By Barry K. B. Berkovitz,R. P Shellis
The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates is the 1st finished book dedicated to tooth and dentitions of dwelling fishes, amphibians and reptiles. The booklet provides a finished survey of the superb number of teeth kinds between non-mammalian vertebrates, in keeping with descriptions of roughly four hundred species belonging to approximately one hundred sixty households. The textual content is lavishly illustrated with greater than six hundred high quality colour and monochrome images of specimens collected from best museums and examine staff from all over the world, supplemented through radiographs and micro-CT photos.
This stimulating paintings discusses the sensible morphology of feeding, the attachment of tooth, and the connection of teeth shape to operate, with every one bankruptcy observed via a finished, updated reference checklist. Following the descriptions of tooth and dentitions in each one classification, 4 chapters overview present issues with substantial study job: teeth improvement; enamel alternative; and the constitution, formation and evolution of the dental demanding tissues. This well timed e-book, authored through 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 tooth and jaws.
- Features greater than six hundred photographs, together with a number of top of the range photos from internationally-recognized researchers and global classification collections
- Offers counsel on the teeth morphology for category and evolution of vertebrates
- Provides certain assurance of the dentition of all residing teams of non-mammalian vertebrates