Springer Geology

Evolution of South American Mammalian Predators During the Cenozoic: Paleobiogeographic and Paleoenvironmental Contingencies

Authors: Prevosti, Francisco J., Forasiepi, Analía M.

  • Provides information about the evolution of carnivorous mammals in the Cenozoic of South America
  • Brings together different aspects of the evolution of carnivorous mammals in South America and the relationship with physical factors (paleoenvironment, climate, tectonics) and biotic interactions
  • Covers both living and extinct species of South American mammalian carnivores
  • Includes illustrations of the most important and outstanding fossils from South America, live reconstructions, maps of distribution, paleogeographic sceneries and others
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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.

Table of contents (2 chapters)

  • South American Fossil Carnivorans (Order Carnivora)

    Dr. Francisco Juan Prevosti, Dr. Analia M. Forasiepi

    Pages

  • Paleoenvironment, Tectonics, and Paleobiogeography

    Dr. Francisco Juan Prevosti, Dr. Analia M. Forasiepi

    Pages

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03701-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $54.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03700-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Evolution of South American Mammalian Predators During the Cenozoic: Paleobiogeographic and Paleoenvironmental Contingencies
Authors
Series Title
Springer Geology
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03701-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03701-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-03700-4
Series ISSN
2197-9545
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 196
Number of Illustrations and Tables
26 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour
Topics