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The Princeton field guide to prehistoric mammals / Donald R. Prothero ; with illustrations by Mary Persis Williams.

Author:
Prothero, Donald R. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2016]
  • ©2017
Description:
240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-233) and index.
Contents:
1. The age of mammals -- 2. The origin and early evolution of mammals -- 3. Marsupials : pouched mammals -- 4. Placental mammals (Eutheria) -- 5. Xenarthra : sloths, anteaters, and armadillos -- 6. Afrotheria : elephants, hyraxes, sea cows, aardvarks, and their relatives -- 7. Euarchontoglires : Euarchonta. Primates, tree shrews, and colugos -- 8. Euarchontoglires : Glires. Rodents and lagomorphs -- 9. Laurasiatheria : insectivores. Order Eulipotyphla and other insectivorous mammals -- 10. Laurasiatheria : Chiroptera. Bats -- 11. Laurasiatheria : Pholidota. Pangolins, or "scaly anteaters" -- 12. Laurasiatheria : Carnivora and Creodonta. Predatory mammals -- 13. Laurasiatheria : Ungulata. Hoofed mammals and their relatives -- 14. Laurasiatheria : Artiodactyla. "Even-toed" hoofed mammals : pigs, hippos, whales, camels, ruminants, and their extinct relatives -- 15. Laurasiatheria : Perissodactyla. "Odd-toed" hoofed mammals : horses, rhinos, tapirs, and their extinct relatives -- 16. Laurasiatheria : Meridiungulata. South American hoofed mammals -- 17. Uintatheres, pantodonts, taeniodonts, and tillodonts -- 18. Mammalian evolution and extinction.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
  • Field guide to prehistoric mammals
  • Prehistoric mammals
ISBN:
  • 9780691156828
  • 0691156824
OCLC:
948560881
Illustrator:
Other views:
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