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Phylogenetics [[electronic resource] ] : theory and practice of phylogenetics systematics / / [edited by] E.O. Wiley & Bruce S. Lieberman
Phylogenetics [[electronic resource] ] : theory and practice of phylogenetics systematics / / [edited by] E.O. Wiley & Bruce S. Lieberman
Edizione [2nd ed.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Hoboken, N.J., : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (432 p.)
Disciplina 576.8/8
Altri autori (Persone) WileyE. O
LiebermanBruce S
Soggetto topico Phylogeny
Biology
Cladistic analysis
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-118-01787-0
1-283-02664-3
9786613026644
1-118-14810-X
1-118-01786-2
1-118-01788-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto PHYLOGENETICS: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics; CONTENTS; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; 1: INTRODUCTION; PHYLOGENETIC PROPOSITIONS; TOPICS COVERED; TERMS AND CONCEPTS; Disciplines; Organisms and Grouping of Organisms; Phylogenetic History and Evolution; Attributes of Organisms; Classification; PHILOSOPHY AND SYSTEMATICS; The Form of Phylogenetic Hypotheses; CHAPTER SUMMARY; 2: SPECIES AND SPECIATION; WHAT IS IT TO BE A SPECIES?; Species as Kinds; Species as Sets; Species as Individuals; SPECIES CONCEPTS; Process-Based Concepts
The Evolutionary Species Concept Justifications for the ESC; Variations on the ESC; Process-Based Concepts Emphasizing Reproductive Isolation; Phylogenetic Species Concepts; Some Additional Species Concepts; SORTING THROUGH SPECIES CONCEPTS; SPECIATION: MODES AND PATTERNS; Allopartic Speciation; Allopartic Mode I : Vicariance; Allopatric Speciation, Mode II Peripatric Speciation; Distinguishing between Allopatric Modes of Speciation; Parapatric Speciation; Sympatric Speciation; IDENTIFYING MODES OF SPECIATION IN THE FOSSIL RECORD; THE EVOLUTIONARY SPECIES CONCEPT, SPECIATION, AND ECOLOGY
EMPIRICAL METHODS FOR DETERMINING SPECIES LIMITS Nontree-Based Methods; Tree-Based Methods; CHAPTER SUMMARY; 3: SUPRA-SPECIFIC TAXA; CONCEPTS OF NATURALNESS AND SUPRA-SPECIFIC TAXA; THE NATURAL TAXON; MONOPHYLY, PARAPHYLY AND POLYPHYLY; HENNIG'S CONCEPTS PLACED IN HISTORY; NATURAL HIGHER TAXA AS MONOPHYLETIC GROUPS SENSU HENNIG (1966); LOGICAL CONSISTENCY: THE HALLMARK OF PROPOSED NATURAL CLASSIFICATIONS; PARAPHYLETIC GROUPS MISREPRESENT CHARACTER EVOLUTION; PARAPHYLY AND POLYPHYLY: TWO FORMS OF NONMONOPHYLY; NODE-BASED AND STEM-BASED MONOPHYLY: SAME CONCEPT DIFFERENT GRAPHS; CHAPTER SUMMARY
4: TREE GRAPHSPHYLOGENETIC TREES; Stem-Based Phylogenetic Trees; Node-Based Phylogenetic Trees; CYCLIC GRAPHS; CLADOGRAMS; Nelson Trees in Phylogenetics; From Nelson Trees to Phylogenetic Trees; GENE TREES; INDIVIDUALS VERSUS SETS OF INDIVIDUALS USED IN AN ANALYSIS; REPRESENTING CHARACTER EVOLUTION ON TREES; UNROOTED TREES AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO PHYLOGENETIC TREES; NODE ROTATION; OTHER KINDS OF TREE TERMINOLOGY; CONCEPTS OF MONOPHYLY AND TREES; CHAPTER SUMMARY; 5: CHARACTERS AND HOMOLOGY; A CONCEPT OF CHARACTER; CHARACTER STATES AS PROPERTIES; SHARED CHARACTER STATES
HISTORICAL CHARACTER STATES AS PROPERTIES A HISTORICAL KIND PROPERTIES; HISTORICAL GROUPS AND NATURAL KINDS; HOMOLOGY; Haszprunar's Homology Synthesis; Concepts of Homology in Systematics; Phylogenetic Characters and Phylogenetic Homology: An Overview; Taxic Homologies as Properties of Monophyletic Groups; Transformational Homology: Linking Different Hypotheses of Qualitative Identity in a Transformation Series; DISCOVERING AND TESTING HOMOLOGY; Patterson's Tests; Similarity and Remane's Criteria; Similarity in Position: Morphology; Similarity in Position: Molecular Characters
Special or Intrinsic Similarity
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Hoboken, N.J., : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
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Prehistoric life [[electronic resource] ] : evolution and the fossil record / / Bruce S. Lieberman and Roger Kaesler
Prehistoric life [[electronic resource] ] : evolution and the fossil record / / Bruce S. Lieberman and Roger Kaesler
Autore Lieberman Bruce S
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; ; Hoboken, NJ, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (399 p.)
Disciplina 560
Altri autori (Persone) KaeslerRoger L
Soggetto topico Evolutionary paleobiology
Animals, Fossil
Evolution (Biology)
Life - Origin
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-283-20479-7
9786613204790
1-4443-1864-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Prehistoric Life; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Introductionto Fossils; History, Science, and Historical Science; Time, Life, and Stratigraphy; What is a Fossil?; How do Fossils Form?; Conclusions: Fossils as Curious Stones; Additional Reading; Chapter 2 The Nature of the Fossil Record; Fossils in Sedimentary Rock; Taphonomy; Time Averaging; Mode of Growth; Colonial Organisms; Trace Fossils; Concluding Remarks; Additional Reading; Chapter 3 Organizing the Fossil Record; History of Ideas on Biological Classification; Applying Linnaeus' Hierarchy
What is a Species and How Does a Paleontologist Identify Them?Conclusions: the Difference Between Inanimate Atoms and Living Things; Additional Reading; Chapter 4 Introduction to Evolution; Introduction; A Biological Definition of Evolution; The History of Evolutionary Thought; Science and Religion; Darwin and Wallace: Never Ask a Stranger to Present Your Paper at a Meeting You Cannot Attend; Natural Selection; Conclusions: Why was Natural Selection Not Endorsed at Once by Many Scientists?; Additional Reading; Chapter 5 Macroevolution, Progress, and the History of Life; Introduction
Competition and MacroevolutionDoes Evolution Happen Gradually or Episodically?; Natural Selection Operating Above and Below the Level of the Individual Organism; Progress and the History of Life; Conclusions: Patterns and Processes of Increasing Complexity; Additional Reading; Chapter 6 Extinctions: The Legacy of the Fossil Record; Introduction; Contingency; Boundaries in the Geological Time Scale and the Nature of Extinction; The Cretaceous-Tertiary Mass Extinction; How has the Existence of Mass Extinctions Influenced the History of Life?; Were Most Extinctions Caused by Asteroid Impact?
The Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction-Causes and ConsequencesThe Ordovician-Silurian Mass Extinction; Other Mass Extinction Events: The Late Devonian and the End of the Triassic; Habitat Degradation and Mass Extinctions; The Sixth Great Mass Extinction: The Current Biodiversity Crisis; Conclusions: Lessons from the Past and Future Prospects for Humanity; Additional Reading; Chapter 7 Systematics and the Fossil Record; Introduction; Methods and Approaches in Systematics; The Growth of Molecular Biology and Improvements in DNA Sequencing Technology
The Spread of Computers and Computer Programs Used to Study Evolutionary RelationshipsSystematics and How to go About Identifying Species in the Fossil Record; Systematics and its Relevance for Identifying Patterns of Mass Extinction; Systematics and the Meaning of Adaptations; Concluding Remarks; Additional Reading; Chapter 8 Principles of Growth and Form: Life, the Universe, and Gothic Cathedrals; Introduction; Galileo's Principle; Galileo's Principle and its Relevance to the Biology of Living Organisms; Galileo's Principle and Constraints on the Evolution of Large Body Size
Galileo's Principle and its Relevance to Medieval Architecture
Record Nr. UNINA-9910458925903321
Lieberman Bruce S  
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; ; Hoboken, NJ, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
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Prehistoric life [[electronic resource] ] : evolution and the fossil record / / Bruce S. Lieberman and Roger Kaesler
Prehistoric life [[electronic resource] ] : evolution and the fossil record / / Bruce S. Lieberman and Roger Kaesler
Autore Lieberman Bruce S
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; ; Hoboken, NJ, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (399 p.)
Disciplina 560
Altri autori (Persone) KaeslerRoger L
Soggetto topico Evolutionary paleobiology
Animals, Fossil
Evolution (Biology)
Life - Origin
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-283-20479-7
9786613204790
1-4443-1864-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Prehistoric Life; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Introductionto Fossils; History, Science, and Historical Science; Time, Life, and Stratigraphy; What is a Fossil?; How do Fossils Form?; Conclusions: Fossils as Curious Stones; Additional Reading; Chapter 2 The Nature of the Fossil Record; Fossils in Sedimentary Rock; Taphonomy; Time Averaging; Mode of Growth; Colonial Organisms; Trace Fossils; Concluding Remarks; Additional Reading; Chapter 3 Organizing the Fossil Record; History of Ideas on Biological Classification; Applying Linnaeus' Hierarchy
What is a Species and How Does a Paleontologist Identify Them?Conclusions: the Difference Between Inanimate Atoms and Living Things; Additional Reading; Chapter 4 Introduction to Evolution; Introduction; A Biological Definition of Evolution; The History of Evolutionary Thought; Science and Religion; Darwin and Wallace: Never Ask a Stranger to Present Your Paper at a Meeting You Cannot Attend; Natural Selection; Conclusions: Why was Natural Selection Not Endorsed at Once by Many Scientists?; Additional Reading; Chapter 5 Macroevolution, Progress, and the History of Life; Introduction
Competition and MacroevolutionDoes Evolution Happen Gradually or Episodically?; Natural Selection Operating Above and Below the Level of the Individual Organism; Progress and the History of Life; Conclusions: Patterns and Processes of Increasing Complexity; Additional Reading; Chapter 6 Extinctions: The Legacy of the Fossil Record; Introduction; Contingency; Boundaries in the Geological Time Scale and the Nature of Extinction; The Cretaceous-Tertiary Mass Extinction; How has the Existence of Mass Extinctions Influenced the History of Life?; Were Most Extinctions Caused by Asteroid Impact?
The Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction-Causes and ConsequencesThe Ordovician-Silurian Mass Extinction; Other Mass Extinction Events: The Late Devonian and the End of the Triassic; Habitat Degradation and Mass Extinctions; The Sixth Great Mass Extinction: The Current Biodiversity Crisis; Conclusions: Lessons from the Past and Future Prospects for Humanity; Additional Reading; Chapter 7 Systematics and the Fossil Record; Introduction; Methods and Approaches in Systematics; The Growth of Molecular Biology and Improvements in DNA Sequencing Technology
The Spread of Computers and Computer Programs Used to Study Evolutionary RelationshipsSystematics and How to go About Identifying Species in the Fossil Record; Systematics and its Relevance for Identifying Patterns of Mass Extinction; Systematics and the Meaning of Adaptations; Concluding Remarks; Additional Reading; Chapter 8 Principles of Growth and Form: Life, the Universe, and Gothic Cathedrals; Introduction; Galileo's Principle; Galileo's Principle and its Relevance to the Biology of Living Organisms; Galileo's Principle and Constraints on the Evolution of Large Body Size
Galileo's Principle and its Relevance to Medieval Architecture
Record Nr. UNINA-9910541471703321
Lieberman Bruce S  
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; ; Hoboken, NJ, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
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Revised biostratigraphy, systematics, and paleobiogeography of the trilobites from the Middle Cambrian Nelson limestone Antarctica / Bruce S. Lieberman
Revised biostratigraphy, systematics, and paleobiogeography of the trilobites from the Middle Cambrian Nelson limestone Antarctica / Bruce S. Lieberman
Autore Lieberman, Bruce S.
Pubbl/distr/stampa Lawrence : University of Kansas paleontological institute, c2004
Descrizione fisica 23 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Disciplina 574.909
Collana Paleontological contributions, New series
Soggetto non controllato Paleobiogeografia
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-990008100870403321
Lieberman, Bruce S.  
Lawrence : University of Kansas paleontological institute, c2004
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