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Archaeopteryx. / Lindow, Bent Erik Kramer.

Icons of Evolution: An Encyclopedia of People, Evidence, and Controversies.. red. / Brian Regal. Bind 2 1. udg. Westport, Connecticut, USA : ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2008. s. 361-388.

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Lindow, BEK 2008, Archaeopteryx. i B Regal (red.), Icons of Evolution: An Encyclopedia of People, Evidence, and Controversies.. 1 udg, bind 2, ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, Westport, Connecticut, USA, s. 361-388.

APA

Lindow, B. E. K. (2008). Archaeopteryx. I B. Regal (red.), Icons of Evolution: An Encyclopedia of People, Evidence, and Controversies. (1 udg., Bind 2, s. 361-388). ABC-CLIO/Greenwood.

Vancouver

Lindow BEK. Archaeopteryx. I Regal B, red., Icons of Evolution: An Encyclopedia of People, Evidence, and Controversies.. 1 udg. Bind 2. Westport, Connecticut, USA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. 2008. s. 361-388

Author

Lindow, Bent Erik Kramer. / Archaeopteryx. Icons of Evolution: An Encyclopedia of People, Evidence, and Controversies.. red. / Brian Regal. Bind 2 1. udg. Westport, Connecticut, USA : ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2008. s. 361-388

Bibtex

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