Paleozoic Faunas

  1. M.W. McEIhinny and
  2. D.A. Valencio
  1. C. P. Hughes

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GD002p0027

Paleoreconstruction of the Continents

Paleoreconstruction of the Continents

How to Cite

Hughes, C. P. (1981) Paleozoic Faunas, in Paleoreconstruction of the Continents (eds M.W. McEIhinny and D.A. Valencio), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GD002p0027

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB 3EQ, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

Book Series:

  1. Geodynamics Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905112

Online ISBN: 9781118670217



  • Interpretative paleontology;
  • Paleozoic faunas;
  • Pre-mesozoic continental movements;
  • Provincialism;
  • Stratiqraphical paleontology


A review is given illustrating the major ways in which descriptive, stratigraphical and interpretive paleontologic studies of Paleozoicfaunas have contributed to the growing understanding of pre-Mesozoic continental movements.