Ammonoid Shell Microstructure

  • Cyprian Kulicki
Part of the Topics in Geobiology book series (TGBI, volume 13)


This chapter is not devoted to shell microstructure alone. In addition to presenting a description of the structure of the individual layers that compose the ammonoid shell, we also discuss the distribution and relationships of these layers to one another as well as their ultrastructure where possible.


Shell Wall Longitudinal Cross Section Prismatic Layer Dorsal Wall Nacreous Layer 
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  • Cyprian Kulicki
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  1. 1.Institute of PaleobiologyPolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

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