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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde
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Chief editors: Carolin Haug, 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
10 Jun 2021
Determining the gait of Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene horses from fossilized trackways
Alan Vincelette
Foss. Rec., 24, 151–169, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-151-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-151-2021, 2021
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21 May 2021
A new enigmatic lineage of Dascillidae (Coleoptera: Elateriformia) from Eocene Baltic amber described using X-ray microtomography, with notes on Karumiinae morphology and classification
Robin Kundrata, Matthew L. Gimmel, Gabriela Packova, Andris Bukejs, and Stephan M. Blank
Foss. Rec., 24, 141–149, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-141-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-141-2021, 2021
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12 May 2021
First record of the subfamily Sagrinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from the Eocene of North America
Andrei A. Legalov
Foss. Rec., 24, 135–139, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-135-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-135-2021, 2021
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10 May 2021
The polycentropodid genus Cernotina (Insecta, Trichoptera) in Miocene Dominican amber
Wilfried Wichard and Christian Neumann
Foss. Rec., 24, 129–133, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-129-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-129-2021, 2021
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04 May 2021
Two new species of the family Rhynchitidae (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) from Eocene Baltic amber, with key to species and assumed trophic relationships
Andris Bukejs and Andrei A. Legalov
Foss. Rec., 24, 117–127, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-117-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-117-2021, 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
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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