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Title Evolutionary change and heterochrony / edited by Kenneth J. McNamara
Published Chichester, England ; New York : Wiley, [1995]


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Description xii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Preface / Kenneth J. McNamara -- Pt. 1. Heterochrony in Evolution. Ch. 1. How do embryos measure time? / Brian K. Hall and Tsutomu Miyake. Ch. 2. Ontogeny and phylogeny: tinkering with covariation in life history, morphology and behaviour / Michael L. McKinney and John L. Gittleman. Ch. 3. Body segmentation and segment differentiation: the scope for heterochronic change / Alessandro Minelli and Giuseppe Fusco. Ch. 4. Sexual dimorphism: the role of heterochrony / Kenneth J. McNamara -- Pt. 2. Heterochrony and Morphology. Ch. 5. Heterochrony and the evolution of land plants / Volker Mosbrugger. Ch. 6. Heterochrony in the development of the amphibian head / Rainer Schoch. Ch. 7. Heterochrony in the evolution of enamel in vertebrates / Moya M. Smith. Ch. 8. Heterochrony in dinosaur evolution / John A. Long and Kenneth J. McNamara. Ch. 9. Heterochrony and the evolution of avian flightlessness / Bradley C. Livezey -- Pt. 3. Heterochrony and Ecology
Ch. 10. Causes and consequences of heterochrony in early echinoderm development / Gregory A. Wray. Ch. 11. Effect of paedomorphosis in eye reduction on patterns of evolution and extinction in trilobites / Raimund Feist. Ch. 12. Impact of environmental perturbations on heterochronic developments in Palaeozoic ammonoids / Dieter Korn. Ch. 13. Heterochrony and the evolution of ecogeographic size variation in Malagasy sifakas / Matthew J. Ravosa, David M. Meyers and Kenneth E. Glander
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Evolution (Biology)
Heterochrony (Biology)
Author McNamara, Ken.
LC no. 95006588
ISBN 0471958379