Gregg F. Gunnell, ed., 2001, Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York, 442 p. (Hardcover, US $95.00) ISBN: 0-306-46528-0.

The Eocene is a unique interval in earth history, characterized by profound faunal turnovers, pronounced climate changes, and an atypically rich, global, terrestrial faunal record. The impetus for Eocene Biodiversity: Unusual Occurrences and Rarely Sampled Habitats, as well as for a symposium of the same name at the 1998 Society of Vertebrate Paleontology meeting in Snowbird, Utah, resulted from the recognition that although most Eocene fossil occurrences are from similar preservational and depositional settings, a growing number of unique occurrences (unusual...

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