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Ivanova N. J. Fractal in structure and evolution of cephalopodian mollusca. Izvestiya VUZ. Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, 2005, vol. 13, iss. 4, pp. 81-90. DOI: 10.18500/0869-6632-2005-13-4-81-92

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Fractal in structure and evolution of cephalopodian mollusca

Ivanova Natalja Jurevna, Saratov State University

Complication of fractal structure of ammonite’s shells has been considered during ontogeny and phylogeny. Analogy to Koh curves has been presumed. Fractality among ammonites may be considered as adaptive and evolutionary advantage that explains their high rate of evolution and certain causes of extinctions.

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