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The Resource Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind, Richard Fortey

Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind, Richard Fortey

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Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind
Title
Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms
Title remainder
the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind
Statement of responsibility
Richard Fortey
Title variation
Survivors in Great Britain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former Natural History Museum (London) paleontologist Fortey gives us the stories of those plants, animals, and other creatures that have survived from Earth's early days--the planet's "true marathon runners."
Summary
Presents a narrative tour of what living creatures reveal about the history of evolution, demonstrating how various organisms and ecosystems that survive from earlier periods reflect seminal events
Writing style
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10074808
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fortey, Richard A
Dewey number
595
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL434
LC item number
.F67 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Arthropoda
  • Invertebrates
  • Limulus polyphemus
  • Worms
  • Plant conservation
Target audience
adult
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the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind
Label
Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind, Richard Fortey
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Publication
Note
"Originally published as Survivors in Great Britain by HarperPress, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, London."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn745979753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 332 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307263612
Lccn
2011039941
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)745979753
Label
Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind, Richard Fortey
Publication
Note
"Originally published as Survivors in Great Britain by HarperPress, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, London."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn745979753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 332 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307263612
Lccn
2011039941
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)745979753

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