Palaeontology is one of the two scientific journals of the Palaeontological Association. It was established in 1957 and is published on behalf of the Association by Wiley-Blackwell. The editor-in-chief is S. Stouge (Geological Museum, Denmark). Palaeontology publishes articles on a range of palaeontological topics, including taphonomy, systematics, and biostratigraphy. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.570, ranking it 14th out of 49 journals in the category "Paleontology".