During the course of the project, this page will be populated with field guides and edited volumes coming from our meetings and workshops as well as annual reports.


Publications from official meetings (Lethaia special volume from Durham meeting)

Esteve, J., Gutiérrez-Marco, J.C., Rubio, P. & Rábano, I. 2017. Evolution of trilobite enrolment during the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event: insights from kinematic modelling. Lethaia, Online.

Colmenar, J. & Rasmussen, C.M.Ø. 2017. A Gondwanan perspective on the Ordovician Radiation constrains its temporal duration and suggests first wave of speciation, fuelled by Cambrian clades. Lethaia, Online.

Ernst, A. 2017. Diversity dynamics of Ordovician bryozoa. Lethaia, Online.

Nowak, H., Harvey, T.H.P., Liu, H.P., McKay, R.M. & Servais, T. 2017. Exceptionally preserved arthropodan microfossils from the Middle Ordovician Winneshiek Lagerstätte, Iowa, USA. Lethaia. Online-open access

Stigall, A.L. 2017. How is biodiversity produced? Examining speciation processes during the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event. Lethaia. Online

Topper, T.P., Zhang, Z., Gutiérrez-Marco, J.C. & Harper, D.A.T. 2017. The dawn of a dynasty: life strategies of Cambrian and Ordovician brachiopods. Lethaia. Online

Trubovitz, S., & Stigall, A.L. 2017. Ecological revolution of Oklahoma’s rhynchonelliform brachiopod fauna during the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event. Lethaia. Online

Associated publications

Lefebvre B., Gutiérrez-Marco J.C., Lehnert O., Martin E.L.O., Nowak H., Akodad M., El Hariri K., Servais T. 2017. Age calibration of the Lower Ordovician Fezouata Lagerstätte, Morocco. Lethaia, Online

Lilijeroth, M., Harper, D.A.T., Carlisle, H., & Nielsen, A.T. 2017. Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland: palaeobiogeography of the Leinster Terrane. Fossils and Strata 62, 1-170. Online

Lerosey-Aubril, R., Zhu, X., & Ortega-Hernández, J. 2017. The Vicissicaudata revisited – insights from a new aglaspidid arthropod with caudal appendages from the Furongian of China. Scientific Reports 7, 11117. Online-open access

Wright, D.F. & Room, U. 2017. New crinoids from the Baltic region (Estonia): fossil tip-dating phylogenetics constrains the origin and Ordovician–Silurian diversification of the Flexibilia (Echinodermata). Palaeontology. Online

Bergström, S.M. & Ferretti, A. 2017. Conodonts in Ordovician biostratigraphy. Lethaia 50, 424439. Online

Harper, D.A.T., Popov, L., & Holmer, L.E. 2017. Brachiopods: origin and early history. Palaeontology 60, 609–631. Online-open access

Lindskog, A.L., Costa, M.M., Rasmussen, C.M.Ø., Connelly, J.N. & Eriksson, M.E. 2017. Refined Ordovician timescale reveals no link between asteroid breakup and Biodiversification. Nature Communications 14066. Online 

Stigall, A.L., Bauer, J.E., Lam, A.L., & Wright, D.A. 2017. Biotic immigration events, speciation, and the accumulation of biodiversity in deep time. Global and Planetary Change 148, 242-257. Online

Lerosey-Aubril, R., Paterson, J.R., Gibb, S. & Chatterton, B.D.E. 2017. Exceptionally preserved late Cambrian fossils from the McKay Group (British Columbia, Canada) and the evolution of tagmosis in aglaspidid arthropods. Gondwana Research 42, 264–279. Online


Publications from official meetings

Meeting Programme and Abstracts Volume from the Durham Meeting

Associated publications

Muñoz, D.F. & Benedetto, J.L. 2016. The Eoorthis brachiopod Apheoorthina in the Lower Ordovician of NW Argentina and the dispersal pathways along western Gondwana. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61, 633-644. Online

Servais, T., Perrier, V., Danelian, T., Klug, C., Martin, R., Munnecke, A., Nowak, H., Nützel, A., Vandenbroucke, T.R.A., Williams, M. & Rasmussen, C.M.Ø. 2016. The onset of the ‘Ordovician Plankton Revolution’ in the late Cambrian. Palaeogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 458, 12-28. Online

Trubovitz, S. & Stigall, A.L., 2016. Synchronous diversification among Laurentian and Baltic rhynchonelliform brachiopods: implications for regional vs. global triggers of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event. Geology 44, 742-746. Online

Bayet-Goll, A., Myrow, P., Aceñolaza, G.F., Moussavi-Harami, R. and Mahboubi, A., 2016. Depositional controls on the ichnology of Ordovician wave-dominated marine facies: new evidence from the Shirgesht Formation, Central Iran. Acta Geologica Sinica, 90 (5): 1801-1840.

Aceñolaza, G.F., Heredia, S. y Carlorosi, J., 2015. Chronostratigraphy and significance of the Rugosa Group (Cruziana, trace fossil) in the Ordovician strata of the South American Central Andean Basin. Comptes Rendus Palevol. 14: 85-93.

Aceñolaza, G.F., Albani, R., Bernárdez, E., García-Bellido, D., Gutiérrez-Marco, J.C., Rábano, I. & Sá, A., 2014. First Furongian (late Cambrian) trilobites from the Cantabrian Zone (north-western Spain). Bulletin of Geosciences, 89: 56-78.