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Homoplasy

The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution

  • 1st Edition - October 11, 1996
  • Editors: Michael J. Sanderson, Larry Hufford
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 3 4 1 1 - 4

Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biolog… Read more

Homoplasy

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Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biology to explore issues of parallelism, convergence, and reversals. This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change