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Animal diversity

Provides an introduction to the field of animal biology. This book includes general principles of evolution, ecology, classification, systematics, and animal body plans.
Print Book, English, 2018
Eighth edition View all formats and editions
McGraw-Hill Education, New York, NY, 2018
xi, 495 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
9781259756887, 1259756882
1. Science of Zoology and Evolution of Animal Diversity2. Animal Ecology3. Animal Architecture4. Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Animals5. Unicellular Eukaryotes6. Sponges: Phylum Porifera7. Cnidarians and Ctenophores8. Acoelomorpha, Platyzoa, and Mesozoa: Flatworms, Gastrotrichs, Gnathiferans, and Mesozoans9. Polyzoa and Kryptrochozoa: Cycliophora, Entoprocta, Ectoprocta, Brachiopoda, Phoronida, and Nemertea10. Molluscs11. Annelids and Allied Taxa12. Smaller Ecdysozoans13. Arthropods4. Chaetognaths, Echinoderms, and Hemichordates15. Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates16. Fishes17. The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians18. Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles19. Birds20. Mammals