WorldCat Identities

Feduccia, Alan

Overview
Works: 27 works in 132 publications in 3 languages and 5,820 library holdings
Genres: Classification  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QL677.3, 596.0332
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Feduccia
The origin and evolution of birds by Alan Feduccia( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fuglenes oprindelse og udviklingshistorie
The age of birds by Alan Feduccia( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catesby's Birds of colonial America by Mark Catesby( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riddle of the feathered dragons : hidden birds of China by Alan Feduccia( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by the spectacular discoveries of the past two decades from the Age of Reptiles in China, Riddle of the Feathered Dragons explores how these miraculous fossils have transformed the contentious arena of bird and dinosaur evolution. Aside from being the most comprehensive discussion of these avian and associated discoveries, the author delves into the world of investigative journalism to expose the darker side of the world of fossil birds and dinosaurs. The book exposes the massive unfounded speculation that has characterized the field of vertebrate paleontology and published extensively in the world's most prestigious journals, including everything from supposed dinosaur protein to so-called feathered dinosaurs. The book questions the validity of the foundational tenets of the now "unquestionable orthodoxy" of bird and dinosaur evolution, including bird origins, feathered dinosaurs, flight origin from the ground-up and hot-blooded dinosaurs and their proteins. It exposes how speculation has gone far beyond the ability of the currently available evidence to yield answers. The author concludes that birds are best defined by a more traditional definition of the possession of feathers and avian flight architecture, that the so-called "feathered dinosaurs" are most likely derived avians, and that flight clearly originated from the trees-down, from ancestors that antedated the dinosaurs, rather than a direct linear descent"--
Relationships and evolution of flamingos [Aves, Phoenicopteridae) by Storrs L Olson( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presbyornis and the origin of the Anseriformes (Aves, Charadriomorphae) by Storrs L Olson( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morphogenesis of the vertebrates by Theodore W Torrey( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morphological similarities between the Menurae and the Rhinocryptidae, relict passerine birds of the southern hemisphere by Alan Feduccia( Book )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torrey's morphogenesis of the vertebrates by Alan Feduccia( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolutionary trends in the neotropical ovenbirds and woodhewers by Alan Feduccia( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structure and evolution of vertebrates; a laboratory text for comparative vertebrate anatomy by Alan Feduccia( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morphology of the bony stapes (columella) in the Passeriformes and related groups : evolutionary implications by Alan Feduccia( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds of colonial Williamsburg : a historical portfolio by Alan Feduccia( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avian fossils from the lower Pliocene of Kansas by Alan Feduccia( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es begann am Jura-Meer: Die faszinierende Stammesgeschichte der Vögel by Alan Feduccia( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolutionary trends in the neotropical ovenbirds and woodhewers by Alan Feduccia( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tori no jidai by Alan Feduccia( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prodromus of the fossil avifauna of the Hawaiian Islands by Storrs L Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolutionary trends in the avian families Furnariidae and Dendrocoloptidae by Alan Feduccia( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolutionary trends in the avian families furnariidae and dendrocolaptidae by Alan Feduccia( )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The origin and evolution of birds
Alternative Names
Alan Feduccia Amerikaans paleontoloog

Alan Feduccia US-amerikanischer Ornithologe und Paläontologe

Feduccia, Alan

Feduccia, J. A. 1943-

Feduccia, J. Alan.

Feduccia J. Alan 1943-....

Feduccia, J. Alan (John Alan)

Feduccia, J. Alan (John Alan), 1943-

Feduccia, John Alan.

Feduccia, John Alan 1943-

ألان فيدوتشيا

アラン・フェドゥーシア

フェドゥシア, A

フェドゥーシア, アラン

Languages
English (120)

Japanese (4)

German (1)

Covers
Catesby's Birds of colonial AmericaTorrey's morphogenesis of the vertebratesStructure and evolution of vertebrates; a laboratory text for comparative vertebrate anatomy