Ph.D. Thesis of Daniel L. Geiger
You can download my dissertation as a pdf file from this page. I give
a brief description of each document and the file size.
These are the roman numeral pages containing the acknowledgments and
table of contents. (900 kB)
This is essentially a slightly updated version of the paper (Geiger, 1998: The Nautilus) covering the taxonomy of all abalone species. (2,800 kB).
This is exactly the paper from Geiger & Groves (1999: Journal of Paleontology) discussing all fossil abalone records. (564 kb).
This chapter is unpublished as of now and details the philosophical
basis of molecular character coding in cladistic analysis (176 kB).
This published chapter concerns the distribution and biogeography of
all the Recent abalone (Geiger, 2000: Bollettino Malacologico) (10,500
This chapter concerns the phylogenetic analysis using four data sets, and the description of the morphological character states determined in this work. A the end, a summary of the major conclusions from each chapter terminates the narrative (1,900 kB).
All the references of all the chapters (122 kB).
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