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Summary and Conclusions

L. Barry Albright, III

in Biostratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology of the San Timoteo Badlands, Southern California

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098367
eISBN:
9780520915985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098367.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Screen washing almost 25 tons of matrix from the Mt. Eden and San Timoteo formations resulted in the recovery of fossils, mostly dental, representing a minimum of thirty-six small mammal species ... More


Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The History and Geography of Recent Neotropical Mammals

Bruce D. Patterson and Leonora P. Costa (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649191
eISBN:
9780226649214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649214.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

As explorers and scientists have known for decades, the Neotropics harbor a fantastic array of our planet's mammalian diversity, from capybaras and capuchins to maned wolves and mouse opossums to ... More


A Molecular View on the Evolutionary History and Biogeography of Neotropical Carnivores (Mammalia, Carnivora)

Eduardo Eizirik (ed.)

in Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The History and Geography of Recent Neotropical Mammals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649191
eISBN:
9780226649214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649214.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This chapter addresses carnivoran diversification in the Neotropics by reviewing recent studies that employed molecular data sets for phylogenetic reconstructions and molecular dating. Most of the ... More


Hierarchical Organization of Neotropical Mammal Diversity and Its Historical Basis

Sergio Solari, Paúl M. Velazco, and Bruce D. Patterson (eds)

in Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The History and Geography of Recent Neotropical Mammals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649191
eISBN:
9780226649214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649214.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

The Neotropics are home to roughly 1550 living species of mammals, 30% of all extant species, including groups found nowhere else on the Earth. This richness and uniqueness can be attributed to the ... More


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