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Primate adaptation and evolution

Author: John G Fleagle
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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A text on primate evolution. By drawing out the key features of the extant families and referring to more detailed texts, it updates the developments in primate palaeontology - and the reconstruction  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Fleagle
ISBN: 9780123786326 0123786320
OCLC Number: 820107187
Notes: Previous edition: London: Academic, 1998.
Description: x, 441 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Adaptation, Evolution, and Systematics --
2. The Primate Body --
3. Primate Lives --
4. Prosimians: Lemurs, Lorises, Galagos and Tarsiers --
5. New World Anthropoids --
6. Old World Monkeys --
7. Apes and Humans --
8. Primate Communities --
9. Primate Adaptation --
10. The Fossil Record --
11. Primate Origins --
12. Fossil Prosimians --
13. Early Anthropoids --
14. Fossil Platyrrhines --
15. Primitive Catarrhines and Fossil Apes --
16. Fossil Old World Monkeys --
17. Fossil Hominins, the Bipedal Primates --
18. Patterns in Primate Evolution.
Responsibility: John G. Fleagle.

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