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Includes papers through prime gurus on a number of of the most important extinction occasions of the geological list. The booklet brings jointly new information on quite a lot of floral and faunal teams. The papers are grouped as basic, Palaeozoic occasions, Mesozoic occasions and Cenozoic occasions. numerous of the papers describe the restoration and recolonization approaches following the extinction occasions whereas others talk about the issues of 'survivor taxa', 'disaster taxa' and 'progenitor species'. The examples selected come from geological successions in North the US, South the USA, Europe, Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. additionally to be had: Fishes and the Break-up of Pangea - specific ebook no 295 - ISBN 186239248X Palaeobiogeography and Biodiversity switch: The Ordovician and Mesozoic-Cenozoic Radiations (Geological Society particular e-book, No. 194.) - ISBN 1862391068 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of high quality peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign popularity for the standard of its work.The many components during which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reviews and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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Kossmati kossmati and M. kossmati elongata, transitional forms between M. kossmati and M. mytiloides, and M. colombianus. At the same time, the ancestral Mytiloides sp. cf. M. latus and M. submytiloides lineages remain rare and conservative, with populations changing only gradually in size and details of ornamentation through the 200 Ka interval of the W. devonense and basal Pseudaspidocerasflexuosum ammonite biozones. This first Turonian diversification of Mytiloides is episodic due to continuing largescale fluctuations in post C-T extinction environments (Fig.

K A U F F M A N & P. J. HARRIES 32 SPECIES / SUBSPECIES DURATIONS: MYTILOIDES LINEAGES SPECIES / SUBSPECIES GENERATION RATE; CENOMANIAN - TURONIAN MYTILOIDES 7 1200 1100 1000 A v, 900 SPECIES WITHIN LINEAGES O M cf "LATUS" (SMOOTH) • M, HATTINI-M. MYTILOIDES • M. SUBMYTILOIDES-M. LAB X M. S. • MEAN VALUE FOR INTERVAL t~ z _o 800 I

KAUFFMAN & P. J. 5 MY , ! - I - 93 :. MT o_~ I--<~ I ET ~ : "? ~ 2 ~ , : Vascoceras birchbyi : Pseudaspidoceras flexuosum Watinoceras devonense I - " I ~ '"':':'"'" " ..... '1 Nigericeras scotti I I / 3 aL 8b .. " -- m • :.. "sa.. - • ~......... .. I TSR "1 FSR c, , 3 Euomphaloceras septemseriatum N. diartanum 0 g. conditum z LU O I . c. . - =o ~- 94 CPGO g. albedense O. 5 Fig. 5. A proposed phylogeny of Cenomanian-Turonian, crisis progenitor Mytiloides species and lineages, based on the North American record.

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