Earth System Science Series

Evolution of South American Mammalian Carnivores during the Cenozoic: Paleobiogeographic and Paleoenvironmental Contingencies

Authors: Prevosti, Francisco J., Forasiepi, Analia 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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eBook $39.99
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  • Due: November 4, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03701-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Softcover $54.99
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 7, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03700-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
About this book

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.

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 4, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03701-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover $54.99
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 7, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03700-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Evolution of South American Mammalian Carnivores during the Cenozoic: Paleobiogeographic and Paleoenvironmental Contingencies
Authors
Series Title
Earth System Science Series
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03701-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03701-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-03700-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
400
Number of Illustrations and Tables
39 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
Topics