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Animal Diversity / Edition 3
     

Animal Diversity / Edition 3

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by Cleveland P. Hickman, Larry S. Roberts, Allan Larson
 

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ISBN-10: 0071195491

ISBN-13: 9780071195492

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This brief text focuses on the heart of the zoology course: the study of the animal kingdom. Introductory chapters cover classification,evolution,and animal architecture. Appropriate for one-term majors or mixed majors/non-majors courses emphasizing animal diversity. Assumes students have had previous courses in general biology,genetics,and/or chemistry.

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This brief text focuses on the heart of the zoology course: the study of the animal kingdom. Introductory chapters cover classification,evolution,and animal architecture. Appropriate for one-term majors or mixed majors/non-majors courses emphasizing animal diversity. Assumes students have had previous courses in general biology,genetics,and/or chemistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071195492
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1 Science of Zoology and Evolution of Animal Diversity

2 Animal Ecology

3 Animal Architecture

4 Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Animals

5 Protozoan Groups

6 Sponges: Phylum Porifera

7 Radiate Animals: Cnidarians and Ctenophores

8 Acoelomate Bilateral Animals: Flatworms, Ribbon Worms, and Mesozoans

9 Gnathiferans and Smaller Lophotrochozoans

10 Molluscs

11 Annelids and Allied Taxa

12 Smaller Ecdysozoans

13 Arthropods

14 Chaetognaths, Echinoderms and Hemichordates

15 Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates

16 Fishes

17 The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians

18 Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles

19 Birds

20 Mammals

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