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Scottish Ordovician ostracodes: a review of their palaeoenvironmental, biostratigraphical and palaeobiogeographical significance

Abstract:

Ostracodes have a wide geographical distribution in the Ordovician of Scotland. They are known from the Southern Uplands, the Girvan district, the Highland Border region and the Inner Hebrides. Overall, more than forty species are recorded. They occur in clastic and carbonate rocks indicative of a range of shallow to deeper marine-shelf environments. Though many of the faunas are allochthonous, broad patterns of ostracode palaeoenvironmental distribution can be elucidated, and elements of the...

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10.1017/S0263593300008348

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Williams, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Volume:
91
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
499-508
Publication date:
2001
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EISSN:
1473-7116
ISSN:
0263-5933
URN:
uuid:c88393d4-bb56-4036-b368-c49bd6c72186
Source identifiers:
82351
Local pid:
pubs:82351

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