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Title Forerunners of mammals : radiation, histology, biology / edited by Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan.
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012.
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 Floor4  QE861 .F67 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 330 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Series Life of the past
Life of the past.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (289-319) and index.
Contents The origin and radiation of therapsids / Tom S. Kemp -- Therapsid biodiversity patterns and paleoenvironments of the Karoo Basin, South Africa / Roger Smith, Bruce Rubidge, and Merrill van der Walt -- The microstructure of bones and teeth of nonmammalian therapsids / Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan -- The paleobiology and bone microstructure of Pelycosaurian-grade synapsids / Adam K. Huttenlocker and Elizabeth Rega -- Dicynodont growth dynamics and lifestyle adaptations / Sanghamitra Ray, Jennifer Botha-Brink, and Anusaya Chinsamy-Turan -- Biological inferences of the cranial microstructure of the dicynodonts Oudenodon and Lystrosaurus / Sandra C. Jasinoski and Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan -- Bone and dental histology of Late Triassic dicynodonts from North America / Jeremy L. Green -- Bone histology of some therocephalians and gorgonopsians, and evidence of bone degradation by fungi / Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan and Sanghamitra Ray -- The radiation and osteohistology of nonmammaliaform cynodonts / Jennifer Botha-Brink, Fernando Abdala, and Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan -- The radiation, bone histology, and biology of early mammals / Jorn H. Hurum and Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan -- The evolution of mammalian endothermy / John A. Ruben, Willem J. Hillenius, Tom S. Kemp, and Devon E. Quick.
Subject Reptiles, Fossil.
Mammals -- Evolution.
Bones -- Histology.
Related Names Chinsamy-Turan, Anusuya.
ISBN 0253356970 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253356970 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 707212762