(The TQCC of PalZ is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Comment on the letter of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) dated April 21, 2020 regarding “Fossils from conflict zones and reproducibility of fossil-based scientific data”: Myanmar amber22
Current understanding on the Cambrian Explosion: questions and answers19
Split-footed lacewings declined over time: indications from the morphological diversity of their antlion-like larvae13
Houcaris gen. nov. from the early Cambrian (Stage 3) Chengjiang Lagerstätte expanded the palaeogeographical distribution of tamisiocaridids (Panarthropoda: Radiodonta)12
The locomotory apparatus and paraxial swimming in fossil and living marine reptiles: comparing Nothosauroidea, Plesiosauria, and Chelonioidea10
Sharks, rays and skates (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Upper Marine Molasse (middle Burdigalian, early Miocene) of the Simssee area (Bavaria, Germany), with comments on palaeogeographic and10
Re-description of the Spence Shale palaeoscolecids in light of new morphological features with comments on palaeoscolecid taxonomy and taphonomy10
Burrows without a trace—How meioturbation affects rock fabrics and leaves a record of meiobenthos activity in shales and mudstones9
Mass occurrence of small isopodan crustaceans in 100-million-year-old amber: an extraordinary view on behaviour of extinct organisms9
Comment on the letter of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) dated April 21, 2020 regarding “Fossils from conflict zones and reproducibility of fossil-based scientific data”: the importance o9
The first fossils of the most basal pseudoscorpion family (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Pseudotyrannochthoniidae): evidence for major biogeographical shifts in the European paleofauna8
Ooids forming in situ within microbial mats (Kiritimati atoll, central Pacific)8
Habitability of the early Earth: liquid water under a faint young Sun facilitated by strong tidal heating due to a closer Moon7
Microbial processes during deposition and diagenesis of Banded Iron Formations7
A re-assessment of the taxonomy, palaeobiology and taphonomy of the rangeomorph organism Hapsidophyllas flexibilis from the Ediacaran of Newfoundland, Canada7
A reevaluation of the Late Jurassic dinosaur tracksite Barkhausen (Wiehengebirge, Northern Germany)6
A partial skeleton of a new species of Tynskya Mayr, 2000 (Aves, Messelasturidae) from the London Clay highlights the osteological distinctness of a poorly known early Eocene “owl/parrot mosaic”6
Paleoecological and paleoenvironmental interpretation of three successive macrofloras and palynofloras from the Kola Switch locality, lower Permian (Archer City Formation, Bowie Group) of Clay County,6
The paradoxical ichnotaxonomy of Thalassinoides paradoxicus: a name of different meanings6
Diversity of gobioid fishes in the late middle Miocene of northern Moldova, Eastern Paratethys – part I: an extinct clade of Lesueurigobius look-alikes6
The first fossil false click beetle larva preserved in amber5
Massive cryptic microbe-sponge deposits in a Devonian fore-reef slope (Elbingerode Reef Complex, Harz Mts., Germany)5
A new species of Burguklia (Pisces, Actinopterygii) from the Middle Permian of the Volga Region (European Russia)5
Listriodon dukkar sp. nov. (Suidae, Artiodactyla, Mammalia) from the late Miocene of Pasuda (Gujarat, India): the decline and extinction of the Listriodontinae5
The oldest centrosaurine: a new ceratopsid dinosaur (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) from the Allison Member of the Menefee Formation (Upper Cretaceous, early Campanian), northwestern New Mexico, USA5
Rhizocorallites Müller, 1955 from the Triassic and Jurassic of Germany: burrow, coprolite, or cololite?5
The discovery of widespread agrichnia traces in Devonian black shales of North America: another chapter in the evolving understanding of a “not so anoxic” ancient sea5
Moscovian–Kasimovian boundary conodont assemblages from the Kalinovo section, Donets Basin, Ukraine5
Eocene caviomorph rodents from Balsayacu (Peruvian Amazonia)5
New Pliocene Rhinocerotidae findings from the Iberian Peninsula and the revision of the Spanish Pliocene records4
New perspectives on late Tethyan Neogene biodiversity development of fishes based on Miocene (~ 17 Ma) otoliths from southwestern India4
First lingulate brachiopods from the Ordovician volcano-sedimentary rocks of the Famatina Range, western Argentina4
Terrestrial palaeofloral succession across the Permian–Triassic Boundary in the North and South China blocks: a brief review4
New and overlooked occurrences of the rarely reported protochelonibiine “turtle” barnacles from the Oligocene and Miocene of Europe4
The fossil record of whip spiders: the past of Amblypygi4
A new sea scorpion (Arthropoda, Eurypterida) from the Early Devonian of Willwerath (Rhineland-Palatinate, SW Germany)4
An exceptionally preserved conulariid from Ordovician erratics of Northern European Lowlands4
First fossil tumbling flower beetle-type larva from 99 million-year-old amber4
Differentiating taphonomic and paleopathological features in Vertebrate Paleontology: a study case with Quaternary mammals4
Middle Triassic bivalve traces from central Europe (Muschelkalk, Anisian): overlooked burrows of a common ichnofabric4
Upper Ordovician (Hirnantian) to Lower Silurian (Telychian, Llandovery) graptolite biostratigraphy of the Tielugou section, Shennongjia anticline, Hubei Province, China4
Chondrichthyans from the Lower Clayton Limestone Unit of the Midway Group (Paleocene) near Malvern, Arkansas, USA, with comments on the K/Pg boundary4
New Pennsylvanian Bivalvia (Mollusca), the Early Permian glaciation and the Carboniferous–Permian boundary in western Argentina3
Progress in the study of the Devonian–Carboniferous boundary sections in the Berchogur Depression (Mugodzhary Mountains, western Kazakhstan)3
Molecular fossils within bitumens and kerogens from the ~ 1 Ga Lakhanda Lagerstätte (Siberia, Russia) and their significance for understanding early eukaryote evolution3
Rediscovering Lutra lutra from Grotta Romanelli (southern Italy) in the framework of the puzzling evolutionary history of Eurasian otter3
Middle Jurassic (Upper Bathonian and Lower Callovian) jaws of Kosmoceratid ammonites of Central Russia3
Morphological diversity of fungal reproductive units in the Lower Devonian Rhynie and Windyfield cherts, Scotland: a new species of the genus Windipila3
Further evidence for fungivory in the Lower Devonian (Lochkovian) of the Welsh Borderland, UK3
Additions to the early Miocene herpetofauna of Weisenau (Germany): urodeles and squamates from a rediscovered historical collection in Italy3
Malformed trilobites from the Ordovician and Devonian3
A monospecific assemblage of cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Subioblattidae) from the Triassic of Kyrgyzstan3
A new anatomically preserved Alloiopteris fern from Moscovian (Bolsovian) volcanoclastics of Flöha (Flöha Basin, SE Germany)3
First Triassic tetrapod (Eusauropterygia) in the Triassic of the Subbetic domain of the Betic Cordillera (Southeastern Spain)3
A chasmataspidid affinity for the putative xiphosuran Kiaeria Størmer, 19343
Taxon- and senescence-specific fluorescence of colored leaves from the Pliocene Willershausen Lagerstätte, Germany3
Tetrapod swim techniques interpreted from swim trace fossils from the Lower Triassic Baranów Formation, Holy Cross Mountains, central Poland3
Leaf-mimicking katydids from the Middle Miocene of Yunnan, southwestern China (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)3