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Avian Evolution: The Fossil Record of Birds and its Paleobiological Significance

@inproceedings{Mayr2016AvianET,
  title={Avian Evolution: The Fossil Record of Birds and its Paleobiological Significance},
  author={G. Mayr},
  year={2016}
}
Knowledge of the evolutionary history of birds has much improved in recent decades. Fossils from critical time periods are being described at unprecedented rates and modern phylogenetic analyses have provided a framework for the interrelationships of the extant groups. This book gives an overview of the avian fossil record and its paleobiological significance, and it is the only up-to-date textbook that covers both Mesozoic and more modern-type Cenozoic birds in some detail. The reader is… Expand
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  • G. Mayr
  • Biology
  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • 2016
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