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Atlas of Benthic Foraminifera from China Seas: The Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea

  • First book of its kind, offering a complete and comprehensive account on Benthic Foraminifera from China Seas
  • More than 160 species, in 6 orders, 45 families and 80 genera are included
  • Reveals the common, endemic or new species of local fauna providing ecological distribution with detailed environmental information of each species and clearing up its taxonomic synonyms
  • Superbly illustrated with elegant plate showing taxonomic details with high microscopic resolution

Series: Springer Geology

By: Yanli Lei(Author), Tiegang Li(Author)

415 pages, 202 colour & 3 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Dec 2016 | #233697 | ISBN-13: 9783662538760
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NHBS Price: £91.99 $128/€104 approx

About this book

This atlas gives a comprehensive account on the benthic foraminiferal fauna in the China Seas, especially on the Bohai and the Yellow Seas. Details of about 183 species, subjected to 5 orders, 52 families and 92 genera are included. For each species there is a brief description of the morphological characteristics, synonymised names, measurements and geographical distribution worldwide, as well as a top-level elegant plate illustrated the fossil and live specimens. It could be used as a reference book for researchers working at marine biology, marine geology, micropaleontology, paleoceanography, paleobiology and related fields.


- Preface
- Acknowledgements
- General Section
- Systematic Section
- References
- Systematic Index

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