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<!table of contents!> Contents 1. Introduction Timothy J. Gaudin, Matthew T. Carrano, Richard W. Blob, and John R. Wible Part One: New Fossils and Phylogenies 2. The mandible of Whatcheeria deltae, an early tetrapod from the Late Mississippian of Iowa R. Eric Lombard and John R. Bolt 3. Theropod dinosaurs from the Early Jurassic of Huizachal Canyon, Mexico Regina C. Munter and James M. Clark 4. Herpetoskylax hopsoni, a new biarmosuchian (Therapsida: Biarmosuchia) from the Beaufort Group of South Africa Christian A. Sidor and Bruce S. Rubidge 5. The postcranial skeleton of Kayentatherium wellesi from the Lower Jurassic Kayenta Formation of Arizona and the phylogenetic significance of postcranial features in tritylodontid cynodonts Hans-Dieter Sues and Farish A. Jenkins, Jr. 6. The phylogeny of living and extinct armadillos (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata): a craniodental analysis Timothy J. Gaudin and John R. Wible Part Two: Large-Scale Evolutionary Patterns 7. The origins of high browsing and the effects of phylogeny and scaling on neck length in sauropodomorphs J. Michael Parrish 8. Body-size evolution in the Dinosauria Matthew T. Carrano 9. Major changes in the ear region and basicranium of early mammals Guillermo W. Rougier and John R. Wible Part Three: Functional Morphology 10. Shoulder girdle and forelimb in multituberculates: evolution of parasagittal forelimb posture in mammals Paul C. Sereno 11. Tooth orientation during occlusion and the functional significance of condylar translation in primates and herbivores A. W. Crompton, Daniel E. Lieberman, and Sally Aboelela Part Four: Ontogeny and Evolution 12. Neoteny and the plesiomorphic condition of the plesiosaur basicranium F. Robin O¿Keefe 13. Scaling of the hind limb skeleton in cynognathian cynodonts: implications for ontogeny and the evolution of mammalian endothermy Richard W. Blob 14. Cranial variability, ontogeny, and taxonomy of Lystrosaurus from the Karoo Basin of South Africa Frederick E. Grine, Catherine A. Forster, Michael A. Cluver, and Justin A. Georgi Part Five: Reflections on James Allen Hopson 15. James Allen Hopson: A Biography A. W. Crompton, Farish A. Jenkins, Jr., Susan Hopson, Timothy J. Gaudin, and Matthew T. Carrano Appendix. James Allen Hopson: A Bibliography (1964¿2003) Matthew T. Carrano and Timothy J. Gaudin Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Hopson, James Allen.
Amniotes, Fossil -- Evolution.
Amniotes -- Evolution.