Thorp And Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates: Keys To Nearctic Fauna

Hardcover | January 21, 2016

byJames H. ThorpEditorD. Christopher Rogers

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Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates: Keys to Nearctic Fauna, Fourth Edition presents a comprehensive revision and expansion of this trusted professional reference manual and educational textbook-from a single North American tome into a developing multivolume series covering inland water invertebrates of the world. Readers familiar with the first three editions will welcome this new volume. The series, now entitled Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates, edited by J.H. Thorp , began with Volume I: Ecology and General Biology, edited by J.H. Thorp and D.C. Rogers . It now continues in Volume II with taxonomic coverage of inland water invertebrates of the Nearctic zoogeographic region. As in previous editions, all volumes of the fourth edition are designed for multiple uses and levels of expertise by professionals in universities, government agencies, and private companies, as well as by undergraduate and graduate students. Features zoogeographic coverage for all of North America, south to the general area of the Tropic of Cancer, and Greenland and Bermuda Provides keys to families of freshwater insects Provides keys to all other inland water invertebrates at the taxonomic level appropriate for the current scientific knowledge Includes multiple taxonomic keys in each chapter that progress from higher to lower taxonomic levels, thereby allowing users to work up to their level of need and expertise Presents additional material in each chapter on group introduction, limitations to the keys, terminology and morphology, material preparation and preservation, and references

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Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates: Keys to Nearctic Fauna, Fourth Edition presents a comprehensive revision and expansion of this trusted professional reference manual and educational textbook-from a single North American tome into a developing multivolume series covering inland water invertebrates of the world. Readers famil...

Dr. James H. Thorp has been a Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS, USA) and a Senior Scientist in the Kansas Biological Survey since 2001. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Prof. Thorp was a Distinguished Professor and Dean at Clarkson University, Department Chai...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:762 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 21, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123850282

ISBN - 13:9780123850287

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Table of Contents

Contributors to Volume II

About the Editors

Preface to the Fourth Edition

Preface to Volume II

Acknowledgments for Volume II

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Protozoa

Chapter 3: Phylum Porifera

Chapter 4: Phylum Cnidaria

Chapter 5: Phylum Platyhelminthes

Chapter 6: Phylum Nemertea

Chapter 7: Phylum Gastrotricha

Chapter 8: Phylum Rotifera

Chapter 9: Phylum Nemata

Chapter 10: Phylum Nematomorpha

Chapter 11: Phylum Mollusca

Chapter 12: Phylum Annelida

Chapter 13: Phylum Ectoprocta (Bryozoa)

Chapter 14: Phylum Entoprocta

Chapter 15: Phylum Tardigrada

Chapter 16: Phylum Arthropoda

Taxonomic Index