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Guide to Fossils

Guide to Fossils

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"A guide to the identification, understanding and hunting of fossils, which includes all major groups of fossils and an identification key." This book is a 5" x 7 3/4" paperback with 192 pages.

Guide to Fossils
Table of Contents

    Introduction
4
    Geology
12
        Geological time chart
16
    Evolution
36
    Fossil Collecting
48
    Classification guide
54
IDENTIFICATION GUIDE
Foraminiferans
58
Sponges
59
Corals
62
    Tabulata
64
    Rugosa
66
    Scleractinia
69
Jellyfish
74
Bryozoans
75
    Cryptostomata
76
    Fenestrata
76
    Trepostomata
78
    Cystoporata
78
    Cyclostomata
79
    Cheilostomata
80
Brachiopods
82
    'Inarticulate'
84
    'Articulate'
85
Mollusks
93
    Bellerophonts
94
    Gastropods
94
    Cephalopods
106
    Scaphopods
117
    Bivalves
118
Arthropods
128
    Trilobites
129
    Eurypterids
137
    Crustaceans
137
    Insects
138
Echinoderms
139
    Sea lilies
140
    Starfishes
144
    Brittle stars
144
    Edrioasteroids
145
    Blastoids
145
    Sea urchins
146
Graptolites
150
Vertebrates
153
    Fishes
154
    Reptiles
158
    Birds
161
    Mammals
162
Fossil land plants
164
    Coal measure plants
169
    Mesozoic and Tertiary plants
173
Trace fossils
179
 
  Fossil sites
180
  Glossary
188
  Index
189