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Ordovician Fossils of Argentina

Edited By: Juan L Benedetto

561 pages, 105 b/w plates, maps

Juan Luis Benedetto

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #143520 | ISBN: 9874359102
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Provides a comprehensive and fully illustrated account of the Ordovician faunas of Argentina. Among the topics covered are stratigraphy and basin evolution, biostratigraphic and chronostratigraphic framework for the Ordovician faunas, paleoecology of Ordovician faunal assemblages, and the structure and biota of the Ordovician reefs of the Precordillera.
The final chapters provide a compilation of published sponges, bryozoans, brachiopodss, bivalves, rostroconchs, trilobites, ostracods, graptolites and trace fossils. Each taxon is accompanied by brief morphological, paleoecological or biostratigraphical comments, data on their stratigraphic and geographic provenance, and plates containing photographs of the majority of the 678 species.


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