Advancing research on living and fossil cephalopods: development and evolution, form, construction, and function, taphonomy, palaeoecology, palaeobiogeography, biostratigraphy, and basin analysis

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Federico Olóriz Sáez, Francisco J. Rodríguez-Tovar
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 1999 - Nature - 550 pages
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Relying on the latest analytical techniques, this all-embracing new reference offers comprehensive coverage of the development, evolution, and morphology of both fossil and living cephalopods. In 34 in-depth chapters a group of 51 international neontologists and peleontologists offer and opverview of current methods, data, analyses, and interpretations, and posit suggestions for future research. With its unparalleled combination of first-rate contributions on living and fossil cephalopods, this book provides researchers and advanced students in paleontology, invertebrate zoology, evolutionary biology, and allied disciplines with a trove of recent data and authoritative interpretations that will immeasurably benefit their own studies.

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Contents

Biological Insight into Ontogenesis
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Recent Advances in Morphometric Approaches to Covariation of Shell Features
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Embryonic Development of Primitive Ammonoids and the Monophyly of
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