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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.

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Volume 63

Volume 63 | Part 4

Article: Homology of posterior interray plates in crinoids: a review and new perspectives from phylogenetics, the fossil record and development

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2020
Page(s): 525–545.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12475
Authored By: William I. Ausich, David F. Wright, Selina R. Cole, and George D. Sevastopulo

Article: Dietary adaptations and palaeoecology of Lophialetidae (Mammalia, Tapiroidea) from the Eocene of the Erlian Basin, China: combined evidence from mesowear and stable isotope analyses

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2020
Page(s): 547–564.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12471
Authored By: Yanxin Gong, Yuanqing Wang, Yang Wang, Fangyuan Mao, Bin Bai, Haibing Wang, Qian Li, Xun Jin, Xu Wang, and Jin Meng

Article: Experimental investigation of insect deposition in lentic environments and implications for formation of Konservat Lagerstätten

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2020
Page(s): 565–578.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12472
Authored By: Qingyi Tian, Shengyu Wang, Zixiao Yang, Maria E. McNamara, Michael J. Benton, and Baoyu Jiang

Volume 63 | Part 3

Article: The impact of the Pull of the Recent on extant elasmobranchs

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 369–374.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12478
Authored By: Catalina Pimiento, and Michael J. Benton

Article: The origin of the turtle body plan: evidence from fossils and embryos

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 375–393.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12460
Authored By: Rainer R. Schoch, and Hans‐Dieter Sues

Article: Exceptional preservation requires fast biodegradation: thylacocephalan specimens from La Voulte‐sur‐Rhône (Callovian, Jurassic, France)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 395–413.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12456
Authored By: Clément Jauvion, Sylvain Bernard, Pierre Gueriau, Cristian Mocuta, Sylvain Pont, Karim Benzerara, and Sylvain Charbonnier

Article: Biotic and abiotic factors driving the diversification dynamics of Crocodylia

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 415–429.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12459
Authored By: Andrés Solórzano, Mónica Núñez‐Flores, Oscar Inostroza‐Michael, and Cristián E. Hernández

Article: Periodic shell decollation as an ecology‐driven strategy in the early Cambrian Cupitheca

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 431–442.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12463
Authored By: Haijing Sun, Zongjun Yin, Guoxiang Li, Fangchen Zhao, Han Zeng, and Maoyan Zhu

Article: Unravelling the distinctive craniomandibular morphology of the Plio‐Pleistocene Eumysops in the evolutionary setting of South American octodontoid rodents (Hystricomorpha)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 443–458.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12464
Authored By: A. Itatí Olivares, Alicia Álvarez, Diego H. Verzi, S. Ivan Perez, and Nahuel A. De Santi

Article: Knee function through finite element analysis and the role of Miocene hominoids in our understanding of the origin of antipronograde behaviours: the Pierolapithecus catalaunicus patella as a case study

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 459–475.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12466
Authored By: Marta Pina, Daniel DeMiguel, Francesc Puigvert, Jordi Marcé‐Nogué, and Salvador Moyà‐Solà

Article: Is Cyclocardia (Conrad) a wastebasket taxon? Exploring the phylogeny of the most diverse genus of the Carditidae (Archiheterodonta, Bivalvia)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 477–495.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12467
Authored By: Damián E. Pérez, and Luciana M. Giachetti

Article: A large testudinid with African affinities in the post‐Messinian (lower Pliocene) record of south‐eastern Spain

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 497–512.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12468
Authored By: Adán Pérez‐García, Evangelos Vlachos, and Xabier Murelaga

Article: Fullerene‐like structures of Cretaceous crinoids reveal topologically limited skeletal possibilities

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 3
Publication Date: May 2020
Page(s): 513–524.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12474
Authored By: Jennifer F. Hoyal Cuthill, and Aaron W. Hunter

Volume 63 | Part 2

Article: Three‐dimensional soft tissue preservation revealed in the skin of a non‐avian dinosaur

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 185–193.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12470
Authored By: Matteo Fabbri, Jasmina Wiemann, Fabio Manucci, and Derek E. G. Briggs

Article: Chemical evidence of preserved collagen in 54‐million‐year‐old fish vertebrae

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 195–202.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12469
Authored By: Suryendu Dutta, Sumit Kumar, Hukam Singh, Mahasin A. Khan, Amlan Barai, Anuradha Tewari, Rajendra S. Rana, Subir Bera, Shamik Sen, and Ashok Sahni

Article: Shape variability in tridactyl dinosaur footprints: the significance of size and function

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 203–228.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12449
Authored By: Jens N. Lallensack, Thomas Engler, and H. JONAS Barthel

Article: A quantitative method for inferring locomotory shifts in amniotes during ontogeny, its application to dinosaurs and its bearing on the evolution of posture

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 229–242.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12451
Authored By: Kimberley E. J. Chapelle, Roger B. J. Benson, Josef Stiegler, Alejandro Otero, Qi Zhao, and Jonah N. Choiniere

Article: The nervous and circulatory systems of a Cretaceous crinoid: preservation, palaeobiology and evolutionary significance

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 243–253.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12452
Authored By: James Saulsbury, and Samuel Zamora

Article: Endocranial anatomy and life habits of the Early Triassic archosauriform Proterosuchus fergusi

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 255–282.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12454
Authored By: Emily E. Brown, Richard J. Butler, Martín D. Ezcurra, Bhart‐Anjan S. Bhullar, and Stephan Lautenschlager

Article: Morphological disparity in theropod jaws: comparing discrete characters and geometric morphometrics

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 283–299.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12455
Authored By: Joep Schaeffer, Michael J. Benton, Emily J. Rayfield, and Thomas L. Stubbs

Article: Enigmatic hook‐like structures in Cretaceous ammonites (Scaphitidae)

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 301–312.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12457
Authored By: Isabelle Kruta, Jérémie Bardin, Christopher P. A. Smith, Paul Tafforeau, and Neil H. Landman

Article: Variable preservation potential and richness in the fossil record of vertebrates

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 313–329.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12458
Authored By: Fiona M. Walker, Alexander M. Dunhill, and Michael J. Benton

Article: Unique preservation of siliceous dinoflagellate motile cells from the Oligocene fossil Lagerstätte of Sieblos, Germany

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 331–348.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12461
Authored By: Ian C. Harding

Article: Type‐Maastrichtian gastropod faunas show rapid ecosystem recovery following the Cretaceous–Palaeogene boundary catastrophe

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 2
Publication Date: March 2020
Page(s): 349–367.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12462
Authored By: Johan Vellekoop, Kris H. Van Tilborgh, Paul Van Knippenberg, John W. M. Jagt, Peter Stassen, Stijn Goolaerts, and Robert P. Speijer

Volume 63 | Part 1

Article: What is macroevolution?

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 63
Part: 1
Publication Date: January 2020
Page(s): 1–11.
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12465
Authored By: Michael Hautmann

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