Bulletins of American Paleontology

Bulletins of American Paleontology (ISSN 0007-5779), one of the oldest peer-reviewed paleontological journals in the world, features high quality monographs in paleontology or in neontological subjects that impact paleontology (see Information for Authors). This serial publication is issued twice each year, and is a recognized outlet for especially lengthy papers, such as dissertations or the systematic sections of dissertations, that tend to be more difficult to publish in conventional journals. BAP is distributed widely to academic libraries and museums worldwide.

Since 1986, BAP has been the home of the series “Neogene Paleontology of the Northern Dominican Republic.” Originally funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the DR Project was one of the first large multidisciplinary projects to collect fossils through a continuous 5-10 million year Neogene Caribbean sequence. During three field seasons in 1978-1980, a small field party (led by John Saunders and Peter Jung of the Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, NMB) measured sections and collected large samples of microfossils and macrofossils at closely spaced intervals along nine river sections in the Cibao Valley. Age dates for the sections were determined through study of planktic foraminifera and nannofossils. The collections were accessioned by the NMB, and distributed to specialists for identification and preparation of systematic monographs. To date, 20 systematic monographs have been published in the Bulletins of American Paleontology. For more details, see NMITA (Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America).

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From Systematics of the gastropods of the Lower-Middle Miocene Cantaure Formation, Paraguaná Peninsula, Venezuela by Landau, da Silva and Heitz (BAP no. 389-390).

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Year   Title Authors Pub No.
1977 The Archaediscidae of the Fraileys Facies (Mississippian) of central Kentucky Browne, R.G.; J.W. Baxter, T.G. Roberts BAP 298
1977 Some Paleocene and Eocene Barnacles (Cirripedia) of Alabama Weisbord, N.E. BAP 297
1977 The disparid inadunate superfamilies Homocrinacea and Cincinnaticrinacea (Echinodermata: Crinoidea), Ordovician-Silurian, North America Warn, J.; H.L. Strimple BAP 296
1977 Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Ewekoro Formation (Paleocene) of southwestern Nigeria Adegoke, O.S. BAP 295
1977 Cenozoic Naticidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of the north-eastern Pacific Marincovich, L. BAP 294
1976 Two foraminiferal assemblages from the Duplin Marl in Georgia and South Carolina Herrick, S.M. BAP 293
1976 Bathyal gastropods of the family Turridae in the Early Oligocene Keasey Formation in Oregon, with a review of some deep-water genera in the Paleogene of the eastern Pacific Hickman, C.S. BAP 292
1976 Generic revision and skeletal morphology of some cerioporoid cyclostomes Nye, O.B. BAP 291
1975 Cirripedia of Florida and surrounding waters (Acrothoracica and Rhizocephala) Weisbord, N.E. BAP 290
1975 Ostracodes from the late Neogene of Cuba van den Bold, W.A. BAP 289