Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs

1st Edition

By Anthony Herrel, Christine Bohmer, Anne-Claire Fabre, Jean-Christophe Theil

CRC Press

360 pages | 369 Color Illus. | 46 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781138705906
pub: 2020-04-03
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This book is an atlas of limbs in terrestrial mammals. Diversity is highlighted with comprehensive phylogenetic coverage of front and hind limbs. Ecological diversity is also targeted with different locomotor ecologies (aquatic, terrestrial, arboreal). Standardized views of the limb musculature include external, internal, and isolated elements as well as in connection to the rest of the body, and at different stages of dissection. Illustrations with the origins and insertions of muscles will use standardized color code. A summary/discussion highlighting differences between phylogenetic groups and animals with different locomotor ecologies appears at the end.

Key selling features:

  • Provides an overview of the anatomy of the mamalian limb
  • Includes osteological correlates of variation in limb muscles
  • Illustrates anatomy in both 2D and 3D
  • Guides dissection
  • Documents anatomical diversity in mammalian limbs
  • Table of Contents

    Atlas format

    About the Authors

    Christine Bohmer is a postdoctoral researcher at the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. She is an expert in 3D modeling and computer aided design (CAD).

    Anne-Claire Fabre is a Marie-Sklodowska Curie postdoctoral fellow at the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. She haas authored more than a dozewn peer reviewed journal articles mostly focused on form and function in vertebrates.

    Anthony Herrel is the Director of Research at the French National Centre for Scientific Research at the National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. He has authored or co-authored dozens of peer reviewed journal articles, serves an editorial board member for half a dozen journals, and is frequently invited to present his research to national and international

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    NATURE / Animals / General
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General