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Brachiopods Past and Present

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ISBN-10: 0748409211

ISBN-13: 9780748409211

Edition: 2001

Authors: Howard C. Brunton, L. Robin M. Cocks, Sarah L. Long

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The growth history of a brachiopod is entombed in its shell, but research on fossil and living brachiopods has generated unanswered questions about these marine invertebrates. Several contributors to Brachiopods Past and Present comment on their differing structures and morphological detail. They use these as examples of ontogenetic and evolutionary change, as indicators of taxonomic relationships, or to discuss micro-structural shell morphology. Population studies of various species and recent progress in molecular phylogeny are presented. This single compilation is a must for postgraduate students and researchers in evolution, zoology, geology, palaeontology and related fields.
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Book details

List price: $210.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 11/29/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 460
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Introduction
Apatite varieties in Recent and fossil linguloid brachiopod shells
Chemico-structural differentiation of the organocalcitic shells of rhynchonellate brachiopods
A TEM investigation of modulated microstructure in recent and fossil articulate brachiopod shells from New Zealand
The acrosome reaction of an Inarticulate Brachiopod Lingula Anatina spermatozoa
Brachiopod Larval Setae - a Key to the Phylum's Ancestral Life Cycle? Variation in the Loops of Two Recent Species