Crustacea and arthropod relationships

[edited by] Stefan Koenemann, Ronald A. Jenner

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.

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[目次]

  • INTRODUCTION Gould, Schram, and the paleontological perspective in evolutionary biology
  • C. Baron & J.T. Hoeg PALEOZOOLOGY Decapod crustaceans, the K/P event, and Palaeocene recovery
  • C.E. Schweitzer & R.M. Feldmann Oelandocaris oelandica and the stem lineage of Crustacea
  • M. Stein, D. Waloszek & A. Maas Early Palaeozoic non-lamellipedian arthropods
  • J. Bergstrom & X.-G. Hou Comparative morphology and relationships of the Agnostida
  • T.J. Cotton & R.A. Fortey DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION Heads, Hox and the phylogenetic position of trilobites
  • G. Scholtz & G.D. Edgecombe Resolving arthropod relationships: Present and future insights from evo-devo studies
  • S. Hrycaj & A. Popadi COMPARATIVE MORPHOLOGY Evolution of eye structure and arthropod phylogeny
  • C. Bitsch & J. Bitsch Appendage loss and regeneration in arthropods: A comparative view
  • D. Maruzzo, L. Bonato, C. Brena, G. Fusco & A. Minelli ARTHROPOD PHYLOGENETICS What are Ostracoda? A cladistic analysis of the extant superfamilies of the subclasses Myodocopa and Podocopa (Crustacea: Ostracoda)
  • D.J. Horne, I. Schon, R.J. Smith & K. Martens Relationships within the Pancrustacea: Examining the influence of additional Malacostracan 18S and 28S rDNA
  • C.C. Babbit & N.H. Patel Relationships between hexapods and 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 Arthropoda - Evidence from nine molecular loci and morphology
  • G. Giribet, S. Richter, G.D. Edgecombe & W.C. Wheeler METAZOAN PHYLOGENETICS Playing another round of metazoan phylogenetics: Historical epistemology, sensitivity analysis, and the position of Arthropoda within the Metazoa on the basis of morphology
  • R.A. Jenner & G. Scholtz Appendices: Publications of Frederick R. Schram
  • Taxa erected by or in collaboration with F.R. Schram Color insert

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書名 Crustacea and arthropod relationships
著作者等 Jenner Ronald A.
Jenner Ronald
Koenemann Stefan
シリーズ名 Crustacean issues
出版元 Taylor & Francis
刊行年月 2005
ページ数 x, 423 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 0849334985
NCID BA72213882
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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