Evolutionary history of bats : fossils, molecules, and morphology [E-Book] / edited by Gregg F. Gunnell and Nancy B. Simmons.
Gunnell, Gregg F., (editor)
Simmons, Nancy B., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (xii, 560 pages)
Cambridge studies in morphology and molecules : new paradigms in evolutionary biology ; 2
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Table of Contents:
  • Phylogenies, fossils and functional genes : the evolution of echolocation in bats / Emma C. Teeling, Serena Dool and Mark Springer
  • Systematics and paleobiogeography of early bats / Thierry Smith [and others]
  • Shoulder joint and inner ear of Tachypteron franzeni, an emballonurid bat from the Middle Eocene of Messel / Jörg Habersetzer [and others]
  • Evolutionary history of the neotropical Chiroptera : the fossil record / Gary S. Morgan and Nicholas J. Czaplewski
  • New basal noctilionoid bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) from the Oligocene of subtropical North America / Nicholas J. Czaplewski and Gary S. Morgan
  • Necromantis Weithofer, 1887, large carnivorous middle and late Eocene bats from the French Quercy Phosphorites : new data and unresolved relationships / Suzanne Hand, Bernard Sigé and Elodie Maitre
  • African Vespertilionoidea (Chiroptera) and the antiquity of Myotinae / Gregg F. Gunnell, Thomas P. Eiting and Elwyn L. Simons
  • Evolutionary and ecological correlates of population genetic structure in bats / Kevin J. Olival
  • A bird? A plane? No, it's a bat : an introduction to the biomechanics of bat flight / Sharon M. Swartz [and others]
  • Toward an integrative theory on the origin of bat flight / Norberto P. Giannini
  • Molecular timescale of diversification of feeding strategy and morphology in New World leaf-nosed bats (Phyllostomidae) : a phylogenetic perspective / Robert J. Baker [and others]
  • Why tribosphenic? : on variation and constraint in developmental dynamics of chiropteran molars / Ivan Horáček and František Špoutil
  • Necromantodonty, the primitive condition of lower molars among bats / Bernard Sigé, Elodie Maitre and Suzanne Hand
  • Echolocation, evo-devo and the evolution of bat crania / Scott C. Pedersen and Douglas W. Timm
  • Vertebral fusion in bats : phylogenetic patterns and functional relationships / Dawn J. Larkey, Shannon L. Datwyler and Winston C. Lancaster
  • Early evolution of body size in bats / Norberto P. Giannini [and others].