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Biogeography of the West Indies : patterns and perspectives, edited by Charles A. Woods and Florence E. Sergile

Label
Biogeography of the West Indies : patterns and perspectives
Title
Biogeography of the West Indies
Title remainder
patterns and perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Charles A. Woods and Florence E. Sergile
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first edition of this text provided a synthesis of the available knowledge of the systematics and distribution of major plant and animal groups in the Caribbean basin. This revised edition emphasizes further ideas and hypotheses in the field and includes new contributions
Dewey number
578/.09729
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Woods, Charles A.
  • Sergile, Florence E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biogeography
  • Natural history
  • Nature
  • Natural History
  • West Indies
Label
Biogeography of the West Indies : patterns and perspectives, edited by Charles A. Woods and Florence E. Sergile
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction and historical overview of patterns of West Indian biogeography / Charles A. Woods -- Biogeography of the West Indies: an overview / S. Blair Hedges -- Climate change in the circum-Caribbean (late Pleistocene to present) and implications for regional biogeography / Jason H. Curtis, Mark Brenner and David A. Hodell -- Functional adaptations to island life in the West Indies / Brian K. McNab -- Phylogeny and biogeography of Lyonia sect. Lyonia (Ericaceae) / Walter S. Judd -- Patterns of endemism and biogeography of Cuban insects / Julio A. Genaro and Ana E. Tejuca -- Patterns in the biogeography of West Indian ticks / Jorge O. de la Cruz -- The contribution of the Caribbean to the spider fauna of Florida / Jonathan Reiskind -- Rhysodine beetles in the West Indies / Ross T. Bell -- The biogeography of the West Indian butterflies (Lepidoptera): an application of a vicariance/dispersalist model / Jacqueline Y. Miller and Lee D. Miller -- Relationships and divergence times of West Indian amphibians and reptiles: insights from albumin immunology / Carla Ann Hass, Linda R. Maxson and S. Blair Hedges -- The historic and prehistoric distribution of parrots (Psittacidae) in the West Indies / Matthew I. Williams and David W. Steadman -- Early Tertiary vertebrate fossils from Seven Rivers, Parish of St. James, Jamaica and their biogeographical implications / Roger W. Portell, Stephen K. Donovan and Daryl P. Domning -- The sloths of the West Indies: a systematic and phylogenetic review / Jennifer L. White and Ross D.E. MacPhee -- The origin of the Greater Antillean insectivorans / Howard P. Whidden and Robert J. Asher -- Systematics and biogeography of the West Indian genus Solenodon / Jose A. Ottenwalder
  • Characterization of the mitochondrial control region in Solenodon paradoxus from Hispaniola and the implications for biogeography, systematics and conservation management / Marc W. Allard [and others] -- Insular patterns and radiations of West Indian rodents / Charles A. Woods, Rafael Borroto Paéz and C. William Kilpatrick -- Biogeography of West Indian bats: an ecological perspective / Armando Rodríguez-Durán and Thomas H. Kunz -- Patterns of extinction in West Indian bats / Gary S. Morgan -- The mongoose in the West Indies: the biogeography and population biology of an introduced species / G. Roy Horst, Donald B. Hoagland and C. William Kilpatrick -- Status and biogeography of the West Indian manatee / Lynn W. Lefebvre [and others] -- Historical biogeography in Cuba: 19th-century interpretations and misinterpretations / Pedro M. Pruna Goodgall -- Native American use of animals in the Caribbean / Elizabeth S. Wing -- The prehistory and early history of the Caribbean / Samuel M. Wilson -- Impact of hunting on Jamaican hutia (Geocapromys brownii) populations: evidence from zooarchaeology and hunter surveys / Laurie Wilkins -- Status of conservation in Haiti: a 10-year retrospective / Florence E. Sergile and Charles A. Woods
Control code
ocm71231607
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (582 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466520172
Lccn
2001025275
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)71231607
Label
Biogeography of the West Indies : patterns and perspectives, edited by Charles A. Woods and Florence E. Sergile
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction and historical overview of patterns of West Indian biogeography / Charles A. Woods -- Biogeography of the West Indies: an overview / S. Blair Hedges -- Climate change in the circum-Caribbean (late Pleistocene to present) and implications for regional biogeography / Jason H. Curtis, Mark Brenner and David A. Hodell -- Functional adaptations to island life in the West Indies / Brian K. McNab -- Phylogeny and biogeography of Lyonia sect. Lyonia (Ericaceae) / Walter S. Judd -- Patterns of endemism and biogeography of Cuban insects / Julio A. Genaro and Ana E. Tejuca -- Patterns in the biogeography of West Indian ticks / Jorge O. de la Cruz -- The contribution of the Caribbean to the spider fauna of Florida / Jonathan Reiskind -- Rhysodine beetles in the West Indies / Ross T. Bell -- The biogeography of the West Indian butterflies (Lepidoptera): an application of a vicariance/dispersalist model / Jacqueline Y. Miller and Lee D. Miller -- Relationships and divergence times of West Indian amphibians and reptiles: insights from albumin immunology / Carla Ann Hass, Linda R. Maxson and S. Blair Hedges -- The historic and prehistoric distribution of parrots (Psittacidae) in the West Indies / Matthew I. Williams and David W. Steadman -- Early Tertiary vertebrate fossils from Seven Rivers, Parish of St. James, Jamaica and their biogeographical implications / Roger W. Portell, Stephen K. Donovan and Daryl P. Domning -- The sloths of the West Indies: a systematic and phylogenetic review / Jennifer L. White and Ross D.E. MacPhee -- The origin of the Greater Antillean insectivorans / Howard P. Whidden and Robert J. Asher -- Systematics and biogeography of the West Indian genus Solenodon / Jose A. Ottenwalder
  • Characterization of the mitochondrial control region in Solenodon paradoxus from Hispaniola and the implications for biogeography, systematics and conservation management / Marc W. Allard [and others] -- Insular patterns and radiations of West Indian rodents / Charles A. Woods, Rafael Borroto Paéz and C. William Kilpatrick -- Biogeography of West Indian bats: an ecological perspective / Armando Rodríguez-Durán and Thomas H. Kunz -- Patterns of extinction in West Indian bats / Gary S. Morgan -- The mongoose in the West Indies: the biogeography and population biology of an introduced species / G. Roy Horst, Donald B. Hoagland and C. William Kilpatrick -- Status and biogeography of the West Indian manatee / Lynn W. Lefebvre [and others] -- Historical biogeography in Cuba: 19th-century interpretations and misinterpretations / Pedro M. Pruna Goodgall -- Native American use of animals in the Caribbean / Elizabeth S. Wing -- The prehistory and early history of the Caribbean / Samuel M. Wilson -- Impact of hunting on Jamaican hutia (Geocapromys brownii) populations: evidence from zooarchaeology and hunter surveys / Laurie Wilkins -- Status of conservation in Haiti: a 10-year retrospective / Florence E. Sergile and Charles A. Woods
Control code
ocm71231607
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (582 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466520172
Lccn
2001025275
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)71231607

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