Michael Benton

Michael Benton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Michael J. Benton is a British paleontologist, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and professor of vertebrate palaeontology in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol. His published work has mostly concentrated on the evolution of Triassic reptiles but he has also worked on extinction events and faunal changes in the fossil record. His work appears in New Scientist. He is the author of several palaeontology text books (e.g. Vertebrate Palaeontology) and children's books. He has also advised on many media productions including BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs. His research interests include: Diversification of life, Quality of the fossil record, Shapes of phylogenies, Age-clade congruence, Mass extinctions, Triassic ecosystem evolution, Basal diapsid phylogeny, Basal archosaurs, and The origin of the dinosaurs.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135669532
  • 9786135669534