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By R. T. Becker, W. T. Kirchgasser

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The Devonian used to be a unusual interval, characterised through simplified plate tectonic configurations, climatic overheating and commonly flooded continents. The bloom of fishes and ammonoids, large reef complexes, and the conquest of land point out significant biosphere concepts, punctuated by way of many international occasions, together with of the largest mass extinctions. The Devonian used to be the 1st method for which subdivisions have been officially outlined. This was once completed by means of major advances in pelagic biostratigraphy. The chronostratigraphic framework and interdisciplinary options let us correlate durations or surprising occasions throughout facies barriers, with a purpose to reconstruct the sedimentary and evolutionary heritage of the method with maximum precision. This quantity honors the lifetime stratigraphic achievements of Michael Robert apartment (1930-2002). in keeping with case experiences from Europe, North Africa and North the United States, it indicates how the combo of biostratigraphy, chemostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, series stratigraphy and occasion stratigraphy can give a contribution to a miles deeper figuring out of either nearby and international environmental change.Also on hand: Palaeozoic Reefs and Bioaccumulations - ISBN 1862392218 Cool-Water Carbonates: Depositional platforms and Palaeoenvironmental Controls - ISBN 1862391939 the applying of Ichnology to Palaeoenvironmental And Stratigraphic research - ISBN 1862391548

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Phylogenie der Gattung Arduspirifer (Brachiopoda, Devon). 74. Jahrestagung der Pala¨ontologischen Gesellschaft, Kurzfassungen, Universita¨tsdrucke Go¨ttingen, 200–201. S CHEMM -G REGORY , M. & J ANSEN , U. 2005. Arduspirifer arduennensis treverorum n. , eine neue Brachiopoden-Unterart aus dem tiefen Ober-Emsium des Mittelrhein-Gebiets (Unter-Devon, Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Mainzer Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen, 33, 79–100. S CHLOTHEIM , E. F. VON 1820. Die Petrefactenkunde auf ihrem jetzigen Standpunkte durch die Beschreibung ¨ berreste seiner Sammlung versteinerter und fossiler U des Thier- und Pflanzenreiches der Vorwelt erla¨utert.

R ACHEBOEUF , P. R. 2000. Brachiopoda. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, 220, 65–86. B RONN , H. G. 1835–1837. Lethaea Geognostica, oder Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der fu¨r die GebirgsFormationen bezeichnendsten Versteinerungen. 1–1346, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart. ¨ ber Goniatiten. Abhandlungen der VON B UCH , L. 1832. U physikalischen Klasse der Ko¨niglich-Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1830, 159–187, Berlin. B ULTYNCK , P. 1970. Re´vision stratigraphique et pale´ontologique de la coupe type du Couvinien.

Gracilistriata (Hall 1879)—and transitional forms (comp. Jansen, G. Becker et al. 2004b). Even taxa unquestionably assigned to these species are difficult to be separated from each other as already pointed out by Lardeux (1969, p. 138). He assigns this group to be typical for Emsian strata preferably close to the Zlichovian/Dalejian boundary (as also indicated for V. cf. hercynica by Alberti 1998) even when V. cf. hercynica may range as high as the Emsian/ Eifelian boundary level (Lardeux 1969).

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