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Field Guide to Fossils

National Audubon Society

Field Guide to Fossils

by Ida Thompson

Only $20.95
Audubon field guides are loaded with photos, detailed descriptions and identification information. Great for the field. This book features durable plastic covers along with a glossy dust jacket. 4" x 7 3/4", 847 pages.

Field Guide to Fossils
Table of Contents

    Introduction
11
    Life and Geologic Time
23
    Geologic Time Chart
24
    Fossil-bearing Rocks
87
Part I: Color Plates
    How to Use This Guide
99
    Key to the Maps
103
    Maps
    Color Plates
137
        Fossiliferous Rocks and Outcroppings 1-33
    Key to the Color Plates
149
    Thumb Tab Guide
150
        Scallop-shaped Fossils 34-102
        Clam-shaped Fossils 103-165
        Snail-shaped Fossils 166-216
        Gastropods 217-267
        Arthropods 268-315
        Cystoids, Blastoids, and Crinoids 316-336
        Cone-shaped Fossils 337-357
        Disc-shaped Fossils 358-375
        Sponges, Corals, and Bryozoans 376-456
        Trace Fossils and Graptolites 457-471
        Vertebrates 472-486
        Plants 487-507
Part II: Text
    Sponges
339
    Cnidarians
353
    Mollusks
389
    Annelids
537
    Small Tubes of Uncertain Affinities
541
    Arthropods
547
    Bryozoans
597
    Brachiopods
625
    Echinoderms
687
    Hemichordates
723
    Trace Fossils
731
    Plants
738
    Insects
751
    Vertebrates
755
Part III: Appendices
    Phylum Illustrations
771
    How to Collect and Preserve Fossils
779
    Glossary
789
    List of Major Fossil Displays
805
    List of Geological Surveys
813
    List of Specimen Localities
817
    Picture Credits
828
    Index
829