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Invertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution, 4th Edition

Invertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution, 4th Edition

E. N. K. Clarkson

ISBN: 978-0-632-05238-7

Dec 1998

468 pages

In Stock

$123.00

Description

Invertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution is well established as the foremost palaeontology text at the undergraduate level. This fully revised fourth edition includes a complete update of the sections on evolution and the fossil record, and the evolution of the early metazoans.
  • New work on the classification of the major phyla (in particular brachiopods and molluscs) has been incorporated.
  • The section on trace fossils is extensively rewritten.
  • The author has taken care to involve specialists in the major groups, to ensure the taxonomy is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.
Preface.

Macrofossils on CD-Rom.

Part One: General Palaeontological Concepts.

1 Principles Of Palaeontology.

2 Evolution And The Fossil Record.

3 Major Events In The History Of Life.

Part Two: Invertebrate Phyla.

Sponges.

5 Cnidarians.

6 Bryozoans.

7 Brachiopods.

8 Molluscs.

9 Echinoderms.

10 Graptolites.

11 Arthropods.

12 Exceptional Faunas: Ichnology.

Systematic Index.

General Index

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  • New work on the classification of the major phyla (in particular brachiopods and molluscs) has been incorporated.

  • The section on trace fossils is extensively rewritten.

  • The author has taken care to involve specialists in the major groups, to ensure the taxonomy is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.