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By Davis, Richard Arnold; Meyer, David L.; Contributions by Holland, Steven M.
The region around Cincinnati, Ohio, is known for the abundant and beautiful fossils found in limestones and shales that were deposited as sediments on the sea floor during the Ordovician Period, about 450 million years ago. This book synthesizes more than 150 years of research on... this fossil treasure-trove, describing and illustrating the fossils.Read more
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Edited by Landman, Neil H.; Davis, Richard Arnold; Mapes, Royal H.
This book brings together international scientists who focus on present-day and fossil cephalopods, ranging broadly from Paleozoic ammonoids to today's octopods. The book also includes new evidence for the existence of an ink sac in fossil ammonoids and features the first record ...of an in-depth study of octopus ecology in Alaska.Read more
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Cephalopods Present and Past: New Insights and Fresh Perspectives
Edited by Landman, Neil H.; Tanabe, Kazushige; Davis, Richard Arnold
Offers a description of the systematic position of the Ammonoidea within the Cephalopoda. This work features discussions on soft- and hard-part morphology of ammonoids, rate of growth and ontogeny, and taphonomy and ecology. It explores the distribution of ammonoids in time and s...pace as well as their extinction at the end of the Cretaceous.Read more
Renowned researchers summarize the current knowledge on ammonoid paleobiology. With its diverse viewpoints and new material, this resource will benefit researchers and graduate students in paleontology, marine biology, and evolutionary biology.
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