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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.

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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.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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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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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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