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The dinosauria

Author: David B Weishampel; Peter Dodson; Halszka Osmólska
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition includes coverage of dinosaur systematics, reproduction, life history strategies, biogeography, taphonomy, paleoecology, thermoregulation & extinction.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David B Weishampel; Peter Dodson; Halszka Osmólska
ISBN: 9780520254084 0520254082
OCLC Number: 154697781
Notes: This ed. originally published: 2004.
Description: xviii, 861 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Sect. I Dinosaur Systematics : Origin and relationships of Dinosauria / Michael J. Benton --
Saurischia / Thomas R. Holtz, Jr., Halszka Osmólska Basal Saurischia / Max C. Langer --
Ceratosauria / Ronald S. Tykoski, Timothy Rowe --
Basal Tetanurae / Thomas R. Holtz Jr., Ralph E. Molnar, Philip J. Currie --
Tyrannosauroidea / Thomas R. Holtz Jr. --
Ornithomimosauria / Peter J. Makovicky, Yoshitsugu Kobayashi, Philip J. Currie --
Therizinosauroidea / James M. Clark, Teresa Maryańska, Rinchen Barsbold --
Oviraptorosauria / Halszka Osmólska, Philip J. Currie, Rinchen Barsbold --
Troodontidae / Peter J. Makovicky, Mark A. Norell --
Dromaeosauridae / Mark A. Norell, Peter J. Makovicky --
Basal Avialae / Kevin Padian --
Prosauropoda / Peter M. Galton, Paul Upchurch --
Sauropoda / Paul Upchurch, Paul M. Barrett, Peter Dodson. Ornithischia / --
David B. Weishampel --
Basal Ornithischia / David B. Norman, Lawrence M. Witmer, David B. Weishampel --
Basal Thyreophora / David B. Norman, Lawrence M. Witmer, David B. Weishampel --
Stegosauria / Peter M. Galton, Paul Upchurch --
Ankylosauria / Matthew K. Vickaryous, Teresa Maryańska, David B. Weishampel --
Basal Ornithopoda / David B. Norman [and others] --
Basal Iguanodontia / David B. Norman --
Hadrosauridae / John R. Horner, David B. Weishampel, Catherine A. Forster --
Pachycephalosauria / Teresa Maryańska, Ralph E. Chapman, David B. Weishampel --
Basal Ceratopsia / You Hailu, Peter Dodson --
Ceratopsidae / Peter Dodson, Catherine A. Forster, Scott D. Sampson. Sect. II Dinosaur Distribution and Biology : Dinosaur distribution / David B. Weishampel [and others] --
Dinosaur taphonomy / Anthony R. Fiorillo, David A. Eberth --
Dinosaur paleoecology / David E. Fastovsky, Joshua B. Smith --
Mesozoic biogeography of Dinosauria / Thomas R. Holtz Jr., Ralph E. Chapman, Matthew C. Lamanna --
Physiology of nonavian dinosaurs / Anusuya Chinsamy, Willem J. Hillenius --
Dinosaur physiology / Kevin Padian, John R. Horner --
Dinosaur extinction / J. David Archibald, David E. Fastovsky.
Responsibility: edited by David B. Weishampel, Peter Dodson, Halszka Osmʹolska.

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