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Now Available F R O M T H E J O H N S H O P K I N S U N I V E R S I T Y P R E S S
 

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F R O M T H E J O H N S H O P K I N S U N I V E R S I T Y P R E S S
c/o The Hopkins Fulfillment Service
P.O. Box 50370, Baltimore, MD 21218-4370
www.press.jhu.edu
THE RISE OF PLACENTAL
MAMMALS
Origins and Relationships of the Major Extant Clades
edited by Kenneth D. Rose and J. David Archibald
From shrews to blue whales, placental mammals are among the most
diverse and successful vertebrates on the Earth. Arising sometime near the
Late Cretaceous, this broad clade of mammals contains more than 1,000
generaandapproximately4,400extantspecies.Althoughmuchstudied,the
originanddiversificationoftheplacentalscontinuetobeasourceofdebate.
Paleontologists Kenneth D. Rose and J. David Archibald have assembled
the world's leading authorities to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date
evolutionary history of placental mammals. Focusing on anatomical evi-
dence, the contributors present an unbiased scientific account of the initial
radiationandordinalrelationshipsofplacentalmammals,representingboth
the consensus and significant minority viewpoints. This book will be

  

Source: Archibald, J. David - Department of Biology, San Diego State University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Geosciences