Mammalian Evolutionary Morphology

A Tribute to Frederick S. Szalay

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6996-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-6997-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii

  2. Non-primate Mammals

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      Pages 3-24

      Earliest Evidence of Deltatheroida (Mammalia: Metatheria) from the Early Cretaceous of North America

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      Pages 25-35

      Evolution of Hind Limb Proportions in Kangaroos (Marsupialia: Macropodoidea)

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      Pages 37-50

      Changing Views in Paleontology: The Story of a Giant (Megatherium, Xenarthra)

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      Pages 51-71

      Evolutionary Morphology of the Tenrecoidea (Mammalia) Forelimb Skeleton

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      Pages 73-106

      Postcranial Morphology of Apheliscus and Haplomylus (Condylarthra, Apheliscidae): Evidence for a Paleocene Holarctic Origin of Macroscelidea

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      Pages 107-133

      Postcranial Skeleton of the Upper Paleocene (Itaboraian) “Condylarthra” (Mammalia) of Itaboraí Basin, Brazil

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      Pages 135-157

      Postcranial Osteology of Mammals from Salla, Bolivia (Late Oligocene): Form, Function, and Phylogenetic Implications

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      Pages 159-165

      Evolution of the Proximal Third Phalanx in Oligocene-Miocene Equids, and the Utility of Phalangeal Indices in Phylogeny Reconstruction

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      Pages 167-196

      Adaptive Zones and the Pinniped Ankle: A Three-Dimensional Quantitative Analysis of Carnivoran Tarsal Evolution

  3. Primates

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      Pages 199-231

      The Biogeographic Origins of Primates and Euprimates: East, West, North, or South of Eden?

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      Pages 233-284

      Evaluating the Mitten-Gliding Hypothesis for Paromomyidae and Micromomyidae (Mammalia, “Plesiadapiformes”) Using Comparative Functional Morphology of New Paleogene Skeletons

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      Pages 285-313

      Morphological Diversity in the Skulls of Large Adapines (Primates, Adapiformes) and Its Systematic Implications

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      Pages 315-324

      Primate Tibiae from the Middle Eocene Shanghuang Fissure-Fillings of Eastern China

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      Pages 325-346

      Rooneyia, Postorbital Closure, and the Beginnings of the Age of Anthropoidea

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      Pages 347-360

      Epitensoric Position of the Chorda Tympani in Anthropoidea: a New Synapomorphic Character, with Remarks on the Fissura Glaseri in Primates

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      Pages 361-372

      Evolutionary Morphology of the Guenon Postcranium and Its Taxonomic Implications

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      Pages 373-383

      Analysis of Selected Hominoid Joint Surfaces Using Laser Scanning and Geometric Morphometrics: A Preliminary Report

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      Pages 385-425

      Comparative Primate Bone Microstructure: Records of Life History, Function, and Phylogeny

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 427-439