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The Resource Dinosaurs : the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages, by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey

Dinosaurs : the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages, by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey

Label
Dinosaurs : the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages
Title
Dinosaurs
Title remainder
the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages
Statement of responsibility
by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Title variation
Dinosaurs
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holtz, Thomas R.
Dewey number
567.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rey, Luis V.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dinosaurs
  • Dinosaurs
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Dinosaurs : the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages, by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The world of dinosaurs -- History of dinosaur discoveries -- Rocks and environment -- Fossils and fossilization -- Geologic time: how old is that dinosaur, and how do we know? -- From the field to the museum: finding fossils -- Bringing dinosaurs to life: the science of dinosaur art -- Taxonomy: why do dinosaurs have such strange names? -- Evolution: descent with modification -- Cladistics: figuring out the dinosaur family tree -- Evolution of the vertebrates -- The origin of dinosaurs -- Saurischians (lizard-hipped dinosaurs) -- Coelophysoids and Ceratosaurs (primitive meat-eating dinosaurs) -- Spinosauroids (megalosaurs and the fin-backed fish-eating dinosaurs) -- Carnosaurs (giant meat-eating dinosaurs) -- Primitive Coelurosaurs (the first fluffy dinosaurs) -- Tyrannosauroids (tyrant dinosaurs) -- Ornithomimosaurs and Alvarezsaurs (ostrich and thumb-clawed dinosaurs) -- Oviraptorosaurs and Therizinosauroids (egg-thief and sloth dinosaurs) -- Deinonychosaurs (raptor dinosaurs) -- Avialians (birds) -- Prosauropods (primitive long-necked plant-eating dinosaurs) -- Primitive Sauropods (early giant long-necked dinosaurs) -- Diplodocoids (whip-tailed giant long-necked dinosaurs) -- Macronarians (big-nosed giant long-necked dinosaurs) -- Ornithischians (bird-hipped dinosaurs) -- Primitive Thyreophorans (early armored dinosaurs) -- Stegosaurs (plated dinosaurs) -- Ankylosaurs (tank dinosaurs) -- Primitive Ornithopods (primitive beaked dinosaurs) -- Iguanodontians (advanced beaked dinosaurs) -- Hadrosauroids (duckbilled dinosaurs) -- Pachycephalosaurs (domeheaded dinosaurs) -- Primitive Ceratopsians (parrot and frilled dinosaurs) -- Ceratopsids (horned dinosaurs) -- Dinosaur eggs and babies -- Dinosaur behavior: how did dinosaurs act, and how do we know? -- Dinosaur biology: living, breathing dinosaurs -- Life in the Triassic Period -- Life in the Jurassic Period -- Life in the Cretaceous Period -- Extinctions: the world of the dinosaurs ends -- Dinosaur Genus list
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
427 pages
Isbn
9780375924194
Isbn Type
(library bound)
Lccn
2006102491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)77486015
Label
Dinosaurs : the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages, by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The world of dinosaurs -- History of dinosaur discoveries -- Rocks and environment -- Fossils and fossilization -- Geologic time: how old is that dinosaur, and how do we know? -- From the field to the museum: finding fossils -- Bringing dinosaurs to life: the science of dinosaur art -- Taxonomy: why do dinosaurs have such strange names? -- Evolution: descent with modification -- Cladistics: figuring out the dinosaur family tree -- Evolution of the vertebrates -- The origin of dinosaurs -- Saurischians (lizard-hipped dinosaurs) -- Coelophysoids and Ceratosaurs (primitive meat-eating dinosaurs) -- Spinosauroids (megalosaurs and the fin-backed fish-eating dinosaurs) -- Carnosaurs (giant meat-eating dinosaurs) -- Primitive Coelurosaurs (the first fluffy dinosaurs) -- Tyrannosauroids (tyrant dinosaurs) -- Ornithomimosaurs and Alvarezsaurs (ostrich and thumb-clawed dinosaurs) -- Oviraptorosaurs and Therizinosauroids (egg-thief and sloth dinosaurs) -- Deinonychosaurs (raptor dinosaurs) -- Avialians (birds) -- Prosauropods (primitive long-necked plant-eating dinosaurs) -- Primitive Sauropods (early giant long-necked dinosaurs) -- Diplodocoids (whip-tailed giant long-necked dinosaurs) -- Macronarians (big-nosed giant long-necked dinosaurs) -- Ornithischians (bird-hipped dinosaurs) -- Primitive Thyreophorans (early armored dinosaurs) -- Stegosaurs (plated dinosaurs) -- Ankylosaurs (tank dinosaurs) -- Primitive Ornithopods (primitive beaked dinosaurs) -- Iguanodontians (advanced beaked dinosaurs) -- Hadrosauroids (duckbilled dinosaurs) -- Pachycephalosaurs (domeheaded dinosaurs) -- Primitive Ceratopsians (parrot and frilled dinosaurs) -- Ceratopsids (horned dinosaurs) -- Dinosaur eggs and babies -- Dinosaur behavior: how did dinosaurs act, and how do we know? -- Dinosaur biology: living, breathing dinosaurs -- Life in the Triassic Period -- Life in the Jurassic Period -- Life in the Cretaceous Period -- Extinctions: the world of the dinosaurs ends -- Dinosaur Genus list
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
427 pages
Isbn
9780375924194
Isbn Type
(library bound)
Lccn
2006102491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)77486015

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