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Phylogenetic patterns and the evolutionary process : method and theory in comparative biology, Niles Eldredge, Joel Cracraft

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Phylogenetic patterns and the evolutionary process : method and theory in comparative biology
Title
Phylogenetic patterns and the evolutionary process
Title remainder
method and theory in comparative biology
Statement of responsibility
Niles Eldredge, Joel Cracraft
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Language
eng
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Eldredge, Niles
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH367.5
LC item number
.E38
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QH 367.5
NLM item number
E39p 1980
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Cracraft, Joel
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  • Phylogeny
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Biology
  • Biological Evolution
  • Biology
  • Phylogeny
  • Phylogenèse
  • Évolution
  • Biologie
  • Biology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Phylogeny
  • Evolution
  • Phylogénie
  • Biologie
  • Evolution
  • Systematik
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Phylogenetic patterns and the evolutionary process : method and theory in comparative biology, Niles Eldredge, Joel Cracraft
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [331]-342
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Introduction: pattern and progress in comparative biology : Pattern and process: logical interconnections ; The study of phylogenetic pattern ; The study of the evolutionary process ; Integration of pattern with process: the structure of this book
  • II. Cladograms: cladistics hypothesis and their analysis : Cladograms: some introductory principles ; Cladistic analysis: similarity, synapomorphy, and homology ; Cladistic analysis: taza and characters ; Cladistic analysis: hypotheses and their evaluation ; Some case studies
  • III. Species: their nature and recognition : Species defined ; Other definitions of species ; Recognition of species ; Species recognition in practice: some examples
  • IV. Modes of speciation and the analysis of phylogenetic trees : Patterns of speciation ; Construction and testing of phylogenetic trees
  • V. Biological classification : Darwin, natural groups, and classification ; Classification and the dichotomy of A and not-A groups ; Structure of the Linnaean hierarchy ; Information content and branching diagrams ; Question of ranking: a critique of classical evolutionary classification ; Cladograms, trees, and classification ; Conclusions
  • VI. Systematics and the evolutionary process : Relationship between evolutionary history and evolutionary process ; Contemporary evolutionary theory: a basic characterization ; Contemporary macroevolutionary theory: issues and transformational explanations ; The phenomenological levels of evolution and their relation to systematics ; Relationships among the phenomenological levels of evolution: decoupling ; Relationships among the phenomenological levels of evolution: interconnections ; Macroevolutionary theory: a restatement of the problem ; The deterministic component of a macroevolutionary theory ; Theory and information in macroevolutionary analysis ; Macroevolution: hypothesis and some basic patterns ; Systematics and the evolutionary process: a summary
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780231038027
Lccn
80000375
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)05946556
  • (OCoLC)ocm05946556
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Phylogenetic patterns and the evolutionary process : method and theory in comparative biology, Niles Eldredge, Joel Cracraft
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [331]-342
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Introduction: pattern and progress in comparative biology : Pattern and process: logical interconnections ; The study of phylogenetic pattern ; The study of the evolutionary process ; Integration of pattern with process: the structure of this book
  • II. Cladograms: cladistics hypothesis and their analysis : Cladograms: some introductory principles ; Cladistic analysis: similarity, synapomorphy, and homology ; Cladistic analysis: taza and characters ; Cladistic analysis: hypotheses and their evaluation ; Some case studies
  • III. Species: their nature and recognition : Species defined ; Other definitions of species ; Recognition of species ; Species recognition in practice: some examples
  • IV. Modes of speciation and the analysis of phylogenetic trees : Patterns of speciation ; Construction and testing of phylogenetic trees
  • V. Biological classification : Darwin, natural groups, and classification ; Classification and the dichotomy of A and not-A groups ; Structure of the Linnaean hierarchy ; Information content and branching diagrams ; Question of ranking: a critique of classical evolutionary classification ; Cladograms, trees, and classification ; Conclusions
  • VI. Systematics and the evolutionary process : Relationship between evolutionary history and evolutionary process ; Contemporary evolutionary theory: a basic characterization ; Contemporary macroevolutionary theory: issues and transformational explanations ; The phenomenological levels of evolution and their relation to systematics ; Relationships among the phenomenological levels of evolution: decoupling ; Relationships among the phenomenological levels of evolution: interconnections ; Macroevolutionary theory: a restatement of the problem ; The deterministic component of a macroevolutionary theory ; Theory and information in macroevolutionary analysis ; Macroevolution: hypothesis and some basic patterns ; Systematics and the evolutionary process: a summary
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780231038027
Lccn
80000375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05946556
  • (OCoLC)ocm05946556

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