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Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca

Edited by: Winston F. Ponder , David R. Lindberg , Juliet M. Ponder

Print publication date:  March  2020
Online publication date:  February  2020

Print ISBN: 9780815361848
eBook ISBN: 9781351115254
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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

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