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A statistical study of the metapodials of the dire wolf from the Pleistocene of Rancho La Brea

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Nigra, John Oscar (1946) A statistical study of the metapodials of the dire wolf from the Pleistocene of Rancho La Brea. Master's thesis, California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/N245-ER21. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:02262010-112429311

Abstract

Although many features of the Rancho La Brea Pleistocene asphalt deposits are well known to every student of paleontology, much material has remained virtually untouched or has received very little study since the time of the excavation. This is unfortunate, since the large numbers of individuals of certain forms offer opportunities for faunal studies rarely found when dealing with fossil collections. A striking example is furnished by the remains of dire wolves representing more than a thousand individuals.

Item Type:Thesis (Master's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Geology
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Geological and Planetary Sciences
Major Option:Geology
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Stock, Chester
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1946
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:02262010-112429311
Persistent URL:https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:02262010-112429311
DOI:10.7907/N245-ER21
Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:5555
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:12 Apr 2010 15:32
Last Modified:21 Dec 2019 02:07

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