The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates by Barry K. B. Berkovitz,R. P Shellis PDF

By Barry K. B. Berkovitz,R. P Shellis

The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates is the 1st accomplished ebook dedicated to tooth and dentitions of residing fishes, amphibians and reptiles. The e-book provides a accomplished survey of the superb number of enamel varieties between non-mammalian vertebrates, in keeping with descriptions of roughly four hundred species belonging to approximately a hundred and sixty households. The textual content is lavishly illustrated with greater than six hundred high quality colour and monochrome photos of specimens collected from best museums and study staff from around the globe, supplemented via radiographs and micro-CT photographs.

This stimulating paintings discusses the practical morphology of feeding, the attachment of the teeth, and the connection of enamel shape to operate, with each one bankruptcy observed by means of a entire, updated reference record. Following the descriptions of teeth and dentitions in every one classification, 4 chapters evaluation present subject matters with massive learn job: enamel improvement; teeth alternative; and the constitution, formation and evolution of the dental demanding tissues. This well timed ebook, authored by means of the world over well-known lecturers and researchers within the box, additionally displays the resurgence of curiosity within the dentitions of non-mammalian vertebrates as experimental platforms to aid comprehend genetic adjustments in evolution of enamel and jaws.

  • Features greater than six hundred photographs, together with quite a few top of the range pictures from internationally-recognized researchers and global classification collections
  • Offers counsel on teeth morphology for class and evolution of vertebrates
  • Provides unique assurance of the dentition of all dwelling teams of non-mammalian vertebrates

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