9780878930975

Invertebrates

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  • ISBN13:

    9780878930975

  • ISBN10:

    0878930973

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Sinauer Associates Inc

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Summary

Introductory textbook frames the invertebrates within the context of evolutionary biology and develops around three fundamental themes: functional body architecture, developmental patterns and life history strategies, and evolution and phylogenetic relationships.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(22)
Classification, Systematics, and Phylogeny
23(18)
Animal Architecture and the Bauplan Concept
41(52)
Animal Development, Life Histories, and Origins
93(28)
The Protists
121(58)
Phylum Porifera: The Sponges
179(30)
Four Phyla of Uncertain Affinity
209(10)
Phylum Cnidaria
219(50)
Phylum Ctenophora: The Comb Jellies
269(16)
Phylum Platyhelminthes
285(34)
Phylum Nemertea: The Ribbon Worms
319(18)
Blastocoelomates and Other Phyla
337(52)
Phylum Annelida: The Segmented Worms
389(58)
Sipuncula and Echiura
447(16)
The Emergence of the Arthropods: Onychophorans, Tardigrades, Trilobites, and the Arthropod Bauplan
463(50)
Phylum Arthropoda: The Crustacea
513(78)
Phylum Arthropoda: The Hexapoda (Insects and Their Kin)
591(48)
Phylum Arthropoda: The Myriapods (Centipedes, Millipedes, and Their Kin)
639(16)
Phylum Arthropoda: The Cheliceriformes
655(48)
Phylum Mollusca
703(70)
Lophophorates
773(30)
Phylum Echinodermata
803(38)
Other Deuterostomes: Chaetognatha, Hemichordata, Chordata
841(34)
Perspectives on Invertebrate Phylogeny
875

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