Predators with pouches : the biology of carnivorous marsupials /

Predators with Pouches provides a unique synthesis of current knowledge of the worlds carnivorous marsupials from Patagonia to New Guinea and North America to Tasmania. Written by 63 experts in each field, the book covers a comprehensive range of disciplines including evolution and systematics, repr...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Jones, Menna.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO, 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; 1 Molecular systematics of Dasyuromorphia; 2 Evolution of American marsupials and their phylogenetic relationships with Australian metatherians; 3 Early marsupial radiations in South America; 4 Comparative anatomy of the Tiupampa didelphimorphs; an approach to locomotory habits of early marsupials; 5 Molecular phylogeography and species limits in rainforest didelphid marsupials of South America; 6 Diversity and distribution of Thylamys (Didelphidae) in South America, with emphasis on species from the western side of the Andes.