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Author Schuh, Randall T.

Title Biological systematics : principles and applications.

Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Comstock, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  570.12 SCHU    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed. / Randall T. Schuh, Andrew V.Z. Brower.
Physical description xiii, 311 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes Previous ed.: 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-296) and indexes.
Contents Introduction to systematics -- Systematics and the philosophy of science -- Characters and character states -- Character polarity and inferring homology -- Tree-building algorithms -- Evaluating results -- Nomenclature, classifications, and systematic databases -- Historical biogeography and host-parasite coevolution -- Ecology, adaptation, and evolutionary scenarios -- Biodiversity and conservation.
Other author Brower, Andrew V. Z. (Andrew Van Zandt), 1962-
Subject Biology -- Classification.
ISBN 9780801447990 (hbk.)
0801447992 (hbk.)