Global Permian tetrapod biostratigraphy and biochronology

@article{Lucas2006GlobalPT,
  title={Global Permian tetrapod biostratigraphy and biochronology},
  author={Spencer G. Lucas},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  year={2006},
  volume={265},
  pages={65 - 93}
}
  • S. Lucas
  • Published 2006
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Abstract The most extensive Permian tetrapod (amphibian and reptile) fossil records from the western United States (New Mexico-Texas) and South Africa provide the basis for definition of 10 land-vertebrate faunachrons that encompass Permian time. These are (in ascending order): the Coyotean, Seymouran, Mitchellcreekian, Redtankian, Littlecrotonian, Kapteinskraalian, Gamkan, Hoedemakeran, Steilkransian and Platbergian. These faunachrons provide a biochronological framework with which to… 

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