On the Origin of Phyla

On the Origin of Phyla

by James W. Valentine
     
 

On the Origin of Phyla will affect the work of paleontologists, morphologists and developmental, molecular, and evolutionary biologists. See more details below

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On the Origin of Phyla will affect the work of paleontologists, morphologists and developmental, molecular, and evolutionary biologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226845487
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1Evidence of the origins of metazoan phyla1
1The nature of phyla7
2Design elements in the bodyplans of phyla40
3Development and bodyplans76
4Morphological and molecular phylogenies115
5The fossil record153
Pt. 2The metazoan phyla197
6Prebilaterians and earliest crown bilaterians201
7Protostomes : the ecdysozoa241
8Protostomes : lophotrochozoa 1 : eutrochozoans288
9Protostomes : lophotrochozoa 2 : lophophorates339
10Protostomes : paracoelomates360
11Deuterostomes381
Pt. 3Evolution of the phyla425
12Phanerozoic history of phyla429
13Metazoan evolution during the prelude to the Cambrian explosion465
14Metazoan evolution during the cambrian explosion and its aftermath497

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