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The quintessential naturalist : honoring the life and legacy of Oliver P. Pearson

Author: Oliver P PearsonDouglas A KeltEnrique P LessaJorge Salazar-BravoJames L PattonAll authors
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Series: University of California publications in zoology, v. 134.; EScholarship editions (California Digital Library)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oliver P. Pearson's studies on mammalian biology remain standard reading for ecologists, physiologists, taxonomists and biogeographers. These papers continue to expand an understanding of the ecology and evolution of subterranean mammals, and of ecology, taxonomy and biogeography of Neotropical mammals, a group that was central to the latter half of Pearson's career.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Quintessential naturalist.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007014355
(OCoLC)122715394
Named Person: Oliver P Pearson; Oliver P Pearson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver P Pearson; Douglas A Kelt; Enrique P Lessa; Jorge Salazar-Bravo; James L Patton; California Digital Library. eScholarship.
ISBN: 9780520916159 0520916158
OCLC Number: 316120880
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 981 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Oliver P. Pearson : scientist, statesman, gentleman / Douglas A. Kelt [and others] --
Bibliography for Oliver P. Pearson --
pt. 1. Introduction : ecology, biogeography, natural history / Editors --
Growth rates of male California voles during a peak density year : the Chitty effect revisited / William Z. Lidicker, Jr. --
The relative importance of predation, food, and interspecific competition for growth of prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster) populations / George O. Batzli, Steven J. Harper, and Yu-the K. Lin --
The evolution of energetic in birds and mammals / Brian K. McNab --
Energy budget in subterranean rodents : insights from the Tuco-tuco Ctenomys talarum (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae) / C. Daniel Antinuchi [and others] --
Effects of biotic interactions on spatial behavior of small mammals in a semiarid community in north-central Chile / John A. Yunger, Peter L. Meserve, and Julio R. Gutiérrez --
Physiological flexibility in field urine osmolality of rodents from semi-arid Chile / Francisco Bozinovic [and others] --
Ratada 2001 : a rodent outbreak following the flowering of bamboo (Chusquea culeou) in southwestern Argentina / Richard D. Sage [and others] --
Trophic relationships within a highland rodent assemblage from Manu National Park, Cusco, Peru / Sergio Solari --
Mammals, amphibians, and reptiles of the Bolivian High Andes : an initial comparison of diversity patterns in Polylepis woodlands / Teresa Tarifa, James Aparicio E., and Eric Yensen --
Patterns of small mammal species richness in Mediterranean and temperate Chile / Hernán L. Cofré, Horacio Samaniego, and Pablo A. Marquet --
The bat fauna of Costa Rica's Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco and its implications for bat conservation / Robert M. Timm and Deedra K. McClearn --
How well do protected areas represent the terrestrial mammal fauna of South America? / Marcelo F. Tognelli --
Domestication of guinea pigs from a southern Peru-northern Chile wild species and their middle pre-Columbian mummies / Angel E. Spotorno [and others]. pt. 2. Introduction : systematic, taxonomy, evolution / Editors --
Resolution of some problematic type localities for Sigmodontine rodents (Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae) / Ulyses F.J. Pardiñas [and others] --
The wild mammals of Jujuy Province, Argentina : systematic and distribution / M. Mónica Díaz and Rubén M. Barquez --
Systematics and distribution of marsupials in Argentina : a review / David A. Flores, M. Mónica Díaz, and Rubén M. Barquez --
The ecology and evolutionary history of Oligoryzomys longicaudatus in southern South America / R. Eduardo Palma, Fernando Torres-Pérez, and Dusan Boric-Bargetto --
The Octodontidae revisited / Milton H. Gallardo [and others] --
Morphological and molecular variation within little big-eared bats of the Genus Micronycteris (Phyllostomidae: Micronycterinae) from San Lorenzo, Ecuador / René M. Fonseca [and others] --
A new species of Thomasomys (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae) from central Bolivia / Jorge Salazar-Bravo and Terry L. Yates --
A new species of Phyllotis (Rodentia, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae) from the upper Montane Forest of the Yungas of northwestern Argentina / J. Pablo Jayat [and others] --
A molecular reappraisal of the systematic of the leaf-eared mice Phyllotis and their relatives / Scott J. Steppan [and others] --
Molecular phylogenetics and diversification of South American grass mice, Genus Akodon / Margaret F. Smith and James L. Patton --
Phylogeography of the Tuco-tuco Ctenomys pearsoni : mtDNA variation and its implication for chromosomal differentiation / Ivanna H. Tomasco and Enrique P. Lessa --
Phylogenetic relationships of Neotomine-Peromyscine rodents using DNA sequences from Beta Fibrinogen and Cytochrome B / Serena A. Reeder and Robert D. Bradley --
Nucleolar activity and distribution of ribosomal genes in Phyllotis rodent species and their laboratory hybrids / Laura I. Walker and Sergio V. Flores --
Ecological and phylogenetic significance of AFLP DNA diversity in 4 species of blind subterranean mole rats (Spalax) in Israel / Andrei V. Polyakov [and others] --
Interspecific scaling and ontogenetic growth patterns of the skull in living and fossil Ctenomyid and Octodontid rodents (Caviomorpha: Octodontoidea) / Aldo I. Vassallo and Matías S. Mora.
Series Title: University of California publications in zoology, v. 134.; EScholarship editions (California Digital Library)
Responsibility: edited by Douglas A. Kelt, Enrique P. Lessa, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, and James L. Patton.
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