A Study of Fossil Vertebrate Types in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia: Taxonomic, Systematic, and Historical Perspectives

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Academy of Natural Sciences, 1995 - Type specimens (Natural history) - 434 pages
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Contents

TABLE 7
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Type Specimens of Fossil Vertebrates in The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
79
PISCES Placodermi Chondrichthyes Acanthodii Osteichthys
81
AMPHIBIA
107
REPTILIA
109
AVES
159
MAMMALIA OF TERRESTRIAL HABITAT Excluding Cetacea
163
MAMMALIA OF MARINE HABITAT Cetacea
265

Early and MidTwentieth Century
15
LateTwentieth Century
16
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS CONTAINING TYPE SPECIMENS Thomas Jefferson
18
The American Philosophical Society
19
Wilhelm Bock
20
Etheldred Benett
21
TYPE LOCALITIES OF NOTE Big Bone Lick Boone County Kentucky
22
Atlantic Coastal Plain
23
The Badlands Niobrara River Judith River and Bridger Basin
24
Port Kennedy Montgomery County Pennsylvania
26
Gwynedd Valley Montgomery County Pennsylvania
27
Siwalik Hills Uttar Pradesh India
28
Conservation Cataloguing and Labelling
29
II A STUDY OF THE TYPE SPECIMENS OF FOSSIL VERTEBRATES IN THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
39
Validation of Type Material
40
TENSE PUNCTUATION INTERJECTIONS CITATION OF GENERA AND SPECIES
42
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CITATIONS INDICATION OF FIGURES OF TYPE MATERIAL AT ANSP FIGURES OF TYPE MATERIAL NOT AT ANSP ...
43
CATALOGUE NUMBER KIND OF TYPE SPECIMEN
44
LOCALITIES AND STRATIGRAPHIC HORIZONS COLLECTOR AND DONOR ORIGINAL MATERIAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES EA...
45
SUBSEQUENT REFERENCES
46
REMARKS EXTRANEOUS LISTINGS
47
TABLE 1
48
TABLE 2
49
TABLE 3
50
TABLE 5
51
TABLE 6
60
ICHNOFOSSILIA
287
GUIDELINES
295
Adequate and Inadequate Descriptions
297
The Individual Defines a Type Specimen
298
Determination of Types Among Multiple Lots
299
Mixed Lots
300
Originally Available Specimens Constituting Type Material
301
Determining the Extent of the Original Type Lot
303
Revised Interpretation of Type Status Questionable Status as Type Material
304
Interpretation of Lectotype Designations
306
Identity of Holotype Obscured and Invalid Lectotypification
307
Type Status Unaffected by Systematic Placement or Age
308
Determination of Original Spelling and Place of Publication
309
Invalid Neotype Designation Recovery of Holotype Following Designation of Neotype
310
Correctable Errors Unjustified Emendation of Names
311
Simultaneous Publication
312
Valid Publication
313
Methods of Citation
314
UTILIZING THE LIBRARY AND THE CODEAN EXAMPLE
318
SYSTEMATICS AND TAXONOMY IN A TYPE COLLECTION
319
CONCLUSION
321
LITERATURE CITED WITH CLASSIFIED LISTS OF TAXA FOR WHICH ANSP HOLDS TYPE SPECIMENS
323
REGISTER OF ANSP SPECIMENS CITED IN THIS PUBLICATION
383
INDEX
403
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