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Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part H (Revised), vol. 6

The University of Kansas Paleontological Institute is pleased to announce the publication of the latest volume of the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology: Part H (Revised), Brachiopoda, Vol. 6, 2007. This volume is edited by Paul Selden, with coordinating author Sir Alwyn Williams leading a team of international specialists. This is the sixth and final volume to be published in this extensive 6-volume revision of the phylum Brachiopoda. Included in this volume are descriptions of taxa published since 1998, new chapters and updates to several chapters from volume 1 on Anatomy, Brachiopod Genome, Biochemistry and Diversity of Brachiopod Shells, Chemicostructural Diversity of the Brachiopod Shell, Stable Oxygen and Carbon Isotopes in Extant Brachiopod Shells, Affinities and Trends in Evolution, Recent Research on Brachiopod Evolution, Geographic Distribution of Extant Articulated Brachiopods, and Stratigraphic Distribution of Brachiopods, followed by a stratigraphic range chart to the genus level, covering all taxa included in the six volumes, and a comprehensive reference list for volume 6 and an index to all volumes in the series. Also included is a CD-ROM containing the compiled set of references for the entire series.

Additional information about Part H (Revised) Brachiopoda, vol. 6


Sir Alwyn Williams, 8 June 1921–4 April 2004.
World renowned brachiopod specialist and coauthor for the two-volume brachiopod Treatise, 1965, and coordinating author for the revision volumes from 1988 until his death in 2004 (photo dated 1983, courtesy of Mrs. Joan Williams).

Coordinating Author's Preface
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Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology,
Part H (Revised), vol. 6

Table of contents
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Earlier volumes in the Brachiopoda series
Part H(Revised), Vol. 1, Brachiopoda
Edited by R. L. Kaesler, coordinating author, Sir Alwyn Williams, leading a team of international specialists, 1997.
First volume to be published in this extensive 6-volume revision of the Brachiopoda. Entirely devoted to introductory material, with chapters on the brachiopod anatomy; the genome; physiology; shell biochemistry; shell structure; morphology; ecology of articulated and inarticulated brachiopods; biogeography of articulated and inarticulated brachiopods; and a comprehensive glossary.
TRE-H(R), vol. 1, 560 pages, 417 figures, 40 tables, hardbound, indexed, ISBN 0-8137-3108-9
Part H(Revised), Vol. 2 & 3, Brachiopoda
Edited by Roger L. Kaesler, coordinating author, Sir Alwyn Williams, leading a team of international specialists, 2000. Second and third volumes to be published in this extensive 6-volume revision of the phylum Brachiopoda. Included in these volumes are the subphyla Linguliformea, Craniiformea, and Rhynchonelliformea (part), followed by a comprehensive reference list.
TRE-H(R), vol. 2&3, 950 pages, 616 figures, 17 tables, hardbound, indexed, ISBN 0-8137-3108-9.
Part H(Revised), Vol. 4, Brachiopoda
Edited by Roger L. Kaesler, coordinating author, Sir Alwyn Williams, leading a team of international specialists, 2002. Fourth volume to be published in this extensive 7-volume revision of the phylum Brachiopoda. Included in this volume is the second part of the subphylum Rhynchonelliformea (including the orders Pentamerida, Rhynchonellida, Atrypida, and Athyridida), followed by a comprehensive reference list.
TRE-H(R), vol. 4, 807 pages, 484 figures, 3 tables, hardbound, indexed, ISBN 0-8137-3108-9.
Part H(Revised), Vol. 5, Brachiopoda
Edited by Roger L. Kaesler, coordinating author, Sir Alwyn Williams, leading a team of international specialists, 2006. Fourth volume to be published in this extensive 7-volume revision of the phylum Brachiopoda. Included in this volume is the third part of the subphylum Rhynchonelliformea (including the orders Spiriferida, Spiriferinida, Thecideida, and Terebratulida), followed by a comprehensive reference list and index.
TRE-H(R), vol. 5, 677 pages, 398 figures, hardbound, indexed, ISBN 0-8137-3135-6.