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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 64

Volume 64 | Part 2

Article: Comparing surface digitization techniques in palaeontology using visual perceptual metrics and distance computations between 3D meshes

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2021
Page(s): 179–202.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12518
Authored By: Verónica Díez Díaz, Heinrich Mallison, Patrick Asbach, Daniela Schwarz, and Alejandro Blanco

Article: Epidermal complexity in the theropod dinosaur Juravenator from the Upper Jurassic of Germany

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2021
Page(s): 203–223.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12517
Authored By: Phil R. Bell, and Christophe Hendrickx

Article: Correlation of shell and aptychus growth provides insights into the palaeobiology of a scaphitid ammonite

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2021
Page(s): 225–247.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12519
Authored By: Marcin Machalski

Article: Taxonomic identification using virtual palaeontology and geometric morphometrics: a case study of Jurassic nerineoidean gastropods

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2021
Page(s): 249–261.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12521
Authored By: Yael Leshno Afriat, Yael Edelman‐Furstenberg, Rivka Rabinovich, Jonathan A. Todd, and Hila May

Article: Ups and downs of belemnite diversity in the Early Jurassic of Western Tethys

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2021
Page(s): 263–283.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12522
Authored By: Pascal Neige, Robert Weis, and Emmanuel Fara

Article: Sporopollenin chemistry and its durability in the geological record: an integration of extant and fossil chemical data across the seed plants

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2021
Page(s): 285–305.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12523
Authored By: Phillip E. Jardine, Carina Hoorn, Maxine A.M. Beer, Natasha Barbolini, Amber Woutersen, Giovanni Bogota‐Angel, William D. Gosling, Wesley T. Fraser, Barry H. Lomax, Huasheng Huang, Matteo Sciumbata, Huajie He, and Guillaume Dupont‐Nivet

Article: Spatiotemporal variation in completeness of the early cynodont fossil record and its implications for mammalian evolutionary history

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2021
Page(s): 307–333.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12524
Authored By: Grace L. Varnham, Philip D. Mannion, and Christian F. Kammerer

Volume 64 | Part 1

Article: Recognizing pulses of extinction from clusters of last occurrences

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 1–20.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12505
Authored By: Joshua B. Zimmt, Steven M. Holland, Seth Finnegan, and Charles R. Marshall

Article: Earliest vertebrate embryos in the fossil record (Middle Devonian, Givetian)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 21–30.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12511
Authored By: Michael J. Newman, Jan den Blaauwen, Carole Burrow, and Roger Jones

Article: Evolution of ecospace occupancy by Mesozoic marine tetrapods

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 31–49.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12508
Authored By: Jane C. Reeves, Benjamin C. Moon, Michael J. Benton, and Thomas L. Stubbs

Article: Palaeobiogeography of the North Pacific toothed mysticetes (Cetacea, Aetiocetidae): a key to Oligocene cetacean distributional patterns

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 51–61.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12507
Authored By: Atzcalli E. Hernández Cisneros, and Jorge Velez‐Juarbe

Article: Synchrotron x‐ray fluorescence analysis reveals diagenetic alteration of fossil melanosome trace metal chemistry

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 63–73.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12506
Authored By: Christopher S. Rogers, Samuel M. Webb, and Maria E. McNamara

Article: Learning to see the wood for the trees: machine learning, decision trees, and the classification of isolated theropod teeth

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 75–99.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12512
Authored By: Simon Wills, Charlie J. Underwood, and Paul M. Barrett

Article: Climatic drivers of latitudinal variation in Late Triassic tetrapod diversity

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 101–117.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12514
Authored By: Emma M. Dunne, Alexander Farnsworth, Sarah E. Greene, Daniel J. Lunt, and Richard J. Butler

Article: Dietary constraints of phytosaurian reptiles revealed by dental microwear textural analysis

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 119–136.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12515
Authored By: Jordan Bestwick, Andrew S. Jones, Mark A. Purnell, and Richard J. Butler

Article: Patterns of bilateral asymmetry and allometry in Late Devonian Polygnathus conodonts

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 137–159.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12513
Authored By: Sabrina Renaud, Beverley Ecalle, Pénélope Claisse, Anne‐Lise Charruault, Ronan Ledevin, and Catherine Girard

Article: Phylogenetic response of naraoiid arthropods to early–middle Cambrian environmental change

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 64
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2021
Page(s): 161–177.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12516
Authored By: Andrew D. Bond, and Gregory D. Edgecombe
Volume 63

Volume 63 | Part 6

Article: Cover Image

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12520
Authored By: n/a

Article: Constructing and testing hypotheses of dinosaur foot motions from fossil tracks using digitization and simulation

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
Page(s): 865–880.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12502
Authored By: Peter L. Falkingham, Morgan L. Turner, and Stephen M. Gatesy

Article: Formation binning: a new method for increased temporal resolution in regional studies, applied to the Late Cretaceous dinosaur fossil record of North America

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
Page(s): 881–901.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12492
Authored By: Christopher D. Dean, A. Alessandro Chiarenza, and Susannah C. R. Maidment

Article: Algal affinity and possible life cycle of the early Cambrian acritarch Yurtusia uniformis from South China

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
Page(s): 903–917.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12491
Authored By: Xiaodong Shang, Pengju Liu, Małgorzata Moczydłowska, and Ben Yang

Article: Biomechanical properties of the jaws of two species of Clevosaurus and a reanalysis of rhynchocephalian dentary morphospace

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
Page(s): 919–939.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12493
Authored By: Sofia A. V. Chambi‐Trowell, David I. Whiteside, Michael J. Benton, and Emily J. Rayfield

Article: Oldest fossil ciliates from the Cryogenian glacial interlude reinterpreted as possible red algal spores

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
Page(s): 941–950.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12497
Authored By: Phoebe A. Cohen, Maoli Vizcaíno, and Ross P. Anderson

Article: Ten more years of discovery: revisiting the quality of the sauropodomorph dinosaur fossil record

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
Page(s): 951–978.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12496
Authored By: Daniel D. Cashmore, Philip D. Mannion, Paul Upchurch, and Richard J. Butler

Article: The Collins’ monster, a spinous suspension‐feeding lobopodian from the Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 6
Publication Date: November 2020
Page(s): 979–994.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12499
Authored By: Jean‐Bernard Caron, and Cédric Aria

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