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Major Events in Early Vertebrate Evolution : Systematics Association Special Volumes - Per Erik Ahlberg

Major Events in Early Vertebrate Evolution

Systematics Association Special Volumes

By: Per Erik Ahlberg (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 15th February 2001
ISBN: 9780415233705
Number Of Pages: 448

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A multi-author volume Major Events in Early Vertebrate Evolution examines the origin and early evolution of the backboned animals (vertebrates)-the group which comprises all fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including ourselves. This volume draws together evidence from fossils, genes, and developmental biology (the study of how embryos grow and develop) to answer questions such as:
*When did the first backboned animals appear?
*How are the different groups of backboned animals related to each other?
*How did bones and teeth evolve?
The authors are all experts of international standing in their respective fields, and present some of their own recent findings in conjunction with reviews of the latest work in this fast-moving and fascinating area of biology.

Deuterostome Phylogeny: The Context for the Origin and Evolution of the Vertebrates
Amphioxus and the Evolutionary Origin of the Vertebrate Neural Crest and Midbrain/Hindbrain Boundary
The Origin of the Neural Crest
The Origin and Early Fossil History of the Chordate Acustico-Lateralis System, with Remarks on the Reality of the
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ISBN: 9780415233705
ISBN-10: 0415233704
Series: Systematics Association Special Volumes : Book 61
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 15th February 2001
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.04 x 18.19  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.99
Edition Number: 1

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