Chapter Twenty-Four. Cervids and Bovids

  1. Alexandra van der Geer1,
  2. George Lyras2,
  3. John de Vos1 and
  4. Michael Dermitzakis2

Published Online: 3 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323986.ch24

Evolution of Island Mammals: Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands

Evolution of Island Mammals: Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands

How to Cite

van der Geer, A., Lyras, G., de Vos, J. and Dermitzakis, M. (2010) Cervids and Bovids, in Evolution of Island Mammals: Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323986.ch24

Author Information

  1. 1

    Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis, Postbus 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Museum of Geology and Paleontology, National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, 15784 Zografou, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190091

Online ISBN: 9781444323986

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Keywords:

  • Cervids and Bovids;
  • Common Morphological Trends;
  • Foot bone fusions;
  • Increase of hypsodonty;
  • Megaloceros verticornis;
  • Megaloceros cazioti

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Distribution and Range

  • Common Morphological Trends

  • Taxonomic Confusions