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Re: Tetrapod extinctions in the PETM?
Actually, the Paleocene record IS pretty good (for at least some regions).
See, for example:
Oh. It offed the plesiadapids and locally the champsosaurs. Si tacuissem,
(But why does Gingrich still call it *Hyracotherium sandrae*? It's the
sister-group of the rest of Equidae, so the name *Sifrhippus* was erected
years ago. Was there something wrong with the phylogeny, does he like
paraphyletic genera, or is it just tradition...?)
All them pretty birdies: http://www.paleocene-mammals.de/pal_birds.htm
That's a list of taxa known from the Paleocene but (in most cases) not from
the Eocene, but most of them are known from single localities, right? Some
of those localities, like Itaboraí, are middle Paleocene in age, others