Cambrian Fossils Of Chengjiang / Edition 1

Cambrian Fossils Of Chengjiang / Edition 1

by Xian-guag Hou, Richard Aldridge, Jan Bergstrom, David J. Siveter
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405106735

ISBN-13: 9781405106733

Pub. Date: 02/02/2004

Publisher: Wiley

The Chengjiang biota is one of the most remarkable fossil discoveries ever made. The Cambrian Fossils of Chengjiang is the first book in English to provide fossil enthusiasts with an overview of the fauna.

  • 100 superb full color plates.
  • First English language illustrated guide to this important fauna.
  • A must-have for all palaeontologists
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Overview

The Chengjiang biota is one of the most remarkable fossil discoveries ever made. The Cambrian Fossils of Chengjiang is the first book in English to provide fossil enthusiasts with an overview of the fauna.

  • 100 superb full color plates.
  • First English language illustrated guide to this important fauna.
  • A must-have for all palaeontologists worldwide.

To see a collection of images from the book, click on the following link: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/chengjiang

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405106733
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/02/2004
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Part I: Geological And Evolutionary Setting of The Biota.

1. Geological Time And The Evolution Of Early Life On Earth.

2. The Evolutionary Significance Of The Chengjiang Biota.

3. The Discovery And Initial Study Of The Chengjiang Lagerstätte.

4. The Distribution And Geological Setting Of The Chengjiang Lagerstätte.

5. The Taphonomy And Preservation Of The Chengjiang Fossils.

6. The Paleoecology Of The Chengjiang Biota.

Part II: Chengjiang Fossils.

7. Algae.

8. Phylum Porifera.

9. Phylum Cnidaria.

10. Phylum Ctenophora.

11. Phylum Nematomorpha.

12. Phylum Priapulida.

13. Phylum Hyolitha.

14. Phylum Lobopodia.

15. Anomalocarididae (Phylum Uncertain).

16. Phylum Arthropoda.

17. Phylum Brachiopoda.

18. Phylum? Vetulicolia.

19. Phylum Chordata.

20. Enigmatic Animals.

21. Species Recorded From The Chengjiang Biota.

References.

Index

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