Definitive manuscript.

  Please, note that the new definitive deadline is the 10th of December 2001.

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  RTF format is required for text. TIFF (300 dpi) or FreeHand is required for figures. TIFF (300 dpi) for plates. Main text in normal Times New Roman 12.

  Title centered (bold Times New Roman 14), author(s) centered (normal Times New Roman 12) and addresses at left (normal Times New Roman 10):


Taphonomy of heteromorph ammonoids

Charles WESTERSAND (1), Michael P. OVERTONE (1) and Luis HERNÁNDEZ (2)

1 Department of Paleontology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, U.S.A.
2 Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain

  Headings and subheadings should be typed at the left of the page.

  Example with main heading and first level and second level subheadings:

   ... ammonoids are easily reelaborated.

MATERIAL AND METHODS (Normal Times New Roman 12)

    Shells of ammonoids are often dissolved...

Statistical techniques (Bold Times New Roman 12)

    Multivariate and non parametric techniques are applied....

Multivariate approach.- (Italic Times New Roman 12) Principal component analysis supplies a good tool for interpreting our raw data....

  Remember that references in text should be cited according to the following models:

Kidwell (1997)
(Kidwell, 1997)
Behrensmeyer & Kidwell (1985)
(Behrensmeyer & Kidwell, 1985)
Meléndez et al. (1990)
(Meléndez et al., 1990)
(Behrensmeyer & Kidwell, 1985; Kidwell, 1997)

  References should be listed at the end of the text in alphabetical order of authors' names. Journals and book titles should be written out, not abbreviated.

Examples of references


Letters: 9 points size.
Maximum size for illustrations: 19 cm x 12 cm. Intermediate lengths may be used.

  Please, contact the secretary of Taphos2002 if you have any problem with this formats.


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