Morphological Diversity: Evolution

Abstract

Morphology has diversified through the evolutionary process. However, its structure and relationship to the genome are both complex, making its evolution hard to understand.

Keywords: morphology; genotype–phenotype map; adaptation; homology; structuralism; correlated progression

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Budd, Graham(Apr 2008) Morphological Diversity: Evolution. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006144.pub2]