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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
09 Sep 2021
The southernmost occurrence of Ichthyosaurus from the Sinemurian of Portugal
João Sousa and Octávio Mateus
Foss. Rec., 24, 287–294, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-287-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-287-2021, 2021
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02 Sep 2021
A new odontocete (Inioidea, Odontoceti) from the late Neogene of North Carolina, USA
Stephen J. Godfrey, Carolina S. Gutstein, and Donald J. Morgan III
Foss. Rec., 24, 275–285, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-275-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-275-2021, 2021
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17 Aug 2021
The first Fulgoridae (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha) from the Eocene of the central Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau
Xiao-Ting Xu, Wei-Yu-Dong Deng, Zhe-Kun Zhou, Torsten Wappler, and Tao Su
Foss. Rec., 24, 263–274, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-263-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-263-2021, 2021
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29 Jul 2021
New shell information and new generic attributions for the Egyptian podocnemidid turtles “Podocnemisfajumensis (Oligocene) and “Podocnemisaegyptiaca (Miocene)
Adán Pérez-García
Foss. Rec., 24, 247–262, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-247-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-247-2021, 2021
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26 Jul 2021
At the crossroads: early Miocene marine fishes of the proto-Mediterranean Sea
Konstantina Agiadi, Efterpi Koskeridou, and Danae Thivaiou
Foss. Rec., 24, 233–246, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-233-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-233-2021, 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

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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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