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Fossil Vertebrates of Greece Vol. 2

Laurasiatherians, artiodactyles, perissodactyles, carnivorans, and island endemics

Editors: Vlachos, Evangelos (Ed.)

  • Provides the complete fossil vertebrate record from Greece
  • Features numerous images of the most important types and specimens
  • Focuses on laurasiatherians, artiodactyles, perissodactyles, carnivorans, and island endemics
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-68442-6
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About this book

This 2-volume set provides a state-of-the-art study of the fossil record and taxonomy of the main vertebrate groups from Greece. Greece stands between 3 continents and its vertebrate fossil record is of great importance for paleontological and evolutionary studies in Europe, Asia and Africa. Fossils from classic, world-famous localities (e.g., Pikermi, Samos) form an essential part of the collections of the most important museums in the world and have been studied by numerous scientists. Recent paleontological research led to the discovery and study of numerous new sites. The volumes contain a taxonomic review of all named and identified taxa, their taxonomic history and current status, as well as historical, phylogenetic and biogeographic information. 

 

Volume 2 contains a synopsis of the fossil record and taxonomy of important groups of mammals represented in the fossil record of Greece. The volume starts with specific chapters on laurasiatherians like insectivores and bats, moving on to the main part of the book that deals with three of the most important fossil groups in the country. The fossil record of even-toed animals is summarized with chapters on bovids, cervids, suoids, anthracotheres, hippos, giraffes, and tragulids. The fossil record of odd-toed animals is presented with special chapters on horses, tapirs, rhinos, and chalicotheres. The last part of this volume deals with meat-eating, carnivoran groups, like felids, viverrids, hyaenas, canids, bears, ailurids, mephitids and mustelids. The volume ends with a special chapter on insular endemic mammals from the various islands of Greece.

 


About the authors

Dr. Evangelos Vlachos is a researcher at CONICET and Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio in Argentina.

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eBook 106,99 €
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  • Due: August 28, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-68442-6
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  • Included format:
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Hardcover 135,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: August 28, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-68441-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fossil Vertebrates of Greece Vol. 2
Book Subtitle
Laurasiatherians, artiodactyles, perissodactyles, carnivorans, and island endemics
Editors
  • Evangelos Vlachos
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-68442-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-68442-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-68441-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IV, 624
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations, 158 illustrations in colour
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