Invertebrates / Richard C. Brusca, Gary J. Brusca ; with illustrations by Nancy Haver.

Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates c2003
Physical description
xix, 936 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780878930975 (hardcover)
  • 0878930973 (hardcover)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 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
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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