Professor David Siveter

Emeritus Professor of Palaeontology

David SiveterDirect contact:
: 0116 252 3936 

Research Interests

Stratigraphy & invertebrate palaeontology, especially micropalaeontology.  Programme concentrates on Lower Palaeozoic lagerstätten (Cambrian, Chengjiang, China; Silurian, Herefordshire) and palaeobiology and evolution of Palaeozoic arthropods (e.g. Ostracoda Bradoriida), particularly from Europe, North America, China and the former Soviet Union.

Four Recent Publications

  • Hou Xian-guang, Siveter, David J., Siveter, Derek J., Aldridge, R.J., Cong, P-y, Gabbott, S.E. Ma, X-y, Purnell, M.A., & Williams, M. 2017. The Cambrian fossils of Chengjiang, China: The flowering of early animal life. 2nd Edition. 328 pp. Wiley; Oxford.
  • Siveter, David J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, Derek J. & Sutton, M.D. 2018. A well-preserved respiratory system in a Silurian ostracod.  Biology Letters, 14, 20180464.
  • Perrier,V., Siveter, D.J., Williams, M. & Palmer, D. 2019. British Silurian myodocope ostracods.  Palaeontographical Society Monograph, 172 (651), 1-99. doi:10.1080/02693445.2018.1509567
  • Siveter, Derek J., Briggs, D.E.G., Siveter, David J. & Sutton, M.D. 2019. The Herefordshire Lagerstätte: fleshing out Silurian marine life. Jl Geol. Soc. London, 177, 1-13.



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