American Society of Naturalists

A membership society whose goal is to advance and to diffuse knowledge of organic evolution and other broad biological principles so as to enhance the conceptual unification of the biological sciences.

Forthcoming Papers

“The evolutionary ecology of metamorphosis”

“The evolutionary ecology of metamorphosis”

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Hanna ten Brink, André M. de Roos, and Ulf Dieckmann (May 2019)

Why is metamorphosis widespread in the animal kingdom, despite a few evolutionary origins? It is an evolutionary trap!