TEXT:Articles should be written
in Spanish or English. Other languages may occasionally be
accepted (with abstracts also provided in Spanish and English).
Typescripts should be submitted on a good-quality paper of
International A4 size and prepared on a word processor.
Authors writing in other than their own native language are
requested to have their manuscripts thoroughly checked
linguistically before submission to the Editor.
Title page should include the name(s) of the author(s),
affiliation(s) and the e-mail address(es). In case of more
than one author, please indicate to whom the correspondence
should be addressed. The title should be short but
informative, with indications about the fossil group, the age
and the geographic area. It should not include the names of
A concise abstract of no more than 300 words should
summarize results of the paper and must mention all new
systematic names. Abstract should be written in English and
Spanish. Also provide 4 to 6keywords placed beneath the
In the sistematic work, the level of the highest taxon
is at the discretion of the author, but must always be
accompanied by authority and date. Example:
Order FORAMINIFERIDA Eichwald, 1830
Family THOMASINELLIDAE Loeblich & Tappan, 1984
Genus Thomasinella Schlumberger, 1893
Thomasinella punica Schlumberger, 1893
Use italics rather than underlining for genus/species names.
Keep tables few and simple. Plan them so that take up the
entire width of the printed page (180 mm) or the width of one
column (85 mm). Captions are to be typed separately.
References in the text should be cited with the name of the
author (in lowercases), followed by the year of publication.
Use ampersand ('&') for two authors and 'et al'. for
more than two. References should be listed at the end of the
text in alphabetical order of authors' names; journal and book
titles are written out, not abbreviated. Examples:
Bengston, P. 1988. Open Nomenclature. Palaeontology, 31,
Bolli, H., Beckmann, J.P. and Sanders, J. 1994. Benthonic
foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the South Caribbean Region.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 408 p.
Müller, A.H. 1979. Fossilization (Taphonomy). In: Treatise
on Invertebrate Paleontology (Eds. R.A. Robison and C.
Teichert). The University of Kansas Press & the Geological
Society of America, Boulder, 2-78.
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compiled on separate sheets and numbered according to their
sequence in the text. Good quality illustrations, ready for
reproduction, should be not larger than double the final size.
When reduced they must not exceed the type area of a page.
Plates and photographic text-figures should be submitted at
publication size. Typewriting is not acceptable on text-figures.
Illustrations should be referred to in the text, and their
placement should be indicated in the left-hand margin of the
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to the Editor. All copies should include high quality copies
of all the figures. Submission of an article is understood to
imply that the article is original and unpublished and is not
being considered for publication elsewhere. After acceptance
and last corrections of the manuscript, text should be sent as
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processing program, the type of computer on which the text was
prepared and the format of the files.
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corrections that constitute departures from the article in its
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corresponding author upon receipt of the accepted article.
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