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Fossil Imprint

Fossil Imprint (formerly Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, Series B – Historia Naturalis) is an international, open access journal, publishing original papers and reviews of any length from all areas of paleontology and related disciplines, such as palaeoanthropology, biostratigraphy, palynology, and archaeobotany/zoology. All taxonomic groups are treated, including plants, invertebrates, vertebrates, microfossils, and ichnofossils, with a special emphasis on terrestrial and post-Palaeozoic marine biota. We encourage the publication of international meetings as well as special thematic issues.

Why subscribe and read

Fossil Imprint publishes high quality papers dealing with evolution of life and Earth history. The journal provides new information about fossil biota including description of new taxa. All taxonomic groups are treated, including plants, invertebrates, vertebrates, microfossils, and ichnofossils, with a special emphasis on terrestrial and post-Palaeozoic marine biota.

Why submit

  • Open access
  • Fast publishing
  • Good printing quality
  • Personal approach to authors
  • No page charges

Rejection Rate

  • 10%

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Volume 75 (2019): Issue 3-4 (Dec 2019)

Jiří Kvaček, National Museum, Czech Republic

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Jan Wagner, National Museum, Czech Republic

Editorial Advisory Board
Per Ahlberg, Uppsala University, Sweden
Steven Manchester, Florida Museum of Natural History, USA
Paul D. Taylor, Natural History Museum, London, UK
Petr Budil, Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic
Christopher J. Cleal, National Museum Wales, UK
Jiřina Dašková, National Museum, Prague
Johanna Eder Kovar, Stuttgart State Museum of Natural History, Germany
Jorge Esteve, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Rodney R. Feldmann, Kent State University, USA
Lilla Hably, Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Ivan Horáček, Charles University, Czech Republic
Martin Ivanov, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Martin Koš´ták, Charles University, Czech Republic
Zlatko Kvaček, Charles University, Czech Republic
Jorge Morales, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Natural, Spain
Ronald L. Parsley, Tulane University, USA
Petr Pokorný, Charles University, Czech Republic
Stanislav Opluštil, Charles University, Czech Republic
Martin Sabol, Comenius University, Slovakia
Torsten Utescher, Senckenberg Research Institute, Germany
Petr Velemínský, National Museum, Czech Republic

Gennady F. Baryshnikov, Zoological Institute RAS, Russia
Jiří Bek, Geological Institute CAS, Czech Republic
Alexei B. Herman, Geological Institute RAS, Russia
Hannes Löser, Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Michal Mergl, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Radek Mikuláš, Geological Institute, Czech Republic
Imran Rahman, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, UK
Mihai E. Popa, University of Bucharest, Romania
Ladislav Slavík, Geological Institute CAS, Czech Republic
Selena Smith, University of Michigan, USA
Vojtěch Turek, National Museum, Czech Republic
Sébastien Villote, Université de Bordeaux, France

Language Editors
Gillian Horalek, UK
Petr Danes, USA

Technical Editors
Jan Sklenář, National Museum, Czech Republic
Zuzana Heřmanová, National Museum, Czech Republic


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