Biology 4505 - Principles of Biogeography & Systematics

Dr. Steven M. Carr
Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's NF A1B 3X9, Canada

Office: Sn-3021    Phone 864-4776
Office hours by appointment

Lab Handouts for 22 Nov 2002: Phenetic Analysis of Carnivores
                                                          Table of critical values for r

                               29 Nov 2002: Molecular Systematics of Carnivores

nstructions for Lab Writeups

Handouts are in PDF format: click here to download the free Acrobat reader

Background material on Carnivora:
        Carnivore Systematics
        Evolution of Carnivora by  Colbert & Morales (1991)
        Evolution of Felid Teeth by  Anton & Turner (1997)

Click on the following for:
        The Course Schedule
        Suggestions for using the Webpage
        Sample questions from the Final Exam
        Information on Research in Dr. Carr's lab
        A taxonomic resource from the UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology
         Course notes for Bio2900 - Principles of Evolution & Systematics

        Basics of Webpage Construction

        Hitch-Hikers Guide to Life, the Universe, & Everything (under construction)

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Course lecture notes :

Lecture Topic Last Updated Date of Lecture
1 History of Systematics 14 Nov 02 15 & 18 Nov 02
2 Patterns in the Fossil Record 09 Aug 02 TBA
3 Principles of Systematics 21 Nov  02 18, 20 & 22 Nov 02
4 Phylogenetic Analysis: Molecular Systematics 09 Aug 02 29 Nov,
02 & 04 Dec  02
5 "What's in a Name?" 03 Dec 02 04 Dec 02

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS  - sources for images
This site was last modified 03 December 2002 and has been accessed *  times since 09 August 2002

This page is dedicated to my daughter Jennifer Megan

Text material 2013 by Steven M. Carr