Evolutionary Patterns: Growth, Form, and Tempo in the Fossil Record

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University of Chicago Press, 2001 - Science - 399 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Growth by Intussusception in Hydractiniid Hydroids
3
Parts and Integration Consequences of Hierarchy
27
Refuges Revisited Enemies versus Flow and Feeding as Determinants of Sessile Animal Distribution and Form
61
Recognition of Species and the Tempo of Speciation and Extinction
95
Recognizing Coral Species Present and Past
97
Geologically Sudden Extinction of Two Widespread Late Pleistocene Caribbean Reef Corals
120
Linking Macroevolutionary Pattern and Developmental Process in Marginellid Gastropods
159
The Interrelationship of Speciation and Punctuated Equilibrium
196
On the Ends of the Taxon Range Problem
221
Evolutionary Rates and the Age Distributions of Living and Extinct Taxa
245
Contrasting Patterns in Rare and Abundant Species During Evolutionary Turnover
293
Asexual Propagation in Cheilostome Bryozoa Evolutionary Trends in a Major Group of Colonial Animals
324
Macroevolutionary Trends Perception Depends on the Measure Used
346
List of Contributors
385
Index
387
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Macroevolutionary Patterns and Trends
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Jeremy B. C. Jackson is director of the Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archeology at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the William and Mary B. Ritter Professor of Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Scott Lidgard is an associate curator of fossil invertebrates in the Department of Geology at the Field Museum, lecturer in the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago, and adjunct associate professor of biology at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Frank K. McKinney is a professor emeritus in the Department of Geology at Appalachian State University and Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Palaeontology at The Natural History Museum, London.

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