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Title Faunal and floral migrations and evolution in SE Asia-Australasia / Ian Metcalfe ... [and others]
Published Lisse : Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers, 2001


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 MELB  591.5680959 Met/Faf  AVAILABLE
Description 416 pages
Contents Preface / Penny van Oosterzee -- Palaeozoic and Mesozoic tectonic evolution and biogeography of SE Asia-Australasia / Ian Metcalfe -- Cenozoic reconstructions of SE Asia and the SW Pacific : changing patterns of land and sea / Robert Hall -- Cambrian to Permian conodont biogeography in East Asia-Australasia / Robert S. Nicoll and Ian Metcalfe -- Wallace Lines in eastern Gondwana : palaeobiogeography of Australasian Permian Brachiopoda / N.W. Archbold -- A review of the early Permian flora from Papua (West New Guinea) / J.F. Rigby -- A biogeographic comparison of the dinosaurs and associated vertebrate faunas from the Mesozoic of Australia and Southeast Asia / John A. Long and Eric Buffetaut -- Early Middle Jurassic (Aalenian) radiolarian fauna from the Xialu chert in the Yarlung Zangbo Suture Zone, southern Tibet / Atsushi Matsuoka ... [et al.] -- Why Wallace drew the line : a re-analysis of Wallace's bird collections in the Malay Archipelago and the origins of biogeography / Danielle Clode and Rory O'Brien -- The linear approach to biogeography : should we erase Wallace's Line? / Walter R. Erdelen -- Faunal exchange between Asia and Australia in the Tertiary as evidenced by recent butterflies / Rienk de Jong -- Why does the distribution of the honeyeaters (Meliphagidae) conform so well to Wallace's Line? / Hugh A. Ford -- Human influences on vertebrate zoogeography : animal translocation and biological invasions across and to the east of Wallace's Line / Tom Heinsohn -- Wallace's line and marine organisms : the distribution of staghorn corals (Acropora) in Indonesia / Carden C. Wallace -- Why are there so many primitive angiosperms in the rain forests of Asia-Australasia? / R.J. Morley --
Australian Paleogene vegetation and environments : evidence for palaeo-Gondwanan elements in the fossil records of Lauraceae and Proteaceae / Anthony J. Vadala and David R. Greenwood -- Vegetation and climate in lowland Southeast Asia at the last glacial maximum / A. Peter Kershaw ... [et al.] -- The restiads invade the north : the diaspora of the Restionaceae / Barbara G. Briggs -- Evolutionary history of Alectryon in Australia / Karen J. Edwards and Paul A. Gadek -- Australasian distributions in Trichoptera (Insecta) - a frequent pattern or a rare case? / Wolfram Mey -- Butterflies and Wallace's Line : faunistic patterns and explanatory hypotheses within the south-east Asian butterflies / R.L. Kitching, R. Eastwood and K. Hurley -- The vertebrate fauna of the Wallacean Island Interchange Zone : the basis of inbalance and impoverishment / Allen Keast -- Dispersal versus vicariance, artifice rather than contest / B. Michaux -- The Australian rodent fauna, flotilla's, flotsam or just fleet footed? / H. Godthelp -- Corroboration of the Garden of Eden hypothesis / Thomas H. Rich ... [et al.] -- Mammals in Sulawesi : where did they come from and when, and what happened to them when they got there? / Colin Groves -- Radiation and evolution of three macaque species, Macaca fascicularis, M. radiata and M. sinica, as related to the geographic changes in the Pleistocene of Southeast Asia / R.-L. Pan and C.E. Oxnard -- Borneo as a biogeographic barrier to Asian-Australasian migration / Douglas Brandon-Jones -- Modelling divergence, inter-breeding and migration : species evolution in a changing world / Charles Oxnard and Ken Wessen --
Early hominid occupation of Flores, East Indonesia, and its wider significance / Mike Morwood -- The requirements for human colonisation of Australia / Iain Davidson -- Did early hominids cross sea gaps on natural rafts? / J.M.B. Smith
Notes Papers from an international conference held at the University of New England, Armidale, N.S.W., 29 November - 2 December, 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Animal migration -- Southeast Asia.
Plants -- Migration -- Southeast Asia.
Evolution (Biology) -- Southeast Asia.
Animal migration -- Australasia.
Plants -- Migration -- Australasia.
Evolution (Biology) -- Australasia.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Author Metcalfe, Ian, 1949-
LC no. 2001031157
ISBN 9058093492