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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Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History

Yale University — Volume 55, Issue 2 — October 2014

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“Themes of Land Plant Evolution, a Celebration of the Contributions of Leo J. Hickey,” papers derived from colloquium presentations at Botany 2013, the annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, July 30, 2013


The Multi-Stranded Career of Leo J. Hickey

by Scott L. Wing, Kirk R. Johnson, Daniel J. Peppe, Walton A. Green and David Winship Taylor


Reinvestigation of Leaf Rank, an Underappreciated Component of Leo Hickey’s Legacy

by Stefan A. Little, Walton A. Green, Scott L. Wing and Peter Wilf


Phylogenetic Analysis of Fossil Water Lilies Based on Leaf Architecture and Vegetative Characters: Testing Phylogenetic Hypotheses from Molecular Studies

by David Winship Taylor and Carole T. Gee


Angiosperm Clades in the Potomac Group: What Have We Learned since 1977?

by James A. Doyle and Garland R. Upchurch, Jr.


Morphotype Catalog of a Zone I (Aptian–Earliest Albian) Flora from Fairlington, Virginia, USA

by Nathan A. Jud


Floristics and Paleoecology of an Early Cretaceous Flora from Jordan

by Shusheng Hu and David Winship Taylor


Fort Union Formation Fossil Leaves (Paleocene, Williston Basin, North Dakota, USA) Indicate Evolutionary Relationships between Paleocene and Eocene Plant Species

by Daniel J. Peppe and Leo J. Hickey


The Parichnos Problem and the Function of Aerenchyma in the Lycopsida

by W. A. Green


Allaeochelys libyca, a New Carettochelyine Turtle from the Middle Miocene (Langhian) of Libya

by Philipe E. Havlik, Walter G. Joyce and Madelaine Böhme


A Review of the Fossil Record of Turtle Reproduction: Eggs, Embryos, Nests and Copulating Pairs

by Daniel R. Lawver and Frankie D. Jackson


A New Species of Darter from the Ouachita Highlands in Arkansas Related to Percina nasuta (Percidae: Etheostomatinae)

by Henry W. Robison, Robert C. Cashner, Morgan E. Raley and Thomas J. Near



Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History

Yale University — Volume 55, Issue 1 — April 2014

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A Review of the Fossil Record of Turtles of the Clade Pan-Carettochelys

by Walter G. Joyce


Wallago Bleeker, 1851 and Wallagonia Myers, 1938 (Ostariophysi, Siluridae), Distinct Genera of Tropical Asian Catfishes, with Description of †Wallago maemohensis from the Miocene of Thailand

by Tyson R. Roberts


Redescription and Molecular Characterization of Placobdella hollensis (Whitman, 1892) (Hirudinida: Glossiphoniidae)

by William E. Moser, Dennis J. Richardson, Charlotte I. Hammond and Eric A. Lazo-Wasem


Ingestion of Fossil Seashells, Stones and Small Mammal Bones by Gravid Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in South Florida

by Jon A. Moore and Alex Dornburg


Correction to "Early Eocene Lizards of the Wasatch Formation near Bitter Creek, Wyoming: Diversity and Paleoenvironment during an Interval of Global Warming"

by Krister T. Smith and Jacques A. Gauthier



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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.


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Jacques Gauthier


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

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Rosemary Volpe


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