Chapter 1. Design Plasticity in the Evolution of the Amniote Hearing Organ

  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  1. Geoffrey A. Manley

Published Online: 14 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527609734.ch1

Auditory Worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man: Final Report

Auditory Worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man: Final Report

How to Cite

Manley, G. A. (2000) Design Plasticity in the Evolution of the Amniote Hearing Organ, in Auditory Worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man: Final Report (ed Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527609734.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527275878

Online ISBN: 9783527609734

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Keywords:

  • auditory worlds;
  • sensory analysis;
  • perception;
  • animals and man;
  • amniote hearing organ;
  • origin;
  • evolution;
  • mammalian cochlea;
  • hearing organ of archosaurs;
  • hearing organ of lepidosaurs;
  • evolutionary trends

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The origin of the amniote hearing organ, the basilar papilla

  • The origin and evolution of the mammalian cochlea

  • The origin and evolution of the hearing organ of archosaurs

  • The origin and evolution of the hearing organ of lepidosaurs

  • General evolutionary trends in the physiology of amniote hearing organs

    • Functional principles seen in all auditory organs

    • Parallel trends in the evolution of amniote auditory organs

    • Specialization of hair-cell populations across the papilla in birds and mammals