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Author Bruner, John Clay, author

Title Type specimens of fossil fishes : catalogue of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology / John Clay Bruner
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents Cover; Half Tilte; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; INTRODUCTION; Type Specimens in the Collections of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology; LITERATURE CITED; SYSTEMATIC INDEX
Summary The Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Allberta houses type specimens of fossil fishes. This book is a catalogue of these specimens. Included for each entry is taxonomy, detailed collection locality information, the citation wherein the species was originally described, and a list of individual type specimens. This is the first list ever compiled of the fossil fish types deposited in the collections of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology (UALVP). This collection contains 88 fish holotypes, 966 fish paratypes, 55 casts of fish holotypes from other museums, and 20 casts of fish paratypes from other museums. Key selling features: List all of the type specimens of fossil fishes currently housed in the collection of the Laboratory of Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. Provides details of all 88 holotypes and nearly 1000 paratypes as well as casts of types specimens held in other museum collections. Includes information on unpublished "types" - type specimens of not yet described new species
Notes Includes index
John Clay Bruner is based at the Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology in the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 19, 2019)
Subject Fishes, Fossil -- Type specimens -- Catalogs and collections.
Genre/Form Catalogs and collections.
Form Electronic book
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