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Dinosaur Systematics: Approaches and Perspectives

Dinosaur Systematics: Approaches and Perspectives

by Kenneth Carpenter, Philip J. Currie


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ISBN-13: 9780521438100
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/01/1992
Series: Approaches and Perspectives
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 318
Sales rank: 1,151,432
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Foreword: Charles Mortran Sternberg and the Alberta Dinosaurs L. S. Russell; Preface; 1. Introduction: On systematics and morphological variation K. Carpenter and P. J. Currie; Part I. Methods: Clades and grades in ornithischian systematics P. A. Sereno; 2. Shape analysis in the study of dinosaur morphology R. E. Chapman; Part II. Sauropodomorpha: Morphometric study of Plateosaurus from Trossingen D. B. Weishampel and R. E. Chapman; 3. Species determination in Sauropod Dinosaurs with tentative suggestions for their classification J. S. McIntosh; Part III. Theropods: Variation in theory and in theropods R. E. Molnar; Variation in Coelophysis bauri E. H. Colbert; 4. Morphological variation in small theropods and its meaning in systematics: evidence from Syntarsus rhodesiensis of the Early Jurassic M. A. Raath; 5. Therapod teeth from the Judith River Formation of southern Alberta, Canada P. J. Currie, J. K. Rigby and R. E. Sloan; 6. The systematic position of Baryonyx walkeri A. J. Charig and A. C. Milner; 7. Variation in Tyrannosaurus Rex K. Carpenter; Part IV. Footprints: A name for the trace of an act: approaches to the nomenclature and classification of fossil vertebrate footprints W. A. S. Sarjeant; Part V. Summary and Prospectus: P. J. Currie and K. Carpenter.

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