Kammerer, Christian F.

Early Evolutionary History of the Synapsida

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Table of contents

Part I. “Pelycosaur”-Grade Synapsids

1. “Pelycosaur”-Grade Synapsids: Introduction
Robert R. Reisz

2. New Information on the Basal Pelycosaurian-Grade Synapsid Oedaleops

Stuart S Sumida, Valerie Pelletier, David S. Berman

3. Was Ophiacodon (Synapsida, Eupelycosauria) a Swimmer? A Test Using Vertebral Dimensions
Ryan N. Felice, Kenneth D. Angielczyk

4. Postcranial Description and Reconstruction of the Varanodontine Varanopid Aerosaurus wellesi (Synapsida: Eupelycosauria)
Valerie Pelletier

5. First European Record of a Varanodontine (Synapsida: Varanopidae): Member of a Unique Early Permian Upland Paleoecosystem, Tambach Basin, Central Germany

David S Berman, Amy C. Henrici, Stuart S. Sumida, Thomas Martens, Valerie Pelletier

Part II. Anomodontia

6. Anomodontia: Introduction
Jörg Fröbisch

7. Permian and Triassic Dicynodont (Therapsida: Anomodontia) Faunas of the Luangwa Basin, Zambia: Taxonomic Update and Implications for Dicynodont Biogeography and Biostratigraphy
Kenneth D. Angielczyk, Jean-Sébastien Steyer, Christian A. Sidor, Roger M. H. Smith, Robin L. Whatley, Stephen Tolan

8. Anatomical Plasticity in the Snout of Lystrosaurus

Sandra C. Jasinoski, Michael A. Cluver, Anusuya Chinsamy, B. Daya Reddy

9. Pathological Features in Upper Permian and Middle Triassic Dicynodonts (Synapsida, Therapsida)
Cristina Silveira Vega, Michael W. Maisch

Part III. Theriodontia

10. Theriodontia: Introduction
Christian F. Kammerer

11. A Redescription of Eriphostoma microdon Broom, 1911 (Therapsida, Gorgonopsia) from the Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone of South Africa and a Review of Middle Permian Gorgonopsians
Christian F. Kammerer

12. Re-assessment of the Taxonomic Position of the Specimen GPIT/RE/7113 (Sauroctonus parringtoni comb. nov., Gorgonopsia)
Eva V. I. Gebauer

13. New Material of Microgomphodon oligocynus (Eutherapsida, Therocephalia) and the Taxonomy of Southern African Bauriidae
Fernando Abdala, Tea Jashashvili, Bruce S. Rubidge, Juri den Heever

14. The Traversodontid Cynodont Mandagomphodon hirschsoni from the Middle Triassic of the Ruhuhu Valley, Tanzania
James A. Hopson

15. Phylogeny and Taxonomy of the Traversodontidae
Jun Liu, Fernando Abdala

Part IV. Therapsid Diversity Patterns and the End-Permian Extinction

16. Introduction
Kenneth D. Angielczyk

17. Vertebrate Paleontology of Nooitgedacht 68: A Lystrosaurus maccaigi-Rich Permo-Triassic Boundary Locality in South Africa
Jennifer Botha-Brink, Adam K. Huttenlocker, Sean P. Modesto

18. Synapsid Diversity and the Rock Record in the Permian-Triassic Beaufort Group (Karoo Supergroup), South Africa
Jörg Fröbisch

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Paleontology, Evolutionary Biology, Zoology, Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography, Vertebrates

Publication year
Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology
Page amount
11 pages
Natural Sciences

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