Special Papers in Palaeontology, Conodont Biology and Phylogeny Interpreting the Fossil Record

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  • Copyright: 2005-04-15
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Special Papers in Palaeontology, published by The Palaeontological Association, is a series of substantial separate works conforming to the style of the Palaeontology journal. Two issues are published each year and feature high standard illustrations. Discusses the nature and quality of the conodont fossil record. Brings together researchers, geologists and enthusiasts who continue to find material of significance. Contributors include Walter C. Sweet, Howard A. Armstrong, Oliver Lehnert, James F. Miller and Steven A. Leslie. Includes 3 plates, 9 tables and 79 text-figures.

Author Biography

Mark A. Purnell is Professor of Geology at the University of Leicester.

Philip C.J. Donoghue is Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol.
Both are members of The Palaeontological Association.

Table of Contents

Preface 5(2)
Mark A. Purnell
Philip C. J. Donoghue
Between death and data: biases in interpretation of the fossil record of conodonts
Mark A. Purnell
Philip C.J. Donoghue
Modes of growth in the euconodont oral skeleton: implications for bias and completeness in the fossil record
Howard A. Armstrong
An experimental investigation of post-depositional taphonomic bias in conodonts
Peter H. Von Bitter
Mark A. Purnell
Biases in the recovery and interpretation of micropalaeontological data
Lennart Jeppsson
Multielement conodont apparatuses of Triassic Gondolelloidea
Michael J. Orchard
Silurian conodont biostratigraphy and palaeobiology in stratigraphic sequences
James E. Barrick
Peep Mannik
Cambro-Ordovician sea-level fluctuations and sequence boundaries: the missing record and the evolution of new taxa
Oliver Lehnert
James F. Miller
Steven A. Leslie
John E. Repetski
Raymond L. Ethington
Graphical refinement of the conodont database: examples and a plea
Walter C. Sweet
The likelihood of stratophenetic-based hypotheses of genealogical succession
Peter D. Roopnarine
The chronophyletic approach: stratophenetics facing an incomplete fossil record
Jerzy Dzik
Cladograms, phylogenies and the veracity of the conodont fossil record
Linda M. Wickstrom
Philip C.J. Donoghue

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