Evolutionary Patterns: Growth, Form, and Tempo in the Fossil Record
This text demonstrates the rich variety of clues to evolution that can be gleaned from the fossil record. Contributors explore modes of development, the tempo of speciation and extinction, and macroevolutionary patterns and trends.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
abundance analysis asexual recruitment Barbados Biology boundary cohort bryozoan Budd Buss callus Caribbean caves cells Cheetham cheilostomes clades coast colonies coral reefs core species Cretaceous Curac¸ao cyclostomes Danian death cohort deﬁned developmental diversity ecological environments estimate evolution evolutionary extinction rates faunas faveolata feeding ﬁeld ﬁg ﬁgure ﬁnd ﬁrst flagellum ﬂow fossil record franksi free-living function gastrovascular genera genetic genus geologic growth habitats hydroid interval J. B. C. Jackson K-T boundary Knowlton Lmy1 lophophores Maastrichtian Marine McKinney Montastraea annularis morphological Nehm Neogene occur organ-pipe organisms origination and extinction origination rate paedomorphosis Paleobiology Paleocene patterns Pleistocene polyp prenascence curves Prunum and Volvarina punctuated equilibrium range Raup reef corals reef crest relative reproductive result sample Scleractinia Shallow sheetlike shell signiﬁcant skeletal mass speciation species richness speciﬁc stolon stratigraphic sufﬁcient survivorship curves taxa taxa extant taxon taxon-age distributions taxonomic three clades tion Veghel window of observation Windward zooids