Cladistics

Cladistics A Guide to Biological Classification - The Systematics Association Special Volume Series

Third edition

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Synopsis

This new edition of a foundational text presents a contemporary review of cladistics, as applied to biological classification. It provides a comprehensive account of the past fifty years of discussion on the relationship between classification, phylogeny and evolution. It covers cladistics in the era of molecular data, detailing new advances and ideas that have emerged over the last twenty-five years. Written in an accessible style by internationally renowned authors in the field, readers are straightforwardly guided through fundamental principles and terminology. Simple worked examples and easy-to-understand diagrams also help readers navigate complex problems that have perplexed scientists for centuries. This practical guide is an essential addition for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in taxonomy, systematics, comparative biology, evolutionary biology and molecular biology.

Book information

ISBN: 9781107400412
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Third edition
DEWEY: 578.012
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 450
Weight: 982g
Height: 246mm
Width: 188mm
Spine width: 26mm