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The Palaeontographical Society exists for the purpose of figuring and describing British fossils by publishing monographs. Information about how to join the Society and how to obtain its publications can be found on this site. Intending authors can also download information about submitting a manuscript.
New Logo for the Society
The Palaeontographical Society has adopted a new logo. The specimen featured is Eteoderoceras obesum (Spath, 1925) from the Black Ven Marls, Raricostatum Zone, Densinodulum Subzone, Sinemurian, Lower Jurassic of Stonebarrow, Charmouth, Dorset. It was featured on Plate 10, fig. 2a of one of our recent monographs (Edmunds 2009) and is held in the National Museum of Wales.
Edmunds, M. 2009. A revision of the Lower Jurassic ammonite genus Eoderoceras Spath and its immediate descendants and other relatives. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society London: 1-89, pls 1-40 (Issue 633, part of Volume 163)
Annual General Meeting 2013
The 166th Annual General Meeting of the Palaeontographical Society was held in the Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD on Wednesday 24th April, 2013 at 4.00 pm. It was followed by the 7th Annual Lecture, to be given by the president, Dr Andrew B. Smith (Natural History Museum) entitled "Sea urchins: adaptation and evolution in the Mesozoic".