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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde
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Chief editors: Rene Hoffmann, 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
09 Oct 2020
A new wing skeleton of Forfexopterus (Pterosauria: Ctenochasmatidae) from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota reveals a developmental variation
Chang-Fu Zhou, Jiahao Wang, and Ziheng Zhu
Foss. Rec., 23, 191–196, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-191-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-191-2020, 2020
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01 Sep 2020
An ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Cenomanian Dunvegan Formation of northeastern British Columbia, Canada
Victoria M. Arbour, Derek Larson, Matthew Vavrek, Lisa Buckley, and David Evans
Foss. Rec., 23, 179–189, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-179-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-179-2020, 2020
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10 Aug 2020
The first record of Brentidae (Coleoptera) in Eocene Rovno amber with description of a new fossil species of Toxorhynchus Scudder, 1893
Andris Bukejs and Andrei A. Legalov
Foss. Rec., 23, 169–177, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-169-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-169-2020, 2020
06 Aug 2020
An unfamiliar physeteroid periotic (Cetacea: Odontoceti) from the German middle–late Miocene North Sea basin at Groß Pampau
Irene Montañez-Rivera and Oliver Hampe
Foss. Rec., 23, 151–168, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-151-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-151-2020, 2020
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28 Jul 2020
A revision of Ophidiaster davidsoni de Loriol and Pellat 1874 from the Tithonian of Boulogne (France) and its transfer from the Valvatacea to the new forcipulatacean genus Psammaster gen. nov.
Marine Fau, Loïc Villier, Timothy A. M. Ewin, and Andrew S. Gale
Foss. Rec., 23, 141–149, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-141-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-23-141-2020, 2020
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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 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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29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

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