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Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) Artiodactyla from Porcupine Cave

Jim I. Mead and Louis H. Taylor

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter documents the Artiodactyla recovered from various localities within Porcupine Cave. It provides a listing of all specimens described, including the institution of curation and specimen ... More


Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of Chemical Senses in Aquatic Mammals

Henry Pihlström

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter presents a comparative study of the structure and function of chemical senses in aquatic mammals. It first discusses the chemosensory systems of extant species of Monotremata, ... More


Cetacea

Philip D. Gingerich

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0045
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Cetacea, comprising the great whales and the smaller dolphins and porpoises, have special interest in mammalian evolution as one of the two orders of mammals that became fully aquatic. Much of the ... More


Mammals

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

in Phylogeography of California

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The mammal fauna of California was significantly shaped by Beringian migrations that occurred episodically from the Eocene through the late Pleistocene. Wide-dispersing mammals show evidence of ... More


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