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Zoology

by Stephen Miller,John Harley
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Book Details

Publication date:

Sep 2018

Publisher

Stephen Miller,John Harley

Pages

640

ISBN

1259880028
About this book

The 11th edition of Zoology continues to offer students an introductory general zoology text that is manageable in size and adaptable to a variety of course formats. It is a principles-oriented text written for the non-majors or the combined course, presented at the freshman and sophomore level.

 

Part One: Biological Principles 
1. Zoology: An Evolutionary and Ecological Perspective 
2. Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems of Animals 
3. Cell Division and Inheritance 
4. Evolution: History and Evidence 
5. Evolution and Gene Frequencies 
6. Ecology: Preserving the Animal Kingdom

Part Two: Animal-Like Protists and Animalia 
7. Animal Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Organization 
8. Animal-like Protists: The Protozoa 
9. Multicellular and Tissue Levels of Organization 
10. The Smaller Lophotrochozoan Phyla 
11. Molluscan Success 
12. Annelida: The Metameric Body Form 
13. The Smaller Ecdysozoan Phyla
14. The Arthropods: Blueprint for Success 
15. The Pancrustacea: Crustacea and Hexapoda
16. Ambulacraria: Echinoderms and Hemichordates
17. Chordata: Urochordata and Cephalochordata
18. The Fishes: Vertebrate Success in Water
19. Amphibians: The First Terrestrial Vertebrates 
20. Reptiles: Nonavian Diapsid Amniotes
21. Birds: Reptiles by Another name 
22. Mammals: Synapsid Amniotes

Part Three: Form and Function: A Comparative Perspective 
23. Protection, Support, and Movement 
24. Communication I: Nervous and Sensory Systems 
25. Communication II: The Endocrine System and Chemical Messages 
26. Circulation and Gas Exchange 
27. Nutrition and Digestion 
28. Temperature and Body Fluid Regulation 
29. Reproduction and Development