Dinosaur Extinction and the End of An Era: What the Fossils Say

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References to figures appear in italic type; references to tables appear in bold type.
Abert's squirrel, 154
Acid rain, see Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary extinctions
"Acipenser" albertensis, 84
"Acipenser" eruciferus, 84, 89
Acipenseridae, 84
Actinopterygii, 19, 82, 84, 88, 89, 90-91
Adocidae, 84
Adocus, 84
Africa, see Rift Valley
Alaska, Colville River fauna, 136, 137
Albanerpeton inexpectatum, 93
Albanerpeton nexuosus, 84, 93
Albertosaurus, 34, 110, 112
Albertosaurus lancensis, 85
Albrecht, G. H., 154
Alexander, R. M., 107-108, 110
Allantois, see Amniota, extraembryonic membranes
Alligatoroidea, 84, 106
Alphadon lulli, seeProtalphadon lulli
Alphadon marshi, 84
Alphadon rhaister, seeTurgidodon rhaister
Alphadon wilsoni, 84
Alvarez, L. W., 13, 14, 43-46, 118, 129, 132, 133, 134, 146, 179
Alvarez, W., 12, 13, 46, 48, 129, 130, 133, 134, 140, 142
Amazon Basin, 154
American Museum of Natural History, 6, 95
Amiidae, 84, 90
Ammonites, 183
Amnion, see Amniota, extraembryonic membranes
Amniota, 19, 82; embryos of, 20, 21, extraembryonic membranes, 20, 21, living members, 20, 21
Anagenesis, see Speciation
Anatosaurus, 20
Anatosaurus copei, see Anatotitan copei
Anatotitan, 34, 107
Anatotitan copei, 85, 109
Anchiceratops, 34
Andrews, R. C., 95

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Figures xi
  • Prologue xv
  • I - An Embarrassment of Riches 1
  • II - Some Myths 12
  • III - Some Controversies 29
  • IV - When Is Extinction Really Extinction? 52
  • V - Who's Who of the Late Cretaceous 77
  • VI - The Fates of Vertebrates across the K/T Boundary 116
  • VII - Shades of Dante's Inferno 129
  • VIII - Left High and Dry: Marine Regression and Some Sundry Causes 147
  • IX - Plants and Marine Organisms across the K/T Boundary 171
  • X - A Cacophony of Causes 198
  • References 211
  • Index 227
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