Search for dissertations about: "Marsupialia"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Marsupialia.

  1. 1. Marsupial Mitogenomics

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Biologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Genetics; Biologi; Biology; divergence times; K T-boundary; phylogenetic reconstruction; Ameridelphia; Australidelphia; Notoryctes; Dromiciops; Marsupialia; mitochondrial genomes; cytogenetics; Genetik; cytogenetik;

    Abstract : The relationships of the mammalian infraclass Marsupialia have been investigated by phylogenetic analysis using completely sequenced mitochondrial genomes. The organisation and structure of the marsupial mitochondrial genomes deviates from the general mammalian structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evolutionary Progression of the Iconic Australasian Kangaroos, Rat-Kangaroos, and their Fossil Relatives (Marsupialia: Macropodiformes)

    Author : Wendy den Boer; Benjamin Kear; Christine Janis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; macropodiforms; kangaroos; rat-kangaroos; fossil ancestors; post-cranial; eco-morphology; systematic; phylogeny; Earth Science with specialization in Historical Geology and Palaeontology; Geovetenskap med inriktning mot historisk geologi och paleontologi;

    Abstract : The exceptionally diverse macropodiform’s (kangaroos, rat-kangaroos and their fossil allies) currently have a fossil record that spans from the late Oligocene to the Holocene with an Australasian widespread fossil occurence. The origins of the macropodiforms are believed to have been during the Eocene possibly having split from the Phalangeridae. READ MORE