The Timetree of Life

S. Blair Hedges and Sudhir Kumar (Editors) with Foreword by James D. Watson
Oxford University Press, New York.
551 pages
©2009 S. Blair Hedges & Sudhir Kumar
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Contents

Introduction

  • Discovering the timetree of life
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  • Timetrees: beyond cladograms, phenograms, and phylograms
    PDF
  • The geological time scale
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  • Calibrating and constraining the molecular clock
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Timetrees

Superkingdom

Protists

Plants

Fungi

Animals

Invertebrates

Vertebrates

Fishes

Amphibians

Amniotes

Reptiles

Birds

Mammals

 
Timetree of Life (2015) Download (>50,000 species)
Hedges, S. B., Marin, J., Suleski, M., Paymer M., Kumar, S. 2015. Tree of Life Reveals Clock-Like Speciation and Diversification. Mol Biol Evol (2015) 32: 835-845
Timetree of Life (2009) Download (1,610 families)
Hedges, S. B., Kumar, S. 2009. Discovering the timetree of life. Pp. 3-18 in The Timetree of Life, S. B. Hedges and S. Kumar, Eds. (Oxford University Press, New York, 2009).