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Published: 2007-12-21
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Invertebrate taxonomy and evolutionary developmental biology*

Department of Biology, University of Padova, Via Ugo Bassi 58 B, I 35131 Padova, Italy
General Evo-devo evolvability heterochrony model species taxonomy


Evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) is a new research area where the traditions of evolutionary biology and developmental biology merge together. As in the past there has been a fruitful two-way exchange between evolutionary biology and taxonomy, and also between developmental biology and taxonomy, now the way is open for two-way exchanges between taxonomy and evolutionary developmental biology.


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