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Evolution and Fossil History of Proboscideans

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By: William Joseph Sanders (Author)

350 pages, 50 b/w illustrations, tables

Apple Academic Press Inc.

Hardback | Mar 2017 | #227104 | ISBN-13: 9781482254754
Available for pre-order: Due Mar 2017 Details
NHBS Price: £88.99 $109/€100 approx

About this book

Evolution and Fossil History of Proboscideans details the long, diverse, and complex phylogenetic history of elephants and their fossil relatives (the Proboscidea), whose origin is deeply embedded some 60 million years ago in Africa. Most of the major evolutionary events of proboscideans occurred in Africa, and these are examined in their geological, paleoecological, geographic, and faunal contexts. Updated information about feeding adaptations, taxonomy and systematics, genetics, and site occurrences is included and summarized in tables, figures, and charts.

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