Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History
The cover of Bulletin 55(2) showing a fossil leaf of Ginkgo adiantoides (Unger)
Cover of Bulletin 55(1) showing the late Eocene turtle Anosteira pulchra Clark

In publication since 1925, the Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History publishes original research in the natural science disciplines represented by the collections of the Yale Peabody Museum’s curatorial divisions. Publication is supported by the Theodore and Ruth Wilmanns Lidz Endowment Fund for Excellence in Scholarly Publications, dedicated to the dissemination of scholarly research and study of the world and its cultures.


The Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History is published twice a year, in April and October.


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Curatorial Editor-in-Chief
Jacques Gauthier


Editorial Board
Derek E.G. Briggs
Susan H. Butts
Jacques Gauthier
Eric J. Sargis
David K. Skelly
Tim White

Executive Editor
Susan H. Butts

Publications Manager
Rosemary Volpe


Editorial Assistant

Shannon Giacobbe


The Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History (ISSN 0079-032X) is indexed in the Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Knowledge® Science Citation Index Expanded™ (SCIE), Journal Citation Reports® (JCR), BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record®, Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, GeoRef and in Elsevier SciVerse Scopus. Available by subscription, or as individual issues while supplies last.


Beginning with Volume 47, abstracts and full text of papers published in Bulletin are available online to institutional subscribers of BioOne, an electronic database of high-impact bioscience research journals. Back issues of Postilla and earlier Bulletin monographs, Volumes 1 through 46, are available as free downloadable files or can be purchased by contacting the Publications Office.


The Bulletin incorporates the Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, which ceased independent publication after Vol. 19, Article 2 (1967), and, beginning with Bulletin Volume 47, also incorporates the Postilla series, which ceased with issue Number 232 in May 2004.