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New Aspects of Mesozoic Biodiversity (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences #132) (Paperback)

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1. New Perspectives on the Evolution of Late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic Terrestrial Tetrapods, 2. The origin, early history and diversification of lepidosauromorph reptiles, 3. Rahiolisaurus gujaratensis, n. gen. n. sp., a new abelisaurid theropod from the Late Cretaceous of India, 4.Pterosauria from the Late Triassic of southern Brazil, 5. Bone histology of a kannemeyeriid dicynodont Wadiasaurus: palaeobiological implications, 6.Indian Cretaceous Terrestrial Vertebrates: Cosmopolitanism and Endemism in a Geodynamic Plate Tectonic Framework, 7.The wandering Indian plate and its changing biogeography during the Late Cretaceous-Early Tertiary period.

About the Author

Main fields of interest: Vertebrate palaeontology including origin, evolution, functional morphology and systematic study of Mesozoic vertebrates, especially the reptiles, their taphonomy and bone histology. Gondwana geology including stratigraphy and depositional environment, biochronology and palaeobiogeography.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783642263903
ISBN-10: 3642263909
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 5th, 2012
Pages: 150
Language: English
Series: Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences