The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event

Two of the greatest evolutionary events in the history of life on Earth occurred during Early Paleozoic time The first was the Cambrian explosion of skeletonized marine animals about 540 million years ago The second was the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event, which is the focus of this book This is the first book devoted specifically to establishing the global paTwo of the greatest evolutionary events in the history of life on Earth occurred during Early Paleozoic time The first was the Cambrian explosion of skeletonized marine animals about 540 million years ago The second was the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event, which is the focus of this book This is the first book devoted specifically to establishing the global patterns of differentiation of Ordovician biotas through time and space It provides extensive genus and species level diversity data for the many Ordovician fossil groups and presents an evaluation of how each group diversified, with assessments of patterns of change, and rates of origination and extinction.
The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event Two of the greatest evolutionary events in the history of life on Earth occurred during Early Paleozoic time The first was the Cambrian explosion of skeletonized marine animals about million years

  • Title: The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event
  • Author: Barry Webby Florentin Paris Mary Droser
  • ISBN: 9781299441620
  • Page: 174
  • Format: ebook
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