taphonomic

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taphonomy +‎ -ic

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taphonomic (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to taphonomy (factors affecting an organism's remains after death).
    • 2009, Eric Buffetaut, Late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic Ecosystems in SE Asia:
      The differences between the Sao Khua dinosaur assemblage and the roughly coeval assemblages in China, notably those from the Jehol Group of NE China, have already been noted, and several hypotheses have been put forward, including differences in taphonomic conditions, and the existence of geographical or environmental barriers (Buffetaut et al. 2006; Fernandez et al. 2009).

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