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Vertebrates and Invertebrates of European Cities:Selected

Vertebrates and Invertebrates of European Cities:Selected

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Extant monotremes include the duck-billed platypus and echidna. mouth -- Front opening of the digestive tract, into which food is taken for digestion. Undergrads can pursue independent research in herps. Gas exchange occurs across the internal and exter- nal body surfaces. The chloroplas- ts are bounded by two membranes, and the thylakoids are in many-layered stacks (Figure 5.2). However, there are several feeding meth- ods and dietary preferences within each of these basic designations.

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Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems

Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems

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The advent of camouflage and ink pro- duction, coupled with high mobility and complex behav- ior, played a major role in the success of these animals in their radical modification of the basic molluscan bauplan. Lying PHYLUM ECHINODERMATA 19 Figure 22.10 The feeding complex (Aristotle’s lantern) in sea urchins. (A) The feed- ing complex in a regular urchin as seen from inside the test. (B) The feeding apparatus of Paracentrotus (vertical section). (C) The appara- tus of Cidaris (aboral view).

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Insect Hearing and Acoustic Communication (Animal Signals

Insect Hearing and Acoustic Communication (Animal Signals

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In addition to twisting the nervous system, torsion brings the posterior ganglia forward. Arguments over these matters did not end with Garstang, and they continue today in many quarters. Apparently, most decapods employ chemo- tactic cues requiring actual contact. Science projects, videos and experiments for various grades and topics. Phyllobranchiate gills are character- ized by a double series of platelike or leaflike branches from the axis. Enteropneusts crawl slowly or burrow by peristaltic action of the proboscis (Figure 23.6D), which contains the necessary circular and longitudinal muscles.

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Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to

Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to

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Unlike the line leading to protostomes, where 4d mesoderm apparently arose prior to schizocoely, it appears that in deuterostomes, the mesoderm and the coelom arose together. Nomenclature cards are a good way of teaching the parts of an animal. Pedicel Diductor muscle Intestine Gonad Adjustor muscle Adductor muscle Digestive gland Lophophores Mantle Dorsal shell valve Setae Mantle vessels (B) UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOFS outer boundary of the coelom.

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Taxonomy and Distribution of the Calanoid Copepod Family

Taxonomy and Distribution of the Calanoid Copepod Family

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Although oc- topuses still use water-powered jet propulsion, they more commonly rely on their long suckered arms for crawling about the sea floor. Aggregation and fusion between conspecifics of a solitary ascidean. Multiple mating, sperm competition, and cryptic female choice in the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). One more thing, try to pay attention to what changes when something new is added into the habitat. Phylum Cycliophora: The Cycliophorans Students sometimes lament that there is little left to 378 CHAPTER TWELVE Figure 12.35 Representative loriciferans. (A) An adult female loriciferan, Nanaloricus mysticus (ventral view). (B) Pliciloricus gracilis. (C) P. enigmaticus. (D) The Higgins larva of P. gracilis. (E) The Higgins larva of N. mysticus. (F) The anterior end of N. mysticus. (B) UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOFS be discovered.

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How Not to Be Eaten: The Insects Fight Back

How Not to Be Eaten: The Insects Fight Back

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Identify traits of sponges and placozoans. Nervous System and Sense Organs The nervous system of brachiopods is somewhat reduced. Zool. 2: 145–154. [Odd ramblings about lumping all animals into a few phyla, the author’s views on the origins of the metazoan condition, and other things.] Hadzi, J. 1963. You need to print a set for each child playing and one for the caller (mom?). Certain spiders depend on photoreception for prey and mate location, particularly the errant hunters (some ly- cosids and most salticids) (Figure 19.21E,F).

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Honeybee Neurobiology and Behavior: A Tribute to Randolf

Honeybee Neurobiology and Behavior: A Tribute to Randolf

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Soc. 105: 97–109. [See also earlier pa- pers by Hummon on gastrotrich reproduction.] Manylov, O. Unlike most spiders, whose behaviors appear to be genetically pro- grammed, members of the genus Portia exhibit trial and error strategies and learning in their predation on other spiders. Evolution of scleractinian corals inferred from molecular systematics. This provides information to move muscles. Many carnivo- rous invertebrates rely primarily on chemosensory loca- tion of prey, although many also use visual orientation, touch, and vibration detection.

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A Functional Biology of Free-Living Protozoa (Functional

A Functional Biology of Free-Living Protozoa (Functional

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Except for Golfingia minuta, sipunculans are dioe- cious. (Facultative parthenogenesis has been reported in one species, Themiste lageniformis.) The gametes arise from the coelomic lining, often near the origins of the re- tractor muscles. Because these chromatophores are displayed or concealed by muscle action, their activity is extremely rapid and cephalopods can change color (and pattern) almost in- stantaneously.

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Provisional Atlas of British Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae),

Provisional Atlas of British Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae),

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These patterns are called radial cleavage and spiral cleavage and are illustrated in Figure 4.4. Although lacking an internal skeleton, many invertebrates make up for this by developing a shell (as with snails), or a hard exoskeleton that protects their entire body (as with lobsters and insects.) Having a shell doesn't qualify an animal as an invertebrate, however; many invertebrates are soft-bodied, relying on other ways to protect themselves from their environment.

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Invertebrate Zoology 3rd Third Edition

Invertebrate Zoology 3rd Third Edition

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For example, marine biologists use such equipment to capture whales' mating calls. Hosan The section Marine Invertebrates I is responsible for the following four collections (all recent): Porifera (sponges), Cnidaria, Ctenophora, and Tunicata. The choanoderm also can be simple and continuous, or folded and subdivided in various ways. Environ Toxicol Chem 34:649-657 Geisler-Lee, J, ML Brooks, JR Gerfen, Q Wang, C Fotis, AJ Sparer, X Ma, RH Berg, M Geisler. 2014. The compasses are removed to expose the rotules.

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