Micropaleontology is the study of microscopic remains of ancient life. Such marine micro-organisms as diatoms, dinoflagellates, foraminifera, silicoflagellates, and radiolarians all have very good fossil record. Plant pollen also has an extensive microfossil record.
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Micropaleontology Reference Centers
Ocean Drilling Project (ODP) microfossil collections.
Provides information on the International Working Group on Palaeozoic Microvertebrates, members of which are researching vertebrates as revealed by their tiny scales, teeth and bone fragments extracted from rock samples.
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