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

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With all the recent advances in molecular and evolutionary biology, one could almost wonder why we need the fossil record. Molecular sequence data can resolve taxonomic relationships, experiments with fruit flies demonstrate evolution and development in real time, and field studies of Galapagos finches have provided the strongest evidence for natural selection ever measured in the wild. What, then, can fossils teach us that living organisms cannot? Evolutionary Patterns demonstrates the rich variety of clues to ...

Evolutionary Patterns: Growth, Form, and Tempo in the Fossil Record 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226389318

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Evolutionary Patterns: Growth, Form, and Tempo in the Fossil Record 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226389301

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