The rise of placental mammals : origins and relationships of the major extant clades (Book, 2005) [Portland Community College Library]
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The rise of placental mammals : origins and relationships of the major extant clades

The rise of placental mammals : origins and relationships of the major extant clades

Author: Kenneth D Rose; J David Archibald
Publisher: Baltimore : The John Hopkins University Press ; London, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wible, Carnegie Museum of Natural History; Andre Wyss, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth D Rose; J David Archibald
ISBN: 080188022X 9780801880223
OCLC Number: 895411497
Notes: CR2010.
Description: XI, 259 p. : il., fig., tab. ; 28 cm
Contents: List of ContributorsAcknowledgementsChapter 1. Womb With a View: The Rise f PlacentalsChapter 2. Looking Back at the Record: George Gaylord Simpson and PaleomammalogyChapter 3. Anatomical Evidence for Superordinal/Ordinal Eutherian Taxa in the Cretaceous Chapter 4. Molecular Evidence for Major Placental CladesChapter 5. Insectivoran-Grade PlacentalsChapter 6. Macroscelidea and TubulidentataChapter 7. Paenungulata (Sirenia, Proboscidea, Hyracoidea, and Relatives)Chapter 8. Xenarthra and Pholidota Chapter 9. Euarchonta (Dermoptera, Scandentia, Primates)Chapter 10. Glires (Lagomorpha, Rodentia)Chapter 11. ChiropteraChapter 12. CarnivoraChapter 13. PerissodactylaChapter 14. ArtiodactylaChapter 15. CetaceaIndex
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth D. Rose and J. David Archibald.
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Placental Mammals achieves a balance between molecular work, on the one hand, and anatomical and paleontological work, on the other. Influential figures of twentieth-century studies of placental Read more...

 
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