Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume 2

1st Edition

Winston Frank Ponder, David R. Lindberg, Juliet Mary Ponder

CRC Press
Published March 6, 2020
Reference - 870 Pages - 250 Color & 993 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815361848 - CAT# K347045

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This volume provides individual treatments of the major molluscan taxa. Each chapter provides an overview of the evolution, phylogeny and classification of a group of molluscs, as well as more specific and detailed coverage of their biology (reproduction, feeding and digestion, excretion, respiration etc.), their long fossil record and aspects of their natural history. The book is illustrated with hundreds of colour figures. In both volumes, concepts are summarised in colour-coded illustrations. 

Key selling features:

  • Comprehensively reviews molluscan biology and evolutionary history
  • Includes a description the anatomy and physiology of anatomical systems
  • Up to date treatment with a comprehensive bibliography
  • Reviews the phylogenetic history of the major molluscan lineages