1 2 3 4 Title : 5 How many dinosaur species were there ? 6 True richness estimated using a Poisson sampling model ( TRiPS ) 7 8

14 The fossil record is a rich source of information about biological diversity in the past. However, the fossil 15 record is not only incomplete but has inherent biases due to geological, physical, chemical and biological 16 factors such that not all individuals or species are equally likely to be discovered at any point in time or 17 space. In order to… CONTINUE READING