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Comparative myology of jaw, hyoid, and pectoral appendicular regions of New and Old World hystricomorph rodents. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 147, article 3
The muscles of the Pectoral Girdle and Limb are used as indicators of Mammalian Relationships and the role of these indicators has changed since the publication of the first book. Expand
Extinction and the zoogeography of West Indian land mammals
The timing and causes of extinctions of West Indian land mammals during three time intervals covering the last 20000 years (late Pleistocene and early Holocene, Amerindian, and post-Columbian) areExpand
New Megalonychid Sloths (Phyllophaga, Xenarthra) from the Quaternary of Hispaniola
It is inferred that the later subdivision and subsidence of major portions of GAARlandia must have finely vicariated its biota (which included sloths at least as early as the Early Oligocene), consistent with several new lines of evidence concerning the paleontological and paleogeographical history of the Caribbean region. Expand
Asynchronous extinction of late Quaternary sloths on continents and islands.
This asynchronous situation is not compatible with glacial-interglacial climate change forcing these extinctions, especially given the great elevational, latitudinal, and longitudinal variation of the sloth-bearing continental sites. Expand
Adaptive Radiation of Capromyid Rodents: Anatomy of the Masticatory Apparatus
It is not possible to establish with certainty whether the endemic Antillean capromyids are more closely related to Myocastor or to an echimyid, but four possible evolutionary sequences are presented to explain the history of the endemic rodents in the Caribbean. Expand
A new fossil cebine from Hispaniola.
  • R. Macphee, C. Woods
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1 August 1982
An incomplete mandibular fragment of a cebine monkey from an early Holocene Haitian cave deposit adds to the small but growing list of fossil Antillean primates. The jaw is of the correct size toExpand
Myology of Hystricognath Rodents: An Analysis of Form, Function, and Phylogeny
The location, innervation, size, shape, number of parts, relative position, presence or absence, and even function of muscles have been used to establish the phylogenetic relationships of various rodent taxa. Expand
Last Endemic Mammals in Hispaniola
After searching many remote regions in the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, the author discovered that the island's last two endemic mammals, formerly believed to be rare, are in fact common in someExpand
Biogeography of the West Indies: Patterns and Perspectives
Biogeography of the West Indies: An Overview, S.A. Woods, R.W. Wood, and Blair Hedges. Expand