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The Evolution of Artiodactyls free pdf Artiodactyls are diverse and successful hoofed mammals, represented by nearly two hundred living species of pigs, peccaries, hippos, camels, deer, sheep, cattle, giraffes, and other even-toed ungulates. In the recent years, a tremendous amount of research has been conducted on this important order. The Evolution of Artiodactyls synthesizes this research into a single, comprehensive volume. Here Donald R. Prothero, Scott E. Foss, and a team of distinguished international experts explore a variety of topics, including molecular phylogeny of terrestrial artiodactyls phylogenetic relationships of cetaceans to terrestrial artiodactyls, and the earliest artiodactyls-Diacodexidae, Dichobunidae, Homacodontidae, Leptochoeridae, and Raoellidae. A landmark reference, The Evolution of Artiodactyls belongs in the library of every paleontologist, mammalogist, and evolutionary biologist. Contributors: Jean-Renaud Boisserie, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle- Edward Byrd Davis, University of Oregon- Stephane Ducrocq, Universite de Poitiers- Jorg Erfurt, Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg- Jonathan H. Geisler, Georgia Southern University- Colin P. Groves, Australian National University- John M. Harris, George C. Page Museum- James G. Honey, University of Colorado, Boulder- Christine M. Janis, Brown University- Fabrice Lihoreau, Universite de N'Djamena- Matthew R. Liter, Occidental College- Liu Li-Ping, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, China- Joshua A. Ludtke, San Diego State University- Jonathan D. Marcot, University of Colorado Museum- Gregoire Metais, Carnegie Museum of Natural History- Gertrud E. Rossner, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen- Nikos Solounias, American Museum of Natural History- James Bowie Stevens and Margaret Skeels Stevens, Lamar University- Jessica M. Theodor, University of Calgary- Mark D. Uhen, Cranbrook Institute of Science- Inessa Vislobokova, Russian Academy of Sciences

About Donald R. Prothero

Donald R. Prothero is a professor of geology at Occidental College and coeditor or author of many books, including Horns, Tusks, and Flippers: The Evolution of Hoofed Mammals, published by Johns Hopkins- The Evolution of Perissodactyls- and Bringing Fossils to Life: An Introduction to Paleobiology. Scott E. Foss is the Regional Paleontologist for the Bureau of Land Management in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Author : Donald R. Prothero
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 30 November 2007
ISBN : 0801887356
EAN : 9780801887352
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 408 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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