Coincidence of Climatic and Faunal Fluctuations in Pleistocene Bermuda

Science  01 May 1970:
Vol. 168, Issue 3931, pp. 572-573
DOI: 10.1126/science.168.3931.572


As the climate of Pleistocene Bermuda oscillated during the last two glacial cycles, coincident variation occurred for a variety of independent events in the form and diversity of land snails. This variation was influenced primarily by the availability of calcium carbonate for shell construction.