Contents

Preface to the First Edition page ix

Preface to the Second Edition xiii

1 Macroevolution: The Problem and the Field 1

2 Genealogy, Systematics, and Macroevolution 32

3 Genetics, Speciation, and Transspecific Evolution 81

4 Development and Evolution 157

5 The Constructional and Functional Aspects of Form 227

6 Patterns of Morphological Change in Fossil Lineages 285

7 Patterns of Diversity, Origination, and Extinction 367

8 A Cambrian Explosion? 443

9 Coda: Ten Theses 495

Glossary of Macroevolution 511

References 519

Author Index 587

Subject Index 605

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