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Title Predators with pouches : the biology of carnivorous marsupials / Menna Jones [and others].
Imprint Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO, 2003.

Subject Carnivorous marsupials.
Carnivorous marsupials, Fossil.
Dasyuromorphia, Fossil.
Didelphimorphia, Fossil.
Alt Name Jones, Menna.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 486 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Contents Preface; 1 Molecular systematics of Dasyuromorphia; 2 Evolution of American marsupials and their phylogenetic relationships with Australian metatherians; 3 Early marsupial radiations in South America; 4 Comparative anatomy of the Tiupampa didelphimorphs; an approach to locomotory habits of early marsupials; 5 Molecular phylogeography and species limits in rainforest didelphid marsupials of South America; 6 Diversity and distribution of Thylamys (Didelphidae) in South America, with emphasis on species from the western side of the Andes.
Summary Predators with Pouches provides a unique synthesis of current knowledge of the worlds carnivorous marsupials from Patagonia to New Guinea and North America to Tasmania. Written by 63 experts in each field, the book covers a comprehensive range of disciplines including evolution and systematics, reproductive biology, physiology, ecology, behavior, and conservation.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0643069860 (electronic bk.)
9780643069862 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 52840140
Additional Format Print version: Predators with pouches. Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO, 2003 0643066349 (OCoLC)51271642

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