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The Skull, Volume 2: Patterns of Structural and Systematic Diversity

Series: The Skull Volume: 2

By: James Hanken (Editor), Brian K Hall (Editor)

566 pages, 10 b/w photos, illustrations, 15 tables

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #23371 | ISBN: 0226315703
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Hardback | no dustjacket | Jul 1993 | #23370 | ISBN: 0226315681
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About this book

In this authoritative three-volume reference work, leading researchers bring together current work to provide a comprehensive analysis of the comparative morphology, development, evolution, and functional biology of the skull.


Contents

Volume 2 - Patterns of Structural and Systematic Diversity
Preface, James Hanken and Brian K. Hall

1. Evolutionary Origin of the Vertebrate Skull, Carl Gans
2. Segmentation, the Adult Skull, and the Problem of Homology, Keith Stewart Thomson
3. Cranial Skeletal Tissues: Diversity and Evolutionary Trends, William A. Beresford
4. Patterns of Diversity in the Skulls of Jawless Fishes, Philippe Janvier
5. Patterns of Diversity in the Skulls of Jawless Fishes, Hans-Peter Schultze
6. Patterns of Diversity in the Lissamphibian Skull, Linda Trueb
7. Patterns of Diversity in the Reptilian Skull, Olivier Rieppel
8. Patterns of Diversity in the Avian Skull, Richard L. Zusi
9. Patterns of Diversity in the Mammalian Skull, Michael J. Novacek


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