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Molluscs as ecological indicators in palaeoanthropological contexts

Munro, Stephen James

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One method of investigating the palaeoecology of a site is to analyse the associated faunal remains. In palaeoanthropology faunal analysis is not uncommon, but on most occasions only a fraction of the overall fauna is analysed, often only large mammals. This discrepancy is addressed in this thesis. Here, the molluscan fauna from a range of sites is analysed from an ecological perspective, and the results compared to the palaeoecological results based on other faunal data, including, when...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/149949
DOI: 10.25911/5d626bb632874
Access Rights: Open Access

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