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Author Prevosti, Francisco J.,
Title Evolution of South American mammalian predators during the Cenozoic : paleobiogeographic and paleoenvironmental contingencies / Francisco J. Prevosti, Analia M. Forasiepi.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
2018

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Series Springer Geology, 2197-9545
Springer geology. 2197-9545
Subject Carnivora, Fossil -- South America.
Paleogeography -- Cenozoic.
Paleoecology -- Cenozoic.
Alt Name Forasiepi, Analía M.,
Description 1 online resource.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 12, 2018).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This book summarizes the evolution of carnivorous mammals in the Cenozoic of South America. It presents paleontological information on the two main mammalian carnivorous groups in South America; Metatheria and Eutheria. The topics include the origin, systematics, phylogeny, paleoecology and evolution of the Sparassodonta and Carnivora. The book is based on a wide variety of published sources from the last few decades."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction -- Paleoenvironment and Paleobiogeography -- Sparassodonta -- Carnivora -- Fossil Record of Mammalian Carnivores in South America: Bias and Limitations -- The Transition from Faunas of Metatherian Carnivores to Faunas with Placental Carnivores: Ecological Competence or Replacement? -- Evolution of the South American Mammalian Carnivores during the Cenozoic and the Biological Context.
ISBN 9783319037011 (electronic bk.)
3319037013 (electronic bk.)
3319037005
9783319037004
9783319037004
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-03701-1
OCLC # 1018307594
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319037004