Chapter 4. Phylogeny and Evolution

  1. Bruce F. Phillips
  1. Sheila N. Patek1,
  2. Rodney M. Feldmann2,
  3. Megan Porter3 and
  4. Dale Tshudy4

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch4

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

How to Cite

Patek, S. N., Feldmann, R. M., Porter, M. and Tshudy, D. (2006) Phylogeny and Evolution, in Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries (ed B. F. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Biology, Muresk Institute, Curtin, University of Technology, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, Kent State University, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Brigham Young University, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Geosciences, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126571

Online ISBN: 9780470995969

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Keywords:

  • lobsters;
  • phylogeny and evolution;
  • decapod relationships;
  • molecular phylogeny;
  • clawed lobster families

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lobster phylogeny

  • Divergence time estimates

  • Evolutionary biogeography

  • Conclusions and future directions

  • Morphological challenges and strategies

  • Molecular challenges and strategies