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Animal Diversity

Animal Diversity - 4th edition

Animal Diversity - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780072528442

ISBN10: 0072528443

Animal Diversity by Cleveland P. Hickman, Roberts, Keen, Larson and Eisenhour - ISBN 9780072528442
Edition: 4TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Animal Diversity by Cleveland P. Hickman, Roberts, Keen, Larson and Eisenhour - ISBN 9780072528442

ISBN13: 9780072528442

ISBN10: 0072528443

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New Features

  • Two new co-authors: Susan Keen (invertebrates) and David Eisenhour (vertebrates)
  • Students will examine genetics, systematic principles, habitat distributions, structure and function in this text that has been carefully revised utilizing comments from users of past editions.
  • The text's high-quality photographs and illustrative drawings have been updated.
  • Updated phylogenies and taxonomies throughout reflect current research findings.
  • New and revised cladograms: including a new cladogram illustrating hypothesized relationships among major prokaryote and eukaryote lineages (ch. 5), an updated cladogram showing paraphyly of classes Polychaeta and Oligochaeta (ch. 11), and updated molluscan (ch. 10), and Arthropoda (Ch. 12) cladograms.
  • Expanded coverage of vertebrate origins including: ecological physiology, role of Hox genes and developmental changes, and recent fossil discoveries.
  • Expanded explanation of the Scientific Method.
  • Redrawn illustrations and enlarged photographs improve clarity of presentation throughout.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 Science of Zoology and Evolution of Animal Diversity

2 Animal Ecology

3 Animal Architecture

4 Classification and Phylogeny of Animals

5 Protozoan Groups

6 Sponges: Phylum Porifera

7 Radiate Animals: Cnidarians and Ctenophores

8 Acoelomate Bilateral Animals: Flatworms, Ribbon Worms, and Jaw Worms

9 Pseudocoelomate Animals

10 Molluscs

11 Segmented Worms: Annelids (including Pogonophorans)

12 Arthropods

13 Lesser Protostomes

14 Echinoderms and Hemichordates

15 Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates

16 Fishes

17 The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians

18 Amniote Origins and Reptilian Groups

19 Birds

20 Mammals