Evolutionary History of the Primates

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Academic Press, 22 oct. 2013 - 580 páginas
Evolutionary History of the Primates presents a documentation and analysis of the fossil record and evolutionary history of the primates to facilitate the understanding of the genealogy, adaptations, dispersal, and taxonomy of the order.
The book consists of 13 chapters; each chapter is devoted to a specific genera or higher taxa of primates. The chapters contain available information on the morphology, relationships, and adaptations of primate groups. The book clarifies discussed points or documents interpretations, and it indicates the type of fossil material available for each taxon.
The text will be valuable to many researchers and students who need a source of data and interpretations about fossil primates.
 

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INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER 1 ORDER PRIMATES
23
CHAPTER 2 SUBORDER PLESIADAPIFORMES
35
CHAPTER 3 SUPERFAMILY PAROMOMYOIDEA
39
CHAPTER 4 SUPERFAMILY PLESIADAPOIDEA
72
CHAPTER 5 SUBORDER STREPSIRHINI
99
CHAPTER 6 Infraorder Adapiformes new
105
CHAPTER 7 Infraorder Lemuriformes Gregory 1915b
149
CHAPTER 10 SUBORDER HAPLORHINI
189
CHAPTER 11 Infraorder Tarsiiformes
199
CHAPTER 11 Family Omomyidae incertae sedis
269
CHAPTER 12 Infraorder Platyrrhini
275
CHAPTER 13 Infraorder Catarrhini
303
REFERENCES
525
GLOSSARY
557
SYSTEMATIC INDEX
569

CHAPTER 8 SUPERFAMILY INDRIOIDEA
161
CHAPTER 9 SUPERFAMILY LORISOIDEA
176

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