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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
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."
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fortey, Richard A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Limulus polyphemus
  • Worms
  • Plant conservation
  • Arthropoda
  • Invertebrates
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 (p.315-317) and index
Contents
Old horseshoes -- The search for the velvet worm -- Slimy mounds -- Life in hot water -- An inveterate bunch -- Greenery -- Of fishes and hellbenders -- Heat in the blood -- Islands, ice -- Survivors against the odds
Control code
sky243985114
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 332 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307263612
Lccn
2011039941
Other control number
9780307263612
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
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 (p.315-317) and index
Contents
Old horseshoes -- The search for the velvet worm -- Slimy mounds -- Life in hot water -- An inveterate bunch -- Greenery -- Of fishes and hellbenders -- Heat in the blood -- Islands, ice -- Survivors against the odds
Control code
sky243985114
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 332 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307263612
Lccn
2011039941
Other control number
9780307263612
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)

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