Evolutionary Stasis and Change in the Dominican Republic Neogene


ISBN: 978-1-4020-8214-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8215-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-19

    Palaeobiological Research in the Cibao Valley of the Northern Dominican Republic

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    Pages 21-45

    An Overview of the Regional Geology and Stratigraphy of the Neogene Deposits of the Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic

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    Pages 47-62

    Constraints on Late Miocene Shallow Marine Seasonality for the Central Caribbean Using Oxygen Isotope and Sr/Ca Ratios in a Fossil Coral

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    Pages 63-84

    Assessing the Effects of Taphonomic Processes on Palaeobiological Patterns using Turbinid Gastropod Shells and Opercula

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    Pages 85-123

    Early Evolution of the Montastraea “annularis” Species Complex (Anthozoa: Scleractinia): Evidence from the Mio-Pliocene of the Dominican Republic

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    Pages 125-145

    Evolutionary Patterns Within the Reef Coral Siderastrea in the Mio-Pliocene of the Dominican Republic

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    Pages 147-170

    Neogene Evolution of the Reef Coral Species Complex Montastraea “cavernosa”

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    Pages 171-191

    The Dynamics of Evolutionary Stasis and Change in the ‘Prunum maoense Group’

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    Pages 193-223

    Assessing Community Change in Miocene to Pliocene Coral Assemblages of the Northern Dominican Republic

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    Pages 225-251

    Mollusc Assemblage Variability in the Río Gurabo Section (Dominican Republic Neogene): Implications for Species-Level Stasis

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    Pages 253-280

    The Impact of Fossils from the Northern Dominican Republic on Origination Estimates for Miocene and Pliocene Caribbean Reef Corals

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    Pages 281-300

    Science Education and the Dominican Republic Project

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    Pages 301-310

    The Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America (“NMITA”) Database: Integrating Data from the Dominican Republic Project

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 311-314