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Vertebrate paleontology and evolution

Author: L C Robert
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W H Freeman, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L C Robert
ISBN: 0716718227 9780716718222
OCLC Number: 827682958
Description: x, 698 pages : illustrations
Contents: Fossils and relationships --
The origin of vertebrates --
The diversity of jawless fish --
Primitive jawed fish --
Sharks and other cartilaginous fish --
Acanthodians and primitive bony fish --
Advanced bony fish : the Telecosts --
Sarcopterygian fish --
The conquest of land and the radiation of amphibians --
Primitive amniotes and turtles --
Primitive diapsids and lepidosaurs --
Mesozoic marine reptiles --
Primitive archosauromorphs and crocodiles --
The anatomy and relationships of dinosaurs --
The biology and extinction of dinosaurs --
Flight --
The origin of mammals --
Primitive Mesozoic mammals and monotremes --
Primitive Therian mammals and marsupials --
The radiation of placental mammals --
Ungulates, edentates, and whales --
Evolution --
Appendix: Classification of vertebrates.
Responsibility: Robert L Carroll.
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