Invertebrates

Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, Inc. 2003
Physical description
936 p.
ISBN
  • 0878930973
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Classification, systematics, and phylogeny -- Animal architecture and the bauplan concept -- Animal development, life histories, and origins -- The protists -- Phylum Porifera : the sponges -- Four phyla of uncertain affinity -- Phylum Cnidaria -- Phylum Ctenophora : the comb jellies -- Phylum Platyhelminthes -- Phylum Nemertea : the ribbon worms -- Blastocoelomates and other phyla -- Phylum Annelida : the segmented worms -- Sipuncula and Echiura -- The emergence of the arthropods : onychophorans, tardigrades, trilobites, and the arthropod bauplan -- Phylum Arthropoda : the Crustacea -- Phylum Arthropoda : the Hexapoda (insects and their kin) -- Phylum Arthropoda : the myriapods (centipedes, millipedes, and their kin) -- Phylum Arthropoda : the Cheliceriformes -- Phylum Mollusca -- Lophophorates -- Phylum Echinodermata -- Other deuterostomes : Chaetognatha, Hemichordata, Chordata -- Perspectives on invertebrate phylogeny.
Other names
Genre
  • still image
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Up-to-date with new developments in phylogenetics, developmental biology & molecular biology, this new edition presents a modern survey of invertebrate biology. It includes detailed classifications, phylogenetic trees, & references for all phyla.

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