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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
08 Jul 2021
The first extinct species of Acritus LeConte, 1853 (Histeridae: Abraeinae) from Eocene Baltic amber: a microscopic beetle inclusion studied with X-ray micro-computed tomography
Vitalii I. Alekseev and Andris Bukejs
Foss. Rec., 24, 223–231, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-223-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-223-2021, 2021
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02 Jul 2021
A unique, large-sized stem Odonata (Insecta) found in the early Pennsylvanian of New Brunswick (Canada)
Olivier Béthoux, Rowan E. Norrad, Matthew R. Stimson, Olivia A. King, Luke F. Allen, Isabelle Deregnaucourt, Steven J. Hinds, Jake H. Lewis, and Jörg W. Schneider
Foss. Rec., 24, 207–221, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-207-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-207-2021, 2021
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28 Jun 2021
Sheltered preservation in Ordovician trilobites
Oldřich Fatka, Petr Budil, and Petr Kraft
Foss. Rec., 24, 193–205, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-193-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-193-2021, 2021
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23 Jun 2021
Baghuk Mountain (Central Iran): high-resolution stratigraphy of a continuous Central Tethyan Permian–Triassic boundary section
Dieter Korn, Lucyna Leda, Franziska Heuer, Hemen Moradi Salimi, Elham Farshid, Amir Akbari, Martin Schobben, Abbas Ghaderi, Ulrich Struck, Jana Gliwa, David Ware, and Vachik Hairapetian
Foss. Rec., 24, 171–192, https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-171-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-171-2021, 2021
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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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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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