Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships (Crustacean Issues)

Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships (Crustacean Issues)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 423 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
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Compared to other arthropods, crustaceans are characterized by an unparalleled disparity of body plans. Traditionally, the specialization of arthropod segments and appendages into distinct body regions has served as a convenient basis for higher classification; however, many relationships within the phylum Arthropoda still remain controversial. Can Crustacea even be considered a monophyletic group? If so, then which are their closest relatives within the Arthropoda? The answers to questions such as these will play a key role in understanding patterns and processes in arthropod evolution, including the disappearance of certain body plans from the fossil record, as well as incidences of transition from aquatic to terrestrial environments.Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships, written by a team of internationally recognized experts, presents a wide variety of viewpoints, while offering an up-to-date summary of recent progress across several disciplines. With rich detail and vibrancy, it addresses the evolution and phylogenetic relationships of the Arthropoda based upon molecular, developmental, morphological, and paleontological evidence. Volume 16 is the first in the series to not be exclusively dedicated to discussions specific to crustaceans. While it is still crustaceo-centric, the focus of this volume has been extended to include other groups of arthropods along with the Crustacea. This wider focus offers challenging opportunities to evaluate higher-level relationships within the Arthropoda from a carcinologic perspective.This volume is dedicated to the career of Frederick R. Schram, the founding editor of CrustaceanIssues in 1983, in recognition of his many stimulating and wide-ranging contributions to the evolutionary biology of arthropods in general, and of crustaceans in particular.

Table of Contents

Preface and dedication                             vii
Introduction 1 (14)
Gould, Schram, and the paleontological 3 (12)
perspective in evolutionary biology
C. Baron
J.T. Hoeg
Paleozoology 15 (122)
Decapod crustaceans, the K/P event, and 17 (38)
Palaeocene recovery
C.E. Schweitzer
R.M. Feldmann
Oelandocaris oelandica and the stem 55 (18)
lineage of Crustacea
M. Stein
D. Waloszek
A. Maas
Early Palaeozoic non-lamellipedian 73 (22)
arthropods
J. Bergstrom
X.-G. Hou
Comparative morphology and relationships 95 (42)
of the Agnostida
T.J. Cotton
R.A. Fortey
Development and evolution 137(46)
Heads, Hox and the phylogenetic position 139(28)
of trilobites
G. Scholtz
G.D. Edgecombe
Resolving arthropod relationships: 167(16)
Present and future insights from evo-devo
studies
S. Hrycaj
A. Popadic
Comparative morphology 183(64)
Evolution of eye structure and arthropod 185(30)
phylogeny
C. Bitsch
J. Bitsch
Appendage loss and regeneration in 215(32)
arthropods: A comparative view
D. Maruzzo
L. Bonato
C. Brena
G. Fusco
A. Minelli
Arthropod phylogenetics 247(106)
What are Ostracoda? A cladistic analysis 249(26)
of the extant superfamilies of the
sub-classes Myodocopa and Podocopa
(Crustacea: Ostracoda)
D.J. Horne
I. Schon
R.J. Smith
K. Martens
Relationships within the Pancrustacea: 275(20)
Examining the influence of additional
Malacostracan 18S and 28S rDNA
C.C. Babbit
N.H. Patel
Relationships between hexapods and 295(12)
crustaceans based on four mitochondrial
genes
A. Carapelli
F. Nardi
R. Dallai
J.L. Boore
P. Lio
F. Frati
The position of crustaceans within the 307(46)
Arthropoda - Evidence from nine molecular
loci and morphology
G. Giribet
S. Richter
G.D. Edgecombe
W.C. Wheeler
Metazoan phylogenetics 353(34)
Playing another round of metazoan 355(32)
phylogenetics: Historical epistemology,
sensitivity analysis, and the position of
Arthropoda within the Metazoa on the
basis of morphology
R.A. Jenner
G. Scholtz
Appendix A - Publications of Frederick R. Schram 387(12)
Appendix B - Taxa erected by or in 399(12)
collaboration with F.R. Schram
Contribut
Index 411