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Terrestrial carnivores, ungulates, and ungulatelike mammals

Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Evolution of tertiary mammals of North America, vol. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book is a unique compendium and synthesis of the cumulative knowledge of more than 100 years of discovery and study of North American tertiary mammals.

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0521355192 9780521355193
OCLC Number: 636832438
Description: XII, 691 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Preface Christine M. Janis; Introduction Christine M. Janis; Section 1. Overview of Context for the Evolution of North American Tertiary Mammals: 1. The chronological, climatic, and paleogeographic background to North American mammalian evolution Donald R. Prothero; 2. Tertiary vegetation of North America as a context for mammalian evolution Scott L. Wing; 3. The pleistocene terrestrial mammal fauna of North America Russell Wm Graham; Section 2. Carnivorous Mammals: 4. Carnivorous mammals Christine M. Janis, Jon A. Baskin, Annalisa Berta, John J. Flynn, Gregg F. Gunnell, Robert M. Hunt Jr, Larry D. Martin, and Kathleen Munthe; 5. Creodonta Gregg F. Gunnell; 6. Early cenozoic carnivora ('Miacoidea') John J. Flynn; 7. Canidae Kathleen Munthe; 8. Procyonidae Jon A. Baskin; 9: Mustelidae Jon A. Baskin; 10. Ursidae Robert M. Hunt Jr; 11. Amphicyonidae Robert M. Hunt Jr; 12. Nimravidae Larry D. Martin; 13. Felidae Larry D. Martin; 14. Hyaenidae Annalisa Berta; Section 3. Archaic Ungulates and Ungulatelike Mammals: 15. Archaic ungulates and ungulatelike mammals Christine M. Janis, J. David Archibald, Richard L. Cifelli, Spencer G. Lucas, Charles R. Schaff, Robert M. Schoch, and Thomas E. Williamson; 16. Taeniodonta Spencer G. Lucas, Robert M. Schoch, and Thomas E. Williamson; 17. Tillodonta Spencer G. Lucas, and Robert M. Schoch; 18. Pantodonta Spencer G. Lucas; 19. Dinocerata Spencer G. Lucas, Robert M. Schoch; 20. Archaicungulates ('Condylarthra') J. David Archibald; 21. Arctostylopida Richard L. Cifelli, and Charles R. Schaff; Section 4. Artiodactyla: 22. Artiodactyla Christine M. Janis, Mary Ellen Ahearn, James A. Effinger, Jessica A. Harrison, James G. Honey, Donald G. Kron, Bruce Lander, Earl Manning, Donald R. Prothero, Margaret S. Stevens, Richard K. Stucky, S. David Webb, and David B. Wright; 23. Eocene bunodont and Bunoselenodont artiodactyla/('Dichobunids') Richard K. Stucky; 24. Entelodontidae James A. Effinger; 25. Anthracotheriidae Donald G. Kron, and Earl Manning; 26. Tayassuidae David B. Wright; 27. Oreodontoidea Bruce Lander; 28. Oromerycidae Donald R. Prothero; 29. Protoceratidae Donald R. Prothero; 30. Camelidae J. G. Honey, J. A. Harrison, D. R. Prothero, and M. S. Stevens; 31. Hornless ruminants S. David Webb; 32. Dromomerycidae Christine M. Janis, and Earl Manning; 33. Antilocapridae Christine M. Janis, Earl Manning, Mary Ellen Ahearn; 34. Cervidae and bovidae S. David Webb; Section 5. Perissodactyla and proboscidea: 35. Perissodactyla and proboscidea Christine M. Janis, Matthew W. Colbert, Margery C. Coombs, W. David Lambert, Bruce J. Macfadden, Bryn J. Mader, Donald R. Prothero, Robert M. Schoch, Jeheskel Shoshani, and William P. Wall; 36. Brontotheriidae Bryn J. Mader; 37. Equidae Bruce J. Macfadden; 38. Chalicotherioidea Margery C. Coombs; 39. Tapiroidea and other moropomorphs M. W. Colbert, and Robert M. Schoch; 40. Amynodontidae William P. Wall; 41. Hyracodontidae Donald R. Prothero; 42. Rhinocerotidae Donald R. Prothero; 43. Proboscidea W. David Lambert, and Jeheskel Shoshani; Section 6. Eutheria Incertae Sedis: 44. Eutheria incertae sedis: Mingotherium and Idiogenomys, with editor's appendix on other problematical taxa Spencer G. Lucas, and Robert M. Schoch; Appendix I. Tertiary mammal localities; Appendix II. References for locality listings; Appendix III. References for locality listings; Index.
Series Title: Evolution of tertiary mammals of North America, vol. 1
Responsibility: ed. by Christine M. Janis, Kathleen M. Scott, Louis L. Jacobs.

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