What do gymnures, hedgehogs, moonrats, solenodons, shrews, desmans, and moles have in common? They all fall under Eulipotyphla—the third more speciose order of mammals. Read our newest publication, American Recent Eulipotyphla: Nesophontids, Solenodons, Moles, and Shrews in the New World, which summarizes the findings of recent Eulipotyphla studies, presents its taxonomy, and provides distribution information for its comprising species.
It’s been over 100 years since the last comprehensive review of vertebrate fossils from the Miocene of Calvert Cliffs, and SISP is proud to finally publish a new account. The Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Calvert Cliffs, Maryland spans five taxonomic groups, including pinnipeds (seals) and crocodilians (crocodiles); includes over 60 body restoration drawings; and offers countless high-resolution photographs of ancient shark teeth, fossilized shells, cliff erosion—and even Smithsonian staff, collecting fossils circa 1905.
In Grasses of Mali, we bring you the latest treatment on biogeographical patterns in the grasses by research botanist and curator Paul Peterson and research assistant Kamal Ibrahim. This work includes keys, descriptions, illustrations, modern classification, glossary, and indexes to the scientific and common names.