Crustacea and arthropod relationships / [edited by] Stefan Koenemann, Ronald A. Jenner.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boca Raton, FL : Taylor & Francis, 2005.
Description
1 online resource (440 p.)

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Compared to other arthropods, crustaceans are characterized by an unparalleled disparity of body plans. Traditionally, the specialization of arthropod segments and appendages into distinct body regions has served as a convenient basis for higher classification; however, many relationships within the phylum Arthropoda still remain controversial. Can Crustacea even be considered a monophyletic group? If so, then which are their closest relatives within the Arthropoda? The answers to questions such as these will play a key role in understanding patterns and processes in arthr
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
Contents
Front Cover; Contents; Preface and dedication; 1. Introduction; 2. Paleozoology; 3. Development and Evolution; 4. Comparative Morphology; 5. Arthropod Phylogenetics; 6. Metazoan Phylogenetics; Appendix A; Appendix B; Contributors; Index
ISBN
  • 0-429-12518-6
  • 1-280-53828-7
  • 9786610538287
  • 1-4200-3754-4
OCLC
  • 475979825
  • 71958295
Doi
  • 10.1201/9781420037548
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