Title The animal kingdom [electronic resource] : a very short introduction / Peter Holland.
Author Holland, Peter W. H.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 126 p.) : ill.
Call # eBOOK
Series Very short introductions ; 293
Very short introductions ; 293.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-120) and index.
Contents What is an animal? -- Animal phyla -- The evolutionary tree of animals -- Basal animals : sponges, corals, and jellyfish -- The bilaterians : building a body -- Lophotrochozoa : wondrous worms -- Ecdysozoa : insects and nematodes -- Deuterostomes I : starfish, sea squirts and amphioxus -- Deuterostomes II : the rise of vertebrates -- Deuterostomes III : vertebrates on land -- Enigmatic animals.
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Summary Molecular biology has revolutionized our understanding of animals and their evolution. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Holland provides an authoritative summary of the modern view of animal life, its origins, and the new classification resulting from DNA studies.
System Req Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Animals.
Zoology -- Popular works.
Evolution (Biology) -- Popular works.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Serials Solutions. distributor
Addl. Title Animal kingdom (Online)

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