Fleagle, John G.

Elwyn Simons: A Search for Origins

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Table of contents

Section 1. The Life of a Scientist

1. Introduction to the Festschrift
Fredericka B. Oakley

2. Elwyn LaVerne Simons
Friderun Ankel-Simons

3. A Personal Reminiscence of Elwyn
David Pilbeam

4. Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark
Bernard Wood

5. Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark
Elwyn Simons

6. Human Evolution and the Challenge of Creationism
John B. Oakley

Section 2. The Fayum and Other Fossil Adventures

7. Five Decades in the Fayum
Elwyn Simons, Prithijit Chatrath, Christopher C. Gilbert, John G. Fleagle

8. Geology, Paleoenvironment, and Age of Birket Qarun Locality 2 (BQ-2), Fayum Depression, Egypt
Erik R. Seiffert, Thomas M. Bown, William C. Clyde, Elwyn Simons

9. Eocene and Oligocene Mammals of the Fayum, Egypt
Elwyn Simons

10. Early Evolution of Whales
Philip D. Gingerich

11. The Basicranial Anatomy of African Eocene/Oligocene Anthropoids. Are There Any Clues for Platyrrhine Origins?
Richard F. Kay, Elwyn Simons, Jennifer L. Ross

12. Paleontological Exploration in Africa
Nancy J. Stevens, Michael D. Gottfried, Eric M. Roberts, Saidi Kapilima, Sifa Ngasala, Patrick M. O’Connor

13. Return to Dor al-Talha
D. Tab Rasmussen, Sefau O. Tshakreen, Miloud M. Abugares, Joshua B. Smith

14. Revisiting Haritalyangar, the Late Miocene Ape Locality of India
Rajeev Patnaik

15. Revisiting Primate Postcrania from the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar
Gregg F. Gunnell, Russell L. Ciochcon

16. A Haplorhine First Metatarsal from the Middle Eocene of China
Daniel L. Gebo, Marian Dagosto, K. Christopher Beard, Xijun Ni, Tao Qi

17. New Data on Loveina (Primates: Omomyidae) from the early Eocene Wasatch Formation and Implications for Washakiin Relationships
Patricia A. Holroyd, Suzanne G. Strait

18. The Behavioral Ecology of our Earliest Hominid Ancestors
R. W. Sussman, Donna Hart

Section 2. The Fayum and Other Fossil Adventures

19. Decades of Lemur Research and Conservation
Patricia C. Wright

20. Low Fetal Energy Deposition Rates in Lemurs
Chris Tilden

21. Old Lemurs
Linda Taylor

22. Peculiar Tooth Homologies of the Greater Bamboo Lemur (Prolemur = Hapalemur simus)
Jukka Jernvall, Christopher C. Gilbert, Patricia C. Wright

23. How Big were the “Giant” Extinct Lemurs of Madagascar?
William L. Jungers, Brigitte Demes, Laurie R. Godfrey

24. Ghosts and Orphans
Laurie R. Godfrey, William L. Jungers, Gary T. Schwartz, Mitchell T. Irwin

25. Vicariance vs. Dispersal in the Origin of the Malagasy Mammal Fauna
Ian Tattersall

26. On the Brink of Extinction
Herbert H. Covert, Le Khac Quyet, Barth W. Wright


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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