Chordate: Origin, Evolution and Affinity


Pranveer Singh
Department of Zoology, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), India

Series: Animal Science, Issues and Research
BISAC: SCI070000

This book is structured into eight chapters, starting from introductory chapters throwing light on basic evolutionary principles to different aspects of chordate evolution. This book is written to accommodate the needs of diverse readers that range from undergraduate and postgraduate students to research scholars. This book spans diverse but related disciplines that range from morphology, anatomy, taxonomy, physiology, evolution and diversity and has updates from the latest in chordate research.

(Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Chordates (pp. 1-22)

Chapter 2 – Chordates Origin and Affinities (pp. 23-42)

Chapter 3 – Origin, Evolution and Affinities of Reptiles (pp. 43-86)

Chapter 4 – Is ARCHAEOPTERYX the Missing Link between Dinosaurs and Birds? (pp. 87-128)

Chapter 5 – Origin and Evolution of Birds (pp. 129-166)

Chapter 6 – Birds Migration (pp. 167-198)

Chapter 7 – Origin and Evolution of Mammals (pp. 199-226)

Chapter 8 – Diversity of Mammals (pp. 227-294)


Additional Information

Audience: Researchers, Academicians, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students


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