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Principles of Animal Taxonomy

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Invaluable introduction to the classification of animals

By: GG Simpson

247 pages, 30 line drawings

Columbia University Press

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #10275 | ISBN: 023109650X
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Written by a leading palaeontologist, this provides the only general study available in English of the principles underlying the classification of animals. The work considers the order of nature, and then examines the kinds of taxonomic evidence available to the scientist, discussing the historical developments of taxonomy from Linnaeus to the present, including relationships between taxonomy and evolution.

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