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Conclusions: Evolutionary Insights from the Daka Member

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780520251205
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933774 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0018
Conclusions: Evolutionary Insights from the Daka Member

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This concluding chapter summarizes the contributions of earlier chapters in this book and discusses the relevance of the Daka Member to broader questions of paleoclimate and evolution. It outlines the impacts that Daka fossils have had on the different taxonomic groups and also considers some recent attempts to relate biotic evolution to paleoclimate.

Keywords: Daka Member; paleoclimate; evolution; taxonomic groups; biotic evolution

Chapter.  6127 words. 

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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