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Predator-Prey Interactions in the Fossil Record


Series: Topics in Geobiology Volume: 20

Edited By: Patricia H Kelley, Michal Kowaleski and Thor A Hansen

464 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137823 | ISBN: 0306474891
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&i;'Predator-prey interactions are among the most significant of all organism-organism interactions....It will only be by compiling and evaluating data on predator-prey relations as they are recorded in the fossil record that we can hope to tease apart their role in the tangled web of evolutionary interaction over time. This volume, compiled by a group of expert specialists on the evidence of predator-prey interactions in the fossil record, is a pioneering effort to collate the information now accumulating in this important field. It will be a standard reference on which future study of one of the central dynamics of ecology as seen in the fossil record will be built.'&o;Richard K Bambach, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech


From the contents:Introduction.- Part I: Taxonomic Review of the Fossil Record of Predation.- Part II: Major Macroevolutionary Episodes in the History of Predation.

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