Dagosto, Marian

PRIMATE ORIGINS: Adaptations and Evolution

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Table of contents

Part I.Supraordinal Relationships of Primates and Their Time of Origin

1. A Molecular Classification for the Living Orders of Placental Mammals and the Phylogenetic Placement of Primates
M. S. Springer, W. J. Murphy, E. Eizirik, O. Madsen, M. Scally, C. J. Douady, E. C. Teeling, M. J. Stanhope, W. W. Jong, S. J. O'Brien

2. New Light on the Dates of Primate Origins and Divergence
C. Soligo, O. A. Will, S. Tavaré, C. R. Marshall, R. D. Martin

3. The Postcranial Morphology of Ptilocercus lowii (Scandentia, Tupaiidae) and its Implications for Primate Supraordinal Relationships
E. J. Sargis

4. Primate Origins: A Reappraisal of Historical Data Favoring Tupaiid Affinities
M. Godinot

5. Primate Taxonomy, Plesiadapiforms, and Approaches to Primate Origins
M. T. Silcox

Part II.Adaptations and Evolution of the Cranium

6. Jaw-Muscle Function and the Origin of Primates
C. J. Vinyard, M. J. Ravosa, S. H. Williams, C. E. Wall, K. R. Johnson, W. L. Hylander

7. Were Basal Primates Nocturnal? Evidence From Eye and Orbit Shape
C. F. Ross, M. I. Hall, C. P. Heesy

8. Oculomotor Stability and the Functions of the Postorbital Bar and Septum
C. P. Heesy, C. F. Ross, B. Demes

9. Primate Origins and the Function of the Circumorbital Region: What's Load Got to Do with It?
M. J. Ravosa, D. G. Savakova, K. R. Johnson, W. L. Hylander

Part III.Adaptations and Evolution of the Postcranium

10. Origins of Grasping and Locomotor Adaptations in Primates: Comparative and Experimental Approaches Using an Opossum Model
P. Lemelin, D. Schmitt

11. Evolvability, Limb Morphology, and Primate Origins
M. W. Hamrick

12. Primate Gaits and Primate Origins
M. Cartmill, P. Lemelin, D. Schmitt

13. Morphological Correlates of Forelimb Protraction in Quadrupedal Primates
S. G. Larson

14. Ancestral Locomotor Modes, Placental Mammals, and the Origin of Euprimates: Lessons From History
F. S. Szalay

15. The Postcranial Morphotype of Primates
M. Dagosto

16. New Skeletons of Paleocene-Eocene Plesiadapiformes: A Diversity of Arboreal Positional Behaviors in Early Primates
J. I. Bloch, D. M. Boyer

Part IV.Adaptations and Evolution of the Brain, Behavior, Physiology, and Ecology

17. Start Small and Live Slow: Encephalization, Body Size, and Life History Strategies in Primate Origins and Evolution
B. T. Shea

18. Evolutionary Specializations of Primate Brain Systems
T. M. Preuss

19. New Views on the Origin of Primate Social Organization
A. E. Müller, C. Soligo, U. Thalmann

20. Primate Bioenergetics: An Evolutionary Perspective
J. J. Snodgrass, W. R. Leonard, M. L. Robertson

21. Episodic Molecular Evolution of Some Protein Hormones in Primates and Its Implications for Primate Adaptation
S. Yi, W.-H. Li

22. Parallelisms Among Primates and Possums
D. T. Rasmussen, R. W. Sussman

23. Perspectives on Primate Color Vision
P. W. Lucas, N. J. Dominy, D. Osorio, W. Peterson-Pereira, P. Riba-Hernandez, S. Solis-Madrigal, K. E. Stoner, N. Yamashita


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