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The Resource Mammalogy : adaptation, diversity, ecology, George A. Feldhamer [and four others]

Mammalogy : adaptation, diversity, ecology, George A. Feldhamer [and four others]

Label
Mammalogy : adaptation, diversity, ecology
Title
Mammalogy
Title remainder
adaptation, diversity, ecology
Statement of responsibility
George A. Feldhamer [and four others]
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive survey of the zoology of mammals covers evolution and phylogeny, structure and function, adaptive radiation and diversity, behavior and ecology, and domestication and conservation. The fourth edition includes a new chapter on mammalian molecular phylogenetics, highlights several recently discovered species, and contains over 4,200 references
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL703
LC item number
.M36 2015 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Feldhamer, George A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mammalogy
  • Mammalogy
Label
Mammalogy : adaptation, diversity, ecology, George A. Feldhamer [and four others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The study of mammals -- History of mammalogy -- Methods for studying mammals -- Phylogeny and diversification of mammals -- Evolution and dental characteristics -- Biogeography -- Structure and function. Integument, support, and movement -- Modes of feeding -- Control systems and biological rhythms -- Environmental adaptations -- Reproduction -- Adaptive radiation and diversity. Monotremes and marsupials -- Tenrecoidea, macroscelidea, scandentia, dermoptera, solenodonta, soricomorpha, and erinaceomorpha -- Chiroptera -- Primates -- Pilosa and cingulata (xenarthrans), pholidota, and tubulidentata -- Carnivora -- Rodentia and lagomorpha -- Proboscidea, hyracoidea, and sirenia -- Perissodactyla and artiodactyla -- Cetacea -- Behavior and ecology. Communication, aggression, and spatial relations -- Sexual selection, parental care, and mating systems -- Social behavior -- Dispersal, habitat selection, and migration -- Populations and life history -- Community ecology -- Special topics. Parasites and diseases -- Domestication and domesticated mammals -- Conservation
Control code
ocn875771471
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xiii, 747 pages
Isbn
9781421415888
Lccn
2014012644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)875771471
Label
Mammalogy : adaptation, diversity, ecology, George A. Feldhamer [and four others]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The study of mammals -- History of mammalogy -- Methods for studying mammals -- Phylogeny and diversification of mammals -- Evolution and dental characteristics -- Biogeography -- Structure and function. Integument, support, and movement -- Modes of feeding -- Control systems and biological rhythms -- Environmental adaptations -- Reproduction -- Adaptive radiation and diversity. Monotremes and marsupials -- Tenrecoidea, macroscelidea, scandentia, dermoptera, solenodonta, soricomorpha, and erinaceomorpha -- Chiroptera -- Primates -- Pilosa and cingulata (xenarthrans), pholidota, and tubulidentata -- Carnivora -- Rodentia and lagomorpha -- Proboscidea, hyracoidea, and sirenia -- Perissodactyla and artiodactyla -- Cetacea -- Behavior and ecology. Communication, aggression, and spatial relations -- Sexual selection, parental care, and mating systems -- Social behavior -- Dispersal, habitat selection, and migration -- Populations and life history -- Community ecology -- Special topics. Parasites and diseases -- Domestication and domesticated mammals -- Conservation
Control code
ocn875771471
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xiii, 747 pages
Isbn
9781421415888
Lccn
2014012644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)875771471

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