Ammonoid Paleobiology: From macroevolution to paleogeography


Author: Christian Klug,Dieter Korn,Kenneth De Baets,Isabelle Kruta,Royal H. Mapes
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401796335
Category: Science
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​This two-volume work is a testament to the abiding interest and human fascination with ammonites. We offer a new model to explain the morphogenesis of septa and the shell, we explore their habitats by the content of stable isotopes in their shells, we discuss the origin and later evolution of this important clade, and we deliver hypotheses on its demise. The Ammonoidea produced a great number of species that can be used in biostratigraphy and possibly, this is the macrofossil group, which has been used the most for that purpose. Nevertheless, many aspects of their anatomy, mode of life, development or paleobiogeographic distribution are still poorly known. Themes treated are biostratigraphy, paleoecology, paleoenvironment, paleobiogeography, evolution, phylogeny, and ontogeny. Advances such as an explosion of new information about ammonites, new technologies such as isotopic analysis, tomography and virtual paleontology in general, as well as continuous discovery of new fossil finds have given us the opportunity to present a comprehensive and timely "state of the art" compilation. Moreover, it also points the way for future studies to further enhance our understanding of this endlessly fascinating group of organisms.

Cephalopods Present and Past: New Insights and Fresh Perspectives


Author: Neil H. Landman,Richard Arnold Davis,Royal H. Mapes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402064616
Category: Science
Page: 481
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Cephalopods are diverse, highly developed molluscs capable of swimming and jet propulsion. These animals are an important component of present-day marine ecos- tems throughout the world and comprise approximately 900 species. They also have an extraordinary fossil record, extending back to the Cambrian Period, with as many as 10,000 extinct species. Throughout their long history, they have experienced sp- tacular radiations and near-total extinctions. Because of their superb fossil record, they also serve as ideal index fossils to subdivide geologic time. This book touches on many of these themes, and it treats both fossil and present-day cephalopods. The chapters are outgrowths of presentations at the Sixth International Symposium “Cephalopods – Present and Past,” at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, September 16–19, 2004. The Symposium was organized principally by Walter L. Manger of the Department of Geology, University of Arkansas. The editors gratefully acknowledge Walter for his terrific job in putting together this symposium and for making it such an intellectual, and social, success. Other publications related to this Symposium include the abstract volume, assembled by W. L. Manger, and two fie- trip guidebooks, one written by W. L. Manger, and the other by R. H. Mapes. Because this symposium was held in North America, it honored four cephalopod workers from this continent: William A. Cobban (US Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado), Brian F. Glenister (University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa), William M. Furnish (University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa), and Gerd E. G.

Invertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution


Author: E. N. K. Clarkson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118685164
Category: Science
Page: 468
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Invertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution is well established as the foremost palaeontology text at the undergraduate level. This fully revised fourth edition includes a complete update of the sections on evolution and the fossil record, and the evolution of the early metazoans. New work on the classification of the major phyla (in particular brachiopods and molluscs) has been incorporated. The section on trace fossils is extensively rewritten. The author has taken care to involve specialists in the major groups, to ensure the taxonomy is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.

Late Mississippian (Arnsbergian Stage-E2 Chronozone) Ammonoid Paleontology and Biostratigraphy of the Antler Foreland Basin, California, Nevada, Utah


Author: Alan Lee Titus
Publisher: Utah Geological Survey
ISBN: 1557916497
Category: Ammonoidea
Page: 109
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One of the most important functions of paleontology in the earth sciences is time correlation of rock strata using taxonomic analysis of fossils in different regions. Comparisons of certain species’ similarities between regions frequently allows for precise age dating and correlation of strata limited only by the presence/absence of species and the speed at which they evolved. Between their first appearance in the early/middle Devonian and their ultimate extinction at the K-T boundary, no other single taxonomic group is as precise or as widely useful for time correlation of strata as the ammonoid cephalopods, an extinct distant relative of the modern chambered nautilus. This is especially true for the Carboniferous Era, where ammonoid change was extremely rapid for reasons that are as yet not fully known, although global climate fluctuation is probably a key driving force.

The Ammonoidea

Environment, Ecology, and Evolutionary Change
Author: Michael Robert House
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 354
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The ammonoids (ammonites and goniatites) are a fossil group of cephalopods that are of particular interest because of their rapid rates of evolution. In this volume, international experts on ammonoids are brought together to discuss evolutionary issues relating to this group. Special emphasis is given to the organic and environmental factors that may have influenced rates of speciation and extinction. This book should thus be of interest to palaeobiologists and evolutionary biologists generally as well as to palaeontologists who are specifically concerned with the ammonoids.

Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia


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"Publications of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia": v. 53, 1901, p. 788-794.

The Publishers' Trade List Annual


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The Early Cretaceous (Late Ryazanian - Early Hauterivian) Ammonite Fauna of North-East Greenland

Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, and Biogeography
Author: Peter Alsen
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Category: History
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Bulletin


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ISBN: 9781557916488
Category: Geology
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The Jurassic of Denmark and Greenland


Author: Jon R. Ineson,Finn Surlyk
Publisher: N.A
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Category: Dänemark - Grönland - Jura Geologie - Stratigraphie - Sedimentologie - Paläontologie
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Late Devonian Goniatites (Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea) from New York State


Author: Michael Robert House,W. T. Kirchgasser
Publisher: Publications Office Paleontological Research Institution
ISBN: N.A
Category: Ammonoidea
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This paper is a revision of the classic nineteenth century goniaite collections from the Devonian of New York State described by James Hall and John M. Clarke. Type material is illustrated photographically, mostly for the first time; the taxonomy is revised, and ontogenetic and statistical data are given, where possible. Detailed biostratigraphic work is reported through the late Givetian, Frasnian, and Famennian, aimed at determining the precise horizon and location of primary material at 184 localities. A description of the considerable additional goniatite material is integrated with that of the classic type specimens to treat the faunas systematically and as a whole. Noteworthy is the different contribution to knowledge provided by a range of preservation patterns, especially of the material preserved as barite replacements from the Cashaqua Shale. The goniatite-bearing horizons are mostly associated with transgressive pulses that punctuate the Catskill Delta succession. The major ones are the upper Tully Limestone, the Geneseo and Renwick black shales, the Genundewa Limestone, and the Middlesex, Rhinestreet, Pipe Creek, and Dunkirk black shales. The refined goniatite succession reported is perhaps the most detailed known in the world through the interval studied. The New York faunal levels are correlated with those known elsewhere, especially with the Old World successions, and with the new international standard established b Becker & House (2000). Minor regional variations give a more detailed Appalachian regional zonation of 25 zones, which is integrated with the international standard. The succession associated with the major late Givetian faunal turnover (Taghanic Event) is described, and the influence of sea level from the multilobed Triainoceratidae that are well developed in the mid-Frasnian of central New York. The late Frasnian succession associated with the Lower and Upper Kellwasser Events is documented. Parallel conodont work provides correlation with the conodont zonation scale. New taxa described are Koenites styliophylus kilfoylei n. ssp., Koenenites beckeri n. sp., Sandbergeroceras? enfieldense n. sp., and Manticoceras sinuosum clausium n. ssp.; the older names sinuosum Hall, 1843, and tardum Clarke, 1898, are regarded as subspecies of Manticoceras sinuosum (Hall, 1843). Lectotypes are designated for the Pharciceras tridens (G. & F. Sandberger, 1850), Sandbergeroceras syngonum Clarke, 1897, Acanthoclymenia genundewa (Clarke, 1898), Chutoceras nundaium (Hall, 1874), Koenenites styliophilus styliophilus (Clarke, 1898), K. ?fasciculatus (Clarke, 1898), Manticoceras contractum Clarke, 1898, M. sinuosum apprimatum Clarke, 1898, M. sinuosum tardum Clarke, 1898, M. accelerans Clarke, 1897, Carinoceras sororium (Clarke, 1898), Delphiceras cataphractum (Clarke, 1898), Sphaeromanticoceras rhynchostomum (Clarke, 1898), S. oxy (Clarke, 1897), Tornoceras uniangulare uniangulare (Conrad, 1842), and Truyolosoceras bicostatum (Hall, 1843). The Geneso Limestone Horizon is proposed as a new informally named horizon of the Genesee Group.

British Middle Jurassic stratigraphy


Author: B. M. Cox,M. G. Sumbler
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ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
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