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The Proboscidea : evolution and palaeoecology of elephants and their relatives, edited by Jeheskel Shoshani and Pascal Tassy

Label
The Proboscidea : evolution and palaeoecology of elephants and their relatives
Title
The Proboscidea
Title remainder
evolution and palaeoecology of elephants and their relatives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeheskel Shoshani and Pascal Tassy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
569/.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.P97
LC item number
P76 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shoshani, Jeheskel
  • Tassy, Pascal
  • International Theriological Congress
Series statement
Oxford science publications
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Proboscidea (Mammals)
  • Proboscidea (Mammals)
  • Proboscidea (Mammals), Fossil
  • Paleoecology
Label
The Proboscidea : evolution and palaeoecology of elephants and their relatives, edited by Jeheskel Shoshani and Pascal Tassy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a symposium entitled Evolution and Paleoecology of Proboscidea held in Rome, Italy, Aug. 1989 and other invited papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [391]-432) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Vincent J. Maglio -- Henry Fairfield Osborn and the Proboscidea / Edwin H. Colbert -- 1. Historical overview of classification and phylogeny of the Proboscidea / Pascal Tassy and Jeheskel Shoshani -- 2. Skeletal and other basic anatomical features of elephants / Jeheskel Shoshani -- 3. Dental homologies and nomenclature in the Proboscidea / Pascal Tassy -- 4. Ontogenetic evidence for incisor homologies in proboscideans / W. Patrick Luckett -- 5. On the position of Proboscidea in the phylogenetic system of Eutheria: a systematic review / Martin S. Fischer -- 6. Who is who among the Proboscidea? / Pascal Tassy -- 7. Proboscidean relationships based on immunological data / Jerold M. Lowenstein and Jeheskel Shoshani -- 8. The earliest proboscideans: general plan, taxonomy, and palaeoecology / Jeheskel Shoshani, Robert M. West, Nicholas Court, Robert J.G. Savage and John M. Harris -- 9. Evolution of zygodons with emphasis on dentition / Heinz Tobien -- 10. The earliest gomphotheres / Pascal Tassy -- 11. Growth and sexual dimorphism among Miocene elephantoids: the example of Gomphotherium angustidens / Pascal Tassy -- 12A. Phylogeny of African and Eurasian Elephantoidea of the late Neogene / Jon E. Kalb, David J. Froehlich and Gorden L. Bell -- 12B. Palaeobiogeography of late Neogene African and Eurasian Elephantoidea / Jon E. Kalb, David J. Froehlich and Gorden L. Bell -- 13. On the shovel-tusked elephantoids from China / Jian Guan -- 14. Comphotheres and mammutids from the Iberian Peninsula / Ana V. Mazo -- 15. The biogeography of the gomphotheriid proboscideans of North America / W. David Lambert -- 16. Para- or monophyly of the gomphotheres and their position within Proboscidea / Jeheskel Shoshani -- 17. Stegodontidae: evolutionary relationships / Haruo Saegusa -- 18. Origin and radiation of the Elephantidae / Nancy E. Todd and V. Louise Roth -- 19. Evolution and taxonomy of Eurasian mammoths / Adrian M. Lister -- 20. Plio-Pleistocene proboscideans from the southern bight of the North Sea and the Eastern Scheldt, The Netherlands / Hans Van Essen and Dick Mol -- 21. Proboscidean remains in southern Levant / Eitan Tchernov and Jeheskel Shoshani -- 22. The Pleistocene dwarf elephants of Mediterranean islands / Lucia Caloi, Tassos Kotsakis, Maria R. Palombo and Carmelo Petronio -- 23. The proboscideans of the South-East Asian islands / Gert D. Van den Bergh, Paul Y. Sondaar, John De Vos and Fachroel Aziz -- 24. Pleistocene dwarf elephants of the California Islands / V. Louise Roth -- 25. Sexual dimorphism in the mammoth pelvis: an aid to gender determination / Adrian M. Lister -- 26. Sexual dimorphism in the mammoth skull, teeth, and long bones / Alexander O. Averianov -- 27. North American Mammutidae / Jeffrey J. Saunders -- 28. Distribution and palaeoecology of central and western North American Mammuthus / Larry D. Agenbroad and Jim I. Mead -- 29. Mammoths, gomphotheres, and the Great American Faunal Interchange / Joseph P. Dudley -- 30. Extinction of proboscideans in North America / Daniel C. Fisher -- 31. South American proboscideans: general introduction and reflections on Pleistocene extinctions / Rodolfo M. Casamiquela, Jeheskel Shoshani and Thomas D. Dillehay -- 32. Loxodonta africana: range and distribution, past and present / Iain Douglas-Hamilton and Frances Michelmore -- 33. Elephas maximus: status and distribution / Raman Sukumar and Charles Santiapillai -- 34. Summary, conclusions, and a glimpse into the future / Jeheskel Shoshani and Pascal Tassy -- App. A. Synonyms of proboscidean taxa, genera and subgenera -- App. B.A suggested classification of the Proboscidea -- App. C.A summary of proboscidean taxa -- App. D. Geological time-scale and correlation chart among Land Mammal Ages
Control code
29357977
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxx, 472 pages
Isbn
9780198546528
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
93023726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The Proboscidea : evolution and palaeoecology of elephants and their relatives, edited by Jeheskel Shoshani and Pascal Tassy
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a symposium entitled Evolution and Paleoecology of Proboscidea held in Rome, Italy, Aug. 1989 and other invited papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [391]-432) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Vincent J. Maglio -- Henry Fairfield Osborn and the Proboscidea / Edwin H. Colbert -- 1. Historical overview of classification and phylogeny of the Proboscidea / Pascal Tassy and Jeheskel Shoshani -- 2. Skeletal and other basic anatomical features of elephants / Jeheskel Shoshani -- 3. Dental homologies and nomenclature in the Proboscidea / Pascal Tassy -- 4. Ontogenetic evidence for incisor homologies in proboscideans / W. Patrick Luckett -- 5. On the position of Proboscidea in the phylogenetic system of Eutheria: a systematic review / Martin S. Fischer -- 6. Who is who among the Proboscidea? / Pascal Tassy -- 7. Proboscidean relationships based on immunological data / Jerold M. Lowenstein and Jeheskel Shoshani -- 8. The earliest proboscideans: general plan, taxonomy, and palaeoecology / Jeheskel Shoshani, Robert M. West, Nicholas Court, Robert J.G. Savage and John M. Harris -- 9. Evolution of zygodons with emphasis on dentition / Heinz Tobien -- 10. The earliest gomphotheres / Pascal Tassy -- 11. Growth and sexual dimorphism among Miocene elephantoids: the example of Gomphotherium angustidens / Pascal Tassy -- 12A. Phylogeny of African and Eurasian Elephantoidea of the late Neogene / Jon E. Kalb, David J. Froehlich and Gorden L. Bell -- 12B. Palaeobiogeography of late Neogene African and Eurasian Elephantoidea / Jon E. Kalb, David J. Froehlich and Gorden L. Bell -- 13. On the shovel-tusked elephantoids from China / Jian Guan -- 14. Comphotheres and mammutids from the Iberian Peninsula / Ana V. Mazo -- 15. The biogeography of the gomphotheriid proboscideans of North America / W. David Lambert -- 16. Para- or monophyly of the gomphotheres and their position within Proboscidea / Jeheskel Shoshani -- 17. Stegodontidae: evolutionary relationships / Haruo Saegusa -- 18. Origin and radiation of the Elephantidae / Nancy E. Todd and V. Louise Roth -- 19. Evolution and taxonomy of Eurasian mammoths / Adrian M. Lister -- 20. Plio-Pleistocene proboscideans from the southern bight of the North Sea and the Eastern Scheldt, The Netherlands / Hans Van Essen and Dick Mol -- 21. Proboscidean remains in southern Levant / Eitan Tchernov and Jeheskel Shoshani -- 22. The Pleistocene dwarf elephants of Mediterranean islands / Lucia Caloi, Tassos Kotsakis, Maria R. Palombo and Carmelo Petronio -- 23. The proboscideans of the South-East Asian islands / Gert D. Van den Bergh, Paul Y. Sondaar, John De Vos and Fachroel Aziz -- 24. Pleistocene dwarf elephants of the California Islands / V. Louise Roth -- 25. Sexual dimorphism in the mammoth pelvis: an aid to gender determination / Adrian M. Lister -- 26. Sexual dimorphism in the mammoth skull, teeth, and long bones / Alexander O. Averianov -- 27. North American Mammutidae / Jeffrey J. Saunders -- 28. Distribution and palaeoecology of central and western North American Mammuthus / Larry D. Agenbroad and Jim I. Mead -- 29. Mammoths, gomphotheres, and the Great American Faunal Interchange / Joseph P. Dudley -- 30. Extinction of proboscideans in North America / Daniel C. Fisher -- 31. South American proboscideans: general introduction and reflections on Pleistocene extinctions / Rodolfo M. Casamiquela, Jeheskel Shoshani and Thomas D. Dillehay -- 32. Loxodonta africana: range and distribution, past and present / Iain Douglas-Hamilton and Frances Michelmore -- 33. Elephas maximus: status and distribution / Raman Sukumar and Charles Santiapillai -- 34. Summary, conclusions, and a glimpse into the future / Jeheskel Shoshani and Pascal Tassy -- App. A. Synonyms of proboscidean taxa, genera and subgenera -- App. B.A suggested classification of the Proboscidea -- App. C.A summary of proboscidean taxa -- App. D. Geological time-scale and correlation chart among Land Mammal Ages
Control code
29357977
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxx, 472 pages
Isbn
9780198546528
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
93023726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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