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Amphibian evolution : the life of early land vertebrates / / Rainer R. Schoch
Amphibian evolution : the life of early land vertebrates / / Rainer R. Schoch
Autore Schoch Rainer R. <1970->
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : , : John Wiley & Sons, , 2014
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (294 p.)
Disciplina 567/.8
Collana TOPA Topics in Paleobiology
Soggetto topico Amphibians, Fossil
Paleobiology
Amphibians - Evolution
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-118-75912-5
1-118-75913-3
1-118-75915-X
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Amphibian Evolution: The Life of Early Land Vertebrates; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Changing paradigms in amphibian evolution; 1.2 Paleobiology: data, methods, and time scales; 1.3 Concepts and metaphors: how scientists "figure out" problems; 1.4 Characters and phylogenies; 1.5 What's in a name?; References; 2 The Amphibian World: Now and Then; 2.1 Tetrapoda; 2.1.1 The tetrapod skeleton; 2.1.2 Tetrapod characters; 2.1.3 Stem-tetrapods (Tetrapodomorpha); 2.1.4 Carboniferous tetrapods or tetrapodomorphs?; 2.2 The amniote stem-group; 2.2.1 Anthracosauria
2.2.2 Seymouriamorpha2.2.3 Chroniosuchia; 2.2.4 Lepospondyli; 2.2.4.1 Lepospondyl characters; 2.2.4.2 Microsauria; 2.2.4.3 Lysorophia; 2.2.4.4 Nectridea; 2.2.4.5 Aïstopoda; 2.2.4.6 Adelospondyli; 2.2.4.7 Acherontiscidae; 2.2.5 Gephyrostegida; 2.2.6 Amniota; 2.2.6.1 Stem-amniotes and early crown amniotes; 2.3 The lissamphibian stem-group (Temnospondyli); 2.3.1 Edopoidea; 2.3.2 Dendrerpeton and Balanerpeton; 2.3.3 Dvinosauria; 2.3.4 Dissorophoidea and Zatracheidae; 2.3.5 Eryopoidea; 2.3.6 Stereospondyli; 2.4 Albanerpetontidae; 2.5 Lissamphibia; 2.5.1 Lissamphibian characters; 2.5.2 Batrachia
2.5.2.1 Anura (frogs and toads)2.5.2.2 Caudata (salamanders); 2.5.2.3 Gymnophiona (caecilians); References; 3 Amphibian Life Through Time; 3.1 Aquatic predators prepare for land; 3.2 Hot springs, scorpions, and little creepers; 3.3 Life in the tropical coal forest; 3.4 Neotenes explore unfavorable waters; 3.5 Lowlands, uplands, and a cave; 3.6 Hide and protect: extreme life in the hothouse; 3.7 Predators in deltas, lakes, and brackish swamps; 3.8 Stereospondyls in refugia, lissamphibians on the rise; 3.9 Batrachians diversify, stereospondyls disappear
3.10 Lissamphibians expand into diverse habitatsReferences; 4 The Amphibian Soft Body; 4.1 How to infer soft tissues in extinct taxa; 4.2 Fossil evidence: soft tissue preservation; 4.3 Head and visceral skeleton; 4.4 Respiratory organs; 4.5 Lateral lines, electroreception, and ears; References; 5 Evolution of Functional Systems; 5.1 How paradigms and brackets give a functional scenario; 5.2 Feeding and breathing under water; 5.3 Decoupling breathing and feeding; 5.4 Hearing: exapting the spiracle and hyomandibula; 5.5 Respiration in early tetrapods; 5.6 The evolution of terrestrial feeding
5.7 Transforming fins into limbs5.8 Locomotion of Paleozoic tetrapods; References; 6 Development and Evolution; 6.1 Ontogeny in modern amphibians; 6.2 Fossil ontogenies; 6.3 Ontogeny as a sequence: developmental trajectories; 6.4 Histology: the skeleton as archive; 6.5 Changing shape: allometry; 6.6 Heterochrony: the evolution of development; 6.7 Body plans: gene regulation and morphogenesis; References; 7 Paleoecology; 7.1 Lissamphibian ecology; 7.2 Paleoecology: problems and perspectives; 7.3 Paleozoic and Mesozoic amphibians; 7.4 Amphibian evolution as a walk through trophic levels
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Schoch Rainer R. <1970->  
Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : , : John Wiley & Sons, , 2014
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Avian evolution : the fossil record of birds and its paleobiological significance / / Gerald Mayr, Senckenberg Research Institute Frankfurt, Ornithological Section, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Avian evolution : the fossil record of birds and its paleobiological significance / / Gerald Mayr, Senckenberg Research Institute Frankfurt, Ornithological Section, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Autore Mayr Gerald
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chichester, West Sussex : , : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, , 2017
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (326 p.)
Disciplina 568
Collana Topics in paleobiology series
Soggetto topico Birds, Fossil
Paleobiology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-119-02072-7
1-119-02067-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 An Introduction to Birds, the Geological Settings of Their Evolution, and the Avian Skeleton; Birds Are Evolutionarily Nested within Theropod Dinosaurs; The Geological Settings of Avian Evolution in a Nutshell; Characteristics of the Avian Skeleton; Chapter 2 The Origin of Birds; Archaeopteryx: The German ""Urvogel"" and Its Bearing on Avian Evolution; The Closest Maniraptoran Relatives of Birds; Feather Evolution; The Origin of Avian Flight; Chapter 3 The Mesozoic Flight Way towards Modern Birds
Jeholornithids: Early Cretaceous Long-Tailed BirdsConfuciusornis, Sapeornis, and Kin: Basal Birds with a Pygostyle; Ornithothoraces and the Origin of Sustained Flapping Flight Capabilities; The Ornithuromorpha: Refinement of Modern Characteristics; Ornithurae and the Origin of Modern Birds; Chapter 4 Mesozoic Birds: Interrelationships and Character Evolution; The Interrelationships of Mesozoic Birds: Controversial Phylogenetic Placements and Well-Supported Clades; Character Evolution in Mesozoic Birds; Ontogenetic Development of Mesozoic Birds
Chapter 5 The Interrelationships and Origin of Crown Group Birds (Neornithes)Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Neornithine Birds; The Mesozoic Fossil Record of Neornithine-Like and Neornithine Birds; Chapter 6 Palaeognathous Birds (Ostriches, Tinamous, and Allies); The Interrelationships of Extant Palaeognathae; Early Cenozoic Palaeognathous Birds of the Northern Hemisphere; Long-Winged Ostriches, Rheas, and Tinamous; Short-Winged Palaeognathous Birds; Biogeography: A Textbook Example of Gondwanan Vicariance Has Been Dismantled; Chapter 7 Galloanseres: ""Fowl"" and Kin
Galliformes: From Herbivorous Forest Dwellers to Seed Eaters of Open LandscapesThe Waterfowl; Gastornithids: Giant Herbivorous Birds in the Early Paleogene of the Northern Hemisphere; Dromornithids (Mihirungs or Thunderbirds): Gastornis-Like Birds from Australia; Pelagornithids: Bony-Toothed Birds; Chapter 8 The ""Difficult-to-Place Groups"": Biogeographic Surprises and Aerial Specialists; The Columbiform Birds: Doves, Sandgrouse, ... and Mesites?; The Hoatzin: A South American Relict Species; Turacos and Cuckoos; Bustards
The ""Wonderful"" Mirandornithes, or How Different Can Sister Taxa Be?Strisores: The Early Diversification of Nocturnal Avian Insectivores; Chapter 9 Shorebirds, Cranes, and Relatives; Charadriiformes: One of the Most Diverse Groups of Extant Birds; From Rail to Crane; Chapter 10 Aequornithes: Aquatic and Semi-Aquatic Carnivores; Loons: Foot-Propelled Divers of the Northern Hemisphere; Pelagic Tubenoses and Albatrosses; Penguins: More Than 60 Million Years of Flightlessness; The Polyphyletic ""Pelecaniformes"" and ""Ciconiiformes""; Late Cenozoic Turnovers in Marine Avifaunas
Chapter 11 Cariamiforms and Diurnal Birds of Prey
Record Nr. UNINA-9910135034803321
Mayr Gerald  
Chichester, West Sussex : , : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, , 2017
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Bonebeds [[electronic resource] ] : genesis, analysis, and paleobiological significance / / edited by Raymond R. Rogers, David A. Eberth, and Anthony R. Fiorillo
Bonebeds [[electronic resource] ] : genesis, analysis, and paleobiological significance / / edited by Raymond R. Rogers, David A. Eberth, and Anthony R. Fiorillo
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2007
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (512 p.)
Disciplina 560
Altri autori (Persone) RogersRaymond R
EberthDavid A
FiorilloAnthony R
Soggetto topico Vertebrates, Fossil
Paleontological excavations
Paleobiology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-282-53723-7
9786612537233
0-226-72373-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- CHAPTER 1. A Conceptual Framework for the Genesis and Analysis of Vertebrate Skeletal Concentrations -- CHAPTER 2. Bonebeds through Time -- CHAPTER 3. A Bonebeds Database: Classification, Biases, and Patterns of Occurrence -- CHAPTER 4. From Bonebeds to Paleobiology: Applications of Bonebed Data -- CHAPTER 5. A Practical Approach to the Study of Bonebeds -- CHAPTER 6 Numerical Methods for Bonebed Analysis -- CHAPTER 7. Trace Element Geochemistry of Bonebeds -- CHAPTER 8. Stable Isotope Geochemistry of Bonebed Fossils: Reconstructing Paleoenvironments, Paleoecology, and Paleobiology -- CONTRIBUTORS -- INDEX
Record Nr. UNINA-9910456813103321
Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2007
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Bulletin of the International Association for Paleodontology
Bulletin of the International Association for Paleodontology
Pubbl/distr/stampa Zagreb, Croatia, : International Association for Paleodontology, 2007-
Soggetto topico Teeth, Fossil
Dental anthropology
Human remains (Archaeology)
Paleontology
Paleodontology
Societies, Dental
Paleobiology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic journals.
Periodical
Periodicals.
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910139531703321
Zagreb, Croatia, : International Association for Paleodontology, 2007-
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Dinosaur paleobiology [[electronic resource] /] / Stephen L. Brusatte
Dinosaur paleobiology [[electronic resource] /] / Stephen L. Brusatte
Autore Brusatte Stephen
Pubbl/distr/stampa Hoboken, N.J., : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (354 p.)
Disciplina 567.9
Collana Topics in paleobiology
Soggetto topico Dinosaurs
Paleobiology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-118-27407-5
1-118-27357-5
1-280-58631-1
9786613616142
1-118-27355-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto An introduction to dinosaurs -- Hard tissues -- Soft tissues -- Phylogeny -- Form -- Locomotion and posture -- Feeding and diet -- Reproduction, growth, and physiology -- Paleoecology and dwelling -- Macroevolution and extinction.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910141328603321
Brusatte Stephen  
Hoboken, N.J., : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Folia Musei rerum naturalium Bohemiae occidentalis Geologica et paleobiologica
Folia Musei rerum naturalium Bohemiae occidentalis Geologica et paleobiologica
Pubbl/distr/stampa Plzeň, Czech Republic, : West Bohemian Museum in Pilsen
Descrizione fisica volumes : illustrations ; ; 28 cm
Soggetto topico Geology - Czech Republic
Geology
Paleobiology - Czech Republic
Paleobiology
Soggetto genere / forma Periodicals.
ISSN 1805-2371
Classificazione 550
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Altri titoli varianti Geologica et paleobiologica
Record Nr. UNINA-9910312860403321
Plzeň, Czech Republic, : West Bohemian Museum in Pilsen
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Folia Musei rerum naturalium Bohemiae occidentalis Geologica et paleobiologica
Folia Musei rerum naturalium Bohemiae occidentalis Geologica et paleobiologica
Pubbl/distr/stampa Warsaw, Poland : , : Versita
Soggetto topico Geology - Czech Republic
Geology
Paleobiology - Czech Republic
Paleobiology
Soggetto genere / forma Periodicals.
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910257349903321
Warsaw, Poland : , : Versita
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Historical biology
Historical biology
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chur [Switzerland] ; ; New York : , : Harwood Academic Publishers, , 1988-
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource
Disciplina 560.5
Soggetto topico Paleobiology
Biology
Evolution
Paleontology
Biological Evolution
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic journals.
Periodicals.
ISSN 1029-2381
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNISA-996197813003316
Chur [Switzerland] ; ; New York : , : Harwood Academic Publishers, , 1988-
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Introduction to paleobiology and the fossil record / Michael J. Benton, David A.T. Harper
Introduction to paleobiology and the fossil record / Michael J. Benton, David A.T. Harper
Autore Benton, Michael J.
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
Descrizione fisica xii, 592 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Disciplina 560
Altri autori (Persone) Harper, D. A. T.
Soggetto topico Evolutionary paleobiology
Paleobiology
Paleontology
ISBN 9781405186469 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781405141574 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Classificazione LC QE721.2.E85
574
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Paleontology as a science -- Fossils in time and space -- Taphonomy and quality of the fossil record -- Paleoecology and paleoclimates -- Macroevolution and the tree of life -- Fossil form and function -- Mass extinctions and biodiversity loss -- The origin of life -- Protists -- Origin of the metazoans -- The basal metazoans -- Spiralians I -- Spiralians 2 -- Ecdysozoa -- Deuterostomes echinoderms and hemichordates -- Fishes and basal tetrapods -- Dinosaurs and mammals -- Fossil plants -- Trace fossils -- Diversification of life.
Record Nr. UNISALENTO-b13871675
Benton, Michael J.  
Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Living dinosaurs [[electronic resource] ] : the evolutionary history of modern birds / / edited by Gareth Dyke and Gary Kaiser
Living dinosaurs [[electronic resource] ] : the evolutionary history of modern birds / / edited by Gareth Dyke and Gary Kaiser
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chichester, West Sussex ; ; Hoboken, NJ, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
Descrizione fisica xv, 422 p. : ill., maps
Disciplina 598.13/8
Altri autori (Persone) DykeGareth
KaiserGary W
Soggetto topico Birds - Evolution
Paleobiology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-283-40522-9
9786613405227
1-119-99045-9
1-119-99047-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910130850803321
Chichester, West Sussex ; ; Hoboken, NJ, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
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