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Evolution of Vertebrate Sensory Systems: Eighth Annual Karger Workshop, Washington DC, November 15, 1996

Proceedings

Series: Brain, Behavior, and Evolution (Special Papers)

Edited By: Richard R Fay and Arthur N Popper

73 pages, Figs

S Karger

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #71956 | ISBN: 3805565747
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About this book

These papers illustrate the two contrasting themes of conservation and innovation in the evolution of structures and functions of sensory systems.


Contents

Evolution of sensory pathways in vertebrates, A.B. Butler and W. Hodos; the evolution of tetrapod ears and the fossil record, J.A. Clack; evolution of the ear and hearing - issues and questions, R.R. Fay and A.N. Popper; evolution of vertebrate olfactory systems, H.L. Eisthen; evolution of taste and solitary chemoreceptor cell systems, T.E. Finger; the evolution of vertebrate electrosensory systems, J.G. New; the evolution of eyes, R.D. Fernald.

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