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Homoplasy: The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution

Science and Technics


by
Michael J. Sanderson (Editor) and Larry Hufford (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 339 pages

File size: 6.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biology to explore issues of parallelism, convergence, and reversals. This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change

Key Features

* The first book on this increasingly interesting subject

* Includes authoritative treatments from leading experts expressing a variety of viewpoints

Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biology to explore issues of parallelism, convergence, and reversals. This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change

Key Features

* The first book on this increasingly interesting subject

* Includes authoritative treatments… (more)

Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biology to explore issues of parallelism, convergence, and reversals. This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change

Key Features

* The first book on this increasingly interesting subject

* Includes authoritative treatments from leading experts expressing a variety of viewpoints

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