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  1. Major Events in Early Vertebrate Evolution

    Edited by Per Erik Ahlberg

    Series: Systematics Association Special Volumes

    A multi-author volume Major Events in Early Vertebrate Evolution examines the origin and early evolution of the backboned animals (vertebrates)-the group which comprises all fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including ourselves. This volume draws together evidence from fossils, genes...

    Published February 14th 2001 by CRC Press

  2. American Beetles, Volume I

    Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia

    Edited by Ross H. Arnett, Jr., Michael C. Thomas

    A thorough update of Arnett's The Beetles of the United States, American Beetles, Volumes I and II cover the genera of beetles that occur in Alaska, Canada, and the contiguous United States. Built on the foundation of the original work and almost completely rewritten with contributions from more...

    Published December 27th 2000 by CRC Press

  3. Interrelationships of the Platyhelminthes

    Edited by D T J Littlewood, R. A. Bray

    Series: Systematics Association Special Volumes

    The phylum Platyhelminthes is comprised of some 50,000 species of flatworms living in a wide variety of habitats - from the deep sea to the damp soil of tropical forests- where they occupy pivotal roles in many ecosystems. The parasitic forms include tapeworms and flukes, which plague virtually...

    Published December 6th 2000 by CRC Press

  4. Zoo and Aquarium History

    Ancient Animal Collections To Zoological Gardens

    Edited by Vernon N. Kisling

    As one of the world's most popular cultural activities, wild animal collections have been attracting visitors for 5,000 years. Under the direction of Vernon N. Kisling, an expert in zoo history, an international team of authors has compiled the first comprehensive, global history of animal...

    Published September 17th 2000 by CRC Press

  5. American Insects

    A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico, Second Edition

    By Ross H. Arnett, Jr.

    Offering a complete accounting of the insects of North America, this handbook is an up-dated edition of the first handbook ever compiled in the history of American entomology.By using American Insects, A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico, Second Edition, readers can quickly...

    Published July 27th 2000 by CRC Press

  6. Flagellates

    Unity, Diversity and Evolution

    Edited by Barry S. C. Leadbeater, John C. Green

    Series: Systematics Association Special Volumes

    The Flagellates presents a multidisciplinary view of the flagellates exploring both their unity, in terms of their structure, mechanisms and processes, and their diversity in terms of biogeography, niche colonisation, and adaptations to their environment. In addition, evolutionary relationships...

    Published June 7th 2000 by CRC Press

  7. The Biodiversity Crisis and Crustacea - Proceedings of the Fourth International Crustacean Congress

    Edited by J. Carel von Vaupel Klein

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    The papers in this volume have been grouped according to the main sub-themes of the congress and primarily deal with the biodiversity issues of invasive crustacea, ecology and behaviour and fisheries and aquaculture....

    Published May 31st 2000 by CRC Press

  8. Homology and Systematics

    Coding Characters for Phylogenetic Analysis

    Edited by Robert Scotland, R. Toby Pennington

    Series: Systematics Association Special Volumes

    Systematists, comparative biologists, taxonomists and evolutionary biologists all concern themselves with the evolutionary relationships between animals and plants. Homology is the principle underlying these disciplines. When looking at groups of organisms, shared positional similarities (...

    Published February 23rd 2000 by CRC Press

  9. Science in the Making

    Volume Four - 1950-1998

    Edited by E. A. Davis

    During its 200-year history, the Philosophical Magazine was transformed from a journal that published papers on all aspects of science to one that specialised in physics and more latterly in condensed matter. From 1950 it became a journal of choice for electron microscopists and in this fourth and...

    Published December 22nd 1999 by CRC Press

  10. Amazon: Pollen Manual and Atlas

    Pollen Manual and Atlas

    By Paul A Collinvaux, Paulo E. De Oliveira, Enrique Moreno

    Amazon will prove a powerful tool for ecologists and climate modelers. It also contains brief reviews of pioneering pollen work in the Amazon to date; sections on pollen methods, pollen statistics, paleoecology, and lake coring methods....

    Published November 30th 1999 by CRC Press