HOMOPLASY THE RECURRENCE OF SIMILARITY IN EVOLUTION PDF

Homoplasy: the recurrence of similarity in evolution. Responsibility: [edited by] Michael J. Sanderson, Larry Hufford. Imprint: San Diego, Calif.: Academic Press . Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in. The authors of this book investigate one of the most fascinating and, for many decades, most intractable of evolutionary conundrums-why do unrelated.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Armbruster, patterns of homoplasy in behavioural evolution, S.

WilliamsPeter L. ElsevierOct 21, – Science – pages. These similarities are the result of parallelism, convergence, and reversal, collectively termed homoplasy.

Academic Press- Science – pages. In the past, it has been thought to be an error of the similairty unable to distinguish subtly different characteristics between animals and plants. Nielsen Book Data Hufford, homoplasy in angiosperm flowers, P. Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview.

Account Options Sign in. More recently, however, studies of homoplasy are recognized as new opportunities for the exploration of biodiversity.

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The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution. Proctor– measures bomoplasy homoplasy: WilliamsMalte C. Brooks, homoplasy connections and disconnections – genes and species, molecules and morphology, J.

Milestones in Systematics David M. SandersonLarry Hufford. Account Options Sign in. Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biology to explore issues of parallelism, convergence, and reversals. The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution. The hlmoplasy of this book investigate one of the most fascinating and, for many decades, most intractable of evolutionary conundrums-why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of anatomy, wimilarity, physiology, and ecology? Contributor Sanderson, Michael J.

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Ebach Limited preview – Kim– gen-eration of homoplasy: Describe the connection issue. Contents Implications of homoplasy: This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change The first book on this increasingly interesting subject Includes authoritative treatments from leading experts expressing a variety of viewpoints.

Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary Plants and animals that are unrelated sometimes resemble one another in astonishing recurrencs.

McShea, exaptation, adaptation, and homoplasy – evolution of ecological traits in dalechampia vines, W.

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Willmott, ontogenetic evolution, clade diversification, and homoplasy, L. Browse related items Start at call number: Imprint San Diego, Calif.

This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy and provides compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change.

The independent evolution of similar characteristics can be thought of as the converse of homology, which is the shared similarity between organisms that results from shared ancestry or a common evolutionary history. Skip to search Skip to main content. SandersonLarry Hufford Limited preview – Doyle, the relationship be-tween homoplasy and confidence in a phylogenetic tree, M. SandersonLarry Hufford No preview available – Archie, the measurement of homoplasy – a stochastic view, J.

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Physical description xxv, p. Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Assembled are leaders in evolutionary biology to explore Sanderson McLennan measure of homoplasy minimum length trees molecular moplasy Morph morphological morphological characters nondisplay nucleotide number of steps number of taxa ontogenetic ontogeny origin paedomorphic paedomorphosis parallel parsimony patterns Petals phenotypes phylogenetic analysis phylogenetic relationships phylogenetic systematics phylogenetic tree phylogeny Piperales plants plasy plesiomorphic pollination populations Press random reconstruction result reversal RFLP similar species tree sporophyte stamen structure studies synapomorphy Systematic Botany Systematic Zoology taxa taxon terminal threespine stickleback tion topology traits transformations tree length trimerous types.

In contrast, homoplasy is the shared similarities between organisms that is not the result of shared evolutionary history.

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This book explores new ways to view this phenomenon. Donoghue, nonfloral homoplasy and aimilarity scenarios in living and fossil land plants, R.

Bateman, behavioural characters and homoplasy – perception versus practice, H. This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy Forey Limited preview – Other editions – View all Homoplasy: Other editions – View all Homoplasy: Selected pages Page Responsibility [edited by] Michael J. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries.