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Title Telling the evolutionary time : molecular clocks and the fossil record / edited by Philip C.J. Donoghue and M. Paul Smith
Published Boca Raton, Fla. ; London : CRC Press, 2004


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Description viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series The Systematics Association special volume series ; 66
Systematics Association special volume ; no. 66
Contents Introduction : Molecular clocks and the fossil record - towards consilience? / Philip J.C. Donoghue and M. Paul Smith -- Molecular clocks : whence and whither? / Francisco Rodríguez-Trelles, Rosa Tarrío and Francisco J. Ayala -- Molecular clocks and a biological trigger for Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth events and the Cambrian explosion / S. Blair Hedges -- Phylogenetic fuses and evolutionary 'explosions' : conflicting evidence and critical tests / Richard J. Fortey, Jennifer Jackson and Jan Strugnell -- The quality of the fossil record / Michael J. Benton -- Ghost ranges / Christopher R.C. Paul -- Episodic evolution of nuclear small subunit ribosomal RNA gene in the stem-lineage of Foraminifera / Jan Pawlowski and Cédric Berney -- Dating the origin of land plants / Charles H. Wellman -- Angiosperm divergence times : congruence and incongruence between fossils and sequence divergence estimates / Niklas Wikström, Vincent Savolainen and Mark W. Chase -- The limitations of the fossil record and the dating of the origin of the Bilateria / Graham E. Budd and Sören Jensen -- The origin and early evolution of chordates : molecular clocks and the fossil record / Philip C.J. Donoghue, M. Paul Smith and Ivan J. Sansom -- Bones, molecules, and crown-tetrapod origins / Marcello Ruta and Michael I. Coates -- The fossil record and molecular clocks : basal radiations within the Neornithes / Gareth J. Dyke
Notes "CRC Press"--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Evolution (Biology)
Evolutionary paleobiology.
Author Donoghue, Philip C. J., 1971-
Smith, M. Paul, 1959-
Palaeontological Association.
Systematics Association.
LC no. 2003047340
ISBN 0415275245 hardback
Other Titles Telling the evolutionary time