paleoherpetology

paleoherpetology

[¦pāl·ē·ō‚hər·pə′täl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The study of fossil reptiles.
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A lengthy chapter on paleoherpetology offers a species-by-species chronicle of the fossil record and its study.
Encyclopedia of Paleoherpetology, part 7, Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart, 130 pp.