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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde
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Chief editors: Carolin Haug, Christian Klug, Johannes Müller, Torsten Scheyer, Alexander Schmidt & Florian Witzmann

Fossil Record (FR) is the palaeontological journal of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. This journal was founded in 1998 under the name Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Geowissenschaftliche Reihe and appears with two issues each year. Fossil Record publishes original papers in all areas of palaeontology including the taxonomy and systematics of fossil organisms, biostratigraphy, palaeoecology, and evolution. All taxonomic groups are treated, including invertebrates, microfossils, plants, and vertebrates.

Recent papers
19 Nov 2021
Ontogenetic development of the European basal aquatic turtle Pleurosternon bullockii (Paracryptodira, Pleurosternidae)
Andrea Guerrero and Adán Pérez-García
Foss. Rec., 24, 357–377, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-357-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-357-2021, 2021
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03 Nov 2021
Cretopachyderes gen. nov., a new remarkable click beetle (Coleoptera: Elateridae: Agrypninae) from the mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber
Robin Kundrata, Alexander S. Prosvirov, Roger Long, and Gabriela Packova
Foss. Rec., 24, 347–355, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-347-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-347-2021, 2021
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18 Oct 2021
The genus Allodia (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) in Miocene Ethiopian amber
Valentine Bouju, Simon Rosse-Guillevic, Marion Griffon, Błażej Bojarski, Jacek Szwedo, and Vincent Perrichot
Foss. Rec., 24, 339–346, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-339-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-339-2021, 2021
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11 Oct 2021
Experimental induction of resins as a tool to understand variability in ambers
Leyla J. Seyfullah, Emily A. Roberts, Phillip E. Jardine, and Alexander R. Schmidt
Foss. Rec., 24, 321–337, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-321-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-321-2021, 2021
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30 Sep 2021
The life cycle in late Paleozoic eryopid temnospondyls: developmental variation, plasticity and phylogeny
Rainer R. Schoch
Foss. Rec., 24, 295–319, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-295-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-295-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
21 Feb 2020
Aras Valley (northwest Iran): high-resolution stratigraphy of a continuous central Tethyan Permian–Triassic boundary section
Jana Gliwa, Abbas Ghaderi, Lucyna Leda, Martin Schobben, Sara Tomás, William J. Foster, Marie-Béatrice Forel, Nahideh Ghanizadeh Tabrizi, Stephen E. Grasby, Ulrich Struck, Ali Reza Ashouri, and Dieter Korn
Foss. Rec., 23, 33–69, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-33-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-33-2020, 2020
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News
30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

30 Jul 2020 Two new fossil shark species discovered

A team of palaeontologists headed by David Cicimurri from the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia describe two new fossil shark species from Georgia and Alabama in the United States which are approximately 65 and 35 million years old, respectively.

30 Jul 2020 Two new fossil shark species discovered

A team of palaeontologists headed by David Cicimurri from the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia describe two new fossil shark species from Georgia and Alabama in the United States which are approximately 65 and 35 million years old, respectively.

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