British Fossil Brachiopoda: Volume 4, Tertiary, Cretaceous, Jurassic, Permian, and Carboniferous Supplements; and Devonian and Silurian Brachiopoda that Occur in the Triassic Pebble Bed of Budleigh Salterton in Devonshire

British Fossil Brachiopoda: Volume 4, Tertiary, Cretaceous, Jurassic, Permian, and Carboniferous Supplements; and Devonian and Silurian Brachiopoda that Occur in the Triassic Pebble Bed of Budleigh Salterton in Devonshire

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British palaeontologist Thomas Davidson (1817-85) was born in Edinburgh and began his studies at the city's university. Encouraged by German palaeontologist Leopold von Buch, he began to study brachiopod fossils at the age of twenty, and he quickly became the undisputed authority. He was elected fellow of the Geological Society of London in 1852, receiving the Wollaston medal in 1865. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1857. Published between 1850 and 1886, this six-volume work became the definitive reference text on the subject. It includes more than two hundred hand-drawn plates and a comprehensive bibliography. This volume, the fourth of six, is the first of two supplements providing corrections to earlier volumes and detailing species discovered since the original volumes were published.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 42 b/w illus.
  • 1139104063
  • 9781139104067

Table of contents

Supplement to the British recent and Tertiary Brachiopoda; Supplement to the British post-Tertiary Brachiopoda; Supplement to the British Tertiary Brachiopoda; Supplement to the British Cretaceous Brachiopoda; Supplement to the British Jurassic and Triassic Brachiopoda; Supplement to the British Permian Brachiopoda; Supplement to the British Carboniferous Brachipoda; On the Devonian and Silurian Brachiopoda that occur in the Triassic pebble-bed of Budleigh-Salterton, near Exmouth, in Devonshire; Index; Plates.show more