Othenio Abel


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Abel, Othenio

 

Born June 20, 1875; died July 4, 1946. Austrian paleontologist.

Abel was the author of works on the paleobiology of specific groups of animals, on the traces of activity of extinct organisms, and on research methods of paleobiology. He accepted the doctrine of vitalism on several questions of the development of the organic world.

WORKS

Grundzüge der Palä obiologie der Wirbeltiere. Stuttgart, 1912.
Lebensbilder aus der Tierwelt der Vorzeit. Jena, 1922.
Geschichte und Methode der Rekonstruktion vorzeitlicher Wirbeltiere. Jena, 1925.
Vorzeitliche Lebensspuren. Jena, 1935.

REFERENCE

Davitashvili, L. Sh. Istoriia evoliutsionnoi paleontologii ot Dar-vina do nashikh dnei. Moscow-Leningrad, 1948. Pages 77, 296–300.