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Vertebrate life / F. Harvey Pough, Christine M. Janis.

Author/Creator:
Pough, F. Harvey, author.
Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Sinauer Associates/Oxford University Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 552, 2, 8, 5, 34 pages : illustrations (black and white, and color), maps (black and white, and color) ; 29 cm
Edition:
Tenth edition.
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Subjects:
Vertebrates.
Vertebrates, Fossil.
Form/Genre:
Textbooks.
Contents:
1. Evolution, diversity, and classification of vertebrates
2. What is a vertebrate?
3. Jawless vertebrates and the origin of jawed vertebrates
4. Living in water
5. Geography and ecology of the Paleozoic era
6. Radiation of diversification of chondrichthyes
7. Extant chondrichthyans
8. Radiation and diversity of osteichthyes
9. Extant bony fishes
10. Origin and radiation of tetrapods
11. Extant amphibians
12. Living on land
13. Geography and ecology of the Mesozoic Era
14. Synapsids and sauropsids
15. Ectothermy : a low-energy approach to life
16. Turtles
17. Lepidosaurs
18. Crocodylians
19. Mesozoic diapsids : dinosaurs and others
20. Endothermy: a high-energy approach to life
21. The origin and radiation of birds
22. Extant birds
23. Geography and ecology of the Cenozoic Era
24. Synapsida and the evolution of mammals
25. Extant mammals
26. Primate evolution and the emergence of humans.
Notes:
Previous edition: Boston: Pearson, 2013.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Janis, Christine M. (Christine Marie), 1950- author.
Other format:
Online version: Pough, F. Harvey. Vertebrate life.
ISBN:
9781605356075
1605356077
9781605357218
OCLC:
1059227278