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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Animals: General

Animals

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By: R McNeill Alexander
508 pages, 248 illus
Animals
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About this book

Intended for first and second year undergraduates, this book is about the major groups of animals, their structure, physiology and ways of life. Each chapter deals with a taxonomic group of animals, usually a phylum or class, and in each, brief examples are given without being weighed down with excessive morphological and taxonomic information.

Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Single-celled animals; 3. Animals with mesogloea; 4. Flatworms; 5. Rotifers and roundworms; 6. Molluscs; 7. Segmented animals; 8. Crustaceans; 9. Insects; 10. Bryozoans and brachiopods; 11. Starfish and sea urchins; 12. Primative chordates; 13. Sharks and some other fishes; 14. Teleosts and their relatives; 15. Lungfishes and amphibians; 16. Reptiles; 17. Birds; 18. Mammals and their relatives.

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Textbook
By: R McNeill Alexander
508 pages, 248 illus
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