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The colonisation of land : origins and adaptations of terrestrial animals

Author: Colin Little
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ., dig. print. versView all editions and formats
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The book traces the ways in which terrestrial animals have evolved from aquatic ancestors and discusses the means by which they are adapted to life on land. The most important physiological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Little
ISBN: 0521106834 9780521106832
OCLC Number: 699108934
Description: VI, 290 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Flatworms, nemertines and nematodes; 3. Annelids; 4. Molluscs; 5. Crustaceans and the evolution of arthropods; 6. Chelicerates; 7. Onychophornas and myriapods; 8. Hexapods; 9. Vertebrates; 10. Comparative discussion: the evolution of terrestrial ecosystems; References; Indexes.
Responsibility: Colin Little.

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