Lebanese Amber

Un libro in lingua di Poinar George O. Raif Milki edito da Oregon State Univ Pr, 2001

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This concise volume covers the major aspects of Lebanese amber its origins 130 million years ago, its role as a commodity in ancient cultures, and its study and collection today. The book examines each plant and animal fossil recovered from the resin, and considers how these fossils can increase our understanding of insect diversification, biogeography, extinction, and survival. Illustrations (both black-and-white and color) are prominently featured. Poinar teaches entomology at the Oregon State University. Milki teaches public health at the American University of Beirut. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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