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Título The origin and evolution of larval forms / edited by Brian K. Hall, Marvalee H. WakeLibros / Disco comp. - Libros
Autor(es) Hall, Brian K (Brian Keith), 1941- (Autor)
Wake, Marvalee H. (Autor)
Publicación San Diego, California : Academic Press, ©1999
Descripción Física 1 online resource (xiv, 425 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 9780127309354
Clasificación(es) QL981.O74 1999eb
Materia(s) Larvae; Evolution (Biology); Larvae - Evolution; Larves; Évolution (Biologie); Evolution (Biology); Larvae; Larven.; Evolutie.; ;
Nota(s) Larvae represent one of the classic problems of evolutionary biology and may explain how new body plans originate. It has often been suggested that many entirely unique body plans first originated as retained larvae of ancestral organisms. This book covers larval evolution and the developmental and evolutionary forces which shape and constrain them. Intended to contribute to a continuing dialectic, this book represents diverse opinions as well as manifold conclusions from an international team of leading zoologists and developmental biologists. Certain to challenge and intrigue, this book should be a part of the library of every evolutionary and developmental biologist interested in larvae and their significance. Key Features * Examines how vertebrate and invertebrate larvae develop and evolve * Presents four themes: development, evolution, metamorphosis, and genetic mechanisms * Chapters are organized into three sections: larval types and larval evolution, mechanisms of larval development and evolution, and larval functional morphology, physiology, and ecology
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: larval development, evolution, and ecology / Brian K. Hall and Marvalee H. Wake -- Larvae in invertebrate development and evolution / Carole S. Hickman -- Larvae in amphibian development and evolution / James Hanken -- Larvae in fish development and evolution / Jacqueline F. Webb -- Heterochrony / Michael W. Hart and Gregory A. Wray -- Hormonal control in larval development and evolution- amphibians / Christopher S. Rose -- Hormonal control in larval development and evolution- insects / H. Frederik Nijhout -- Cell lineages in larval development and evolution of echinoderms / Rudolf A. Raff -- Cell lineages in larval development and evolution of holometabolous insects / Lisa M. Nagy and Miodrag Grbić -- Development and evolution of aquatic larval feeding mechanisms / S. Laurie Sanderson and Sarah J. Kupferberg -- Phenotypic variation in larval development and evolution: polymorphism, polyphenism and developmental reaction norms / Erick Greene -- Epilogue: prospects for research on the origin and evolution of larval forms / Marvalee H. Wake and Brian K. Hall
Introduction: -- B.K. Hall and M.H. Wake, Larval Development, Evolution and Ecology. -- Larval Types and Larval Evolution: -- C. Hickman, Larvae in Invertebrate Development and Evolution. -- J. Hanken, Larvae in Amphibian Development and Evolution. -- J.F. Webb, Fish Larvae in Development and Evolution. -- Mechanisms of Larval Development and Evolution: -- M.W. Hart and G.A. Wray, Heterochrony. -- C. Rose, Hormonal Control of Larval Development and Evolution--Amphibians. -- H.F. Nijhout, Hormonal Control of Larval Development and Evolution--Insects. -- R.A. Raff, Cell Lineages in Larval Development and Evolution of Echinoderms. -- L. Nagy and M. Grbic, Cell Lineages in Larval Development and Evolution of Insects. -- Larval Functional Morphology, Physiology and Ecology: -- L. Sanderson and S. Kupferberg, Development and Evolution of Aquatic Larval Feeding Mechanisms. -- E. Greene, Phenotypic Variation in Larval Development and Evolution: Polymorphism, Polyphenism and Developmental Reaction Norms. -- Epilogue: -- M.H. Wake and B.K. Hall, Epilogue: Prospects for Research on the Origin and Evolution of Larval Forms. -- Subject Index
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