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Published: 30 August 2007

400 Pages | Numerous halftone and line figures


ISBN: 9780198566687

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The Evolution of Organ Systems

Andreas Schmidt-Rhaesa

  • The first book to focus on the consequences of phylogenetic relationships for the evolution of organ systems themselves.
  • Applies new phylogenies to an evolutionary interpretation of animal organ systems, body architecture and life cycles
  • Provides a summary of evolutionary hypotheses for each of the major organ systems, providing alternative theories in those cases of continuing controversy

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