Evolution and classification the reformation of cladism by Mark Ridley

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Published by Longman in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cladistic analysis.,
  • Evolution (Biology)

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Book details

StatementMark Ridley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH83 .R49 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination201 p. :
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3024896M
ISBN 100582444977
LC Control Number85005249

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