The effect of sampling bias on the fossil record of chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora)*

@inproceedings{Puchalski2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of sampling bias on the fossil record of chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora)*},
  author={Stephaney S. Puchalski and D. J. Eernisse and Claudia C. Johnson},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract The chiton fossil record is richer than previously reported in the literature. A newly compiled database comprised of Cambrian to Pleistocene fossil chitons totals 2594 occurrences of 900 species. Of the 900, 430 are named species known only as fossils, 123 are extant species that also have a fossil record, and 247 are indeterminate taxa. Most of the database (61%) consists of fossil chiton occurrences reported from localities other than type localities. A preliminary analysis of the… Expand
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