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Middle Jurassic (Aalenian–Bathonian)

Raymond H. Bate
Raymond H. Bate
Little Lower Ease, Cuckfield Road, Ansty, West Sussex RH17 5AL, UK
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January 01, 2009


Throughout Middle Jurassic times, the westward development of the Tethys across Europe provided the shallow-marine and paralic environments that the impoverished post-Triassic ostracod faunas colonized and flourished. This led to the appearance of a large number of new genera and species, and established Middle Jurassic Europe as a major site in ostracod evolution. The ramifications of this evolution were felt both worldwide and throughout all geological periods up to the present day.

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Ostracods in British Stratigraphy

J. E. Whittaker
J. E. Whittaker
The Natural History Museum, London, UK
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M. B. Hart
M. B. Hart
University of Plymouth, UK
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Geological Society of London
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January 01, 2009




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