Type Specimens of Fossil Fishes: Catalogue of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Type Specimens of Fossil Fishes

Catalogue of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology, 1st Edition

By John Clay Bruner

CRC Press

166 pages | 1 B/W Illus.

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Description

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  • Includes information on unpublished "types" - type specimens of not yet described new species.

Table of Contents

Individual entries are arranged taxonomically and alphabetically

About the Author

John Clay Bruner is based at the Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology in the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI027000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
SCI054000
SCIENCE / Paleontology
SCI070000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General