9780072349030

Animal Diversity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072349030

  • ISBN10:

    0072349034

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/28/2002
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

The third edition of Animal Diversity presents a survey of the animal kingdom with emphasis on diversity, evolutionary relationships, functional adaptations, and environmental interactions. It is tailored for a one-semester or one-quarter course and is appropriate for both non-science and science majors.

Table of Contents

1 Science of Zoology and Evolution of Animal Diversity

2 Animal Ecology

3 Animal Architecture

4 Classification 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 Jaw Worms

9 Pseudocoelomate Animals

10 Molluscs

11 Segmented Worms: Annelids

12 Arthropods

13 Lesser Protostomes

14 Echinoderms and Hemichordates

15 Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates

16 Fishes

17 The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians

18 Reptiles

19 Birds

20 Mammals

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