steven M. Holland, and Mark E. Patzkowsky

Article: The oldest known bryozoan: Prophyllodictya (Cryptostomata) from the lower Tremadocian (Lower Ordovician) of Liujiachang, south‐western Hubei, central China

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 925–934.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12189
Authored By: Junye Ma, Paul D. Taylor, Fengsheng Xia, and Renbin Zhan

Article: Cyanobacteria and the Great Oxidation Event: evidence from genes and fossils

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 5
Publication Date: September 2015
Page(s): 935–936.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12193
Authored By: Bettina E. Schirrmeister, Muriel Gugger, and Philip C. Donoghue

Volume 58 | Part 4

Article: Phylogeny and diversification of bryozoans

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 585–599.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12170
Authored By: Paul D. Taylor, and Andrea Waeschenbach

Article: The terrestrial biota prior to the origin of land plants (embryophytes): a review of the evidence

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 601–627.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12172
Authored By: Charles H. Wellman, and Paul K. Strother

Article: A large new leanchoiliid from the Burgess Shale and the influence of inapplicable states on stem arthropod phylogeny

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 629–660.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12161
Authored By: Cédric Aria, Jean‐Bernard Caron, and Robert Gaines

Article: Early Pennsylvanian (Langsettian) fish assemblages from the Joggins Formation, Canada, and their implications for palaeoecology and palaeogeography

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 661–690.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12164
Authored By: David K. Carpenter, Howard J. Falcon‐Lang, Michael J. Benton, and Melissa Grey

Article: Upper Ordovician chondrichthyan‐like scales from North America

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 691–704.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12167
Authored By: Plamen S. Andreev, Michael I. Coates, Richard M. Shelton, Paul R. Cooper, M. Paul Smith, and Ivan J. Sansom

Article: The macro‐ and microfossil record of the Cambrian priapulid Ottoia

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 705–721.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12168
Authored By: Martin R. Smith, Thomas H. P. Harvey, and Nicholas J. Butterfield

Article: The skull and endocranium of a Lower Jurassic ichthyosaur based on digital reconstructions

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 723–742.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12174
Authored By: Ryan D. Marek, Benjamin C. Moon, Matt Williams, and Michael J. Benton

Article: Phylogenetic revision of the Strophomenida, a diverse and ecologically important Palaeozoic brachiopod order

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2015
Page(s): 743–758.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12177
Authored By: Curtis R. Congreve, Andrew Z. Krug, and Mark E. Patzkowsky

Volume 58 | Part 3

Article: Do cladistic and morphometric data capture common patterns of morphological disparity?

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2015
Page(s): 393–399.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12159
Authored By: Alexander J. Hetherington, Emma Sherratt, Marcello Ruta, Mark Wilkinson, Bradley Deline and Philip C. J. Donoghue

Article: Pelagic neonatal fossils support viviparity and precocial life history of Cretaceous mosasaurs

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 58
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2015
Page(s): 401–407.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12165
Authored By: Daniel J. Field, Aaron LeBlanc, Adrienne Gau and Adam D. Behlke

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