A First Look at Estimating Body Size in Dentally Conservative Marsupials

@article{Gordon2004AFL,
  title={A First Look at Estimating Body Size in Dentally Conservative Marsupials},
  author={Cynthia L. Gordon},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={1-21}
}
The relationship between body size and tooth size has been documented for recent primates and insectivores and resulting predictive equations used to estimate body size in fossil species. This relationship is an important one, as body size is related to a host of physiological and ecological factors. In this study, the relationship between body size and molar size in recent dentally conservative marsupials is examined and body size in Cretaceous marsupials is estimated. Body weight information… CONTINUE READING

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