Ancient Invertebrates and Their Living Relatives

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Science - 358 pages
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This overview and introduction to the study of fossil invertebrates emphasizes both soft and skeletal anatomy, as well as the relationship between those known only from fossils and animals living today. It lays the foundation for studentsO eventual abilities to (1) recognize many of the most abundant fossils, (2) appreciate their value in interpreting ancient environments of deposition, and (3) use them as tools for stratigraphic correlation.

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THE VALUE AND MEANING OF FOSSILS
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An Overview
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