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Primate origins : adaptations and evolution

Author: Matthew J Ravosa; Marian Dagosto
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Developments in primatology.
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Focuses on adaptive explanations for cranial and postcranial features and functional complexes, socioecological systems, life history patterns, and more in early primates. This book provides a perspective on early primate phylogeny and the adaptive uniqueness of the Order Primates.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Primate origins.
New York : Springer, ©2007
(DLC) 2005937517
(OCoLC)76941819
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Ravosa; Marian Dagosto
ISBN: 9780387335070 0387335072 9780387303352 0387303359
OCLC Number: 184904095
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 829 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Supraordinal relationships of primates and their time of origin --
A molecular classification for the living orders of placental mammals and the phylogenetic placement of primates / MS Springer, WJ Murphy, E Eizirik, O Madsen, M Scally, CJ Douady, EC Teeling, MJ Stanhope, WW de Jong, & SJ O'Brien --
New light on the dates of primate origins and divergence / C Soligo, OA Will, S Tavaré, CR Marshall, & RD Martin --
The postcranial morphology of Ptilocercus lowii (Scandentia, Tupaiidae) and its implications for primate supraordinal relationships / EJ Sargis --
Primate origins : a reappraisal of historical data favoring tupaiid affinities / M Godinot --
Primate taxonomy, plesiadapiforms, and approaches to primate origins / MT Silcox --
Adaptations and evolution of the cranium --
Jaw-muscle function and the origin of primates / CJ Vinyard, MJ Ravosa, SH Williams, CE Wall, KR Johnson, & WL Hylander --
Were basal primates nocturnal? Evidence from eye and orbit shape / CF Ross, MI Hall & CP Heesy --
Oculomotor stability and the functions of the postorbital bar and septum / CP Heesy, CF Ross & B Demes --
Primate origins and the function of the circumorbital region : what's load got to do with it? / MJ Ravosa, DG Savakova, KR Johnson, & WL Hylander --
Adaptations and evolution of the postcranium --
Origins of grasping and locomotor adaptations in primates : comparative and experimental approaches using an opossum model / P Lemelin & D Schmitt --
Evolvability, limb morphology, and primate origins / MW Hamrick --
Primate gaits and primate origins / M Cartmill, P Lemelin, & D Schmitt --
Morphological correlates of forelimb protraction in quadrupedal primates / SG Larson --
Ancestral locomotor modes, placental mammals, and the origin of euprimates : lessons from history / FS Szalay --
The postcranial morphotype of primates / M Dagosto --
New skeletons of Paleocene-Eocene plesiadapiformes : a diversity of arboreal positional behaviors in early primates / JI Bloch & DM Boyer --
Adaptations and evolution of the brain, behavior, physiology, and ecology --
Start small and live slow : encephalization, body size, and life history strategies in primate origins and evolution / BT Shea --
Evolutionary specializations of primate brain systems / TM Preuss --
New views on the origin of primate social organization / AE Müller, C Soligo, & U Thalmann --
Primate bioenergetics : an evolutionary perspective / JJ Snodgrass, WR Leonard, & ML Robertson --
Episodic molecular evolution of some protein hormones in primates and its implications for primate adaptation / S Yi & W-H Li --
Parallelisms among primates and possums / DT Rasmussen & RW Sussman --
Perspectives on primate color vision / PW Lucas, NJ Dominy, D Osorio, W Peterson-Pereira, P Riba-Hernandez, S Solis-Madrigal, KE Stoner, & N Yamashita.
Series Title: Developments in primatology.
Responsibility: ed. by Matthew J. Ravosa and Marian Dagosto.
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