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Papers in Palaeontology

ISSN 2056-2802 (online) | ISSN 2056-2799 (print)

Papers in Palaeontology is a continuation of Special Papers in Palaeontology and includes papers that document the diversity of past life and its distribution in time and space.  As a sister publication to Palaeontology its focus is on descriptive research, including descriptions of new taxa, systematic revisions of higher taxa, detailed biostratigraphical and biogeographical documentation, and descriptions of floras and faunas from specific localities or regions.

Subscribers to Palaeontology will also have free online access to Papers in Palaeontology.  Gold open access is an option available to authors on payment of an article processing charge (APC).  Members of the Palaeontological Association have free access to all content.


Papers in Palaeontology is indexed/abstracted in:

  • Biological Abstracts (Thomson Reuters)
  • BIOSIS (Thomson Reuters)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • Current Contents: Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • GeoRef (AGI)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)
  • Zoological Record (Thomson Reuters) ASFA: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ProQuest)