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Ungulate taxonomy

Author: Colin P Groves; Peter J Grubb
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : The Johns Hopkins University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A group of special interest to mammalogists, taxonomists, and systemicists, ungulates have proven difficult to classify. This review of the taxonomic relationships of artiodactyls and perissodactyls brings forth new evidence in order to propose a theory of ungulate taxonomy. With this volume, the authors cut through previous assumptions to define ungulate genera, species, and subspecies. The species-by-species  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin P Groves; Peter J Grubb
ISBN: 1421400936 9781421400938
OCLC Number: 772224847
Description: ix, 317 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Contents: PrefaceTheory of Ungulate TaxonomyPart I: Perissodactyla1. Equidae2. Tapiridae3. RhinocerotidaePart II: Artiodactyla4. Tylopoda5. Suidae6. Hippopotamidae7. Tragulidae and Moschidae8. Antilocapridae9. Giraffidae10. Cervidae11. BovidaeReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Colin Groves and Peter Grubb.

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Groves and Grubb have produced the first major revision of hoofed mammals since Richard Lydekker's contributions nearly 100 years ago... Their collaborative volume will likely represent the Read more...

 
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