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The Evolution of perissodactyls

Author: Donald R Prothero; Robert M Schoch
Publisher: New York : Clarendon Press : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Series: Oxford monographs on geology and geophysics, no. 15.
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This treatise contains 24 papers covering recent developments regarding fossil horses, rhinos, tapirs, and their extinct relatives. It includes information on the oldest known rhino and  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evolution of perissodactyls.
New York : Clarendon Press : Oxford University Press, 1989
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Prothero; Robert M Schoch
ISBN: 0195060393 9780195060393
OCLC Number: 19268080
Language Note: English.
Description: 537 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contributors; James A. Hopson: Leonard Burton Radinsky (1937-1985); Robert M. Schoch: A brief historical review of perissodactyl classification; Malcolm C. McKenna, Chow Minchem, Ting Suyin, and Luo Zhexi: Radinskya yupingae, a perissodactyl-like mammal from the late Paleocene of southern China; Martin S. Fischer: Hyracoids, the sister-group of perissodactyls; D. Tab Rasmussen; The evolution of the Hyracoidea: a review of the fossil evidence; J.J. Hooker: Characterpolarities in early perissodactyls and their significance for Hyracotherium and infraordinal relationships; Jens Lorenz Franzen: Origin and systematic position of the Palaeotheriidae; Robert L. Evander: Phylogeny of the Family Equidae; Bruce J. MacFadden: Dental character variation in thepaleopopulatins and morphospecies of fossil horses and extant analogues; Donald R. Prothero and Neil Shubin: The evolution of Oligocene horses; Richard C. Hubert, Jr.: Phylogenetic interrelationships and evolution of North American late Neogene Equidae; Michael O. Woodburne: Hipparion horses: a pattern of endemic evolution and intercontinenal dispersal; Maria-Teresa Alberdi: A review of Old World hipparionine horses; Melissa C. Winans: A quantitative study of the North American fossil speciesof the genus Equus; Robert M. Schoch: A review of the tapiroids; Donald R. Prothero, Claude Guerin, and Earl Manning: The history of the Rhincerotoidea; William P. Wall: The phylogenetic history and adaptive radiation of the Amynodontidae; Kurt Heissig: The allaceropine hyracodonts; Spencer G. Lucasand Jay Sobus: The systematics of indricotheres; C. Bruce Hanson: Teletaceras radinskyi, a new primitive rhinocerotid from the late Eocene Clarno Formation, Oregon; Kurt Heissig: The Rhinocerotidae; Leonard Ginsburg and kurt Heissig: Hoploaceratherium, n. gen., a new generic name for "Aceratherium" tetradactylum; Spencer G. Lucas and Robert M. Schoch: Taxonomy and biochronology of Eomorphus and Grangia, Eocene chalicotheres from the western United States and China; Margery C. Coombs:Interrelationships and diversity in the Chalicotheriidae; Bryn J. Mader; The Brontotheriidae: a systematic revision and preliminary phylogeny of North American genera; Spencer G. Lucas and Robert M. Schoch: European brontotheres; Spencer G. Lucas and Robert M. Schoch: Taxonomy of Duchesneodus (Brontotheriidae)from the late Eocene of North America; Donald R. Prothero and Robert M. Schoch: Origin and evolution of the Perissodactyla; summary and synthesis; Donald R. Prothero and Robert M. Schoch: Classification of the Perissodactyla.
Series Title: Oxford monographs on geology and geophysics, no. 15.
Responsibility: edited by Donald R. Prothero, Robert M. Schoch.
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