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The Resource Evolving animals : the story of our kingdom, Wallace Arthur, Emeritus Professor of Zoology, National University of Ireland, Galway ; illustrations by Stephen Arthur

Evolving animals : the story of our kingdom, Wallace Arthur, Emeritus Professor of Zoology, National University of Ireland, Galway ; illustrations by Stephen Arthur

Label
Evolving animals : the story of our kingdom
Title
Evolving animals
Title remainder
the story of our kingdom
Statement of responsibility
Wallace Arthur, Emeritus Professor of Zoology, National University of Ireland, Galway ; illustrations by Stephen Arthur
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arthur, Wallace
Index
index present
LC call number
QH366.2
LC item number
.A775 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Evolving animals : the story of our kingdom, Wallace Arthur, Emeritus Professor of Zoology, National University of Ireland, Galway ; illustrations by Stephen Arthur
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What is an animal? -- 2. Before there were animals -- 3. How to make a fossil -- 4. The Cambrian explosion -- 5. How to make a species -- 6. Jellyfish and their kin -- 7. How to make a tree -- 8. The enigmatic urbilaterian -- 9. Animal symmetry and heads -- 10. A plethora of worms -- 11. Trends in animal complexity -- 12. Where the octopus is king -- 13. How to make an animal -- 14. Exoskeletons galore -- 15. Extinction -- 16. Mouth first, mouth second -- 17. Comparing embryos -- 18. Larvae, mouthparts and moulting -- 19. The animal toolkit -- 20. Vertebrate origins and evolution -- 21. From water to land to water -- 22. Variation and inheritance -- 23. Evolutionary novelties -- 24. Human origins and evolution -- 25. Animal plasticity -- 26. The nature of adaptation -- 27. The direction of evolution -- 28. Animal extremophiles -- 29. Extraterrestrial animals? -- 30. The ghost in the machine
Control code
876833265
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 335 pages
Isbn
9781107627956
Lccn
2014007080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024137248
System control number
(OCoLC)876833265
Label
Evolving animals : the story of our kingdom, Wallace Arthur, Emeritus Professor of Zoology, National University of Ireland, Galway ; illustrations by Stephen Arthur
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What is an animal? -- 2. Before there were animals -- 3. How to make a fossil -- 4. The Cambrian explosion -- 5. How to make a species -- 6. Jellyfish and their kin -- 7. How to make a tree -- 8. The enigmatic urbilaterian -- 9. Animal symmetry and heads -- 10. A plethora of worms -- 11. Trends in animal complexity -- 12. Where the octopus is king -- 13. How to make an animal -- 14. Exoskeletons galore -- 15. Extinction -- 16. Mouth first, mouth second -- 17. Comparing embryos -- 18. Larvae, mouthparts and moulting -- 19. The animal toolkit -- 20. Vertebrate origins and evolution -- 21. From water to land to water -- 22. Variation and inheritance -- 23. Evolutionary novelties -- 24. Human origins and evolution -- 25. Animal plasticity -- 26. The nature of adaptation -- 27. The direction of evolution -- 28. Animal extremophiles -- 29. Extraterrestrial animals? -- 30. The ghost in the machine
Control code
876833265
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 335 pages
Isbn
9781107627956
Lccn
2014007080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024137248
System control number
(OCoLC)876833265

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