Comptes Rendus Palevol

Comptes Rendus Palevol is a fully electronic and peer-reviewed journal, with a continuous publication stream, devoted to palaeontology, prehistory and evolutionary sciences. It publishes original research results, in French or English, in the following domains: systematic and human palaeontology, prehistory, evolutionary biology and macroevolution, and history of sciences. Thematic issues may also be published under the responsibility of a guest editor. All articles published in Comptes Rendus Palevol are compliant with the different nomenclatural codes.

In 2020, a partnership agreement is reached between the Académie des sciences and the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, for coediting Comptes Rendus Palevol.

Comptes Rendus Palevol is available in diamond open access, free of charges for both the author and the reader and accessible here as soon as published. Articles published in Compte Rendus Palevol are archived in Zenodo.

Articles from the journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

Project funded with support from the Fonds National pour la Science Ouverte (FNSO).


The Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des sciences – Palevol were founded in 2002. Articles published from 2002 to 2018 are available online in open access. In 2002, the Comptes Rendus Palevol followed on from the Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des sciences – Series IIA – Earth and Planetary Science.

Archives of the Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des sciences are available on the website of the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

en New remains of Siamochoerus banmarkensis Ducrocq, Chaimanee, Suteethorn & Jaeger, 1998 (Artiodactyla: Suidae) from the late Eocene of Thailand

Stéphane DUCROCQ et al.

257-268, Published on 10 July 2024, art. 23 (19) DOI LSID

en Pleistocene record of Chloephaga Eyton, 1838 (Anseriformes: Anatidae) in the Argentine Pampas, with the description of a new species

Federico Lisandro AGNOLÍN et al.

241-255, Published on 21 June 2024, art. 23 (18) DOI LSID

en Ordovician Petraster Billings, 1858 (Asteroidea: Echinodermata) and early asteroid skeletal differentiation

Daniel B. BLAKE & Bertrand LEFEBVRE

217-239, Published on 29 May 2024, art. 23 (17) DOI LSID

Thematic issues

Editorial office

Editors in chief: Michel Laurin, Philippe Taquet;
Assistant editor (Académie des sciences): Adenise Lopes (cr-palevol@academie-sciences.fr);
Desk editor: Audrina Neveu (Muséum).

Scientific board

Associate editors/Rédacteurs associés :
Lorenzo Consorti (Institute of Marine Sciences, Italian National Research Council, Trieste)


Cyrille Prestianni (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels)
Anaïs Boura (Sorbonne Université, Paris)

Annalisa Ferretti (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy)


Philippe Janvier (Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, France)

Mesozoic amniotes/
Amniotes du Mésozoïque
Hans-Dieter Sues (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, United States);

Walter Joyce (Universität Freiburg, Switzerland)

Hussam Zaher (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Jingmai O’Connor (Field Museum, Chicago)

Palaeomammalogy (large and mid-sized mammals)/
Paléomammalogie (mammifères de moyenne et grande taille)
Lorenzo Rook (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy)

Palaeomammalogy (small mammals except for Euarchontoglires)/
Paléomammalogie (petits mammifères sauf Euarchontoglires)
Robert Asher (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)

Palaeomammalogy (Euarchontoglires)/
Paléomammalogie (Euarchontoglires)
K. Christopher Beard (University of kansas, Lawrence)

Aurélien Mounier (CNRS/Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris)

Prehistoric archaeology (Palaeolithic and Mesolithic)/
Archéologie préhistorique (Paléolithique et Mésolithique)

Nicolas Teyssandier (CNRS/Université de Toulouse, Toulouse)

Prehistoric archaeology (Neolithic and Bronze Age)/
Archéologie préhistorique (Néolithique et âge du bronze)
Marc Vander Linden (Bournemouth University, Bournemouth)

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