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 Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology is the official journal of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists (AAP). Four issues are published per year, as of 2007, and each contains peer-reviewed palaeontological articles for an international audience. Alcheringa has an Impact Factor of 1.258 as of 2019.



An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology

About the Journal
Alcheringa publishes articles on aspects of palaeontology and its applications to the earth and biological sciences, including taxonomy, biostratigraphy, micropalaeontology, vertebrate palaeontology, palaeobotany, palynology, palaeobiology, palaeoanatomy, palaeoecology, biostratinomy, biogeography, chronobiology, biogeochemistry, and ichnology. Review articles are welcome, and may be solicited from time to time. Thematic issues are also possible. Emphasis is placed on high quality and informative illustration, in both line drawings and photographs. Papers of general significance may receive preference over those of more local interest.

Alcheringa is available in full-text in developing nations through a range of special online arrangements, courtesy of our publisher Taylor & Francis.

·  GSA Members receive Alcheringa as either hard copy and online, or online only.

·  Full digital access is via password for financial Members only.

To access Alcheringa, new and existing members need to click 'Sign In' at the top of the GSA website and enter their sign in credentials. Once signed in, they must click on their name at the top of the page to access their online membership profile page. This page includes a tab called 'My Journals'. By clicking on this tab, members will be provided a link to access Alcheringa online.

Alcheringa is also available for subscription for non-GSA members. Click here to subscribe

Submitting to Alcheringa

Instructions for submitting a manuscript to Alcheringa for publication can be accessed here on the Taylor & Francis website. 

Online submission of manuscripts can be accessed here.

A full list of issues for Alcheringa can be accessed here.

Abstract and Indexing
Alcheringa is abstracted and indexed in: Biological Abstracts; BIOSIS Previews; Current Contents/Physical; EBSCOhost; GEOBASE; GeoRef; Petroleum Abstracts; Science Citation Index; SCOPUS; Speleological Abstracts; Swets Information Services; Zoological Record.


Prof Steve McLoughlin
Dept of Palaeobiology
Swedish Museum of Natural History


Dr Aaron Hunter, Curtin University
Dr Sarah Martin, WA Geological Survey
Dr Chris Mays, Monash University
Dr Pat Vickers-Rich, Deakin University


Dr Ben Kear
Museum of Evolution
Uppsala University


Dr Diego C. García-Bellido
Dept of Biological Sciences
University of Adelaide

For editorial enquiries

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