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Neural Bone Patterns & the Phylogeny of the Turtles of the Subfamily Kinosterninae (Contributions in Biology and Geology)

John B. Iverson

Neural Bone Patterns & the Phylogeny of the Turtles of the Subfamily Kinosterninae (Contributions in Biology and Geology)

by John B. Iverson

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Published by Milwaukee Public Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11301880M
    ISBN 100893261599
    ISBN 109780893261597
    OCLC/WorldCa20609555

    Zoo Med 4 Pack of Turtle Bones. out of 5 stars $ $ 7. Save 5% more with Subscribe & Save. Get it as soon as Thu, Zoo Med Turtle Bone 2 Pack - Pack of $ $ FREE Shipping by Amazon. In stock on Book . Patterns and models of karyotypic evolution in turtles are reviewed and discussed. OVER the past 10 years knowledge of turtle karyology has grown to such an extent that the order Testudines is one of the better known groups of lower vertebrates (Bickham, ). Nondifferentially stained karyotypes are known for 55% of cryptodiran turtle species.

    Instead, turtles are shown to be the sister‐group of Sauropterygia, the two clades being nested within Sauria as sister‐group of Lepidosauriformes. This scenario is also supported by several developmental and soft tissue characters which are shown to be congruent with the current by: This category of vulture and the "New World Vultures" in the Americas have acquired similar traits via convergent evolution. Bearded Vultures belong to the subfamily Gypaetinae, which is a group that occurs rather early in the phylogentic tree of the Acciptridae family. All of this, however, is just the general phylogeny of the Bearded Vulture.

    evolution bat america teeth rodents animals mammalian skull echolocation males behavior females Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new.   Here we report on the first discovery of shelled eggs inside the body cavity of a fossil turtle and on an isolated egg clutch, both referable to the Cretaceous turtle discoveries provide a unique opportunity to gain insight into the reproductive traits of an extinct turtle and to understand the evolution of such traits among living by:


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Get this from a library. Neural bone patterns and the phylogeny of the turtles of the subfamily Kinosterninae. [John B Iverson; Milwaukee Public Museum.]. Iverson, J. Patterns of relative fecundity in snakes (abstract only). Proc. Indiana Neural bone patterns and the phylogeny of the turtles of the subfamily Kinosterninae.

Milwaukee Public Museum Contrib. Biol. Geol. Iverson, J. File Size: 93KB. Iverson JB () Neural bone patterns and the phylogeny of the turtles of the subfamily Kinosterninae. Pub Mus Contrib Biol Geo –12 Google Scholar Iverson JB () Phylogenetic hypotheses for the evolution of modern kinosternine : Marcelo S.

de la Fuente, Juliana Sterli, Ignacio Maniel. Phylogeny, biogeography and diversification patterns of side-necked turtles (Testudines: Pleurodira) Abstract Pleurodires or side-necked turtles are today restricted to freshwater environments of South America, Africa–Madagascar and Australia, but in the past they were distributed much more broadly, being found also on Eurasia, India and Cited by: EARLY EOCENE TESTUDINOID TURTLES FROM SAINT-PAPOUL, FRANCE, WITH COMMENTS ON THE EARLY EVOLUTION OF MODERN TESTUDINOIDEA.

Julien CLAUDE 1 & Haiyan TONG2 1 Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, University of Mahasarakham, Family Testudinidae Subfamily Kinosterninae Subfamily Emydinae* Family TestudinidaeFile Size: KB. Anthropology Publications Neural bone patterns and phylogeny of the turtles of the subfamily Kinosterninae.

Johnson, J.D. A biogeographic analysis of the herpetofauna of northwestern nuclear Central America. Hedges, S.B., R. Thomas. Supplement to West Indian amphibians and reptiles: a checklist.

Molecular phylogenetics of the mud and musk turtle family Kinosternidae. turtle subfamily Kinosterninae as a distinct genus Neural bone patterns and the phylogeny of the turtles of the. The position of turtles among amniotes remains in dispute, with morphological and molecular comparisons giving different results.

Morphological analyses align turtles with either lizards and their relatives, or at the base of the reptile tree, whereas molecular analyses, including a recent study by Chiari et al. in BMC Biology, place turtles with birds and by: Ferreira – Patterns of morphological evolution in the skull of turtles ii Acknowledgements I am very grateful to my supervisor Max Langer, who offered me a space in his lab for the past ten years and immensily contributed to shape my career path until now.

Here, we use sequence data collected from thousands of ultraconserved elements (UCEs; sensu Faircloth et al., ) to infer a genome-scale phylogeny of turtles.

We use this phylogeny to assess and update the phylogenetic nomenclature and to compare the evolutionary relationships of turtles to broad temporal and spatial patterns from the fossil Cited by: The turtle family Kinosternidae comprises 25 living species of mud and musk turtles confined to the New World.

Previous attempts to reconstruct a phylogenetic history of the group have employed morphological, isozyme, and limited mitochondrial DNA sequence data, but have not been successful in producing a well-resolved by: The First Late Pleistocene Record Of Kinosternon (Cryptodira: Kinosternidae) Turtles For Northern South America, Pubenza Locality, Colombia third.

neural bone in dorsal view. MGJRG G Full text of "Paleocene Turtles From The Aquia And Brightseat Formations, With A Discussion Of Their Bearing On Sea Turtle Evolution And Phylogeny" See other formats PROC.

BIOL. SOC. WASH. (1),pp. PALEOCENE TURTLES FROM THE AQUIA AND BRIGHTSEAT FORMATIONS, WITH A DISCUSSION OF THEIR BEARING ON SEA TURTLE EVOLUTION AND PHYLOGENY. The morphological peculiarities of turtles have, for a long time, impeded their accurate placement in the phylogeny of amniotes.

Molecular data used to address this major evolutionary question have so far been limited to a handful of markers and/or taxa. These studies have supported conflicting topologies, positioning turtles as either the sister group to all other reptiles, to lepidosaurs Cited by:   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of John Iverson books online.

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MR John Iverson. KINOSTERNON CHIMALHUACA Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. Iverson, J.B. Neural bone patterns and the phylogeny of the turtles of the subfamily Kinosterninae. Milwaukee Pub. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. Phylogenetic hypotheses for the evolution of modem kinosternine turtles.

Herpetol. Monogr. 5: A combined phylogenetic analysis of molecular and morphological data for 23 genera of living turtles and seven key fossil taxa (Shaffer, Meylan and McKnight, ) corroborates much of the hypothesis of higher relationships suggested by studies of morphological data alone, but also leads to some serious questions about relationships within the side-neck family, Chelidae and about the higher relationships among the living families of hidden-necked (cryptodiran.

Torsten M. Scheyer, Benjamin Brüllmann and Marcelo R. Sánchez‐Villagra, The ontogeny of the shell in side‐necked turtles, with emphasis on the homologies of costal and neural bones, Journal of Morphology,8, (), ().Cited by: phylogeny was that of Iverson (b) based primarily on a cladistic analysis of neural bone patterns.

That analysis sug-gested that neural bone patterns are highly susceptible to homoplasy, and that they are not good phylogenetic indicators unless in-corporated in the context of a larger char-acter set in which other characters can be.

This chapter traces the history of the debate on the evolution of the turtle shell, and carries the analysis of the origin of the turtle carapace forward from two complementary perspectives, viz.

paleontology and developmental biology. Two alternative approaches to morphological analysis—the transformationist and the emergentist—are by: nae), known as mud or musk turtles, which inhabit semiaquatic environments from Canada to South America (Ernst and Barbour, ; Bonin et al., ).

The subfamily Kinosterninae is represented by Kinosternon, which is composed of at least twenty different species and many subspecies (Bonin et al., ).

Only three species of Kinosternon inhabit.Bour and Dubois (c) discuss the history of the family name. All Mexican forms reviewed by Smith and Smith (). Phylogenetic relationships based on protein variation are discussed by Seidel et al. (); those based on neural bone patterns by Iverson (); and those based on morphology by Iverson () and Hutchison ().