Vertebrates, phylogeny, and philosophy

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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance) rq QE841 .V42 1986x
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Carnegie Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Paleontology QE881 .V47 1986
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Contents
Introduction / Laurence M. Gould
George Gaylord Simpson : empirical theoretician / Philip D. Gingerich
The Jurassic "bird" Laopteryx priscus re-examined / John H. Ostrom
Brain evolution in Mesozoic mammals / Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska
Origin and transformation of the mammalian stapes / Michael J. Novacek and André Wyss
New Late Cretaceous, North American advanced therian mammals that fit neither the marsupial nor eutherian molds / William A. Clemens and Jason A. Lillegraven
Paraphyly in Catopsalis (Mammalia:Multituberculata) and its biogeographic implications / Nancy B. Simmons and Miao Desui
Competitive exclusion and taxonomic displacement in the fossil record : the case of rodents and multituberculates in North America / David W. Krause
Gradual evolution and species discrimination in the fossil record / Kenneth D. Rose and Thomas M. Bown
Nycticeboides simpsoni and the morphology, adaptations, and relationships of Miocene Siwalik Lorisidae / R.D.E MacPhee and Louis L. Jacobs
The Paleogene record of the rodents : fact and interpretation / Robert W. Wilson
Machaeroides simpsoni, new species, oldest known sabertooth creodont (Mammalia), of the Lost Cabin Eocene / Mary R. Dawson, Richard K. Stucky, Leonard Krishtalka, and Craig C. Black
Early Eocene artiodactyls from the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, and the Piceance Basin, Colorado / Leonard Krishtalka and Richard K. Stucky
Early Eocene rodents from the San Jose Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico / Kathryn M. Flanagan
Fossil vertebrates from the latest Eocene, Skyline channels, Trans-Pecos Texas / John A. Wilson and Margaret S. Stevens
Systematics and evolution of Pseudhipparion (Mammalia, Equidae) from the late Neogene of the Gulf Coastal Plain and the Great Plains / S. David Webb and Richard C. Hulbert, Jr.
Species longevity, stasis, and stairsteps in rhizomyid rodents / Lawrence J. Flynn
The late Miocene radiation of Neotropical sigmodontine rodents in North America / Jon Alan Baskin
Very hypsodont antelopes from the Beglia Formation (central Tunisia), with a discussion of the Rupicaprinae / Peter Robinson
Faunal provinces and the Simpson Coefficient / John J. Flynn
Evolutionary epicycles / Jon Marks
The evolutionary synthesis today : an essay on paleontology and molecular biology / Everett C. Olson and Clifford F. Brunk.

Additional Information
Series Contributions to geology (Laramie, Wyo.). Special paper ; no. 3.
Subjects Simpson, George Gaylord, -- 1902-1984.
Vertebrates, Fossil.
Mammals, Fossil.
Paleontology.
Evolution (Biology)
Publisher Laramie, Wyoming, U.S.A. :Department of Geology and Geophysics, The University of Wyoming,1986
Contributors Flanagan, Kathryn M., editor of compilation, author.
Lillegraven, Jason A., 1938- editor of compilation, author.
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984, honoree.
Language English
Notes "A tribute to George Gaylord Simpson"--Page 4 of cover.
Description x, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0941570029
9780941570022
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