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ERIC Number: EJ378004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Gaps in the Rock and Fossil Records and Implications for the Rate and Mode of Evolution.
Smith, Grant Sackett
Journal of Geological Education, v36 n3 p143-46 May 1988
Examines three types of gaps in the fossil record: real gaps, imaginary gaps, and temporary gaps. Reviews some recent evidence concerning evolution from the paleontological record of microfossils, invertebrates, and vertebrates in order to make some general conclusions regarding the manner in which life evolved on earth. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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