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Author Hickman, Cleveland P., Jr., author

Title Integrated principles of zoology / Cleveland P. Hickman, Jr., Washington and Lee University, Susan L. Keen, University of California-Davis, David J. Eisenhour, Morehead State University, Allan Larson, Washington University, Helen I. Anson, Washington and Lee University ; Original artwork by William C. Ober, M.D., Washington and Lee University and Claire W. Ober, B.A., Washington and Lee University
Edition Seventeenth edition
Published New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, 2017
©2017

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Description xiii, 834 pages, G-46 pages, I-13 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents ch. 1 Life: Biological Principles and the Science of Zoology -- 1.1.Fundamental Properties of Life -- 1.2.Zoology as a Part of Biology -- 1.3.Principles of Science -- 1.4.Theories of Evolution and Heredity -- Summary -- ch. 2 The Origin and Chemistry of Life -- 2.1.Water and Life -- 2.2.Organic Molecular Structure of Living Systems -- 2.3.Chemical Evolution -- 2.4.Origin of Living Systems -- 2.5.Precambrian Life -- Summary -- ch. 3 Cells as Units of Life -- 3.1.Cell Concept -- 3.2.Organization of Cells -- 3.3.Mitosis and Cell Division -- Summary -- ch. 4 Cellular Metabolism -- 4.1.Energy and the Laws of Thermodynamics -- 4.2.The Role of Enzymes -- 4.3.Enzyme Regulation -- 4.4.Chemical Energy Transfer by ATP -- 4.5.Cellular Respiration -- 4.6.Metabolism of Lipids -- 4.7.Metabolism of Proteins -- Summary -- ch. 5 Genetics: A Review -- 5.1.Mendel's Investigations -- 5.2.Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance -- 5.3.Mendelian Laws of Inheritance --
5.4.Gene Theory -- 5.5.Storage and Transfer of Genetic Information -- 5.6.Gene Mutations -- 5.7.Molecular Genetics of Cancer -- Summary -- ch. 6 Organic Evolution -- 6.1.Origins of Darwinian Evolutionary Theory -- 6.2.Darwinian Evolutionary Theory: The Evidence -- 6.3.Revisions of Darwin's Theory -- 6.4.Microevolution: Genetic Variation and Change Within Species -- 6.5.Macroevolution: Major Evolutionary Events -- Summary -- ch. 7 The Reproductive Process -- 7.1.Nature of the Reproductive Process -- 7.2.The Origin and Maturation of Germ Cells -- 7.3.Reproductive Patterns -- 7.4.Structure of Reproductive Systems -- 7.5.Endocrine Events That Orchestrate Reproduction -- Summary -- ch. 8 Principles of Development -- 8.1.Early Concepts: Preformation Versus Epigenesis -- 8.2.Fertilization -- 8.3.Cleavage and Early Development -- 8.4.An Overview of Development Following Cleavage -- 8.5.Mechanisms of Development -- 8.6.Gene Expression During Development --
8.7.Developmental Patterns in Animals -- 8.8.Evolutionary Developmental Biology -- 8.9.Vertebrate Development -- 8.10.Development of Systems and Organs -- Summary -- ch. 9 Architectural Pattern of an Animal -- 9.1.Hierarchical Organization of Animal Complexity -- 9.2.Animal Body Plans -- 9.3.Components of Animal Bodies -- 9.4.Complexity and Body Size -- Summary -- ch. 10 Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Animals -- 10.1.Linnaeus and Taxonomy -- 10.2.Species -- 10.3.Taxonomic Characters and Phylogenetic Reconstruction -- 10.4.Theories of Taxonomy -- 10.5.Major Divisions of Life -- 10.6.Major Subdivisions of the Animal Kingdom -- Summary -- ch. 11 Unicellular Eukaryotes -- 11.1.Naming and Identifying Unicellular Eukaryotic Taxa -- 11.2.Form and Function -- 11.3.Major Unicellular Eukaryotic Taxa -- 11.4.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 12 Sponges and Placozoans -- 12.1.Origin of Animals (Metazoa) -- 12.2.Phylum Porifera: Sponges --
12.3.Phylum Placozoa -- Summary -- ch. 13 Cnidarians and Ctenophores -- 13.1.Phylum Cnidaria -- 13.2.Phylum Ctenophora -- 13.3.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 14 Acoelomorpha, Platyzoa, and Mesozoa -- 14.1.Phylum Acoelomorpha -- 14.2.Clades Within Protostomia -- 14.3.Phylum Platyhelminthes -- 14.4.Phylum Gastrotricha -- 14.5.Clade Gnathifera -- 14.6.Phylum Gnathostomulida -- 14.7.Phylum Micrognathozoa -- 14.8.Phylum Rotifera -- 14.9.Phylum Acanthocephala -- 14.10.Phylum Mesozoa -- 14.11.Phylogeny -- Summary -- ch. 15 Polyzoa and Kryptrochozoa -- 15.1.Clade Polyzoa -- 15.2.Phylum Cycliophora -- 15.3.Phylum Entoprocta -- 15.4.Phylum Ectoprocta (Bryozoa) -- 15.5.Clade Kryptrochozoa -- 15.6.Clade Brachiozoa -- 15.7.Phylum Brachiopoda -- 15.8.Phylum Phoronida -- 15.9.Phylum Nemertea (Rhynchocoela) -- 15.10.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 16 Molluscs -- 16.1.Molluscs -- 16.2.Form and Function --
16.3.Classes of Molluscs -- 16.4.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 17 Annelids and Allied Taxa -- 17.1.Phylum Annelida, Including Pogonophorans (Siboglinids) and Echiurans -- 17.2.Phylum Sipuncula -- 17.3.Evolutionary Significance of a Coelom and Metamerism -- 17.4.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 18 Smaller Ecdysozoans -- 18.1.Phylum Nematoda: Roundworms -- 18.2.Phylum Nematomorpha -- 18.3.Phylum Loricifera -- 18.4.Phylum Kinorhyncha -- 18.5.Phylum Priapulida -- 18.6.Clade Panarthropoda -- 18.7.Phylum Onychophora -- 18.8.Phylum Tardigrada -- 18.9.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 19 Trilobites, Chelicerates, and Myriapods -- 19.1.Phylum Arthropoda -- 19.2.Subphylum Trilobita -- 19.3.Subphylum Chelicerata -- 19.4.Subphylum Myriapoda -- 19.5.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 20 Crustaceans -- 20.1.Subphylum Crustacea -- 20.2.A Brief Survey of Crustaceans --
20.3.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 21 Hexapods -- 21.1.Class Insecta -- 21.2.Insects and Human Welfare -- 21.3.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 22 Chaetognaths, Echinoderms, and Hemichordates -- 22.1.Phylum Chaetognatha -- 22.2.Form and Function -- 22.3.Phylum Xenoturbellida -- 22.4.Clade Ambulacraria -- 22.5.Phylum Echinodermata -- 22.6.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- 22.7.Phylum Hemichordata -- 22.8.Phylogeny and Adaptive Diversification -- Summary -- ch. 23 Chordates -- 23.1.The Chordates -- 23.2.Five Chordate Hallmarks -- 23.3.Ancestry and Evolution -- 23.4.Subphylum Urochordata (Tunicata) -- 23.5.Subphylum Cephalochordata -- 23.6.Subphylum Vertebrata -- Summary -- ch. 24 Fishes -- 24.1.Ancestry and Relationships of Major Groups of Fishes -- 24.2.Living Jawless Fishes -- 24.3.Chondrichthyes: Cartilaginous Fishes -- 24.4.Osteichthyes: Bony Fishes and Tetrapods --
24.5.Structural and Functional Adaptations of Fishes -- Summary -- ch. 25 Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians -- 25.1.Devonian Origin of Tetrapods -- 25.2.Modern Amphibians -- Summary -- ch. 26 Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles -- 26.1.Origin and Early Evolution of Amniotes -- 26.2.Characteristics and Natural History of Reptilian Groups -- Summary -- ch. 27 Birds -- 27.1.Origin and Relationships -- 27.2.Structural and Functional Adaptations for Flight -- 27.3.Flight -- 27.4.Migration and Navigation -- 27.5.Social Behavior and Reproduction -- 27.6.Bird Populations and Their Conservation -- Summary -- ch. 28 Mammals -- 28.1.Origin and Evolution of Mammals -- 28.2.Structural and Functional Adaptations of Mammals -- 28.3.Humans and Mammals -- 28.4.Human Evolution -- Summary -- ch. 29 Support, Protection, and Movement -- 29.1.Integument -- 29.2.Skeletal Systems -- 29.3.Animal Movement -- Summary --
ch. 30 Homeostasis: Osmotic Regulation, Excretion, and Temperature Regulation -- 30.1.Water and Osmotic Regulation -- 30.2.Invertebrate Excretory Structures -- 30.3.Vertebrate Kidney -- 30.4.Temperature Regulation -- Summary -- ch. 31 Homeostasis: Internal Fluids and Respiration -- 31.1.Internal Fluid Environment -- 31.2.Composition of Blood -- 31.3.Circulation -- 31.4.Respiration -- Summary -- ch. 32 Digestion and Nutrition -- 32.1.Feeding Mechanisms -- 32.2.Digestion -- 32.3.Organization and Regional Function of Alimentary Canals -- 32.4.Regulation of Food Intake -- 32.5.Nutritional Requirements -- Summary -- ch. 33 Nervous Coordination: Nervous System and Sense Organs -- 33.1.Neurons: Functional Units of Nervous Systems -- 33.2.Synapses: Junctions Between Nerves -- 33.3.Evolution of Nervous Systems -- 33.4.Sense Organs -- Summary -- ch. 34 Chemical Coordination: Endocrine System -- 34.1.Mechanisms of Hormone Action -- 34.2.Invertebrate Hormones --
34.3.Vertebrate Endocrine Glands and Hormones -- Summary -- ch. 35 Immunity -- 35.1.Susceptibility and Resistance -- 35.2.Innate Defense Mechanisms -- 35.3.Immunity in Invertebrates -- 35.4.Acquired Immune Response in Vertebrates -- 35.5.Blood Group Antigens -- Summary -- ch. 36 Animal Behavior -- 36.1.Describing Behavior: Principles of Classical Ethology -- 36.2.Control of Behavior -- 36.3.Social Behavior -- Summary -- ch. 37 Animal Distributions -- 37.1.Principles of Historical Biogeography -- 37.2.Distribution of Life on Earth -- Summary -- ch. 38 Animal Ecology -- 38.1.The Hierarchy of Ecology -- 38.2.Extinction and Biodiversity -- Summary
Summary Emphasizing the central role of evolution in generating diversity, this best-selling text describes animal life and the fascinating adaptations that enable animals to inhabit so many ecological niches. Featuring high quality illustrations and photographs set within an engaging narrative,Integrated Principles of Zoology is considered the standard by which other texts are measured. With its comprehensive coverage of biological and zoological principles, mechanisms of evolution, diversity, physiology, and ecology, organized into five parts for easy access, this text is suitable for one- or two-semester introductory courses.
Subject Zoology.
Reading List SLE204 prescribed text 2021
Author Keen, Susan L., author
Eisenhour, David J., author
Larson, Allan, author
l'Anson, Helen, author
Ober, William C., illustrator
Ober, Claire W., illustrator
ISBN 9781260110593 (paperback)