The evolution of organ systems

Although there are several books on the phylogenetic relationships of animals, this is the first to focus on the consequences of such relationships for the evolution of organs themselves. It provides a summary of evolutionary hypotheses for each of the major organ systems, describing alternative the...

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Main Author: Schmidt-Rhaesa, Andreas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, c2007
Series:Oxford biology / Oxford biology
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Although there are several books on the phylogenetic relationships of animals, this is the first to focus on the consequences of such relationships for the evolution of organs themselves. It provides a summary of evolutionary hypotheses for each of the major organ systems, describing alternative theories in those cases of continuing controversy
Physical Description:x, 385 p. ill. (some col.)
ISBN:9780191718007