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The origin of higher taxa : palaeobiological, developmental, and ecological perspectives

Author: Tom Kemp
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press and the University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book discusses whether the origin of radically new kinds of organisms - new higher taxa - are the result of normal Darwinian evolution proceeding, or whether unusual genetic processes and/or  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Kemp
ISBN: 9780199691883 0199691886 0199691894 9780199691890 9780226335810 022633581X 9780226335957 022633595X
OCLC Number: 930017946
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the 2016 Royal Society of Biology Book Awards.
Description: 1 volume ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The nature of higher taxa --
3. The nature of organisms --
4. The palaeontological evidence --
5. The developmental evidence --
6. The ecological perspective --
7. The invertebrate fossil record --
8. The vertebrate fossil record --
9. A synthesis.
Responsibility: Tom Kemp.

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Tom Kemp's book provides much to think about, ideas and models linking palaeobiology and evo-devo genomics ... such deeply considered, thoughtful syntheses can provide the materials to construct Read more...

 
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