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The dinosauria

Author: David B Weishampel; Peter Dodson; Halszka Osmólska
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Revised to encompass all the latest discoveries, 'The Dinosauria' includes coverage of dinosaur systematics reproduction, life history strategies, biogeography, taphonomy paleoecology, thermoregulation & extinction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dinosauria.
Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David B Weishampel; Peter Dodson; Halszka Osmólska
ISBN: 9780520941434 0520941438
OCLC Number: 801843269
Notes: Previous edition: 1990.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 861 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Origin and relationships of Dinosauria / Michael J. Benton --
Basal Saurischia / Max C. Langer --
Ceratosauria / Ronald S. Tykoski and Timothy Rowe --
Basal Tetanurae / Thomas R. Holtz Jr., Ralph E. Molnar and Philip J. Currie --
Tyrannosauroidea / Thomas R. Holtz Jr. --
Ornithomimosauria / Peter J. Makovicky, Yoshitsugu Kobayashi and Philip J. Currie --
Therizinosauroidea / James M. Clark, Teresa Maryańska and Rinchen Barsbold --
Oviraptorosauria / Halszka Osmólska, Philip J. Currie and Rinchen Barsbold --
Troodontidae / Peter J. Makovicky and Mark A. Norell --
Dromaeosauridae / Mark A. Norell and Peter J. Makovicky --
Basal Avialae / Kevin Padian --
Prosauropoda / Peter M. Galton and Paul Upchurch --
Sauropoda / Paul Upchurch, Paul M. Barrett and Peter Dodson --
Basal Ornithischia / David B. Norman, Lawrence M. Witmer and David B. Weishampel --
Basal Thyreophora / David B. Norman, Lawrence M. Witmer and David B. Weishampel --
Stegosauria / Peter M. Galton and Paul Upchurch --
Ankylosauria / Matthew K. Vickaryous, Teresa Maryańska and David B. Weishampel --
Basal Ornithopoda / David B. Norman [and others] --
Basal Iguanodontia / David B. Norman --
Hadrosauridae / John R. Horner, David B. Weishampel and Catherine A. Forster --
Pachycephalosauria / Teresa Maryańska, Ralph E. Chapman and David B. Weishampel --
Basal Ceratopsia / You Hailu and Peter Dodson --
Ceratopsidae / Peter Dodson, Catherine A. Forster and Scott D. Sampson --
Dinosaur distribution / David B. Weishampel [and others] --
Dinosaur taphonomy / Anthony R. Fiorillo and David A. Eberth. Dinosaur paleoecology / David E. Fastovsky and Joshua B. Smith --
Mesozoic biogeography of Dinosauria / Thomas R. Holtz Jr., Ralph E. Chapman and Matthew C. Lamanna --
Physiology of nonavian dinosaurs / Anusuya Chinsamy and Willem J. Hillenius --
Dinosaur physiology / Kevin Padian and John R. Horner --
Dinosaur extinction / J. David Archibald and David E. Fastovsky.
Responsibility: edited by David B. Weishampel, Peter Dodson, Halszka Osmólska.

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