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Main Title Pleistocene extinctions; the search for a cause.
Author Wright, Herbert E ; Martin, Paul Schultz
CORP Author International Association for Quaternary Research.
Publisher Yale University Press,
Year Published 1967
OCLC Number 00363110
Subjects Paleontology--Pleistocene ; Extinction (Biology) ; Geology ; Pleistocene Geologic Epoch ; Pleistoceen ; Bedreigde soorten
Additional Subjects Paleontology--Pleistocene
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QE696.I55 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 01/01/1988
Collation x, 453 pages illustrations, maps 25 cm.
"[The congress was] sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
A bestiary for Pleistocene biologists / Paul S. Martin and John E. Guilday -- Introduction / Edward S. Deevey Jr. -- Prehistoric overkill / Paul S. Martin -- Differential extinction during late-Pleistocene and Recent times / John E. Guilday -- The late-Pleistocene extinction and diminution in size of many mammalian species / William Ellis Edwards -- Animal ranges as a clue to late-Pleistocene extinction / Bob H. Slaughter -- The agency of man in animal extinctions / James J. Hester -- Man's role in the extinction of Pleistocene faunas / Arthur J. Jelinek -- Late-Cenozoic patterns of plant extinction / Estella B. Leopold -- The environment of extinction of the late-Pleistocene megafauna in the arid southwestern United States / Peter J. Mehringer Jr. -- Carbon-14 dates and early man in the New World / C. Vance Haynes Jr. -- Late-Pleistocene and Holocene faunal history of central Texas / Ernest L. Lundelius Jr. -- Four superimposed late-Pleistocene vertebrate faunas from southwest Kansas / Gerald E. Schultz -- Associations of early man with horse, camel, and mastodon at Hueyatlaco, Valsequillo (Puebla, Mexico) / Cynthia Irwin-Williams -- The Pleistocene extinction of mammals in Europe / Kazimierz Kowalski -- Primitive hunters and Pleistocene extinction in the Soviet Union / N.K. Vereshchagin -- Pleistocene vertebrates of the Netherlands Antilles / D.A. Hooijer -- Ecologic changes in protohistoric Madagascar / R. Battistini and P. Verin -- Patterns of extinction among the subfossil Madagascan lemuroids / Alan Walker. [The congress was] sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council.