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On the origin of phyla

Author: James W Valentine
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On the Origin of Phyla will affect the work of paleontologists, morphologists and developmental, molecular, and evolutionary biologists."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James W Valentine
ISBN: 0226845486 9780226845487 0226845494 9780226845494
OCLC Number: 52821100
Description: xxiv, 614 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The nature of phyla --
Design elements in the bodyplans of phyla --
Development and bodyplans --
Morphological and molecular phylogenies --
The fossil record --
Prebilaterians and earliest crown bilaterians --
Protostomes: the ecdysozoa --
Protostomes: lophotrochozoa I: eutrochozoans --
Protostomes: lophotrochozoa 2: lophophorates --
Protostomes: paracoelomates --
Deuterostomes --
Phanerozoic history of phyla --
Metazoan evolution during the prelude to the Cambrian explosion --
Metazoan evolution during the Cambrian explosion and its aftermath.
Responsibility: James W. Valentine.
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Investigates the origins of life's diversity and integrates data from molecular genetics, evolutionary developmental biology, embryology, comparative morphology, and paleontology into an analysis of  Read more...

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