Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume 2

; David R. Lindberg ; Juliet Mary Ponder

This volume provides individual treatments of the major molluscan taxa. Each chapter provides an overview of the evolution, phylogeny and classification of a group of molluscs, as well as more specific and detailed coverage of their biology (reproduction, feeding and digestion, excretion, respiration etc. Les mer
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This volume provides individual treatments of the major molluscan taxa. Each chapter provides an overview of the evolution, phylogeny and classification of a group of molluscs, as well as more specific and detailed coverage of their biology (reproduction, feeding and digestion, excretion, respiration etc.), their long fossil record and aspects of their natural history. The book is illustrated with hundreds of colour figures. In both volumes, concepts are summarised in colour-coded illustrations.



Key selling features:








Comprehensively reviews molluscan biology and evolutionary history



Includes a description the anatomy and physiology of anatomical systems



Up to date treatment with a comprehensive bibliography



Reviews the phylogenetic history of the major molluscan lineages

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Volume 2

Foreword

Acknowledgements

About the Authors

Chapter 12 - Molluscan Relationships

Chapter 13 - Early History and Extinct Groups

Chapter 14 - Polyplacophora, Monoplacophora, and Aplacophorans

Chapter 15 - The Bivalvia

Chapter 16 - The Scaphopoda

Chapter 17 - The Cephalopoda

Chapter 18 - Gastropoda I - Introduction and the Stem Groups

Chapter 19 Gastropoda II - The Caenogastropoda

Chapter 20 Gastropoda III - The Heterobranchia

Chapter 21 Molluscan Research - Present and Future Directions

Appendix

References

Index