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Title Extinctions / edited by Matthew H. Nitecki
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1984

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Description ix, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Death of species / David M. Raup -- Patterns of extinction in the fossil record of vascular plants /Andrew H. Knoll -- Marine mass extinction / Stephen M. Stanley -- Extinction in hominid evolution / Alan Walker -- Catastrophic extinctions and late Pleistocene Blitzkrieg / Paul S. Martin -- "Normal" extinctions of isolated populations / Jared M. Diamond -- Mammalian extinction and biogeography in the southern Rocky Mountains / Bruce D. Patterson --Ecosystem decay of Amazon forest remnants / Thomas E. Lovejoy ... [et al.]
Summary Based on papers presented at the Sixth Annual Spring Systematics Symposium, sponsored and held at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, on May 13-14, 1983
Analysis Organisms Extinction
Notes Based on papers presented at the Sixth Annual Spring Systematics Symposium, sponsored and held at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, on May 13-14, 1983
Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Extinction (Biology) -- Congresses.
Evolution.
Extinction (Biology)
Extinction (Biology) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Nitecki, Matthew H.
Field Museum of Natural History.
Spring Systematics Symposium (6th : 1983 : Field Museum of Natural History)
LC no. 84040253
ISBN 0226586898
0226586901 (paperback)