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The rise of amphibians : 365 million years of evolution / Robert Carroll.

Title
The rise of amphibians : 365 million years of evolution / Robert Carroll.
Author
Carroll, Robert L. (Robert Lynn), 1938-
Publication
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2009.

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Description
xii, 360 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.); 29 cm.
Subject
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-354) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
1. History of the earth and life -- 2. Advanced metazoans and the ancestry of vertebrates -- 3. The origin of amphibians -- 4. The radiation of carboniferous amphibians -- 5. Adaptation, radiation, and relationships -- 6. The zenith of amphibian diversity -- 7. The origin of amniotes: escape from the water -- 8. Stereospondyls: escape from the land -- 9. The enigma of modern amphibian origins -- 10. The ancestry of frogs -- 11. The ancestry of salamanders -- 12. Eocaecilia and the origin of caeclians -- 13. The success of modern amphibians -- 14. The future of amphibians.
ISBN
  • 9780801891403 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 080189140X (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2008024792
OCLC
231947315
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library