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TRILOBITES. 2nd edition, édition en anglais

TRILOBITES. 2nd edition, édition en anglais

  • Author: Riccardo Levi-Setti
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 9780226474526
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 352
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Long before dinosaurs roamed the earth, there were trilobites—one of the most striking animals to populate prehistoric seas and whose fossils are favorites among collectors today. From the giant trilobites of Newfoundland to fascinating new specimens from Morocco, Levi-Setti's magnificent book brings these "butterflies of the sea" to life for everyone curious about our remote past This second edition features coverage of a greater variety of trilobites, an improved photographic atlas reorganized to present their evolutionary progression, and over 200 photographs.

Prodrom einer monographie der böhmischen trilobites

Prodrom einer monographie der böhmischen trilobites

  • Author: Ignaz Hawle
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Paleontology
  • Page: 176
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Trilobites of Black Cat Mountain

Trilobites of Black Cat Mountain

  • Author: George P. Hansen
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 9780595624614
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 404
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A photographic guide to Oklahoma’s Devonian trilobites. The geological history of Coal County, Oklahoma. Descriptions of rock formations where trilobites are found. Excavation and restoration of trilobites. A photographic atlas of the Lower Devonian trilobites of Oklahoma, with helpful information to aid in their identification. Trilobites are a well-known fossil group, possibly second most famous only to dinosaurs. With their easily fossilized exoskeleton, they left an extensive and diverse fossil record. They began a drawn-out decline to extinction during Late Devonian time, when all but one of the trilobite orders died out. This meticulously researched reference guide is a photographic atlas and descriptive compendium on the trilobites of Coal County, Oklahoma. The species described lived during the Lower Devonian in a shallow tropical ocean that had advanced over the landscape of North America. More than twenty species are exquisitely preserved in Oklahoma’s limestone rocks. Each species is carefully illustrated, including thorough descriptions, so that those familiar and unfamiliar can understand and appreciate these amazing creatures. The most current scientific research on these trilobites is also included. For those wishing to pursue a deeper interest in trilobites, a comprehensive bibliography lists hundreds of sources of information for further study.

Lower Cambiran Trilobites from North Greenland

Lower Cambiran Trilobites from North Greenland

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press
  • ISBN: 9788763512411
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Papers from the 6th International Conference on Trilobites and their Relatives

Papers from the 6th International Conference on Trilobites and their Relatives

  • Author: Alan W. Owen,David L. Bruton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111956431X
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 240
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Trilobites from the Lower Champlainian Formations of the Appalachian Valley

Trilobites from the Lower Champlainian Formations of the Appalachian Valley

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Geological Society of America
  • ISBN: 0813710553
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A Monograph of the British Carboniferous Trilobites

A Monograph of the British Carboniferous Trilobites

  • Author: Henry Woodward
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1108081398
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 118
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Published 1883-4, as the first monographic treatment of Carboniferous trilobites from Britain and Ireland, this remains a standard work.

A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian, and Devonian Formations

A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian, and Devonian Formations

  • Author: J. W. Salter
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1108081223
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 298
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Begun in 1864 and wound up in 1883, this unfinished monograph includes Salter's important 'preliminary classification of trilobites'.

Cambrian Stratigraphy and Trilobites of Northwestern Montana

Cambrian Stratigraphy and Trilobites of Northwestern Montana

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Geological Society of America
  • ISBN: 0813720184
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Trilobites & Other Stories

Trilobites & Other Stories

  • Author: Breece Pancake
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN: 1473520460
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 192
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The stories in this collection nearly all take place in and around the mountain hollows of West Virginia: a world of cock-fighting, coal-mining, deer-stalking, sex, depression, drinking and death. 'It would be easy to allow his one collection of stories to be buried under the landslide of books published every year. But it’s worth doing a little excavating to dig it up. The past few years have seen late-in-the-day and posthumous revivals of interest in writers such ... John Williams. Get out your pickaxes' New Yorker Breece D’J Pancake left behind an astonishing achievement. He was a master of a distinctly American vernacular, which he used to remind us of all the ways that fiction could teach us about ourselves. These stories are absolutely essential reading - Kevin Powers, author of The Yellow Birds

A monograph of the trilobites of North America

A monograph of the trilobites of North America

with coloured models of the species ...

  • Author: Jacob Green
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Paleontology
  • Page: 93
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Phacopid Trilobites of North America

Phacopid Trilobites of North America

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Geological Society of America
  • ISBN: 081372029X
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Lower Ordovician trilobites of the Kirtonryggen Formation, Spitsbergen

Lower Ordovician trilobites of the Kirtonryggen Formation, Spitsbergen

  • Author: Richard A. Fortey,David L. Bruton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118850629
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 120
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This monograph describes early Ordovician(Ibexian:Tremadocian–early Floian) trilobites from NorthernSpitsbergen from the section through the Kirtonryggen Formationadjacent to Hinlopen Strait. The Formation is divided intothree Members, each with distinct trilobites collectivelyrepresenting the fullest known succession from the Bathyuridbiofacies of the eastern Laurentian carbonate platform. Previous research on the Ordovician of Spitsbergen is summarisedand correlations with similar faunas previously described fromCanada, Greenland, western Newfoundland, Vermont–New YorkState, Oklahoma and Missouri are discussed. Taxonomicproblems are discussed in detail leading to the recognition of 53species, of which 15 are new, belonging to 31 genera including fournew. Twenty-four taxa are described under open or tentativenomenclature. The lower Member yields the earliest knownoccurrences of the Illaenoidea, Proetoidea and Scutelluoidea,supporting the hypotheses relating the origin of new major cladesto inshore habitats.

Silicified Middle Ordovician Trilobites

Silicified Middle Ordovician Trilobites

  • Author: Harry Blackmore Whittington,William R. Evitt
  • Publisher: Geological Society of America
  • ISBN: 0813710596
  • Category: Paleontology
  • Page: 137
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Trilobites and Other Early Arthropods

Trilobites and Other Early Arthropods

Papers in Honour of Professor H.B. Whittington

  • Author: Harry Blackmore Whittington,Derek E. G. Briggs
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 276
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Trilobites

Trilobites

  • Author: Harry Blackmore Whittington
  • Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780851153117
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 145
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Trilobites lived for over 300 million years in the seas of the world, and the remains of their hard parts have long attracted collectors. This new, definitive study - plates and text in equal measure - focuses on kinds of trilobites from rocks of all the Palaeozoic periods in a series of more than 120 first-class photographs, with complementary text. These include rare specimens which have preserved soft parts such as antennae and limbs; from these the anatomy may be reconstructed, and one may speculate on the way trilobites behaved. The calcified trilobite shell was outside the body, hence had to be cast at intervals as the animal grew. Specimens from these intervals show how the trilobite changed in form as it grew from a tiny early stage to a length of several centimetres. The great succession of kinds of trilobites evolved in a world of changing geography and climate. How trilobites were preserved, the kinds of rocks in which they occur, and traces of their activity, are described in order to infer where they lived in ancient seas and their manner of life. Some kinds were world-wide in distribution, others limited to seas of differing depth or temperature. This record in the rocks of different continents shows that new kinds arose to replace extinct forms, in many cases abruptly, and that particular trends of change occurred repeatedly. Mechanisms which may have effected these changes are discussed. The long-continued search for evolutionary links between kinds of trilobites, as the basis for a natural classification, is reviewed in the light of conflicting contemporary ideas.

Advances in Trilobite Research

Advances in Trilobite Research

  • Author: Diego García-Bellido Capdevila
  • Publisher: IGME
  • ISBN: 9788478407590
  • Category: Trilobites
  • Page: 448
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Lower Cambrian Trilobites from North Greenland

Lower Cambrian Trilobites from North Greenland

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Earth sciences
  • Page: 145
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Invites papers that contribute significantly to studies in Greenland within any of the fields of geoscience ...

Trilobite

Trilobite

Eyewitness to Evolution

  • Author: Richard Fortey
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN: 0307434672
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 320
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With Trilobite, Richard Fortey, paleontologist and author of the acclaimed Life, offers a marvelously written, smart and compelling, accessible and witty scientific narrative of the most ubiquitous of fossil creatures. Trilobites were shelled animals that lived in the oceans over five hundred million years ago. As bewilderingly diverse then as the beetle is today, they survived in the arctic or the tropics, were spiky or smooth, were large as lobsters or small as fleas. And because they flourished for three hundred million years, they can be used to glimpse a less evolved world of ancient continents and vanished oceans. Erudite and entertaining, this book is a uniquely exuberant homage to a fabulously singular species. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Trilobites--creatures of the Paleozoic seas

Trilobites--creatures of the Paleozoic seas

  • Author: June Maxwell,Southern California Paleontological Society
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 150
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