Biology of Invertebrates / Edition 4

Biology of Invertebrates / Edition 4

by Jan A. Pechenik
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070122040

ISBN-13: 9780070122048

Pub. Date: 08/23/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This textbook is the most concise and readable invertebrates book in terms of detail and pedagogy (other texts do not offer boxed readings, a second color, end of chapter questions, or pronunciation guides). All phyla of invertebrates are covered (comprehensive) with an emphasis on unifying characteristics of each group.  See more details below

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This textbook is the most concise and readable invertebrates book in terms of detail and pedagogy (other texts do not offer boxed readings, a second color, end of chapter questions, or pronunciation guides). All phyla of invertebrates are covered (comprehensive) with an emphasis on unifying characteristics of each group.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070122048
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/23/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.16(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

1 Environmental Considerations2 Invertebrate Classification and Relationships 3 The Protozoans 4 The Poriferans and Placozoans 5 Introduction to the Hydrostatic Skeleton 6 The Cnidarians 7 The Ctenophores 8 The Platyhelminthes 9 The Mesozoans: Possible Flatworm Relatives 10 The Nemertines 11 The Rotifers and Acanthocephalans 12 The Molluscs 13 The Annelids and Sipunculans 14 The Arthropods 15 Two Phyla of Likely Arthropod Relatives: Tardigrada and Onychophora 16 The Nematodes 17 Four Phyla of Likely Nematode Relatives: Nematomorpha, Priapulida, Kinorhyncha, and Loricifera 18 Five Phyla (Plus One Species) of Uncertain Affiliation: Myxozoa, Gnathostomulida, Gastrotricha, Xenoturbella bocki, Chaetognatha, and Cyliophora 19 The Lophophorates (Phoronids, Brachiopods, Bryozoans) and Entoprocts 20 The Echinoderms 21 The Hemichordates 22 The Nonvertebrate Chordates 23 Invertebrate Reproduction and Development—An Overview Glossary Index

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