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Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States Porifera to Crustacea

ISBN-10: 0471358371

ISBN-13: 9780471358374

Edition: 4th 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Douglas Grant Smith

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This guide deals with the invertebrates that spend all or part of their lifecycle in a freshwater environment. The taxonomic keys are carried to genus level, with specific references to species.
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Book details

List price: $185.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/7/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 648
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

DOUGLAS GRANT SMITH, MS, is a lecturer and curator of invertebrates in the Department of Biology and Graduate Program in Evolutionary and Organismic Biology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Introduction
Magnitude of the Freshwater Environment
The Chemical Divergence
Origins of the Freshwater Fauna
Freshwater Emigrants to the Sea
Major Distinctions Between Marine and Freshwater Invertebrates
Evolutionary Shortcomings in Freshwaters
Atypical Freshwater Habitats
Dispersal and Barriers
The Epidemic of Exotics
Food Webs
Collecting Ethics
Comment
Porifera
Cnidaria
Platyhelminthes
Nemertea
Gastrotricha
Rotifera
Nematoda
Nematomorpha
Tardigrada
Entoprocta
Ectoprocta
Annelida
Polychaeta
Aeolosomatidae
Oligochaeta
Branchiobdellida
Hirudinea
Mollusca
Gastropoda
Pelecypoda
Arachnida
Hydrachnida
Halacaridae
Oribatei
Spiders
Introduction to the Crustacea
Phyllopodous Branchiopoda
Cladoceran Branchiopoda
Copepoda
Branchiura
Ostracoda
Minor Malacostraca
Isopoda
Amphipoda
Decapoda
Reagents, Solutions, and Laboratory Items
Index