On the Megainvertebrate fauna (Mollusca, Brachiopoda, Echinodermata) of cenozoic and mesozoic of Kachchh, Gujarat and their stratigraphic implications



Publisher: Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata

Written in English
Published: Pages: 46 Downloads: 763
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Subjects:

  • Mollusks, Fossil -- India -- Kutch Basin,
  • Brachiopoda, Fossil -- India -- Kutch Basin,
  • Echinodermata, Fossil -- India -- Kutch Basin,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cenozoic,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Mesozoic

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-46).

StatementT.K. Pal ... [et. al.] ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India.
SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India -- occasional paper no. 247
ContributionsPal, T. K., Zoological Survey of India.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE801 .O53 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p., [7] p. of plates :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16302320M
ISBN 108181710991
LC Control Number2006542684

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