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Published: 18 December 2008

360 Pages | 14 line and 47 halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780198566212

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Perspectives in Animal Phylogeny and Evolution

Alessandro Minelli

  • Authored by a distinguished scientist and leader in the field
  • Integrates morphological, fossil and molecular evidence to produce an up-to-date overview of the major phylogenetic hypotheses for the Metazoa
  • Applies new phylogenies to a novel reinterpretation of animal evolution including body architecture and life cycles
  • Provides new perspectives on the nature of development and the prevalence of convergence in animal evolution

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