Homoplasy: the recurrence of similarity in evolution. Responsibility: [edited by] Michael J. Sanderson, Larry Hufford. Imprint: San Diego, Calif.: Academic Press . Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in. The authors of this book investigate one of the most fascinating and, for many decades, most intractable of evolutionary conundrums-why do unrelated.

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The authors of this book investigate one of the most fascinating and, for many decades, most intractable of evolutionary conundrums-why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Contributor Sanderson, Michael J.

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Bateman, reccurrence characters and homoplasy – perception versus practice, H. Donoghue, nonfloral homoplasy and evolutionary scenarios in living and fossil land plants, R. Brooks, homoplasy connections and disconnections – genes and species, molecules and morphology, J. Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology?

In the past, it has been tbe to be an error of the scientist unable to distinguish subtly different characteristics between animals and plants. ElsevierOct 21, – Science – pages. This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy Nielsen Book Data Proctor– measures of homoplasy: SandersonLarry Hufford No preview available – Imprint San Diego, Calif.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. More recently, however, studies hkmoplasy homoplasy are recognized as new opportunities for the exploration of biodiversity.

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Responsibility [edited by] Michael J. Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary Plants and animals that are unrelated sometimes resemble one another in astonishing detail. The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution. References to this book Milestones in Systematics David M. Milestones in Systematics David Rechrrence.

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Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biology to explore issues of parallelism, convergence, and reversals. This book explores new ways to view this phenomenon. Other editions – View all Homoplasy: The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution.

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This innovative reccurrence is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change The first book on this increasingly interesting subject Includes authoritative treatments from leading experts expressing a variety of viewpoints. Physical description xxv, p.

This innovative book is certain to provoke discussion of homoplasy and provides compelling evidence for particular theories of evolutionary change. Contents Implications of homoplasy: In contrast, homoplasy is the shared similarities between organisms that is not the result of shared evolutionary evolition.

Common terms and phrases alleles amount of homoplasy ancestor androecium angiosperms apomorphic Archie Armbruster Bateman behavioral characters Biology bootstrap bryophytes carpels chloroplast clade cladogram complexity consistency index corolla Dalechampia data sets deletions developmental DiMichele diversification Doyle ecological evolution evolutionary evolved example Farris ferns floral flowers fossil function gene tree genetic groups gynoecium hierarchical homology Hufford hlmoplasy indices inferred Journal of Botany levels of homoplasy lineages lycopsids M.

SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Willmott, ontogenetic evolution, clade diversification, and homoplasy, L. These similarities are the result of parallelism, convergence, and reversal, collectively termed homoplasy.

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Skip to search Skip to main content. McShea, exaptation, adaptation, and homoplasy – evolution of ecological traits in dalechampia vines, W.

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Ebach Limited preview – Kim– gen-eration of homoplasy: WilliamsMalte C. Describe the connection issue. WilliamsPeter L. Browse related items Start at call number: Archie, the measurement of homoplasy – a stochastic view, J.

Academic Press- Science – pages. The independent evolution of similar characteristics can be thought of as the converse of homology, which is the shared similarity between organisms that results from shared ancestry or a common evolutionary history. Sanderson McLennan measure of homoplasy minimum length trees molecular moplasy Morph morphological morphological characters nondisplay nucleotide number of steps number of taxa ontogenetic ontogeny origin paedomorphic paedomorphosis parallel parsimony patterns Petals phenotypes phylogenetic analysis phylogenetic relationships phylogenetic systematics phylogenetic tree phylogeny Piperales plants plasy plesiomorphic pollination populations Press random reconstruction result reversal RFLP similar species tree sporophyte stamen structure studies synapomorphy Systematic Botany Systematic Zoology taxa taxon terminal threespine stickleback tion topology traits transformations tree length trimerous types.

Doyle, the relationship be-tween homoplasy and confidence in a phylogenetic tree, M. SandersonLarry Hufford.