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Invertebrate zoology : a functional evolutionary approach

Author: Edward E Ruppert; Richard S Fox; Robert D Barnes
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson-Brooks/Cole, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Ruppert/Barnes' best-selling introduction to the biology of invertebrates is highly regarded for its accuracy and strong research base. This thorough revision provides a survey by animal group, emphasizing evolutionary origins, adaptive morphology and physiology, while covering anatomical ground plans and basic developmental patterns. New co-author Richard Fox brings to the revision his expertise as an ecologist,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ruppert, Edward E.
Invertebrate zoology.
Belmont, CA : Thomson-Brooks/Cole, ©2004
(OCoLC)752875516
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward E Ruppert; Richard S Fox; Robert D Barnes
ISBN: 0030259827 9780030259821
OCLC Number: 53021401
Description: xvii, 963, 26 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction to invertebrates --
Introduction to protozoa --
Protozoa --
Introduction to metazoa --
Porifera and placozoa --
Introduction to eumetazoa --
Cnidaria --
Ctenophora --
Introduction to bilateria --
Platyhelminthes, orthonectida, and dicyemida --
Nemertea --
Mollusca --
Annelida --
Echiura and sipuncula --
Onychophora and tardigrada --
Introduction to arthropoda --
Trilobitomorpha --
Chelicerata --
Crustacea --
Myriapoda --
Hexapoda --
Cycloneuraliasp --
Gnathifera --
Kamptozoa and cycliophora --
Lophophorata --
Chaetognatha --
Introduction to deuterostomia and hemichordata --
Echinodermata --
Chordata.
Responsibility: Edward E. Ruppert, Richard S. Fox, Robert D. Barnes.
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This thorough revision of "Invertebrate Zoology" provides a survey by groups, emphasizing adaptive morphology and physiology, while covering anatomical ground plans and basic developmental patterns.  Read more...

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1. Introduction to Invertebrates. 2. Introduction to Protozoa. 3. Protozoa. 4. Introduction to Metazoa. 5. Porifera and Placozoa. 6. Introduction to Eumetazoa. 7. Cnidaria. 8. Ctenophora. 9. Read more...

 
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