Studies on the anatomy and phylogeny of the Macropodidae (Marsupialia)

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American Museum of Natural History , New York
Kangaroos., Marsup
Other titlesAnatomy and phylogeny of Macropodidae
StatementG.H.H. Tate.
SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 91, article 2., Results of the Archbold Expeditions -- no. 59
ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
The Physical Object
PaginationP. [233]-352 :
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Open LibraryOL20742988M

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Results of the Archbold Expeditions. 59 Studies of the Anatomy and Phylogeny of the Macropodidae (Marsupialia)-Volume Article 2Author: G. Tate. Genre/Form: Classification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tate, G. (George Henry Hamilton), Studies on the anatomy and phylogeny of the Macropodidae (Marsupialia).

Studies on the anatomy and phylogeny of the Macropodidae (Marsupialia). Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 91, article 2 Tate, G. (George Henry Hamilton), Neuhäuser,Gabriele,; Gajdusek,D Carleton(Daniel Carleton), Title(s): Studies on the anatomy and phylogeny of the Macropodidae (Marsupialia)/ G.H.H.

Tate. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York: [American Museum of Natural History],   We generated a DNA hybridization matrix comparing eleven ‘true’ kangaroos (Macropodinae) and two outgroup marsupials, the rufous rat-kangaroo Aepyprymnus rufescens(Potoroinae) and the brush-tailed phalanger Trichosurus vulpecula(Phalangeridae).

A small matrix included additional species of the genus Macropus(large kangaroos and wallabies).Cited by: Resolution of portions of the kangaroo phylogeny (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) using DNA hybridization. We generated a DNA hybridization matrix comparing eleven ‘true’ kangaroos (Macropodinae) and two outgroup marsupials, the rufous rat-kangaroo Aepyprymnas rufescens (Potoroinae) and the brush-tailed phalanger Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae).Cited by:   The segmental distribution of body weight and the proportions of skin, muscle, and bone are compared for three genera of the Macropodidae (Potorous, Dendrolagus, and Macropus) and one genus of the Petauridae (Pseudocheirus).

Potorous and Macropus possess high proportions of muscle mass to total body weight, high concentrations of musculature in the lumbar extensors, thigh, and tail, Cited by: 1.

Frequency of plant species available in the study pasture was compared with the frequency of species retained in the mouths of grey kangaroos (Macropus major Shaw) shot while feeding.

There was little difference in the frequency and it was thought that grey kangaroos were not selective in their use of the pasture.

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Seed heads and stems were commonly eaten even when younger leafy growth was Cited by: A phylogeny and timescale for the living genera of kangaroos and kin (Macropodiformes: Marsupialia) based on nuclear DNA sequences (potoroos and bettongs); and (3) Macropodidae (larger kangaroos, wallabies, banded hare wallaby and pademelons).

Studies on the anatomy and phylogeny of the Macropodidae (Marsupialia). Bulletin of the Cited by: Salamon's Neuroanatomy and Neurovasculature Web Atlas Resource. This study note consist of 19 1 through 4 are devoted to the brain stem and cerebellum, parts 5 through 8 to the basal ganglia, thalamus, hypothalamus and limbic system, and parts 9 through 12 to the Frontal, Parietal, Temporal and Occipital lobes.

Stratigraphic distribution and genus-level phylogeny of the Macropodidae. Horizontal bars denote generic ranges. Vertical bars indicate that first- or last-known appearances of genera have been reliably by: This study does, however, support the recognition of Hypsiprymnodontidae as representing a family distinct from Macropodidae and Potoroidae, and is in agreement with the findings of Langer.

All current families are represented in these Oligocene deposits, but not all sub-families and those that are not (Sthenidae, Macropodidae) are found during the rapid evolution of Kangaroos in the Mid to Late Miocene deposits. Of those that are, the Hypsiprymnodontidae genus Ekaltadeta, and isolated molars from the genus Hysiprymnodon spp.

are known. An osteology‐based appraisal of the phylogeny and evolution of kangaroos and wallabies (Macropodidae: Marsupialia) This book focuses on the survival mechanisms, adaptations and. A time-dependent, fundamental change in function for a sectorial tooth in a group of extinct, propleopine kangaroos is reported.

In juvenile Ekaltadeta ima (Marsupialia, Hypsiprymnodontidae, Propleopinae) the second premolar (P 2) functions as a serrated blade at the anterior end of the cheek tooth adults, this tooth drops far below the occlusal plane of the cheek tooth row where it Cited by: Macropodidae is a family of marsupials, commonly known as kangaroos, wallabies, tree-kangaroos, wallaroos, pademelons, quokkas, and several other genera are allied to the suborder Macropodiformes, containing other macropods, and are native to the Australian continent, the mainland and Tasmania, and in New Guinea or nearby : Mammalia.

(ii) Macropodidae (–23 Ma), with the Middle Miocene macropodid, Wanburoo providing the minimum bound and the maximum acknowledging that earliest Miocene macropods fall outside of the macropodid crown.

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In part these taxa were chosen to mimic the experimental design of Baverstock et al. (), and in RESOLUTION OF KANGAROO PHYLOGENY USING DNA HYBRIDIZATION part because the use of more than one outgroup seems good practice in molecular phylogenetic studies (Smith, ), although, as Swofford & Olsen () observe, use of multiple outgroups may be counter-productive in.

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A medial inflection of the mandibular angular process is present in most marsupials. The few living marsupials that lack this trait either are very specialized forms (e.g., Tarsipes) or show a medial inflection at some point in development that is lost in later ontogenetic stages (cf.

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Dactylopsila and Phascolarctos). A medially inflected angular process is not present in any known extant or Cited by: Phylogeny, the history of the evolution of a species or group, especially in reference to lines of descent and relationships among broad groups of organisms. Fundamental to phylogeny is the proposition, universally accepted in the scientific community, that plants or animals of different species descended from common ancestors.

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In doing so, you will consider anatomy at the organismal, tissue, cellular and molecular levels.Pentapedal locomotion is the use of the tail as a fifth leg during the slow gait of kangaroos.

Although previous studies have informally noted that some smaller species of macropodines do not engage in pentapedal locomotion, a systematic comparative analysis of tail use during slow gait across a wide range of species in this group has not been done.

Analysis of relative movement of the pelvis Cited by: 7.