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Tupai: an Introduction

Louise H. Emmons

in Tupai: A Field Study of Bornean Treeshrews

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222915
eISBN:
9780520925045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222915.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about the treeshrews of Borneo. It provides a brief overview of thought on treeshrew taxonomy and phylogeny and the search for ... 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


Neogene Insectivora

Percy M. Butler

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/9780520257214.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The order Insectivora was formerly used to comprise a miscellany of eutherians with primitive characters, thought to be relatively little modified descendants from the ancestral eutherian stock. ... More


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