Biology of the Invertebrates by Jan A PechenikBiology of the Invertebrates by Jan A Pechenik

Biology of the Invertebrates

byJan A Pechenik

Hardcover | February 11, 2014

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This textbook is the most concise and readable invertebrates book in terms of detail and pedagogy (other texts do not offer boxed readings, a second color, end of chapter questions, or pronunciation guides). All phyla of invertebrates are covered (comprehensive) with an emphasis on unifying characteristics of each group.
Title:Biology of the InvertebratesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 8.6 × 1.2 inPublished:February 11, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073524182

ISBN - 13:9780073524184

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great resource I have the 6th edition from my undergraduate days and still refer to it today. A great resource for those niggling questions. Definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-07-06

Table of Contents

1 Introduction and Environmental Considerations

2 Invertebrate Classification and Relationships

3 The Protists

4 The Poriferans and Placozoans

5 Introduction to the Hydrostatic Skeleton

6 The Cnidarians

7 The Ctenophores

8 The Platyhelminthes

9 The Mesozoand: Possible Flatworm Relatives

10 The Gnathifera: Rotifers, Acanthocephalans, and Two Smaller Groups

11 The Nemertines

12 The Molluscs

13 The Annelids

14 The Arthropods

15 Two Phyla of Likely Arthropod Relatives: Tardigrades and Onychophorans

16 The Nematodes

17 Four Phyla of Likely Nematode Relatives: Nematomorpha, Priapulida, Kinorhyncha, and Loricifera

18 Three Phyla of Uncertain Affiliation: Gastrotricha, Chaetognatha, and Cyliophora

19 The Lophophorates (Phoronids, Brachiopods, Bryozoans) and Entoprocts

20 The Echinoderms

21 The Hemichordates

22 The Xenoturbellids: Deuterostomes at Last?

23 The Nonvertebrate Chordates

24 Invertebrate Reproduction and Development--An Overview