by Stephen Miller,John Harley
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Publication date:

Sep 2018


Stephen Miller,John Harley




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