2004 The Society for the Study of Evolution. All rights reserved.
Evolution, 58(12), 2004, pp. 28372839
COMPREHENSIVE REFERENCE FOR EVO-DEVO OR COLLECTIVE CHALLENGE
Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 avenue Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
Received September 27, 2004.
One way to capture the goals, directions, and vitality of a
field of science is to analyze the terminology and concepts
that scientists working in that field are using. In this regard,
Keywords and Concepts in Evolutionary Developmental Bi-
ology is an attempt to define the current goals and future
directions of the relatively new field of ``evo-devo,'' which,
as the term implies, attempts to unite the disciplines of evo-
lutionary and developmental biology. As John Tyler Bonner
points out in the preface, ``There has been a remarkable ex-
plosion of interest in evolutionary developmental biology in