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Amniote Origins: Completing the Transition to Land / Edition 1

Amniote Origins: Completing the Transition to Land / Edition 1

by Stuart Sumida, Karen L.M Martin
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ISBN-13: 9780126764604
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/01/1996
Pages: 510
Product dimensions: 1.31(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

K.L.M. Martin and S.S. Sumida, An Integrated Approach to the Origin of Amniotes: Completing the Transition to Land.
Phylogenetic Perspective:
M. Laurin and R.R. Reisz, A New Perspective in Tetrapod Phylogeny.
M.Y.S. Lee and P.S. Spencer, Crown-Clades, Key Characters and Taxonomic Stability: When is an Amniote not an Amniote? Biogeographical Perspective:
D.S. Berman, S.S. Sumida, and R.E. Lombard, Biogeography ofPrimitive Terrestrial Amniotes.
J.B. Graham, N. Aguilar, R. Dudley, and C. Gans, The Late Paleozoic Atmosphere and the Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology of Tetrapods.
G.V. Lauder and G.B. Gillis, Origin of the Amniote Feeding Mechanism: Experimental Analysis of Outgroup Clades.
N. Hotton III, E.C. Olson, and R. Beerbower, The Amniote Transition and the Discovery of Herbivory.
The Amniote Egg:
M.J. Packard and R.S. Seymour, Evolution of the Amniote Egg.
J. Stewart, Morphology and Evolution of the Egg of Oviparous Amniotes.
Morphological Changes:
L. Frolich, The Role of the Skin in the Origin of Amniotes: Permeability Barrier, Protective Covering, and Mechanical Support.
S.S. Sumida, Locomotor Features of Taxa Spanning the Origin of Amniotes.
Integrative Biology and the Origin of Amniotes:
K.L.M. Martin and K.A. Nagy, Water Balance and the Physiology of the Amniote Transition.
T. Garland, K.L.M. Martin, and R. Diaz-Uriarte, Reconstructing Ancestral Trait Values Using Squared Change Parsimony: Plasma Osmolarity at the Amniote Transition.
Subject Index.

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