The Evolution of Artiodactyls

The Evolution of Artiodactyls 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 ungulate

  • Title: The Evolution of Artiodactyls
  • Author: Donald R. Prothero
  • ISBN: 9780801887352
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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, comprArtiodactyls 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, Mus um National d Histoire Naturelle Edward Byrd Davis, University of Oregon St phane Ducrocq, Universit de Poitiers J rg Erfurt, Martin Luther Universit t 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, Universit de N Djam na 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 Gr goire M tais, Carnegie Museum of Natural History Gertrud E R ssner, Ludwig Maximilians Universit t M nchen 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

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  • Donald R. Prothero

    Donald R Prothero is a Professor of Geology at Occidental College and Lecturer in Geobiology at the California Institute of Technology He teaches Physical and Historical Geology, Sedimentary Geology, and Paleontology His specialties are mammalian paleontology and magnetic stratigraphy of the Cenozoic His current research focuses on the dating of the climatic changes that occurred between 30 and 40 million years ago, using the technique of magnetic stratigraphy Dr Prothero has been a Guggenheim and NSF Fellow, a Fellow of the Linnean Society, and in 1991 received the Schuchert Award of the Paleontological Society for outstanding paleontologist under the age of 40, the same award won by the renowned paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould He has authored or co edited numerous books, including Horns, Tusks, Hooves and Flippers The Evolution of Hoofed Mammals, the best selling textbook from McGraw Hill, Evolution of the Earth, Evolution What the Fossils Say Why it Matters, Bringing Fossils to Life, After the Dinosaurs, and the textbook Sedimentary Geology He is also a Technical Editor of the Journal of Paleontology.

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