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Animal Diversity is tailored for the restrictive requirements of a one-semester or one-quarter course in zoology, and is appropriate for both nonscience and science majors of varying backgrounds. This edition of Animal Diversity presents a survey of the animal kingdom with emphasis on diversity, evolutionary relationships, functional adaptations, and environmental interactions.
2. Animal Ecology
3. Animal Architecture
4. Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Animals
5. Unicellular Eukaryotes
6. Sponges: Phylum Porifera
7. Cnidarians and Ctenophores
8. Xenacoelomorpha, Platyhelminthes,Gastrotricha, Gnathifera, including Chaetognatha, and Mesozoa,
9. Polyzoa and Trochozoa: Cycliophora, Entoprocta, Ectoprocta, Brachiopoda, Phoronida, and Nemertea
12. Smaller Ecdysozoans
14. Echinoderms and Hemichordates
15. Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates
17. The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians
18. Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles
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