British Palaeozoic Fossils

A comprehensive identification guide to over 400 Palaeozoic fossil species found in Britain. This essential work of reference has been in print for more than 45 years and is now fully revised and updated.

ISBN:
978 0 565 09303 7
Format:
Paperback
Price:
£14.99
Published:
July 2012
Size:
210 x 135 mm
Extent:
169 pp
Illustrations:
Black-and-white line drawings throughout
Publisher:
Natural History Museum

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The opening of the Palaeozoic era, some 540 million years ago, coincided with a remarkable burst of evolutionary activity. In British Palaeozoic Fossils 443 species from this time, and the following 300 million years, are described, classified and illustrated with accurate line drawings. From Silurian trilobites and Devonian fishes to Carboniferous brachiopods, the book features those animal and plant species that were most commonly found in Britain.

This new edition has been fully revised and updated by specialists from the world-renowned Department of Palaeontology at the Natural History Museum, London, reflecting advances in our understanding of the fossil record over the past years.

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About the series

British Palaeozoic Fossils is one of a series of three books that has established itself as the classic work of reference for all students of geology. For more than 45 years, the series has provided an essential identification guide to those fossils that can be found amongst the wealth of geological horizons in Britain.

Amateur and professional palaeontologists alike will continue to find that these books are as important to their studies as the hand lens and geological hammer.

The other titles available in this series are British Caenozoic Fossils and British Mesozoic Fossils.

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