Edward Drinker Cope

Edward Drinker Cope (July 28, 1840 – April 12, 1897), American paleontologist and comparative anatomist, as well as a noted herpetologist and ichthyologist.

Edward Drinker Cope

He discovered, described, and named more than 1,000 vertebrate species including hundreds of fishes and dozens of dinosaurs, and made more than 1,200 publications.

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  • Cope, E.D. 1867. Supplement on some new species of American and African fishes. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, (New Series) 13(3) (art. 13): 400–407. Reference page

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  • Cope, E.D. 1876. Report on the Reptiles brought by Professor James Orton from the middle and upper Amazon and western Peru. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia N.S. (2) 8: 159–183 [1875].
  • Cope, E.D. (1876). On some extinct reptiles and Batrachia from the Judith River and Fox Hills Beds of Montana. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28: 340–359.
  • Cope, E.D. 1876. Descriptions of some vertebrate remains from the Fort Union beds of Montana. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28: 248–261. Reference page

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  • Cope, E.D. 1878. On the Vertebrata of the Dakota Epoch of Colorado. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17 100: 233–247.

1881Edit

  • Cope, E.D. 1881. On some Mammalia of the lowest Eocene beds of New Mexico. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.
  • Cope, E.D. 1881. A new type of Perissodactyla. American Naturalist.
  • Cope, E.D. Packard Jr A.S., 1881. The fauna of the Nickajack Cave. The American Naturalist.
  • Cope, E.D. 1881. Mammalia of the lower Eocene beds.
  • Cope, E.D. 1881. Belodon in New Mexico. American Naturalist.
  • Cope, E.D. 1881. Review of the Rodentia of the Miocene Period of North America.
  • Cope, E.D. 1881. Eocene Plagiaulacidae. American Naturalist.
  • Cope, E.D. 1881. The systematic arrangement of the order Perissodactyla. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.

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  • Cope, E.D. 1882. New marsupials from the Puerco Eocene. American Naturalist 16: 684–686. BHL Reference page
  • Cope, E.D. 1882. Third contribution to the history of the Vertebrata of the Permian formation of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20: 447–461.
  • Cope, E.D. 1882. Contributions to the history of the Vertebrata of the Lower Eocene of Wyoming and New Mexico, made during 1881. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
  • Cope, E.D. 1882. The Rhachitomous Stegocephali. The American Naturalist, 16(4): 334–335.

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  • Cope, E.D. 1884. On the structure of the skull in the elasmobranch genus Didymodus. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 21: 572–590. Reference page

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  • Cope, E.D. 1894. New and little known Paleozoic and Mesozoic fishes. Journal of the Academy of Science, Philadelphia 9(2): 427–448. Reference page
  • Cope, E.D. 1894. Dean on Coprolites. Amer. Nat. Vol. XXIX, 1895, p. 159. [Discussion of Dean's paper in Trans. N. Y. Acad. Sci., 1894, 14 vol. xiii.]
  • Cope, E.D. 1894. [The Endowment of Original Research.] Amer. Nat. Vol. XXIX, 1895, pp. 345, 346. [Unsigned editorial. Cited hy Frazer.]
  • Cope, E.D. 1894. The Classification of the Ophidia. Trans. Amer. Pliilos. Soc. n. s. Vol. XVIII, 1894, pp. 186–219, Pis. XIV–XXXIII.

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  • Cope, E.D. 1895. The Batrachia and Reptilia of the University of Pennsylvania West Indian expedition of 1890 and 1891. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 46 [1894]: 429–442.
  • Cope, E.D. 1895. On a Collection of Batrachia and Reptilia from the Island of Hainan. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. Vol. XLVI, 1894, PP. 423–428.
  • Cope, E.D. 1895. The Neanderthal Man in Java. Amcr. Nat. Vol. XXIX, 1895, pp. 192, 193.
  • Cope, E.D. 1895. Modern Systematic Writers. Amer. Nat. Vol. XXIX, 1895, p. 345.
  • Cope, E.D. 1895. Fourth Contribution to the Marine Fauna of the Miocene Period of the United States. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. Vol. 9 XXXIV, 1895, pp. 135–154, PI. VI. [Abstract, Phylogeny of the Whalebone Whales, Amcr. Nat. Vol. XXIX, 1895, pp. 572–573].

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  • Cope, E.D. 1900. The crocodilians, lizards, and snakes of North America. Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Report of the U. S. National Museum, Year ending June 30, 1898. Part II: 153–1270. BHL Reference page
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