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  • n. The stratigraphic range of the rock unit between the first and last appearance datum of a particular taxon in a local area, a subset of the global biozone for that taxon.

Etymologies

Teil + zone; coined in 1914 by German paleontologist and geologist Josef Felix Pompeckj. (Wiktionary)

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