Preface. Between Ernst Haeckel and the homeobox: the role of developmental biology in explaining evolution


The importance of embryonic development for evolutionary biology has been an issue ever since Charles Darwin and Ernst Haeckel, however, Modern Synthesis approaches to evolution have often neglected certain aspects of developmental biology or treated development as a black box (Mayr and Provine 1980; Breidbach and Ghiselin 2007a, b). Although Wallace’s… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12064-009-0060-5


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