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

  • 1931
New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.
  • Includes bibliographical references.

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New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.
Description of Original
8 p. l., 365 p. : col. front., illus., 108 pl. (incl. port.; part col.) on 69 l., fold. Tab. ; 25 cm.
For Staff

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. Editor's foreword
  4. Contents
  5. Illustrations
  6. Part I: Geological history of North America
  7. Chapter I: Computing geological time
  8. Chapter II: Paleontology, the science of fossils
  9. Chapter III: Oceans and continents
  10. Chapter IV: The beginnings of life
  11. Chapter V: Early Paleozoic history
  12. Chapter VI: Later Paleozoic history
  13. Chapter VII: The Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras
  14. Selected bibliography
  15. Part II: Crustaceans
  16. [Chapter I: Crustaceans in economy and history]
  17. Chapter II: Body organization and functions
  18. Chapter III: The family album
  19. Chapter IV: Where crustaceans are found
  20. Chapter V: Crustacean conversation
  21. Chapter VI: Light and color in crustaceans: luminescence
  22. Chapter VII: Crustacean artisans and their homes
  23. Chapter VIII: Crustaceans as food and medicine
  24. Chapter IX: The sins of crustaceans
  25. Selected bibliography
  26. Part III: Mollusks
  27. [Chapter I: The ranking invertebrates]
  28. Chapter II: The bivalves
  29. Chapter III: The toothshells
  30. Chapter IV: The snails and their allies
  31. Chapter V: The octopuses, squids, and their kin
  32. Selected bibliography
  33. Index
  34. [Cover]