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Shelled invertebrates of the past and present, with chapters on geological history

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Bassler, Ray S., et al.. Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872, Editor
Shelled invertebrates of the past and present, with chapters on geological history
(Smithsonian Science Series, Volume 10)
New York: Smithsonian institution series, inc., 1931
8 p. l., 365 p. col. front., illus., 108 pl. (incl. port.; part col.) on 69 l., fold. tab. 25 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] A submarine fantasy

[Title page] Shelled invertebrates of the past and present

[Foreword] Editor's foreword

Contents

Illustrations

Part I: geological history of North America, Bassler, Ray S.; Resser, Charles E.

Chapter I: computing geological time, pp. 1-9

Chapter II: paleontology, the science of fossils, pp. 10-29

Chapter III: oceans and continents, pp. 30-38

Chapter IV: the beginnings of life, pp. 39-49

Chapter V: early Paleozoic history, pp. 50-61

Chapter VI: later Paleozoic history, pp. 62-72 ff.

Chapter VII: the Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras, pp. 73-82

Selected bibliography, pp. 83 ff.

Part II: crustaceans, Schmitt, Waldo L.

Preface, Schmitt, Waldo L. p. 87

[Chapter I: crustaceans in economy and history], pp. [unnumbered]-95

Chapter II: body organization and functions, pp. 96-112

Chapter III: the family album, pp. 113-184

Chapter IV: where crustaceans are found, pp. 185-191

Chapter V: crustacean conversation, pp. 192-199

Chapter VI: light and color in crustaceans: luminescence, pp. 200-209

Chapter VII: crustacean artisans and their homes, pp. 210-228

Chapter VIII: crustaceans as food and medicine, pp. 229-240

Chapter IX: the sins of crustaceans, pp. 241-247

Selected bibliography, p. 248

Part III: mollusks, Bartsch, Paul

[Chapter I: the ranking invertebrates], pp. [unnumbered]-255

Chapter II: the bivalves, pp. 256-278

Chapter III: the toothshells, pp. 279-283

Chapter IV: the snails and their allies, pp. 284-320

Chapter V: the octopuses, squids, and their kin, pp. 321-356

Selected bibliography, pp. 357 ff.

Index, pp. 359-365 ff.

[Cover]


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