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Animal Diversity

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ISBN-10: 0073524255

ISBN-13: 9780073524252

Edition: 7th 2015

Authors: Cleveland Hickman, David Eisenhour, Susan Keen, Allan Larson, Larry Roberts

List price: $138.99
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This text provides a concise introduction to the field of animal biology. Readers discover general principles of evolution, ecology, classification, systematics, and animal body plans. After these introductory chapters, readers delve into the biology of all groups of animals. The basic features of each group are discussed, along with evolutionary relationships among group members. Chapter highlights include newly discovered features of animals as they relate to ecology, conservation biology, and value to human society. Regular updates to the phylogenies within the book keep it current.
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Book details

List price: $138.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/1/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Cleve Hickman is Professor Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia, did research in animal physiology for eight years, and taught zoology for over 30 years. He's made over 20 trips to the Galapagos Islands for research and as an instructor for student field trips

Susan Keen and her husband, Jack, once the team physician for the Blue Angels which Harley Hall commanded, were personal friends of Hall and his wife, Mary Lou. She writes from experience as a veteran U.S. Navy wife and from the up-close vantage point of shared heartache over a fallen colleague.

Allan Larson is an Associate Professor at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. He received his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of California, Berkeley. His fields of specialization include Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Population Genetics and Systematics, and Amphibian Systematics. He's taught courses in general biology, evolution, and population biology.

Larry Roberts is currently teaching parasitology and marine biology at the University of Miami. He received his Ph.D. in Parasitology from Johns Hopkins University and is a coauthor of Foundations of Parasitology, 5/e. Past teaching affiliations include University of Massachusetts, Texas Tech University, and Florida International University. Dr. Roberts has authored numerous research articles and a title of related interest: Underwater World of Sport Diving.