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Special Papers in Palaeontology Archive

Special Papers in Paleontology range from monographic treatments of groups to edited volumes on linked themes. Currently backissues are available for Number 1 through 70 and are provide free of charge in the form of downloadable PDFs. Paper copies may be bought from our online shop.

A full list of references for the Special Papers in Palaeontology that are included in the archive can be viewed here: Full Citation List

Please note that currently not all the articles from 1-70 which we have scanned are currently online. It should be noted that we do not currently have any electronic versions of Numbers 56, 63, and 68. If you require one of the missing articles contact the Executive Officer (executive@palass.org). We hope to rectify this issue soon.

Number: 61

Monograph: Cretaceous Rudists of Boeotia, Central Greece

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 61
Publication Date: 1999
Page(s): 1–229
Authored by: Thomas Steuber

Number: 59

Monograph: Late Ordovician Brachiopods from the South CHina Plate and their Palaeogeographical Significance

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 59
Publication Date: 1998
Page(s): 1–70
Authored by: Zhan Ren-Bin and L.R.M Cocks

Number: 58

Monograph: Himalayan Cambrian Trilobites

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 58
Publication Date: 1997
Page(s): 1–113
Authored by: Peter A. Jell and Nigel C. Hughes

Number: 57

Monograph: Cambrian Bradoriid and Phosphatocopid Arthropods of North America

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 57
Publication Date: 1997
Page(s): 1–69
Authored by: David J. Siveter and Mark Williams

Number: 55

Monograph: Studies on Early Land Plant Spores from Britian

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 55
Publication Date: 1996
Page(s): 1–6
Authored by: Christopher J. Cleal

Monograph: Taxonomy and Classification of Some New Early Devonian Cryptospores from England

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 55
Publication Date: 1996
Page(s): 7–40
Authored by: John B. Richardson

Monograph: Sporomorph Assemblages from the 'Lower Old Red Sandstone' of Lorne, Scotland

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 55
Publication Date: 1996
Page(s): 41–102
Authored by: Charles H. Wellman and John B. Richardson

Monograph: Crytospores from the Type Area of the Caradoc Series in Southern Britian

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 55
Publication Date: 1996
Page(s): 103–136
Authored by: Charles H. Wellman

Monograph: Reassessment of Dyads Contained in a Late Silurian Rhyniophytoid Sporangium

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 55
Publication Date: 1996
Page(s): 137–145
Authored by: Cedric H. Shute, Alan R. Hemsley, and Paul K. Strother

Number: 54

Monograph: Taxonomy and Evolution of Llandovery Biserial Graptoloids from the Southern Urals, Western Kazakhstan

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 54
Publication Date: 1996
Page(s): 1–103
Authored by: T.N. Koren' and R.B. Rickards

Number: 53

Monograph: Mid-Dinantian Ammonoids from the Craven Basin, North-West England

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 53
Publication Date: 1996
Page(s): 1–87
Authored by: Nicholas J. Riley

Number: 39

Monograph: Late Cenomainian and Turonian Ammonite Faunas from North-East and Central Texas

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 39
Publication Date: 1988
Page(s): 1–131
Authored by: William James Kennedy

Number: 35

Article: Cover Page, Contents, N.F. Hughes Biography and Bibliography

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 1–6
Authored by: D.J. Batten

Article: Svalbardia and the 'Corduroy' plant from the Devonian of the Shetland Islands, Scotland

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 7–20
Authored by: K.C. Allen and Marshall J.E.A.

Article: The Cretaceous Normapolles pollen genus Vancampopllenites: occurrence, form, and function

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 21–40
Authored by: D.J. Batten

Article: Practical difficulties in the application of the species concept in Albian angiosperm pollen

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 41–54
Authored by: J.L. Chapman

Article: An unexplained feature of the vascular cambial activity in fossil and living gymnosperms

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 55–62
Authored by: G.T. Creber

Article: Significance of the Cretaceous–Tertiary spore genus Cyatheacidites in tracing the origin and migration of Lophosoria (Filicopsida)

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 63–94
Authored by: M.E. Dettmann

Article: An early Cretaceous dinocyst assemblage from the Wealden of Southern England

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 95–110
Authored by: I.C. Harding

Article: In situ megaspores from Lepidostrobophyllum fimbriatum (Kidstone) Allen from the Lower Carboniferous of North-West England

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 111–120
Authored by: M.G. Mortimer

Article: An early Cretaceous angiosperm pollen assemblage from Egypt

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 121–134
Authored by: J. H. J. Penny

Article: Lower Carboniferous megaspores from the Clarke River Basin, North Queensland, Australia

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 2017
Page(s): 135–148
Authored by: G. Playford

Article: Stratigraphic time-correlation in the late Triassic of Svalbard: a discussion of N. F. Hughes's working methods

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 2017
Page(s): 149–162
Authored by: D.G. Smith

Article: Early Tertiary pollen of probable Droseracean affinity from central Australia

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 35
Thematic Volume: Studies in Palaeobotany and Palynology in Honour of N.F. Hughes
Edited By: D.J. Batten and D.E.G. Briggs
Publication Date: 1986
Page(s): 163–178
Authored by: E.M. Truswell and N.G. Marchant

Number: 33

Article: Cover, Preface, Editorial, and Contents

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 33
Thematic Volume: Evolutionary Case Histories from the Fossil Record
Edited By: J.C.W. Cope and P.W.Skelton
Publication Date: 1985
Page(s): 1–6
Authored by: n/a

Article: Palaeobiological testing of models of Evolution in multispecies systems

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 33
Thematic Volume: Evolutionary Case Histories from the Fossil Record
Edited By: J.C.W. Cope and P.W.Skelton
Publication Date: 1985
Page(s): 203–203
Authored by: Antoni Hoffman and Jennifer A. Kitchell

Number: 32

Article: Epifauna as a tool in autecological analysis of Silurian brachiopods

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 32
Thematic Volume: Autecology of Silurian Organisms
Edited By: M.G. Bassett and J.D. Lawson
Publication Date: 1984
Page(s): 225–236
Authored by: Nils Spjeldnaes

Number: 31

Monograph: Systematic Palaeontology and Stratigraphic Distribution of the Ammonite Faunas of French Coniacian

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 31
Publication Date: 1984
Page(s): 1–160
Authored by: W. J. Kennedy

Number: 28

Monograph: The Mammal Fauna f the Early Middle Pleistocene Cavern infill Site of Western-Sub-Mendip Somerset

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 28
Publication Date: 1982
Page(s): 1–108
Authored by: Michael J. Bishop

Number: 25

Monograph: Stereom Microstructure of the Echinoid Test

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 25
Publication Date: 1980
Page(s): 1–81
Authored by: Andrew B. Smith

Number: 24

Monograph: Dinoflagellate Cysts and Acritarachs from the Eocene of Southern England

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 24
Publication Date: 1980
Page(s): 1–100
Authored by: J.P. Bujak, C. Downie, G. L. Eaton and G.L. Williams

Number: 22

Article: Front Cover, Content, Preface

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 1–6
Authored by: n/a

Article: The Unique Role of the Curator in Palaeontology

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 7–16
Authored by: Charles D. Waterston

Article: The State and Status of Geology in United Kingdom Museums

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 17–26
Authored by: P. S. Doughty

Article: Acquisition Policy in Palaeontology

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 27–36
Authored by: W. D. Ian Rolfe

Article: Institutional Responsibility for Palaeontological Collections

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 37–48
Authored by: Michael G. Basset

Article: The Evolution of a National Collection

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 49–56
Authored by: H. W. Ball

Article: The Fossil Collections of the Institute of Geological Sciences

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 57–66
Authored by: W. A. Rushton

Article: Palaeontology Collections and the Role of University Museum

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 67–74
Authored by: Isles Strachan

Article: The Physical Basis of Palaeontological Curating

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 75–86
Authored by: R. B. Rickards

Article: Curation of Fossil Vertebrates

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 87–96
Authored by: A. W. Gentry

Article: The Preparation of Sections or Peels of Corals and Stromatoporoids: a Question of Curatorial Policy

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 97–102
Authored by: Colin T. Scrutton

Article: Museum Climatology and the Conservation of Palaeontological Material

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 103–126
Authored by: Francis M.P. Howie

Article: The Problem of Reconciling Geological Collecting and Conservation

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 127–136
Authored by: K. L. Duff

Article: Palaeontological Type Collections in Norway: Development and Organization

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 137–144
Authored by: David L. Bruton

Article: International Co-Operation in the Curation of Type Collections - an Arctic Example

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 145–148
Authored by: David Worsley

Article: Computer-Based Cataloguing in British Museums

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 149–158
Authored by: R. B. Light

Article: The Development of a Computer-Based Curatorial System for Palaeontology at the British Museum (Natural History)

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 159–174
Authored by: C. H. C. Brunton

Article: Data Storage and Retrieval for the Palaeontological Collections, University of Alberta

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 175–188
Authored by: Brain Jones

Article: Illustration Techniques for Palaeontolological Exhibits

Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 189–208
Authored by: Terry L. Chase

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