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Early Vertebrates

Monograph
By: Philippe Janvier
393 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs
Early Vertebrates
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  • Early Vertebrates ISBN: 9780198526469 Paperback Mar 2003 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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  • Early Vertebrates ISBN: 9780198540472 Hardback Dec 1996 Out of Print #53934
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About this book

Presents current knowledge of the early vertebrates - mainly fish, but including some terrestrial vertebrates - which lived about 250 to 470 million years ago, focussing on anatomical and phylogenetic questions.

Contents

Introduction; 1. What, where and when? Early vertebrates as we imagine them; 2. From rocks to theories: techniques of preparation and methods of analysis; 3. A look at extant vertebrates; 4. Early vertebrates and their extant relatives; 5. Interrelationships of the major craniate taxa: current phylogenetic theories and controversies; 6. Anatomical philosophy: homologies, transformations and character phylogenies; 7. Evolution and life history; 8. Women, men, and early vertebrates; Epilogue

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Monograph
By: Philippe Janvier
393 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs
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