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Title Assembling the tree of life / edited by Joel Cracraft, Michael J. Donoghue.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    578.012 ASS    Available
Description xiii, 576 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Note Proceedings of a symposium held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Charting the tree of life / Michael J. Donoghue and Joel Cracraft -- The importance of the tree of life to society / Terry L. Yates, Jorge Salazar-Bravo and Jerry W. Dragoo -- A tangled bank : reflections on the tree of life and human health / Rita R. Colwell -- The fruit of the tree of life : insights into evolution and ecology / Douglas J. Futuyma -- The tree of life : an overview / S.L. Baldauf ... [et al.] -- The early branches in the tree of life / Norman R. Pace -- Bacteria and archaea / W. Ford Doolittle -- The origin and radiation of eucaryotes / Hervé Philippe --Viruses and the tree of life / David P. Mindell, Joshua S. Rest and Luis P. Villarreal -- Algal evolution and the early radiation of green plants / Charles F. Delwiche ... [et al.] -- The radiation of vascular plants / Kathleen M. Pryer, Harald Schneider, and Susana Magallón -- The diversification of flowering plants / Pamela S. Soltis ... [et al.] -- The Fungi / John W. Taylor ... [et al.] -- The history of animals / Douglas J. Eernisse and Kevin J. Peterson -- Protostomes and Platyhelminthes : the worm's turn / D. Timothy J. Littlewood, Maximilian J. Telford and Rodney A. Bray --Toward a tree of life for Annelida / Mark E. Siddall, Elizabeth Borda and Gregory W. Rouse -- The Mollusca : relationships and patterns from their first half-billion years / David R. Lindberg, Winston F. Ponder and Gerhard Haszprunar -- Arthropod systematics : the comparative study of genomic, anatomical, and paleontological information / Ward C. Wheeler, Gonzalo Giribet and Gregory D. Edgecombe -- Arachnida / Jonathan A. Coddington ... [et al.] -- Are the crustaceans monophyletic? / Frederick R. Schram and Stefan Koenemann --
Phylogenetic relationships and evolution of insects / Rainer Willmann -- Phylogeny of the holometabolous insects : the most successful group of terrestrial organisms / Michael F. Whiting -- From bilateral symmetry to pentaradiality : the phylogeny of hemichordates and echinoderms / Andrew B. Smith ... [et al.] -- Chordate phylogeny and development / Timothy Rowe -- Gnathostome fishes / M.L.J. Stiassny ... [et al.] -- Amphibians : leading a life of slime / David Cannatella and David M. Hillis -- Resolving reptile relationships : molecular and morphological markers / Michael S.Y. Lee ... [et al.] -- Phylogenetic relationships among modern birds (Neornithes) : toward an avian tree of life / Joel Cracraft ... [et al.] -- Building the mammalian sector of the tree of life : combining different data and a discussion of divergence times for placental mammals / Maureen A. O'Leary ... [et al.] -- Human origins : life at the top of the tree / Bernard Wood and Paul Constantino -- The meaning of biodiversity and the tree of life / Edward O. Wilson -- A tree grows in Manhattan / David B. Wake -- The tree of life and the grand synthesis of biology / David M. Hillis -- Immeasurable progress on the tree of life / Michael J. Donoghue -- Assembling the tree of life : where we stand at the beginning of the 21st century / Joel Cracraft and Michael J. Donoghue.
Subject Biology -- Classification -- Congresses.
Phylogeny -- Congresses.
Biology -- classification -- Congresses.
Indexed Term Tree of life
Added Author Cracraft, Joel.
Donoghue, Michael J.
ISBN 0195172345 (cl : alk. paper) : $49.50
0195172353 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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