Feeding Form, Function, and Evolution in Tetrapod Vertegrates
- List Price: $255.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Academic Pr
- Publish date: 06/01/2000
- ISBN: 9780126325904
- ISBN10: 0126325901
Similarities in widely divergent tetrapods vividly illustrate their shared common ancestry. At the same time, numerous differences between and among tetrapods document the power and majesty that comprises organismal evolutionary history.
Feeding: Form, Function, and Evolution in Tetrapod Vertebrates is a detailed survey of the varied ways that land vertebrates acquire food. The functional anatomy and the control of complex and dynamic structural components are recurrent themes of this volume. Luminaries in the discipline of feeding biology have joined forces to create a book certain to stimulate future studies of animal anatomy and behavior.