恐竜達の栄光<br>The Glorified Dinosaurs : Origins & Early Evolution of Birds

恐竜達の栄光
The Glorified Dinosaurs : Origins & Early Evolution of Birds

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 262 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780471247234
  • DDC分類 568

Table of Contents

Preface                                            vii
Mesozoic Birds and Their World 1 (27)
The Ancestry of Birds and the Origin of 28 (76)
Flight
The Bizarre Mononykus and its Kin: An 104(14)
Evolutionary Experiment
Archaeopteryx: The Earliest Bird 118(28)
Rahonavis and Other Long-tailed Birds 146(12)
The First Short-tailed Birds 158(24)
The Great Mesozoic Radiation: The Flying 182(26)
Enantiornithes
Early Predecessors of Modern Birds 208(12)
Hesperornis and its Relatives: Divers of 220(12)
the Cretaceous Seas
The Beginnings of Modern Birds 232(16)
Epilogue 248(2)
Acknowledgements 250(1)
Glossary 251(1)
Further Reading 252(4)
Index 256