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Science  26 Feb 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5406, pp. 1271
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5406.1271

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The Adequacy of the Fossil Record. Stephen K. Donovan and Christopher R. C. Paul, Eds. Wiley, Chichester, UK, 1998. 322 pp. $125, £50. ISBN 0-471-96988-5.

The contributors discuss theoretical issues, quantitative approaches, and case studies demonstrating that the incomplete fossil record provides data adequate for examining a wide range of evolutionary questions.