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Title Palaeogeography and palaeobiogeography : biodiversity in space and time / edited by Paul Upchurch, Alistair J. McGowan, Claire S.C. Slater
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xv, 223 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The Systematics Association special volume series ; 77
Systematics Association special volume ; no. 77.
Contents Ch. 1. Biogeographical convergence and time-slicing : concepts and methods in comparative biogeography / Fabrizio Cecca, Juan J. Morrone, and Malte C. Ebach -- ch. 2. Phylogenetic methods in palaeobiogeography : changing from simplicity to complexity without losing parsimony / Daniel R. Brooks and Kaila E. Folinsbee -- ch. 3. Uncertainties in phanerozoic global continental reconstructions and their biogeographical implications : a review / Alan G. Smith -- ch. 4. Boundaries and barriers of North American warm deserts : an evolutionary perspective / David J. Hafner and Brett R. Riddle -- ch. 5. Integrating GIS and phylogenetic biogeography to assess species-level biogeographic patterns : a case study of late Devonian faunal dynamics / Alycia L. Stigall -- ch. 6. A case study of the palaeobiogeography of early Mesozoic actinopterygians : the family Ptycholepidae / Raoul J. Mutter -- ch. 7. Disparity as a complement to taxonomy and phylogeny in biogeographic studies : present and past examples from the cephalopods / Alistair J. McGowan and Pascal Neige
Summary Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Paleogeography.
NATURE -- Animals -- Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures.
NATURE -- Fossils.
SCIENCE -- Paleontology.
Form Electronic book
Author Upchurch, Paul
McGowan, Alistair
Slater, Claire
ISBN 1420045520