The Resource The biology of the Xenarthra, edited by Sergio F. Vizcaíno and W.J. Loughry

The biology of the Xenarthra, edited by Sergio F. Vizcaíno and W.J. Loughry

Label
The biology of the Xenarthra
Title
The biology of the Xenarthra
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sergio F. Vizcaíno and W.J. Loughry
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
Summary
Destined to become a classic in the field of xenarthran biology and is a must for anyone interested in living armadillos, anteaters, and sloths, as well as their extinct relatives
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
599.3/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Summaries in Spanish and Portuguese
LC call number
QL737.E2
LC item number
B56 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The biology of the Xenarthra, edited by Sergio F. Vizcaíno and W.J. Loughry
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-356) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Xenarthran biology : past, present, and future / Sergio F. Vizcaíno and W.J. Loughry -- Recent advances and future prospects in xenarthran molecular phylogenetics / Frédéric Delsuc and Emmanuel J.P. Douzery -- Morphology-based investigations of the phylogenetic relationships among extant and fossil xenarthrans / Timothy J. Gaudin and H. Gregory McDonald -- Fossil history of sloths / H. Gregory McDonald and Gerardo De Iuliis -- Paleogeographic distribution and anatomical adaptations in Peruvian megatheriine ground sloths (Xenarthra: Megatherioidea) / François Pujos -- Skeletal anatomy and the fossil history of the Vermilingua / H. Gregory McDonald, Sergio F. Vizcaíno, and M. Susana Bargo -- The evolution of armored xenarthrans and a phylogeny of the glyptodonts / Juan Carlos Fernicola, Sergio F. Vizcaíno, and Richard A. Fariña -- Form, function, and paleobiology in xenarthrans / Sergio F. Vizcaíno, M. Susana Bargo, and Richard A. Fariña -- Armadillos and dimorphic pathogenic fungi : ecological and evolutionary aspects / Eduardo Bagagli and Sandra de Moraes Gimenes Bosco -- Leprosy / Richard W. Truman -- The spleen of the armadillo : lessons of organ adaptation / Emma B. Casanave and Elena J. Galíndez -- The use of armadillo clones from the genus Dasypus as experimental models to investigate the source of physiological variability / Patrice Boily -- The physiology of two- and three-toed sloths / Desmond Gilmore, Denia Fittipaldi Duarte, and Carlos Peres da Costa -- Sperm evolution in dasypodids / Pablo D. Cetica and María Susana Merani -- Reproductive biology of the nine-banded armadillo / Richard D. Peppler -- Reproductive parameters and placentation in anteaters and sloths / Kurt Benirschke -- Placentation in armadillos, with emphasis on development of the placenta in polyembryonic species / Allen C. Enders -- Sequencing the armadillo genome / Jean Chang and James E. Adams -- Chromosomal studies in the Xenarthra / Wilham Jorge and Helio Rubens Jacintho Pereira Jr. -- Genes and demes : population genetic analyses of the Xenarthra / Paulo A. Prodöhl, W.J. Loughry, and Colleen M. McDonough -- Conservation status of the Xenarthra / John M. Aguiar and Gustavo A.B. da Fonseca -- Maintenance of Xenarthra in captivity / Mariella Superina, Flávia Miranda, and Tinka Plese -- Exploitation of xenarthrans by the Guaraní-Isoseño indigenous people of the Bolivian Chaco : comparisons with hunting by other indigenous groups in Latin America, and implications for conservation / Andrew J. Noss, Rosa Leny Cuéllar, and Erika Cuéllar -- Anteater behavior and ecology / Flávio H.G. Rodrigues [and others] -- Sloth ecology : an overview of field studies / Adriano Garcia Chiarello -- Behavioral ecology of armadillos / Colleen M. McDonough and W.J. Loughry -- Xenarthrans of the Paraguayan Chaco / Dennis A. Meritt Jr. -- Ecology and conservation of three species of armadillos in the Pampas region, Argentina / Agustín M. Abba and Marcelo H. Cassini -- Biology and ecology of armadillos in the Bolivian Chaco / Erika Cuéllar -- The natural history of the pichi, Zaedyus pichiy, in western Argentina / Mariella Superina
Control code
ocn741613153
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 370 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813037189
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27387690
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)741613153
  • acaebk0813037182

Library Locations

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