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  • Evolution and Fossil History of Proboscideans

    1st Edition

    By William J. Sanders

    This book details the long, diverse, and complex phylogenetic history of elephants and their fossil relatives (the Proboscidea), whose origin is deeply embedded some 60 million years ago in Africa. Most of the major evolutionary events of proboscideans occurred in Africa, and these are examined in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-26 
    CRC Press

  • Asymmetry in Plants

    Biology of Handedness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Manoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams

    Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Herrel, Christine Bohmer, Anne-Claire Fabre

    This book is an atlas of limbs in terrestrial mammals. Diversity is highlighted with comprehensive phylogenetic coverage of front and hind limbs. Ecological diversity is also targeted with different locomotor ecologies (aquatic, terrestrial, arboreal). Standardized views of the limb musculature…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig

    More than 30 species of plover (genus Charadrius) have provided key insights shaping theory across a wide range of ecological sub-discipline. Many of these species are also threatened because they live where human population is greatest. The editors propose to organize a group of international…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Plankton

    Guide to Their Ecology and Monitoring for Water Quality, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Iain Suthers, David Rissik, Anthony Richardson

    Key features: Contains a new chapter on Plankton in the Classroom Greatly expanded coverage of coastal and marine phytoplankton Explains the role of plankton in aquatic ecosystems and its usefulness as a water quality indicator Updates and details best practice in methodology for plankton sampling…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Reptile Development

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline E. Moustakas-Verho, Raul Diaz

    This is an atlas of development for several reptiles: a turtle (Trachemys scripta), a specialized lizard (Chamaeleo calyptratus ), a generalized terrestrial lizard (Aspidoscelis uniparens ), a snake (Boaedon (Lamprophis) fuliginosus ), and a crocodilian (Alligator mississippiensis ). With the rise…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26 
    CRC Press

  • Behavior of Lizards

    Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vincent Bels, Anthony Russell

    Key features: Presents a contemporary snapshot of the mechanisms underlying the evolution and adaptation of behavior Explores how genetics, epigenetics, development, and environment shape behavior   Discusses a broad range of behavioral repertoires and responses, including those related to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21 
    CRC Press

  • Type Specimens of Fossil Fishes

    Catalogue of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology, 1st Edition

    By John Clay Bruner

    The Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Allberta houses type specimens of fossil fishes. This book is a catalogue of these specimens. Included for each entry is taxonomy, detailed collection locality information, the citation wherein the species was originally described, and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04 
    CRC Press

  • Epigenetic Processes and Evolution of Life

    1st Edition

    By Jana Švorcová, Anton Markoš

    The book covers the possible story of emergence of life and its subsequent evolution, emphasizing the necessary evolutionary step negotiation of a common "language set" which kept all inhabitants in the biosphere together, ensuring a basic level of understanding among them. The book focuses on "…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14
    CRC Press

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics

    1st Edition

    By Graham J. McEwan

    Originally published in 1978 Sea Serpents, Sailors and Sceptics looks at stories of folklore and mythology which have fascinated sailors from antiquity to the modern day. From stories of large unauthenticated sea creatures to the Loch Ness Monster, documented sightings are vast and the book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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