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Systematic Paleontology II

Class at Faculty of Science |


For the following groups of organisms, their morphology, stratigraical distribution, palaeoekology and possible applicability will be discussed:

1. Vermes

2. Mollusca

3. Arthropoda

4. Bryozoa

5. Brachiopoda

6. Echinodermata

7. Hemichordata

8. Vertebrata


This course gives to MSc students an extended knowledge on palaeontological system (Metazoa: Invertebrates and Vertebrates). All main groups of fossil organisms are characterized from the view-point of detailed morphology, palaeoecology, evolution and systematic subdivision.

Each lecture is followed by practical demonstration of fossil material samples.