Animal Diversity https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260240886.jpeg 9 2021 9781260240887 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.
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Animal Diversity

Animal Diversity, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 1260240886 | ISBN13: 9781260240887
By Cleveland Hickman, Susan Keen, Allan Larson, David Eisenhour, Larry Roberts

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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.

1. Science of Zoology and Evolution of Animal Diversity
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
10. Molluscs
11. Annelids 
12. Smaller Ecdysozoans
13. Arthropods
14.  Echinoderms and Hemichordates
15. Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates
16. Fishes
17. The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians
18. Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles
19. Birds
20. Mammals



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About the Author

Cleveland Hickman

Cleve Hickman is Professor Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.  He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia, did research in animal physiology for eight years, and taught zoology for over 30 years. He's made over 20 trips to the Galapagos Islands for research and as an instructor for student field trips  

Susan Keen

Susan Keen is Lecturer at the Section of Evolution and Ecology of University of California.

Allan Larson

Allan Larson is an Associate Professor at Washington University, St. Louis, MO.  He received his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of California, Berkeley.  His fields of specialization include Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Population Genetics and Systematics, and Amphibian Systematics.  He's taught courses in general biology, evolution, and population biology. 

David Eisenhour

David J. Eisenhour an Associate Professor of Biology at Morehead State University.

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