links to reviews below (coming soon)

     BR29. Penney, D. (2017, submitted) Review of: Whyte, R. & Anderson, G. 2017. A field guide to spiders of Australia. CSIRO Publishing. Newsl. Br. Arachnol. Soc., 139: 8-9.

     BR28. Penney, D. (2017) Review of: Poyato-Ariza, F.J. & Buscalioni, A.D. (eds). 2016. Las Hoyas: A Cretaceous wetland. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., 94: 98-100.

     BR27. Penney, D. (2016) Review of: Prag, A.J.N.W. (ed). 2016. The Story of Alderley: Living with The Edge. Manchester University Press. Antenna, 40: 142.

     BR26. Penney, D. (submitted) Review of: Sanchez-Villagra, M.R. & MacLeod, N. (eds). 2014. Issues in Palaeobiology: A global view - interviews and essays. Scidinge Hall. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., XX: XX-XX.   

     BR25. Penney, D. (2015) Review of Teyssie, F. 2015. Tarantulas of the World: Theraphosidae. N.A.P. Editions. Newsl. Br. Arachnol. Soc., 133: 10-11. Read now  

     BR24. Penney, D. (2015) Review of Murphy, J.A. & Roberts, M.J. 2015. Spider Families of the World and their Spinnerets. British Arachnological Society. Newsl. Br. Arachnol. Soc., 133: 12-13. Read now  

     BR23. Penney, D. (in prep.) Review of: New Fossil Insects Academic Volumes (Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh/Cretaceous Research). Antenna.   

     BR22. Penney, D. (2015) Review of: Shaw, S.R. 2014. Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the rise of insects. University of Chicago Press. Antenna, 39: 47-48. Read now  

     BR21. Penney, D. (2014) Review of: Levi-Setti, R. 2014. The trilobite book: A visual journey. University of Chicago Press. Acta Paleont. Pol., 59: 662. Read now   

     BR20. Penney, D. (2014) Review of: Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. 2014. Field Guide to the Spiders of South Africa. Newsl. Br. Arachnol. Soc., 130: 10-11. Read now   

     BR19. Penney, D. (2014) Review of: Wichard, W. 2013. Overview and Descriptions of Trichoptera in Baltic Amber – Spicipalpia and Integripalpia. VerlagKessel. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., 86: 89-90. Read now  

     BR18. Penney, D. (2014) Review of: Sutton, M., Rahman, I. & Garwood, R. 2014. Techniques for Virtual Palaeontology. Wiley-Blackwell. Acta Paleont. Pol., 59: 146. Read now

     BR17. Penney, D. (2014) Review of: Beutel, R.G. et al. 2014. Insect Morphology and Phylogeny: A textbook for students of entomology. Antenna, 38: 67-68. Read now  

     BR16. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Azar et al. (eds) 2013. Insect Evolution in an Amberiferous and Stone Alphabet: Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber. Brill. Antenna, 37: 218. Read now  

     BR15. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Prothero, D.R. 2013. Bringing Fossils to Life third edition. An Introduction to Paleobiology. Columbia University Press. Acta Paleont. Pol., 58: 836. Read now  

     BR14. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Ross, A. & Shridan A. 2013. Amazing Amber. National Museums Scotland. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., 83: 92–94. Read now   

     BR13. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Trewin, N. 2013. Scottish Fossils. Dunedin Academic Press. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., 83: 94–95. Read now  

     BR12. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: MacLeod, N. 2013. The Great Extinctions. What causes them and how they shape life. The Natural History Museum, London. Acta Paleont. Pol., 58: 560. Read now

     BR11. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Grande, L. 2013. The Lost World of Fossil Lake. University of Chicago Press. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., 84: 73–74. Read now

     BR10. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Dippenaar-Schoeman, Foord, S. & Haddad, C. 2013. Spiders of the Savanna Biome. University of Venda & ARC, Pretoria. Newsl. Br. Arachnol. Soc., 128: 13. Read now  

     BR9. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Upchurch, P., McGowan, A.J. & Slater, C.S.C. (eds) 2011. Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time (Systematics Association Special Volumes). CRC Press. Acta Paleont. Pol., 58: 444. (Note when you click the cover above you will see an extended review, which was subsequently shortened to occupy a single page) Read now 

     BR8. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Bradley, R.A. 2012. Common Spiders of North America. University of California Press. Newsl. Br. Arachnol. Soc., 126: 10–11. Read now  

     BR7. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Patzkowsky, M. & Holland, S. 2012. Stratigraphic Paleobiology: Understanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space. University of Chicago Press. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl. 82: 96–100. Read now  

     BR6. Penney, D. (2013) Review of: Hannah, L. (ed.) 2012. Saving a Million Species: extinction risk from climate change. Island Press, London. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History, 26: 61–63. Read now  

     BR5. Penney, D. (2012) Palaeoenvironmental Habitat Reconstructions: A palaeoentomological perspective. Antenna, 36: 208–209.   

     BR4. Penney, D. (2012) Palaeoenvironmental Habitat Reconstructions: A palaeoentomological perspective. Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., 81: 70–72.   

     BR3. Penney, D. (2012) Review of: Gordh, G. & Headrick, D. 2011. A dictionary of entomology, second edition. CSIRO Publishing, Victoria, Australia. Antenna, 36: 136–137. Read now  

     BR2. Omelko, M.M. & Penney, D. (2011) A long-awaited book about spiders from the Asian part of Russia. Review of: Marusik, Yu.M., Kovblyuk, M.M. 2011. Spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Siberia and the Russian Far East. KMK Scientific Press Ltd, Moscow. ZooKeys, 154: 89–93. Read now

     BR1. Penney, D. (2011) Book review: Fossil Behavior Compendium by A.J. Boucot & G.O. Poinar Jr. (2010). Palaeont. Assoc. Newsl., 78: 79–82. Read now

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