Species and Systematics

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  • What Species Mean: A User's Guide to the Units of Biodiversity book cover

    What Species Mean

    A User's Guide to the Units of Biodiversity, 1st Edition

    By Julia D. Sigwart

    Everyone uses species. All human cultures, whether using science or not, name species. Species are the basic units for science, from ecosystems to model organisms. Yet, there are communication gaps between the scientists who name species, called taxonomists or systematists, and those who use…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Species: The Evolution of the Idea, Second Edition book cover

    Species

    The Evolution of the Idea, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By John S. Wilkins

    Over time the complex idea of "species" has evolved, yet its meaning is far from resolved. This comprehensive work is a fresh look at an idea central to the field of biology by tracing its history from antiquity to today. Species is a benchmark exploration and clarification of a concept fundamental…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig book cover

    Phylogenetic Systematics

    Haeckel to Hennig, 1st Edition

    By Olivier Rieppel

    Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig traces the development of phylogenetic systematics against the foil of idealistic morphology through 100 years of German biology. It starts with the iconic Ernst Haeckel—the German Darwin from Jena—and the evolutionary morphology he developed. It ends…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Evolution by Natural Selection: Confidence, Evidence and the Gap book cover

    Evolution by Natural Selection

    Confidence, Evidence and the Gap, 1st Edition

    By Michaelis Michael

    A persistent argument among evolutionary biologists and philosophers revolves around the nature of natural selection. Evolution by Natural Selection: Confidence, Evidence and the Gap explores this argument by using a theory of persistence as an intentional foil to examine ways in which similar…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics