Morphological Change in Quaternary Mammals of North America
  • Morphological Change in Quaternary Mammals of North America
  • Morphological Change in Quaternary Mammals of North America
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Morphological Change in Quaternary Mammals of North America

by Robert A. Martin
     
 

This 1993 book examines case studies of North American Quaternary mammalian evolution within the larger domain of modern evolutionary theory.See more details below

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This 1993 book examines case studies of North American Quaternary mammalian evolution within the larger domain of modern evolutionary theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521404501
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/24/1993
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Quaternary mammals and evolutionary theory: introductory remarks and historical perspective Robert A. Martin and Anthony D. Barnosky; 2. A method for recognizing morphological stasis Deborah K. Anderson; 3. Mosaic evolution at the population level in Microtus pennsylvanicus Anthony D. Barnosky; 4. Variogram analysis of paleontological data Andrew P. Czebieniak; 5. Morphological change in quaternary mammals: a role for species interactions? Tamar Dayan, Daniel Simberloff and Eitan Tchernov; 6. Rates of evolution in Plio-Pleistocene mammals: six case studies Philip D. Gingerich; 7. Patterns of dental variation and evolution in prairie dogs, genus Cynomys H. Thomas Goodwin; 8. Quantitative and qualitative evolution in the giant armadillo Holmesina (Edentata: Pampatheriidae) in Florida Richard C. Hulbert, Jr. and Gary S. Morgan; 9. Evolution of mammoths and moose: the holarctic perspective Adrian M. Lister; 10. Evolution of hypsodonty and enamel structure in Plio-Pleistocene rodents Larry D. Martin; 11. Patterns of variation and speciation in Quaternary rodents Robert A. Martin; 12. Decrease in the body size of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) during the late Holocene in South Carolina and Georgia James R. Purdue and Elizabeth J. Reitz; 13. Short-term fluctuations in small mammals of the late Pleistocene from Eastern Washington John M. Rensberger and Anthony D. Barnosky; 14. Size change in North American Quaternary jaguars Kevin Seymour; 15. Ontogenetic change of Ondatra zibethicus (Arvicolidae, Rodentia) cheek teeth analyzed by digital image processing Laurent Viriot, Jean Chaline, Andre Schaff and Eric Le Boulenge; 16. Morphological change in woodrat (Rodentia: Cricetidae) molars Richard J. Zakrzewski; Index.

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