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Assembling the tree of life

Author: Joel Cracraft; Michael J Donoghue
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a synthesis of knowledge about the history of life. This work treats the major groups of organisms. It is useful for evolutionary biologists, taxonomists, ecologists interested in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
New York (NY, 2002)
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Cracraft; Michael J Donoghue
ISBN: 0195172345 0195172353 9780195172348 9780195172355
OCLC Number: 123214007
Notes: Proceedings of a symposium held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, 2002.
Description: xiii, 576 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : Charting the tree of life / Michael J. Donoghue and Joel Cracraft --
The importance of the tree of life to society / Terry L. Yates, Jorge Salazar-Bravo and Jerry W. Dragoo --
A tangled bank : reflections on the tree of life and human health / Rita R. Colwell --
The fruit of the tree of life : insights into evolution and ecology / Douglas J. Futuyma --
The tree of life : an overview / S.L. Baldauf [and others] --
The early branches in the tree of life / Norman R. Pace --
Bacteria and archaea / W. Ford Doolittle --
The origin and radiation of eucaryotes / Hervé Philippe --Viruses and the tree of life / David P. Mindell, Joshua S. Rest and Luis P. Villarreal --
Algal evolution and the early radiation of green plants / Charles F. Delwiche [and others] --
The radiation of vascular plants / Kathleen M. Pryer, Harald Schneider, and Susana Magallón --
The diversification of flowering plants / Pamela S. Soltis [and others] --
The Fungi / John W. Taylor [and others] --
The history of animals / Douglas J. Eernisse and Kevin J. Peterson --
Protostomes and Platyhelminthes : the worm's turn / D. Timothy J. Littlewood, Maximilian J. Telford and Rodney A. Bray --Toward a tree of life for Annelida / Mark E. Siddall, Elizabeth Borda and Gregory W. Rouse --
The Mollusca : relationships and patterns from their first half-billion years / David R. Lindberg, Winston F. Ponder and Gerhard Haszprunar --
Arthropod systematics : the comparative study of genomic, anatomical, and paleontological information / Ward C. Wheeler, Gonzalo Giribet and Gregory D. Edgecombe --
Arachnida / Jonathan A. Coddington [and others] --
Are the crustaceans monophyletic? / Frederick R. Schram and Stefan Koenemann. Phylogenetic relationships and evolution of insects / Rainer Willmann --
Phylogeny of the holometabolous insects : the most successful group of terrestrial organisms / Michael F. Whiting --
From bilateral symmetry to pentaradiality : the phylogeny of hemichordates and echinoderms / Andrew B. Smith [and others] --
Chordate phylogeny and development / Timothy Rowe --
Gnathostome fishes / M.L.J. Stiassny [and others] --
Amphibians : leading a life of slime / David Cannatella and David M. Hillis --
Resolving reptile relationships : molecular and morphological markers / Michael S.Y. Lee [and others] --
Phylogenetic relationships among modern birds (Neornithes) : toward an avian tree of life / Joel Cracraft [and others] --
Building the mammalian sector of the tree of life : combining different data and a discussion of divergence times for placental mammals / Maureen A. O'Leary [and others] --
Human origins : life at the top of the tree / Bernard Wood and Paul Constantino --
The meaning of biodiversity and the tree of life / Edward O. Wilson --
A tree grows in Manhattan / David B. Wake --
The tree of life and the grand synthesis of biology / David M. Hillis --
Immeasurable progress on the tree of life / Michael J. Donoghue --
Assembling the tree of life : where we stand at the beginning of the 21st century / Joel Cracraft and Michael J. Donoghue.
Responsibility: edited by Joel Cracraft, Michael J. Donoghue.

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