Although there are several books on the phylogenetic relationships of animals, this is the first to focus on the consequences of such relationships for the evolution of organs themselves. It provides a summary of evolutionary hypotheses for each of the major organ systems, describing alternative theories in those cases of continuing controversy.
1: Introduction; 2: The Phylogenetic Frame; 3: General Body Organization; 4: Integument; 5: Muscular System; 6: Nervous System; 7: Sensory Organs; 8: Body Cavities; 9: Excretory System; 10: Ciculatory System; 11: Respiratory System; 12: Intestinal System; 13: Reproductive System; 14: Gametes; Final Conclusions
Dimensioni: 246x189 mm.
Edizione: First Edition
Illustration Notes:Halftone and line figures throughout
Pagine Arabe: 400