Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume Two

1st Edition

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

CRC Press
December 6, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 800 Pages - 250 Color & 993 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815361848 - CAT# K347045

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The phylum Mollusca is the second largest group of animals and occur in virtually all habitats. Many non-marine molluscs are threatened with more recorded extinctions than all tetrapod vertebrates combined. This text will provide the first general account of molluscs in decades and will include hundreds of colour figures. General chapters bring together a diverse and extensive literature, while taxon chapters provide overviews of their evolution, phylogeny and classification as well as more specific and detailed coverage of their biology (reproduction, feeding and digestion, excretion, respiration etc.), their long fossil record, and their natural history. This will be volume 2.


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