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Phylogeny of the species of the superfamily Echeneoidea (Perciformes: Carangoidel: Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae) with notes on the Echeneidae hitchhiking behaviour

Bruce O"Toole

Phylogeny of the species of the superfamily Echeneoidea (Perciformes: Carangoidel: Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae) with notes on the Echeneidae hitchhiking behaviour

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1999.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20327498M
ISBN 100612461939
OCLC/WorldCa47690043


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Phylogeny of the species of the superfamily Echeneoidea (Perciformes: Carangoidel: Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae) with notes on the Echeneidae hitchhiking behaviour by Bruce O"Toole Download PDF EPUB FB2

A phylogenetic analysis, based on putatively informative characters, of the 11 species of the superfamily Echeneoidea (Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae) resulted in a single most parsimonious by: Get this from a library.

Phylogeny of the species of the superfamily Echeneoidea (Perciformes: carangoidei Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae) with notes on the Echeneidae hitchhiking behaviour. [Bruce O'Toole]. O’Toole, B. () Phylogeny of the Species of the Superfamily Echeneoidea (Perciformes Carangoidei Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae), with an Interpretation of Echeneid Hitchhiking Behaviour.

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Johnson () proposed the superfamily Echeneoidea for these three families. Smith-Vaniz () presented evidence for the phyletic sequence Nematistiidae, Echeneoidea, Carangidae and hence the outgroups of the Carangidae are well defined.

Johnson () proposed that these five families be recognized as the suborder Carangoidei. A given rank subsumes under it less general categories, that is, more specific descriptions of life forms. Above it, each rank is classified within more general categories of organisms and groups of organisms related to each other through inheritance of traits or features from common ancestors.

The rank of any species and the description of its genus is basic; which means that to identify a. species classified in 30 families. It has been recognized as a relative to the Cucujoidea superfamily, however the position within the Cucujiformia has not been stabilized yet.

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80, pp. –/04/01 The superfamily tree includes sequences, of which 22 are human (Fig. 2, underlined sequences). The remaining sequences belong to 11 species, and 3 additional non-Ras superfamily sequences are included. The first observation is the clear separation of the five main Phylogeny of the species of the superfamily Echeneoidea book, which group together with a high degree of confidence.

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anatomy. However, it is difficult to understand the phylogeny within the family from these studies, because most of them have been based on too few species or subspecies and only a few osteological characters.

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This new book also focuses on this superfamily with which the author has great familiarity and provides a detailed coverage of each subfamily, emphasising anatomy, taxonomy and systematics, biology, as well as pointing out the importance and research potential of each group.

[5] Bruce O'Toole () Phylogeny of the species of the superfamily Echeneoidea (Perciformes: Carangoidei: Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae), with an interpretation of echeneid hitchhiking behaviour.

Canadian Journal of Zoology Phylogenies in Ecology is the first book to critically review the application of phylogenetic methods in ecology, and it serves as a primer to working ecologists and students of ecology wishing to understand these methods.

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Canadian Journal of Zoology 80 (4): [] Whitley, G.P. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. The geological history of the wasp superfamily Cynipoidea is reviewed, with the description of various new taxa, being mostly in late Cretaceous amber from New Jersey and Canada.

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