Book ID: 89715
Beiheft 128: Kristiansen, J. and G. Cronberg (eds.): Chrysophytes. Past and Present (CHRYS 2004). Proceedings of the Sixth International Chrysophyte Symposium, 2 - 7 August 2004, Lammi, Finland. 2005. 227 figs. 50 tabs. 12 pls. IX, 337 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
Contributions have been arranged in the following sections:Chrysophyte History/ Taxonomy and Biogeography/ Ecology/ Ecophysiology/Paleolimnology.- One of the most spectacular news was the demonstrationof the unexpectedly high age of the silica - scaled chrysophytes. Fossilscales of 11 species, several of these still extant, were described fromMiddle Eocene deposits, 47 million years old. Hitherto, fossilchrysophyte scales had only been found in postglacial sediments.