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[mass noun] The ecology of fossil animals and plants.
- ‘The results of this study indicate that fossil avifaunal remains deserve more serious attention as a source of information about taphonomy and paleoecology.’
- ‘Percentages can be misleading, however-only three times since 1926 have more than 10 publications dealt with stromatoporoid paleoecology.’
- ‘An important aspect of palaeobotanical research is to unravel the palaeoecology of plant fossils to use the results in reconstructing ecosystems.’
- ‘The book presents an impressive compendium of issues related to the study of biogeography and its applications to fields ranging from paleoecology to conservation biology.’
- ‘Acritarchs continue to be used in studies of Proterozoic paleoecology and stratigraphy, even though their systematic affinities are still not well understood.’
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