Gaining ground : the origin and evolution of tetrapods / Jennifer A. Clack.

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Published
  • Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press c2002
Physical description
viii, 369 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780253340542 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0253340543 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes bibliography (p. 333-352) and index.
Contents
  • Contents : Introduction -- Skulls and skeletons in transition -- Relationships and relatives : the lobe-fin family -- Setting the scene : the Devonian world -- The first feet: tetrapods of the Famennian -- From fins to feet: transformation and transition -- Emerging into the Carboniferous : the first phase -- East Kirkton and the roots of the modern family tree -- The late Carboniferous : expanding horizons -- Gaining ground: the evolution of terrestriality.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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