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Molecular Approaches in Crustacean Evolutionary Ecology

Joseph Neigel and Brian Mahon

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Molecular markers provide powerful means to analyze relationships of descent both among individuals and among taxa. Microsatellite loci have become the standard for studies of paternity and kinship ... More


Evolution of Growth Rates and Their Implications

Padian Kevin and Stein Koen

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter discusses the study of the evolution of growth rates. It covers comparing growth rates; selecting the best skeletal elements to derive growth rates; phylogenetic comparison of growth; ... More


Minding the bonobo mind

Brian Hare and Shinya Yamamoto

in Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We illustrate the central role the bonobo plays in testing evolutionary hypotheses regarding ape minds (including our own). The importance of bonobos has become apparent only recently with sustained ... More


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