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Author: Cleveland P Hickman, Jr.
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2009.
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Animal diversity.
Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2009
(OCoLC)741996164
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cleveland P Hickman, Jr.
ISBN: 9780072969450 0072969458 9780071284493 0071284494
OCLC Number: 220101054
Description: xiv, 465 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Contents --
Preface, xiii --
Chapter 1 --
Science of Zoology and Evolution of Animal Diversity 1 --
Principles of Science, 2 --
Origins of Darwinian Evolutionary Theory, 5 --
Darwin & rsquo;s Theory of Evolution, 9 --
Evidence for Darwin & rsquo;s Five Theories of Evolution, 13 --
Revisions of Darwinian Evolutionary Theory, 25 --
Microevolution: Genetic Variation and Change within Species, 25 --
Macroevolution: Major Evolutionary Events, 30 --
Summary, 31 --
Review Questions, 32 --
Selected References, 33 --
Custom Website, 33 --
Chapter 2 --
Animal Ecology 34 --
Environment and the Niche, 36 --
Populations, 37 --
Community Ecology, 41 --
Ecosystems, 46Biodiversity and Extinction, 50 --
Summary, 50 --
Review Questions, 51 --
Selected References, 52 --
Custom Website, 52 --
Chapter 3 --
Animal Architecture 53 --
The Hierarchical Organization of Animal Complexity, 54 --
Animal Body Plans, 54 --
How Many Body Plans Are There?, 60 --
Components of Metazoan Bodies, 62 --
Complexity and Body Size, 69 --
Summary, 70 --
eview Questions, 70 --
Selected References, 71 --
Custom Website, 71 --
Chapter 4 --
Classifcation and Phylogeny of Animals 72 --
Linnaeus and Classifcation, 73 --
Species, 74 --
Taxonomic Characters and Reconstruction of Phylogeny, 76 --
Theories of Taxonomy, 78 --
Major Divisions of Life, 83 Major Subdivisions of the Animal Kingdom, 83 --
Summary, 86 --
Review Questions, 86 --
Selected References, 87 --
Custom Website, 87 --
Chapter 5 --
Protozoan Groups 88 --
Form and Function, 90 --
Protozoan Taxa, 97 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 106 --
Summary, 108 --
Review Questions, 108 --
Selected References, 108 --
Custom Website, 109 --
Chapter 6 --
Sponges: Phylum Porifera 110 --
Ecological Relationships, 111 --
Form and Function, 112 --
Brief Survey of Sponges, 117 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 119 --
Summary, 120 --
Review Questions, 120 --
Selected References, 121 --
Custom Website, 121 --
Chapter 7 --
Radiate Animals: Cnidarians and Ctenophores 122 --
Phylum Cnidaria, 123 --
Phylum Ctenophora, 140 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 142 --
Summary, 143 --
Review Questions, 143 --
Selected References, 144 --
Custom Website, 144 --
Chapter 8 --
Acoelomate Bilateral Animals: Flatworms, Ribbon Worms, and Jaw Worms 145 --
Phylum Platyhelminthes, 146 --
Phylum Nemertea (Rhynchocoela), 156 --
Phylum Gnathostomulida, 158 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 158 --
Summary, 160 --
Review Questions, 160 --
Selected References, 161 --
Custom Website, 161 --
Chapter 9 --
Pseudocoelomate Animals 162 --
Phylum Rotifera, 163 --
Phylum Acanthocephala, 165 --
Clade Micrognathozoa, 165 --
Phylum Gastrotricha, 166 --
Phylum Entoprocta, 166 --
Phylum Nematoda: Roundworms, 167 --
Phylum Nematomorpha, 173 --
Phylum Kinorhyncha, 173 --
Phylum Priapulida, 173 --
Phylum Loricifera, 174 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 174 --
Summary, 175 --
Review Questions, 175 --
Selected References, 176 --
Custom Website, 176 --
Chapter 10 --
Molluscs 177 --
Form and Function, 179 --
Classes Caudofoveata and Solenogastres, 182 --
Class Monoplacophora, 182 --
Class Polyplacophora: Chitons, 183 --
Class Scaphopoda, 184 --
Class Gastropoda, 184 --
Class Bivalvia (Pelecypoda), 189 --
Class Cephalopoda, 194 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 197 --
Summary, 200 --
Review Questions, 201 --
Selected References, 201 --
Custom Website, 202 --
Chapter 11 --
Segmented Worms: Annelids, Including Pogonophorans 203 --
Body Plan, 205 --
Class Polychaeta, 206 --
Clade Siboglinidae (Pogonophorans), 209 --
Class Oligochaeta, 210 --
Class Hirudinea, 214 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 215 --
Summary, 217 --
Review Questions, 218 --
Selected References, 218 --
Custom Website, 218 --
Chapter 12 --
Arthropods 219 --
Subphylum Trilobita, 222 --
Subphylum Chelicerata, 222 --
Subphylum Crustacea, 228Subphylum Myriapoda, 236 --
Phylogeny and Adaptive Radiation, 255 --
Summary, 258 --
Review Questions, 258 --
Selected References, 259 --
Custom Website, 260 --
Chapter 13 --
Lesser Protostomes 261 --
Phylum Sipuncula, 262 --
Phylum Echiura, 262 --
Lophophorates, 263 --
Phylum Phoronida, 263Phylum Brachiopoda, 264 --
Phylum Ectoprocta, 265 --
Phylum Pentastomida, 267 --
Phylum Onychophora, 267 --
Phylum Tardigrada, 268 --
Phylum Chaetognatha: Arrowworms, 269Phylogeny, 269 --
Summary, 270 --
Review Questions, 271 --
Selected References, 271 --
Custom Website, 272 --
Chapter 14 --
Echinoderms and Hemichordates 273 --
Phylum Echinodermata, 274 --
Phylum Hemichordata, 287 --
Summary, 290 --
Review Questions, 291 --
Selected References, 291 --
Custom Website, 292 --
Chapter 15 --
Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates 293 --
Five Chordate Hallmarks, 295 --
Ancestry and Evolution, 299 --
Subphylum Urochordata (Tunicata), 299 --
Subphylum Cephalochordata, 300 --
Subphylum Vertebrata, 301 --
Summary, 307 --
Review Questions, 308 --
Selected References, 308 --
Custom Website, 309 --
Chapter 16 --
Fishes 310 --
Ancestry and Relationships of Major Groups of Fishes, 311 --
Living Jawless Fishes, 311 Cartilaginous Fishes: Class Chondrichthyes, 316 --
Bony Fishes: The Osteichthyes Origin, Evolution, and Diversity, 318 --
tructural and Functional Adaptations of Fishes, 323 --
Summary, 331 --
Review Questions, 332 --
Selected References, 332 --
Custom Website, 333 --
Chapter 17 --
The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians 334 --
Movement onto Land, 335 --
Early Evolution of Terrestrial Vertebrates, 335 --
Modern Amphibians, 338 --
Summary, 346 --
Review Questions, 347 --
Selected References, 347 --
Custom Website, 347 --
Chapter 18 --
Amniote Origins and Reptilian Groups 348 --
Origin and Adaptive Radiation of Reptilian Groups, 349 --
Characteristics of Reptiles That Distinguish Them From Amphibians, 352 --
Characteristics and Natural History of Reptilian Orders, 354 --
Summary, 364 --
Review Questions, 364 --
Selected References, 365 --
Custom Website, 365 --
Chapter 19 --
Birds 366 --
Origin and Relationships, 367 --
Structural and Functional Adaptations for Flight, 370 --
Flight, 377Migration and Navigation, 379 --
Social Behavior and Reproduction, 381 --
Humans and Bird Populations, 384 --
Summary, 388 --
Review Questions, 389 --
Selected References, 389 --
Custom Website, 389 --
Chapter 20 --
Mammals 390 --
Origin and Evolution of Mammals, 391 --
Structural and Functional Adaptations of Mammals, 394 --
Mammalian Populations, 404 --
Human Evolution, 405 --
Summary, 412 --
Review Questions, 413 --
Selected References, 413 --
Custom Website, 414 --
General References, 415 --
Glossary, 417 --
Credits, 440 Index, 443.
Responsibility: Cleveland P. Hickman, Jr. [and others].
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