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Title The Terrestrial environment and the origin of land vertebrates : proceedings of an international symposium held at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne / edited by A. L. Panchen
Published London ; New York : Published for the Systematics Association by Academic Press, 1980


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Description xii, 633 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Special volume - The Systematics Association ; no. 15, 0309.2593
Systematics Association special volume ; no. 15
Systematics Association special volume ; no. 15
Contents Prologue: problems of Tetrapod origin / t. S. Westoll -- Upper Palaeozoic continental distributions based on palaeomagnetic studies / D.H. Tarling -- Carboniferous geography and terrestrial migration routes / G.A.L. Johnson -- Early land floras / Dianne Edwards -- The ecology of some Upper Palaeozoic floras / Andrew C. Scott -- Early invertebrate terrestrial faunas / W.D. Ian Rolfe -- Origin of Tetrapods: historical introduction to the problem / Colin Patterson-- Tetrapod ancestry: a reappraisal / Brian G. Gardiner -- The ecology of Devonian lobe-finned fishes / Keith Stewart Thomson -- Osteolepid remains from the Devonian of the Middle East, with particular reference to the endoskeletal shoulder girdle / Philippe Janvier -- The origin of the Tetrapod limb and the ancestry of Tetrapods / Jerome S. Rackoff -- The hyomandibular as a supporting element in the skull of primitive Tetrapods / Robert L. Carroll -- The origin and relationships of the Anthracosaur Amphibia from the Late Palaeozoic / A.L. Panchen -- Proterogyrinus scheelei and the early evolution of the Labyrinthodont pectoral limb / Robert Holmes -- A review of the Nectridea (Amphibia) / Angela C. Milner -- An early Tetrapod fauna from the Namurian of Scotland / t. R. Smithson -- The Tetrapod assemblage from Nyrany, Czechoslovakia / Andrew R. Milner -- The Cotylosauria: a reconsideration of a group of archaic Tetrapods / M.J. Heaton -- The Pelycosauria: a review of phylogenetic relationships / R.R. Reisz -- Phylogenetic relationships of the major groups of Amniotes / Eugene S. Gaffney
Analysis Vertebrates Evolution
Notes Sponsored by the Systematics Association and others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Evolution.
Paleontology -- Paleozoic -- Congresses.
Vertebrates -- Evolution -- Congresses.
Paleontology -- Paleozoic.
Vertebrates -- Evolution.
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Congresses.
Vertebrates, Fossil.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Panchen, Alec L.
Systematics Association.
LC no. 80040225
ISSN 0309-2593
ISBN 0125447809