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  • ISSN: 0022-3360 (Print), 1937-2337 (Online)
  • Editors: Ellen Currano University of Wyoming, USA, Jonathan Calede The Ohio State University, USA, Olev Vinn University of Tartu, Estonia, and Samuel Zamora Geological Survey of Spain, (IGME-CSIC)|Spain
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The Journal of Paleontology publishes original articles and notes on the systematics, phylogeny, paleoecology, paleogeography, and evolution of fossil organisms. It emphasizes specimen-based research and features high quality illustrations. All taxonomic groups are treated, including invertebrates, microfossils, plants, vertebrates, and ichnofossils.

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  • Dead Man’s Fingers in Silurian Seas
  • 07 September 2021, Steven LoDuca
  • The digit-like branches of Codium, or Dead Man’s Fingers, are a common sight in modern day salt-water bays and lagoons, particularly in areas impacted by fertilizer-rich...
  • Rare, Giant Hooded Tick-Spider Found in Illinois
  • 15 March 2021, Niall Whalen and Paul Selden
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Fossil shark teeth discovered in leftover rock that contained SUE the T.rex

  • 09 Feb 2019,
  • Freshwater shark lived in South Dakota, had teeth shaped like “Galaga” spaceships.