Search for dissertations about: "scolecodonts"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word scolecodonts.

  1. 1. Early Palaeozoic jawed polychaetes with focus on polychaetaspids and ramphoprionids from the Silurian of Gotland, Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Geology, Lund University

    Author : Mats Eriksson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; fysisk geografi; Geologi; physical geography; Geology; chemistry; palaeobiogeography; palaeoecology; taxonomy; apparatus reconstructions; Silurian; Recent; Ordovician; early Palaeozoic; scolecodonts; Annelida; polychaeta;

    Abstract : Jawed polychaete annelid worms were abundant and diverse in the early Palaeozoic seas and their jaws (scolecodonts) are common microfossils in sedimentary rocks of that age. Despite their abundance, relatively little work has been focused on these fossils. READ MORE

  2. 2. Late Ordovician Faunal Distribution and Ecospace Partitioning in Marine Impact Craters The Aftermath of the Lockne and Tvären Events

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa M Frisk; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; impact crater; Lockne; Tvären; ecospace; the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In the Middle to Late Ordovician a boost of marine biodiversity occurred which is regarded as the most rapid diversity in Earth’s history, and termed the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event. This time is also unique in that at least four marine meteorite craters with a good record of post-impact sediments are preserved in Baltoscandia. READ MORE