By Andreas Wanninger
This multi-author, six-volume paintings summarizes our present wisdom at the developmental biology of all significant invertebrate animal phyla. the most facets of cleavage, embryogenesis, organogenesis and gene expression are mentioned in an evolutionary framework. every one bankruptcy provides an in-depth but concise evaluate of either classical and up to date literature, supplemented by way of various colour illustrations and micrographs of a given animal staff. The mostly taxon-based chapters are supplemented through essays on topical elements proper to modern day EvoDevo study similar to regeneration, embryos within the fossil checklist, homology within the age of genomics and the function of EvoDevo within the context of reconstructing evolutionary and phylogenetic situations. a listing of open questions on the finish of every bankruptcy may possibly function a resource of proposal for the subsequent new release of EvoDevo scientists. Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates is a must have for any scientist, instructor or pupil drawn to developmental and evolutionary biology in addition to usually invertebrate zoology.
This 3rd quantity on ecdysozoans is devoted to the Hexapoda. regardless of being the main species-rich animal clade by way of a long way, relatively little developmental information is offered for almost all of hexapods, in stark distinction to at least one of the best-investigated species on the earth, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. as a result, a whole bankruptcy is devoted to this recognized and significant version species, whereas the 2 final chapters summarize our present wisdom on early and past due improvement in different hexapods.
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Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates 5: Ecdysozoa III: Hexapoda by Andreas Wanninger