Homotaxial - definition of homotaxial by The Free Dictionary
ho·mo·tax·is (hō′mō-tăk′sĭs, hŏm′ō-)
Similarity of stratigraphic arrangement and fossils in noncontemporaneous or widely separated geologic deposits.
ho′mo·tax′ic (-tăk′sĭk), ho′mo·tax′i·al (-tăk′sē-əl) adj.
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Finally, the tectonostratigraphcally homotaxial
Ikakern Formation in Morocco is unquestionably Permian in age based on its vertebrate fossils and other biostratigraphic evidence (Jalil 1999; Jalil and Janvier 2005; Voigt et al.
15) Childe (1963: 63), following Huxley, who first used homotaxial
(always occupying the same relative position in a sequence) and systadial (representing the same stage in an evolutionary sequence) in his Presidential Address to the Geological Society in 1862.