ISBN 9780632056378,Vertebrate Palaeontology

Vertebrate Palaeontology



Black well Publisher

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9780632056378

ISBN-10 0632056371


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 466 Pages
Language (English)
Vertebrate Palaeontology is a complete, up-to-date history of the evolution of vertebrates. The third edition of this popular text has been extensively revised to incorporate the latest research, including new material from North and South America, Australia, Europe, China, Africa and Russia. Highlights astonishing new discoveries including new dinosaurs and Mesozoic birds from China features a new chapter on how to study fossil vertebrates provides an increased emphasis on the cladistic framework with cladograms set apart from the body of the text and full lists of diagnostic characters includes new molecular evidence on early mammal diversification new features aid study including new functional and developmental feature spreads, key questions and extensive references to useful web sites strong phylogenetic focus making it an up-to-date source of the latest broad-scale systematic data on vertebrate evolution To access the artwork from the book, please visit: . An Instructor manual CD-ROM for this title is available. Please contact our Higher Education team at for more information.