Origin and Early Evolution of the Metazoa by Jere H. LippsOrigin and Early Evolution of the Metazoa by Jere H. Lipps

Origin and Early Evolution of the Metazoa

EditorJere H. Lipps, Philip W. Signor


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This text for the graduate or advanced undergraduate student assembles the latest information summarizing regional, systematic, and theoretical aspects of the early metazoa. The work consists of articles written by experts from around the world and includes literature from Russia and China translated for the first time into English.
Title:Origin and Early Evolution of the MetazoaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:584 pagesPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306440679

ISBN - 13:9780306440670

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Origen and Early Radiation of the Metazoa; P.W. Signor, J.H. Lipps. The Late Proterozoic: Faunas and Facies; J.W. Mount, P.W. Signor. Biological and Biogeochemical Preludes to the Ediacaran Radiation; A.H. Knoll. Vendian Faunas of the World: Vendian Faunas and the Early Evolution of Metazoa; M.A. Fedonkin. Function and Ecological Interpretations of the Vendian Fauna; R.J.F. Jenkins. Radiations of the Cabrian Faunas: The Lower Cambrian Fossil Record of the USSR; A.Yu. Rozanov, A. Zhuravlev. Lower Cambrian of Southeastern Newfoundland; E. Landing. Overview of the Proterozoic/Cambrian Radiations: Early Radiation of Biomineralizing Phyla; S. Bengtson, S.C. Morris. OceanAtmosphere Chemistry and Evolution Across the PrecambrianCambrian Boundary; M. Brasier. 7 additional articles. Index.