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The Cambrian explosion : the construction of animal biodiversity
Douglas H. Erwin, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC and Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM, James W. Valentine, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (7th floor) QE721.2 .E85 D68 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
Natural Resources Library Call Number
  Stacks QE721.2 .E85 D68 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781936221035 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1936221039 (hardback)
  • OCLC Number: 441208141
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

The geological context of Ediacaran and Cambrian events -- The environmental context of the Ediacaran and early Cambrian -- The Metazoan tree of life -- Dawn of animals : the Ediacara biota -- Metazoan architectures of the Cambrian explosion -- The origin and evolution of Metazoan ecosystems -- The evolution of the Metazoan genome and the Cambrian explosion -- Ghostly ancestors -- Constructing the Cambrian.