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Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology: Porifera, Part E, Volume 2

by Kaesler, Roger L. (editor)


Price: $195.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: 014222
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: New
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0813731305
  • ISBN 13: 9780813731308
  • Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA)
  • Place: Boulder, Colorado
  • Date published: 2003

Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America (GSA), 2003. Reprint. Hard cover. 384 pp. Part E in the Invertebrate Paleontology series. This definitive series of volumes is the most comprehensive and authoritative body of knowledge in existence on invertebrate fossil groups. For each fossil group, these volumes describe and illustrate: morphological features, with special reference to hard parts; ontogeny; classification; geologic distribution; evolutionary trends and phylogeny; and systematic descriptions. There are a great many detailed illustrations and plates throughout the series. The second volume in the revision of the Porifera. This volume on invertebrate paleontology covers: Entirely devoted to introductory material, with chapters on general features of the Porifera; morphology, phylogeny, and classificaton of the Demospongea, Lyssacinosa, and Hexactinellida; glossary; reproduction and development; physiology; functional morphology and adaptation; variability and variation; ecology and paleoecology; evolution and ecological history; geographic and stratigraphic distribution; and techniques of study. Also included are a comprehensive reference list and an index. New. . Reprint. Hard Cover. New. 8vo..