Major transitions in vertebrate evolution / edited by Jason S. Anderson and Hans-Dieter Sues
- Life of the past
- Introduction : Studying evolutionary transitions among vertebrates / Hans-Dieter Sues and Jason S. Anderson -- Plasticity of and transitions between skeletal tissues in vertebrate evolution and development / Brian K. Hall and P. Eckhard Witten -- Homologies and evolutionary transitions in early vertebrate history / Philippe Janvier -- Paired fins of jawless vertebrates and their homologies across the "agnathan"-gnathostome transition / Mark V.H. Wilson, Gavin F. Hanke and Tiiu Märss -- MODEs of developmental evolution : an example with the origin and definition of the autopodium / Hans C.E. Larsson -- Incorporating ontogeny into the matrix : a phylogenetic evaluation of developmental evidence for the origin of modern amphibians / Jason S. Anderson -- The cranial anatomy of basal diadectomorphs and the origin of amniotes / Robert R. Reisz -- Snake phylogeny, origins, and evolution : the role, impact, and importance of fossils (1869-2006) / Michael W. Caldwell -- The beginnings of birds : recent discoveries, ongoing arguments, and new directions / Luis M. Chiappe and Gareth J. Dyke -- Successive diversifications in early mammalian evolution / Zhe-Xi Luo -- The terrestrial to aquatic transition in Cetacea / Mark D. Uhen.
- 9780253349262 (cloth : alk. paper) and 0253349265 (cloth : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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