Paleonet: New book just issued

Christian Emig brachnet at aliceadsl.fr
Thu Oct 27 06:59:34 GMT 2016


Bonjour,

Brachiopodes Actuels: This book is a contribution to the Centenary (2020) of the death of the paleontologist Daniel Œhlert (1849-1920), curator of the Museums of Laval.
	Softcover, 21 x 29,7 cm
	386 pages, 30 colour figures, 89 colour plates, 2 tables.
	Language: English, French
	Authors : Fernando ÁLVAREZ (palaeontologist, Honorary Professor, University of Oviedo, Spain), Christian C. EMIG (biologist oceanographer, Honorary Research Director of the CNRS) and Jérôme TREGUIER (Director and Curator of the “Musée des Sciences de Laval”).

Price - shipping included: 25 €

To order :  http://paleopolis.rediris.es/BrachNet/Book_brach/index.html

Abstract: The “Musée des Sciences de Laval” houses an interesting collection of Recent brachiopods mostly sampled during the first Monegasque and French oceanographic cruises in the second half of the 19th century. These were studied by D.-P. Œhlert (1849-1920), a specialist in fossil and extant brachiopods, who also obtained more brachiopods by exchange, from different parts of the world not sampled by the cruises, that also form part of the collections. Besides of this material, Recent brachiopods from the Monterosato and Cailliaud collections are also part of the Museum collections.

The first part of this book presents Œhlert’s remarkable collection dedicating special attention to the dredging localities that range from Bay of Biscay to Cap Horn or Newfoundland. In the second part, the 795 specimens of the collections have been studied, photographically illustrated and briefly described and discussed. Systematic descriptions of 39 species included in 32 genera are provided. The value of this collection is enhanced in a third part by an updated geographic and depth distribution of extant brachiopods along the French coasts.

This new synthesis constitutes an invaluable reference document for future studies of fossil and recent brachiopod populations.

Content:

Avant-propos

par Patrick R. Racheboeuf

3

 

 

 

La collection de brachiopodes actuels du Musée des Sciences, Laval - Collections de Œhlert, de Monterosato et de Cailliaud

par Jérôme Tréguier

5

 

 

 

Recent Brachiopods in the Œhlert Collection

by Fernando Álvarez

25

 

 

 

Specimens in the Collections of Marquis de Monterosato   and Frédéric Cailliaud housed in the Musée des Sciences, Laval

by Fernando Álvarez

111

 

 

 

Échantillons complémentaires (brachiopodes) découverts récemment dans les collections Œhlert et Cailliaud du Musée des Sciences de Laval

par Jérôme Tréguier & Fernando Álvarez

123

 

 

 

Les Brachiopodes des côtes françaises métropolitaines

par Christian C. Emig

129

 

 

 

Bibliographie / Bibliography

 

143

Figures Hors-Texte / Figure Plates

 

169

Planches / Plates

 

189

Appendice 1

par Jérôme Tréguier & Fernando Álvarez

370

Appendice 2

par Fernando Álvarez

375



  

More about Daniel Œhlert (1849-1920) - see:
	http://paleopolis.rediris.es/cg/CG2013_A08/
	http://paleopolis.rediris.es/benthos/SCI/Oehlert/index.html

Cordialement à tous,
Christian


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