Biozone


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biozone

[′bī·ō‚zōn]
(paleontology)
The range of a single taxonomic entity in geologic time as reflected by its occurrence in fossiliferous rocks.

Biozone

 

deposits corresponding to the vertical distribution of any single systematic group (species, genus, family) of fossil organisms. The term was proposed by the English geologist S. Buckman in 1902. In addition to the term “biozone,” the concept of a stratigraphic zone established by a complex of fossil organisms also exists.

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