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These are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing.

MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source.


If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at joegallo1954@gmail.com and I'll be happy to send it to you.

 

Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues.

 

 

Articles with author names in RED are new additions since May 16, 2018.

 

Order Carnivora

 

Family Ailuridae - The Red Panda and its Allies

 

Subfamily Ailurinae

 

Flynn, J.J., et al. (2000). Whence the Red Panda? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol.17, Number 2.

Fulwood, E.L. and S.C. Wallace (2015). Evidence for unusual size dimorphism in a fossil ailurid. Palaeontologia Electronica, 13.3.45A.

Ogino, S., et al. (2009). Mandible and lower dentition of Parailurus baikalicus (Ailuridae, Carnivora) from Transbaikal area, Russia. Paleontological Research, Vol.13, Number 3.

Sasagawa, I., et al. (2003). Discovery of the Extinct Red Panda Parailurus (Mammalia, Carnivora) in Japan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23(4).

Sotnikova, M.V. (2008). A New Species of Lesser Panda Parailurus (Mammalia, Carnivora) from the Pliocene of Transbaikalia (Russia) and Some Aspects of Ailurine Phylogeny. Paleontological Journal, Vol.42, Number 1.

Wallace, S.C. (2011). Chapter 4. Advanced Members of the Ailuridae (Lesser or Red Pandas - Subfamily Ailurinae). In: Red Panda. Biology and Conservation of the First Panda. Glatston, A.R. (ed.), Academic Press: London.

 

Subfamily Amphicinae

 

*No literature available*

 

Subfamily Simocyoninae

 

Fabre, A.-C., et al. (2015). Quantitative inferences on the locomotor behaviour of extinct species applied to Simocyon batalleri (Ailuridae, Late Miocene, Spain). Sci.Nat., 102:30.

Kullmer, O., et al. (2008). A Second Specimen of Simocyon diaphorus (Kaup, 1832) (Mammalia, Carnivora, Ailuridae) from the Type-Locality Eppelsheim (Early Late Miocene, Germany). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 28(3).

Peigne, S., et al. (2005). Ailurid carnivoran mammal Simocyon from the Late Miocene of Spain and the systematics of the genus. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 50(2).

Salesa, M.J., et al. (2008). Functional anatomy and biomechanics of the postcranial skeleton of Simocyon batalleri (Viret, 1929) (Carnivora, Ailuridae) from the Late Miocene of Spain. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 152.

Salesa, M.J., et al. (2006). Evidence of a false thumb in a fossil carnivore clarifies the evolution of pandas. PNAS, Vol.103, Number 2.

Spassov, N. and D. Geraads (2011). A skull of Simocyon primigenius (Roth & Wagner, 1854) (Carnivora, Ailuridae) from the late Miocene of Karaslari (Republic of Madedonia), with remarks on the systematics and evolution of the genus. N.Jb.Geol.Palaont.Abh., 262/2.


General Ailuridae

Salesa, M.J., et al. (2010). Chapter 3. Evolution of the Family Ailuridae:Origins and Old World Fossil Record. In: Red Panda: Biology and Conservation of the First Panda. Gatston, A.R. (ed.), Academic Press.

 

Family Hemicyonidae (†)- 'Dog Bears'

 

de Bonis, L. (2013). Ursidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) from the Late Oligocene of the "Phosphorites du Quercy" (France) and a reappraisal of the genus Cephalogale Geoffroy, 1862. Geodiversitas, 35(4).

de Bonis, L. (2011). A new species of Adelpharctos (Mammalia, Carnivora, Ursidae) from the late Oligocene of the "Phosphorites du Quercy" (France). Estudios Geologicos, 67(2).

Frick, C. (1926). The Hemicyoninae and an American Tertiary Bear. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. LVI, Article I (130 pages)

Matthew, W.D. (1902). A Skull of Dinocyon From the Miocene of Texas. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XVI.

Wang, X., et al. (2009). First record of immigrant Phoberogale (Mammalia, Ursidae, Carnivora) from Southern California. Geodiversitas, 31(4).

 

Family Herpestidae - Mongooses and Their Allies.

 

Egi, N., et al. (2011). A mongoose remain (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the Upper Irrawaddy sediments , Myanmar and its significance in evolutionary history of Asian herpestids. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 42.

Peigne, S., et al. (2008). Late Miocene Carnivora from Chad: Herpestidae, Viverridae and a small-sized Felidae. C.R. Palevol., 7.

Peigne, S., et al. (2005). The earliest modern mongoose (Carnivora, Herpestidae) from Africa (Late Miocene of Chad). Naturwissenschaften, 92.

Riquelme-Cantal, J.A., et al. (2008). The oldest mongoose of Europe. Journal of Archaeological Science, 35.

 

Family Mephitidae - Skunks and Their Allies.

 

Heaton, T.H. (1985). Quaternary paleontology and paleoecology of Crystal Ball Cave, Millard County, Utah: with emphasis on mammals and description of a new species of fossil skunk. Great Basin Naturalist, Vol.45, Number 3.

Pilgrim, G.E. (1933). A Fossil Skunk from Samos. American Museum Novitates, Number 663.

Richards, R.L. (1985). Quaternary Remains of the Spotted Skunk, Spilogale putorius, in Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, Vol.94.

Ruiz-Ramoni, D., A.D. Solorzano and A.D. Rincon (2014). Record of skunk, Conepatus (Carnivora, Mephitidae) for Pleistocene-Holocene of northern South America. Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol.48, Numbers 2-3.
Wang, X. and O. Carranza-Castaneda (2008). Earliest hog-nosed skunk, Conepatus (Mephitidae, Carnivora), from the early Pliocene of Guanajuato, Mexico and origin of South American skunks.Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 154.
Wang, X. and Z. Qiu (2004). Late Miocene Promephitis (Carnivora, Mephitidae) from China.Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24(3).

Wang, X., O. Carranza-Castaneda and J.J. Aranda-Gomez (2013). A transitional skunk, Buisnictis metabatos sp.nov. (Mephitidae, Carnivora), from Baja California Sur and the role of southern refugia in skunk evolution. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 12(3).
Wang, X., et al. (2005). A New Basal Skunk Martinogale (Carnivora:Mephitinae) from Late Miocene Dove Spring Formation, California, and Origins of New World Mephitines.Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 25(4).
Wolsan, M. (1999). Oldest mephitine cranium and its implications for the origin of skunks. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 44(2).

 

Family Palaeogalidae (†)

 

Simpson, G.G. (1946). Palaeogale and Allied Early Mustelids. American Museum Novitates, Number 1320.

Wang, J. and Z.Q. Zhang (2015). Phylogenetic analysis on Palaeogale (Palaeogalidae, Carnivora) based on specimens from Oligocene Strata of Saint-Jacques, Nei Mongol. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 53(4).

 

Family Percrocutidae (†)

 

Deng, T. and Z.-J. Tseng (2010). Osteological evidence for predatory behavior of the giant percrocutid (Dinocrocuta gigantea) as an active hunter. Chinese Science Bulletin, Vol.55, Number 17.

Ghaffar, A., et al. (2011). Late Miocene Hyaenids from the Middle Siwaliks of Pakistan. Pakistan J.Zool., 43(5).

Koufos, G.D. (1995). The Late Miocene Percrocutas (Carnivora, Mammalia) of Macedonia, Greece. Palaeovertebrata, Montpellier, 24(1-2).

Morales, J. and M. Pickford (2006). A large Percrocutid carnivore from the Late Miocene (ca. 10-9 Ma) of Nakali, Kenya. Annales de Paleontologie, 92.

Qiu, Z.-X. and J.-X. Cao (1988). A New Species of Percrocuta fromTongxin, Ningxia. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 26(2).
Qiu, Z.-X., J.Xie and D.Yan (1988). Discovery of the Skull of Dinocrocuta gigantea. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 26(2).

Spassov, N. and G.D. Koufos (2002). The first appearance of Dinocrocuta gigantea and Machairodus ahanistus (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the Miocene of Bulgaria. Mitt.Bayer.Staatsslg.Palaont.hist.Geol., 42.

Stefen, C. and J.M. Rensberger (1999). The Specialized Structure of Hyaenid Enamel: Description and Development Within the Lineage - Including Percrocutids. Scanning Microscopy, Vol.13, Numbers 2-3.
Tseng, Z.J. (2009). Cranial function in a late Miocene Dinocrocuta gigantea (Mammalia: Carnivora) revealed by comparative finite element analysis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 96.

Tseng, Z.J. and W.J. Binder (2010). Mandibular mechanics of Crocuta crocuta, Canis lupus, and the Late Miocene Dinocrocuta gigantea (Carnivora, Mammalia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 158.

Zhang, Z. (2005). New materials of Dinocrocuta (Percrocutidae, Carnivora) from Lantian, Shaanxi Province, China, with remarks on Chinese Late Miocene biochronology. Geobios, 38.

 

Family Procyonidae - Raccoons and Their Allies

 

Baskin, J.A. (2003). Chapter 6. New Procyonines from the Hemingfordian and Barstovian of the Gulf Coast and Nevada, Including the First Fossil Record of the Potosini. In: Vertebrate fossils and their context: contributions in honor of Richard H. Tedford. Bulletin of the Museum of Natural History, Number 279.

Bever, G.S. (2003). New Record of Bassariscus ogallalae (Carnivora: Procyonidae) from the Ogallala Group (Miocene) from Ellis County, Kansas, With Comments on Variation Within Bassariscus. The Southwestern Naturalist, 48(2).

Gidley, J.W. (1906). A Fossil Raccoon from a California Pleistocene Cave Deposit. Proceedings of the National Museum, Vol.XXIX.

Gilmore, L.S. (2013). Analysis of the Blancan Procyonids of Florida. Masters Thesis - East Tennessee State University. (131 pages)
Gregory, J.T. and T. Downs (1951). Bassariscus in Miocene Faunas and "Potamotherium lycopotamicum Cope". Yale Peabody Museum Postilla, Number 8.
Harris, A.H. (1990). Taxonomic Status of the Pleistocene Ringtail Bassariscus sonoitensis (Carnivora).The Southwestern Naturalist, Vol.35, Number 3.
Koepfli, K-P., et al. (2007). Phylogeny of the Procyonidae (Mammalia: Carnivora): Molecules, morphology and the Great American Interchange. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 43.

Nascimiento, F.F., et al. (2016). The Evolutionary History and Genetic Diversity of Kinkajous, Potos flavus (Carnivora, Procyonidae). J.Mammal.Evol.

Rodriguez, S.G., et al. (2016). Intra- and interspecific variation in tooth morphology of Procyon cancrivorus and P. lotor (Carnivora, Procyonidae), and its bearing on the taxonomy of fossil South American procyonids. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Morphology - online first.

Rodriguez, S.G., et al. (2013). First record of Procyon cancrivorus (G. Cuvier, 1798) (Carnivora, Procyonidae) in stratigraphic context in the Late Pleistocene of Brazil. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 45.

Soibelzon, L.H. (2011). First description of milk teeth of fossil South American procyonid from the lower Chapadmalalan (Late Miocene-Early Pliocene) of "Farola Monte Hermoso", Argentina: paleoecological considerations. Palaontol.Z., 85.

Tarquini, J., et al. (2017). Body mass estimation for ƚ Cyonasua (Procyonidae, Carnivora) and related taxa based on postcranial skeleton. Historical Biology, 2017.

Tarquini, J., et al. (2017). The forelimb of ƚ Cyonasua sp. (Procyonidae, Carnivora): ecomorphological interpretation in the context of carnivorans. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 106.
Wang, X. (1997). New Cranial Material of Simocyon from China, and its Implications for Phylogenetic Relationship to the Red Panda (Ailurus). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Vol.17, Number 1.

Wolsan, M. and B. Lange-Badré (1996). An arctomorph carnivoran skull from the Phosphorites du Quercy and the origin of procyonids. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 41(3).

Wright, T. and E. Lundelius (1963). Post-Pleistocene Raccoons from Central Texas and their Zoogeographic Significance. Pearce-Sellards Series, Number 2.

 

Family Viverridae - Civets, Genets and Their Allies

 

Gaubert, P. and P. Cordeiro-Estrela (2006). Phylogenetic systematics and tempo of evolution of the Viverrinae (Mammalia, Carnivora, Viverridae) within feliformians: Implications for faunal exchanges between Asia and Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 41.

Hunt, R.M. (1991). Evolution of the Aeluroid Carnivora: Viverrid Affinities of the Miocene Carnivoran Herpestides. American Museum Novitates, Number 3023.
Karl, H-V., E. Groning and C. Brauckmann (2007). Comment on a Fossil Civet Skull from the Lower Oligocene of the Weisselster Basin (Saxonia, Germany). Studia Geologica Salmanticensia, 43(2).

Morales, J. and M. Pickford (2011). A new paradoxurine carnivore from the Late Miocene Siwaliks of India and a review of the bunodont viverrids of Africa. Geobios, 44.

Morales, J., et al. (2001). New Viverrinae (Carnivora: Mammalia) from the Basal Middle Miocene of Arrisdrift, Namibia. Palaeont.afr., 37.

O'Regan, H.J., B.E. Cohen and C.M. Steininger (2013). Mustelid and viverrid remains from the Pleistocene site of Cooper's D, Gauteng, South Africa. Palaeont.afr., 48.

Peigne, S., et al. (2008). Late Miocene Carnivora from Chad: Herpestidae, Viverridae and a small-sized Felidae. C.R. Palevol., 7.

Qiu, Z.-X. (1980). Viverra peii, A New Species from the 'Cap' Travertine of Zhoukoudien. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 18(4).

Theodorou, G.E., et al. (2007). A Late Pleistocene Endemic Genet (Carnivora: Viverridae)from Aghia Napa, Cyprus. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, Vol.XXX.

 

Superfamily Miacoidea (Note: may not belong with Order Carnivora)

 

Family "Miacidae" (polyphyletic)

 

Gingerich, P.D. (1983). Systematics of Early Eocene Miacidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.26, Number 10.
Heinrich, R.E. and K.D. Rose (1997). Postcranial Morphology and Locomotor Behaviour of Two Early Miocene Miacoid Carnivorans, Vulpavus and Didymictis. Paleonotology, Vol.40, Part 2.
Heinrich, R.E., et al. (2008). Earliest Eocene Miacidae (Mammalia: Carnivora) from Northwestern Wyoming. J. Paleont., 82(1).
Huang, X.-S., Y.-S. Tong and J.-W. Wang (1999). A New Miacis (Mammalia, Carnivora, Miacidae) from the Middle Eocene of Yuanqu Basin, Shanxi Province. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 37(4).
MacIntyre, G.T. (1966). The Miacidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) - Part 1. The Systematics of Ictidopappus and Protictis.Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol.131, Article 2. (120 pages)
Smith, T. and R. Smith (201X). A new genus of 'miacid' carnivoran from the earliest Eocene of Europe and North America. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 5X(X).

Solé, F., et al. (2014). Dental and Tarsal Anatomy of 'Miacis' latouri and a Phylogenetic Analysis of the Earliest Carnivoraforms (Mammalia, Carnivoramorpha). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34(1).

Spaulding, M. and J.J. Flynn (2009). Anatomy of the Postcranial Skeleton of "Miacis" uintensis (Mammalia: Carnivoramorpha). Journal of Vertebrate Pdaleontology, 29(4).
Stock, C. (1933). A Miacid from the Sespe Upper Eocene, California. Geology, Vol.19.

Tomiya, S. (2013). New carnivoraforms (Mammalia) from the middle Eocene of California, USA, and comments on the taxonomic status of 'Miacis' gracilis. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol.16, Issue 2.

Wang, X. and R.H. Tedford (1994). Basicranial Anatomy and Phylogeny of Primitive Canids and Closely Related Miacids (Mammalia: Carnivora). American Museum Novitates, Number 3092.
Wesley-Hunt, G.D. and L. Werdelin (2005). Basicranial morphology and phylogenetic position of the upper Eocene carnivoramorphan Quercygale. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 50(4).

 

Family Viverravidae (†)

 

Gingerich, P.D. and D.A. Winkler (1985). Systematics of Paleocene Viverravidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the Bighorn Basin and Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming.Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan, Vol.27, Number 4.

Heinrich, R.E. and P. Houde (2006). Postcranial Anatomy of Viverravus (Mammalia, Carnivora) and Implications for Substrate Use in Basal Carnivora. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26(2).
Huang, X.-S. and J.-J. Zheng (2005). A New Viverravid (Mammalia, Carnivora) from the Late Eocene of Tianyang, Guangxi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 43(3).
Meehan, T.J. and R.W. Wilson (2002). New Viverravids from the Torrejonian (Middle Paleocene) of Kutz Canyon, New Mexico and the Oldest Skull of the Order Carnivora.J.Paleont., 76(6).
Polly, P.D. (1997). Ancestry and Species Definition in Paleontology: A Stratocladistic Analysis of Paleocene-Eocene Viverravidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) from Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology - The University of Michigan, Vol.30, Number 1.

Stock, C. (1935). Plesiomiacis, A New Creodont from the Sespe Upper Eocene, California. Proc.Nat.Acad.Sci., Vol.21.
Stock, C. (1934). New Creodonta from the Sespe Upper Eocene, California. Geology, Vol.20.

 

General Carnivora

 

Carnivora - Africa/Middle East

 

de Bonis, L. (2005). Carnivora (Mammalia) from the late Miocene of Akkasdagi, Turkey. In: Geology, mammals and environments at Akkasdagi, late Miocene of Central Anatolia. Sen, S. (ed.), Geodiversitas, 27(4).
Dehghani, R. (2008). Aspects of carnivoran evolution in Africa. Ph.D. dissertation - Stockholm University.

Geraads, D. (2016). Pleistocene Carnivora (Mammalia) from Tighennif (Ternifine), Algeria. Geobios, 94(3). (Accepted manuscript)

Geraads, D. (2008). Plio-Pleistocene Carnivora of northwestern Africa: A short review. C.R. Palevol., 7.

Howell, F.C. and N. Garcia (2007). Carnivora (Mammalia) from Lemudong'o (Late Miocene: Narok District, Kenya). Kirtlandia, Number 56.

Koufos, G.D., S. Mayda and T. Kaya (2017). New carnivoran remains from the Late Miocene of Turkey. PalZ.

Mayda, S., et al. (2015). New carnivore material from the Middle Miocene of Turkey. Implications on biochronology and palaeoecology. Geobios, 48.

Morales, J. and M. Pickford (2005). Carnivores from the Middle Miocene Ngorora Formation (13-12 MA), Kenya.Estudios Geol., 61.
Morales, J., M. Pickford and D. Soria (2005). Carnivores from the Late Miocene and Basal Pliocene of the Tugen Hills, Kenya. Revista de la Sociedad Geologica de Espana, 18(1-2).

Morales, J., et al. (1998). New carnivores from the basal Middle Miocene of Arrisdrift, Namibia. Eclogae geol.Helv., 91.

Simons, E. and P.D. Gingerich (1974). New Carnivorous Mammals from the Oligocene of Egypt. Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt, Vol.IV.

Tchernov, E. and E. Tsoukala (1997). Middle Pleistocene (Early Toringian) Carnivore Remains from Northern Israel. Quaternary Research, 48.

Werdelin, L. and M.E. Lewis (2017). A contextual review of the Carnivora of Kanapoi. Journal of Human Evolution.

Werdelin, L. and M.E. Lewis (2005). Plio-Pleistocene Carnivora of eastern Africa: species richness and turnover patterns. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 144.

Werdelin, L., M.E. Lewis and Y. Haile-Selassie (2013). Mid-Pliocene Carnivora from the Woranso-Mille Area, Afar Region, Ethiopia. J.Mammal Evol., published on-line.

Yoder, A.D., et al. (2014). Single origin of Malgasy Carnivora from an African ancestor. Nature (Letters), Vol.421.

 

Carnivora - Asia/Malaysia/Pacific Islands

 

Andersson, K. and L. Werdelin (2005). Carnivora from the Late Miocene of Lantian, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 43(4).

Lange-Badre, B. and D. Dashzeveg (1989). On Some Oligocene Carnivorous Mammals from Central Asia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, Vol.34, Number 2.

Morlo, M. and D. Nagel (2007). 7. The carnivore guild of the Taatsiin Gol area: Hyaenodontidae (Creodonta), Carnivora, and Didymoconida from the Oligocene of Central Mongolia. In: Oligocene-Miocene Vertebrates from the Valley of Lakes (Central Mongolia): Morphology, phylogenetic and stratigraphic implications. (Daxner-Hock, G., ed.), Ann. Naturhis. Mus. Wien, 108A.

Wang, X., et al. (2005). Hyaenodonts and Carnivorans from the Early Oligocene to Early Miocene of Xianshuihe Formation, Lanzhou Basin, Gansu Province, China. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol.8, Issue 1.
Wang, X., et al. (1998). Carnivora from Middle Miocene of Northern Junggar Basin, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China.Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 36(3).

Zhanxiang, Q. (2003). Chapter 2. Dispersals of Neogene Carnivorans between Asia and North America. In: Vertebrate fossils and their context: contributions in honor of Richard H. Tedford. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Number 279.

 

Carnivora - Europe (including Greenland and Siberia)

 

Fejfar, O. and M. Sabol (2004). Pliocene Carnivores (Carnivora, Mammalia) from Ivanovce and Hajnacka (Slovakia). Cour.Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, 246.

Garcia, N. and J.L. Arsuaga (1999). Carnivores from the Early Pleistocene hominid-bearing Trinchera Dolina 6 (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain) Journal of Human Evolution, 7.
Garcia, N., J.L. Arsuaga and T. Torres (1997). The carnivore remains from the Sima de los Huesos Middle Pleistocene site (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain). Journal of Human Evolution, 33.

Koufos, G.D. (2011). The Miocene carnivore assemblage of Greece. Estudios Geologicos, 67(2).

Marciszak, A., et al. (2017). Carnivores from the Borsuka Cave (southern Poland) as an example of changes in carnivore assemblages during MIS 2 and MIS 1. Acta zoologica cracoviensia, 60(2).

Marciszak, A., et al. (2011). Carnivores from Bisnik Cave. Quaternaire, Hors-serie, (4).

Meloro, C. (2011). Morphological disparity in Plio-Pleistocene large carnivore guilds from Italian peninsula. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 56(1).
Meloro, C. (2007). Plio-Pleistocene large carnivores from the Italian peninsula: functional morphology and macroecology. (Ph.D. thesis)

Nagel, D. (2009). The early Vallesian vertebrates of Atzeldorf (Late Miocene, Austria). 10. Carnivora. Ann.Naturhist.Mus. Wien, 111A.

Peigne, S., et al. (2006). New data on carnivores from the Middle Miocene (Upper Aragonian, MN 6) of Arroyo del Val area (Villafeliche, Zaragoza Province, Spain). Estudios Geologicos, 62(1).

Rodriguez-Gomez, G., et al. (2016). Carnivores and humans during the Early and Middle Pleistocene at Sierra de Atapuerca. Quaternary International, xxx. (Article in press)

Sardella, R. (2008). Remarks on the Messinian carnivores (Mammalia) of Italy. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, 47(2).

Sotnikova, M.V., et al. (2002). Carnivores of the Khapry Faunal Assemblage and Their Stratigraphic Implications. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation, Vol.10, Number 4.

 

Carnivora - North America

 

Baskin, J.A. (2005). Carnivora from the Late Miocene Love Bone Beds of Florida.Bull.Fla.Mus.Nat.Hist., 45(4).
Berta, A. (1995). Fossil Carnivores from the Leisey Shell Pits, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bull. Florida Mus.Nat.Hist., Vol. 37, Part II, No.14.

Evander, R.L. (1986). Carnivores of the Railway Quarries Local Fauna. Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, XIV.

Harrison, J.A. (1983). The Carnivora of the Edson Local Fauna (Late Hemphillian) of Kansas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, Number 54.

Hunt, R.M. (2004). Global Climate and the Evolution of Large Mammalian Carnivores during the Later Cenozoic in North America. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History, Number 285.

Jasinski, S.E. (2015). Middle Miocene Carnivora of New Mexico (Tesuque Formation): Species Patterns, Richness and Faunal Turnover. In: Fossil Record 4. Sullivan, R.M. and S.G. Lucas (eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin 67.

Peterson, O.A. (1910). Description of New Carnivores from the Miocene of Western Nebraska. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, Vol.IV, Number 5.

Riggs, E.S. (1945). Some Early Miocene Carnivores. Field Museum of Natural History, Geological Series, Vol.9, Number 3.

Smith, K., N. Czaplewski and R.L. Cifelli (2016). Middle Miocene carnivorans from the Monarch Mill Formation, Nevada. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 61(1).

Stevens, M.S. and J.B. Stevens (2003). Chapter 9. Carnivora (Mammalia, Felidae, Canidae and Mustilidae) from the Earliest Hemphillian screw Bean Local Fauna, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas. In: Vertebrate fossils and their context: contributions in honor of Richard H. Tedford. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Number 279.

Tessman, N. (1969). Fossil Land Carnivores from Florida. The Plaster Jacket, Number 11. (Thanks to Nimravus for pointing this one out!)
Tomiya, S. (2011). New Basal Caniform (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the Middle Eocene of North America and Remarks on the Phylogeny of Early Carnivorans. PLoS ONE, 6(9). (Read on-line or download a copy.)

Wallace, S.C. and X. Wang (2004). Two new carnivores from an unusual late Tertiary forest biota in eastern North America. Nature, Vol. 431.

Wesley-Hunt, G.D. (2005). The morphological diversification of carnivores in North America. Paleobiology, 31(1).

Zhanxiang, Q. (2003). Chapter 2. Dispersals of Neogene Carnivorans between Asia and North America. In: Vertebrate fossils and their context: contributions in honor of Richard H. Tedford. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Number 279.

 

Carnivora - South America/Central America/Caribbean

 

Prevosti, F.J. and S.F. Vizcaino (2006). Paleoecology of the Large Carnivore Guild from the Late Pleistocene of Argentina. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 51(3).

Rodrigues, S., et al. (2014). Late Pleistocene carnivores (Carnivora: Mammalia) from a cave sedimentary deposit in northern Brazil. Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.

 

General Carnivora

 

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Andersson, K. (2003). Locomotor Evolution in the Carnivora (Mammalia): evidence from the elbow joint. Filosofie Licentiat Thesis - Uppsala University.

Andersson, K. and L. Werdelin (2003). The evolution of cursorial carnivores in the Tertiary: implications of elbow-joint morphology. Proc.R.Soc.Lond. B (suppl.), 270.

Colbert, E.H. and M. Morales (1991). Chapter 25. Creodonts and Carnivores. In: Evolution of the Vertebrates, 4th Edition. Wiley-Liss, New York.

Eizirik, E., et al. (2010). Pattern and timing of diversification of the mammalian order Carnivora inferred from multiple nuclear gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Systematics, 56.
Finarelli, J.A. and A. Goswami (2009). The evolution of orbit orientation and encephalization in the Carnivora (Mammalia). Journal of Anatomy, 214.

Goswami, A., N. Milne and S. Wroe (2011). Biting through constraints: cranial morphology, disparity and convergence across living and fossil carnivorous mammals. Proc.R.Soc. B, 278.

Holliday, J.A. (2007). Phylogeny and Character Change in the Feloid Carnivora. Ph.D. Dissertation, The Florida State University.
Holliday, J.A. and S.J. Steppan (2004). Evolution of hypercarnivory: the effect of specialization on morphological and taxonomic diversity.Paleobiology, 30(1).

Nyakatura, K. and O. RP Beninda-Emonds (2012). Updating the evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia): a new species-level supertree complete with divergence time estimates. BMC Biology, 10.

Polly, P.D.and N. Macleod (2008). Locomotion in Fossil Carnivora: An Application of Eigensurface Analysis for Morphometric Comparison of 3D Surfaces. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol.11, Issue 2.
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Solé, F. and T. Smith (2013). Dispersals of placental carnivorous mammals (Carnivoramorpha, Oxaenodonta & Hyaenodontida) near the Paleocene-Eocene boundary: a climatic and almost worldwide story. Geologica Belgica, 16/4.
Van Valkenburgh, B. (2007). Deja Vu: the evolution of feeding morphologies in the Carnivora. Integrative and Comparative Biology.
Van Valkenburgh, B. (1988). Trophic Diversity in Past and Present Guilds of Large Predatory Mammals. Paleobiology, Vol.14, Number 2.

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I'll be having 2 of these articles printed off tomorrow, and once again thanks for sharing. :)

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Gee Joe, I didn't mean for you to go to this much trouble. Guess I am going to have to go by a few reams of paper and more ink.

Thanks for all your work.

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